Surgical Critical Care Faculty

 

Brevard.jpgSidney Brevard, M.D., M.P.H, F.A.C.S.

Professor, Program Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

Medical School: University of South Alabama, College of Medicine, Mobile, AL

Residency: General Surgery, Wilford Hall Medical Center USAF, San Antonio, TX, and Louisiana State Health Science Center, New Orleans, LA

Fellowship: Louisiana State Health Science Center, New Orleans, LA, and MPH from Louisiana State Health Science Center, New Orleans, LA

Board Certification: American Board of Surgery, Surgical Critical Care

Dr. Brevard served in the United States Air Forces for 27 years.  From 1992 until 1999, he was  assigned to military bases in Portugal, Germany, and Florida.  During that time,he was deployed to Africa with United Nations troops in response to the genocide in Rwanda, cared for troops injured in the "Black Hawk Down" situation, and treated victims from the ethnic war on in the Balkans.   In 1999, Dr. Brevard became a flight surgeon with the Air Forces Special Operations Command.  In 2001, he was appointed the Group Surgeon for the 353rd Special Operations Group and was deployed across the world in the Global War on Terrorism, which included Afghanistan, Oman, the Philippines, the African Coast, Korea, India, the Middle East, and other locations.  In 2002, he was named the Special Operation's and the U.S. Air Force Global Health Officer of the Year.  In 2003 to 2005, Dr. Brevard assumed command of the 15th Medical Operation Squadron and became the Chief Operating Officer of a clinic providing healthcare to 100,000 military personnel and their families at Hickam Air Base, Hawaii.  He was deployed to Afghanistan twice, in 2002 and 2008.  In 2008, he served as chief of trauma for all U.S. forces in Afghanistan.  During his service, Dr. Brevard received a Bronze Star and a  Legion of Merit Medal.

Prior to his appointment at USA, Dr. Brevard was director of the Air Force Center for Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills (CSTARS) in Baltimore. 

He is a diplomat for the American Board of Surgery, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, and the American Association for the Surgey of Trauma.

 

Dr.Simmons_pixlr.pngJon D. Simmons, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Associate Professor, Residency Program Director

Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine. Dominica, West Indies

Residency: General Surgery, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS

Fellowship: Surgical and Critical Care, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Board Certification: American Board of Surgery, Surgical Critical Care

Dr. Simmons was assistant professor in the Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma & Critical Care Surgery at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, before joining the USA Department of Surgery. Dr. Simmons is Program Director of the Surgery Residency Program.  He is a fellow of the Southeastern Surgical Congress.

 

Dr.Barber_1.jpgWilliam H. Barber IV, M.D., D.Phil., F.A.C.S. 

Professor

Medical School: University of Florida, School of Medicine, Gainesville, FL

Residency: General Surgery, University of Alabama, College of Medicine, Birmingham, AL

Fellowships: Transplant Immunology, Oxford Univeristy, England, Transplantation, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

Board Certification: American Board of Surgery

Prior to his appointment at USA, Dr. Barber was a surgeon at Delta Regional Hospital at Greenville, MS.  From 1993 to 2010, Dr. Barber was professor of surgery and microbiology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS., where he served as the surgical director of renal transplantation and director of the general surgery residency program.

Dr. Barber was a Sandoz Fellow for the American Society of Transplant Surgeons.  Dr. is a member of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons and the Society of Surgical Oncology.

 

Steven Kahn, M.D.Kahn_Pixlr.jpg

Assistant Professor, Director, Arnold Luterman Regional Burn Center

Medical School:  East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine, Johnson City, TN

Residency:  General Surgery, University of Rochester, College of Medicine, Rochester, NY

Fellowships: Thermal Injury Research, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, Acute Care Surgery and Burn, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

Board Certification: American Board of Surgery, Surgical Critical Care

Dr. Kahn was an Instructor of Surgery in the division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care at Vanderbilt University Medical Center before joining the USA Department of Surgery. He currently serves as the Director of the Arnold Luterman Regional Burn Center and the Burn Intensive Care Unit. Dr. Kahn is the recipient of numerous awards including the Nashvillle "Healthcare Heroes" Award and Mobile Bay Magazine's 40 Under 40 Award. He is nationally recognized for his research related to firefighter safety, resuscitation after burn injury, and skin substitutes. Dr. Kahn is also a medical advisor to the International Association of Firefighters.

 

ding-linda.jpgLinda Ding, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

Residency: General Surgery, University of Rochester Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY

Fellowships: Surgical Critical Care, University of Rochester Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY

Dr. Ding is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the Association for Surgical Education, the Society for Critical Care Medicine, and the Eastern Association for the Society of Trauma. She is the recipient of multiple awards for medical and teaching excellence.

 

 

 

 

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