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About Us

Current Officers


Patricia L. Turner, MD, FACS
Director, Division of Member Services, American College of Surgeons
Clinical Associate Professor
The University of Chicago

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President Elect

Anthony Stallion, MD, FACS
Chief of Pediatric Surgery
Carolinas HealthCare System

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Immediate Past-President

Orlando C. Kirton, MD, FACS, MCCM
Abington-Jefferson Health Hospital
Surgeon In Chief, Chairman of Surgery

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Executive Director

L. D. Britt, MD, MPH, FACS
Brickhouse Professor of Surgery and Chair of Surgery
Eastern Virginia Medical School

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Carla Pugh MD, FACS
Susan Behrens Professor of Education and Patient Safety
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

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John H. Stewart, IV, MD, MBA, FACS
Duke University School of Medicine
Chief of Surgery, Durham VAMC

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Program Chair

Andrea Hayes-Jordan, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
Director of Pediatric Surgical Oncology
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

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Informatics Officer

Hassan Tetteh, MD, MBA, FACS
Associate Professor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS)

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At-Large Member

Sean E. McLean, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
UNC Pediatric Surgery

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Society Historian

Frederick D. Cason, Jr., MD, FACS
Louis Stokes Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center

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