Our Team

Our trauma surgeons are nationally and internationally renowned for both their clinical and research expertise. In 2017 alone, our surgeons gave over 175 presentations and published over 100 article in peer-reviewed medical journals. 

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Trauma Leadership Team

Mitchell Jay Cohen, M.D. FACSTrauma Surgeons
The Bruce M. Rockwell Distinguished Chair in Trauma Surgery
Director of Surgery

Gene Moore, M.D. FACS
Director of Surgical Research
Editor, Journal of Trauma

K. Barry Platnick, M.D. FACS
Trauma Medical Director

Clay Cothren Burlew, M.D. FACS
Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit

Program Director, SCC and TACS fellowships

Denis Bensard, M.D. FACS
Chief of Pediatric Surgery
Pediatric Trauma Medical Director

Jamie Jones Coleman, M.D. FACS
Director of Communications & Outreach, Surgery and Trauma

Frederic Pieracci, M.D. FACS
Chief of Thoracic Surgery


Ryan Lawless, M.D. FACS
Associate Trauma Medical Director
Surgical Director of Progressive Care Unit

Eric Campion, M.D. FACS

Director of Surgical Patient Safety and Quality

Charles Fox, M.D. FACS
Chief of Vascular Surgery