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Bruce D. Schirmer

Professor
Vice Chair, Department of Surgery
Unit: School of Medicine
Department: Department of Surgery
Office location and address
Surgical Care, Fourth Floor
81 Hospital Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Education
M.D., Duke University, 1978
Resident, General and Thoracic Surgery, Duke University
Fellow, Gastrointestinal Surgery Research, Duke University
Biography

I have been on faculty at the University of Virginia since 1985 and currently serve as a Stephen H. Watts professor of surgery, the vice-chair of the Department of Surgery and the Residency Training Program Director of Surgery. Previously, I was the director of the American Board of Surgery, interested in seeing patients with all types of gastrointestinal problems, candidates for obesity surgery, and candidates for laparoscopic abdominal surgery. In addition, I was the past president of: the Society of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), the American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (AHPBA), the Society of Clinical Surgery, the Fellowship Council and the SAGES Foundation. I was also the vice president of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. Currently, I am the president of the AHPBA Foundation and governor to the American College of Surgeons, as well as, an editorial board member of six surgical journals and co-director of Surgery Nutrition Support Service.


Foundation for Surgical Fellowship Grant 2022
Source: Foundation for Surgical Fellowships
August 01, 2022 – July 31, 2023
MD-SURG Foundation for Surgical Fellowship Grant 2021
Source: Foundation for Surgical Fellowships
August 01, 2021 – July 31, 2022
Foundation for Surgical Fellowship Grant 2020
Source: Foundation for Surgical Fellowships
August 01, 2020 – June 30, 2021
Foundation for Surgical Fellowships 2019
Source: Foundation for Surgical Fellowships
July 01, 2019 – June 30, 2020
MD-SURG Schirmer FSF 2018
Source: Foundation for Surgical Fellowships
August 01, 2018 – July 31, 2019
MD-SURG Schirmer FSF 2017
Source: Foundation for Surgical Fellowships
August 01, 2017 – July 31, 2018
MD-SURG Schirmer MIS Fellowship 2016
Source: Foundation for Surgical Fellowships
July 01, 2016 – June 30, 2017
MD-SURG Schirmer MIS Fellowships 2015
Source: Foundation for Surgical Fellowships
July 01, 2015 – June 30, 2016
MD-Schirmer MIS Fellowship 2014
Source: Foundation for Surgical Fellowships
July 01, 2014 – June 30, 2015
MD-SURG Schirmer MIS Fellowship
Source: Foundation for Surgical Fellowships
July 01, 2013 – June 30, 2014
MD-SURG Schirmer - Clinvue OR Observation
Source: Clinvue
May 28, 2013 – October 28, 2013
  • 2011-2018 Best Doctors in America® List