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D. Scott Lind, MD, Named Surgery Chair

December 1, 2011

D. Scott Lind, MD, Named Surgery Chair

Drexel University College of Medicine and Hahnemann University Hospital are pleased to announce that D. Scott Lind, MD, has joined both institutions as chairman of the Department of Surgery and clinical service chief, respectively.

Lind comes to Philadelphia from the Medical College of Georgia, where he has served as chief of the Section of Surgical Oncology and Jarrell Distinguished Professor in the Department of Surgery since 2005. He also served as surgical director of the adult operating room at the MCG Health System. Prior to his tenure in Georgia, Lind was a professor of surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine and chief of surgery at the North Florida South Georgia VA Health System.

In his research, which has been continuously funded since his fellowship days, Lind has pursued clinical interests in breast cancer and melanoma, and educational topics, particularly the use of simulation in medical education. He has published more than 130 papers and book chapters and has given more than 100 regional and national presentations.

Lind received his medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School, and completed his residency at The University of Texas at San Antonio and a fellowship in surgical oncology at the Medical College of Virginia.

Over the years, he has been named among America's top doctors by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. and has won numerous other honors, including many teaching awards. He is a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Surgical Oncology, Breast Journal, and WISE M.D. Multimedia Project.