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Brian S. Gruber, MD, FACS
Director, Trauma/Critical Care
Dr. Gruber received his medical degree from the Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown, Ohio and completed his residency at St. Elizabeth Health Center. He went on to do a multidisciplinary critical care fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh. He is a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine as well as the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma. His clinical interests include trauma surgery, surgical critical care, laparoscopic and robotics surgery.
C. Michael Dunham, MD, FACS, FCCM
Assistant Director, Trauma/Critical Care
Dr. Dunham received his bachelor and medical degrees at the University of Tennessee. His general surgery residency was at the University of Tennessee Medical Center and his fellowship in trauma surgery and critical care was at the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS), also known as the Baltimore Shock Trauma Center, where he worked for 14 years. He is an active member of the Shock Society, the American College of Surgeons, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the Pan-American Trauma Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. His clinical interests include shock, tracheal intubation, pulmonary embolism, nutritional support in the critically ill trauma patient and trauma outcome analysis.
 
Kenneth J. Ransom, MD, FACS: received his medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas. His general surgery residency was at the University of Kansas Medical Center and his fellowship in trauma/critical care was at University of Maryland Trauma Institute (MIEMSS), also known as the Baltimore Shock Trauma Center. His interests include trauma surgery, surgical critical care and oncologic surgery.
 
Gregory S. Huang, MD: received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. His general surgery residency was at Alleghany General Hospital and his fellowship in trauma/surgical critical care was at the University of Louisville, Kentucky. His clinical interests include general/laparoscopic surgery, trauma and surgical critical care.
Hiba Abdel-Aziz, MD: received her medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Her general surgery residency was at University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case Western Reserve University and her fellowship in trauma/critical care was at Metro Health Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University. Her interests include laparoscopic trauma, quality improvement, and developing a standard trauma manual and guidelines.
Heath A. Dorion, MD, FACS:  received his medical degree from the Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown, Ohio and completed his general surgery residency at St. Elizabeth Health Center. Following residency, he served in the United States Air Force at Wright-Patterson Medical Center as Chief of General Surgery. He then completed a multidisciplinary critical care fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He is a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma. He has been the recipient of numerous teaching awards. His clinical interests include severe brain injury, complex abdominal surgery, and trauma surgery. His research includes bleeding disorders in the critically ill/injured, geriatric trauma, and the use of stem cells in wound healing.
 
Ronald Rhodes, MD, FACS
Program Director, General Surgery Residency Program
Associate Professor of Surgery, NEOMED
Dr. Rhodes received his medical degree from the Northeastern Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) in Rootstown, Ohio and completed his residency at St. Elizabeth Health Center (SEHC) in 1993. He was in private practice in Youngstown, Ohio until 2004 when became a member of the teaching faculty and a staff member of the general surgery clinic at SEHC. Dr. Rhodes has been active in training surgical residents for more than 17 years. He is program director for the SEHC general surgery residency program and an associate professor of surgery at NEOMED.

 
 
 
 
 

 
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