Department of Surgery

Giselle G. Hamad, MD, FACS, FASMBS

  • Charles G. Watson Professor in Surgical Education
  • Director of Surgical Education
  • Associate Residency Program Director, General Surgery
  • Advisory Dean, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Governor-at-Large representing the Southwestern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American College of Surgeons

Education & Training

  • BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • General Surgery Residency, Medical College of Virginia Hospital
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship, UPMC

Representative Publications

Dr. Hamad's publications can be reviewed through PubMed.

Research, Clinical, and/or Academic Interests

  • Bariatric surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Thromboprophylaxis in bariatric surgery
  • Surgical education
  • Surgical skill acquisition
  • Laparoscopic simulation
  • Video-based debriefing and feedback

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