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Curriculum Vitae

Michael D. Trahan, M.D., F.A.C.S.

PRESENT TITLE:

General Surgeon & Assistant Professor

Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston


BIRTHDATE:

August 28, 1970


CITZENSHIP:

United States of America


UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION:

Bachelor of Science - Chemistry (8/1988-5/1992)

Lamar University

Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas

GRADUATE EDUCATION:

Doctor of Medicine, (6/1992 – 5/1996)

Texas Tech Health Sciences Center

Lubbock, Texas


POST GRADUATE EDUCATION AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:

General Surgery Intern (6/1996 – 6/1997)

University of Texas Medical Branch

Galveston, Texas


General Surgery Resident (6/1997– 6/2000)

University of Texas Medical Branch

Galveston, Texas


General Surgery Chief Resident (6/2000 – 6/2001)

University of Texas Medical Branch

Galveston, Texas


ADMINISTRATIVE AND ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:

Member of Medical Staff, (09/2008 – Present)

Martha Jefferson Hospital, Charlottesville, VA


Director of Bariatric Surgery, (09/2008 – Present)

Martha Jefferson Surgical Associates, Charlottesville, VA


Co-Medical and Surgical Director, (2004 – 08/2007)

Center for Weight Management

University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX


Assistant Professor, (7/2004 – 08/2007)

Department of Surgery

University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX


Instructor, (07/2001 – 07/2004)

Department of Surgery

University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, Texas


COMMITTEE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Martha Jefferson Hospital (2008)

Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee


MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons


CERTIFICATION:

American Board of Surgery

(Expiration 07/01/2022)


LICENSURE:

Virginia Medical License #0101241813

(Expiration 08/31/15)


Texas Medical License # L3164

(Expiration 08/31/15)


HONORS AND AWARDS:

Alpha Omega Alpha as junior medical student (1995)


Outstanding Surgical Intern of the Year (1997)

University of Texas Medical Branch

Department of Surgery


Outstanding Intern of the Year (1997)

University of Texas Medical Branch


Outstanding Teacher for the Year (2003)

University of Texas Medical Branch

Department of Surgery



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