Departmental News

INTRODUCING DR. JAMES A. VOSSWINKEL: Our New Traumatologist and General Surgeon

On July 1, James A. Vosswinkel, MD, joined our Division of General Surgery as an assistant professor of surgery. A distinguished graduate of our residency program in general surgery, Dr. Vosswinkel returns to Stony Brook from a year of fellowship training in trauma/surgical critical care at Yale University.

At Stony Brook, Dr. Vosswinkel's practice in general surgery includes management of diseases of the gastrointestinal and endocrine systems; treatment of soft tissue disease, including hernias; and surgical treatment of cancers. He is skilled at both conventional and minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery.

As a member of our trauma/surgical critical care team, Dr. Vosswinkel is responsible for the surgical management of injured patients—all aspects of traumatology; and pre- and post-operative critical care of adult surgical patients.

Dr. Vosswinkel received his MD in 1995 from SUNY?Syracuse, and graduated from our residency program in 2001.

During his residency training at Stony Brook, Dr. Vosswinkel received the first David J. Kreis, Jr., Award for Excellence in Trauma Surgery, an annual award given to a senior surgical resident by the trauma/surgical critical care section of our Division of General Surgery.

For consultations/appointments with Dr. Vosswinkel, please call 631-444-4545.

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