Division of Traumatology, Emeergency Surgery & Surgical Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Gary Alan Bass, MD, MS, MBA, MRCS, MRCSI
Following Bachelors (2001) and Masters (2003) degrees in Physiology at University College Dublin, in Ireland, Dr. Bass completed medical school at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (2008).
Dr. Bass completed the general surgery residency programme at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2020, and is sitting for Irish/UK (FRCSI) and European (FEBS) board-certification in General & Emergency Surgery.
He also completed a Masters degree in Business Administration from the Quantic School of Business, Washington DC and is currently enrolled as a PhD candidate in Surgical Sciences at Orebro University in Sweden where he is studying practice patterns and outcomes in complicated biliary calculous disease under Prof Shahin Mohseni MD, PhD. He has published over 40 peer-reviewed articles and has been cited over 300 times.
He is an ATLS Instructor and an Instructor in the Modular Ultrasound for Surgeons Course (MUSEC), and serves on the Emergency Surgery Committee of the European Society for Trauma and Emergency Surgery. Dr Bass founded the ESTES Cohort Studies Group, a surgical outcomes research collaborative which successfully published results from its first ‘snapshot audit’ of practice and he is involved in the next snapshot audit this year (LINK: click here to enrol your centre).
He is married to Anesthesiologist and Human Factors in Patient Safety expert Dr Caoimhe Duffy and has 2 boys, Liam and Ruairí.
Dr. Bass joins the Penn Trauma/Critical Care Fellowship for two years and hopes to continue his clinical and academic interests in trauma, emergency general surgery and surgical critical care and in surgical outcomes research within the ESTES community.