Chief, Section of General Surgery
University of Cincinnati
Timothy A Pritts, MD, PhD is native of Decatur, Illinois. Dr. Pritts received his BA in biology magna cum laude from Illinois Wesleyan University and MD from Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. After completing surgery residency, a PhD in Physiology, and a fellowship in surgical critical care at the University of Cincinnati, he joined the faculty where he has served roles program director of the general surgery residency, vice chair of education, vice chair of professional development, and vice chair of compensation. He is currently professor of surgery and chief of the section of general surgery, where he leads programs providing care for trauma, general surgery, bariatric surgery, emergency general surgery, and surgical critical care patients for the UC Health system. His clinical practice includes trauma, general and acute care surgery, and surgical critical care. Dr. Pritts has served on the executive councils of the Central Surgical Association, Society of University Surgeons, Association for Academic Surgery, Shock Society, and the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Surgeons. He is currently president-elect of the Central Surgical Association and the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Surgeons. He is the recipient of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine’s Research Service Award as well as the College of Medicine Excellence in Mentoring Award. Dr. Pritts’ research centers on improving care for injured and critically ill patients, with a focus on resuscitation strategies and blood product improvement. His research is funded by the NIH and the United States Air Force.
Friday, September 18, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM