Gary Bass, MD, MSc, MBA, FEBS is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Traumatology, Surgical Critical Care and Emergency Surgery. He hopes to leverage his clinical and academic interests in trauma, emergency general surgery, surgical critical care, and the intersection of implementation science and surgical outcomes research to better data-driven clinician decision support and patient outcomes. Dr. Bass has published over 70 peer-reviewed articles and has been cited over 2,800 times.
He is an Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Instructor and an Instructor in the Modular Ultrasound for Surgeons Course (MUSEC) as well as serving on the curriculum Steering Committee for the AAST/ESTES Emergency Surgery Course. He has served on the Emergency Surgery and Visceral Trauma Committees of the European Society for Trauma and Emergency Surgery, the Multi Institutional Trials Committee of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST), and the Manuscript and Literature Review Committee of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST).
Following a Master’s degree in Physiology at University College Dublin in Ireland, Dr. Bass completed medical school at the Royal College of Surgeons. Dr. Bass completed the general surgery residency programme at the Royal College of Surgeons, and is European (FEBS) board-certified in General & Emergency Surgery. He also completed a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Quantic School of Business in Washington, D.C. and is pursuing a PhD in Surgical Sciences at Orebro University in Sweden, where he studied practice patterns, behaviors, and outcomes in complicated biliary calculous disease.