Patrick L. Bosarge, MD, FACS, FCCM
Patrick L. Bosarge, MD, currently serves as the chief of the Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix. He is appointed as an associate professor of Surgery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix. He is double boarded in surgery and critical care medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, as well as a fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine.
Following residency training in general surgery at the University of South Alabama, Dr. Bosarge went on to complete additional fellowship training in trauma and surgical critical care at the University of California San Diego. Prior to joining Banner – University Medical Center and the University of Arizona, Dr. Bosarge had achieved the rank of tenured associate professor of Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).
Dr. Bosarge holds several leadership roles in national professional organizations representing surgery and trauma. Outside of his surgical practice, Dr. Bosarge has been involved with basic science, clinical trials and outcomes research. He has been the primary investigator in multiple Department of Defense sponsored trials, as well as a co-investigator for multiple National Institutes of Health (NIH) sponsored clinical trials that include traumatic brain injury and prehospital emergency care.
He is well published in scientific literature regarding topics of brain injury, critical care and trauma-related fields. He served in the United States Army Reserves for 13 years, attaining the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, and was deployed on three separate combat tours in support of operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Presently, Dr. Bosarge is completing a master of science in Health Care Administration at UAB.