Thomas M. Krummel, MD, FACS/FAAP

Thomas M. Krummel, MD, FACS/FAAP

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Dr. Krummel is the Emile Holman Professor and Chair of the Stanford University School of Medicine Department of Surgery, as well as the Surgeon in Chief at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, the Director of the Stanford University School of Medicine Surgical Innovation Program and the Co-Director of the Stanford Biodesign Program. Dr. Krummel has served in leadership positions in many of the important surgical societies including the American College of Surgeons, the American Pediatric Surgical Association, the American Surgical Association, the American Board of Surgery, the American Board of Pediatric Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and is currently President of the Halsted Society. Over the last 14 years he has been a pioneer in the application of information technology to simulation-based surgical training and surgical robotics. Along with Dr. Kenneth Salisbury, Professor of Surgery and Computer Science, Dr. Krummel is the recipient of one of the first NIH Phased Innovation R21/R33 programs to develop a collaborative simulation-based surgical training system. For his work in this arena and in surgical robotics he has received two Smithsonian Information Technology Innovation Awards. Dr. Krummel is Board Certified in Pediatric Surgery and General Surgery and received Fellowships from UCSF and the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. He received his MD from the Medical College of Wisconsin and is BS in Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.