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Vicente A. Mejia, MD, FACS


Birthplace: Cartago-Valle, Colombia
Family: Dr. Mejia has three children: Gabriel, Lucy and Noah.
Nurse:
Contact: (423) 267-0466

Dr. Mejia, board certified through the American Board of Surgery (ABS) and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), specializes in general surgery with additional certification in surgical critical care and trauma. Dr. Mejia joined University Surgical Associates in 2005.

Dr. Mejia has office hours at the Erlanger Medical Mall on Monday (1 - 4:00 p.m.) and Wednesday (1 - 4:00 p.m.), and performs surgery at Erlanger Hospital, Parkridge Hospital and the Plaza Surgery Center at Erlanger.


Dr. Mejia is an assistant professor in surgery, Department of Surgery, for the
University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga.

Education
Graduate
Universidad de Caldas
  School of Medicine
Manizales, Colombia
1989 - 1995

Internship
Surgery
UT College of Medicine
Chattanooga, Tenn.
1997 - 1998

Residency
Anesthesiology
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Miami, Fla.
1998 - 1999

Residency
Surgery
Baptist Medical Center
Birmingham, Ala.
1999 - 2003

Fellowship
Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tenn.
2003 - 2005

Academic Appointments
2005 - present
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
UT College of Medicine
Chattanooga, Tenn.

2004 - 2005
Instructor in Surgery
Department of Surgery
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tenn.

1991 - 1992
Anatomy Teaching Assistant
Universidad de Caldas
Manizales, Colombia


Certifications
American Board of Surgery, 2004
Medical License - Tennessee, 2005

 

Professional Organizations: Society of Critical Care Medicine; American College of Surgeons; Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma.

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