Tuesday, October 20, 2015

USA Welcomes Dr. Steven Kahn

Dr. Steven Kahn recently was appointed assistant professor of surgery at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and director of the Arnold Luterman Regional Burn Center. He will serve as a burn, trauma, and critical care surgeon with USA Physicians Group.

Dr. Kahn earned his medical degree from East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine, located in Johnson City, Tenn. He completed a residency in general surgery, as well as a thermal injury research fellowship at the University of Rochester in Rochester, N.Y. He then completed a fellowship in surgical critical care, a fellowship in trauma/acute care surgery, and a burn fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center located in Nashville, Tenn.

Dr. Kahn’s research is focused on resuscitation, burn injury, and firefighter injury prevention. For his contributions to the field of firefighter safety, he received the 2015 Nashville Business Journal “Healthcare Heroes Award.”

Dr. Kahn is a member of the American Medical Association, the American College of Surgeons, the International Society for Burn Injuries, the American Burn Association, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, and the Surgical Infection Society.

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