Dr. Gary Vercruysse is a Clinical Professor and Director of Emergency General Surgery in the Division of Acute Care Surgery.
Dr. Vercruysse, a state of Michigan native, completed his undergraduate, and medical degrees and general surgery residency at Michigan State University followed by a Surgical Critical Care and Trauma Surgery Fellowship at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore Maryland, and a Burn Surgery Fellowship at Emory University. Dr. Vercruysse volunteered for service in the United States Air Force, and has served as the Chiefs of Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care in combat hospitals in both Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as a trauma surgeon in Landstuhl, Germany. He previously served as a Professor of Surgery and Director of Burn Services at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
Dr. Vercruysse has delivered more than 150 oral presentations, published more than 100 peer reviewed publications, and has obtained funding from multiple extramural grants.
Dr. Vercruysse has board certification and fellowship training in the areas of General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Burn Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. He has a broad-based practice in all of those fields and includes Emergency General Surgery (Surgical Emergencies) in his practice.