Craig M. Coopersmith, MD, FACS, FCCM

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Titles and Roles

Professor, Department of Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Director
Emory Critical Care Center
Vice Chair of Research, Department of Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Program Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, Department of Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Director, Surgical/Transplant Intensive Care Unit
Emory University Hospital
Research Program
Cancer Immunology

Biography

Craig M. Coopersmith, MD, FACS, FCCM, is professor and vice chair of research in the Department of Surgery at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Coopersmith serves as director of the Emory Critical Care Center, a national leader in designing, testing, and implementing innovations in critical care. A board certified surgeon, he specializes in surgical critical care, and in the surgical treatment of sepsis and multiple organ failure.

Dr. Coopersmith is a member of the Cancer Immunology research program at Winship Cancer Institute. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Surgical Association. He has served as president of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation. In 2020, he was inducted as a Master of Critical Care Medicine of the American College of Critical Care Medicine.

Education

Dr. Coopersmith received his MD from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed his General Surgery Residency, Research Fellowship and Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri.

Research

Dr. Coopersmith's main research interest is in gut integrity and the immunological host response in sepsis.

Publications

Dr. Coopersmith serves on the editorial board of Journal of the American College of Surgeons among several others, and has published numerous journal articles.

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