Dr. Christos Colovos is an acute care surgeon at the University of Vermont Medical Center and Assistant Professor at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM. Dr. Colovos obtained a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and biochemistry and a Ph.D. in structural molecular biology, biochemistry, and theoretical biophysics from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine and completed both his general surgery residency and surgical critical care fellowship at Cedar-Sinai Medical Center.
During his surgical training, Dr. Colovos completed an extramural surgical research fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center focusing on small animal models, immunology, and immunotherapy. His research interests include: (a) the immune response to injury and sepsis, (b) the coagulopathy of trauma and sepsis, and (c) surgical innovation.
Clinically, he specializes in the treatment of acutely ill patients – either from trauma or emergent surgical conditions. His expertise centers on the management of patients in shock, sepsis, and multi-organ system failure. As an intensivist, he performs bedside procedures in the surgical intensive care unit. Surgically, he performs open and laparoscopic procedures for conditions including appendicitis, cholecystitis, diverticulitis, groin and abdominal wall hernias, and peritonitis.
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