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August 13, 2019

Omar Y. Kudsi, MD, MBA, FACS named Chairman of Surgery

Omar Y. Kudsi, MD, MBA, FACS has been appointed to lead Department of Surgery.

Omar Y. Kudsi, MD, MBA, FACS named Chairman of Surgery, Good Samaritan Medical Center

Dr. Kudsi received his medical degree from The University of Aleppo and completed his residency at Lankenau Medical Center, Thomas Jefferson Medical College. He completed fellowships at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Strasbourg University. 

Dr. Kudsi completed his advanced surgical training at Harvard Medical School. He has an additional board certification from the American Society of Metabolic Surgery and a Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery. He serves as the Co-Chair of the Robotic Committee at the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, Assistant Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine, and served as an Instructor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Kudsi also holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.

During his tenure at Good Samaritan Medical Center, Dr. Kudsi has managed a busy surgical practice while developing clinical education and research programs. Dr. Kudsi has been extensively published and is the editor of two robotic text books.  He has served as Director of the Good Samaritan Medical Center Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery Clinical and Research Fellowship Programs. 

Dr. Kudsi founded the Robotic Surgery Collaboration, a virtual robotic learning platform with over 7,000 members worldwide. He has instructed over 1,000 surgeons on robotic and minimally invasive surgical techniques and has helped to develop robotic surgery programs in the United States, Brazil, Europe, and Japan. 

“Dr. Kudsi brings a commitment to clinical excellence, a spirit of innovation and a dedication to learning that builds on the strength and expertise of our surgical services department and will position the program for the future,” said Marisela Marrero, MD, President of Good Samaritan Medical Center. “We look forward to his leadership of the Department of Surgery.”

Dr. Kudsi practices at SMG Surgical Specialties, 1 Pearl Street, Suite 2000, Brockton MA  02301, (508) 584-4104.