Center for Surgery and Public Health

Geoffrey Anderson, MD, MPH

Geoffrey Anderson, MD, MPH, is an associate surgeon in the Division of Trauma, Burn and Surgical Critical Care at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Anderson graduated from Duke University with a BS in biology and religion. He obtained an MPH at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and his medical degree from the Emory University School of Medicine. He completed a general surgery residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and a trauma and critical care fellowship at the University of Southern California Medical Center. Dr. Anderson is board certified in general surgery and surgical critical care. He is a member of various professional societies, including the American College of Surgeons (ACS), the Excelsior Surgical Society and the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST).

He previously served in the Air Force as a flight surgeon and was deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, where his main role was to evacuate casualties from the battlefield on rotary and fixed wing aircraft. He also assisted in the ER and OR during numerous mass casualty events and assisted with the H1N1 outbreak in Afghanistan.

Dr. Anderson’s clinical and research interests include global surgery, the social determinants of traumatic diseases, implementation science and surgical education.