Brant A. Putnam, M.D., FACS


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Chief, Division of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery / Surgical Critical Care
Vice Chair – Clinical Affairs, Department of Surgery
Professor of Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine


Education

Bachelor of Scince: University of California, Los Angeles
Doctorate of Medicine:  Georgetown University School of Medicine
Internship: General Surgery, Albany Medical College
Residency: General Surgery, Albany Medical College
Fellowship: Trauma / Surgical Critical Care, R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Maryland

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
American Board of Surgery, Surgical Critical Care
California Medical Board

Other Certifications

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) provider
Ultrasound for Surgeons: A Basic Course; ACS
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) instructor
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) provider
Basic Life Support (BLS) provider
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) provider

Awards and Honors

  • Hospital Hero Award, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, National Health Foundation
  • Trauma Faculty of the Year, Department of Surgery Residency Program, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
  • Role Model Teacher of the Year, Department of Surgery Residency Program, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
  • Distinguished Teaching Award, Department of Medicine, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
  • General Surgery Faculty Teacher of the Year Award, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
  • Morris Alpert Surgical Resident Teaching Award, Albany Medical Center
  • R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma “Hero” Award, UMMS Shock Trauma Center
  • Aurelio Rodriguez Fellowship Award, UMMS Shock Trauma Center
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Albany Medical College
Professional Service
  • President, Professional Staff Association, Harbor-UCLA Member, Hospital Emergency Response Team (HERT), LA County
  • Chair, Multidisciplinary Trauma Systems and Operations Committee
  • Chair, Medical Executive Committee Chair, Credentials Committee
  • Chair, Trauma Peer Review Committee Chair, Critical Care Committee
Personal Interests
  • Married, 2 boys, 2 dogs
  • Hiking, recreational softball, woodworking