James Suliburk, M.D., FACS - Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety
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James Suliburk, M.D., FACS

James Suliburk, M.D., FACS

Associate Professor and Chief, Endocrine Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Investigator, Surgical Health Services Academy for Reasearch and Education, Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX

Email: suliburk@bcm.edu

Phone: 713-873-3949

Research Interests

  • Cognitive error relationship to clinical complication
  • Mass spectrometry applications to diagnosis of thyroid and parathyroid neoplasia
  • Surgical quality
  • Use of simulation to reduce cognitive error

Education

  • Endocrine Surgery Fellowship, Royal North Shore Hospital, Univeristy of Sydney, Sydney, AU
  • NIH T32 Trauma Research Fellowship, The Univerisy of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX
  • General Surgery Internship & Residency, The University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX
  • M.D., University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK
  • B.S. in Chemisty & Biochemistry, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK

Awards and Activities

  • American College of Surgery Board of Governors, 2017
  • Fulbright and Jawarski Award for Educational Excellence, 2016
  • BCM Rising Star Award, 2016
  • Outstanding Faculty Chief Resident Award BCM, 2016
  • Career Development Award Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, 2014-2017
  • American College of Surgeons National Surgical Forum Research Award in Clinical Outcomes, Patient Safety and Quality, October 2013

Dr. Suliburk's PubMed Link*

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