Endowed Professorships

Duke Health endowed professorships are the highest honor bestowed upon faculty in recognition of their steadfast commitment to improving human health and training the next generation of physician-scientists. Distinguished faculty in the Department of Surgery are leaders in their field and have made significant advances in medical science while providing invaluable mentorship to future surgeons and scientists.

David C. Sabiston, Jr. Professors of Surgery

 

Dr. Kirk


Allan D. Kirk, MD, PhD

Chairman of Surgery
David C. Sabiston, Jr. Professor of Surgery

 

 

Danny Odell Jacobs, MD
Chairman of Surgery (2003-2012)

Robert William Anderson, MD
Chairman of Surgery (1994-2003)

Mary and Deryl Hart Professors of Surgery

Dr. Smith

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Peter Kent Smith, MD

Chief, Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Mary and Deryl Hart Professor of Surgery

Dr. Hwang

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH

Vice Chair of Research
Chief, Section of Breast Surgery
Mary and Deryl Hart Professor of Surgery

Stuart Knechtle, MD
Executive Director, Duke Transplant Center

Robert H. Jones, MD
Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Onyekwere E. Akwari, MD, Assistant Professor

Dr. Lisa McElroy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Lisa McElroy, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Assistant Professor in Population Health Sciences

William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor

 

Dr. Knechtle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Stuart Knechtle, MD

Executive Director, Duke Transplant Center
William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor

Joseph W. and Dorothy W. Beard Professor of Experimental Surgery

marks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Jeffrey Marks, PhD

Division of Surgical Sciences
Joseph W. and Dorothy W. Beard Professor of Experimental Surgery

Milano

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Carmelo Milano, MD

Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Joseph W. and Dorothy W. Beard Professor of Experimental Surgery

Kent James Weinhold, PhD
Chief, Division of Surgical Sciences

Bruce Alan Sullenger, PhD
Division of Surgical Sciences

Eli Gilboa, PhD
Division of Surgical Sciences (1993-2006)

Jeffrey L. Platt, PhD
Division of Surgical Sciences (1994-1998)

Paul H. Sherman, M.D., Associate Professor of Surgery

 

Dr. Routh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Jonathan Charles Routh, MD

Division of Urology
Paul H. Sherman, M.D., Associate Professor of Surgery

Jeffrey Robert Marcus, MD
Chief, Division of Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery

Henry Elliot Rice, MD
Chief, Division of Pediatric General Surgery

George Barth Geller Professor

 

David Harpole

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


David Harpole, MD

Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
George Barth Geller Distinguished Professorship in Cancer Research

Herbert Kim Lyerly, MD
Division of Surgical Sciences

James H. Semans, M.D. Professor of Urologic Surgery

 

Dr. Moul

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Judd Wendell Moul, MD

Division of Urology
James H. Semans, M.D. Professor of Urologic Surgery

Gary Hock Professor of Surgery

 

Dr. D'Amico

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Thomas Anthony D'Amico, MD

Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Gary Hock Professor of Surgery

James F. Glenn, M.D. Professor of Urology

 

Dr. Preminger

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Glenn Michael Preminger, MD

Chief, Division of Urology
James F. Glenn, M.D. Professor of Urology

The Duke Surgical Innovation Professorship

 

Dr. Pappas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Theodore N. Pappas, MD

Chief, Advanced Oncologic and Gastrointestinal Surgery
The Duke Surgical Innovation Professorship

Cary N. Robertson, M.D., Assistant Professor

 

Dr. Inman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Brant Allen Inman, MD

Division of Urology
Cary N. Robertson, MD, Assistant Professor

Previous Recipients of Endowed Professorships

 

Dr. Sabiston

 

David Coston Sabiston, MD

Chairman of Surgery (1964-1994)
James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of Medicine
James B. Duke Professor of Medicine

Dr. Bolognesi

 

Dani Paul Bolognesi, PhD

Division of Surgical Sciences
James B. Duke Professor of Medicine

Dr. Shingleton

 

Willian Warner Shingleton, MD

Department of Surgery (1987-2005)
E. L. and Lucille F. Jones Cancer Research Professor