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James VosswinkelLillian and Leonard Schneider Endowed Professor in Trauma Surgery; Chief, Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care; Medical Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU); Medical Director, Trauma CenterTraumaEmergency SurgerySurgical Critical CareRenaissance School of Medicine


Dr. Vosswinkel’s specialties include surgical management of injured patients (all aspects of traumatology); management of diseases of the gastrointestinal and endocrine systems; treatment of soft tissue disease; repair of hernias, including incisional/ventral, inguinal, umbilical, and other types; appendectomy; cholecystectomy; conventional and minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery; and pre- and post-operative critical care of adult surgical patients.


  • Medical School, SUNY Upstate Medical Center
  • Residency, Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Surgery
  • Fellowship, Yale-New Haven Hospital, Trauma/Critical Care