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Bio for James Hebert, M.D.
James Hebert, M.D.

James Hebert, M.D.

Professor
Division of General Surgery
Department of Surgery

Admin Asst: Lisa Bonser
(802) 656-3157
Lisa.Bonser@med.uvm.edu


Contact Information
E-mail: James.Hebert@uvm.edu
Office Location:
Fletcher 301, Surgery, Burlington, VT

Education

M.D., University of Vermont, Burlington VT (1977)
Residency in General Surgery, Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, Burlington, VT  (1978-1982)

Academic Appointments

Executive Vice- Chair for Academic Affairs, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT  2011 – present
Division Chief (Interim), Division of General Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 2010 - 2012
Albert G. Mackay / H. Gordon Page Professor of Surgical Education, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT  2005 - present
Professor of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 1994 - present
Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 1988 - 1994
Assistant Professor of Surgery University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 1982 - 1988

Awards and Honors

Surgical Mentor Award, Graduating Chief Residents, 2010
Distinguished Service Award, National Board of Medical Examiners, 2005
America's Top Doctors, Castle-Connely, 2001 - present
National Registry of Who’s Who, Lifetime Member, 2000 - present

Publications

Garvey EM, Hebert JC, Osler T. Similar outcomes at a lower cost: an argument for open appendectomy in simple appendicitis. Am Surg. 2014 Feb;80(2):212-5.

Hebert JC. Characteristics of highly ranked applicants to general surgery residency programs: are we assessing the right criteria?: comment on characteristics of highly ranked applicants to general surgery residency programs. JAMA Surg. 2013 May 1;148(5):418.

Sanfey H, Darosa DA, Hickson GB, Williams B, Sudan R, Boehler ML, Klingensmith ME, Klamen D, Mellinger JD, Hebert JC, Richard KM, Roberts NK, Schwind CJ, Williams RG, Sachdeva AK, Dunnington GL. Pursuing professional accountability: an evidence-based approach to addressing residents with behavioral problems. Arch Surg. 2012 Jul;147(7):642-7.

Hebert JC.Fellowship training: a self-fulfilling prophecy: comment on "Impact of family and gender on career goals." Arch Surg. 2010;145(5):424-5.

Hebert JC. Getting a handle on managing rare tumors. Arch Surg. 2009;144(11):1039.

Privette AR, Shackford SR, Osler T, Ratliff J, Sartorelli K, Hebert JC.  Implementation of resident work hour restrictions is associated with a reduction in mortality and provider related complications on the surgical service: A concurrent analysis of 14, 610 patients. Ann Surg 2009;250(2):316-21.

Cat TB, Charash W, Hebert J, Marden BT, Corbett SM, Ahern J, Rebuck JA: Potential influence of antisecretory therapy on the development of Candida- Associated intraabdominal infection. Ann Pharmacother 2008, 42(2): 185-91.

Murphy CE, Stevens AM, Ferrentino N, Crookes BA, Hebert JC, Freiburg CB, Rebuck JA.Frequency of inappropriate continuation of acid suppressive therapy after discharge in patients who began therapy in the surgical intensive care unit. Pharmacotherapy. 2008;28(8):968-76.

Wood MJ, Hyman N, Hebert JC, Blaszyk H.Catastrophic Clostridium difficile enteritis in a pelvic pouch patient: report of a case. J Gastrointest Surg. 2008;12(2):350-2.

Corbett S, RebuckJ, Rogers F, Callas P, Grindlinger G, Desjardins S, Hebert J. Time lapse and comorbidities influence patient knowledge and pursuit of medical care after traumatic splenectomy.  J Trauma 2007;62(2): 397-403.

Publications on PubMed