University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Bio for Wasef Abu-Jaish, MD, FACS
Wasef Abu-Jaish, MD, FACS

Wasef Abu-Jaish, MD, FACS

Associate Professor
Division of General Surgery

Director of Bariatric Surgery


Contact Information
E-mail: Wasef.Abu-Jaish@uvmhealth.org
Office Location:
UVM Medical Center, 111 Colchester Ave., Mailstop 320FL4, Burlington, VT 05401

Education

MD, Universitatea Din Craiova, Facultatea de Medicina, Craiova, Romania (1985)

Postdoctoral Training

Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery Fellow, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL (2008-2009)
General Surgery Resident, North Shore University Hospital-LIJ, Manhasset, NY (2004-2008)
General Surgery Clinical Fellow, North Shore University Hospital-LIJ, Manhasset, NY (2003-2004)
Minimally Invasive and Gastrointestinal Surgery Clinical Fellow, European Institute of Telesurgery, Strasbourg, France (1998)
Minimally Invasive and Gastrointestinal Surgery Clinical Fellow, Sackler School of Medicine - Israeli Branch, Tel-Aviv, Israel (1996-1997)
General Surgery Resident, Makassed Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel (1991-1996)

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2015-Present)
Assistant Professor, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2009-2015)

Other Professional Appointments

Clinical Assistant Professor, Al-Quds University, Faculty of Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel (1999-2003)

Awards and Honors

Howe Outstanding Teacher Award for Excellence in Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine (2015)
H. Gordon Page Surgical Clinical Award for Dedication and Commitment to Excellence in Patient Care, University of Vermont College of Medicine (2012-2013)