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Christopher  G. DuCoin
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Dr. DuCoin is well published, contributing to the scholarly literature with 28 peer-reviewed journal articles and 7 book chapters. He is involved in organizations such as the American College of Surgeons (ACS), the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), the Association for Surgical Education (ASE), and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT). He holds many high-ranking positions within these societies including being on the Governors’ Council for the Young Fellows Association. Dr. DuCoin is extremely passionate about surgical education and has been published in the Journal of Surgical Education. He is involved in resident and medical student education, training, and research, and has been bestowed numerous teaching awards. Dr. DuCoin also is a humanitarian, doing mission work in Nicaragua where he not only operates, but teaches the local surgeons advanced skills. He was recently named a ‘Health Care Hero’ and was awarded the Gold Humanitarian Award.

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