Department of Surgery
Peter Bendix is a general surgeon with specializations in trauma surgery, acute care surgery, and surgical critical care. He is also an active researcher and is interested in improving access to health care and studying trauma care across the globe. He has a strong passion for working with underserved communities, both nationally and internationally. He received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Fogarty International Clinical Research Fellowship to take part in a two-year research project studying surgical care within rural health systems in Mozambique. His primary research focus involved trying to estimate the burden of surgical disease in Mozambique’s rural settings. He has also conducted fieldwork for the NIH in Haiti.
Bendix served two years as a Peace Corps volunteer in The Gambia prior to attending medical school at the University of California, Davis. He completed his general surgery residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, as well as a fellowship in surgical critical care and acute care surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He also earned an MPH from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.