Department of Surgery
Kenneth L. Wilson has more than a decade of experience as a trauma, acute care, and critical care surgeon for both adult and pediatric patients. He treats all related conditions, including giant ventral hernias, a condition that can occur after abdominal trauma and requires an extremely complex surgical approach.
He is an active researcher and has been widely published on topics including military trauma and trauma surgical outcomes. He is interested in the association between race and socioeconomic status on trauma-related health outcomes.
Wilson is an Emory University graduate who attended medical school at Howard University. He completed his residency at Morehouse School of Medicine, as well as a trauma/critical care fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. He has worked for more than a decade as a trauma and acute care surgeon for both adult and pediatric patients, including most recently at Hurley Medical Center in Flint, Michigan, as the director of pediatric trauma. He has a long history as a military surgeon and is currently a lieutenant colonel in the US Army Reserve.