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VCOM–Virginia is closed today, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Detailed changes regarding class schedules will be emailed to students later today.


The purpose of the surgery discipline at VCOM is to provide a superior surgical educational experience.

Surgery faculty believe this discipline has an important role in medical education and the provision of healthcare. Medical students will learn about the educational and healthcare discoveries and advances that have been attributed to clinical research in this discipline.

Discipline Chair
Richard Orr, MD, MPH, FACS
Discipline Chair, Surgery and Surgical Subspecialties


Associate Chair for Surgery
Phone: 864-327-9842
Fax: 864-804-6991
Discipline Chair for Surgery
Phone: 864-327-9842