Raymond Fang, M.D., joins the Johns Hopkins Department of Surgery as an Assistant Professor of Surgery and the Trauma Medical Director at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Dr. Fang’s areas of clinical expertise include trauma surgery, surgical critical care, military medicine and patient transport/evacuation.
Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Dr. Fang served for 22 years as a wartime trauma surgeon in the United States Air Force. From 2004-2011, he proudly cared for the Nation’s Wounded Warrior as a trauma surgeon at the United States Army’s Landstuhl Regional Medical Center (LRMC), Germany, the receiving hospital for all casualties evacuated from Iraq, Afghanistan and Africa. His efforts were essential in LRMC’s verification as the first American College of Surgeons (ACS) Level II trauma center outside of the United States in 2007. He was appointed Chief, LRMC Trauma Program in 2009 and led its ACS Level II re-verification in 2010, and its elevation to ACS Level I status in 2011.
In 2011, Dr. Fang became the Director, United States Air Force Center for the Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills embedded within the University of Maryland’s R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, Maryland. In this role, he prepared Air Force Medical Service personnel to deploy in support of operations worldwide by immersing them in trauma care while personally providing trauma and emergency care to the citizens of Maryland. He held a faculty appointment as a Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery with the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Dr. Fang received his undergraduate degrees in Biochemistry and Economics from the University of California, Berkeley, and earned his medical degree (cum laude) from the Saint Louis University School of Medicine. He completed his general surgery training at the combined United States Air Force/University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio training program. He performed a Critical Care fellowship at San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium.
Dr. Fang is a member and holds leadership and committee positions with various organizations, including the American College of Surgeons, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma. He is also a lifetime member of the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States.
Dr. Fang’s research interests include the initial resuscitation of injured patients, the diagnosis and management of traumatic brain injuries, trauma program and trauma system development, medical simulation training, and trauma performance improvement and patient safety. As an academic surgeon-researcher, Col Fang is an author of 47 published, peer-reviewed medical articles and 9 book chapters. He has presented nearly 200 papers and invited lectures at regional, national and international meetings.