Gregory Burgoyne

gregory burgoyneGregory Burgoyne, MBChB, is a general surgeon and the assistant program director for the surgical residency program at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital (MUMH). He also is the director of Surgical Research at MUMH and an assistant clinical professor of Surgery at Saba University (Dutch Caribbean) School of Medicine.

Dr. Burgoyne specializes in open surgical procedures as well as laparoscopic procedures on the abdomen, including surgery to treat hernias and conditions of the gallbladder, colon, appendix and intestine. He also performs endoscopy of both the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract.

He directs research in general surgery and presents this research at both national and international meetings. In addition to being a member of the American College of Surgeons, he belongs to the Southeastern Surgical Congress, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, the Association of Program Directors in Surgery and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. He has twice received awards for his research from MUMH as well as one from the Baltimore Academy of Surgeons. In addition, he has been selected as a MedStar Teaching Scholar.

Dr. Burgoyne is board certified in Surgery by the American Board of Surgery. He has completed additional courses in laparoscopic surgery and in advanced surgical skills for trauma patients. Prior to his surgical training in the United States, he was an emergency room/trauma doctor in Cape Town, South Africa. He speaks both English and Afrikaans.

His medical degree is from the University of Cape Town Medical School in South Africa. He completed his internship and residency in General Surgery at MUMH.

Research Interests

Dr. Burgoyne’s research interests include

  • Medical education
  • Residency evaluation
  • Surgical treatment of Clostridium difficile
  • Surgical outcomes
  • Readmission after surgery
  • Research Areas
  • Medical Education