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VCU Department of Surgery
The Division of Acute Care Surgical Services provides the highest quality care for a broad spectrum of surgical diseases including the most critically ill and injured patients.
Our faculty physicians are double-boarded in general surgery and surgical intensive care and specialize in trauma surgery, emergency general surgery, elective general surgery, and surgical critical care. Our trauma center is designated a level I trauma center by the state of Virginia and nationally verified by the American College of Surgeons.
Our interdisciplinary specialties include:
VCU Medical Center is the only Level I Trauma Center in the region verified by the State of Virginia and the American College of Surgeons for Adult, Pediatric, and Burn trauma.
Education is a core function of the division with a multi-faceted approach including pre-hospital, nursing, advanced practice providers, medical students, residents, fellows and all other providers who care for our patients.
Research areas include injury outcome research, translational research, organ preservation during traumatic injury, reperfusion injury in hemorrhagic shock and mechanisms of lethal critical care illness after traumatic injury. Click here to learn more about our extensive research portfolio.
Join us as we welcome our new faculty to the Division:
Stacy Street, MD, acute care surgical services [View Image]
Dr. Street received her medical degree from Marshall University School of Medicine, now the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University. She went on to complete her general surgery residency at the Medical College of Georgia and surgical research at the Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics. Her areas of expertise and interest include wound healing, advanced wound care, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, and research related to clinical practices in wound care.
Dr. Slaughter received her medical degree from the University of Rochester and went on to complete her general surgery residency here at VCU. She completed her fellowship in surgical critical care at Medstar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. Dr. Slaughter has particular interest in acute care and trauma surgery, injury and violence prevention, as well as community outreach.
Our Healthcare Heroes
Amanda Geiter PA
Christopher Todd Borcher, ACNP
David Starling, AGACNP
Dorothy Lester, PA
Erin Casey, FNP
Hanna Sadek, AGACNP
Jatori Robinson, AGPCNP
Jonathan Becraft, ACNP
Kristin Story, PA
Kwame Akuamoah-Boateng, ACNP
Patrick Ketchersid, PA
Rachel Collins, ACNP
Ryan Evans, NP
Sara Perez, PA
Shelia Broughton, AGACNP
Tiffany Everett, PA
Whitney Crowder, AGACNP
Michel Aboutanos, M.D., MPH
Chair, Acute Care Surgical Services
Abdul Nur, MHA
Dannette Arezzi, CTFC, MHA, MPI
15th Floor, East Wing
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0454
Phone: (804) 827–1207
Fax: (804) 827–0285