Bellal Joseph, MD, FACS, is the Martin Gluck Endowed Professor of Surgery and oversees the Division of General Surgery and the Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns, and Acute Care Surgery at the University of Arizona. He is also the vice chair of research for the Department of Surgery.
Dr. Joseph has authored over 310 peer reviewed publications and 30+ books chapters. His research has been funded by the National Institute on Aging, the Department of Defense and DARPA. His areas of expertise encompass traumatic brain injury, transfusions and factor replacement in trauma patients; frailty; and diversity, equity and inclusion. Dr. Joseph is a member of numerous national associations, he is executive director of GeriTrac for the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, president of the Arizona Trauma Association, and vice chair of the Committee on Trauma in the State of Arizona. Dr. Joseph is also a member of the steering committee of the National Trauma Research Action Plan (NTRAP). His passion lies in nurturing the professional development and growth of aspiring young surgeons.
Traumatic brain injury
Frailty and geriatric surgical patients