Dr. Michael Davis is a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Air Force and serves as the Deputy Commander and the Chief of Reconstructive Surgery and Regenerative Medicine of the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research, San Antonio Military Medical Center. He is also an Associate Professor of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland.
Dr. Davis received his MD from the Uniformed Services University in 1998. He attended the University of California, Santa Barbara, in Santa Barbara, California, from 1989-1994 receiving a BA with Honors in Physiology and Cell Biology.
Dr. Davis completed his General Surgery Residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. He also completed a 2-year Research Fellowship at the Division of Vascular Surgery, Clinical Investigations Division, Wilford Hall Medical Center. From 2005-2008, Dr. Davis attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he was a Fellow, the Chief Administrative Fellow, and a Clinical Instructor, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Dr. Davis is a member of several prestigious professional organizations, namely the Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons (2000-present), the American College of Surgeons (2003-present; Fellow (FACS) 2009-present), American Society of Plastic Surgeons (2005-present; Active Member 2010-present), American Society for Surgery of the Hand (2006-present), and the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons (2006-present). In 2010, Dr. Davis was honored with the U.S. Department of State Commendation, Karl W. Eikenberry, Ambassador, “For Heroic Efforts in Advanced Medical Care of Afghan Nationals.”
Dr. Davis’ research interests include trauma, critical care, and reconstructive transplantation.
View a list of Dr. Davis’ publications here.