Gary Wind, MD, FACS

Honored Member Award 2007

Gary Wind, MD, FACS is Vesalius' Director of Art and Education, and is responsible for developing original digital illustrations, animations, 3-D anatomical models, and narratives for the Vesalius Image Archive and Vesalius Clinical Folios.

Dr. Wind is a staff surgeon at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, where he has practiced general and laparoscopic surgery since 1980, and Professor of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), where he holds a joint appointment in the Department of Anatomy and serves as Director of the Microsurgery Course. Dr. Wind has authored and illustrated four surgical texts, the most recent of which is Laparoscopic Anatomy: Abdomen and Pelvis, available now from Williams and Wilkins.

Prior to joining USUHS, Dr. Wind served as staff surgeon with the US Air Force at Malcom Grow Medical Center from 1976-1980. During 1970-1976, Dr. Wind performed his residency in surgery at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York. Dr. Wind received a BA degree from Rutgers University in 1966, and an MD degree from Temple University in 1970.