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Christopher Wohltmann, M.D.
Associate Director, Southern Illinois Trauma Center

Dr. Christopher Wohltmann is associate professor of surgery for the Division of General Surgery at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. He is board certified in general surgery and surgical critical care. His specialty is general surgery, trauma surgery and surgical critical care. Prior to joining SIU, he was chief of the trauma service at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas.  Dr. Wohltmann joined the Trauma Center in August 2003.

Dr. Wohltmann completed a fellowship in trauma and surgical critical care at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky. He completed his surgery residency at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pennsylvania. Dr. Wohltmann completed medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri and his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame at Notre Dame, Indiana.

Dr. Wohltmann is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. He is a certified Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) instructor and course director. Dr. Wohltmann served in the U.S. Army as a major from 1999 until 2003.

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