Dr. Brandt Whitehurst is an assistant professor of clinical surgery at SIU Medicine and the Chair of General Surgery for Springfield Memorial Hospital. Before joining SIU, Dr. Whitehurst completed a surgical critical care fellowship at Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine (2016) and a general surgery residency at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Wichita (2015). Before earning his medical degree at SIU School of Medicine in Springfield (2010), he received a master of science degree in molecular biology, microbiology and biochemistry at SIU School of Medicine in Carbondale (2006). Whitehurst earned a bachelor’s degree at Illinois State University (2003). Whitehurst graduated from Glenwood High School in Chatham in 1999.
Dr. Whitehurst is board certified by the American Board of Surgery. He is a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the American College of Surgeons, and the American Medical Association.
Education & training
1. Whitehurst B, Flister MJ, Bagaitkar J, Volk L, Bivens CM, Pickett B, Castro-Rivera E, Brekken RA, Gerard RD, Ran S. "Anit-VEGF-A therapy reduces lymphatic vessel density and expression of VEGFR-3 in an orthotopic breast tumor model." Int J Cancer, 121(10):2181-91(2007)
2. Whitehurst B, Eversgerd C, Flister M, Bivens CM, Pickett B, Zawieja DC, Ran S. "Molecular Profile and Proliferative Responses of Rat Lymphatic Endothelial Cells in Culture." Lymphat Res Biol. 4(3):119-42 (2006)