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Christopher A. Guidry, MD, FACS

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Assistant Professor, Surgery

Professional Background

Dr. Christopher Guidry, MD is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Trauma/Critical and Acute Care Surgery Division at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Guidry graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering in his home state from Louisiana Tech University, and then completed medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He completed his surgical residency at the University of Virginia. During residency, he spent two years conducting surgical infectious disease outcomes research while obtaining a Master of Science in Clinical Research from the University of Virginia. Following residency, Dr. Guidry completed fellowships in Surgical Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery at Vanderbilt University.
Clinically, Dr. Guidry enjoys managing complex patients across the spectrum of trauma, acute care, and critical care. His research is in trauma, acute care and critical care outcomes with a focus on infectious disease-related topics. He has a particular interest in the complex interaction between antimicrobial exposure, alterations in the host microbiome, and clinical outcomes. Dr. Guidry joined our faculty in 2019, and is an active member of the Surgical Infection Society where he serves on multiple committees.

Education and Training
  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana
  • MD, Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
  • MS, Clinical Research, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Residency, General Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship, Surgical Infectious Disease, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Residency, General Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Clinical Fellowship, Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Mission, Kansas
  • Clinical Fellowship, Acute Care Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee
Professional Affiliations
  • American College of Surgeons, Member, 2020 - Present
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine, Member, 2020 - Present
  • Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Member, 2019 - Present
  • Surgical Infection Society, Program Committee, Member, 2019 - 2022
  • Surgical Infection Society, Scientific Studies Committee, Member, 2018 - Present
  • Surgical Infection Society, Member, 2013 - Present