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  • Christopher Blewett, MD

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    Professor
    Phone: (601) 984-5050
    Fax: (601) 815-3734
    E-mail

    Biography

    Dr. Blewett is originally from Detroit, MI. Following medical school, Dr. Blewett completed an internship, residency and research fellowship at Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, PA. He completed a clinical fellowship in pediatric surgery at the Children's Hospital of Alabama in Birmingham, AL, and served as an associate professor of surgery and pediatrics at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, TX. His research interests are fetal wound healing, fetal lung development and minimally invasive surgery.

    Dr. Blewett has been at UMMC since 2007.

    Education and training

    • Westminster College - BS, 1986
    • Temple University School of Medicine - MD, 1990
    • MIlton S. Hersey Medical Center - Intern, 1990-91
      • Resident, general surgery, 1991-97
      • Research fellow, fetal wound healing, 1993-95
    • Children's Hospital of Alabama - Fellow, pediatric surgery, 1997-99

    Professional memberships

    • American Medical Association
    • Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Honor Society
    • Wound Healing Society
    • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
    • American College of Surgeons
    • International Pediatric Endosurgery Group
    • Southeastern Surgical Congress
    • Association for Academic Surgery
    • American Academy of Pediatrics