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Doctor Profile: Douglas Olsen, M.D., F.A.C.S.


Academic Appointments
Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203

Affiliations
Centennial Medical Center, Nashville, TN Centennial's Center for the Treatment of Obesity (Medical Director)
Baptist Hospital, Nashville, TN (Courtesy Staff)

Undergraduate Education
Lake Park High School, Roselle, Ill. (1971)
Loyola University, Chicago, Ill. (B.S. 1975)
Rush Medical College, Chicago, Ill. (M.D. 1978)

Postgraduate Education

Internship
Tripler Army Medical Center, TAMC, Hawaii
Straight Surgical Internship
January 1979 - December 1979

Residency
Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Wash. D.C.
General Surgery Residency
July 1980 - June 1984

Certification/Licensure
National Board of Medical Examiners, 1980
Board of Medical Examiners of Illinois, 1981
License #036-063548 (inactive)
American Board of Surgery, Board Certified, 1985
Recertified 1994, 2004
Board of Medical Examiners of Tennessee, 1986
License #16968
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, 1988

Honors/Awards
Illinois State Scholar
Loyola University, Graduate Cum Laude
Loyola University, Father Gerst Memorial Award, Physics
Loyola University, Honors Degree in Physics
Sigma Xi Honor Research Society
Alpha Sigma Nu, Jesuit Honor Society
Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Honor Society

Societies
American College of Surgeons
Nashville Academy of Medicine
Davidson County Medical Society
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
Member of the Board of Governors, 1993 - 1996
Video Program Chairman, 1993
Video Program Chairman, 1994
Educational Resource Chairman, 1996 - 1998
Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
President, 1992 - 1993
Society of Graduate Surgeons of the Los Angeles County
University of Southern California Medical Center (Honorary Member)
Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract

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