Gary G. Wind


Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Associate Chair for Appointments and Promotions
Location: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
Research Interests:
General surgery
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BA Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
MD Temple Medical, Philadelphia, PA
General Surgery Residency, Mount Sinai NY


Undergraduate: Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
Medical school: Temple University Medical School, Philadelphia
Residency: Mt. Sinai, New York
Military: Air force
Academic: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Career Highlights: Positions, Projects, Deployements, Awards and Additional Publications

Dr. Wind is a general surgeon, anatomist, sculptor and medical artist.

He is is Professor of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) in Bethesda Maryland, and a staff surgeon at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

He is course director of the USUHS microvascular surgery course.

He is past-president of the USUHS faculty senate and associate chair for faculty development for the Department of Surgery

He is an Honored Member of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists. He is a self-taught artist, sculptor and medical illustrator.

Dr. Wind has written and illustrated five medical texts and has produced an award-winning surgical educational website,

His medical texts have been translated into multiple languages and second and third editions have been published

Dr. Wind’s non-medical art is concentrated on human and animal figurative sculpture and can be seen at and Art by Gary Wind on facebook.

Representative Bibliography

Nesbitt, JC, Wind, GG: Thoracic Surgical Oncology, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2004

Wind, G. and Rich, N.:Principles of Surqical Technique. The Art of Surqery, Urban and Schwarzenberg, Baltimore and Munich, 1987 2nd Ed.).

Seyfer, A., Graeber, G., Wind, G.:An Atlas of Chest Wall Reconstruction, Aspen Press, Rockville, MD, 1986.

Wind, G.: (surgical education website, free to military): One publication per week from 1995 to present(over 750)

Rob, C. and Wind, G.:Specialty Board Review. General Surqery, Appleton and Lange, Norwalk, CT, 1991

Wind, G.:Laparoscopic Surqical Anatomy, Lea & Febiger, 1996

Anatomic Exposures in Vascular Surgery, 4th ed, Wind, Valentine, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2021