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Thomas Sims, MD

Director of Global Surgery, Center for Global Health

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery

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Dr. Thomas Sims joined the University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Surgery as a pediatric surgeon. He is working with the Center for Global Health to develop global surgery within the university by integrating ongoing projects and fostering new programs of collaboration with low- and middle- income countries. He is currently involved in surgical research, care, and training endeavors in Uganda, Honduras, and Ukraine. He also hopes to develop an opportunity to utilize his pediatric surgery training on the Indian subcontinent.