Meet Ohio State's team of general and gastrointestinal surgery experts

The Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery comprises a comprehensive team of surgeons and staff, all focused on delivering high-quality patient care, contributing to innovations in medicine and educating medical students and postgraduate trainees.

Our Leaders

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Benjamin Poulose, MD

Director, Division General and Gastrointestinal Surgery


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Bradley Needleman, MD

Director, Bariatric Surgery Program

Professor of Clinical Surgery

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David Renton, MD

Chief of Surgery, University Hospitals East

Associate Professor of Surgery

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Our Faculty


Bradley Needleman, MD, FACS

Associate Professor-Clinical Vice Chair, Strategy and Clinical Operations Director, CMIS