Dr. Lee Trotter

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Lee Trotter, D.O.

Education

Board Certified, The American Board of Surgery-Certificate #039029

1994 – Current

ATLS

Current

ACLS instructor

Current

General Surgery Residency, Keesler Medical Center

1988 – 1993

Medical Degree, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Pomona, CA

1984 – 1988

BS Degree Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 

1982 – 1984

Ricks College, Rexburg, ID

1979 – 1980


Experience

Pediatric Surgery/Trauma, Advanced Laparoscopy, Adult Trauma, General Surgery, Endoscopy, and Plastic Surgery

Current Practice

Children’s Hospital of the Kings Daughters, Norfolk, Va Level 1 Trauma provider, pediatric surgery

2016 – 2019

Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery, University of South Dakota

2000 – Current

Health Concepts, LLC. General Surgery practice with bariatric focus

2009 – 2017

Medical Director, Black Hill Surgical Hospital Bariatric Center

2009 – 2014

Medical Director, Weight Loss Center, Holy Family Hospital, Spokane, WA

2006 – 2009

Medical Director, Black Hills Bariatric Center, Rapid City, SD

2000 – 2005

Medical Director, Carson-Tahoe Hospital Medical-Surgical Weight Loss Center

2005 – 2006

Rapid City Medical Center, Surgical Consultant

2000 – 2005

Medical Director Trauma Services and Surgical ICU, Trinity Health, Minot, ND

1998 – 2000

Medical Director North Star Criticare and Staff General Surgeon, Trinity Health, Minot, ND

1996 – 2000


 Professional Societies

American Academy of Cosmetic Physicians

American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery

Diplomat, American College of Surgeons

Spokane County Medical Society


 Honors and Awards

National Crime Victims Award – Given by United States Dept. of Justice, District of South Dakota

2004

Medical dictation physician of the year, Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City, SD

2002

Employee of the month, City of Minot Chamber of Commerce

2000

Laparoscopic Society Resident Achievement Award

1993


Personal Life

Born in Long Beach, California, Dr. Trotter enjoys outdoor family adventure, church activities, and aviation (multi-engine commercial pilot). He has been married to Stephanie Trotter for 37 years and they have 5 children.

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