Jeffry T. Zern, MD, FACS, will begin seeing patients at a new office at Wilmington Hospital on Oct. 5.
Dr. Zern, director of Minimally Invasive Surgery, General Surgery, and a member of the Medical Group of Christiana Care, is a board-certified, fellowship trained, minimally invasive surgeon who has been practicing since 1997. He trains residents on techniques of advanced laparoscopic surgery.
Certified in the Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS), Dr. Zern is the FLS Champion for the Christiana Care Virtual Education & Simulation Center, a credentialed national testing site.
He is co-chair of the Minimally Invasive Surgery Committee, a member of the Christiana Care Robotics Committee and participates in the Care for the Caregiver project.
Dr. Zern is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. He is an active member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons and is a representative on the Society’s committee for resident education.
He completed his general surgery residency training at Christiana Care and he is a 1991 graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. After completing a minimally invasive surgical fellowship at St Joseph Medical Center in Baltimore, he returned to Delaware to serve members of this community.