Kevin M. Bradley, M.D., FACS, has been appointed the medical director of the Trauma Program at Christiana Care. He succeeds Mark Cipolle, M.D., PhD, FACS, FCCM, who served as medical director for nine years and has been appointed director of outcomes research for the Surgical Services service line.
As director, Dr. Bradley will build upon his previous leadership as associate director of the Trauma Program.
Dr. Bradley is a 1996 graduate of the Temple University School of Medicine and 2003 graduate of the Temple University Hospital Surgical Residency Program. He underwent fellowship training at the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore.
Following five years working as an assistant professor and trauma surgeon at Temple University Hospital, Dr. Bradley joined the Department of Surgery at Christiana Care in 2009
He was awarded the Medical-Dental Staff’s Rising Star Award in 2014. He is a colonel in the U.S. Army Medical Corps and completed several tours of duty with the Army in the Middle East and Central Southeast Asia.
Sherry Sixta, M.D., FACS, has been appointed associate medical director of the Trauma Program. She graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, completed a general surgery residency at Christiana Care in 2010 and fellowships in acute care surgery and surgical critical care at the University of Texas Health Sciences and Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston, Texas.
Dr. Sixta began her career as a trauma critical care surgeon at Cooper University Hospital before returning to Christiana Care. She has an interest in acute care surgery, coagulopathies, trauma and resident education.