Colville Harvey Ferdinand

Section Chief

Colville Harvey Ferdinand

Section Chief

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Surgery: Trauma/Critical Care

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

  • (706) 721-7702
  • (706) 721-3239
  • BB 4514

Education

  • MD, Medicine (MD) St. George's University, 1994

Certifications

  • ATLS Instructor Advanced Trauma Life Support- American College of Surgeons, 2012

  • FCCS Instructor Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2012

  • RTTDC Instructor American College of Surgerons, 2012

  • ABS 2004

  • PHY Comp State Board Med Examiners, 2003

  • BLS AHA, 2014

  • Controlled substance Registration Certificate Drug Enforcement Agency-Department of Justice, 2013

  • General Surgery American Board of Surgery, 2004

  • ABIMCCM 2004

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • SURG 5000

    Basic Clkshp in Surgery Core
  • SURG 5100

    Basic Clkshp in Surgery SS
  • RSUR 5000

    Surgery

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Heterogeneity in Trauma Registry Data Quality: Implications for Regional and National Performance Improvement in Trauma., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • "It takes a village" to raise research productivity: Impact of a Trauma Interdisciplinary Group for Research at an urban, Level 1 trauma center, 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Left profunda femoris artery bullet embolus, resulting from a 0.22 caliber gunshot wound to the back, 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Traumatic rupture of a previously undiagnosed giant hepatic hemangioma, 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Airway Management/Pulmondary Hypertension- Airway Management in the Trauma Victim, 2013
    Broadcast Media

Department Service

  • CAUTI- Catheter Associated Urinary Track Infection- Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Post-Operative Pulmonary Complications Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Block Time Subcommittee- Adult OR Committee 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Inpatient and outpatient subcommittees- CIAC 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Department of Surgery- Quality Unit Council 2012 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair

College Service

  • Education Committee- Departmet of Surgery 2004 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Surgical Skills Curriculum-Subcommittee 2004 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Trauma Interdisciplinary Group for Research 2009 - Present

    Role: Director

Public Service

  • Student Educational Enrichment Program 2011 - 2013

    Role: Other
  • Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support 2004 - 2008

    Role: Other
  • Student Educational Enrichment Program 2004 - 2007

    Role: Other