Stephanie Nitzschke, MD, Named Program Director of the Brigham General Surgery Residency Program

Stephanie Nitzschke, MD, has been appointed program director of the Brigham General Surgery Residency Program. Dr. Nitzschke has served as an associate director of the program since 2018.

Stephanie Nitzschke, MD
Associate Surgeon, Division of Trauma, Burn, Surgical and Critical Care, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Medical Director, Burn Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Program Director, General Surgery Residency, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Instructor in Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Nitzschke is an acute care surgeon, trauma surgeon and surgical intensivist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and an instructor in surgery at Harvard Medical School. She is a graduate of Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine and completed a general surgery residency at INOVA Fairfax Hospital. She also completed a burn surgery fellowship at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research and a trauma and critical care fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. She joined the trauma and critical faculty in 2014 and has been the medical director of the Brigham Burn Center since 2017.

Dr. Nitzschke is an active participant in resident and medical student education. Her research interests include clinical outcomes for burn and trauma patients. She has authored over 20 peer-reviewed manuscripts and chapters and presented 20 surgical care abstracts and lectures regionally and nationally.