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Glen H. Tinkoff, M.D.

Associate Chair, Surgery

Glen H. Tinkoff, M.D.
Glen Tinkoff, M.D., FACS, FCCM is the associate vice chair of Surgery at Christiana Care Health System. Dr. Tinkoff also has an appointment at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, as a clinical professor of surgery.

He received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati, School of Medicine, and completed general surgery residency at Lankenau Hospital in Philadelphia, as well as fellowships in surgical critical care at State University of New York at Stony Brook and trauma research at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, Pa.

He was recruited in 1992 to Christiana Care Health System as the medical director of the trauma program, a position in which he served until 2008. He remains clinically active in trauma care and serves the Delaware Division of Public Health’s as the medical advisor to the state trauma system. He currently chairs the Trauma Prevention Coalition, which represents the major professional trauma organizations through promoting collaborative efforts and developing effective strategies in injury and violence prevention.

Dr. Tinkoff recently completed 18 years on the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, during which he served on its region committee as state chair and region chief, executive committee, and most recently as chair of the performance improvement and patient safety committee. He also served as chair of the injury prevention committees of both the Eastern Association for Surgery of Trauma and the American Association for Surgery of Trauma.

Dr. Tinkoff has numerous peer reviewed publications and has provided invited lectures on clinical issues in acute care surgery, trauma center and systems administration and management, trauma-related performance improvement and peer review, and surgical education. He recently was awarded the National Safety Council’s Surgeon’s Award for Service to Safety for 2014.
  • Surgery (General Surgery)
  • Trauma Surgery
Practice: Surgical & Critical Care Associates

MAP 2, Suite 3301
4735 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Newark, DE 19713

Trauma Program, 1st Floor Suite 1320
Christiana Hospital
302-733-1372 Fax

  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Lankenau Hospital
  • State University of New York of Syracuse
  • The Allentown Hospital - Lehigh Valley Hospital
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