Lynn M. Gries, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery
Medical Director, Surgical and Trauma ICU

Lynn M. Gries, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery
Medical Director, Surgical and Trauma ICU

Dr. Lynn Gries is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Arizona in the Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Emergency Surgery. After graduating from McGill University Medical School in Montréal, Dr. Gries completed her general surgery residency training at the University of Colorado in Denver, Colorado. During residency she completed a general surgery basic science fellowship and went on to train as a Critical Care, Trauma, and Acute Care Surgery Fellow at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  She joined the Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Burn and Emergency General Surgery in 2011. She enjoys caring for injured and critically ill patients and their families as well as an elective practice focusing on hernias, ostomies, and gallbladder disease.
Dr. Gries is the recipient of the Tucson Top Doctors Award, the McGill University, Robert Forsythe Prize in Surgery and received the Outstanding Clinical Teacher award by the Colorado Medical School Class of 2002 and 2003.  She is a member of the American College of Surgeons, Panamerican Trauma Society. Dr. Gries has been an invited speaker at several national meetings and has published several peer-reviewed publications. 

Research Interests: 

International Trauma
Border-Related Injury and Illness

Degrees
  • MD: McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 2001
Residency
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, General Surgery, 2001-2009
Fellowship
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, General Surgery Basic Science Research, 2004-2006
  • Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Critical Care Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, 2009-2011
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Surgery, 2011
  • Surgical Critical Care, 2011