Bruce Jason Leavitt, MD
Dr. Leavitts is a cardiothoracic surgeon with Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, VT, and a Professor at the University of Vermont College of Medicine, where he has taught since 1984. His areas of expertise include:
- Congenital heart disease
- Gastrointestinal cancer
- Lung cancer
- Thoracic trauma
- Off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery
- Pulmonary, mediastinal and esophageal surgery
“The most important thing is focusing on the patient,” Dr. Leavitt says, “and how you can use your skills and the hospital’s skills to make that patient better. No detail is too small,” according to the University of Vermont.
Dr. Leavitt received the University of Vermont College of Medicine Outstanding Alumni Award for Service to Medicine and Community in 2011, and the Jerome S. Abrams Teaching Award from the Department of Surgery in 1997.
He earned his MD at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. He completed a general surgery residency at Maine Medical Center of Portland and a cardiopulmonary surgical residency at the State University of New York Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, NY.
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