Gary Wind, MD, FACS

Gary G. Wind, MD, FACS

Name: Gary G. Wind, MD, FACS

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Associate Chair for Appointments and Promotions
Faculty Rank: 
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Research Interests:
General surgery

Office Phone: 
(301) 295-3157


Rutgers University, Temple Medical, Mount Sinai NY


Undergraduate: Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
Medical school: Temple University Medical School, Philadelphia
Residency: Mt. Sinai, New York
Military: Air force
Academic: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

  • Dr. Wind is a general surgeon, anatomist, sculptor and medical artist.
  • He is is Professor of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) in Bethesda Maryland, and a staff surgeon at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
  • He is course director of the USUHS microvascular surgery course.
  • He is past-president of the USUHS faculty senate and associate chair for faculty development for the Department of Surgery
  • He is an Honored Member of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists. He is a self-taught artist, sculptor and medical illustrator.
  • Dr. Wind has written and illustrated five medical texts and has produced an award-winning surgical educational website,
  • His medical texts have been translated into multiple languages and second and third editions have been published
  • Dr. Wind’s non-medical art is concentrated on human and animal figurative sculpture and can be seen at and Art by Gary Wind on facebook.
  • Anatomic Exposures in Vascular Surgery, 3rd ed, Wind, Valentine, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Nesbitt, JC, Wind, GG: Thoracic Surgical Oncology, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2004
  • Wind, G.:Laparoscopic Surqical Anatomy, Lea & Febiger, 1996
  • Rob, C. and Wind, G.:Specialty Board Review. General Surqery, Appleton and Lange, Norwalk, CT, 1991
  • Wind, G. and Rich, N.:Principles of Surqical Technique. The Art of Surqery, Urban and Schwarzenberg, Baltimore and Munich, 1987 2nd Ed.).
  • Seyfer, A., Graeber, G., Wind, G.:An Atlas of Chest Wall Reconstruction, Aspen Press, Rockville, MD, 1986.
  • Wind, G.: (surgical education website, free to military): One publication per week from 1995 to present(over 750)