A little bit about George Kasotakis, MD, MPH – Trauma & Acute Care Surgeon


Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Medicine

George Kasotakis, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Surgery at Boston University School of Medicine is a graduate of the University of Crete School of Medicine in Heraklion, Greece. Dr. Kasotakis completed his residency in General Surgery at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. He completed his fellowships in Surgical Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. His clinical interests include hernia surgery, abdominal wall reconstruction, gallbladder disease, diverticulitis, acute colitis, refractory peptic ulcer disease, and acute lung injury/ARDS.

Why did you go into trauma/acute care surgery?
Being enamored with surgery since my medical school years and enjoying helping patients get better fast in the Operating Room or the Intensive Care Unit, I could not think of a better or more fulfilling profession than that of an Acute Care Surgeon. 

What makes Boston Medical Center special?
I could say its location in one of the country’s most beautiful and vibrant cities. Or its affiliation with one of the nation’s best medical schools. Or that it is home to New England’s busiest Emergency Department and most experienced Trauma Center. Or the numerous recognition awards it’s received for the highest quality of care it provides to all its patients. But none of these would matter, if it wasn’t for the best, most qualified, and compassionate healthcare professionals that call Boston Medical Center their home.

Clinical Interests

  • Abdominal wall reconstruction
  • Acute colitis
  • Acute lung injury/ARDS
  • Diverticulitis
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Hernia surgery
  • Refractory peptic ulcer disease

Board Certifications

  • Acute Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care

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