Dennis P Lund MD, Pediatric Surgeon
Dennis Lund, MD, joins Phoenix Children’s Hospital as Executive Vice President of Phoenix Children’s Medical Group and Surgeon-in-Chief
Dennis P Lund, MD joined Phoenix Children’s Hospital, starting Wednesday, June 1, 2011 as Executive Vice President of the Phoenix Children’s Medical Group and Surgeon-in-Chief of the Hospital.
Dr. Lund attended Harvard College, graduating cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in Biology in 1976 and went on to Harvard Medical School for his MD degree. Dr. Lund completed a surgical research fellowship studying angiogenesis at Children’s Hospital Boston where he also completed his surgical resident training. Dr. Lund is certified by the American Board of Surgery in Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, and Pediatric Surgery.
After completing training, Dr. Lund joined the Harvard Medical School faculty at Children’s Hospital Boston, where he developed the Level 1 Trauma Program, built a large pediatric surgical practice, participated in the liver and kidney transplant programs and started an intestinal transplant program.
In 1999, the University of Wisconsin-Madison recruited Dr. Lund to serve as Surgeon-in-Chief of the UW Children’s Hospital. During the next 12 years Dr. Lund rose to the rank of Professor of Surgery with Tenure, developed a Level 1 Trauma Program, and an ECMO program. In 2001, UW appointed him to the Chairman of the Division of General Surgery. At the University, Dr. Lund was the driving force behind the development and creation of the American Family Children’s Hospital which opened in 2007.
In addition to his hospital leadership, Dr. Lund continues practicing pediatric surgery at Phoenix Children’s Hospital with the surgeons of Pediatric Surgeons of Phoenix.