Raúl A. Armstrong, MD

General Surgeon
Professor
Department of Surgery
Education
  • MD – University of Tulane, New Orleans, LA - 1951
  • General Surgery - Ochsner Foundation Hospital, New Orleans, LA – 1958
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery - Ochsner Foundation Hospital, New Orleans, LA – 1959
Teaching Appointment
  • Professor, Dept. of Surgery
  • Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
Committees
  • Academic Senate - President
  • Curriculum Policy Committee - President
  • HIPAA Committee - President
  • Executive Committee - Member
  • Administrative Committee - Member
  • IRB Committee - Member
  • Search Committee (Internal Medicine) - President
Course Offered

Clinical Clerkship – Third Year

  • Systemic response to injury, cytokines and acute phase response
  • Shock and surgical complications Nutrition
  • Inflammatory bowel diseases
  • Diagnosis and management of cancer of colon
  • Surgical specialties
  • Rectal and perianal lesions
Members of professional Societies
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Puerto Rico Medical Association
  • Southern District Medical Society
  • Alton Ochsner Medical Society
  • Tulane Medical Alumni
  • Association for Surgical Education
  • Group on Faculty Practice of the AAMC
  • Society of Surgical Chairman
Presentation (since 2000)
  • 2000 - Armstrong, Raúl A., MD, “The involvement of the Ponce School of Medicine in Community Affairs, Annual Meeting Fundación Garcia Rinaldi, Ponce, Puerto Rico, June 30, 2001
  • 2002 – Hispanic Program: Surgical Treatment of Cancer of the Colon, Clinical Congress, American College of Surgeons, San Francisco, October 2002.
Board Certification
  • American Board of Surgery – 1960
  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery - 1960