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Trauma Surgeons

Providing critical care when minutes matter.

LRH’s Trauma Surgeons are Board Certified/eligible in General and Critical Care surgery. They provide trauma call on a continuous basis and provide 24-hour coverage for trauma patients in the TICU. The clinic is located at 130 Pablo Street, Lakeland, FL 33803. To make an appointment, call 863.687.1259.

Olumide Sobowale, M.D., Director of Trauma

Specialties and Certifications

  • General Surgery – Board Certified, American Board of Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care – Board Certified, American Board of Surgery/Surgery
  • Critical Care Certification
  • Trauma Surgery

Education and Training

  • Medical School: Howard University, Washington D.C., M.D.
  • Additional Degrees: Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, PA
  • Internship: University of Florida, Jacksonville, FL, Categorical Surgery
  • Residency: University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, General Surgery
  • Fellowship: Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT, Surgical Critical Care

Robert E. Benjamin, M.D., FACS

Robert BenjaminSpecialties and Certifications

  • Surgical Critical Care – Board Certified, American Board of Surgery Certification
  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor
  • Advanced Burn Life Support Instructor

Education and Training

  • Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Internship: William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, TX, General Surgery
  • Residency: Temple University Hospital / Episcopal Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, General Surgery
  • Fellowship: University of Miami, Ryder Trauma Clinic, Trauma

P. Jacques Jean-Pierre, M.D.

Dr. Jean-PierreSpecialties and Certifications

  • General Surgery – Board Certified, American Board of Surgery Certification
  • Surgical Critical Care – Board Certified, American Board of Surgery/Surgery Critical Care Certification
  • Trauma Surgery

Education and Training

  • Medical School: Medical School University of Haiti, M.D.
  • Internship: Sydenham Hospital, New York, NY, Surgery
  • Residency: Franklin Square Hospital, Baltimore, MD, General Surgery
  • Fellowship: Westchester County Medical Center, New York Medical College, Valhall, NY, Surgical Critical Care

Joanne M. Lee, M.D.

Dr. LeeSpecialties and Certifications

  • General Surgery – Board Certified, American Board of Surgery Certification
  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Trauma Surgery

Education and Training

  • Internship: University of Florida Health Science Center, Jacksonville, FL, General Surgery
  • Residency: University of Florida Health Science Center, Jacksonville, FL, General Surgery
  • Fellowship: University of Florida Health Science Center, Jacksonville, FL, Surgery Critical Care

Debra L. Seoane, M.D.

Dr. SeoaneSpecialties and Certifications

  • General Surgery – Board Certified, American Board of Surgery Certification
  • Surgical Critical Care – Board Certified, American Board of Surgery/Surgery Critical Care Certification
  • Trauma Surgery

Education and Training

  • Medical School: University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, M.D.
  • Additional Degree: Emory University, Atlanta, GA, B.S.
  • Internship: Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL, General Surgery
  • Residency: Easton Hospital, Easton, PA, General Surgery
  • Fellowship: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, Surgery Critical Care

Ward B. Wall, Jr., M.D.

Dr. WallSpecialties and Certifications

  • General Surgery – Board Certified, American Board of Surgery Certification
  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Trauma Surgery

Education and Training

  • Internship: Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, M.D.
  • Additional Degree: Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, NC, B.S.
  • Internship: Washington Hospital Center, Washington D.C., General Surgery
  • Residency: Washington Hospital Center, Washington D.C., Chief Resident, General Surgery
  • Fellowship: Washington Hospital Center, Washington D.C., Trauma/Critical Care

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