Dr. Widmann was born and raised in Brooklyn. He graduated from the Yale University School of Medicine, following which he was an intern, resident, and fellow at the Yale-New Haven Medical Center. Boarded in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, he served for 3 years in the US Army in Germany, then was in private practice at a university affiliated teaching hospital in New Jersey, after which he was the Associate Program Director of the surgical residency at the Columbia University College of Surgeons, then Program Director at Staten Island University Hospital, and is now a Clinical Professor of Surgery and the Assistant Dean of Surgical Education in the SUNY Downstate Health Science University. Dr. Widmann was appointed to the Editorial Board of SCORE and is the current President of the Yale Surgical Society.
Updated July 24, 2023