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Kenneth L. Wilson, MD, FACS

Associate Professor of Surgery

Kenneth Wilson, MD, has more than a decade of experience as a trauma, acute care and critical care surgeon for both adult and pediatric patients. He treats all related conditions, including giant ventral hernias, a condition that can occur after abdominal trauma and requires an extremely complex surgical approach.

Dr. Wilson is an active researcher, and has been widely published on topics including military trauma and trauma surgical outcomes. He is interested in the association between race and socioeconomic status on trauma-related health outcomes.

Practice Locations

University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certification

American Board of Surgery (Surgical Critical Care)

Medical School

Howard University School of Medicine


Howard University School of Medicine


Morehouse School of Medicine


Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit (Trauma/Critical Care)


American College of Surgeons
American Hernia Society
National Medical Association
Pediatric Trauma Society
Society of Black Academic Surgeons
Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons

Languages Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 834-2157

Office Fax

(773) 702-5050

Office Postal Address

Kenneth L. Wilson, MD
University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 5033
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

  • Trauma surgery
  • Acute care surgery
  • Critical care surgery

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Wilson’s publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.