Journal of Surgery and Operative Care

Editorial Board Member - JSOC

Richard Simman

Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Wright State University Boonshoft School
United States

Dr. Richard Simman has been practicing in the Dayton area for over a decade. He is a Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, also a founding member and past president of the American College of Certified Wound Specialists. He is also the founding president and chair of the American Board of Wound Medicine and Surgery.

Dr. Simman is a clinical Associate Professor in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Department of Surgery and Associate Research Professor at the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine. His endowment with Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine aims to fund the graduate student research. His background includes training in General Surgery at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University in New York, NY and a Plastic Surgery residency at Providence Hospital and Medical Centers in Southfield, MI under the supervision of Dr. Ian T. Jackson, a world famous plastic surgeon.  In addition, he completed a Burn Fellowship followed by a Research Fellowship at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

As an active clinician and researcher, his work has been published in numerous major journals including, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Annals of Plastic Surgery, Aesthetics of Plastic Surgery, The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, Wounds, Academic Emergency Medicine, Advances in Skin and Wound Care and The Journal of the American College of Certified Wound Specialists.  He is an active member of numerous medical associations. 

Dr. Simman is currently the Editor in Chief of the Journal of American College of Clinical Wound Specialists. He is the Medical Director of the wound care program at Kindred Hospital of Dayton. Dr. Simman also chairs the annual wound symposium on Advancing the Standards in Wound Care held in Dayton, Ohio.


Other Editorial Board Members - JSOC

Akira Sasaki

Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Iwate Medical University School of Medicine

Jonathan Todd Carter

Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
University of California
United States

William H. Marx

Department of Surgery
SUNY Upstate Medical University
United States

Gregory Kouraklis

Professor of Surgery
National and Kapodistrian University
President of Athens Medical Society


Department of Surgery
Research Institute Against Digestive Cancer


Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
University of Vermont College of Medicine
United States

Peter Schemmer

Department of General -, Visceral- and Transplant Surgery
University Hospital of Heidelberg

Rajiv Mahendru

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
BPS Govt Medical college for Women

Liang-Shun Wang

Graduate Institute of clinical medicine
Taipei Medical University


Associate Professor
Solid Organ Transplantation
University of Nebraska Medical Center
United States
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