Bruce Ramshaw, MD

Bruce is a surgeon, a writer, and a entrepreneur. He is the author of several patents involving medical education, software and medical devices and has had the privilege of performing surgery and presenting laparoscopic and advanced hernia procedures and concepts around the world. He received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Florida and completed a general surgery residency at Georgia Baptist Medical Center in Atlanta, Georgia in 1994. After eight years in private practice, he moved to be a part of the Emory Endosurgery Unit at Emory University for three years and then served as Chief of General Surgery in a tenured professorship at the University of Missouri for five years. At Missouri, he redesigned the General Surgery division to implement patient-centered care teams and saw the potential of a new model for healthcare. In July 2010, he moved with the hernia program he had developed at Missouri to Daytona Beach, Florida and helped start a general surgery residency program at Halifax Health. He served as the President of the Americas Hernia Society in 2013-2014. In October 2015, he became a professor and the Chair of Surgery at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. In January 2021, he committed full-time to managing CQInsights, a healthcare data analytics company, with his partners Remi Forman and Briana Alvoid-Preston. CQInsights was recently acquired by Caresyntax, a company committed to making surgery safer and smarter. Dr. Ramshaw now serves in a leadership role at Caresyntax as the Chief Medical Informatics Officer.