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Omar K. Danner, MD, FACS, Recognized by Worldwide Branding for Excellence in Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Danner provides essential support to his peers, colleagues and patients

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    Dr. Omar Danner
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Dr. Danner performs trauma surgery and oversees critically ill patients in the surgical ICU, OR, outpatient clinic and the trauma bay.

    ATLANTA, GA, November 29, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Omar K. Danner, MD, Director of the Reach One Each One Program and Trauma Director for the Morehouse School of Medicine Department of Surgery in Atlanta, GA, has been recognized for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in trauma and surgical critical care medicine and youth mentoring.

Worldwide Branding, the world's leading international personal branding organization, is proud to endorse the notable professional efforts and accomplishments of Omar K. Danner, MD, FACS. A member in good standing, Dr. Danner parlays 21 years' experience into his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership abilities, and the credentials that have been provided in association with his Worldwide Branding membership.

About Dr. Omar K. Danner:

On a daily basis, Dr. Danner performs trauma surgery and oversees critically ill patients in the surgical ICU, OR, outpatient clinic and the trauma bay. He is also responsible for training surgical residents and teaching medical students, while conducting ICU research in the area of vitamin D deficiency in critical illness. He provides support to peers, colleagues and patients by working on youth mentoring and violence prevention research and healthcare quality improvement in the identification and treatment of sepsis and its associated conditions.

To enhance his leadership skills and continue to develop his professional career, Dr. Danner has pursued and earned numerous certifications from Lean Six Sigma, including a Six Sigma (Green Belt) Certification, LSS Facilitation and Express Work-out (Orange Belt) Certification and Lean (Purple Belt) Certification. He is currently working on his LSS Black Belt. He has also completed fellowship training in advanced minimally invasive bariatric and general surgery, comprehensive bariatric surgery and advanced weight management training, laparoscopic anti-reflux, bariatric, hernia, and general surgery training, and endoscopic training, including bravo pH probe placement under the mentorship of Dr. Philip Schauer and Dr. Samar Matar. Furthermore, he is dually board certified through the American Board of Surgery in Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. He completed his clinical training in Adult Surgical Critical Care Medicine and Trauma at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and General Surgery Training at The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, where he earned his MD in 1995. He is currently an Associate Professor of Surgery at the MSM, where he has been on the surgical faculty for 8 years.

Dr. Danner serves as the Co-Chair for the Georgia Violence Prevention Task Force as well as the Vice Chair of the Education Committee for the Georgia Chapter of the American College of Surgeons. In addition, he is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the Society of Laparo-Endoscopic Surgeons. Furthermore, he has served as a member of the Injury Prevention Committee of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma for the past 3 years, as well as of ASMBS and the Society of Black Academic Surgeons, where he serves on the Advocacy Committee. He was recently inducted into the American Association of Surgery for Trauma.

In recognition of his hard work and dedication, Dr. Danner earned a first responder award from the Lean Six Sigma Council of Grady Health System in 2016 and a Future Health Professionals Community Partnership Award for Commitment to Health Care Education and Community Spirit from Cedar Grove High School. He has also been presented with The Atlanta Public Schools Appreciation Award, the H.O.P.E. Institute Leadership Development Program, a dean's scholarship from The University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, AL, and an academic scholarship from The University of Alabama, where he graduated with honors.

Worldwide Branding has added Dr. Danner to their distinguished Registry of Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs. While inclusion in Worldwide Branding is an honor, only small selections of members in each discipline are endorsed and promoted as leaders in their professional fields.

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