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Russell D. Dumire, MD, FACS — Top Distinguished Surgeon

Johnstown, PA — Russell D. Dumire, MD, FACS is being recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Top Distinguished Surgeon for his professional excellence in the medical field and his exemplary contributions as the Chair of General Surgery and the Medical Director of Trauma Services.

A multi-specialty integrated group practice, Conemaugh Physician Group – Surgery is dedicated to providing exceptional healthcare with accessible state-of-the-art medical care in a highly coordinated, efficient, and compassionate manner while also advancing medical care through research and education. Surgery physicians specialize in a variety of inpatient and outpatient services for patients, including General Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, and Critical Care / Trauma Surgery.

Board-certified general surgeon, Dr. Russell D. Dumire is currently proudly serving the medical community at Conemaugh Physician Group – Surgery in Johnstown, PA, for the past 20 years. He has been practicing medicine for over three decades, specializing in all areas of general surgery and trauma and critical care surgery. As Chair of General Surgery and the Trauma Medical Director, Dr. Dumire demonstrates the highest level of professionalism, integrity, and compassion.

In light of his academic achievements, Dr. Dumire obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from West Virginia University, followed by earning his Medical degree from the Uniform Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. Thereafter, he notably served 15 years in the USAF Medical Corps, leaving as the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. During this time, he completed his general surgical training at Wright-Patterson AFB (combined program with Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio). Then he completed a trauma and critical care surgery fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr Dumire also served as a charter member of the Joint Trauma Training Team (JTTC) which trained military trauma teams prior to deployment in a joint military-civilain initiative at Ben Taub Hospital in Houston Texas. With a commitment to excellence, Dr. Dumire is board-certified in general surgery as well as Surgical Critical Care by the American Board of Surgery.

A distinguished Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Dumire, remains abreast of his field’s latest advancements. He maintains active memberships with the American Association of Surgical Trauma, the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

Outside of his professional career, Dr. Dumire is an active member of his community. He serves as a volunteer wrestling coach at Westmont Junior High. He also devotes his time to community charitable endeavors through Conemaugh Physician Group, including food pantries and the backpack program.
On a personal note, Dr. Dumire enjoys scuba diving, wrestling, and practicing martial arts in his spare time.

Dr. Dumire dedicates this honorable recognition In Memory of James Peoples, MD, who served as the doctor’s residency director and inspiration in his career; and Ken Mattox, MD, with whom the doctor worked under during his training in trauma.

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