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Main Line HealthCare welcomes Trauma Surgeon, Rodney Durham, MD, FACS

Lankenau Medical Center March 5, 2018 News Releases

The Main Line HealthCare physician network is pleased to welcome Rodney Durham, MD, FACS, to Lankenau Medical Center. Dr. Durham comes to Main Line Health from Lakeland Regional Health in Lakeland, Florida, where he was associate director of trauma services and responsible for the trauma quality improvement program.

Dr. Durham is board-certified in surgical critical care and general surgery, and has more than 25 years experience in practice. He will provide trauma coverage and care of patients in the surgical ICU and Lankenau and will also serve as a member of the clinical faculty for the general surgery residency program, overseeing resident education in the surgical ICU.

A former professor of surgery at the University of South Florida, Dr. Durham had held several leadership positions in trauma and critical care surgery, including director of surgical critical care at University of South Florida/Tampa General Hospital and at Sacred Heart Health System in Pensacola. He also served as a co-director of the ICU and director of the Surgical Critical Care Residency Program at St. Louis University Health Science Center.

Dr. Durham earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia, completed his residency in general surgery at the University of Michigan, and a fellowship in trauma and critical care at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

About Main Line Health

Founded in 1985, Main Line Health is a not-for-profit health system serving portions of Philadelphia and its western suburbs. Main Line Health’s commitment—to deliver advanced medicine to treat and cure disease while also playing an important role in prevention and disease management as well as training physicians and other health care providers—reflects our intent to keep our community and ourselves well ahead. A team of more than 10,000 employees and 2,000 physicians care for patients throughout the Main Line Health system.

At Main Line Health’s core are four of the region’s most respected acute care hospitals—Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital—as well as one of the nation’s recognized facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital.

The Main Line Health system also includes Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice, which includes skilled home health care, hospice and home infusion services; Main Line Health Centers, primary and specialty care, lab and radiology, and other outpatient services located in Broomall, Collegeville, Concordville, Exton and Newtown Square; Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a biomedical research organization; and Main Line HealthCare, one of the region’s largest multispecialty physician networks.

Main Line Health is the recipient of numerous awards for quality care and service, including System Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest distinction for nursing excellence, the Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAAPE) Excellence Award, and recognition as among the nation’s best employers by Forbes magazine. Main Line Health is committed to creating an environment of diversity, respect and inclusion and has proudly embraced the American Hospital Association’s #123forEquity Pledge to Act to eliminate disparities in care. We are dedicated to advancing patient-centered care, education and research to help our community stay healthy.

About Main Line HealthCare

Main Line HealthCare, the employed multi-specialty physician network of Main Line Health, includes nearly 400 community and hospital-based physicians spanning over 30 clinical specialties and subspecialties.

Contact

Bridget Therriault
Director, Communications
Office: 484.580.1025
Cell: 484.222.9154
therriaultb@mlhs.org