Bruce G. Wolff, M.D.

  1. Colon and Rectal Surgeon

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Anorectal abnormalities
  2. Colon cancer
  3. Colon polyps
  4. Inflammatory bowel disease
  5. Rectal prolapse
  1. Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Colon and rectal polyps
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Anorectal disease
  • Colonoscopy

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 1982
    Fellow - Colon and RectalMayo Clinic in Rochester
  2. 1981
    Resident - General SurgeryNew York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center
  3. 1975
    Internship - General SurgeryNew York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center
  4. 1974
    Internship - AnesthesiaDuke University Medical Center
  5. 1973
    MDDuke University School of Medicine
  6. 1970
    BSDavidson College

Certifications

  1. 1983
    Colon & Rectal SurgeryAmerican Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2000
    Teacher of the Year (Surgical Subspecialty)Awarding Organization
  2. 2000
    America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly Medical Ltd.
  3. 1995
    Best PaperCanadian Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  4. 1994
    Shipley AwardSouthern Surgical Association
  5. 1994
    The Best Doctors in AmericaWoodward/White, Incorporated
  6. 1992
    The Best Doctors in AmericaWoodward/White, Incorporated
  7. 1991
    400 Best Doctors in U.S.Good Housekeeping

Professional memberships

  1. 2016 - 2021
    Executive DirectorAmerican Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  2. 2016 - 2017
    Bylaws & Ethics Committee, memberAmerican Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  3. 2016 - 2017
    MemberOperative Competency Evaluation Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  4. 2016 - 2017
    MemberBylaws Committee American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  5. 2016 - present
    Honorary MemberDeutsche Gesellschaft fur Allgemeinund Viszeralchirurgie
  6. 2014 - 2015
    Assistant Executive DirectorAmerican Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  7. 2010 - 2012
    MemberConflict of Interest Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  8. 2010 - 2011
    Vice PresidentFoundation for Surgical Fellowships, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  9. 2010 - 2011
    Board MemberFoundation for Surgical Fellowships, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  10. 2009 - 2012
    MemberCREST Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  11. 2009 - 2010
    MemberSurgical & Procedural Committee, Department of Surgery
  12. 2009 - 2010
    MemberHealth Care Reform Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  13. 2009
    ReviewerManual of Colon & Rectal Surgery, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  14. 2009
    Manuscript ReviewerManual of Colon & Rectal Surgery, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  15. 2009 - present
    Honorary MemberPortuguese Surgical Society
  16. 2009 - present
    MemberThe Halsted Society
  17. 2008 - 2010
    MemberSurgical Committee, Department of Surgery
  18. 2008 - 2010
    MemberCenters of Excellence Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  19. 2007 - 2008
    AdvisorAnnual Giving Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  20. 2005 - 2009
    MemberFundraising Steering Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  21. 2005 - 2007
    ChairAnnual Giving Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  22. 2005 - present
    MemberData Monitoring Committee, National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project
  23. 2004 - 2006
    Council MemberInternational Council of Coloproctology, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  24. 2004 - 2005
    PresidentAmerican Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  25. 2003 - 2006
    MemberProgram Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  26. 2003 - 2006
    Council RepresentativePublic Relations Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  27. 2003 - 2006
    MemberFinance and Management Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  28. 2003 - 2005
    MemberCredentials Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  29. 2003 - 2004
    President-ElectAmerican Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  30. 2003
    Principal InvestigatorMedical Advisory Board, Genzyme
  31. 2002
    Specialist Site VisitorNorth Shore Medical Center and Long Island Jewish Hospital, Residency Review Committee for Colon and Rectal Surgery, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
  32. 2002
    Specialist Site VisitorCedars-Sinai Medical Center Program, Residency Review Committee for Colon and Rectal Surgery, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
  33. 2002
    MemberWritten Exam Board Meeting, American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  34. 2001 - 2003
    ChairApplicants for Minnesota-District 2 Committee, American College of Surgeons
  35. 2001
    Exam ChairmanAmerican Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  36. 2001
    MemberSeprafilm Steering Committee
  37. 2001 - present
    MemberAmerican Surgical Association
  38. 2000 - 2001
    Council RepresentativeMembership Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  39. 2000
    PresidentPriestley Society
  40. 2000
    Foreign CorrespondentColoproctoligia, Sociedad de Paraguaya
  41. 2000
    Board MemberSurgical Advisory Meeting, Genzyme
  42. 2000 - present
    Honorary MemberCanadian Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  43. 2000 - present
    MemberAmerican Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  44. 2000 - present
    MemberMinnesota Chapter, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
  45. 2000 - present
    MemberDakotas Chapter, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
  46. 1999 - 2002
    Member at LargeExecutive Council, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  47. 1999 - 2000
    Council RepresentativeExhibitors Advisory Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  48. 1999
    Board MemberSurgical Advisory Meeting, Genzyme
  49. 1998
    Specialist Site VisitorRobert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  50. 1998
    Specialist Site VisitorMuhlenberg Regional Medical Center, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  51. 1998
    Specialist Site VisitorJFK Medical Center, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  52. 1998 - present
    MemberBoard of Appeals, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
  53. 1996 - 1998
    MemberProgram Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  54. 1995 - present
    Advisory Board MemberWilliam Holt Terry Scholarship
  55. 1993
    Program DirectorColon and Rectal Surgery, American College of Surgeons
  56. 1992 - 1996
    ChairPublic Relations Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  57. 1992 - present
    FellowSouthern Surgical Association
  58. 1991
    MemberProtective Products Task Force, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  59. 1990 - 1992
    MemberCommittee on Current and Future Issues, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  60. 1990
    Vice ChairSurgical Case Review Committee, Department of Surgery
  61. 1990
    MemberTask Force to Review Staff Participation in Single Company-Sponsored Educational Activities, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  62. 1990
    MemberTask Force on Referring Physician Access & Communication, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  63. 1990
    MemberSurgical Committee, Department of Surgery
  64. 1990
    MemberIntensive Care Committee, Rochester Methodist Hospital
  65. 1990
    Vice ChairAllied Health Personnel, American College of Surgeons
  66. 1990
    MemberQuality Assurance Committee, Minnesota Chapter, Foundation for Health Care Evaluation
  67. 1990
    MemberNorthwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  68. 1990
    MemberAppointed Liaison to American Association Physician's Assistants, American College of Surgeons
  69. 1990 - present
    MemberWestern Surgical Association
  70. 1990 - present
    MemberResearch Foundation, Gold Eagles, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  71. 1989 - 1994
    ExaminerAmerican Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  72. 1989 - 1994
    MemberResidency Review Committee, Colon and Rectal Surgery, American College of Surgeons
  73. 1989 - 1990
    MemberContinuing Education Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  74. 1989
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Surgery
  75. 1989
    Secretary/TreasurerPriestley Society
  76. 1989
    MemberYoung Surgeons Program, Minnesota Chapter, American College of Surgeons
  77. 1989 - present
    MemberApplicants for Minnesota-District 2 Committee, American College of Surgeons
  78. 1988 - 1991
    MemberProgram Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  79. 1988 - 1989
    MemberClinical Procedures Review Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  80. 1988
    MemberAd Hoc Committee on Staff Personnel Policies, Personnel Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  81. 1988 - present
    MemberSociety for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  82. 1988 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  83. 1987
    MemberUtilization Review Committee, Mayo Health Plan, Inc., Mayo Group Practices
  84. 1987
    MemberQuality Assurance Committee, Mayo Health Plan, Inc., Mayo Group Practices
  85. 1987
    Executive Committee MemberAllied Health Personnel, American College of Surgeons
  86. 1987
    Associate ExaminerAmerican Board of Surgery
  87. 1986 - 1989
    MemberFourth Year Curriculum Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  88. 1986 - 1989
    CouncilorPriestley Society
  89. 1986 - 1987
    MemberMinnesota Governor's Welfare Reform Commission
  90. 1986
    MemberSurgical Education Committee, Department of Surgery
  91. 1986
    FellowAmerican Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  92. 1985 - 1989
    MemberUtilization Review Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  93. 1985
    Program DirectorColon and Rectal Surgery, American College of Surgeons
  94. 1985 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  95. 1984 - 1986
    MemberSurgical Pathology for 4th Year Residents, Department of Surgery
  96. 1984 - 1986
    MemberAssociation for Academic Surgery
  97. 1984 - present
    MemberPiedmont Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  98. 1983 - 1984
    MemberSeminar, Schwartz Club
  99. 1983
    MemberClinical Procedures Review Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  100. 1983 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  101. 1983 - present
    MemberMidwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  102. 1983 - present
    MemberMinnesota Surgical Society
  103. 1982
    MemberMayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  104. 1982 - present
    MemberMayo Surgical Alumni Society, Priestley Society
  105. 1981 - present
    MemberSociete Internationale de Chirurgie
  106. 1981 - present
    MemberChirurgio Society
  107.  
    Honorary MemberItalian Society of Colorectal Surgery
  108.  
    MemberNational Advisory Board, GlaxoSmithKline
  109.  
    MemberWritten Exam Committee, American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  110.  
    MemberAdvisory Council for Colon & Rectal Surgery, American College of Surgeons
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