Bruce G. Wolff, M.D.

  1. Colon and Rectal Surgeon

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
  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. 2017
    2017 Legacy ProfessorDepartment of Education Administration
  2. 2000
    Teacher of the Year (Surgical Subspecialty)Awarding Organization
  3. 2000
    America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly Medical Ltd.
  4. 1995
    Best PaperCanadian Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  5. 1994
    Shipley AwardSouthern Surgical Association
  6. 1994
    The Best Doctors in AmericaWoodward/White, Incorporated
  7. 1992
    The Best Doctors in AmericaWoodward/White, Incorporated
  8. 1991
    400 Best Doctors in U.S.Good Housekeeping

Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - 2018
    Bylaws CommitteeAmerican Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  2. 2017 - 2018
    Operative Competency Evaluation CommitteeAmerican Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  3. 2016 - 2021
    Executive DirectorAmerican Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  4. 2016 - 2017
    Bylaws & Ethics Committee, memberAmerican Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  5. 2016 - 2017
    MemberOperative Competency Evaluation Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  6. 2016 - 2017
    MemberBylaws Committee American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  7. 2016 - present
    Honorary MemberDeutsche Gesellschaft fur Allgemeinund Viszeralchirurgie
  8. 2014 - 2015
    Assistant Executive DirectorAmerican Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  9. 2010 - 2012
    MemberConflict of Interest Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  10. 2010 - 2011
    Vice PresidentFoundation for Surgical Fellowships, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  11. 2010 - 2011
    Board MemberFoundation for Surgical Fellowships, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  12. 2009 - present
    MemberThe Halsted Society
  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 - 2012
    MemberCREST Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  16. 2009 - 2010
    MemberSurgical & Procedural Committee, Department of Surgery
  17. 2009 - 2010
    MemberHealth Care Reform Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  18. 2009 - present
    Honorary MemberPortuguese Surgical Society
  19. 2008 - 2010
    MemberSurgical Committee, Department of Surgery
  20. 2008 - 2010
    MemberCenters of Excellence Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  21. 2007 - 2008
    AdvisorAnnual Giving Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  22. 2005 - 2009
    MemberFundraising Steering Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  23. 2005 - 2007
    ChairAnnual Giving Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  24. 2005 - present
    MemberData Monitoring Committee, National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project
  25. 2004 - 2006
    Council MemberInternational Council of Coloproctology, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  26. 2004 - 2005
    PresidentAmerican Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  27. 2003
    Principal InvestigatorMedical Advisory Board, Genzyme
  28. 2003 - 2006
    MemberProgram Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  29. 2003 - 2006
    Council RepresentativePublic Relations Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  30. 2003 - 2006
    MemberFinance and Management Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  31. 2003 - 2005
    MemberCredentials Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  32. 2003 - 2004
    President-ElectAmerican Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  33. 2002
    Specialist Site VisitorCedars-Sinai Medical Center Program, Residency Review Committee for Colon and Rectal Surgery, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
  34. 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
  35. 2002
    MemberWritten Exam Board Meeting, American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  36. 2001
    MemberSeprafilm Steering Committee
  37. 2001 - 2003
    ChairApplicants for Minnesota-District 2 Committee, American College of Surgeons
  38. 2001
    Exam ChairmanAmerican Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  39. 2001 - present
    MemberAmerican Surgical Association
  40. 2000
    Board MemberSurgical Advisory Meeting, Genzyme
  41. 2000 - 2001
    Council RepresentativeMembership Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  42. 2000
    PresidentPriestley Society
  43. 2000
    Foreign CorrespondentColoproctoligia, Sociedad de Paraguaya
  44. 2000 - present
    Honorary MemberCanadian Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  45. 2000 - present
    MemberAmerican Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  46. 2000 - present
    MemberMinnesota Chapter, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
  47. 2000 - present
    MemberDakotas Chapter, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
  48. 1999
    Board MemberSurgical Advisory Meeting, Genzyme
  49. 1999 - 2002
    Member at LargeExecutive Council, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  50. 1999 - 2000
    Council RepresentativeExhibitors Advisory Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  51. 1998
    Specialist Site VisitorRobert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  52. 1998
    Specialist Site VisitorMuhlenberg Regional Medical Center, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  53. 1998
    Specialist Site VisitorJFK Medical Center, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  54. 1998 - present
    MemberBoard of Appeals, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
  55. 1996 - 1998
    MemberProgram Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  56. 1995 - present
    Advisory Board MemberWilliam Holt Terry Scholarship
  57. 1993
    Program DirectorColon and Rectal Surgery, American College of Surgeons
  58. 1992 - 1996
    ChairPublic Relations Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  59. 1992 - present
    FellowSouthern Surgical Association
  60. 1991
    MemberProtective Products Task Force, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  61. 1990 - 1992
    MemberCommittee on Current and Future Issues, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  62. 1990
    Vice ChairSurgical Case Review Committee, Department of Surgery
  63. 1990
    MemberTask Force to Review Staff Participation in Single Company-Sponsored Educational Activities, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  64. 1990
    MemberTask Force on Referring Physician Access & Communication, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  65. 1990
    MemberSurgical Committee, Department of Surgery
  66. 1990
    Vice ChairAllied Health Personnel, American College of Surgeons
  67. 1990
    MemberQuality Assurance Committee, Minnesota Chapter, Foundation for Health Care Evaluation
  68. 1990
    MemberNorthwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  69. 1990
    MemberAppointed Liaison to American Association Physician's Assistants, American College of Surgeons
  70. 1990
    MemberIntensive Care Committee, Rochester Methodist Hospital
  71. 1990 - present
    MemberWestern Surgical Association
  72. 1990 - present
    MemberResearch Foundation, Gold Eagles, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  73. 1989 - 1994
    ExaminerAmerican Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  74. 1989 - 1994
    MemberResidency Review Committee, Colon and Rectal Surgery, American College of Surgeons
  75. 1989 - 1990
    MemberContinuing Education Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  76. 1989
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Surgery
  77. 1989
    Secretary/TreasurerPriestley Society
  78. 1989
    MemberYoung Surgeons Program, Minnesota Chapter, American College of Surgeons
  79. 1989 - present
    MemberApplicants for Minnesota-District 2 Committee, American College of Surgeons
  80. 1988 - 1991
    MemberProgram Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  81. 1988 - 1989
    MemberClinical Procedures Review Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  82. 1988
    MemberAd Hoc Committee on Staff Personnel Policies, Personnel Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  83. 1988 - present
    MemberSociety for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  84. 1988 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  85. 1987
    MemberUtilization Review Committee, Mayo Health Plan, Inc., Mayo Group Practices
  86. 1987
    MemberQuality Assurance Committee, Mayo Health Plan, Inc., Mayo Group Practices
  87. 1987
    Executive Committee MemberAllied Health Personnel, American College of Surgeons
  88. 1987
    Associate ExaminerAmerican Board of Surgery
  89. 1986 - 1989
    MemberFourth Year Curriculum Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  90. 1986 - 1989
    CouncilorPriestley Society
  91. 1986 - 1987
    MemberMinnesota Governor's Welfare Reform Commission
  92. 1986
    MemberSurgical Education Committee, Department of Surgery
  93. 1986
    FellowAmerican Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  94. 1985 - 1989
    MemberUtilization Review Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  95. 1985
    Program DirectorColon and Rectal Surgery, American College of Surgeons
  96. 1985 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  97. 1984 - 1986
    MemberSurgical Pathology for 4th Year Residents, Department of Surgery
  98. 1984 - 1986
    MemberAssociation for Academic Surgery
  99. 1984 - present
    MemberPiedmont Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  100. 1983 - 1984
    MemberSeminar, Schwartz Club
  101. 1983
    MemberClinical Procedures Review Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  102. 1983 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  103. 1983 - present
    MemberMidwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  104. 1983 - present
    MemberMinnesota Surgical Society
  105. 1982
    MemberMayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  106. 1982 - present
    MemberMayo Surgical Alumni Society, Priestley Society
  107. 1981 - present
    MemberSociete Internationale de Chirurgie
  108. 1981 - present
    MemberChirurgio Society
  109.  
    Honorary MemberItalian Society of Colorectal Surgery
  110.  
    MemberNational Advisory Board, GlaxoSmithKline
  111.  
    MemberWritten Exam Committee, American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  112.  
    MemberAdvisory Council for Colon & Rectal Surgery, American College of Surgeons
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