Oliver Binns, MD

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CURRICULUM VITAE

OLIVER ANDREW RATCLIFFE BINNS, M.D.

EDUCATION

1980 – 1984
University Liggett School
Grosse Pointe, MI – graduated Cum Laude

1987
New College of Oxford University
Oxford, England (summer term)

1984 – 1988
Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
Bachelor of Science in Biology, Minor degree in Art History

1988 – 1992
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Charlottesville, VA – M.D. May 1992.

SURGICAL TRAINING

1992 – 1993
Intern in Surgery
University of Virginia Health Sciences Center

1994 – 1996
Research Fellow, Department of Surgery
University of Virginia Health Sciences Center

1993 – 1998
Resident in General Surgery
University of Virginia Health Sciences Center

1998 – 1999
Chief Resident in General Surgery
University of Virginia Health Sciences Center

1999 – 2001
Resident in Thoracic Surgery
University of Virginia Health Sciences Center

HONORS & AWARDS

Scholastic Achievement Award presented by Pharmacia & Upjohn 1996-1997.
Bigger-Lehman Research Award, second place, presented by the Virginia Surgical Society, 1996.
National Research Scholarship Award, Division of Pulmonary Diseases NIH. 1995.
Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Virginia Chapter, 1992.
Phi Sigma Biological Honor Society, 1988
Scholarship and Leadership Certificate of Merit, Kappa Sigma Fraternity, 1986
Alpha Lambda Delta National Scholastic Honor Society, 1985.

CERTIFICATIONS

American Board of Surgery Qualifying Exam -1999
March 1993, National Board of Medical Examiners Part III
September 1991, National Board of Medical Examiners Part II
June 1990, National Board of Medical Examiners Part I
June 1992, Advanced Trauma Life Support Certification obtained

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

Alpha Omega Alpha
American College of Surgeons
International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
CyberKnife Society

POSITIONS HELD

1994 – 1996
Instructor, Surgical Techniques Laboratory, Department of Surgery
University of Virginia Health Sciences Center

2001 –  Present
Partner, Asheville Heart
Asheville, NC