Demetrios Demetriades

Professor of Surgery Director, Division of Trauma & Surgical Intensive Care Unit

Areas of treatment:

Surgical Critical Care
Complex Surgical Complications


  • General Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery


  • Department of Surgery


  • English
  • Greek

Demetrios Demetriades, MD, PhD, FACS

Professor of Surgery
Director, Division of Trauma & Surgical Intensive Care Unit

Practicing location:

  • Keck Hospital of USC

About this doctor:

Since 1992, Dr. Demetriades has been director of the USC Division of Trauma and Surgical Intensive Care Unit. This is an American College of Surgeons certified level I trauma center and one of the largest trauma programs in the United States. With more than 330 peer review publications, 6 books and 60 chapters, he is one of the most published trauma surgeons in the United States. Dr. Demetriades has also participated in more than 300 invited lectures in the United States and 27 other countries and is part of editorial boards in 8 journals.


Doctor of Medicine, University of Athens Medical School, Greece, 1976
PhD, University of Witswatersand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1985


Baragwanath Hospital, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Professional society memberships:

American Surgical Association
American College of Surgeons
American Association for the Surgery of Trauma
Critical Care Society
Western Surgical Society
Pacific Coast Surgical Society
Surgical Biology Club II
Governor American College of Surgeons Southern California Chapter (two terms)
Board of Directors, ACS Southern California Chapter (two terms)
Honorary Member Mexican College of Surgeons
Honorary Member Argentinean College of Surgeons
Honorary member Greek Surgical Association


Numerous international awards, named lectureships, honorary degrees and national society memberships