Leadership in Surgery

  • Melina R. Kibbe
  • Herbert Chen

Part of the Success in Academic Surgery book series (SIAS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Meera Kotagal, Carlos A. Pellegrini
    Pages 1-13
  3. Michael W. Mulholland
    Pages 15-28
  4. Juan Carlos Puyana, Timothy Billiar
    Pages 29-47
  5. Melina R. Kibbe
    Pages 49-57
  6. Jeffrey B. Matthews
    Pages 59-66
  7. Harry C. Sax, Bruce L. Gewertz
    Pages 67-78
  8. David W. McFadden
    Pages 79-89
  9. Gregory Kennedy, Herbert Chen
    Pages 91-98
  10. Nathaniel J. Soper
    Pages 107-113
  11. Gerard M. Doherty
    Pages 115-122
  12. Marco G. Patti, Daniel Albo
    Pages 155-167
  13. Diana Farmer, Connor Long, Julie Ann Freischlag
    Pages 169-181
  14. Henri R. Ford, Jeffrey S. Upperman, Joanna C. Lim
    Pages 183-193
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 195-201

About this book


This comprehensive book teaches the theories and concepts behind leadership and explains the skills and traits needed to become a good leader. The authors discuss practical management skills, including conflict resolution techniques, how to manage difficult personalities and how to effectively manage up. The readers will learn to build and motivate a team, understand personality types and how to manage to their strengths.


Success in Academic Surgery: Leadership in Surgery is a highly useful book to anyone in the surgical field, providing clear examples and useful tips for what to do in the role of a surgical leader from current leaders in surgery.


Leadership behaviours Leadership in Surgery Managing Situations Practical tips for Good Leaders Surgical Leadership Theories and Concepts behind Leadership

Editors and affiliations

  • Melina R. Kibbe
    • 1
  • Herbert Chen
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of MedicineNorthwestern UniversityChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryUniversity of WisconsinMadisonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-11106-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-11107-0
  • Series Print ISSN 2194-7481
  • Series Online ISSN 2194-749X
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals
Surgery & Anesthesiology