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News Release
Mobile, Ala. (July 16, 2010)
Contact: Ashley Givens, (251) 470-1682
USA College of Medicine Welcomes
Dr. Sidney Ball Brevard
Dr. Sidney Ball Brevard

Dr. Sidney Ball Brevard was recently appointed as associate professor of surgery at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. He will serve as a trauma surgeon in the Level I Trauma Center at the USA Medical Center.

Dr. Brevard served in the United States Air Force for 27 years. He was deployed to Afghanistan twice, in 2002 and 2008. In 2008, he served as chief of trauma for all U.S. Forces in Afghanistan. During his service, Dr. Brevard received a Bronze Star and a Legion of Merit Medal.

Prior to his appointment at USA, Dr. Brevard was director of the Air Force Center for Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills (CSTARS) in Baltimore.


Dr. Brevard earned his bachelor's degree in biology from Birmingham-Southern College in Birmingham, Ala., and his medical degree from USA. In addition, he received his master of public health degree from the Louisiana State University Health Science Center in Shreveport, La.

Dr. Brevard started his general surgery residency at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, and completed his residency at the Louisiana State University Health Science Center in Shreveport, La. In addition, he completed a surgical critical care/trauma fellowship in trauma and critical care at the Louisiana State University Health Science Center in New Orleans.

He is a diplomat for the American Board of Surgery, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons and the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma.

Dr. Brevard is certified by the American Board of Surgery in general surgery and critical care.

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