James Calland, MD

James Calland, MD

General Surgery Charlottesville, VA

Director, Global Surgery Initiative

Office Address

  • Lee Street
    Box 800709
    Charlottesville, VA 22908
    Phone: (434) 982-4278

James Calland, MD

General Surgery Charlottesville, VA

Director, Global Surgery Initiative


  • I am an Acute Care Surgeon, Director of UVA's Global Surgery Initiative, Associate Chief Medical Officer of UVA Health System, and Associate Medical Director of the Trauma Program.

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • General Surgery: General Surgery, Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care
  • Clinical Interests: Wounds and Injuries; Retrospective Studies; Hospitalization; Software; Postoperative Complications; Patient Care Team; Trauma Centers; Time Factors; Operative Surgical Procedures

Education & Training

  • U Penn
  • University of VA Health Science Center
  • University of Virginia Health Science Center
  • University of Virginia Health Science Center
  • University of Virginia Health Science Center
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiIcahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Harvard University Extension School
  • Housatonic Community College

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License2005 - 2016
  • VA State Medical LicenseVA State Medical License1999 - 2016
  • American Board of SurgerySurgery
  • American Board of SurgerySurgical Critical Care

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Regional Top DoctorCastle Connolly, 2014
    • Who’s Who in American Healthcare2012
    • WinnerAmerican College of Surgeons Virginia State Resident Trauma Paper Competition, 2011

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • Surgical disease prevalence in a low-income country: Results of a nationwide population survey in Rwanda.  Petroze RT, Groen R, Niyonkuru F, Mallory M, Ntaganda E, Joharifard S, Guterbock T, Kushner AL, Kyamanywa P, Calland JF, Surgery
    • Healthcare worker safety: a vital component of surgical capacity development in low-resource settings.  Petroze RT, Phillips EK, Nzayisenga A, Ntakiyiruta G, Calland JF, International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health
    • Residency Market Research -- What are applicants looking for?  Parker A, Petroze RT, Schirmer BS, Calland, JF, Journal of Surgical Education.

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Cognition, Technology & Work. Chapter: Crew resource management training for surgeons: feasibility and impact Page 255 - 264
      3) Guerlain S, Turrentine FE, Bauer DT, Calland JF, and Adams RB
      Editors: .Springer-Verlag
    • IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics — Part A: Systems and Humans. Chapter: Improving surgical pattern recognition through repetitive viewing of video clips 
      Guerlain, S, Brook-Green, K, LaFollette, M, Mersch, T, Mitchell, BA, Poole, GR, Calland, JF, Lv, J, and Chekan, EJ
      Editors: .
    • Cognition Technology and Work. Chapter: Using video data for analysis and training of medical personnel Page 131 - 138
      Guerlain, S, Turrentine, B, Adams R., and Calland, JF
      Editors: .


    • Opinions of Virginia Surgeons and Primary Care Physicians Toward Issues of Patient Safety. Calland, JF, Guerlain, S, Benjamin, D, Seely, O, Adams, RB, Southeastern Surgical Congress, New Orleans, LA
    • A Systems Approach to Surgical Safety: Procedural Checklists and Automated Data Collection. Calland, JF, Foley, E, Guerlain, S, Adams, RB, American College of Surgeons -- Scientific Poster Session, Chicago, Il
    • Designing a physician's daily note template to support higher quality documentation of patient information. Clinkingbeard, C. ; Froehlich, A. ; Smith, C. ; Calland, J.F. ; Guerlain, S, Systems and Information Engineering Design Symposium


    • years of Multi-disciplinary Research in Perioperative Patient Safety: What have we learned? Calland, JF, Guerlain, SA, Turrentine, FE, Jones, RS & Adams, RB, Virginians Improving Patient Care and Safety
      Richmond, VA

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
    • Anthem KeyCare PPO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
    • Coventry Virginia - HMO
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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