The American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (ACOS) inducted Dr. Brett Dunbar, a board-certified general osteopathic surgeon at Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, as a Fellow (FACOS). The designation of Fellow of the ACOS is conferred upon members in recognition of their board certification and voluntary activities and service to advance osteopathic medicine and surgery. Those who earn the FACOS designation have demonstrated their commitment to the practice of surgery; surgical teaching; authorship of professional papers; participation in local, state, and national osteopathic organizations; and adherence to the professional and ethical standards established by the ACOS and the American Osteopathic Association.
He performs outpatient and inpatient procedures along with in-office procedures at Ascension Via Christi Hospital and his medical office in Pittsburg.
In addition to his involvement with the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, Dr. Dunbar is a member of the local Rotary Club. He also serves in leadership roles at Ascension Via Christi Hospital as the Trauma Medial Director, Medical Staff President and with the Board of Directors.
After earning his osteopathic medical degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, MO, Dr. Dunbar completed his residency at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Michigan.
Dr. Dunbar resides in Pittsburg with his wife, Clare, and their children, Owen, Emery, Molly and Jack. In his spare time, Dr. Dunbar enjoys hunting, fishing and most of all spending time with his family.
The American College of Osteopathic Surgeons is the primary advocate for the osteopathic surgical profession, representing more than 3,300 surgeons and surgical residents nationwide.