Winston T. Richards, M.D., Assistant Dean

 Winston T. Richards, M.D.
Assistant Dean, Office for Diversity of Health Equity
Assistant Professor, Division of Acute Surgery, Department of Surgery

Awards and Professional Interests

  • Honors: Coursework: Advanced Dissection, Surgery Elective (Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Ohio), Vascular Surgery Elective.
  • High Pass: Coursework: Biostatistics, Human Physiology Lab, Pediatrics, Neurology, Individual Studies in Surgery, Clinical Elective in Oncology, And Clinical Elective in Gastroenterology.


1989-1993 The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Hershey, PA
1987-1989 The Pennsylvania State University, The Capitol Campus, B.S. Mathematical Middletown,PA
1984-1987 Sciences Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08550Electrical Engineering
Postdoctoral Training
1993-1995 The University of Virginia Internship Hospitals General Surgery Charlottesville, VA 22908
1995-1997 The Mount Sinai Medical Residency Center of Greater Miami General Surgery Miami Beach, FL
1997-1999 The West Virginia University Residency and Hospitals Chief Residency Morgantown, WV
2001 Board Certification in General Surgery
2003-2004 The Jacobi Medical Center, Fellow in Burn Surgery, Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York
2004-2005 The Baylor College of Medicine, Saint Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX
Academic Appointments
1999-2002 Tarbobo Clinic PA, Attending Physician Tarboro, NC
2003-2004 Weatherby Locums, Inc. January 2003 – May 2003 Granville Medical Center,Independent Contractor, Oxford, NC 27565 Attending Physician, General Surgery Weatherby Locums, Inc. November 26, 2003 – Granville Medical Center, December 3, 2003, Oxford, NC, Attending Physician, General Surgery Weatherby Locums, Inc., June 30, 2004 – July 10, 2004, Cattskill Regional Medical Center, Independent Contractor Harris, NY 12742, Attending Physician, General Surgery Weatherby Locums, Inc.,October 9-10, 2004 Davis Memorial Hospital, Independent Contractor, Elkins, WV, Attending Physician, General Surgery
2004-2004 MedLink Staffing, Inc. Independent Contractor, Angel Memorial Hospital, Franklin, NC, Attending Physician, General Surgery
2005-Present The University of Florida, Division of Acute Care Surgery, Clinical Assistant Professor, Gainesville, FL
2006-Present Department of Veterans Affairs, North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System, Chief of Plastic Surgery Section, Gainesville, FL