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Sabrina Sanchez, MD, MPH, is a trauma surgeon and surgical critical care intensivist at Boston Medical Center and an Associate Professor of Surgery at the Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine. She received her medical degree from the University of Illinois School of Medicine and completed general surgery residency at the University of Washington Medical Center. Dr. Sanchez subsequently completed fellowship training in surgical critical care at the University of Michigan Hospitals. She also holds a master of public health (MPH) degree from the University of Washington. Dr. Sanchez was the recipient of the 2019 Boston University Medical Group New Faculty Excellence Award, which recognizes clinical excellence and exceptional contributions to Boston Medical Center and its patients. Her expertise spans the broad range of her clinical specialty. In addition, Dr. Sanchez has a specific interest in the care of geriatric patients as well as surgical palliative care and medical ethics. She is actively involved in research, including work related to evaluating and mitigating the effects of social determinants of health on vulnerable populations and promoting patient-centered care and shared decision-making in surgery. Through her efforts and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion on the Boston University Medical campus and at the national level, Dr. Sanchez is also focused on recruitment and promotion of surgeons from under-represented backgrounds as a key way to address inequities in care.
  • Administrative Title

    Associate Professor of Surgery, Boston University Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine
  • Residency

    General Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center
  • Fellowship

    Surgical Critical Care, University of Michigan Hospitals
  • Special Interests

    Geriatric surgery; Palliative care; Medical ethics
  • Languages



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