Jill Cherry-Bukowiec, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
University of Michigan Health System
1500 East Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5033
Jill R. Cherry-Bukowiec, M.D., is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Section of General Surgery. She provides clinical coverage in trauma, non-trauma emergency, general surgery and surgical critical care.
Dr. Cherry received her BA in Zoology from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She graduated from the Medical College of Ohio at the University of Toledo and completed General Surgery residency at the Eastern Virginia Medical School. She received her Master of Science degree in Clinical Research Design and Satistical Analysis from the University of Michigan. She is board certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.
Dr. Cherry's clinical interests focus on Surgical Critical Care, Trauma, and Non-Trauma Emergency General Surgery. She provides surgical care for injured patients and patients with acute general surgery problems. She also provides critical care services for patients in the Trauma, Burn, and Surgical ICU. She has a special interest in patients with severe respiratory failure, infection, and sepsis. Dr. Cherry is the Physician Director of the Michigan Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. She is also a recipient of the Nestle Nutrition Institute Enteral Nutrition Fellowship and is the Co-Chair of the Nutrition Advisory Committee for the University of Michigan Hospital.
Dr. Cherry's clinical research is focused on critical care of the surgical patient, with particular focus on nutrition, iron metabolism and infection in critically ill patients. She also has a strong interest in teaching medical students and residents. She is the medical student facilitator for the Division of Acute Care Surgery and the Director for the Senior Medical Student Elective in Trauma Burn Intensive Care. Dr. Cherry is an Advance Trauma Life Support instructor.