Lawrence Lottenberg, MD

Dr. Lottenberg, a consultant at Enhance Healthcare Consulting, is an acute care surgeon recently completing a career at an academic Level I Trauma Center in Gainesville, Florida. He has been a surgeon since 1980 and specializes in trauma, emergency general surgery, elective general surgery, burns and surgical critical care.

He has been the trauma medical director at two different institutions, one at Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, Florida where he developed the Level II trauma center in 1992 and then matriculated that institution to a Level I trauma center in 1999. Most recently he began, organized and staffed the Level I trauma center at the University of Florida in Gainesville.

Dr. Lottenberg has served as the past chairman of the Florida Committee on Trauma and the past president of the Florida Chapter of the American College of Surgeons. He has received numerous teaching awards and has been recognized as an outstanding surgeon by several societies. From 2004 to 2014, he has been an Associate Professor of Surgery and Anesthesiology at the University of Florida College of Medicine. In 2011, he served as the Senior Visiting
Attending Trauma Surgeon for the U.S. Army at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany.

Dr. Lottenberg has been responsible for authoring several State of Florida trauma protocols and guidelines over the last 30 years. He is an expert in trauma system inception and analysis and has guided numerous trauma centers with their inception, development and staffing.