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Stephen M. Kavic, MD

Campbell and Jeanette Plugge Professor of Surgery

Academic Title:


Primary Appointment:


Administrative Title:

Vice Chair of Education

Additional Title:

Program Director, General Surgery Residency


UMMC, South Hospital, S4B09

Phone (Primary):

(410) 328-7592


(410) 328-5919

Education and Training

Medical School:

  • Yale University School of Medicine, 1997


  • Yale-New Haven Hospital, 2004


  • University of Maryland Medical Center - Minimally Invasive Surgery, 2006


Dr. Kavic's clinical interests include minimally invasive abdominal surgery, surgery of the gastrointestinal tract, endoscopy and surgical treatment of hernias.

He has been named a "Top Doctor" in the specialty of General Surgery or Minimally Invasive Surgery by Baltimore magazine for each of the past ten years.

He has pursued multiple research projects on surgical education, clinical outcomes and quality-of-life studies. Dr. Kavic is the program director for the residency in surgery at the University of Maryland, and serves as the vice-chair of education in the Department of Surgery.

Dr. Kavic is board-certified in general surgery and has authored or co-authored 75 peer-reviewed scientific papers and chapters. He is also a member of the Association for Surgical Education, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, the Association for Academic Surgery, and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.

Language(s): English

Awards and Affiliations

  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery, 2005

Hospital Affiliations

  • University of Maryland Medical Center

  • University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus

  • Member of UM Faculty Physicians, Inc.