Dr. Ciesla is a trauma and acute care surgeon whose specialties include trauma, emergency general surgery, surgical critical care and general surgery. Dr. Ciesla is board certified in general surgery and surgical critical care. He received his medical degree from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center where he also completed his surgical internship, general surgery residency and his surgical critical care fellowship. He has served on the surgical faculty at Denver Health Medical Center from 2002 to 2006, the medical director the Regional Level I Trauma Program at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. from 2006 to 2008. Dr. Ciesla was professor of surgery and the founding acute care surgery division chief at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine and the medical director of the Regional Level I Trauma Center at Tampa General Hospital from 2008 until 2021.


Monday: 8am - 5pm
Tuesday: 8am - 5pm
Wednesday: 8am - 5pm
Thursday: 8am - 5pm
Friday: 8am - 5pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Qualifications and experience

Surgery, Surgery - Trauma and Acute Care, Surgical Critical Care, Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Languages spoken
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (2003)

Denver Health Medical Center (2000)

University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (1996)

Doctor of Medicine
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (1995)

Masters of Science
University of Colorado - Boulder (1993)

Bachelor of Arts
University of Colorado - Boulder (1989)

Board Certification
Certification Agency Specialty Year
American Board of Surgery General Surgery 2003
American Board of Surgery Surgical Critical Care 2004
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