Scott B. Armen, M.D.,F.A.C.S.,F.C.C.P.,F.C.C.M.
- Surgical Critical Care
- Trauma Surgery
Scott B. Armen is the Chief of the Division of Trauma, Acute Care and Critical Care Surgery, Medical Director of the Adult Trauma Program, Director of Surgical Critical Care, Co-Director of the Surgical-Anesthesia Intensive Care Unit, and Program Director of the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship. Prior to his appointment at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Dr. Armen was an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Florida in Gainesville and was the Assistant Trauma Director at the Ohio State University Medical Center.
A Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army Reserve, Dr. Armen presently commands the 629th Forward Surgical Team. He has served two combat tours, most recently as the Chief of Surgery for the Task Force 256th Combat Support Hospital at COB Speicher, Iraq in Operation New Dawn and previously as a trauma and critical care surgeon with the 345th Multi-National Forces Combat Support Hospital in Operation Iraqi Freedom. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American College of Chest Physicians, the American College of Critical Care Medicine and the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma. Dr. Armen participates as an active member of multiple trauma and critical care organizations including the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, the Western Trauma Association, the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma. His clinical and research interests include thoracic and vascular trauma, shock resuscitation, septic shock, and surgical critical care quality improvement. Dr. Armen is an avid Penn State football fan and enjoys spending time in outdoor activities and sports.
- Associate Professor of Surgery