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Stephen M. Kavic

Stephen M. Kavic M.D.

Academic Title: Professor
Primary Appointment: Surgery
Additional Title(s): Program Director, General Surgery Residency
Location: UMMC, South Hospital, S4B09
Phone: (410) 328-7592
Fax: (410) 328-5919

Personal History:

Dr. Kavic is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, earning a B.A. in chemistry. He attended medical school at the Yale University School of Medicine. He also received his general surgery residency training at Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he served as administrative chief resident. He completed a two-year fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery at the University of Maryland under Adrian Park, MD.

Research Interests:

Dr. Kavic has pursued multiple research projects on colon cell adhesion, clinical outcomes and quality of life studies.

Clinical Speciality:

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


Kavic SM and Basson MD. Complications of Endoscopy. Am J Surg. 2001; 181: 319-332.

Kavic SM. Adhesions and adhesiolysis: the role of laparoscopy. J Soc Laparendosc Surg. 2002; 6: 99-109.

Seymour NE and Kavic SM. Laparoscopic management of complex Crohn's disease. J Soc Laparoendosc Surg. 2003; 7: 117-121.

Park AE, Roth JS and Kavic SM. Abdominal wall hernia. Current Problems in Surgery. 2006; 43: 326-375.