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Scott B. Armen, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.C.C.P., F.C.C.M.

Associate Professor of Surgery

Office Location

Penn State Hershey Surgical Specialties
500 University Drive, UPC II, Suite 3100
Hershey, PA 17033
Tel: 800-243-1455 / 717-531-8887 Fax: 717-531-0321

Specialties

Surgical Critical Care Trauma Surgery

Biographical Information

Scott B. Armen is the 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.

Professional Education

Fellowship, Surgery, Critical Care, Ohio State University Hospital (Columbus) (2006) Residency, Surgery, General, Mount Carmel Medical Center (Ohio) (2005) M.D., Ohio State University College of Medicine & Public Health (Columbus) (2000)