UA College of Medicine – Tucson Professor of Surgery James H. McClenathan, MD, was honored with the Association for Surgical Education (ASE) Philip J. Wolfson Outstanding Teacher Award on April 21, 2017, at the ASE Annual Meeting. The national award is bestowed annually to individuals who are actively involved in surgical education and who are considered by their chair, peers, residents and students to be outstanding teachers.
Before joining COM-T in 2008, Dr. McClenathan was affiliated with Stanford University Hospital and the Kaiser Permanente Hospital Group. He has received numerous teaching awards and is active with the Department of Surgery Medical Student Program and the General Surgery Residency Program.
Dr. McClenathan specializes in the practice of general surgery, specifically in soft tissue masses, breast surgery, gallbladder removal and other general laparoscopic procedures.