Max Langham, M.D.
Dr. Langham was born in Bossier City, Louisiana in 1955. He attended college at University of Florida in Gainesville and then attended medical school at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore. Following medical school he did his surgical residency training at Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. He then went to Philadelphia, PA and completed a fellowship in pediatric surgery at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. After joining the Division of Pediatric Surgery at the University of Florida as an Assistant Professor in 1989 he rose to the rank of Professor and Chief. He moved to the University of Tennessee in Memphis as Chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery and Director of the Residency Program in Pediatric Surgery. Dr Langham is a member of a number of professional organizations including the American College of Surgeons, the Surgical section of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Pediatric Surgical Association, the Society of University Surgeons, the Southern Surgical Association, and the Halsted Society.
He is married to Sue Langham and they have three children – Audrey, Andrew, and Stephen.
Specialty and Clinical Interests
- General, noncardiac thoracic and hepatobiliary surgery in children
Research and Interests
- Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
- Liver Tumors
- Process Improvement
- Patient Safety
- Various Publications
- Professor and Division Chief of Pediatric Surgery
- The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
- The Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University
Pediatric Surgery Residency
- St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Temple University
Board Certifications and Certificates
- General Surgery
- Pediatric Surgery
- Surgical Critical Care
- Le Bonheur Children's Hospital
- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital