Brooke M. Buckley, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Brooke Buckley, M.D., FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon raised in Cleveland, Ohio. She completed her undergraduate studies at The Johns Hopkins University and medical school at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Buckley completed her general surgical intern-ship and residency at Fairview Hospital in the Cleveland Clinic System before taking her first surgical position with Shore Health in Easton, Maryland in 2007. In 2012, she began working for Anne Arundel Medical Center as an Acute Care Surgeon; subsequently she became the Medical Director of that group, Division Chief of General Surgery, Medical Director of the Wound Center, and Associate Chair of Surgery for Professional Development at AAMC. Currently Dr Buckley holds the position of Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, Maryland. 

Dr. Buckley has dedicated a significant portion of her training and professional life to organized medicine and taking a broader look at medical care delivery, with specific interests in emergency surgical care, rural health-care delivery, and physician wellbeing.  Through this passion, she ran a fellowship program in Transition to Practice for young surgeons, and acts as Chief Medical Officer of CoreLife, a medical weight-loss company.  She has served on the Maryland State Medical Society (MedChi) Legislative Council, Political Action Committee, and Board of Trustees. Most recently, she served as MedChi President for 2015-2016 and was re-appointed to the American Medical Political Action Committee Board (AMPAC) in 2016.  Prior to this, she served through the American Medical Association as both a national officer for the medical student and resident sections as well as on the AMPAC Board.  She has attended AMPAC’s Campaign and Candidate Schools as well as completed MedChi’s Physician Leadership Certificate.  She holds a Health Coach Certificate through Health Coach Institute and has received individual and group crisis training through the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation.  Dr. Buckley has been named member of the year for MedChi, Physician of the year by the Maryland Academy of Physician Assistants and honored as a Top Doc on the Eastern Shore. 

Dr. Buckley is married to Darrin Lowery, PhD, a researcher in geo-archeology.  They have three sons; Jack, born in 2013, and twins Joshua and Jacob, born in 2015 

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