Margaret A. Tandoh, MD, FACS

Dr. Margaret A. Tandoh is Valedictorian of the Lott Carey Baptist Mission School, Brewerville, Liberia, Class of ’86. Upon graduating from high school, she was accepted at Grinell College in Grinell, Iowa, where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. She immediately entered Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee, where she received her MD in 1997.

Dr. Tandoh was honored in 2007 with the Excellence in Teaching Award by SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York, while serving concurrently as Assistant Dean for Multicultural Affairs and Director of the Clark Burn Center. Some of her research have involved: “Practice management guidelines for selective non-operative management of penetrating abdominal trauma” and “Transverse sinus thrombosis after internal jugular vein ligation”.


Dr. Tandoh currently serves as Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont. She is also Assistant Professor in the Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont and serves as Medical Director of the Burn Center. Her specialty is General Surgery, Surgical Care, with Board Certification. Dr. Tandoh grew up in Brewerville, Liberia. Her motto in life is that, “. . . treat people the way I want to be treated”.