Eric P. Miller, DO, FACS, FACOS


Assistant Professor of Surgery
Department of Specialty MedicineLiberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine

epmiller1@liberty.edu
(434) 592-4705

Education

  • DO, A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • BA, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Courses Taught

  • Gastroenterology - GI
  • Nephrology/Urology - NephUro
  • Women’s Health - WH
  • Geriatrics & End of Life - GERI

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Osteopathic Surgeons – Fellow
  • American College of Surgeons – Fellow
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Association for Surgical Education
  • Christian Medical and Dental Association
  • Lynchburg Academy of Medicine
  • Medical Society of Virginia
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Virginia Osteopathic Medical Association

Biography

Serving as Assistant Professor of Surgery at LUCOM, Dr. Miller is the General Surgery Clerkship Director for third-year osteopathic medical students as well as the Course Director of Gastrointestinal Medicine for second-year students. In the clinical setting, he practices with CMG Bedford General Surgery. He is an active medical staff of the Bedford Memorial Hospital, Lynchburg General Hospital, Virginia Baptist Hospital, and Centra Specialty Hospital, and provides supervision and mentorship in clinical general surgery as well as global medicine and surgery.  He serves as faculty advisor for the Student Osteopathic Surgical Association, and as co-facilitator for a “Compass” student mentoring group.  He served as Chair of the LUCOM Faculty Council and sits on various committees of the College of Osteopathic Medicine, including Medical Outreach/Community Involvement, and the Student Progress Committee.

Having spent several years in France and Togo, West Africa as a missionary surgeon, Dr. Miller had the pleasure of helping educate and train Togolese operating room technicians and floor nurses, Congolese doctors, and occasionally American medical students and general surgery residents during his time as Chief of the Department of Surgery of the Hospital Baptiste Biblique. Dr. Miller returns to Togo intermittently as a surgical Preceptor to Fourth-year LUCOM students on their international elective rotations.

He currently serves on the Board of Directors of MedSend, a Christian nonprofit organization committed to assisting healthcare providers with their medical education debt during their service in medical mission work.

Research Interests

  • Clinical outcomes, primarily with abdominal wall hernia and reconstruction