Dr. Oldham completed undergraduate studies at the University of North Carolina as a John M. Morehead scholar in 1971. He received his M.D. from the Medical College of Virginia, completed general surgical residency at the University of Washington, Seattle, and trained in pediatric surgery at the University of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Oldham served on the faculty at the University of Michigan until 1991 when he was appointed Professor and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery at Duke University. He remained at Duke until 1998 when he was recruited to the Marie Z. Uihlein Chair of Pediatric Surgery and the position of Surgeon-In-Chief at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. He has been a member of the American Pediatric Surgical Association (APSA) since 1985 and was elected Secretary in 1997 and President in 2012. He served as Chair of the Organization of Children's Hospitals Surgeons-in-Chief 2010-2012. He is actively involved in clinical outcomes and healthcare quality research, including previous service as Chair of the ACS National Surgical Quality Improvement Program-Pediatrics Steering Committee. He is the Medical Director of the American College of Surgeons Children's Surgery Verification Program and Chair of the Verification Committee.
Surgery, Pediatric Surgery