Sam Broaddus is the division director of urology at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. After completing residency in Burlington, Vermont, he joined Portland Urologic Associates, bringing shockwave lithotripsy and PCNL to Maine in the 1980s. Portland Urologic Associates joined Maine Medical Center in 2008, a partnership that allowed a new residency in urology to be created, the only one in the state.
A native of Maine, Sam has strong and deep roots in the community. In addition to local ties, he also has strong connections to a larger community, specifically international volunteerism to the poorest of countries. In his career span of 30 years, he has been involved with medical missions to St. Lucia, Egypt, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Pakistan, Vietnam, and has led many surgical missions to Haiti. He is currently the surgical team leader of Konbit Sante, a Maine-based volunteer medical partnership founded in 2000. He has received numerous awards for international volunteerism from the University of Vermont College of Medicine, Bowdoin College, Pan-African Urological Surgeons Association. He is also the 2010 recipient of the American College of Surgeons' Volunteerism Award for International Outreach, an award that has never been bestowed upon a physician who is not a general surgeon.
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