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Gerald L. Woolam, MD

Title:  General Surgeon; Chief Medical Officer (Retired)

Company: FirstCare/Southwest Life and Health Insurance Company

Location: Lubbock, Texas, United States


  • 1st United Methodist Church, Lubbock (1970)
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • America Cancer Society (delegate, 1980-1988) (director, 1988) (national president, 1999-2000) (president, Lubbock unit, 1972-1973) (president, Texas division 1978-1979)
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American College of Surgeons (fellow)
  • American Heart Association (president, Lubbock County division, 1973-74)
  • American Medical Association
  • Central Association Dentists and Physicians
  • Community Concert Association of Lubbock (board of directors, 1968-1971)
  • Lubbock Surgical Society (president, 1972)
  • Lubbock-Crosby-Garza County Medical Society (treasurer, executive committee, 1971) (president, 1986)
  • Osler Society
  • Phi Chi
  • Phi Eta Sigma
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Priestley Society (director, 1970-73) (president, 1981-82)
  • Sigma Xi
  • Society for Surgical Oncology
  • Society Surgery Alimentary Tract
  • South Plains Health Systems (board of directors, 1976-1981)
  • Southern Surgical Association
  • Texas Surgical Society
  • West Texas Foundation (trustee, 1971-1974)


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2020, 2019)
  • Featured Member, Millennium Magazine, Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2019)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2019)
  • Featured, “Who’s Who in the South and Southwest,” Marquis Who’s Who (2001-2011)
  • Featured, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (1987-2007)
  • Featured, “Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare,” Marquis Who’s Who (2002-2007)
  • Honoree, Distinguished Alumnus, Texas Tech University (2000)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Clinical Professor Award, Texas Tech University (1977)

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