Mentor Ahmeti, MD, FACS, Vice-President of the Kosova College of Surgeons for USA, is a Trauma, Acute and Critical Care Surgeon at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, North Dakota. He is Chief of Trauma Service Line at Sanford Level One Trauma Center where he is also the lead physician in Mass Casualty Incident Preparedness, Emergency Department Simulation and leads the Surgical Research Team. Dr. Ahmeti is the Director of Advanced Trauma Life Support Course and instructor of Rural Trauma Team Development Course. He is an active member of multiple hospital and university committees.. He is Assistant Professor of Surgery at University of North Dakota School of Medicine where he holds the position of Director of Academic Affairs and Research, and also is the Associate Director of Surgery Residency Program. He is a published author of peer reviewed articles, book chapters, original research and currently leads and participates in original grant funded and industry trials. He is an active member of regional and national professional organizations. Dr Ahmeti is the current Young Fellows Representative of the North Dakota Chapter of American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Ahmeti is a native of Kosova. He started medical school at University of Prishtina – Faculty of Medicine and completed it at University of Tirana – Faculty of Medicine in Albania. After a surgical internship at University Clinical Center of Kosova he moved to United States of America to pursue further surgical training. He completed Internship and Residency in General Surgery at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in El Paso, Texas followed by Fellowship in Surgical Critical Care at University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio, Texas. He is board certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. During medical school and internship, he was involved with Kosova Journal of Surgery and Kosova Society of Surgeons – the predecessor to KOSCS.