Dr. Puzio grew up in Southwest Virginia as the oldest of two siblings. He attended college at Virginia Tech (go Hokies) and his time spent volunteering with the Fire Department and Rescue Squad solidified his dream to become a physician. He attended the Medical College of Virginia (MVC) for medical school and completed a general surgery residency at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Following residency, he completed a surgical critical care fellowship at Indiana University in Indianapolis. He then completed a second fellowship in Traumatology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.


BS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2009
Medical School
MD, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, 2013
General Surgery, University of North Carolina, 2018
Surgical Critical Care, Indiana University, 2019
Traumatology, UTHealth McGovern Medical School, 2020