Linda L Maerz MD, FACS

Associate Professor of Surgery (Trauma); Director of SICU; Program Director, Surgical Critical Fellowship and Acute Case Surgery Fellowship

Biographical Info

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Surgical Emergencies); Program Director for the Surgical Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery Fellowships, Medical Director of the SICU, YNHH

Dr. Maerz has certifications from the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery and in Surgical Critical Care. Her clinical interests include re-operative surgery, sepsis, resuscitation, and shock. Her research interests include quality improvement in the surgical intensive care unit, clinical outcomes in sepsis, and glycemic control in the critically ill.

Dr. Maerz earned her undergraduate degree from Arizona State University and her medical degree from the University of Arizona College of Medicine. She completed residency training in general surgery at Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR. She was fellowship-trained in surgical critical care at the Yale School of Medicine, Department of Surgery. Dr. Maerz has received numerous professional honors and recognition, including the Yale University Department of Surgery Academic Achievement and Departmental Citizenship Award.


Education & Training

B.S.
Arizona State University (1984)
M.D.
University of Arizona College of Medicine (1988)
Intern
Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, General Surgery (1988 - 1989)
Fellow
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, Surgical Critical Care (2006 - 2007)
Resident
Oregon Health Science University, Portland, OR, General Surgery (1989 - 1995)
Board Certification
Surgery, Board Certified  (2005)
Board Certification
Surgical Critical Care, Surgery, Board Certified  (2007)

Honors & Recognition

  • Regents’ Academic Scholarship
    Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 
  • Alpha Lambda Delta
    Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta
    Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 
  • Golden Key National Honor Society
    Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 
  • Beta Beta Beta
    Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 
  • Moeur Award for Outstanding Scholarship
    Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 
  • Junior Alpha Omega Alpha
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ 
  • National Dean’s List
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ 
  • Upjohn Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ 
  • Hewlett-Packard TopGrad Academic Award
    University of Arizona College of Medicine 
  • AMWA: Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Award to Outstanding Female Senior
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ 
  • Eleanor Johnson Academic Excellence Award
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ 
  • Jack M. Layton, M.D., Award for Excellence
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ 
  • Douglas Lindsey, M.D., M.P.H. Gold Star Award
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ 
  • Outstanding Senior Student in Surgery Award
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ 
  • Martin Howard Award
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR (1992-1993)
  • Medical Staff Scholarship Award: Outstanding Surgical Resident
    Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Portland, OR (1995)

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