Michael Francis Ditillo DO
Assistant Professor of Surgery (Trauma)
Dr. Ditillo has certifications from the American Board of Surgery and the Surgical Critical Care Board. His clinical interests are in hemostatic resuscitation, postcardiac arrest hypothermia, coagulopathy in trauma, and geriatric trauma. His research interests include geriatric trauma outcomes, reversal of hypothermia in trauma, postcardiac arrest hypothermia in surgical patients, and reversal of coagulopathy in trauma.
Dr. Ditillo earned his undergraduate degree from Long Island University and his degree in Osteopathic Medicine from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency in general surgery at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, and was fellowship-trained in trauma and surgical critical care at The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center-University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore. He is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Yale University School of Medicine and Staff Physician at the Department of Surgery (Section of General Surgery) and Surgical Critical Care at the West Haven Campus-VA Connecticut Healthcare System.
Dr. Ditillo has presented nationally and locally for peer audiences at gatherings and conferences for organizations including the Connecticut Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Professional Association and the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma. He is an active member of the American College of Surgeons, Society of Critical Care Medicine, the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST), and the Connecticut State Trauma Committee.
Dr. Ditillo has published original research in the peer-reviewed journals Annals of Surgery, and the Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps. He also has abstracts in Neurotoxicology and Teratology.
Education & Training
- New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (2002)
- Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, General Surgery (2002 - 2008)
- The R Adams Cowley Shock The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center-University of Maryland Medical Center, Trauma and Critical Care (2008 - 2009)
- Board Certification
- Surgery, General, Board Certified (2011)
- Board Certification
- Surgical Critical Care, Surgery, Board Certified (2011)