Kevin Schuster MD, FACS, FCCM

Associate Professor of Surgery (Trauma)

Biographical Info

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Trauma)

Dr. Schuster has certification from the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. His clinical interests include general surgery, trauma, surgical critical care, emergency and elective general surgery, sepsis, resuscitation, and shock. His research interests include continuous glucose monitoring, long-term outcomes in trauma and emergency surgery, closure of abdominal wall defects, ultrasound in trauma and critical care, and optimizing care in emergency surgery.

Dr. Schuster earned his undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from Drexel University and his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine. His residency training in general surgery was at UMDNJ/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at Camden, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, New Jersey, and was fellowship trained in surgical critical care and trauma surgery at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida.

Dr. Schuster was the recipient of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST) 2008 Leadership Workshop Scholarship. He is a member of numerous professional organizations, which include Society of Critical Care Medicine, The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Committee on Trauma, Connecticut chapter, Connecticut State Trauma Committee, Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Western Trauma Association, New England Surgical Society, and the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Education & Training

Drexel University (1994)
Temple University School of Medicine (1998)
UMDNJ, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ, General Surgery (1998 - 2003)
Chief Resident
University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jerseyl/Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ, General Surgery (2003 - 2004)
University of Miami -Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL, Surgical Critical Care (2004 - 2005)
University of Miami - Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL, Trauma Surgery (2005 - 2006)
Board Certification
Surgery, General, Board Certified  (2005)
Board Certification
Surgical Critical Care Medicine, Board Certified  (2005)

Honors & Recognition

  • Leadership development award
    Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (2009)

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