Kevin Schuster MD, FACS, FCCM

Associate Professor of Surgery (Trauma)

Research Interests

Continuous glucose monitoring; Outcomes in trauma and emergency general surgery; Closure of abdominal wall defects; Ultrasound in trauma and critical care; Tissue engineering of skin and abdominal wall components; Surgical education

Selected Publications

  • Schuster KM, Davis KA, Lui FY, Maerz LL, Kaplan LJ. The Status of Massive Transfusion Protocols in United States Trauma Centers: Massive Transfusion or Massive Confusion? Transfusion. 2010;50:1545-51.
  • Maung AA, Kaplan LJ, Schuster KM, Johnson DC, Davis KA. Routine / protocol evaluation of trauma patients with suspected syncope is unnecessary. J Trauma. 2011;70:428-32.
  • McGillicuddy EA, Lischuk AW, Schuster KM, Kaplan LJ, Maung AM, Lui FY, Bokari SAJ, Davis KA. Development of a CT-based scoring system for necrotizing soft tissue infections. J Trauma. 2011;70:894-9.
  • Schuster KM, Macleod JBA, Fernandez JB, Kumar M, Barquist ES. Adrenocorticotropic hormone and cortisol response to corticotropin releasing hormone in the critically ill – a novel assessment of the hypothalamic-pitiuitary-adrenal axis. Am J Surg. In press.
  • Schuster KM, McGillicuddy EA, Maung AA, Kaplan LJ, Davis KA. Can acute care surgeons perform emergency colorectal procedures with good outcomes? J Trauma. In press.
  • Mcgillicuddy EA, Schuster KM, Brown E, Maxfield MW, Davis KA, Longo WE. Acute cholecystitis in the elderly: use of CT and correlation with ultrasonography. Am J Surg. In press.

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