Kevin Schuster MD, FACS, FCCM

Associate Professor of Surgery (Trauma)

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical GroupSurgery: Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, and Surgical Emergencies; MSURG Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, and Surgical Emergencies

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 more...


  • B.S., Drexel University, 1994
  • M.D., Temple University School of Medicine, 1998

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.



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