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Amy Rezak Alger, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Education and Training

  • Acute Care Surgery Fellow, Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 2008 - 2009
  • Surgical Critical Care Fellow, Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 2007 - 2008
  • General Surgery Resident, Surgery, Waterbury Hospital, 2002 - 2007
  • M.D., Ross University School of Medicine (West Indies), 2001
  • B.S., State University of New York at Albany, 1996

Publications

Haines, KL, Woldanski, LM, Zens, T, Vatsaas, C, Alger, A, Brooks, K, Kasotakis, G, and Agarwal, S. "The Impact of Race and Socioeconomic Status on Treatment and Outcomes of Blunt Splenic Injury." The Journal of Surgical Research 240 (March 22, 2019): 60-69.

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Haines, KL, Nguyen, BP, Vatsaas, C, Alger, A, Brooks, K, and Agarwal, SK. "Socioeconomic Status Affects Outcomes After Severity-Stratified Traumatic Brain Injury." The Journal of Surgical Research 235 (March 2019): 131-140.

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Shchatsko, A, Brown, R, Reid, T, Adams, S, Alger, A, and Charles, A. "The Utility of the Alvarado Score in the Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis in the Elderly." July 2017.

Scholars@Duke

Farrell, TM, Ghaderi, I, McPhail, LE, Alger, AR, Meyers, MO, and Meyer, AA. "Measuring Patterns of Surgeon Confidence Using a Novel Assessment Tool." January 2016.

Scholars@Duke

Kearns, RD, Ortiz-Pujols, SM, Craig, CK, Gusler, JR, Skarote, MB, Carter, J, Rezak-Alger, A, Cairns, CB, Lofald, D, Holmes, JH, and Cairns, BA. "Erratum: Advanced burn life support for day-to-day burn injury management and disaster preparedness: Stakeholder experiences and student perceptions following 56 advanced burn life support courses (Journal of Burn Care & Research)." Journal of Burn Care and Research 36, no. 6 (January 1, 2015): 606-null.

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Rezak, A. "Decreased Use of Computed Tomography With a Modified Clinical Scoring System in Diagnosis of Pediatric Acute Appendicitis." Archives of Surgery 146, no. 1 (January 1, 2011): 64-64.

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