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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, Nguyen, BP, Vatsaas, C, Alger, A, Brooks, K, and Agarwal, SK. "Socioeconomic Status Affects Outcomes After Severity-Stratified Traumatic Brain Injury(Accepted)." Journal of Surgical Research 235 (March 1, 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

Haith, LR, Stair-Buchmann, ME, Ackerman, BH, Herder, D, Reigart, CL, Stoering, M, Guilday, RE, Patton, ML, and Ross, KM. "Evaluation of Aquacel Ag for Autogenous Skin Donor Sites." Journal of Burn Care & Research 36, no. 6 (2015): 602-606.

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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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