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Amy Rezak Alger, MD

Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
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
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Publications

Haines, Krista L., Lauren M. Woldanski, Tiffany Zens, Cory Vatsaas, Amy Alger, Kelli Brooks, George Kasotakis, and Suresh Agarwal. “The Impact of Race and Socioeconomic Status on Treatment and Outcomes of Blunt Splenic Injury..” J Surg Res 240 (August 2019): 60–69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2019.02.040.

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Haines, Krista L., Benjamin P. Nguyen, Cory Vatsaas, Amy Alger, Kelli Brooks, and Suresh K. Agarwal. “Socioeconomic Status Affects Outcomes After Severity-Stratified Traumatic Brain Injury..” J Surg Res 235 (March 2019): 131–40. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2018.09.072.

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Shchatsko, Anastasiya, Rebecca Brown, Trista Reid, Sasha Adams, Amy Alger, and Anthony Charles. “The Utility of the Alvarado Score in the Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis in the Elderly..” In Am Surg, 83:793–98, 2017.

Scholars@Duke

Farrell, Timothy M., Iman Ghaderi, Lindsee E. McPhail, Amy R. Alger, Michael O. Meyers, and Anthony A. Meyer. “Measuring Patterns of Surgeon Confidence Using a Novel Assessment Tool..” In Am Surg, 82:28–35, 2016.

Scholars@Duke

Kearns, R. D., S. M. Ortiz-Pujols, C. K. Craig, J. R. Gusler, M. B. Skarote, J. Carter, A. Rezak-Alger, et al. “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). https://doi.org/10.1097/BCR.0000000000000212.

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Rezak, Amy. “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. https://doi.org/10.1001/archsurg.2010.297.

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