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Lisa M McElroy, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Assistant Professor in Population Health Sciences
Office: DUMC 3512, Durham, NC 27710

Education and Training

  • Abdominal Transplant Fellow, Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2017 - 2019
  • General Surgery Resident, Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2014 - 2017
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Northwestern University, 2012 - 2014
  • General Surgery Resident, Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2009 - 2017
  • M.S., Northwestern University, 2014
  • M.D., Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, 2009

Publications

McElroy, Lisa M., Kathryn A. Schmidt, Christopher T. Richards, Megan C. McHugh, Jane L. Holl, James G. Adams, and Daniela P. Ladner. “Reducing Hospital Readmissions via Optimization of Emergency Department Care.” Transplantation 100, no. 4 (April 2016): 886–88. https://doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000000988.

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Mcelroy, L. M., E. Z. Gillett, C. Nguyen, J. L. Holl, M. M. Abecassis, and D. P. Ladner. “The hospital pager: Out with the old or here to stay?” Clinical Liver Disease 7, no. 2 (February 1, 2016): 29–31. https://doi.org/10.1002/cld.529.

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Yanes, Arianna F., Lisa M. McElroy, Zachary A. Abecassis, Jane Holl, Donna Woods, and Daniela P. Ladner. “Observation for assessment of clinician performance: a narrative review.” Bmj Qual Saf 25, no. 1 (January 2016): 46–55. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2015-004171.

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Rowe, Theresa A., Jill Huded, Lisa McElroy, Daniela P. Ladner, and Lee A. Lindquist. “The Evolution of Living Kidney Donation and Transplantation in Older Adults.” J Am Geriatr Soc 63, no. 12 (December 2015): 2616–20. https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.13832.

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McElroy, Lisa M., Kathryn R. Macapagal, Kelly M. Collins, Michael M. Abecassis, Jane L. Holl, Daniela P. Ladner, and Elisa J. Gordon. “Clinician perceptions of operating room to intensive care unit handoffs and implications for patient safety: a qualitative study.” Am J Surg 210, no. 4 (October 2015): 629–35. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2015.05.008.

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McElroy, Lisa M., Kelly M. Collins, Felicitas L. Koller, Rebeca Khorzad, Michael M. Abecassis, Jane L. Holl, and Daniela P. Ladner. “Operating room to intensive care unit handoffs and the risks of patient harm.” In Surgery, 158:588–94, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2015.03.061.

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McElroy, Lisa M., Kathryn A. Schmidt, Christopher T. Richards, Brittany Lapin, Michael M. Abecassis, Jane L. Holl, James Adams, and Daniela P. Ladner. “Early Postoperative Emergency Department Care of Abdominal Transplant Recipients.” Transplantation 99, no. 8 (August 2015): 1652–57. https://doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000000781.

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Nguyen, Cristina, Lisa M. McElroy, Michael M. Abecassis, Jane L. Holl, and Daniela P. Ladner. “The use of technology for urgent clinician to clinician communications: a systematic review of the literature.” Int J Med Inform 84, no. 2 (February 2015): 101–10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2014.11.003.

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Abecassis, Zachary A., Lisa M. McElroy, Ronak M. Patel, Rebeca Khorzad, Charles Carroll, and Sanjay Mehrotra. “Applying fault tree analysis to the prevention of wrong-site surgery.” J Surg Res 193, no. 1 (January 2015): 88–94. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2014.08.062.

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McElroy, Lisa M., Amna Daud, Brittany Lapin, Olivia Ross, Donna M. Woods, Anton I. Skaro, Jane L. Holl, and Daniela P. Ladner. “Detection of medical errors in kidney transplantation: a pilot study comparing proactive clinician debriefings to a hospital-wide incident reporting system.” Surgery 156, no. 5 (November 2014): 1106–15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2014.05.013.

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