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Suresh Kumar Agarwal Jr., MD

Chief, Division of Trauma and Critical Care Surgery
Professor of Surgery

Education and Training

  • Thoracic Fellow, Surgery, University of Wisconsin at Madison, 2002 - 2003
  • Surgical Critical Care Fellow, Surgery, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 2001 - 2002
  • Trauma Fellow, Surgery, Hartford Hospital, 2000 - 2001
  • Surgery Resident, Surgery, Hospital of Saint Raphael, 1995 - 2000
  • M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1995
  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1991

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)" The Journal of Surgical Research 235 (March 2019): 131-140.

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Sakpal, SV, Donahue, S, Crespo, HS, Auvenshine, C, Agarwal, SK, Nazir, J, Santella, RN, and Steers, J. "Utility of fiber-optic bronchoscopy in pulmonary infections among abdominal solid-organ transplant patients: A comprehensive review." Respiratory Medicine 146 (January 2019): 81-86.

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Haines, K, Rust, C, Nguyen, BP, and Agarwal, S. "Acute Surgical Decision-Making in Abdominal Trauma Is Not Altered by Race or Socioeconomic Status." The American Surgeon 84, no. 12 (December 2018): 1869-1875.

Scholars@Duke

Haines, KL, Rust, CJ, and Agarwal, S. "Effects of Obesity on Penetrating Trauma." Owen Wangensteen Scientific Forum / Annual Clinical Congress of the American-College-of-Surgeons (ACS). Boston, MA. October 21, 2018 - October 25, 2018.: ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC, October 1, 2018.

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Haines, KL, Rust, CJ, and Agarwal, S. "Predicting Which Patients Will Leave Against Medical Advice." Owen Wangensteen Scientific Forum / Annual Clinical Congress of the American-College-of-Surgeons (ACS). Boston, MA. October 21, 2018 - October 25, 2018.: ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC, October 1, 2018.

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Haines, KL, Zens, T, Warner-Hillard, C, DeSouza, E, Jung, HS, and Agarwal, S. "Rib Fracture Location Should Be Evaluated When Predicting Morbidity and Mortality in Trauma Patients." September 2018.

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Haines, KL, Jung, HS, Zens, T, Turner, S, Warner-Hillard, C, and Agarwal, S. "Barriers to Hospice Care in Trauma Patients: The Disparities in End-of-Life Care." The American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Care 35, no. 8 (August 2018): 1081-1084.

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Haines, KL, Agarwal, S, and Jung, HS. "Socioeconomics affecting quality outcomes in Asian trauma patients within the United States." The Journal of Surgical Research 228 (August 2018): 63-67.

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Sullivan, S, Campbell, K, Ross, JC, Thompson, R, Underwood, A, LeGare, A, Osman, I, Agarwal, SK, and Jung, HS. "Identifying Nontechnical Skill Deficits in Trainees Through Interdisciplinary Trauma Simulation." Journal of Surgical Education 75, no. 4 (July 1, 2018): 978-983.

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Sakpal, SV, Agarwal, SK, Saucedo-Crespo, H, Auvenshine, C, Santella, RN, Donahue, S, and Steers, J. "Transplant Critical Care: Is There A Need for Sub-specialized Units? — A Perspective." The Journal of Critical Care Medicine 4, no. 3 (July 1, 2018): 83-89.

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