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Ian W. Folkert, M.D.
General Surgery Resident

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Department of Surgery
4 Maloney
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Dr. Folkert is a PGY-2 General Surgery Resident interested in transplant, vascular, and surgical critical care. His clinical research has been evaluating lactate in penetrating trauma. Interested in working in an urban academic medical center.


2013 - present Assistant Instructor in Surgery
2009 - 2013 MD - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2004 - 2008 BA - New York University
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2014 Clinical Research under Dr. Peter Abt, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
2013 - 2014 Clinical Research under Dr. Daniel Holena, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Investigated the role of initial lactate levels in patients with isolated penetrating extremity trauma.
2008 - 2009 Research Assistant in the Laboratory of Dr. Victor Schuster, Albert Einstein Medical Center. Evaluating.
  1. I.W. Folkert, C.A Sims, J.L Pascual, S.R. Allen, P.K. Kim, C.W. Schwab, D.N. Holena. Initial venous lactate levels in patients with isolating penetrating extremity trauma: a retrospective cohort study. European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery. August 26, 2014.

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