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Douglas R. Murken, M.D.
General Surgery Resident

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

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Douglas is currently a third year resident.  He plans to work in the lab of Dr. Matthew Levine on a project investigating gender differences in the tolerance of renal ischemia reperfusion injury and ultimately hopes to pursue a fellowship in Abdominal Transplant surgery.

2012 - present Assistant Instructor in Surgery
2008 - 2012 MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
2004 - 2008 BS, Pennsylvania State University Schreyer Honors College
  1. Murken, D.R., Ding, M., Branstetter IV, B.F., Nichols, L.  Autopsy as a Quality Control Measure for Radiology, and Vice Versa. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2012, 199:394-401.
  2. Murken, D.R., Weis, J.J., Hill, G.C., Alarcon, L.H., Rosengart, M.R., Forsythe, R.M., Marshall, G.T., Billiar, T.B., Peitzman, A.B., Sperry, J.L. Radiographic Assessment of Splenic Injury Without Contrast: Is Contrast Truly Needed? Surgery. In Press.

Dr. Douglas Murken

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