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Erik J. Olson, MD
Traumatology, Surgical Critical Care and Emergency Surgery

 
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Office:
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Administrative Telephone: 215-662-6157

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Erik.Olson@uphs.upenn.edu

 

Dr. Olson is a first year Trauma/Surgical Critical Care Fellow and is board certified by The American Board of Surgery.  He completed his surgery residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego and completed medical school at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He completed one year of clinical trauma research at Scripps Mercy in San Diego focusing on identification, prevention, and treatment, of venous thromboembolic disease in trauma patients. He is interested in emergency general surgery, trauma, and caring for critically ill patients. After fellowship, he will serve the United States Navy for a period of time before returning to care for patients at an academic trauma center.    

 
Appointments
2017 - present Instructor in Surgery
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Education/Training
2010 - 2016 General Surgery Residency
Naval Medical Center San Diego
 
2006 - 2010 MD - University of Nevada School of Medicine 
 
2002 - 2006 BS - University of Nevada, Reno
Biology with a minor in criminal justice
 

 

 
 
 
Memberships/Societies
  • American College of Surgeons (Associate)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Research
2013-1014 Clinical Trauma Research:  Scrips Mercy San Diego 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Publications
  1. Van Gent J-M, Zander A, Olson E, Shackford S, Dunne C, Badiee J, Sise CB, Schechter M, Sise M.  Pulmonary embolism without deep venous thrombosis: De novo or missed deep venous thrombosis? J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014; 76:1270-1274.
  2. Van Gent J-M, Bandle J, Calvo RY, Zander A, Olson E, Shackford SR, Peck KA, Sise CB, Sise MJ. Isolated Traumatic Brain Injury and Venous Thromboembolism.  J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014; 77: 238-242.
  3. Olson E, Zander A, Van Gent J-M, Shackford R, Badiee J, Sise B, Sise M. Below-knee deep vein thrombosis: An opportunity to prevent pulmonary embolism?  J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014; 77:459-463.
  4. Zander AL, Olson EJ, Van Gent JM, Bandle J, Calvo RY, Shackford SR, Peck KA, Sise CB, Sise MJ. Does resuscitation with plasma increase the risk of venous thromboembolism?  J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015; 78:39-44.
  5. Zander AL, Van Gent JM, Olson EJ, Shackford SR, Badiee J, Dunne CE, Sise CB, Sise MJ. Venous thromboembolic risk assessment models should not solely guide prophylaxis and surveillance in trauma patients. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015; 79:194-198.
  6. Olson EJ, Bandle J, Calvo RY, Shackford SR, Dunne, CE, Van Gent J-M, Zander AL, Harminder S, Bongiovanni MS, Sise MJ, Sise CB. Heparin versus enoxaparin for prevention of venous thromboembolism after trauma: A randomized noninferiority trial. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015; 79:961-9.
  7. Shackford SR, Cipolle, MD, Badiee J, Mosby DL, Knudson MM, Lewis PR, Mcdonald VS, Olson EJ, Thompson KA, Van Gent JM, Zander AL. Determining the magnitude of surveillance bias in the assessment of lower extremity deep venous thrombosis: A prospective observational study of two centers. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016; 80:734-41.
Presentations
  1. “Below-Knee Deep Vein Thrombosis: An Opportunity to prevent pulmonary embolism?” 29thAnnual Academic Research Competition, Naval Medical Center San Diego. April 25, 2014.  Certificate of Excellence for Outstanding Performance.
  2. “Heparin versus enoxaparin for prevention of venous thromboembolism after trauma: A randomized noninferiority trial.” Western Trauma Association, Telluride Colorado, March 1, 2015.
 
Awards
2013 Naval Medical Center San Diego
Pediatric Surgery Resident of the Year
 
2010 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
 
2010 University of Nevada School of Medicine
Outstanding Male Student in Academic Achievement
 
2009 University of Nevada School of Medicine
Outstanding Male Student in the Clinical Sciences
 

 

 
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