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Richard J. Straker, III, MD
General Surgery Resident

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Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
4 Maloney
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Dr. Staker received his B.S. in Microbiology with a minor in Business at The Ohio State University and his M.D. from University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He has completed outcomes research in the surgical management of acute traumatic injury. Currently he is interested in clinical and translational research within the field of general surgery.


2017 - present Assistant Instructor in Surgery
2013 - 2017 University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
2009 - 2013 The Ohio State University

  1. Ray, Juliet J., Richard J. Straker, Valerie J. Hart, Jonathan P. Meizoso, Carl I. Schulman, Matthias Loebe, and Ali Ghodsizad. The Use of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Severe Burns without Inhalation Injury. The Journal of Burn Care and Research. 2017; In Press
  2. Ray,J.J., & Meizoso,J.P., & Teisch,L.F., & Hannay,W.M., & Murray,C.R ., & Straker,R.J., & Koru-Sengul,T., & Allen,C.H., & Matadial,C., & Spector,S.. Assessing complications from the use of trailer operating rooms in single-staged renovations. Perioperative Care and Operating Room Management. 2016, Mar; 2(1): 12-17.
  3. Allen,C.J., & Straker,R.J., & Murray,C.R., Hannay,W.M., & Hannah,H.M., & Meizoso,J.P., & Manning,R.J., & Schulman,C.I., & Seery,J.M., & Proctor,K.G.. Recent Advances in Forward Surgical Team Training at the U.S. Army Trauma Training Department. Military Medicine. 2016, Jun; 181(6): 553-559.
  4. Allen,C.J., & Hannay,W.M., & Murray,C.R., & Straker,R.J., & Hanna,M.M., & Meizoso,J.P., & Ray,J.J., & Livingstone,A.S., & Schulman,C.I., & Namias,N., & Proctor,K.G.. Causes of Death Differ between Elderly and Adult Falls. The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2015, Oct; 79(4): 617-621.
  5. Allen,C.J., & Straker,R.J., & Tashiro,J., & Teisch,L.F., & Meizoso,J.P., & Ray,J.J., & Namias,N., & Sola,J.E.. Pediatric Vascular Injury: Experience of a Level 1 Trauma Center. The Journal of Surgical Research. 2015, Jun; 196(1): 1-7.

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