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Niels D. Martin, MD, FACS, FCCM
Traumatology, Surgical Critical Care and Emergency Surgery

 
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Administrative Office:
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
51 N. 39th Street
Medical Office Building 1st Floor, Suite 120
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Administrative Assistant: Shynita Price
Administrative Telephone: 215-662-8898
Administrative Fax: 215-243-4679

Patient Appointments: 215-662-7320

Clinical Offices:
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street, Maloney 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
34th and Civic Center Boulevard
West Pavilion, 2nd and 4th Floors
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104

Penn Medicine at University City
3737 Market Street, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104

Contact Information (internal use only)

niels.martin@uphs.upenn.edu

 

Dr. Martin is the Section Chief of Surgical Critical Care, Program Director for the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship training program, and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine.  He is also the Medical Director of the Trauma & Surgical Intensive Care Unit at the Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.  Dr. Martin is a board-certified in both Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine.

He received his undergraduate degree from Rutgers University and his Medical Doctor degree from the Rutgers – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.  He then completed a 6-year General Surgery Residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and a 2-year  fellowship in Traumatology and Surgical Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.  Prior to his current faculty appointment, he spent five years on faculty at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.

Dr. Martin has clinical, educational, and research interests that involve caring for injured and critically ill patients.  More specifically, he focuses on quality, safety and end-of-life care management.  In these endeavors, he has partnered with many collaborators including outside institutions, foundations, and industry.  He has presented his work to numerous national & international organizations and published in a variety of prominent medical journals.

 
Faculty Appointments
2012 - present  Assistant Professor of Surgery at HUP, PPMC
Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2008 - 2012 Assistant Professor of Surgery
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Hospital and Administrative Appointments
2015 - present Co-Medical Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
University of Pennsylvania Health System
 
2015 - present Section Chief, Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
 
2014 - present Associate Program Director
Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
University of Pennsylvania
 
2013 - 2015 Co-Medical Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania Health System
 
2012 - present Attending Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
 
2012 - present Attending Physician, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
 
2010 - 2012 Attending Staff, Main Line Hospitals
Paoli Campus, Paoli, Pennsylvania
 
2008 - 2012 Associate Program Director of Graduate Education
Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2008 - 2012 Attending Staff, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2007 - 2012 Attending Staff, St. Luke’s Hospital Center,
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
 
2007 - 2008 Attending Staff, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2007 - 2008 Attending Staff, Reading Hospital & Medical Center
Reading, Pennsylvania
 
2007 - 2008 Attending Staff, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2007 - 2008 Administrative Senior Fellow, Division of Traumatology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2005 - 2006 Administrative Chief Resident, Department of Surgery
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Other Appointments
2007- 2008 Instructor of Surgery
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Education/Training
1995 - 2000 MD - University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
 
1992 - 1997 BA - Rutgers University (Biological Sciences)
 
Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments
2006 - 2008 Fellowship in Traumatology & Surgical Critical Care
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2004 - 2006 Residency in General Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2003 - 2004  Fellowship in Research, Vascular Tissue Engineering, Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2001 - 2003 Residency in General Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2000 - 2001 Internship in Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Memberships/Societies
 
Memberships in Professional and Scientific Societies
 
National Societies
2013 - present Surgical Infection Society
 
2013 - present Surgical Critical Care Program Directors Society
 
2011 - present  American Association for the Surgery of Trauma
 
2010 - present   Federal Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) PA-4
 
2009 - present   Association for Academic Surgery
 
2008 - present OPUS 12 Foundation
Board of Directors (2008 – Present)
 
2008 - present  Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
Practice Management Guidelines Committee (Mar. 2009-Present)
Subcommittee:  Management of the Open Abdomen in Trauma and
Emergency General Surgery, (2008 – 2010)
Subcommittee: Trauma Management in the Elderly, (2009 – 2011)
Subcommittee: Clostridium dificile Colitis, (2012-present)
Publications Committee (2014-2017)
 
2008 - 2013  Association of Program Directors in Surgery
Associate Member (2008-2013)
 
2006 - present  Society of Critical Care Medicine
(Graduate & Resident Education Committee (2014-2017).  
Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine (2015)  
Education Committee, Surgery Section (2015)
 
2004 - present   American College of Surgeons
Resident and Associate Society (2004-2010)
Fellow (2010-present)
 
Regional Societies
2010 - present  SE Pennsylvania Specialized Medical Response Team
 
2009 - present   Pennsylvania State Trauma Foundation
Geriatric Committee (2009-present)
Research Committee (2011-present)
 
Local Societies
2010 - present South-eastern Pennsylvania Specialized Medical Response Team
 
2010 - present  American College of Surgeons Metropolitan Philadelphia Chapter
Executive Council – Member-at-Large (2010-2013)
 
2009 - present  Philadelphia Academy of Surgery
Councilor-At-Large (2013-present)
Scientific Program Chair (2015-2016)
 
2009 - present Pennsylvania State Trauma Foundation
(Chair, Research Committee (2014-present)
Committee member since 2011
Standards Committee member (2014-present)
Geriatric Committee member(2009-2013))
 
Research

Niels Martin, MD is currently involved in several projects involving trauma, critical care, general surgery, and surgical education.  In particular, he has multiple projects in the area of end of life care as it pertains to the surgical and trauma patient.  This includes decision making, surgical futility, and organ donation.  He has clinical studies in the area of surgical nutrition therapy and critical care devices.  From the trauma standpoint, he is investigating pedestrian and bicycle related injuries.  He also continues work on the open abdominal wall and abdominal wall reconstruction.  He does partner with industry and outside institutions for multi-site projects.

 
 
 
Publications
 
Research Publications, peer reviewed (print or other media)
  1. *Schaner Patrick J, Martin Niels D, Tulenko Thomas N, Shapiro Irving M, Tarola Nicholas A, Leichter Rhoda F, Carabasi R Anthony, Dimuzio Paul J: Decellularized vein as a potential scaffold for vascular tissue engineering. Journal of vascular surgery 40(1): 146-53, Jul 2004.
  2. Schneider Darren B, Dimuzio Paul J, Martin Niels D, Gordon Roy L, Wilson Mark W, Laberge Jeanne M, Kerlan Robert K, Eichler Charles M, Messina Louis M: Combination treatment of venous thoracic outlet syndrome: open surgical decompression and intraoperative angioplasty. Journal of vascular surgery 40(4): 599-603, Oct 2004.
  3. Martin Niels D, Carabasi R Anthony, Bonn Joseph, Lombardi Joseph, DiMuzio Paul: Endovascular repair of carotid artery aneurysms following carotid endarterectomy. Annals of vascular surgery 19(6): 913-6, Nov 2005.
  4. Martin Niels D, Schaner Patrick J, Tulenko Thomas N, Shapiro Irving M, Dimatteo Christopher A, Williams Timothy K, Hager Eric S, DiMuzio Paul J: In vivo behavior of decellularized vein allograft. The Journal of surgical research 129(1): 17-23, Nov 2005.
  5. Martin Niels D, Kim Judith C, Verma Sachit K, Rubin Raphael, Mitchell Donald G, Bergin Diane, Yeo Charles J: Intra-abdominal esophageal duplication cysts: a review. Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract 11(6): 773-7, Jun 2007.
  6. Martin Niels D, Grabo Daniel J, Tang Lili, Sullivan Jacqueline, Kaulback Kris R, Weinstein Michael S, Lindenbaum Gary A, Cohen Murray J: Are roadside pedestrian injury patterns predictable in a densely populated, urban setting? The Journal of surgical research 163(2): 323-6, Oct 2010.
  7. *Marks Joshua A, Hager Eric, Henry David, Martin Niels D: Lower extremity vascular stenting for a post-traumatic pseudoaneurysm in a young trauma patient. Journal of emergencies, trauma, and shock 4(2): 302-5, Apr 2011. PMCID: PMC3132373
  8. *Marks Joshua A, Martin Niels D, Jenoff Jay S, Weinstein Michael S: Occult pulmonary arteriovenous malformation resulting in acute mesenteric ischemia and post-operative respiratory failure. The American surgeon 77(8): 1096-8, Aug 2011.
  9. Martin Niels D, Marks Joshua A, Donohue Joshua, Giordano Carolyn, Cohen Murray J, Weinstein Michael S: The mortality inflection point for age and acute cervical spinal cord injury. The Journal of trauma 71(2): 380-5; discussion 385-6, Aug 2011.
  10. Gleason Vanessa M, Martin Niels D: Intracranial hypertension secondary to psychogenic polydipsia. Journal of emergencies, trauma, and shock 5(2): 193-5, Apr 2012. PMCID: PMC3391848
  11. *Policha Aleksandra, Hu Carol, Holmes Phoebe, Cohn John R, Martin Niels D: Acute perforated appendicitis secondary to sarcoidosis. The American surgeon 78(5): 616-9, May 2012.
  12. *Talbott Vanessa A, Marks Joshua A, Bodzin Adam S, Comeau Jason A, Maxwell Pinckney J, Isenberg Gerald A, Martin Niels D: Technical skills acquisition in surgery-bound senior medical students: an evaluation of student assertiveness. Journal of surgical education 69(4): 529-35, Jul 2012.
  13. Anderson D Greg, *Sayadipour Amirali, Limthongkul Worawat, Martin Neil D, Vaccaro Alexander, Harrop James S: Traumatic central cord syndrome: neurologic recovery after surgical management. American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.) 41(8): E104-8, Aug 2012.
  14. *Pucci Michael J, Warrington Charles, Lindenbaum Gary A, Kaulback Kris R, Jenoff Jay S, Martin Niels D: Nonoperative management of blunt traumatic cardiac rupture: considerations of a novel approach. The Annals of thoracic surgery 94(4): 1341-3, Oct 2012.
  15. Holena D, Stoddard D, Martin ND, Winters B, Casey J, Pascual J, Sims C, Sarani B. : Clinical outcomes following invasive versus noninvasive preoperative stabilization of closed diaphyseal femur fractures. European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery 38(6): 623-626, December 2012.
  16. Stawicki Stanislaw P A, Moffatt-Bruce Susan D, Ahmed Hesham M, Anderson Harry L, Balija Tara M, Bernescu Irina, Chan Liza, Chowayou Laurie, Cipolla James, Coyle Susette M, Gracias Vicente H, Gunter Oliver L, Marchigiani Raffaele, Martin Niels D, Patel Jigar, Seamon Mark J, Vagedes Eileen, Ellison E Christopher, Steinberg Steven M, Cook Charles H: Retained surgical items: a problem yet to be solved. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 216(1): 15-22, Jan 2013.
  17. Seamon Mark J, Smith Brian P, Capano-Wehrle Lisa, Fakhro Abdulla, Fox Nicole, Goldberg Michael, Martin Niels M, Pathak Abhijit S, Ross Steven E: Skin closure after trauma laparotomy in high-risk patients: Opening opportunities for improvement. The journal of trauma and acute care surgery 74(2): 433-440, Feb 2013.
  18. Nelson Daniel William, Martin Matthew J, Martin Niels D, Beekley Alec: Evaluation of the risk of noncontiguous fractures of the spine in blunt trauma. The journal of trauma and acute care surgery 75(1): 135-9, Jul 2013 Notes: Poster presentation to the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma's Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, January 2013.
  19. Stawicki S Peter, Cook Charles H, Anderson Harry L, Chowayou Laurie, Cipolla James, Ahmed Hesham M, Coyle Susette M, Gracias Vicente H, Evans David C, Marchigiani Raffaele, Adams Raeanna C, Seamon Mark J, Martin Niels D, Steinberg Steven M, Moffatt-Bruce Susan D: Natural history of retained surgical items supports the need for team training, early recognition, and prompt retrieval. American journal of surgery 208(1): 65-72, Jan 2014.
  20. Pascual Jose L, Blank Nicholas W, Holena Daniel N, Robertson Matthew P, Diop Mouhamed, Allen Steve R, Martin Niels D, Kohl Benjamin A, Sims Carrie A, Schwab C William, Reilly Patrick M: There's no place like home: Boarding surgical ICU patients in other ICUs and the effect of distances from the home unit. The journal of trauma and acute care surgery 76(4): 1096-102, Apr 2014.
  21. Martin Niels Douglas, Stefanelli Anthony, Methvin Laura, Fischer Charles, Counsilman MayJean, Mazandi Vanessa, Laganosky Dean, Zubair Muhammad, Beekley Alec C, Weinstein Michael S: Contrasting patient, family, provider, and societal goals at the end of life complicate decision making and induce variability of care after trauma. The journal of trauma and acute care surgery 77(2): 262-7, Aug 2014.
  22. Stawicki Stanislaw P, Green John M, Martin Niels D, Green Raymond H, Cipolla James, Seamon Mark J, Eiferman Daniel S, Evans David C, Hazelton Joshua P, Cook Charles H, Steinberg Steven M: Results of a prospective, randomized, controlled study of the use of carboxymethylcellulose sodium hyaluronate adhesion barrier in trauma open abdomens. Surgery 156(2): 419-30, Aug 2014.
  23. Martin ND, Kepler C, Zubair M, Sayadipour A, Cohen M, Weinstein M.: Increased Mean Arterial Pressure Goals After Spinal Cord Injury and Functional Outcome. Journal of Emergencies, Trauma, and Shock 8(2): 94-98, April-June 2015.
  24. Miyasaka Kiyoyuki W, Martin Niels D, Pascual Jose L, Buchholz Joseph, Aggarwal Rajesh: A Simulation Curriculum for Management of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care Patients. Journal of surgical education Apr 2015.
  25. Shweiki E, Martin ND, Beekley A, Jenoff J, Koenig G, Kaulback K, Lindenbaum G, Patel P, Weinstein M, Cohen M.: Applying Expectancy Theory to Residency Training: Proposing Opportunities to Understand Resident Motivation and Enhance Residency Training. Advances in Medical Education and Practice 6: 339-346, April 2015.
Research Publications, peer-reviewed reviews
  1. Schrag Sherwin P, Sharma Rohit, Jaik Nikhil P, Seamon Mark J, Lukaszczyk John J, Martin Niels D, Hoey Brian A, Stawicki S Peter: Complications related to percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes. A comprehensive clinical review. Journal of gastrointestinal and liver diseases : JGLD 16(4): 407-18, Dec 2007.
  2. Stawicki S Peter, Gracias Vicente H, Schrag Sherwin P, Martin Niels D, Dean Anthony J, Hoey Brian A: The dead continue to teach the living: examining the role of computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging in the setting of postmortem examinations. Journal of surgical education 65(3): 200-5, May-Jun 2008.
  3. Diaz Jose J, Cullinane Daniel C, Dutton William D, Jerome Rebecca, Bagdonas Richard, Bilaniuk Jaroslaw W, Bilaniuk Jarolslaw O, Collier Bryan R, Como John J, Cumming John, Griffen Maggie, Gunter Oliver L, Kirby John, Lottenburg Larry, Mowery Nathan, Riordan William P, Martin Niels, Platz Jon, Stassen Nicole, Winston Eleanor S: The management of the open abdomen in trauma and emergency general surgery: part 1-damage control. The Journal of trauma 68(6): 1425-38, Jun 2010.
  4. Calland James Forrest, Ingraham Angela M, Martin Niels, Marshall Gary T, Schulman Carl I, Stapleton Tristan, Barraco Robert D: Evaluation and management of geriatric trauma: an Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma practice management guideline. The journal of trauma and acute care surgery 73(5 Suppl 4): S345-50, Nov 2012.
  5. Shiroff Adam M, Gale Stephen C, Martin Niels D, Marchalik Daniel, Petrov Dmitriy, Ahmed Hesham M, Rotondo Michael F, Gracias Vicente H: Penetrating neck trauma: a review of management strategies and discussion of the 'no zone' approach. The American surgeon 79(1): 23-9, Jan 2013.
  6. Ferrada Paula, Velopulos Catherine G, Sultan Shahnaz, Haut Elliott R, Johnson Emily, Praba-Egge Anita, Enniss Toby, Dorion Heath, Martin Niels D, Bosarge Patrick, Rushing Amy, Duane Therese M: Timing and type of surgical treatment of Clostridium difficile-associated disease: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma. The journal of trauma and acute care surgery 76(6): 1484-93, Jun 2014.
Contributions to peer-reviewed research publications, participation cited but not by authorship
  1. Cheatham Michael L, Demetriades Demetrios, Fabian Timothy C, Kaplan Mark J, Miles William S, Schreiber Martin A, Holcomb John B, Bochicchio Grant, Sarani Babak, Rotondo Michael F: Prospective study examining clinical outcomes associated with a negative pressure wound therapy system and Barker's vacuum packing technique. World journal of surgery 37(9): 2018-30, Sep 2013. PMCID: PMC3742953.
Abstracts
  1. Martin ND, Mazza E, Solomon I, Neubauer JA, Edelman N: Hypoxia-induced Neuronal Excitation in the Pre-Botzinger Complex. Annual Research Symposium of the Bio-Medical Careers Program at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School August 1995 Notes: podium presentation.
  2. Martin ND, Leichter R, Kahn M, Lombardi J, Carabasi RA, DiMuzio P: Intra-operative Venography in Patients Undergoing First Rib Resection for Venous Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. Delaware Valley Vascular Society Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA October 2003 Notes: podium presentation.
  3. Schaner P, Martin ND, Rosato F, Tarola N, Eisenberg J, DiMuzio P: Vascular Tissue Engineering in a Canine Model. Delaware Valley Vascular Society Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA October 2003 Notes: podium presentation.
  4. Schaner PJ, Rosato FE, Tarola NA, Eisenberg J, Martin N, Abdul-Misih S, Tamburrino J, Popowich DA, DiMuzio PJ: Acellular Scaffolding for Vascular Tissue-Engineering in a Canine Model. Journal of Surgical Research 114: 297, November 2003 Notes: Poster presented to the Association for Academic Surgery, Sacramento, CA, November 2003.
  5. Martin ND, Schaner PJ, Tulenko TN, Shapiro I, DiMatteo C, DiMuzio PJ: Decellularized Vein as an Arterial Bypass Conduit in a Canine Model. Annual Joint Meeting of the New York Surgical Society and the Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, Philadelphia, PA April 2004 Notes: podium presentation.
  6. Greaney PJ, Martin ND, DiMatteo C, Schaner PJ, Jenoff J, Williams T, Jacobs J, Tabit C, Ruddy JM, Lombardi J, Carabasi RA, DiMuzio PJ: Microvessel Endothelial Cell Seeding of Acellular Venous Allograft. Delaware Valley Vascular Society Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA September 2004 Notes: podium presentation.
  7. Martin ND, Schaner PJ, DiMatteo C, Hagar E, Tarola N, Lombardi J, Carabasi RA, DiMuzio PJ: Decellularized Vein as an Arterial Bypass Conduit in a Canine Model. Delaware Valley Vascular Society Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA September 2004 Notes: podium presentation.
  8. Martin ND, Schaner PJ, Tulenko TN, Shapiro I, DiMatteo C, DiMuzio PJ: Endothelial Cell-Seeding Decellularized Vein Transplants:  A Novel Arterial Bypass Conduit. Journal of Surgical Research 121: 303, 2004 Notes: podium presention at the Association for Academic Surgery, Houston, TX, November 2004.
  9. Martin ND, Schaner PJ, Tulenko TN, Shapiro I, DiMatteo C, DiMuzio PJ: Decellularized Vein Allograft as an Arterial Bypass Conduit. Journal of Vascular Medicine 9: 147-165, 2004 Notes: Poster presented at The Society for Vascular Medicine and Biology, Anaheim, CA, June2004.
  10. Martin ND, Schaner PJ, Tulenko TN, Shapiro I, Jenoff J, Carabasi RA, Leichter R, Lombardi J, DiMatteo C, DiMuzio PJ: Tissue-Engineering a Small-Diameter Bypass Graft: Endothelial Cell Seeding of Acellular Venous Allograft. Journal of Vascular Medicine 9: 147-165, 2004 Notes: poster presented at The Society for Vascular Medicine and Biology, Anaheim, CA, June2004.
  11. Martin ND, Pryor JP, Morse A, Reilly PM, Horan A, Kulkarni S, Schwab CW: How Should We Train Acute Care Surgery Fellows in Major Vascular Trauma?   American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV September 2007 Notes: poster presentation.
  12. Martin ND, Pryor JP, Gracias VH, Miller C, Horan AD, Schwab CW: A Contemporary Experience in the Management of the Open Abdomen after Damage Control: An Impetus to Create a Closure Algorithm. American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, Pennsylvania Chapter Resident Trauma Paper Competition, Lancaster, PA October 2007 Notes: podium presentation.
  13. Sims C, Holmes L, Bui G, Jaffe, R, Martin ND, Horan AD, Bergey M, Guan Y, Figures M, Reilly PM, Schwab CW: The Missing Link of Trauma Exsanguination Protocols? American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Annual Meeting, Maui, HI September 2008 Notes: podium presentation.
  14. Sims C, Holmes L, Bui G, Jaffe, R, Martin ND, Horan AD, Bergey M, Guan Y, Figures M, Reilly PM, Schwab CW: Vasopressin Supplementation: The Missing Link of Trauma Exsanguination Protocols? American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Annual Meeting, Maui, HI September 2008 Notes: podium presentation.
  15. Jaffe R, Holmes L, Martin ND, Sonnad S, Bergey M, Morgenthaler N, Struck J, Horan A, Guan Y, Deutschman C, Reilly PM, Schwab CW, Sims C: Copeptin Levels Predict the Severity of Shock in Trauma Patients. Shock  29(supp1): 1-120, 2008 Notes: poster presentation to the International Shock Congress, Cologne, Germany, June 2008.
  16. Martin ND, Pryor JP, Miller C, Horan AD, Reilly PM, Schwab CW: How long is too long to leave a post damage control abdomen open? Journal of the American College of Surgeons 207: S17, 2008 Notes: podium presentation to the Surgical Forum at the 94th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons, San Francisco, CA, October, 2008.
  17. Martin ND, Pryor JP, Lombardo G, Podgorski AK, Horan AD, Isacoff OK, Kim PK, Reilly PM, Schwab CW: Lethal penetrating head trauma: should we perform non-neurologic operations solely for organ donation. Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL January 2009 Notes: poster presentation.
  18. Sims CA, Jaffe, R, Holmes L, Martin ND, Bergey M, Guan Y, Sonnad S, Morgenthaler NG,  Sarani B, Reilly PM: Vasopressin Deficiency in Hemorrhagic Shock: Are Initial Biomarkers Predictive? Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL January 2009 Notes: podium presentation.
  19. Martin ND, Jenoff J, Altmark R, Arriaga Alex, Foley N, Khan C, Plews K, Sullivan J, Tang L, Cohn HE: A NSQIP Driven Surgical Care Bundle to Decrease Surgical Site Infections. American College of Surgeons - National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Annual Conference, San Diego, CA July 2009 Notes: podium & poster presentation.
  20. Comeau JA, Fernandez SI, Maxwell PJ, Isenberg G, Berg K, Berg DD, Weitz S, Martin ND: Evaluation of Surgical Skills in Senior Medical Students on a Surgical Career Track, Using Simulated Clinical Tasks to Measure Junior Clerkship Experiences. Simulation in Healthcare 4: 253, 2009 Notes: podium presentation to the 2010 International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, Society for Simulation in Healthcare, Phoenix, AZ, January 2010.
  21. Marks JA, Wakeam E, Guthrie T, Perez A, Warner DJ, Patel P, Cohen MJ, Martin ND: In the era of non-operative trauma, does an ED-OR improve emergent trauma care? American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, Pennsylvania Chapter's Annual Resident Paper Competition, Harrisburg, PA October 2010 Notes: podium presentation.
  22. Comeau JA, Fernandez SI, Maxwell PJ, Isenberg G, Berg K, Weitz S, Berg DD, Martin ND: Maximizing Clinical Skills Training in Future Surgical Residents using a Sub-Internship Scavenger Hunt and an Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). Journal of the American College of Surgeons 211: S111, 2010 Notes: podium presentation to the Surgical Forum at the 96th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons, Washington, DC, October, 2010.
  23. Fetouh SK, Kolli S, Marino RJ, Martin ND, Schreiber AL.: The Significance of a Triple Flexion Response in the Acute Spinal Cord Injured Patient: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 89: S17-18, 2010 Notes: podium presentation to the Association for Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Bonita Springs, Florida, April 2010.
  24. Marks JA, Adamo RJ, McCann J, Martin ND: Acute Post Operative Respiratory Failure Secondary to Occult Pulmonary Arterio Venous Malformation. Critical Care Medicine 38: S950, 2010 Notes: poster presentation to the Society for Critical Care Medicine's 40th Critical Care Congress, San Diego, CA, January 2011.
  25. Martin ND, Grabo DJ, Tang L, Sullivan J, Kaulback KR, Weinstein MJ, Cohen J: Are Roadside Pedestrian Injury Patterns Predictable in a Densely Populated, Urban Setting? Journal of Surgical Research 158: 421-422, 2010 Notes: podium presentation to the 5th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, San Antonio, TX, February 2010.
  26. Sarani B, Winters B, Holena D, Stoddard D, Martin ND, Casey J: Preoperative Stabilization of Closed Mid-shaft Femur Fractures: Do Traction Pins Reduce Transfusion Requirements Compared to Noninvasive Stabilization Methods? Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Annual Meeting, Naples, FL January 2011 Notes: podium presentation.
  27. Cotter A, MacDuff S, Schneider J, Holtman M, Frosch E, Martin ND, Linden JA: Institutional variability in IRB process for a multi-site educational research study. New England Regional SAEM, Worcester, MA April 2011 Notes: podium presentation.
  28. Anderson DA, Sayadipour A, Limthongkul W, Martin ND, Vaccaro A, Harrop JS: Neurologic Recovery Following Central Cord Syndrome in Surgically Treated Patients. Joint EANS Annual Meeting - 4th ICH Conference, Newcastle Gateshead, UK May 2011 Notes: podium presentation.
  29. Cotter A, MacDuff S, Schneider J, Holtman M, Frosch E, Martin ND, Linden JA: Institutional variability in IRB process for a multi-site educational research study. Society for Academic Emergency Medicine National Scientific Assembly,  Boston, MA June 2011 Notes: poster presentation.
  30. Martin ND, Lindenbaum GA, Gilbert K, Worthington P, Fitzpatrick ER, Malloy CB, Lee Y, Cornaglia C, Flomenberg P, Sorokin R: Focused, Bundled Initiatives Can Substantially Decrease Healthcare-Associated Infections. American College of Surgeons 97th Annual Clinical Congress, San Francisco, CA October 2011 Notes: poster presentation.
  31. Jasper E, White M, Martin ND: Operative and Burn Surge Capacity in a Major Metropolitan Area as Demonstrated by a Large Regional Disaster Exercise. American College of Emergency Physicians Scientific Assembly, Denver, CO October 2012 Notes: podium presentation.
  32. Kaulback K, Martin ND, Larkin K, Hughes D, McWilliams N, Cohen MJ: Impact of newly established trauma center on transport times and improved survivability. Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation Annual Meeting, Harrisburg, PA October 2012 Notes: podium presentation.
  33. Martin ND, Stefanelli A, Methvin L, Fischer CH, Laganosky D, Mazandi V, Counsilman MG, Beekley AC, Weinstein M: Confounding Variables Effect Trauma & Surgical Critical Care Practitioner End of Life Decision Making. Critical Care Medicine 40: S1-328, 2012 Notes: poster presentation to the Society of Critical Care Medicine's Annual Critical Care Congress, San Juan, Puerto Rico, January 2013.
  34. Beekley AC, Martin ND, Zubair M, Weinstein M. : Aerodigestive Dysfunction in High Cervical Spine Fractures is Accentuated by the Need for Surgical Intervention.   Poster Presentation to the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, San Fransisco, CA September 2013.
  35. Ray-Mazumder, Lau BD, Haider AH, Scalea TM, Kim P, Martin ND, Santora TA, Benoit RS, Efron DT, Haut ER.  : Pre-Hospital Care of Urban Gunshot Wound Patients: A Tale of Two Cities. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 217(3 (Supplement)): S103-4, September 2013 Notes: Podium Presentation to the Surgical Forum at the Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons, Washington, DC, October 2013.
  36. Kepler C, Zubair M, Hielm N, Martin ND, Radcliff K, Albert T, Weinstein M, Vaccaro AR.  : Patients with Preexisting Hypertension have Less Early Neurologic Recovery after Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury.   Poster Presentation to the Cervical Spine Research Society 41st Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA December 2013.
  37. Martin ND, Chreiman K, Patel S, Weber M, Kheirbek T, Pascual JL, Holena DN, Braslow B, Reilly PM: Intensive Care Unit Bedside Abdominal Exploration for Patients in Extremis: Reasonable Care or Surgical Futility. Critical Care Medicine 41(12): A722, DEC 2013 Notes: Presented at the Society for Critical Care Medicine's Annual Critical Care Congress, January 2014, San Francisco, CA.
  38. Martin ND, Ramagnano S, Tsypenyuk B, Collins T, Pascual J, Holena D, Allen SR, Sims C, Reilly PM, Kohl B: Family & Loved Ones Satisfaction in the Intensive Care Setting: A New focus for Patient-centered Care. Critical Care Medicine 41(12): A836, DEC 2013 Notes: Presented at the Society for Critical Care Medicine's Annual Critical Care Congress, January 2014, San Francisco, CA.
  39. Koenig G, Martin ND, Zubair M, Kaulback KR, Lindenbaum GA, Beekley A.  : Is Full Spine Imaging Necessary in the Elderly, Fall from Standing Trauma Patient with a Cervical Fracture?   Oral Presentation to the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Annual Meeting, Naples, FL January 2014.
  40. Miyasaka K, Martin ND, Pascual J; Buchholz J, Aggarwal R.  : From the Trauma Bay to the ICU: a novel horizontal simulation curriculum for surgical residents.   Poster Presentation at the 7th Annual ACS AEI Consortium Meeting, Chicago, IL March 2014.
  41. Buchholz J, Miyasaka K, Martin ND, LaMarra D, Aggarwal R.  : The Successful Design and Application of a Novel Surgical Simulation Training Curriculum Targeting the Acute Care Surgery Pathway.   Oral presentation at the ICOSET meeting, Harrogate, England. April 2014.
  42. Miyasaka K, Buchholz J, Martin ND, LaMarra D, Williams NN, Morris JB, Aggarwal R.  : The Successful Development and Implementation of a Novel, Acute Care Surgical Simulation Pathway Training Curriculum.   Poster Presentation at the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT April 2014.
  43. Eisenstadt R, Krumrei N, Marks J, Kochman M, Allen S, Martin ND, Holena D, Schwab CW, Reilly PM, Pascual J.  : Should All Bile Leaks after Liver Injury be Treated with ERCP Decompression?   Poster presentation at the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma. Philadelphia, PA September 2014.
  44. Goldberg MB, Maher Z, Fish JH, Milner R, Yu D, Martin ND, Goldberg AJ.  : Optimizing Performance Through Stress Training: An Educational Strategy for Surgical Residents.   Journal of the American College of Surgeons  219(3): S119, September 2014 Notes: Presented to the Surgical Forum at the Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons, San Francisco, CA, October, 2014.
  45. Miyasaka K, Martin ND, Pascual J, Buchholz J, Aggarwal R.  : An Integrated Trauma and Critical Care Simulation Curriculum for Surgical Residents.   Poster presentation at the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Philadelphia, PA September 2014.
  46. Hoffman R, Saucier J, Siemba J, Collins T, Holena D, Reilly PM, Martin ND.: A Focused, Time-Sensitive Discharge Protocol for Preventing ICU Re-admissions in Surgical Patients.   Critical Care Medicine  42(12): S860, December 2014 Notes: Presented at the Society for Critical Care Medicine's Annual Critical Care Congress, January 2015, Phoenix, AZ.
  47. Jablonski J, Gray J, Miano T, Redline G, Rouse H, Zappile D, Collins T, Martin ND.: Societal Guidelines Effect Change: Implementation of the SCCM Pain, Agitation, Delirium (PAD) Bundle.   Critical Care Medicine  42(12): S588, December 2014 Notes: Presented at the Society for Critical Care Medicine's Annual Critical Care Congress, January 2015, Phoenix, AZ.
  48. Kaplan L, Allen S, Pascual J, Martin ND, Luckianow G, Reilly PM.: A Novel Method of Optimizing Patient and Family Centered Care in the ICU.   Critical Care Medicine  42(12): S601, December 2014 Notes: Presented at the Society for Critical Care Medicine's Annual Critical Care Congress, January 2015, Phoenix, AZ.
  49. Martin ND, Ramaswamy T, Marks JA, Collins T, O'connor N, Casarett D, Holena D, Kaplan L.  : The Critical Illness Mortality Inflection Point during Prolonged Surgical ICU Length of Stay.   Critical Care Medicine  42(12): S399, December 2014 Notes: Presented at the Society for Critical Care Medicine's Annual Critical Care Congress, January 2015, Phoenix, AZ.
  50. Pisa M, Collins T, Saucier J, Holena D, Sicoutris C, Reilly PM, Kohl B, Martin ND.: STRESS (Subjective Transfer Risk Evaluation Severity Score) Accurately Predicts ICU Readmission.   Critical Care Medicine  42(12): S803, December 2014 Notes: Presented at the Society for Critical Care Medicine's Annual Critical Care Congress, January 2015, Phoenix, AZ.
  51. Marks JA, Hatchimonji J, Kim P, Holena D, Pascual J, Reilly PM, Martin ND: Concomitant Injuries in Patients with Devastating Head Injuries Do Not Preclude Organ Donation. Presented at the Annual Academic Surgical Congress of the Association for Academic Surgery, Las Vegas, NV February 2015.
  52. Hockenberry MS, Smith ZL, Gupta K, Robertson MP, Martin ND, Guzzo TJ.: Identifying Risk Factors for Readmission to the Surgical Intensive Care Unit Following Major Urological Surgery: A 24-Month Experience. Presented at the American Urological Association's Annual meeting in New Orleans, LA May 2015.
Editorials, Reviews, Chapters, including participation in committee reports (print or other media)
  1. Martin ND, Sarani B.: Injuries to the Esophagus and Stomach. Trauma: Contemporary Principles and Therapy. Lewis Flint, Wayne Meredith, William Schwab, Paul Taheri and Donald Trunkey (eds.). Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1st Edition, 2007.
  2. Caruso J, Veloski J, Grasberger M, Boex J, Paskin D, Kairys J, Graham M, Martin N, Salt J, Stryjewski G.: Executive Summary: Systematic Review of the Literature on the Impact of Variation in Resident's Duty Hour Schedules and Patient Safety. ACGME 2011 Duty Hour Standards: Enhancing Quality of Care, Supervision, and Resident Professional Development. ACGME, Appendix C: 101-106, July 2011.
  3. Martin ND, Sarani B.: Management of the Open Abdomen in Adults. UpToDate. Basow DS  (eds.). UpToDate, Waltham, MA, 2011.
  4. *Lim Pei-Wen, Martin Niels D, Hicks Barry A, Yeo Charles J, Cowan Scott W: William edwards ladd, m.d. (1880-1967): the description of his bands. The American surgeon 79(1): 11-3, Jan 2013.
  5. Chao E, Martin ND.: Diverticular Bleeding. The Score Portal.  http://www.surgicalcore.org July 2014 Notes: Accessed: September 24, 2014.
  6. Rittenhouse DW, Martin ND, Weinstein MS.: Critical Care in Older Adults. Geriatric Urology. Tomas L. Griebling (eds.). Springer, 1st Edition: 487-498, 2014.
  7. Marks JA, Martin ND.: Decision Making Skills: Making Right Decisions Under Stress. Fundamentals of Patient Safety in Medicine and Surgery. Stawicki SP, Galwankar SC, Moffatt-Bruce SD, Papadimos TJ (eds.). Wolters-Kluwer, New Delhi, India, 2015.
 
Awards, Honors and Membership in Honorary Societies
2012 Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, Arnold P. Gold Foundation
 
2012  Inductee, The Gold Humanism Honor Society, Arnold P. Gold Foundation
 
2011 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Education, Jefferson Medical College
 
2010 14th Annual Francis E Rosato, MD Teaching Award, Jefferson Medical College
 
2006  Finalist, Resident Award for Exemplary Teaching, American College of Surgeons
 
2006 Herbert E. Cohn, MD Technical Excellence Award, Jefferson Medical College
 
2006  Leon Peris Memorial Medical Records Prize, Jefferson Medical College
 
2005   Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism & Excellence in Teaching Award
 
2004  Second Prize, Delaware Valley Vascular Society Research Competition
 
2002 - 2006  Excellence in Teaching Award, Jefferson Medical College (Annual)
 
1998 Crusade Scholar of the United Methodist Church Board of Global Ministries
 
1997 - 1999 William F. Grupe Foundation Scholar (Annual)

Dr. Niels Martin

 
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