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Mark J. Seamon, MD, FACS
Traumatology, Surgical Critical Care and Emergency Surgery

 
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Administrative Office:
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
51 N. 39th Street
Medical Office Building, Suite 120
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Administrative Assistant: Dominika Obrecht
Administrative Telephone:
215-662-9396
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)

mark.seamon@uphs.upenn.edu

 

Mark Seamon, MD, FACS received his undergraduate from Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, received his Medical Degree from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed his Residency at Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  He also completed a Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania in 2007 and is board certified in surgery and surgical critical care.

Dr. Seamon was awarded the “Top Doctors” in trauma surgery by South Jersey Magazine and was named one of the “Best Physicians Under 40” in Philadelphia Magazine’s “Rising Stars of Medicine” in 2009.  Dr. Seamon was recruited back to the Hospital of Pennsylvania in November of 2014.  Dr. Seamon holds several editorial positions including the section Editor, Surgical Acute Care: Journal of Emergencies, Trauma and Shock, editorial reviewer for the Journal of American College of Surgeons, Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery and Critical Care Medicine, Journal of Injury and Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine and JAMA Surgery.  Dr. Seamon is interested in the clinical management of complex penetrating injuries and outcomes from extreme injury and is well published and nationally regarded in these areas.

 
Faculty Appointments
2015 - present  Associate Professor of Surgery
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2014 - 2015 Instructor in Surgery, Perelman
School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2011 - 2014 Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Trauma & Surgical Critical Care
Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
Camden, New Jersey
 
2010 - 2013  Adjunct Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Trauma & Surgical Critical Care
UMDNJ/Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine
Camden, New Jersey
 
2007 - 2010  Assistant Professor of Surgery, Section of Trauma & Surgical Critical Care
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Hospital and Administrative Appointments
2017 - present Associate Trauma Medical Director
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
 
2016 - present ATLS Course Director, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2015 - present Trauma Performance Improvement Medical Director
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2014 - present Active Surgeon, Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2014 - present  Active Surgeon, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2014 - present Attending Surgeon, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2013 - 2013 Head, Division of Trauma, Cooper University Hospital
Camden, New Jersey
 
2012 - 2013 Medical Director for Trauma, Cooper University Hospital
Camden, New Jersey
 
2010 - 2012 Associate Director for Trauma, Cooper University Hospital
Camden, New Jersey
 
2010 - 2014 Director for Trauma Research, Cooper University Hospital
Camden, New Jersey
 
2010 - 2014 Attending Surgeon, Department of Surgery
Division of Trauma & Surgical Critical Care, Cooper University Hospital
Camden, New Jersey
 
2007 - 2010 Director of Trauma Research, Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2007 - 2010 Attending Surgeon, Department of Surgery
Section of Trauma & Surgical Critical Care, Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Education/Training
1997 - 2001 MD - University of Pittsburgh
 
1991 - 1995 BS - Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT (Biology)
 
Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments
2006 - 2007 Fellowship in Surgical Critical Care, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2002 - 2006 Residency in Surgery, Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2001 - 2002 Internship in Surgery, Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Memberships/Societies
 
National/International Societies
2011 - present   American College of Surgeons, Committee on Trauma
 
2010 - present  American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST)
Education Committee, 2013 - present
 
2009 - 2015 Association for Academic Surgery (AAS) 
 
2009 - present American College of Surgeons, Fellow
 
2008 - present Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST)
Task Force for Research Related Issues Committee, 2009-2010
Practice Management Guidelines Ad Hoc Committee, 2009-2010
Program Committee, 2010-2013
Mentoring Program Mentor, 2012-present
Manuscript and Literature Review Committee, 2013-present
EAST Board of Directors, Director-at-Large, 2017-present
Chair, Manuscript and Literature Review Committee, 2017-present
Annual Scientific Assembly Committee, 2017-Present
 
2006 - present Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
 
Local/Regional Societies
2015 - present American College of Surgeons, Pennsylvania Chapter
 
2011 - 2014 American College of Surgeons, New Jersey Chapter
 
Research
Abstracts
  1. Stanislaw P Stawicki, John M Green, Niels D Martin, Raymond H Green, James Cipolla, Mark J Seamon, Daniel S Eiferman, David C Evans, Joshua P Hazelton, Charles H Cook, Steven M Steinberg for the  OPUS 12 Foundation, Inc, Multi-Center Trials Group & OASIT Investigators.  : Results of a prospective, randomized, controlled study of carboxymethylcellulose sodium hyaluronate adhesion barrier in trauma open abdomens.   Podium presentation, Annual Academic Surgical Congress, February 4-6, 2014. February 2014.
  2. S Shalhub, BW Starnes, ML Brenner, WL Biffl, A Azizzadeh, K Inaba, D Skiada, B Zarzaur, C Nawaf, EA Eriksson, SM Fakhry, JS Paul, KL Kaups, DJ Ciesla, RS Todd, MJ Seamon, LM Capano-Wehrle, GJ Jurkovich, RA Kozar.  : Blunt abdominal aortic injury: A multicenter experience.   Podium presentation, Annual Meeting of the Western Trauma Association, March 6, 2014. March 2014.
  3. Hazelton JP, Choron RL, Dodson GM, Gerritsen JA, Khan S, VanOrden KE, Capano-Wehrle LM, Mitrev LV, Torjman MC, Gaughan JP, Golfarb RD, Ross SE, Seamon MJ.  : Comparison of Atriocaval Shunting with Perihepatic Packing vs. Perihepatic Packing Alone for Retro-Hepatic Vena Cava Injuries in a Swine Model.   Podium presentation, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Annual Meeting, September 10-13, 2014.  September 2014.
  4. JP Hazelton, EC Orfe, AM Colacino, K Hunter, LM Capano-Wehrle, MT Lachant, SE Ross, MJ Seamon.: The Impact of a Multidisciplinary Safety Checklist on Adverse Procedural Events During Bedside Bronchoscopy-Guided Percutaneous Tracheostomy. Podium presentation, Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, January 13-17, 2015. January 2015.
  5. Inaba K, Aksoy H, Seamon MJ, Marks JA, Duchesne J, Schroll R, Fox CJ, Pieracci FM, Moore EE, Joseph B, Haider AA, Harvin JA, Lawless RA, Cannon J, Holland SR, Demetriades D; Multicenter Shunt Study Group.  : Multicenter evaluation of temporary intravascular shunt usage in vascular trauma.   Podium Presentation, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, September 9-12, 2015. September 2015.
  6. Miguel A Villalobos, Joshua P Hazelton, Lisa Capano-Wehrle, Krystal Hunter, John P Gaughan, Steven E Ross, Mark J Seamon.  : Caring for Critically Injured Children: An Analysis of 56 Pediatric Damage Control Laparotomies.  Quick Shot Podium Presentation, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, September 9-12, 2015. September 2015.
  7. SH Asfaw, ND Martin, MJ Seamon, JL Pascual, CA Sims, PM Reilly, DN Holena.: Is it Cool to Cool Post Cardiac Arrest Trauma Patients?   Quick shot podium presentation, Academic Surgical Congress, February 2, 2016. February 2016.
  8. Andrew M Nunn MD, Justin S Hatchimonji, Daniel N Holena, Mark J Seamon, Brian P Smith, Lew J Kaplan, Niels D Martin, Patrick M Reilly, C William Schwab, Jose L Pascual.  : Boarding ICU patients:  Are our rounding practices subpar?   Podium presentation, Soutwestern Surgical Congress, April 6, 2016. April 2016.
  9. Matthew S, Smith BP, Cannon JW, Reilly PM, Schwab CW, Seamon MJ.  : Temporary Arterial Shunts in Damage Control: Experience and Outcomes.  Podium presentation, European Congress of Trauma & Emergency Surgery, April 26, 2016.  April 2016.
  10. Emily J. MacKay, Michael D. Stubna, Daniel N. Holena, Mark D. Neuman, Patrick M. Reilly, Mark J. Seamon, Brian P. Smith, Lewis J. Kaplan, Jeremy W. Cannon.  : Both hypocalcemia and hypercalcemia should be avoided during resuscitation of severely injured patients.   Poster Presentation, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, September 16, 2016. September 2016.
  11. Jessica H Beard, Niels D Martin, Patrick M Reilly, Mark J Seamon.  : Effects of Patient Admission Time and Trauma Surgeon Experience on Injury Outcomes.   Poster presentation, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, September 14, 2016. September 2016.
  12. Zoe Maher, Brian Frank, Noelle Saillant, Lisa Capano-Wehrle, Elizabeth Dauer, Joshua P. Hazelton, Andrea Lubitz, Huaqing Zhao, Jeremy W. Cannon, Mark J. Seamon.  : Systemic Intraoperative Anticoagulation During Major Arterial Injury Repair: Implications for Patency and Bleeding.   Podium presentation, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, September 16, 2016. September 2016.
  13. Cameron N Fick, Brian P Smith, Mark J Seamon, Patrick M Reilly, C William Schwab.  : Impact of Rib Fractures on Mortality: A Contemporary Review.   Poster presentation, American College of Surgeons Surgical Congress, October 16, 2016. October 2016.
  14. Randi Smith, Mark J. Seamon, Vinayak Kumar, Andrew Robinson, Justine Shults, Patrick M. Reilly, Therese S. Richmond.  : Lasting Impression of Violence: Retained Bullets and Post-Injury Depression.   Research Snapshot Presentation, Society of Critical Care Medicine Congress, January 22, 2017. January 2017.
  15. Dumas RP, Seamon MJ, Cannon JW, Reilly PM, Holena DN.  : The epidemiology of emergency department thoracotomy: does center volume matter?  Accepted for poster presentation at the College of Physicians, Philadelphia, February 13, 2017. February 2017.
  16. R.N. Smith, S. Smith, S. Jacoby, S. Johnson, N. Martin, M.J. Seamon.  : The aftermath of firearm injury: National survey of current management of retained bullets.   Accepted for quick shot podium presentation, Academic Surgical Congress, February 8th, 2017. February 2017.
  17. S. Resnick, M.J. Seamon, D. Holena, J.L. Pascual, P.M. Reilly, N.D. Martin. : Early Brain Death Results In Greater Organ Donor Potential.   Accepted for quick shot podium presentation, Academic Surgical Congress, February 8th, 2017. February 2017.
  18. Stanislaw P. Stawicki, Keith Habeeb, Niels D. Martin, M. Shay O'Mara, James Cipolla, David C. Evans, Creagh Boulger, Babak Sarani, Charles H. Cook, Alok Gupta, Noelle L. Saillant, William S. Hoff, Peter G. Thomas, Jeffrey M. Jordan, Weidun Alan Guo, Mark J. Seamon.  : A Seven-Center Study of Monthly Volume vs. Mortality in Trauma: Can "Too Slow" or "Too Busy" Be Defined?   Accepted for poster presentation, Society of University Surgeons, February 7-9, 2017. February 2017.
  19. B Frank, Z Maher, S Resnick, E Dauer, JP Hazelton, A Goldenberg, JW Cannon, PM Reilly, MJ Seamon.: Venous Thromboembolism after Major Venous Injuries: Competing Priorities.   Podium presentation, Western Trauma Association Meeting, March 8, 2017.  March 2017.
  20. Randi Smith, Richard Maduka, Vinayak Kumar, Christopher Morrison, Niels Martin, Mark J. Seamon: Characterizing the Burden of Retained Bullets after Gunshot Wound. Poster presentation, Society of Black Academic Surgeons Annual Scientific Assembly, April 28, 2017. April 2017.
  21. Shelby Resnick, Randi N Smith, Jessica Beard, Daniel N Holena, Patrick M Reilly, C. William Schwab, Mark J Seamon.  : Firearm Deaths In America: Can We Learn From the Almost Half-million Lives Lost?   Podium presentation, American Surgical Association, April 20, 2017.  April 2017.
  22. Dumas RP, Seamon MJ, Cannon JW, Reilly PM, Holena DN: The epidemiology of emergency department thoracotomy:  does center volume matter? Accepted for podium presentation, World Congress of Surgery, Basel, Switzerland, August 13-17, 2017. August 2017.
  23. Brenner M, Aiolfi A, Inaba K, DuBose J, Holcomb J, Moore L, Cannon J, Seamon M, Skarupa D, Ibrahim J, Ball C, Kirkpatrick A, Rasmussen TE, Scalea TM: REBOA is Superior to Resuscitative Thoracotomy in Select Patients with Hemorrhagic Shock: Early results from the AAST AORTA Registry.  Accepted for podium presentation, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Baltimore, MD.  September 13-16, 2017.  September 2017.
  24. Jordan R. Wlodarczyk, Alexander S. Thomas, Rebecca Schroll, Eric M. Campion, Caroline Croyle, Jay Menaker, Matthew Bradley, John A. Harvin, Morgan L. Collum, Jayun Cho, Mark J. Seamon, Jennifer Leonard, Michael Tiller, Kenji Inaba: To shunt or not to shunt in combined orthopedic and vascular extremity trauma. Accepted for podium presentation, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Baltimore, MD. September 13-16, 2017.   September 2017.
  25. Kristen M. Chreiman MSN, Ryan P. Dumas MD, Mark J. Seamon* MD, Patrick K.Kim* MD, Patrick M. Reilly* MD, Lewis J. Kaplan* MD, Jason D. Christie MD,MSCE, Daniel N. Holena*: The IOs have it:  A prospective observational study of vascular access success rates in trauma patients in extremis using video review. Accepted for podium presentation, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Baltimore, MD. September 13-16, 2017.   September 2017.
 
Publications
Research Publications, peer reviewed (print or other media):
  1. Schultze JL, Cardoso AA, Freeman GJ, Seamon MJ, Daley J, Pinkus GS, Gribben JG, Nadler LM: : Follicular lymphomas can be induced to present alloantigen efficiently:  A conceptual model to improve their tumor immunogenicity.    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA August 1995.
  2. Cardoso AA, Schultze JL, Boussiotis VA, Freeman GJ, Seamon MJ, Laszlo S, Sallan SE, Gribben JG, Nadler LM.: Pre-B acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells may induce T-cell anergy to alloantigen. Blood July 1996.
  3. Schultze JL, Seamon MJ, Michalak S, Gribben JG, Nadler LM: Autologous tumor infiltrating T cells cytotoxic for follicular lymphoma cells can be expanded in vitro. Blood May 1997.
  4. Cardoso AA, Seamon MJ, Afonso HM, Ghia P, Boussiotis VA, Freeman GJ, Sallan SE, Nadler LM: Ex vivo generation of human anti-pre-B leukemia-specific autologous cytolytic T cells. Blood July 1997.
  5. Schultze JL, Michalak S, Seamon MJ, Dranoff G, Jung K, Daley J, Delgado JC, Gribben JG, Nadler LM: CD40-activated human B cells: An alternative source of highly efficient antigen presenting cells to generate autologous antigen-specific T cells for adoptive immunotherapy. Journal of Clinical Investigation  December 1997.
  6. Seamon MJ, Pieri PG, Fisher CA, Gaughan J, Santora TA, Pathak AS, Bradley KM, Goldberg AJ: A ten year retrospective review:  Does pyloric exclusion offer benefit to penetrating duodenal and combined pancreatic-duodenal injuries? Journal of Trauma   April 2007.
  7. Seamon MJ, Fisher CA, Gaughan J, Lloyd M, Bradley KM, Santora TA, Pathak AS, Goldberg AJ: Pre-Hospital procedures before emergency department thoracotomy:  "Scoop and run" saves lives. Journal of Trauma July 2007.
  8. Seamon MJ, Fisher CA, Gaughan JP, Kulp H, Dempsey DT, Goldberg AJ: Emergency Department thoracotomy:  Survival of the least expected. Journal of Trauma January  2008.
  9. Seamon MJ, Pathak AS, Bradley KM, Fisher CA, Gaughan J, Kulp H, Pieri PG, Santora TA, Goldberg AJ: Emergency Department thoracotomy:  Still useful after abdominal exsanguination? Journal of Trauma January 2008.
  10. Stawicki SP, Seamon MJ, Kim PK, Meredith DM, Chovanes J, Schwab CW, Gracias VH: Transthoracic echocardiography for pulmonary embolism in the ICU: Finding the 'right' findings. Journal of the American College of Surgeons January 2008.
  11. Seamon MJ: Emergency Department thoracotomy:  Survival of the least expected. World Journal of Surgery April 2008.
  12. Seamon MJ, Medina CR, Pieri PG, Fisher CA, Gaughan JP, Bradley KM, McNamara RM, Goldberg AJ: Follow-up after asymptomatic penetrating thoracic injury: 3 hours is enough. Journal of Trauma September  2008.
  13. Molina EJ, Gaughan JP, Kulp H, McClurken JB, Goldberg AJ, Seamon MJ: Outcomes after emergency department thoracotomy for penetrating cardiac injuries: A new perspective. Interact Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery  October 2008.
  14. Seamon MJ, Kim PK, Stawicki SP, Dabrowski GP, Goldberg AJ, Reilly PM, Schwab CW: Pancreatic injury in damage control laparotomies: Is pancreatic resection safe during the initial laparotomy?   Injury January 2009.
  15. Stawicki SP, Seamon MJ, Carvalho CM, Bhoot N, Sharma R, Schrag SP, Steinberg SM. : Adrenal gland injury secondary to blunt traumatic mechanisms: A marker of overall injury severity. Endokrynologia Polka January 2009.
  16. Seamon MJ, Smoger D, Torres DM, Pathak AS, Gaughan JP, Santora TA, Cohen G, Goldberg AJ: A prospective validation of a current practice: The detection of extremity vascular injury with CT angiography. Journal of Trauma August 2009.
  17. Seamon MJ, Shiroff AM, Franco M, Stawicki SP, Molina EJ, Gaughan JP, Reilly PM, Schwab CW, Pryor JP, Goldberg AJ: Emergency Department thoracotomy for penetrating injuries of the heart and great vessels: An appraisal of 283 consecutive cases from two urban trauma centers. Journal of Trauma December  2009.
  18. Goldberg AJ, Toto JM, Kulp HR, Lloyd ME, Gaughan JP, Seamon MJ, Charles SP: An analysis of inner-city students' attitudes towards violence before and after participation in the "cradle to grave" program.   Injury January 2010.
  19. Seamon MJ, Feather C, Smith BP, Kulp H, Gaughan JP, Goldberg AJ: Just one drop:  The significance of a single hypotensive blood pressure reading during trauma resuscitations. Journal of Trauma June 2010.
  20. Seamon MJ, Franco MJ, Stawicki SP, Smith BP, Kulp H, Goldberg AJ, Santora TA, Gaughan JP: Do chronic liver disease scoring systems predict outcomes in trauma patients with liver disease?  A comparison of MELD and CTP. Journal of Trauma September 2010.
  21. Sarani B, Powell E, Taddeo J, Carr B, Patel A, Seamon M, Wobb J, Sims C, Pascual J, Schwab CW: A contemporary comparison of surgical and interventional management of blunt renal injury.   Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology  May  2011.
  22. Seamon MJ, Ginwalla R, Kulp H, Patel J, Pathak AS, Santora TA, Gaughan JP, Goldberg AJ, Tedaldi EM: HIV and hepatitis in an urban penetrating trauma population:  Unrecognized and untreated. Journal of Trauma August  2011.
  23. Seamon MJ, Wobb JA, Gaughan JP,  Kulp H, Kamel I, Dempsey DT: The effects of intraoperative hypothermia on surgical site infection: An analysis of 524 trauma laparotomies. Annals of Surgery August 2012.
  24. Smith BP, Fox N, Fakhro A, LaChant M, Pathak AS, Ross SE, Seamon MJ: SCIP-ping antibiotic prophylaxis guidelines in trauma: The consequences of non-compliance. Journal of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery  August 2012.
  25. Moffatt-Bruce SD, Ellison EC, Anderson HL III, Chan L, Balija T, Bernescu I, Cipolla J, Marchigiani R, Seamon MJ, Cook CH, Steinberg SM, Stawicki SP: Intravascular retained surgical items: A multi-center study of risk factors. Journal of Surgical Research  November 2012.
  26. Stawicki SP, Moffatt-Bruce S, Ahmed HM, Anderson HL III, Balija TM, Bernescu I, Chan L, Chowayou L, Cipolla J, Coyle S, Gracias VH, Gunter OL, Marchigiani R, Martin ND,  Patel J, Seamon MJ, Vagedes E, Ellison C, Steinberg SM, Cook CM: Retained surgical items:  A problem yet to be solved.   Journal of the American College of Surgeons January 2013.
  27. Seamon MJ, Smith BP, Capano-Wehrle L, Fakhro A, Fox N, Goldberg M, Martin ND,  Pathak AS, Ross SE: Skin closure after trauma laparotomy in high-risk patients:  Opening opportunities for improvement. Journal of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery  February 2013.
  28. Keller D, Bennecoff HK, Santora TA, Goldberg AJ, Seamon MJ.: Life after near-death: Long-term outcomes in survivors of emergency department thoracotomy. Journal of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery  May 2013.
  29. Seamon MJ, Doane SM, Gaughan JP, Kulp H, D'Andrea AP, Pathak AS, Santora TA, Goldberg AJ, Wydro GC: Prehospital interventions for penetrating trauma victims: A prospective comparison between Advanced Life Support and Basic Life Support.   Injury May 2013.
  30. Fox N, Crutchfield M, Lachant M, Ross SE and Seamon MJ: Early abdominal closure improves long-term outcomes after damage control laparotomy. Journal of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery  November 2013.
  31. Stawicki SP, Cook CH, Anderson HL 3rd, Chowayou L, Cipolla J, Ahmed HM, Coyle SM, Gracias VH, Evans DC, Marchigiani R, Adams RC, Seamon MJ, Martin ND, Steinberg SM, Moffatt-Bruce SD; OPUS 12 Foundation Multicenter Trials Group.: 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. July 2014.
  32. Stawicki SP, Green JM, Martin ND, Green R, Cipolla J, Seamon MJ, Eiferman DS, Evans DC, Hazelton JP, Cook CH, Steinberg SM: Results of a prospective, randomized, controlled study of the use of carboxymethylcellulose sodium hyaluronate adhesion barrier in trauma open abdomens. Surgery August 2014.
  33. Shalhub S, Starnes BW, Brenner ML, Biffl WL, Azizzadeh A, Inaba K, Skiada D, Zarzaur B, Nawaf C, Eriksson EA, Fakhry SM, Paul JS, Kaups KL, Ciesla DJ, Todd SR, Seamon MJ, Capano-Wehrle LM, Jurkovich J, Kozar RA.  : Blunt abdominal aortic injury: A Western Trauma Association multicenter study.   Journal of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery  December 2014.
  34. Choron RL, Wang A, Van Orden K, Capano-Wehrle L, Seamon MJ: Emergency central venous catheterization during trauma resuscitation:  A safety analysis by site.   American Surgeon 81(5): 527-531. May 2015.
  35. Hazelton JP, Erika C. Orfe EC, Colacino AM, Hunter K, Capano-Wehrle LM, MPH, LaChant MT, Ross SE, Seamon MJ: The Impact of a Multidisciplinary Safety Checklist on Adverse Procedural Events During Bedside Bronchoscopy-Guided Percutaneous Tracheostomy. Journal of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery  79(1): 111-116. July 2015.
  36. Mark J Seamon MD, Elliot R Haut, Kyle Can Arendonk, Ronald Barbosa, William Chiu, Christopher Dente, Nicole Fox, Randeep S. Jawa, Kosar Khwaja, J. Kayle Lee, Louis Magnotti, Julie Mayglothling, Amy A McDonald, Susan Rowell, Kathleen B To, Yngve-Falck-Ytter, and Peter Rhee: An evidence-based approach to patient selection for emergency department thoracotomy: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma. Journal of Trauma Acute Care Surgery 79(1): 159-173, July 2015.
  37. Brian P. Smith MD, Amy J. Goldberg MD,John P. Gaughan PhD, Mark J. Seamon MD.: A Comparison of Injury Severity Score and New Injury Severity Score after Penetrating Trauma. Journal of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery 79(2): 269-274. August 2015.
  38. Joshua P Hazelton, D.O.; Rachel L Choron, M.D.; Gregory M Dodson, D.O.; Jeffrey  A Gerritsen, M.D.; Sophia Khan, M.D.; Kathryn E VanOrden, M.D.; Lisa M Capano-Wehrle, M.P.H.; Ludmil V Mitrev, M.D.; Marc C Torjman, Ph.D.; John P Gaughan, PhD; Roy D Goldfarb, Ph.D.; Steven E Ross, M.D.; Mark J Seamon, M.D.: Comparison of Atriocaval Shunting with Perihepatic Packing versus Perihepatic Packing Alone for Retrohepatic Vena Cava Injuries in a Swine Model Injury. Injury 46(9): 1759-64. September 2015.
  39. Kenji Inaba, Hande Aksoy, Mark J Seamon, Joshua A Marks, Juan Duchesne, Rebecca Schroll, Charles Fox, Frederic M Pieracci, Bellal Joseph, Anseb Haider, John A Harvin, Ryan A Lawless, Jeremy Cannon, Seth R Holland, Demetrios Demetriades and the Multicenter Shunt Study Group: Multicenter Evaluation of Temporary Intravascular Shunt Usage in Vascular Trauma   Journal of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery 80(3): 359-365, March 2016.
  40. Sarah Mathew, Brian P. Smith, Jeremy W. Cannon, Patrick M. Reilly, C. William Schwab, Mark J. Seamon: Temporary Arterial Shunts in Damage Control: Experience & Outcomes. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Dec 23, Epub ahead of print. December 2016.
  41. Rachel L Choron, Joshua P Hazelton, Krystal Hunter, Lisa Capano-Wehrle, John Gaughan, John Chovanes, Mark J Seamon.: Intra-Abdominal Packing with Laparotomy Pads and QuikClot during Damage Control Laparotomy: A Safety Analysis Injury. Injury 48(1): 158-164. January 2017.
  42. Zoe Maher, MD, Brian Frank MD, Noelle Saillant MD, Anna Goldenberg, DO Elizabeth Dauer MD, Joshua P. Hazelton DO, Andrea Lubitz MD, Huaqing Zhao PhD, Jeremy W. Cannon MD, Mark J. Seamon MD.: Systemic intraoperative anticoagulation during arterial injury repair:  implications for patency and bleeding. Accepted for publication, J Trauma Acute Care Surg, January 2017. January 2017.
  43. Miguel A. Villalobos, Joshua P. Hazelton, Rachel L. Choron, Lisa Capano-Wehrle, Kyrstal Hunter, John P. Gaughan, Steven E. Ross, Mark J. Seamon.: Caring for Critically Injured Children: an Analysis of 56 Pediatric Damage Control Laparotomies. Accepted for publication, J Trauma Acute Care Surg, 1/2017 2017.
  44. Andrew M Nunn, Justin S Hatchimonji, Daniel N Holena, Mark J Seamon, Brian P Smith, Lew J Kaplan, Niels D Martin, Patrick M Reilly, C William Schwab, Jose L Pascual.: Boarding ICU Patients: Are our Rounding Practices Subpar? The American Journal of Surgery  in press 2017.
  45. Beard, JH, Martin, ND, Reilly, PM, Seamon, MJ. : Nighttime trauma fellow care is associated with improved outcomes after injury. The American Surgeon in press 2017.
  46. Brian Frank, ZoÑ‘ Maher, Joshua P. Hazelton, Shelby Resnick, Elizabeth Dauer, Anna Goldenberg, Andrea L. Lubitz, Brian P. Smith, Noelle N. Saillant, Patrick M. Reilly, Mark J. Seamon.: Venous Thromboembolism after Major Venous Injuries: Competing Priorities.   Accepted for publication, Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery in press 2017.
  47. Emily J. MacKay, Michael D. Stubna, Daniel N. Holena, Patrick M. Reilly, Mark J. Seamon, Brian P. Smith, Lewis J. Kaplan, Jeremy W. Cannon.: Abnormal Calcium Levels During Trauma Resuscitation are Associated with Increased Mortality, Increased Blood Product Use, and Greater Hospital Resource Consumption: A Pilot Investigation  Anesthesia & Analgesia in press 2017.
  48. Shelby Resnick, Mark J. Seamon, Daniel Holena, Jose Pascual, Patrick M. Reilly, Niels D. Martin: Early Declaration of Death by Neurologic Criteria Results in Greater Organ Donor Potential  Journal of Surgical Research in press 2017.
  49. Shelby Resnick, Randi N. Smith, Jessica H. Beard, Daniel Holena, Patrick M. Reilly, C. William Schwab, Mark J. Seamon.: Firearm Deaths in America:  Can We Learn from 462,000 Lives Lost? Accepted for publication, Annals of Surgery in press 2017.
Research Publications, peer-reviewed reviews
  1. Schrag SP, Sharma R, Jaik NP, Seamon MJ, Lukaszczyk JJ, Martin ND, Hoey BA, Stawicki SP.  : Complications related to percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes: A comprehensive clinical review.  Journal of Gastrointestinal Liver Disease December 2007.
  2. Stawicki SP, Seamon MJ, Martin ND, Cipolla J, Gracias VH, Lombardo G, Nance ML, Schrag SP, Pryor JP, Lukaszczyk J, Chovanes J, Fernandez FB, Steinberg SM, Gunter OL: Retained surgical foreign bodies: A synopsis. Opus 12 Scientist March 2008.
  3. Stawicki SP, Seamon MJ, Meredith DM, Chovanes J, Paszczuk A, Kim PK , Gracias VH.  : Transthoracic echocardiography for suspected pulmonary embolism in the ICU:  Unjustly underused or rightfully ignored?  Journal of Clinical Ultrasound  June 2008.
  4. Wang CF, Cipolla J, Seamon MJ, Lindsey DE, Stawicki SP: Gastrointestinal complications related to retained surgical foreign bodies (RSFB): A concise review. Opus 12 Scientist January-March 2009.
  5. Evans DE, Doraiswamy VA, Prosciak MP, Silviera M, Seamon MJ, Funes VR, Cipolla J, Wang CF, Kavuturu S, Torigian DA, Cook CH, Lindsey DE, Steinberg SM, Stawicki SP: Complications associated with pulmonary artery catheters: A comprehensive clinical review.  Scandinavian Journal of Surgery  2009.
  6. Silviera ML, Seamon MJ, Porshinsky B, Prosciak MP, Doraiswamy VA, Wang CF, Lorenzo M, Truitt M, Biboa J, Jarvis AM, Narula VK, Steinberg SM, Stawicki SP: Complications related to endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: A comprehensive clinical review. Journal of Gastrointestinal Liver Disease  2009.
  7. Stawicki SP, Evan DC, Cipolla J, Seamon MJ, Lukaszczyk JJ, Prosciak MP, Torigian D,  Doraiswamy VA, Yazzie NP, Gunter OL Jr, Steinberg SM: Retained surgical foreign bodies: A comprehensive review of risks and preventive strategies. Scandinavian Journal of Surgery  2009.
  8. Smith BP, Adams RC, Doraiswamy VA, Nagaraja V, Seamon MJ, Wisler J, Cipolla J, Sharma R, Cook CH, Gunter OL, Stawicki SPA.: Review of abdominal damage control and open abdomens: Focus on gastrointestinal complications.  Journal of Gastrointestinal & Liver Diseases  December 2010.
  9. Rojavin Y, Seamon MJ, Tripathi RS, Papadimos TJ, Galwankar S, Kman N, Cipolla J,  Grossman MD, Marchigiani R, Stawicki SPA: Civilian nuclear incidents: An overview of historical, medical, and scientific aspects. Journal of Emergency Trauma Shock April 2011.
  10. Seamon MJ, Chovanes J, Fox N, Green R, Manis G, Tsiotsias G, Warta M, Ross SE: The use of emergency department thoracotomy for prehospital cardiopulmonary arrest. Injury September 2012.
  11. Fox N, Rajani RR, Bokhari F, Chiu WC, Kerwin A, Seamon MJ, Skarupa D, Frykberg E: Evaluation and management of penetrating lower extremity arterial trauma: an Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma practice management guideline. Journal of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery November 2012.
  12. Stassen NA, Bhullar I, Cheng JD, Crandall M, Friese R, Guillamondegui O, Jawa R, Maung A, Rohs TJ Jr, Sangosanya A, Schuster K, Seamon M, Tchorz KM, Zarzuar BL, Kerwin A: Nonoperative management of blunt hepatic injury: an Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma practice management guideline. Journal of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery November 2012.
  13. Stassen NA, Bhullar I, Cheng JD, Crandall ML, Friese RS, Guillamondegui OD, Jawa RS, Maung AA, Rohs TJ Jr, Sangosanya A, Schuster KM, Seamon MJ, Tchorz KM, Zarzuar BL, Kerwin AJ: Selective nonoperative management of blunt splenic injury: An Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma practice management guideline. Journal of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery  November 2012.
  14. Prabhakaran S, Doraiswamy VA, Nagaraja V, Cipolla J, Marchigiani R, Evans DC, Lindsey DE, Seamon MJ, Kavuturu S, Gerlach AT, Jaik NP, Eiferman DS, Papadimos TJ, Adolph MA, Cook CH, Stawicki SPA: Nasoenteric tube complications. Scandinavian Journal of Surgery  2012.
  15. Kwiatt ME, Seamon MJ: Fat embolism syndrome. International Journal of Critical Illness & Injury January 2013.
  16. Kwiatt M, Tarbox A, Seamon MJ, Swaroop M, Cipolla J, Allen C, Hallenbeck S, Davido HT, Lindsey DE, Doraiswamy VA, Galwankar S, Tulman D, Latchana N, Papadimos TJ, Cook CH, Stawicki SP: Thoracostomy tubes: A comprehensive review of complications and related topics. International Journal of Critical Illness & Injury Science April 2014.
  17. Kindel T, Latchana N, Swaroop M, Chaudry UI, Noria SF, Choron RL, Seamon MJ, Lin MJ, Mao M, Cipolla J, El Chaar M, Scantling D, Martin ND, Evans DC, Papadimos TJ, Stawicki SP: Laparoscopy in trauma:  An overview of complications and related topics. International Journal of Critical Illness & Injury 5(3): 196-205, Jul-Sep 2015.
  18. Wydo SM, Seamon MJ, Melanson SW, Thomas P, Bahner DP, Stawicki SP: Portable ultrasound in disaster triage:  a focused review.   Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 42(2), April 2016.
Editorials, Reviews, Chapters, including participation in committee reports (print or other media)
  1. Seamon MJ, Choudry R, Santora T, Goldberg A, Roberts A, Pathak A, Bradley K.  : Thyrocervical trunk transection:  A rare cause of massive hemothorax. [Case Report]  Journal of Trauma  June 2007.
  2. Goldberg AJ, Seamon MJ, and Pathak AS: Injuries to the stomach, duodenum, and small bowel. Chap. in Yeo CJ, Dempsey DT, Klein AS, Pemberton JH, Peters JH:  Shackleford's Surgery of the Alimentary TractShackleford's Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Sixth Edition.  Philadelphia: WB Saunders 2007.
  3. Seamon MJ, Pryor JP, Schwab CW: Critical care of the trauma patient.  Chap. in Boffard KD (ed.):  Manual of Definitive Surgical Trauma Care, Second Edition.  London, UK: Hodder Arnold 2007.
  4. Medina CR, Bradley KM, Denne J, Pieri P, Akinyemi T,  Pathak A, Goldberg AJ, Seamon MJ, Macha M.  : Acellular cadaveric dermis (Alloderm) for ventricular coverage after a gunshot wound. [Case Report] Injury Extra April 2008.
  5. Hurie JB, Seamon MJ: Interesting clinical image: A fortuitous fall. Opus 12 Scientist  October-December 2008.
  6. Seamon MJ: Interesting clinical image: Chicken noodle soup: Comfort food?   OPUS 12 Scientist  March 2009.
  7. Karachristos AI, Seamon MJ, Bradley KM, Pathak AS , Santora TA, Goldberg AJ.  : The incidental Meckel's Diverticulum in trauma:  A case report and literature review. [Case Report] Journal of Trauma July 2009.
  8. Spivack D, Roth H, Seamon M, Soriano I: Transcatheter embolization of blunt splenic injury in Von WilleBrand's disease. [Case Report] Injury Extra November 2009.
  9. Seamon MJ, Pathak AS: Multiple system organ failure. Chap. in Mann BD (ed.):  Mann's Surgery:  A Competency-Based Companion.  Philadelphia: WB Saunders/Elsevier 2009.
  10. Seamon MJ, Smith BP: Penetrating abdominal trauma. Chap. in Mann BD (ed.):  Mann's Surgery: A Competency-Based Companion.  Philadelphia: WB Saunders/Elsevier 2009.
  11. Torres DM, Pathak AS, Pieri PG, Santora TA, Cohen G, Goldberg AJ, Seamon MJ.: Ruptured gallbladder: Delayed presentation following motor vehicle collision. [Case Report]  Journal of Trauma December 2009.
  12. Seamon MJ, Goldberg AJ, Schwab CW: Emergency Department thoracotomy for gunshot wounds of the heart and great vessels. [Letter]  Journal of Trauma June  2010.
  13. Fox N, Seamon MJ: What's new in critical illness and injury science? Mapping and tracking glucose levels in critical patients. Invited Editorial.  International Journal of Critical Illness & Injury Science January  2011.
  14. Seamon MJ.: Hospital based trauma quality improvement initiatives: First step towards improving trauma outcomes in the developing world. Invited Editorial.  Journal of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery July 2013.
  15. Barth N, Seamon MJ: Situation awareness in patient safety.   Chap. in Stawicki SP, Galwankar SC, Papadimos TJ, Moffat-Bruce SD (eds.): Fundamentals of Patient Safety in Medicine and Surgery. Gurgaon, India: Wolters-Kluwer Health Page: 101-112, 2014.
  16. Joshua Mancini, Mark J. Seamon, C. William Schwab: Trauma. Chapter in Principles of Adult Critical Care. Niels D. Martin, Lewis J. Kaplan (eds.). Springer International Publishing, Page: 381-392. 2016.
  17. Mark J. Seamon: A Comparison of Open and Closed Chest Compressions after Traumatic Arrest. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 82(4): 818-819. April 2017.
Alternative Media
  1. Seamon MJ: Forum remix:  Trauma care in the prehospital setting.  Online:  The Student Doctor Network January 2008.
  2. Mark J. Seamon, MD.: Trauma Literature Review, Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma. Online September 2014.
  3. Mark J. Seamon MD.: EAST Literature Review:  Trauma Literature.  Online 2014.
  4. Mark J. Seamon MD.: EAST Literature Review:  Trauma Literature.   Online. 2015.
  5. Mark J. Seamon MD.: EAST Twitter Journal Club.  Discussion of EDT PMG. Twitter Journal Club 2015.
 
Awards, Honors and Membership in Honorary Societies
2017 Patrick M. Reilly Trauma Teaching Award
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2016 Patrick M. Reilly Trauma Teaching Award
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2015 Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing, Editors of Injury
 
2012 Top Doctors 2012, Trauma Surgery, South Jersey Magazine
 
2011 First Place, Resident Competition, Philadelphia Academy of Surgery (for “Life After Near-Death: Long-term Functional Outcomes in Survivors of Emergency Department Thoracotomy,” with Keller D, Bharara N, Siu G, Kulp H, Pathak A, Santora T, Cruz E, Goldberg A
 
2009 First Place for Clinical Papers, Regional ACS/COT Meeting (for “NISS Outperforms ISS in Penetrating Trauma,” with Smith BP, Kulp H, Gaughan JP
 
2009  First Place for Clinical Papers, Pennsylvania Committee on Trauma Meeting (for “NISS Outperforms ISS in Penetrating Trauma,” with Smith BP, Kulp H, Gaughan JP
 
2009 Academic Keys Who’s Who in Medicine Higher Education
 
2009 Best Physicians Under 40, Philadelphia Magazine’s Rising Stars of Medicine, Philadelphia Magazine
 
2007 Second Place, Regional Committee on Trauma Meeting (for “Detection of Arterial Injuries Following Extremity Trauma: A Com-parison Between CT Angiogram and Conventional Arteriography,” with Morton D,  Smoger D, Kulp H, Cohen G, Goldberg AJ)
 
2007 First Place, Pennsylvania Committee on Trauma Meeting (for “Detection of Arterial Injuries Following Extremity Trauma: A Com-parison Between CT Angiogram and Conventional Arteriography,” with Morton D,  Smoger D, Kulp H, Cohen G, Goldberg AJ)
 
2007 Second Place, Resident Competition, Pennsylvania Thoracic Society Meeting (for “Outcomes After Emergency Department Thoracotomy in Patients with Penetrating Cardiac Injuries,” with Molina EJ, Santora TA, Bradley KM, Pieri PG, Pathak AS, Gaughan JP, McClurken J, Goldberg AJ)
 
1995 Robert Jones Award, for outstanding service to the community, Wesleyan University

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