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Brian P. Smith, M.D.
Traumatology, Surgical Critical Care and Emergency Surgery

 
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Administrative Office:
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
The Trauma Center at Penn
3400 Spruce Street, 5 Maloney
Philadelphia PA 19104
Administrative Assistant:
Administrative Telephone: 215-662-7320
Administrative Fax: 215-614-0375

Clinical Office:
The Trauma Center at Penn
3440 Market Street; 1st Floor
Philadelphia PA 19104
Clinical Telephone: 215-662-7320
Clinical Fax: 215-614-0375

Contact Information (internal use only)

Brian.Smith2@uphs.upenn.edu

 

Dr. Brian Smith is a Philadelphia native. He earned his Bachelors Degree in Biology at Ursinus College before attending medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. He completed his general surgery residency at Temple University Hospital. During that time he earned a Masters Degree in Clinical Research and Translational Medicine. He won the 2009 American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma Resident Research Paper Competition for Region 3, and he has twice been awarded first place in the Temple University Surgical Research Symposium (2010 & 2012). In 2012, Brian received the H. Taylor Caswell Award from the Temple University Department of Surgery for outstanding teaching as Chief Surgical Resident. His research interests include management strategies of traumatic injuries and genetic determinants of the inflammatory response.

 
Faculty Appointments
2014 - present Assistant Professor of Surgery at HUP & PPMC
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Hospital and Administrative Appointments
2013 - present  Attending Surgeon, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2013 - present Active Surgeon, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2013 - present Active Surgeon, Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Education/Training
2008 - 2010  MS - Temple University
 
2001 - 2005 MD - Temple University
 
1997 - 2001  BS - Ursinus College (Biology)
 
Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments
2012 - present  Trauma & Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2010 - 2012 Resident in Surgery, Temple Hospital
Philadelphia Pennsylvania
 
2008 - 2010 Surgery Research Fellow, Fels Institute
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2006 - 2008 Resident in Surgery, Temple Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2005 - 2006 Intern in Surgery, Temple Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Memberships/Societies
 
National/International Societies
2013 - present Association for Academic Surgery (Candidate Member)
 
2013 - present  Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
Publication Committee, 1/30/14-1/30/17
 
2010 - present   Society of Critical Care Medicine
 
2005 - present  American College of Surgeons
 
Research
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Publications
 
Research Publications, Peer Reviewed
  1. Boden G, Silviera M, Smith BP, Cheung P, Homko C.  Acute tissue injury caused by subcutaneous fat biopsies produces endoplasmic reticulum stress. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 95(1):349-352, Jan. 2010.
  2. 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 68(6)1289-1294, June 2010.
  3. 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 69(3)568-573, Sept. 2010.
  4. Silviera ML, Smith BP, Powell J, Sapienza C.  Epigenetic differences in normal colon mucosa of cancer patients suggest altered dietary metabolic pathways. Cancer Prevention Research (Phila.) 5(3)374-384, Mar. 2012 (Epub Feb. 1, 2012).
  5. Smith BP, Fox N, Fakhro A, LaChant M, Pathak AS, Ross SE, Seamon MJ. “SCIP”ing antibiotic prophylaxis guidelines in trauma: The consequences of noncompliance. Journal of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery 73(2):452-456, Aug. 2012.
  6. Seamon MJ, Smith BP, Capano-Wehrle L, Fakhro A, Fox N, Goldberg M, Martin NM, Pathak AS, Ross SE. Skin closure after laparotomy in high risk patients: Opening opportunities for advancement.  Journal of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery 74(2):433-439, Feb. 2013.
  7. Remick KN, Schwab CW, Smith BP, Monshizadeh A, Kim PK, Reilly PM.  Defining the optimal time to the operating room may salvage early trauma deaths.  Journal of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery 76(5):1251-1258, May 2014.
Reviews in Peer Reviewed Research Publications
  1. Smith BP, Adams RC, Doraiswamy VA, Nagaraja V, Seamon MJ, Wisler J, Cipolla J, Sharma R, Cook CH, Gunter OL, Stawicki SP.  A review of abdominal damage control and open abdomens: Focus on gastrointestinal complications. [Review] Journal of Gastrointestinal & Liver Diseases 19(4)425-435, Dec. 2010.
Abstracts (Last 3 Years)
  1. Remick K, Smith BP.  Defining the optimal time to the operating room may salvage early trauma deaths. Poster presentation at the 72nd Annual Meeting for the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, San Francisco, CA, Sept. 2013.
Editorials, Chapters, Case Reports & Participation in Committee Reports
  1. Achildi O, Smith BP, Grewal H.  Thorascopic ligation of the thoracic duct in a child with spontaneous chylothorax. [Case Report] Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques 16(5):546-549, Oct. 2006.
  2. Smith BP, Seamon MJ.  Penetrating abdominal trauma.  Chap. 53 in Mann BD (ed.): Surgery: A Competency-Based Companion.  Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 2009, 417-423.
Alternative Media
  1. Smith BP, Cheney R.  Interview by Seaman AM in Gun access tied to greater suicide, Murder Risk: Study.  Reuters, Jan. 20, 2014.  Retrieved February 4th, 2014 from http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/20/us-gun-suicide-idUSBREA0J1G920140120.
Patents
  1. Sapienza C, Silviera ML, Smith BP.  Methylation biomarkers for colorectal cancer.   U.S. provisional patent application 61/863,682, filed Aug. 8, 2013.
 
Awards, Honors and Membership in Honorary Societies
2013 Rhoads 5 SICU Nurse and Staff Fellow of the Year Award for excellence in communication, collaboration and teamwork, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
 
2012 H. Taylor Caswell, M.D., Award:  Outstanding Chief Resident who has contributed most to the surgical education of fellow resident, Temple University Hospital, Department of Surgery
 
2012 First Place, Temple University Surgery Resident Research Symposium
 
2010 First Place, Temple University Surgery Resident Research Symposium
 
2009 First Place - Clinical Science, American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma Resident Paper Competition, Region III
 
2009 First Place, PACoT Resident Paper Competition, Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation
 
2005 W. Emory Burnett Prize in Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine

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