Scott Thomas, MD, FACS

Director Trauma Services; Full Attending Memorial Hospital of South Bend

Scott - Thomas, MD, FACS

Contact info

Email: sthormas@memorialsb.org

Biography

1992–1993 Chief Surgical Resident, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital,Ann Arbor, MI.
1991–1992 Trauma Fellow, University of Sydney, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia
1990–1991 Senior Surgical Registrar, University of Sydney, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia
1987-1990 Residency, General Surgery, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI.
1987  M.D., Indiana University School of Medicine
1981 B.A., Indiana University

Research Interest

Trauma-induced coagulopathy and associated platelet dysfunction.

Recent Papers

Donahue DL, Beck J, Fritz B, Davis P, Sandoval-Cooper MJ, Thomas SG, Yount RA, Walsh M, Ploplis VA, Castellino FJ. (2013). Early platelet dysfunction in a rodent model of blunt traumatic brain injury reflects the acute traumatic coagulopathy found in humans. J Neurotrauma. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:24040968

Davis PK, Musunuru H, Walsh M, Cassady R, Yount R, Losiniecki A, Moore EE, Wohlauer MV, Howard J, Ploplis VA, Castellino FJ, Thomas SG. (2012). Platelet dysfunction is an early marker for traumatic brain injury-induced coagulopathy. Neurocrit Care. 18:201-208

Wohlauer MV, Moore EE, Thomas S, Sauaia A, Evans E, Harr J, Silliman CC, Ploplis V, Castellino FJ, Walsh M. (2012). Early platelet dysfunction: an unrecognized role in the acute coagulopathy of trauma. J Am Coll Surg. 214:739-746

Walsh M, Thomas SG, Howard JC, Evans E, Guyer K, Medvecz A, Swearingen A, Navari RM, Ploplis V, Castellino FJ. (2011). Blood component therapy in trauma guided with the utilization of the perfusionist and thromboelastography. J Extra Corpor Technol. 43:162- 167