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Vaishali Dixit Schuchert, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery and Critical Care

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Admin Assistant: Joyce Selden
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Education & Training

Degree

Year

Field

University of Pennsylvania

BA

1990

Biology

University of Pittsburgh

MD

1994

Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

Residency

1997

Surgery Residency

University of Pittsburgh

Fellowship

2000

Research Fellowship/Surgery

University of Pittsburgh

 

2002

Chief Resident, Surgery

University of Pittsburgh

 Fellowship

 2003

Surgical Critical Care

 

 

 

 

Administrative Titles

 

 2003-2004

 University of Pittsburgh

 Clinical Instructor , Critical Care Medicine and Surgery

 2004-present

 University of Pittsburgh

 Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery and Critical Care Medicine

 2007-present

 University of Pittsburgh

 Associate Director of Acute Care Surgery

 

Honors

 

 1998

 First Prize, American College of Surgeons Regional Committee on Trauma Paper Competition

 1998

 Surgical Infection Society Fellowship Award

 1994

 Alpha Omega Alpha

 1994

 Stephen Behan Prize in Surgery

 

Publications

Refereed Articles:

V. Bansal, V.D. Schuchert.  Jaundice in the intensive care unit. Surg Clin North Am. 86 (6): 1495-502, 2006.

V.D. Schuchert.  ECG libraryCrit Care 10(1):305, 2006.

B.G. Harbrecht, M.S. Zenati, L.H. Alarcon, J.B. Ochoa, J.C. Puyana, V.D. Schuchert, A.B. Peitzman.  Is outcome after blunt splenic injury in adults better in high-volume trauma centers?  American Surgeon. 71(11):942-8, 2005.

S.E. Carty, Y.L. Colson, L.S. Garvey, V.D. Schuchert, A. Schwentker, E. Tzeng, N.A. Corcoran, R.L. Simmons, M.W. Webster, T.R. Billiar.  Maternity policy and practice during surgery residency: how we do it.  Surgery. 132(4):682-7, 2002.

V.D. Schuchert, J.J. Baust, D.J. Gallo, M.S. Zenati, A.B. Peitzman, T.R. Billiar, B.G. Harbrecht.  Mice deficient in eNOS have normal blood pressure response to resuscitation but increased early mortality following hemorrhagic shock.  Surgical Forum 51, 2000.