Scott Gunn, MD

  • Vice Chair of Clinical Operations
  • Chief of Service for UPMC Presbyterian and Montefiore ICUs
  • Medical Director, Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit, UPMC Presbyterian
  • Medical Director, Advanced Practice Program, Department of Critical Care Medicine
  • Professor of Critical Care and Emergency Medicine
  • Director, Clinical Leadership Track, Critical Care Medicine Multidisciplinary Critical Care Training Program

    Education & Training

  • BS, Exercise Physiology, Brigham Young University, 1987
  • MD, University of Minnesota, 1996
  • Residency, Emergency Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, 1999
  • Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 2001
Fellow, American College of Critical Care Medicine (FCCM) 2009
Pittsburgh Magazine's list of the "Best Doctors in Pittsburgh" for 2016-2018
Representative Publications

Gunn SR, Rogers PL, Fink MP, Grenvik A, Gunnerson KJ, Huang D. Critical care training for emergency physicians. Ann Emerg Med. 2003 Jun;41(6):886-7.

Gunn SR, Early BJ, Zenati MS, Ochoa JB.  Use of a Nasal Bridle Prevents Accidental Nasoenteral Feeding Tube Removal. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. Jan/Feb 2009; Vol. 33(1); 50-54.

Early BJ, Huang DT, Callaway CW, Zenati M, Angus DC, Gunn SR, Yealy DM, Unikel D, Billiar TR, Peitzman AB, Sperry JL. Multidisciplinary acute care research organization (MACRO): If you build it, they will come. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. Jul 2013; 75(1):106-9.

Al-Jaghbeer M, Tekwani S, Gunn S, Kahn J. Incidence and Etiology of Potentially Preventable ICU Readmissions. Crit Care Med. Sept 2016; 44(9):1704-9

Research Interests
  • Quality improvement
  • Health care leadership
  • Interface between emergency medicine and critical care medicine