Anaar E Siletz

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery (Part-Time)

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Dr. Siletz joined our Acute Care Surgery and Critical Care team after completing a fellowship in Trauma and Surgical Critical Care at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

She earned both her MD and a PhD in Life Sciences at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine and then went on to complete her General Surgery residency and a research fellowship at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.


  • Diagnostic Approach to Penetrating Neck Trauma: What You Need to Know J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2024 Mar 25. . View in PubMed
  • Inadequate Venous Thromboembolism Chemoprophylaxis Is Associated With Higher Venous Thromboembolism Rates Among Trauma Patients With Epidurals J Surg Res. 2023 11; 291:1-6. . View in PubMed
  • Complications and Transfusions on Therapeutic Anticoagulation After Trauma Am Surg. 2022 Oct; 88(10):2451-2455. . View in PubMed
  • Which Pelvic Fractures Are Associated With Extravasation on Angiography? Am Surg. 2022 Oct; 88(10):2493-2498.. View in PubMed
  • Am Surg. 2022 Oct; 88(10):2464-2469. . View in PubMed
  • Logistics of managing a trauma whole blood inventory in a civilian level 1 trauma center Transfusion. 2022 09; 62(9):1772-1778. . View in PubMed
  • A pilot study of stored low titer group O whole blood + component therapy versus component therapy only for civilian trauma patients J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 10 01; 91(4):655-662. . View in PubMed
  • Dynamic genome-scale cell-specific metabolic models reveal novel inter-cellular and intra-cellular metabolic communications during ovarian follicle development BMC Bioinformatics. 2019 Jun 10; 20(1):307. . View in PubMed
  • Monitoring Complications of Medically Managed Acute Appendicitis Am Surg. 2018 Oct 01; 84(10):1684-1690. . View in PubMed
  • Surgical Technical Evidence Review of Hip Fracture Surgery Conducted for the AHRQ Safety Program for Improving Surgical Care and Recovery Geriatr Orthop Surg Rehabil. 2018; 9:2151459318769215. . View in PubMed
  • Surgical Technical Evidence Review for Elective Total Joint Replacement Conducted for the AHRQ Safety Program for Improving Surgical Care and Recovery Geriatr Orthop Surg Rehabil. 2018; 9:2151458518754451. . View in PubMed
  • Comparative Analysis of Laparoscopic and Open Approaches in Emergency Abdominal Surgery Am Surg. 2017 Oct 01; 83(10):1089-1094. . View in PubMed
  • Leukocyte filtration lesion impairs functional coagulation in banked whole blood J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 09; 83(3):420-426. . View in PubMed
  • Emergency department length of stay in critical nonoperative trauma J Surg Res. 2017 06 15; 214:102-108. . View in PubMed
  • Transcription factor networks in invasion-promoting breast carcinoma-associated fibroblasts Cancer Microenviron. 2013 Apr; 6(1):91-107. . View in PubMed
  • Dynamic transcription factor networks in epithelial-mesenchymal transition in breast cancer models PLoS One. 2013; 8(4):e57180. . View in PubMed
  • Gene expression in mouse ovarian follicle development in vivo versus an ex vivo alginate culture system Reproduction. 2011 Aug; 142(2):309-18. . View in PubMed