Department of Surgery faculty members, both physicians and scientists, are world-renown in their subspecialties. Faculty members are passionate in their clinical care and research practices, as well as being mentors for medical students and trainees. The department also invests significant funds to provide protected time and lab space for junior faculty to perform research.

Morgan Anne Schellenberg

Morgan Anne Schellenberg

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
2051 Marengo Street Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Complications Following Brachial Arterial Catheterization in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit Am Surg. 2020 Oct 26; 3134820964211. . View in PubMed

J Surg Res. 2020 Oct 08; 258:272-277. . View in PubMed

The Impact of Seat Belt Use in Pregnancy on Injuries and Outcomes After Motor Vehicle Collisions J Surg Res. 2020 Oct; 254:96-101. . View in PubMed

Comparison of trauma resuscitation practices by critical care anesthesiologists and non-critical care anesthesiologists J Clin Anesth. 2020 Oct; 65:109890. . View in PubMed

Fluid Resuscitation and Vasopressors in Septic Shock: The Importance of Filling the Tank While Squeezing the Pipes Crit Care Med. 2020 Oct; 48(10):1533-1535. . View in PubMed

Radiologic predictors of in-hospital mortality after traumatic craniocervical dissociation J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020 Sep; 89(3):565-569. . View in PubMed

Injury and treatment patterns of ballistic pelvic fractures by anatomic location Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2020 Jul 27. . View in PubMed

The impact of delayed time to first CT head in traumatic brain injury Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2020 Jun 25. . View in PubMed

Penetrating injuries to the vertebral artery: interventions and outcomes from US Trauma Centers Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2020 Jun 21. . View in PubMed

Prehospital Vital Signs Accurately Predict Initial Emergency Department Vital Signs Prehosp Disaster Med. 2020 Jun; 35(3):254-259. . View in PubMed

Frostbite injuries: independent predictors of outcomes Turk J Surg. 2020 Jun; 36(2):218-223. . View in PubMed

Shotgun Wounds: Nationwide Trends in Epidemiology, Injury Patterns, and Outcomes from US Trauma Centers J Emerg Med. 2020 May; 58(5):719-724. . View in PubMed

Concomitant bladder and rectal injuries: Results from the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Multicenter Rectal Injury Study Group J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020 Feb; 88(2):286-291. . View in PubMed

Contemporary Trends and Outcomes of Blunt Traumatic Colon Injuries Requiring Resection J Surg Res. 2020 03; 247:251-257. . View in PubMed

Nationwide trends in the use of subtotal cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis Surgery. 2020 03; 167(3):569-574. . View in PubMed

Rectal Injury After Foreign Body Insertion: Secondary Analysis From the AAST Contemporary Management of Rectal Injuries Study Group J Surg Res. 2020 03; 247:541-546. . View in PubMed

Trauma Team Activation at a Level I Trauma Center in Southern California: Time of Day Matters Am Surg. 2019 Oct 01; 85(10):1142-1145. . View in PubMed

Youth and Young Adult Victims of Interpersonal Violence at LA County + USC Medical Center: A Review of Epidemiology and Recidivism Am Surg. 2019 Oct 01; 85(10):1166-1170. . View in PubMed

Old Age With a Traumatic Mechanism of Injury Should Be a Trauma Team Activation Criterion J Emerg Med. 2019 Aug; 57(2):151-155. . View in PubMed

Gunshot wounds to the liver: No longer a mandatory operation J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 Aug; 87(2):350-355. . View in PubMed

The diagnostic dilemma of shotgun injuries Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2019 Jun 10. . View in PubMed

Selective nonoperative management of renal gunshot wounds J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 12; 87(6):1301-1307. . View in PubMed

World J Surg. 2019 11; 43(11):2797-2803. . View in PubMed

Undertriaged trauma patients: Who are we missing? J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 10; 87(4):865-869.. View in PubMed

Current Burden of Gunshot Wound Injuries at Two Los Angeles County Level I Trauma Centers J Am Coll Surg. 2019 08; 229(2):141-149. . View in PubMed

Nosocomial Pneumonia in the ICU: Still More Questions Than Answers Crit Care Med. 2019 03; 47(3):472-473. . View in PubMed

Near hangings: Epidemiology, injuries, and investigations J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 03; 86(3):454-457. . View in PubMed

Falls in the Bathroom: A Mechanism of Injury for All Ages J Surg Res. 2019 02; 234:283-286. . View in PubMed

Intraoperative Consultations to Acute Care Surgery at a Level I Trauma Center Am Surg. 2019 Jan 01; 85(1):82-85. . View in PubMed

Calculated Decisions: Focused Assessment With Sonography for Trauma (FAST) Emerg Med Pract 2018 Sep 01; 18(Suppl 3):1-3. . View in PubMed

Extremity compartment syndrome Curr Probl Surg. 2018 Jul; 55(7):256-273. . View in PubMed

Critical Decisions in the Management of Thoracic Trauma Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2018 Feb; 36(1):135-147. . View in PubMed

Traumatic rectal injuries: Is the combination of computed tomography and rigid proctoscopy sufficient? J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 12; 85(6):1033-1037.. View in PubMed

Detection of traumatic pancreatic duct disruption in the modern era Am J Surg. 2018 08; 216(2):299-303. . View in PubMed

Independent predictors of survival after traumatic atlanto-occipital dissociation J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 08; 85(2):375-379. . View in PubMed

The combined utility of extended focused assessment with sonography for trauma and chest x-ray in blunt thoracic trauma J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 07; 85(1):113-117. . View in PubMed

Management of cervical tracheoesophageal injuries: A 2018 EAST Master Class Video Presentation J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 07; 85(1):220-223. . View in PubMed

The contemporary timing of trauma deaths J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 06; 84(6):893-899. . View in PubMed

Effect of door-to-angioembolization time on mortality in pelvic fracture: Every hour of delay counts J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 05; 84(5):685-692. . View in PubMed

Contemporary management of rectal injuries at Level I trauma centers: The results of an American Association for the Surgery of Trauma multi-institutional study J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 02; 84(2):225-233. . View in PubMed

Spleen-preserving distal pancreatectomy in trauma J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 01; 84(1):118-122. . View in PubMed

Delta Shock Index in the Emergency Department Predicts Mortality and Need for Blood Transfusion in Trauma Patients Am Surg. 2017 Oct 01; 83(10):1059-1062. . View in PubMed

Injuries sustained during contact with law enforcement: An analysis from US trauma centers J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 12; 83(6):1124-1128. . View in PubMed

Defining the gastroesophageal junction in trauma: Epidemiology and management of a challenging injury J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 11; 83(5):798-802. . View in PubMed

Pneumonia in Trauma Patients Curr Trauma Rep. 2017; 3(4):308-314. . View in PubMed

The diagnostic yield of commonly used investigations in pelvic gunshot wounds J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 10; 81(4):692-8. . View in PubMed

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