Fellowship Faculty

Douglas J.E. Schuerer MD, FACS, FCCM

Associate Professor of Surgery
Director of Trauma
Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program

Dr. Schuerer graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 1995 and went on to complete his residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. He completed a fellowship in surgical critical care at the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, which also included a fellowship in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. He continued as a staff member in general surgery and critical care at the University of Michigan before joining the staff at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in 2002.

Dr. Schuerer's research interests include patient safety, deep venous thrombosis, severe respiratory failure and trauma outcome.

Dr. Schuerer's CV  


John E. Mazuski, MD, PhD, FACS, FCCM

Professor of Surgery

Dr. Mazuski received his medical degree from the University of California - Los Angeles in 1981. He then completed a surgical residency at the University of Minnesota - Minneapolis in 1990 and a fellowship in surgical critical care at the same institution in 1991. While at the University of Minnesota, he earned his PhD degree in biochemistry. He subsequently joined the faculty at Saint Louis University as assistant professor and then associate professor of surgery before coming to Washington University.

Dr. Mazuski has particular research interests in nutritional support and the treatment of surgical infections. He is an investigator in a number of clinical studies of newer agents for the treatment of critically ill patients, especially those with trauma and sepsis. He also participates actively in national task forces developing guidelines for the care of critically ill patients. He is currently a councilor of the Surgical Infection Society.

Dr. Mazuski's CV  


John P. Kirby, MD, FCCWS, FACS

Associate Professor of Surgery
Director of Wound Healing Program
Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University Medical Center

Dr. Kirby graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in 1993 and completed his general surgery residency at the University of Illinois Metropolitan Group Hospitals. He also completed a fellowship in trauma/critical care surgery at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. He joined the Section of Acute and Critical Care Surgery at Washington University in 2006 and serves as director of the Wound Healing Program at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

Dr. Kirby's CV


Walter BoyleWalter A. Boyle III, MD, FCCM

Chief, Division of Critical Care, Department of Anesthesiology
Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery
Co-Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit

Dr. Boyle earned his medical degree from the University of California - San Francisco in 1977. He performed residency training at the University of California - San Francisco, New York University and Columbia University-Presbyterian Medical Center. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Pharmacology at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Boyle taught at Columbia University and the University of California at Davis before joining the Washington University faculty in 1987.

Dr. Boyle's research focuses on vascular smooth muscle physiology and pharmacology.

Dr. Boyle's CV


Richard HotchkissRichard S. Hotchkiss, MD

Professor of Anesthesiology, Surgery and Medicine

Dr. Hotchkiss received his medical degree from the University of Virginia in 1976. He performed residencies at Massachusetts General Hospital and Emory University. He completed fellowships in intensive care and respiratory intensive care at the University of Virginia and Massachusetts General Hospital, respectively. Dr. Hotchkiss came to Washington University in 1987 after serving on the faculty of Emory University.

Dr. Hotchkiss investigates mechanisms of cell injury and death in critical illness, particularly the role of lymphocytic apoptosis in both human studies and animal models of sepsis and has published his results in journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, Science, Nature Medicine and Nature Immunology. Dr. Hotchkiss is past president of the Shock Society.

Dr. Hotchkiss' CV  


Alex EversAlex S. Evers, MD

Dr. Evers is the Henry E. Mallinckrodt Professor and chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine.

 Dr. Evers' CV