Dane Scantling DO, MPH, FACS
Assistant Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

DO, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
MPH, University of Massachusetts Amherst
BS, University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Dr. Scantling is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Boston University School of Medicine and a Trauma and Acute Care Surgeon at Boston Medical Center. He began his medical career in prehospital medicine as a firefighter and paramedic. This was followed by a Master’s degree in public health, his doctorate, residency and fellowship in trauma and acute care surgery. He then completed additional epidemiology and biostatistics training at the University of Pennsylvania. Today, he has an academic career with an emphasis on clinical research, primarily relating to access to trauma care and the prevention of firearm violence. He has received internal funding as well as support from the American College of Surgeons.

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  1. Torres CM, Kenzik KM, Saillant NN, Scantling DR, Sanchez SE, Brahmbhatt TS, Dechert TA, Sakran JV. Timing to First Whole Blood Transfusion and Survival Following Severe Hemorrhage in Trauma Patients. JAMA Surg. 2024 Apr 01; 159(4):374-381.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38294820; PMCID: PMC10831629; DOI: 10.1001/jamasurg.2023.7178;
  2. Kobzeva-Herzog AJ, Smith SM, Counihan DR, Kain MS, Richman AP, Scantling D, Saillant NN, Sanchez SE, Torres CM. Timing of Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis Initiation and Complications in Polytrauma Patients with High-Risk Bleeding Orthopedic Interventions: A Nationwide Analysis. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2024 Mar 29.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38548689
  3. Laudon AD, Davis ES, Zhao X, Kenzik K, Torres C, Sanchez SE, Brahmbhatt TS, Scantling DR. Bullet holes: A novel model to identify the most impactful gaps in the firearm homicide prevention laws of each state. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2024 Mar 18.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38497933
  4. Karavas AN, Olia K, Scantling D, Nudel J, Kriegel J, Edwards NM. Management of penetrating cardiac injury and tricuspid regurgitation with extracorporeal-membrane oxygenation (ECMO): a case report. J Cardiothorac Surg. 2024 Feb 06; 19(1):64.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38321531; PMCID: PMC10845754; DOI: 10.1186/s13019-024-02557-6;
  5. Beaulieu-Jones BR, Zhu M, Shaikh SP, Brahmbhatt TS, Scantling D, Sanchez SE. Re-thinking the value of cross-sectional torso imaging for ground-level fall patients with altered mental status: Outcomes from a level 1 trauma center. Injury. 2024 Jan; 55(1):111239.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38071125
  6. Poulson M, Jay J, Kenzik K, Torres C, Sanchez SE, Saillant N, Holena D, Galea S, Scantling D. Death by the minute: Inequities in trauma care for victims of firearm violence. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2024 Apr 01; 96(4):589-595.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37994476; PMCID: PMC10978261; DOI: 10.1097/TA.0000000000004219;
  7. Dirago C, Poulson M, Hatchimonji J, Byrne J, Scantling D. Geospatial Analysis of Social Vulnerability, Race, and Firearm Violence in Chicago. J Surg Res. 2024 Feb; 294:66-72. PMID: 37866068
  8. Duraiswamy S, Dirago C, Poulson M, Torres C, Sanchez S, Kenzik K, Dechert T, Scantling D. Gun Laws, Stay-at-Home Orders, and Poverty: Surges in Pandemic Firearm Violence in Large US Cities. J Surg Res. 2024 Jan; 293:204-216.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37778088
  9. Jang H, Scantling D, Allee L, Brahmbhatt TS. Secondary Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Surgical Profession. J Surg Res. 2023 Dec; 292:176-181.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37625207
  10. Hatchimonji JS, Bakillah E, Hynes AM, Torres CM, Sanchez SE, Seamon MJ, Scantling DR. A tale of two cities: Policing and firearm homicides in Boston and Philadelphia. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2023 Nov 01; 95(5):713-718.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37418695
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2024-2026 American College of Surgeons: James Carrico Faculty Research Award
2022 EAST: Best Manuscript
2022 EAST: Cox Templeton Injury Prevention Competition Winner
2021 AAST: Best Poster
2021 EAST: Best Manuscript
2020 Pennsylvania Medical Society: Every Day Hero Award
2019 Drexel University College of Medicine: Joel J. Roslyn MD Research Award
2016 Pennsylvania Medical Society: 40 Under 40 Physicians
2014 PCOM: Albert D'Alonzo Research Award
2013 PCOM: Gorin Scholarship
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Access to Health Care
Critical Care
Equity, Health
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