Tracey A. Dechert, MD
Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Surgery
Trauma & Critical Care

MD, Temple University




Tracey Dechert, MD, FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery at Boston University School of Medicine, is a graduate of Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg, PA and Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Dechert completed her residency in General Surgery at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, VA and her fellowship in the Department of Traumatology and Surgical Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA.

As an Attending Surgeon in the Section of Acute Care and Trauma Surgery at Boston Medical Center and Associate Professor of Surgery at Boston University School of Medicine, Dr. Dechert’s research interests include trauma in women, injury prevention, social determinants of health in surgical patients, and surgical education. Additionally, Dr. Dechert is the Director of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit and plays an active role in improving the outcomes of critically ill and injured patients. She has also created the Center for Socially Responsible Surgery (CSRS) which advocates to support the concept of social responsibility in surgery by encouraging surgeons to recognize the responsibility they have as healthcare leaders and push them to advocate for improving surgical care as well as confront the disparities that exist within surgical care. As Faculty Advisor for the Social Wellness Committee of the General Surgery Residency Program, she is actively involved in resident education and wellness. She also serves as the Faculty Advisor for the Surgical Society at Boston University School of Medicine where she continuously advises and mentors medical students who are interested in pursuing a career in surgery.

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  1. Janeway MG, Sanchez SE, Chen Q, Nofal MR, Wang N, Rosen A, Dechert TA. Association of Race, Health Insurance Status, and Household Income With Location and Outcomes of Ambulatory Surgery Among Adult Patients in 2 US States. JAMA Surg. 2020 Sep 09.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32902630
     
  2. Poulson MR, Beaulieu-Jones BR, Kenzik KM, Dechert TA, Ko NY, Sachs TE, Cassidy MR. Residential Racial Segregation and Disparities in Breast Cancer Presentation, Treatment, and Survival. Ann Surg. 2020 Sep 01.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32889878
     
  3. Poulson M, Geary A, Annesi C, Allee L, Kenzik K, Sanchez S, Tseng J, Dechert T. National Disparities in COVID-19 Outcomes between Black and White Americans. J Natl Med Assoc. 2020 Aug 07.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32778445
     
  4. Kalesan B, Zhao S, Poulson M, Neufeld M, Dechert T, Siracuse JJ, Zuo Y, Li F. Intersections of Firearm Suicide, Drug-Related Mortality, and Economic Dependency in Rural America. J Surg Res. 2020 Jul 16; 256:96-102.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32688080
     
  5. Neufeld MY, Janeway MG, Lee SY, Miller MI, Smith EA, Kalesan B, Allee L, Dechert T, Sanchez SE. Utilization of mental health services in pediatric patients surviving penetrating trauma resulting from interpersonal violence. Am J Surg. 2020 Jul 08.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32690211
     
  6. Dechert T. Translational research: turning research into advocacy. Trauma Surg Acute Care Open. 2019; 4(1):e000416. PMID: 31922019
     
  7. Janeway MG, Lee SY, Caron E, Sausjord IK, Allee L, Sanchez SE, Dechert TA. Surgery service learning in preclinical years improves medical student attitudes toward surgery, clinical confidence, and social determinants of health screening. Am J Surg. 2020 02; 219(2):346-354.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31761297
     
  8. Rosenblatt MS, Joseph KT, Dechert T, Duncan TK, Joseph DK, Stewart RM, Cooper ZR. American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Prevention Committee topical update: Impact of community violence exposure, intimate partner violence, hospital-based violence intervention, building community coalitions and injury prevention program evaluation. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 Aug; 87(2):456-462. PMID: 31349352
     
  9. Feeney T, Sanchez SE, Tripodis Y, Brahmbhatt TS, Schulze R, Burke P, Dechert T, Drake FT. The Association of Primary Language With Emergency General Surgery Outcomes Using a Statewide Database. J Surg Res. 2019 12; 244:484-491.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31330292; DOI: 10.1016/j.jss.2019.06.082;
     
  10. Sridhar P, Sanchez SE, DiPasco PJ, Novak L, Dechert T, Brahmbhatt TS. Educator and Trainee Perspectives on the Need for a "Real World" Curriculum in General Surgery. J Surg Res. 2019 01; 233:268-275.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30502259
     
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