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. Barrett CD, Theodore S, Dechert T, Burke P, Khoury R, Cap AP, Scantling D. Resuscitation of an exsanguinated obstetrics patient with HBOC-201: A case report. Transfusion. 2022 Aug; 62 Suppl 1:S218-S223.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35748693
     
  2. Janeway M, Wilson S, Sanchez SE, Arora TK, Dechert T. Citizenship and Social Responsibility in Surgery: A Review. JAMA Surg. 2022 Jun 01; 157(6):532-539.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35385071
     
  3. Poulson MR, Geary A, Annesi C, Dechert T, Kenzik K, Hall J. The Impact of Income and Social Mobility on Colorectal Cancer Outcomes and Treatment: A Cross-sectional Study. Ann Surg. 2022 03 01; 275(3):546-550.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34954755
     
  4. Poulson M, Neufeld MY, Dechert T, Allee L, Kenzik KM. Historic redlining, structural racism, and firearm violence: A structural equation modeling approach. Lancet Reg Health Am. 2021 Nov; 3.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34888540; PMCID: PMC8654098; DOI: 10.1016/j.lana.2021.100052;
     
  5. Dicker RA, Thomas A, Bulger EM, Stewart RM, Bonne S, Dechert TA, Smith R, Love-Craighead A, Dreier F, Kotagal M, Kozyckyj T, Michaels H. Strategies for Trauma Centers to Address the Root Causes of Violence: Recommendations from the Improving Social Determinants to Attenuate Violence (ISAVE) Workgroup of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma. J Am Coll Surg. 2021 09; 233(3):471-478.e1. PMID: 34339811
     
  6. Duncan TK, Stewart R, Joseph K, Kuhls DA, Dechert T, Taghavi S, Bonne S, Matsushima K. American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Prevention Committee review: Family Justice Centers-a not-so-novel, but unknown gem. Trauma Surg Acute Care Open. 2021; 6(1):e000725. PMID: 34179511; PMCID: PMC8186750; DOI: 10.1136/tsaco-2021-000725;
     
  7. Poulson M, Cornell E, Madiedo A, Kenzik K, Allee L, Dechert T, Hall J. The Impact of Racial Residential Segregation on Colorectal Cancer Outcomes and Treatment. Ann Surg. 2021 06 01; 273(6):1023-1030.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33234793
     
  8. Janeway MG, Sanchez SE, Rosen AK, Patts G, Allee LC, Lasser KE, Dechert TA. Disparities in Utilization of Ambulatory Cholecystectomy: Results From Three States. J Surg Res. 2021 10; 266:373-382.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34087621
     
  9. Annesi CA, Poulson MR, Mak KS, Tapan U, Dechert TA, Litle VR, Suzuki K. The Impact of Residential Racial Segregation on Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment and Outcomes. Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 04; 113(4):1291-1298.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34033745
     
  10. Zambare WV, Dechert TA, Sanchez SE, Brahmbhatt TS. Changes in Medical Student Perceptions of Surgery Are Sustainable Through Focused Preclinical Surgical Exposure. J Surg Educ. 2021 Sep-Oct; 78(5):1583-1592.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33771474
     
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Bar chart showing 51 publications over 17 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2020 and 2021

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