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. 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;
     
  2. 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 Jun 01; 266:373-382.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34087621
     
  3. 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 Jun 01; 273(6):1023-1030.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33234793
     
  4. Annesi CA, Poulson M, 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. 2021 May 22.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34033745
     
  5. 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 Mar 23.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33771474
     
  6. 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. 2021 01 01; 273(1):3-9.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32889878
     
  7. 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 12 01; 155(12):1123-1131.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32902630; PMCID: PMC7489412; DOI: 10.1001/jamasurg.2020.3318;
     
  8. Poulson MR, Helrich SA, Kenzik KM, Dechert TA, Sachs TE, Katz MH. The impact of racial residential segregation on prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment. BJU Int. 2021 Jun; 127(6):636-644.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33166036
     
  9. Poulson M, Dechert T. Invited response to: Motivations and impact of international rotations in low- and middle-income countries for orthopaedic surgery residents: Are we on the same page? Am J Surg. 2021 02; 221(2):244.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33172593
     
  10. Poulson M, Neufeld M, Geary A, Kenzik K, Sanchez SE, Dechert T, Kimball S. Intersectional Disparities Among Hispanic Groups in COVID-19 Outcomes. J Immigr Minor Health. 2021 Feb; 23(1):4-10.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33090300; PMCID: PMC7579850; DOI: 10.1007/s10903-020-01111-5;
     
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