David J Skarupa, M.D., FACS, FCCM
Associate Professor; Associate Chief Medical Officer, UF Health Jacksonville
Department: Surgery – Jacksonville
Business Phone: (904) 244-3416
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About David J Skarupa
David Skarupa, M.D., FACS, FCCM, is a University of Florida associate professor of surgery and a board-certified acute care surgeon at UF Health Jacksonville. He also serves as associate chief medical officer for UF Health Jacksonville. Dr. Skarupa received his medical degree from Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus, Ohio. He completed his medical residency in surgery at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan, as well as a fellowship in surgical critical care at the University of Maryland Medical Center – R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, Maryland.
Associate Professor2018 – Current · University of Florida
Associate Chief Medical Officer2018 – Current · UF Health Jacksonville
SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery
Surgical Critical CareAmerican Board of Surgery
- Surgical Critical Care
Areas of Interest
- Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
- Traumatic Injury
Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)
Management of the Mangled Extremity
Current Surgery Reports. [DOI] 10.1007/s40137-023-00349-w.
PICC versus midlines: Comparison of peripherally inserted central catheters and midline catheters with respect to incidence of thromboembolic and infectious complications.
American journal of surgery. 223(5):983-987 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2021.09.029. [PMID] 34600737.
Validating the Brain Injury Guidelines: Results of an American Association for the Surgery of Trauma prospective multi-institutional trial.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 93(2):157-165 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000003554. [PMID] 35343931.
Arterial and venous injuries: the combined injury conundrum.
Trauma surgery & acute care open. 6(1) [DOI] 10.1136/tsaco-2021-000746. [PMID] 33907717.
Beware the circular saw.
Trauma surgery & acute care open. 6(1) [DOI] 10.1136/tsaco-2021-000704. [PMID] 33748429.
Comment on “Beyond the Crossroads: Who Will be the Caretakers of Vascular Injury Management?”.
Annals of surgery. 274(6) [DOI] 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004981. [PMID] 34117149.
Contemporary Management and Outcomes of Injuries to the Inferior Vena Cava: A Prospective Multicenter Trial From PROspective Observational Vascular Injury Treatment.
The American surgeon. [DOI] 10.1177/00031348211038556. [PMID] 34384266.
Hard signs gone soft: A critical evaluation of presenting signs of extremity vascular injury.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 90(1):1-10 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000002958. [PMID] 33017355.
An evidence-based algorithm decreases computed tomography use in hemodynamically stable pediatric blunt abdominal trauma patients.
American journal of surgery. 220(2):482-488 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2020.01.006. [PMID] 31932078.
Diaphragm pacing decreases hospital charges for patients with acute cervical spinal cord injury.
Trauma surgery & acute care open. 5(1) [DOI] 10.1136/tsaco-2020-000528. [PMID] 33381653.
Diaphragm pacing improves respiratory mechanics in acute cervical spinal cord injury.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 89(3):423-428 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000002809. [PMID] 32467474.
Predictors of retained hemothorax in trauma: Results of an Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma multi-institutional trial.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 89(4):679-685 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000002881. [PMID] 32649619.
Serial hemoglobin monitoring in adult patients with blunt solid organ injury: less is more.
Trauma surgery & acute care open. 5(1) [DOI] 10.1136/tsaco-2020-000446. [PMID] 32432171.
Aortic Graft Erosion Into the Duodenum Presenting With Recurrent Bacteremia.
ACG case reports journal. 6(10) [DOI] 10.14309/crj.0000000000000261. [PMID] 31832478.
Esophageal perforations: one is bad, two is worse.
Trauma surgery & acute care open. 4(1) [DOI] 10.1136/tsaco-2018-000206. [PMID] 31058234.
Is early chemical thromboprophylaxis in patients with solid organ injury a solid decision?
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 87(5):1104-1112 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000002438. [PMID] 31299694.
Management and Surgical Care of a Female Patient with Complex Pelvic Polytrauma.
The American surgeon. 85(7):e348-e349 [PMID] 31405442.
Prolonged Antibiotics for Drains After Spine Injury Instrumentation for Trauma: Not Prophylactic or Necessary.
World neurosurgery. 128:e552-e555 [DOI] 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.04.193. [PMID] 31051302.
Trends in civilian penetrating brain injury: A review of 26,871 patients.
American journal of surgery. 218(2):255-260 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2018.11.034. [PMID] 30558803.
Alternative payment models: can (should) trauma care be bundled?
Trauma surgery & acute care open. 3(1) [DOI] 10.1136/tsaco-2017-000132. [PMID] 30023432.
Bilateral distal ureteral transection in the setting of blunt trauma.
Trauma surgery & acute care open. 3(1) [DOI] 10.1136/tsaco-2018-000175. [PMID] 30023435.
Circulation first – the time has come to question the sequencing of care in the ABCs of trauma; an American Association for the Surgery of Trauma multicenter trial.
World journal of emergency surgery : WJES. 13 [DOI] 10.1186/s13017-018-0168-3. [PMID] 29441123.
Contemporary Utilization of Resuscitative Thoracotomy: Results From the AAST Aortic Occlusion for Resuscitation in Trauma and Acute Care Surgery (AORTA) Multicenter Registry.
Shock (Augusta, Ga.). 50(4):414-420 [DOI] 10.1097/SHK.0000000000001091. [PMID] 29280925.
Novel application of an old technique: the use of external to internal carotid artery transposition in trauma.
Trauma surgery & acute care open. 3(1) [DOI] 10.1136/tsaco-2018-000182. [PMID] 29766144.
Paradoxical Distraction with Upright Position After Halo Fixation in 2 Patients with Atlanto-Occipital Dislocation.
World neurosurgery. 110:303-308 [DOI] 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.11.080. [PMID] 29174236.
Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta and Resuscitative Thoracotomy in Select Patients with Hemorrhagic Shock: Early Results from the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma’s Aortic Occlusion in Resuscitation for Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Registry.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 226(5):730-740 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2018.01.044. [PMID] 29421694.
Successful acute aorta-caval fistula management in penetrating trauma.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 84(6):1033-1035 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000001873. [PMID] 29521803.
Use of open and endovascular surgical techniques to manage vascular injuries in the trauma setting: A review of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma PROspective Observational Vascular Injury Trial registry.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 84(3):411-417 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000001776. [PMID] 29462113.
Perforated esophageal intervention focus (PERF) study: a multi-center examination of contemporary treatment.
Diseases of the esophagus : official journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus. 30(11):1-8 [DOI] 10.1093/dote/dox093. [PMID] 28881905.
Stapled versus hand-sewn: A prospective emergency surgery study. An American Association for the Surgery of Trauma multi-institutional study.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 82(3):435-443 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000001354. [PMID] 28030492.
Traumatic External Carotid Artery Avulsion Not Evident on CT Angiogram.
The American surgeon. 83(8):e277-279 [PMID] 28822359.
Contemporary outcomes of lower extremity vascular repairs extending below the knee: A multicenter retrospective study.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 81(1):63-70 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000000996. [PMID] 26885995.
The AAST prospective Aortic Occlusion for Resuscitation in Trauma and Acute Care Surgery (AORTA) registry: Data on contemporary utilization and outcomes of aortic occlusion and resuscitative balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA).
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 81(3):409-19 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000001079. [PMID] 27050883.
Airway Pressure Release Ventilation (Aprv) Use in Tbi Patients: a Case Series
The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma PROspective Observational Vascular Injury Treatment (PROOVIT) registry: multicenter data on modern vascular injury diagnosis, management, and outcomes.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 78(2):215-22; discussion 222 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000000520. [PMID] 25757104.
Evaluation and management of penetrating lower extremity arterial trauma: an Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma practice management guideline.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 73(5 Suppl 4):S315-20 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0b013e31827018e4. [PMID] 23114487.
Synovial sarcoma of the head and neck: a review of its diagnosis and management and a report of a rare case of orbital involvement.
Ear, nose, & throat journal. 89(6):280-3 [PMID] 20556741.
Hepatocellular adenomatosis is a rare entity that may mimic other hepatocellular lesions.
Annals of diagnostic pathology. 8(1):43-9 [PMID] 15129911.
Cerebrovascular adaptation in chronic hydrocephalus.
Journal of cerebral blood flow and metabolism : official journal of the International Society of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism. 21(3):285-94 [PMID] 11295883.
Decreased c-fos expression in experimental neonatal hydrocephalus: evidence for reduced neuronal activation.
Neurosurgical focus. 7(4) [PMID] 16918217.
Development and characterization of an adult model of obstructive hydrocephalus.
Journal of neuroscience methods. 91(1-2):55-65 [PMID] 10522824.
Jan 2021 ACTIVE
Humacyte_Atlantic Research Grp CTA
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: ATLANTIC RESEARCH GROUP via HUMACYTE
Nov 2020 – Oct 2022
The PROspective Observational Vascular Injury Trial (PROOVIT #2)
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: COALITION FOR NATL TRAUMA RES via US ARMY MED RES AND DEVELOPMENT COMMAND
Trauma Critical Care Fellowship2011 · University of Maryland Medical Center/R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
Surgery Residency2010 · Henry Ford Hospital
Doctor of Medicine2005 · Ohio State University
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