David J Skarupa

David J Skarupa, M.D., FACS, FCCM

Associate Professor; Associate Chief Medical Officer, UF Health Jacksonville

Department: Surgery – Jacksonville
Business Phone: (904) 244-3416
Business Email: david.skarupa@jax.ufl.edu

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.

Additional Positions:
Associate Professor
2018 – Current · University of Florida
Associate Chief Medical Officer
2018 – Current · UF Health Jacksonville

Board Certifications

  • Surgery
    American Board of Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care
    American Board of Surgery

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Surgery
Subspecialties
  • Surgical Critical Care
Areas of Interest
  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
  • Traumatic Injury

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0003-2143-8207

Publications

2022
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.
2022
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.
2021
Arterial and venous injuries: the combined injury conundrum.
Trauma surgery & acute care open. 6(1) [DOI] 10.1136/tsaco-2021-000746. [PMID] 33907717.
2021
Beware the circular saw.
Trauma surgery & acute care open. 6(1) [DOI] 10.1136/tsaco-2021-000704. [PMID] 33748429.
2021
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.
2021
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.
2021
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.
2020
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.
2020
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.
2020
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.
2020
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.
2020
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.
2019
Aortic Graft Erosion Into the Duodenum Presenting With Recurrent Bacteremia.
ACG case reports journal. 6(10) [DOI] 10.14309/crj.0000000000000261. [PMID] 31832478.
2019
Esophageal perforations: one is bad, two is worse.
Trauma surgery & acute care open. 4(1) [DOI] 10.1136/tsaco-2018-000206. [PMID] 31058234.
2019
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.
2019
Management and Surgical Care of a Female Patient with Complex Pelvic Polytrauma.
The American surgeon. 85(7):e348-e349 [PMID] 31405442.
2019
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.
2019
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.
2018
Alternative payment models: can (should) trauma care be bundled?
Trauma surgery & acute care open. 3(1) [DOI] 10.1136/tsaco-2017-000132. [PMID] 30023432.
2018
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.
2018
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.
2018
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.
2018
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.
2018
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.
2018
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.
2018
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.
2018
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.
2017
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.
2017
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.
2017
Traumatic External Carotid Artery Avulsion Not Evident on CT Angiogram.
The American surgeon. 83(8):e277-279 [PMID] 28822359.
2016
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.
2016
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.
2015
Airway Pressure Release Ventilation (Aprv) Use in Tbi Patients: a Case Series
. 30(3)
2015
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.
2012
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.
2010
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.
2004
Hepatocellular adenomatosis is a rare entity that may mimic other hepatocellular lesions.
Annals of diagnostic pathology. 8(1):43-9 [PMID] 15129911.
2001
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.
1999
Decreased c-fos expression in experimental neonatal hydrocephalus: evidence for reduced neuronal activation.
Neurosurgical focus. 7(4) [PMID] 16918217.
1999
Development and characterization of an adult model of obstructive hydrocephalus.
Journal of neuroscience methods. 91(1-2):55-65 [PMID] 10522824.

Grants

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

Education

Trauma Critical Care Fellowship
2011 · University of Maryland Medical Center/R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
Surgery Residency
2010 · Henry Ford Hospital
Doctor of Medicine
2005 · Ohio State University

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
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655 W 8TH ST
JACKSONVILLE FL 32209