Professor of Surgery
Education and Training
B.S. Electrical Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of New York
M.S. Bioengieering, Polytechnic Institute of New York
M.D. State university of New York, Downstate Medical School
General surgery residency, Kings County Hospital/Downstate Medical Center
Cardiothoracic research fellow, Kings County Hospital/Downstate Medial Center
Cardiothoracic surgery fellowship, Medical College of Virginia
Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
Boadr certified in general surgery, surgical critical care and thoracic surgery
Following cardiothoracic fellowship I practiced adult cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgery for 14 years. I joined the Shock Trauma faculty after completing a surgical critical care fellowship and am the chief of thoracic and vascular trauma. In addition to a clinical practice, my research interests include aortic and great vessel injury, thoracic damage control surgery, penetreing thoracic trauma and extra-corporeal membrance oxygention.
Aortic and great vessel injury, thoracic damage control, ECMO and penetrating thoracic trauma
O’Connor JV, DuBose JJ, Scalea TM. Damage Control Thoracic Surgery: Management And Outcomes. J Trauma and Acute Care Surg. 77: 660-665, 2014.
Menaker J, Dolly K, Rector R, Lee EE, Tabatabai A, Rabinowitz RP, Kon Z, Sanchez P, Pham S, Herr DL, O’Connor JV, Stein DM, Scalea TM. The Lung Rescue Unit (LRU): Does a Dedicated Intensive Care Unit for Veno-Venous Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (VV ECMO) Improve Survival to Discharge? J Trauma and Acute Care Surg. Apr 2017 [Epub ahead of print]
Ahmed SB, Menaker J, Kufera J, O’Connor JV, Scalea TM, Stein DM. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation after Traumatic Injury. J Trauma and Acute Care Surg. 82: 587-591, 2017
O’Connor JV, Scalea TM. Penetrating Thoracic Great Vessel Injury: Impact of Admission Hemodynamics and Pre-Operative Imaging. J Trauma. 68(4):834-7, 2010 [Epub ahead of print]
Demetriades D, Velmahos GC, Scalea TM, Jurkovich GJ, Karmy-Jones r, Teixeira PG, Hemmila M, O’Connor JV, McKenney MO, Moore FO, London J, Singh MJ, Lineen E, Spaniolas K, Keel M, Sugrue M, Wahl WL, Hill J, Wall MJ, Moore EE, Margulies D, Maka V, Chan LS; American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Thoracic Aortic Injury Study Group. Operative Repair or Endovascular Stent Graft in Blunt Traumatic thoracic Aortic Injuries; Results of an American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Multicenter Study. J Trauma. 64(3):561-70, 2008.
Demetriades D, Velmahos GC, Scalea TM, Jurkovich GJ, Karmy-Jones R, Teixeira PG, Hemmila MR, O’Connor JV, McKenney MO, Moore FO, London J, Singh MJ, Spaniolas K, Keel M, Sugrue M, Wahl WL, Hill J, Wall MJ, Moore EE, Lineen E, Margulies D, Malka V, Chan LS. Blunt Traumatic Thoracic Aortic Injuries: Early or Delayed repair – results of an American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Prospective Study. J Trauma 66(4): 967 -973, 2009.