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Lisa Rae, MD, FACS

Associate Professor, Surgery

Director, Temple Burn Center

Lisa Rae
For Patients
Contact Information

Contact Information


About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Burn injuries
  • Surgical critical care
  • Emergency general surgery

Research Interests

  • Pathophysiology and treatment of burn shock
  • Outreach and education
  • Continuing medical education and how physicians change practice patterns

A Critical Resource for the Care of Burn Patients

Temple Burn Center has been the leader in burn care in the Philadelphia region for over 20 years. More burn patients are seen at Temple than any other hospital in the area. Dr. Lisa Rae discusses burn care at Temple, and how she’s on a mission to improve burn care for all patients in the region – even before they reach a hospital setting.

Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Fellowship, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 2013
  • Fellowship, Burn Surgery, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 2012
  • Residency, Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C., 2011
  • MD, UMDNJ: New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, 2006


  • Advanced Trauma Life Support Provider
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor
  • Advanced Burn Life Support Provider
  • Advanced Burn Life Support Instructor
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Provider
  • Basic Life Support Provider


  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • American Burn Association
  • American Medical Association

Honors & Awards

  • String of Pearls Award: Resident teaching award nominated by the medical students, 2011
  • International Study Grant Awarded, New Jersey Medical School, 2006
  • New Jersey Medical School Alumni Association Scholarship, 2003

Digital Bibliography

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