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Thomas Santora, MD

Professor, Surgery

Thomas Santora
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Contact Information

Contact Information

Phone

215-707-3078

Email

thomas.santora@tuhs.temple.edu
About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Control of surgical infections
  • Abdominal wall herniae
  • Bilary tract disease
  • ARDS management
  • Trauma care

Research Interests

  • Mechanical ventilation
  • Trauma systems development
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Fellowship, Surgical Critical Care, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, 1990
  • Residency, General Surgery, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, 1989
  • Internship, General Surgery, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, 1985
  • MD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, 1984
  • BS, Chemistry, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, 1980

Certifications

  • Surgery

Memberships

  • American Medical Association
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Society of Carolina Surgeons, Founding President
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • Philadelphia Medical Society
  • Association for Academic Surgery
  • Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Surgical Infection Society
  • Pennsylvania Committee on Trauma
  • American Association for the Surgery of Trauma
  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  • Philadelphia Academy of Surgery
Publications

PubMed Publications

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Ginwalla RF, Mullarkey J, Santora TA.  Mechanical Ventilation Basics.   In: Competency-Based Handbook of Surgery.  Mann B (ed), Elsevier Publishing, Philadelphia, PA. August 2006.

Santora TA.  Shock: Principles in Management.  In: Competency-Based Handbook of Surgery.  Mann B (ed), Elsevier Publishing, Philadelphia, PA. August 2006.

Gupta D, Santora TA.  Introduction to Hemodynamic Monitoring.  In: Competency-Based Handbook of Surgery.  Mann B (ed), Elsevier Publishing, Philadelphia, PA. August 2006.

Blank-Reid C, Kaplan LJ, Santora TA.  Neuroscience Critical Care Management,  Elsevier Publishing, St. Louis, MO.  August 2005.