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Mark L. Shapiro, MD

Mark L. Shapiro, MD

Academic Title

Associate Professor of Surgery, Trauma/Surgical Critical Care at Grady Memorial Hospital, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine

Clinical Title

Trauma Medical Director, Grady Health System





General Surgery, Surgical Critical Care

Year Joined Emory as a Faculty Member



Before joining Emory as the trauma medical director of Grady Health System, Dr. Shapiro was chief of acute care surgery, associate director of trauma services, medical director of total parenteral nutrition services, chair of the transfusion committee, and director of the medical proficiency training of the Special Forces Medics at Duke University Medical Center. Prior to Duke, he was a faculty member of the University of Massachusetts, Worcester.

Dr. Shapiro received his MD from Ross University School of Medicine, completed his general surgery residency at The Jewish Hospital of Cincinnati, and fellowship in surgical critical care at the University of Cincinnati.

Dr. Shapiro's research interests include identifying the best methods of training for both surgical residents and elite combat medics, with a specific focus on live tissue training vs. simulation. In addition, he is investigating surgical infection, ventilator-associated pneumonia, and outcomes in the traumatically injured and those undergoing emergency surgery.



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