Department of Surgery

Louis H. Alarcon, MD, FACS, FCCM

  • Professor of Surgery and Critical Care Medicine
  • Medical Director, Trauma Surgery, UPMC Presbyterian
  • President-Elect, UPMC Presbyterian Medical Staff
  • Co-Director, UPMC Patient Blood Management Program
  • Director, Enteral Access Team, UPMC

Education & Training

  • BS, Grove City College
  • MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • General Surgery Residency, University Health Center of Pittsburgh
  • Research Fellowship, University Health Center of Pittsburgh
  • Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, University Health Center of Pittsburgh

Representative Publications

Dr. Alarcon's publications can be reviewed through PubMed.

Research, Clinical, and/or Academic Interests

  • Prevention and treatment of coagulopathy of trauma
  • Management of blunt solid organ injuries
  • Resuscitation of trauma patients
  • Nutritional support of critically-ill patients
  • Prevention and treatment of surgical infections

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