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John Santaniello
M.D., FACS
  • Professor
  • Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Burns
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Specialties
Esophagus Surgery, Pancreas Surgery, Bile Duct Disorders, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Colon Cancer, Hernia, Bowel Surgery
Board Certifications
  • Surgery - General Cert: AM Board of Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care - Subspecialty Cert: AM Board of Surgery
Publications

Infraumbilical anterior retroperitoneal exposure of the lumbar spine in 128 consecutive patients.Brewster,L.; Trueger,N.; Schermer,C.; Ghanayem,A.; Santaniello,J.World journal of surgery 2008 ;32(7):1414-1419

A clustering of injury behaviors.Schermer,C. R.; Omi,E. C.; Ton-That,H.; Grimley,K.; Van Auken,P.; Santaniello,J.; Esposito,T. J.Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care 2008 ;65(5):1000-1004

Ventilator-associated pneumonia, like real estate: location really matters.Eckert,M. J.; Davis,K. A.; Reed,R. L.,2nd; Esposito,T. J.; Santaniello,J. M.; Poulakidas,S.; Gamelli,R. L.; Luchette,F. A.Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care 2006 ;60(1):104-110

Ventilator-associated pneumonia after combined burn and trauma is caused by associated injuries and not the burn wound.Eckert,M. J.; Wade,T. E.; Davis,K. A.; Luchette,F. A.; Esposito,T. J.; Poulakidas,S. J.; Santaniello,J. M.; Gamelli,R. L.Journal of Burn Care & Research 2006 ;27(4):457-462

Nutritional gain versus financial gain: The role of metabolic carts in the surgical ICU.Davis,K. A.; Kinn,T.; Esposito,T. J.; Reed,R. L.,2nd; Santaniello,J. M.; Luchette,F. A.Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care 2006 ;61(6):1436-1440

Predictors of the need for nephrectomy after renal trauma.Davis,K. A.; Reed,R. L.,2nd; Santaniello,J.; Abodeely,A.; Esposito,T. J.; Poulakidas,S. J.; Luchette,F. A.Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care 2006 ;60(1):164-169

Ventilator-associated pneumonia in injured patients: do you trust your Gram's stain?.Davis,K. A.; Eckert,M. J.; Reed,R. L.,2nd; Esposito,T. J.; Santaniello,J. M.; Poulakidas,S.; Luchette,F. A.; Gamelli,R. L.Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care 2005 ;58(3):462-466

Combined percutaneous and angiographic thrombosis of a traumatic hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm in a child.Malaisrie,S. C.; Borge,M. A.; Glynn,L.; Santaniello,J. M.; Esposito,T. J.; Davis,K. A.; Luchette,F. A.Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care 2005 ;59(4):1025-1028

Old fashion clinical judgment in the era of protocols: is mandatory chest X-ray necessary in injured patients?.Sears,B. W.; Luchette,F. A.; Esposito,T. J.; Dickson,E. L.; Grant,M.; Santaniello,J. M.; Jodlowski,C. R.; Davis,K. A.; Poulakidas,S. J.; Gamelli,R. L.Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care 2005 ;59(2):324-330

Reasons to omit digital rectal exam in trauma patients: no fingers, no rectum, no useful additional information.Esposito,T. J.; Ingraham,A.; Luchette,F. A.; Sears,B. W.; Santaniello,J. M.; Davis,K. A.; Poulakidas,S. J.; Gamelli,R. L.Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care 2005 ;59(6):1314-1319

Half-a-dozen ribs: the breakpoint for mortality.Flagel,B. T.; Luchette,F. A.; Reed,R. L.; Esposito,T. J.; Davis,K. A.; Santaniello,J. M.; Gamelli,R. L.Surgery 2005 ;138(4):717-723

Medicare's bundling of trauma care codes violates relative value principles.Reed,R. L.,2nd; Luchette,F. A.; Davis,K. A.; Esposito,T. J.; Poulakidas,S.; Santaniello,J.; Silver,G.; Pyrz,K.; Gamelli,R. L.Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care 2004 ;57(6):1164-1172

Ten year experience of burn, trauma, and combined burn/trauma injuries comparing outcomes.Santaniello,J. M.; Luchette,F. A.; Esposito,T. J.; Gunawan,H.; Reed,R. L.; Davis,K. A.; Gamelli,R. L.Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care 2004 ;57(4):696-700

Urgent airways after trauma: who gets pneumonia?.Eckert,M. J.; Davis,K. A.; Reed,R. L.,2nd; Santaniello,J. M.; Poulakidas,S.; Esposito,T. J.; Luchette,F. A.Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care 2004 ;57(4):750-755

Burn injury and pulmonary sepsis: development of a clinically relevant model.Davis,K. A.; Santaniello,J. M.; He,L. K.; Muthu,K.; Sen,S.; Jones,S. B.; Gamelli,R. L.; Shankar,R.Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care 2004 ;56(2):272-278

Mechanism of injury does not predict acuity or level of service need: field triage criteria revisited.Santaniello,J. M.; Esposito,T. J.; Luchette,F. A.; Atkian,D. K.; Davis,K. A.; Gamelli,R. L.Surgery 2003 ;134(4):698-703

Blunt aortic injury with concomitant intra-abdominal solid organ injury: treatment priorities revisited.Santaniello,J. M.; Miller,P. R.; Croce,M. A.; Bruce,L.; Bee,T. K.; Malhotra,A. K.; Fabian,T. C.; Mattox,K. L.Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care 2002 ;53(3):442-445

Blunt renal artery injury: incidence, diagnosis, and management.Bruce,L. M.; Croce,M. A.; Santaniello,J. M.; Miller,P. R.; Lyden,S. P.; Fabian,T. C.American Surgeon 2001 ;67(6):550-554

Education
Medical School
  • Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Residency
  • Loyola University Medical Center, Surgery: General Surgery
Fellowship
  • University of Tennessee College of Medicine/University of Tennessee Medical Center, Traumatology and Critical Care
Languages
  • Italian