General Surgeon: Fred Luchette, MD | Loyola Medicine

Fred Luchette, MD, FACS,FCCM

Surgery

General Surgery
Professor

Languages Spoken

English

Clinical Expertise

  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Achalasia
  • Biliary Disease
  • Bowel Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Diverticulitis
  • Emergency Surgery
  • Gallbladder Disorder
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Hernia
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopy
  • Pancreas Surgery
  • Stomach Surgery

About Dr. Luchette

Interests
Exercise, Sports

Medical Education

Medical School
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Residency
SUNY at Buffalo Health Sciences Center - Surgery: General Surgery
Fellowship

Board Certification

American Board of Surgery, Surgery, General
Surgical Critical Care, American Board of Surgery Subspecialty

Research

  • Adhesive Bowel Obstruction Following Urologic Surgery: Improved Outcomes with Early Intervention. Blackwell, RH; Kothari, AN; Shah, A; Gang, W; Quek, ML; Luchette, FA; Flanigan, RC; Kuo, PC; Gupta, GN, Current urology
  • Geriatric traumatic brain injury-What we know and what we don't. Stein, DM; Kozar, RA; Livingston, DH; Luchette, F; Adams, SD; Agrawal, V; Arbabi, S; Ballou, J; Barraco, RD; Bernard, AC; Biffl, WL; Bosarge, PL; Brasel, KJ; Cooper, Z; Efron, PA; Fakhry, SM; Hartline, CA; Hwang, F; Joseph, BA; Kurek, SJ; Moore, FA; Mosenthal, AC; Pathak, AS; Truitt, MS; Yelon, JA, The journal of trauma and acute care surgery
  • Impact and treatment success of new-onset atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular rate development in the surgical intensive care unit. Brown, M; Nassoiy, S; Chaney, W; Plackett, TP; Blackwell, RH; Luchette, F; Engoren, M; Posluszny, J, The Journal of surgical research
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  • So many commitments with so little time: Can our profession survive? Luchette, FA, Surgery
  • Superusers: Drivers of health care resource utilization in the national trauma population. Gil, LA; Kothari, AN; Brownlee, SA; Ton-That, H; Patel, PP; Gonzalez, RP; Luchette, FA; Anstadt, MJ, Surgery
  • The National Trauma Data Bank story for emergency department thoracotomy: How old is too old? Gil, L. A.; Anstadt, M. J.; Kothari, A. N.; Javorski, M. J.; Gonzalez, R. P.; Luchette, F. A., Surgery
  • "Right place at the right time" impacts outcomes for acute intestinal obstruction Kothari, A. N.; Liles, J. L.; Holmes, C. J.; Zapf, M. A.; Blackwell, R. H.; Kliethermes, S.; Kuo, P. C.; Luchette, F. A., Surgery
  • Caring for the geriatric surgical patient Luchette, F. A., The Surgical clinics of North America
  • Cervical spine clearance when unable to be cleared clinically: a pooled analysis of combined computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging Plackett, T. P.; Wright, F.; Baldea, A. J.; Mosier, M. J.; Thomas, C.; Luchette, F. A.; Ton-That, H. H.; Esposito, T. J., American Journal of Surgery
  • Factors Influencing the Decision of Surgery Residency Graduates to Pursue General Surgery Practice Versus Fellowship Klingensmith, M. E.; Cogbill, T. H.; Luchette, F.; Biester, T.; Samonte, K.; Jones, A.; Lewis, F. R.; Malangoni, M. A., Annals of Surgery
  • Injury in the aged: Geriatric trauma care at the crossroads Kozar, R. A.; Arbabi, S.; Stein, D. M.; Shackford, S. R.; Barraco, R. D.; Biffl, W. L.; Brasel, K. J.; Cooper, Z.; Fakhry, S. M.; Livingston, D.; Moore, F.; Luchette, F., The journal of trauma and acute care surgery
  • Trying to Improve on Good Is Not Always Better Plackett, T. P.; Luchette, F. A., Critical care medicine
  • Can't have one without the other: Component separation plus mesh for repairing difficult incisional hernias O'Halloran, E. B.; Barwegen, C. J.; Dombrowski, J. M.; Vandevender, D. K.; Luchette, F. A., Surgery
  • Contemporary management of flail chest Vana, P. G.; Neubauer, D. C.; Luchette, F. A., The American Surgeon
  • The role of hypoxia-inducible factor-1alpha in response to injury and hypoxia* Baldea, A. J.; Luchette, F. A., Critical care medicine
  • A practical cost-effective management strategy for gallstone pancreatitis Tabone, L. E.; Conlon, M.; Fernando, E.; Yi, S.; Sarker, S.; Fisichella, P. M.; Luchette, F. A., American Journal of Surgery
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for biliary dyskinesia: Which patients have long term benefit? Wybourn, C. A.; Kitsis, R. M.; Baker, T. A.; Degner, B.; Sarker, S.; Luchette, F. A., Surgery
  • Surgical critical care training for emergency physicians: curriculum recommendations Tisherman, S. A.; Alam, H. B.; Chiu, W. C.; Emlet, L. L.; Grossman, M. D.; Luchette, F. A.; Marcolini, E. G.; Mayglothling, J. A., Journal of the American College of Surgeons
  • Surgical critical care workforce-are all intensivists created equal? Luchette, F. A., JAMA surgery
  • A randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled study to assess the effect of recombinant human erythropoietin on functional outcomes in anemic, critically ill, trauma subjects: the Long Term Trauma Outcomes Study., Luchette, F. A.; Pasquale, M. D.; Fabian, T. C.; Langholff, W. K.; Wolfson, M., American Journal of Surgery
  • Rhabdomyolysis in the Intensive Care Unit Shapiro, Mark, L.; Baldea, Anthony; Luchette, F. A., Journal of Intensive Care Medicine (Sage Publications Inc.)
  • A review of available prosthetics for ventral hernia repair Shankaran, V.; Weber, D. J.; Reed, R. L., 2nd; Luchette, F. A., Annals of Surgery
  • Not yet ready for prime time. Luchette, F. A., Journal of Surgical Research
  • The ribs or not the ribs: which influences mortality?. Jones, K. M.; Reed, R. L., 2nd; Luchette, F. A., American Journal of Surgery
  • To 'gram or not'? Indications for intraoperative cholangiogram. Tabone, L. E.; Sarker, S.; Fisichella, P. M.; Conlon, M.; Fernando, E.; Yi, S.; Luchette, F. A., Surgery
  • Analysis of compliance and outcomes in a trauma system with a 2-hour transfer rule. Crandall, M. L.; Esposito, T. J.; Reed, R. L.; Gamelli, R. L.; Luchette, F. A., Archives of Surgery
  • Diaspirin cross-linked hemoglobin infusion did not influence base deficit and lactic acid levels in two clinical trials of traumatic hemorrhagic shock patient resuscitation. Sloan, E. P.; Koenigsberg, M. D.; Philbin, N. B.; Gao, W.; Luchette, F. A.; DCLHb Traumatic Hemorrhagic Shock Study, Group; European HOST, Investigators, Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care
  • The lack of consistent diaspirin cross-linked hemoglobin infusion blood pressure effects in the US and EU traumatic hemorrhagic shock clinical trials. Sloan, E. P.; Philbin, N. B.; Koenigsberg, M. D.; Gao, W.; Luchette, F. A.; DCLHb Traumatic Hemorrhagic Shock Study, Group; European HOST, Investigators, Shock
  • Training and certification in surgical critical care: a position paper by the Surgical Critical Care Program Directors Society. Alam, H. B.; Chipman, J. G.; Luchette, F. A.; Shapiro, M. J.; Spain, D. A.; Cioffi, W.; Surgical Critical Care Program Directors, Society, Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care
  • Clinical practice guideline: red blood cell transfusion in adult trauma and critical care Napolitano, L. M.; Kurek, S.; Luchette, F. A.; Anderson, G. L.; Bard, M. R.; Bromberg, W.; Chiu, W. C.; Cipolle, M. D.; Clancy, K. D.; Diebel, L.; Hoff, W. S.; Hughes, K. M.; Munshi, I.; Nayduch, D.; Sandhu, R.; Yelon, J. A.; Corwin, H. L.; Barie, P. S.; Tisherman, S. A.; Hebert, P. C.; EAST Practice Management Workgroup; American College of Critical Care Medicine (ACCM) Taskforce of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), The Journal of trauma
  • Clinical practice guideline: red blood cell transfusion in adult trauma and critical care Napolitano, L. M.; Kurek, S.; Luchette, F. A.; Corwin, H. L.; Barie, P. S.; Tisherman, S. A.; Hebert, P. C.; Anderson, G. L.; Bard, M. R.; Bromberg, W.; Chiu, W. C.; Cipolle, M. D.; Clancy, K. D.; Diebel, L.; Hoff, W. S.; Hughes, K. M.; Munshi, I.; Nayduch, D.; Sandhu, R.; Yelon, J. A.; American College of Critical Care Medicine of the Society of Critical Care, Medicine; Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Practice Management, Workgroup, Critical care medicine
  • Endovascular grafts for treatment of traumatic injury to the aortic arch and great vessels Hershberger, R. C.; Aulivola, B.; Murphy, M.; Luchette, F. A., Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care
  • Advanced trauma life support 8th edition, the evidence for change, Kortbeek, J. B.; Al Turki, S. A.; Ali, J.; Antoine, J. A.; Bouillon, B.; Brasel, K.; Brenneman, F.; Brink, P. R.; Brohi, K.; Burris, D.; Burton, R. A.; Chapleau, W.; Cioffi, W.; Collet e Silva Fde, S.; Cooper, A.; Cortes, J. A.; Eskesen, V.; Fildes, J.; Gautam, S.; Gruen, R. L.; Gross, R.; Hansen, K. S.; Henny, W.; Hollands, M. J.; Hunt, R. C.; Jover Navalon, J. M.; Kaufmann, C. R.; Knudson, P.; Koestner, A.; Kosir, R.; Larsen, C. F.; Livaudais, W.; Luchette, F. A.; Mao, P.; McVicker, J. H.; Meredith, J. W.; Mock, C.; Mori, N. D.; Morrow, C.; Parks, S. N.; Pereira, P. M.; Pogetti, R. S.; Ravn, J.; Rhee, P.; Salomone, J. P.; Schipper, I. B.; Schoettker, P.; Schreiber, M. A.; Smith, R. S.; Svendsen, L. B.; Taha, W.; van Wijngaarden-Stephens, M.; Varga, E.; Voiglio, E. J.; Williams, D.; Winchell, R. J.; Winter, R., Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care
  • Broken bones and orthopedist groans: can an acute care surgeon fix both? Endorf, F. W.; Esposito, T. J.; Reed, R. L., 2nd; Luchette, F. A.; Gamelli, R. L., Journal of Trauma
  • Medicare's "Global" terrorism: where is the pay for performance?[see comment]. Reed, R. L., 2nd; Luchette, F. A.; Esposito, T. J.; Pyrz, K.; Gamelli, R. L., Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care
  • Survey of surgical infections currently known (SOSICK): a multicenter examination of antimicrobial use from the surgical infection society scientific studies committee. Namias, N.; Meizoso, J. P.; Livingston, D. H.; Luchette, F. A.; SOSICK Investigators, Group, Surgical Infections
  • The management of the trauma patient with medically-altered coagulation Abood, G. J.; Luchette, F. A., American Surgeon
  • Use of human acellular dermal matrix for hernia repair: friend or foe?. Candage, R.; Jones, K.; Luchette, F. A.; Sinacore, J. M.; Vandevender, D.; Reed, R. L., 2nd, Surgery
  • Attempted suicide and the elderly trauma patient: risk factors and outcomes. Crandall, M.; Luchette, F. A.; Esposito, T. J.; West, M.; Shapiro, M.; Bulger, E., Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care
  • Bleeding retroperitoneal sarcoma after blunt abdominal trauma. Devata, S.; Gallagher, T.; Mirkia, K.; Iqbal, N.; Luchette, F. A., Injury
  • Clinician vs mathematical statistical models: which is better at predicting an abnormal chest radiograph finding in injured patients?. Dillard, E.; Luchette, F. A.; Sears, B. W.; Norton, J.; Schermer, C. R.; Reed, R. L., 2nd; Gamelli, R. L.; Esposito, T. J., American Journal of Emergency Medicine
  • Comparison of routine chest radiograph versus clinician judgment to determine adequate central line placement in critically ill patients. Abood, G. J.; Davis, K. A.; Esposito, T. J.; Luchette, F. A.; Gamelli, R. L., Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care
  • Preliminary report of a prospective randomized trial of underwater seal for spontaneous and iatrogenic pneumothorax., Reed, M. F.; Lyons, J. M.; Luchette, F. A.; Neu, J. A.; Howington, J. A., Journal of the American College of Surgeons
  • Cardiac herniation due to blunt trauma: early diagnosis facilitated by CT. Wielenberg, A. J.; Demos, T. C.; Luchette, F. A.; Bova, D., AJR.American Journal of Roentgenology
  • Do we need neurosurgical coverage in the trauma center?. Esposito, T. J.; Luchette, F. A.; Gamelli, R. L., Advances in Surgery
  • 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
  • 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
  • Socioeconomic factors medicolegal issues, and trauma patient transfer trends: Is there a connection?, Esposito, T. J.; Crandall, M.; Reed, R. L.; Gamelli, R. L.; Luchette, F. A., Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care
  • Trauma surgeons practice what they preach: The NTDB story on solid organ injury management. Hurtuk, M.; Reed, R. L., 2nd; Esposito, T. J.; Davis, K. A.; Luchette, F. A., Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Neurosurgical coverage: essential desired, or irrelevant for good patient care and trauma center status., Esposito, T. J.; Reed, R. L., 2nd; Gamelli, R. L.; Luchette, F. A., Annals of Surgery
  • 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
  • Pain management guidelines for blunt thoracic trauma. Simon, B. J.; Cushman, J.; Barraco, R.; Lane, V.; Luchette, F. A.; Miglietta, M.; Roccaforte, D. J.; Spector, R.; EAST Practice Management Guidelines Work, Group, Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care
  • 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
  • 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
  • Clinical practice guideline: endpoints of resuscitation Tisherman, S. A.; Barie, P.; Bokhari, F.; Bonadies, J.; Daley, B.; Diebel, L.; Eachempati, S. R.; Kurek, S.; Luchette, F.; Carlos Puyana, J.; Schreiber, M.; Simon, R., Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Use of presumptive antibiotics following tube thoracostomy for traumatic hemopneumothorax in the prevention of empyema and pneumonia--a multi-center trial Maxwell, R. A.; Campbell, D. J.; Fabian, T. C.; Croce, M. A.; Luchette, F. A.; Kerwin, A. J.; Davis, K. A.; Nagy, K.; Tisherman, S., The Journal of trauma
  • 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