Trauma Surgeon: Hieu Ton-That, MD, FACS | Loyola Medicine

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Hieu Ton-That, MD, FACS

Hieu Ton-That, MD


Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Burns
Associate Professor
Medical Director, 4ICU,Residency Program Director, Surgical Critical Care

Languages Spoken


Clinical Expertise

  • Blood Management
  • Gallbladder Disorder
  • Gallbladder Surgery (Cholecystectomy)
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Transfusion-Free Medicine And Surgery

About Dr. Ton-That

Triathlon, Bicycling, Family Time, Reading, Distance Running

Medical Education

Medical School
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Loyola University Medical Center - Surgery: General Surgery
  • Rhode Island Hospital/Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University - Surgical Critical Care

Board Certification

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


  • 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
  • Re-evaluating the need for hospital admission and observation of pediatric traumatic brain injury after a normal head CT Plackett, T. P.; Asturias, S.; Tadlock, M.; Wright, F.; Ton-That, H.; Demetriades, D.; Esposito, T.; Inaba, K., Journal of pediatric surgery
  • Screening for at-risk drinking behavior in trauma patients Plackett, T. P.; Ton-That, H. H.; Mueller, J.; Grimley, K. M.; Kovacs, E. J.; Esposito, T. J., The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association
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  • Circumferential subcutaneous wound approximation improves wound healing after ileostomy reversal Baker, T. A.; Ton-That, H. H.; Hayden, D.; Saclarides, T.; Eberhardt, J. M.; Shoup, M., The American Surgeon
  • 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