John Santaniello, MD, FACS

Surgery

Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Burns
Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Orthopaedic Surgery
Professor

Languages Spoken

English, Italian

Clinical Expertise

  • Bile Duct Disorders
  • Bowel Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Hernia
  • Pancreas Surgery
  • Esophagus Surgery

Medical 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

Board Certification

Surgical Critical Care
American Board of Surgery Subspecialty

Research

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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