Faculty Research

Douglas C. Barnhart, MD, MSPH

Specialties: Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Trauma Surgery

Brian T. Bucher, MD

Dr. Brian T. Bucher’s research interests include Biomedical Informatics and Quality Improvement (using hospital and patient data to improve care). His focus is on using natural language processing and machine learning to create a surveillance system for postoperative adverse events. In addition he has a interest in predictive analytics to identify high surgical risk patients.

Specialties: Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Trauma Surgery

Stephen J. Fenton, MD, FACS, FAAP

Dr. Stephen J. Fenton's research interests include Health Systems and Quality Improvement. His focus is on the efficiency of trauma systems and resource utilization, in particular the ability of an injured child to receive the appropriate level of care at the right facility within a timely manner. Additionally, he has an interest in the delivery of care to pregnant mothers whose fetus has been diagnosed with a congenital anomaly, such as a congenital diaphragmatic hernia.

Specialties: Fetal and Neonatal Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Thoracic Surgery, Pediatric Trauma Surgery

Zachary J. Kastenberg, MD

Specialties: Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Trauma Surgery

Rebecka L. Meyers, MD

Research Interests: Clostridium Difficile Enterocolitis, Empyema, Pleural, Hepatoblastoma, Pleural Effusion, Thoracic Surgery, Video-Assisted

Specialties: Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Trauma Surgery

Michael D. Rollins, II, MD

Dr. Rollins's research interests include Anorectal Malformations, Hirschsprung Disease, and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. Clinical trials include a focus on the Pediatric Colorectal and Pelvic Learning Consortium (PCPLC) and the Primary Children's Hospital Colorectal Center Biobank.

Research Interests: Anorectal Malformations, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, Hirschsprung Disease

Specialties: Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Trauma Surgery

Katie Russell, MD

Specialties: Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Trauma Surgery

Eric R. Scaife, MD

Specialties: Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Trauma Surgery

Scott S. Short, MD

Specialties: Pediatric Crohn's Disease, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Trauma Surgery

David E. Skarda, MD

Research Interests: Appendicitis, Cholecystectomy, Gastroparesis

Specialties: Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Trauma Surgery