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Fred Luchette
M.D., FACS, FCCM
  • Professor
  • General Surgery
Specialties
Gastrointestinal Surgery, General Surgery, Laparoscopy, Pancreas Surgery, Colon Cancer, Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD); Achalasia, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Hernia, Emergency Surgery
Board Certifications
  • Surgery - General Cert: AM Board of Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care - Subspecialty Cert: AM Board of Surgery
Publications

Contemporary management of flail chestVana,P. G.; Neubauer,D. C.; Luchette,F. A.The American Surgeon 2014 ;80(6):527-535

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 2013 ;154(4):761-768

Surgical Critical Care Training for Emergency Physicians: Curriculum RecommendationsTisherman,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 2013 ; ( ):

A practical cost-effective management strategy for gallstone pancreatitisTabone,L. E.; Conlon,M.; Fernando,E.; Yi,S.; Sarker,S.; Fisichella,P. M.; Luchette,F. A.American Journal of Surgery 2013 ; ( ):

Surgical critical care workforce-are all intensivists created equal?Luchette,F. A.JAMA surgery 2013 ;148(7):674

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 2012 ;203(4):508-516

Rhabdomyolysis in the Intensive Care UnitShapiro,Mark, L.; Baldea,Anthony; Luchette,F. A.Journal of Intensive Care Medicine (Sage Publications Inc.) 2012 ;27(6):335-342

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 2011 ;150(4):810-819

The ribs or not the ribs: which influences mortality?.Jones,K. M.; Reed,R. L.,2nd; Luchette,F. A.American Journal of Surgery 2011 ;202(5):598-604

Not yet ready for prime time.Luchette,F. A.Journal of Surgical Research 2011 ;166(1):75-76

A review of available prosthetics for ventral hernia repairShankaran,V.; Weber,D. J.; Reed,R. L.,2nd; Luchette,F. A.Annals of Surgery 2011 ;253(1):16-26

Rhabdomyolysis in the Intensive Care UitShapiro,M. L.; Baldea,A.; Luchette,F. A.Journal of intensive care medicine 2011 ; ( ):

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 2010 ;145( ):1171-1175

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,SocietyJournal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care 2010 ;69(2):471-474

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,InvestigatorsJournal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care 2010 ;68(5):1158-1171

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,InvestigatorsShock 2010 ;33(2):123-133

Clinical practice guideline: red blood cell transfusion in adult trauma and critical careNapolitano,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,WorkgroupCritical care medicine 2009 ;37(12):3124-3157

Endovascular grafts for treatment of traumatic injury to the aortic arch and great vesselsHershberger,R. C.; Aulivola,B.; Murphy,M.; Luchette,F. A.Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care 2009 ;67(3):660-671

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 2008 ;64(2):374-383

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 2008 ;64(3):673-680

Advanced trauma life support, 8th edition, the evidence for changeKortbeek,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 2008 ;64(6):1638-1650

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,GroupSurgical Infections 2008 ;9(5):509-514

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.,2ndSurgery 2008 ;144(4):703-709

The management of the trauma patient with medically-altered coagulationAbood,G. J.; Luchette,F. A.American Surgeon 2008 ;74(9):784-792

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 2007 ;63(1):50-56

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 2007 ;25(7):823-830

Bleeding retroperitoneal sarcoma after blunt abdominal trauma.Devata,S.; Gallagher,T.; Mirkia,K.; Iqbal,N.; Luchette,F. A.Injury 2007 ;38(9):1109-1112

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 2007 ;62(4):1021-1027

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 2007 ;204(1):84-90

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, 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

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 2006 ;187(2):W239-40

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 2006 ;61(6):1380-1386

Do we need neurosurgical coverage in the trauma center?.Esposito,T. J.; Luchette,F. A.; Gamelli,R. L.Advances in Surgery 2006 ;40( ):213-221

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 2006 ;61(2):243-254

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 2005 ;242(3):364-370

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

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,GroupJournal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care 2005 ;59(5):1256-1267

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

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

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

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

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

Use of presumptive antibiotics following tube thoracostomy for traumatic hemopneumothorax in the prevention of empyema and pneumonia--a multi-center trialMaxwell,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 2004 ;57(4):742-8; discussion 748-9

Clinical practice guideline: endpoints of resuscitationTisherman,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 2004 ;57(4):898-912

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

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

Education
Medical School
  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
Residency
  • SUNY at Buffalo Health Sciences Center, Surgery: General Surgery
Interests
  • Exercise
  • Sports