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Geoffrey Anderson, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery Brigham and Women’s Hospital Division of Trauma, Burns, and Critical Care

Geoffrey Anderson is a trauma surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He did his training at the Massachusetts General Hospital and LA County Hospital. He is currently an associate program director for the Program in Global Surgery and Social Change and faculty at the Center for Surgery and Public Health. Geoff is the director of TIGER (Trauma, Implementation science, Global surgery, and Equity Research) Lab. His research interests focus on the social determinants of trauma, long-term outcomes for trauma survivors, surgical education and simulation. Geoff is also a major in the United States Air Force Reserves where he is the flight commander of a Critical Care Air Transport Team. He spends part of each year at the University of Global Health Equity in Rwanda where he is visiting faculty.

  1. Neiman PU, Taylor KK, Sinco B, Anderson GA, Sangji NF, Hemmila MR, Scott JW. Insult to injury: National analysis of return to work and financial outcomes of trauma patients. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 07 01; 91(1):121-129. PMID: 34144560.

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  2. Anderson G. Comment on "Falciform Patch for Laparoscopic Subtotal Cholecystectomy to Decrease Biliary Fistulas: A Technical Review". Ann Surg. 2021 06 01; 273(6):e280. PMID: 33651723.

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  3. Raam R, Anderson GA, Benjamin E, Demetriades D. The "Tick Tock" Sign: An Uncommon Physical Examination Finding for in Situ Impaled Cardiac Injuries. J Emerg Med. 2020 Dec; 59(6):e247-e249. PMID: 32917444.

  4. Schellenberg M, Anderson GA, Owattanapanich N, Cheng V, Lam L, Demetriades D, Inaba K, Myers L. Radiologic predictors of in-hospital mortality after traumatic craniocervical dissociation. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020 09; 89(3):565-569. PMID: 32502090.

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  5. Schellenberg M, Owattanapanich N, Cremonini C, Heindel PAnderson GA, Clark DH, Demetriades D, Inaba K. Shotgun Wounds: Nationwide Trends in Epidemiology, Injury Patterns, and Outcomes from US Trauma Centers. J Emerg Med. 2020 May; 58(5):719-724. PMID: 32245687.

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  6. Sierra-Davidson KAnderson GTanabe KMeireles OR. Desmoid tumor presenting 2 years after elective Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a case report and review of the literature. J Surg Case Rep. 2020 Feb; 2020(2):rjz379. PMID: 32047592.

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  7. Anderson GAAlbutt K, Holmer H, Muguti G, Mbuwayesango B, Muchuweti D, Gidiri MF, Mugapathyay S, Iverson K, Roa L, Sharma S, Jeppson B, Jönsson K, Lantz A, Saluja S, Lin Y, Citron I, Meara JG, Hagander L. Development of a Novel Global Surgery Course for Medical Schools. J Surg Educ. 2019 Mar - Apr; 76(2):469-479. PMID: 30185383.

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  8. Anderson GABohnen J, Spence R, Ilcisin L, Ladha K, Chang D. Data Improvement Through Simplification: Implications for Low-Resource Settings. World J Surg. 2018 09; 42(9):2725-2731. PMID: 29404754.

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  9. Kayima P, Kitya D, Punchak M, Anderson GA, Situma M. Patterns and treatment outcomes of anorectal malformations in Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital, Uganda. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Apr; 54(4):838-844. PMID: 30153942.

  10. Albutt K, Punchak M, Kayima P, Namanya DB, Anderson GAShrime MG. Access to Safe, Timely, and Affordable Surgical Care in Uganda: A Stratified Randomized Evaluation of Nationwide Public Sector Surgical Capacity and Core Surgical Indicators. World J Surg. 2018 08; 42(8):2303-2313. PMID: 29368021.

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  11. Albutt K, Yorlets RR, Punchak M, Kayima P, Namanya DB, Anderson GAShrime MG. You pray to your God: A qualitative analysis of challenges in the provision of safe, timely, and affordable surgical care in Uganda. PLoS One. 2018; 13(4):e0195986. PMID: 29664956.

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  12. Anderson GA, Kayima P, Ilcisin L, Benitez NP, Albutt KHBriggs SM, Nehra D. Development of a Comprehensive Trauma Training Curriculum for the Resource-Limited Environment. J Surg Educ. 2018 Sep - Oct; 75(5):1317-1324. PMID: 29555307.

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  13. Spence RT, Chang DC, Kaafarani HMA, Panieri E, Anderson GAHutter MM. Derivation, Validation and Application of a Pragmatic Risk Prediction Index for Benchmarking of Surgical Outcomes. World J Surg. 2018 02; 42(2):533-540. PMID: 28795214.

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  14. Anderson GAIlcisin L, Ngonzi J, Ttendo S, Twesigye D, Benitez NP, Firth P, Nehra D. Validation of an Electronic Surgical Outcomes Database at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital, Uganda. World J Surg. 2018 01; 42(1):54-60. PMID: 28785840.

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  15. Anderson GAIlcisin L, Kayima P, Abesiga L, Portal Benitez N, Ngonzi J, Ronald M, Shrime MG. Out-of-pocket payment for surgery in Uganda: The rate of impoverishing and catastrophic expenditure at a government hospital. PLoS One. 2017; 12(10):e0187293. PMID: 29088302.

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  16. Peck G, Saluja S, Blitzer DN, Sarma D, Anderson GA, Rodas E, Foianini JE, Puyana JC, Meara J, Morales C, Ordonez C, Gracias V. Using global surgical indicators to improve trauma care in Latin America. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2017 04; 102(4):11-6. PMID: 28920641.

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  17. Cauley CEAnderson G, Haynes AB, Menendez M, Bateman BT, Ladha K. Predictors of In-hospital Postoperative Opioid Overdose After Major Elective Operations: A Nationally Representative Cohort Study. Ann Surg. 2017 04; 265(4):702-708. PMID: 28267693.

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  18. Anderson GAIlcisin L, Abesiga L, Mayanja R, Portal Benetiz N, Ngonzi J, Kayima P, Shrime MG. Surgical volume and postoperative mortality rate at a referral hospital in Western Uganda: Measuring the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery indicators in low-resource settings. Surgery. 2017 06; 161(6):1710-1719. PMID: 28259351.

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  19. Raykar N, Mukhopadhyay S, Ng-Kamstra JS, Lin Y, Saluja S, Scott JW, Anderson GMeara JG, Tefera G, Bickler SW. Progress in achieving universal access to surgical care: An update and a path forward. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2016 Jun; 101(6):12-8. PMID: 27405180.

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  20. Ng-Kamstra JS, Greenberg SLM, Abdullah F, Amado V, Anderson GA, Cossa M, Costas-Chavarri A, Davies J, Debas HT, Dyer GSM, Erdene S, Farmer PE, Gaumnitz A, Hagander L, Haider A, Leather AJM, Lin Y, Marten R, Marvin JT, McClain CDMeara JG, Meheš M, Mock C, Mukhopadhyay S, Orgoi S, Prestero T, Price RR, Raykar NP, Riesel JN, Riviello R, Rudy SM, Saluja S, Sullivan R, Tarpley JL, Taylor RH, Telemaque LF, Toma G, Varghese A, Walker M, Yamey G, Shrime MG. Global Surgery 2030: a roadmap for high income country actors. BMJ Glob Health. 2016; 1(1):e000011. PMID: 28588908.

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  21. Chao TE, Riesel JN, Anderson GAMullen JT, Doyle J, Briggs SMLillemoe KD, Goldstein C, Kitya D, Cusack JC. Building a global surgery initiative through evaluation, collaboration, and training: the Massachusetts General Hospital experience. J Surg Educ. 2015 Jul-Aug; 72(4):e21-8. PMID: 25697510.

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