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Grant V. Bochicchio, MD, MPH

Chief, Acute and Critical Care Surgery
Edison Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine

Specialty Areas

Acute and Critical Care Surgery
Burn/Trauma/Surgical Critical Care

Board Certifications

General Surgery
Surgical Critical Care

Areas of Clinical Interest

Trauma, emergency surgery, minimally invasive surgery, liver surgery, hepatobiliary surgery, surgical critical care, abdominal wall reconstruction, advanced hernia repair, laparoscopic hernia repair,  complicated abdominal surgery, enterocutaneous fistula

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research
  • Financial Disclosures

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 8
Office Phone: 314-362-5298
Fax: 314-362-5743

Barnes-Jewish Center for Outpatient Health

4901 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108

Office Phone: 314- 362-5298
Fax: 314-362-5743

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

1 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-362-5298
Fax: 314-362-5743

Education

Education

Residency : Pennsylvania State University Hospital, Hershey, PA. 1998
Fellowship: Trauma and Critical Care, Surgery, University of Maryland and R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, MD, 1999
Medical Degree: MD, The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 1993
Masters in Public Health: Health Administration and Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA 1989

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Early Emergency General Surgery Is Associated with a Higher Incidence of Clostridium difficile Infection.
Coleoglou Centeno AA, Horn CB, Rasane RK, Aldana JA, Zhang Q, Bochicchio KM, Bochicchio GV, Ilahi ON
Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2018 Oct 9; doi: 10.1089/sur.2018.183.

PMID:
    30300553
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Pre-Operative Anti-Fungal Therapy Does Not Improve Outcomes in Perforated Peptic Ulcers.
Horn CB, Coleoglou Centeno AA, Rasane RK, Aldana JA, Fiore NB, Zhang Q, Torres M, Mazuski JE, Ilahi ON, Punch LJ, Bochicchio GV
Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2018 Aug/Sep; 19(6)587-592. doi: 10.1089/sur.2018.058.

PMID:
    30036134
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Blunt splenic injury during colonoscopy: Is it as rare as we think?
Andrade EG, Olufajo OA, Drew EL, Bochicchio GV, Punch LJ
Am J Surg. 2018 Jun; 215(6)1042-1045. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2018.05.010.

PMID:
    29776642
    [PubMed - in process]
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Drain Failure in Intra-Abdominal Abscesses Associated with Appendicitis.
Horn CB, Coleoglou Centeno AA, Guerra JJ, Mazuski JE, Bochicchio GV, Turnbull IR
Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2018 Apr; 19(3)321-325. doi: 10.1089/sur.2017.224.

PMID:
    29431586
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Incidence, demographics, and outcomes of nonoperative management of appendicitis in the United States.
Horn CB, Tian D, Bochicchio GV, Turnbull IR
J Surg Res. 2018 Mar; 223251-258. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2017.10.007.

PMID:
    29198605
    [PubMed - in process]
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Antibiotic-Impregnated Central Venous Catheters Do Not Change Antibiotic Resistance Patterns.
Turnbull IR, Buckman SA, Horn CB, Bochicchio GV, Mazuski JE
Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2018 Jan; 19(1)40-47. doi: 10.1089/sur.2017.087.

PMID:
    29028461
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Fungal Infections Increase the Mortality Rate Three-Fold in Necrotizing Soft-Tissue Infections.
Horn CB, Wesp BM, Fiore NB, Rasane RK, Torres M, Turnbull IR, Ilahi ON, Punch LJ, Bochicchio GV
Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2017 Oct; 18(7)793-798. doi: 10.1089/sur.2017.164.

PMID:
    28850295
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Results of a multicenter prospective pivotal trial of the first inline continuous glucose monitor in critically ill patients.
Bochicchio GV, Nasraway S, Moore L, Furnary A, Nohra E, Bochicchio K
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 Jun; 82(6)1049-1054. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000001444.

PMID:
    28328679
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Tranexamic Acid Update in Trauma.
Ramirez RJ, Spinella PC, Bochicchio GV
Crit Care Clin. 2017 Jan; 33(1)85-99. doi: 10.1016/j.ccc.2016.08.004.

PMID:
    27894501
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Interleukin 7 immunotherapy improves host immunity and survival in a two-hit model of Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia.
Shindo Y, Fuchs AG, Davis CG, Eitas T, Unsinger J, Burnham CD, Green JM, Morre M, Bochicchio GV, Hotchkiss RS
J Leukoc Biol. 2017 Feb; 101(2)543-554. doi: 10.1189/jlb.4A1215-581R.

PMID:
    27630218
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Results of a near continuous glucose monitoring technology in surgical intensive care and trauma.
Nohra E, Buckman S, Bochicchio K, Chamieh J, Reese S, Merrill C, Schuerer D, Bochicchio GV
Contemp Clin Trials. 2016 Sep; 501-4. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2016.07.007.

PMID:
    27394384
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Adipose tissue location and contribution to postinjury hypercoagulability.
Winfield RD, Mellnick VM, Chamieh J, Nohra E, Tan WH, Ramirez R, Raptis C, Turnbull IR, Bochicchio K, Reese S, Spinella PC, Bochicchio GV
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Jul; 81(1)79-85. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000001096.

PMID:
    27120319
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Surgical adjuncts to noncompressible torso hemorrhage as tools for patient blood management.
Rappold JF, Bochicchio GV
Transfusion. 2016 Apr; 56 Suppl 2S203-7. doi: 10.1111/trf.13585.

PMID:
    27100757
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Obesity and the Risk for Surgical Site Infection in Abdominal Surgery.
Winfield RD, Reese S, Bochicchio K, Mazuski JE, Bochicchio GV
Am Surg. 2016 Apr; 82(4)331-6.

PMID:
    27097626
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Polytrauma Increases Susceptibility to Pseudomonas Pneumonia in Mature Mice.
Turnbull IR, Ghosh S, Fuchs A, Hilliard J, Davis CG, Bochicchio GV, Southard RE
Shock. 2016 May; 45(5)555-63. doi: 10.1097/SHK.0000000000000538.

PMID:
    26863126
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effectiveness of Minocycline and Rifampin vs Chlorhexidine and Silver Sulfadiazine-Impregnated Central Venous Catheters in Preventing Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection in a High-Volume Academic Intensive Care Unit: A Before and after Trial.
Bonne S, Mazuski JE, Sona C, Schallom M, Boyle W, Buchman TG, Bochicchio GV, Coopersmith CM, Schuerer DJ
J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Sep; 221(3)739-47. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2015.05.013.

PMID:
    26199017
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Angiotensin Inhibition Is Associated with Preservation of T-Cell and Monocyte Function and Decreases Multiple Organ Failure in Obese Trauma Patients.
Winfield RD, Southard RE, Turnbull IR, Bochicchio K, Reese S, Freeman BD, Bochicchio GV
J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Aug; 221(2)486-94.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2015.03.051.

PMID:
    26141470
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Multicenter Observational Study of the First-Generation Intravenous Blood Glucose Monitoring System in Hospitalized Patients.
Bochicchio GV, Hipszer BR, Magee MF, Bergenstal RM, Furnary AP, Gulino AM, Higgins MJ, Simpson PC, Joseph JI
J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2015 Jul; 9(4)739-50. doi: 10.1177/1932296815587939.

PMID:
    26033922
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Massive transfusion policies at trauma centers participating in the American College of Surgeons Trauma Quality Improvement Program.
Camazine MN, Hemmila MR, Leonard JC, Jacobs RA, Horst JA, Kozar RA, Bochicchio GV, Nathens AB, Cryer HM, Spinella PC
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Jun; 78(6 Suppl 1)S48-53. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000000641.

PMID:
    26002263
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Management of the gastrointestinal tract and nutrition in the geriatric surgical patient.
Nohra E, Bochicchio GV
Surg Clin North Am. 2015 Feb; 95(1)85-101. doi: 10.1016/j.suc.2014.09.005.

PMID:
    25459544
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Financial Disclosures

Financial Disclosures

Disclosure of Financial Interests with Industry

Washington University and its physicians and health professionals are committed to ensuring integrity and objectivity in medical decision-making. Some of our physicians and health professionals work collaboratively with pharmaceutical, medical device or other medical care related companies to develop innovative ideas and products that can improve health care delivery and clinical outcomes for patients. In some instances, our physicians and health professionals have an ownership or potential ownership interest in a commercial company; and/or are paid by a commercial company to provide advice on product design or to speak about the use of medications, devices, equipment or procedures. These payments may include: a) compensation for consulting and speaking engagements, b) equity, and/or c) royalties for products invented by our faculty. Any payments to Washington University physicians or health professionals must be based on tangible services and may not exceed fair market value for their work. In addition to disclosure on this website, physicians and health professionals earning more than $10,000 per year must disclose their corporate financial relationship in writing to patients when prescribing or using that company's products.

This physician reported the following financial interests during calendar year 2017:

Company Name: Ethicon

Royalties:

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board:

Speaker Fees: $20,000 - $39,999

Reporting Date: May 01, 2018