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John E. Mazuski, MD, PhD

Professor, Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Acute and Critical Care Surgery Section

Specialty Areas

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

Board Certifications

Surgery
Surgical Critical Care

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Surgical critical care, trauma, surgical infections, nutrition support, pathophysiology of shock, sepsis, and multiple organ failure, clinical guidelines for surgical infections and for critically ill patients

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish Center for Outpatient Health

4901 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108

Floor: Ground Level
Office Phone: 314-362-5298
Fax: 314-362-5743

Education

Education

Ph.D.: Biochemistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 1993
Fellowship: Surgical Critical Care, University of Minnesota Health Sciences Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 1991
Chief Residency: Surgery, University of Minnesota Health Sciences Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 1990
Residency: Surgery, University of Minnesota Health Sciences Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 1989
Medical Degree: University of California, Los Angeles, California 1981
M.S.: Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 1975
B.A.: Zoology, California State University, Fresno, California 1973

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Pre-Operative Anti-Fungal Therapy Does Not Improve Outcomes in Perforated Peptic Ulcers.
Horn CB, Centeno AAC, Rasane RK, Aldana JA, Fiore NB, Zhang Q, Torres M, Mazuski JE, Ilahi ON, Punch LJ, Bochicchio GV
Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2018 Jul 23; doi: 10.1089/sur.2018.058.

PMID:
    30036134
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Femoral Osteomyelitis Caused by Cladophialophora in a Patient without Known Immunocompromise.
Jain NS, Horn CB, Coleoglou Centeno AA, Ilahi ON, Mazuski JE, Bocchichio GV, Punch LJ
Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2018 Jul; 19(5)544-547. doi: 10.1089/sur.2018.046.

PMID:
    29893620
    [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 - in process]
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Empiric Antibiotics for Sepsis.
Buckman SA, Turnbull IR, Mazuski JE
Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2018 Feb/Mar; 19(2)147-154. doi: 10.1089/sur.2017.282.

PMID:
    29341844
    [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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The role of open abdomen in non-trauma patient: WSES Consensus Paper.
Coccolini F, Montori G, Ceresoli M, Catena F, Moore EE, Ivatury R, Biffl W, Peitzman A, Coimbra R, Rizoli S, Kluger Y, Abu-Zidan FM, Sartelli M, De Moya M, Velmahos G, Fraga GP, Pereira BM, Leppaniemi A, Boermeester MA, Kirkpatrick AW, Maier R, Bala M, Sakakushev B, Khokha V, Malbrain M, Agnoletti V, Martin-Loeches I, Sugrue M, Di Saverio S, Griffiths E, Soreide K, Mazuski JE, May AK, Montravers P, Melotti RM, Pisano M, Salvetti F, Marchesi G, Valetti TM, Scalea T, Chiara O, Kashuk JL, Ansaloni L
World J Emerg Surg. 2017; 1239. doi: 10.1186/s13017-017-0146-1.

PMID:
    28814969
    [PubMed - in process]
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Erratum to: Antimicrobials: a global alliance for optimizing their rational use in intra-abdominal infections (AGORA).
Sartelli M, Weber DG, Ruppé E, Bassetti M, Wright BJ, Ansaloni L, Catena F, Coccolini F, Abu-Zidan FM, Coimbra R, Moore EE, Moore FA, Maier RV, De Waele JJ, Kirkpatrick AW, Griffiths EA, Eckmann C, Brink AJ, Mazuski JE, May AK, Sawyer RG, Mertz D, Montravers P, Kumar A, Roberts JA, Vincent JL, Watkins RR, Lowman W, Spellberg B, Abbott IJ, Adesunkanmi AK, Al-Dahir S, Al-Hasan MN, Agresta F, Althani AA, Ansari S, Ansumana R, Augustin G, Bala M, Balogh ZJ, Baraket O, Bhangu A, Beltrán MA, Bernhard M, Biffl WL, Boermeester MA, Brecher SM, Cherry-Bukowiec JR, Buyne OR, Cainzos MA, Cairns KA, Camacho-Ortiz A, Chandy SJ, Che Jusoh A, Chichom-Mefire A, Colijn C, Corcione F, Cui Y, Curcio D, Delibegovic S, Demetrashvili Z, De Simone B, Dhingra S, Diaz JJ, Di Carlo I, Dillip A, Di Saverio S, Doyle MP, Dorj G, Dogjani A, Dupont H, Eachempati SR, Enani MA, Egiev VN, Elmangory MM, Ferrada P, Fitchett JR, Fraga GP, Guessennd N, Giamarellou H, Ghnnam W, Gkiokas G, Goldberg SR, Gomes CA, Gomi H, Guzmán-Blanco M, Haque M, Hansen S, Hecker A, Heizmann WR, Herzog T, Hodonou AM, Hong SK, Kafka-Ritsch R, Kaplan LJ, Kapoor G, Karamarkovic A, Kees MG, Kenig J, Kiguba R, Kim PK, Kluger Y, Khokha V, Koike K, Kok KY, Kong V, Knox MC, Inaba K, Isik A, Iskandar K, Ivatury RR, Labbate M, Labricciosa FM, Laterre PF, Latifi R, Lee JG, Lee YR, Leone M, Leppaniemi A, Li Y, Liang SY, Loho T, Maegele M, Malama S, Marei HE, Martin-Loeches I, Marwah S, Massele A, McFarlane M, Melo RB, Negoi I, Nicolau DP, Nord CE, Ofori-Asenso R, Omari AH, Ordonez CA, Ouadii M, Pereira Júnior GA, Piazza D, Pupelis G, Rawson TM, Rems M, Rizoli S, Rocha C, Sakakushev B, Sanchez-Garcia M, Sato N, Segovia Lohse HA, Sganga G, Siribumrungwong B, Shelat VG, Soreide K, Soto R, Talving P, Tilsed JV, Timsit JF, Trueba G, Trung NT, Ulrych J, van Goor H, Vereczkei A, Vohra RS, Wani I, Uhl W, Xiao Y, Yuan KC, Zachariah SK, Zahar JR, Zakrison TL, Corcione A, Melotti RM, Viscoli C, Viale P
World J Emerg Surg. 2017; 1235. doi: 10.1186/s13017-017-0147-0.

PMID:
    28785301
    [PubMed]
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Longer-Duration Antimicrobial Therapy Does Not Prevent Treatment Failure in High-Risk Patients with Complicated Intra-Abdominal Infections.
Hassinger TE, Guidry CA, Rotstein OD, Duane TM, Evans HL, Cook CH, O'Neill PJ, Mazuski JE, Askari R, Napolitano LM, Namias N, Miller PR, Dellinger EP, Coimbra R, Cocanour CS, Banton KL, Cuschieri J, Popovsky K, Sawyer RG
Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2017 Aug/Sep; 18(6)659-663. doi: 10.1089/sur.2017.084.

PMID:
    28650745
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guideline for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 2017.
Berríos-Torres SI, Umscheid CA, Bratzler DW, Leas B, Stone EC, Kelz RR, Reinke CE, Morgan S, Solomkin JS, Mazuski JE, Dellinger EP, Itani KMF, Berbari EF, Segreti J, Parvizi J, Blanchard J, Allen G, Kluytmans JAJW, Donlan R, Schecter WP, Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee.
JAMA Surg. 2017 Aug 1; 152(8)784-791. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0904.

PMID:
    28467526
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Response to "Re-Thinking the Definition of Complicated Intra-Abdominal Infection".
Mazuski JE, Tessier JM, May AK, Sawyer RG
Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2017 Apr; 18(3)375-376. doi: 10.1089/sur.2017.057.

PMID:
    28394744
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Surviving Sepsis Campaign: International Guidelines for Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock: 2016.
Rhodes A, Evans LE, Alhazzani W, Levy MM, Antonelli M, Ferrer R, Kumar A, Sevransky JE, Sprung CL, Nunnally ME, Rochwerg B, Rubenfeld GD, Angus DC, Annane D, Beale RJ, Bellinghan GJ, Bernard GR, Chiche JD, Coopersmith C, De Backer DP, French CJ, Fujishima S, Gerlach H, Hidalgo JL, Hollenberg SM, Jones AE, Karnad DR, Kleinpell RM, Koh Y, Lisboa TC, Machado FR, Marini JJ, Marshall JC, Mazuski JE, McIntyre LA, McLean AS, Mehta S, Moreno RP, Myburgh J, Navalesi P, Nishida O, Osborn TM, Perner A, Plunkett CM, Ranieri M, Schorr CA, Seckel MA, Seymour CW, Shieh L, Shukri KA, Simpson SQ, Singer M, Thompson BT, Townsend SR, Van der Poll T, Vincent JL, Wiersinga WJ, Zimmerman JL, Dellinger RP
Intensive Care Med. 2017 Mar; 43(3)304-377. doi: 10.1007/s00134-017-4683-6.

PMID:
    28101605
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Surviving Sepsis Campaign: International Guidelines for Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock: 2016.
Rhodes A, Evans LE, Alhazzani W, Levy MM, Antonelli M, Ferrer R, Kumar A, Sevransky JE, Sprung CL, Nunnally ME, Rochwerg B, Rubenfeld GD, Angus DC, Annane D, Beale RJ, Bellinghan GJ, Bernard GR, Chiche JD, Coopersmith C, De Backer DP, French CJ, Fujishima S, Gerlach H, Hidalgo JL, Hollenberg SM, Jones AE, Karnad DR, Kleinpell RM, Koh Y, Lisboa TC, Machado FR, Marini JJ, Marshall JC, Mazuski JE, McIntyre LA, McLean AS, Mehta S, Moreno RP, Myburgh J, Navalesi P, Nishida O, Osborn TM, Perner A, Plunkett CM, Ranieri M, Schorr CA, Seckel MA, Seymour CW, Shieh L, Shukri KA, Simpson SQ, Singer M, Thompson BT, Townsend SR, Van der Poll T, Vincent JL, Wiersinga WJ, Zimmerman JL, Dellinger RP
Crit Care Med. 2017 Mar; 45(3)486-552. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000002255.

PMID:
    28098591
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Surgical Infection Society Revised Guidelines on the Management of Intra-Abdominal Infection.
Mazuski JE, Tessier JM, May AK, Sawyer RG, Nadler EP, Rosengart MR, Chang PK, O'Neill PJ, Mollen KP, Huston JM, Diaz JJ Jr, Prince JM
Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2017 Jan; 18(1)1-76. doi: 10.1089/sur.2016.261.

PMID:
    28085573
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Antimicrobial Stewardship: A Call to Action for Surgeons.
Sartelli M, Duane TM, Catena F, Tessier JM, Coccolini F, Kao LS, De Simone B, Labricciosa FM, May AK, Ansaloni L, Mazuski JE
Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2016 Dec; 17(6)625-631.

PMID:
    27828764
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ceftazidime-avibactam for the treatment of complicated intra-abdominal infections.
Buckman SA, Krekel T, Muller AE, Mazuski JE
Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2016 Dec; 17(17)2341-2349.

PMID:
    27758148
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Antimicrobials: a global alliance for optimizing their rational use in intra-abdominal infections (AGORA).
Sartelli M, Weber DG, Ruppé E, Bassetti M, Wright BJ, Ansaloni L, Catena F, Coccolini F, Abu-Zidan FM, Coimbra R, Moore EE, Moore FA, Maier RV, De Waele JJ, Kirkpatrick AW, Griffiths EA, Eckmann C, Brink AJ, Mazuski JE, May AK, Sawyer RG, Mertz D, Montravers P, Kumar A, Roberts JA, Vincent JL, Watkins RR, Lowman W, Spellberg B, Abbott IJ, Adesunkanmi AK, Al-Dahir S, Al-Hasan MN, Agresta F, Althani AA, Ansari S, Ansumana R, Augustin G, Bala M, Balogh ZJ, Baraket O, Bhangu A, Beltrán MA, Bernhard M, Biffl WL, Boermeester MA, Brecher SM, Cherry-Bukowiec JR, Buyne OR, Cainzos MA, Cairns KA, Camacho-Ortiz A, Chandy SJ, Che Jusoh A, Chichom-Mefire A, Colijn C, Corcione F, Cui Y, Curcio D, Delibegovic S, Demetrashvili Z, De Simone B, Dhingra S, Diaz JJ, Di Carlo I, Dillip A, Di Saverio S, Doyle MP, Dorj G, Dogjani A, Dupont H, Eachempati SR, Enani MA, Egiev VN, Elmangory MM, Ferrada P, Fitchett JR, Fraga GP, Guessennd N, Giamarellou H, Ghnnam W, Gkiokas G, Goldberg SR, Gomes CA, Gomi H, Guzmán-Blanco M, Haque M, Hansen S, Hecker A, Heizmann WR, Herzog T, Hodonou AM, Hong SK, Kafka-Ritsch R, Kaplan LJ, Kapoor G, Karamarkovic A, Kees MG, Kenig J, Kiguba R, Kim PK, Kluger Y, Khokha V, Koike K, Kok KY, Kong V, Knox MC, Inaba K, Isik A, Iskandar K, Ivatury RR, Labbate M, Labricciosa FM, Laterre PF, Latifi R, Lee JG, Lee YR, Leone M, Leppaniemi A, Li Y, Liang SY, Loho T, Maegele M, Malama S, Marei HE, Martin-Loeches I, Marwah S, Massele A, McFarlane M, Melo RB, Negoi I, Nicolau DP, Nord CE, Ofori-Asenso R, Omari AH, Ordonez CA, Ouadii M, Pereira Júnior GA, Piazza D, Pupelis G, Rawson TM, Rems M, Rizoli S, Rocha C, Sakakushev B, Sanchez-Garcia M, Sato N, Segovia Lohse HA, Sganga G, Siribumrungwong B, Shelat VG, Soreide K, Soto R, Talving P, Tilsed JV, Timsit JF, Trueba G, Trung NT, Ulrych J, van Goor H, Vereczkei A, Vohra RS, Wani I, Uhl W, Xiao Y, Yuan KC, Zachariah SK, Zahar JR, Zakrison TL, Corcione A, Melotti RM, Viscoli C, Viale P
World J Emerg Surg. 2016; 1133. doi: 10.1186/s13017-016-0089-y.

PMID:
    27429642
    [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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Efficacy and Safety of Ceftazidime-Avibactam Plus Metronidazole Versus Meropenem in the Treatment of Complicated Intra-abdominal Infection: Results From a Randomized, Controlled, Double-Blind, Phase 3 Program.
Mazuski JE, Gasink LB, Armstrong J, Broadhurst H, Stone GG, Rank D, Llorens L, Newell P, Pachl J
Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Jun 1; 62(11)1380-1389. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw133.

PMID:
    26962078
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Patients with Complicated Intra-Abdominal Infection Presenting with Sepsis Do Not Require Longer Duration of Antimicrobial Therapy.
Rattan R, Allen CJ, Sawyer RG, Askari R, Banton KL, Claridge JA, Cocanour CS, Coimbra R, Cook CH, Cuschieri J, Dellinger EP, Duane TM, Evans HL, Lipsett PA, Mazuski JE, Miller PR, O'Neill PJ, Rotstein OD, Namias N
J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Apr; 222(4)440-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2015.12.050.

PMID:
    26920994
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Prevalence of qacA/B Genes and Mupirocin Resistance Among Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Isolates in the Setting of Chlorhexidine Bathing Without Mupirocin.
Warren DK, Prager M, Munigala S, Wallace MA, Kennedy CR, Bommarito KM, Mazuski JE, Burnham CA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 May; 37(5)590-7. doi: 10.1017/ice.2016.1.

PMID:
    26828094
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