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John P. Kirby, MD, FCCWS, FACS

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

Director, Wound Healing Program
Barnes-Jewish Hospital & Washington University School of Medicine

Specialty Areas

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

Board Certifications

Surgery
Surgical Critical Care

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Trauma, acute care surgery, wound healing, necrotizing fasciitis, hyperbaric, oxygen, multisystem organ dysfunction, organ failure, sepsis, and shock

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish Center for Outpatient Health

4901 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108

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

Education

Education

Residency: Trauma/Critical Care Surgery, University of Illinois Metropolitan Group Hospitals at Chicago, Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 2000
Residency: General Surgery, University of Illinois Metropolitan Group Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois 1999
Medical Degree: University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 1993
M.S.: Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago Graduate School, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois 1999
B.S.: Chemistry with Math and Physics Minor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois 1988

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Preoperative CT Findings and Interobserver Reliability of Fournier Gangrene.
Ballard DH, Raptis CA, Guerra J, Punch L, Ilahi O, Kirby JP, Mellnick VM
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2018 Aug 7; 1-7. doi: 10.2214/AJR.18.19683.

PMID:
    30085837
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Student views on the role of self-regulated learning in a surgery clerkship.
Lyons-Warren AM, Kirby JP, Larsen DP
J Surg Res. 2016 Dec; 206(2)273-279. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2016.08.022.

PMID:
    27884319
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effects of obstruent voicing on vowel F0: Evidence from "true voicing" languages.
Kirby JP, Ladd DR
J Acoust Soc Am. 2016 Oct; 140(4)2400.

PMID:
    27794357
    [PubMed - in process]
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Diagnosis and management of skin and soft tissue infections in the intensive care unit: a review.
Burnham JP, Kirby JP, Kollef MH
Intensive Care Med. 2016 Dec; 42(12)1899-1911. doi: 10.1007/s00134-016-4576-0.

PMID:
    27699456
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Electronic Spectra of the Tetraphenylcyclobutadienecyclopentadienylnickel(II) Cation and Radical.
Craig PR, Havlas Z, Trujillo M, Rempala P, Kirby JP, Miller JR, Noll BC, Michl J
J Phys Chem A. 2016 May 26; 120(20)3456-62. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpca.6b00648.

PMID:
    27136127
    [PubMed]
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Enhancement of anion binding in lanthanide optical sensors.
Cable ML, Kirby JP, Gray HB, Ponce A
Acc Chem Res. 2013 Nov 19; 46(11)2576-84. doi: 10.1021/ar400050t.

PMID:
    24032446
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Simultaneous necrotizing soft tissue infection and colonic necrosis caused by Clostridium septicum.
Gnerlich JL, Ritter JH, Kirby JP, Mazuski JE
Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2011 Dec; 12(6)501-6. doi: 10.1089/sur.2010.054.

PMID:
    22142321
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Early protection and compression of residual limbs may improve and accelerate prosthetic fit: a preliminary study.
Duwayri Y, Vallabhaneni R, Kirby JP, Mueller MJ, Volshteyn O, Geraghty PJ, Sicard GA, Curci JA
Ann Vasc Surg. 2012 Feb; 26(2)242-9. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2011.08.001.

PMID:
    22050879
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma: a review of the management of the open abdomen--part 2 "Management of the open abdomen".
Diaz JJ Jr, Dutton WD, Ott MM, Cullinane DC, Alouidor R, Armen SB, Bilanuik JW, Collier BR, Gunter OL, Jawa R, Jerome R, Kerwin AJ, Kirby JP, Lambert AL, Riordan WP, Wohltmann CD
J Trauma. 2011 Aug; 71(2)502-12. doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e318227220c.

PMID:
    21825951
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Necrotic arachnidism and intractable pain from recluse spider bites treated with lumbar sympathetic block: a case report and review of literature.
Yi X, AuBuchon J, Zeltwanger S, Kirby JP
Clin J Pain. 2011 Jun; 27(5)457-60. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0b013e31820b6424.

PMID:
    21317774
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Shared management of a rare necrotizing soft tissue infection of the breast.
Keune JD, Melby S, Kirby JP, Aft RL
Breast J. 2009 May-Jun; 15(3)321-3. doi: 10.1111/j.1524-4741.2009.00731.x.

PMID:
    19645797
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Detection of bacterial spores with lanthanide-macrocycle binary complexes.
Cable ML, Kirby JP, Levine DJ, Manary MJ, Gray HB, Ponce A
J Am Chem Soc. 2009 Jul 15; 131(27)9562-70. doi: 10.1021/ja902291v.

PMID:
    19537757
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Prevention of surgical site infection.
Kirby JP, Mazuski JE
Surg Clin North Am. 2009 Apr; 89(2)365-89, viii. doi: 10.1016/j.suc.2009.01.001.

PMID:
    19281889
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers in the surgical intensive care unit.
Kirby JP, Gunter OL
Curr Opin Crit Care. 2008 Aug; 14(4)428-31. doi: 10.1097/MCC.0b013e328306a031.

PMID:
    18614907
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Spectroscopic analysis of ligand binding to lanthanide-macrocycle platforms.
Kirby JP, Cable ML, Levine DJ, Gray HB, Ponce A
Anal Chem. 2008 Aug 1; 80(15)5750-4. doi: 10.1021/ac800154d.

PMID:
    18578548
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Vacuum-assisted closure for treatment of a deep shell abscess and osteomyelitis in a tortoise.
Adkesson MJ, Travis EK, Weber MA, Kirby JP, Junge RE
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2007 Oct 15; 231(8)1249-54.

PMID:
    17937557
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Bacterial spore detection by [Tb3+(macrocycle)(dipicolinate)] luminescence.
Cable ML, Kirby JP, Sorasaenee K, Gray HB, Ponce A
J Am Chem Soc. 2007 Feb 14; 129(6)1474-5.

PMID:
    17243674
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Use of controlled fascial tension and an adhesion preventing barrier to achieve delayed primary fascial closure in patients managed with an open abdomen.
Fantus RJ, Mellett MM, Kirby JP
Am J Surg. 2006 Aug; 192(2)243-7.

PMID:
    16860638
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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One-electron reduction of an "extended viologen" p-phenylene-bis-4,4'-(1-aryl-2,6-diphenylpyridinium) dication.
Funston A, Kirby JP, Miller JR, Pospísil L, Fiedler J, Hromadová M, Gál M, Pecka J, Valásek M, Zawada Z, Rempala P, Michl J
J Phys Chem A. 2005 Dec 8; 109(48)10862-9.

PMID:
    16331929
    [PubMed]
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Thyroglossal duct cyst: a cytopathologic study of 26 cases.
Shahin A, Burroughs FH, Kirby JP, Ali SZ
Diagn Cytopathol. 2005 Dec; 33(6)365-9.

PMID:
    16299737
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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