- Faculty & Staff
Angela M Mills, MD
Department of Emergency Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BS (Biology and Psychology)
Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA, 1993.
Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1997.
Internship in General Surgery, MCP-Hahnemann University School of Medicine (Allegheny University), Philadelphia, PA, 1997-1998.
Resident in Emergency Medicine , University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1999-2003.
Chief Resident, Department of Emergency Medicine University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2002-2003.
Emergency Medicine Basic Research Skills Workshop, Emergency Medicine Foundation/ American College of Emergency Physicians, Dallas, TX, 2004-2005.
Clinical Research Certificate Program, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, 2009-2012.
AMIA-OHSU/ACEP 10x10 Program, Oregon Health & Science University, 2011-2011.
Penn Medicine Leadership Academy, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA, 2013-Present.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support, 1997.
Advanced Trauma Life Support, 1997.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support, 1999.
Advanced Trauma Life Support - Instructor, 2003.
American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2004.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support - Instructor, 2004.
Description of Research ExpertiseEmergency research, treatment and evaluation of acute abdominal pain, disparities in emergency care, radiation risk and emergency radiologic imaging, electronic clinical decision support
Selected PublicationsArthur K, Kelz RR, Mills AM, Reinke CE, Robertson MP, Sims CA, Pascual JL, Reilly PM, Holena DN: Interhospital transfer: An independent risk factor for mortality in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit. The American Surgeon 79(9): 909-13, Sep 2013.
Kerner C, Carey K, Baillie C, Mills AM, Yang W, Hilton S, Synnestvedt MB, Weiner MG, Lewis JD: Clinical predictors of urgent findings on abdominopelvic CT in emergency department patients with Crohn’s disease. Journal of Inflammatory Bowel Disease 19(6): 1179-85, May 2013.
Meltzer A, Baumann BM, Chen EH, Shofer FS, Mills AM: Poor Sensitivity of a Modified Alvarado Score in Adults With Suspected Appendicitis. Annals of Emergency Medicine Apr 2013 Notes: [Epub ahead of print]
Crichlow A, Cuker A, Mills AM: Overuse of CT pulmonary angiography in the evaluation of patients with suspected pulmonary embolism in the emergency department. Academic Emergency Medicine 19(11): 1219-26, Nov 2012.
Mills AM, Holena DN, Kallan MJ, Carr BG, Reinke CE, Kelz RR: The effect of insurance status on patients admitted for acute diverticulitis. Colorectal Disease Oct 2012 Notes: doi: 10.1111/codi.12066 [Epub ahead of print]
Massey PR, Sakran JV, Mills AM, Sarani B, Aufhauser DD, Sims CA, Pascual JL, Kelz RR, Holena DN : Hyperbaric oxygen therapy in necrotizing soft tissue infections. Journal of Surgical Research 177(1): 146-51, Sep 2012.
Martinez M, Cuker A, Mills AM, Lightfoot R, Fan Y, Tang WH, Hazen SL, Ischiropoulos H: Nitrated fibrinogen is a biomarker of oxidative stress in venous thromboembolism. Free Radical Biology & Medicine 53(2): 230-36, Jul 2012.
Kerner C, Carey K, Mills AM, Yang W, Synnestvedt MB, Hilton S, Weiner M, Lewis JD: Use of abdominopelvic computed tomography in emergency departments and rates of urgent diagnoses in Crohn's disease. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 10(1): 52-57, Jan 2012.
Holena DN, Tolstoy NS, Mills AM, Fox AD, Levine JM: Therapeutic hypothermia for treatment of intractable intracranial hypertension after liver transplantation. American Journal of Critical Care 21(1): 72-75, Jan 2012.
Mills AM, Huckins DS, Kwok H, Baumann BM, Ruddy RM, Rothman RE, Schrock JW, Lovecchio F, Krief WI, Hexdall A, Caspari R, Cohen B, Lewis RJ: Diagnostic characteristics of S100A8/A9 in a multicenter study of patients with right lower quadrant abdominal pain. Academic Emergency Medicine 19(1): 48-55, Jan 2012.