Lewis J Kaplan, MD, FACS, FCCM, FCCP

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Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Department: Surgery

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Surgical Services
Corporal Michael J Crescenz VAMC
3900 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-823-4876
Fax: 215-823-4309
B.A. (Biology)
Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA , 1984.
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ, 1988.
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Selected Publications

Moore S, Weiss B, Pascual JL, Kaplan LJ: Management of acute respiratory failure in the patient with sepsis or septic shock. Surgical Infections (Larchmont) Jan. 23 2018 (Epub) Notes: doi: 10.1089/sur.2017.297.

Chreiman KM, Dumas RP, Seamon MJ, Kim PK, Reilly PM, Kaplan LJ, Christie JD, Holena DN: The IOs have it: A prospective observational study of vascular access success rates in patients in extremis using video review. Journal of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery Jan. 4 2018 (Epub) Notes: doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000001795.

MacKay EJ, Stubna MD, Holena DN, Reilly PM, Seamon MJ, Smith BP, Kaplan LJ, Cannon JW : In response. Anesthesia & Analgesia 126(2): 728-729, Feb. 2018 Notes: [Letter] doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000002650 (Epub Nov. 14, 2017).

Martin N, Pascual JL, Crowe D, Toevs C, Cereda MF, Mikkelsen M, Kaplan LJ : Comfort at the crossroads: Service, therapy and emotional support animals in the ICU and at the end-of-life. Journal of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery Jan. 2018 Notes: (accepted for publication).

Martin ND, Ramaswamy T, Moin E, Marks JA, Collins T, O’Connor N, Holena D, Pascual J, Reilly PM, Kaplan LJ: The critical illness mortality inflection point during prolonged Surgical ICU length of stay. Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Jan. 2018 Notes: (accepted for publication).

Fernandez-Moure J, Cannon J, Kaplan LJ: Cardiovascular failure. Clinical Scenarios in Surgery, 2nd Edition. Dimick JB, Upchurch GR, Sonnenday CJ, Kao L (eds.). New York: Wolters Kluwer, 2018 Notes: (accepted for publication).

Nomellini V, Kaplan LJ, Sims CA, Caldwell CC: Chronic critical illness and persistent inflammation: What can we learn from the elderly, injured, septic, and malnourished? Shock July 4 2017 (Epub) Notes: doi: 10.1097/SHK.0000000000000939.

Nunn AM, Hatchimonji JS, Holena DN, Seamon MJ, Smith BP, Kaplan LJ, Martin ND, Reilly PM, Schwab CW, Pascual JL: Boarding ICU patients: Are our rounding practices subpar? American Journal of Surgery June 10 2017 (Epub) Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2017.04.019.

Kaplan LJ: Ask the doc: How do I know when I should give up riding motorcycles? Common Tread Nov. 29 2017 Notes: https://www.revzilla.com/common-tread/ask-the-doc-how-do-i-know-when-i-should-give-up-riding-motorcycles.

Pascual JP, Rodgers H, Cannon J, Rogalski A, Kaplan LJ: Cryoamputation: A paradigm for safe emergency medical amputation, and immediate local infection control without antimicrobial resistance induction. Surgical Infections Case Reports Oct. 2017 Notes: (accepted for publication) [Case Report]

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