Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

  • 500 University Drive

    17033 Hershey

    United States

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Research Interests

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Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Medicine & Life Sciences
Wounds and Injuries Medicine & Life Sciences
Pediatrics Medicine & Life Sciences
Liver Medicine & Life Sciences
Fetofetal Transfusion Medicine & Life Sciences
Cholestasis Medicine & Life Sciences
Newborn Infant Medicine & Life Sciences
Appendicitis Medicine & Life Sciences

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Thomas Tracy, MD

Person: Academic


Research Output 1984 2018

Congenital pyloric stenosis and duodenal obstruction

Wills, H. E., Smith, A. D. & Tracy, T. F., Jan 1 2018, Fischer's Mastery of Surgery, Seventh Edition. Wolters Kluwer Health Adis (ESP), Vol. 1. p. 1166-1175 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Duodenal Obstruction
Pyloric Stenosis
3 Citations (Scopus)
Moving and Lifting Patients
Decision Making
4 Citations (Scopus)

Building the foundation for expert care and future contributions in pediatric surgery

Tracy, T., Dec 1 2017, In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 52, 12, p. 2091-2092 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Internship and Residency
North America
4 Citations (Scopus)

Implementing and Sustaining Evidence Based Practice Through a Nursing Journal Club

Gardner, K., Kanaskie, M. L., Knehans, A. C., Salisbury, S., Doheny, K. K. & Schirm, V., Aug 1 2016, In : Applied Nursing Research. 31, p. 139-145 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Evidence-Based Practice
Organizational Objectives
Nursing Process
53 Citations (Scopus)

Nonoperative treatment of acute appendicitis in children: A feasibility study

Hartwich, J., Luks, F. I., Watson-Smith, D., Kurkchubasche, A. G., Muratore, C. S., Wills, H. E. & Tracy, T. F., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of pediatric surgery. 51, 1, p. 111-116 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Feasibility Studies
Quality of Life
14 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding the operative experience of the practicing pediatric surgeon implications for training and maintaining competency

Abdullah, F., Salazar, J. H., Gause, C. D., Gadepalli, S., Biester, T. W., Azarow, K. S., Brandt, M. L., Chung, D. H., Lund, D. P., Rescorla, F. J., Waldhausen, J. H. T., Tracy, T. F., Fallat, M. E., Klein, M. D., Lewis, F. R. & Hirschl, R. B., Aug 1 2016, In : JAMA Surgery. 151, 8, p. 735-741 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rare Diseases

Comments on rural pediatric surgery

Tracy, T., Mar 1 2015, In : American Surgeon. 81, 3, p. 230-231 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

9 Citations (Scopus)
Family Health
Intensive Care Units
Delivery of Health Care
Research Design
5 Citations (Scopus)

The effort and outcomes of the Pediatric Surgery match process: Are we interviewing too many?

Gadepalli, S. K., Downard, C. D., Thatch, K. A., Islam, S., Azarow, K. S., Chen, M. K., Lillehei, C. W., Puligandla, P. S., Reynolds, M., Waldhausen, J. H., Oldham, K. T., Langham, M. R., Tracy, T. & Hirschl, R. B., Nov 1 2015, In : Journal of pediatric surgery. 50, 11, p. 1954-1957 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Internship and Residency
Nonparametric Statistics
25 Citations (Scopus)

Use of white blood cell count and negative appendectomy rate

Bates, M. F., Khander, A., Steigman, S. A., Tracy, T. F. & Luks, F. I., Jan 2014, In : Pediatrics. 133, 1, p. e39-e44

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Leukocyte Count
ROC Curve
Tertiary Care Centers

Projects 1994 2009

Transforming Growth Factor alpha
Wounds and Injuries
Kupffer Cells