Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

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    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

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
39 Citations

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
9 Citations

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

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

2 Citations

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
21 Citations

Use of white blood cell count and negative appendectomy rate

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Leukocyte Count
ROC Curve
Tertiary Care Centers
54 Citations

Surgical residents' perceptions of 2011 accreditation council for graduate medical education duty hour regulations

Drolet, B. C., Sangisetty, S., Tracy, T. & Cioffi, W. G., May 1 2013, In : JAMA Surgery. 148, 5, p. 427-433 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graduate Medical Education
Patient Care
Quality of Life
Patient Education

Editorial: Acute pancreatitis and neutrophil gelatinase MMP9: Don't get me started!

Tracy, T. F., May 1 2012, In : Journal of Leukocyte Biology. 91, 5, p. 682-684 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Acinar Cells
Matrix Metalloproteinase 9

Surgical fatigue-what dreams may come

Tracy, T. F., May 2012, In : Archives of Surgery. 147, 5, p. 435-436 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Physician Impairment
Occupational Diseases
Internship and Residency


Inspire Award

Lidija Petrovic-Dovat (Recipient), 2015