Raymond V. Wedderburn, MD

Raymond V. Wedderburn
MD, FACS

Office Address: 1111 Amsterdam Avenue Suite MU208 North
New York, NY 10025
Telephone: 212-523-5295
Fax: 212-523-3938
Email: rwedderb@chpnet.org

Specialties

Trauma/Critical Care, General Surgery

Interests

Trauma/Critical Care
Surgical Education
Surgical Volunteerism

Medical School

Cornell University Medical College 1986

Surgical Residency

Intern, Surgery (July 1986 - June 1987) Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY

Resident, Surgery (July 1987 - June 1990) Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY

Chief Resident, Surgery, (July 1990 - June 1991) Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY

Fellowship

Surgical Critical Care (July 1992 - June 1993)
University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida

Certifications and Licensure [ - ]

Recertification, Surgical Critical Care (2003)
Recertification, American Board of Surgery (2002)
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgical Critical Care (1993)
Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery (1992)
Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners (1987)
New York State License #173407
Advance Trauma Life Support

Academic Appointments [ + ]

Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons
(April, 1999- Present)

Instructor in Surgery, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons
(November 1995 - March 1999)

Hospital Appointments [ + ]

Chief, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care (September, 1999 - Present)
Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center

Associate Director, Residency Training Program (August, 1997 - Present)
Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center

Chief, Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery (January, 1995 – August, 1999)
Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center

Chief, Surgical Critical Care, Acting Chief, Trauma Surgery (January 1994 - December 1994)
Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center

Associate Director of Trauma and Critical Care, (July 1993 - December 1993)
Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center

Assistant Director, Critical Care, Department of Surgery (1991 - 1992)
Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center

Jr. Assistant Attending, Department of Surgery (1991 - 1992)
Roosevelt Division

Honors and Awards [ + ]

Board of Directors-Cornell University Medical College Alumni Association (2004-2008)
Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Alumni Association
Distinguished Young Physician of the Year Award-2004

Residents’ Award for Excellence in Teaching, Department of Surgery
Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center
(1994, 1997, 2000, 2004)

Charles L. Horn Prize (1986): Award to a member of the graduating class who has demonstrated outstanding qualities of leadership and service to the medical community.

CIBA Award for Outstanding Community Service (1984)
President - Student National Medical Association, Cornell Chapter (1983 -1984)
Society of Sigma XI - Brown University Chapter (1982)
Gordon Rhode Dewart Premium (1982)

Publications and Presentations [ + ]

1. Cost Effective Evaluation of the Infant with Nonbilious Vomiting. R. Wedderburn and J. Zitsman. Presented at the Eleventh Annual Pediatric Surgical Resident’s Conference, November 2-4, 1990. Chicago, Illinois.

2. Management of Supraventricular Tachyarrhythmias in the Critically Ill Surgical Patient. R. Wedderburn, O. C. Kirton, D.V. Shatz, E. Gomez, S. Komanduri, J. Windsor, J.M. Civetta. Critical Care Medicine 1994; 22:A99 Poster Presentation Society of Critical Care Medicine, January 29 - February 3, 1994, Orlando, Florida.

3. Failure of Splanchnic Resuscitation in the Acutely Injured Trauma Patient Correlates with Multiple Organ System Failure and Death in the Intensive Care Unit. O.C. Kirton, J. Windsor, J.M. Civetta, J. Hudson-Civetta, R. Wedderburn, D.V. Shatz, L. Mantelle, Chest; 108 (3): 104 S 1995.

4. Management of Paroxysmal Atrioventricular Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia in the Critically Ill Surgical Patient. O.C. Kirton, J. Windsor, J.M. Civetta, J. Hudson-Civetta, R. Wedderburn, E. Gomez, D.V. Shatz, J. Hudson-Civetta, S. Komanduri, Critical Care Medicine; 25 (5): 761-6 May 1997.

5. Failure of Splanchnic Resuscitation in the Acutely Injured Trauma Patient Correlates with Multiple Organ System Failure and Length of Stay in the ICU*. O. Kirton, J. Windsor, R. Wedderburn, J. Hudson-Civetta; D. Shatz, N. Mataragas, J. Civetta; Chest, 113 (4): 1064-9, April 1998.

6. Bedside Percutaneous Tracheostomy: A Safe Alternative to Conventional Operative Tracheostomy. A. Petrotos, L. Brusco, R. Wedderburn. Critical Care Medicine 1999; 27: A 156 Poster Presentation: Society of Critical Care Medicine, January 1999, San Francisco, CA.

7. Once-Daily Aminoglycoside Dosing Protocol Results in Inadequate Gentamicin Levels in Surgical Intensive Care Unit Patients with Normal Renal Function. L. Brusco, S. Talbert, R. Wedderburn. Critical Care Medicine 1999; 27: A 138 Poster Presentation: Society of Critical Care Medicine, January 1999, San Francisco, CA.

8. ARDS: Mortality and Novel Approaches. Presented at National Medical Association Meeting, August 14, 2000, Washington, DC.

9. Multiple Symmetrical Lipomatosis (Madelung’s disease), Gabriel, YA. Chew, DK, Wedderburn, RV. Surgery. 129 (1): 117-8, 2001 Jan.

10. IVC Filter Placement: Should we be More Aggressive? Presented at National Medical Association Meeting, August 6, 2001, Nashville, TN.

11. Percutaneous Tracheostomy: Indications and Technique. Presented at New York Thoracic Society Meeting January 26, 2002, West Point, NY.

12. Intraabdominal Abscesses: The Diminished Role of Surgical Intervention. Presented at National Medical Association Meeting, August 5, 2002, Honolulu, HA.

13. Abdominal Compartment Syndrome: An Additional Indication for Surgery in Severe Acute Pancreatitis. L. Choi, R. Wedderburn. Poster Presentation: American College of Surgeons, October 2002, San Francisco, CA.

14. Percutaneous Tracheostomy: Indications, technique, and complications. St. Francis Critical Care Symposium, May 12, 2004, Hartford, CT.

15. Management of severe acute Pancreatitis. A Multidisciplinary Approach to Critical Care Medicine 2005. Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, September 17, 2005.

16. Paravertebral blocks provide superior same-day recovery over general anesthesia for patients undergoing inguinal hernia repair. Hadzic, Admir. Kerimoglu, Beklen. Loreio, Dan. Karaca, Pelin Emine. Claudio, Richard E. Yufa, Marina. Wedderburn, Ray. Santos, Alan C. Thys, Daniel M. Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102 (4): 1076-81, 2006 April.

17. MICU Consults: Room for improvement? Invited discussant; combined meeting of NY Surgical Society & Philadelphia Academy of Surgery. April 5, 2006

18. Percutaneous Tracheostomy in Surgical Residency Programs: Results of a Nationwide Survey. L. Withers, J. Gefen, R. Wedderburn. Poster Presentation: European Society of Intensive Care Medicine, September 2006, Barcelona, Spain.

19. Shock and Resuscitation in the Ob/Gyn Patient. Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center. November 7, 2006

20. Too much of a good thing? Tracing the history of the propofol infusion syndrome. Rosen DJ. Nicoara A. Koshy N. Wedderburn RV. Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care. 63 (2): 443-7, 2007 August.

21. Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage. Withers L & Wedderburn R. In: Shah K and Mason C, eds. Essential Emergency Procedures. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkens; 2007: 92-97.

22. Damage Control. Surgical Grand Rounds, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center. August 14, 2007.

23. Abdominal Compartment Syndrome. A Multidisciplinary Approach to Critical Care Medicine 2007. Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, December 8, 2007.

Volunteerism [ + ]

Peruvian American Medical Society (PAMS) mission to Abancay, Peru June 2007.

Global health Outreach (GHO) mission to Cuenca, Ecuador; January, 2009

Global Health Outreach (GHO) mission to Taraba State, Nigeria; August 2009

Sociedad Medica Dental Dominicana mission to Pedernales, Dominican Republic November, 2009

Haiti Earthquake Relief, Good Samaritan Hospital Jimani, Dominican Republic; February 2010

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