Douglas J. Schuerer, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery (General Surgery)

Washington University in St. Louis (WU)

Dr. Schuerer’s focus is care of the traumatized and critically injured patient, concentrating on patient safety and improved patient outcomes. His current effort is improving outcomes in his role as Medical Director of Trauma at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, where he is responsible for the care of the injured patient at every point during their stay. His current focus is ensuring improved trauma outcomes by quickly identifying patients at need for increased resources using a longitudinally applied trauma outcome scoring system.