David W. Mercer, MD, FACS

David W. Mercer Professor, Division of General Surgery
McLaughlin Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery
University of Nebraska Medical Center
983280 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-3280, USA
Phone: 402-559-8272
Fax: 402-559-6749

Curriculum Vitae

Graduate: University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School, Madison, WI
Residency: Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Fellowship: Research Fellowship, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery General Surgery
Academic Appointment: Professor of Surgery
Other Appointments: Chairman, Department of Surgery
Sub-Specialty General Surgery & Trauma
Research Interests: Role of Gut in Pathogenesis of MOF


  • Jawa RS, Young DH, Stothert JC, Yetter D, Dumond R, Shostrom VK, Cemaj S, Rautiainen RH,  Mercer DW. Farm Machinery Injuries: A 15-Year Experience at an Urban Joint Trauma Center in a Rural State. J Agromedicine. 2013: 98-106 Abstract
  • Jawa RS, Heir JS, Cancelada D, Mercer DW. A Quick Primer for Setting Up and Maintaining Surgical Intensive Care in an Austere Environment: Practical Tips from Volunteers in a Mass Disaster. Am J Disaster Med. 6/2012: 223-9 Abstract
  • Jawa RS, Mercer DW. Clostridium Difficile-Associated Infection: A Disease of Varying Severity. Am J Surg. 12/2012: 836-42 Abstract
  • McGuire MF, Sriram Iyengar M, Mercer DW. Data driven linear algebraic methods for analysis of molecular pathways: application to disease progression in shock/trauma. J Biomed Inform. 4/2012: 372-87 Abstract
  • Carson JS, Smith L, Are M, Edney J, Azarow K, Mercer DW, Thompson JS, Are C. National trends in minimally invasive and open operative experience of graduating general surgery residents: implications for surgical skills cirricula development. Am J Surg. 12/2011: 720-6 Abstract
  • Jawa RS, Young DH, Wagner M, Yetter D, Schostrom V, Cemaj S, Nelson L, Ramey R, Sorenson M, Schedhelm M, Mercer DW, Stothert J. Two hospitals with 1 trauma system: a joint approach to the care of the injured patient. Am J Surg. 4/2012 Abstract
  • Ward JL, Harting MT, Cox CS Jr., Mercer DW. Effects of ketamine on endotoxin and traumatic brain injury induced production in the rat.  J Trauma. 6/2011: 1471-9 Abstract
  • McGuire MF, Inyengar MS, Mercer DW. Computational approaches for translational clinical research in disease progression.  J Invest Med. 8/2011: 893-903 Abstract
  • McGuire MF, Iyengar MS, Mercer DW. Computational approaches for translational clinical brain injury induced cytokine production. J Trauma.
  • McGonzalez EA, McGuire M, Suliburk JW, Adams SD, Kozar RA, Iyengar S, McKinley BA, Moore FA, Mercer DW: Early cytokine production risk stratifies trauma patients for multiple organ failure. Archives of Surgery (in press). Abstract

For full collection of articles: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=%22Mercer+DW%22