About Chasen Croft
Dr. Croft, an associate professor of surgery, has clinical interests in trauma surgery, surgical critical care, and acute care surgery. In addition, he has specialized training in the management of diaphragmatic dysfunction and is the lead surgeon for both the adult and pediatric diaphragmatic pacer programs.
He completed his general surgery training and critical care fellowship at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine. He earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch.
In 2009 he was the Gold Medal Forum Winner at the Southeastern Surgical Congress and in 2007 earned the Robert Coddington Research Award in the University of Tennessee College of Medicine Resident Research Paper Competition. He is Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Society of University Surgeons, Western Trauma Association, Chest Wall Injury Society, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.
General SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery
Surgical Critical CareAmerican Board of Surgery
- Critical Care Surgery
- Acute cholecystitis
- Emergency airway puncture
- Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
- Laparoscopic gallbladder removal
- Necrotizing soft tissue infection
- Open gallbladder removal
Dr. Croft has interests in both trauma surgery and surgical critical care. In addition, he participates in translational research in surgical infections and sepsis.