Chasen Croft

Chasen Croft, MD, FACS

Associate Professor And Associate Trauma Director

Department: MD-SURGERY-TRAUMA
Business Phone: (352) 273-5667

About Chasen Croft

Dr. Croft, an associate professor of surgery, has clinical interests in trauma surgery, surgical critical care, and the management of sepsis. In addition, he participates in translational research in surgical infections, specifically MRSA infections in trauma patients and sepsis.

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.

Accomplishments

Resident Research Gold Medal Forum Winner
2009 · Southeastern Surgical Congress
Resident Research Paper Competition Robert Coddington Research Award
2007 · University of Tennessee College of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Surgery
    American Board of Surgery

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Surgery
Subspecialties
  • Critical Care Surgery
Areas of Interest
  • Acute cholecystitis
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendicitis
  • Emergency airway puncture
  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
  • Hernia
  • Laparoscopic gallbladder removal
  • Necrotizing soft tissue infection
  • Open gallbladder removal
  • Sepsis

Research Profile

Dr. Croft has interests in both trauma surgery and surgical critical care. In addition, he participates in translational research in surgical infections and sepsis.

Publications

2021
Clinical Impact of a Dedicated Trauma Hybrid Operating Room.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 232(4):560-570 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2020.11.008. [PMID] 33227422.
2021
Enteral Nutrition Administration Record Prescribing Process Using Computerized Order Entry: A New Paradigm and Opportunities to Improve Outcomes in Critically Ill Patients.
JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition. 45(3):507-517 [DOI] 10.1002/jpen.1870. [PMID] 32384191.
2020
Audiovisual Modules to Enhance Informed Consent in the ICU: A Pilot Study.
Critical care explorations. 2(12) [DOI] 10.1097/CCE.0000000000000278. [PMID] 33251517.
2020
Preperitoneal packing for pelvic fracture-associated hemorrhage: A systematic review, meta-analysis, and practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma.
American journal of surgery. 220(4):873-888 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2020.05.037. [PMID] 32600847.
2019
Occult bowel injury after blunt abdominal trauma.
American journal of surgery. 218(2):266-270 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2018.11.018. [PMID] 30509454.
2019
The Impact of Prior Laparotomy and Intra-abdominal Adhesions on Bowel and Mesenteric Injury Following Blunt Abdominal Trauma.
World journal of surgery. 43(2):457-465 [DOI] 10.1007/s00268-018-4792-6. [PMID] 30225563.
2019
The impact of standardized protocol implementation for surgical damage control and temporary abdominal closure after emergent laparotomy.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 86(4):670-678 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000002170. [PMID] 30562327.
2018
A protocol for non-operative management of uncomplicated appendicitis.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 84(2):358-364 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000001709. [PMID] 29370051.
2018
Adhesive Closed-loop Small Bowel Obstruction.
Clinical practice and cases in emergency medicine. 2(1):31-34 [DOI] 10.5811/cpcem.2017.10.35927. [PMID] 29849259.
2018
Chronic Critical Illness: Application of What We Know.
Nutrition in clinical practice : official publication of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. 33(1):39-45 [DOI] 10.1002/ncp.10024. [PMID] 29323761.
2018
Effect of Time to Operation on Value of Care in Acute Care Surgery.
World journal of surgery. 42(8):2356-2363 [DOI] 10.1007/s00268-018-4476-2. [PMID] 29352339.
2018
Hypertonic saline resuscitation after emergent laparotomy and temporary abdominal closure.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 84(2):350-357 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000001730. [PMID] 29140948.
2018
Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta: Implementation and Preliminary Results at an Academic Level I Trauma Center.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 227(1):127-133 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2018.03.042. [PMID] 29709584.
2018
Successful nonoperative management of uncomplicated appendicitis: predictors and outcomes.
The Journal of surgical research. 222:212-218.e2 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jss.2017.10.006. [PMID] 29146455.
2018
The effects of beta blockade and clonidine on persistent injury-associated anemia.
The Journal of surgical research. 230:175-180 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jss.2018.06.001. [PMID] 29960715.
2017
Acute Kidney Injury Following Exploratory Laparotomy and Temporary Abdominal Closure.
Shock (Augusta, Ga.). 48(1):5-10 [DOI] 10.1097/SHK.0000000000000825. [PMID] 28009772.
2017
Antibiotics May be Safely Discontinued Within One Week of Percutaneous Cholecystostomy.
World journal of surgery. 41(5):1239-1245 [DOI] 10.1007/s00268-016-3861-y. [PMID] 28050668.
2017
Characterization of hypoalbuminemia following temporary abdominal closure.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 83(4):650-656 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000001553. [PMID] 28837537.
2017
Computed tomography evidence of fluid in the hernia sac predicts surgical site infection following mesh repair of acutely incarcerated ventral and groin hernias.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 83(1):170-174 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000001503. [PMID] 28426559.
2017
Early bronchoalveolar lavage for intubated trauma patients with TBI or chest trauma.
Journal of critical care. 39:78-82 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jcrc.2017.02.010. [PMID] 28231518.
2017
Emergent laparotomy and temporary abdominal closure for the cirrhotic patient.
The Journal of surgical research. 210:108-114 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jss.2016.11.013. [PMID] 28457316.
2017
Evaluation of a Device Combining an Inferior Vena Cava Filter and a Central Venous Catheter for Preventing Pulmonary Embolism Among Critically Ill Trauma Patients.
Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR. 28(9):1248-1254 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvir.2017.05.001. [PMID] 28642012.
2017
Improved outcomes following implementation of an acute gastrointestinal bleeding multidisciplinary protocol.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 83(1):41-46 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000001295. [PMID] 27779592.
2017
Neural network prediction of severe lower intestinal bleeding and the need for surgical intervention.
The Journal of surgical research. 212:42-47 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jss.2016.12.032. [PMID] 28550920.
2017
Predicting appendiceal tumors among patients with appendicitis.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 82(4):771-775 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000001378. [PMID] 28099380.
2017
Routine surveillance cholangiography after percutaneous cholecystostomy delays drain removal and cholecystectomy.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 82(2):351-355 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000001315. [PMID] 27893641.
2017
Temporary abdominal closure for trauma and intra-abdominal sepsis: Different patients, different outcomes.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 82(2):345-350 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000001283. [PMID] 27787442.
2017
The Novel Use of Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta to Explore a Retroperitoneal Hematoma in a Hemodynamically Unstable Patient.
The American surgeon. 83(4):337-340 [PMID] 28424126.
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2016
Intubated Trauma Patients Receiving Prolonged Antibiotics for Pneumonia despite Negative Cultures: Predictors and Outcomes.
Surgical infections. 17(6):766-772 [PMID] 27635693.
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2015
A protocol for the management of adhesive small bowel obstruction.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 78(1):13-9; discussion 19 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000000491. [PMID] 25539198.
2014
Computer versus paper system for recognition and management of sepsis in surgical intensive care.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 76(2):311-7; discussion 318 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000000121. [PMID] 24458039.
2009
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a trauma population: does colonization predict infection?
The American surgeon. 75(6):458-61; discussion 461 [PMID] 19545092.
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Grants

Sep 2016 – Jan 2019
Diaphragm pacing and rehabilitation in Pompe disease
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NICHD
Nov 2015 – Nov 2018
A PHASE IIA OPEN-LABEL, RANDOMIZED STUDY TO COMPARE TE SAFETY, TOLERABILTY, PHARMACOKINETICS (PK) AND PD OF NM-IL-12
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: CRITERIUM via US ARMY
Sep 2015 – Dec 2019
Intramuscular pacing to enhance voluntary diaphragm activation
Role: Project Manager
Funding: CRAIG H NEILSEN FOU
Dec 2014 – Dec 2017
The Angel Catheter Clinical Trial: Prevention of Pulmonary Embolism in High risk Subjects
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: BIO2 MEDICAL

Education

Fellowship – Surgical Critical Care
2011 · University of Tennessee
Residency – Surgery
2010 · University of Tennessee
Internship – Surgery
2004 · University of Tennessee
Medical Doctor
2003 · University of Texas
Bachelor of Science
1999 · Southern Methodist University

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2015-2018
MDC7602 Senior Surgery Clerk
2018
MDC7600 Surgery Clerkship
2018
MDC6001 Intro Clin Practice
2015-2018
MDT7600 Elect Top/Surgery

Contact Details

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