Ian R Driscoll

Ian R Driscoll, MD, FACS

Associate Professor And Acting Director, UF Health Shands Burn Center

Business Phone: (352) 273-5670

About Ian R Driscoll

Ian R. Driscoll, MD, FACS, is an associate professor of surgery in the Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Florida (UF) College of Medicine. His primary clinical practice is in burn surgery at the UF Health Shands Burn Center.

Dr. Driscoll is a board-certified surgeon with sub-specialty training in burn surgery and surgical critical care. He earned his medical degree from the UF College of Medicine in 2006. He completed a residency in general surgery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC, devoting a year of his training to research at R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, MD. While on active duty with the US Army, he completed a burn surgery fellowship at the US Army Institute of Surgical Research (USAISR), at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Upon leaving the US Army, Dr. Driscoll completed a fellowship in surgical critical care at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

Dr. Driscoll served in the US Army from 2002 to 2017. Stateside, his roles included burn trauma surgeon and intensivist at the US Army Burn Center and Brooke Army Medical Center as well as medical director for the US Army Burn Flight Team, responsible for aeromedical evacuation of critically injured burn patients for the Department of Defense. He served as a surgeon during multiple combat deployments and as an instructor for combat casualty care-oriented training for the Department of Defense and internationally. He has earned various military awards, including the Combat Action Badge, Army Aviation Badge, Meritorious Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, and NATO Medal.

Dr. Driscoll is a member of several professional organizations, including the International Society for Burn Injuries, the American Burn Association, the American College of Surgeons, and the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States. Dr. Driscoll has contributed to over 20 peer-reviewed publications.

His clinical interests include burn resuscitation and reconstruction, surgical critical care, renal replacement therapy, care in the austere environment and aero-medical evacuation.

Board Certifications

  • Surgery
    American Board of Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care
    American Board of Surgery

Clinical Profile

  • Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
Areas of Interest
  • Burns
  • Burns – resources
  • Traumatic Injury

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Antimicrobial availability
  • Antioxidant adjuncts to resuscitation
  • Extracorporeal organ support
  • Fluid resuscitation
  • Skin substitutes


A Survey of Temperature Management Practices Among Burn Centers in North America.
Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. 39(4):612-617 [DOI] 10.1093/jbcr/irx034. [PMID] 29901801.
Burn Casualty Care in the Deployed Setting.
Military medicine. 183(suppl_2):161-167 [DOI] 10.1093/milmed/usy076. [PMID] 30189062.
Continuous Veno-Venous Hemofiltration During Intercontinental Aeromedical Evacuation.
Military medicine. 183(suppl_1):189-192 [DOI] 10.1093/milmed/usx134. [PMID] 29635547.
Inhalation Injury and Toxic Industrial Chemical Exposure.
Military medicine. 183(suppl_2):130-132 [DOI] 10.1093/milmed/usy073. [PMID] 30189064.
Outcomes in Patients with Vasodilatory Shock and Renal Replacement Therapy Treated with Intravenous Angiotensin II.
Critical care medicine. 46(6):949-957 [DOI] 10.1097/CCM.0000000000003092. [PMID] 29509568.
Renal Replacement Therapy in Severe Burns: A Multicenter Observational Study.
Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. 39(6):1017-1021 [DOI] 10.1093/jbcr/iry036. [PMID] 29931223.
Angiotensin II for the Treatment of Vasodilatory Shock.
The New England journal of medicine. 377(5):419-430 [DOI] 10.1056/NEJMoa1704154. [PMID] 28528561.
High-volume hemofiltration in adult burn patients with septic shock and acute kidney injury: a multicenter randomized controlled trial.
Critical care (London, England). 21(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s13054-017-1878-8. [PMID] 29178943.
Perioperative Temperature Management During Burn Care.
Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. 38(1):e277-e283 [DOI] 10.1097/BCR.0000000000000371. [PMID] 27294857.
The Need for a Uniform Deceased Donor Allograft Sharing Guideline.
Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. 38(2) [DOI] 10.1097/BCR.0000000000000343. [PMID] 27031432.
A Survey of Mechanical Ventilator Practices Across Burn Centers in North America.
Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. 37(2):e131-9 [DOI] 10.1097/BCR.0000000000000270. [PMID] 26135527.
Predicting the proportion of full-thickness involvement for any given burn size based on burn resuscitation volumes.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 81(5 Suppl 2 Proceedings of the 2015 Military Health System Research Symposium):S144-S149 [PMID] 27768662.
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Vitamin C in Burn Resuscitation.
Critical care clinics. 32(4):539-46 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ccc.2016.06.003. [PMID] 27600125.
Care of the Burn Casualty in the Prolonged Field Care Environment.
Journal of special operations medicine : a peer reviewed journal for SOF medical professionals. 15(3):86-93 [PMID] 26360361.
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Combat-Related Pythium aphanidermatum Invasive Wound Infection: Case Report and Discussion of Utility of Molecular Diagnostics.
Journal of clinical microbiology. 53(6):1968-75 [DOI] 10.1128/JCM.00410-15. [PMID] 25832301.
Experience with proctectomy to manage combat casualties sustaining catastrophic perineal blast injury complicated by invasive mucor soft-tissue infections.
Military medicine. 179(3):e347-50 [DOI] 10.7205/MILMED-D-13-00493. [PMID] 24594473.
Determination of efficacy of novel modified chitosan sponge dressing in a lethal arterial injury model in swine.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 72(4):899-907 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0b013e318248baa1. [PMID] 22491602.
New hemostatic dressing (FAST Dressing) reduces blood loss and improves survival in a grade V liver injury model in noncoagulopathic swine.
The Journal of trauma. 70(6):1408-12 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0b013e31821a1075. [PMID] 21817977.
Rodent model of direct cranial blast injury.
Journal of neurotrauma. 28(10):2155-69 [DOI] 10.1089/neu.2010.1532. [PMID] 21639724.


Fellowship – Surgical Critical Care
2017-2018 · Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Fellowship – Burn Surgery
2012-2013 · US Army Institute of Surgical Research
2007-2012 · Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Internship – General surgery
2006-2007 · Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Medical School
2006 · UF College of Medicine

Contact Details

(352) 273-5670