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Philip A Efron, MD, FACS, FCCM

Critical Care Surgeon

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Research at a glance

Top areas of exploration

  • Sepsis , 90 publications
  • Critical Illness , 38 publications
  • Disease Models, Animal , 31 publications
  • Shock, Hemorrhagic , 31 publications

Research activity

303 publications

7,679 citations

Why is this important?


Dr. Efron has a professional interest in surgical critical care and trauma, both clinically as well as in the laboratory. He conducts basic science and translational research in sepsis and inflammation. He is currently one of the principal investigators for an NIH-funded P50 center grant for the UF Sepsis and Critical Illness Research Center to study the persistent inflammation, immunosuppression and catabolism syndrome (PICS) following sepsis in surgical intensive care unit patients.

Active clinical trials

My publications

303 publications


MerTK-dependent efferocytosis by monocytic-MDSCs mediates resolution of post-lung transplant injury.

bioRxiv : the preprint server for biology

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Multicompartmental Trauma Induces Persistent Inflammation and Organ Injury.

The Journal of surgical research

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Operating Room Supply Cost and Value of Care after Implementing a Sustainable Quality Intervention.

Journal of the American College of Surgeons

PubMed Publisher's site


Posttraumatic pneumonia exacerbates bone marrow erythropoietic dysfunction.

The journal of trauma and acute care surgery

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A narrative review of ergonomic problems, principles, and potential solutions in surgical operations.


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