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Matthew Roberts

CredentialsBoard Certification in General Surgery
Board Certification in Surgical Critical Care
TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
DepartmentSurgery, College of Medicine
DivisionSurgery Trauma Surgery
Address324 UAMS Campus Dr.
Mail Slot # 520-1
Little Rock AR 72205
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-1097-375X Additional info
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    Alpha Omega Alpha
    Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
    American College of Surgeons
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    Pharmacy and Therapeutics
    Sepsis Tactical Committee
    Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Initiative Committee
    Patient Safety Indicator (PSI)-90
    GME Diversity and Inclusion Committee
    ECMO Steering Committee
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    Trauma, Emergency General Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care
    ECMO Provider

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    Assistant Director of M3 Student Clerkship

    ECMO Steering Committee

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    University of Missouri, Columbia, MOMD05/2014
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR06/2019Surgery
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR07/2020Trauma/Critical Care
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    2008 - 2010R. P. Moore Memorial Scholarship, Missouri Southern State University
    2009 - 2010Alpha Chi Honor Society, Missouri Southern State University
    2013 - 2014Donald Silver Award for Excellence in Vascular Surgery, University of Missouri School of Medicine
    2014 - 2015Iron Intern Award in General Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    2015 - 2016Southern Association for Vascular Surgery Travel Scholarship, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    2017 - 2018Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    2018 - 2019Chris Hackler Award for Excellence in Medical Ethics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    2018 - 2019Robert M. Bransford Outstanding Chief Resident in General Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    2019 - 2020Red Sash Teaching Award, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    2020 - 2020Emergency Medicine Consultant of the Month, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    2020 - 2021Outstanding Faculty of the Year (Selected by EM Resident class), University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    2021 - 2022Red Sash Teaching Award, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

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    Courses Directed
    UAMS Department of Surgery Journal Club Director 2015-2016
    UAMS Department of Surgery Basic Science Director 2016-2017
    UAMS Trauma Critical Care Journal Club Director 2019-2021
    UAMS M4 Basic Surgical Skills Course 2021
    UAMS M3 Surgical Bullpen 2021
    ATLS instructor, UAMS, Little Rock, AR 2018-current

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    4600053346     (DAVIS, BENJAMIN)Jul 1, 2023 - Jun 30, 2024
    Arkansas Department of Health
    FY2024 Hospital Trauma Grant
    Role: Principal Investigator

    4600051704     (ROBERTSON, RONALD D)Sep 2, 2022 - Jun 30, 2023
    Arkansas Department of Health
    FY2023 Hospital Trauma Center Grant
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    Stop the Bleed instructor

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    1. Argandykov D, Dorken-Gallastegi A, El Moheb M, Gebran A, Proa?o-Zamudio JA, Bokenkamp M, Renne AM, Nepogodiev D, Bhangu A, Kaafarani HMA. Is perioperative COVID-19 really associated with worse surgical outcomes? A nationwide COVIDSurg propensity-matched analysis. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2023 04 01; 94(4):513-524. PMID: 36949053.
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    2. Diaz JJ, Zielinski MD, Chipman AM, O'Meara L, Schroeppel T, Cullinane D, Shoultz T, Barnes SL, May AK, Maung AA. Effect of Antibiotic Duration in Emergency General Surgery Patients with Intra-Abdominal Infection Managed with Open vs Closed Abdomen. J Am Coll Surg. 2022 04 01; 234(4):419-427. PMID: 35290260.
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    3. Outcomes and Their State-level Variation in Patients Undergoing Surgery With Perioperative SARS-CoV-2 Infection in the USA: A Prospective Multicenter Study. Ann Surg. 2022 02 01; 275(2):247-251. PMID: 34793350.
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    4. Machine learning risk prediction of mortality for patients undergoing surgery with perioperative SARS-CoV-2: the COVIDSurg mortality score. Br J Surg. 2021 Nov 11; 108(11):1274-1292. PMID: 34227657.
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    5. SARS-CoV-2 infection and venous thromboembolism after surgery: an international prospective cohort study. Anaesthesia. 2022 Jan; 77(1):28-39. PMID: 34428858.
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    6. Effects of pre-operative isolation on postoperative pulmonary complications after elective surgery: an international prospective cohort study. Anaesthesia. 2021 11; 76(11):1454-1464. PMID: 34371522.
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    7. Early outcomes and complications following cardiac surgery in patients testing positive for coronavirus disease 2019: An international cohort study. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 08; 162(2):e355-e372. PMID: 33933259.
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    8. COVIDSurg Collaborative [Roberts, M, local investigator]. Timing of surgery following SARS-CoV-2 infection: an international prospective cohort study. 2021; 76(6):748-758.
    9. Mortality and pulmonary complications in patients undergoing surgery with perioperative SARS-CoV-2 infection: an international cohort study. Lancet. 2020 07 04; 396(10243):27-38. PMID: 32479829.
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    10. Deeb R, Smeds MR, Bath J, Peterson E, Roberts M, Beckman N, Lin JC, Yaremchuk K. Snoring and carotid artery disease: A new risk factor emerges. Laryngoscope. 2019 01; 129(1):265-268. PMID: 30194704.
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    11. Wyrick DL, Roberts M, Young ZT, Mancino AT. Changing practices: The addition of a novel surgical approach to gynecomastia. Am J Surg. 2018 09; 216(3):547-550. PMID: 29395029.
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    12. Stoyanov AV, Rohlfing CL, Connolly S, Roberts ML, Nauser CL, Little RR. Use of cation exchange chromatography for human C-peptide isotope dilution - mass spectrometric assay. J Chromatogr A. 2011 Dec 23; 1218(51):9244-9. PMID: 22098929.
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