Paul A. Kearney, MD

Clinical interests

  • Acute Respiratory Failure
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Nutrition
  • Sepsis
  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Trauma Surgery

Paul A. Kearney, MD


My name is Paul Kearney; I received my medical degree from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia. I completed a fellowship at the University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor.

I am board certified by the American Board of Surgery in Surgical Critical Care.

Faculty rank

Professor of Surgery


Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia

Thomas Jefferson University Medical Center, Philadelphia
University of South Florida Medical Center, Tampa

University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Surgery, Surgical Critical Care

Acute Care Surgery, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care

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Recent Publications

(Five most recent publications from PubMed via an automated list based on the provider’s ID and the University of Kentucky.)
  1. Carmichael SP, Davenport DL, Kearney PA, Bernard AC.
    On and off the horse: mechanisms and patterns of injury in mounted and unmounted equestrians.
    Injury. 2014 Sep;45(9):1479-83.
  2. Long KL, Hamilton DA, Davenport DL, Bernard AC, Kearney PA, Chang PK.
    A prospective, controlled evaluation of the abdominal reapproximation anchor abdominal wall closure system in combination with VAC therapy compared with VAC alone in the management of an open abdomen.
    Am Surg. 2014 Jun;80(6):567-71.
  3. Cox JA, Bernard AC, Bottiggi AJ, Chang PK, Talley CL, Tucker B, Davenport DL, Kearney PA.
    Influence of in-house attending presence on trauma outcomes and hospital efficiency.
    J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Apr;218(4):734-8.
  4. Procter L, Bernard AC, Korosec RL, Chipko PL, Kearney PA, Zwischenberger JB.
    An acute care surgery service generates a positive contribution margin in an appropriately staffed hospital.
    J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Feb;216(2):298-301.
  5. Hasenboehler EA, Bernard AC, Bottiggi AJ, Moghadamian ES, Wright RD, Chang PK, Boulanger BR, Kearney PA.
    Treatment of traumatic flail chest with muscular sparing open reduction and internal fixation: description of a surgical technique.
    J Trauma. 2011 Aug;71(2):494-501.

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