Wayne State | Department of Surgery (313) 745-8778

Andrew Isaacson, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery 
Wayne State University School of Medicine

Position: Full-Time

Office Address:

Detroit Receiving Hospital
4201 St. Antoine, 4S-13
Detroit, MI 48201

Email: Aisaacso@med.wayne.edu
Phone: (313) 745-1350
Fax: (313) 745-2965

Administrative Assistant: Celeste Wirth
Administrative Email: cwirt@med.wayne.edu

SPECIALTY:  Trauma & Acute Care Surgery/Surgical Critical Care

PRIMARY SITE: Detroit Receiving Hospital, Harper University Hospital, St. Mary Mercy Hospital

CLINICAL INTERESTS: Acute Care/Trauma Surgery, Rib/Sternum fracture fixation, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Robotic Hernia and Gall Bladder Surgery

BOARD CERTIFICIATIONS:
– American College of Surgeons – Board Certification, General Surgery

EDUCATION:
–  M.D., Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI
–  B.S., Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

TRAINING:
– Acute Care Surgery Fellowship. Grady Memorial Hospital / Emory University School of Medicine. Atlanta, GA
– General Surgery Residency. Wayne State University / Detroit Medical Center. Detroit, MI

MAJOR PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
– Midwest Surgical Association
– Society of Critical Care Medicine – Professional Member
– AAST – Associate Member
– American College of Surgeons – Associate Fellow Member
– Academy of Surgery Detroit
– Detroit Surgical Association
– EAST Member
– Wayne State Surgical Society

1. Isaacson, A., 2020. A Surgeon on the Other Side of the Operation. [Blog] KevinMD.Com

2. Impact of Genitourinary Injuries on Patients Requiring an Emergency Laparotomy for Trauma. Cureus 12(1): e6826. doi:10.7759/cureus.6826. Zimmerman W, Baylor A E, Hall Zimmerman L, et al. (January 31, 2020) 

Teaching interests include: 
– All aspects of Trauma care
– Current guidelines in surgical critical care
– Treatment thoracic cage fractures
– Providing mentoring and shadowing experience to undergraduate and medical students.