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Lawrence Diebel, MD

Professor of Surgery (Clinician Educator)
Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Hyperbaric Medicine

Chief of Trauma / Surgical Critical Care Sinai Grace Hospital
Wayne State University School of Medicine

Position: Full-Time

Office Address:

Detroit Receiving Hospital
4201 St. Antoine, 6C-UHC
Detroit, MI 48201

Email: ldiebel@med.wayne.edu
Phone: 313-577-3310
Fax:  313-577-5310

Administrative Assistant: Cindy Luiz
Administrative Email: cluiz@med.wayne.edu

SPECIALTY: Surgical Critical Care, Trauma

PRIMARY SITE: Detroit Receiving Hospital, Sinai-Grace Hospital

OTHER AFFILIATIONS: Harper University Hospital, Hutzel Women’s Hospital, Karmanos Cancer Center, and Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan

CLINICAL INTERESTS: Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Hyperbaric Medicine

– American Board Surgery (Sub: Critical Care Surgery)
– Board Certified American Board Surgery – Board Certified

– M.D. – Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
– B.S. – Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, MI

– University of Minnesota Hospitals, Minneapolis, MN
– Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI

Effect of host defenses on Clostridium difficile toxin-induced intestinal barrier injury.
Olson A, Diebel LN, Liberati DM.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Apr;74(4):983-89; discussion 989-90.

Changes in lymph proteome induced by hemorrhagic shock: the appearance of damage-associated molecular patterns.
Diebel LN, Liberati DM, Ledgerwood AM, Lucas CE.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Jul;73(1):41-50; discussion 51

Estrogen modulation of pneumonia? An immunoglobulin A effect.
Ali AA, Diebel LN, Liberati DM.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Apr;72(4):908-15.

H2 blockers decrease gut mucus production and lead to barrier dysfunction in vitro.
Diebel LN, Liberati DM, Hall-Zimmerman L.
Surgery. 2011 Oct;150(4):736-43

Postinjury resuscitation with human polymerized hemoglobin prolongs early survival: a post hoc analysis.
Bernard AC, Moore EE, Moore FA, Hides GA, Guthrie BJ, Omert LA, Gould SA, Rodman GH Jr; PolyHeme Study Group.
J Trauma. 2011 May;70(5 Suppl):S34-7.

Medical students – general surgery clerkship, clinical bedside/procedure/ambulatory 3rd & 4th year

Residents – clinical bedside/procedure/ambulatory instruction

Course Director for the Detroit Trauma Symposium