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Andrew Isaacson, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Wayne State University School of Medicine
MAJ, US Army Reserve Medical Corps
Office Address:
Detroit Receiving Hospital
4201 St. Antoine, 4S-13
Detroit, MI 48201
Phone: (313) 745-1350
Fax: (313) 745-2965

Administrative Assistant: Chandra Mauldin
Administrative Email:

SPECIALTY: Trauma & Acute Care Surgery, Surgical Critical Care

Acute Care/Trauma Surgery
Rib/Sternum fracture fixation
Hepatobiliary Surgery
Robotic Hernia and Gall Bladder Surgery


– American College of Surgeons – Board Certification, General Surgery
– American College of Surgeons – Board Certification, Surgical Critical Care

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

– General Surgery Residency. Wayne State University / Detroit Medical Center. Detroit, MI

– Acute Care Surgery Fellowship. Grady Memorial Hospital / Emory University School of Medicine. Atlanta, GA

– 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


Herbin SR, Barber KE, Isaacson AR, Dolman HS, McGee JD, Baylor AE, Tyburski JG, White MT, Faris J. When More is Still Not Enough: A Case of Ceftazidime-Avibactam Resistance in a Burn Patient. J Burn Care Res. 2021 Aug 24:irab160. doi: 10.1093/jbcr/irab160. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34427655.

Faris J, Wilson J, Dolman HS, Isaacson A, Baylor AE, Tyburski JG, White MT. A Cautionary Tale of Etanercept Use in Patients with Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis. J Burn Care Res. 2020 Oct 31

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

Zimmerman W, Baylor A E, Hall Zimmerman L, et al. (January 31, 2020) Impact of Genitourinary Injuries on Patients Requiring an Emergency Laparotomy for Trauma. Cureus 12(1)


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