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Heather Dolman, MD, FACS, FCCM

Associate Professor of Surgery (Clinician Educator), Wayne State University School of Medicine
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 Surgery
– Trauma surgery
– Surgical Critical Care


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

M.D. – Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio
– Otterbein University, Westerville, Ohio
– Bachelors of Specialized Studies in Medical Anthropology – Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

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

– Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.


  1. Hydromorphone vs fentanyl for epidural analgesia and anesthesia. Nguyen MN, Zimmerman LH, Meloche K, Dolman HS, Baylor AE, Fuleihan S, Wilson RF, Tyburski JG.Am J Surg. 2016 Mar;211(3):565-70. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2015.12.003. Epub 2015 Dec 29.PMID: 26778766
  2. Impact of inappropriate initial antibiotics in critically ill surgical patients with bacteremia. Abraham K, Dolman HS, Zimmerman LH, Faris J, Edelman DA, Baylor A, Wilson RF, Tyburski JG.Am J Surg. 2016 Mar;211(3):593-8. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2015.10.025. Epub 2015 Dec 23.PMID: 26778270
  3. Impact of minimizing diagnostic blood loss in the critically ill. Dolman HS, Evans K, Zimmerman LH, Lavery T, Baylor AE, Wilson RF, Tyburski JG.Surgery. 2015 Oct;158(4):1083-7; discussion 1087-8. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2015.05.018. Epub 2015 Jul 8.PMID: 26164619
  4. Bicarbonate therapy in severely acidotic trauma patients increases mortality. Wilson RF, Spencer AR, Tyburski JG, Dolman H, Zimmerman LH. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Jan;74(1):45-50; discussion 50
  5. Effects of vitamin D deficiency in critically ill surgical patients. Flynn L, Zimmerman LH, McNorton K, Dolman M, Tyburski J, Baylor A, Wilson R, Dolman H. Am J Surg. 2012 Mar;203(3):379-82; discussion 382.


– General surgery clerkship, history 2nd year, oral exams 3rd year, Bothers lecture PMP 4th year, academic rounds 3rd & 4th year

– ATLS course