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James Tyburski, MD, FACS

Associate Chair, Department of Surgery
Professor of Surgery, Trauma/Surgical Critical Care
Chief of Surgery, Detroit Receiving Hospital
Office Address:
Detroit Receiving Hospital
4201 St. Antoine, 4S-13
Detroit, MI 48201
Phone: (313) 745-3487
Fax: (313) 745-2964

Administrative Assistant:

Darlene McCallum
Fax 313-577-5310

SPECIALTY: Trauma/Surgical Critical Care

Critical Care Medicine, Trauma


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

– M.D. – State University of New York, Health Science Center at Syracuse, Syracuse, NY
– B.S. – State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, NY

– General Surgery Residency, Wayne State University Affiliated Hospital, Detroit, MI

– Trauma Fellowship, Wayne State University Affiliated Hospital, Detroit, MI


  1. Impact of Genitourinary Injuries on Patients Requiring an Emergency Laparotomy for Trauma.
    Zimmerman WB, Baylor AE 3rd, Hall Zimmerman L, Dolman H, Ciullo JR, Dornbush J, Isaacson AR, Mansour R, Wilson RF, Tyburski JG.Cureus. 2020 Jan 31;12(1):e6826. doi: 10.7759/cureus.6826.PMID: 32175202
  2. 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.
  3. 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
  4. Impact of evaluating antibiotic concentrations in abdominal abscesses percutaneously drained.
    Zimmerman LH, Tyburski JG, Glowniak J, Singla R, Lavery T, Nailor M, Stassinopoulus J, Hong K, Barshikar S, Dolman HS, Baylor AE, Wilson RF. Am J Surg. 2011 Mar;201(3):348-52; discussion 352.
  5. Civilian gunshot wounds of the hip and pelvis. Bartkiw MJ, Sethi A, Coniglione F, Holland D, Hoard D, Colen R, Tyburski JG, Vaidya R. J Orthop Trauma. 2010 Oct;24(10):645-52.