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Acute & Critical Care Surgery

Dr. John Kirby is an Associate Professor, Section of Acute and Critical Care Surgery and Director of the Burn & Wound Healing Programs-Surgical & Wound Care Clinic at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis. Missouri. He serves as director of the hospital's ATLS, TEAMS and RTTDC programs.

Dr. Kirby received his medical degree and an MS in large animal research and surgical education from the University of Illinois, Chicago. His residency in general surgery was undertaken at the University of Illinois Metropolitan Group Hospitals and followed by fellowship training in surgical critical care at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, also in Chicago.

Dr. Kirby is board certified in surgery and surgical critical care, board certified as a wound care specialist through the American Academy of Wound Management and board certified in undersea and hyperbaric medicine through the American Board of Preventive Medicine. He is a member of 22 professional societies and organizations and a long-standing editorial reviewer on behalf of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.

He has been a principal or sub investigator for some 27 government and non-government funded research trials and has over 30 peer reviewed publications to he is credit.

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