David Zonies MD, MPH

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  • Associate professor of surgery

Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery School of Medicine

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  • Surgery

Special focus on

  • Emergency Care
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Trauma and Reconstructive


  • M.S., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Pennsylvania 1997
  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Pennsylvania 1997
  • M.D., Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia Pennsylvania 2002
  • M.P.H., University of Washington, Seattle 2008
  • Internship:

    • Surgery, Wilford Hall Air Force Medical Center, 2003
  • Residency:

    • General surgery, Wilford Hall AFMC and University of Texas at San Antonio, TX, 2007
  • Fellowship:

    • Post-Doctoral Trauma Research, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2008
    • Trauma & Surgical Critical Care, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2009
    • Clinical Burn, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, 2010
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Surgery, 2008
    • Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 2012
    • Surgical Critical Care, 2009


Dr. Zonies is a trauma surgeon in the division of trauma, critical care, & acute care surgery.  He is the director of surgical critical care and the extracorporal life support program at OHSU.  His research interests include translational critical care outcomes, injury epidemiology, advanced extracorporeal therapies, bioethics, and palliative care in the intensive care unit.  In addition to his academic and clinical roles, he is a Colonel in the U.S. Air Force Reserve.  

Memberships and associations

  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • American College of Critical Care Medicine, Fellow
  • Society for Critical Care Medicine, Military Section Committee
  • American Association for the Surgery of Trauma
  • International Surgical Society
  • International Association for Trauma Surgery and Intensive Care
  • Ambrose Paré Military Surgery Society
  • Pacific Coast Surgical Association
  • Western Trauma Association
  • Extracorporeal Life Support Organization
  • American College of Surgeons National Committee on Trauma

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