Samuel Aaron Tisherman, MD
Professor of Shock Trauma Center
Surgical Critical Care
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Dr. Tisherman is a Professor of Surgery and Director of the Center for Critical Care and Trauma Education and the Director of the Surgical ICU of the University of Maryland Medical Center. He joined University of Maryland Medical Center in 2014 after 20 years at the University of Pittsburgh, where he held several titles including Associate Director of the Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, Professor in the Departments of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery and Director of the Neurotrauma Intensive Care Unit.
Dr. Tisherman received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, where he also completed his residency in general surgery and fellowship in surgical critical care. He is a recipient of the Asmund S. Laerdal Award from the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the Lifetime Achievement Award in Trauma Resuscitation Science from the Resuscitation Science Symposium of the American Heart Association.
Dr. Tisherman’s research is focused on novel approaches to managing severe hemorrhagic shock and cardiac arrest, with a special interest in therapeutic hypothermia.
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University of Maryland Medical Center
Member of UM Faculty Physicians, Inc.
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University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 1985
UPMC-University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 1993
UPMC-University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Surgical Critical Care, 1994
United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties - NeuroCritical Care, 2010
American Board of Surgery - Surgical Critical Care, 1995
American Board of Surgery - Surgery, 1994