The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville



The Department of Surgery

Brian J. Daley, MD, FACS

Professor
Chief, Division of Trauma & Critical Care Surgery
Program Director, General Surgery
Division of Trauma & Critical Care Surgery

Clinical Focus

General Surgery, Trauma, Critical Care, Nutrition

Research Focus

By utilizing large databases, the Division of Trauma is focusing on research projects which improve outcomes in patients who sustain traumatic injuries. These projects apply to the prehospital phase, acute intervention on arrival at the hospital and the recovery phase; the goal is to find ways to define best practices and to improve the care delivered to critically injured patients in East Tennessee and in the United States at large.

Education

Graduate School
Masters of Business Administration, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Medical School
Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA

Internship
General Surgery, Charity and Tulane Affiliated Hospitals, New Orleans, LA

Residency
General Surgery, Tulane Affiliated Hospitals, New Orleans, LA
General Surgery (Senior and Chief Resident), Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, Columbia University, Cooperstown, NY

Fellowship
NIH Research Fellow, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
Hyperalimenation and Clinical Surgery, New England Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Trauma, Southern New Jersey Regional Trauma Center, Cooper Hospital, University Medical Center, Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine - UMDNJ
Surgical Critical Care, Cooper Hospital, University Medical Center, Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine, Camden, NJ

Certifications

American Board of Surgery
Added Qualifications in Surgical Critical Care
National Board of Nutrition Support Certification

Professional Affiliations

American Association for the Surgery of Trauma
American College of Chest Physicians, Fellow
American College of Surgeons, Fellow
American Medical Association
American Society for Nutrition
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Association for Academic Surgery
Association for Surgical Education
Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
Knoxville Academy of Medicine
Society for Critical Care Medicine
Southeast Chapter, Society for Critical Care Medicine
Southeastern Surgical Congress, Fellow
Southern Medical Association
Southern Surgical Association
Tennessee Medical Society

Published Books and Book Chapters

Perera TB, Daley BJ: Flail chest. In: StatPearls. Treasure Island: StatPearls Publishing, Internet, 2018.

Current Publications

Adams PW, Warren KA, Guyette FX, Yazer MH, Brown JB, Daley BJ, Miller RS, Harbrecht BG, Claridge JA, Phelan HA, Witham WR, Putnam AT, Zuckerbraun BS, Neal MD, Sperry JL.
Implementation of a prehospital air medical thawed plasma program: Is it even feasible? The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2019 Jun 13. [Epub ahead of print]

Guyette FX, Sperry JL, Peitzman AB, Billiar TR, Daley BJ, Miller RS, Harbrecht BG, Claridge JA, Putnam T, Duane TM, Phelan HA, Brown JB.
Prehospital blood product and crystalloid resuscitation in the severely injured patient: a secondary analysis of the prehospital air medical plasma trial. Annals of Surgery. 2019 Apr 13. [Epub ahead of print]

Taylor BN, Rasnake N, McNutt K, McKnight CL, Daley BJ.
Rapid ground transport of trauma patients: A moderate distance from trauma center improves survival. Journal of Surgical Research. 2018 Dec;232:318-324.

Stethen TW, Ghazi YA, Heidel RE, Daley BJ, Barnes L, Patterson D, McLoughlin JM.
Walking to recovery: The effects of missed ambulation events on postsurgical recovery after bowel resection. Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology. 2018 Oct;9(5):953-961.

Stethen TW, Ghazi YA, Heidel RE, Daley BJ, Barnes L, McLoughlin JM.
Factors influencing length of stay after elective bowel resection within an enhanced recovery protocol. The American Surgeon. 2018 Jul 1;84(7):1240-1245.

Sperry JL, Guyette FX, Brown JB, Yazer MH, Triulzi DJ, Early-Young BJ, Adams PW, Daley BJ, Miller RS, Harbrecht BG, Claridge JA, Phelan HA, Witham WR, Putnam AT, Duane TM, Alarcon LH, Callaway CW, Zuckerbraun BS, Neal MD, Rosengart MR, Forsythe RM, Billiar TR, Yealy DM, Peitzman AB, Zenati MS.
Prehospital plasma during air medical transport in trauma patients at risk for hemorrhagic shock. The New England Journal of Medicine. 2018 Jul 26;379(4):315-326.

Cavalea AC, Heidel RE, Daley BJ, Lawson CM, Benton DA, McLoughlin JM.
Pneumatosis intestinalis in patients receiving tube feeds. The American Surgeon. 2017 Aug 1;83(8):825-831.

Terry PD, Knight M, Bollig R, Heidel RE, Miller P, Quinn MA, Daley B, Goldman M.
Overreliance on standardized protocols: A pilot study of surgical residents and fellows. The American Surgeon. 2017 May 1;83(5):159-161.

Daley BJ.
Commentary on "Impact of nutrition on neurocognition." Southern Medical Journal. 2016 Aug;109(8):456-457.

Current Presentations

Lewis RE, Daley BJ, McLoughlin JM, Taylor JE. A cost and outcomes analysis of colorectal surgery patients post-implementation of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocol at an academic medical center. Presented at American College of Surgeons Quality and Safety Conference; 2019 Jul 19-22; Washington, DC.

Lewis RE, Lighter DE, Daley BJ, McLoughlin JM, Taylor JE. A cost and outcomes analysis of colorectal surgery patients post-implementation of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocol at an academic medical center. Presented at American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting; 2019 Jun 1-5; Cleveland, OH.

Taylor JE, Campbell MA, Daley BJ. The management of bowel obstruction caused by ingested gastrostomy tube. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2019 Feb 23-27; Charlotte, NC.

Sappington BR, Abraham MP, Smith LM, McMillen JC, Daley BJ, Lawson CM, Bollig RW, Taylor BN. Effect of early thromboprophylaxis on non-operative failure in splenic injury. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2019 Feb 23-27; Charlotte, NC.

Lew M, Snyder W, Daley BJ. Repeat computed tomography after intracranial bleeding is not needed in patients taking aspirin. Presented at Academic Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 7-9; Las Vegas, NV.

Cavalea A, Benton D, Heidel E, Daley B, Lawson C, McLoughlin J. Pneumatosis intestinalis in patients receiving tube feeds. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 25-28; Nashville, TN.

Bollig R, McLain J, Giesler D, Sams VG, Lawson CM, Daley BJ, Nickloes TA. Tracheal stenosis based on surgical technique. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 25-28; Nashville, TN.

McLain JM, Daley BJ, Heidel E. The effect of Team STEPPS implementation on trauma ICU rounds. Presented at Trauma Quality Improvement Program Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Nov 5-7; Orlando, FL.

Stethen TW, Ghazi Y, Heidel RE, Daley B, Barnes L, McLoughlin JM. Walking to recovery: The effects of missed ambulation on postsurgical recovery. Presented at American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress; 2016 Oct 15-20; Washington, DC.

Guillamondegui O, Cecil W, Martin B, Bhat S, Daley BJ. Transfusions increase the risk of every NSQIP post-op occurrence: Analysis from a state collaborative. Presented at American Association for the Surgery of Trauma; 2016 Sep 14-17; Waikoloa, HI.

Beierle S, Tonks S, Lawson C, McMillen J, Heidel R, Pomy B, Woodman B, Daley B. The use of single dose Cefazolin for tube thoracostomy placement reduces culture proven pneumonia. Presented at American Association for the Surgery of Trauma; 2016 Sep 14-17; Waikoloa, HI.

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