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Brandon Bruns, MD, General Surgery, Baltimore, MD, University of Maryland Medical Center


General Surgery Baltimore, MD

Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Associate Professor of Surgery / Acute Care Surgery (Trauma and General Surgery)

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Education & Training

  • Robert H. Smith School of Business
    Robert H. Smith School of BusinessMBA - pending, Business, 2019 - 2021
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System
    University of Pennsylvania Health SystemFellowship, Surgical Critical Care, 2010 - 2012
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical CenterResidency, Surgery, 2003 - 2010
  • McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
    McGovern Medical School at UTHealthClass of 2003

Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2012 - 2022
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2010 - 2012
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2008 - 2023
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Surgical Critical Care

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Shock Trauma Hero Award R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center Gala, 2016
  • Scholarship Recipient to attend the GRADE Workshop Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, 2014
  • Best Basic Science Paper Surgical Research Forum; University of Texas, Southwestern, 2007
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Contemporary Management of Rectal Injuries at Level 1 Trauma Centers: The Results of an American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Multi-Institutional Study  
    Brown CV, Teixeira PG, Furay E, Sharpe JP, Musonza T, Holcomb J, Bui E, Bruns BR, Hopper A, Truitt MS, Cothren CC, Schellenberg M, Sava J, VanHorn J., The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery., 1/1/2018
  • Traumatic rectal injuries: Is the combination of computed tomography and rigid proctoscopy sufficient?  
    Trust MD, Veith J, Brown CVR, Sharpe JP, Musonza T, Holcomb J, Bui E, Bruns B, Andrew Hopper H, Truitt M, Burlew C, Schellenberg M, Sava J, John Vanhorn, Eastridge B, ..., The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery., 1/1/2018
  • Angiographic Embolization for Hemorrhage Following Pelvic Fracture: Is it �Time� for a Paradigm Shift?  
    Tesoriero, R; Bruns, BR; Narayan, M; Dubose, J; Guliani, S; Brenner, M; Stein, D; Scalea, T., The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery., 1/1/2017
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Damage Control Surgery and Open Abdomen Utilization are Associated with Disease Severity.
    Hernandez MC, Bruns BR, Finnesgrad EJ, Phelan H, Enniss T, Morris DS, Lauerman ML, Aho JM, Scalea TM, Zielinski MD., Western Surgical Association, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 1/1/2018
  • What do traumatic injury survivors want? A survey of patient and family mental health needs and preferences.
    Carson EB, Spain DA, Palmieri PA, Cordova M, Stein DM, Bruns BR., Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Chicago, IL, 1/1/2017
  • Multicenter Validation of a Prognosis Calculator Predicting Discharge Disposition After Geriatric Trauma: A PALLIATE Consortium Study.
    Cook, A; Joseph, B; Mohler, MJ; Inaba, K; Bruns, BR; Nakonezny, PA, Kerby, JD; Brasel, KJ; Wolf, SE; Cuschieri, J; Paulk, ME; Rhodes, RL; Brakenridge, SC; Ekeh, AP, Ph..., American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Long Beach, CA, 1/1/2016
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  • Traumatic Rectal Injuries: Is the Combination of Computed Tomography and Rigid Proctoscopy Sufficient? 
    Whistler, British Columbia - 1/1/2018
  • The Impact of Advanced Practice Providers on the Surgical Resident Experience: Agree to Disagree? 
    Napa Valley, California - 1/1/2018
  • Controversial Topics in Trauma � Pro REBOA 
    Dallas, TX - 1/1/2018
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  • Central Nervous System Injuries 
    Bruns, BR and Stein, DM, Critical Care of the Surgical Patient, Decker Intellectual Properties, Inc.
  • Blunt Cerebrovascular Injuries 
    EmedHome EMCast
  • Emergency C-Section. 
    Discovery Life docudrama, �Shock Trauma, Edge of Life�
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Press Mentions

  • Prince George's County Hospital Servicing DC Trauma Victims Is Moving Soon
    Prince George's County Hospital Servicing DC Trauma Victims Is Moving SoonFebruary 19th, 2020

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations