Patricia Martinez Quinones, MD, General Surgery, Augusta, GA, Augusta University Medical Center

PatriciaMartinez QuinonesMDPhD

General Surgery Augusta, GA


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  • Dr. Patricia Martinez Quinones is a general surgery resident in Augusta, GA and is affiliated with Augusta University Medical Center. She received her medical degree from University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and PhD in Biomedical Sciences with a major in Physiology from Augusta University. She also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish. She is interested in trauma and surgical critical care, and translational research in the immune system response to injury and infection.

Education & Training

  • Medical College of Georgia
    Medical College of GeorgiaResidency, General Surgery, 2014 - 2021
  • University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
    University of Puerto Rico School of MedicineClass of 2014
  • Baylor UniversityB.S., Major: Biology; Minor: Chemistry, Honors Scholar with Distinction, 2006 - 2010
  • Augusta UniversityPhD, Biomedical Sciences, major in Physiology, Distinction

Certifications & Licensure

  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 2014 - 2019

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Resident of the Year Award National Hispanic Medical Association, 2018
  • First Place, Douglas A Rives, MD Resident Research Award William H. Moretz Surgical Society, 2018
  • Diversity Enhancement Award, 41th Annual Conference on Shock 2018
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Increases in Soluble Protein Oligomers Trigger the Innate Immune System Promoting Inflammation and Vascular Dysfunction in the Pathogenesis of Sepsis  
    Komic A, Martinez-Quinones P, McCarthy CG, Webb RC, Wenceslau CF, Clin Sci (Lond), 1/1/2018
  • Midgut volvulus in adults with congenital intestinal malrotation  
    Smith K, Martinez-Quinones P, Hawkins M, American Surgeon, 1/1/2017
  • Peritoneal cavity lavage reduces the presence of mitochondrial DAMPs in open abdomen patients  
    Martinez-Quinones P, McCarthy C, Wenceslau C, Mentzer C, Hoslten S, Webb C, O'Malley K, Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, 1/1/2017
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Gallbladder necrosis after right hepatic artery angioembolization due to traumatic injury.
    Martinez Quinones P, Latremouille R, White C, Southeastern Surgical Congress, Tampa, FL, 1/1/2018
  • Deformylase Improves Survival in Cecal Ligation Model of Sepsis and Prevents Endothelial Barrier Dysfunction in Trauma-Induced Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome.
    Martinez-Quinones P, Komic A, McCarthy CG, Ogbi S, White CQ, O'Malley K, Webb RC, and Wenceslau CF, SHOCK; Moretz Surgical Society Meeting, Resident Paper Competition;, Scottsdale, AZ, 2018; Augusta, GA, 2018, 1/1/2018
  • Increased soluble protein oligomer in sepsis is associated with the induction of pro-inflammatory signal transduction in intra-renal arteries.
    Komic A, Wenceslau CF, Martinez-Quinones PA, McCarthy CG, Ogbi S, Webb RC, FASEB J, 1/1/2018
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  • Everolimus, a targeted cancer therapy, improves endothelium dependent relaxation in spontaneously hypertensive rat mesenteric vessels. 
  • N-Formyl peptide degrading enzyme deformylase improves vascular endothelium barrier dysfunction in sepsis trauma-associated systemic inflammatory response syndrome. 
  • Weight-adjusted Enoxaparin Decreases Venous Thromboembolism Rates in Trauma Patients. 
    Jacksonville, FL - 1/1/2018
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Authored Content

  • Are the Lessons Learned From Animal Models of Hypertension Applicable to the Clinical Condition of Hypertension in Humans?March 2019

Press Mentions

  • Research Drug May One Day Be Novel Treatment for Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
    Research Drug May One Day Be Novel Treatment for Systemic Inflammatory Response SyndromeJune 11th, 2018

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations