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Sharmila Dissanaike, MD, General Surgery, Lubbock, TX, University Medical Center

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General Surgery Lubbock, TX

Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Professor, Surgery, Texas Tech University Health Science Center School of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • University of Washington
    University of WashingtonFellowship, Surgical Critical Care, 2006 - 2007
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at Lubbock
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at LubbockResidency, Surgery, 2002 - 2006
  • University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine
    University of Sydney Faculty of MedicineClass of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

  • NM State Medical License
    NM State Medical License 2024 - 2026
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2007 - 2024
  • WA State Medical License
    WA State Medical License 2006 - 2007
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Surgical Critical Care

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2012
  • Fellow American College of Surgeons

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Challenges to Professional Advancement Facing Women Surgeons—the View from Our Chairs  
    Sharmila Dissanaike, Mary Killackey, JAMA Surgery

Authored Content

  • Challenges to Professional Advancement Facing Women Surgeons—the View from Our ChairsAugust 2020
  • Civilian Prehospital Tourniquet Use Is Associated with Improved Survival in Patients with Peripheral Vascular InjuryMarch 2018

Press Mentions

  • The Caring Generation®: Conflict of Interest in Healthcare
    The Caring Generation®: Conflict of Interest in HealthcareAugust 16th, 2020
  • Surgeons Report That 12-Hour Shifts Improve Patient Outcomes, Lower Costs
    Surgeons Report That 12-Hour Shifts Improve Patient Outcomes, Lower CostsOctober 30th, 2019
  • Behind the Knife: The Surgery Podcast
    Behind the Knife: The Surgery PodcastOctober 31st, 2017
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