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Terrence Loftus, MD, General Surgery, Fort Worth, TX, Medical City Fort Worth


General Surgery Fort Worth, TX

Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Chief Medical Officer

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Education & Training

  • Arizona State University
    Arizona State UniversityMBA, 2009
  • University of Maryland Program
    University of Maryland ProgramFellowship, Surgical Critical Care, 1999 - 2000
  • University of Utah Health
    University of Utah HealthResidency, Surgery, 1991 - 1997
  • University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson
    University of Arizona College of Medicine-TucsonClass of 1991
  • Arizona State University
    Arizona State UniversityB.S., Psychology, Magna Cum Laude, 1984

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2018 - 2023
  • CO State Medical License
    CO State Medical License 2009 - 2023
  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 2000 - 2023
  • UT State Medical License
    UT State Medical License 1992 - 2014
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society Arizona State University, 2008
  • Intermountain Burn Center House Officer of the Year University of Utah, 1994
  • Sandoz Award for Academic Achievement University of Arizona, 1991
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • A system wide care pathway for enhanced recovery after bowel surgery focusing on alimentation and ambulation reduces complications and readmissions  
    Loftus T, Stelton S, Efaw BW, Bloomstone J, J. Healthcare Quality, 2/20/2014
  • A simplified pathway for total knee arthroplasty improves outcomes  
    Loftus T, Agee C, Jaffe R, Tao J, Jacofsky D, J. Knee Surg, 11/14/2013
  • Extreme blood alcohol level is associated with increased resource use in trauma patients  
    Swearingen A, Ghaemmaghami V, Loftus T, Swearingen CJ, Salisbury H, Gerkin RD, Ferrara J, Am Surg, 1/1/2010
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  • Triaging robotic surgery based on evidence-based clinical outcomes improves resource utilization.
    Edwards D, Loftus T, Simington, M, IHI 25th National Forum, Orlando, FL, 1/1/2013
  • Complications of arterial line placement in young children with burns.
    Shah M, Mone M, Loftus T, Davis B, Saffle J, Morris S, Amer Burn Assoc Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, 1/1/1996


  • "The Practical Application of Diffusion of Innovation Principles." 
    Chicago, IL - 4/26/2014
  • "The Science of Healthcare Delivery: Moving Beyond Theory." 
    Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ - 4/23/2014
  • "The Impact of Documentation Training on Performance Reporting." 
    Scottsdale, AZ - 4/16/2014
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  • Which quality metrics matter? 
    Loftus T, The Orthopedics Business Review
  • Webinar: "Over Utilization of Robots: A Case Study in Tiering Surgical Robot Procedures." 
    Terrence J. Loftus, MD

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