University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Bio for Turner Osler
Turner Osler

Turner Osler

Professor
Division of Trauma and Critical Care
Department of Surgery


Contact Information
E-mail: Turner.Osler@uvm.edu
Office Location:
Surgery, MFU-Fletcher, 3rd Fl, Burlington, VT

Education

M.D., Medical College of Viginia, Richmond, VA (1977)
Residency in General Surgery, Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, Cooperstown, NY (1983 - 1985)
Fellowship: Trauma/Critical Care, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque (1986-1987)
Masters in Biostatistics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2005)

Academic Appointments

Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, 2003 - present
Associate Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 1996 - 2003
Associate Professor of Surgery, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM, 1992 - 1995
Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM, 1987 -1992

Publications

Evans T, Rittenhouse K, Horst M, Osler T, Rogers A, Miller JA, Martin C, Mooney C, Rogers FB. Magnet hospitals are a magnet for higher survival rates at adult trauma centers. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014 Jul;77(1):89-94.

Erb L, Hyman NH, Osler T.  Abnormal vital signs are common after bowel resection and do not predict anastomotic leak. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Jun;218(6):1195-9.

Glance LG, Osler TM, Neuman MD. Redesigning surgical decision making for high-risk patients. N Engl J Med. 2014 Apr 10;370(15):1379-81.

Glance LG, Kellermann AL, Osler TM, Li Y, Mukamel DB, Lustik SJ, Eaton MP, Dick AW.  Hospital Readmission After Noncardiac Surgery: The Role of Major Complications. JAMA Surg. 2014 Mar 5. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2014.4. [Epub ahead of print]

Glance LG, Li Y, Osler TM, Mukamel DB, Dick AW. Impact of obesity on mortality and complications in trauma patients. Ann Surg. 2014 Mar;259(3):576-81.

Glance LG, Dick AW, Osler TM. ICU Scoring Systems: After 30 Years of Reinventing the Wheel, Isn't It Time to Build the Cart?  Crit Care Med. 2014 Mar;42(3):732-4.

Glance LG, Osler TM, Mukamel DB, Meredith JW, Dick AW. Effectiveness of nonpublic report cards for reducing trauma mortality. JAMA Surg. 2014 Feb 1;149(2):137-43.

Garvey EM, Hebert JC, Osler T. Similar outcomes at a lower cost: an argument for open appendectomy in simple appendicitis. Am Surg. 2014 Feb;80(2):212-5.

Glance LG, Lustik SJ, Hannan EL, Osler TM, Mukamel DB, Qian F, Dick AW. Reply to Letter: "The Surgical Mortality Probability Model (S-MPM): Derivation and Validation of a Simple Risk Prediction Rule for Noncardiac Surgery" Ann Surg. 2014 Jan 16. [Epub ahead of print]

Glance LG, Dick AW, Osler TM, Kellermann AL. Hospital quality: does past performance predict future performance? JAMA Surg. 2014 Jan;149(1):16-7.

Cassidy LD, Cook A, Ertl A, Gourlay D, Osler T. Is the Trauma Mortality Prediction Model (TMPM-ICD-9) a valid predictor of mortality in pediatric trauma patients? J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Jan;49(1):189-92.

Glance LG, Blumberg N, Eaton MP, Lustik SJ, Osler TM, Wissler R, Zollo R, Karcz M, Feng C, Dick AW. Preoperative Thrombocytopenia and Postoperative Outcomes after Noncardiac Surgery. Anesthesiology. 2014 Jan;120(1):62-75.

Garber A, Hyman N, Osler T. Complications of Hartmann takedown in a decade of preferred primary anastomosis. Am J Surg. 2014 Jan;207(1):60-4.

Glance LG, Mukamel DB, Osler TM, Dick AW. Ranking Trauma Center Quality: Can Past Performance Predict Future Performance? Ann Surg. 2013 Dec 23. [Epub ahead of print]

Qian F, Osler TM, Eaton MP, Dick AW, Hohmann SF, Lustik SJ, Diachun CA, Pasternak R, Wissler RN, Glance LG. Variation of blood transfusion in patients undergoing major noncardiac surgery. Ann Surg. 2013 Feb;257(2):266-78.

Osler TM, Rogers FB, Hosmer DW. Estimated additional hospital length of stay caused by 40 individual complications in injured patients: an observational study of 204,388 patients. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Mar;74(3):921-5.

Glance LG, Osler TM, Mukamel DB, Meredith JW, Li Y, Qian F, Dick AW. Trends in Racial Disparities for Injured Patients Admitted to Trauma Centers. Health Serv Res. 2013 Oct;48(5):1684-703.

Complete List of Publications