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Rachael A. Callcut, M.D., M.S.P.H.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery

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(415) 206-8673 Appointments
(415) 206-4623 Office
(415) 206-5484 Fax
  • Case Western Reserve University, B.S., Biology, 1997, B.A., Chemistry, 1997
  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, M.D., 2001
  • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, M.S.P.H., 2005
  • Clinical Investigators Preparatory Program Certificate, 2005
  • General Surgery Residency, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics, 2001-2008.
  • Chief Resident, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics, 2007-2008
  • Surgical Critical Care/Trauma Fellowship, Division of Trauma/Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, 2008-2009
  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgical Critical Care
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery Critical Care
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Hemostasis
  • Systems Engineering
  • Trauma & Critical Care Outcomes Research

Rachael A. Callcut, M.D., M.S.P.H. is a general surgeon and Assistant Professor of Surgery based at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Hospital. She is board certified in general surgery and surgical critical care

Dr. Callcut received her M.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and thereafter completed a general surgery residency at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

During residency, Dr. Callcut spent two years as a NIH post-doctoral research fellow earning a Clinical Investigator's Preparatory Program Certificate and a Masters of Science in Population Health Sciences from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She subsequently completed a Fellowship in Surgical Critical Care and Trauma at the University of Cincinnati.

Dr. Callcut has previously served on the faculties of the University of Cincinnati and Stanford University medical schools.

Dr. Callcut has a broad health services research portfolio focused on clinical outcomes research in Trauma and Critical Care. She has an active role in ongoing multicenter clinical trials examining resuscitation outcomes. She has been active in publishing on the impact of regulatory issues in surgery, health care delivery, cost-effectiveness, and the development of screening algorithms for clinical care.

Callcut RA, B Cotton, P Muskat, E Fox, C Wade, J Holcomb, M Schreiber, M Rahbar, M Cohen, K Brasel, E Bulger, B Robinson. "Defining when to initiate massive transfusion: a validation study of individual massive transfusion triggers in PROMMTT patients." J Trauma. Accepted. In press. 2012.

Callcut RA, D Hanesman, P Solan, K Kadon, N Ingalls, G Fortuna, J Johannigman, BJ Tsuei, and BR Robinson. "Early treatment of blunt cerebrovascular injury (BCVI) with concomitant hemorrhagic neurologic injury is safe and effective." J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Feb;72(2):338-46.

Callcut, RA, J Johannigman, K Kadon, D Hanesman, BR Robinson. "All massive transfusion criteria are not created equal." J Trauma. 70(4):794-801, April 2011.

Callcut, R.A., C.W. Acher, J. Hoch, G. Tefera, W. Turnipseed, and M.W. Mell. "Impact of Intraoperative Arteriography on Limb Salvage for Traumatic Popliteal Artery Injuries." J Trauma. 67(2):252-257, 2009 Aug.

Callcut, R.A. and T.M. Breslin. "Shaping the Future of Surgery: The Role of Private Regulation in Determining Quality Standards." Annals of Surgery. 243(3):304-312, 2006 March.