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

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

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery

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(415) 206-8673 Appointments
(415) 206-4623 Office
(415) 206-5484 Fax
Rachael.Callcut@ucsf.edu  
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  • 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 Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center. 

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.

Most recent publications from a total of 37
  1. Howard BM, Kornblith LZ, Redick BJ, Conroy AS, Nelson MF, Calfee CS, Callcut RA, Cohen MJ. Exposing the bidirectional effects of alcohol on coagulation in trauma: Impaired clot formation and decreased fibrinolysis in rotational thromboelastometry. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Jan; 84(1):97-103. View in PubMed
  2. Robinson BRH, Cohen MJ, Holcomb JB, Pritts TA, Gomaa D, Fox EE, Branson RD, Callcut RA, Cotton BA, Schreiber MA, Brasel KJ, Pittet JF, Inaba K, Kerby JD, Scalea TM, Wade CE, Bulger EM. Risk Factors for the Development of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Following Hemorrhage. Shock. 2017 Nov 30. View in PubMed
  3. Callcut RA, Moore S, Wakam G, Hubbard AE, Cohen MJ. Finding the signal in the noise: Could social media be utilized for early hospital notification of multiple casualty events? PLoS One. 2017; 12(10):e0186118. View in PubMed
  4. Ferrada P, Callcut R, Zielinski MD, Bruns B, Yeh DD, Zakrison TL, Meizoso JP, Sarani B, Catalano RD, Kim P, Plant V, Pasley A, Dultz LA, Choudhry AJ, Haut ER. Loop ileostomy versus total colectomy as surgical treatment for Clostridium difficile-associated disease: An Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma multicenter trial. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 Jul; 83(1):36-40. View in PubMed
  5. Christie SA, Kornblith LZ, Howard BM, Conroy AS, Kunitake RC, Nelson MF, Hendrickson CM, Calfee CS, Callcut RA, Cohen MJ. Characterization of distinct coagulopathic phenotypes in injury: Pathway-specific drivers and implications for individualized treatment. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 Jun; 82(6):1055-1062. View in PubMed
  6. Ferrada P, Callcut R, Bauza G, O'Bosky KR, Luo-Owen X, Mansfield NJ, Inaba K, Pasley J, Bugaev N, Pereira B, Moore FO, Han J, Pasley A, DuBose J. Pneumatosis Intestinalis Predictive Evaluation Study: A multicenter epidemiologic study of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 Mar; 82(3):451-460. View in PubMed
  7. Kunitake RC, Howard BM, Kornblith LZ, Christie SA, Conroy AS, Cohen MJ, Callcut RA. Individual clotting factor contributions to mortality following trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 Feb; 82(2):302-308. View in PubMed
  8. Campion EM, Juillard C, Knudson MM, Dicker R, Cohen MJ, Mackersie R, Campbell AR, Callcut RA. Reconsidering the Resources Needed for Multiple Casualty Events: Lessons Learned From the Crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214. JAMA Surg. 2016 Jun 01; 151(6):512-7. View in PubMed
  9. Callcut RA, Cripps MW, Nelson MF, Conroy AS, Robinson BB, Cohen MJ. The Massive Transfusion Score as a decision aid for resuscitation: Learning when to turn the massive transfusion protocol on and off. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Mar; 80(3):450-6. View in PubMed
  10. Callcut RA, Wakam G, Conroy AS, Kornblith LZ, Howard BM, Campion EM, Nelson MF, Mell MW, Cohen MJ. Discovering the truth about life after discharge: Long-term trauma-related mortality. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Feb; 80(2):210-7. View in PubMed
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