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Christopher Janowak, MD

Asst Professor - Clin

COM Surgery Trauma & Critical Care

  • General Surgery Residency: University of Wisconsin
  • Trauma and Critical Care Fellowship: University of Indiana
  • Medical Degree: Loyola University
  • Bachelors in Science: University of Wisconsin
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Surgery (Surgery Critical Care) (Certification Date: 09/12/2016)
American Board of Surgery (Certification Date: 03/09/2016)

Clinical Interest

Critical Care Surgery
General Surgery


Surgery-Critical Care

Research Interests

Interestes in Trauma and General Surgical clinical outcomes research, including Chest Wall Injuries and comprehensive management of thoracic trauma (rib fracture, sternal fracture, pulmonary contusion) with particular emphsis on large volume data sets, ch...

Contact Information
  • 231 Albert Sabin Way
  • ML 0558
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Office 513-558-5661

Peer Reviewed Publications

Baker, Jennifer E; Millar, D Anderson; Heh, Victor; Goodman, Michael D; Pritts, Timothy A; Janowak, Christopher F 2020. Does chest wall Organ Injury Scale (OIS) or Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) predict outcomes? An analysis of 16,000 consecutive rib fractures. Surgery, 168 1, 198-204

Baker, Jennifer E; Skinner, Mitchell; Heh, Victor; Pritts, Timothy A; Goodman, Michael D; Millar, D Anderson; Janowak, Christopher F 2019. Readmission Rates and Associated Factors Following Rib Cage Injury. The journal of trauma and acute care surgery, ,

Janowak, Christopher F; Agarwal, Suresh K; Zarzaur, Ben L 2019. What's in a Name? Provider Perception of Injured John Doe Patients. The Journal of surgical research, 238 , 218-223

Dolejs, Scott C; Janowak, Christopher F; Zarzaur, Ben L 2017. Medication Errors in Injured Patients. The American surgeon, 83 7, 780-785

Janowak, Christopher F; Dolejs, Scott; Zarzaur, Ben L 2017. Who is John Doe? A Case-Match Analysis. The American surgeon, 83 8, 294-296

Janowak, Christopher F; Blasberg, Justin D; Taylor, Lauren; Maloney, James D; Macke, Ryan A 2015. The Surgical Apgar Score in esophagectomy. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 150 4, 806-12

Abstract Publications

Janowak, CF Mercier, PJ Agarwal, SK 2014. The Impact of Comorbidity on Mortality in Trauma Outcomes Journal of Surgical Research, 186 2, 511

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Department of Anesthesiology

Medical Sciences Building
Room 3502
231 Albert Sabin Way
PO Box 670531
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0531

Mail Location: 0531
Phone: 513-558-2402
Fax: 513-558-0995