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Christina Williams, MD

Asst Professor - Adj COM

COM Surgery Trauma & Critical Care

  • Bachelor's Degree: Williams College
  • Medical Degree: Case Western Reserve School of Medicine
  • General Surgery Residency: Case Western Reserve University
  • Fellowship in Trauma and Surgical Critical Care: University of Cincinnati
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Surgery (Surgery Critical Care) (Certification Date: 09/23/2013)
American Board of Surgery (Certification Date: 06/05/2012)

Clinical Interest

Critical Care Surgery


Surgery-Critical Care

Research Interests

General Surgery, Critical Care/Trauma Surgery

Contact Information
  • Medical Sciences Building
  • SRU Room 1577
  • 231 Albert Sabin Way
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Office 513-558-5661
  • Email

Peer Reviewed Publications

Chang, Ronald; Fox, Erin E; Greene, Thomas J; Swartz, Michael D; DeSantis, Stacia M; Stein, Deborah M; Bulger, Eileen M; Melton, Sherry M; Goodman, Michael D; Schreiber, Martin A; Zielinski, Martin D; O'Keeffe, Terence; Inaba, Kenji; Tomasek, Jeffrey S; Podbielski, Jeanette M; Appana, Savitri; Yi, Misung; Johansson, Pär I; Henriksen, Hanne H; Stensballe, Jakob; Steinmetz, Jacob; Wade, Charles E; Holcomb, John B 2018. Abnormalities of laboratory coagulation tests versus clinically evident coagulopathic bleeding: results from the prehospital resuscitation on helicopters study (PROHS). Surgery, 163 4, 819-826

Holcomb, John B; Tilley, Barbara C; Baraniuk, Sarah; Fox, Erin E; Wade, Charles E; Podbielski, Jeanette M; del Junco, Deborah J; Brasel, Karen J; Bulger, Eileen M; Callcut, Rachael A; Cohen, Mitchell Jay; Cotton, Bryan A; Fabian, Timothy C; Inaba, Kenji; Kerby, Jeffrey D; Muskat, Peter; O'Keeffe, Terence; Rizoli, Sandro; Robinson, Bryce R H; Scalea, Thomas M; Schreiber, Martin A; Stein, Deborah M; Weinberg, Jordan A; Callum, Jeannie L; Hess, John R; Matijevic, Nena; Miller, Christopher N; Pittet, Jean-Francois; Hoyt, David B; Pearson, Gail D; Leroux, Brian; van Belle, Gerald 2015. Transfusion of plasma, platelets, and red blood cells in a 1:1:1 vs a 1:1:2 ratio and mortality in patients with severe trauma: the PROPPR randomized clinical trial. JAMA, 313 5, 471-82

Baraniuk, Sarah; Tilley, Barbara C; del Junco, Deborah J; Fox, Erin E; van Belle, Gerald; Wade, Charles E; Podbielski, Jeanette M; Beeler, Angela M; Hess, John R; Bulger, Eileen M; Schreiber, Martin A; Inaba, Kenji; Fabian, Timothy C; Kerby, Jeffrey D; Cohen, Mitchell Jay; Miller, Christopher N; Rizoli, Sandro; Scalea, Thomas M; O'Keeffe, Terence; Brasel, Karen J; Cotton, Bryan A; Muskat, Peter; Holcomb, John B 2014. Pragmatic Randomized Optimal Platelet and Plasma Ratios (PROPPR) Trial: design, rationale and implementation. Injury, 45 9, 1287-95

Williams C.;Rosen M.;Jin J.;McGee M.;Schomisch S.;Ponsky J. 12-08-2008. Objective analysis of the accuracy and efficacy of a novel fascial closure device Surgical Innovation, 15 4, 307-311

Voskerician G.;Jin J.;Hunter S.;Williams C.;White M.;Rosen M. 11-01-2009. Human Peritoneal Membrane Reduces the Formation of Intra-Abdominal Adhesions in Ventral Hernia Repai Journal of Surgical Research, 157 1, 108-114

Jin J.;Rosen M.;Blatnik J.;McGee M.;Williams C.;Marks J.;Ponsky J. 11-01-2007. Use of Acellular Dermal Matrix for Complicated Ventral Hernia Repair: Does Technique Affect Outcomes Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 205 5, 654-660

Trunzo J.;Ponsky J.;Jin J.;Williams C.;Rosen M. 10-01-2009. A novel approach for salvaging infected prosthetic mesh after ventral hernia repair Hernia, 13 5, 545-549

Rosen M.;Jin J.;McGee M.;Williams C.;Marks J.;Ponsky J. 10-01-2007. Laparoscopic component separation in the single-stage treatment of infected abdominal wall prostheti Hernia, 11 5, 435-440

Rosen M.;Williams C.;Jin J.;McGee M.;Schomisch S.;Marks J.;Ponsky J. 09-01-2007. Laparoscopic versus open-component separation: a comparative analysis in a porcine model American Journal of Surgery, 194 3, 385-389

McGee M.;Marks J.;Onders R.;Chak A.;Rosen M.;Williams C.;Jin J.;Schomisch S.;Ponsky J. 08-01-2008. Infectious implications in the porcine model of natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOT Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 68 2, 310-318

Voskerician G.;Jin J.;White M.;Williams C.;Rosen M. 06-01-2010. Effect of biomaterial design criteria on the performance of surgical meshes for abdominal hernia rep Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 21 6, 1989-1995

McGee M.;Schomisch S.;Marks J.;Delaney C.;Jin J.;Williams C.;Chak A.;Matteson D.;Andrews J.;Ponsky J. 03-01-2008. Late phase TNF-alpha depression in natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) peritoneo Surgery, 143 3, 318-328

Williams C.;Reynolds H.;Delaney C.;Champagne B.;Obias V.;Joh Y.;Merlino J.;Kinsella T. 03-01-2008. Clinical results of intraoperative radiation therapy for patients with locally recurrent and advance American Journal of Surgery, 195 3, 405-409

Jin J.;Williams C.;Soltanian H.;Smith M.;Pearl J.;Sanabria J.;Rosen M. 01-01-2010. Use of abdominal wall allotransplantation as an alternative for the management of end stage abdomina Journal of Surgical Research, 162 2, 314-320

McGee M.;Marks J.;Jin J.;Williams C.;Chak A.;Schomisch S.;Andrews J.;Okada S.;Ponsky J. 01-01-2008. Complete endoscopic closure of gastric defects using a full-thickness tissue plicating device Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, 12 1, 38-45

McGee M.;Marks J.;Onders R.;Chak A.;Jin J.;Williams C.;Schomisch S.;Ponsky J. 01-01-2008. Complete endoscopic closure of gastrotomy after natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery usin Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques, 22 1, 214-220

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