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Elizabeth L. Dale, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical

Director, UC Medical Center Burn Unit

Surgery | College of Medicine

  • Plastic Surgery Residency: University of Tennessee - Chattanooga
  • General Surgery Residency: East Tennessee State University
  • Burn Fellowship: Vanderbilt School of Medicine
  • Medical Degree: Vanderbilt School of Medicine
  • Bachelor's Degree: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Plastic Surgery (Certification Date: 20171111)
American Board of Surgery (Certification Date: 20131021)

Contact Information
Research Interests

Burn Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast Reconstruction

Clinical Interests

Plastic Surgery

Peer Reviewed Publications

Dale, Elizabeth L; Kluemper, Chase T; Cowart, S Justin; Jemison, Marshall; Kennedy, J Woody; Gao, Lani; Brzezienski, Mark A; Rehm, Jason 2020. Bupivacaine Extended-Release Liposomal Injection Versus Bupivacaine HCl for Early Postoperative Pain Control Following Wrist Operations: A Prospective, Randomized Control Trial. The Journal of hand surgery, 45 6, 550.e1-550.e8

Singer, Kathleen E; Harvey, Jalen A; Heh, Victor; Dale, Elizabeth L 2020. Mortality from Burns Sustained on Home Oxygen Therapy Exceeds Predicted Mortality. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association, ,

Starr, Brian W; Bennett, Suzanne; Chang, Philip H; Dale, Elizabeth L 2020. ECMO Therapy in a Patient with Extensive Burns, Inhalation Injury, and Blunt Chest Trauma. The American surgeon, 86 1, e40-e42

Rotatori, R Maxwell; Starr, Brian; Peake, Mitchell; Fowler, Laura; James, Laura; Nelson, Judy; Dale, Elizabeth L 2019. Prevalence and Risk Factors for Hypertrophic Scarring of Split Thickness Autograft Donor Sites in a Pediatric Burn Population. Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries, 45 5, 1066-1074

Dale, Elizabeth L; Hultman, Charles Scott 2017. Patient Safety in Burn Care: Application of Evidence-based Medicine to Improve Outcomes. Clinics in plastic surgery, 44 3, 611-618

Waldrop, Jimmy; Dale, Elizabeth L; Halsey, Jordan; Sargent, Larry A 2015. Palate Fracture Repair With Light-Cured Resin Splint: Technical Note. Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, 73 10, 1977-80

Dale, Elizabeth L; Strait, Timothy A; Sargent, Larry A 2014. Orbital reconstruction for pulsatile exophthalmos secondary to sphenoid wing dysplasia. Annals of plastic surgery, 72 6, S107-11

Dale, Elizabeth L; Mueller, Melissa A; Wang, Li; Fogerty, Mary D; Guy, Jeffrey S; Nthumba, Peter M 2013. Epidemiology of operative burns at Kijabe Hospital from 2006 to 2010: pilot study of a web-based tool for creation of the Kenya Burn Repository. Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries, 39 4, 788-95

Peake M.;Pan K.;Rotatori R.M.;Powell H.;Fowler L.;James L.;Dale E. 11-01-2019. Incorporation of 3D stereophotogrammetry as a reliable method for assessing scar volume in standard Burns, 45 7, 1614-1620