Barbara A. Gaines , MD

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Clinical Director, Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery
Director, Trauma and Injury Prevention
Program Director, Pediatric Surgery Training Program
Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Specialty:

Surgery

Secondary Specialty:

Pediatric Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Critical Care

Education:

University of Virginia Medical School
Charlottesville, VA

Residency:

Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, TN
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, TN
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, TN

Fellowships:

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, TN

Affiliations:

Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
UPMC Presbyterian South Surgery Center
UPMC Children's Surgery Centers

Biography

Research Interests

  • Translation of Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention Guidelines to Pediatric Trauma
  • Evaluating Utilization of a Pediatric Traumatic Stress Assessment Tool
  • Evaluation of Pediatric Trauma Triage Criteria for Highest Trauma Activation
  • Adolescent Trauma at Pediatric and Adult Trauma Centers
  • TBI Symptom Screening and Resolution Prediction
  • The Quality of Life in Pediatric Patients Sustaining a Major Trauma is Impaired Both Short Term and Long Term.
  • Pancreatitis and Traumatic Brain Injury: Relationship or Coincidence
  • Radiation from Computed Tomography Imaging in Pediatric Trauma Patients
  • Neuroradiological Findings in Non-Accidental Trauma Patients
  • PASS-Pediatric Abdominal Sonogram Study
  • Kohl's Safety Center Program Evaluation Project
  • Quality of life after Pediatric Trauma
  • Evaluation of Pediatric Injury Prevention initiatives
  • Clinical trials in pediatric patients
  • Outcomes-related research in pediatric general surgery and trauma
  • Surgical Infections in pediatric patients

View Dr. Gaines's full list of publications from PubMed.

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Locations and Directions

  • Pediatric Surgery

    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

    4401 Penn Ave.
    Pittsburgh, PA, 15224
    (412) 692-7280

  • Pediatric Surgery

    Womancare Center of UPMC Horizon

    875 N. Hermitage Rd.
    Suite 4
    Hermitage, PA, 16148
    (724) 347-4596

  • Pediatric Surgery

    Specialty Care Center Johnstown

    865 Eisenhower Blvd.
    Johnstown, PA, 15904
    (814) 266-8840

  • Pediatric Surgery

    Children's South

    205 Millers Run Road
    Bridgeville, PA, 15017
    (412) 692-7280