Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Melissa Boltz, DO

Melissa Boltz, DO

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
Division of Trauma, Acute Care and Critical Care Surgery
Disease Teams:
Head and Neck Cancer
mmb28@psu.edu

Research Interests

  • Costs and Cost Analysis
  • Elderly
  • Length of Stay
  • Mortality
  • Surgical Wound Infection
  • Hematoma
  • Thyroid Neoplasms
  • Population
  • Quality Improvement
  • Kidney
  • Wounds and Injuries
  • Neoplasms

Recent Publications

2022

Byerly, S, Nahmias, J, Stein, DM, Haut, ER, Smith, JW, Gelbard, R, Ziesmann, M, Boltz, M, Zarzaur, BL, Bala, M, Bernard, A, Brakenridge, S, Brohi, K, Collier, B, Burlew, CC, Cripps, M, Crookes, B, DIaz, JJ, Duchesne, J, Harvin, JA, Inaba, K, Ivatury, R, Kasten, K, Kerby, JD, Lauerman, M, Loftus, T, Miller, PR, Scalea, T & Yeh, DD 2022, 'A core outcome set for damage control laparotomy via modified Delphi method', Trauma Surgery and Acute Care Open, vol. 7, no. 1, e000821. https://doi.org/10.1136/tsaco-2021-000821
Nahmias, J, Byerly, S, Stein, D, Haut, ER, Smith, JW, Gelbard, R, Ziesmann, M, Boltz, M, Zarzaur, B, Biffl, WL, Brenner, M, DuBose, J, Fox, C, Galante, J, Martin, M, Moore, EE, Moore, L, Morrison, J, Norii, T, Scalea, T & Yeh, DD 2022, 'A core outcome set for resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta: A consensus based approach using a modified Delphi method', Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, vol. 92, no. 1, pp. 144-151. https://doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000003405

2018

Kulaylat, AS, Boltz, MM, Moyer, M, Mathew, A, McKenna, K & Messaris, E 2018, 'Management of large cecal polyps: When can the ileocecal valve be spared?', Diseases of the colon and rectum, vol. 61, no. 9, pp. 1089-1095. https://doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001159
Shah-Becker, S, Greenleaf, EK, Boltz, M, Hollenbeak, CS & Goyal, N 2018, 'Neck hematoma after major head and neck surgery: Risk factors, costs, and resource utilization', Head and Neck, vol. 40, no. 6, pp. 1219-1227. https://doi.org/10.1002/hed.25102

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