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Melissa Boltz, DO

Melissa Boltz, DO

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
Division of Trauma, Acute Care and Critical Care Surgery
Disease Teams:
Cancer Institute, Head and Neck Cancer Team

Research Interests

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

Recent Publications


Gelbard, RB, Nahmias, J, Byerly, S, Ziesmann, M, Stein, D, Haut, ER, Smith, JW, Boltz, M, Zarzaur, B, Callum, J, Cotton, BA, Cripps, M, Gunter, OL, Holcomb, JB, Kerby, J, Kornblith, LZ, Moore, EE, Riojas, CM, Schreiber, M, Sperry, JL & Yeh, DD 2023, 'Establishing a core outcomes set for massive transfusion: An Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma modified Delphi method consensus study', The journal of trauma and acute care surgery, vol. 94, no. 6, pp. 784-790.


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.
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.