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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
MMB28@psu.edu

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

2024

Chan, K, Tseng, CC, Milarachi, E, Goldrich, DY, King, T, Fernandez-Mendoza, J, Saadi, RA, Saunders, B, Boltz, M & Goldenberg, D 2024, 'Actigraphy measures show sleep improvement after parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism', American Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Medicine and Surgery, vol. 45, no. 4, 104297. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjoto.2024.104297

2023

Ziesmann, M, Byerly, S, Yeh, DD, Boltz, M, Gelbard, R, Haut, ER, Smith, JW, Stein, DM, Zarzaur, BL, Bensard, DD, Biffl, WL, Boyd, A, Brommeland, T, Cothren Burlew, C, Fabian, T, Lauerman, M, Leichtle, S, Moore, EE, Timmons, S, Vogt, K & Nahmias, J 2023, 'Establishing a core outcome set for blunt cerebrovascular injury: an EAST modified Delphi method consensus study', Trauma Surgery and Acute Care Open, vol. 8, no. 1, e001017. https://doi.org/10.1136/tsaco-2022-001017
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', Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, vol. 94, no. 6, pp. 784-790. https://doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000003884

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