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Robert E. Southard, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Medical School

M.D., University of South Alabama, Mobile, Ala., 2001

Post Doctoral Education

General Surgery Residency, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 2001-2008

Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Mo., 2008-2009

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery

Clinical Interests

Burn/Trauma/Surgical Critical Care
Critical care surgery, trauma, emergency surgery, sepsis, penetrating trauma, blunt trauma, acute wound care

Patients Seen At

Surgical and Wound Care Clinic
Barnes Center for Outpatient Health
4901 Forest Park Ave.
Floor 3, Suite 340
St. Louis, MO 63108
Fax: 314-362-5743

Surgical Intensive Care Unit
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
One Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110
Fax: 314-362-5743

Contact Information

Department of Surgery
Washington University
660 S Euclid Ave Campus Box 8109
St. Louis, MO 63110
Telephone: 314-362-9347
Fax: 314-362-1602

Selected Publications

Southard RE, Boyle WA. Corticosteroids and the original vasopressin and septic shock trial subgroups. Crit Care Med. 2010 Jan;38(1):338; author reply 338-9.

Torre-Amione G, Southard RE, Loebe MM, Youker KA, Bruckner B, Estep JD, Tierney M, Noon GP. Reversal of secondary pulmonary hypertension by axial and pulsatile mechanical circulatory support. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 Feb;29(2):195-200.

Jahanyar J, Joyce DL, Southard RE, Loebe M, Noon GP, Koerner MM, Torre-Amione G, Youker KA. Decorin-mediated transforming growth factor-beta inhibition ameliorates adverse cardiac remodeling. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2007 Jan;26(1):34-40.

Barshes NR, Udell IW, Joyce DL, Southard RE, O'Mahony CA, Goss JA. A pooled analysis of posttransplant survival following combined heart-liver transplantation. Transplantation. 2007 Jan 15;83(1):95-98.

Perme CS, Southard RE, Joyce DL, Noon GP, Loebe M. Early mobilization of LVAD recipients who require prolonged mechanical ventilation.
Texas Heart Institute Journal. 2006;33(2):130-133.

Schneider N, Joyce D, Southard R, Cross CA, Noon GP, Koerner MM, Loebe M. Rupture of inlet graft of the HeartMate System: a case report. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2006 Jan;25(1):137-139.

Joyce DL, Southard RE, Torre-Amione G, Noon GP, Land GA, Loebe M. Impact of left ventricular assist device (LVAD)-mediated humoral sensitization on post-transplant outcomes.
Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2005 Dec;24(12):2054-2059.

Southard RE, Nelson JC, Joyce DL, Thompson LO, Skrabal CA, Torre-Amione G, Youker KA, Noon GP, Loebe M. Placement of a left ventricular assist device in a patient with dextrocardia. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2005 Mar;24(3):338-339.