George Kasotakis
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Current Research Interests

* Pulmonary Inflammation in Acute Lung Injury (ALI) / Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS): Our research group focuses on the study and application of key concepts in pulmonary inflammation, running the gamut of basic science, translational & clinical applications. 

* Chest wall & pulmonary mechanics in lung inflammation

* Dynamic changes in pulmonary inflammation 

* Flail chest 

* Optimizing resuscitation in acute traumatic injury 

* Gallbladder disease

* Abdominal wall and inguinal hernia disease

* Diverticulitis 

* Development of Trauma-related Practice Management Guidelines 

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Contact Information

  • Duke University Hospital, 40 Duke Medicine Circle, DUMC 2837, Durham, NC 27710
  • Duke University Hospital, 40 Duke Medicine Circle, Duke Clinic, Blue Zone, #1557a, Durham, NC 27710

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