Steve Holsten

Department Chair

Steve Holsten

Department Chair

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Surgery: Trauma/Critical Care

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Surgery

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Other Duties

Interim Chair, Surgery

V. Chair Clinical Ops & Surg Dir AUMC Adult Surger, Surgery, Trauma/Critical Care

  • (706) 721-0971
  • (706) 721-6828
  • BI 4084B

Education

  • MD, Medicine Thomas Jefferson University, 1999

  • BA, Biology/Biological Sciences, General Colby College, 1993

Certifications

  • Surgical Critical Care Board Certification American Board of Surgery, 2012

  • Medical Doctor 2001

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support 1999

  • Advanced Trauma Life Support 1999

  • PHY GA Composite State Medical Brd, 2003

  • ABS American Brd of Surgery, 2005

Awards & Honors

  • Exemplary Teaching Award Augusta University, 2017

  • Exemplary Teaching Award Augusta University, 2016

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society Medical College of Georgia Chapter, 2015

  • Director’s Special Award for Exemplary Service Charlie Norwood VAMC, 2010

  • Golden Apple Faculty Teaching Award Medical College of Georgia , 2008

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • RSUR 5000

    Surgery
  • SURG 5005

    Surgery Critical Care/Trauma
  • SURG 5007

    Surgery Sub-I

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • The Accuracy of Point-of-Care Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Acute Cholecystitis., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Accelerated Biologic Aging, Chronic Stress, and Risk for Sepsis and Organ Failure Following Trauma., 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The Use of the Abdominal Aortic and Junctional Tourniquet Versus Combat Gauze in a Porcine Hemicorporectomy Model., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The promise and problems of non-physician practitioners in general surgery education: Results of a multi-center, mixed-methods study of faculty., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Feasibility and Benefit of Incorporating a Multimedia Cadaver Laboratory Training Program into a Didactics Curriculum for Junior and Senior Surgical Residents., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • GRU Quality Unit Council 2016 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Surgical Critical Care 2013 - Present

    Role: Other
  • CT-SICU Quality Improvement Committee 2011 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Shock Trauma Quality Improvement Committee 2011 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • OR Committee 2015 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Charlie Norwood VAMC Education Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • General Surgery 2014 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Promotions and Tenure Committee 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Graduate Medical Executive Committee 2012 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Trauma Research Subcommittee 2012 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Public Service

  • International Allied Missions 2011 - 2016

    Role: Member