Associate Professor of Surgery
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Director of Trauma, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Chief, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287
Appointment Phone: 410-933-1233
David T. Efron, MD, FACS holds appointments in both the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the School of Nursing. He is the Director of Trauma and Chief of the Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care in The Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Surgery.
Dr. Efron completed his Surgery residency training at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine from July 1994 to June 2002. From July 2002 to June 2003, Dr. Efron functioned as an Assistant Chief of Service at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and received a certificate in Advanced Specialty Training in Gastrointestinal Surgery under the tutelage of Dr. John L. Cameron. In July 2003, Dr. Efron continued his training with a year as a Surgical Critical Care fellow at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery in both the fields of Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.
In July 2004 Dr. Efron accepted an appointment to the faculty of the Department of Surgery at Johns Hopkins as an Assistant Professor. He is centered within the Division of Trauma and Critical Care, the bulk of his practice consisting of the treatment of traumatic injuries as well as acute care general surgery. He attends 8 to 10 weeks per year in the both the Surgical and Weinberg Intensive Care Units as part of the Critical Care Attending staff. In January 2008, Dr. Efron was appointed the Director of Trauma and Chief of the Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care in The Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Surgery.
Dr. Efron serves on a number of committees at all levels of participation. He is a member of the Performance Improvement Committee for the Adult Trauma Service, and a member of the Department of Surgery Committee for Faculty Retention. He is the Department of Surgery representative to the Medical School Council and is the Chair of the Vascular Access Device Oversight Committee for the hospital. He has served as an assistant chair of the Central Line Task Force appointed by the Johns Hopkins Hospital.