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Alistair Juel Kent, M.D., M.P.H.

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Assistant Professor of Surgery

Specializes in: Adults (18+ years), Geriatrics (55+ years)

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Expertise: Emergency General Surgery, General Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Trauma Surgery

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)
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Background

Alistair Kent, M.D., M.P.H., joins Johns Hopkins as assistant professor of surgery and trauma surgeon at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Dr. Kent’s areas of clinical expertise include general surgery, trauma and acute care surgery, surgical critical care, and surgical care of medically fragile patients.

Dr. Kent earned bachelor of science degrees in chemistry and mathematics from Harding University. He received his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine and went on to earn his master of public health degree from George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services. He completed his general surgery residency at Ohio State University, Wexner Medical Center and a trauma and acute care surgery fellowship at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. 

Dr. Kent is board certified in general surgery and surgical critical care. He is a member of several professional societies, including the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the American College of Surgeons, the Association for Academic Surgery, Academy Health, and the American Medical Association. 

Dr. Kent’s research interests include studies of health care delivery systems, health care economics, geographic analysis, trauma care, and systems of care for patients with life-threatening or time sensitive illness.

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Departments / Divisions

  • Surgery - Acute Care and Adult Trauma Surgery

Education

Degrees

  • MD, Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis (2008)

Residencies

  • Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center / General Surgery (2010)
  • Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center / General Surgery (2015)

Fellowships

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Surgical Critical Care (2016)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery / General Surgery (2015)
  • American Board of Surgery / Surgical Critical Care (2016)

Additional Training

  • Advanced Burn Life Support
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Advanced Surgical Skills for Exposure in Trauma (ASSET) – Instructor and Course Director
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support – Instructor and Course Director
  • Advanced Trauma Operative Management (ATOM) - Instructor and Course Director
  • Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Stawicki S, Kent A, Patil P, Jones C, Stoltzfus J, Vira A, Kelly N, Springer A, Vazquez D, Evans D, Papadimos T, Bahner, D. Dynamic behavior of venous collapsibility and central venous pressure during standardized crystalloid bolus: A prospective, observational pilot study. Int J Crit Illn Inj Sci. 2015; 5(2): 80-84 PMID: PMC4477400

Kent A, Patil P, Davila V, Bailey JK, Jones C, Evans DC, Boulger CT, Adkins E, Balakrishnan JM, Valiyaveedan S, Galwankar SC, Bahner DP, Stawicki SP. Sonographic evaluation of intravascular volume status: Can internal jugular or femoral vein collapsibility be used in the absence of IVC visualization? Annals of Thoracic Medicine. 2015; 10(1): 44-49 PMID: PMC4286845

Kent A, Bahner DP, Boulger CT, Eiferman DS, Adkins EJ, Evans DC, Springer AN, Balakrishnan JM, Valiyaveedan S, Galwankar S, Njoku C, Lindsey DE, Yeager S, Roelant GJ, Stawicki SP. Sonographic evaluation of intravascular volume status in the surgical intensive care unit: a prospective comparison of subclavian vein and inferior vena cava collapsibility index. J Surg Res 2013; 184(1):561-6. PMID: 23764308

Genin G, Kent A, Birman V, Wopenka B, Pasteris J, Marquez P, Thomopoulos S. Functional grading of mineral and collagen in the attachment of tendon to bone. Biophysical Journal 2009; 97(4): 976-985 PMID: 19094386

Wopenka B, Kent A, Pasteris J, Yoon Y, Thomopoulos S. The tendon-to-bone transition of the rotator cuff: a preliminary Raman spectroscopic study documenting the gradual mineralization across the insertion in rat tissue samples. Applied Spectroscopy 2008; 62(12): 1285-1294 PMID: 19094386

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • National Merit Scholarship, National Merit Scholarship Corporation, 2000
  • Distinguished Governor’s Scholarship, State of Arkansas, 2000 - 2004
  • Harvey Butcher Prize in Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 2008
  • Chair’s Scholarship, George Washington University, Department of Health Policy, 2010 - 2012
  • Best Poster Presentation, OSU Department of Surgery Research Conference, 2013

Memberships

  • American Medical Association, 2004

    Member

  • American College of Surgeons, 2008

    Member

  • Academy Health, 2012

    Member

  • Association for Academic Surgery, 2012

    Member

  • American College of Surgeons Political Action Committee, 2013

    Member

  • Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2015

    Member

Videos & Media

Lectures and Presentations

  • Sonographic Assessment of Intravascular Volume Status in Trauma and Critical Illness: Equivalency of Subclavian Vein Collapsibility and Inferior Vena Cava Collapsibility indices
    Podium Presentation, Ohio Committee on Trauma Resident Paper Competition, Dublin, Ohio (10/27/2012)
  • Sonographic evaluation of intravascular volume status: Can internal jugular and femoral vein collapsibility be utilized in the absence of IVC visualization?
    Poster, 9th Annual Summit of the INDO-US Emergency & Trauma Collaborative, Peers within Field, Thrissur, Kerala, India (10/01/2013)
  • Comparison of inferior vena cava collapsibility versus central venous pressure responses to fluid bolus in critically ill surgical patients
    Poster, 9th Annual Summit of the INDO-US Emergency & Trauma Collaborative, Peers within Field, Thrissur, Kerala, India (10/01/2013)
  • Faster = Better? Pilot Sonographic Evaluation of Internal Jugular Vein Collapsibility versus Inferior Vena Cava Collapsibility Indices in Critically Ill Patients
    Podium Presentation, Proceedings of the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine (01/01/1900)
  • Sonographic evaluation of intravascular volume status in the SICU: comparison of subclavian vein and inferior vena cava collapsibility indices
    Podium Presentation, Proceedings of the 2013 Meeting of the Association of Academic Surgeons (01/01/1900)

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