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Shana Ballow

Title(s)Associate Professor, Dean's Office
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    Shana Ballow, D.O.
    Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF
    Specialty: Critical Care/Trauma

    Shana Ballow, DO, is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery at the University of California San Francisco at the UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research.

    Dr. Ballow received her medical degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Bioscience, she completed her General Surgery Residency at University of California San Francisco Fresno were she also completed her Surgical Critical Care Fellowship.

    Dr. Ballow joined the Department of Surgery’s core faculty team in General Surgery and Critical Care Surgery at Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC) in 2012. In her role as teaching faculty her activities consist of clinical and didactic education, mostly in the clinical setting. The students include a wide variety of educational levels, including medical students, general surgery residents, residents from other specialties rotating on the surgical service, and fellows in Surgical Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery.

    Dr. Ballow is member of the American College of Surgeons and has been invited to present both nationally and regionally for her interests in trauma and critical care.

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    1. Gonser-Hafertepen LN, Davis JW, Bilello JF, Ballow SL, Sue LP, Cagle KM, Venugopal C, Hafertepen SC, Kaups KL. Isolated free fluid on abdominal computed tomography in blunt trauma: watch and wait or operate? J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Oct; 219(4):599-605. PMID: 25127510.
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    2. Ballow SL, Kaups KL, Anderson S, Chang M. A standardized rapid sequence intubation protocol facilitates airway management in critically injured patients. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Dec; 73(6):1401-5. PMID: 23188232.
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    3. Claudius I, Behar S, Ballow S, Wood R, Stevenson K, Blake N, Upperman JS. Disaster drill exercise documentation and management: are we drilling to standard? J Emerg Nurs. 2008 Dec; 34(6):504-8. PMID: 19022071.
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    4. Ballow S, Behar S, Claudius I, Stevenson K, Neches R, Upperman JS. Hospital-based disaster preparedness for pediatric patients: how to design a realistic set of drill victims. Am J Disaster Med. 2008 May-Jun; 3(3):171-80. PMID: 18666514.
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    5. Meropol SB, Moscati RM, Lillis KA, Ballow S, Janicke DM. Alcohol-related injuries among adolescents in the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 1995 Aug; 26(2):180-6. PMID: 7618781.
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