William Dominic, MD

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    William J. Dominic, M.D., FACS
    Clinical Professor, UCSF
    Director, Leon S. Peters Burn Center, Community Regional Medical Center
    Specialties: General Surgery, Critical Care

    William J. Dominic, MD, FACS, is a Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery at the University of California San Francisco Fresno, and the Director of the Leon S. Peters Burn Center at Community Regional Medical Center, UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research.

    Dr. Dominic received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, and completed his residency in general surgery at the University of Colorado, Denver. Subsequently, Dr. Dominic completed the Burns Fellowship Program at the University of Colorado, Denver and a Burns Clinical Research Fellowship at the University of California, San Diego.

    Dr. Dominic currently serves as the Director of the Leon S. Peters Burn Center at the Community Regional Medical Center, known as a major regional burn center. As director he is involved in developing new protocols and techniques for burn care. As a core faculty member for the Department of Surgery he has been committed to teaching general surgery and critical care for over 37 years. His clinical and didactic teaching involve medical students, residents and fellows in Surgical Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery. His focus includes; emergency, general surgery, trauma and critical care services with a broad variety of operations, including laparoscopic and complex abdomen thoracic cases.

    Dr. Dominic’s interests in research include resuscitation. Since August 2012, he has been involved in multi-center trails sponsored by the U.S. Army Department of Defense, researching transfusion thresholds in burn patients.

    Dr. Dominic is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the International Society for Burn Injuries, the American Burn Association, and the Fresno Madera Medical Society/California Medical Society.

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    1. Palmieri TL, Holmes JH, Arnoldo B, Peck M, Cochran A, King BT, Dominic W, Cartotto R, Bhavsar D, Tredget E, Stapelberg F, Mozingo D, Friedman B, Sen S, Taylor SL, Pollock BH. Restrictive Transfusion Strategy Is More Effective in Massive Burns: Results of the TRIBE Multicenter Prospective Randomized Trial. Mil Med. 2019 Mar 01; 184(Supplement_1):11-15. PMID: 30371811.
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    2. Palmieri TL, Holmes JH, Arnoldo B, Peck M, Potenza B, Cochran A, King BT, Dominic W, Cartotto R, Bhavsar D, Kemalyan N, Tredget E, Stapelberg F, Mozingo D, Friedman B, Greenhalgh DG, Taylor SL, Pollock BH. Transfusion Requirement in Burn Care Evaluation (TRIBE): A Multicenter Randomized Prospective Trial of Blood Transfusion in Major Burn Injury. Ann Surg. 2017 10; 266(4):595-602. PMID: 28697050.
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    3. Cagle KM, Davis JW, Dominic W, Gonzales W. Results of a focused scald-prevention program. J Burn Care Res. 2006 Nov-Dec; 27(6):859-63. PMID: 17091083.
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    4. Cagle KM, Davis JW, Dominic W, Ebright S, Gonzales W. Developing a focused scald-prevention program. J Burn Care Res. 2006 May-Jun; 27(3):325-9. PMID: 16679901.
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    5. Kaups KL, Davis JW, Dominic WJ. Base deficit as an indicator or resuscitation needs in patients with burn injuries. J Burn Care Rehabil. 1998 Jul-Aug; 19(4):346-8. PMID: 9710734.
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    6. Dominic WJ, Field TO, Hansbrough JF. Comparison of wick and fibreoptic catheters in measurement of interstitial pressures in burned extremities. Burns Incl Therm Inj. 1988 Apr; 14(2):125-9. PMID: 3134113.
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    7. Dominic WJ, Field TO, Hansbrough JF. Sulfuric acid burns in a child: histologic examination as an indication of wound depth. J Burn Care Rehabil. 1987 Sep-Oct; 8(5):395-7. PMID: 3667667.
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    8. Field TO, Dominic WJ, Hansbrough JF. An inherited enzyme deficiency resulting in hyperammonaemia and coma in a burn patient. Burns Incl Therm Inj. 1987 Jun; 13(3):229-31. PMID: 3607566.
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    9. Purdue GF, Hunt JL, Gillespie RW, Hansbrough JF, Dominic WJ, Robson MC, Smith DJ, MacMillan BG, Waymac JP, Herndon DN. Biosynthetic skin substitute versus frozen human cadaver allograft for temporary coverage of excised burn wounds. J Trauma. 1987 Feb; 27(2):155-7. PMID: 3546711.
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    10. Hansbrough JF, Zapata-Sirvent R, Carroll WJ, Dominic WJ, Wang XW, Wakimoto A. Clinical experience with Biobrane biosynthetic dressing in the treatment of partial thickness burns. Burns Incl Therm Inj. 1984 Aug; 10(6):415-9. PMID: 6478287.
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