Top 10 Reasons to Attend the World Trauma Symposium
Internationally recognized surgeon and trauma care expert:
Kenneth L. Mattox, MD, FACS
Kenneth L. Mattox, M.D., is one of the most recognized surgeons in America. His reputation as an innovator in trauma care is worldwide. He has made original and significant contributions in trauma resuscitation, trauma systems, thoracic trauma, vascular injury, autotransfusion, complex abdominal trauma and multi-system trauma. The “Mattox Maneuver” for abdominal aortic injury was used internationally in years past. His research in preoperative fluid restriction for penetrating trauma shook the foundation of surgical doctrine in this area.
Dr. Mattox is a Distinguished Service Professor of the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine and Chief of Staff/Chief of Surgery at the Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, TX. He helped develop the internationally renowned Ben Taub General Hospital Emergency Center and its equally respected Trauma Center. His textbook, Trauma, is an international best seller now in its seventh edition, and was joined by his second text, Complications in Trauma, which focused on special problems encountered in managing traumatic injuries.
He has been a visiting professor or consultant to more than 800 medical schools, hospitals or health care systems throughout the world. Currently, Dr. Mattox serves as consultant to the Center for Biologic Evaluation and Research of the FDA. Additionally, he is the trauma consultant on the Best Doctors Medical Advisory Board.
Kenneth L. Mattox, MD, FACS will be discussing controversies in EMS