Eric J. Ley, MD

Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit

Director, Surgical Care Fellowship Program

Eric J. Ley, MD

Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit

Director, Surgical Care Fellowship Program

  • Surgery-General Surgery
  • Surgery/Trauma Surgery

Novel treatments for traumatic brain injury, including beta-adrenergic receptor inhibitors, anti-inflammatory strategies, and antioxidants. Traumatic brain injury's connection to other neurodegenerative diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and Alzheimer's. Damage control cultures after trauma. Improving human performance in complex health care systems by reducing flow disruptions.

  • Medical School: Ohio State University College of Medicine, 2000
  • Residency: Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 2005
  • Fellowship: Cedars-Sinai Critical Care Surgery, 2009

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  • American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Research Award, 2011
  • Association of Academic Surgeons, Member, 2010
  • Circle of Friends, Cedars-Sinai, 2011
  • American College of Surgeons, 2000

Click here for a list of peer-reviewed publications.

  • IL6 deficiency affects function after traumatic brain injury. Ley EJ, Clond MA, Singer MB, Shouhed D, Salim A.
  • Positive serum ethanol level and mortality in moderate to severe traumatic brain injury.Salim A, Ley EJ, Cryer HG, Margulies DR, Ramicone E, Tillou A.
  • Emergency department crystalloid resuscitation of 1.5 L or more is associated with increased mortality in elderly and nonelderly trauma patients. Ley EJ, Clond MA, Srour MK, Barnajian M, Mirocha J, Margulies DR, Salim A.
  • Midodrine: a novel therapeutic for refractory chylothorax. Liou DZ, Warren H, Maher DP, Soukiasian HJ, Melo N, Salim A, Ley EJ
  • β-adrenergic receptor inhibition affects cerebral glucose metabolism, motor performance, and inflammatory response after traumatic brain injury. Ley EJ, Clond MA, Bukur M, Park R, Chervonski M, Dagliyan G, Margulies DR, Lyden PD, Conti PS, Salim A.
  • In vivo effect of propranolol dose and timing on cerebral perfusion after traumatic brain injury. Ley EJ, Park R, Dagliyan G, Palestrant D, Miller CM, Conti PS, Margulies DR, Salim A

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