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Kevin L Chow, MD

General Surgery

2021 - Administrative Chief Resident, University of Illinois at Chicago; Chicago, IL

2019 - First Place in Poster Presentation Competition, Advocate Christ Medical Center Research Day. Chicago, IL

2018 - ATLS Instructor of the Year, American College of Surgeons Chicago Committee on Trauma. Chicago, IL

2018 - Roy and Joan Kroc Academic Scholar Award, University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Surgery; Chicago, IL

2014 - Recognition in Community Service, Service and Advocacy Learning Community, Saint Louis University School of Medicine; St. Louis, MO

2010 - Phi Beta Kappa – National Honor Society, University of California, Irvine; Irvine, CA

2008 - Tau Beta Pi – National Engineering Honor Society, University of California, Irvine; Irvine, CA


Thomas YM, Regan SC, Quintana E, et al. Violence Prevention Programs Are Effective When Initiated During the Initial Workup of Patients in an Urban Level I Trauma Center. Am J Mens Health. 2022;16(5):15579883221125007. doi:10.1177/15579883221125007

Chow KL, Peters X, Mashbari H, Shokouh-Amiri M, Benjamin M, Warso M. A Case Report of Malignant E ccrine Porocarcinoma Involving the Palm Requiring Surgical Excision and Free Flap Reconstruction. Am J Case Rep. 2020;21:e925231. Published 2020 Nov 26. doi:10.12659/AJCR.925231

Chow KL, Omi EC, Santaniello J, et al. Traumatic abdominal wall hernias: a single-center case series of surgical management. Trauma Surg Acute Care Open. 2020;5(1):e000495. Published 2020 Dec 1. doi:10.1136/tsaco-2020-000495

Robinson LA, Turco LM, Robinson B, Chow KL, Lee JK, et al. Outcomes in patients with gunshot wounds to the brain. Trauma Surg Acute Care Open. 2019;4(1):e000351. Published 2019 Nov 17. doi:10.1136/tsaco-2019-000351

Chow KL, Alexander PJ, Sur JP, Omi EC. Surgical treatment for a case of coronary steal from a traumatic coronary artery-cameral fistula after blunt cardiac injury. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2018;51:50-53. doi:10.1016/j.ijscr.2018.08.017

Chow KL, Smith-Singares E, Doherty J. A Traumatic Direct Inguinal Hernia from Pelvic Ring Disruption. Case Rep Surg. 2018;2018:5392430. Published 2018 Jul 10. doi:10.1155/2018/5392430

Baldwin D, Chow KL, Mashbari H, Omi E, Lee JK. Case reports of atrial and pericardial rupture from blunt cardiac trauma. J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;13(1):71. Published 2018 Jun 19. doi:10.1186/s13019-018-0753-2

Mashbari H, Hemdi M, Chow KL, et al. A Randomized Controlled Trial on Intra-Abdominal Irrigation during Emergency Trauma Laparotomy; Time for Yet Another Paradigm Shift. Bull Emerg Trauma. 2018;6(2):100-107. doi:10.29252/beat-060203

Chow KL, Mashbari H, Hemdi M, Smith-Singares E. P374: Esophageal Salvage Using Stents After Failure of Primary Surgical Repair of Penetrating Trauma. Surg Endosc. 2018; 32:S236.

Chow KL, Mashbari H, Hemdi M, Smith-Singares E. P373: Duodenal Stenting is Clinically Effective for the  Management of Fistulous Output After Complex Pancreaticoduodenal Trauma: A Matched Case-Control Study. Surg Endosc. 2018; 32:S235.

Chow KL, McElmeel DP, Brown HG, Tabriz MS, Omi EC. Invasive gastric mucormycosis: A case report of a deadly complication in an immunocompromised patient after penetrating trauma. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2017;40:90-93. doi:10.1016/j.ijscr.2017.09.013