Juan A. Asensio, MD
Juan A. Asensio, MD

Juan A. Asensio, MD

Professor
School of Medicine

Expertise/Specializations

  • Trauma Surgery
  • Acute Care Surgery

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Surgery

Position

  • Professor

Education

  • University of Illinois-Chicago,B.S.,1973-1975
  • Rush Medical College,M.D.,1975-1979

Certifications


LICENSES
1.      State of Illinois
2.      State of Ohio
3.      State of Texas
4.      State of Pennsylvania
5.      State of California
6.      State of New Jersey
7.      State of Florida
8.      State of New York
9.      State of Georgia
10. State of Nebraska
11. D.E.A.


 

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • Shaw J, Phillips B, Asensio JA: Damage Control in Cardio Thoracic Surgery. In Duchesne J, Inaba K, Kahn MA: Damage Control in Trauma Surgery, Chapter 13, Springer International/Nature, Chennai, India,, 2018
  • Asensio JA, Garcia-Nuñez LM, Petrone P:  Cardiac Trauma. In: The management of the multiply injured patients.  Rodriguez-Montalvo F, Viteri-Otazua Y, Vivas-Rojas L, Ottolino-Laverte P., Eds. 2nd Edition, Interamericana, Caracas, Venezuela, 2018
  • Asensio JA, Wagner M, Smith-Singares E: Abdominal Vascular Injuries. In: McIntyre RC, Schulick RD, Eds.  Surgical Decision Making, 6th Edition Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA, 2017
  • Asensio JA, Feliciano DV:  Abdominal Vascular Injury.  In:  Moore EE, Feliciano DV, Mattox KL, Eds. Trauma.  8th Edition, Chapter 34, McGraw-Hill, New York, NY, 651-676, 2017
  • Petrone P, Asensio JA, Marini CP: Issue Editors. Diaphragmatic Injuries and  Post-Traumatic Hernias. Current Problems in Surgery.
    Mosby Yearbook. St. Louis, MO, 1, 1-31, 2016
  • Asensio JA, Feliciano DV:  Injuries to the Great Vessels of the Abdomen.  In: Ashley SW, Cance WG, Jurkovich GJ, Pemberton JH, Swanson SJ,  Chen H, Napolitano LM, Riall TS, Valentine RJ, Eds. American College of Surgeons ACS8. 8th Edition, Section 7 – Trauma and Thermal Injury, Chapter 10, p 219-230. Scientific American Surgery/Decker Intellectual Properties, Philadelphia, PA, 2016
  • Asensio JA, Trunkey DD: Current Therapy of Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. Elsevier/WB Saunders, Philadelphia, PA., Not Applicable, 2nd Edition {6th Edition}, 2015

Articles

  • Phillips B, Holzmer S, Turco L, MIrzaie M, Mause E, Mause A, Person A, Leslie SE, Cornell DL, Wagner M, Bertellotti R, Asensio JA, Trauma to the Bladder and Ureter: A Review of Diagnosis, management, and Prognosis., European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, 2017
  • Bertellotti R, Ogun OA, Mironov A, Asensio JA: Stab Wound with Transection of Left Vertebral Artery at V3, 2017
  • Asensio JA, Ogun OA, Mazzini F, Perez-Alonso AJ, Garcia-Nunez LM, Petrone P: Predictors of Outcomes in 101 Patients Requiring Emergent Thoracotomy for Penetrating Pulmonary Injuries., European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, 2017
  • Asensio JA, Ogun OA, Petrone P, Perez-Alonso AJ, Wagner M, Bertellotti R, Phillips B, Cornell DL, Udekwu AO: Penetrating Cardiac Injuries- Predictive Model for Outcomes Based on 2,016 Patients from the National Trauma Data Bank. , European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, 2017
  • Phillips B, Snyder S, Safa H, Wu J, Shahid M, Turco L, Schroeder A, Weber W, Asensio JA: Treatment of Methamphetamine Withdrawal in Trauma Patients., Medical Reviews & Reports, 1(1), 1-4, 2017

  • Phillips B, Shahid M, Safa H, Wu J, Snyder S, Turco L, Hale E, Weber W,        O’Connor J, Asensio JA: Challenges of Treating Methamphetamine Positive Patients. , The Scientific Pages of Emergency Medicine, 1(1), 21-26, 2017
  • Traumatic pulmonary pseudocyst: An underreported entity B. Phillips*, J. Shaw, L. Turco, D. McDonald, J. Carey, M. Balters, M. Wagner, R. Bertellotti, D.L. Cornell, D.K. Agrawal, J.A. Asensio
    Injury, Int. J. Care Injured , Injury, Int. J. Care Injured, 48, 214-220, 2017
  • Phillips B, Keath B, Wu J, Hartmann M,Weber W, O’Connor J, Asensio JA: Marijuana: Proposed Treatment in Trauma Patients., Medical & Clinical Research, 1(1), 1-5, 2017
  • Asensio JA, Ogun OA, Wagner M. Arteriovenous Fistula between the Common Femoral Artery and Vein Secondary to Transpelvic Gunshot Wound., J Trauma, 82(3), 646-648, 2017
  • Traumatic pulmonary pseudocyst: An underreported entity B. Phillips*, J. Shaw, L. Turco, D. McDonald, J. Carey, M. Balters, M. Wagner, R. Bertellotti, D.L. Cornell, D.K. Agrawal, J.A. Asensio, Injury, 48, 214-220, 2017
  • Phillips B, Shaw J, Turco L, McDonald D, Carey J, Balters M, Wagner M, Bertellotti R, Cornell D, Agrawal DK, Asensio JA. Traumatic Pulmonary Pseudocyst: An Underreported Entity., Injury, 40, 214-220, 2017
  • Ogun OA, Wagner M, Asensio JA. Massive Intrapericardial and Intrathoracic Hemorrhage Secondary to Unusual Injuries Causing Cardiopulmonary Arrest. , Trauma Surgery and Acute Care Open, 1(1), 1-2, 2016
  • Asensio JA, Expert Commentary In: Maloney AH, Ferrada P: Ingested Projectiles:  A Management Dilemma for Trauma Surgeons., J Trauma, 81(1), 207-208, 2016
  • Sanchez-Maldonado W, Rodriguez-Garcia E, Rojas-Tirado D, Asensio JA,: Results of Surgical Strategies for the Management of Military Trauma in Colombia. In: Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care. Asensio, JA, Trunkey DD. Elsevier/WB Saunders, Philadelphia., Not Applicable, 2nd Edition {6th Edition} Chapter 7 , 7-13, 2015
  • Swan KG, Mabry CD, Asensio JA,: Prehospital Care of Biological Agent Induced Injuries. In: Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care. Asensio JA, Trunkey DD. Elsevier/WB Saunders, Philadelphia, PA., Not Applicable, 2nd Edition {6th Edition} Chapter 19., 38-45, 2015
  • Asensio JA, Petrone P, Perez-Alonzo A, Svetanoff WJ, Hartmann M, Wagner M: Emergency Department Thoracotomy. In: Asensio, JA, Trunkey, DD, Eds. Current Therapy of Trauma an Surgical Critical Care. Elsevier/WB Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, Not Applicable, 2nd Edition {6th Edition} Chapter 20, , 76-88, 2015
  • Smith RS, Mabry CD, Asensio JA: Operative Treatment of Chest Wall Injuries. In: Asensio, JA, Trunkey, DD, Eds. Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care. Elseview/WB Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, Not Applicable, 2nd Edition, {6th Edition} Chapter 37, , 254-257, 2015
  • Asensio JA, Petrone P, Perez-Alonso A, Loden J, Gracia G, Ksycki M, Fujita T, Otomo Y: Axillary Vessel Injuries. In: Asensio JA, Trunkey DD, Eds; Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care. Elsevier/WB Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, Not Applicable, 2nd Edition {6th Edition} Chapter 70, 476-480, 2015
  • Asensio JA, Petrone P, Perez-Alonso A, Freeman CA, Gracia G, Ksycki M, Wilson RF: Subclavian Vessel Injuries. In: Asensio JA, Trunkey DD, Eds; Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care. Elsevier/WB Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, Not Applicable, 2nd Edition {6th Edition} Chapter 69, 469-476, 2015
  • Asensio JA, Petrone P, Perez-Alonso A, Hale E, Collister P, Brush T, Plani F: Carotid Injuries. In: Asensio JA, Trunkey DD, Eds; Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care. Elsevier/WB Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, Not Applicable, 2nd Edition {6th Edition} Chapter 68, 463-469, 2015
  • Asensio JA, Bertelotti R, Okwuosa C, Cheung S, Pretorius R: Exsanguination. In: Asensio JA, Trunkey DD, Eds; Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care. Elsevier/WB Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, Not Applicable, 2nd Edition {6th Edition} Chapter 61 , 422-425, 2015
  • Asensio JA, Petrone P, Perez-Alonso A, Templin T, Shetty S, Salters M: Operative Management of Pulmonary Injuries: Lung Sparing and Formal Resections. In: Asensio JA, Trunkey DD, Eds; Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care. Elsever/WB Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, Not Applicable, 2nd Edition {6th Edition} Chapter 39, 260-274, 2015
  • Asensio JA, Petrone P, Perez-Alonso A, Torgersen Z, Biggerstaff B, Maloley B, Bhatia P, Degiannis E: Cardiac Injuries. In: Asensio, JA, Trunkey DD, Eds; Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care. Elsevier/WB Saunders, Philadelphia, PA., Not Applicable, 2nd Edition {6th Edition} Chapter 41, 281-290, 2015
  • Asensio JA, Petrone P, Perez-Alonso A, Shah P, Person A, Osmolak A, Udekwu A: Brachia! Vessel Injuries. In: Asensio JA, Trunkey DD, Eds; Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care. Elsevier/WB Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, Not Applicable, 2nd Edition {6th Edition} Chapter 71, 481-487, 2015
  • Asensio JA, Petrone P, Perez-Alonso A, Denney R, Gracia G, Ksycki M, Putty B, Wilson R: Iliac Vessel Injuries. In: Asensio JA, Trunkey DD, Eds. Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care. Elseview/WB Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, Not Applicable, 2nd Edition, {6th Edition} Chapte 72, 487-494, 2015
  • Asensio JA, Petrone P, Perez-Alonso A, Laeeq K, Sundaram A, Nabri M, Cioffi WG: Femoral Vessel Injuries. In: Asensio JA, Trunkey DD, Eds. Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care. Elsevier/WB Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, Not Applicable, 2nd Edition {6th Edition} Chapter 73, 493-504, 2015
  • Asensio, JA, Petrone P, Perez-Alonso A, Traynham M, Srinivasan A, Owings J: Popliteal Vessel Injuries. In: Asensio JA, Trunkey DD, Eds. Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care. Elsevier/WB Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, Not Applicable, 2nd Edition {6th Edition} Chapter 74 , 504-518, 2015
  • 2. Asensio JA, Petrone P, Verde JM, Perez-Alonso A, Martin MJ, Sanchez W, Smith S, Marini CP: Contemporary Wars and Their Contributions to Vascular Injury Management., European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, 41, No. 2 , 129-142, 2015
  • Marini CP, Stoller C, Shah 0, Policastro A, Lombardo G, Asensio JA, Hu Y, Stiefel M: The Impact of Early Flow and Brain Oxygen Crisis on the Outcome of Patients With Severe Traumatic Brain Injury., American Journal of Surgery, 208, No. 6 , 1071-1077, 2014
  • Petrone P, Asensio JA, Marini CP:  Issue Editors. Current Problems in Surgery.  Management of Accidental Hypothermia and Cold Injury
     , Mosby, 51(10), 417-431, 2014

Publications

  • Asensio JA, Ogun A, Petrone P, Perez-Alonso A, Wagner M, Bertellotti R, Phillips B,   Cornell D, Udekwu A: Penetrating Cardiac Injuries in America- Predictors of Outcome in 2016 Patients From The National Trauma Data Bank. Proceedings from the Southwestern Surgical Congress 68th Annual Meeting., Southwestern Surgical Congress, 152, 2016

Presentations

  • Penetrating Cardiac Injuries, The Last Frontier. A Personal Odyssey Keynote Address.  Clinical Congress of the American College Academic International Medicine. Clearwater Beach, FL, 2017
  • Popliteal Vessels Injuries or the Battle of the Bulge for Trauma Surgeons. Presented at the 18th Annual Creighton University Trauma Symposium. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017
  • Penetrating Cardiac Injuries- Still One of the Most Challenging Injuries to Trauma Surgeons. Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta. The Facts, the Indications and its Role in Trauma Patients. Management of the Most Difficult Surgical Cases: Practical Approaches to the Nightmare! Presented at the XVIII European Congress of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, Bucharest, Romania, 2017
  • Department of Surgery, University of Romania School of Medicine. How to Avoid Errors in the Management of Vascular Injuries., 2017
  • Department of Surgery University of Illinois. Contemporary Wars and their Contributions to Vascular Injury Management., 2017
  • Recent Changes in Combat Casualty Care as the Results of the Iraq and Afghanistan Conflicts. Presented at the Annual Air Eduacation and Emergency Medical Services Confrence of Iowa. Audobon, Iowa, 2017
  • Exsanguination – The Syndrome. Must know the Syndrome to Institute Bailout/Damage Control.  The Multidisciplinary approach to the Management of Complex Pelvic Fractures. Recent Changes in Combat Casualty Care as the Result of the Iraq and Afghanistan Conflicts.  Presented at the XLII Annual International Congress of the Mexican Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. San Juan del Rio, Queretaro, Mexico, 2017
  • Department of Surgery Methodist Hospital Dallas, TX .Life Threating Thoracic Injuries. The Cases, The Techniques, The Challenges and the Pitfalls., 2017
  • Penetrating Cardiothoracic Injuries – The Final Frontier. Presented at the Chicago Metropolitan Trauma Society Annual Meeting. Chicago, Illinois., 2017
  • Education Session: Resident Education. Presented 12th Annual Academic Surgical Congress Combined Meeting of the Surgery of University Surgeons and the Association of Academic Surgeons, Las Vegas, NV., 2017
  • How to Avoid Errors in the Management of Vascular Injuries. Presented at Good Samaritan Hospital Dept. of Surgery Grand Rounds, Kearney, NE, 2017

  • How to Avoid Errors in the Management of Vascular Injuries. Presented at St. Francis Hospital Dept. of Surgery Grand Rounds, Grand Island, NE, 2017
  • Penetrating Cardiac Injuries- The Last Frontier. Presented at Creighton University Department of Surgery Grand Grounds, 2016
  • Penetrating Cardiac Injuries- The Last Frontier. Presented at Creighton University Department of Surgery Grand Grounds, 2016
  • Management Principles for Popliteal Artery Injuries. Presented at 102nd Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons. Washington, DC, 2016
  • Management Principles for Popliteal Artery Injuries. Presented at 102nd Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons. Washington, DC, 2016
  • Department of Surgery, Medical University of Graz. Abdominal Vascular Injuries-Which and How to Repair. Thoracic Trauma.  Exsanguinating Pelvic Injuries. Lessons Learned from the Recent Iraq and Afghanistan Conflicts., 2016
  • Challenges in the Management of Penetrating Cardiac Injuries. Great Vessel Injuries-Challenges and Pitfalls. Strategies and Pitfalls in the Management of Complex Pulmonary Injuries. Penetrating Esophageal Injuries. Presented at the VIII International  Congress of Argentinian Thoracic Congress Society. Buenos Aires, Argentina. , 2016
  • Department of Surgery, University of Buenos Aires/ Argentinian Air Force Hospital: Recent Advances in Combat Casualty Care as the Result of the Iraq and Afghanistan Conflicts. Buenos Aires, Argentina., 2016
  • Contemporary Wars and Their Contributions to Vascular Injury Management. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Argentinian Academy of Surgery. Buenos Aires, Argentina., 2016
  • Department of Surgery Military University of Nueva Granada. Korea: The Forgotten War and the Surgical Mavericks that Make Vascular Management Possible. Bogota, Colombia. , 2016
  • What We Have Learned From the Recent American Conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Penetrating Cardiac Injuries-The Surgical Techniques. What We have Learned From 2016 Penetrating Cardiac Injuries. A Review of the American  College of Surgeons National Trauma Data Bank (ACS-NTDB). Presented at the XI  International Trauma and War Surgery Course/Military University of Nueva Granada and the Military Hospital of Colombia.  Bogota, Colombia. , 2016

  • Penetrating Cardiac Injuries—The Final Frontier in Trauma Surgery 
     , 2016
  • Korea: The Forgotten War and the Surgical Mavericks that Challenged Injury Management. Presented at Creighton University Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Omaha, Nebraska, 2016
  • The Meaning of Ignatian values, Justice in Health Care: Creating Agents of Change in Trauma as the Neglected Disease in America. Presented at Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health and Professions Dinner. Omaha, Nebraska, 2016
  • Recent Changes in Combat Casualty Care Management as the result of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. Presented at Creighton University Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Omaha, Nebraska, 2015
  • Korea:  The Forgotten War and the Surgical Mavericks that Challenged Injury Management.  Presented at the 89th Annual Meeting of the Halsted Surgical Society.  Phildelphia, PA, 2015
  • Cardiothoracic Injuries - Complex & Lethal Injuries. Hilton Omaha Hotel, 2015
  • Major Vascular Injuries of the Chest. Operative Blunt Thoracic Trauma. Major Vascular Injuries. Presented at the XV Annual Congress of the European Society of Trauma and Emergency Surgery. Frankfurt, Germany., 2015
  • Norman M. Rich Department of Surgery Uniform Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS} F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, and The Walter Reed/Bethesda National Medical Center. Bethesda, Maryland. Contemporary Wars and Their Contributions to Vascular Injury Management., 2015
  • Keynote speaker, Alpha Omega Alpha - Beta Chapter, Creighton University, 2015
  • Department of Surgery Atlanta Medical Center, Medical College of Georgia and the Georgia Regents University: Contemporary Wars and Their Contributions to Vascular Injury Management., 2015
  • Strategic Plan for the Development of a Unified Network of Trauma Centers. Department of Anesthesiology Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska., 2015
  • Department of Anesthesiology Creighton University. Strategic Plan for the Development of a Unified Network of Trauma Centers. Omaha, Nebraska., 2015
  • Penetrating Cardiac Injuries: A Historic Perspective and Fascinating Trip Through Time. Presented at Creighton University Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Omaha, Nebraska., 2015
  • Contemporary Wars and Their Contributions to Vascular Injury Management. Presented at Creighton University Clinical and Translational Science Program, Creighton University School of Medicine., 2015
  • Preventing Errors in the Management of Vascular Injuries. Presented at Creighton University Clinical and Translational Science Program, Creighton University School of Medicine., 2015
  • Trauma Outreach as Means of Violence Preention. Presented at the Omaha Police Department Gang Intervention Program, Omaha, Nebraska., 2015
  • Esophageal Injuries - Diagnosis and Management. Presented at the 62nd Annual Detroit Trauma Symposium, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan., 2014
  • Marini CP, Verde J, Petrone P, Garcia-Satos E, Soto-Sanchez A, Lombardo G, Policastro A, Asensio JA. Age Not Number of Rib Fractures and the Presence of Pulmonary Contusion Determines the Outcome of Patients with Rib Fractures. Proceedings of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma 73rd Annual Meeting., 2014
  • Department of Surgery University of Granada. Difficult Injuries and Difficult Problems in Trauma Surgery. Granada, Spain, 2014

Awards and Honors

  • Adjunct Professor of Surgery, Uniform Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, 2015
  • Honorary Fellowship - Italian Society for Trauma and Emergency Surgery, Rome, Italy., 2015
  • David Sabiston Distinguished Visiting Professorship, Uniformed Services Health Sciences University (United States Military Medicl School), Washington, CD, 2015
  • Honorary membership - European Society of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands., 2015
  • Recipient of the Cross of Malta. June 25, 2014., 2014