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Jason J. Schrager, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical

Surgery | College of Medicine

  • Trauma and Critical Care Fellowship: University of Cincinnati
  • General Surgery Residency: Vanderbilt University
  • Resident in Research: VA Medical Center, Nashville and Vanderbilt University (Wound Care)
  • Medical Degree: Vanderbilt University
  • Bachelor's Degree: Drew University
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Surgery (Certification Date: 2008-01-28) - (Recertification Date: 2017-12-04)
American Board of Surgery (Surgery Critical Care) (Certification Date: 2012-09-10) - (Recertification Date: 2023-09-13)


Surgery-Critical Care

Contact Information
Research Interests

General Surgery, Critical Care and Trauma Surgery

Clinical Interests

General Surgery

Abdominal Hernia

Acalculous Cholecystitis


Bile Duct Stones

Biliary Dyskinesia

Billiary Disease

Bleeding in the Small Bowel

Bowel Obstruction




Colonic Diverticulitis

Diverticular Disease


Femoral Hernia

Fractured Ribs

Gallbladder Disease

Gallbladder Inflammation (Cholecystitis)


Groin Hernias


Lung Collapse (Pneumothorax)


Pilonidal Cyst

Pilonidal Dimple

Pilonidal Sinus

Pyloric Stenosis

Traumatic Injury

Umbilical Hernia

Ventral Hernia

Peer Reviewed Publications

Kim, Young; Cortez, Alexander R; Wima, Koffi; Dhar, Vikrom K; Athota, Krishna P; Schrager, Jason J; Pritts, Timothy A; Edwards, Michael J; Shah, Shimul A 2018. Impact of Preoperative Opioid Use After Emergency General Surgery. Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, 22 6, 1098-1103

Zielinski, Martin D; Schrager, Jason J; Johnson, Pamela; Stubbs, James R; Polites, Stephanie; Zietlow, Scott P; Jenkins, Donald H; Robinson, Bryce R H 2015. Multicenter comparison of emergency release group A versus AB plasma in blunt-injured trauma patients. Clinical and translational science, 8 1, 43-7

Bowley, Doug M; Gillingham, S; Mercer, S; Schrager, J J; West, A 2013. Pneumoperitoneum without visceral trauma: an under-recognised phenomenon after blast injury? Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps, 159 4, 312-3

Schrager, Jason J; Branson, Richard D; Johannigman, Jay A 2012. Lessons from the tip of the spear: medical advancements from Iraq and Afghanistan. Respiratory care, 57 8, 1305-13

Webster C.;Mercer S.;Schrager J.;Carrell T.;Bowley D. 11-01-2011. Indirect colonic injury after military wounding: A case series Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care, 71 5, 1475-1477

Calderbank P.;Woolley T.;Mercer S.;Schrager J.;Kazel M.;Bree S.;Bowley D.M. 10-01-2011. Doctor on board? What is the optimal skill-mix in military pre-hospital care? Emergency Medicine Journal, 28 10, 882-883

Schrager J.;Robles G.;Platz T. 02-01-2012. Isolated fallopian tube torsion: A rare entity in a premenarcheal female American Surgeon, 78 2,