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Amy E. Liepert, MD

Surgical Services

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(608) 262-6246

G5/340 CSC
MADISON, WI 53792-0001

Amy E. Liepert, MD

Assistant Professor
Division of Trauma, Acute Care Surgery, Burn and Surgical Critical Care
Divisions of General Surgery


  • MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2006
  • Residency in General Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 2012
  • Fellowship in Surgical Critical Care, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2013

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Liepert practices in the trauma, burn, acute care surgery and surgical critical care programs.

Dr. Liepert provides a wide range of services including Burn Surgery, Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder Removal), Excision of Lipoma, Laparoscopic Groin Hernia Repair, Muscle Biopsy, Open Groin Hernia Repair, Sebaceous Cyst Removal, Subcutaneous Tumor Removal, and Ventral / Abdominal Hernia Repair.

Research Interests

Dr. Liepert’s research interests include patient safety, health quality and outcomes research, and improving clinical process by evaluating current practice patterns and system standards.

Recent Publications
  • Patient-Centered Outcome Spectrum: An Evidence-based Framework to Aid in Shared Decision-making.
    Ingraham AM, Agarwal SK, Jung HS, Liepert AE, O'Rourke AP, Scarborough JE
    Ann. Surg. 2017 Sep 15.
    [PubMed ID: 28922208]
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  • The salutary effect of an integrated system on the rate of repeat CT scanning in transferred trauma patients: Improved costs and efficiencies.
    Bledsoe J, Liepert AE, Allen TL, Dong L, Hemingway J, Majercik S, Gardner S, Stevens MH
    Am. J. Surg. 2017 Aug; 214(2):198-200.
    [PubMed ID: 28283179]
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  • Number of rib fractures thresholds independently predict worse outcomes in older patients with blunt trauma.
    Shulzhenko NO, Zens TJ, Beems MV, Jung HS, O'Rourke AP, Liepert AE, Scarborough JE, Agarwal SK
    Surgery 2017 Apr; 161(4):1083-1089.
    [PubMed ID: 27932031]
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  • Insurance status and race affect treatment and outcome of traumatic brain injury.
    McQuistion K, Zens T, Jung HS, Beems M, Leverson G, Liepert A, Scarborough J, Agarwal S
    J. Surg. Res. 2016 Oct; 205(2):261-271.
    [PubMed ID: 27664871]
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  • Nonoperative Management Is as Effective as Immediate Splenectomy for Adult Patients with High-Grade Blunt Splenic Injury.
    Scarborough JE, Ingraham AM, Liepert AE, Jung HS, O'Rourke AP, Agarwal SK
    J. Am. Coll. Surg. 2016 Aug; 223(2):249-58.
    [PubMed ID: 27112125]
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  • Applying advocacy skills: Gaining influence from the statehouse to Capitol Hill.
    Liepert AE
    Bull Am Coll Surg 2016 Mar; 101(3):25-9.
    [PubMed ID: 27051934]
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  • The Effect of Previsit Education in Breast Cancer Patients: A Study of a Shared-decision-making Tool.
    Serpico V, Liepert AE, Boucher K, Fouts DL, Anderson L, Pell J, Neumayer L
    Am Surg 2016 Mar; 82(3):259-65.
    [PubMed ID: 27099063]
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    McQuistion K, Jung HS, Zens T, Beems M, Liepert A, O'Rourke A, Scarborough J, Agarwal S
    Crit. Care Med. 2015 Dec; 43(12 Suppl 1):287.
    [PubMed ID: 26570804]
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  • Surgeons and social media: Threat to professionalism or an essential part of contemporary surgical practice?
    Azoury SC, Bliss LA, Ward WH, Liepert AE, Leichtle SW
    Bull Am Coll Surg 2015 Aug; 100(8):45-51.
    [PubMed ID: 26419055]
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  • Protecting trauma patients from duplicated computed tomography scans: the relevance of integrated care systems.
    Liepert AE, Bledsoe J, Stevens MH, Cochran A
    Am. J. Surg. 2014 Oct; 208(4):511-6.
    [PubMed ID: 25152252]
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