University of Wisconsin–Madison

Clinical Information


Angela Gibson, MD, PhD, FACS

Assistant Professor

  • Division of Trauma, Acute Care Surgery, Burn and Surgical Critical Care
  • Divisions of General Surgery
(608) 265-9574

600 Highland Ave.
MC 3236
Madison, WI 53792


  • MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 2009
  • PhD, Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Wisconsin, 2007
  • General Surgery Residency, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 2014
  • Burn Surgery Fellowship, University of California-Davis, Sacramento, CA, 2015
  • Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 2015

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Gibson is certified by the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. She specializes in the surgical treatment of trauma and burns and surgical critical care.

Dr. Gibson provides a wide range of services including Burn Surgery, Management of Complicated Wounds, and Trauma Surgery.

Research Interests

Dr. Gibson’s research interests focus on epithelial regeneration in burn injury, development and testing of skin substitutes, understanding the contribution of mesenchymal stem cells in burn wound healing, and identifying the role of the host defense peptides in burn wound healing.

Recent Publications

    • Damage-induced reactive oxygen species regulate vimentin and dynamic collagen-based projections to mediate wound repair.
    • LeBert D, Squirrell JM, Freisinger C, Rindy J, Golenberg N, Frecentese G, Gibson A, Eliceiri KW, Huttenlocher A
    • Elife 2018 01 16; 7
    • [PubMed ID: 29336778]
    • Predictors of dysphagia in critically injured patients with neck trauma.
    • Borders JC, Gibson AL, Grayev A, Thibeault S
    • J Crit Care 2018 Apr; 44: 312-317
    • [PubMed ID: 29268199]
    • Pre-simulation orientation for medical trainees: An approach to decrease anxiety and improve confidence and performance.
    • Bommer C, Sullivan S, Campbell K, Ahola Z, Agarwal S, O'Rourke A, Jung HS, Gibson A, Leverson G, Liepert AE
    • Am. J. Surg. 2018 Feb; 215(2): 266-271
    • [PubMed ID: 29174166]
    • A Pediatric Burn Outpatient Short Stay Program Decreases Patient Length of Stay With Equivalent Burn Outcomes.
    • Zens T, Yan A, Lee CW, Schmitz C, Faucher L, Gibson A
    • J Burn Care Res 2018 Apr 20; 39(3): 353-362
    • [PubMed ID: 28598952]
    • A simple and improved method to determine cell viability in burn-injured tissue.
    • Gibson ALF, Shatadal S
    • J. Surg. Res. 2017 Jul; 215: 83-87
    • [PubMed ID: 28688666]

All Publications on PubMed