University of Wisconsin–Madison

Clinical Information


Angela Gibson, MD, PhD, FACS

Assistant Professor

  • Medical Director, UW Health Wound Healing Services
  • Division of Acute Care and Regional 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, evaluation of skin substitutes, human skin model development for wound healing, and understanding the burn wound microenvironment.

Recent Publications

    • Discordance between histologic and visual assessment of tissue viability in excised burn wound tissue.
    • Karim AS, Yan A, Ocotl E, Bennett DD, Wang Z, Kendziorski C, Gibson ALF
    • Wound Repair Regen 2019 03; 27(2): 150-161
    • [PubMed ID: 30585657]
    • Effective Wound Healing Enabled by Discrete Alternative Electric Fields from Wearable Nanogenerators.
    • Long Y, Wei H, Li J, Yao G, Yu B, Ni D, Gibson AL, Lan X, Jiang Y, Cai W, Wang X
    • ACS Nano 2018 Dec 26; 12(12): 12533-12540
    • [PubMed ID: 30488695]
    • 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 04; 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]

All Publications on PubMed