Clinical Information


Ann P O'Rourke, MD, MPH, FACS

Associate Professor

  • Trauma Medical Director
  • Division of Acute Care and Regional General Surgery
  • Program Director, General Surgery Residency Program
(608) 262-6246

600 Highland Ave
MC 3236
Madison , WI 53792-3284


  • MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, 2002
  • MPH, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, 2006
  • Residency in Surgery, University of Wisconsin Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Madison, WI, 2009
  • Fellowship, Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, University of Tennessee-Memphis, Memphis, TN, 2010

Clinical Specialties

Dr. O’Rourke is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Surgical Critical Care. Dr. O’Rourke practices in the trauma and burn programs and in the acute care surgery program.

Recent Publications

  • Disaster Research/Evaluation Frameworks, Part 1: An Overview - RETRACTION.
    Birnbaum ML, Daily EK, O'Rourke AP, Loretti A
    Prehosp Disaster Med 2022 Jun; 37(3): E2
    [PubMed ID: 35437131]

  • Which Hospital-Acquired Conditions Matter the Most in Trauma? An Evidence-Based Approach for Prioritizing Trauma Program Improvement.
    Lee PT, Krecko LK, Savage S, O'Rourke AP, Jung HS, Ingraham A, Zarzaur BL, Scarborough JE
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2022 Apr 08;
    [PubMed ID: 35393378]

  • Screening in Trauma for Opioid Misuse Prevention (STOMP): Results from a prospective cohort of victims of traumatic injury.
    Brown RT, Deyo B, Nicholas C, Baltes A, Hetzel S, Tilhou A, Quanbeck A, Glass J, O'Rourke A, Agarwal S
    Drug Alcohol Depend 2022 03 01; 232: 109286
    [PubMed ID: 35101814]

  • Our thoughts: Improving general surgery resident preparedness for dedicated research time.
    Schwartz PB, Krecko LK, Park KY, O'Rourke AP, Greenberg J, Jung S
    Am J Surg 2021 Dec 04;
    [PubMed ID: 34876255]

  • "Rhythm of the Night": Medical student reflections on overnight trauma call.
    Larson SL, O'Rourke AP
    Am J Surg 2021 Dec; 222(6): 1099-1103
    [PubMed ID: 34600736]

All Publications on PubMed