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Clinical Information


Mehreen Kisat, MBBS, MS

Assistant Professor

  • Division of Acute Care and Regional General Surgery

(608) 265-9574


  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor or Surgery, Aga Khan University Medical College
  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • General Surgery Residency, University of Arizona
  • MS, Clinical Translational Science, University of Arizona
  • Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, Harvard Medical School Brigham and Women's Hospital

Recent Publications

  • Antibiotic Therapy in the Intensive Care Unit.
    Kisat M, Zarzaur B
    Surg Clin North Am 2022 Feb; 102(1): 159-167
    [PubMed ID: 34800384]

  • Plasma metagenomic sequencing to detect and quantify bacterial DNA in ICU patients suspected of sepsis: A proof-of-principle study.
    Kisat MT, Odenheimer-Bergman A, Markus H, Joseph B, Srivatsan SN, Contente-Cuomo T, Khalpey Z, Keim P, O'Keeffe T, Askari R, Salim A, Rhee P, Murtaza M
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2021 Dec 01; 91(6): 988-994
    [PubMed ID: 34510074]

  • Lack of Routine Healthcare among Resident Physicians in New England.
    Rangel EL, Castillo-Angeles M, Kisat M, Kamine TH, Askari R
    J Am Coll Surg 2020 Jun; 230(6): 885-892
    [PubMed ID: 31765695]

  • Survival outcomes after prolonged intensive care unit length of stay among trauma patients: The evidence for never giving up.
    Kisat MT, Latif A, Zogg CK, Haut ER, Zafar SN, Hashmi ZG, Oyetunji TA, Cornwell EE, Zafar H, Haider AH
    Surgery 2016 Sep; 160(3): 771-80
    [PubMed ID: 27267552]

  • Experience of damage control trauma laparotomy in a limited resource healthcare setting: A retrospective Cohort Study.
    Kisat M, Zafar SN, Hashmi ZG, Pardhan A, Mir T, Shah A, Haider AH, Zafar H
    Int J Surg 2016 Apr; 28: 71-6
    [PubMed ID: 26889970]

All Publications on PubMed