Louis J Magnotti, MD, MS, FACS

Louis J Magnotti, MD, MS, FACS

Clinical Professor, Surgery - (Clinical Series Track)

Louis J. Magnotti, MD, MS, FACS, joins the Department of Surgery as a clinical professor in the Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns, and Acute Care Surgery.

Prior to joining the University of Arizona, Dr. Magnotti was a professor of surgery and former program director of the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

“Dr. Magnotti's addition to our team will help us find new ways to better treat trauma patients with his research capabilities," said Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns, and Acute Care Surgery Chief Bellal Joseph, MD, FACS. "He is an exceptional clinician and a passionate educator."

Dr. Magnotti believes that health care providers should treat every patient as if they are their favorite family member a philosophy he plans to share with the University of Arizona.

Dr. Magnotti completed his Medical Degree and general surgery residency at the former University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Following that, he pursued a fellowship in surgical critical care at the Presley Regional Trauma Center in Memphis, Tennessee. Throughout his training and career, Dr. Magnotti received the 2018 Arthur M. Shipley Award of the Southern Surgical Association, the Golden Apple Teaching Award at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and the Resident Education and Training Award at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

Dr. Magnotti holds research interests in optimizing trauma care and improving patient outcomes. He has published many peer reviewed journal articles included in the Journal of Surgical Research, the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, the Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care, and the Journal of Burn Care & Research. He is board certified in general surgery and surgical critical care.

He is a member of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, the Surgical Infection Society, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the Harwell Wilson Surgical Society, and the Southern Surgical Association. He is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Outside of medicine, Dr. Magnotti enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

Degree(s)

  • MD: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Residency
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, General Surgery
Fellowship
Presley Regional Trauma Center, Surgical Critical Care