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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Liepert specializes in acute care and emergency general surgery, trauma surgery and surgical critical care. Her research interests include patient safety, health quality and outcomes research and improvement in clinical processes.


Surgery (General)

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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial, UnityPoint Health - Meriter (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Surgery

Surgical Critical Care, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Residency University of Utah Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT
Internship University of Utah Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT
Medical School Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2006

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Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

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Dr. Liepert’s research interests include patient safety, health quality and outcomes research, as well as improving clinical processes by evaluating current practice patterns and system standards.

PubMed Articles
Bledsoe J Liepert AE Allen TL Dong L Hemingway J Majercik S Gardner S Stevens MH . The salutary effect of an integrated system on the rate of repeat CT scanning in transferred trauma patients: Improved costs and efficiencies. Am J Surg. 2017 Aug;214(2):198-200
[PubMed ID: 28283179]
Shulzhenko NO Zens TJ Beems MV Jung HS O'Rourke AP Liepert AE Scarborough JE Agarwal SK . Number of rib fractures thresholds independently predict worse outcomes in older patients with blunt trauma. Surgery. 2017 Apr;161(4):1083-1089
[PubMed ID: 27932031]
Scarborough JE Ingraham AM Liepert AE Jung HS O'Rourke AP Agarwal SK . Nonoperative Management Is as Effective as Immediate Splenectomy for Adult Patients with High-Grade Blunt Splenic Injury. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Aug;223(2):249-58
[PubMed ID: 27112125]
Serpico V Liepert AE Boucher K Fouts DL Anderson L Pell J Neumayer L . The Effect of Previsit Education in Breast Cancer Patients: A Study of a Shared-decision-making Tool. Am Surg. 2016 Mar;82(3):259-65
[PubMed ID: 27099063]
Liepert AE . Applying advocacy skills: Gaining influence from the statehouse to Capitol Hill. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2016 Mar;101(3):25-9
[PubMed ID: 27051934]
Azoury SC Bliss LA Ward WH Liepert AE Leichtle SW . Surgeons and social media: Threat to professionalism or an essential part of contemporary surgical practice? Bull Am Coll Surg. 2015 Aug;100(8):45-51
[PubMed ID: 26419055]
Liepert AE Bledsoe J Stevens MH Cochran A . Protecting trauma patients from duplicated computed tomography scans: the relevance of integrated care systems. Am J Surg. 2014 Oct;208(4):511-6
[PubMed ID: 25152252]
Muthuvel G Tevis SE Liepert AE Agarwal SK Kennedy GD . A composite index for predicting readmission following emergency general surgery. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014 Jun;76(6):1467-72
[PubMed ID: 24854317]
Liepert AE Leichtle SW Santin BJ . Surgery at the end of life: for love or money? Bull Am Coll Surg. 2012 Aug;97(8):36-40
[PubMed ID: 22973747]
Liepert AE Cochran A . CT utilization in transferred trauma patients. J Surg Res. 2011 Oct;170(2):309-13
[PubMed ID: 21816435]