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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Gibson specializes in the surgical treatment of trauma and burns, and surgical critical care. She provides a wide range of services including Burn Surgery, management of complicated wounds, and Trauma Surgery. Dr. Gibson is certified by the American Board of Surgery.


Surgery (General)

Burn and Wound Care

Burn Surgery

Surgical Critical Care

Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

Trauma Surgery


University Hospital
(608) 263-7502 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 242-2828 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 263-7502 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 263-8954 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 264-8040 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Surgery
Surgical Critical Care

Critical Care, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI

Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Medical School University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Dr. Gibson’s research interests focus on epithelial regeneration in burn injury, development and testing of skin substitutes, understanding the contribution of mesenchymal stem cells in burn wound healing, and identifying the role of the host defense peptides in burn wound healing.

PubMed Articles
Karim AS Yan A Ocotl E Bennett DD Wang Z Kendziorski C Gibson ALF Discordance between histologic and visual assessment of tissue viability in excised burn wound tissue. Wound Repair Regen . 2019 Mar;27(2):150-161
[PubMed ID: 30585657]
Borders JC Gibson AL Grayev A Thibeault S Predictors of dysphagia in critically injured patients with neck trauma. J Crit Care . 2018 Apr;44:312-317
[PubMed ID: 29268199]
Gibson ALF Bennett DD Taylor LJ Improving the histologic characterization of burn depth. J Cutan Pathol . 2017 Dec;44(12):998-1004
[PubMed ID: 28632906]
Gibson ALF Shatadal S A simple and improved method to determine cell viability in burn-injured tissue. J Surg Res . 2017 Jul;215:83-87
[PubMed ID: 28688666]
Israel JS Greenhalgh DG Gibson AL Variations in Burn Excision and Grafting: A Survey of the American Burn Association. J Burn Care Res . 2017 Jan Feb;38(1):e125-e132
[PubMed ID: 27893575]
Gibson AL Thomas-Virnig CL Centanni JM Schlosser SJ Johnston CE Van Winkle KF Szilagyi A He LK Shankar R Allen-Hoffmann BL Nonviral human beta defensin-3 expression in a bioengineered human skin tissue: a therapeutic alternative for infected wounds. Wound Repair Regen . 2012 May-Jun;20(3):414-24
[PubMed ID: 22564233]
Rasmussen CA Gibson AL Schlosser SJ Schurr MJ Allen-Hoffmann BL Chimeric composite skin substitutes for delivery of autologous keratinocytes to promote tissue regeneration. Ann Surg . 2010 Feb;251(2):368-76
[PubMed ID: 20010085]
Straseski JA Gibson AL Thomas-Virnig CL Allen-Hoffmann BL Oxygen deprivation inhibits basal keratinocyte proliferation in a model of human skin and induces regio-specific changes in the distribution of epidermal adherens junction proteins, aquaporin-3, and glycogen. Wound Repair Regen . 2009 Jul-Aug;17(4):606-16
[PubMed ID: 19614926]
Schurr MJ Foster KN Centanni JM Comer AR Wicks A Gibson AL Thomas-Virnig CL Schlosser SJ Faucher LD Lokuta MA Allen-Hoffmann BL Phase I/II clinical evaluation of StrataGraft: a consistent, pathogen-free human skin substitute. J Trauma . 2009 Mar;66(3):866-73; discussion 873-4
[PubMed ID: 19276766]
Thomas-Virnig CL Centanni JM Johnston CE He LK Schlosser SJ Van Winkle KF Chen R Gibson AL Szilagyi A Li L Shankar R Allen-Hoffmann BL Inhibition of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii by nonviral expression of hCAP-18 in a bioengineered human skin tissue. Mol Ther . 2009 Mar;17(3):562-9
[PubMed ID: 19190595]
Gibson AL Schurr MJ Schlosser SJ Comer AR Allen-Hoffmann BL Comparison of therapeutic antibiotic treatments on tissue-engineered human skin substitutes. Tissue Eng Part A . 2008 May;14(5):629-38
[PubMed ID: 18439105]