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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. O’Rourke earned her medical degree at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (formerly UW Medical School), Madison, WI and completed her residency in general surgery at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. She then completed a fellowship in trauma and emergency surgery, and surgical critical care at the University of Tennessee in Memphis.

 

Dr. O’Rourke is certified by the American Board of Surgery. She specializes in trauma surgery, emergency general surgery and surgical critical care.

Specialties

Surgery (General)

Acute Care Surgery

Colon Resection

Complex Soft Tissue Repair

Excision of Lipoma

Laparoscopic Splenectomy

Necrotizing Fasciitis

Sebaceous Cyst Removal

Small Bowel Resection

Subcutaneous Tumor Removal

Surgical Critical Care

Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

Trauma and Life Support Center (TLC)

Trauma Surgery

Ventral / Abdominal Hernia Repair

Wound Care

Clinics

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UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Surgery
Surgical Critical Care
Fellowship

Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis. TN


Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Medical School University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (formerly UW Medical School), 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.
PubMed Articles
Barrett JR Drezdzon MK Monawer AH O'Rourke AP Scarborough JE Safety in Allowing Residents to Independently Perform Appendectomy: A Retrospective Review. J Am Coll Surg . 2019 Aug 13;
[PubMed ID: 31419496]
Liepert AE Velic AJ Rademacher B Blumenfeld AA Bingman E O'Rourke AP Sullivan S Proficiency development for graduating medical students, using skills-level-appropriate mastery learning versus traditional learning for chest tube placement: Assessing anxiety, confidence, and performance. Surgery . 2019 Jun;165(6):1075-1081
[PubMed ID: 30851948]
Heim M Draheim R Krupp A Breihan P O'Rourke A Wells J Fish J Evaluation of a Multidisciplinary Pain, Agitation, and Delirium Guideline in Mechanically Ventilated Critically Ill Adults. Hosp Pharm . 2019 Apr;54(2):119-124
[PubMed ID: 30923405]
OʼRourke AP Buckman SA Evans DC Kerwin AJ Breunig EA Bütz DE Changes in exhaled 13CO2/12CO2 breath delta value as an early indicator of infection in intensive care unit patients. J Trauma Acute Care Surg . 2019 Jan;86(1):71-78
[PubMed ID: 30575683]
Ingraham AM Agarwal SK Jung HS Liepert AE O'Rourke AP Scarborough JE Patient-Centered Outcome Spectrum: An Evidence-based Framework to Aid in Shared Decision-making. Ann Surg . 2018 Dec;268(6):980-984
[PubMed ID: 28922208]
O'Rourke AP Buckman SA Evans DC Kerwin AJ Breunig EA Bütz DE Changes in Exhaled 13CO2/12CO2 Breath Delta Value as an Early Indicator of Infection in ICU Patients. J Trauma Acute Care Surg . 2018 Oct 23;
[PubMed ID: 30358769]
Bommer C Sullivan S Campbell K Ahola Z Agarwal S O'Rourke A Jung HS Gibson A Leverson G Liepert AE Pre-simulation orientation for medical trainees: An approach to decrease anxiety and improve confidence and performance. Am J Surg . 2018 Feb;215(2):266-271
[PubMed ID: 29174166]
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]
Birnbaum ML Daily EK O'Rourke AP Loretti A Research and Evaluations of the Health Aspects of Disasters, Part IX: Risk-Reduction Framework. Prehosp Disaster Med . 2016 Jun;31(3):309-25
[PubMed ID: 27033777]
Birnbaum ML Loretti A Daily EK O'Rourke AP Research and Evaluations of the Health Aspects of Disasters, Part VIII: Risk, Risk Reduction, Risk Management, and Capacity Building. Prehosp Disaster Med . 2016 Jun;31(3):300-8
[PubMed ID: 27025980]
Sullivan SA Bingman E O'Rourke A Pugh CM Piloting Virtual Surgical Patient Cases with 3rd-year medical students during the surgery rotation. Am J Surg . 2016 Apr;211(4):689-696.e1
[PubMed ID: 26879419]
Birnbaum ML Daily EK O'Rourke AP Research and Evaluations of the Health Aspects of Disasters, Part VII: The Relief/Recovery Framework. Prehosp Disaster Med . 2016 Apr;31(2):195-210
[PubMed ID: 26837189]
Birnbaum ML Daily EK O'Rourke AP Kushner J Research and Evaluations of the Health Aspects of Disasters, Part VI: Interventional Research and the Disaster Logic Model. Prehosp Disaster Med . 2016 Apr;31(2):181-94
[PubMed ID: 26830875]
Birnbaum ML Daily EK O'Rourke AP Research and Evaluations of the Health Aspects of Disasters, Part IV: Framework for Societal Structures: the Societal Systems. Prehosp Disaster Med . 2015 Dec;30(6):633-47
[PubMed ID: 26568075]
Birnbaum ML Daily EK O'Rourke AP Research and Evaluations of the Health Aspects of Disasters, Part V: Epidemiological Disaster Research. Prehosp Disaster Med . 2015 Dec;30(6):648-56
[PubMed ID: 26555764]
Birnbaum ML Daily EK O'Rourke AP Research and Evaluations of the Health Aspects of Disasters, Part III: Framework for the Temporal Phases of Disasters. Prehosp Disaster Med . 2015 Dec;30(6):628-32
[PubMed ID: 26555671]
Birnbaum ML Daily EK O'Rourke AP Loretti A Research and Evaluations of the Health Aspects of Disasters, Part II: The Disaster Health Conceptual Framework Revisited. Prehosp Disaster Med . 2015 Oct;30(5):523-38
[PubMed ID: 26451782]
Birnbaum ML Daily EK O'Rourke AP Loretti A Research and Evaluations of the Health Aspects of Disasters, Part I: An Overview. Prehosp Disaster Med . 2015 Oct;30(5):512-22
[PubMed ID: 26451781]
Birnbaum ML Daily EK O'Rourke AP Loretti A Disaster Research/Evaluation Frameworks, Part 1: An Overview. Prehosp Disaster Med . 2014 Mar 14;:1-12
[PubMed ID: 24625734]