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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Faucher is certified by the American Board of Surgery, with certifications of additional qualification in Advanced Trauma Life Support, Focused Abdominal Ultrasound in Trauma, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. He specializes in the surgical treatment of trauma and burns, and surgical critical care.


Surgery (General)

Burn and Wound Care

Burn Surgery

Colon Resection

Complex Soft Tissue Repair

Excision of Lipoma

Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery for Gallstones

Laparoscopic Splenectomy

Necrotizing Fasciitis

Reconstructive Burn Surgery

Sebaceous Cyst Removal

Small Bowel Resection

Subcutaneous Tumor Removal

Surgical Critical Care


Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

Trauma Surgery

Ventral / Abdominal Hernia Repair

Wound Care


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

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Surgery
Fellowship Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Burn Trauma, University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals, Seattle, WA, 2001-2002

Residency University of Utah Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT
Internship University of Utah Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT
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.

Dr. Faucher's research interests include burn epidemiology, the clinical aspects of burn care and nonpharmacologic adjuncts for the treatment of burn pain.

PubMed Articles
Lennertz R Haley Z McCormick T Hetzel S Faucher L Gibson A Perioperative multimodal analgesia reduces opioid use following skin grafting in non-intubated burn patients. J Burn Care Res . 2020 Apr 30;
[PubMed ID: 32353145]
Holmes JH 4th Schurr MJ King BT Foster K Faucher LD Lokuta MA Comer AR Rooney PJ Barbeau KF Mohoney ST Gibson ALF Lynn Allen-Hoffmann B An open-label, prospective, randomized, controlled, multicenter, phase 1b study of StrataGraft skin tissue versus autografting in patients with deep partial-thickness thermal burns. Burns . 2019 Dec;45(8):1749-1758
[PubMed ID: 31416637]
Zens T Yan A Lee CW Schmitz C Faucher L Gibson A A Pediatric Burn Outpatient Short Stay Program Decreases Patient Length of Stay With Equivalent Burn Outcomes. J Burn Care Res . 2018 Apr 20;39(3):353-362
[PubMed ID: 28598952]
Chung KK Rhie RY Lundy JB Cartotto R Henderson E Pressman MA Joe VC Aden JK Driscoll IR Faucher LD McDermid RC Mlcak RP Hickerson WL Jeng JC A Survey of Mechanical Ventilator Practices Across Burn Centers in North America. J Burn Care Res . 2016 Mar-Apr;37(2):e131-9
[PubMed ID: 26135527]
Hanson SE Kleinbeck KR Cantu D Kim J Bentz ML Faucher LD Kao WJ Hematti P Local delivery of allogeneic bone marrow and adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stromal cells for cutaneous wound healing in a porcine model. J Tissue Eng Regen Med . 2016 Feb;10(2):E90-E100
[PubMed ID: 23418160]
Hickerson WL Ryan CM Conlon KM Harrington DT Foster K Schwartz S Iyer N Jeschke M Haller HL Faucher LD Arnoldo BD Jeng JC What's in a Name? Recent Key Projects of the Committee on Organization and Delivery of Burn Care. J Burn Care Res . 2015 Nov-Dec;36(6):619-25
[PubMed ID: 25423435]
Giretzlehner M Haller HL Faucher LD Pressman MA Salinas J Jeng JC One burn, one standard. J Burn Care Res . 2014 Sep-Oct;35(5):e372
[PubMed ID: 25144809]
Jonker MA Sauerhammer TM Faucher LD Schurr MJ Kudsk KA Bilateral versus unilateral bronchoalveolar lavage for the diagnosis of ventilator-associated pneumonia. Surg Infect (Larchmt) . 2012 Dec;13(6):391-5
[PubMed ID: 23240724]
Schurr MJ Foster KN Lokuta MA Rasmussen CA Thomas-Virnig CL Faucher LD Caruso DM Allen-Hoffmann BL Clinical Evaluation of NIKS-Based Bioengineered Skin Substitute Tissue in Complex Skin Defects: Phase I/IIa Clinical Trial Results. Adv Wound Care (New Rochelle) . 2012 Apr;1(2):95-103
[PubMed ID: 24527287]
Gibson A Faucher L Schurr M Molten copper inhalation. Burns . 2011 Sep;37(6):e50-3
[PubMed ID: 21726951]
Faucher LD Is there still a shortage of burn surgeons? J Burn Care Res . 2011 Jul-Aug;32(4):e156
[PubMed ID: 21577135]
Russ AJ Faucher LD Gordon DB Pellino TA Schurr MJ Functional implications of long-term pain following outpatient inguinal herniorrhaphy--a prospective evaluation. J Surg Res . 2011 Jul;169(1):25-30
[PubMed ID: 20080256]
Centanni JM Straseski JA Wicks A Hank JA Rasmussen CA Lokuta MA Schurr MJ Foster KN Faucher LD Caruso DM Comer AR Allen-Hoffmann BL StrataGraft skin substitute is well-tolerated and is not acutely immunogenic in patients with traumatic wounds: results from a prospective, randomized, controlled dose escalation trial. Ann Surg . 2011 Apr;253(4):672-83
[PubMed ID: 21475006]
Faucher LD Editorial comments: Burn disasters--an audit of the literature. Prehosp Disaster Med . 2010 Nov-Dec;25(6):581
[PubMed ID: 21181693]
Kleinbeck KR Faucher LD Kao WJ Biomaterials modulate interleukin-8 and other inflammatory proteins during reepithelialization in cutaneous partial-thickness wounds in pigs. Wound Repair Regen . 2010 Sep-Oct;18(5):486-98
[PubMed ID: 20731797]
Faucher LD Pediatric FAST and elevated liver transaminases: an effective screening tool in blunt abdominal trauma. J Surg Res . 2010 Mar;159(1):486
[PubMed ID: 19592013]
Faucher LD Kleinbeck KR Kao WJ Multifunctional photopolymerized semiinterpenetrating network (sIPN) system containing bupivacaine and silver sulfadiazine is an effective donor site treatment in a swine model. J Burn Care Res . 2010 Jan-Feb;31(1):137-45
[PubMed ID: 20061849]
Markus LA Willems KE Maruna CC Schmitz CL Pellino TA Wish JR Faucher LD Schurr MJ Virtual reality: feasibility of implementation in a regional burn center. Burns . 2009 Nov;35(7):967-9
[PubMed ID: 19447555]
Schurr MJ Faucher LD A prospective, randomized, comparative trial of a COX-2 selective nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug versus placebo in inguinal herniorrhaphy patients. Hernia . 2009 Oct;13(5):491-7
[PubMed ID: 19301086]
Derrick AJ Faucher LD Motorcycle helmets and rider safety: a legislative crisis. J Public Health Policy . 2009 Jul;30(2):226-42
[PubMed ID: 19597455]