Jessica R. Burgess, MD, FACS

Associate Professor

Surgery


Hofheimer Hall

757.446.8950


Dr. Burgess obtained her M.D. degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in 2009.  She stayed at EVMS for her General Surgery residency and completed her Surgical Critical Care Fellowship in the middle of residency.  She joined the EVMS faculty in 2015 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2020.  Her clinical interests include acute care surgery, robotic and laparoscopic general surgery.

Dr. Burgess is the Program Director for the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship and the co-director of the 3rd year surgical clerkship.  She has been the recipient of both the Sir William Osler Award for Excellence in Teaching as well as the Crystal Apple Teaching Award.  Her research interests include trauma quality improvement and geriatric outcomes in acute care surgery.  She is a member of American College of Surgeons Patient Education Committee and an active member in the Young Fellows Association of the College.  She currently serves on the CME Committee of the Southeastern Surgical Association.  Locally, she serves as the chair of the Disaster Committee at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

Her interests outside of medicine include spending time with her husband and three young boys, enjoying the outdoors, trying new restaurants and exercising.

Faculty Appointments

Asssociate Professor

Program Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship                                           

Surgery Clerkship Director

Undergraduate Degree

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Medical Education

MD: Eastern Virginia Medical School

Residency

Eastern Virginia Medical School (General Surgery)

Fellowship

Eastern Virginia Medical School (Surgical Critical Care)

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery and Surgical Critical Care

Presentations and Scholarships

  • Kelley K, Proksch D, Shaw S, Luo J, Collins J, Martyak M, Britt LD, Burgess J. Long term outcomes in older trauma patients admitted to the ICU: A prospective study. Accepted for publication Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
  • Hota S, Ng M, Burgess J. 2. Thromboelastogram-guided resuscitation for patients with traumatic brain injury on novel anticoagulants. Accepted for publication American Surgeon
  • Sadler C, Dougherty K, Burgess J, Collins J. Bedside incentive spirometry predicts risk of pulmonary complication in patients with rib fractures. Accepted for publication American Surgeon
  • Harmon L, Haase D, Cabral D, Lottenberg L, Cunningham K, Bonne S, Burgess J et al. Infection after penetrating brain injury: An Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma multicenter trial. J Trauma and Acute Care Surg/ 2019 Jul;87(1):61-67.
  • Kelley K, Burgess J, Weireter L, Novosel T, Parks K, Asuega A, Collins J. Early use of a chest trauma protocol in patients with rib fractures improves pulmonary outcomes. Am Surg 2019 Mar 1; 85(3):288-291
  • Wagner M, Burgess J, Britt R. Barriers to Colonoscopy in an uninsured patient population- A quality improvement plan. Am Surg. 2019 Jan 1; 85(1): 111-114
  • Martyak M, Collins J, Burgess J. Optimization of resource allocation after implementation of mild traumatic brain injury treatment protocol. Am Surg. 2018 Aug 1;84(8):1303-1306
  • Soult L, Burgess J. Resident accuracy in performing eFAST for trauma; Not as good as we think we are? Am Surg. 2018 Aug; 84(9) e288-89
  • Ng M, Dhanani R, Galadima H, Burgess J. Moderate sedation or monitored anesthesia care for colonoscopies; Is there a difference?. Am Surg 2018 Aug 1; 84(8):1284-1287
  • Ng M, Burgess J. Prognosis of critically ill trauma patients receiving multiple vasopressors. Am Surg. 2017 Sep; 83(9); 372-373

Complete Research Profile

https://researchers.evms.edu/display/person-jessica-burgess

Specialties

Primary specialty: General Surgery/Trauma

Secondary specialty: Critical Care Medicine

Practice Locations

825 Fairfax Avenue
Suite 610
Hofheimer Hall
Norfolk
757.446.8960

Faculty Appointments

Asssociate Professor

Program Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship                                           

Surgery Clerkship Director

Undergraduate Degree

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Medical Education

MD: Eastern Virginia Medical School

Residency

Eastern Virginia Medical School (General Surgery)

Fellowship

Eastern Virginia Medical School (Surgical Critical Care)

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery and Surgical Critical Care

Presentations and Scholarships

  • Kelley K, Proksch D, Shaw S, Luo J, Collins J, Martyak M, Britt LD, Burgess J. Long term outcomes in older trauma patients admitted to the ICU: A prospective study. Accepted for publication Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
  • Hota S, Ng M, Burgess J. 2. Thromboelastogram-guided resuscitation for patients with traumatic brain injury on novel anticoagulants. Accepted for publication American Surgeon
  • Sadler C, Dougherty K, Burgess J, Collins J. Bedside incentive spirometry predicts risk of pulmonary complication in patients with rib fractures. Accepted for publication American Surgeon
  • Harmon L, Haase D, Cabral D, Lottenberg L, Cunningham K, Bonne S, Burgess J et al. Infection after penetrating brain injury: An Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma multicenter trial. J Trauma and Acute Care Surg/ 2019 Jul;87(1):61-67.
  • Kelley K, Burgess J, Weireter L, Novosel T, Parks K, Asuega A, Collins J. Early use of a chest trauma protocol in patients with rib fractures improves pulmonary outcomes. Am Surg 2019 Mar 1; 85(3):288-291
  • Wagner M, Burgess J, Britt R. Barriers to Colonoscopy in an uninsured patient population- A quality improvement plan. Am Surg. 2019 Jan 1; 85(1): 111-114
  • Martyak M, Collins J, Burgess J. Optimization of resource allocation after implementation of mild traumatic brain injury treatment protocol. Am Surg. 2018 Aug 1;84(8):1303-1306
  • Soult L, Burgess J. Resident accuracy in performing eFAST for trauma; Not as good as we think we are? Am Surg. 2018 Aug; 84(9) e288-89
  • Ng M, Dhanani R, Galadima H, Burgess J. Moderate sedation or monitored anesthesia care for colonoscopies; Is there a difference?. Am Surg 2018 Aug 1; 84(8):1284-1287
  • Ng M, Burgess J. Prognosis of critically ill trauma patients receiving multiple vasopressors. Am Surg. 2017 Sep; 83(9); 372-373

Complete Research Profile

https://researchers.evms.edu/display/person-jessica-burgess

Specialties

Primary specialty: General Surgery/Trauma

Secondary specialty: Critical Care Medicine

Practice Locations

825 Fairfax Avenue
Suite 610
Hofheimer Hall
Norfolk
757.446.8960

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