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David C. Evans, M.D.


 

The Ohio State University
395 W. 12th Ave., Suite 634
Columbus, Ohio 43210
Phone: (614) 293-9348
Email: david.evans@osumc.edu

Clinical Interests

Trauma, Emergency General Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Endoscopy

Research Interests

Infection in surgical patients, surgical nutrition, trauma outcomes

Current Appointments
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Director of Nutrition Support Service
Assistant Trauma Medical Director

Degrees
MD, Duke University School of Medicine, 2006
BS, Duke University, 2002

Residency
Residency, in General Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, July 2006- June 2012

Fellowship in Surgical Critical Care, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, July 2009-June 2010

Certifications
Board Certified in Surgery
Board Certified in Surgical Critical Care
Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor
Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Licensures
State Medical Board of Ohio, December 2009 - Present

Organizations
American College of Surgeons (Associate Member) (2004-)

American College of Surgeons, Ohio Chapter (2006-)

Society of Critical Care Medicine (2010-)

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (2012-)

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (2012-)

Association for Academic Surgery (2012-)

American Medical Association

Ohio State Medical Association

Columbus Medical Association

Publications

Leskovan JJ, Justiniano C.F., Bach, J, Cook CH, Lindsey DE, Eiferman D, Papadimos TJ, Steinberg SM, Bergese SD, Stawicki SPA, Evans DC. Anion gap as a predictor of trauma outcomes in the older trauma population: Correlations with injury severity and mortality. The American Surgeon (in press)

Prabhakaran S, Doraiswamy VA, Nagaraja V, Cipolla J, Ofurum U, Evans DC, Lindsey DE, Seamon MJ, Kavuturu S, Gerlach AT, Jaik NP, Eiferman DS, Papadimos TJ, Adolph MD, Cook CH, Stawicki SP. Nasoenteric tube complications. Scand J Surg. 101(3):147-55. (2012)

Evans DC, Cook CH, Christy JM, Murphy CV, Gerlach AT, Eiferman D, Lindsey DE, Whitmill ML, Papadimos TJ, Beery PR, Steinberg SM, Stawicki SPA. Comorbidity-Polypharmacy Scoring Facilitates Outcome Prediction in Older Trauma Patients. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 60: 1465–1470. (2012)

Justiniano CF, Evans DC, Cook CH, Eiferman DS, Gerlach AT, Beery PR, Lindsey DE, Saum GE, Murphy CV, Miller SF, Papadimos TJ, Steinberg SM, Stawicki SP. Comorbidity-polypharmacy score: a novel adjunct in post-emergency department trauma triage. J Surg Res May 31 [Epub ahead of print] (2012)

Evans D.C., Stawicki S.P.A., Davido H.T., Eiferman D.. Obesity in Trauma Patients: Correlations of BMI with Outcomes, Injury Patterns, and Complications. Am. Surg. Aug;77(8): 1003-1008. (2011)

Evans D.C., Stawicki S.P.A., Eiferman D., Reilley T.E., Downs J.B. Physiologically Relevant Application of Airway Pressure Release Ventilation. J Trauma. Jul;71(1):262-3. (2011)

Evans D.C., Gerlach A.T., Christy J.M., Jarvis A.M., Lindsey D.E., Whitmill M.L., Eiferman D., Murphy C.V., Cook C.H., Beery P.R., Steinberg S.M., Stawicki S.P.A. Pre-injury polypharmacy as a predictor of outcomes in trauma patients. Int J Crit Illn Inj Sci. 1(2):104-09. (2011)

Stawicki S.P., Prosciak M.P., Gerlach A.T., Bloomston P.M., Davido H.T., Lindsey D.E., Dillhoff M.E., Evans D.C., Whitmill M.L., Steinberg S.M., Cook C.H. Atrial fibrillation after esophagectomy: An indicator of postoperative morbidity. General Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 59(6): 399-405. (2011)

Christy J.M., Stawicki S.P., Jarvis A.M., Evans D.C., Gerlach A.T., Lindsey D.E., Rhoades P., Whitmill M.L., Steinberg S.M., Phieffer L.S., Cook C.H. The impact of antiplatelet therapy on pelvic fracture outcomes. J Emerg Trauma Shock. 4(1): 64-69. (2011)

Evans D.C. and Steinberg S.M. Infections of Skin, Muscle, and Soft Tissue. In Vincent, et. al., eds. Textbook of Critical Care, 6th Edition. New York: Elsevier. (2011).

Evans D.C., Doraiswamy V.A., Prosciak M.P., Silviera M., Seamon M.J., Rodriguez Funes V., Cipolla J., Wang C.F., Kavuturu S., Torigian D.A., Cook C.H., Lindsey D.E., Steinberg S.M., Stawicki S.P. Complications associated with pulmonary artery catheters: a comprehensive clinical review. Scand J Surg. 98(4):199-208. (2009)

Stawicki S.P., Evans D., Cipolla J., Seamon M.J., Lukaszczyk J.J., Prosciak M.P., Torigian D., Doraiswamy V.A., Gunter O.L., Steinberg S.M. Retained surgical foreign bodies: a comprehensive review of risks and preventive strategies. Scand J Surg. 98:8-17. (2009)

Ceppa E.P., Evans D.C., Upton E.C., Miller M.J., Lawson J.H. Endovascular treatment of a traumatic visceral aneursym. Journal of Trauma. Oct;65(4): 929-32. (2008)

Evans D.C., Sileshi B., Zakaria AM, Giangiacomo D, Manson RJ, Lawson JH. Genomic modeling of atherosclerosis in peripheral arterial disease and its variant phenotype in patients with diabetes. Vascular. Jul-Aug;16(4):225-35. (2008)

Evans D.C., Murphy M.P., Lawson J.H. Giant cell arteritis presenting as mesenteric ischemia. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 42(5): 1019-22. (2005)

Evans D.C., Upton E.C., and Lawson J.H. Axillary to common iliac arteriovenous graft for hemodialysis access: case report and review of “exotic” axillary-based grafts. Journal of Vascular Access. 6: 192-195. (2005)

Evans D.C. Extracurricular Activities: Summertime. In “Vault Insider Guide to Medical School Admissions,” S. Kansagra (ed.) New York. (2006)

Abstracts

Alistair J. Kent, D.P. Bahner, D.S. Eiferman, C.T. Boulger, A. Springer, E.J. Adkins, S. Yeager, G.J. Roelant, S.P. Stawicki, D.C. Evans. Sonographic Assessment Of Intravascular Volume Status In Trauma and Critical Illness: Equivalency of Subclavian Vein Collapsibility and Inferior Vena Cava Collapsibility indices. Ohio Committee on Trauma Resident Paper Competition, Dublin, Ohio, October 27, 2012.

J.S. Schwartz, B. Govindarajan, A.T. Gerlach, D. Eiferman, C.H. Cook, C. Justiniano, V.R. Belum, S. Bergese, S.M. Steinberg , S.P.A. Stawicki, D.C. Evans Appropriateness of Pre-Injury Warfarin Use in Older Trauma Patients. Ohio Committee on Trauma Resident Paper Competition, Dublin, Ohio, October 27, 2012.

Evans, D.C., Govindarajan, B., Gerlach, A.T., Eiferman, D., Cook, C.H., Justiniano, C., Belum, V.R., Bergese, S.D., Steinberg, S.M., Stawicki, S.P.A. Pre-Injury Warfarin Use in Older Trauma Patients: Risks and Appropriateness of Indications. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 215(3): S57-S58 (2012)

Evans, D.C., Arnold, M.W., Lindsey, D.E. Do we really need preliminary interns in academic surgery? Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 215(3): S114 (2012)

SD Moffatt-Bruce MD FACS, HM Ahmed MD, HL Anderson III MD FACS FCCM, TM Balija MD, I Bernescu MD, L Chan MD, J Cipolla MD FACS, L Chowayou RN, CH Cook MD FACS FCCM, SM Coyle RN MSN, VH Gracias MD FACS FCCM, OL Gunter MD FACS, DE Lindsey MD FACS, R Marchigiani MD, ND Martin MD FACS, J Patel MD, MJ Seamon MD FACS, EC Ellison MD FACS, E Vagedes RN, A Nesfeder PhD, GEA Saum BA CRC, G Phillips MAS, C Stehly BS, SM Steinberg MD FACS, RC Adams MD, DC Evans MD, SP Stawicki MD FACS. Retained surgical items: Determining the pattern of safety errors and omissions. Poster presentation at the Centennial Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons, Chicago, IL, September 30-October 4, 2012.

Justiniano, C., Evans, D.C., Beery, P.R., Lindsey, D.E., Cook, C.H., Gerlach, A.T., Saum, G.E.A., Eiferman, D.S., Steinberg, S.M., Stawicki, S.P.A. Comorbidity-Polypharmacy Score: A Novel Adjunct In Post-Emergency Department Trauma Triage. 7th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Las Vegas, Nevada. February 14-16, 2012. Journal of Surgical Research 172: 348, 2012.

Leskovan, J., Justiniano, C., Evans, D.C., Cook, C.H., Beery P.R., Davido, H.T., Eiferman, D.S., Lindsey, D.E., Steinberg, S.M., Stawicki, S.P.A. 2012. Anion Gap As Predictor Of Trauma Outcomes: Correlations With Injury Severity, Co-Morbid Conditions, And Mortality. 7th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Las Vegas, Nevada. February 14-16, 2012. Journal of Surgical Research 172: 347, 2012

Govindarajan, B., Evans, D.C., Gerlach, A.T., Cook, C.H. Eiferman, D., Justiniano, C., Belum, V.R., Bergese, S., Steinberg, S.M., Stawicki, S.P.A. Warfarin use and risks in older trauma patients. 3rd Annual Central Ohio Trauma System Trauma Research Symposium, Columbus, Ohio, May 7, 2012.

Wisler J.R., Evans D.C., Cook C.H., Whitmill M.L., Beery P.R., Gerlach A.T., Lindsey D.E., Eiferman D., Steinberg S.M., Stawicki S.P.A. Impact of Pre-injury Psychiatric Medication Use on Outcomes in Older Trauma Patients. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 213(3): S66, 2011.

Carraro E.A., Evans D.C., Phillips G.S., Stawicki S.P., Postoev A., Olcese, V., Cook C.H., Eiferman D.S. Portable Chest X-Rays Add No Predictive Value In Diagnosis Of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia. 70th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Chicago, IL, September 17, 2011.

Carraro E., Cook C., Evans D., Stawicki S., Postoev A., Olcese V., Phillips G., Eiferman D. Portable Chest X-Rays Add No Predictive Value in Diagnosis of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia. 16th Annual OSUMC Department of Surgery Research Conference, Columbus, Ohio, June, 2011.

Davido H.T., Evans D.C., Bowles J., Melnik W., Weaver S., Park T. and Ellison E.C. Operating Room Variability in laparoscopic cholecystectomy, measurement and improvement of outcomes and costs. Columbus Surgical Society. March 12, 2011.

Evans D.C., Stawicki S.P., Davido H.T., Cook C.H., Whitmill M.L., Lindsey D.E., Beery P.R., Gerlach A.T., Steinberg S.M., Eiferman D. “Obesity in trauma patients: Correlations of BMI with injury patterns and complications.” Southeastern Surgical Congress, Chattanooga, Tennessee, Saturday, February 12, 2011.

Evans D.C., Cook C.H., Christy J.M., Murphy C.V., Gerlach A.T., Lindsey D.E., Whitmill M.L., Beery P.R., Steinberg S.M., Stawicki, S.P. Comorbidity-Polypharmacy Scoring May Improve Outcome Prediction In Older Trauma Patients. American College of Surgeons Surgical Forum, Washington, DC, October 4, 2010. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 211(3): S59, 2010.

Adkins E.J., Kube E., Evans D., Nunley D.R., Bahner D.P. ICU Ultrasound Rounds in an Academic Medical Center. Chest. 2010; 138:205A.

Howard J.M., Eiferman D.S., Evans D.C., Gerckens J.S., Bahner D.P., Steinberg S.M., Beery P.R., Whitmill M.L., Cook C.H., Stawicki S.P. Two methods of hemodynamic and volume status assessment in critically ill patients - a study of disagreements. American College of Surgeons Surgical Forum, Washington, DC, October 7, 2010. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 211(3): S50, 2010.

Eiferman D.S., Evans D.C., Cook C.H., Christy J.M., Murphy C.V., Gerlach A.T.,
Lindsey D.E., Whitmill M.L., Beery P.R., Steinberg S.M., Stawicki S.P. Pre-injury beta blocker use does not affect the hyperdynamic response in older trauma patients. 69th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Boston, MA, September 22-25, 2010.

Evans D.C., Steinberg S.M., Murphy C.V., Stawicki S.P., Lindsey D.E., Thomas Y.M., Whitmill M.L., Cook C.H. Ventilator-associated pneumonia: results of a SICU quality improvement initiative. Central Ohio Trauma System Trauma Research Symposium, Ohio ACS Annual Meeting, Columbus, OH, May 7, 2010.

Evans D.C., Murphy C.V., Gerlach A.T., Christy J.M., Jarvis A.M., Lindsey D.E., Thomas Y.M., Whitmill M.L., Cook C.H., Steinberg S.M., Stawicki S.P. Pre-injury polypharmacy as a predictor of outcomes in trauma patients. Ohio Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Resident Research Forum, Columbus, OH, May 7, 2010.

Eiferman D., Howard J., Stawicki S., Evans D., Whitmill M., Beery P., Steinberg S., Lindsey D., Cook C. Assessment and Reliability of Intravascular Volume Measurements in the Intensive Care Unit. Presented at Columbus Surgical Society; Columbus, OH. February 6, 2010.

Stawicki S.P., Evans D.C., Christy J., Gerlach A.T., Jarvis A., Whitmill M.L., Lindsey D. E., Cook C.H., Rhoades P., Steinberg S. M. Pelvic fractures and antiplatelet agent use: why should we care? 5th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, San Antonio, Texas. February 3-5, 2010. Journal of Surgical Research, 158(2): 411, 2010.

Evans D.C., Stawicki S.P., Lindsey D.E., Thomas Y.M., Whitmill M.L., Steinberg S.M., Cook C.H. Antibiotic stewardship does not improve mortality for ventilator-associated pneumonia. Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Phoenix, Arizona. January 20, 2010.

Sileshi B., Evans D.C., Giangiacomo D.M., Achneck H.E., Manson R.J., Dibernardo L., Lawson J.H. Characterization of Progression of Atherosclerosis in Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease Using Genomic Profiling. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Annual Conference. Washington, D.C. April 29, 2009. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 29(7): e10, 2009.

Sileshi B., Evans D.C., Giangiacomo D.M., Achneck H.E., Manson R.J., Onaitis M.W., Lawson J.H. Identification of specific morphologic disease states in peripheral arterial disease using genomic profiling. Academic Surgical Congress, Fort Myers, Florida. February 6, 2009. Journal of Surgical Research 151(2): 301, 2009.

Evans D., Bollins J., Hendershot K., Armen S., Thomas Y., Steinberg S., Cook C. Utility of Repeat Bronchoalveolar Lavage in Critically Ill Patients. Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Orlando, Florida. January 16, 2009.

Evans D., Bollins J., Hendershot K., Armen S., Thomas Y., Steinberg S., Cook C. Utility of Repeat Bronchoalveolar Lavage in Critically Ill Patients. 3rd Annual Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Research Day, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, September 19, 2008.

Sileshi B., Evans D., Giangiacomo D., Achneck H., Manson R., Onaitis M., Lawson J. Identification of specific morphologic disease states in peripheral arterial disease using genomic profiling. South Carolina/North Carolina Chapters of the American College of Surgeons & South Carolina Vascular Society, Isle of Palms, SC July 12, 2008.

Evans D.C., Zakaria A.M., Gray J.L., Lawson J.H. Gene expression profiling to describe and model peripheral arterial disease. American College of Surgeons Surgical Forum, San Francisco, CA, October 18, 2005. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 201(3): S39, 2005.

Evans D.C., Zakaria A.M., Gray J.L., Lawson J.H. Genomic analysis of the aging atherosclerotic peripheral artery. FASEB J 19(4): A220, 2005; Experimental Biology, San Diego, CA, April 2005.

Schwimmer J., Evans D., Helton W., Bean J., Ryckman F., Alonso M., Balistreri W., Bucuvalas J. "Linear Growth after Liver Transplantation for Biliary Atresia Varies by the Child's Age at Transplantation." Gastroenterology 118, Supplement 2: A983, 2000; Digestive Disease Week, San Diego, CA, May 2000.

Extramural Grant Support

Gene Expression Profiling of Peripheral Arterial Disease. Evans, D.C. Advisor: Lawson, J.H. Agency: American Diabetes Association, Medical Scholars Award. Period: July 1, 2004-June 30, 2005.

Gene Expression Profiling to Model Peripheral Arterial Disease. Evans, D.C. Advisor: Lawson, J.H. Agency: Lifeline Foundation / Society for Vascular Surgery. 2005-2006.

Genomics of Vascular Disease. Evans, D.C. Advisor: Lawson, J.H. Agency: American Heart Association. Period: 2004.

Oral Presentations

“Pre-injury warfarin use in older trauma patients: Risks and appropriateness of indications.” American College of Surgeons Surgical Forum, Chicago, IL, October 1, 2012.

“Do we really need preliminary interns in academic surgery?” American College of Surgeons Surgical Forum, Chicago, IL, October 2, 2012

“Hemostatic Resuscitation and Massive Transfusion Protocols.” General Surgery Grand Rounds. The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, December 1, 2011.

“Obesity in Older Trauma Patients: Correlations of BMI with Outcomes, Injury Patterns, and Complications.” 2nd Annual Central Ohio Trauma System Trauma Research Symposium, Columbus, Ohio, May 18, 2011.

“Obesity in trauma patients: Correlations of BMI with injury patterns and complications.” Southeastern Surgical Congress, Chattanooga, Tennessee, February 12, 2011.

“Comorbidity-Polypharmacy Scoring May Improve Outcome Prediction In Older Trauma Patients.” American College of Surgeons Surgical Forum, Washington, DC, October 4, 2010.

“Ventilator-associated pneumonia: results of a SICU quality improvement initiative.” Central Ohio Trauma System Trauma Research Symposium, Ohio ACS Annual Meeting, Columbus, Ohio, May 7, 2010.

“Pre-injury polypharmacy as a predictor of outcomes in trauma patients.” Ohio Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Resident Research Forum, May 7, 2010, Columbus, Ohio.

“Antibiotic stewardship does not improve mortality for ventilator-associated pneumonia.” Raymond H. Alexander, MD Resident Paper Competition of the EAST Foundation. Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Phoenix, Arizona. January 20, 2010.

“Utility of Repeat Bronchoalveolar Lavage in Critically Ill Patients.” Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Orlando, Florida. January 16, 2009.

“Changes in SICU practice improve antibiotic utilization for ventilator-associated pneumonia.” 14th Annual Department of Surgery Research Conference, The Ohio State University, May 22, 2009.

“Utility of Repeat Bronchoalveolar Lavage in Critically Ill Patients.” 13th Annual Department of Surgery Research Conference, The Ohio State University, May 23, 2008.

“Gene expression profiling to describe and model peripheral arterial disease.” American College of Surgeons Surgical Forum, October 18, 2005, San Francisco, CA

“Expression Profiling in Peripheral Artery Disease.” Cardiovascular Genomics Forum, Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy, Duke University, October 6, 2005.

“Genomic analysis of the atherosclerotic peripheral artery.” AOA Day, Duke University School of Medicine, August 6, 2005

“Genomic analysis of the atherosclerotic peripheral artery.” Thirteenth Annual Academic Evening, Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, May 10, 2005

“Genomic analysis of the aging atherosclerotic peripheral artery.” Blood Vessel Club of the North American Vascular Biology Organization, Experimental Biology 2005. April 2, 2005, San Diego, CA

Non-Authored Publications Acknowledged for Contributions

Silinski P, Fitzgerald MC. A stable dimer in the pH-induced equilibrium unfolding of the homo-hexameric enzyme 4-oxalocrotonate tautomerase (4-OT). Biochemistry. Apr 2;41(13):4480-91. (2002)

Prizes and Awards
2010, First Place - Clinical Science, Resident Research Forum, American College of Surgeons Ohio Chapter

2010, Raymond H. Alexander, MD Competition Participant

2006, Intern of the Year Award, Ohio State University

2005, Best Abstract, Vasculata 2005

2005, Lifeline Student Research Fellowship, AVA / Society for Vascular Surgery, 2005, Third Year Medical Student Award, Eastern Vascular Society

2004, Medical Scholars Award, American Diabetes Association

2004, Student Scholarship in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke, American Heart Association

Reviewer
Archives of Surgery.

Journal of Blood Disorders and Transfusion.

Administrative Service:

The Ohio State University

Ethics Committee, OSU Wexner Medical Center (2012-)

Physician creator of Surgery Resource Guide at the OSU Health Science Library
http://hsl.osu.edu/resources/subject-guides/guide/surgery (2012).

2007 - 2009 Professionalism Council, Professionalism in Clinical Areas Subcommittee 

2007 - 2008 Product Evaluation Committee

Duke University Medical Center

2004 - 2006 Institutional Review Board for Clinical Investigations