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John A. Aucar, MD

Associate Professor

John Aucar


School of Medicine
Secondary Clinical Research
CUMC - Creighton University Medical Center

John A. Aucar, MD

Associate Professor




Associate Professor


  • Aucar, JA, Punja, Viren, Asensio, Juan. IntechOpen - Book Chapter – Biosurgicals and Trauma – Chapter Title: Biosurgicals – The Next Frontier in Operative Approaches. 2019


  • Am J Surg
    , Osborne Z, Rowitz B, Moore H, Oliphant U, Butler J, Olson M, Aucar J. Obesity in trauma: outcomes and disposition trends. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2013.10.013. Epub 2013 Dec 19.
    207(3), p. 387-92 2014
  • Am J Surg
    Ozbourn, ZJ, Surgical pulmonary embolectomy in a community hospital. Osborne ZJ, Rossi P, Aucar J, Dharamsy S, Cook S, Wheatley B. Am J Surg. 2014 Mar;207(3):337-41; discussion 340-1. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2013.10.011. Epub 2013 Dec 8. PMID: 24418179
    207, p. 337-41 2013


  • CHI Regional Trauma Grand Rounds: 'To bleed or not to bleed? Bleeding, clotting, and transfusion concerns in trauma'. 2022
  • Mock Orals Examiner - Combined Creighton University and University of Nebraska Departments of Surgery 2022
  • ATLS teaching/testing - Creighton University Division of Trauma, Critical Care, and Acute Care Surgery 2022
  • Surgical Grand Rounds to the Department of Surgery: 'Evidence Based Surgery and Medicine.' 2021
  • Presentation Judge for the Nebraska Chapter of the American College of Surgeons 2021
  •  ATLS: Initial Assessment 2020
  • Traumatic Coagulopathy: Adding Insult to Injury - Creighton University Department of Surgery Grand Rounds 2019
  • Traumatic Coagulopathy” (1 hour lecture with discussion) at the Southwest Iowa State Trauma  Conference (Regional/State Level) in Council Bluffs, IA  2019
  • Lecture to Advanced Trauma Life Support – “Trauma in Women”, “Pediatric Trauma”, Geriatric Trauma” – CHI/Creighton University Medical Center .  2019
  • Lecture to Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses “Head Trauma”, “Spine Trauma”, “Pediatric Trauma”, “Geriatric Trauma” – CHI/Creighton University Medical Center 2019
  • Lecture to Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses “Abdominal Trauma”  and “Thoracic Trauma” – CHI/Creighton University Medical Center   2019
  • John Aucar, A Bibliometric Analysis of the Acute Care Surgery Literature 2005 to 2015.  North Texas Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, Dallas, TX.   2016
  • Jeffry Kashuk MD, John Aucar MD MSHI, Pamela Colvin RN, JOhn Josephs MD, Kent Skipper MD, Ari Lipsky MD PhD.  Burnout vs. Nirvana: What is the Ideal Trauma/Acute Care Surgery Model?  Southwestern Surgical Congress, Scottsdale, AZ.   2014