• Born and raised in Ohio, Dr. Hendershot received her undergraduate degree from Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN. She then began her medical education at Wright State University School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio, graduating in 1999. Dr. Hendershot completed her surgical residency in general surgery at Georgetown University in Washington, DC in 2004. She then went on to complete fellowships in trauma and trauma research at Fairfax Hospital outside of Washington, DC in 2006 followed by a surgical critical care fellowship at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio in 2007. Dr. Hendershot came to UAB from Wright State University where she was an Assistant Professor and the Associate Clerkship Director for surgery medical students. She is very interested in trauma and surgical education and has done research in both of these areas. She is involved in committees of the Eastern Association of the Surgery of Trauma (EAST) and the Association for Surgical Education (ASE).

    Dr. Hendershot serves as an associate program director for the UAB General Surgery Residency Program.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2022 Transition from trainee to educator in the operating room: A needs assessment and framework to support junior faculty 2022
    2022 Participant perspectives on a department of surgery faculty mentoring program 2022
    2021 Call to Action on the Categorization of Sex, Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in Surgical ResearchJournal of the American College of Surgeons.  233:316-319. 2021
    2021 High value care education in general surgery residency programs: A multi-institutional needs assessment 2021
    2020 Secondary Overtriage of Trauma Patients: Analysis of Clinical and Geographic PatternsJournal of Surgical Research.  254:286-293. 2020
    2020 An assessment of the online presentation of MIS fellowship information for residents 2020
    2020 What is global surgery? Identifying misconceptions among health professionals 2020
    2018 Evaluation of accredited trauma, surgical critical care, and acute care surgery fellowship web sitesJournal of Surgical Research.  232:160-163. 2018
    2018 Management of Ogilvie syndrome following cesarean delivery: A case report 2018
    2015 Evaluation and management of blunt traumatic aortic injury: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of TraumaJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  78:136-146. 2015
    2014 Service vs education: Situational and perceptional differences in surgery residencyJournal of Surgical Education.  71:e111-e115. 2014
    2009 Missed surgical intensive care unit billing: Potential financial impact of 24/7 faculty presenceJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  67:196-199. 2009
    2009 Missed surgical intensive care unit billing: potential financial impact of 24/7 faculty presence. 2009
    2008 Survival following combined intrapericardial inferior vena cava and thoracic aortic injury caused by blunt traumaJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  65:218-221. 2008
    2007 Surgical residents' knowledge of documentation and coding for professional services: an opportunity for a focused educational offering 2007
    2007 Pregnancy is not a sufficient indicator for trauma team activationJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  63:550-555. 2007
    2006 Estimated Height, Weight, and Body Mass Index: Implications for Research and Patient SafetyJournal of the American College of Surgeons.  203:887-893. 2006
    2006 Fracture of the scapula with intrathoracic penetration in a skeletally mature patient. A case report. 2006
    2006 Fracture of the scapula with intrathoracic penetration in a skeletally mature patient 2006
    2004 Splenic artery-to-superior mesentric artery bypass for chronic mesenteric ischemia: A case reportVascular and Endovascular Surgery.  38:465-468. 2004

    Education And Training

  • Georgetown University Hospital, Internship
  • Georgetown University Hospital, Residency
  • Inova Fairvax Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Ohio State University Medical Center, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, Wright State University 1999
  • Full Name

  • Kimberly Hendershot