• Dr. Hu joined the faculty of the UAB Acute Care Surgery Division after completing residency in 2015 at the University of Missouri. After a year as a clinical instructor within the division, he underwent further training in surgical critical care. Upon completing fellowship, he rejoined the faculty as an assistant professor. In his time since arriving at UAB, Dr. Hu has engaged in numerous research projects and presented his work both nationally and internationally within the fields of trauma and critical care.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2020 Temporal Dysregulation of the Angiopoietin-2/-1 Ratio After Trauma and Associations With Injury Characteristics and Outcomes.Shock2020
    2019 Outcomes in patients with gunshot wounds to the brainTrauma Surgery and Acute Care Open.  4. 2019
    2019 Plasma Angiopoietin-2/-1 Ratio is Elevated and Angiopoietin-2 Levels Correlate with Plasma Syndecan-1 Following Pediatric TraumaShock.  52:340-346. 2019
    2019 The Depth of Sternal Fracture Displacement is Not Associated With Blunt Cardiac InjuryJournal of Surgical Research.  235:322-328. 2019
    2019 National estimates of the use and outcomes of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation after acute traumaTrauma Surgery and Acute Care Open.  4. 2019
    2019 Erratum: Correction: Role of heme in lung bacterial infection after trauma hemorrhage and stored red blood cell transfusion: A preclinical experimental study (PLoS Med (2018) 15:3 (e1002522) DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002522)PLoS Medicine.  16. 2019
    2018 Sarcopenia diagnosed using masseter muscle area predictive of early mortality following severe traumatic brain injuryNeural Regeneration Research.  13:2089-2090. 2018
    2018 Sarcopenia Measured Using Masseter Area Predicts Early Mortality following Severe Traumatic Brain InjuryJournal of Neurotrauma.  35:2400-2406. 2018
    2018 Impact of initial temporary abdominal closure in damage control surgery: A retrospective analysisWorld Journal of Emergency Surgery.  13. 2018
    2018 Reverse Malrotation: An Uncommon Presentation of Abdominal Pain.American Surgeon.  84:e309-e311. 2018
    2018 Reverse malrotation: An uncommon presentation of abdominal painAmerican Surgeon.  84:E309-E311. 2018
    2018 Role of heme in lung bacterial infection after trauma hemorrhage and stored red blood cell transfusion: A preclinical experimental studyPLoS Medicine.  15. 2018
    2018 Diagnosis of diaphragm injuries using modern 256-slice CT scanners: Too early to abandon operative explorationTrauma Surgery and Acute Care Open.  3. 2018
    2017 Acute brain trauma, lung injury, and pneumonia: More than just altered mental status and decreased airway protection 2017
    2014 Routine revascularization is unnecessary in the majority of patients requiring zone II coverage during thoracic endovascular aortic repair: A longitudinal outcomes study using United States Medicare population data 2014


    Year Title Altmetric
    2017 Prevention of Postoperative Infection 2017
    2017 Nutritional Support 2017

    Research Overview

  • Damage control surgery, presumptive antibiotic use in trauma and emergency general surgery, outcomes following thoracic injury
  • Education And Training

  • University of Missouri Surgery, Chief Resident 2015
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Missouri System : Columbia 2010
  • University of Missouri Surgery, Internship 2011
  • University of Missouri Surgery, Residency 2015
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham Surgery, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2017
  • Full Name

  • Parker Hu