Faculty Profile

Jason Sciarretta, MD

Jason D. Sciarretta, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Trauma/Surgical Critical Care at Grady Memorial Hospital, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine

Email

Phone: 404.251.8914

Certification: General Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Year Joined Emory as a Faculty Member: 2019

Biography

Dr. Jason Sciarretta received his MD from Saba University School of Medicine in the Dutch Carribean in 2005. His general surgery residency began at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, and was completed at the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, KY. He did his surgical critical care and trauma surgery fellowships at Jackson Memorial Hospital System and Ryder Trauma Center in Miami.

Before coming to Emory, Dr. Sciarretta served on the faculty of the University of South Carolina and practiced at the acute care surgery/trauma & surgical critical care service at Grand Strand Medical Center, Myrtle Beach, SC, which has a Level I trauma center. He was associate program director of the USC general surgery residency based at Grand Strand Medical from 2015-2019, and served as Grand Strand Medical's chief of surgery from 2015-2016 and its chief of staff from 2018-2019.

Affiliations

  • Grady Memorial Hospital

Education

  • MD, Saba University School of Medicine, Dutch Caribbean, Class of 2005

  • General Surgery Residency, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach (PGY1-2), University of Louisville Hospital (PGY3-5), Louisville, KY, 2005-2010

  • Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, Jackson Memorial Hospital/Ryder Trauma Center, Miami, FL, 2010-2011

  • Trauma Surgery Fellowship, Jackson Memorial Hospital/Ryder Trauma Center, 2011-2012

Honors and Awards

  • Teaching Attending of the Year, Grand Strand Medical Center, Myrtle Beach, SC, 2017, 2018, 2019

  • Surgical Intern of the Year, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL, 2006

  • Dean of Clinical Medicine Award, Saba University School of Medicine, 2005

Current Organizational Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons: Fellow

  • Association of Program Directors in Surgery

  • American Association for the Surgery of Trauma

  • Surgical Infection Society

  • South Carolina Chapter of the American College of Surgeons

  • Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

  • Southeastern Surgical Congress

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Trauma

  • Surgical critical care

  • Mechanical ventilation

  • Cranial trauma and brain injury

  • Resuscitation

  • Emergency general surgery

  • Surgical site infections

  • Lower extremity vascular injuries