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Christopher Kinnard

Christopher M. Kinnard, M.D.

Trauma/Emergency General/Burn SurgeonAssistant Professor of Surgery; Program Director, Surgery Critical Care FellowshipSpecialty: Trauma, Surgery
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About Christopher M. Kinnard, M.D.

Dr. Christopher Kinnard graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology in 2001. He then received his Master of Science in Zoology and a minor in Biochemistry. In 2003, he attended Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, and earned his Doctor of Medicine in 2007. He completed his residency in general surgery at University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama, in 2012. 

Dr. Kinnard entered private practice in 2012 with Magnolia Surgery in Warner Robins, Georgia, in General Surgery. In 2015, he joined the faculty at the University of South Alabama as a clinical instructor prior to completing a Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Florida in 2017. Following his fellowship, Dr. Kinnard joined the Department of Surgery as an Assistant Professor. His clinical interests include emergency general surgery and trauma surgery. Dr. Kinnard has been involved in a number of research projects throughout his career. His current research interests include indications for rib plating and thromboelastographic.

Dr. Kinnard was recently appointed Program Director Surgical Critical Care Fellowship.

Conditions Treated

  • Burn
  • Burn Surgery
  • Emergency General Surgery
  • Rib Fractures
  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Trauma Surgery

Education

  • Medical School: LSU Health Sciences Center | New Orleans, LA
  • Residency: University of South Alabama College of Medicine | Mobile, AL
  • Fellowship: University of Florida | Gainesville, FL

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Critical Care

Languages

  • English

Professional Memberships

  • Associate Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (Applying for Fellow Status)
  • Alabama Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
  • Southeastern Surgical Congress
  • Chest Wall Injury Society

Selected Publications

  1. ‘Intercostal Cryoneurolysis After Severe Chest Trauma: A Brief Report.’ Paige Farley, Parker R Muller, Yannleei L Lee, C Caleb Butts, Jon D Simmons, Sidney B Brevard, Christopher M Kinnard. Status: Manuscript accepted by The American Surgeon January, 2020
  2. ‘The Treatment of Rib Fractures: A Single Center Comparison.’ Paige Farley, Parker R Muller, Catherine N Taylor, Linda ding, Yannleei L Lee, C Caleb Butts, Jon D Simmons, Sidney B Brevard, Christopher M Kinnard. Status: Manuscript accepted by The American Surgeon January, 2020
  3. ‘Diencephalic Storm in the ICU: Is It Really that Rare?’ Kaitlin Alexander; Celia Y. Quang MD; Scott G. Blair, DO; Linda Ding, MD; Charles Butts, MD; Yann-Leei Lee, MD; Christopher M. Kinnard, MD; Sidney B. Brevard, MD; Andrew C. Bright, DO; Jon D. Simmons, MD. Status: Submitted to the Journal of Burn and Trauma August, 2019

Presentations at Professional Meetings

  1. Intercostal Nerve Blockade for Rib Fractures. Mullen PR, Farley ., Capasole M, Simmons JD, Kinnard CM. Southeastern Surgical Congress, New Orleans, La. February 2020
  2. Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome: A Rare Cause of Multisystem Organ Failure in a Burn Patient. Ficarino H, Capasole M, Davis N, Krebsbach M, McGowin E, Alexander K, Ding L, Kinnard C, and Simmons JD. Southeastern Surgical Congress, New Orleans, La., February 2020\
  3. Intercostal Cryoneurolysis After Severe Chest Trauma: A Brief Report. Paige Farley, Parker R Muller, Yannleei L Lee, C Caleb Butts, Jon D Simmons, Sidney B Brevard, Christopher M Kinnard, Southeastern Surgical Congress, New Orleans, La., February 2020
  4. The Treatment of Rib Fractures: A Single Center Comparison. Paige Farley, Parker R Muller, Catherine N Taylor, Linda ding, Yannleei L Lee, C Caleb Butts, Jon D Simmons, Sidney B Brevard, Christopher M Kinnard, Southeastern Surgical Congress, New Orleans, La., February 202
  5. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Trainwreck. Christopher M Kinnard, Alpha Epsilon Delta Medical Society, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Al. , October 2019 and 2020
  6. Stop the Bleeding!. Christopher M Kinnard, Critical Care Grand Rouge, University of Florida Gainesville, Fl., June 2017 Gulf Coast Trauma Symposium, Mobile, Al., April 2016
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