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Cristobal Barrios

Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, Surgery
School of Medicine

Director, Critical Care Core Lecture Series
School of Medicine

B.S., University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, 1988, Biochemistry/Chemistry


M.D., University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, 1992, Medical Doctor

Phone: (714) 456-5840
Email: cbarrios@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
333 City Blvd. West
City Tower, Suite 705
Mail Code: 5375
Orange, CA 93868

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Research
Interests
utility of thoracic CT imaging in trauma patients; anemia; traumatic brain injury; end of life issues; organ donation among minorities; geriatrics
   
Academic
Distinctions
LICENSURE:
California, June 2006

CERTIFICATIONS:
American Board of Surgery - Critical Care, September 2008
American Board of Surgery - General Surgery, Board eligible
DEA Certification
Advanced Trauma Life Support(ATLS)—Provider Certification
Advanced Trauma Life Support(ATLS)—Instructor Certification
UCI Medical Center Conscious Sedation Qualified
Lifewings, Inc. certified

FOREIGN LANGUAGES:
Spanish - Fluent speaking, reading, writing

HONORS AND AWARDS:
1984-88 Henry King Stanford Scholarship
1986 Elected Member of Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-medical Honor Society
1989-90 Excellence in Teaching Committee of George Paff Award
1991-92 Excellence in Teaching Committee of George Paff Award
   
Publications Kaiser M, Ahearn P, Barleben A, Kim H, Dolich M, Cinat M, Barrios B, Lekawa M, Hoyt D, Malinoski D. Predictors of the Need for Emergent Surgery to Control Hemorrhage in Hypotensive Trauma Patients. The American Surgeon, 2009.
   
  Barrios C, Malinoski D, Dolich M, Lekawa M, Hoyt D, Cinat M. Utility of Thoracic CT following Blunt Trauma: When is CXR Enough? The American Surgeon, 2009.
   
  Malinoski DJ, Hadjizacharia P, Salim A, Dolich M, Cinat M, Barrios C, Lekawa ME, Hoyt DB. Elevated serum pancreatic enzyme levels after hemorrhagic shock predict organ failure and death. The Journal of Trauma, 2009.
   
  Barrios C, Pham J, Herbst A, Cinat ME, Malinoski D, Lekawa M, Dolich M, Lush S, Hoyt DB. Limited utility of thoracic CT after abdominal CT for trauma. Accepted for presentation, Annual Meeting of American Association of Surgery for Trauma, 2009.
   
  Barrios C, Malinoski D, Dolich M, Lekawa M, Hoyt DB, Cinat, ME. Utility of Thoracic CT following Blunt Trauma: When is CXR Enough? Accepted for presentation, Annual Scientific Meeting of Southern California Chapter of American College of Surgeons, 2009.
   
  Barrios C, Tran T, Malinoski D, Lekawa M, Dolich M, Lush S, Hoyt DB, Cinat ME. Successful management of occult pneumothorax without tube thoracostomy despite positive pressure ventilation. Accepted for presentation, Annual Scientific Meeting of Southern California Chapter of American College of Surgeons, 2008.
   
  Cinat ME, Barleben A, Kim H, Dolich M, Malinoski D, Lekawa M, Barrios C, Hoyt DB. Implementation of an algorithm for obtaining pelvic radiographs in blunt trauma patients decreases costs without adverse patient outcomes. American Association of Surgery for Trauma, 2008.
   
  Malinoski D, Ahearn P, Barleben A, Kim H, Dolich M, Cinat ME, Barrios C, Lekawa M, Hoyt DB. Can the need for emergency surgery to control hemorrhage in hypotensive trauma patients be predicted in the emergency department. American Association of Surgery for Trauma, 2008.
   
  Malinoski DJ, Barrios C, Kim HD, Acosta JA, Schmid-Schönbein GW, Hugli TE, Coimbra R, Hoyt DB. The role of pancreatic enzymes in the development of multiple organ failure after shock. Journal of Organ Dysfunction. 2008; 4(3): 161-167.
   
  Barrios C, Tran T, Malinoski D, Lekawa M, Dolich M, Lush S, Hoyt D, Cinat ME. Successful management of occult pneumothorax without tube thoracostomy despite positive pressure ventilation. Am Surg. Oct 2008; 74(10): 958-61.
   
  Hoyt DB, Him HD, Barrios C. Acute care surgery: a new training and practice model in the United States. World J Surg. Aug 2008: 32(8): 1630-5. Review.
   
Grant 2006 – present Division of Trauma/Critical Care Surgery, UCI School of Medicine. Clinical research in trauma and critical care issues. Specific research interests include the utility of thoracic CT imaging in trauma patients; anemia; traumatic brain injury; end of life issues; organ donation among minorities, and geriatrics.
   
Professional
Society
Society of Critical Care Medicine
   
Other Experience General Surgery Residency
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 2000—2002

General Surgery Residency
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 2002—2006

Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA 2006—2007

Graduate Programs Surgical Critical Care (GS)

   
   
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Last updated 07/12/2011