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Katherine T. Flynn-O'Brien MD, MPH

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Assistant Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Surgery
Division: Pediatric Surgery


Publications (24)

  • Pediatric Injury Transfer Patterns During the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Interrupted time Series Analysis. (Flynn-O'Brien KT, Collings AT, Farazi M, Fallat ME, Minneci PC, Speck KE, Van Arendonk K, Deans KJ, Falcone RA Jr, Foley DS, Fraser JD, Gadepalli S, Keller MS, Kotagal M, Landman MP, Leys CM, Markel TA, Rubalcava N, St Peter SD, Sato TT, Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium) J Surg Res 2023 Jan;281:130-142 PMID: 36155270 PMCID: PMC9424522 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85138501313 09/27/2022    
  • Pediatric injury trends and relationships with social vulnerability during the COVID-19 pandemic: A multi-institutional analysis. (Flynn-O'Brien KT, Collings AT, Farazi M, Fallat ME, Minneci PC, Speck KE, Van Arendonk K, Deans KJ, Falcone RA Jr, Foley DS, Fraser JD, Gadepalli S, Keller MS, Kotagal M, Landman MP, Leys CM, Markel TA, Rubalcava N, St Peter SD, Sato TT, Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium) J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2023 Jan 01;94(1):133-140 PMID: 35995783 PMCID: PMC9812296 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85145425785 08/23/2022    
  • A multi-institutional study evaluating pediatric burn injuries during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Georgeades CM, Collings AT, Farazi M, Fallat ME, Minneci PC, Sato TT, Speck KE, Van Arendonk K, Deans KJ, Falcone RA, Foley DS, Fraser J, Gadepalli S, Keller MS, Kotagal M, Landman MP, Leys CM, Markel TA, Rubalcava N, St Peter SD, Flynn-O'Brien KT) J Burn Care Res 2022 Aug 19 PMID: 35985296 PMCID: PMC9452075 08/20/2022    
  • The COVID-19 pandemic and associated rise in pediatric firearm injuries: A multi-institutional study. (Collings AT, Farazi M, Van Arendonk KJ, Fallat ME, Minneci PC, Sato TT, Speck KE, Deans KJ, Falcone RA Jr, Foley DS, Fraser JD, Gadepalli SK, Keller MS, Kotagal M, Landman MP, Leys CM, Markel TA, Rubalcava N, St Peter SD, Flynn-O'Brien KT, Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium) J Pediatr Surg 2022 Jul;57(7):1370-1376 PMID: 35501165 PMCID: PMC9001175 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85131902548 05/03/2022       6 Citations
  • Impact of "Stay-at-Home" orders on non-accidental trauma: A multi-institutional study. (Collings AT, Farazi M, Van Arendonk K, Fallat ME, Minneci PC, Sato TT, Speck KE, Deans KJ, Falcone RA, Foley DS, Fraser JD, Keller MS, Kotagal M, Landman MP, Leys CM, Markel T, Rubalcava N, St Peter SD, Flynn-O'Brien KT, Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium) J Pediatr Surg 2022 Jun;57(6):1062-1066 PMID: 35292165 PMCID: PMC8842346 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85126764798 03/17/2022       1 Citation
  • Factors associated with physical violence against children in Haiti: a national population-based cross-sectional survey. (Flynn-O'Brien KT, Rivara FP) Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 2022 Mar;29(1):66-75 PMID: 34758707 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85119209524 11/12/2021       1 Citation
  • Outcomes of gastrostomy placement with and without concomitant tracheostomy among ventilator dependent children. (Bence CM, Salazar JH, Flynn-O'Brien KT, Mokdad AA, Gourlay DM, Van Arendonk KJ) J Pediatr Surg 2021 Jul;56(7):1222-1226 PMID: 33863556 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85104490488 04/18/2021       2 Citations
  • Identifying Maltreatment in Infants and Young Children Presenting With Fractures: Does Age Matter? (Mitchell IC, Norat BJ, Auerbach M, Bressler CJ, Como JJ, Escobar MA Jr, Flynn-O'Brien KT, Lindberg DM, Nickoles T, Rosado N, Weeks K, Maguire S) Acad Emerg Med 2021 Jan;28(1):5-18 PMID: 32888348 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85099958595 09/06/2020       4 Citations
  • Six Sigma Methodology and Postoperative Information Reporting: A Multidisciplinary Quality Improvement Study With Interrupted Time-Series Regression. (Shah AC, Herstein AR, Flynn-O'Brien KT, Oh DC, Xue AH, Flanagan MR) J Surg Educ 2019;76(4):1048-1067 PMID: 30954426 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85063742685 04/08/2019       2 Citations
  • Health outcomes and the healthcare and societal cost of optimizing pediatric surgical care in the United States. (Flynn-O'Brien KT, Richards MK, Wright DR, Rivara FP, Haaland W, Thompson L, Oldham K, Goldin A) J Pediatr Surg 2019 Apr;54(4):621-627 PMID: 30598246 PMCID: PMC6511280 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85059113810 01/02/2019       2 Citations
  • Enteral Nutrition Initiation in Children Admitted to Pediatric Intensive Care Units After Traumatic Brain Injury. (Balakrishnan B, Flynn-O'Brien KT, Simpson PM, Dasgupta M, Hanson SJ) Neurocrit Care 2019 Feb;30(1):193-200 PMID: 30171446 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85053395251 09/02/2018       10 Citations
  • Multicenter Review of Current Practices Associated With Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Pediatric Patients After Trauma. (Bigelow AM, Flynn-O'Brien KT, Simpson PM, Dasgupta M, Hanson SJ) Pediatr Crit Care Med 2018 Sep;19(9):e448-e454 PMID: 29912812 PMCID: PMC6123256 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85067104828 06/19/2018       4 Citations
  • Costal Margin Tenderness and the Risk for Intraabdominal Injuries in Children With Blunt Abdominal Trauma. (Flynn-O'Brien KT, Kuppermann N, Holmes JF) Acad Emerg Med 2018 Jul;25(7):776-784 PMID: 29654622 PMCID: PMC6105399 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85047509270 04/15/2018    
  • The association of nonaccidental trauma with historical factors, examination findings, and diagnostic testing during the initial trauma evaluation. (Escobar MA Jr, Flynn-OʼBrien KT, Auerbach M, Tiyyagura G, Borgman MA, Duffy SJ, Falcone KS, Burke RV, Cox JM, Maguire SA) J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2017 Jun;82(6):1147-1157 PMID: 28520688 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85016211159 05/19/2017       10 Citations
  • Pediatric Trauma Assessment and Management Database: Leveraging Existing Data Systems to Predict Mortality and Functional Status after Pediatric Injury. (Flynn-O'Brien KT, Fallat ME, Rice TB, Gall CM, Nance ML, Upperman JS, Gourlay DM, Crow JP, Rivara FP) J Am Coll Surg 2017 May;224(5):933-944.e5 PMID: 28235647 PMCID: PMC6475528 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85016070243 02/27/2017       9 Citations
  • Injury patterns and health outcomes among pregnant women seeking emergency medical care in Kumasi, Ghana: Challenges and opportunities to improve care. (Osei-Ampofo M, Flynn-O'Brien KT, Owusu-Dabo E, Otupiri E, Oduro G, Donkor P, Mock C, Ebel BE) Afr J Emerg Med 2016 Jun;6(2):87-93 PMID: 30456072 PMCID: PMC6233248 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84971229217 06/01/2016       3 Citations
  • Prevalence of physical violence against children in Haiti: A national population-based cross-sectional survey. (Flynn-O'Brien KT, Rivara FP, Weiss NS, Lea VA, Marcelin LH, Vertefeuille J, Mercy JA) Child Abuse Negl 2016 Jan;51:154-62 PMID: 26612595 PMCID: PMC5928512 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84952767718 11/28/2015       19 Citations
  • Mortality after emergency department thoracotomy for pediatric blunt trauma: Analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank 2007-2012. (Flynn-O'Brien KT, Stewart BT, Fallat ME, Maier RV, Arbabi S, Rivara FP, McIntyre LK) J Pediatr Surg 2016 Jan;51(1):163-7 PMID: 26577911 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84952990685 11/19/2015       14 Citations
  • Surgery for children in low-income countries affected by humanitarian emergencies from 2008 to 2014: The Médecins Sans Frontières Operations Centre Brussels experience. (Flynn-O'Brien KT, Trelles M, Dominguez L, Hassani GH, Akemani C, Naseer A, Ntawukiruwabo IB, Kushner AL, Rothstein DH, Stewart BT) J Pediatr Surg 2016 Apr;51(4):659-69 PMID: 26454469 PMCID: PMC5860656 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84951039485 10/12/2015       11 Citations
  • Variability in the structure and care processes for critically injured children: A multicenter survey of trauma bay and intensive care units. (Flynn-O'Brien KT, Thompson LL, Gall CM, Fallat ME, Rice TB, Rivara FP) J Pediatr Surg 2016 Mar;51(3):490-8 PMID: 26452704 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84960092441 10/11/2015       3 Citations
  • Surgery and Medicine Residents' Perspectives of Morbidity and Mortality Conference: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Improve ACGME Core Competency Compliance. (Flynn-O'Brien KT, Mandell SP, Eaton EV, Schleyer AM, McIntyre LK) J Surg Educ 2015;72(6):e258-66 PMID: 26143516 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84933574689 07/06/2015       26 Citations
  • Temporal trends in surgical intervention for severe traumatic brain injury caused by extra-axial hemorrhage, 1995 to 2012. (Flynn-OʼBrien KT, Fawcett VJ, Nixon ZA, Rivara FP, Davidson GH, Chesnut RM, Ellenbogen RG, Vavilala MS, Bulger EM, Maier RV, Arbabi S) Neurosurgery 2015 Apr;76(4):451-60 PMID: 25710105 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84925013696 02/25/2015       10 Citations
  • Risk factors for unplanned readmissions in older adult trauma patients in Washington State: a competing risk analysis. (Fawcett VJ, Flynn-O'Brien KT, Shorter Z, Davidson GH, Bulger E, Rivara FP, Arbabi S) J Am Coll Surg 2015 Mar;220(3):330-8 PMID: 25542280 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84923259845 12/30/2014       30 Citations
  • Predictors of attrition and weight loss in an adolescent weight control program. (Jelalian E, Hart CN, Mehlenbeck RS, Lloyd-Richardson EE, Kaplan JD, Flynn-O'Brien KT, Wing RR) Obesity (Silver Spring) 2008 Jun;16(6):1318-23 PMID: 18356834 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-44449150649 03/22/2008       104 Citations
  • Last update: 10/21/2022