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    Boston Children's HospitalDepartment of Surgery300 Longwood AvenueFegan, 3rd FloorBoston, Massachusetts 02115
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    Boston Children's at Waltham9 Hope Ave.Waltham, Massachusetts 02453
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    Boston Children's Physician Milford14 Prospect StreetKidCare Office, 3rd FloorMilford, Massachusetts 01757
David Mooney

David Mooney, MD, MPH

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Director, Trauma Center; Assistant in SurgeryAssociate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Primary Office Location: Boston Children's HospitalDepartment of Surgery300 Longwood AvenueFegan, 3rd FloorBoston, Massachusetts 02115

Contact: 617-355-0535

Fax: 617-730-0298

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    • Departments/Divisions
    • Surgery
    • Services/Programs
    • Trauma Program
    • Injury Prevention Program
  • Pediatric General Surgery

    Thoracic Surgery

    Neonatal Surgery

  • Undergraduate Degree, AB Math (Honors)

    St Louis University, 1977-1980

    St. Louis, MO

    Medical School

    St. Louis University School of Medicine, 1985

    St. Louis, MO


    Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, 1985-1986

    Burlington, VT


    Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, 1985-1991

    Burlington, VT


    Children's Mercy Hospital, 1991-1993

    Kansas City, MO

    Masters in Public Health

    Harvard School of Public Health, 2006

    Boston, MA

  • Surgery, Pediatric Surgery

  • J Amer Acad Child and Adol Psychiatry 2000  Issue: 39:5 , Page: 569-75

    Mooney DP, Sargent SK, Pluta D, Mazurek P.
    "Spiral CT: use in the evaluation of chest masses in the critically ill neonate"
    26  Issue: 15-18
    Pediatric Radiology 1996
    Shorter NA, Mooney DP, Harmon BJ
    "Snowboarding Injuries in Children and Adolescents"
    American Journal of Emergency Medicine 1999  Issue: 117 , Page: 261-3
    Henderson EL, Mooney DP, Birkmeyer NJO, Udell JV, Shorter NA
    Variation in the Management of Pediatric Splenic Injuries in Northern New England
    J Surgical Outcomes 1999
    Shorter NA, Mooney DP, Harmon BJ.
    Childhood Sledding Injuries.
    American Journal of Emergency Medicine 1999
    Eichelberger M and Mooney DP
    Abdominal Injury. In "Operative Pediatric Surgery"
    McGraw-Hill, New York, NY.
    Waltzman ML and Mooney DP
    Major Trauma. In: Emergency Medicine
    Fleisher G etal, (in press).
    Mooney DP
    Approach to the Pediatric Trauma Patient, In: Pediatric Surgery
    Oldham K etal, (in press).
    Mooney DP, O'Reilly M, Gamelli RL
    "Tumor necrosis factor and wound healing"
    Annals of Surgery 1990
    Mooney DP, Gamelli RL
    "Sepsis following thermal injury"
    Comprehensive Therapy 1989
    Bailey PV, Tracy TF Jr, Connors RH, Mooney DP, Lewis JE, Weber TR
    "Congenital duodenal obstruction: a 32-year review"
    J Pediatric Surgery 1993
    Mooney DP, Snyder CL, Holder TL
    "An absent left superior vena cava and persistent right superior vena cava in an infant requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation"
    J Pediatr Surgery 1993
    Dowd MD, Fitzmaurice L, Knapp JF, Mooney DP
    "The Interpretation of Urogenital Findings in Children with Straddle Injuries"
    J Pediatr Surgery 1994
    Shorter NA, Thompson MD, Mooney DP, Modlin JF
    "Surgical Aspects of an Outbreak of Yersinia Enterocolitis"
    Pediatric Surgery International 1998
    Mooney DP
    Multiple Trauma-Solid Spleen and Liver Injury, In: Current Opinion in Pediatrics
    M. Ziegler (ed), 2002
    Daviss WB, Racusin R, Fleischman A, Mooney DP, Ford J, McHugo
    Acute stress disorder symptomatology during hospitalization for pediatric injury
    J Amer Acad Child and Adol Psychiatry 2000  Issue: 39 , Page: 576-83
    Waltzman M, Shannon M, Jones DT, Mooney DP etal
    Randomized Trial of Two Strategies for the Management of Esophageal Coins in Children
    Pediatrics (in press).
    Shorter NA, Mooney DP, Vaccaro TJ, Sargent SK
    "Hydrostatic Balloon Dilation of Congenital Esophageal Stenoses Associated with Esophageal Atresia"
    J Pediatr Surg 2000  Issue: 12 , Page: 1742-45
    Puder M, Mooney DP
    "Hepatic Exstrophy"
    J Pediatric Surg 2002  Issue: 37 , Page: 1203-04
    Walsh BM, Mooney DP, Bailey MC
    Severe Penetrating Trauma in the First Year of Life
    Pediatrics (in press).
    Mooney DP
    "Kids and Complications – What You Need to Know"
    PanAmerican Journal of Trauma 2004  Issue: 11(1) , Page: 17-19
    Mooney DP, Forbes P
    "Trends in Pediatric Trauma Care in New England"
    J Trauma 2004  Issue: 57(6) , Page: 1241-1245
    Vitale M and Mooney DP
    Long-term Outcome in Injured Children. In "Pediatric Trauma: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment"
    Marcel Dekker, (in press).
    Weber TR, Lewis JE, Mooney DP, Connors RH
    Duodenal atresia: a comparison
    J Pediatric Surgery 1986
    Mooney DP, Lewis JE, Connors RH, Weber TR
    Newborn duodenal atresia: an improving outlook
    American J Surgery 1987
    Mooney DP, Gamelli RL, O'Reilly M, Hebert JC
    "Recombinant human granulocyte colony-stimulating factor and Pseudomonas burn wound sepsis"
    123  Issue: 1353-7
    Archives of Surgery 1988
    Malcynski JT, Shorter NA, Mooney DP.
    "The Proximal Mesenteric Flap: A method for closing large mesenteric defects in jejunal atresia"
    29  Issue: 1607-1608
    J Pediatr Surgery 1994
    Shorter NA, Mooney DP
    "At 18 weeks gestation an otherwise normal boy was found, through routine ultrasonography, to have an abdominal cystic mass (letter)"
    J Pediatr Surgery 1995
    Shorter NA, Jensen PE, Harmon BJ, Mooney DP
    Skiing Injuries in Children and Adolescents
    J Trauma 1996
    Garcia V. and Mooney DP
    Thoracic Injury. In "Operative Pediatric Surgery"
    McGraw-Hill, New York, NY

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