Joseph DuBose, M.D.

Joseph DuBose, M.D.


  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Volunteer UC Davis Vascular and Trauma Surgery
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Clinical Interests

Vascular Injury, Trauma Surgery, Blunt Thoracic Aortic Injury, Aortic Surgery


Vascular Surgery


M.D., University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville VA 2001

B.S., Virginia Military Institute, Lexington VA 1996


General Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA 2005-2006


Trauma/Surgical Critical Care, Los Angeles County & University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 2006-2008

Vascular Surgery, University of Texas, Houston TX 2013-2015

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery - General Surgery, 2008

American Board of Surgery - Surgical Critical Care, 2008

Professional Memberships

American Association for Surgery and Trauma

American College of Critical Care Medicine

American College of Surgeons

Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

Society for Vascular Surgery

Select Recent Publications

DuBose JJ, Azizzadeh A, Estrera A, Safi HJ.  Contemporary management of blunt aortic trauma. J Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Apr 14. [Epub ahead of print]

DuBose JJ, Leake S, Brenner M, Scalea T, Pasley J, O’Callaghan T, Luo-Owen X, Trust MD, Mooney J, Phelan H, Rivera O, Inaba K, Zielinski M, Verycrusse G, Azizzadeh A, Aortic Trauma Foundation. Contemporary management and outcomes of blunt thoracic aortic injury: A multicenter retrospective study. J Trauma Acute Care Surgery. 2015 Feb;78(2):360-369

DuBose JJ, Savage SA, Fabian T, Menaker J, Scalea T, Holcomb JH, Poulin N, Konstantinos C, Inaba K, Luo-Owen X, O’Callaghan TA, Larentzakis A, Velmahos G, Culabon G, Rasmussen T. The AAST prospective observational vascular injury treatment (PROOVIT) registry: Multicenter data on modern vascular injury diagnosis, management and outcomes.  J Trauma Acute Care Surgery. 2015 Feb;78(2):215-223.

DuBose JJ, Lissauer M, Maung AA, Piper GL, O’Callaghan TA, Luo-Owen X, Inaba K, Okoye O, Shestapalov A, Fielder D, Ferrada P, Wilson A, Channel J, Moore FO, Paul DB, Johnson S; the EAST Pneumatosis Study Group. Pneumatosis Intestinalis Prediction Study (PIPES): A multicenter epidemiologic study of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma. J Trauma and Acute Care Surg. 2013 Jul;75(1):15-23

DuBose JJ, Scalea TM, Holcomb JB, Shrestha B, Okoye O, Inaba K, Bee TK, Fabian TC, Whelan J, Ivatury RR and the AAST Open Abdomen Study Group. Open abdominal management after damage control laparotomy for trauma: A prospective observational American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Multicenter Study. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Jan;74(1):113-22.