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Amy A. Mrazek, MD, PHD

Specialties
  • General Surgery
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Burn Surgery
Languages Spoken:
  • English
  • Spanish

Dr. Amy Mrazek is an assistant professor of surgery within the department of surgery, division of trauma, acute care, and burn surgery at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, and an acute burn surgeon at Shriners Children’s Texas.  She grew up in South Texas and attended college at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, completing a dual major in chemistry and biomedical science. Dr. Mrazek relocated to Galveston to complete her post-graduate training at UTMB Health, which included medical school, general surgery residency, three-year research fellowship and Ph.D. in human pathophysiology and translational medicine. Her dissertation focused on the pre-clinical development of a naturally occurring compound, apigenin, in the treatment of recurrent acute pancreatitis. She began her surgical critical care fellowship training at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and completed it as well as acute care burn surgery training at UTMB and Shriners Children’s Texas in Galveston.

Dr. Mrazek is a member of the Association of Academic Surgeons, American Burn Association, Society of Critical Care Medicine, and American College of Surgeons. Her clinical interests include acute care surgery, management of trauma, acute burns, and critically ill patients. Her research interests include pancreatitis, gastrointestinal oncology, sepsis, and coagulopathy. She appreciates the opportunity to teach and mentor students within the academic environment. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, dancing two-step to ballroom, and collecting antiques.

Pediatric Care

Specialties

  • Burn Care
  • Burn Surgery
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • General Surgery

More About Me

Board Certifications
  • The American Board of Surgery, Critical Care Medicine, Surgical Critical Care
  • The American Board of Surgery, General Surgery, Surgery - General
Education and Training

Medical Education
UTMB School of Medicine
Galveston, TX
United States of America
6/30/2010

Graduate School
University of Texas
Galveston, TX
United States of America
8/31/2015

Residency
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Galveston, TX
United States of America
6/30/2019

Fellowship
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN
United States of America
1/31/2020

Fellowship
Shriners Burns Hospital - Galveston; UTMB Blocker Burn Unit
Galveston, TX
United States of America
6/18/2021

Academic Positions and Locations

University of Texas Medical Branch

University of Texas Medical Branch
Assistant Professor

Leadership and Memberships
  • 2010-Present - American College of Surgeons & Association of Women Surgeons
  • 2021-Present - American Burn Association
  • 2013-Present - Association of Academic Surgeons
  • 2013-2015 - Multi-disciplinary Translational Team on H2S and Colorectal Cancer, Member
  • 2014-2015 - Translational Research Scholars Program, UTMB
  • 2019-Present - Society of Critical Care Medicine

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