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Martin Donald Zielinski, M.D., FACS

Chief, Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine

Position

Chief, Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine

Address

Baylor Medicine at McNair Campus (Clinic)
7200 Cambridge Street
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(713) 798-7911
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Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery

  • American College of Surgeons

  • American Heart Association

Education

  • Fellowship at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Rochester, MN

  • Residency at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Rochester, MN

  • MD from University of Minnesota
    Minneapolis, MN
  • BS from University of Minnesota
    Minneapolis, MN

Gender

  • M

CME Presentations

Creating Evidence-based Management Guidelines: Standardizing Small Bowel Obstruction Management
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
March 2, 2022

Professional Statement

Dr. Martin Zielinski received his undergraduate and medical degree at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. After his formal education was complete, he transitioned to Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN as a resident in Surgery. He stayed at Mayo Clinic for additional training in Surgical Critical Care. He was then hired as a staff surgeon in the Division of Trauma, Critical Care and General Surgery. While there, he developed research interests in small bowel obstruction management and novel blood products for hemorrage resuscitation. He quickly advanced and was named the first Professor of Surgery within his Division. After 18 years at Mayo Clinic, he is excited to transition his career to leadership as the Chief of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery at Baylor Medical Center.

Professional Interests

  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Trauma
  • Hemorrhagic shock
  • Emergency General Surgery

Physician Specialties

  • Emergency General Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care

Professional Specialties

  • Hemorrhage control
  • Splenectomy
  • Inguinal hernia repair
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopy
  • Colon resection
  • Ventral hernia repair
  • Appendectomy
  • Rib Fracture Fixation
  • Botulinum toxin injection for hernia repair

Memberships

  • American Association for the Surgery of Trauma
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
  • International Association for Trauma Surgery and Intensive Care
  • International Society of Surgery