Mark L. Gestring, M.D.

Mark L. Gestring, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box SURG
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-7248
Fax: (585) 276-1992


The biographical information for Mark L. Gestring, M.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Golden Hour Excellence in Clinical Research Award | Transport Medicine Conference, San Antonio, Texas 2007
World Council of Churches, Blessed are the Peacemakers Award for recognition of community violence prevention efforts | World Council of Churches 2006
ASHP Best Practices Award in Health-System Pharmacy "Pharmacists enhancing patient safety during trauma resuscitations" | University of Rochester Medical Center Board 2005
2003 Excellence Award | University of Rochester School of Medicine 2003
Emergency Medicine Resident Teaching Award | University of Rochester School of Medicine 2001 - 2002
Student Research Award | American Federation for Clinical Research 1991

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 11 available »

2007 Apr
Rico FR, Cheng JD, Gestring ML, Piotrowski ES. "Mechanical ventilation strategies in massive chest trauma." Critical care clinics. 2007 Apr; 23(2):299-315, xi.
2007 Jan
Feeney SN, Pegoli W, Gestring ML. "Pancreatic transection as a complication of the Heimlich maneuver: case report and literature review." The Journal of trauma.. 2007 Jan; 62(1):252-4.
2006 Oct
Gestring ML, Stassen NA, Cheng JD, Bankey PE. "Isolated gastric injury after blunt abdominal trauma." The Journal of trauma.. 2006 Oct; 61(4):1021.
2006 Jan
Stassen NA, Williams VA, Gestring ML, Cheng JD, Bankey PE. "Magnetic resonance imaging in combination with helical computed tomography provides a safe and efficient method of cervical spine clearance in the obtunded trauma patient." The Journal of trauma.. 2006 Jan; 60(1):171-7.
Rico, F; Cheng, JD; Bankey, PE; Gorczyca, JT; Gestring, ML; Stassen, NA; Palchik, E; Piotrowski, ES; Papadakos, PJ. "Multiple Shotgun pellet embolization to the pulmonary artery." Critical Care and Shock. 2006; 9: 55-60.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Surgery, Acute Care (SMD) - Primary


Surgical Critical Care - American Board of Surgery
Surgery - American Board of Surgery


MD | Medicine | Coll Med/Dent NJ-NJ Med School1992
MS | Physiology | Rutgers State University1988
BS | Zoology | Rutgers State University1986

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Trauma/Surgical Critical Care/pediatric trauma at Hospital of University of Pennsylvania07/01/1999 - 06/30/2001
Residency in General Surgery at Rhode Island Hospital07/01/1997 - 06/30/1999
Residency in General Surgery at University Hospital-SUNY at Stony Brook07/01/1993 - 06/13/1997
Internship in General Surgery at University Hospital-SUNY at Stony Brook07/01/1992 - 06/30/1993