Meet Ohio State's team of trauma and burn experts

Our surgeons and staff are dedicated to providing high-quality care to patients suffering from surgical critical illness, trauma and burns.

Our Leaders

Our leaders

Steinberg

Steven Steinberg, MD

Chief, Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Burn

Professor of Surgery 
Vice Chairman for Clinical Affairs, Department of Surgery

Cochran

Amalia Cochran, MD

Director, Burn Center

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Amy-Rushing

Amy Rushing, MD

Medical Director of Trauma Services

Assistant Professor of Surgery
 

Our Faculty

Cochran

Amalia Cochran, MD

Professor Vice Chair, Surgical Education Director, Burn Center
Steinberg

Steven Steinberg, MD

Professor Director, Trauma, Critical Care and Burn
Strassels

Scott Strassels, PhD, PharmD, BCPS

Assistant Research Professor
Our Certified Nurse Practitioners

Our Certified Nurse Practitioners

Cindy Byrd, DNP, APRN-CNP

Certified nurse practitioner

BSN:
Adelphi University, Garden City, NY
MSN: Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
DNP: The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Specialty training: Acute care nurse practitioner (ACNP)
Appointment: 2011
Specialty interest: Complex medical and surgical care, general surgery trauma care, critical care and burns

395 W. 12th Ave.
Suite 626
Columbus, OH 43210-1267
614-366-0732

Crystal A. Nesser, MSN, APRN-CNP

Certified nurse practitioner

BSN: Ohio University, Athens, OH
MSN: Ohio University, Athens, OH
Specialty training: Acute care nurse practitioner (ACNP), critical care registered nurse (CCRN)
Appointment: 2015
Specialty interest: Complex medical care, post-hospital trauma care, post-hospital surgery care


395 W. 12th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210-1267
614-293-3509


Gerald W. Arnold, II APRN-CNP

Certified nurse practitioner

BSN: Marshall University, Huntington, WV
MSN: The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Specialty training: Advanced practice adult health nurse practitioner (APRN), clinical nurse specialist (CNS)
Appointment: 2007
Specialty interest: Complex medical care, general surgery trauma care, burns, post-hospital surgery care


395 W. 12th Ave.
Suite 634
Columbus, OH 43210-1267
614-688-8944


Lisa K. Koser, DNP, APRN-CNP

Certified nurse practitioner

BSN: Mount Carmel School of Nursing/Franklin University, Columbus, OH
MSN:
Excelsior College, Albany, NY
MS:
Wright State University, Dayton, OH
DNP:
The Ohio State University
Specialty training:
Acute care nurse practitioner (ACNP), subspecialty: trauma and cardiac, acute care pediatric nurse practitioner
Appointment:
2011
Specialty interests:
Critical care transport, pre-hospital trauma management, complex medical and surgical critical care, neonatal and pediatric critical care
 

395 W. 12th Ave.
Suite 644A
Columbus, OH 43210-1267
614-366-8130

Rebecca A. Coffey, MSN, APRN-CNP

Certified nurse practitioner, Burn Clinic

BSN: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1978
MSN: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1982
Specialty training: Nurse practitioner, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 1996
Appointment: 1990
Specialty interests: Burn care, pediatric burn care, wound care


410 W. 10th Ave.
N748 Doan Hall
Columbus, OH 43210-1228
614-293-6084

Current Surgical Critical Care Fellows

Current Surgical Critical Care Fellows

Wesley Barnes, MD

MD: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianpolis, IN
Residency: William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI

Alexander Chapman, MD

MD: Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
Residency: Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, OH

Edward Skicki II, DO

MD: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA
Residency: UPMC Pinnacle, Community Osteopathic, Harrisburg, PA

Ashley Tameron, MD

MD: Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, OH
Residency: Trihealth General Surgery, Cincinnati, OH