Our Team

Our Team

As a Level I Trauma Center verified by the American College of Surgeons since 1989, we're dedicated to delivering the best quality patient care possible.

Scott B. Davidson, MD, FACS

Medical Director

Trauma Surgery Services

Burn Program

Lt. Col. United States Air Force, 445 Aeromedical Staging Squadron, Wright Patterson Air Force Base

Research Interests:

  • Hemorrhagic shock in resuscitation models
  • Fluid resuscitation in early shock
  • Inflammation and cytokine responses in trauma
  • Methamphetamine related trauma
  • Burn resuscitation
  • Multiple casualty trauma resuscitation and resource utilization

Jon C. Walsh, MD, MPH, FACS

Trauma Surgeon

Research Interests:

  • Optimizing resuscitation after traumatic brain injury
  • Use of hypertonic fluids in hemorrhagic shock and brain injury
  • Inflammatory mediators in sepsis and hemorrhagic shock
  • Trauma systems design and implementation
  • Electronic health record technology in improving patient care

Sheldon B. Maltz, MS, MD, FACS

Medical Director

Surgical Critical Care

Research Interests:

  • Resuscitation and lactic acidosis
  • Educating graduate and undergraduate medical students in trauma surgery and surgical critical care
  • Rib fracture fixation
  • Physician assistant education
  • Blood conservation

James Kraatz, MD, FACS

Medical Director Burn & Wound Center, Trauma Surgeon

We have a longstanding commitment to research, especially in the areas of injury prevention, resuscitation, and critical care management. 

Our trauma surgeons, nurses and other team members collaborate with multiple disciplines including orthopedics, neurosurgery, emergency medicine, and rehabilitation. All trauma research at Bronson is driven by our commitment to provide the best possible care to our most valuable asset - you.

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