Stephan Moran, MD, FACS, General and Trauma Surgery/Surgical Critical Care

April 7, 2017 | Posted in

Dr. Moran is a Clinical Associate Professor at the Huntsville Regional Campus of the University of Alabama School of Medicine and currently the Medical Director of the Surgical & Trauma Intensive Care Unit at Huntsville Hospital, Huntsville, Alabama. Additionally, he is affiliated with Huntsville Surgical Associates.

Dr. Moran graduated summa cum laude from Birmingham-Southern College and with Honors from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, where he later completed a fellowship in trauma and surgical critical care. He also completed an internship in family practice at Carraway Methodist Medical Center in Birmingham and a residency in general surgery at Wright-Patterson Medical Center at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. In addition, he is certified in surgical critical care by the American Board of Surgery and is an instructor of Advanced Trauma Life Support.

Coauthor of more than a dozen journal articles and a book chapter, Dr. Moran has written about a computer model to predict head injury during auto collisions, vacuum-assisted complex wound closure, and chest computed tomography and blunt aortic injury, among other topics. He also has given numerous presentations on managing complex wounds, ventilator modalities, and strategies for decreasing antibiotic resistance. Dr. Moran is especially dedicated to research on automotive safety; he speaks frequently at automotive society meetings and has been interviewed on American and Canadian syndicated radio. Governor Bob Riley, Alabama, appointed Dr. Moran as an expert witness to testify before the study group examining the issue of seat belts in school buses following the tragic school bus accident in Huntsville, Alabama.

A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (and a member of the Alabama affiliate’s Committee on Trauma) and the Southeastern Surgical Congress, Dr. Moran also is a member of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine and the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and Vice Chairman of the North Alabama Regional Trauma Advisory Council.