Younan Duraid acutecare

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest
trauma, acute care and surgical critical care


Dr. Younan was born in Baghdad, Iraq. He received his medical degree from the University of Baghdad, graduating in 1992. He completed his general surgery residency at the University of Rochester in 2003 and fellowship training in trauma critical care and solid organ transplantation in 2006. Dr. Younan is a reviewer for the American Journal of Surgery, Shock and Journal of Surgical Research.

Selected Publications

“Early Trauma-Induced Coagulopathy is Associated With Increased Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in Spinal Cord Injury Patients” Duraid Younan, MD, Erica Lin, BS, Russell Griffin, PhD, Sean Vanlandingham, MD, Alicia Waters, MD, Mark Harrigan, MD, Jean-Francois Pittet, MD, Jeffrey D. Kerby, MD PhD - in print, Shock, DOI : 10.1097/SHK.0000000000000531

“Timing and mechanism of ischemic stroke due to extracranial blunt traumatic cerebrovascular injury”. Griessenauer CJ, Fleming JB, Richards BF, Cava LP, Curé JK, Younan DS, Zhao L, Alexandrov AV, Barlinn K, Taylor T, Harrigan MR. J Neurosurg. 2013 Feb; 118(2):397-404.

“Circumferential electrical contact burn of a finger” Reid D, Younan D, Lentz C JAAPA Vol 20, no 3, March 2007

“Modification of a biventricular assist device to facilitate preservative infusion and organ recovery in a non-heart beating donor” Angona R, Abt P, Younan D, Massey T, Marvin M, Kashyap R, Richards D, Jones K, QueschenbacH J, Zand M, Jain A, Orloff M, Bozorgzadeh A. JECT 2006; 38:157-160

“Survival outcomes in liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma, comparing impact of hepatitis C versus other etiology of cirrhosis” Adel Bozorgzadeh , Mark Orloff, Peter Abt, Georgios Tsoulfas, Duraid Younan, Randeep Kashyap, Ashok Jain, Parvez Mantry, Benedict Maliakkal, Alok Khorana, Seymour Schwartz, Liver Transpl. Vol13, Issue 6, 807-13

“Use of Computer Simulation for Determining Endovascular Skill Levels in a Carotid Stenting Model.” Hsu JH, Younan D, Pandalai S, Gillespie BT, Jain RA, Schippert DW, Narins CR, Khanna A, Surowiec SM, Davies MG, Shortell CK, Rhodes JM, Waldman DL, Green RM, Illig KA. Journal of Vascular Surgery, Vol. 40/6 pp 1118-1125.


Medical School
University of Baghdad

University of Rochester
General Surgery

University of Rochester
Trauma Critical Care and Transplant Surgery


Campus Address
LHRB 112