Emily Switzer, MD, received her doctorate in medicine from the University of Oklahoma and stayed on to serve a general surgery residency. She then came to the Keck School of Medicine of USC to train in one of the most competitive programs in Trauma, Acute Care Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care in the nation at LAC + USC Medical Center. After fellowship, Dr. Switzer joined the faculty at USC.
Dr. Switzer’s research interests include the management of penetrating abdominal wounds and coagulopathy in trauma, as well as the management of hypoglycemia in the surgical critical care unit.
Philosophy of care: “I believe it’s important to treat the whole person, not just the pathology.”
Dr. Switzer is board certified in General Surgery and in Surgical Critical care.