Jason Schrager

Jason J Schrager , MD

Associate Professor of Clinical

Medical Sciences Building
SRU Room 1577
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
Phone 513-558-5661
Email jason.schrager@uc.edu


Bachelor's Degree: Drew University 1997

Medical Degree: Vanderbilt University 2001

Resident in Research: VA Medical Center, Nashville and Vanderbilt University 2005 (Wound Care)

General Surgery Residency: Vanderbilt University 2007

Trauma and Critical Care Fellowship: University of Cincinnati 2012


American Board of Surgery (Certification Date: 01-28-2008 ) - (Recertification Date: to 12-04-2017 )

American Board of Surgery (Surgery Critical Care) (Certification Date: 09-10-2012 ) - (Recertification Date: to 09-13-2023 )

Clinical Interests

General Surgery

Abdominal Hernia

Acalculous Cholecystitis


Bile Duct Stones

Biliary Dyskinesia

Billiary Disease

Bleeding in the Small Bowel

Bowel Obstruction




Colonic Diverticulitis

Diverticular Disease


Femoral Hernia

Fractured Ribs

Gallbladder Disease

Gallbladder Inflammation (Cholecystitis)


Groin Hernias


Lung Collapse (Pneumothorax)


Pilonidal Cyst

Pilonidal Dimple

Pilonidal Sinus

Pyloric Stenosis

Traumatic Injury

Umbilical Hernia

Ventral Hernia


Surgery-Critical Care

Research and Practice Interests

General Surgery, Critical Care and Trauma Surgery

Research Support

Grant: #FA8650-13-2-6B18 (Task 18) Under Master FA8650-10-2-6140 Investigators:Mueller, Eric; Schrager, Jason 06-18-2013 -03-17-2015 Department of the Air Force Ketamine Patient-Controlled Analgesia for Acute Pain in Native Airway Multiple and Orthopedic Trauma Patients: A Randomized, Active Comparator-Controlled, Blinded Trial Role:PI $88,955.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #FA8650-16-2-6G02 (under Master FA8650-15-2-6605) Investigators:Chard, Kathleen; Johannigman, Jay; Lindsell, Christopher; McMullan, Jason; Otten, Edward; Schrager, Jason 04-26-2016 -01-25-2019 Air Force Research Laboratory Intranasal Ketamine as an Adjunct to Fentanyl for the Prehospital Treatment of Acute Traumatic Pain Role:Collaborator $456,000.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #UWSC8644/3UH3MH106338 Investigators:Robinson, Bryce; Schrager, Jason 08-01-2015 -07-31-2017 National Institute of Mental Health A Policy Relevant U.S. Trauma Care System Pragmatic Trial for PTSD and Comorbidity study Role:PI $12,569.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #FA8650-17-2-6G27 (Task under Master FA8650-15-2-6605) Investigators:McMullan, Jason; Schrager, Jason 04-13-2017 -04-12-2019 Air Force Research Laboratory Pharmaceutical Degradation in Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Deployment and in Extreme Temperature Simulation Role:PI $128,000.00 Active Level:Federal


Peer Reviewed Publications

Zielinski, Martin D; Schrager, Jason J; Johnson, Pamela; Stubbs, James R; Polites, Stephanie; Zietlow, Scott P; Jenkins, Donald H; Robinson, Bryce R H (2015. ) Multicenter comparison of emergency release group A versus AB plasma in blunt-injured trauma patients.Clinical and translational science, , 8 (1 ) ,43-7 More Information

Bowley, Doug M; Gillingham, S; Mercer, S; Schrager, J J; West, A (2013. ) Pneumoperitoneum without visceral trauma: an under-recognised phenomenon after blast injury?.Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps, , 159 (4 ) ,312-3 More Information

Schrager, Jason J; Branson, Richard D; Johannigman, Jay A (2012. ) Lessons from the tip of the spear: medical advancements from Iraq and Afghanistan.Respiratory care, , 57 (8 ) ,1305-13 More Information

Kim, Young; Cortez, Alexander R; Wima, Koffi; Dhar, Vikrom K; Athota, Krishna P; Schrager, Jason J; Pritts, Timothy A; Edwards, Michael J; Shah, Shimul A (2018. ) Impact of Preoperative Opioid Use After Emergency General Surgery.Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, , 22 (6 ) ,1098-1103 More Information

Schrager J.;Robles G.;Platz T. (02-01-2012. ) Isolated fallopian tube torsion: A rare entity in a premenarcheal female .American Surgeon, , 78 (2 ) ,

Webster C.;Mercer S.;Schrager J.;Carrell T.;Bowley D. (11-01-2011. ) Indirect colonic injury after military wounding: A case series.Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care, , 71 (5 ) ,1475-1477 More Information

Calderbank P.;Woolley T.;Mercer S.;Schrager J.;Kazel M.;Bree S.;Bowley D.M. (10-01-2011. ) Doctor on board? What is the optimal skill-mix in military pre-hospital care?.Emergency Medicine Journal, , 28 (10 ) ,882-883 More Information

Contact Information

Academic - Medical Sciences Building
SRU Room 1577
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-558-5661