Elliott Richard Haut, MD, PhD, FACS is Vice Chair of Quality, Safety, & Service in the Department of Surgery at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine where he is Professor of Surgery, Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine (ACCM), and Emergency Medicine. He has a faculty appointment in the Department of Health Policy & Management at The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. He is certified in both General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care by the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Haut’s clinical practice at The Johns Hopkins Hospital covers all aspects of trauma, surgical critical care, and acute care surgery.
Dr. Haut’s research focuses on the diagnosis, prevention and public reporting of venous thromboembolism (VTE)- deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). He was funded by a four-year grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), titled “Does Screening Variability Make DVT an Unreliable Quality Measure of Trauma Care?” He is the principal investigator of multiple large-scale projects including “Preventing Venous Thromboembolism (VTE): Empowering Patients and Enabling Patient-centered Care via Health Information Technology” funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and “Individualized Performance Feedback on Venous Thromboembolism Prevention Practice” funded by an R01 grant AHRQ.
Dr. Haut completed his PhD in the Graduate Training Program in Clinical Investigation at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health where he completed a wide variety of coursework including epidemiology, biostatistics, comparative effectiveness research and clinical research design. His dissertation was titled “Preventable Harm from Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)—A New Metric for Quality of Care.”
Dr. Haut is past President of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST) and recently chaired the EAST Guidelines Committee. He has authored more than 300 peer-reviewed articles, and over 100 invited editorials, reviews, letters, books and chapters. He is Editor in Chief of Trauma Surgery & Acute Care Open (TSACO).