James V. Yuschak , MD, FACS
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care
- Phone: (215) 887-3990
- Fax: (215) 887-1140
Price Medical Office Building
1245 Highland Avenue, Suite 600
Abington, Pennsylvannia 19001
Education and Training
Duke University, Durham, NC, BS, 1981
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 1985
Jefferson-Abington Hospital, Abington, PA
Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Maryland Institute of Emergency Medical Services, Baltimore, MD
General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care
Director, Trauma Program, Jefferson-Abington Hospital
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Dr. Yuschak is board certified in both General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care and has over 20 years of experience in private practice. His special interests include:
- Acute care surgery
- ICU care of critically ill surgical and trauma patients
He is a recognized trauma program director throughout the Delaware Valley and a principal member of the teaching staff of the General Surgery Residency Program at Abington Memorial Hospital. Dr. Yuschak graduated Magna Cum Laude from Duke University. While a resident at Abington, he was awarded a Traveling Fellowship by the Frederick A. Collier Surgical Society. Dr. Yuschak is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of its Committee on Trauma (Pennsylvania Division). He is active in prominent trauma/critical care societies, including the Eastern Association for the Advancement of Trauma, the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation (Subcommittee on Geriatric Trauma), and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.
He presents regularly at national and regional surgical scientific meetings and has had multiple presentations at each of the following: American Association for Surgery of Trauma, Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, American Geriatric Society, and the Trauma Center Directors of Philadelphia. Resulting Studies have appeared in such peer-reviewed journals as the Journal of Trauma, the American Surgeons, Current Surgery, Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, Journal of American Cardiology, and Surgical Endoscopy.
Besides his passion for medicine, Dr. Yuschak enjoys his family life, Duke basketball, and the Jersey Shore.