Elliot M Jessie


Commander, Navy

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Location: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
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Xavier University of Louisiana, BS, Chemistry 1998
Tulane University School of Medicine, MD, 2002
The George Washington University School of Business, MBA 2011


Dr. Elliot M. Jessie is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University, Medical Director of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, and Associate Program Director of the NCR General Surgery Residency Program. He complete is general surgery residency at the then National Naval Medical Center and his Trauma/Surgical Critical Care fellowship at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. Dr. Jessie is an accomplished surgeon and Clinical Instructor in the Department of Surgery at University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Jessie has many peer-reviewed publications and is also a member of multiple societies including the Eastern Association for the Surgery in Trauma, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and the Society of Black Academic Surgeons.

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

Medical Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Associate Program Director, National Capital Consortium-General Surgery Residency Program, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

2012 Recipient of The Eisenhower Award, National Capital Consortium-General Surgery Residency Program, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

2016 Recipient of the COL Craig D. Shriver Award for Operaive Excellence

Deployed as Ship's Surgeon, USS George Washington CVN-73 in 2007-08, Afghanistan in 2011, Iraq 2016-17


Quartey B, Jessie E. Pulmonary artery and vein pseudoaneurysm after gunshot wound to the chest. Journal of Emergencies, Trauma, and Shock. 2011; 4:313-316

Deborah M Stein, MD, MPH, Elliot M. Jessie, MD, MBA, Sean Crane, MD, Joseph A. Kufera, MA, Tracy Timmons, MD, Carlos J Rodriguez, DO, MBA, Jay Menaker, MD and Thomas M Scalea, MD. Hyperacute adrenal insufficiency after hemorrhagic shock exists and is associated with poor outcomes. The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. Volume 74, Number 2. 363-370. February 2013.

Sabino J, Polfer E, Tintle S, Jessie E, Fleming M, Martin B, Shashiant M, Valerio I. A Decade of Conflict: Flap Coverage Options and Outcomes in Traumatic War-related Extremity Reconstruction. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2014 Nov 20 [Epub ahead of print]

Casey K, Sabino J, Jessie E, Martin BD, Valerio I. Flap Coverage Outcomes following Vascular Injury and Repair: Chronicling a Decade of Severe War-related Extremity Trauma. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2015 Jan; 135(1):301-8.

Patel JA, Kaufman AS, Howard RS, Rodriguez CJ, Jessie EM. Risk factors for urinary retention after laparoscopic inguinal hernia repairs. Surgical Endoscopy. 2015 Jan 1. [Epub ahead of print]

Valerio IL, Campbell P, Sabino J, Jessie E, Rodriguez C, Fleming M. TXA in Combat Casualty Care- Does It Adversely Affect Extremity Reconstruction and Flap Thrombosis Rates?. Military Medicine. 2015 Mar; 180(3 Suppl):24-8.

Identification of Abnormal Biliary Anatomy Utilizing Real-Time Near-Infrared Cholangiography: A Report of Two Cases. Bozzay J, Vicente D, Jessie EM, Rodriguez CJ. Case Rep Gastrointest Med. 2017;2017:8628206. doi:10.1155/2017/8628206. Epub 2017 Apr 27.