Matthew A Borgman


Lieutenant Colonel, Army

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Location: San Antonio Military Medical Center, TX
Research Interests:
Pediatric Trauma, Trauma Resuscitation
Simulation, ECMO
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BS, Wake Forest University
MD, Uniformed Services University
Pediatric Resident, Brooke Army Medical Center
Critical Care Fellowship, Boston Children's Hospital


25. Borgman MA, Spinella PC, Holcomb JB, et al. The Ratio of Blood Products Transfused Affects Survival in Patients at a Combat Support Hospital. J Trauma 2007 Oct; 63(4): 805-813. PMID: 18090009

21. Borgman MA, Maegele M, Wade CW, Blackbourne LH, Spinella PC. Pediatric Trauma BIG Score: Predicting Mortality in Children in Iraq and Afghanistan. Pediatrics 2011 Apr; 127:e892-e897. PMID: 21422095

20. Borgman MA, Spinella PC, Holcomb JB, Blackbourne LH, Wade CW, Lefering R, Bouillon B, Maegele M. The Effect of FFP:RBC Ratio on Morbidity and Mortality in Trauma Patients based on Massive Transfusion Predictive Score. Vox Sanguinis 2011 Jul; vol 101(1): 44-54. PMID: 21438884

17. Patregnani JT, Borgman MA, Maegele M, Wade CE, Blackbourne LH, Spinella PC. Coagulopathy and Shock upon Admission are Associated with Mortality for Children with Traumatic Injuries at Combat Support Hospitals. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2012 May; 13(3):273-7. PMID: 21926654

15. Cap AP, Spinella PC, Borgman MA, Blackbourne LH, Perkins JG. Timing and location of blood product transfusion and outcomes in massively transfused combat casualties. J Trauma Acute Care Surgery, 2012 Aug;73(2 suppl 1):S89-94. PMID: 22847102

11. Borgman MA, Matos RI, Blackbourne LH, Spinella PC. Ten years of military pediatric care in Afghanistan and Iraq. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Dec;73(6 Suppl 5):S509-13. PMID: 23192078

8. Neff LP, Cannon JW, Morrison JJ, Edwards MJ, Spinella PC, Borgman MA. Clearly Defining Pediatric Massive Transfusion: Cutting Through the Fog and Friction with Combat Data. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Jan;78(1):22-9. PMID: 25539199

Borgman MA, Matos R, Spinella P. Isolated Pediatric Burn Injury in Iraq and Afghanistan. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 Feb; 16(2)e23-7. PMID: 25560430

2. Escobar MA, Auerbach M, Flynn-O’Brien K, Tiyyagura G, Borgman MA, Duffy SJ, Falcone K, Burke R, Cox JM, Maguire S. Screening for Non-Accidental Trauma in the Trauma Bay and Emergency Department: A Screening Algorithm and Critical Analysis of the Literature Using GRADE Methodology. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 Mar 23. (Epub). PMID: 28338594.

1. Cannon JW, Johnson MA, Caskey RC, Borgman MA, Neff LP. High ratio plasma resuscitation does not improve survival in pediatric trauma patients. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 May 6. (Epub). PMID: 28481839