Dr. Jeannette M Capella MD Surgeon

Dr. Jeannette Capella is a surgeon in Altoona, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with UPMC Altoona. She received her medical degree from University of South Florida College of Medicine and has been in practice for 21 years. She is one of 17 doctors at UPMC Altoona who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Hospital Affiliation

UPMC Altoona

Education & Medical Training

University of Florida College of Medicine at Jacksonville
Residency, General Surgery, 1993–1999

University of Connecticut
Fellowship, Surgical Critical Care, 1999–2000

University of South Florida College of Medicine
Class of 1993

University of Georgia
Other Training, Adult Education, 2005–2007

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgical Critical Care

PA State Medical License
Active through 2012

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Teamwork training improves the clinical care of trauma patients.
Capella J, Smith S, Philp A, Putnam T, Gilbert C, Fry W, Harvey E, Wright A, Henderson K, Baker D, Ranson S, Remine S

Practice management guidelines for identification of cervical spine injuries following trauma: update from the eastern association for the surgery of trauma practice management guidelines committee.
Como, J.J., Diaz, J.J., Dunham, C.M., Chiu, W.C., Duane, T.M., Capella, J.M., Holevar, M.R., Khwaja, K.A., Mayglothling, J.A., Shapiro, M.B., Winston, E.S.

Management of pulmonary contusion and flail chest: an Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma practice management guideline.
Simon B, Ebert J, Bokhari F, Capella J, Emhoff T, Hayward T 3rd, Rodriguez A, Smith L 2012 11

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