Adam Alder, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: Surgery


Medical School Tulane University School of Medicine (2002)
Residency UT Southwestern Medical Center (2009), General Surgery
Graduate School UT Southwestern Medical Center (2012)
Fellowship UT Southwestern / Children's Medical Center (2012), Pediatric Surgery

Research Interests

  • Appendicitis
  • Center for Advanced Research in Surgery
  • Clinical Trials and Patient Oriented Research
  • Pediatric Solid Tumors
  • Trauma


Featured Publications Legend

Featured Publications

Improving perioperative performance: the use of operations management and the electronic health record.

Foglia RP, Alder AC, Ruiz G J. Pediatr. Surg. 2013 Jan 48 1 95-8

A comparison of traditional incision and drainage versus catheter drainage of soft tissue abscesses in children.

Alder AC, Thornton J, McHard K, Buckins L, Barber R, Skinner MA J. Pediatr. Surg. 2011 Oct 46 10 1942-7

Colonoscopy: an unusual complication.

Alder AC, Scott DL, Browning JD Gastroenterology 2010 Feb 138 2 434, 794

Association of viral infection and appendicitis.

Alder AC, Fomby TB, Woodward WA, Haley RW, Sarosi G, Livingston EH Arch Surg 2010 Jan 145 1 63-71

Postsplenectomy vascular complications: Feasibility of studying patients with splenectomy following trauma.

Purcell PL, Crary SE, Adix LM, Alder AC, Buchanan GR Am. J. Hematol. 2009 May 84 5 316-7

Abdominal compartment syndrome associated with tension pneumoperitoneum in an elderly trauma patient.

Alder AC, Hunt JL, Thal ER J Trauma 2008 Jan 64 1 211-2

Current opinions about laparoscopic incisional hernia repair: a survey of practicing surgeons.

Alder AC, Alder SC, Livingston EH, Bellows CF Am. J. Surg. 2007 Nov 194 5 659-62

Cancer risk in endoscopically unresectable colon polyps.

Alder AC, Hamilton EC, Anthony T, Sarosi GA Am. J. Surg. 2006 Nov 192 5 644-8

Abdominal wall reconstruction using biological tissue grafts: present status and future opportunities

Bellows CF, Alder A, Helton WS Expert Rev Med Devices 2006 3 5 657-75

Modulation of macrophage nitric oxide production by prostaglandin D2

Bellows CF, Alder A, Wludyka P, Jaffe BM J Surg Res 2006 132 1 92-97

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Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Pediatric Surgery Society (2012)
  • American College of Surgeons (2009)