Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Thomas Rohs, MD, a board-certified critical care surgeon with Borgess Trauma and Emergency Services, serves as Trauma Services Medical Director for the Borgess Level I Trauma Center.
Dr. Rohs began his surgical career with Borgess Trauma Services as a staff trauma surgeon in 1998. After serving as Interim Medical Director of Borgess Trauma Services, he became a partner in General and Bariatric Surgery, a division of HealthCare Midwest. In addition to surgery, Dr. Rohs has been active in trauma research studies and the advanced training of both physicians and other health professionals.
Dr. Rohs earned his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati and completed his residency training at the University of Michigan Hospitals. He went on to complete a Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Michigan Hospitals.
- American Board of Surgery (Surgery)
- American Board of Surgery (Surgical Critical Care)
Education and Training
- Residency 1997, Department of General Surgery, University of Michigan Hospitals
- Fellowship 1995, Surgical Critical Care, University of Michigan Hospitals
- Internship 1992, Department of Surgery, The Good Samaritan Hospital
- MD 1991, University of Cincinnati
- BS 1987, Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Michigan
- Surgery, General
Wijdicks E., Kramer A., Rohs T. The authors reply: Predicting mortality in critically ill patients Critical Care Medicine. 2015;43(10):e472-e473.
Wijdicks E., Kramer A., Rohs T., Hanna S., Sadaka F., O'Brien J., Bible S., Dickess S., Foss M. Comparison of the full outline of unresponsiveness score and the glasgow coma scale in predicting mortality in critically Ill patients Critical Care Medicine. 2015;43(2):439-444.
Gandhi R.R., Overton T.L., Haut E.R., Lau B., Vallier H.A., Rohs T., Hasenboehler E., Lee J.K., Alley D., Watters J., Rogers F.B., Shafi S. Optimal timing of femur fracture stabilization in polytrauma patients: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2014;77(5):787-795.
Kothari R.U., Kothari C., Deboer M., Koestner A., Rohs T. Inpatient hospitalization and intimate partner violence: Who are we treating? Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2014;77(1):129-136.
DeBoer M.I., Kothari R., Kothari C., Koestner A.L., Rohs T. What are barriers to nurses screening for intimate partner violence? Journal of trauma nursing : the official journal of the Society of Trauma Nurses. 2013;20(3)
Kramer A., Wijdicks E., Snavely V., Dunivan J., Naranjo L., Bible S., Rohs T., Dickess S. A multicenter prospective study of interobserver agreement using the Full Outline of Unresponsiveness score coma scale in the intensive care unit Critical Care Medicine. 2012;40(9):2671-2676.
Stassen N.A., Bhullar I., Cheng J.D., Crandall M., Friese R., Guillamondegui O., Jawa R., Maung A., Rohs T.J., Sangosanya A., Schuster K., Seamon M., Tchorz K.M., Zarzuar B.L., Kerwin A. Nonoperative management of blunt hepatic injury: An eastern association for the surgery of trauma practice management guideline Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2012;73(5 SUPPL.4)
Stassen N.A., Bhullar I., Cheng J.D., Crandall M., Friese R.S., Guillamondegui O.D., Jawa R.S., Maung A.A., Rohs T.J., Sangosanya A., Schuster K.M., Seamon M.J., Tchorz K.M., Zarzuar B.L., Kerwin A. Selective nonoperative management of blunt splenic injury: An eastern association for the surgery of trauma practice management guideline Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2012;73(5 SUPPL.4)
Ramos-Kelly J., Toledo-Pereyra L., Jordan J., Rivera-Chavez F., Rohs T., Holevar M., Dixon R., Yun E., Ward P. Multiple selectin blockade with a small molecule inhibitor downregulates liver chemokine expression and neutrophil infiltration after hemorrhagic shock Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 2000;49(1):92-100.
Rohs T.J., Kilgore K.S., Georges A., Bolling S.F. Postischemic function and protein kinase C signal transduction Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 1998;65(6):1680-1684.
Rohs T., Benedict M., Bolling S. Reperfusion adequacy and functional recovery Chest. 1997;112(4):1075-1078.
Mosca R.S., Rohs T.J., Waterford R.R., Childs K.F., Brunsting L.A., Bolling S.F. Perfluorocarbon supplementation and postischemic cardiac function Surgery. 1996;120(2):197-204.
Iannettoni M., Rohs T.J., Gallagher K.P., Bolling S.F. The regional effect of retrograde cardioplegia in areas of evolving ischemia Chest. 1995;108(5):1353-1357.
Rohs T., Polanski P., Just S.C., Gordon W., Just-Viera J.O. Early complications and long-term survival in severely obese coronary bypass patients American Surgeon. 1995;61(11):949-953.