Jeremy Grushka

Academic title(s): 

Assistant professor of surgery, McGill University.


Jeremy Grushka
Contact Information
Email address: 
jeremy.grushka [at]
(514) 934-1934 x44334
Montreal General Hospital (MGH)
Hospital title: 
Trauma surgeon and surgical intensivist, Division of Trauma and General Surgery, MUHC
Clinical Interests: 

error producing conditions in trauma

non-opioid pain management in the injured patient

host inflammatory response to injury and surgical education

Language(s) spoken: 

Dr. Jeremy Grushka is an attending trauma surgeon and surgical intensivist in the Division of Trauma and General Surgery at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). He is Assistant Professor of Surgery at McGill University. Jeremy completed his medical degree and general surgery residency training at McGill University and then obtained his subspecialty training in trauma surgery and critical care at the Ryder Trauma Center, Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida. During his fellowship training he also completed a Masters of Public Health at the University of Miami. He also holds a Master’s of Science in Experimental Surgery from McGill University.

In addition to his passion for clinical practice, Jeremy has developed an avid interest in surgical education and is the current Trauma Fellowship Program Director at McGill University. He is also an active member of the MUHC center for global surgery and is currently working on various education and surgical capacity building projects with local partners in Haiti, Nepal and Ukraine. His clinical research interests focus on error producing conditions in trauma, non-opioid pain management in the injured patient, host inflammatory response to injury and surgical education. 

Selected publications: 

1: Wang Y, Stanek A, Grushka J, Fata P, Beckett A, Khwaja K, Razek T, Deckelbaum
DL. Incidence and factors associated with development of heterotopic ossification
after damage control laparotomy. Injury. 2018 Jan;49(1):51-55. doi:
10.1016/j.injury.2017.11.033. Epub 2017 Nov 26. PubMed PMID: 29191669.

2: Madani A, Gips A, Razek T, Deckelbaum DL, Mulder DS, Grushka JR. Defining and
Measuring Decision-Making for the Management of Trauma Patients. J Surg Educ.
2018 Mar - Apr;75(2):358-369. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2017.07.012. Epub 2017 Jul 26.
PubMed PMID: 28756147.

3: McKendy KM, Lee LF, Boulva K, Deckelbaum DL, Mulder DS, Razek TS, Grushka JR.
Epidural analgesia for traumatic rib fractures is associated with worse outcomes:
a matched analysis. J Surg Res. 2017 Jun 15;214:117-123. doi:
10.1016/j.jss.2017.02.057. Epub 2017 Mar 6. PubMed PMID: 28624032.

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