Gabe Brat, PhD
Gabriel Brat, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Instructor in Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School (Secondary)

Gabriel Brat is a trauma surgeon and assistant professor of surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and instructor in biomedical informatics at Harvard Medical School. As the director of the Surgical Informatics Lab, Dr. Brat has a broad research focus on informatics tools to improve surgical outcomes. His interests include clinical decision support to optimize surgical opioid prescribing as well as leveraging large-scale database and machine learning models to inform surgical planning and improve outcomes. As the co-founder of a successful venture-backed machine learning and computer vision company, he now teaches health IT innovation courses at the medical school and mentors several digital health startups. Gabriel has an undergraduate degree in bioengineering and a graduate degree in public health and biostatistics from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He completed his medical training at Stanford University and his surgical residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Opioid Consumption After Gender-Affirming Mastectomy and Two Other Breast Surgeries.
Authors: Robinson KA, Duncan S, Austrie J, Fleishman A, Tobias A, Hopwood RA, Brat G.
J Surg Res
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Incidence, Prediction, and Causes of Unplanned 30-Day Hospital Admission After Ambulatory Procedures.
Authors: Teja B, Raub D, Friedrich S, Rostin P, Patrocínio MD, Schneider JC, Shen C, Brat GA, Houle TT, Yeh RW, Eikermann M.
Anesth Analg
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Protecting Surgical Teams During the COVID-19 Outbreak: A Narrative Review and Clinical Considerations.
Authors: Brat GA, Hersey S, Chhabra K, Gupta A, Scott J.
Ann Surg
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Estimates of healthcare spending for preterm and low-birthweight infants in a commercially insured population: 2008-2016.
Authors: Beam AL, Fried I, Palmer N, Agniel D, Brat G, Fox K, Kohane I, Sinaiko A, Zupancic JAF, Armstrong J.
J Perinatol
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Addressing Limitations in Case-Control Study of Patients Undergoing Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta.
Authors: Yuan W, Cook CH, Brat GA.
JAMA Surg
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Effects of laparoscopic vs open abdominal surgery on costs and hospital readmission rate and its effect modification by surgeons' case volume.
Authors: Shin TH, Friedrich S, Brat GA, Rudolph MI, Sein V, Munoz-Acuna R, Houle TT, Ferrone CR, Eikermann M.
Surg Endosc
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Optimizing opioid prescribing and pain treatment for surgery: Review and conceptual framework.
Authors: Bicket MC, Brat GA, Hutfless S, Wu CL, Nesbit SA, Alexander GC.
Am J Health Syst Pharm
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Intraoperative Unfractionated Heparin Unresponsiveness during Endovascular Repair of a Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm following Administration of Andexanet Alfa for the Reversal of Rivaroxaban.
Authors: Eche IM, Elsamadisi P, Wex N, Wyers MC, Brat GA, Cunningham K, Bauer KA.
Pharmacotherapy
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Altered monocyte and NK cell phenotypes correlate with posttrauma infection.
Authors: Seshadri A, Brat GA, Yorkgitis BK, Giangola M, Keegan J, Nguyen JP, Li W, Nakahori Y, Wada T, Hauser C, Salim A, Askari R, Lederer JA.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg
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Effect of Surgery-Specific Opioid-Prescribing Education in a Safety-Net Hospital.
Authors: Yorkgitis BK, Paffett C, Brat GA, Crandall M.
J Surg Res
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