Sheldon B Maltz, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Sheldon Maltz, MD, is a board-certified critical care surgeon with Bronson Trauma Surgery Services in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He is a graduate of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Champaign, Illinois. He earned both a master's degree and a medical degree from Chicago Medical School North Finch University of Health Sciences. He completed both a residency in general surgery and a fellowship in critical care surgery with Chicago Medical School North Finch University of Health Sciences, as well. He also completed an additional fellowship in trauma surgery with Kings County Hospital Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Dr. Maltz enjoys the ability to care for any injury and manage a trauma patient's care in its entirety. He appreciates the trauma field and the challenge of not knowing what he will be treating every day. He has an interest in medical education, having served as Surgical Simulation Director for Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, as well as surgical clerkship director for Western Michigan University's physician assistant program, and as Internal Coordinator Undergraduate-Postgraduate General Surgery Education at Bronson Methodist Hospital.
- American Board of Surgery (Surgery)
- American Board of Surgery (Surgical Critical Care)
Education and Training
- Fellowship 1989, Trauma Surgery, Kings County Hospital Center
- Residency 1987, General Surgery, Finch University of Health Sciences
- Fellowship 1986, Critical Care Surgery, Finch University of Health Sciences
- MD 1983, Finch University of Health Sciences
- MS 1980, Biological Chemistry and Structure, Finch University of Health Sciences
- BS 1977, Premedicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Critical Care
Davidson S., Davidson S., Blostein P., Blostein P., Walsh J., Walsh J., Maltz S., Maltz S., Elian A., Vandenberg S. Resurgence of methamphetamine related burns and injuries: A follow-up study Burns. 2013;39(1):119-125. doi: 10.1016/j.burns.2012.03.003.
Davidson S., Blostein P., Walsh J., Maltz S., Vandenberg S. Percutaneous tracheostomy: A new approach to the emergency airway Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2012;73(2 SUPPL. 1) doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e3182606279.
Bergman K., Maltz S., Fletcher J. Evaluation of moderate traumatic brain injury. Journal of trauma nursing : the official journal of the Society of Trauma Nurses. 2010;17(2):102-108. doi: 10.1097/JTN.0b013e3181ecc452.
Davidson S., Blostein P., Maltz S., England G., Schaller T. Injury patterns related to ultralight aircraft crashes American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2010;28(3):334-337. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2008.12.002.
Blostein P., Blostein P., Plaisier B., Maltz S., Davidson S., Wideman E., Feucht E., VandenBerg S. Methamphetamine production is hazardous to your health Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 2009;66(6):1712-1717. doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e3181a0e589.
Allabaugh C., Maltz S., Carlson G., Watcharotone K. Education and prevention for teens: using Trauma Nurses Talk Tough presentation with pretest and posttest evaluation of knowledge and behavior changes. Journal of trauma nursing : the official journal of the Society of Trauma Nurses. 2008;15(3):102-111. doi: 10.1097/01.JTN.0000337151.14302.86.
Lerner T. Novel Uses of a Negative-Pressure Wound Care System Journal of Trauma. 2002;53(1):117-121. doi: 10.1097/00005373-200207000-00024.
Maltz S., Fantus R., Mellett M., Kirby J. Surgical Complications of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Type IV: Case Report and Review of the Literature Journal of Trauma. 2001;51(2):387-390. doi: 10.1097/00005373-200108000-00029.
Scalea T.M., Maltz S., Yelon J., Trooskin S.Z., Duncan A.O., Sclafani S.J.A. Resuscitation of multiple trauma and head injury: Role of crystalloid fluids and inotropes Critical Care Medicine. 1994;22(10):1610-1615. doi: 10.1097/00003246-199422100-00017.
Prinz R.A., Ko T.C., Maltz S., Reynes C.J., Marsan R.e., Freeark R.J. Common Bile Duct Obstruction By Free Floating Tumor HPB Surgery. 1993;6(4):319-323. doi: 10.1155/1993/25314.
Duncan A.O., Phillips T.F., Scalea T.M., Maltz S.B., Atweh N.A., Sclafani S.J.A. Management of transpelvic gunshot wounds Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 1989;29(10):1335-1340. doi: 10.1097/00005373-198910000-00007.