MD, MS, FACS, FAMIA
I wholeheartedly enjoy caring for patients with critical illness and emergency surgical conditions. My approach is to provide high-quality evidence-based emergency surgical and critical care to those in need. I treat every patient like I would my own family member. Dr. Tignanelli is an Acute Care Surgeon at the University of Minnesota providing trauma, emergency surgery, critical care, and ECMO care for critically ill patients. He is triple board-certified in General Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, and Clinical Informatics. His research lab, MNCCORE includes over 30 researchers developing and deploying informatics-based tools to improve the delivery of healthcare within and beyond the University of Minnesota system. His research focuses on the development and validation of machine learning and AI-enabled decision support systems as well as the implementation, user-centered design, and scaling of interoperable clinical decision support tools.
Dr. Tignanelli is the current dyad director of the University of Minnesota Center for Outcomes, Quality, Delivery and Evaluation (C-QODE). He is the current co-Director of the Federated Computer Vision in Healthcare U.S. Collaborative and faculty in the UMN Institute for Health Informatics' Natural Language Processing research lab. He is an AHRQ-funded K12 Learning Health System Scholar. His research program has since been funded by the NIH, Gates Foundation, Microsoft AI for Health, among others. He has over 70 peer-reviewed publications and has been awarded over $6 million in grant funding since 2018. In 2021, he was named a "Health Care Hero" by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal for his innovative use of AI and informatics to improve healthcare for patients with COVID-19. Dr. Tignanelli is a member of multiple informatics committees including the AHRQ evidence-based Care Transformation Support (ACTS), CDC's Adapting Clinical Guidelines for the Digital Age Initiative and the American College of Surgeons Health Information Technology (HIT) Committee.
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Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, ECMO, Emergency general surgery
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