Peter M. Hammer, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Specialty: General Surgery

Medical School: Wayne State University

Residency: Wayne State University


IU Health Physicians


IU Health Methodist/IU Health University
IU Health North
IU Health West

Location Information

Clinical Interests


Hospital-Based Provider Only

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Clinical Research Interests

  1. Grabo D, Inaba K, Hammer P, Karamanos E, Skiada D, Martin M, Sullivan M, Demetriades D. “Optimal training for emergency needle thoracostomy placement by prehospital personnel: Didactic teaching versus a cadaver?based training program.” J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 77(3):S109?113, 2014.
  2. Karamanos E, Teixeira PG, Sivrikoz E, Varga S, Chouliaras K, Okoye O, Hammer P. “Intracranial pressure versus cerebral perfusion pressure as a marker of outcomes in severe head injury: a prospective evaluation.” Am J Surg. 208(3):363?71, 2014.
  3. Rodrigues D, Perez NE, Hammer PM, Webber JD. “Laparoscopic removal of a retained intra?abdominal ribbon malleable retractor after 14 years.” Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A. 16(4):369?71, 2006 Aug.


Book Chapters

  1. Hammer PM. Schwab CW. “Mediastinal Hematoma.” Encyclopedia of Intensive Care Medicine, 1st ed. 1367?70, 2012.

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