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Faculty Detail    
Campus Address KB 120 Zip 0000
Phone  (205) 934-4903
E-mail  henderk@uab.edu
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Undergraduate  Lipscomb University    1995  BS Chemistry 
Medical School  Wright State University School of Medicine    1999  MD 
Residency  Georgetown University    2004  Surgical Residency 
Fellowship  Inova Fairfax Hospital    2006  Trauma and Research Fellowships 
Fellowship  The Ohio State University    2007  Surgical Critical Care Fellowship 

Surgical Critical Care   
General Surgery   

Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Surgery - General Surgery  Surgery - Gen Surg Trauma Section Professor

Biographical Sketch 
Born and raised in Ohio, Dr. Hendershot received her undergraduate degree from Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN. She then began her medical education at Wright State University School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio, graduating in 1999. Dr. Hendershot completed her surgical residency in general surgery at Georgetown University in Washington, DC in 2004. She then went on to complete fellowships in trauma and trauma research at Fairfax Hospital outside of Washington, DC in 2006 followed by a surgical critical care fellowship at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio in 2007. Dr. Hendershot came to UAB from Wright State University where she was an Assistant Professor and the Associate Clerkship Director for surgery medical students. She is very interested in trauma and surgical education and has done research in both of these areas. She is involved in committees of the Eastern Association of the Surgery of Trauma (EAST) and the Association for Surgical Education (ASE).

Society Memberships
Organization Name Position Held Org Link
Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)  Member   
Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST)  Member; Career Development committee   
Association of Women Surgeons (AWS)  Member   
Association of Surgical Education (ASE)  Member; Curriculum committee   
American College of Surgeons (ACS)  Fellow, member   

Research/Clinical Interest
Trauma and trauma systems; Documentation and Billing for surgeons; Surgical critical care; Surgical Education--medical student, resident, and fellow

Selected Publications 
Publication PUBMEDID
Mukherjee D, Hendershot KM. Splenic artery to superior mesenteric artery bypass for chronic mesenteric ischemia-a case report. Vascular & Endovascular Surgery. 38(5): 465-8, 2004.   
Hendershot K, Fakhry S. The business of medicine: documentation, coding, and billing for residents. General Surgery News. 32(8):23-24, 2005.   
Hendershot K, Fakhry S. The business of medicine part II: documentation, coding, and billing for residents. General Surgery News. 32(10):8-10, 2005.   
Hendershot K, Fakhry S. Documentation, Coding, and Billing in the Intensive Care Unit (Part III of a series). General Surgery News. 33(4):29-31, 2006.   
Hendershot K, Fakhry S, Pyles R, Prince S. Documentation, coding, and billing: the ICU. General Surgery News. 33(6):16-18, 2006.    
Hendershot K, Robinson L, Fakhry S, Roland J, Vaziri K, Dwyer K, Seoudi H. Healthcare provider estimates of height, weight, and body mass index: implications for research and patient safety. Journal of the American College of Surgeons (Surgical Forum Abstracts). 201: S71, 2005.   
Schwartzbach C, Seoudi H, Ross A, Hendershot K, Robinson L, Malekzadeh A. Fracture of the scapula with intrathoracic penetration in a skeletally mature patient. A case report. J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2006; 88(12): 2735-2738.    
Hendershot K, Robinson L, Roland J, Vaziri K, Rizzo AG, Fakhry SM. Estimated Height, Weight, and Body Mass Index: Implications for Research and Patient Safety. J Am Coll Surg 2006, 203(6):887-893.   
Fakhry S, Robinson L, Hendershot K, Reines HD. Surgical Resident’s Knowledge of
Documentation and Coding for Professional Services: An Opportunity for a Focused
Educational Offering. Am J Surg, 2007; 194(2): 263-67.
Greene W, Robinson L, Rizzo AG, Sakran J, Hendershot K, Moore A, Weatherspoon K, Fakhry SM. Pregnancy is not a sufficient indicator for trauma team activation. Journal of Trauma. 2007, 63(3): 550-54.   
Seoudi H, Lefrak E, Speir A, Hendershot K, Moynihan J, Fakhry S. Survival following
combined intra-pericardial inferior vena cava and thoracic aortic injury caused by blunt trauma.
Journal of Trauma. 2008; 65(1): 218-21.
Hendershot KM, Bollins JP, Armen SB, Thomas YM, Steinberg SM, Cook CH. Missed surgical intensive care unit billing: potential financial impact of 24/7 faculty presence. Journal of Trauma, 2009; 67(1): 196-99.   
Heyse PB, Moore A, Hendershot KM. Mesenteric Fibromatosis: A Case Report. European Journal of Surgical Sciences (online journal), 2013.   
Hendershot KM, Woods R, Whitmill M, Parikh P. Service versus Education: Situational and Perceptional Differences in Surgery Residency. J Surg Educ. 2014 Nov-Dec;71(6):e111-5. Epub 2014 Jul 16.   
Fox N1, Schwartz D, Salazar JH, Haut ER, Dahm P, Black JH, Brakenridge SC, Como JJ, Hendershot K, King DR, Maung AA, Moorman ML, Nagy K, Petrey LB,Tesoriero R, Scalea TM, Fabian TC. Evaluation and management of blunt traumatic aortic injury: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Jan;78(1):136-46.