Jillian M. McCagg, MD, FACS, a Critical Care Surgeon with Three Rivers Medical Center

Get to know Critical Care Surgeon Dr. Jillian M. McCagg, who serves patients in Louisa, Kentucky.

Specializing in surgical critical care, Dr. McCagg is a board-certified and fellowship-trained general surgeon with Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa, Kentucky. 

Three Rivers Medical Center is a 90-bed acute care facility accredited by The Joint Commission. Working hard every day to be a place of healing, caring, and connection for patients and families in the community, the facility offers general and specialized surgical procedures. Many of these procedures are available on a same-day, outpatient basis.

Back in 2006, Dr. McCagg earned her medical degree from the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. She then went on to complete her residency in general surgery at WVU-Charleston Division at CAMC Memorial Hospital in Charleston, West Virginia, followed by her fellowship at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland in California. 

A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, she is board-certified in both general surgery and surgical critical care by the American Board of Surgery,  an independent, non-profit organization located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, founded for the purpose of certifying surgeons who have met a defined standard of education, training, and knowledge.

Surgical critical care is a specialty of surgery and a primary component of general surgery related to the care of patients with acute, life-threatening or potentially life-threatening surgical conditions. Surgical critical care not only incorporates the knowledge and skills of nonoperative techniques for supportive care for critically ill patients but also a broad understanding of the relationship between critical surgical illness and surgical procedures. Although much of this knowledge and skills are common to critical care specialists from a variety of medical disciplines, the diplomate in surgical critical care has specialized expertise relating both to the physiologic responses to tissue injury from trauma, burns, operation, infections, acute inflammation, or ischemia and to the ways these responses interact with other disease processes.

Learn more about Dr. Jillian M. McCagg:
Through her findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/475480-Jillian-McCagg-Surgeon or through Three Rivers Medical Center, http://www.threeriversmedicalcenter.com/three-rivers-medical-center/findadoctor/mccagg-jillian-md-71624

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