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Caroline  Butler

Caroline Butler, MD

Dr. Caroline Butler is a trauma and acute care surgeon at Grady Memorial Hospital. She completed her trauma and critical care training at Jackson Memorial Hospital/Ryder Trauma Center in Miami FL and her general surgery training at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC. Prior to joining the Morehouse faculty she was on staff as a trauma surgeon at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County in Chicago. Her interests include trauma resuscitation, the improvement of trauma systems and trauma processes in order to optimize patient outcomes, and injury prevention.


  • Surgical Critical Care


  • Jackson Memorial Hospital, Ryder Trauma Center, Miami, FL


  • Morehouse

Education & Training

  • Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
  • Internship: New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell, Department of Surgery, New York, NY
  • Residency: Georgetown University Hospital, Department of Surgery, Washington, DC


J Scalea MD, C Butler, J Nogueira MD, L Campos MD, A Haririan MD, R Barth MD, B Philosophe MD, S Bartlett MD, M Cooper MD. Pancreas Transplant Alone As An Independent Risk Factor For Development Of Renal Failure. Transplantation 2008;86(12):1789-1794.

HR Alexander MD, C Butler MD. Development of Isolated Hepatic Perfusion via the Operative and Percutaneous Techniques for Patients With Isolated and Unresectable Liver Metastases. The Cancer Journal 2010;16(2).

C Butler MD, K Stahl MD. Management of Injured Cardiac Patients with Pacemaker and Implanted Defibrillator, A Call For Aggressive Utilization of Memory Function. Annals of Trauma and Acute Care 2017;1(1).

CY Fu, F Bajani, C Butler, S Welsh, T Messer, M Kaminsky, F Starr, A Dennis, V Schlanser, J Mis, S Poulakidas, F Bokhari. Morbid Obesity’s Silver Lining: An Armor for Hollow Viscus in Blunt Abdominal Trauma. Worl J Surg 2018 (epub ahead of print)