Philosophy of Care
Dr. Trappey believes in providing the highest quality of care to all of his patients. He believes this is accomplished at the bedside and through clinical research.
Dr. Trappey's clinical interests include: Acute care surgery, Minimally invasive surgery, Hernia repair, and Biliopancreatic disease.
Dr. Trappey's ongoing research projects involve pediatric surgical clinical research, trauma management, and trauma resuscitation.
M.D., Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans LA 2010
B.S., Davidson College, Davidson NC 2006
Internship: General Surgery, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio TX 2010-2011
General Surgery, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio TX 2011-2016
Research Fellowship - Cancer Vaccine Development Program, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio TX 2012-2013
American Board of Surgery,
American College of Surgeons
Select Recent Publications
Berry JS, Trappey AF, Vreeland TJ, Pattyn AR, Clifton GT, Berry EA, Schneble EJ, Kirkpatrick AD, Saenger JS, Peoples GE. Analysis of Clinical and Pathologic Factors of Pure, Flat Epithelial Atypia on Core Needle Biopsy to Aid in the Decision of Excision or Observation. Cancer. 2016 Jan 1;7(1): 1-6.
Nissen A, Trappey AF, Edwards MJ. Thoracoscopically-assisted doxycycline sclerotherapy for a microcystic thoracoabdominal lymphatic malformation in a 3-month-old patient. J of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports. 2016 Feb; (5) 12-14.
Schneble EJ, Berry JS, Trappey AF, Clifton GT, Poniah S, Mittendorf E, Peoples GE. The HER2 peptide nelipepimut-S (E75) vaccine (NeuVaxTM) in breast cancer patients at risk for recurrence: Correlation of immunologic data with clinical response. Immunotherapy. 2014 May;6(5):519-31.
John S. Berry, Alfred Trappey, Joseph L. Petfield, et al. Anal Necrosis Following Pelvic Crush Injury. Trauma.org. Nov 28, 2012.