Jennifer Mooney, MD

General Surgery

Trauma Surgery

Surgery Critical Care

Jennifer Mooney, MD

Dr. Mooney earned a B.A. in Chemistry from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Tx in 2002. She went on to attend medical school at University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas Texas. Following graduation in 2006, she remained at UTSW and Parkland hospital completing both her general surgery residency and surgical critical care fellowship. Upon completion of fellowship in 2012, Dr. Mooney joined the faculty at LSU medical school as Assistant Professor of Surgery and remained part of the Trauma Critical Care division until 2017 serving in a number of leadership roles including clerkship director and associate program director for the residency. She joined Urgent Surgery Associates in September of 2017 and is currently Adjunct Assistant Professor of Surgery, Texas A&M Health Science Center.

Dr. Mooney is diplomat of the American Board of Surgery in both General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. She is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Eastern Society for the Surgery of Trauma and a member initiate for The Western Trauma Association. Other professional organizations for which she is a member include the Texas Medical Association, Dallas County Medical Society, Cohn-Rives Surgical Society, Parkland Surgical Society, the Association of Women Surgeons and she serves as an invited member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the Aortic Trauma Foundation.

Research interests include blunt aortic injury, pelvic angioembolization for blunt pelvic trauma, and massive transfusion. She is currently the lead PI for a national AAST multicenter study on pelvic angioembolization. She has authored a number of peer review publications and presented both locally and nationally.

In her free time, Dr. Mooney enjoys spending time with her husband and two small children.