About Suture.app

Suture.app is a #FOAM project, it’s available for free an aggregates content from other free resources. Be sure to check out our other application, Nerve Block: an easy-to-use, free, bedside app for nerve blocks.

The Team

Suture.app was designed and developed by Tom Fadial, MD. Tom is an interface designer turned emergency medicine physician and is an Assistant Professor and the Educational Technology and Innovation Officer in the Department of Emergency Medicine in McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston. This app was developed independently by Tom Fadial and is not licensed or approved by UTHealth Houston.

Sam Beger, MD, MA
Loren Mead, MD
Zack (John) Timmons, MD

Expert Review

Special thanks to Dr. David Hopkins, MD. Dr. Hopkins is a plastic surgery resident at University of Texas-Houston Medical School. He is a first-generation college student who was raised in Azle, Texas. He attended Baylor University where he obtained his Bachelor of Science in Biology with Summa Cum Laude distinction and was elected in Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. Dr. Hopkins then moved to Houston where he obtained his medical degree from UT Houston Medical school, during which he was elected into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Society. He then remained with UT Houston for his residency in General Surgery. Dr. Hopkins was selected by faculty to receive the “Golden Chopsticks” award for excellence in laparoscopic and robotic techniques.

In his free time, Dr. Hopkins enjoys the spending time with his wife and siblings, 5 of whom practice medicine in Houston. He enjoys fishing, cooking, and raising his dog and two cats. Dr. Hopkins loves Houston which provides a limitless restaurant selection, a thriving theatre district, and a diverse selection for sports fans.

Content Contributors

Closing the Gap

Closing the Gap
Brian Lin, MD, FACEP