Publications by Surgery Faculty-Student Mentoring Program participants //


  1. Ejaz A, Sachs T, He J, Spolverato G, Hirose K, Ahuja N, et al. A comparison of open and minimally invasive surgery for hepatic and pancreatic resections using the nationwide inpatient sample. Surgery. 2014;156(3):538-47.

  2. Foroughi P, Kang H-J, Carnegie DA, van Vledder MG, Choti MA, Hager GD, et al. A freehand ultrasound elastography system with tracking for in vivo applications. Ultrasound in medicine & biology. 2013;39(2):211-25.

  3. Spolverato G, Kim Y, Ejaz A, Valero III V, Squires MH, Poultsides G, et al. A Multi-institutional analysis of open versus minimally-invasive surgery for gastric adenocarcinoma: results of the US gastric cancer collaborative. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2014;18(9):1563-74.

  4. Kim Y, Spolverato G, Ejaz A, Squires MH, Poultsides G, Fields RC, et al. A nomogram to predict overall survival and disease-free survival after curative resection of gastric adenocarcinoma. Annals of surgical oncology. 2014;22(6):1828-35.

  5. Rhee D, Salazar JH, Zhang Y, Yang J, Yang J, Papandria D, et al. A novel multispecialty surgical risk score for children. Pediatrics. 2013;131(3):e829-e36.

  6. Azoury SC, Dhanasopon AP, Hui X, De La Cruz C, Tuffaha SH, Sacks JM, et al. A single institutional comparison of endoscopic and open abdominal component separation. Surgical endoscopy. 2014;28(12):3349-58.

  7. Shah AA, Rehman A, Shah SJ, Haider AH, Zogg CK, Zafar SN, et al. Abdominal gunshot wounds—a comparative assessment of severity measures. Journal of surgical research. 2015.

  8. Haring RS, Frattaroli S, Schneider EB, Holland MB, Vernick JS. Advocacy for booster seat legislation in Florida: a lesson in politics and policy formation. Injury prevention. 2014:injuryprev-2014-041350.

  9. Aboagye J, Goldstein SD, Salazar JH, Papandria D, Okoye MT, Al-Omar K, et al. Age at presentation of common pediatric surgical conditions: Reexamining dogma. Journal of pediatric surgery. 2014;49(6):995-9.

  10. Rhee D, Zhang Y, Papandria D, Ortega G, Abdullah F. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality pediatric indicators as a quality metric for surgery in children: do they predict adverse outcomes? Journal of pediatric surgery. 2012;47(1):107-11.

  11. Ortega G, Rhee DS, Papandria DJ, Yang J, Ibrahim AM, Shore AD, et al. An evaluation of surgical site infections by wound classification system using the ACS-NSQIP. Journal of Surgical Research. 2012;174(1):33-8.

  12. Lucas DJ, Haider A, Haut E, Dodson R, Wolfgang CL, Ahuja N, et al. Assessing readmission after general, vascular, and thoracic surgery using ACS-NSQIP. Annals of surgery. 2013;258(3):430-9.

  13. Sachs TE, Ejaz A, Weiss M, Spolverato G, Ahuja N, Makary MA, et al. Assessing the experience in complex hepatopancreatobiliary surgery among graduating chief residents: Is the operative experience enough? Surgery. 2014;156(2):385-93.

  14. Mehtsun WT, Weatherspoon K, McElrath L, Chima A, Torsu VE, Obeng EN, et al. Assessing the surgical and obstetrics-gynecology workload of medical officers: findings from 10 district hospitals in Ghana. Archives of Surgery. 2012;147(6):542-8.

  15. Papandria D, Rhee D, Ortega G, Zhang Y, Gorgy A, Makary MA, et al. Assessing trainee impact on operative time for common general surgical procedures in ACS-NSQIP. Journal of surgical education. 2012;69(2):149-55.

  16. Crompton JG, Oyetunji TA, Pollack KM, Stevens K, Cornwell EE, Efron DT, et al. Association between helmets and facial injury after a motorcycle collision: an analysis of more than 40 000 patients from the National Trauma Data Bank. Archives of Surgery. 2012;147(7):674-6.

  17. Haider AH, Ong’uti S, Efron DT, Oyetunji TA, Crandall ML, Scott VK, et al. Association between hospitals caring for a disproportionately high percentage of minority trauma patients and increased mortality: a nationwide analysis of 434 hospitals. Archives of Surgery. 2012;147(1):63-70.

  18. Lucas DJ, Haut ER, Hechenbleikner EM, Wick EC, Pawlik TM. Avoiding Immortal Time Bias in the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Readmission Measure. JAMA surgery. 2014;149(8):875-7.

  19. Patel HD, Kates M, Pierorazio PM, Allaf ME. Balancing cardiovascular (CV) and cancer death among patients with small renal masses: modification by CV risk. BJU international. 2015;115(1):58-64.

  20. Haider AH, Hashmi ZG, Gupta S, Zafar SN, David J-S, Efron DT, et al. Benchmarking of trauma care worldwide: the potential value of an International Trauma Data Bank (ITDB). World journal of surgery. 2014;38(8):1882-91.

  21. Margonis GA, Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Rastegar N, Anders R, Kamel IR, et al. Benign Solid Tumors of the Liver: Management in the Modern Era. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2014;19(6):1157-68.

  22. Haider AH, Gupta S, Zogg CK, Kisat MT, Schupper A, Efron DT, et al. Beyond incidence: Costs of complications in trauma and what it means for those who pay. Surgery. 2015.

  23. Hyder O, Chung M, Cosgrove D, Herman JM, Li Z, Firoozmand A, et al. Cadmium exposure and liver disease among US adults. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2013;17(7):1265-73.

  24. Acher AW, Squires MH, Fields RC, Poultsides GA, Schmidt C, Votanopoulos KI, et al. Can the risk of non-home discharge after resection of gastric adenocarcinoma be predicted: a seven-institution study of the US Gastric Cancer Collaborative. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2015;19(2):207-16.

  25. Bixenstine PJ, Shore AD, Mehtsun WT, Ibrahim AM, Freischlag JA, Makary MA. Catastrophic medical malpractice payouts in the United States. Journal for Healthcare Quality. 2014;36(4):43-53.

  26. Asemota AO, George BP, Bowman SM, Haider AH, Schneider EB. Causes and trends in traumatic brain injury for United States adolescents. Journal of neurotrauma. 2013;30(2):67-75.

  27. Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Bridges JF, Amini N, Kim Y, Pawlik TM. Choosing a cancer surgeon: analyzing factors in patient decision making using a best–worst scaling methodology. Annals of surgical oncology. 2014;21(12):3732-8.

  28. Patel HD, Kates M, Pierorazio PM, Gorin MA, Jayram G, Ball MW, et al. Comorbidities and causes of death in the management of localized T1a kidney cancer. International Journal of Urology. 2014;21(11):1086-92.

  29. Mullins JK, Feng T, Pierorazio PM, Patel HD, Hyams ES, Allaf ME. Comparative analysis of minimally invasive partial nephrectomy techniques in the treatment of localized renal tumors. Urology. 2012;80(2):316-22.

  30. Rhee D, Papandria D, Yang J, Zhang Y, Ortega G, Colombani PM, et al. Comparison of pediatric surgical outcomes by the surgeon's degree of specialization in children. Journal of pediatric surgery. 2013;48(8):1657-63.

  31. Spolverato G, Kim Y, Ejaz A, Alexandrescu S, Marques H, Aldrighetti L, et al. Conditional probability of long-term survival after liver resection for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: a multi-institutional analysis of 535 patients [published online April 1, 2015]. JAMA Surg. 2015.

  32. Kim Y, Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Squires MH, Poultsides G, Fields RC, et al. Conditional Survival after Surgical Resection of Gastric Cancer: A Multi-Institutional Analysis of the US Gastric Cancer Collaborative. Annals of surgical oncology. 2015;22(2):557-64.

  33. Roberts A, Habibi M, Frick KD. Cost-effectiveness of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy for prevention of contralateral breast cancer. Annals of surgical oncology. 2014;21(7):2209-17.

  34. George BP, Kelly AG, Schneider EB, Holloway RG. Current practices in feeding tube placement for US acute ischemic stroke inpatients. Neurology. 2014;83(10):874-82.

  35. Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Lucas DL, Lau B, Weiss M, et al. Defining incidence and risk factors of venous thromboemolism after hepatectomy. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2014;18(6):1116-24.

  36. Malas MB, Qazi U, Glebova N, Arhuidese I, Reifsnyder T, Black J, et al. Design of the Revascularization With Open Bypass vs Angioplasty and Stenting of the Lower Extremity Trial (ROBUST): A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Surgery. 2014;149(12):1289-95.

  37. Hicks CW, Canner JK, Arhuidese I, Glebova NO, Schneider E, Qazi U, et al. Development of a duplex-derived velocity risk prediction model of disease progression in patients with moderate asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis. Journal of vascular surgery. 2014;60(6):1585-92.

  38. Weygandt PL, Losonczy LI, Schneider EB, Kisat MT, Licatino LK, Cornwell EE, et al. Disparities in mortality after blunt injury: Does insurance type matter? Journal of Surgical Research. 2012;177(2):288-94.

  39. Haider AH, Weygandt PL, Bentley JM, Monn MF, Rehman KA, Zarzaur BL, et al. Disparities in trauma care and outcomes in the United States: a systematic review and meta-analysis. The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 2013;74(5):1195.

  40. Bolorunduro OB, Haider AH, Oyetunji TA, Khoury A, Cubangbang M, Haut ER, et al. Disparities in trauma care: are fewer diagnostic tests conducted for uninsured patients with pelvic fracture? The American Journal of Surgery. 2013;205(4):365-70.

  41. Vettukattil AS, Haider AH, Haut ER, Chang DC, Oyetunji T, Cornwell III EE, et al. Do trauma safety-net hospitals deliver truly safe trauma care? A multilevel analysis of the national trauma data bank. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2011;70(4):978-84.

  42. Schwartz DA, Hui X, Velopulos CG, Schneider EB, Selvarajah S, Lucas D, et al. Does relative value unit–based compensation shortchange the acute care surgeon? Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2014;76(1):84-94.

  43. Lucas DJ, Sabino J, Shriver CD, Pawlik TM, Singh DP, Vertrees AE. Doing more: trends in breast cancer surgery, 2005 to 2011. The American Surgeon. 2015;81(1):74-80.

  44. Schneider EB, Canner JK, Gani F, Kim Y, Ejaz A, Spolverato G, et al. Early versus late hospital readmission after pancreaticoduodenectomy. Journal of Surgical Research. 2015;196(1):74-81.

  45. Sutter R, Kaplan PW, Cervenka MC, Thakur KT, Asemota AO, Venkatesan A, et al. Electroencephalography for diagnosis and prognosis of acute encephalitis. Clinical Neurophysiology. 2014.

  46. George BP, Schneider EB, Venkatesan A. Encephalitis hospitalization rates and inpatient mortality in the United States, 2000-2010. PLoS One. 2014.

  47. Page AJ, Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Zavadsky T, Grant MC, Galante DJ, et al. Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Protocols for Open Hepatectomy—Physiology, Immunomodulation, and Implementation. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2015;19(2):387-99.

  48. Oyetunji TA, Ong’uti SK, Bolorunduro OB, Gonzalez DO, Cornwell EE, Haider AH. Epidemiologic trend in elderly domestic injury. Journal of surgical research. 2012;173(2):206-11.

  49. Oyetunji TA, Haider AH, Obirieze AC, Fisher M, Cornwell EE, Qureshi FG, et al. Epidemiology of 577 pediatric firearm fatalities: a 2-year review of the National Trauma Data Bank. The American Surgeon. 2014;80(4):366-71.

  50. Joseph AW, D'Souza G. Epidemiology of human papillomavirus-related head and neck cancer. Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America. 2012;45(4):739-64.