Leigh A Neumayer

Leigh A Neumayer, MD, MS, FACS

Professor; Chair, Department Of Surgery

Department: Surgery – Jacksonville
Business Phone: (904) 244-3943
Business Email: leigh.neumayer@jax.ufl.edu

About Leigh A Neumayer

Leigh A. Neumayer, M.D., M.S., FACS, is a professor and chair of surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville. She is the current recipient of the Methodist Medical Center Professorship of Surgery in Transplantation.

Board Certifications

  • Surgery
    American Board of Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care
    American Board of Surgery

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Surgery
Areas of Interest
  • Breast cancer
  • Breast lump
  • Breast lump removal

Publications

2021
Career Advancement for Surgeon-Educators:Findings from a Modified Delphi Process.
Journal of surgical education. [DOI] 10.1016/j.jsurg.2021.06.018. [PMID] 34294571.
2020
Association Between Hormone-Modulating Breast Cancer Therapies and Incidence of Neurodegenerative Outcomes for Women With Breast Cancer.
JAMA network open. 3(3) [DOI] 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.1541. [PMID] 32207833.
2020
Bisphenols and Risk of Breast Cancer: A Narrative Review of the Impact of Diet and Bioactive Food Components.
Frontiers in nutrition. 7 [DOI] 10.3389/fnut.2020.581388. [PMID] 33330580.
2020
Do Olive and Fish Oils of the Mediterranean Diet Have a Role in Triple Negative Breast Cancer Prevention and Therapy? An Exploration of Evidence in Cells and Animal Models.
Frontiers in nutrition. 7 [DOI] 10.3389/fnut.2020.571455. [PMID] 33123546.
2020
Epigenetic Regulation and Dietary Control of Triple Negative Breast Cancer.
Frontiers in nutrition. 7 [DOI] 10.3389/fnut.2020.00159. [PMID] 33015128.
2019
Barriers to careers identified by women in academic surgery: A grounded theory model.
American journal of surgery. 218(4):780-785 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2019.07.015. [PMID] 31350007.
2019
Characteristics of Effective Mentorship for Academic Surgeons: A Grounded Theory Model.
Annals of surgery. 269(2):269-274 [DOI] 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002487. [PMID] 28837445.
2019
Population-based relative risks for specific family history constellations of breast cancer.
Cancer causes & control : CCC. 30(6):581-590 [DOI] 10.1007/s10552-019-01171-5. [PMID] 31030355.
2019
The Hidden Burden of Mental Health Outcomes Following Firearm-related Injures.
Annals of surgery. 270(4):593-601 [DOI] 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003473. [PMID] 31318795.
2018
Pancreatic cancer as a sentinel for hereditary cancer predisposition.
BMC cancer. 18(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12885-018-4573-5. [PMID] 29945567.
2018
X-Ray of Excised Cancerous Breast Tissue Does Not Affect Clinical Biomarker Expression.
Applied immunohistochemistry & molecular morphology : AIMM. 26(7):501-508 [DOI] 10.1097/PAI.0000000000000454. [PMID] 28187031.
2017
A Phase I Study of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy With Nab-Paclitaxel, Doxorubicin, and Cyclophosphamide in Patients With Stage II to III Breast Cancer.
Clinical breast cancer. 17(7):503-509 [DOI] 10.1016/j.clbc.2017.04.010. [PMID] 28579139.
2017
Fall risk and function in older women after gynecologic surgery.
Archives of gerontology and geriatrics. 73:37-42 [DOI] 10.1016/j.archger.2017.07.006. [PMID] 28750249.
2017
POWERPIINC (PreOperative Window of Endocrine TheRapy Provides Information to Increase Compliance) trial: Changes in tumor proliferation index and quality of life with 7 days of preoperative tamoxifen.
Breast (Edinburgh, Scotland). 31:219-223 [DOI] 10.1016/j.breast.2016.11.016. [PMID] 27915204.
2017
Prospective evaluation of surgical palliative care immersion training for general surgery residents.
American journal of surgery. 214(2):378-383 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2016.11.032. [PMID] 27908501.
2017
The BREASTrial Stage II: ADM Breast Reconstruction Outcomes from Definitive Reconstruction to 3 Months Postoperative.
Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Global open. 5(1) [DOI] 10.1097/GOX.0000000000001209. [PMID] 28203509.
2017
The Role of Genetic Testing in Patients With Breast Cancer: A Review.
JAMA surgery. 152(6):589-594 [DOI] 10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0552. [PMID] 28423155.
2017
The role of same-sex mentorship and organizational support in encouraging women to pursue surgery.
American journal of surgery. 214(4):640-644 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2017.07.005. [PMID] 28716310.
2017
Window-of-Opportunity Study of Valproic Acid in Breast Cancer Testing a Gene Expression Biomarker.
JCO precision oncology. 1 [DOI] 10.1200/PO.16.00011. [PMID] 32913974.
2016
Integrative analyses reveal signaling pathways underlying familial breast cancer susceptibility.
Molecular systems biology. 12(3) [DOI] 10.15252/msb.20156506. [PMID] 26969729.
2016
Phase aberration simulation study of MRgFUS breast treatments.
Medical physics. 43(3):1374-84 [DOI] 10.1118/1.4941013. [PMID] 26936722.
2016
Seasonal Variation in Emergency General Surgery.
Annals of surgery. 263(1):76-81 [DOI] 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001238. [PMID] 25876008.
2016
The Effect of Previsit Education in Breast Cancer Patients: A Study of a Shared-decision-making Tool.
The American surgeon. 82(3):259-65 [PMID] 27099063.
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2015
Acceptability of the decision support for safer surgery tool.
American journal of surgery. 209(6):977-84 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2014.06.037. [PMID] 25457241.
2015
Axillary lymph node FNA in women with breast cancer is a highly accurate procedure, so why are core biopsies being done?
Diagnostic cytopathology. 43(6):510-2 [DOI] 10.1002/dc.23251. [PMID] 25631215.
2015
Breast cancer recurrence after nipple-sparing mastectomy: one institution’s experience.
American journal of surgery. 209(1):212-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2014.04.001. [PMID] 24946727.
2015
Risk of marrow neoplasms after adjuvant breast cancer therapy: the national comprehensive cancer network experience.
Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. 33(4):340-8 [DOI] 10.1200/JCO.2013.54.6119. [PMID] 25534386.
2015
The breast reconstruction evaluation of acellular dermal matrix as a sling trial (BREASTrial): design and methods of a prospective randomized trial.
Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 135(1):20e-28e [DOI] 10.1097/PRS.0000000000000809. [PMID] 25539330.
2015
The BREASTrial: stage I. Outcomes from the time of tissue expander and acellular dermal matrix placement to definitive reconstruction.
Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 135(1):29e-42e [DOI] 10.1097/PRS.0000000000000758. [PMID] 25539349.
2015
The Effect of Radiation on Complication Rates and Patient Satisfaction in Breast Reconstruction using Temporary Tissue Expanders and Permanent Implants.
The breast journal. 21(3):233-40 [DOI] 10.1111/tbj.12395. [PMID] 25772601.
2014
Abstract 6: The BREASTrial: Breast Reconstruction Evaluation of Acellular Dermal Matrix as a Sling Trial, Design and Stage I Outcomes of a Randomized Trial.
Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 133(3 Suppl):13-14 [DOI] 10.1097/01.prs.0000444919.45830.d0. [PMID] 25942117.
2014
Comparison of prospective risk estimates for postoperative complications: human vs computer model.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 218(2):237-45.e1 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2013.10.027. [PMID] 24440066.
2014
Effect of breast conservation therapy vs mastectomy on disease-specific survival for early-stage breast cancer.
JAMA surgery. 149(3):267-74 [DOI] 10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3049. [PMID] 24429935.
2014
Optimal utilization of a breast care advanced practice clinician.
American journal of surgery. 208(6):1054-9; discussion 1058 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2014.09.007. [PMID] 25440488.
2014
Reply: To PMID 23628224.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 218(2):303-4 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2013.10.029. [PMID] 24440070.
2014
Therapeutic nipple-sparing mastectomy: trends based on a national cancer database.
American journal of surgery. 208(1):93-8 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2013.09.030. [PMID] 24581994.
2013
A strong argument for improving access without delay: Comment on “Delay in surgical treatment and survival after breast cancer diagnosis in young women by race/ethnicity”.
JAMA surgery. 148(6) [DOI] 10.1001/jamasurg.2013.1691. [PMID] 23615720.
2013
Barriers to advancement in academic surgery: views of senior residents and early career faculty.
American journal of surgery. 206(5):661-6 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2013.07.003. [PMID] 24011566.
2013
Breast cancer: a review for the general surgeon.
JAMA surgery. 148(10):971-9 [DOI] 10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3393. [PMID] 23986370.
2013
Development and validation of a necrotizing soft-tissue infection mortality risk calculator using NSQIP.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 217(1):153-160.e3; discussion 160 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2013.02.029. [PMID] 23628224.
2013
In vivo evaluation of a breast-specific magnetic resonance guided focused ultrasound system in a goat udder model.
Medical physics. 40(7) [DOI] 10.1118/1.4811103. [PMID] 23822456.
2013
Perceived gender-based barriers to careers in academic surgery.
American journal of surgery. 206(2):263-8 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2012.07.044. [PMID] 23414631.
2013
The use of breast-conserving surgery for women treated for breast cancer in the Department of Veterans Affairs.
American journal of surgery. 206(1):72-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2012.08.012. [PMID] 23611837.
2013
Timing may not be everything.
JAMA surgery. 148(7) [DOI] 10.1001/jamasurg.2013.157. [PMID] 23552909.
2012
A match made in heaven? Trying to combine ACS-NSQIP and NCDB databases.
The Journal of surgical research. 175(1):6-11 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jss.2011.06.065. [PMID] 21924740.
2012
A population-based study of breast cancer-specific survival following mastectomy and immediate or early-delayed breast reconstruction.
The breast journal. 18(3):226-32 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1524-4741.2012.01235.x. [PMID] 22487264.
2012
Design and characterization of a laterally mounted phased-array transducer breast-specific MRgHIFU device with integrated 11-channel receiver array.
Medical physics. 39(3):1552-60 [DOI] 10.1118/1.3685576. [PMID] 22380387.
2012
Leadership skills in the OR: Part II: Recognizing disruptive behavior.
Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons. 97(6):17-23 [PMID] 22745988.
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2012
To block or not to block?: comment on “β-blocker continuation after noncardiac surgery”.
Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960). 147(5) [DOI] 10.1001/archsurg.2011.2235. [PMID] 22785643.
2012
Toward prospective identification of high-risk surgical patients.
The American surgeon. 78(7):755-60 [PMID] 22748533.
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2012
William H. Harridge Memorial Lecture. Changing the surgical education paradigm for the 21st century.
American journal of surgery. 203(3):282-6 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2011.09.008. [PMID] 22364899.
2011
An analysis of immediate postmastectomy breast reconstruction frequency using the surveillance, epidemiology, and end results database.
The breast journal. 17(4):352-8 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1524-4741.2011.01105.x. [PMID] 21615823.
2011
Breaking down the walls: removing structural barriers for women in academic surgery.
The American surgeon. 77(11) [PMID] 22196652.
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2011
High-frequency ultrasound for intraoperative margin assessments in breast conservation surgery: a feasibility study.
BMC cancer. 11 [DOI] 10.1186/1471-2407-11-444. [PMID] 21992187.
2011
Improving outcomes: the importance of data monitoring and ongoing educational interventions.
Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960). 146(3) [PMID] 21542189.
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2011
Large breast masses in young patients: a multi-disciplinary approach to an uncommon clinical scenario.
The breast journal. 17(3):325-7 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1524-4741.2011.01066.x. [PMID] 21545437.
2011
Short-Form Ron Promotes Spontaneous Breast Cancer Metastasis through Interaction with Phosphoinositide 3-Kinase.
Genes & cancer. 2(7):753-62 [DOI] 10.1177/1947601911421924. [PMID] 22207901.
2011
Tumor grafts derived from women with breast cancer authentically reflect tumor pathology, growth, metastasis and disease outcomes.
Nature medicine. 17(11):1514-20 [DOI] 10.1038/nm.2454. [PMID] 22019887.
2010
CAGS and ACS evidence based reviews in surgery. 32: Use of a surgical safety checklist to reduce morbidity and mortality.
Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgie. 53(1):64-6 [PMID] 20100416.
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2010
Comparison of laparoscopic and open repair with mesh for the treatment of ventral incisional hernia: a randomized trial.
Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960). 145(4):322-8; discussion 328 [DOI] 10.1001/archsurg.2010.18. [PMID] 20404280.
2010
Management of biliary tract disease during pregnancy.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 210(3):367-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2009.12.009. [PMID] 20193902.
2010
Pharmacokinetic mapping for lesion classification in dynamic breast MRI.
Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI. 31(6):1371-8 [DOI] 10.1002/jmri.22179. [PMID] 20512889.
2010
Trends, outcomes, and predictors of open and conversion to open cholecystectomy in Veterans Health Administration hospitals.
American journal of surgery. 200(1):32-40 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2009.08.020. [PMID] 20637334.
2009
CAGS and ACS Evidence-based reviews in surgery. 30: Prophylactic antibiotics for mesh inguinal hernioplasty.
Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgie. 52(5):441-2 [PMID] 19865582.
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2009
How do (and why should) I use the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program?
American journal of surgery. 198(5 Suppl):S36-40 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2009.08.009. [PMID] 19874933.
2009
Possibility of sepsis prevention with common genotype.
Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960). 144(12) [PMID] 20030034.
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2009
Recent trends and predictors in immediate breast reconstruction after mastectomy in the United States.
American journal of surgery. 198(2):237-43 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2008.11.034. [PMID] 19306977.
2008
Inguinal hernia in the 21st century: an evidence-based review.
Current problems in surgery. 45(4):261-312 [DOI] 10.1067/j.cpsurg.2008.01.002. [PMID] 18358264.
2008
Inguinal hernia in the 21st century: an evidence-based review. In brief.
Current problems in surgery. 45(4):257-9 [DOI] 10.1067/j.cpsurg.2008.01.001. [PMID] 18358263.
2008
Open repair of inguinal hernia: an evidence-based review.
The Surgical clinics of North America. 88(1):139-55, ix [DOI] 10.1016/j.suc.2007.11.005. [PMID] 18267167.
2008
Risk of complications from enterotomy or unplanned bowel resection during elective hernia repair.
Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960). 143(6):582-6 [DOI] 10.1001/archsurg.143.6.582. [PMID] 18559752.
2008
Successful implementation of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ National Surgical Quality Improvement Program in the private sector: the Patient Safety in Surgery study.
Annals of surgery. 248(2):329-36 [DOI] 10.1097/SLA.0b013e3181823485. [PMID] 18650645.
2008
Surgical site infection prevention: the importance of operative duration and blood transfusion–results of the first American College of Surgeons-National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Best Practices Initiative.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 207(6):810-20 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2008.08.018. [PMID] 19183526.
2008
Umbilical herniorrhapy in cirrhosis: improved outcomes with elective repair.
Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. 12(4):675-81 [DOI] 10.1007/s11605-008-0496-9. [PMID] 18270782.
2008
Variation in mesh placement for ventral hernia repair: an opportunity for process improvement?
American journal of surgery. 196(2):201-6 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2007.09.041. [PMID] 18513688.
2007
Adrenalectomy in Veterans Affairs and selected university medical centers: results of the patient safety in surgery study.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 204(6):1273-83 [PMID] 17544085.
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2007
Breast cancer surgery in Veterans Affairs and selected university medical centers: results of the patient safety in surgery study.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 204(6):1235-41 [PMID] 17544081.
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2007
Canadian Association of General Surgeons and American College of Surgeons Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery. 23. ASCO recommended guidelines for sentinel lymph node biopsy for early-stage breast cancer. Evidence-based medicine. A new approach to teaching the practice of medicine.
Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgie. 50(6):482-4 [PMID] 18053378.
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2007
Comparing outcomes after transthoracic and transhiatal esophagectomy: a 5-year prospective cohort of 17,395 patients.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 205(6):735-40 [PMID] 18035255.
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2007
Comparison of risk-adjusted 30-day postoperative mortality and morbidity in Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals and selected university medical centers: general surgical operations in men.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 204(6):1103-14 [PMID] 17544069.
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2007
Factors associated with postoperative complications and hernia recurrence for patients undergoing inguinal hernia repair: a report from the VA Cooperative Hernia Study Group.
American journal of surgery. 194(5):611-7 [PMID] 17936422.
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2007
Morbidity and mortality following breast cancer surgery in women: national benchmarks for standards of care.
Annals of surgery. 245(5):665-71 [PMID] 17457156.
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2007
Multivariable predictors of postoperative respiratory failure after general and vascular surgery: results from the patient safety in surgery study.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 204(6):1188-98 [PMID] 17544077.
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2007
Multivariable predictors of postoperative surgical site infection after general and vascular surgery: results from the patient safety in surgery study.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 204(6):1178-87 [PMID] 17544076.
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2007
Pancreatic resection in Veterans Affairs and selected university medical centers: results of the patient safety in surgery study.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 204(6):1252-60 [PMID] 17544083.
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2007
Trends and predictors for vagotomy when performing oversew of acute bleeding duodenal ulcer in the United States.
Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. 11(1):22-8 [PMID] 17390182.
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2007
Utility of ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration of parathyroid adenomas for localization before minimally invasive parathyroidectomy.
Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. 13(4):333-7 [PMID] 17669707.
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2006
Clinical research.
American journal of surgery. 192(2):264-6 [PMID] 16860645.
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2006
Cost effectiveness of laparoscopic versus open mesh hernia operation: results of a Department of Veterans Affairs randomized clinical trial.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 203(4):447-57 [PMID] 17000387.
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2006
Impact of inguinal hernia repair on family and other informal caregivers.
Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960). 141(9):925-30 [PMID] 16983036.
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2006
Is the presence of an inguinal hernia enough to justify repair?
Annals of surgery. 244(2):174-5 [PMID] 16858178.
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2006
Laparoscopic hernia in the light of the Veterans Affairs Cooperative Study 456; more rigorous studies are needed.
Surgical endoscopy. 20(7):1144-5 [PMID] 16763921.
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2006
Overnight activities of medical students on call: is it really educational?
American journal of surgery. 191(2):268-71 [PMID] 16442958.
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2006
Patient-reported outcomes after inguinal herniorrhaphy.
Surgery. 140(2):198-205 [PMID] 16904970.
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2006
Surgical management of inguinal hernia.
Advances in surgery. 40:299-317 [PMID] 17163110.
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2006
Variations reported in surgical practice for bleeding duodenal ulcers.
American journal of surgery. 192(5):e42-5 [PMID] 17071180.
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2006
Watchful waiting vs repair of inguinal hernia in minimally symptomatic men: a randomized clinical trial.
JAMA. 295(3):285-92 [PMID] 16418463.
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2005
An Internet-based survey of factors influencing medical student selection of a general surgery career.
American journal of surgery. 189(6):742-6 [PMID] 15910730.
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2005
Assessment of patient functional status after surgery.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 201(2):171-8 [PMID] 16038812.
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2005
Does resident post graduate year influence the outcomes of inguinal hernia repair?
Annals of surgery. 241(6):879-82; discussion 882 [PMID] 15912037.
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2005
Does surgeon frustration and satisfaction with the operation predict outcomes of open or laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair?
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 200(5):677-83 [PMID] 15848357.
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2005
Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 201(3):486-7; author reply 487 [PMID] 16125086.
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2005
Predictors of wound infection in ventral hernia repair.
American journal of surgery. 190(5):676-81 [PMID] 16226938.
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2005
Proficiency of surgeons in inguinal hernia repair: effect of experience and age.
Annals of surgery. 242(3):344-8; discussion 348 [PMID] 16135920.
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2005
The role of the Veterans Affairs Medical Centers in patient care, surgical education, research and faculty development.
American journal of surgery. 190(5):662-75 [PMID] 16226937.
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2005
Variation in Institutional Review processes for a multisite observational study.
American journal of surgery. 190(5):805-9 [PMID] 16226962.
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2005
Visual analog scales for assessing surgical pain.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 201(2):245-52 [PMID] 16038823.
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2004
Design and conduct issues in surgical clinical trials.
American journal of surgery. 188(6A Suppl):17S-21S [PMID] 15610888.
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2004
Does the National Board of Medical Examiners’ Surgery Subtest level the playing field?
American journal of surgery. 188(5):520-1 [PMID] 15546562.
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2004
How medical students define surgical mentors.
American journal of surgery. 187(6):698-701 [PMID] 15191860.
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2004
Open mesh versus laparoscopic mesh repair of inguinal hernia.
The New England journal of medicine. 350(18):1819-27 [PMID] 15107485.
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2004
Repair of ventral incisional hernia: the design of a randomized trial to compare open and laparoscopic surgical techniques.
American journal of surgery. 188(6A Suppl):22S-29S [PMID] 15610889.
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2003
Does a general surgery clerkship influence student perceptions of surgeons and surgical careers?
Surgery. 134(2):153-7 [PMID] 12947312.
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2003
Honor, respect, and passion.
American journal of surgery. 185(6):503-6 [PMID] 12781874.
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2003
Imaging in appendicitis: a review with special emphasis on the treatment of women.
Obstetrics and gynecology. 102(6):1404-9 [PMID] 14662234.
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2003
Mentoring: the VA experience.
American journal of surgery. 186(5):417-9 [PMID] 14599599.
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2003
Outcomes after esophagectomy: a ten-year prospective cohort.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 75(1):217-22; discussion 222 [PMID] 12537219.
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2003
Prognostic models of abdominal wound dehiscence after laparotomy.
The Journal of surgical research. 109(2):130-7 [PMID] 12643854.
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2003
Tension-free inguinal hernia repair: the design of a trial to compare open and laparoscopic surgical techniques.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 196(5):743-52 [PMID] 12742208.
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2003
Transthoracic versus transhiatal esophagectomy: a prospective study of 945 patients.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. 125(5):1114-20 [PMID] 12771885.
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2002
Impact of journal articles and grand rounds on practice: CT scanning in appendicitis.
Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. 6(3):338-41 [PMID] 12022984.
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2002
Perceptions of women medical students and their influence on career choice.
American journal of surgery. 183(2):146-50 [PMID] 11918878.
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2002
The state of general surgery residency in the United States: program director perspectives, 2001.
Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960). 137(11):1262-5 [PMID] 12413314.
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2001
Comparison of surgical outcomes between teaching and nonteaching hospitals in the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Annals of surgery. 234(3):370-82; discussion 382 [PMID] 11524590.
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2001
Coronary artery bypass grafting with cardiopulmonary bypass versus off-pump cardiopulmonary bypass grafting: does eliminating the pump reduce morbidity and cost?
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 71(1):170-3; discussion 173 [PMID] 11216740.
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2001
Early and sufficient feeding reduces length of stay and charges in surgical patients.
The Journal of surgical research. 95(1):73-7 [PMID] 11120639.
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2001
Effect of a resident self-study and presentation program on performance on the thoracic surgery in-training examination.
American journal of surgery. 181(2):142-4 [PMID] 11425055.
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2000
Aprotinin preserves myocardial biochemical function during cold storage through suppression of tumor necrosis factor.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. 119(2):242-50 [PMID] 10649199.
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2000
Performance standards: piece of cake or pie in the sky?
The Journal of surgical research. 88(1):47-51 [PMID] 10644466.
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2000
Using the Veterans Administration National Surgical Quality Improvement Program to improve patient outcomes.
The Journal of surgical research. 88(1):58-61 [PMID] 10644468.
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1999
A new model for recognizing and rewarding the educational accomplishments of surgery faculty.
Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. 74(12):1278-87 [PMID] 10619002.
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1998
Characteristics of women surgeons in the United States.
American journal of surgery. 176(3):244-50 [PMID] 9776151.
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1998
Does volume of patients seen in an outpatient setting impact test scores?
American journal of surgery. 175(6):511-4 [PMID] 9645784.
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1997
Who should teach medical students surgery?
American journal of surgery. 173(3):218-9 [PMID] 9124630.
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1996
Long-term results of cardiac transplantation in patients older than sixty years. UTAH Cardiac Transplant Program.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. 111(2):423-7; discussion 427 [PMID] 8583816.
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1994
Demographics of today’s woman surgeon.
Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons. 79(2):28-33 [PMID] 10131846.
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1994
The effects of improved hemodynamics on aortic dimensions in patients undergoing heart transplantation.
Journal of vascular surgery. 20(4):539-44; discussion 544 [PMID] 7933255.
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1993
Cytomegalovirus appendicitis in a patient with human immunodeficiency virus infection. Case report and review of the literature.
Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960). 128(4):467-8 [PMID] 8384437.
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1993
Female surgeons in the 1990s. Academic role models.
Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960). 128(6):669-72 [PMID] 8503771.
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1993
Risk factors for stroke in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting.
Cardiovascular surgery (London, England). 1(2):182-5 [PMID] 8076023.
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1992
Atherosclerotic aneurysms of the axillary artery. A report of two cases and a review of the literature.
The Journal of cardiovascular surgery. 33(2):172-7 [PMID] 1533393.
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1992
Improved sterile technique diminishes the incidence of positive line cultures in cardiovascular patients.
The Journal of surgical research. 52(2):106-10 [PMID] 1740929.
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1992
Influence of spousal opinions on residency selection.
American journal of surgery. 163(6):596-8 [PMID] 1595839.
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1991
Immunophenotyping in the management of gastric lymphoma.
American journal of surgery. 161(1):171-5; discussion 175 [PMID] 1987852.
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1991
Prolactin-provoked alterations of cytosolic, membrane, and nuclear protein kinase C following partial hepatectomy.
Digestive diseases and sciences. 36(9):1313-9 [PMID] 1893818.
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1990
The acutely affected abdomen in paraplegic spinal cord injury patients.
Annals of surgery. 212(5):561-6 [PMID] 2241311.
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1985
Clinical restoration of voice function after loss of the vagus nerve.
Head & neck surgery. 7(6):448-57 [PMID] 4044263.
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Education

Surgery Residency
1987-1990 · University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ
Surgery Residency
1985-1987 · University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA
Doctor of Medicine
1981-1985 · Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

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