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Directory: Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery and Division of Colorectal Surgery (below)

Directory: Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery and Division of Colorectal Surgery (below)


DIVISION OF GENERAL AND GASTROINTESTINAL SURGERY

 

Jeffrey W. Hazey, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery; Chief, Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery
N-708 Doan Hall
410 West 10th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1228
(614) 293-3346

Active Clinical Trial: The CALIBER Study for Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). Click here for more information, or please call 614-293-8549.

  • B.A.: Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1987
  • M.D.: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1992
  • Specialty Training: Residency in general surgery, University Hospitals of Cleveland; nutrition and surgery research fellowship, Case Western Reserve University/Mount Sinai Medical Center; advanced laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery fellowship, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Appointment: 2003
  • Specialty Interests: Minimally invasive surgery; Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES), advanced endoscopy; ERCP
  • Research Interests: Minimally invasive surgery, Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES)

Ellen A. Carraro, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
540 Doan Hall
410 West 10th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1228
(614) 366-7232

  • B.S.: Molecular biology/genetics, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 2005
  • M.D.: The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH, 2009
  • Specialty Training: General surgery residency, 2015 and surgical critical care fellowship, 2013, The Ohio State University
  • Appointment: 2015
  • Specialty Interests:Reflux disease, foregut surgery, minimally invasive surgery, surgical critical care
  • Research interests: Ventilator associated pneumonia, transfusion practices, pain management in gastic bypass

 


E. Christopher Ellison, M.D.

The Robert M. Zollinger Professor of Surgery; CEO, Faculty Group Practice; Associate Vice President for Health Sciences and Vice Dean of Clinical Affairs, College of Medicine
700 Ackerman Road, Suite 600
Columbus, OH 43202
(614) 293-9722

  • B.S.: University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis., 1972
  • M.D.: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wis., 1976
  • Specialty Training: The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • Appointment: 1993
  • Specialty Interests: Surgery of the liver, biliary tree, and pancreas
  • Research Interests: Gastrinoma and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, pancreatic and hepatic cancer

 


Eleanor C. Fung, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
540 Doan Hall
410 West 10th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1228
(614) 685-6683

  • B.S.: University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2006
  • M.D.: University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2010
  • Specialty Training: General surgery residency, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2015
  • Appointment: 2015
  • Specialty Interests: Advanced therapeutic endoscopy, ERCP, minimally invasive surgery
  • Research interests: Advanced therapeutic endoscopy, ERCP, minimally invasive surgery

 


Savita Khanna, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
565 Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute
473 West 12th Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43210-1252
(614) 247-7840

  • B.S.: Meerut University, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India, 1984
  • M.S.: Meerut University, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India, 1986
  • M.Ph.: Meerut University, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India, 1988
  • Ph.D.: University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland, 2000
  • Specialty Training: Research fellowship in molecular and cell biology, Unversity of California, Berkeley
  • Appointment: 2009
  • Research Interests: Tissue injury and repair, neurodegeneration and stroke

 


Andrei V. Manilchuk, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
University Hospital East, suite 1102
1492 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43205-1500
(614) 257-2262

  • M.D.: Gorky State Medical Institute, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, 1984
  • Specialty Training: General surgery and surgical oncology, Nizhny Novgorod Medical Academy and Regional Cancer Center, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia; general surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • Appointment: 2003
  • Specialty Interests: General surgery, minimally invasive hernia repair, pancreatic cancer
  • Research Interests: Pancreatic cancer

 


Michael P. Meara, MD, MBA

Assistant Professor of Surgery
University Hospital East
1492 East Broad Street, Suite 1102
Columbus, OH 43205-1546
(614) 257-2262

  • B.S.: Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, 2003
  • M.D.: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City/Tulsa, OK, 2007
  • M.B.A.: East Carolina University College of Business, Greenville, NC, 2010
  • Specialty Training: General surgery residency, East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville, NC, 2012; Advanced therapeutic endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery fellowship, The Ohio State University, 2014
  • Appointment: 2014
  • Specialty and research interests: Advanced therapeutic endoscopy and minimally invasive surgery
     

Dean J. Mikami, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
N-717 Doan Hall
410 West 10th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1228
(614) 293-4695

VIDEO: Dr. Dean Mikami - "Hernia Treatment"

VIDEO: Dr. Dean Mikami - "International Scholars Program"

  • B.A.: University of Hawaii, Manoa, Hawaii, 1991
  • M.D.: University of Kansas, Kansas City, Kan., 1997
  • Specialty Training: Residency in general surgery, The Ohio State
  • University, Columbus, Ohio
  • Appointment: 2003
  • Specialty Interests: Minimally invasive bariatric surgery and hernia surgery; advanced endoscopy; minimally invasive new techniques; endolumenal therapies, surgical education
  • Research Interests: Hernia repair, new technology in surgery, bariatric surgery, endoscopic techniques

Vimal K. Narula, M.D.

Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery
N-724 Doan Hall
410 West 10th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1228
(614) 293-3346

VIDEO: Dr. Vimal Narula - "Gallbladder - Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES)"

  • B.S.: Marshall University, Huntington, W.Va., 1995
  • M.D.: Marshall University, Huntington, W.Va., 1999
  • Specialty Training: Residency in general surgery, Marshall University, Huntington, W.Va.
  • Apointment: 2009
  • Specialty Interests: Minimally invasive surgery, foregut and hepatobiliary surgery, advanced therapeutic endoscopy, ERCP, Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) and robotics
  • Research Interests: Minimally invasive surgery, Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES), hernia

 


Bradley J. Needleman, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery; Director, Bariatric Surgery Program
N-704 Doan Hall
410 West 10th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1228
(614) 293-3504

VIDEO: Dr. Bradley Needleman - "Bariatic Surgery"

  • B.A.: Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., 1990
  • M.D.: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, N.Y., 1994
  • Specialty Training: Residency in general surgery, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C.; fellowship in minimally invasive surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • Appointment: 2000
  • Specialty Interests: Minimally invasive surgery, bariatric surgery, gastrointestinal and endocrine surgery, surgical education
  • Research Interests: Bariatric surgery, minimally invasive surgery

 


Sabrena F. Noria, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Clinical
N-717 Doan Hall
410 West 10th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1228
(614) 293-4695

  • Hon.BSc: University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1994
  • MD: University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2005
  • PhD: University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2001
  • Specialty Training: General surgery residency, University of Toronto; Minimally invasive surgery fellowship, The Ohio State University
  • Appointment: 2013
  • Specialty Interests: Minimally invasive surgery, bariatric surgery, hernia repair, advanced endoscopy, endolumenal therapies
  • Research Interests: Bariatric/metabolic surgery, hernia repair, endoscopic techniques
     

 


Kyle A. Perry, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
N-711 Doan Hall
410 West 10th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1228
(614) 293-4499

Active Clinical Trial: The CALIBER Study for Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). Click here for more information, or please call 614-293-8549.

  • B.A.: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1998
  • M.D.: Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa., 2002
  • Specialty Training: Residency in general surgery, Rush University Medical Center and Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Ill.; fellowship in minimally invasive surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Ore.
  • Appointment: 2009
  • Specialty Interests: Esophageal and gastrointestinal cancer; minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery, GERD, hernia repair
  • Research Interests: Esophageal and gastrointestinal cancer

 


David B. Renton, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
University Hospital East
1492 East Broad Street, Suite 1102
Columbus, OH 43205-1546
(614) 257-2264

  • B.S.: Tulane University, New Orleans, La., 1994
  • M.D.: Louisiana State University, New Orleans, La., 2001
  • M.P.H.: Tulane University, New Orleans, La., 1997
  • Specialty Training: Residency in general surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Ala.; fellowship in minimally invasive surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio
  • Appointment: 2009
  • Specialty Interests: Minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopic surgery, foregut surgery, single incision laparoscopic surgery, hernia repair
  • Research Interests: Single incision laparoscopic surgery

 


Sashwati Roy, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
511 Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute
473 West 12th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1252
(614) 247-7657

  • B.S.: Meerut University, Meerut, India, 1984
  • M.S.: Meerut University, Meerut, India, 1986
  • Ph.D.: University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland, 1994
  • Appointment: 2000
  • Research Interests: Antioxidant and redox biology focusing on signal transduction and gene expression

 


Richard E. Schlanger, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery; Clinical Director, Center for Advanced Wound Management and Chief, Surgical Services, University Hospital East
University Hospital East, suite 1102
1492 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43205-1500
(614) 257-2063

  • M.D.: Faculté de Medicine, Toulouse, France, 1980
  • Ph.D.: Faculté de Medicine, Toulouse, France, 1982
  • Specialty Training: The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • Appointment: 2000
  • Specialty Interests: General surgery, thoracic and endocrine surgery, breast and cancer surgery
  • Research Interests: Hyperbaric medicine; wound healing

 


Jennifer S. Schwartz, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
University Hospital East, suite 1102
1492 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43205-1500
(614) 257-2063

  • M.D.: State University of New York Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY
  • Specialty Training: Residency in general surgery, advanced minimally invasive and bariatric surgery fellowship, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  • Appointment: 2015
  • Specialty Interests: Bariatric surgery, hernia surgery
  • Research Interests: Outcomes based research for bariatric and hernia surgery

 


Chandan K. Sen, Ph.D.

Professor of Surgery; Vice Chairman for Research, Department of Surgery; Deputy Director, Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute; Director, DNA Microarray and Genetics Facility, Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute; Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
513 Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute
473 West 12th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1252
(614) 247-7658

  • B.S.: Calcutta University, Calcutta, India, 1987
  • M.S.: Calcutta University, Calcutta, India, 1990
  • Ph.D.: University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland, 1994
  • Appointment: 2000
  • Research Interests: Wound healing, redox control of biological events, role of oxygen- and nitrogen-derived species in signal transduction and gene expression

 


Benjamin R. Sigmond, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery-Clinical
OSU Hospitals East
1492 East Broad Street
Suite 1102
Columbus OH 43205

  • B.A.: Boston University, Boston, Ma.
  • M.D.: Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Ma.
  • Specialty Training: General surgery internship and residency, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa.; Fellowship, endocrine surgery, Texas A&M Health Sciences Center, Scott & White Clinic, Temple, Tx.
  • Military service: United States Army; 2007, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany; 2010, DeWitt Army Hospital, Ft. Belvoir, Va.; July 2011, Honorable Discharge
  • Appointment: 2012
  • Clinical/Research interests: Thyroid, parathyroid, and minimally invasive adrenal surgery, wound care and hyperbaric medicine, abdominal wall reconstruction, limb salvage.

Boris Zevin, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
N-703 Doan Hall
410 West 10th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1228
(614) 293-4499

  • B.S.: York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2000
  • M.D.: University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2008
  • Ph.D.: University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2013
  • Specialty Training: General surgery residency, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2015
  • Appointment: 2015
  • Specialty Interests: Bariatric Surgery, foregut surgery, minimally invasive hernia surgery, endoscopy
  • Research interests: Clinical outcomes-based research in bariatric and foregut surgery, surgical and simulation-based education

 


DIVISION OF COLORECTAL SURGERY

Mark W. Arnold, M.D.

Professor of Clinical Surgery; Chief, Division of Colorectal Surgery; Vice Chairman for Surgical Education, Department of Surgery; Director, General Surgery Residency Program
N-737 Doan Hall
410 West 10th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1228
(614) 293-8133

  • B.A.: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va., 1979
  • M.D.: New York University, New York, N.Y., 1983
  • Specialty Training: Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami Medical Center, Miami, Fla.; Grant Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio
  • Appointment: 1990
  • Specialty Interests: Colon and rectal surgery, colorectal cancer, radioimmunoguided surgery (RIGS), cancer imaging
  • Research Interests: Radioimmunoguided antibodies for diagnosis and treatment of colon and rectal cancers

 


William C. Cirocco, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
N-711 Doan Hall
410 West 10th Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43210-1228
(614) 293-8182

  • B.A.: Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 1981
  • M.D.: Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, 1985
  • Specialty Training: Residency in general surgery, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI, 1990; residency in colon and rectal surgery, St. Vincent Health Center, Erie, PA, 1991
  • Appointment: 2013
  • Specialty Interests: Minimally invasive surgical management of rectal prolapse (Altemeier procedure), sphincter sparing operations for ultra-low rectal cancer (coloanal anastomosis), multidisciplinary neoadjuvant  approach for the management of rectal cancer
  • Research Interests: Outcomes of neoadjuvant therapy to downstage rectal cancer, regionalization of rectal cancer care, outcomes of neoadjuvant therapy for rectal cancer in an elderly patient population

 


Alan E. Harzman, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
N-717 Doan Hall
410 West 10th Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43210-1228
(614) 366-8720

VIDEO: Dr. Alan Harzman - "Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery"

  • B.S.: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn., 1997
  • M.D.: Washington, University, St. Louis, Mo., 2001
  • Specialty Training: Residency in general surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas; fellowship in colon and rectal surgery, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
  • Appointment: 2007
  • Specialty Interests: Colorectal cancer, minimally invasive treatment of colorectal cancer, laparoscopic colon and rectal surgical procedures, rectal ultrasound
  • Research Interests: Minimally invasive approaches to colorectal disease; laparoscopic surgical training

 


Syed G. Husain, M.B.B.S.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
N-717 Doan Hall
410 West 10th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1228
(614) 293-8133

  • M.B.B.S.: Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Specialty Training: Residency in general surgery, Harlem Hospital Center, New York, N.Y.; fellowship in clinical research, University of Illinois at Chicago; fellowship in minimally invasive surgery, University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y.; fellowship in colorectal surgery, Brown University, Providence, R.I.
  • Appointment: 2008
  • Specialty interests: Minimally invasive treatment of colorectal cancer, laparoscopic surgery for diverticulitis, robotic pelvic floor, rectal prolapsed repair, benign anorectal disease
  • Research Interests: Natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES)

Amber L. Traugott, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
N-711 Doan Hall
410 West 10th Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43210-1228

  • B.S.: University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 2001
  • M.D.: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2006
  • Specialty Training: General surgery residency, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO, 2014; research fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine, 2011 colon and rectal surgery fellowship, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 2015
  • Appointment: 2015
  • Specialty Interests: DaVinci Console robotic surgery, general and colorectal surgery
  • Research Interests: Advanced trauma life support