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Bradley J. Needleman, M.D.


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410 W 10th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: (614) 293-3504

Email: needleman.3@osu.edu

 

Current OSU Appointments

Associate Professor-Clinical, General Surgery

Medical Director, Clinical Direction

Physician, FGP-General Surgery

 

Clinical Interest

Surgery

Academic Advising

2001 - present , The Ohio State University.
2006 - present , The Ohio State University.
2012 - present Sara Martin, The Ohio State University.
2013 - present Suman Gupta, Ohio State University College of Medicine.
2013 - present Lancy Tan, Ohio State University College of Medicine.
2013 - present Volodymyr Manko, Ohio State University College of Medicine.
2013 - present Mary Catherine, Ohio State University College of Medicine.
2014 - present , The Ohio State University.
2014 - present Jennifer Schwartz,, The Ohio State University. Advanced Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Clinical Fellowship
2014 - present Matthew Pittman,, The Ohio State University. Advanced Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Clinical Fellowship
2015 - present Sabrena Noria,, The Ohio State University.
2015 - present Travis Sharkey-Toppen, Ohio State University College of Medicine.
2015 - present Sean Moore, Ohio State University College of Medicine.
2000 - 2001 Kevin Krause,, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2001. Advanced Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Clinical Fellowship
2001 - 2002 Jon Gould,, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2002. Advanced Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Clinical Fellowship
2002 - 2003 Virginia Weaver,, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2003. Advanced Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Clinical Fellowship
2003 - 2004 Dean Mikami,, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2004. Advanced Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Clinical Fellowship
2003 - 2004 Matthew Newlin,, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2004. Advanced Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Clinical Fellowship
2004 - 2005 Matthew Goldblatt,, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2005. Advanced Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Clinical Fellowship
2004 - 2005 S. Scott, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2005. Advanced Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Clinical Fellowship
2005 - 2006 Vimal Narula,, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2006. Advanced Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Clinical Fellowship
2005 - 2006 William Watson,, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2006. Advanced Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Clinical Fellowship
2006 - 2007 David Renton,, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2007. Advanced Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Clinical Fellowship
2006 - 2007 Kevin Reavis,, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2007. Advanced Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Clinical Fellowship
2007 - 2008 Jason Roland,, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2008. Advanced Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Clinical Fellowship
2007 - 2008 Simon Bergman,, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2008. Advanced Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Clinical Fellowship
2008 - 2009 Brian Winkleman,, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2009. Advanced Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Clinical Fellowship
2008 - 2009 Sebastian Demyttenaere,, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2009. Advanced Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Clinical Fellowship
2009 - 2010 Eric Volckmann,, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2010. Advanced Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Clinical Fellowship
2009 - 2010 Nilay Shah,, The Ohio State University. Research Fellowship focusing on Minimally Invasive Surgery
2009 - 2010 Clinton Hall,, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2010. Advanced Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Clinical Fellowship
2010 - 2011 Ambar Banerjee,, The Ohio State University. Research Fellowship focusing on Minimally Invasive Surgery
2010 - 2011 Sabrena Noria,, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2011. Advanced Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Clinical Fellowship
2010 - 2011 John Linn,, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2011. Advanced Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Clinical Fellowship
2011 - 2012 Jeffrey Eakin,, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2012. Advanced Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Clinical Fellowship
2011 - 2012 Brendan Marr,, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2012. Advanced Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Clinical Fellowship
2011 - 2012 Mark Wendling,, The Ohio State University. Research Fellowship focusing on Minimally Invasive Surgery
2012 - 2013 Joe Drosdeck,, The Ohio State University. Research Fellowship focusing on Minimally Invasive Surgery
2012 - 2013 Aliyah Kanji,, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2013. Advanced Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Clinical Fellowship
2012 - 2013 Luke Funk,, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2013. Advanced Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Clinical Fellowship
2013 - 2014 Umer Chaudhry,, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2014. Advanced Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Clinical Fellowship
2013 - 2014 James Rydlewicz,, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2014. Advanced Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Clinical Fellowship
2013 - 2014 Sylvester Osayi,, The Ohio State University. Research Fellowship focusing on Minimally Invasive Surgery
2012 - 2015 Elizabeth Balk,, College of Education and Human Ecology. Graduated 2015. Theory-Based Psychosocial Factors Associated with Individuals Seeking
 

Certifications

present ACLS Certification: The Ohio State University
present ATLS Certification: The Ohio State University
1999 - present 35-076712: State Medical Board of Ohio
2000 - present Diplomat: American Board of Surgery
2001 - present Fellow: American College of Surgeons
2004 - present Center of Excellence Surgeon: American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
2006 - present Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS): Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
2007 - present Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: Covidien Inc.
2008 - present Realize Banding System Training: Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc
2013 - present Fundamental Use of Surgical Energy (FUSE): Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
1994 - 1996 202200-1: New York State Board for Medicine
1996 - 2000 MD31668: District of Columbia Board of Medicine
 

Chapters in Books

Needleman,BJ. "Marginal Ulceration." In SAGES Baritric Surgery Manual (in press). Edited by Nguyen. -. Los Angeles: SAGES, January 2007.

Michalsky,M; Teich,S; Needleman, BJ. "Reoperative Bariatric surgery." In Reoperative Pediatric Surgery. Edited by Steven Teich and Donna A. Caniano. -. Unk: Unk, January 2007.

Needlemnan, BJ, Happel LC. "Choosing the Right Bariatric Operation." In Surgical Clinics of North America. Edited by Jon C. Gould and W. Scott Melvin Guest Editors. -. Philadelphia: W.B.Saunders, January 2008.

Noria SF; Rydlewicz JA; Mikami DJ; Needleman BJ. "Effects Of Bariatric Surgery On Co-Morbid Conditions Associated With Morbid Obesity." In Glucose Intake and Utilization in Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes: Implications of Cardiovascular Disease. Edited by R.R. Watson, B. B. Dokken. 71-80. San Diego, CA: Elsevier, Inc, January 2014.

Hall,CR, Needleman, BJ. "Bariatric Surgery: A Primer for the Obstetrician." In Obesity and Pregnancy. Edited by Deborah Conoway, M.D,. -.

 

Clinical Services

07/01/2000 Medical Director and Attending Physician (Martha Morehouse Pavilion)

Degrees

1990 B.A., Vassar College

1994 M.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine

 

Edited Books

Goldblatt,M. Needleman,BJ. "“Clinical Review of Bariatric Surgery”." Edited by Goldblatt,M. Needleman,BJ.

Goldblatt,M; Needleman,BJ. "Fundamentals of Bariatric Surgery." Edited by Goldblatt,M; Needleman,BJ.

 

Honors

1998 - present John M. Keshishian Award for Surgical Excellence in Vascular Surgical Services. John M. Keshishian Award for Surgical Excellence in Vascular Surgical Services.
2000 - present Third Place, Resident Presentation. Columbus, Ohio.
2000 - present Best Surgical Presentation, Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery. Columbus, Ohio.
2001 - present Certificate of Excellence for Outstanding Achievement in Patient Service. The Ohio State University Medical Center.
2003 - present Award of Excellence: Live CME Webcast Presentation. OSU Center for Continuing Medical Education.
2003 - present Physician Leadership Award. Physician Advisory Board, NRCC.
2004 - present Center of Excellence Surgeon. ASMBS.
2007 - present Certificate of Appreciation. The Ohio State University College of Nursing.
2008 Omen-TV: Best Surgical Presentation. Omen-TV.
2009 - present Best Doctors in America. Columbus Monthly.
2010 - present Adjunct Professor. The First Medical College of Zhejiang Chinese Medical University.
2010 - present Visiting Professor. Wenzhou Medical College.
2013 - 2014 Faculty Leadership Institute: Faculty Advancement, Mentoring & Engagement. The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
 

Journal Articles

Melvin, W. S,Needleman, B. J.,Krause, K, R; Wolf, R, K; Michler, R, E; Ellison, E C. "Computer-assisted robotic heller myotomy: initial case report.." Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A. Vol. 11, no. 4. (January 2001.): 251-253.

Melvin, W, S; Needleman, B, J; Krause, K, R; Schneider, C; Wolf, R, K; Michler, R, E; Ellison, E C. "Computer-enhanced robotic telesurgery. Initial experience in foregut surgery.." Surgical Endoscopy. Vol. 16, no. 12. (January 2002.): -.

Melvin, W S; Needleman, Bradley, J; Krause, Kevin, R; Schneider, Carol; Ellison, E Christopher. "Computer-enhanced vs. standard laparoscopic antireflux surgery.." Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. Vol. 6, no. 1. (January 2002.): 565-572.

Gould, Jon, C; Needleman, Bradley, J, Ellison, E Christopher; Muscarella, Peter; Schneider, Carol; Melvin, W Scott. "Evolution of Minimally invasive Bariatric Surgery.." Surgery. Vol. 132, no. 4. (January 2002.): -.

Melvin, W, S; Needleman, B, J; Krause, K, R; Ellison, E C. "Robotic resection of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor.." Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A. Vol. 13, no. 1. (January 2003.): 33-36.

McGrath, Virginia; Needleman, Bradley, J; Melvin, W Scott. "Evolution of the laparoscopic gastric bypass.." Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A. Vol. 13, no. 4. (January 2003.): 221-227.

Go, M, R; Muscarella, P, Needleman, B, J; Cook, C, H; Melvin, W S. "Endoscopic management of stomal stenosis after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.." Surgical endoscopy. Vol. 18, no. 1. (January 2004.): 56-59.

Davis, S, S; Mikami, D, J; Newlin, M; Needleman, B, J; Barrett, M, S; Fries, R; Larson, T; Dundon, J; Goldblatt, M, I; Melvin, W S. "Heating and humidifying of carbon dioxide during pneumoperitoneum is not indicated: a prospective randomized trial.." Surgical Endoscopy. Vol. 20, no. 1. (January 2006.): 153-158.

McGuire, Lynanne; Heffner, Kathi; Glaser, Ronald; Needleman, Bradley; Malarkey, William; Dickinson, Stephanie; Lemeshow, Stanley; Cook, Charles; Muscarella, Peter; Melvin, William Scott; Ellison, Edwin Christopher; Kiecolt-Glaser, Janice K. "Pain and wound healing in surgical patients.." Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. Vol. 31, no. 2. (January 2006.): 165-172.

Nguyen, Ninh, T; Silver, Michael; Robinson, Malcolm; Needleman, Bradley; Hartley, Guilford; Cooney, Robert; Catalano, Robert; Dostal, Jackie; Sama, Danny; Blankenship, Jeanne; Burg, Kathryn; Stemmer, Edward; Wilson, Samuel E. "Result of a national audit of bariatric surgery performed at academic centers: a 2004 University HealthSystem Consortium Benchmarking Project.." Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960). Vol. 141, no. 5. (January 2006.): -.

Emery, Charles, F; Fondow, Meghan D, M; Schneider, Carol, M; Christofi, Fievos, L; Hunt, Chantal; Busby, Andrea, K; Needleman, Bradley, J; Melvin, W Scott; Elsayed-Awad, Hamdy M. "Gastric bypass surgery is associated with reduced inflammation and less depression: a preliminary investigation.." Obesity Surgery. Vol. 17, no. 6. (January 2007.): 759-763.

Narula, Vimal, K; Watson, William, C; Davis, S Scott; Hinshaw, Kristen; Needleman, Bradley, J; Mikami, Dean, J; Hazey, Jeffrey, W; Winston, John, H; Muscarella, P; Rubin, Mike; Patel, Vipul; Melvin, W Scott. "A computerized analysis of robotic versus laparoscopic task performance.." Surgical endoscopy. Vol. 21, no. 12. (January 2007.): 2258-2261.

Fang, ;XLiu, S; Wang, X-Y; Gao, N; Hu, H-Z; Wang, G-D; Cook, C, H; Needleman, B, J; Mikami, D, J; Xia, Y; Fei, G-J; Hicks, G, A; Wood, J D. "Neurogastroenterology of tegaserod (HTF 919) in the submucosal division of the guinea-pig and human enteric nervous system.." Neurogastroenterology and motility : the official journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society. Vol. 20, no. 1. (January 2008.): 80-93.

Wunderlich, J, E; Needleman, B, J; Chen, Z; Yu, J, G; Wang, Y; Grants, I; Mikami, D, J; Melvin, W, S; Cooke, H, J; Christofi, F L. "Dual purinergic synaptic transmission in the human enteric nervous system.." American journal of physiology. Gastrointestinal and liver physiology. Vol. 294, no. 2. (January 2008.): G554-G566.

Needleman,Bradley,J; Happel,Lynn,C. "Bariatric Surgery: Choosing the Optimal Procedure." SURGICAL CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA. Vol. 88, no. 5. (October 2008.): 991-?.

Narula,Vimal,K; Hazey,Jeffrey,W; Renton,David,B; Reavis,Kevin,M; Paul,Christopher,M; Hinshaw,Kristen,E; Needleman,Bradley,J; Mikami,Dean,J; Ellison,E,Christopher; Melvin,W,Scott. "Transgastric instrumentation and bacterial contamination of the peritoneal cavity." SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES. Vol. 22, no. 3. (March 2008.): 605-611.

Narula,Vimal,K; Happel,Lynn,C; Volt,Kevin; Bergman,Simon; Roland,Jason,C; Dettorre,Rebecca; Renton,David,B; Reavis,Kevin,M; Needleman,Bradley,J; Mikami,Dean,J; Ellison,E,Christopher; Melvin,W,Scott; Hazey,Jeffrey,W. "Transgastric endoscopic peritoneoscopy does not require decontamination of the stomach in humans." SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES. Vol. 23, no. 6. (June 2009.): 1331-1336.

Rybaczyk,Leszek; Rozmiarek,Andrew; Circle,Kristin; Grants,Iveta; Needleman,Bradley; Wunderlich,Jacqueline,E; Huang,Kun; Christofi,Fievos,L. "New Bioinformatics Approach to Analyze Gene Expressions and Signaling Pathways Reveals Unique Purine Gene Dysregulation Profiles that Distinguish Between CD and UC." INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASES. Vol. 15, no. 7. (July 2009.): 971-984.

Nau,Peter; Anderson,Joel; Needleman,Bradley; Ellison,E,Christopher; Melvin,W,Scott; Hazey,Jeffrey,W. "Endoscopic peritoneal access and insufflation: natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery." GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY. Vol. 71, no. 3. (March 2010.): 485-489.

Nguyen,Ninh,T; Dakin,Gregory; Needleman,Brad; Pomp,Alfons; Mikami,Dean; Provost,David,A; Scott,Daniel,J; Jones,Daniel,B; Gallagher,Scott; Gagner,Michel; Murr,Michel. "Effect of staple height on gastrojejunostomy during laparoscopic gastric bypass: a multicenter prospective randomized trial." SURGERY FOR OBESITY AND RELATED DISEASES. Vol. 6, no. 5. (September 2010.): 477-482.

Mikami,Dean; Needleman,Bradley; Narula,Vimal; Durant,Janice; Melvin,W,Scott. "Natural orifice surgery: initial US experience utilizing the StomaphyX (TM) device to reduce gastric pouches after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass." SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES. Vol. 24, no. 1. (January 2010.): 223-228.

Sun,Xiaohong; Wang,Xiyu; Wang,Guo-Du; Xia,Yun; Liu,Sumei; Qu,Meihua; Needleman,Bradley,J; Mikami,Dean,J; Melvin,W,Scott; Bohn,Laura,M; Ueno,Ryuji; Wood,Jackie,D. "Lubiprostone Reverses the Inhibitory Action of Morphine on Mucosal Secretion in Human Small Intestine." DIGESTIVE DISEASES AND SCIENCES. Vol. 56, no. 2. (February 2011.): 330-338.

Deiuliis,Jeffrey; Shah,Zubair; Shah,Nilay; Needleman,Bradley; Mikami,Dean; Narula,Vimal; Perry,Kyle; Hazey,Jeffrey; Kampfrath,Thomas; Kollengode,Madhukar; Sun,Qinghua; Satoskar,Abhay,R; Lumeng,Carey; Moffatt-Bruce,Susan; Rajagopalan,Sanjay. "Visceral Adipose Inflammation in Obesity Is Associated with Critical Alterations in Tregulatory Cell Numbers." PLOS ONE. Vol. 6, no. 1. (January 2011.): e16376-.

Nau,P; Narula,VK; Needleman,BJ. "Successful management of chyloperitoneum after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding in 2 patients." Surg Obes Relat Dis. Vol. 7, no. 1. (February 2011.): 122-123.

Roland,Jason,C; Needleman,Bradley,J; Muscarella,Peter; Cook,C,H; Narula,Vimal,K; Mikami,Dean,J. "Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in patients with body mass index > 70 kg/m(2)." SURGERY FOR OBESITY AND RELATED DISEASES. Vol. 7, no. 5. (September 2011.): 587-591.

Nau,Peter; Ellison,E,Christopher; Muscarella,Peter; Mikami,Dean; Narula,Vimal,K; Needleman,Bradley; Melvin,W,Scott; Hazey,Jeffrey,W. "A review of 130 humans enrolled in transgastric NOTES protocols at a single institution." SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES. Vol. 25, no. 4. (April 2011.): 1004-1011.

Schuster,D,P; Teodorescu,M; Mikami,D; Foreman,K; Rogers,P; Needleman,B,J. "Effect of bariatric surgery on normal and abnormal renal function." SURGERY FOR OBESITY AND RELATED DISEASES. Vol. 7, no. 4. (July 2011.): 459-464.

Memark,Vanchad,C; Anderson,Joel,B; Nau,Peter,N; Shah,Nilay; Needleman,Bradley,J; Mikami,Dean,J; Melvin,William,S; Hazey,Jeffrey,W. "Transgastric endoscopic peritoneoscopy does not lead to increased risk of infectious complications." SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES. Vol. 25, no. 7. (July 2011.): 2186-2191.

Wendling,Mark,R; Linn,John,G; Keplinger,Kara,M; Mikami,Dean,J; Perry,Kyle,A; Melvin,W,Scott; Needleman,Bradley,J. "Omental patch repair effectively treats perforated marginal ulcer following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass." SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES. Vol. 27, no. 2. (February 2013.): 384-389.

Wang,Guo-du; Wang,Xi-Yu; Zou,Fei; Qu,MeiHua; Liu,Sumei; Fei,Guijun; Xia,Yun; Needleman,Bradley,J; Mikami,Dean,J; Wood,Jackie,D. "Mast cell expression of the serotonin(1A) receptor in guinea pig and human intestine." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-GASTROINTESTINAL AND LIVER PHYSIOLOGY. Vol. 304, no. 10. (May 2013.): G855-G863.

Perry,Kyle,A; Shah,Nilay; Memark,Vanchad; Nau,Peter; Needleman,Bradley,J; Hazey,Jeffrey,W. "Specialized Instrumentation Facilitates Stable Peritoneal Access, Gastric Decompression, and Visualization During Transgastric Endoscopic Peritoneoscopy." SURGICAL INNOVATION. Vol. 20, no. 3. (June 2013.): 268-272.

Zhong,Jixin; Rao,Xiaoquan; Deiuliis,Jeffrey; Braunstein,Zachary; Narula,Vimal; Hazey,Jeffrey; Mikami,Dean; Needleman,Bradley; Satoskar,Abhay,R; Rajagopalan,Sanjay. "A Potential Role for Dendritic Cell/Macrophage-Expressing DPP4 in Obesity-Induced Visceral Inflammation." DIABETES. Vol. 62, no. 1. (January 2013.): 149-157.

Zhong,Jixin; Rao,Xiaoquan; Braunstein,Zachary; Taylor,Anne; Narula,Vimal; Hazey,Jeffrey; Mikami,Dean; Needleman,Bradley; Rutsky,Jessica; Sun,Qinghua; Deiuliis,Jeffrey,A; Satoskar,Abhay,R; Rajagopalan,Sanjay. "T-Cell Costimulation Protects Obesity-Induced Adipose Inflammation and Insulin Resistance." DIABETES. Vol. 63, no. 4. (April 2014.): 1289-1302.

Deiuliis,Jeffrey,A; Oghumu,Steve; Duggineni,Dheeraj; Zhong,Jixin; Rutsky,Jessica; Banerjee,Ambar; Needleman,Bradley; Mikami,Dean; Narula,Vimal; Hazey,Jeffrey; Satoskar,Abhay,R; Rajagopalan,Sanjay. "CXCR3 Modulates Obesity-Induced Visceral Adipose Inflammation and Systemic Insulin Resistance." OBESITY. Vol. 22, no. 5. (May 2014.): 1264-1274.

Chaudhry,Umer,I; Needleman,Bradley,J. "Comment on: Three-year weight outcomes from a bariatric surgery registry in a large integrated healthcare system.." Surgery for obesity and related diseases. Vol. 10, no. 3. (May 2014.): 403-404.

Neff,Robert; McCann,Georgia,A; Carpenter,Kristen,M; Cohn,David,E; Noria,Sabrena; Mikami,Dean; Needleman,Bradley,J; O'Malley,David,M. "Is bariatric surgery an option for women with gynecologic cancer? Examining weight loss counseling practices and training among gynecologic oncology providers." GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY. Vol. 134, no. 3. (September 2014.): 540-545.

Wang,Guo-du; Wang,Xi-Yu; Liu,Sumei; Qu,MeiHua; Xia,Yun; Needleman,Bradley,J; Mikami,Dean,J; Wood,Jackie,D. "Innervation of enteric mast cells by primary spinal afferents in guinea pig and human small intestine.." American journal of physiology. Gastrointestinal and liver physiology. Vol. 307, no. 7. (October 2014.): G719-31.

Wang,Guo-du; Wang,Xi-Yu; Liu,Sumei; Qu,MeiHua; Xia,Yun; Needleman,Bradley,J; Mikami,Dean,J; Wood,Jackie,D. "Innervation of enteric mast cells by primary spinal afferents in guinea pig and human small intestine." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-GASTROINTESTINAL AND LIVER PHYSIOLOGY. Vol. 307, no. 7. (October 2014.): G719-G731.

Funk,Luke,M; Suzo,Andrew; Mikami,Dean,J; Needleman,Bradley,J. "Two-Year Outcomes for Medicaid Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: a Case-Control Study." OBESITY SURGERY. Vol. 24, no. 10. (October 2014.): 1679-1685.

Chaudhry,Umer,I; Marr,Brendan,M; Osayi,Sylvester,N; Mikami,Dean,J; Needleman,Bradley,J; Melvin,W,Scott; Perry,Kyle,A. "Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for treatment of symptomatic paraesophageal hernia in the morbidly obese: medium-term results.." Surgery for obesity and related diseases. Vol. 10, no. 6. (November 2014.): 1063-1067.

Chand B, Indeck M, Needleman BJ, Finnegan M, Van Sickle KR, Ystgaard B, Gossetti F, Pullan RD, Giordano P, McKinley. "A retrospective study evaluating the use of Permacol™ surgical implant in incisional and ventral hernia repair." Int J Surg. Vol. 12, no. 4. (February 2014.): 296-303.

Chaudhry,Umer,I; Marr,Brendan,M; Osayi,Sylvester,N; Mikami,Dean,J; Needleman,Bradley,J; Melvin,W,Scott; Perry,Kyle,A. "Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for treatment of symptomatic paraesophageal hernia in the morbidly obese: medium-term results." SURGERY FOR OBESITY AND RELATED DISEASES. Vol. 10, no. 6. (November 2014.): 1063-1067.

Linan-Rico, A; Ochoa-Cortes,F; Alhaj,MA; Enneking,J; Bitticker,E; Needleman,BJ; Harzman,A; Grants,I; Christofi,FL. "UTP Evokes CA2+ Oscillations in Human Enterochromaffin Cells via Multiple Intracellular Signaling and Ionic Mechanisms." Gastroenterology. Vol. 146, no. 5. (May 2014.): S-525.

Chaudhry,Umer,I; Kanji,Aliyah; Sai-Sudhakar,Chittoor,B; Higgins,Robert,S; Needleman,Bradley,J. "Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in morbidly obese patients with end-stage heart failure and left ventricular assist device: medium-term results." SURGERY FOR OBESITY AND RELATED DISEASES. Vol. 11, no. 1. (January 2015.): 88-93.

Chaudhry,Umer,I; Osayi,Sylvester,N; Suzo,Andrew,J; Noria,Sabrena,F; Mikami,Dean,J; Needleman,Bradley,J. "Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banded plication: case-matched study from a single US center." SURGERY FOR OBESITY AND RELATED DISEASES. Vol. 11, no. 1. (January 2015.): 119-124.

Chaudhry,Umer,I; Osayi,Sylvester,N; Suzo,Andrew,J; Noria,Sabrena,F; Mikami,Dean,J; Needleman,Bradley,J. "Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banded plication: case-matched study from a single U.S. center.." Surgery for obesity and related diseases. Vol. 11, no. 1. (January 2015.): 119-124.

Osayi,Sylvester,N; Wendling,Mark,R; Drosdeck,Joseph,M; Chaudhry,Umer,I; Perry,Kyle,A; Noria,Sabrena,F; Mikami,Dean,J; Needleman,Bradley,J; Muscarella,Peter; Abdel-Rasoul,Mahmoud; Renton,David,B; Melvin,W,Scott; Hazey,Jeffrey,W; Narula,Vimal,K. "Near-infrared fluorescent cholangiography facilitates identification of biliary anatomy during laparoscopic cholecystectomy.." Surgical endoscopy. Vol. 29, no. 2. (February 2015.): 368-375.

Wang,G; Wang,X; Liu,S; Xia,Y; Zou,F; Qu,M; Needleman,BJ; Mikami,DJ; Wood, JD. "Beta-nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide suppresses inhibitory musculomotor neurotransmission in guinea pig colon and human jejunum." AJP Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. Vol. Unk, (March 2015.): DOI:10.1152-.

Liñán-Rico,A; Wunderlich,J; Enneking,JT; Tso,DR; Grants,I; Williams,KC; Otey,A; Michel,K; Schemann,M; Needleman,BJ; Harzman, A;Christofi,FL. "Neuropharmacology of Purinergic Receptors in Human Submucous Plexus: Involvement of P2X1, P2X2, P2X3 Channels, P2Y and A3 Metabotropic Receptors in Neurotransmission." Neuropharmacology. Vol. 95, (February 2015.): Unk-.

Linan-Rico,A; Grants,I; Needleman,BJ; Williams,KC; Soghomonyan,S; Turco, F; Cuomo, R; Grider,JR; Kendig,DM; Murthy,KS; Harzman,A; Ochoa-Cortes, F; Christofi, FL. "Gliomodulation of Neuronal and Motor Behavior in the Human GI Tract." Gastroenterology. Vol. 4, no. 148. (April 2015.): S-18.

Linan-Rico,A; Turco,F; Soghomonyan,S; Grants,I; Enneking,J; Tso,DR; Needleman,BJ; Harzman,A; Cuomo,R; Ochoa-Cortes,F; Christofi, FL. "Modulation of Ca2+ Waves in Human Enteric Glial Cells." Gastroenterology. Vol. 4, no. 148. (April 2015.): S-79.

Roland JC, Needleman BJ, Muscarella P, Cook CH, Narula VK, Mikami DJ. "Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in patients with body mass index > 70 kg/m(2)." Surg Obes Relat Dis. -.

Emery CF, Fondow MD, Schneider CM, Christofi FL, Hunt C, Busby AK, Needleman BJ, Melvin WS, Elsayed-Awad HM. "Dual Purinergic Synaptic Transmission in the Human Enteric Nervous System." Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. -.

 

Reference Works

January 1996 Gilbert MS, Aledort CM, Seremetis S, Needleman B, Olumi G, Forster A."“Long term evaluation of septic arthritis in hemophiliac patients”" .
January 2000 Muscarella,P; Needleman,BJ; Goldstein,A; Steinberg,S."Laparoscopic Repair of Subxiphoid Incisional Hernia" Unk.
January 2001 Melvin WS, Needleman BJ, Krause KR, Wolf RK, Michler RE, Ellison EC."Computer-assisted robotic heller myotomy: initial case report" .
January 2002 Melvin, WS, Needleman, BJ, Krause, KR, Schneider, C, Ellison, EC."Computer-Enhanced versus Standard Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery" .
January 2002 Melvin WS, Needleman BJ, Krause KR, Schneider C, Wolf RK, Michler RE, Ellison EC."Computer-enhanced robotic telesurgery. Initial experience in foregut surgery" .
January 2002 Gould JC, Needleman BJ, Ellison EC, Muscarella P, Schneider C, Melvin WS."Evolution of minimally invasive bariatric surgery." .
January 2003 Melvin WS, Needleman BJ, Krause KR, Ellison EC."Robotic resection of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor." .
January 2003 Melvin WS, Mikami DJ, Gould JC, Hwang HS, McGrath V, Needleman BJ, Ellison EC, Traverso LW."Comptuer Enhanced Pancreaticojejunostomy Following Pancreaticoduodenectomy" .
January 2003 McGrath V, Zavaleta C, Melvin WS, Needleman BJ, Gould JC, Schneider C."Practice Patterns of Bariatric Surgery in Laparoscopic Training Programs" .
January 2003 McGrath V, Needleman BJ, Melvin WS."Evolution of the laparoscopic gastric bypass" .
January 2004 Go MR, Muscarella P, Needleman BJ, Cook CH, Melvin WS."Endoscopic management of stomal stenosis after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass." .
January 2005 X. Fang, S. Liu, X.Y. Wang, N. Gao, H. Z. Hu, G.D. Wang, C.H. Cook, B.J. Needleman, D.J. Mikami, Y. Xia, J.D. Wood."Serotonergic 5-HT receptors in guinea-pig and human small intestinal enteric nervous system and mucosa" .
January 2005 Davis SS, Mikami DJ, Needleman BJ, Larson T, Dundon J, Fries R, Barrett M, Newlin M, Goldblatt M, Melvin WS."Heating and Humidifying of Carbon Dioxide During Pneumoperitoneum is not Indicated: A Prospective Randomized Trial." .
January 2006 McGuire L, Heffner K, Glaser R, Needleman B, Malarkey W, Dickinson S, Lemeshow S, Cook C, Muscarella P, Melvin WS, Ellison EC, Kiecolt-Glaser JK."Pain and wound healing in surgical patients." .
January 2006 Nguyen NT, Silver M, Robinson M, Needleman B, Hartley G, Cooney R, Catalano R, Dostal J, Sama D, Blankenship J, Burg K, Stemmer E, Wilson SE."Result of a national audit of bariatric surgery performed at academic centers:" .
January 2006 Davis SS, Mikami DJ, Newlin M, Needleman BJ, Barrett MS, Fries R, Larson T, Dundon J, Goldblatt MI, Melvin."Heating and humidifying of carbon dioxide during pneumoperitoneum is not indicated: a prospective randomized trial." .
January 2007 Wunderlich JE, Needleman BJ, Chen Z, Yu JG, Grants I, Hinshaw K, Mikami D, Melvin WS, Cooke HJ, Christofi FL."Purinergic Synaptic Transmission via ADOA3R and P2Y1R in the Human Enteric Nervous System" .
January 2007 Narula VK, Patel V, Hazey JW, Mikami DJ, Watson WC, Needleman BJ, Hinshaw K, Melvin WS."A Computerized Analysis of Robotic versus Laparoscopic Task Performance" .
January 2007 Emery CF, Fondow MDM, Schneider CM, Christofi FL, Hunt C, Busby A, Needleman BJ, Melvin WS, Elsayed-Awad HM."Gastric bypass surgery is associated with reduced inflammation and less depression: A preliminary report." .
June 2007 X. Fang, S. Liu, X.Y. Wang, N. Gao, H. Z. Hu, G.D. Wang, C.H. Cook, B.J. Needleman, D.J. Mikami, Y. Xia, G.J. Fei, G.A. Hicks, J.D. Wood.."Neurogastroenterology of Tegaserod (HTF 919) in the submucosal division of the guinea-pig and human enteric nervous system." .
Teodorescu M, Needleman B, Foreman K, Mikami D, Schuster DP."Resumption of diabetes medications with changes in eating patterns after the immediate post-operative period following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass" .
Shah,NR; Dean J Mikami,DJ; Cook,CH; Manilchuk,A; Hodges,C; emark,VR; Volckmann,ET; Hall,CR; Steinberg,S; Needleman,BL; Hazey,JW; Melvin,WS; Narula,VK."A comparison of outcomes between open and laparoscopic surgical repair of recurrent inguinal hernias" .
Banerjee,A; Ding,Y; Mikami,DJ; Needleman,BJ."The role of dumping syndrome in weight loss after gastric bypass surgery" .

Inventions and Patents

Needleman, BJ, Hazey JW. "Endolumenal Gastric Restriction Method and Apparatus Purse String." Filed January 2007.

Needleman,BJ, Hazey, JW. "Endolumenal Gastric Restricticion Method and Apparatus Staple." Filed February 2007.

Needleman, BJ, Hazey, JW, Peters, R. "Endoluminal Restriction and Apparatus." Filed February 2008.

Needleman, BJ, Hazey JW. "Endolumeal Gastric Restriction for Weight Loss." Filed December 2006.

 

Presentations

"Enterocutaneous Fistulae." Presented at GI Surgery Conference, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, . (January 1995)

"Surgical Strategies in Crohn’s Disease." Presented at Grand Rounds, Washington Hospital Center, . (January 1996)

"New Technologies in the Surgeon’s Armamentarium." Presented at Grand Rounds, Washington Hosp.Ctr, . (January 1997)

"Helicopter Transport of the Critically Ill: MedSTAR." Presented at The First World Congress of Police Health, . (May 1999)

"Hand-Assisted, Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass." Presented at Video Presentation, ASBS, . (June 2000)

"Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication." Presented at Live Telesurgery to the Stryker booth. The McCormick Center. The American College of Surgeons., . (October 2000)

"Minimally Invasive Techniques in the Treatment of Obesity." Presented at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. SAGES Resident Course, . (November 2000)

"Minimally Invasive Techniques in the Treatment of Obesity." Presented at Surgery Grand Rounds and The Zollinger Post-graduate Course, The Ohio State University Medical Center, . (January 2000)

"Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery." Presented at OMEN-TV. WOSU-TV, . (April 2000)

"Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery." Presented at Medical Grand Rounds, Mercy Medical Center, . (November 2001)

"Minimally Invasive Techniques in the Treatment of Obesity." Presented at Hospital Grand Rounds, The Ohio State University East Medical Center, . (January 2001)

"Bariatric Surgery Options." Presented at Comprehensive Weight Management: Focus on Obesity – Options for Management. The Ohio State University., . (September 2001)

"Endosuites at The Ohio State University Medical Center." Presented at Live teleconference during the American College of Surgeon’s fall meeting to surgeons in Swede., . (October 2001)

"Robots in the Operating Room." Presented at Central Ohio Association of Operating Room Nurses. St. Ann’s Hospital, . (February 2001)

"Minimally Invasive Techniques in the Treatment of Obesity." Presented at Advances in General Surgery, . (February 2001)

"Controversies in Anti-reflux Surgery." Presented at Advances in General Surgery, . (February 2001)

"Robots in the Operating Room." Presented at Ohio Association of Perioperative Nurses. Riverside Methodist Hospital, . (March 2001)

"Roux-en-Y vs. the LAP-BAND." Presented at WTVN, . (July 2001)

"Live surgery broadcast to Stryker Endoscopy, Inc., headquarters." Presented at Stryker Endoscopy, Inc.,, . (July 2001)

"Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery." Presented at Newark Medical Center Ambulatory Surgery Center Staff, . (December 2001)

"Laparosocpic Hernia Repair: TEPP." Presented at Advances in Minimally Surgery, . (January 2002)

"Lap Band in Obesity." Presented at Advances in Minimally Surgery, . (January 2002)

"Live surgical telecast of “Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair." Presented at USSC booth at the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons annual meeting, . (March 2002)

"Complications of Bariatric Surgery." Presented at Emergency Department Lecture. The Ohio State University, . (June 2002)

"Surgical Techniques in the Treatment of Obesity." Presented at Cambridge Medical Outreach Center, . (March 2003)

"Surgical Techniques in the Treatment of Obesity." Presented at Mini-Med School, The Ohio State University, . (May 2003)

"Clinical Outcomes in Bariatric Surgery." Presented at OSU Quality Management Policy Group, . (May 2003)

"Surgical Techniques in the Treatment of Obesity." Presented at OMEN-Web Broadcast, . (April 2003)

"Surgical Techniques in the Treatment of Obesity." Presented at Central Ohio Medical Directors, . (October 2003)

"Bariatric Surgery." Presented at Central Ohio Medical Directors Meeting. Franklion Counter Comissioner of Health., . (October 2003)

"The Surgical Treatment of Obesity." Presented at Tyco/USSC Sales Training Course, . (November 2003)

"Surgical Options for Weight Loss." Presented at MedNet21. Ohio State University CCME Webcast, . (June 2004)

"Weight Loss Surgery." Presented at Radio Interview. 610 AM. WTVN Radio, . (March 2004)

"The Surgical Treatment of Obesity." Presented at Tyco/USSC Sales Training Course, . (August 2004)

"The Dietitian’s Role in Surgery." Presented at Ohio Legislative Director’s Meeting, . (September 2004)

"Moderator of Live Bariatric Surgery." Presented at ASBS Conference, . (June 2004)

"The Surgical Treatment of Obesity." Presented at Tyco/USSC Training Course, . (November 2004)

"The Lap Band." Presented at The OSU Bariatric Surgery Course, . (November 2004)

"Complications of Bariatric Surgery." Presented at Bethesda Hospital, . (November 2004)

"Weight Loss Surgery." Presented at Television Interview. CBS News Night Team, . (December 2004)

"The Surgical Treatment of Obesity." Presented at Obesity Conference, . (December 2004)

"Minimally Invasive Surgery." Presented at Career Day. Perry Middle School, . (December 2004)

"Weight Loss Surgery." Presented at Television Interview. NBC4, . (May 2004)

"The Surgical Treatment of Obesity." Presented at Tyco/USSC Training Course, . (May 2004)

"Lap Band Results." Presented at Advances In Minimally Invasive Surgery, . (February 2005)

"UHC Best Performer Presentation." Presented at The Ohio State University Medical Center Board of Trustees Meeting, . (February 2005)

"The Surgical Treatment of Obesity." Presented at Tyco/USSC Training Course, . (February 2005)

"Results of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass." Presented at Advances In Minimally Invasive Surgery, . (February 2005)

"Obesity Surgery and Weight Loss." Presented at Medical Student II Endocrine Lecture Series, . (February 2005)

"UHC Bariatric Benchmark Project Presentation." Presented at Clinical Resource Evaluation Policy Group Meeting, . (March 2005)

"UHC Bariatric Benchmark Project Presentation." Presented at Quality Management Policy Group, . (March 2005)

"Techniques of Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass and Live Surgery." Presented at CMIS Bariatric Course, . (March 2005)

"Bariatric Surgery Video." Presented at Society of American & Gastrointestinal Surgery, . (January 2005)

"UHC Benchmarking Project-Best Performer Presentation." Presented at UHC Knowledge Transfer Meeting, . (January 2005)

"The Acute Abdomen and Appendicitis." Presented at Surgery Students Lecture Series, . (January 2005)

"Techniques of Jejunojejunostomy." Presented at Masters Postgraduate Course in Bariatric Surgery Sages, . (April 2005)

"Presentation to Congressional Leaders on Obestiy and Medicare Reform." Presented at The ASBS/ACS Day on the Hill., . (April 2005)

"The Surgical Treatment of Obesity." Presented at Tyco/USSC Sales Training Course, . (June 2005)

"The Preoperative Evaluation and Management of the Obese Patient." Presented at Surgical Journal Club, . (April 2006)

"Prophylaxis of VTE in Patients Undergoing Abdominal Surgery." Presented at Sanofi-Aventis Pharmaceuticals, . (January 2006)

"Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass." Presented at Mount Carmel East Siegel Center AST Meeting, . (April 2006)

"The Surgical Treatment of Obesity." Presented at Tyco/USSC Training Course, . (February 2006)

"The preoperative evaluation and management of the obese patient." Presented at Marietta Memorial Hospital. Surgery/Anesthesia Combined Grand Rounds., . (February 2006)

"Laparoscopy and Obesity." Presented at Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery, . (February 2006)

"Gastric Bypass vs. Lap Band-“Which Operation to Perform." Presented at Advances In Minimally Invasive Surgery., . (February 2006)

"Laparscopic Gastric Bypass in the Megaobese." Presented at Central Surgical Association, . (March 2006)

"Basics of Laparoscopioc Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass." Presented at Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery, . (March 2006)

"Treatment of obesity." Presented at Psychiatry Grand rounds, . (June 2006)

"The Surgical Treatment of Obesity." Presented at Tyco/USSC Training Course, . (May 2006)

"Bariatric Surgery: Successes and Pitfall." Presented at Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. The Ohio State University., . (July 2007)

"The Surgical Treatment of Obesity." Presented at Tyco/USSC Training Course, . (November 2007)

"The Metabolic Effects of Bariatric Surgery on Type II Diabetes." Presented at World Diabetes Summit., . (November 2007)

"Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass (LRYGP) is a Viable Option for the Treatment of Megaobesity (Bmi >70kg/M2)." Presented at John R. Kirkpatrick Festschrift. Washington Hospital Center, . (June 2007)

"Reoperative Bariatric Surgery: The Failed Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass." Presented at The American College of Surgeons., . (October 2007)

"Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass and Kidney Diseases." Presented at The National Kidney Foundation-Ohio, . (May 2007)

"Bariatric Surgery." Presented at SAGES Advanced Resident Workshop, . (May 2007)

"Turning Cost Centers into Profit Centers.”Laparscopy and Bariatric Surgery." Presented at Crossing the Line: The Business of Surgery., . (May 2007)

"Obesity." Presented at Mednet21, . (September 2007)

"Managing the Failed Bariatric Surgery Patient." Presented at StomaphyX Training Course, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (September 2008)

"Results of the EEA Stapling Trial." Presented at Covidien National Sales Meeting, San Diego, CA, US|USA. (November 2008)

"Bariatric Surgery Current Status & Advances on the Future of Bariatric Surgery." Presented at Advances in Transoral Foregut Surgery, Columbus, Ohio. (February 2008)

"Coverting Cost Centers to Profit Centers: Laparoscopy & Bariatrics." Presented at Crossing the Line: The Business of Surgery, Pentagon City, VA. (April 2008)

"Revisionary Bariatric Surgery and Bariatric Suregry and Type II Diabetes." Presented at Masters in Bariatric Surgery, Columbus, Ohio. (August 2008)

"Quality of Life Outcomes after Lap Band Surgery." Presented at Allergan Fellows Lap Band Course, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (September 2008)

"Future Possibilities in Bariatric Initiatives." Presented at Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery, . (February 2008)

"The Future of Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery.." Presented at Nationwide Children's Hospital Conference on Childhood Obesity, Columbus, OH. (April 2009)

"Complications of Bariatric Surgery." Presented at The Ohio State University Emergency Medicine Department, Columbus, OH. (July 2009)

"Hernia Repair in the Morbidly Obese." Presented at MERIN, Henderson, NV. (August 2009)

"Bariatric Surgery: What you need to know." Presented at SAGES Resident Course, Cincinnati, OH. (August 2009)

"Results of Laparoscopic Gastric Banding and Roux-en-Y Video Presentation." Presented at Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery, Marco Island Marriott, Marco Island, FL, Marco Island, FL. (February 2009)

"Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and Prenancy.." Presented at The Region IV Perinatla COnference, Columbus, OH. (September 2009)

"Live case presentation & Lecture on Current Status of Metabolic Surgery for Diabetes." Presented at Seminar in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Wenzhou, CN|CHN. (May 2010)

"Endoluminal Surgery: Current Status." Presented at Sipo Nursing College-Endoluminal Surgery, Hangzhou, Shanghai, CN|CHN. (May 2010)

"Endoluminal Surgery in the US." Presented at 5th Academic Congress on Integrative Health & Perioperative Medicine, Wenzhou, CN|CHN. (May 2010)

"Impact of Bariatric Surgery On Normal and Abnormal Renal Function." Presented at ASMBS 2010 Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV. (June 2010)

"Staple Line Buttressing in Bariatric Surgery." Presented at Masters Course in Bariatric Surgery, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (August 2011)

"The Bariatric Surgery Program." Presented at Essentials of Bariatric Surgery, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (November 2012)

"Staple Line Buttressing in Bariatric Surgery." Presented at Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery 2012, Marco Island, FL, US|USA. (February 2012)

"Oops, Caught on Tape: Stapling across the NGT and Other Staple Line Complications." Presented at SAGES National Meeting, San Diego, CA, US|USA. (March 2012)

"What to Know about Bairatric Surgery." Presented at SAGES Basic Endoscopy & Laparoscopic Course for Residents, Cincinnati, OH, US|USA. (May 2012)

"New Approaches to Weight Loss Surgery." Presented at Eastern Surgical Society, Columbus, OH. (May 2012)

"Video Session: Bariatric Complications." Presented at American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, Chicago, IL, US|USA. (October 2012)

"Preventing Complications of Sleeve Gastrectomy." Presented at Obesity Week, Atlanta, GA, US|USA. (November 2013)

"Careers in Academic Surgery." Presented at Obesity Week, Boston, MA. (November 2014)

"Oh No. There is a Bariatric Surgery patient in my ER." Presented at Central Surgical Society, Indianapolis, IN, US|USA. (March 2014)

"When to do Revisional Surgery." Presented at Care of the Bariatric Surgery Patient, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (August 2014)

"The Surgical Treatment of Obesity and Metabolic Disease." Presented at Surgical Conference, Wenzhou, CN|CHN. (September 2014)

"Minimizing Complications from Sleeve Gastrectomy." Presented at Tennessee Chapter of the ASMBS, Nashville, TN. (May 2015)

"Metabolic Surgery: Creating a Multidisciplinary Program & improving Quality & Past Track Programs in Bariatrics." Presented at Advancing Minimally Invasive Surgery 2015, Fort Lauderdale, FL. (February 2015)

"Strategies for Weight Regain after Gastric Bypass." Presented at Tennessee Chapter of the ASMBS, Nashville, TN. (May 2015)

 

Professional Activities

present Visiting Professor and Letter of Appointment. Wenzhou Medical College.
2007 - present The Surgery Advisory Group, LLC. Washington, DC.
2008 - present Clinical Advisory Board, Diabetes Surgical Initiative. Covidien.
2008 - present Advisory, Council for the Advancement of Bariatric Suregery. Allegran.