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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

 

Certifications

present 202200-1: New York State Board for Medicine
present MD31668: District of Columbia Board of Medicine
present 35-07-6712-N: State Medical Board of Ohio
present ACLS Certification: The Ohio State University
present ATLS Certification: The Ohio State University
2000 - present Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery: American Board of Surgery
2004 - present Center of Excellence Surgeon: American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
2006 - present Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery: Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
 

Chapters in Books

Bradley Needleman. "Marginal Ulceration." In SAGES Baritric Surgery Manual (in press. Edited by Nguyen. -. January 2007.

Marc Michalsky, Steven Teich and Bradley Needleman. "Reoperative Bariatric surgery." In Reoperative Pediatric Surgery. Edited by Steven Teich and Donna A. Caniano. -. 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.

Hall,Cr, Needleman, BJ. "Bariatric Surgery: A primer for the Obstetrician." In Obesity and Pregnancy. Edited by Deborah Conoway, M.D,. -. New York, US|USA: *, January 2010.

 

Degrees

1990 B.A., Vassar College

1994 M.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine

 

Edited Books

"“Clinical Review of Bariatric Surgery”." Edited by Matthew Goldblatt, Bradley Needleman. New York: Catalyst Publishers, January 2010.

 

Honors

0 Best Doctors in America, Columbus Monthly. Columbus Monthly.
1998 John M. Keshishian Award for Surgical Excellence in Vascular Surgical Services. John M. Keshishian Award for Surgical Excellence in Vascular Surgical Services.
2000 Best Surgical Presentation. Columbus Surgical Society.
2003 Physician Leadership Award. Physician Advisory Board.
2007 Certificate of Appreciation. The Ohio State University College of Nursing.
2008 Omen-TV: Best Surgical Presentation. Omen-TV.
2010 Adjunct Professor. The First Medical College of Zhejiang Chinese Medical University.
2010 Visiting Professor. Wenzhou Medical College.
 

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.): -.

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.): -.

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.

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.." Am. J. Physiol. (January 2007.): -.

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.

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.

 

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 P. Muscarella,BJ Needleman, A Goldstein, S. Steinberg."Laparoscopic Repair of Subxiphoid Incisional Hernia" .
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." .

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. "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." . (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)

"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)

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

"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)

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

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

"The preoperative evaluation and management of the obese patient." Presented at Surgical Journal Club, . (April 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)

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

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

"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)

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

 

Professional Activities

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.
2010 - present Visiting Professor and Letter of Appointment. Wenzhou Medical College.
2010 - present Visiting Professor. The First Medical College of Zhejiang Medical University, China.