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Dean J. Mikami, M.D.


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410 W 10th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: (614) 293-4695

Email: mikami.2@osu.edu

 

Current OSU Appointments

Associate Professor, General Surgery

Physician, FGP-General Surgery

 

Biographical

Dr. Mikami attended college at the University of Hawaii at Manoa earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Zoology and then went on to attend medical school at the University of Kansas. He graduated from the University Of Kansas School Of Medicine in 1997 and completed his general surgery training at The Ohio State University in 2003. Dr. Mikami was named the Department of Surgery Resident of Year in 2003. He completed a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery at The Ohio State University in 2004 and joined the faculty at Ohio State as an Assistant Professor of Surgery in 2004. Dr. Mikami has continued his work in minimally invasive surgery, bariatric surgery, advanced endoluminal therapies and hernia repair. He is one of pioneers in endoluminal bariatric surgery and has trained over 500 surgeons throughout the world. He has over 50 publications, abstracts and book chapters and is the one of the editors of "Evidence Based Minimally Invasive Surgery". Dr. Mikami has been an invited lecturer numerous of times and has over a half million dollars of research grants. He is an active member of the American College of Surgeons, SAGES, and the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, the American Hernia Society, the Surgical Society of the Alimentary Tract and the Central Surgical Society.

Clinical Interest

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Advanced Hernia Surgery

Bariatric Surgery

Surgical Endoscopy

Surgical Education

Continuing Education, Extension, and Other Courses Taught

I have been involved in many community information sessions covering bariatric surgery. In conjunction with The Ohio State University Bariatric Surgery program, I have given over 50 information seminars in the benefits of bariatric surgery through out the State of Ohio.

Advising Narrative

Student Shadowing program for college freshman going into the field of medicine MD camp for high school students -inner city high school students interested in a medical career

Master/Graduate Advising

I have been involved as an advisor in the Roessler Scholar Program for the years of 2005, 2006 and 2007. This scholarship is a 3 month research experience awarded to first year medical students who are interest in clinical research. As the Roessler advisor, I help guide our students to have a productive and rewarding research experience in funded research and offer publication experience.

Academic Advising

2007 - present Amy The Ohio State University.
2008 - present Jennifer Schwartz Ohio State University College of Medicine.
2009 - present Ellen Carraro Ohio State University College of Medicine.
2004 - 2005 Edward Auyang The Ohio State University.
2005 Matthew Robertson The Ohio State University. New Materials and Techniques for Laparoscopic Repair of Ventral and Inguinal hernias.
2004 - 2006 Clinton R. The Ohio State University. Graduated 2009.
2006 Matthew Allemang The Ohio State University. A possible way to prevent internal hernias during laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery with Bioabsorbable Seamguard (BSG).
2007 Vincent Ho The Ohio State University.
2007 - 2008 The Ohio State University.
2008 Jiaxi Ding The Ohio State University.
2007 - 2009 The Ohio State University.
2007 - 2013 Katherine Beck The Ohio State University. Graduated 2013.
2012 - 2013 Pryia Patel The Ohio State University.
 

Certifications

1997 - present Basic Life Support: American Heart Association
1997 - present Advance Cardiac Life Support: American Heart Association
2001 - present Ohio Medical License: State Medical Board of Ohio
2004 - present Board Certified General Surgeon: American Board of Surgery
2004 - 2010 Hawaii Medical License: Hawaii Medical Board
 

Chapters in Books

D.J. Mikami, W.S. Melvin.MD. "Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery." In Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery. -. January 2003.

Dean J. Mikami, Paul Beery, E. Christopher Ellison. "Surgery in the Pregnant Patient." In Sabiston Textbook of Surgery. 18 ed. Edited by Townsend CM, Beauchamp RD, Evers BM, Mattox KL.. 2236-2250. Saunders, January 2008.

Mikami DJ. "Lap-Band and Adjustment Schedule." In The SAGES Manuel: A Practical Guide to Bariatric Surgery. Edited by Nguyen NT, Demaria E, Ikramuddin S, Hutter M.. -. New York, NY, US|USA: Springer-Verlag, January 2008.

Mikami DJ,BeeryP,Ellison EC.. "Surgery in the Pregnant Patient.." In Sabiston Textbook of Surgery. -. New York, NY: Saunders, January 2010.

Linn J, Mikami DJ. "Recurrent Incisional Hernia Repair." In SAGES Manual of Hernia Repair. Edited by Dr. Brian Jacob and Dr. Bruce Ramshaw. -. Baton Rouge, LA, US|USA: Springer, January 2011.

 

Conferences

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." In SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES. (January 2006). 153-158.

Watson,William; Needleman,Bradley; Narula,Vimal; Davis,S,Scott; Goldblatt,Matthew; Melvin,W,Scott; Mikami,Dean. "Lapatroscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is a viable option in the treatment of mega obesity (BMI > 70kg/M2)." In GASTROENTEROLOGY. (April 2006). A294-A294.

Wunderlich,Jacqueline; Ren,Tianhua; Needleman,Bradley; Mikami,Dean; Melvin,Scott; Grants,Iveta; Christofi,Fievos. ""Plurichemical and purinergic transmission" in the human enteric nervous system." In PURINERGIC SIGNALLING. (May 2008). S133-S133.

Volt,Kevin; Happel,Lynn; Needleman,Bradley,J; Mikami,Dean,J; Narula,Vimal,K; Bergman,Simon; Roland,Jason; Ellison,Christopher,E; Melvin,W,Scott; Hazey,Jeffrey,W. "Transgastric endoscopic peritoneoscopy and bacterial contamination of the abdominal cavity in humans." In JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS. (September 2008). S16-S16.

Sun,Xiaohong; Xia,Yun; Liu,Sumei; Wang,Yu-Zhong; Qu,Mei-hua; Wang,Xiyu; Wang,Guo-du; Needleman,Bradley; Mikami,Dean,J; Melvin,William,Scott; Bohn,Laura,M; Ueno,Ryuji; Wood,Jackie,D. "Lubiprostone reverses the inhibitory action of morphine on mucosal secretion in the human jejunum." In GASTROENTEROLOGY. (April 2008). A122-A122.

Bergman,Simon; Lorenzo,Cedric,S; Jobe,Blair,A; Mikami,Dean,J; Hunter,John,G; Melvin,W,S. "Endolumenal fundoplication with EsophyX (TM): The initial North American experience." In GASTROENTEROLOGY. (April 2008). A903-A903.

Wunderlich,Jacqueline,E; Ren,Tianhua; Needleman,Bradley; Mikami,Dean,J; Grants,Iveta; Christofi,Fievos,L. "Novel Purinergic P1, P2X and P2Y Receptor Signaling Targets in the Human Enteric Nervous System and Glia." In GASTROENTEROLOGY. (May 2009). A3-A3.

Deiuliis,Jeffrey,A; Shah,Nilay; Shah,Zubair; Narula,Vimal,K; Perry,Kyle,A; Hazey,Jeffrey,W; Mikami,Dean,J; Needleman,Bradley,J; Rajagopalan,Sanjay. "Macrophage Infiltration of Omental Adipose Correlates to Indices of Insulin Resistance in a Bariatric Population." In ARTERIOSCLEROSIS THROMBOSIS AND VASCULAR BIOLOGY. (November 2010). E208-E209.

Shah,Nilay,R; Mikami,Dean,J; Cook,Charles; Manilchuk,Andrei; Hodges,Clayton; Memark,Vanchad,R; Volckmann,Eric,T; Hall,Clinton,R; Steinberg,Steven; Needleman,Bradley; Hazey,Jeffrey,W; Melvin,W,Scott; Narula,Vimal,K. "A comparison of outcomes between open and laparoscopic surgical repair of recurrent inguinal hernias." In SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES. (July 2011). 2330-2337.

Wang,Xiyu; Wang,Guo-du; Xia,Yun; Needleman,Bradley; Mikami,Dean,J; Melvin,W,S; Wood,Jackie,D. "Dopaminergic Control of Mucosal Secretion in Human Small Intestine." In GASTROENTEROLOGY. (May 2011). S198-S198.

Schuster,D,P; Teodorescu,M; Foreman,K; Mikami,D; Needleman,B,J. "Resumption of Diabetes Medications with Changes in Eating Patterns after the Immediate Post-Operative Period Following Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass." In OBESITY SURGERY. (August 2011). 1078-1078.

Xia,Yun; Wang,Xiyu; Wang,Guo-du; Needleman,Bradley; Mikami,Dean,J; Melvin,W,S; Wood,Jackie,D. "Lubiprostone Facilitates Cholinergic Neurogenic Mucosal Secretion in Guinea Pig and Human Small Intestine." In GASTROENTEROLOGY. (May 2011). S661-S661.

Banerjee,Ambar; Beck,Catherine; Narula,Vimal,K; Linn,John; Noria,Sabrena; Zagol,Bradley; Mikami,Dean,J. "Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair: Does primary repair in addition to placement of mesh decrease recurrence?." In SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES. (May 2012). 1264-1268.

Eakin,Jeffrey; Wendling,Mark; Mikami,Dean,J; Needleman,Bradley; Melvin,W,S; Perry,Kyle,A. "Symptomatic and Radiographic Evaluation of Hiatal Hernia Recurrence Following Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Polyester Composite Mesh Reinforcement." In GASTROENTEROLOGY. (May 2012). S1077-S1077.

Banerjee,Ambar; Ding,Yi; Mikami,Dean,J; Needleman,Bradley,J. "The role of dumping syndrome in weight loss after gastric bypass surgery." In SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES. (May 2013). 1573-1578.

Funk,Luke,M; Perry,Kyle,A; Narula,Vimal,K; Mikami,Dean,J; Melvin,W,Scott. "Current national practice patterns for inpatient management of ventral abdominal wall hernia in the United States." In SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES. (November 2013). 4104-4112.

 

Degrees

1991 B.A., University of Hawaii

1997 M.D., University of Kansas

 

Edited Books

Murayama K, Chand B, Kothari S, Mikami D, Nagel A.. "Evidence Based Minimally Invasive Surgery." Edited by Murayama K, Chand B, Mikami D, Kothari S, Nagel A. Woodbury: Cine-Med, March 2012.

 

Editorial Activities

2008 - present SAGES (Surgical Endoscopy)
2009 - present American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Surgery for Obesity Related Disease
2009 - present Center Surgical Association
2009 - present Surgery
2009 - present Evidence-Base Minimally Invasive Surgery
2010 - present Surgery for Obesity Related Disease
 

Honors

1989 - 1991 Minority Biomedical Research Scholar Academic / Research scholarship. University of Hawaii. 1989 to 1991. National Institute of Health.
1990 - 1993 Health Careers Pathways Program Scholar: Pre-Matriculation to medical school program, Medical Education Scholarship. University of Kansas School of Medicine. 1990 to 1993.. University of Kansas School of Medicine.
2001 Columbus Surgical Society Presidential Symposium, Bronze Medal Hand-Assisted Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass vs. Open Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: A Comparison on Weight Loss and Cost. March 3, 2001, Columbus, OH.. Columbus Surgical Society.
2002 SAGES Resident Endoscopic Workshop Endoscopic / Laparoscopic Procedures, with 8 hours of didactic and 8 hours of hands on experience. August 11-12, 2000, Cincinnati, OH.. Society of Amercian Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons.
2002 - 2003 Laparoscopic Skills Competition: American College of Surgeons.Second Place overall “Top Gun Laparoscopic Shootout Competition� Oct 2001 and 2002. Dr. Butch Rosser. Yale University.
2003 The Ohio State University Department of Surgery Resident of the Year . June 2003.. The Ohio State Department of Surgery.
2003 Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons “Outstanding Ohio State University Laparoscopic Resident Surgeon Award�, July, 2002 and 2003.. Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons.
2005 - 2008 American Society of Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence Surgeon. October 14, 2005-2008.. American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).
2006 - 2007 Gallup Poll BEST SURGICAL RESIDENT. The Ohio State University Department of Surgery.
2007 Ohio State University: Best Educators Round Table Discussion Panel Member: The Future of Medical Student Education. April 25, 2007.. The Ohio State University.
 

Journal Articles

Krause K, Needleman BJ, Mikami DJ, Cook CH, Ellison EC, Melvin WS. "Hand-assisted Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass vs. Open Roux-en-Y Gastric bypass: A Prospective Comparison." Obesity Surgery. Vol. 2, no. 11. (April 2001.): 17-.

Mikami DJ, Melvin WS. "Computer-assisted Pancreatic Surgery. Surgical Robotics." Problems in General Surgery. Vol. 20, no. 2. (January 2003.): 49-53.

Newlin ME, Mikami DJ, Ewing DR, Pigazzi A, Ballantyne GH, Melvin WS. "Initial Experience with the Four Arm Telerobotic Device in Foregut Surgery." J Laparoendoscopic Adv Surg Tech. Vol. 14, no. 14. (January 2004.): 121-124.

Fang X, Liu S, Wang XY, Gao N, Hu HZ, Wang GD, Cook CH, Needleman BJ, Mikami DJ, Xia Y. "Hood Serotonergic 5-HT receptors in guinea-pig and human small intestinal enteric nervous system and mucosa.." Neurogastroenterology and Motility. Vol. 4, no. 17. (January 2005.): 614-.

Davis SS, Goldblatt MG, Mikami DJ, Melvin WS. "Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication after failed Stretta Procedure." Surgical Endoscopy. Vol. 19, no. 5. (January 2005.): -.

Davis SS; Mikami DJ; Newlin M; Needleman BJ; Barrett MS; Fries R; Larson T; Dundon J; Goldblatt MI; Melvin WS. "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.

Watson,William; Needleman,Bradley; Narula,Vimal; Davis,S,Scott; Goldblatt,Matthew; Melvin,W,Scott; Mikami,Dean. "Lapatroscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is a viable option in the treatment of mega obesity (BMI > 70kg/M2)." GASTROENTEROLOGY. Vol. 130, no. 4. (April 2006.): A294-A294.

Narula VK, Patel V, Hazey JW, Mikami DJ, Watson WC, Needleman BJ, Hinshaw K, Melvin WS. "A computerized Analysis of Robotic versus Laparoscopic Task Performances.." SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES. Vol. 12, no. 21. (December 2007.): 2258-2261.

Wunderlich JE, Needleman BJ, Chen Z, Yu JG, Wang YZ, Grants I, Mikami DJ, Melvin WS, Cooke HJ, Christofi FL. "Dual Purinergic Synaptic Transmission in the Human Enteric Nervous System." Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol.. Vol. 4, no. 294. (December 2007.): 554-566.

Cios TJ, Reavis KM, Renton DR, Hazey JW, Mikami DJ, Narula VK, Allemang MT, Davis SS, Melvin WS.. "Gastrotomy closure using Bioabsorbable plugs in a canine model." Surgical Endoscopy.. Vol. 21, no. 8. (April 2007.): 961-966.

Fang X, Liu S, Wang XY, Gao N, Hu HZ, Wang GD, Cook CH, Needleman BJ, Mikami DJ, Xia Y, Fei GJ, Hicks GA, Wood JD. "Neurogastroenterology of tegaserod (HTF 919) in the submucosal division of the guinea-pig and human enteric nervous system." Neurogastroenteroloy Motility.. Vol. 1, no. 20. (January 2008.): 80-93.

Bergman,Simon; Lorenzo,Cedric,S; Jobe,Blair,A; Mikami,Dean,J; Hunter,John,G; Melvin,W,S. "Endolumenal fundoplication with EsophyX (TM): The initial North American experience." GASTROENTEROLOGY. Vol. 134, no. 4. (April 2008.): A903-A903.

Bergman S; Mikami DJ; Hazey JW; Roland JC; Dettorre R; Melvin WS. "Endolumenal fundoplication with EsophyX: the initial North American experience.." Surgical Innovation. Vol. 15, no. 3. (September 2008.): 166-.

Volt,Kevin; Happel,Lynn; Needleman,Bradley,J; Mikami,Dean,J; Narula,Vimal,K; Bergman,Simon; Roland,Jason; Ellison,Christopher,E; Melvin,W,Scott; Hazey,Jeffrey,W. "Transgastric endoscopic peritoneoscopy and bacterial contamination of the abdominal cavity in humans." JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS. Vol. 207, no. 3. (September 2008.): S16-S16.

Narula VK, Hazey JW, Reavis KR, Renton DR, Paul CM, Hinshaw KE, Needleman BJ, Mikami DJ, Ellsion EC, Melvin WS.. "Transgastric Instrumentation and Bacterial Contamination of the Peritoneal Cavity.." SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES. Vol. 3, no. 22. (March 2008.): 605-611.

Sun,Xiaohong; Xia,Yun; Liu,Sumei; Wang,Yu-Zhong; Qu,Mei-hua; Wang,Xiyu; Wang,Guo-du; Needleman,Bradley; Mikami,Dean,J; Melvin,William,Scott; Bohn,Laura,M; Ueno,Ryuji; Wood,Jackie,D. "Lubiprostone reverses the inhibitory action of morphine on mucosal secretion in the human jejunum." GASTROENTEROLOGY. Vol. 134, no. 4. (April 2008.): A122-A122.

Wunderlich,Jacqueline; Ren,Tianhua; Needleman,Bradley; Mikami,Dean; Melvin,Scott; Grants,Iveta; Christofi,Fievos. ""Plurichemical and purinergic transmission" in the human enteric nervous system." PURINERGIC SIGNALLING. Vol. 4, (May 2008.): S133-S133.

Mikami DJ, Needleman BJ, Narula VK, Durant J, Melvin WS. "Natural orafice surgery:Initial US Experience Utilizing the StomaphyXTM Device to Reduce Gastric Pouches after Roux en Y Gastric Bypass." Surgical Endoscopy. Vol. 0930-2794 (Print) 1432-2218 (Online), no. Endoluminal Surgery. (January 2008.): -.

Narula VK; Happel LC; Volt K; Bergman S; Roland JC; Dettorre R; Renton DB; Reavis KM; Needleman BJ; Mikami DJ; Ellison EC; Melvin WS; Hazey JW. "Transgastric endoscopic peritoneoscopy does not require decontamination of the stomach in humans.." Surgical Endoscopy. Vol. 23, no. 6. (June 2009.): 1331-.

Wunderlich,Jacqueline,E; Ren,Tianhua; Needleman,Bradley; Mikami,Dean,J; Grants,Iveta; Christofi,Fievos,L. "Novel Purinergic P1, P2X and P2Y Receptor Signaling Targets in the Human Enteric Nervous System and Glia." GASTROENTEROLOGY. Vol. 136, no. 5. (May 2009.): A3-A3.

Deiuliis,Jeffrey,A; Shah,Nilay; Shah,Zubair; Narula,Vimal,K; Perry,Kyle,A; Hazey,Jeffrey,W; Mikami,Dean,J; Needleman,Bradley,J; Rajagopalan,Sanjay. "Macrophage Infiltration of Omental Adipose Correlates to Indices of Insulin Resistance in a Bariatric Population." ARTERIOSCLEROSIS THROMBOSIS AND VASCULAR BIOLOGY. Vol. 30, no. 11. (November 2010.): E208-E209.

Narula VK, Mikami DJ, Melvin WS. "Robotic and laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy: a hybrid approach.Pancreas." Pancreas. Vol. 2, no. 39. (March 2010.): 160-164.

Nguyen NT; Dakin G; Needleman B; Pomp A; Mikami DJ; Provost DA; Scott DJ; Jones DB; Gallagher S; Gagner M; Murr M. "Effect of staple height on gastrojejunostomy during laparoscopic gastric bypass: a multicenter prospective randomized trial.." Surgery For Obesity And Related Diseases: Official Journal Of The American Society For Bariatric Surgery. Vol. 6, no. 5. (September 2010.): 477-.

Goodman,E; Virk,C; Mikami,D; Elner,J; Goodman,J. "Predictors of weight loss following endoluminal gastric pouch reduction after failed gastric bypass." BRITISH JOURNAL OF SURGERY. Vol. 97, (January 2010.): 142-142.

Mikami,Dean; Fisichella,P,Marco; Soper,Nathaniel; Peters,Jeffrey. "Gastroesophageal reflux disease after lung transplantation: Pathophysiology and implications for treatment DISCUSSION." SURGERY. Vol. 148, no. 4. (October 2010.): 744-745.

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.

Schuster DP, Teodorescu M, Mikami DJ, Foreman K, Rogers P, Needleman BJ. "Effect of bariatric surgery on normal and abnormal renal function.." Surgical Obesity and Related Diseases. Vol. 7, (December 2010.): 459-464.

Nau P, Ellison EC, Muscarella P Jr, Mikami DJ, Narula VK, Needleman B, Melvin WS, Hazey JW. "A review of 130 humans enrolled in transgastric NOTES protocols at a single institution.." Surgical Endoscopy. Vol. 25, (October 2010.): 1004-1011.

Linn J, Mikami DJ. "Parastomal Hernia Repair." Journal of Long-Term Effects of Medical Implants. Vol. 20, no. 2. (January 2010.): 133-138.

Demyttenaere SV, Bergman S, Pham T, Anderson J, Dettorre R, Melvin WS, Mikami DJ. "Transoral incisionless fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux disease in an unselected patient population.." Surgical Endoscopy. Vol. 4, no. 24. (April 2010.): 854-858.

Shah,Nilay,R; Mikami,Dean,J; Cook,Charles; Manilchuk,Andrei; Hodges,Clayton; Memark,Vanchad,R; Volckmann,Eric,T; Hall,Clinton,R; Steinberg,Steven; Needleman,Bradley; Hazey,Jeffrey,W; Melvin,W,Scott; Narula,Vimal,K. "A comparison of outcomes between open and laparoscopic surgical repair of recurrent inguinal hernias." SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES. Vol. 25, no. 7. (July 2011.): 2330-2337.

Noria,Sabrena,F; Mikami,Dean,J. "Transoral surgery for morbid obesity.." World journal of gastrointestinal endoscopy. Vol. 3, no. 11. (November 2011.): 201-208.

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.

Zagol,Bradley; Mikami,Dean. "Advances in transoral fundoplication for oesophageal reflux." DIGESTIVE AND LIVER DISEASE. Vol. 43, no. 5. (May 2011.): 361-364.

Wang,Xiyu; Wang,Guo-du; Xia,Yun; Needleman,Bradley; Mikami,Dean,J; Melvin,W,S; Wood,Jackie,D. "Dopaminergic Control of Mucosal Secretion in Human Small Intestine." GASTROENTEROLOGY. Vol. 140, no. 5. (May 2011.): S198-S198.

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.

Xia,Yun; Wang,Xiyu; Wang,Guo-du; Needleman,Bradley; Mikami,Dean,J; Melvin,W,S; Wood,Jackie,D. "Lubiprostone Facilitates Cholinergic Neurogenic Mucosal Secretion in Guinea Pig and Human Small Intestine." GASTROENTEROLOGY. Vol. 140, no. 5. (May 2011.): S661-S661.

Deiuliis J, Shah Z, Shah N, Needleman B, Mikami DJ, Narula V, Perry K, Hazey J, Kampfrath T, Kollengode M, Sun Q, Satoskar AR, Lumeng C, Moffatt-Bruce S, Rajagopalan S. "Visceral adipose inflammation in obesity is associated with critical alterations in tregulatory cell numbers." PLoS One. Vol. 6, no. 1. (January 2011.): e16376.-.

Memark VC, Anderson JB, Nau PN, Shah N, Needleman BJ, Mikami DJ, Melvin WS, Hazey JW. "Transgastric endoscopic peritoneoscopy does not lead to increased risk of infectious complications." Surgical Endoscopy. Vol. 25, (February 2011.): 2186-2191.

Eakin,Jeffrey; Wendling,Mark; Mikami,Dean,J; Needleman,Bradley; Melvin,W,S; Perry,Kyle,A. "Symptomatic and Radiographic Evaluation of Hiatal Hernia Recurrence Following Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Polyester Composite Mesh Reinforcement." GASTROENTEROLOGY. Vol. 142, no. 5. (May 2012.): S1077-S1077.

Banerjee,Ambar; Beck,Catherine; Narula,Vimal,K; Linn,John; Noria,Sabrena; Zagol,Bradley; Mikami,Dean,J. "Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair: Does primary repair in addition to placement of mesh decrease recurrence?." SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES. Vol. 26, no. 5. (May 2012.): 1264-1268.

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.

Funk LM, Perry KA, Narula VK, Mikami DJ, Melvin WS. "Current national practice patterns for inpatient management of ventral abdominal wall hernia in the United States." Surgical Endoscopy. Vol. 1, (July 2013.): 1-.

Deiuliis JA, Oghumu S, Duggineni D, Zhong J, Rustsky J, Banerjee A, Needleman B, Mikami D, Narula V, Hazey J, Satoskar AR, Rajagopalan S.. "CSCR# Modulates Obesity-Induced Viseral Adipose Inflammation and Systemic Insulin Resistance.." Obesity. Vol. 1, (October 2013.): 1-.

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.

Banerjee,Ambar; Ding,Yi; Mikami,Dean,J; Needleman,Bradley,J. "The role of dumping syndrome in weight loss after gastric bypass surgery.." Surgical endoscopy. Vol. 27, no. 5. (May 2013.): 1573-1578.

Guo-Du Wang, Xi-Yu Wang, Fei Zou, Meihua Qu, Sumei Liu, Guijun Fei, Yun Xia, Bradley J Needleman, Dean J Mikami, Jackie D Wood. "Mast Cell Expression of the Serotonin 1A Receptor in Guinea Pig and Human Intestine.." AJP Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. Vol. 9, no. 3. (May 2013.): 335-42.

Gregory F Dakin, George Eid, Dean Mikami, Arora Pryor, Bipand Chand. "Endoluminal revision of gastric bypass for weight regain-a systematic review." Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. Vol. 27, no. 7. (March 2013.): 104-112.

 

Reference Works

March 1990 Mikami DJ, Remier NS.."Construction of a Gene to Code for the Cardiostimulatory Polypeptide Anthropleurin 3" .
June 2001 Needleman BJ, Krause K, Mark L, Mikami DJ, Schneider CM, Ellison EC, Melvin WS.."Hand-Assisted Roux en Y Gastric Bypass is a Safe Alternative in the super obese." Washington.
June 2001 Cook CH, Mikami DJ, Lahn MA, Zhang YX, Melvin WS, Needleman BJ, Krause K, Ellison EC."The Immunosuppressive Effects of Laparoscopic vs Open Surgery in Patients Undergoing Roux en Y Gastric Bypass Surgery" Columbus.
January 2003 Melvin WS, Mikami DJ, Gould JC, Hwang HS, McGrath V, Needleman BJ, Ellison EC, Traverso LW."Computer Enhanced Pancreaticojejunostomy Following Pancreaticoduodenectomy" Los Angeles.
April 2004 Newland ME, Mikami DJ, Ewing DR, Pigazzi A, Ballantyne GH, Melvin WS.."Experience with the Four Arm Telerobotic Device in Foregut Surgery" .
April 2004 Mikami DJ, Newlin M, McGrath VA, Needleman B, Karlowicz DJ, Dundon JM, Melvin WS.."Comparison of Skin Closure using Absorbable Subcuticular Suture versus Indermil Skin Adhesive" .
April 2005 Davis SS, Goldblatt MG, Mikami DJ, Melvin WS.."Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication after failed Stretta Procedure." .
January 2005 Naurla VK, Watson WC, Davis SS, Hinshaw K, Needleman BJ, Mikami DJ, Hazey JW, Winston JH, Muscarella P, Rubin M, Patel V, Melvin WS.."A New Objective Skills Assessment System for Telerobotic Surgery" .
January 2005 Mikami DJ, Newlin M, Needleman BJ, Barrett MS, Fries R, Larson T, Dundon J, Goldblatt M, Davis SS, Melvin WS.."Heating and Humidifying of Carbon Dixoide During Pneumoperitoneum is not indicated. A Prospective Randomized Trial." .
April 2006 Watson W, Needleman BJ, Narula VK, Davis S, Goldblatt M, Melvin WS, Mikami DJ."Laparoscopic Roux en Y Gastric Bypass is a Viable Option in the Treatment of Mega Obesity (BMI > 70 kg/m2)" . : A
April 2006 Narula VK, Melvin WS, Hinshaw K, Davis SS, Watson WC, Needleman BJ, Mikami DJ, Hazey JW, Winston JH, Muscarella P, Patel V.."Simulator Enhanced "Robotic" vs "Laparoscopic" training for Advanced Laparoscopic Skills Set." .
April 2007 Renton D, Watson WC, Narula VK, Hinshaw K, Melvin WS, Needleman BJ, Mikami DJ."A Possible Way to Prevent Internal Hernias during Laparoscopic Roux en Y Gastric Bypass with Bioabsorbable SeamGuard Materials (BSG)." .
April 2007 Hazey JH, Narula VK, Needleman BJ, Mikami DJ, Melvin WS.."Transgastric Instrumentation and Bacterial Contamination of the Peritoneal Cavity" Las Vegas.
April 2007 Cios TJ, Reavis KR, Renton DR, Hazey JH, Mikami DJ, Allemang M, Davis SS, Paul C, Melvin WS.."Successful Closure of Gastrotomy Using Bioabsorbable Plugs in a Canine Model." .
May 2007 Wunderlich J, Needleman BJ, Mikami DJ, Cardounel A, Melvin WS, Arnold, Cooke H, Hinshaw K, Grants I, Christofi F."Adenosine Inhibits Synaptic Transmission and Suppresses Free Radicals in Inflammatory Bowel Disease." .
December 2007 Mikami DJ."Incisionless procedure performed to correct weight gain after Gastric Bypass" .
January 2008 Narula VK, Happel LC, Volt K, Bergman S, Roland JC, Dettorre R, Renton DB, Reavis KM, Needleman BJ, Mikami DJ, Ellison EC, Melvin WS, Hazey J."TRANSGASTRIC ENDOSCOPIC PERITONEOSCOPY Does not require decontamination of the stomach IN HUMANS." .
June 2008 Wunderlich JE, Tianhua Ren, Needleman BJ, Mikami DJ, Melvin WS, Grants I, Christofi FL.."Plurichemical and Purinergic Transmission in the Human Enteric Nervous System." Copenhagen.
August 2008 Mikami DJ."Beyond Stomach Stapling: What's New and Better" .
April 2008 Roland J, , Needleman BJ, Bergman S, Narula VK, Cook CH, Melvin WS,Mikami DJ."Laparoscopic Roux en Y Gastric Bypass in patients with BMI >70." Philadelphia.
April 2008 Mikami DJ, Needleman BJ, Happel LC, Narula VK, Roland J, Bergman S, Durant J, Himpens J, Melvin WS.."Natural Orifice Surgery: Initial US Experience Utilizing the StomaphyX™ Device to Reduce Gastric Pouches after Roux en Y Gastric Bypass" Philadelphia.
July 2008 Mikami DJ."Health care community responding to obesity epidemic" .
January 2008 Mikami DJ, Needleman BJ, Happel LC, Narula VK, Roland J, Bergman S, Durant J, Himpens J, Melvin WS.."Natural Orifice Surgery: Initial US Experience Utilizing the StomaphyX™ Device to Reduce Gastric Pouches after Roux en Y Gastric Bypass" Yokohama.
April 2008 Bergman S, Roland J, Mikami DJ."Use of the Ligasure Advance in Laparoscopy Roux en Y Gastric Bypass" Philadelphia.
September 2008 Happel LC, Needleman BJ,Mikami DJVolt K, Bergman S, Roland JC, Narula VK, Evans A, Volt K Melvin WS, Hazey J."Transgastric Peritoneoscopy for Evaluation of the Abdominal Wall to Detect Laparoscopic Trocar Placement." Yokohama.
September 2008 Happel LC , Needleman BJ, Mikami DJ, Roland JC, Bergman S, Narula VK, Evans A, Volt K, Melvin WS, Hazey."TRANSGASTRIC PERITONEOSCOPY FOR EVALUATION OF THE ABDOMINAL WALL TO DIRECT LAPAROSCOPIC TROCAR PLACEMENT" .
January 2009 Anderson JB, Needleman BJ, Mikami DJ, Narula VK, Nau PN, Dettorre R, Demyttenaere SV, Winkleman BJ, Melvin WS, Hazey JW."Transgastric Endoscopic Peritoneoscopy Does Not Lead to Increased Risk of Infectious Complications" . : S204
April 2009 Demyttenaere SV, Bergman S, Anderson J, Dettorre R, Mikami DJ, Melvin WS."Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication for GERD: Early North American Results" . : S146
April 2009 Demyttenaere SV, Bergman S, Anderson J, Dettore R, Mikami DJ, Melvin WS."Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication for GERD: Early North American Results" . : 146
January 2009 Winkleman BJ, Nau PN, Neeldeman BJ, Mikami DJ."Endo Flip: A Novel Device for Precise Measurement of Gastric Pouch Volume and Wall Compliance" . : 204
January 2009 Demyttenaere SV, Bergman S, Winkleman BJ, Dettore R, Mikami D, Needleman B."Gastric Band Manometry: Are Pressure Measurements and the Band Pressure Ratio Useful?" . : 204
June 2009 Nguyen NT, Pomp A, Needleman BJ, Mikami DJ, Provost D, Scott D, Jones D, Gallagher S, Dakin G, Gagner M, Murr M.."Impact Of Staple Height On The Gastro-Jejunostomy During Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass: A Multi-Center Prospective Randomized Trial" Grapevine.

Softwares

January 1997 Mikami DJ."Kansas University Vascular Surgery www.kumc.edu/vsurg."
January 2011 Mikami DJ."Upper Endoscopy…Minimally Invasive Procedures|Every Practicing Surgeon Should Know" SAGES Editor: Kenric Murayama, MDProduced and Distributed by Cine-Med, Inc.|127 Main Street N. Woodbury, CT 06798

Inventions and Patents

Dean Mikami. "New Materials and Techniques for Laparoscopic Repair of Ventral and Incision Hernias." Filed January 2008.

Dean Mikami. "New endoscopic suturing device." Filed October 2005.

 

Presentations

"Construction ofa Gene to Code for the Cardiostimulatory Polypeptide Anthropleurin 3." Presented at NIH-MBRS Research Symposium, Houston, TX. (March 1990)

"The Immunosuppressive Effects of Laparoscopic vs. Open Surgery in Patients Undergoing Rou-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery." Presented at Resident Research Conference, Columbus, OH. (June 2001)

"Hand-Assisted Rou-en-Y Gastric Bypass is a Safe Alternative in the Super Obese." Presented at American Society for Bariatric Surgeons, Washington, DC. (June 2001)

"Hand-assisted Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass vs. Open Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: A Comparison on Weight." Presented at Columbus Surgical Society Presidential Symposium., Columbus, OH. (January 2001)

"Minimally Invasive Paraesophageal Hernia Repair." Presented at Live, multi-site teleconference. The Ohio State University Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery Center., Columbus, OH. (January 2003)

"Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair." Presented at Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium, Marco Island, FL. (January 2003)

"Laparoscopic Gastric Banding." Presented at Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery Course, Columbus, OH. (January 2003)

"Surgical Options in the Treatment of Obesity." Presented at National GI Nursing Association Meeting, Columbus, OH. (January 2004)

"Radio Frequency Ablation for the Treatment of GERD (STREETA), The Workup of the Patient with GERD.." Presented at Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Columbus, OH. (January 2004)

"Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair." Presented at Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Marco Island, FL. (January 2004)

"Pathophysiology and the Work of GERD. Radio frequency Ablation for the Treatment of Gerd/Stretta." Presented at Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Columbus, OH. (January 2004)

"Techniques for Performing the Gastrojejunostomy & Testing the Anastomosis." Presented at Advance Bariatric Surgery Course, Columbus, OH. (January 2005)

"Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication after failed Stretta Procedure." Presented at Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Ft Lauderdale, FL. (April 2005)

"Techniques for Performing the Gastrojejunostomy & Testing the Anastomosis." Presented at Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery Techniques, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (December 2005)

"A New Objective Skills Assessment System for Telerobotic Surgery." Presented at MIRA 1st World Wide Congress, Innsbruck, AT|AUT. (January 2005)

"Techniques for Performing the Gastrojejunostomy & Testing the Anastomosis." Presented at Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery Techniques, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (March 2005)

"Heating and Humidifying of Carbon Dioxide during Pneumoperitoneum is not Indicated." Presented at Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL. (April 2005)

"Robotic Esophageal Surgery." Presented at Society for Medical Innovation and Technology, Monterey, CA. (January 2006)

"Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery: A look into the Future." Presented at Grand Rounds, HI. (January 2006)

"Obesity in America: What’s the Big Deal?." Presented at Grand Rounds, Honolulu, HI. (January 2006)

"Minimally Invasive Surgery and Robotic Surgery." Presented at Grand Rounds, Evanston, IL. (January 2006)

"Laparoscopic Management of GIST tumors and Operating on the Super Obese Patients." Presented at Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery 2006, Marco Island, FL, US|USA. (January 2006)

"Clinically Severe Obesity." Presented at Grand Rounds, Columbus, OH. (January 2006)

"Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair." Presented at Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (October 2006)

"Simulator Enhanced *Robotic* Versus *Laparoscopic* Training for Advanced Laparoscopic Skills Set." Presented at Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting, . (January 2006)

"Robotic Esophageal Surgery." Presented at Society for Medical Innovation and Technology, Monterey, CA. (May 2006)

"Possible way to prevent Internal Hernias." Presented at Gore sponsored symposium, San Diego, CA. (January 2007)

"Laparoscopic Inguinal and Ventral Hernia Repair." Presented at Auto Suture Lecture Series, Kanas City, MO. (January 2007)

"Laparoscopic Inguinal and Ventral Hernia Repair." Presented at Auto Suture Lecture Series, Chicago, IL. (January 2007)

"Laparoscopic Inguinal and Ventral Hernia Repair." Presented at Auto Suture Lecture Series, Grand Rapids, MI. (January 2007)

"Laparoscopic Inguinal and Ventral Hernia Repair." Presented at Training program for the United States Syneture sales force., . (January 2007)

"Gastric pouch reduction after bariatric surgery." Presented at Natural Orifice Surgery, San Diego, CA. (January 2007)

"Endoscopic Alternative for Revisional Bariatric Surgery. Minimally Invasive Surgery: The Next Steps.." Presented at ACS, . (January 2007)

"Endoluminal Pouch Reduction: Flexible Endoscopy and Endoluminal Surgery for the Bariatric Surgeon.." Presented at ACS/ASMBS, New Orleans, LA. (January 2007)

"Bariatric Surgery in America." Presented at Educational Seminar Training program for Autosuture, . (January 2007)

"Bariatric Surgery." Presented at Training program for the United States Syneture sales force, Norwalk, CT. (January 2007)

"Successful Closure of Gastrotomy Using Bioabsorable Plugs in a Canine Model." Presented at Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV. (April 2007)

"Adenosine inhibits synaptic transmission and suppresses free radicals in Inflammatory Bowel Disease." Presented at Digestive Disease Week, Columbus, OH. (May 2007)

"Overview of Anatomy, Procedural Concepts and Steps." Presented at StomaphyX, Columbus, OH, OH, US|USA. (September 2007)

"Laparoscopic Management of GI Stromal Tumors and NOTES Surgery: A Look into the Future." Presented at Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium, Honolulu, HI. (February 2007)

"A possible wayto prevent Internal Hernias during Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass with Bioabsorbable SEAMGUARD Material (BSG)." Presented at Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Columbus, OH. (April 2007)

"Use of a New Endoluminal device in the transoral endoscopic Surgical procedure for the treatment of Weight Regain after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass." Presented at Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV. (April 2007)

"The Difficult Patient & The Difficult Hernia." Presented at Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (August 2007)

"The Difficult Patient & The Difficult Hernia." Presented at Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (May 2007)

"Endoscopic Alternative for Revisional Bariatric Surgery." Presented at Post Graduate Course for Faculty: Minimally Invasive Surgery: The Next Steps, New Orleans, LA. (October 2007)

"Endoluminal Pouch Reduction." Presented at Flexible Endoscopy and Endoluminal Surgery for Bariatric Surgeon, New Orleans, LA. (October 2007)

"Endoluminal Gastric Pouch or Stoma Reduction: Early Results." Presented at SAGES Bariatric Post Graduate Course: Society of American Gastrointestinal EndoscopicSurgeons, Philadelphia, PA. (April 2008)

"Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia-TEP: Techniques & Results & The Difficult Hernia." Presented at Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (December 2008)

"Natural Orifice Surgery: Initial US Experience Utilizing theStomaphyXtm Device to Reduce Gastric Pouches after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery." Presented at Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. (January 2008)

"Endoluminal Pouch Reduction." Presented at Post Graduate Course: Flexible Endoscopy, American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Washington, DC. (June 2008)

"Endoluminal Approaches to the Dilated Pouch and the Dilated Stoma & De Novo Operations for Weight Loss (TOGA/Sleeves/NDO, Endocinch)." Presented at Masters in Bariatric Surgery, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (August 2008)

"The New MIS 2008 and Endoscopy for Surgeons." Presented at Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium, HI. (January 2008)

"Revisional Bariatric Surgery - Techniques & Outcomes." Presented at Leap into the Future: Advances in Transoral Foregut Surgery, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (February 2008)

"Revisional Bariatric Procedures." Presented at Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery 2008, Marco Island, FL, US|USA. (February 2008)

"NOTES Surgery: The New MIS and Endoscopy for Surgeons." Presented at Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium, Honolulu, HI. (February 2008)

"Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass in patients with BMI > 70." Presented at Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. (April 2008)

"Revisional Endoluminal Procedures." Presented at New Approaches in Minimally Invasive Surgery: Complications in Bariatric Surgery, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (September 2008)

"Use of the Ligasure Advance in Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass." Presented at Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. (January 2008)

"Transgastric Peritoneoscopy for Evaluation of the Abdominal Wall to Direct Laparoscopic Trocar Placement." Presented at 11th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Yokohama, JP|JPN. (September 2008)

"Transgastric Endoscopic Peritoneoscopy Does Not Require Decontamination of the Stomach in Humans." Presented at 11th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Yokohama, JP|JPN. (September 2008)

"Natural Orifice Surgery: Initial US Experience Utilizing the StomaphyXtm Device to Reduce Gastric Pouches after Roux en Y Gastric Bypass." Presented at 11th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Yokohama, JP|JPN. (September 2008)

"Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia-TEP: Techniques & Results & The Difficult Hernia." Presented at Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (October 2008)

"Optimizing Outcomes for the Bariatric Surgical Patient: The Super Obese: Can a patient be to too big?." Presented at American College of Surgeons 94th Annual Clinical Congress, San Francisco, CA. (October 2008)

"Endoscopic gastric pouch reduction techniques." Presented at American College of Surgeons 94th Annual Clinical Congress, San Francisco, CA. (October 2008)

"Endoluminal Pouch Revision Following Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass." Presented at American College of Surgeons 94th Annual Clinical Congress, San Francisco, CA. (October 2008)

"The Difficult Hernia." Presented at Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (October 2009)

"Natural Orifice Surgery: Initial US experience utilizing the StomaphyX device to reduce gastric pouches after gastric bypass.." Presented at International federation for the study of obesity, FR|FRA. (August 2009)

"Basic Upper Endoscopy Video." Presented at SAGES American College of Surgeons, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (June 2009)

"Laparoscopic Abdominal Wall Reconstruction & The Difficult Hernia: Parastomal, Flank, Congenital, and the Recurrent, Recurrent, Recurrent Hernia." Presented at Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (September 2010)

"Advances on the Future of Bariatric Surgery (TOGA/Sleeve/Intragastric Therapies)." Presented at Advances in Transoral Foegut Surgery, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (September 2010)

"Endoscopic Revisional Bariatric Surgery Innovations in Endoluminal course." Presented at International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders, San Diego, CA, US|USA. (September 2010)

"“Stomal Reduction Therapy� SINGLE INCISION LAPAROSCOPIC SURGERY, FLEXIBLE ENDOSCOPY AND EMERGING ENDOLUMINAL PROCEDURES ENDOLUMINAL PROCEDURES." Presented at International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders, San Diego, CA, US|USA. (September 2010)

"Endoluminal Bariatric Surgery: Today and Tomorrow�." Presented at Bariatric Surgery Update. Michigan Bariatric Society, Ann Arbor, MI, US|USA. (November 2010)

"The Difficult Hernia." Presented at Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (October 2010)

"The Difficult Ventral Hernia." Presented at Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (May 2010)

"Stomal reduction with StomaphyX .." Presented at Non-invasive Bariatric Techniques Meeting, Lyon, FR|FRA. (May 2011)

"Endoluminal Bariatric Surgery." Presented at Minnesota Bariatric Education Day, Minneapolis, MN, US|USA. (May 2011)

"Endolumenal Options for Weight loss." Presented at SAGES 2011, San Antonio, TX, US|USA. (March 2011)

"Control of Bleeding in the Bariatric Patient for non Bariatric Surgeons." Presented at SAGES 2011, San Antonio, TX, US|USA. (March 2011)

"Management of bleeding post operatively for the non-bariatric Surgeon." Presented at Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, US|USA. (March 2011)

"Functional Use of Safe Engery- Bipolar Engery." Presented at Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, US|USA. (March 2011)

"Update of Endoluminal Procedures & Endoscopic Management of Surgical Complications - What Impact will it have on current Bariatric Procedures." Presented at Controversies in Bariatric Surgery, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (August 2011)

"Endoluminal Stomal Reduction." Presented at Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting, . (January 2011)

"Complicated Hernias." Presented at Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery 2011, Marco Island, FL, US|USA. (February 2011)

"Minimally Invasive Hernia Surgery." Presented at Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium, Honolulu,, HI, US|USA. (February 2011)

"Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair Video Session." Presented at Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery 2011, Marco Island, FL, US|USA. (February 2011)

"Laparoscopic Abdominal Wall Hernia Repair." Presented at Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery 2011, Marco Island, FL, US|USA. (February 2011)

"Fundomental of Endoscopic Surgery." Presented at Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium, Hawaii, HI, US|USA. (February 2011)

"Complications after Sleeve Gastrectomy." Presented at Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery 2011, Marco Island, FL, US|USA. (February 2011)

"Scleratherapy and Stomal Reduction." Presented at American Society For Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons, Orlando, FL, US|USA. (June 2011)

"Endoscopic Bariatric Surgery." Presented at American Society For Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons, Orlando, FL, US|USA. (June 2011)

"Post Bariatric Endoscopy & Early Management of Complications & Delayed Management of Complications." Presented at Advanced Endoscopy for Bariatric & General Surgeons, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (September 2011)

"Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction." Presented at OSU Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (September 2011)

"The Difficult Hernia: Parastomal, Flank, Congenital, and the Recurrent Hernia." Presented at Minimally Invasive Approaches to the Complex Inguinal & Ventral Hernia, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (November 2012)

"Sleeve Gastrectomy." Presented at Essentials for Bariatric Surgery Resident & Fellows Conference, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (November 2012)

"Endoscopic Component Seperation." Presented at Minimally Invasive Apporaches to the Complex Inguinal & Ventral Hernia, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (November 2012)

"Management of Leaks after Sleeve Gastrectomy & Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass." Presented at Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery 2012, Marco Island, FL, US|USA. (February 2012)

"Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair & Abdominal Wall Reconstruction for the Ugly." Presented at Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery 2012, Marco Island, FL, US|USA. (February 2012)

"The Difficult Hernia." Presented at Laparoscopic Hernia Repair for General Surgery Residents, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (August 2012)

"Endoscopic Management of Complications-Short & Long Term & The Surgical Management of Weight Regain." Presented at The Care of the Bariatric Surgery Patient, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (August 2012)

"Component Seperation." Presented at Laparoscopic Hernia Repair for General Surgery Residents, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (August 2012)

"General Surgery Video Session 3." Presented at American College of Surgeon, Chicago, IL, US|USA. (October 2012)

"Endoscopy for Bariatric Surgeons." Presented at American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Las Vegas, NV, US|USA. (October 2012)

"The Care of the Bariatric Surgery Patient." Presented at The Care of the Bariatric Surgery Patient, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (August 2013)

"Use of confocal microscopy in the bariatric patient." Presented at Cancers of the esophagus, from normal mucosa to tumor, Paris, FR|FRA. (August 2013)

"Role of Endoscopic Management of Postoperative Bariatric Complications." Presented at The Care of the Bariatric Surgery Patient, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (August 2013)

"Laparoscopic repair of the difficult hernia." Presented at Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (October 2013)

"Managements of Sleeve Gastrectomy Complication." Presented at American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Atlanta, GA, US|USA. (November 2013)

"Endoluminal Stenting for sleeve gastrectomy leaks." Presented at American College of Surgeons, Washington DC, WA, US|USA. (September 2013)

"Laparoscopic Abdominal Wall Reconstruction." Presented at Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (October 2013)

"Compenent Seperation." Presented at Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (October 2013)

"Preoperative endoscopy in the bariatric patient." Presented at The Care of the Bariatric Surgery Patient, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (August 2013)

"Energetics and Cancer." Presented at 12th OESO Conference, Paris, FR|FRA. (August 2013)

"Update on Endoluminal Bariatric Surgery." Presented at SAGES 2013 Meeting, Baltimore, US|USA. (April 2013)

"Pre operative workup for the inuginal herina patient.." Presented at American Hernia Society, Orlando, FL, US|USA. (March 2013)

"The use of confocal microscopy in the bariatric surgery patient.." Presented at ICCU 2013 Users Meeting, Versailles, FR|FRA. (March 2013)

 

Professional Activities

2006 - present MD Camp. MD Camp for underserved High School Students interested in a field in Medicine.. Columbus, OH.
2007 - present MD Camp. MD Camp for underserved High School Students interested in a field in Medicine.. Columbus, OH.
2008 - present MD Camp. MD Camp for underserved High School Students interested in a field in Medicine.. Columbus, OH.
2009 - present MD Camp. MD Camp for underserved High School Students interested in a field in Medicine.. Columbus, OH.
2013 - present Lecturer to Junior and Senior Biomedical Students. Biomedical Engineering.
1987 - 1991 Special Olympics.