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Brian D. Kenney, M.D., M.P.H.


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700 Childrens Dr
Columbus, OH 43205

Phone: (614) 722-3928

Email: kenney.55@osu.edu

 

Current OSU Appointments

Associate Professor-Clinical, Pediatric Surgery

Associate Professor-Clinical, Pediatrics

 

Clinical Interest

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Surgical Critical Care

Pediatric Thoracic Surgery

Academic Advising

I had frequent individual discussions with each pediatric surgery resident on a periodic basis to discuss issues related to training issues, career plans, preparation for board examinations, and involvement with professional organizations.

Clinical Interest

Pediatric Surgery

Biographical

Upon completion of medical school and residency training I entered a private practice of pediatric surgery. During my initial nine years in private practice I had some interaction with medical students and residents and found that I wished to increase my involvement with medical education and research. In 2003 I was recruited to Nationwide Children’s Hospital to both develop minimally invasive pediatric surgery as well as to lead the program in surgical critical care. Both of these opportunities allowed me to be much more involved with the teaching of medical students, residents, fellows and also with research. I have always been very patient focused and greatly enjoy the clinical work including both the surgical procedures and the pre and post-operative care. Now I am gratified to also have the opportunity to contribute both in education and research.



My main clinical focus has been in the development of new pediatric minimally invasive surgery procedures. I have introduced several minimally invasive procedures to Nationwide Children’s Hospital including treatment of abdominal testes (Fowler Stevens orchidopexy), Hirschprung’s disease, imperforate anus, diaphragmatic hernias, tracheoesophageal fistula/esophageal atresia and liver resection. I also established the Chest Wall Clinic for minimally invasive surgery of pectus excavatum and treatment of other chest wall disorders such as carinatum and chest wall tumors. Nationwide Childrens Hospital is now a regional referral center for the minimally invasive Nuss procedure for pectus excavatum as well as the traditional open surgical procedures. In addition, I have introduced external bracing as the main treatment for pectus carinatum, an effective non-operative option.



Education is an important component of my work. As Director of the Surgical Critical Care fellowship, I have mentored a fellow annually for the past nine years and all have passed their examinations with the American Board of Surgery for Added Qualifications in Surgical Critical Care. All have gone on to further training in pediatric surgery, and most are now practicing pediatric surgery and surgical critical care. Some of these fellows have worked with me for an additional research year doing clinical and surgical outcomes research. We have had several presentations at national meetings related to this work.



I also enjoy the educational time spent with medical students, residents and fellows at all levels of training. I have frequently mentored pre-medical students as well. In 2010 I was honored to be recognized with the Dr. Denis R. King Teacher of the Year Award for outstanding contributions to surgical education at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.



My scholarly efforts have been in clinical epidemiology and outcomes research to gain better understanding of disease processes in pediatric surgery and trauma. I have examined clinical case series but also have used large clinical registries and administrative databases to analyze the epidemiology and variation in care and outcomes relevant to pediatric surgery problems. My published investigations include participation in a large NIH sponsored multicenter randomized trial of surgical therapy for necrotizing enterocolitis, a study of a novel percutaneous therapy for lymphatic malformations, a multicenter registry evaluation of intra-abdominal arterial trauma, analysis of advanced respiratory treatments for pediatric burn injuries and the use of anticoagulation to prevent venous thrombosis in pediatric trauma patients.



In the past two years I have formalized my interest in surgical quality improvement. I completed the Advanced Training Program in Healthcare Delivery Improvement through Intermountain Healthcare and was named the Surgical Director for Quality Improvement at Nationwide Children's Hospital. In this capacity I have worked on improved communications in the operating room and handoff communications from the operating room to the intensive care units. I have led projects to reduce surgical site infections for spinal, cardiac and neurologic shunt procedures. I am currently working on projects to reduce surgical site infections in all surgical specialties, enhance the care of patients with appendicitis, decrease the incidence of decubiti and skin injuries and reduce the use of perioperative blood transfusion. We have had success in several of these projects and some of these successes have been validated by acceptance for presentations of this work at national meetings. I continue to integrate quality improvement with research and teaching of the fellows and residents as I believe that improved patient care and education of health care professionals are synergistic goals.



National and international committee participation has been especially rewarding. I am the founding Chairman of the Task Force on Critical Care of the American Pediatric Surgical Association (APSA) having developed this group to address the educational needs of our members to improve the care of critically ill surgical patients. The two current projects of this committee are to publish a handbook of critical care and to develop an educational conference for the annual meeting. I am also a member of the APSA Surgical Quality and Safety committee. I work with the American College of Surgeons Pediatric National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (PedNSQIP). On the local level I am the Surgeon Champion for our hospital and coordinate data collection and submission to PedNSQIP. At the national level I am a member of the PedNSQIP Measurement and Evaluation Committee. Finally, I have been a member of the Quality & Standards Committee of the International Pediatric Endosurgery Group combining both my interests in minimally invasive pediatric surgery and in quality improvement. In all of these efforts I have enjoyed working with surgeons across North America and from around the world.

Academic Advising

2012 - present Laura Boomer, Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
2003 - 2004 Cynthia Corpron Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Graduated 2004.
2003 - 2004 Shahab Abdessalam, Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Graduated 2004.
2003 - 2004 Cynthia Corpron, Nationwide Children's Hospital.
2003 - 2005 Sanjay Krishnaswami, Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Graduated 2005.
2004 - 2005 Anthony Georges, Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Graduated 2005.
2004 - 2006 Shahab Abdessalam, Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Graduated 2006.
2005 - 2006 Heather Paddock, Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Graduated 2006.
2005 - 2007 Lindsay Grier Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Graduated 2007.
2005 - 2007 Lindsay Grier Nationwide Children's Hospital.
2006 - 2007 Chad Hamner, Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Graduated 2007.
- 2008 Johanna Askegard-Geisman, Nationwide Children's Hospital.
2006 - 2008 Jeffrey Halter, Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Graduated 2008.
2007 - 2008 Dorothy Rocourt, Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Graduated 2008.
2008 Muhammad Riaz Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Stecker International Scholars Program
2007 - 2009 Jennifer Aldrink, Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Graduated 2009.
2008 - 2009 Angela Hanna, Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
2008 - 2009 Johanna Askegard-Giesmann, Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Graduated 2009.
2008 - 2010 Dorothy Rocourt, Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Graduated 2010.
2009 - 2010 Johanna Askegard-Giesmann, Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Graduated 2012.
2009 - 2011 David Skarda, Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Graduated 2011.
2010 - 2011 Thomas Sims, Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Graduated 2011.
2010 - 2012 Helena M. Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Graduated 2012.
2011 - 2012 Kathleen Dominguez, Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Graduated 2012.
 

Certifications

1983 - present Physician (MD): College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
1983 - present Physician (MD): College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
1985 - present Physician (MD): State Medical Board of Ohio
1985 - present Physician (MD): State Medical Board of Ohio
1986 - present Diplomate: National Board of Medical Examiners
1993 - present Diplomate: Board Certified Surgical Critical Care: American Board of Surgery
1993 - present Diplomate: Board Certifed General Surgeon: American Board of Surgery
1995 - present Physician (MD): Michigan Board of Medicine
1995 - present Physician (MD): Michigan Board of Medicine
1995 - present Board Certified General Surgeon: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
1996 - present Diplomate: Board Certified Pediatric Surgeon: American Board of Surgery
1996 - present Provider: Advanced Trauma Life Support: American College of Surgeons
1997 - present Provider: Pediatric Advanced Life Support: American Heart Association
1997 - present Instructor: American College of Surgeons
2003 - present Provider: American Heart Association
2003 - present Provider: American Heart Association
2004 - present Provider: American Burn Association
2009 - present Instructor: Zero Hero Quality Improvement Program: Nationwide Children’s Hospital
1999 Instructor: Ohio Department of Public Safety
2004 Medical Leadership Program: Nationwide Children's Hospital
2004 - 2006 Medical Leadership Program: Nationwide Children’s Hospital
2009 Instructor: Zero Hero Quality Improvement Program - Other: Nationwide Children's Hospital
2009 Leadership Development: Institute for Health Care Delivery Research, Intermountain Health Care
 

Chapters in Books

Kenney BD. "Clearance of The Cervical Spine in Children." In Pediatric Trauma. Edited by Wesson DE, Cooper A, Scheer LRT, Stylianos S, Tuggle DW. 61-82. New York, NY, US|USA: Taylor & Francis Group, January 2006.

Kenney BD. "Reoperation after Esophageal Atresia Repair and Other Esophageal Conditions." In Reoperative Pediatric Surgery. Edited by Teich S, Caniano DA. 191-206. Totowa, NJ, US|USA: Humana Press, January 2008.

Askegard-Giesmann JR, Rouma BS, Kenney BD.. "Spleen." In Paediatric Surgery: A Comprehensive Textbook for Africa.. Edited by Ameh E, Bickler S, Lakhoo K, Nwomeh B, Poenaru D. 499-502. Seattle, WA, WA, US|USA: Global-HELP Organization, January 2010.

Askegard-Giesmann JR, Amah CC, Kenney BD. "Intestinal Malrotation and Midgut Vovulus.." In Paediatric Surgery: A Comprehensive Textbook for Africa.. Edited by Ameh E, Bickler S, Lakhoo K, Nwomeh B, Poenaru D. 393-396. Seattle, WA, US|USA: Global-HELP Organization, January 2010.

Abubakar AM, Askegard-Giesmann JR, Kenney BD.. "Birth Injuries.." In Paediatric Surgery: A Comprehensive Textbook for Africa.. Edited by Ameh E, Bickler S, Lakhoo K, Nwomeh B, Poenaru D. 228-231. Seattle, WA, US|USA: Global-HELP Organization, January 2010.

Singh M, Parikh D, Kenney BD.. "Chest Wall Deformities.." In Paediatric Surgery: A Comprehensive Textbook for Africa.. Edited by Ameh E, Bickler S, Lakhoo K, Nwomeh B, Poenaru D. 332-337. Seattle, WA, US|USA: Global-HELP Organization, January 2010.

 

Clinical Services

06/01/2003 Pediatric Surgery Clinic (Nationwide Children's Hospital)
06/01/2003 Pediatric Surgeon (Nationwide Children's Hospital)
01/01/1983 Fellow (Medical College of Ohio)
01/01/1983 - 01/01/1984 Rotating Intern (Royal Victoria Hospital)
01/01/1985 - 01/01/1986 Resident (Loyola University)
01/01/1986 - 01/01/1989 Resident (University of Toronto)
01/01/1990 - 01/01/1991 Chief Resident (University of Toronto)
01/01/1991 - 01/01/1992 Trauma Research Fellow (Hospital for Sick Children)
01/01/1992 - 01/01/1993 Fellow (Saskatoon City Hospital)
01/01/1993 - 01/01/1994 Resident (Universite de Montreal)
01/01/1994 - 01/01/1995 Chief Resident (Universite de Montreal)
01/01/1998 - 01/01/2002 Section Head, General Surgery (Toledo Children's Hospital, Toledo)
01/01/1995 - 01/01/2003 Attending Staff Surgeon (Toledo Children's Hospital, Toledo)
01/01/1996 - 01/01/2003 Director, Pediatric Trauma Services (Toledo Children's Hospital, Toledo)
01/01/2003 - 01/01/2012 Consultant in Pediatric Surgery (Mount Carmel Medical Center, Columbus)
01/01/2003 - 01/01/2013 Clinical Attending Staff (Nationwide Children's Hospital, The Ohio State University, The Arthur James Cancer Research Institut)

Conferences

Kenney BD, Warner B, Alvanos L, Rice M. "Washing machine related injuries in children: A continuing threat." In Injury Prevention. (December 2003). 357-360.

Askegard-Giesmann JR, Besner GE, Fabia R, Caniano DA, Preston T, Kenney BD. "Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) for Pediatric Burns." In Journal of Pediatric Surgery. (May 2010). 1330-1335.

Rocourt D, Kenney BD. "Laparoscopic Distal Pancreatectomy with Splenic Preservation." In Journal of Laparoedoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. (June 2010). 4-.

Aldrink J, Kenney BD. "Laparoscopic Excision of an Esophageal Duplication Cyst." In Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. (June 2011). e280-283.

Rocourt D, Kenney BD, Hall M, Fabia R, Groner JI, Besner GE. "Respiratory Failure after Pediatric Scald Injury." In Journal of Pediatric Surgery. (June 2011). 1753-1758.

Askegard-Geismann JR, O'Brien S, Wang W, Kenney BD. "Increased Use of Enoxaparin in Pediatric Trauma Patients." In Journal of Pediatric Surgery. (February 2012). 980-983.

 

Degrees

1979 B.A., University of Notre Dame

1983 M.D., Medical College of Ohio

1990 M.Public Hlth., Harvard School of Public Health

 

Editorial Activities

2007 - present Journal of Pediatric Surgery
 

Honors

1983 - present Recipient of the Marion Anderson Award, Outstanding Student in Surgery.
2010 - 2011 Dr. Denis R. King Teacher of the Year, Award for Outstanding Contributions to Surgical Education. Department of Surgery.
 

Journal Articles

Kenney BD, Kubala S, Long CL, Frenkel LD, Ehrlich R, Blakemore WS. "A New Method for Measuring Energy Requirements in Infants and Children." Surgery Forum. Vol. 34, (January 1983.): 101-103.

Kenney BD, Yao DC, Chalmers TC. "Updated (Cumulative or Sequential) Meta-analysis of Histamine (H2) - Blockers In The Treatment Of Bleeding Peptic Ulcers." Gastroenterology International. Vol. 3, no. 1. (January 1990.): 22-26.

Birnbaum PL, Lichtenstein SV, Noble WH, Guslits BG, Kenney BD, Soutter DI, Panos AL, Dorian P, Newman D. "Broncho-Enteric Fistula From An Infected Internal Cardioverter Defibrillator." Annals of Thoacic Surgery. Vol. 54, no. 5. (November 1992.): 987-988.

Wesson DE, Scorpio RJ, Spence LJ, Kenney BD, Chipman ML, Netley CT, Hu X. "The Physical, Psychological And Socio-Economic Costs Of Pediatric Trauma." Journal of Trauma- Injury Infection and Critical Care. Vol. 33, no. 2. (January 1992.): 252-257.

Hu X, Wesson DE, Kenney BD. "Home Injuries To Children." Canadian Journal of Public Health. Vol. 84, no. 3. (May 1993.): 155-158.

Hu X, Wesson DE, Kenney BD, Chipman ML, Spence LJ. "Risk Factors For Extended Disruption Of Family Function After Severe Injury To A Child." Canadian Medical Association Journal. Vol. 149, no. 4. (August 1993.): 421-427.

Litwin D, Rossi L, Oleniuk F, Kenney BD. "Laparoscopic Groin Hernia Repair." International Surgery. Vol. 79, no. 4. (October 1994.): 296-299.

Kenney BD, David M, Bensoussan AL. "Anticoagulation Without Catheter Removal In Children With Catheter-Related Central Vein Thrombosis." Journal of Pediatric Surgery. Vol. 31, no. 6. (June 1996.): 816-818.

Kenney BD, Smith B, Bensoussan AL. "Laparoscopic Excision Of A Cystic Lymphangioma." Journal of Laparoendoscopic Surgery. Vol. 1, no. S. (March 1996.): 99-101.

Rice MR, Alvanos LA, Kenney BD. "Snowmobile Injuries And Deaths In Children: A Review Of National Injury Data And State Legislation." Pediatrics. Vol. 105, (March 2000.): 615-619.

Warner BL, Kenney BD, Rice M. "Washing Machine Related Injuries In Children: A Continuing Threat." Injury Prevention. Vol. 9, no. 4. (December 2003.): 357-360.

Sharma OP, Oswanski MF, Singer D, Kenney BD. "The Role of Computed Tomography in Diagnosis of Blunt Intestinal and Mesenteric Trauma (BIMT)." The Journal of Emergency Medicine. Vol. 27, no. 1. (July 2004.): 55-67.

Moss RL, Dimmitt RA, Barnhart DC, Sylvester KG, Brown RL, Powell DM, Islam S, Langer JC, Sato TT, Brandt ML, Lee H, Blakely ML, Lazar EL, Hirschl RB, Kenney BD, Hackam DJ, Zelterman D, Silverman BL. "Laparotomy versus Peritoneal Drainage for Necrotizing Enterocolitis and Perforation." New England Journal of Medicine. Vol. 354, no. 21. (May 2006.): 2225-2234.

Shiels WE 2nd, Kenney BD, Caniano DA, Besner GE. "Definitive percutaneous treatment of lymphatic malformations of the trunk and extremities." Journal of Pediatric Surgery. Vol. 43, no. 1. (January 2008.): 136-139; discussion 140.

Hamner CE, Groner JI, Caniano DA, Hayes JR, Kenney BD. "Blunt Intra-abdominal arterial injury in pediatric trauma patients: Injury distribution and markers of outcome." Journal of Pediatric Surgery. Vol. 43, no. 5. (May 2008.): 916-923.

Askegard-Giesmann JR, Caniano DA, Kenney BD. "Rare but serious complications of central line insertion." Seminars in Pediatric Surgery. Vol. 18, no. 2. (May 2009.): 73-83.

Askegard-Giesmann JR, Besner GE, Fabia R, Caniano DA, Preston T, Kenney BD. "Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a lifesaving modality in the treatment of pediatric patients with burns and respiratory failure." Journal of Pediatric Surgery. Vol. 45, no. 6. (June 2010.): 1330-1335.

Steelman C, Katzenstein H, Parham D, Stockwell C, Ricketts R, Abramowsky C, Bridge JA, Sorensen PH, Kenney BD, Olson T, Igbokwe A, Lopez-Terrada D, Shehata B. "Unusual Presentation of Congenital Infantile Fibrosarcoma in Seven Infants with Molecular-Genetic Analysis." Fetal and Pediatric Pathology. Vol. 30, no. 5. (January 2011.): 329-337.

Shehata BM, Gupta NA, Katzenstein HM, Steelman CK, Wulkan ML, Gow KW, Bridge JA, Kenney BD, Thompson KS, de Chadarevian JP, Abramowsky CR. "Undifferentiated embryonal sarcoma of the liver is associated with mesenchymal hamartoma and multiple chromosomal abnormalities: a review of eleven cases." Pediatric & Developmental Pathology. Vol. 14, no. 2. (March 2011.): 111-116.

Aldrink JH, Kenney BD. "Laparoscopic Excision of an Esophageal Duplication Cyst." Surgical Laparoscopy Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques. Vol. 21, no. 5. (October 2011.): E280-E283.

Rocourt DV, Hall M, Kenney BD, Fabia R, Groner, JI, Besner GE. "Respiratory Failure after Pediatric Scald Injury." Journal of Pediatric Surgery. Vol. 46, no. 9. (September 2011.): 1753-1758.

Askegard-Giesmann JR, O'Brien SH, Wang W, Kenney BD. "Increased Utilization of Enoxaparin in Pediatric Trauma Patients." Journal of Pediatric Surgery. Vol. 47, no. 5. (May 2012.): 980-983.

Rocourt, DV, Kenney, BD. "Laparoscopic Distal Pancreatectomy with Splenic Preservation." Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques and Part B: Videoscopy. Vol. 22, no. 4. (July 2012.): 4-.

 

Presentations

"Acute Abdomen." Presented at Toledo Children's Hospital, . (September 1995)

"Gallstones: Surgical Treatment." Presented at Pediatric Grand Rounds, Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay, Ohio, . (December 1995)

"Surgical Emerigencies in the Newborn." Presented at Toledo Children's Hospital, . (September 1995)

"Abdominal Surgical Emergencies." Presented at Medical Staff Grand Rounds, Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay, OH, US|USA. (November 1995)

"Minimally Invasive Surgery in Children." Presented at Toledo Children's Hospital, . (December 1996)

"Pediatric Thoracic Surgery." Presented at Pediatric Grand Roudns, Toledo Children's Hospital, . (May 1996)

"Thoracic Newborn Emergencies." Presented at Toledo Children's Hospital, . (June 1996)

"Pediatric Treatment Pearls." Presented at Trauma Rounds, Toledo Children's Hospital, . (October 1996)

"Pediatric Chest Trauma." Presented at EMS Run Review & Educational Hour, Toledo Children's Hospital, . (October 1996)

"Congenital Toracic Lesions." Presented at Toeldo Children's Hospital, . (November 1996)

"Identification of Child Abuse." Presented at Trauma Rounds, Toledo Children's Hospital, . (January 1997)

"Advanced Trauma Life Support Course Instructor." Presented at Medical College of Ohio, . (June 1997)

"Abdominal Surgery Cases in Children." Presented at Grand Rounds, Fremont, OH, US|USA. (January 1997)

"Child Struck." Presented at Trauma Rounds, Toledo Children's Hospital, . (February 1998)

"Thoracic Emergencies." Presented at 3rd Annual Current Challenges in Pediatrics, Toledo, OH, US|USA. (May 1998)

"Recurrent Abdominal Pain: Is it just constipation? Current Challenges in Pediatrics." Presented at Emergency Medicine Regional Conference, Toledo, OH, US|USA. (May 1998)

"Neck Masses in Children." Presented at 3rd Annual Current Challenges in Pediatrics, Toledo, OH, US|USA. (May 1998)

"Pediatric Trauma." Presented at 1st Annual Ohio Pediatric Trauma Symposium, Toledo, OH, US|USA. (October 1998)

"Enhanced rapid acetylcholinesterase (ACHE) staining of rectal mucosal biopsies." Presented at Society for Pediatric Pathology Meeting, Providence, RI, US|USA. (September 1999)

"Top Ten Pediatric Trauma Research Papers." Presented at 2nd Annual Ohio Pediatric Trauma Symposium, Cincinnati, OH, US|USA. (November 1999)

"Washing Machine Related Trauma." Presented at Trauma Rounds Tolede Children's Hospital, . (June 2000)

"The Role of Hypertonic Saline in Pedatric Head Injury Victims." Presented at Trauma Rounds Toledo Children's Hospital, . (July 2000)

"Evaluation of Abdominal Pain in Children." Presented at Pedatric Grand Rounds Toledo Children's Hospital, . (August 2000)

"Blunt Abdominal Trauma in Children "Indications for Surgery"." Presented at Trauma Rounds Toledo Children's Hospital, . (September 2000)

"What's New in Pediatric Surgery." Presented at Pediatric Grand Rounds Toledo Children's Hospital, . (November 2000)

"Advanced Trauma Life Support Course Instructor." Presented at Medical College of Ohio, . (November 2000)

"Snowmobile Injuries in Children." Presented at Trauma Rounds, TOledo Children's HOspital, . (February 2000)

"Management of Major Closed Head Injury." Presented at Trauma Rounds, Toledo Children's Hospital, . (March 2000)

"Management of major Closed Head Injury." Presented at Trauma Rounds Toledo Children's Hospital, . (March 2000)

"Advanced Trauma Life Support Course Instructor." Presented at Medical Collefe of Ohio, . (March 2000)

"Washing machine related injuries in children." Presented at 5th International Conference on Pediatric Trauma, Beaver Creek, CO, US|USA. (June 2000)

"Guidelines for Evaluation fo Blunt Abdominal Injuries in Children." Presented at Toledo Children's Hospital, . (January 2001)

"What's New in Pedatric Surgery." Presented at Pediatric Grand Rounds Toledo Children's Hospital, . (November 2001)

"Pediatric Solid Tumors: Surgical Considerations." Presented at Current Topics in Pediatric Pathology and Oncology, Kuwait City, KW|KWT. (February 2001)

"Evaluation of Pediatric Cervical Spine Injuries." Presented at Update in Pediatric Emergencies, Perrysburg, OH, US|USA. (November 2001)

"Clearing the Way: Evaluating the Cervical Spine." Presented at 4th Annual Ohio Pediatric Trauma Symposium, Cincinnati, OH, US|USA. (April 2002)

"Washing machine related injuries in children: A continuing threat." Presented at 129th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Protecting th Young from Injury Poster Session, . (December 2003)

"Acute Abdomen in Infants and Children." Presented at Nationwide Children's Hospital, . (December 2003)

"Pediatric Cervical Spine." Presented at 48th Annual Spring Meeting, American College of Surgeons, Ohio Chapter, Cincinnati, OH, US|USA. (May 2003)

"Congentital Lung and Chest Wall Anomalies." Presented at Pediatric Surgery Tutorial Nationwide Children's Hospital, . (April 2004)

"Metaboic Changes in the Critically Ill Patient." Presented at Nationwide Children's Hospital, . (August 2004)

"Pediatric Laparoscopic Surgery." Presented at Pediatric Grand Rounds, Nationwide Children's Hospital, . (October 2004)

"Advanced Trauma Life Support Course Instructor." Presented at Central Ohio Trauma System, . (October 2004)

"Advanced Trauma Life Support Course Instructor." Presented at Central Ohio Trauma Systems, . (April 2005)

"Intensive Care of Pediatric Neurotrauma." Presented at Trauma Grand Rounds, Nationwide Children's Hospital, . (May 2005)

"Unusual presentation of congenital infantile fibrosarcoma (CIFS) in two infants with molecular-genetic analysis." Presented at Society of Pediatric Pathology, San Antonio, TX, US|USA. (September 2005)

"Undifferentiated embryonal sarcoma (UES) of the liver: eight new cases with discussion of chromosomal abormalities and selected cases associated with mesenchymal hamartoma (MH)." Presented at Annual Meeting of Society of Pediatric Pathology, San Antonio, TX, US|USA. (September 2005)

"Gonadal Tumors." Presented at Pediatric Surgery Tutorial, Nationwide Children's Hospital, . (April 2006)

"Advanced Truma Life Support Course Instructor." Presented at Central Ohio Trauma Systems, . (February 2006)

"Intensive Care of Pediatric Neurotrauma." Presented at Trauma Grand Rounds, St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, OH, US|USA. (March 2006)

"Abnormal Gallbladder Ejection Fraction Does Not Predict Symptomatic Relief From Cholecystectomy in Children with Acalculous Biliary Pain." Presented at American Pediatric Surgical Association, 37th Annual Meeting, Hilton Head, SC, US|USA. (May 2006)

"Pediatric Surgical Emergencies." Presented at Annual Pediatric Emergency Medicine Conference, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (December 2006)

"Congential Abnormalities of the Esophagus." Presented at Pediatric Surgery Tutorial, Natiowide Children's Hospital, . (May 2007)

"Congential Anomalies of the Lung." Presented at Pediatric Surgery Tutorial, Nationwide Children's Hospital, . (September 2007)

"Esophageal Rupture and Performations." Presented at Pediatric Surgery Tutorial, Nationwide Children's Hospital, . (October 2007)

"Blunt Intra-abdominal arterial injury in pediatric trauma patients: Injury distribution and markers of outcome." Presented at 39th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, St John's, NL, CA|CAN. (August 2007)

"The Surgical Abdomen." Presented at Critical Care Medicine Conference, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (December 2007)

"Difficult Cases in Repair of Congenital Tracheoesophageal Fistula." Presented at 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Pediatric Surgery Fellowship Program, Montréal, QC, CA|CAN. (August 2007)

"Pediatric Chest and Chest Wall Surgery." Presented at Genesis Health Care Systems, Bethesda Hospital, . (April 2008)

"Congenital Abnormalities of the Esophagus." Presented at Pediatric Surgery Tutorial, Nationwide Children's Hospital, . (April 2008)

"Congenital Anomalies of the Lung." Presented at Pediatric Surgery Tutorial, Nationwide Children's Hospital, . (November 2008)

"Does Abdominal Ultrasonography Predict Surgical Intervention in Neonates with Necrotizing Enterocolitis?." Presented at Landacre Research Day, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (April 2008)

"Pediatric Thoracic Trauma." Presented at A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children Pediatric Trauma Conference: Protecting Our Future, Wilmington, DE, US|USA. (September 2008)

"Pediatric Trauma: A Case-Based Approach to Proper Treatment." Presented at Trauma Grand Rounds, St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, OH, US|USA. (April 2008)

"Respiratory Failure after Pediatric Scald Injury: Does Altered Immune Function Play a Role?." Presented at Nationwide Children's Hospital Research Institute Research Day, . (May 2009)

"Congenital Abnormalities of the Esohagus." Presented at Pediatric Surgery Tutorial, Nationwide Children's Hospital, . (June 2009)

"Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) as a Life-Saving Modality in the Treatmentof Pediatric Patients with Burns and Respiratory Failure." Presented at American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Surgery, Washington, DC, US|USA. (October 2009)

"Appropriate Control Chart for Rare Events: Surgical Site Infection." Presented at Quality Committee, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (October 2009)

"Advanced Trauma Life Support Course Instructor." Presented at Central Ohio Trauma System, . (July 2010)

"Advanced Trauma Life Support Course Instructor." Presented at Central Ohio Trauma System, . (February 2010)

"ECMO for Pediatric Burns." Presented at Central Ohio Trauma System, First Annual Trauma Research Symposium, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (May 2010)

"Trends in age for hepatoportoenterostomy in the United States." Presented at Central Surgical Association 67th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, US|USA. (March 2010)

"Surgical Site Infection Reduction." Presented at Quality Committee, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (April 2010)

"The Surgical Abdomen." Presented at Critical Care Fellows Lecture, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (April 2010)

"Challenges of Benchmarking in Pediatric Trauma." Presented at American College of Surgeons, Committee on Trauma, Washington, DC, US|USA. (October 2010)

"Congential Lung and Chest Wall Anomalies." Presented at Pedatirc Surgery Tutorial, Nationwide Children's Hospital, . (September 2011)

"Congenital Esophageal Atresia." Presented at Neonatology Grand Rounds, . (March 2011)

"Respiratory Failure after Pediatric Scald Injury." Presented at 41stAnnual Meeting of the American Burn Association, . (June 2011)

"Cardiovascular Considerations." Presented at Pediatric Surgery Tutorial, Nationwide Children's Hospital, . (June 2011)

"Gallbladder Disease." Presented at Pediatric Surgery Tutorial, Nationwide Children's Hospital, . (August 2011)

"Respiratory Considerations." Presented at Pediatric Surgery Tutorial, . (November 2011)

"Congenital Anomalies of the Lung." Presented at Pediatric Surgery Tutorial, Nationwide Children's Hospital, . (November 2011)

"Advanced Trauma Life Support Course Instructor." Presented at Medical College of Ohio, . (June 2011)

"Case Study Presentations: Great Saves." Presented at 12th Annual Ohio Pediatric Trauma Symposium, Cleveland, OH, US|USA. (September 2011)

"A Team Approach to Safe OR to ICU Patient Transfers." Presented at Institute for Healthcare Improvement National Forum, Orlando, FL, US|USA. (December 2011)

"Ambiguous Genitalia." Presented at Pediatric Surgery Tutorial, Nationwide Children's Hospital, . (May 2012)

"Increased Use of Enoxaparin in Pediatric Trauma Patients." Presented at 3rd Annual Trauma Research Symposium, Central Ohio Trauma System, . (February 2012)

"Impact of Quality on Health Costs." Presented at Auality Improvement Essentials Course, Session 9, Quality as a Business Advantage, Nationwide Children's Hospital, . (June 2012)

"Pediatric Perioperative Hypothermia: a QI Approach." Presented at Conference on Advancing the Methods for Healthcare Quality Improvement Research, Academy for Healthcare Improvement, Arlington, VA, US|USA. (May 2012)

"Increased Utilization of Enoxaparin in Pediatric Trauma Patients." Presented at 3rd Annual Trauma Research Symposium, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (May 2012)

"Surgical Site Infection Reduction." Presented at Quality Committee, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (May 2012)

"Improvements in Care for Appendicitis Patients." Presented at Utilization Review Committee, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (September 2012)

"Pediatric Perioperative Hypothermia: A QI Approach." Presented at 24th Annual National Forum Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Orlando, FL, US|USA. (December 2012)

"Resource Utilization for Appendicitis Care." Presented at Utilization Management Committee, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (March 2012)

"Pediatric Abdominal Compartment Syndrome." Presented at Annual Trauma Research Symposium, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (May 2012)

"Outpatient Pediatric Surgery Consultation." Presented at Mansfield Pediatricians, Mansfield, OH, . (May 2013)

"Simplifying Simple Appendicitis: Implementation of a Same Day Discharge Protocol." Presented at 2013 American Pediatric Surgical Association Annual Meeting, . (June 2013)

"NSQIP Supplementary Report." Presented at Surgical Chiefs Meeting, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (February 2013)

 

Professional Activities

2009 - present Solutions for Patient Safety. Ohio Hospital Association and the Ohio Children’s Hospital Association. Columbus, OH.