Research and Presentations

Areas of active research from our residents during the 2021 - 2022 academic year include 

26- Publications in the following areas 

  • Pediatrics
  • Bariatrics
  • Breast Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Health Disparities
  • Transplant
  • Lung Cancer

37- Conference Presentations

  • Society of American Gastrointestinal & Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Southeastern Surgical Congress
  • Association for Surgical Education
  • Society of Surgical Oncology
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons
  • International Pediatric Edosurgery Group
  • International Hepato-Pancreato Biliary Association
  • General Thoracic Surgical Club
  • Miami Breast Cancer Conference
1st Author Publications

Published Manuscripts

  • Coughlin JM, Terranella SL, Ritz EM, Xu TQ, Tierney JF, Velasco JM, Myers JA. Understanding Opioid Prescribing Practices of Resident Physicians. Am Surg. 2021 Dec 31:31348211060412. doi: 10.1177/00031348211060412. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34971336.
  • Gill-Wiehl GF, Veenstra B. Incidental Diagnosis of Metastatic Prostate Cancer Post-Inguinal Hernia Repair. Am Surg. 2022 Mar;88(3):552-553. doi: 10.1177/00031348211047172. Epub 2021 Oct 6. PMID: 34615402.
  • Jaber C, Ralph O, Hamidian Jahromi A. BRCA Mutations and the Implications in Transgender Individuals Undergoing Top Surgery: An Operative Dilemma. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2022 Jan 10;10(1):e4012. doi: 10.1097/GOX.0000000000004012. PMID: 35028250; PMCID: PMC8747588.
  • Klein JJ, Skertich NJ, Shah AN. Appendicitis Within a Pseudocyst: Rare Presentation in a Child With a Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt. Am Surg. 2022 Jun;88(6):1312-1313. doi: 10.1177/0003134820940628. Epub 2020 Nov 11. PMID: 33174435.
  • Skertich NJ, Sullivan GA, Herberg RE, Gulack BC, Beth Madonna M, Pillai S, Shah AN. The effect of inpatient versus outpatient location on postoperative healthcare utilization after neonatal circumcision. J Pediatr Surg. 2022 Jun;57(6):1072-1075. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2022.01.052. Epub 2022 Feb 12. PMID: 35277248.
  • Sullivan GA, Gely Y, Donaldson A, Rangel M, Gulack BC, Shah AN. Use of International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification Z Codes to Identify Social Determinants of Health Among Surgical Patients. JAMA Surg. 2022 Jun 8:e221211. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2022.1211. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35675058; PMCID: PMC9178493.
  • Williams MD, Fei M, Schadde E, Hollinger EF, Chan EY, Olaitan O. Early Experience Using Donor-derived Cell-free DNA for Surveillance of Rejection Following Simultaneous Pancreas and Kidney Transplantation. Transplant Direct. 2022 Apr 7;8(5):e1321. doi: 10.1097/TXD.0000000000001321. PMID: 35415217; PMCID: PMC8989777.
  • Grunvald MW, Underhill JM, Skertich NJ, Williams MD, Aquina CT, Bhama AR, Hayden DM, Becerra AZ. Mediating Factors Between Race and Time to Treatment in Colorectal Cancer. Dis Colon Rectum. 2021 Dec 20. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000002214. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34933318.
  • Williams MD, Grunvald MW, Skertich NJ, Hayden DM, O’Donoghue C, Torquati A, Becerra AZ. Disruption in general surgery: Randomized controlled trials and changing paradigms. Surgery. 2021 Dec;170(6):1862-1866. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2021.05.011. Epub 2021 Jul 30. PMID: 34340818.
  • Donaldson A, Lunt L, Madrigrano A. Management of triple negative breast cancer in a centenarian. Cancer Rep (Hoboken). 2022 Jun 2:e1642. doi: 10.1002/cnr2.1642. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35652566.