Resident Research

The Division supports the research initiatives of it Residents in several ways, one of which is the funding for one year of research at any institution. Recent Publications & Presentations:

  • Keyashian, B., Tabachnick, D., Case study of a popliteal vein aneurysm causing arterial occlusion
  • Keyashian, B., Tabachnick, D., Analysis of cardiac trauma
  • Rodby K., Tabachnick D., Kanard R., Rare Complication of Colonic Atresia after Necrotizing Enterocolitis: A Case Report
  • Rodby K., Tabachnick D., Kanard R., Pediatric Organ Donation After Trauma
  • Rodby K., Quinn KLP., Antony AK., A Technique for Inframammary Fold Reconstruction in Two-Stage Tissue Expander/Implant Breast Reconstruction
  • Antony AK., Breidenbach, W., Turka, T., Rodby K., O’Connor M., Pearl R., DiPietro L., and Bartholomew A., Composite tissue allotransplantation and dysregulation in tissue repair and regeneration: a role for mesenchymal stem cells
  • Tawfik-Sexton, D. MD, Ver, M. MD, Kukreja, S. MD. Poster presentation "Reliability of Upper Endoscopy for Diagnosing Hiatal Hernia in the Setting of Preoperative Testing for Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding" American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Annual meeting; Las Vegas, NV; October 2012
  • Changchien, E. MD, Tawfik-Sexton, D. MD, Kukreja, S. MD. Poster presentation "Short-term use of a Laparoscopic Virtual Reality Simulator in One Surgical Residency Program; A Survey of Residents" Society of American Gastrointestinal and Laparoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Annual Meeting; San Diego, CA; March 2012
  • Changchien E, Kukreja S. Are patients able to meet their short-term weight-loss expectations following laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding? Oral Presentation at 2013 Academic Surgical Congress, New Orleans, LA.
  • Taylor, T. Video submission with discussion for the EuroAmerican MultiSpecialty Summit VI Laparoscopy & Minimally Invasive Surgery conference: Esophageal Injury and Repair during an operation for Hiatal Hernia
  • Tawfik-Sexton, D. MD, Kukreja, S. MD. Oral presentation "Barriers to Laparoscopic Simulation Among General Surgery Trainees" Awarded Honorable Mention Resident Paper, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting; Los Angeles, CA; September 2011