Surgery Grand Rounds 2017-2018

September 5, 2017

Labor Day - No Grand Rounds​


September 11, 2017

John H. and Cynthia H. Schultz Annual Lectureship in Surgery

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: Still Room for Improvement

L. Michael Brunt, M.D.
Professor, Department of Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine


September 18, 2017

Departments of Surgery and Anesthesiology Combined Grand Rounds

Design and Management of a Regional ECMO Program

Jacob Gutsche, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology and Critical Care
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine


September 25, 2017

The Open Abdomen

Clay Cothren Burlew, M.D.
Professor, GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery
Denver Health Medical Center

Biliary Atresia: Past, Present, and Future

Jonathan Roach, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Surgery
Children's Hospital Colorado


October 2, 2017

Laparoscopic Entry: Analysis of Techniques and Avoidance of Complications

Akshay Chauhan, M.D., M.C.H.
Assistant Professor, GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

Assessments

Mark Nehler, M.D.
Professor, Vascular Surgery and Vice Chair of Education
University of Colorado Hospital


October 9, 2017

NSQIP Update

Robert Meguid, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

Strategies for Sarcoma Management

Martin McCarter, M.D.
Professor, Surgical Oncology
University of Colorado Hospital


October 16, 2017

Surgical Management of Portal Hypertension

James Pomposelli, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Transplant Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

Intraoperative Emergencies

Teresa Jones, M.D.
Assistant Professor, GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery
VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System


October 23, 2017

American College of Surgeons Conference - No Grand Rounds


October 30, 2017

13th Annual Alan R. Hopeman Lectureship in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Humanitarian Cardiac Surgery in Rwanda: Toward Achieving Sustainability

R. Morton Bolman, III, M.D.
Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Larner College of Medicine, University of Vermont

Resident Debate: "American Thoracic Surgical Residency Programs Should Include International Mission Trips"

Pro: Charles Cole, M.D. Chief Resident, Thoracic Surgery Residency Program 
Con: Brendan Dewan, M.D. Chief Resident, Throacic Surgery Residency Program


November 6, 2017

John R. Lilly Memorial Lectureship in Surgery

Responsible Innovation in Surgery

Eric D. Skarsgard, M.D., M.Sc.
Surgeon in Chief
British Columbia Children's Hospital


November 13, 2017

Management of Head and Neck Melanoma

Nicole Kounalakis, M.D.
Associate Professor, Surgical Oncology
University of Colorado Hospital

Surgery for Coronary Artery Anomalies

James Jaggers, M.D.
Professor and Barton-Elliman Chair in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
Children's Hospital Colorado


November 20, 2017

Thanksgiving Week - No Grand Rounds


November 27, 2017

Update in Pediatric Trauma

Denis Bensard, M.D.
Professor, Pediatric Surgery
Denver Health Medical Center

Acute Type I Aortic Dissection: New Perspectives and Treatment Paradigms

Muhammad Aftab, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital


December 4, 2017

Antimicrobial Stewardship and Sepsis Screening: What Surgeons Need to Know

Lisa Ferrigno, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor, GI, Truama, and Endocrine Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

The Current State of Organ Preservation

Trevor Nydam, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Transplant Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital


December 11, 2017

Update on Thyroid Cancer

Christopher Raeburn, M.D.
Associate Professor, GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

Translating Cancer Biology into Cancer Therapies

Dan Theodorescu, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Urology and Director, University of Colorado Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Colorado Hospital


December 18, 2017

Survival After Emergency Department Thoracotomy in Children

Ann Kulungowski, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Surgery
Children's Hospital Colorado

Advanced Imaging, What You Can't See Will Hurt Your Patients

Omid Jazaeri, M.D.
Associate Professor, Vascular Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital


December 25, 2017

Holiday Break - No Grand Rounds

January 1, 2018

Holiday Break - No Grand Rounds


January 8, 2018

Lessons Learned from Twenty Years of Clinical Research​

Jon S. Matsumura, M.D.
Professor, Department of Surgery
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health​


​January 15, 2018

Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No Grand Rounds


January 22, 2018

Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest: Evolving Complexity

T. Brett Reece, M.D.
Associate Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

The Opioid Epidemic: What the Surgeon Needs to Know

Paul Montero, M.D.
Assistant Professor, GI, Tumor, and Endocrine Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital​


January 29, 2018

The Evaluation of a Living Kidney Donor Candidate

Peter Kennealey, M.D.
Associate Professor, Transplant Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

The Role of Shared Decision Making in Children

Vijaya Vemulakonda, M.D.
Associate Professor, Urology
Children's Hospital Colorado


February 5, 2018

Endocrine Surgery Emergencies

Maria Albuja-Cruz, M.D.
Assistant Professor, GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

The Scientific Basis of Bariatric Surgical Treatment

Thomas Inge, M.D.
Professor, Pediatric Surgery
Children's Hospital Colorado


February 12, 2018

10th Annual H. James Fox Lectureship in Surgery

Pancreatic Cancer: Current Management Outcomes - Is There Hope on the Horizon?

Keith Lillemoe, M.D.
Chief of Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital


February 19, 2018

President's Day - No Grand Rounds


​February 26, 2018

Finding Happiness in the Age of Burnout

Paul Maroni, M.D.
Associate Professor, Urology
University of Colorado Hospital

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The Changing Management of Neonatal Lung Lesions​

David Partrick, M.D.
Professor, Pediatric Surgery
Children's Hospital Colorado

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March 5, 2018

Surgical Anti-reflux Procedures: Where are we now?

Kevin Rothchild, M.D.
Assistant Professor, GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

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The Impact of Technology on Abdominal Based Free Flap Breast Reconstruction

David Mathes, M.D.
Professor, Plastic Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

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March 12, 2018

Urology Visiting Professor

Urologic Considerations in the Management of Trauma

Hunter Wessells, M.D.
Professor and Nelson Chair of Urology
University of Washington


March 19, 2018

36th Annual Henry Swan Visiting Professorship in Surgery

Protect the Public & Enhance the Profession: A Career in Surgical Education and Standards

Jo Buyske, M.D.
Executive Director
American Board of Surgery​


March 26, 2018

Operating Room Fires

Edward Jones, M.D.
Assistant Professor, GI, Trauma​, and Endocrine Surgery
VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System

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The Changing Treatment of Vavular Heart Disease

David Fullerton, M.D.
Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

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April 2, 2018

3-D Thoracoscopy and Laparoscopy

Fredric Pieracci, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor, GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery
Denver Health Medical Center

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Diagnosis and Management of Hepatic Incidentaloma

Thomas Bak, M.D.
Associate Professor, Transplant Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

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April 9, 2018

Lawsuits, Notices of Claim, and Adverse Credentialing Decisions: Protecting Your Professional Reputation in a Complex Environment​

Randall Meacham, M.D.
Professor, Urology
University of Colorado Hospital

Alison Sorkin
Associate General Council
University of Colorado Health

Steve Zweck-Bronner
Senior Managing Associate University Council
University of Colorado - Denver|Anschutz Medical Campus

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Topological Heterogeneous Zones in the Fetal Lungs Following Tracheal Occlusion: A Potential Reason for a Variable Clinical Response​

Rony Marwan, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Surgery
Children's Hospital Colorado

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April 16, 2018

13th Annual Marvin Pomerantz Lectureship in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Challenges in Providing High Quality Healthcare and Surgical Education in Canada

Sean C. Grondin, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor and Head, Department of Surgery
University of Calgary, Calgary, AB


April 23, 2018

Extirpative Therapies for Hepatic Lesions

Carlton Barnett, M.D.
Professor, GI, Trauma, & Endocrine Surgery
VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System

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Surgical Education

Joyce Aycock, M.D.
Associate Professor, Plastic Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

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April 30, 2018

Demographics of Intimate Partner Violence: It Doesn't Just Happen to Other People

Catherine Velopulos, M.D.
Assistant Professor, GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

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Palliative Care in the ICU: The Surgeon's Role​

Barry Platnick, M.D.
Assistant Professor, GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery
Denver Health Medical Center

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May 7, 2018

Adjuncts to Damage Control Safety

Ryan Lawless, M.D.
Assistant Professor, GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery
Denver Health Medical Center

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Risk Factors in ACHD Redo Surgery: Strategies to Optimize Outcomes​

David Campbell, M.D.
Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Children's Hospital Colorado

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May 14, 2018

Implicit Bias

Brenda Allen, Ph.D.
Vice Chancelor for Diversity and Inclusion
University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus

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Disaster Preparedness: Lessons Learned from the Crash of Asiana 214​

Eric Campion, M.D.
Assistant Professor, GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery
Denver Health Medical Center

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May 21, 2018

Research Symposium

Preparing for the Future of Health Care

Martin Makary, M.D., M.P.H.
Chief, Islet Transplant Surgery
Johns Hopkins Hospital


May 28, 2018

Memorial Day - No Grand Rounds


June 4, 2018

2nd Annual Sarah V. and Ernest E. Moore Lectureship for Trauma

Damage Control Resuscitation: History and Current Status

David B. Hoyt, M.D.
Executive Director
American College of Surgeons