28 al 30 de Abril | Hotel Sheraton Tucumán

Enrique Fernando Elli, M.D.

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Senior Associate Consultant

Director of Bariatric Surgery

Division of General Surgery

Mayo Clinic – Florida

 

Birth date and place

February 27, 1972

Buenos Aries, Argentina

Marital Status

Married

Spoken languages

Spanish
English

MAIN FIELDS OF INTEREST

Bariatric and revision of bariatric surgery.

Robotic Surgery and development of related techniques

Abdominal wall reconstruction

Upper-GI surgery

Pancreatic and liver surgery

Surgical treatment of gastroparesis

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

Medical School: University Del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina

December 1996

Internship: General Surgery, University of Buenos Aires, Hospital de Clinicas, Buenos Aires, Argentina

June 1997 – May 1998

Residency: University of Buenos Aires, Hospital de Clinicas, Buenos Aires, Argentina

June 1998 – May 2001

Chief Resident  General Surgery, University of Buenos Aires, Hospital de Clinicas, Buenos Aires, Argentina

June 2000 – May 2001

Fellowship: Minimally Invasive and advance laparoscopic Surgery University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center

July 2001-June2002

Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center

July 2002-June2003

Research:   Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery Center, University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center

August 2001 – June 2003

Residency: General Surgery Residency, University of Illinois at Chicago

July 2005 – June 2007

Fifth year Surgical Resident-Chief Resident, University of Illinois at Chicago

July 2007- June 2008

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

July 2007- June 2008 Instructor of Resident training animal lab, Biological research laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago

July 2008 – present Assistant Professor of Surgery Division of General, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago

February 2012 – present Associate Director of Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery fellowship, University of Illinois at Chicago

November 2012 – present Advisory Board Member, Department of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago

February 2013 – present Bariatric Program Director, Division of General, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago

January 2014 – present Site Director for Surgical Clerkship, Department of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago

February 2014 – present Site Surveyor for the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program of the American College of Surgeons

February 2014 – present Program Director of OutPatient Bariatric Program at Day One Surgicenter. 60 WE Delaware Chicago, IL.

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS

July 2003- July 2004     Visiting Surgeon :  Gastroenterology Surgery Service.  Hospital de Clinicas,  University of Buenos Aires.   Chairman: Prof Dr Pedro Ferraina

July 2004-Nov 2005 Attending Surgeon: Gastroenterology Surgery Service. Hospital de Clinicas, University of Buenos Aires.  Chairman: Prof Dr Pedro Ferraina

July 2004-Nov 2005 Bariatric Surgery Service Coordinator:  Gastroenterology Surgery Service. Hospital de Clinicas, University of Buenos Aires. Chairman: Prof Dr Pedro Ferraina.

Aug 2004- Nov 2005 Staff Surgeon- Emergency Room Surgeon: FLENI Institute Medical Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Nov  2008- Present Attending Surgeon,  Division of General, Minimally Invasive and

Robotic Surgery , University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences

Nov  2008- Present Attending Surgeon,  Departmernt of Surgery, Weiss Memorial

Hospital, Chicago, IL

Nov  2008- Present Attending Surgeon,  Department of Surgery, Advocate Lutheran

Hospital, Park Ridge, IL

Nov  2008- Present Attending Surgeon, 900 N Michigan Surgicenter, Chicago, IL

Nov 2013 – Present Attending Surgeon, Magna Surgical Center, Chicago, IL

BOARD CERTIFICATION

2004      Board Certified in General Surgery by the Argentina Surgical Association

2009      Board Certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgeons.

2010      Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

2013 Fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

MEDICAL LICENSURE

1996 Argentine Republic Medical License  # 94704

Step 1 United States Medical License Examination (USMLE).

Step 2 United States Medical License Examination (USMLE).

2000 ECFMG Certificate Indefinitely Revalidation

2003      Step 3 United States Medical License Examination (USMLE),  State of Florida

2008      State of Illinois permanent physician and surgeon license

NPI 1053577395

AWARDS/HONORS

1996 CADIE Annual scholarship:  Saint Luke Hospital, Baylor college of Medicine, Houston, Texas. Elective – Rotation Cardiothoraci Surgery Michael Debakey. Mentor Dr Rafael Espada. Jan – May 1996 $5000

2002 “Poster of Distinction Award” Presented in SAGES 2003, Los Angeles, California. Title: “Initial Experience with Adjustable Gastric Banding in United States” Authors, Elli,E, Horgan, S, Knooblock, Lyn, Berger, R. University of Illinois at Chicago. Minimally Invasive Surgery Center. March 10-15, 2003

2007 AOA: Award for excellence in Teaching.

University of Illinois at Chicago Medical School

Patient Choice Award. Illinois Physicians.
Patient Survey by Vitals

Patient Choice Award. Illinois Physicians.
Patient Survey by Vitals

America’s top Bariatric Surgeons.
Patient Survey by Vitals

Patient Choice Award. Illinois Physicians
Patient Survey by Vitals

2014 “Top 15 poster” Presented at Obesity Week ASMBS Congress, November 2-7 2014 Boston, MA. Title: “Bariatric surgery in transplant patients” Authors, Gonzalez-Heredia, R, Masrur M, Elli E. University of Illinois at Chicago.

2014 “Poster of distinction” Presented at Obesity Week ASMBS Congress, November 2-7 2014 Boston, MA. Title: “Does ethnicity affect bariatric surgery outcomes?” Authors, Gonzalez-Heredia, R, Masrur M, Elli E. University of Illinois at Chicago

GRANTS

Faculty Scholarship Support Program Grant. University of Illinois   at Chicago. Office of Faculty Affairs. $1,000 awarded support research

Warren Cole Pilot Grant: $15,000 awarded to improve quality of    research for project Sleeve gastrectomy and GERD. June 2011

Exparel: Project Fast Tract $30,000 awarded (pending IRB approval)

2014 Grand Rounds Grant: Speaker John Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS “Bariatric Surgery is the Public Health Initiative for Obesity”. $3,000 awarded by Gortex

Committees, University of Illinois at Chicago

June 2009- Present Member of the Resident evaluations and awards Committee Department of Surgery of UIC.

June 2009- Present Member of the Quality evaluation Committee. Department of Surgery of UIC.

July 2011-Present Member of Advisory Board for Chairman

Committees, Regional

Nov  2008- Present     Member of the Medical Board of 900 North Michigan Surgical Center.

Committees, National

Mar 2010- Present Director of communication and membership policies and strategies   of CRSA.

Journal Reviewer

Annals of Surgery  ISSN: 0003-4932

The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery ISSN:1478-596X

The International Journal of Biomedical Science ISSN:1555-2810

Obesity Surgery ISSN:0960-8923

PLOS ONE: eISSN-1932-6203

Editorial Board

Journal of Surgery and Transplantation Science
Robotic Surgery Journal. Asia Chapter

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

1998 – Present Argentine Surgical Association: Titular member

2000 – Present Society of Surgery of the Alimentary Tract.

2001 – Present Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons

2006 –  Present Warren H. Cole Society, the Alumni Association of the Department of Surgery-   University of Illinois

2006 –  Present American College of Surgeons

2008 – present Founding member of Clinical Robotic Surgery Association

2013 – Present American Association of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery

2013 – Present Obesity Action Coalition Member

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Elli F, Merello Lardies J, Cuenca Abente F, Ferraina P. Infarto espontáneo del epiplón mayor  tratamiento laparoscópico Titulo: Final presentation annual course. Asociación Argentina de Cirugia. July 1998

Suarez Anzorena F, Elli F,  Gancedo F, Ferraina C,P.  Embolización  percutánea del bazo para el hiperesplenismo.  Revista Argentina de Cirugia. July 2000. Volumen 80

Horgan S, Vanuno D,  Elli  F, Berger R, Cicalese L, Benedetti E  N.  Robotic-assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy for kidney transplatation.  American Journal of Transplantation Supplement. 2 Supplement 3:166, 2002

Ferraina P, Gancedo MC, Elli F, Nallar M, Ferraro A, Sarotto L, Suarez Anzorena F.  Video-assisted laparoscopic enterolithotomy.  New Technique in The Surgical Management of Gallstone
Ileus. Vol 13, No 22, pp83-87 . Abril 2003.

Jacobsen G, Elli E, Berger R, Knoblock L, Edison M, Horgan S. Robotic-assisted minimally invasive transhiatal esophagectomy. The American Surgeon. Am Surg. 2003 Jul; 69(7):624-6

Horgan S, Berger R, Elli E, Espat, J.  Robotic-assisted minimally invasive transhiatal esophagectomy. The American Surgeon. Am Surg. 2003 Jul; 69(7):624-6

Elli F, Varela E,  Vanuno D, Horgan D.  Minilaparoscopic placement of peritoneal dialysis catheter: A single 2 mm port technique.  Surg Endosc. 2003 Dec; 17(12):2025-7.

Jacobsen G, Elli E, Berger R, Knoblock L, Edison M, Horgan S.  Adjustable gastric banding in the United States. College of Surgeons, Spring Meeting, 2004.

Jacobsen G, Elli F, Horgan S. Robotic surgery update. Surg Endosc 2004;18(8):1186-91.

Elli E, Espat NJ, Berger R, Jacobsen G, Knoblock L, Horgan S.  Robotic resection of an esophageal leiomyoma.  Surg Endosc 2004; 18(4): 713-6

Elli EF, Jacobsen G, Horgan S.  Endoscopic trreatment of gastroesophageal reflux. Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2004; 14(4):  244-9

Chaer RA, Jacobsen G, Elli F, Harris J, Goldstein A, Horgan S.  Robotic-assisted laparoscopic pediatric heller’s cardiomyotomy: Initial case report.   Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2004; 14(5):  270-3.

Horgan S, Galvani C, Gorodner MV, Omelanczuck P, Elli F, Moser F, Durand L, Caracoche M, Nefa J, Bustos S, Donahue P, Ferraina PJ.  Robotic-assisted heller myotomy versus laparoscopic heller myotomy for the treatment of esophageal achalasia: multicenter study.  Gastrointest Surg. 2005 Nov; 9(8):1020-9; discussion 1029-30.

Elli F, Galvani C, Gorodner V, Horgan S, Moser F.  Lecciones aprendidas luego de 175 nefrectomias roboticas mano-assistidasen donantes para transplante renal.  Revista Argentina de Cirugia. Vol 90, Num 1. Ene-Feb 2006

Elli EF, Bianco FM, Choh MS, Sbrana F, Giulianotti PC. Roux en Y intrahepatico-jejunostomy after common bile duct injury. Surg Endosc, April 2009. Vol 23 (1) S191-V033

Bianco FM, Grubb K, Sbrana F, Elli EF, Choh M, Prasad S, PC Giulianotti. Anterior minithoracotomy as a safety measure in robotic lung resections. SAGES Annual Meeting, April 22-25, 2009. Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Surg Endosc, April 2009. Vol23( 1) – S336, P528

Elli EF, Sbrana F, Bianco FM, Roginsky A, Shah G, PC Giulianotti. Robotic assisted pancreatic surgery: single surgeon experience. SAGES Annual Meeting, April 22-25, 2009. Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Surg Endosc, April 2009. Vol23( 1) – S180, S054

Roginsky A, Choh M, Sbrana F, Bianco F, Elli E, Giulianotti PC. Laparoscopic robotic assisted distal pancreatectomy in an HIV patient with mucinous cystic neoplasm with ovarian struma: A case report” SAGES April 22-25, 2009 Phoenix, AZ. Surg Endosc, April 2009. Vol23( 1) – S336, P527.

Sbrana F, Bianco FM, Shah G, Addeo P, Elli EF, Giulianotti PC. Right Thoracoscopic Approach for Robotic-Assisted Thymectomy in Patient with Myasthenia Gravis. ACS CineMed Videolibrary 2009 ACS-2831

Giulianotti PC, Sbarna F, Bianco FM, Elli EF, Shah G, Addeo P, Caravaglios G, Coratti A. Robot-assisted laparoscopic pancreatic surgery: single surgeon experience. Surg Endosc. 2010 Jul;24(7):1646-57 Epub 2010 Jan 9. PMID:20063016

Buchs NC, Addeo P, Bianco FM, Ayloo S, Elli EF, Giulianotti PC Safety of robotic general surgery in elderly patients. J Robotic Surg. 2010 May;4(2):91-98

Buchs NC, Addeo P, Bianco FM, Elli EF, Ayloo S, Giulianotti PC. Robotic palliation for unresectable pancreatic cancer and distal cholangiocarcinoma. Int J Med Robot. 2011 Mar;7(1):60-5. Epub 2010 Dec 29. PMID: 21341364

Buchs NC, Addeo P, Bianco FM, Gorodner V, Ayloo SM, Elli EF, Oberholzer J, Benedetti E, Giulianotti PC.   Perioperative Risk Assessment in Robotic General Surgery: Lessons Learned From 884 Cases at a Single Institution.  Arch Surg. 2012 Aug;147(8):701-8

Calatayud D, Milone L, Elli EF, Giulianotti PC.  ICG-fluorescence identification of small aberrant biliary canaliculus during robotic cholecystectomy.  Liver Int. 2012 Apr;32(4):602 Epub 2012 Jan 31.

Elli EF, Masrur MA, El Zaeedi M, Galvani CA, Bozorgui N, Giulianotti PC.  Four-year experience with outpatient laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding.  Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2013 Sep-Oct;9(5):693-5.Epub 2012 Sept 4

Elli EF, Masrur M.  Revisional Bariatric Surgery: from sleeve gastrectomy to laparoscopic roux-en-y by pass.   Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques & Part B: Videoscopy   Accepted for publication.

Elli EF, Masrur MA, Giulianotti PC.  Robotic sleeve gastrectomy after liver transplantation.
Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2013.Jan –Feb;9(1)

Masrur M, Elli F. Cirugia robotica en cirugía general. La Prensa Medica Argentina.  Diciembre del ano 2013. Volumen 99

Fernandes E, Elli EF, Giulianotti P. The role of the dual console in robotic surgical training.
Surgery. 2014 Jan;155(1):1-4

Ross J, Mario M, Raquel G H, Elli EF. Effectiveness of Gastric Neurostimulation in Patients with Gastroparesis. JSLS.2014 Jul;18(3) PMID:25392675

Elli EF, Gonzalez-Heredia R, Masrur M, Sarvepalli S. Laparoscopic versus Robotic-assisted sleeve gastrectomy: analysis of perioperative results. Obes Surg.2014.Nov 23 [Epub ahead of print]

Gonzalez-Heredia R, Masrur M, Patton K, Bindal V, Sarvepalli S, Murphey M, Elli EF. Revisions after failed gastric band: sleeve gastrectomy or Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Surg Endosc.2014 Nov 27 [Epub ahead of print]. PMID 25427419

Bindal V, Gonzalez-Heredia R, Masrur M, Elli EF. Technique evolution, learning curve and outcomes of 200 Robot Assisted Gastric Bypass procedures: 5 years experience. Obes Surg.2014 Nov 14. [Epub ahead of print]

Daskalaki D, Fernandes E, Wang X, Bianco FM, Elli EF, Ayloo S, Masrur M, Milone L, Giulianotti PC. Indocyanine Green (ICG) Fluorescent Cholangiography During Robotic Cholecystectomy: Results of 184 Consecutive Cases in a Single Institution. Surg Innov. 2014 Dec;21(6):615-21.

Gonzalez-Heredia R, Tirado V, Patel N, Masrur M, Murphey M, Elli EF. Is Helicobacter Pylori associated with an increased complication rate after sleeve gastrectomy? Bariatric Surg Pract Patient Care. 2015 March.1;10(1):15-18

Gonzalez-Heredia R, Patel N, Masrur M, Murphey M, Chen J, Sanchez-Johnsen L, Elli EF. Does age influence bariatric surgery outcomes? Bariatric Surg Pract Patient Care. 2015 March [Epub ahead of print]

Bindal V, Gonzalez-Heredia R, Elli EF. Outcomes of Robotic assisted Roux-en-Y gastric bypass as a reoperative bariatric procedure. Obes Surg. 2015 March [Epub ahead of print]

Gangemi A, Young A, Elli EF. A rare sequel after a case of early bariatric surgery tourism. Surg Obes Realt Dis. 2015 Jan-Feb;11(1):e 1-3. PMID:25572770

Elli E, Gonzalez-Heredia R, Sarvepalli S. Masrur M. Laparoscopic and robotic sleeve Gastrectomy: short – and long-term results. Obes Surg. 2015 Jun;25(6):967-74. PMID:25417069

V T Nguyen, X Li, E F Elli, G Fantuzzi, S Freels, C L Braunschweig. Vitamin D, Inflammation, and relations to insulin resistance in pre-menopausal women with morbid obesity. Obesity (Silver Spring)..2015 Aug;23(8):1597-7. Epub 2015 Jul 6

Gonzalez-Heredia R, Sanchez-Johnsen L, Valbuena SM V, Masrur M, Murphey M, Elli E F. Surgical management of super-super obese patients: Roux-en-Y gastric bypass versus sleeve Gastrectomy. Surg Endosc. 2015 Aug 15. [Epub ahead of print]

BOOK CHAPTERS

Elli EF, Jacobsen G, Horgan S.  “Telerobotic-Assisted Donor Nephrectomy” in Primer of Robotic and Telerobotic Surgery, Eds: Ballantyne GH, Marescaus J, Giulianotti PC, Marescaux J, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, New York, pp 199-206, 2004.

Elli EF, Horgan S. “Prevention and Management of Laparoendoscopic Complications”  in Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy  Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons texbook,. Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons.  July 2004.SLS.

Elli EF, Horgan S. “Cirugia Robótica”   en Programa de Actualizacion en Cirugia. Octavo Ciclo, Módulo 3. Capitulo 3, 113-132. PROACI, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Elli, EF, Masrur M, Milone L, Giulianotti PC. “Actualizaciones en Cirugía Robótica”  En Programa de Actualización en Cirugía. PROACI. August 2012. Buenos Aires Argentina.

ABSTRACT AND POSTER PRESENTATION

Berger R, Elli E, Horgan S.  Initial one year experience with Robotic advanced laparoscopic foregut  surgery.  For Minimally Invasive Surgery Center at University of Illinois, Chicago, IL.  Presented at the 8th World Congress of endoscopic surgery (SAGES), New York, March 13-16, 2002

F Elli,  R Berger,  S Horgan,  E Benedetti E.  Living Related Robotic Donor Nephrectomy.  For Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL Presented at the  8th World Congress of endoscopic surgery (SAGES), New York, March 13-16, 2002

Elli E, Berger R, Knoblock L, Schwulst S, Jacobsen G, Edison M, Horgan S. Inital Experience with Adjustable Gastric Banding in the United States. Surg Endosc 2003;17:S211.

Berger R, Horgan S, Knoblock L, Elli F, Jacobsen G, Edison M, Helton S.  Efficacy of a Continuing Medical Education (CME) Course on Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair. Surg Endosc 2003;17: S248.

Elli E, Berger R, Jacobsen G, Horgan S.  Single Institution Experience with Adjustable Gastric Banding. Poster Presentation: Digestive Diseases Week (DDW) 2003, Orlando, FL: May 2003.

R. Berger, M. Edison, F Elli, S. Helton, S. Horgan “Web-based Surgical Resident Skills   Evaluation” University of Illinois at Chicago. Presented at the Surgical Education Week, April 2-6, 2002, Baltimore, USA.

S Horgan, D Vanuno, P Sileri, F Elli, R Berger, D Boguetti, L Cicalese, E Benedetti. Robotic-assisted Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy for kidney transplantation, presented at the American Congress of Transplant, April 26- May 1, 2002 , Washington DC.

Horgan S, Berger R, Vanuno D, Elli  E., Helton, W, S Melvin. Robotic Heller Myotomy may decrease esophageal perforation.  Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Chicago, IL. Presented at the 43rd Annual meeting SSAT, San Francisco, May 19-22, 2002

F Elli, R Berger, L Cicalesse, S Horgan, E Benedetti. Minimally Invasive living related dono  nephrectomy and anomalous renal vasculature, presented at the   XIX International congress of the transplantation society. August 25-30, 2002. Miami, Florida

F Elli, R. Berger, L. Cicalesse, S.Horgan, E. Benedetti. Acute renal failure following laparoscopic repair of a ventral incisional hernia in a kidney transplant patient, presented at the XIX International congress of the transplantation society. August 25-30, 2002. Miami, Florida.

S Horgan, F. Elli, R. Berger, E. Benedetti. Application of Robotic Technology to live donor kidney procuration, presented at the   XIX international Congress of the transplant society, August 25-30, 2002, Miami , Florida. USA.

R Berger, S Horgan, F Elli, M Edison, J Espat, S Helton. Lessons from 100 Robotic assisted Minimally Invasive Surgeries, presented at the 18 th World congress of digestive surgery. Hong Kong, December, 2002.

Elli F, Horgan S. Experiencia inicial con la banda gástrica ajustable, presented at the  74 Congreso Argentino de Cirugia. Buenos Aires. November 2003.

Elli F, Horgan S. Cirugía bariátrica laparoscópica : Banda gástrica adjustable o by pass ?, presented at the 74 Congreso Argentino de Cirugia. Buenos Aires. November  2003.

Elli F, Horgan S.  Nefrectomía de donante vivo relacionado con anomalías de la vasculature renal, presented at the  74 Congreso Argentino de Cirugia. Buenos Aires. November 2003.

Horgan S, Elli F, Jacobsen G, Berger R. Outpatient laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: A single institution experience,  presented at SAGES Colorado, April 2004. Published in Surgical Endoscopy Suplement Volume 18, S197, 2004.

Berger R, Jacobsen G, Elli E, Edison M, Horgan S. Steep Learning Curve of Early  Experience for Robotic Assisted Gastric Bypass Surgery.  Surg Endosc 2004;18: S276.

Horgan S, Jacobsen G, Elli E, Harris J, Goldstein A, Edison M, Berger R. Robotically Assisted Heller Myotomy for Idiopathic Achalasia in 41 Patients at a Single Institution.  Surg Endosc 2004; 18:S276.

Horgan S, Elli E, Jacobsen G, Knoblock L, Edison M, Berger R. Outpatient Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding: a Single Institution Experience. Surg Endosc 2004;18: S197

Jacobsen G, Espat N.J., Berger R, Elli E, Harris J, Goldstein A, Horgan S. Robotic Esophagectomy. Poster Presentation: Digestive Diseases Week (DDW) 2004, New Orleans, LA: May 2004

Horgan S, Jacobsen G, Moser F, Elli E, Harris J, Goldstein A, Berger R, Ponce J. Adjustable Gastric Banding as an Outpatient Procedure: a Multi-Institutional Experience. Poster Presentation for Digestive Diseases Week (DDW) 2004, New Orleans, LA: May 2004

Gorodner V, Galvani C, Moser F, Elli F, Horgan S. La  banda gástrica adjustable no causa dismotiliddad esófagica, presented at the  75 Congreso Argentino de Cirugia, November 2004.

Gorodner V, Galvani C, Moser F, Elli F, Horgan S. La banda gástrica adjustable disminuye la pirosis y el uso de medicación antiacida en pacientes con enfermedad por reflujo gastroesofagico, presented at the 75 Congreso Argentino de Cirugia, November  2004.

Moser F, Elli F, Gorodner V, Galvani C, Horgan S. Banda gástrica adjustable para el tratamiento de adolescents obesos:una alternativa segura al by pass gástric, presented at the 75 Congreso Argentino de Cirugia. November  2004.

Moser F, Elli F, Ponce J, Galvani C, Horgan S. Banda Gástrica adjustable como procedimiento ambulatorio: experiencia multi-institucional de 700 pacientes, presented at the 75 Congreso Argentino de Cirugia. November  2004.

Elli F, Moser F, Gorodner V, Galvani C, Horgan S. Esofagectomia roboticamente asistida: experiencia en un hospital universitario, presented at the  75 Congreso Argentino de Cirugia. November 2004.

Galvani C, Moser F, Elli F, Gorodner V, , Horgan S. La miotomia de Heller robotica disminuye el riesgo de perforacion, presented at the  75 Congreso Argentino de Cirugia. November de 2004.

Galvani C, Moser F, Elli F, Gorodner V,  Horgan S. Diverticulo epifrénico: tratamiento mediante cirugia roboticamente asistida, presented at the  75 Congreso Argentino de Cirugia. November  2004.

Elli F, Moser F , Gorodner V, Boggetti D, Galvani C, Horgan S. Lecciones aprendidas luego de 100 nefrectomias roboticas mano-asistidas en donantes de transplante renal, presented at the 75 Congreso Argentino de Cirugia. November 2004.

Elli EF, Bianco FM, M Choh, Sbrana F, PC Giulianotti. Roux en Y intrahepatico-jejunostomy after common bile duct injury. SAGES Annual Meeting, April 22-25, 2009. Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Choh M, Sbrana F, Bianco F, Elli E, Giulianotti PC. Laparoscopic robotic assisted pancreatic cystgastrostomy: Surgical technique and short term outcomes .Poster presented at SAGES April 22-25, 2009  Phoenix, AZ. P526.

Roginsky A, Choh M, Sbrana F, Bianco F, Elli E, Giulianotti PC. Laparoscopic robotic assisted distal pancreatectomy in an HIV patient with mucinous cystic neoplasm with ovarian struma: A case report. Poster presented  at SAGES April 22-25,2009, Phoenix, AZ. P527.

Bianco F, Grubb K, Elli E, Choh M, Prassad S, Giulianotti PC. Anterior minithoracotomy as a safety measure in robotic lung resection, poster presented  at SAGES April 22-25 2009, Phoenix, AZ. P528.

EF Elli, Bianco FM, Addeo P, Sbrana F, Vitello J, Giulianotti PC. Robot-assisted spleen-preserving distal pancreatectomy: a medial to lateral approach – 1st Worldwide Congress Clinical Robotic Surgery Association, Chicago, 9-10 October, 2009

EF Elli, Sbrana F, Bianco FM, Addeo P, Ayloo S, Giulianotti PC.  Robot-assisted repair of biliary injury – 1st Worldwide Congress Clinical Robotic Surgery Association, Chicago, 9-10 October, 2009

Bianco FM, Sbrana F, Addeo P, Mouria M, Elli EF, Giulianotti PC.  Minimally Invasive Robotic-assisted extended right hepatectomy with Roux-en Y biliojejunostomy for Cholangiocarcinoma – 1st Worldwide Congress Clinical Robotic Surgery Association, Chicago, 9-10 October, 2009

Sbrana F, Bianco FM, Shah G, Addeo P,  Elli EF, Giulianotti PC.  Right Toracoscopic approach for Robotic assisted Thymectomy in patient with Myastenia Gravis, – American College of Surgeons , 95th Congress, Chicago 11-15 October 2009

Bianco FM, Addeo P, Buchs NC, Ayloo S, Elli EF, Giulianotti PC. Gasless Robotic Transaxillary Thyroidectomy: 1-year experience.  Accepted  to – American College of Surgeons, 96th Congress, Washington 2010

Buchs NC, Addeo P, Bianco FM, Ayloo S, Elli EF, Benedetti E, Oberholzer J, Giulianotti PC. Robot-assisted pancreaticoduodenectomy with preservation of vascular supply for autologous islet cell isolation and transplantation. Accepted to – American College of Surgeons, 96th Congress, Washington 2010

Giulianotti PC, Buchs NC, Addeo P, Bianco FM, Ayloo S, Elli EF, Tzvetanov I, Oberholzer J, Benedetti E. Robotic Kidney Transplantation Accepted to – American College of Surgeons , 96th Congress, Washington 2010

Buchs NC, Bianco FM, Addeo P, Ayloo S, Elli EF, Benedetti E, Giulianotti PC. Robotic versus open pancreatectomy: a comparative study at a single institution. 2nd Worldwide Congress Clinical Robotic Surgery Association, Chicago, 1-2 October, 2010

Buchs NC, Bianco FM, Addeo P, Elli EF, Ayloo S, Giulianotti PC. Robotic palliation for unresectable pancreatic and periampullary cancer. 2nd Worldwide Congress Clinical Robotic Surgery Association, Chicago, 1-2 October, 2010

Buchs NC, Bianco FM, Gorodner V, Ayloo SM, Elli EF, Oberholzer J, Benedetti E, Giulianotti PC. Peri-operative risk assessment in robotic general surgery: Lesson learned from 884 Cases at a single institution. 2nd Worldwide Congress Clinical Robotic Surgery Association, Chicago, 1-2 October, 2010

Bianco FM, Buchs NC, Addeo P, Ayloo SM, Elli EF, Giulianotti PC. Robot assisted radical dissection of the uncinate process for pancreatic head cancer. 2nd Worldwide Congress Clinical Robotic Surgery Association, Chicago, 1-2 October, 2010

Buchs N, Bianco F, Addeo P, Ayloo S, Elli EF, Giulianotti PC.  Robotic Palliation for unresectable pancreatic and periampullary cancer. Presented at CRSA 2nd Worldwilde Congress, October 2, 2010. Chicago, IL.

Elli EF, Simpson LK, Babikir OM, Bianco FM, Masrur MA, Buchs NC, Giulianotti PC. Initial experience with revisional bariatric surgery. P049. SAGES 2011 – March 30-April 2, San Antonio, Texas.

Elli, F, Simpson, L,  Masrur M, Giulianotti PC. Initial Experience with revisional bariatric Surgery. Accepted for poster presentation at SAGES, April 2011, San Antonio TX.

Elli EF, Masrur MA, Simpson LK, Mahdi-Babikir O, Bianco FM, Buchs NC,  Giulianotti PC. Laparoscopic repair of a recurrent incisional hernia. V081.  SAGES 2011 – March 30-April 2, San Antonio, Texas.

Ayloo S, Buchs N, Addeo P, Bianco F, Elli E, Benedetti E, Oberholzer J, Giulianotti PC. Robotic Assisted pancreaticoduodenectomy with preservation of vascular supply for autologous islet cell isolation and transplantation. Presented at American College of Surgeons, October 5, 2011. Washington DC.

Bianco F, Buchs N, Addeo P, Ayloo S, Elli E,  Giulianotti PC. Gasless robotic transaxillary thyroidectomy: One year Experience. Presented at American College of Surgeons, October 5, 2011. Washington DC

Masrur M, Raimondi P, Gheza F, D’Ugo S, Calatayud D, Ayloo S., Elli E.F., Bianco FM, Milone L., Giulianotti PC. Robotic assisted small bowel resection. 3rd Worldwide meeting of Clinical Robotic Surgery Association. November 4-5,2011. Houston, Texas, USA.

Gheza F, Raimondi P, Masrur M, Calatayud D, D’Ugo S, Milone L, Bianco FM, Ayloo S, Elli EF, Giulianotti PC. Pancreatic stump treatment during robotic assisted duodeno-pancreatectomy: technical features and results from a ten year experience. 3rd Worldwide meeting of Clinical Robotic Surgery Association. November 4-5,2011. Houston, Texas, USA.

E lli EF, Masrur M, Gheza F, Raimondi P, Calatayud D, Milione L, Bianco FM, Giulianotti PC. Robotic assisted repair for iatrogenic diaphragmatic hernia. 3rd Worldwide meeting of Clinical Robotic Surgery Association. November 4-5,2011. Houston, Texas, USA.

Masrur M, Elli EF, D’Ugo S, Bianco FM, Giulianotti PC. Robotic revisional bariatric surgery: from sleeve gastrectomy to roux-en-y gastric bypass. 3rd Worldwide meeting of Clinical Robotic Surgery Association. November 4-5,2011. Houston, Texas, USA.

Milone L, D’Ugo S, Gheza F, Masrur M, Calatayud D, Raimondi P, Bianco FM, Elli EF, Ayloo S, Giulianotti PC. Robotic thyroid and parathyroid surgery: initial experience with a new video-assisted technique for subcutaneous skin flap and rectraction. 3rd Worldwide meeting of Clinical Robotic Surgery Association. November 4-5,2011. Houston, Texas, USA.

Calatayud D, Coratti, A. Bianco  F, Elli, F, Giulianotti PC. Robotic major liver resections. Analysis of technique and intraoperative hemodinamics. Poster presentation . SAGES 2012

P C Giulianotti, D Calatayud, L Milone, S D´ugo, P Raimondi,  M Masrur, F Gheza,   E Elli, F M Bianco, S Ayloo, E Benedetti. Fluorescence Guidance for Identification of the Cystic Duct – Common Bile Duct Junction- First Experience in Robotic Surgery. University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center. Poster presentation. SAGES 2012

D Calatayud, V R Kakarla, F Coratti, P Raimondi, S  D’ugo, L Milone, F Gheza, M Masur, E F Elli, F Bianco, S Ayloo, PC Giulianotti. Minimally Invasive Cholecystectomy – Retrospective Study Comparing Laparoscopic vs. Robotic Approach. University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center. Poster presentation. SAGES 2012

D Calatayud, L Milone, S D’ugo, F Gheza, M Masrur, P Raimondi, EF Elli,  FM Bianco, S Ayloo, P C Giulianotti. Liver hemangioma resection. Fluorescent identification of microhemangiomas with the near-infrared technique. Presented as a plenary session. SAGES 2012.

E Elli. Robotic treatment of Achalasia. Upper GI Plenary Session. Presented at CRSA 4th Worldwide Congress September 29, 2012.  Chicago, IL

E Elli. Free Papers Upper GI. Clinical Robotic Surgery Association. 4th Worldwide Congress. September 29, 2012. Chicago, IL

Calatayud D, Coratti, A. Bianco, F, Elli, F, Giulianotti PC. Robotic major liver resections. Analysis of technique and intraoperative hemodinamics. Poster presentation. SAGES 2012

V. Nguyen, X. Li, E. Elli, A. Subhashini, K.J. Castellanos, G. Fantuzzi, C. Braunschweig.  Association between Vitamin D and Inflammation in Morbidly Obese Pre-menopausal Women. Poster presentation. The Obesity Society November 11-16, 2012

RC Kanard, M Holterman, C Stahl, EF Elli. Initial weight loss in adolescent lap-band patients does not predict long term success. Presented at IPEG’s 22nd Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children. Beijing, China. June 17-22, 2013.

RC Kanard, EF Elli. Early results for laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for treating adolescent obesity. Presented at IPEG’s 22nd Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children. Beijing, China. June 17-22, 2013.

R Kanard, EF Elli. When the band stops playing. Presented at IPEG’s 22nd Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children. Beijing, China. June 17-22, 2013.

M. Toledo,  E. Elli, L. Sanchez-Johnsen.  Latinos and Bariatric Surgery: Future Directions to Promote Weight Loss.  Poster presentation. UIC Department of Psychiatry 4th Annual Research Extravaganza 2013. September 19, 2013

Daskalaki D, Fernandes E, Wang X, Bianco FM, Elli EF, Ayloo S, Masrur M, Milone L, Giulianotti PC. Indocyanine green (ICG) fluorescence robotic cholecystectomy.  Presented at CRSA 5th Worldwide Congress October 4, 2013.  Washington, DC

Masrur M, Patton K, Gonzalez-Heredia R, Elli EF. Robot-assisted total gastrectomy. Presented at CRSA 5th Worldwide Congress October 4, 2013.  Washington, DC

Gonzalez-Heredia R, Masrur M, Elli EF. Management of severe stricture after sleeve gastrectomy: conversion to bypass.  Presented at SAGES April 5, 2014.  Salt Lake City, UT

Toledo M, Sanchez-Johnsen L., & Elli EF. Latinos and Bariatric Surgery: Future directions to promote postoperative weight loss. Poster presented at the University of Ilinois at Chicago, Departmetn of Psychiatry Research Extravanganza. Chicago September 2013

Toledo M, Sanchez-Johnsen L., & Elli EF. Culturally tailored weight loss intervention after bariatric surgery. Poster presented at the University of Illinois at Chicago Diabetes and Obesity Research Day. Chicago October 2013

Toledo M, Sanchez-Johnson L, Elli EF. Postoperative behavioral interventions for Hispanics/Latinos. Poster presented at the 24th Annual Latino Medical Association’s Midwest Regional Conference.  Chicago 2014

Gonzalez-Heredia R,  Masrur M, Elli F. Es La Cirugian Bariatrica un Procecimiento Seguro en Pacientes Mayores de 55 Anos?. Mendoza, Argentina. Mayo 22 &  24 2014

Gonzalez-Heredia R,  Masrur M, Elli F. Revisional Surgery in Gastrojejunal Margin Ulcer after Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass. Poster presented at the 14th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery. Paris France. June 2014

Gonzalez-Heredia R,  Masrur M, Elli F. Sleeve Gastrectomay: Five Years Experience. Poster presented at the 14th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery. Paris France. June 2014

Elli F, Patton K. Robotic-assisted Revision of Gastrojejunostomy for Marginal Ulcer Disease. International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO). Poster presented at the IFSO14 XIX World Congress. Montreal, QC, Canada. August 27-28, 2014.

Elli F. Failed gastric band. International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO). Poster presented at the IFSO14 XIX World Congress. Montreal, QC, Canada. August 27-28, 2014.

Elli F. Sleeve Gastrectomy: single academic hospital experience. International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO). Poster presented at the IFSO14 XIX World Congress. Montreal, QC, Canada. August 27-28, 2014.

Sanchez-Johnsen L, Bolanos L, Reina r, Bastin E, Delgado J, Rodriquez JL, Xie H, Elli EF, Escamilla J, Fitzgibbon M, LeGrange D. Body image, physical activity and cultural variable in Puert Rican and Mexican women. Abstract to be presented at the National Latina/o Psychological Association Conference. Albuquerque, New Mexico. October 2014.

Elli EF.  A Difficult redo Bariatric Case. Presented at CRSA 6th Worldwilde Congress, October 2014. San Francisco, CA.

G Heredia R, Masrur M, Elli E. Robot-assited common bile duct exploration. Poster presented at CRSA 6th Worldwilde Congress, October 2014. San Francisco, CA.

G Heredia R, Masrur M, Elli E. Is bariatric surgery a safe procedure in patients over 55 years old? Poster presented at Obesity Week ASMBS Congress, November 2014. Boston, MA.

G Hereida R, Masrur M, Elli E. Is Helicobacter Pylori associated with an increase complication rater after sleeve gastrectomy? Poster presented at Obesity Week ASMBS Congress, November 2014. Boston, MA.

G Hereida R, Masrur M, Elli E. Does ethnicity affect bariatric surgery outcome? Accepted and presented as “Poster of Distintion”at Obesity Week ASMBS Congress, November 2014. Boston, MA.

G Hereida R, Masrur M, Elli E. Bariatric surgery in transplnat patients. Accepted and presented as “Top 15 posters”at Obesity Week ASMBS Congress, November 2014. Boston, MA.

Murphey M, G Hereida R, Elli E. Detection depression in Hispanic and Afican American Woman undergoing bariatric surgery. Poster preseted at Obesity Week ASMBS Congress, November 2014. Boston, MA.

Elli  E, Gonzalez-Heredia F, Masrur M, Murphey M, Sanchez-Johnsen L. Sleeve gastrectomy in super-super obese patients: Outcomes and current management at the University of Illinois Hosptial and Health Sciences System.  Accepted for poster  presentation at IFSO-ASIAN Pacific CHAPTER 9-11st April 2015, Korea.

R G Heredia, M Masrur, M Murphey, L Sanchez-Johnsen, E F Elli.  Robotic- assisted common bile duct exploration. Selected for Exhibition Hall presentation at SAGES, April 2015. Nashville, Tennessee

R Gonzalez-Heredia, V Tirado,N Patel, M Masrur, M Murphey, E F Elli. Is Helicobacter Pylori associated with a higher risk complication rate in sleeve gastrectomy? Selected for poster presentation at SAGES, April 2015. Nashville, Tennessee

Rl Gonzalez-Heredia, V Valbuena, M Masrur, K Patton, C Hernandez, M Murphey, L Sanchez-Johnsen, E F Elli. Do T2DM super-super obese patients benefit from bariatric surgery?  Selected for poster presentation at SAGES, April 2015. Nashville, Tennessee

R Gonzalez-Heredia, M. Masrur, E F Elli. Robot-assisted Recurrent Paraesophageal Hernia Repair with Mesh.  23rd International Congress of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EASES) June 3-6, 2015

R Gonzalez-Heredia, K Patton, M. Masrur, E F Elli. Robot-assisted Removal of Hiatal Mesh for Postoperative Sever Dysphagia.  23rd International Congress of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EASES) June 3-6, 2015

R Gonzalez-Heredia, M. Masrur, E F Elli. Robotic-assisted Splenectomy for Splenomegaly.  23rd International Congress of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EASES) June 3-6, 2015

R Gonzalez-Heredia, M. Masrur, E F Elli. Minimally Invasive Management of A Leak after Sleeve Gastrectomy. 23rd International Congress of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EASES) June 3-6, 2015

R Gonzalez-Heredia, M. Masrur, E F Elli. Conversion From Gastric band to Sleeve Gastrectomy One-Stage. 23rd International Congress of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EASES) June 3-6, 2015

R Gonzalez-Heredia, M. Masrur, E F Elli. Current Management of band Erosion: UIC Experience and Literature Review. 23rd International Congress of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EASES) June 3-6, 2015

L Sanchez-Johnsen, L Bolanos, M Toledo, R Reina, E Bastian, J Delgado, H Xie, A Alonso, K Ortega, E F Elli, M Fitzgibbon, D LeGrange. Poster presented at the Department of Psychiatry Sixth Annual Research Forum “Extravaganza” 2015. UIC September 2015. Chicago, IL.

INVITED SPEAKER

Medical and Surgical education in the Argentine Republic. Latin American and native American medical association.  University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, January 2001

Laparoscopic treatment of Ventral Hernias: Surgical Aspects. Workshop of laparoscopic treatment of incisional hernias.  November 2001.

Stages in Medical School and Beyond. University of Illinois at Chicago Medical School. ESCUCHA Student Network Meeting. February 2002.

How to Choose a Residency. Latino Midwest Medical Student Association’s. 12th Annual Regional Conference. April 6, 2002. Chicago, Illinois

Tratamiento quirurgico del reflujo. Congreso Argentino de Cirugia. November 2003 Relator: Dr Santiago Horgan.

Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding does not cause esophageal dysmotility.  American Society of Bariatric Surgeons, 20th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA: June 2003.

Centro de aprendizaje en cirugia del pancreas. 9th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery.  6th Latin American Congress of Endoscopic Surgery. 13th Mexican Congress of Endoscopic Surgery. Cancún, México.February 2004

Banda Gástrica Ajustable. XVII Congreso Argentino y Latinoamericano de Médicos residentes en Cirugía General. Mendoza 29, May  2004.

Técnica del by pass gástrico por laparóscopia. XVII Congreso Argentino y Latinoamericano de Médicos residentes en Cirugía General. Mendoza 29, May 2004

Hemorragia Digestiva: Alta Oportunidad y técnicas del tratamiento quirúrgico. Club Argentino del estomago y duodeno.V Simposio Internacional de Patología Gastroduodenal. 16 de May 2004. Universidad Maimónides.

Experiencia con la Banda Gástrica Ajustable. Jornadas de Otoño. Asociación Argentina de Cirugía.  May 23 y 24. San Juan. Argentina

Técnica del by pass gástrico por laparóscopia. XVII Congreso Argentino y Latinoamericano de Médicos residentes en Cirugía General. Mendoza 29, May 2004.

Hemorragia Digestiva: Alta Oportunidad y técnicas del tratamiento quirúrgico Club Argentino del estomago y duodeno.V Simposio Internacional de Patología Gastroduodenal. 16 de May 2004. Universidad Maimónides.

Experiencia con la Banda Gástrica Ajustable. Jornadas de Otoño. Asociación Argentina de Cirugía. May 23 y 24. San Juan. Argentina

Adjustable Gastric Banding as an Outpatient Procedure: a Multi-Institutional Experience of 700 Successful Patients.  American Society of Bariatric Surgeons, 21st Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA: June 2004.

Workshop de cirugia antireflujo. Operacion de Nissen Robotica Asociación Argentina de Cirugia. Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires.  August 2004. Director: Dr Juan Pekolj

Curso de suturas y nudos laparoscópicos. Suturas laparóscopicas en cirugia esofago-gástrica. Asociacion Argentina de Cirugia. Hospital de Clinicas “Jose de San Martin” September 2004. Director: Dr Juan Pekolj.

Curso de Cirugia percutánea y mini-invasiva: Ecografía trans-laparoscopica y radiofrecuencia. Hospital de Clinicas, Jose de San  Martin. October 2004. Director: Dr Pedro Ferraina

Curso Internacional – Cirugia Esófagica. Secretary. Congreso Argentino de Cirugia. November  2004.

Advance robotic colorectal course. International School of Robotic Surgery. Robotic Advance training Animal Lab. Director: Prof Dr. Pier Cristoforo Giulianotti.  Grosetto, Italy. June 23-27, 2008

Robotic assisted resection of thymoma for Myasthenia Gravis.  Chicago Surgical Society. Chicago, IL.  February 5, 2009.

Robotic surgery in the treatment of cancer- Why Robotic? Emerging Surgical Technologies. Symposium. University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Surgery. April 15 2009, Chicago, IL.

Cirugia robotica aplicada a la cirugia colorectal. 14 Workshop internacional de cirugia endoscopica e intervencionismo, Hospital J. B.Iturraspe” Coloproctologia de avanzada. Director: Dr Angel Pierini. Santa Fe, 17 y 18 de Abril de 2009. Argentina

Robotic assisted pancreatic surgery: Single Surgeon Experience. SAGES April 22-25, 2009  Phoenix, AZ. V015.

Complications in Bariatric Surgery. Bariatric Surgery Symposium. University of Illinois Medical Center Chicago May 2009.

Common Bile duct injury: Minimally Invasive robotic treatment. Dr Alfred A Strauss Memorial Lecture: Fabrizio Michelassi, MD. September 15, 2009

Management of Acute Abdomen.  For Internal Medicine Program residents at Weiss Memorial Hospital September 22, 2009

Advanced Robotic Surgery: Complex abdominal operations. International Course of Robotic Surgery. Institute de Encino, Hospital Alemao, Sao Paulo, Brasil. December 2009.

Management of Lower GI Bleeding. Lecture to Internal Medicine Program residents at Weiss Memorial Hospital. March 2010.

Cirugia robotica aplicada a la cirugia bariatrica. Presentacion de casos.. 15 Workshop internacional de cirugia endoscopica e intervencionismo, Hospital J. B.Iturraspe. Director: Dr. Angel Pierini. Santa Fe, Abril de 2010. Argentina

Peptic Ulcer Disease Management and Surgical Treatment. Lecture to third year medical student class. Surgical clerkship rotation. University of Illinois Medical School. April 2010

Peculiarities of robotics in complex biliary surgery. World Robotic General Surgery Symposium. April 11-12, 2010. Orlando Florida

Robotic assisted spleen preserving distal pancreatectomy. World Robotic General Surgery Symposium. April 11-12, 2010. Orlando Florida.

Video Session of Upper GI cases.  Clinical Robotic Surgery Association. 2nd Worldwide Congress. October 1st, 2010. Chicago, IL

Vascular Resection in HPB surgery. Clinical Robotic Surgery Association. 2nd Worldwide Congress. October 1st, 2010. Chicago, IL

Performing live surgery as surgeon: Robotic Assisted Incisional Hernia Repair. Clinical Robotic Surgery Association. 2nd Worldwide Congress. October 2nd, 2010. Chicago, IL

Video Session of Transplant, Endocrine, Simulation , Training , Oncology and Thoracic. Clinical Robotic Surgery Association. October 2st, 2010. Chicago, IL.

Surgical Treatment of Metabolic Syndrome.  Emerging Health Issues in the Latino and African American Communities. 2nd Annual Bridging the Gap Symposium. October 19, 2010. UIC forum. Chicago, IL

Robotic Esophageal Surgery. Advance Robotic Course- HPB and Upper GI. Chairman: Dr PC Giulianotti. June 27-July 1, 2011. Grosetto Italy

Band adjustments technique. Laparoscopic Gastric Banding Course. Allergan FDA Course.  Chicago, IL September 17, 2011

Preoperative and postoperative management and Economics factor on Sleeve gastrectomy practice. Laparoscopic Gastric Banding Course. Chicago, IL UIC. September 23 , 2011

Surgical Treatment of Morbid Obesity. 3rd Annual Bridging the Gap Symposium: Emerging Health Issues in the Latino and African American Communities. October 16, 2011. UIC forum. Chicago, IL

Esophageal Surgery. Argentinian Surgical Congress. Nov 14, 2011. Buenos Aires Argentina

Banda Gástrica Ajustable Ambulatoria. Argentinian Surgical Congress. Nov 14, 2011. Buenos Aires Argentina

Cirugía Bariatrica. Argentinian Surgical Congress. Nov 15, 2011. Buenos Aires Argentina

Experiencia inicial con cirugía bariátrica revisional. Argentinian Surgical Congress. Nov 15, 2011. Buenos Aires Argentina

Consensos sesión: Complicaciones en Cirugía Bariatrica. Nov 15, 2011. Argentinian Surgical Congress. Nov 15, 2011. Buenos Aires Argentina

Cirugia robotica aplicada a la cirugia bariatrica and Cirugia robotica aplicada a la cirugia hepatobiliar.  Director: Dr Angel Pierini. 17 Workshop internacional de cirugia endoscopica e intervencionismo. Hospital J. B.Iturraspe. Santa Fe, Abril de 2012. Argentina

Advance Robotic Course – HPB and Upper GI. Chairman: Dr PC Giulianotti. June 27-July 1, 2012. Grosetto Italy.

Band adjustments technique- Laparoscopic Gastric Banding Course. Allergan FDA course. Chicago, IL . October 4, 2012

The Role of the Gastric Band in 2013. 2nd Annual Caribbean Obesity Forum (COF) Conference. March 2 -3, 2013. Montego Bay, Jamaica

Cirugía laparóscopia y toracscópica de avanzada. XXII Curso Internacional Capítulo Argentino del American College of Surgeons. Directores: Dr. Rodolfo L. Faraco y Dr. Horacio E. Mayorga. Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Abril 26 de 2013.

Initial Weight Loss in Adolescent Lap-Band Patients Does Not Predict Long Term Success. June 17-22, 2013. IPEG’s 22nd Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children. Beijing, China.

Early Results for Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy for Treating Adolescent Obesity. June 17-22, 2013. IPEG’s 22nd Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children. Beijing, China.

When the Band Stops Playing. June 17-22, 2013. IPEG’s 22nd Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children. Beijing, China.

Roux-en Y Gastric Bypass Techniques. Scientific session for Robotic Bariatric Surgery Hands On Course. UIC. Chicago August 2, 2013.

Current Challenges and Application of Robotic Surgery. Beijing, China.  Second Artillery Hospital. Aug 28-29, 2013

Robotic Surgery of Benign Esophagogastric Disorders. Clinical Robotic Surgery Association. 5th Worldwide Congress. October 4, 2013. Washington, DC.

Cirugía hepatopancreáticobiliar robótica. Simposia – Robotic surgery. Mexican Association of General Surgery. 37thInternational Congress of General Surgery. October 31, 2013. Acapulco, MX.

Cirugía bariátrica robótica. Simposia – Robotic surgery. Mexican Association of General Surgery. 37thInternational Congress of General Surgery. October 31, 2013. Acapulco, MX.

Evaluación a largo plazo de un programa de cirugía robótica.  State of the Art Conference. Mexican Association of General Surgery. 37thInternational Congress of General Surgery. November 1, 2013. Acapulco, Mexico.

Cirugía bariátrica robótica de revisión.  Simposia. Current topics in bariatric surgery: clinical cases. Mexican Association of General Surgery. 37thInternational Congress of General Surgery. November 1, 2013. Acapulco, Mexico.

Uses of single port surgery with robotics in general and bariatric surgery. XVI International Congress on Advances in Civil Hospital of Guadalajara Medicine 2014 “Innovation in health, our commitment”. February 27-28 and March 1, 2014. Guadalajara, Jal. Mexico.

Indications, scope and advantages of robotic surgery in esophageal surgery. XVI International Congress on Advances in Civil Hospital of Guadalajara Medicine 2014 “Innovation in health, our commitment”. February 27-28 and March 1, 2014. Guadalajara, Jal. Mexico.

Minimally invasive or robotic? Pros and cons in bariatric surgery. XVI International Congress on Advances in Civil Hospital of Guadalajara Medicine 2014 “Innovation in health, our commitment”. February 27-28 and March 1, 2014. Guadalajara, Jal. Mexico.

Applications and advantages of robotics in bariatric surgery. XVI International Congress on Advances in Civil Hospital of Guadalajara Medicine 2014 “Innovation in health, our commitment”. February 27-28 and March 1, 2014. Guadalajara, Jal. Mexico.

Robotic Bariatric Surgery-Master class. Institute of Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery OBESURGE 2014. “Redefining Bariatric Surgery” April 15-16, 2014. Sir Ganga Ram Hospital New Delhi.

Failed Gastric Band: Our Experience. Removal and Revisional Surgery. 14th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery. June 25-28, 2014. Paris, France.

Outcomes of Robot Assisted Roux-en-Y Gastrix Bypass as a Revisional Bariatric Procedure. International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO). IFSO14 XIX World Congress. Montreal, QC, Canada. August 28, 2014.

LIVE SURGERY:Robotic Gastric Bypass from Orlando, USA. International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO). IFSO14 XIX World Congress. Montreal, QC, Canada. August 27, 2014.

How to do a robotic SG? International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO). IFSO14 XIX World Congress. Montreal, QC, Canada. August 27, 2014.

Controversy about Bariatric Surgery in Pediatrics. First Mid-America Bariatric Summit. Presence Saint Joseph Hospital. Chicago, IL. October 2 & 3, 2014.

Outcomes and Current Management at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System” presented at IFSO-ASIAN Pacific CHAPTER 9-11st April 2015, Korea

Robotic-assisted Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in 250 patients: Outcomes and experience at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System. IFSO-ASIAN Pacific CHAPTER 9-11st April 2015, Korea.

Gastrectomía vertical en Manga Monopuerto. Congreso de Cirugia Mar del Plata 2015. Mar 22, 2015. Argentina

¿Es necesario el procedimiento antirreflujo en la Op. De Heller? Congreso de Cirugia Mar del Plata 2015. Mar 22, 2015. Argentina

Cirugía de conversion. ¿Cuando? Y cómo evaluar al paciente? Congreso de Cirugia Mar del Plata 2015. Mar 22, 2015. Argentina

Cirugía Baríatrica de revision. Congreso de Cirugia Mar del Plata 2015. Mar 24, 2015. Argentina

Tecnica de Heller- Dor. Congreso de Cirugia Mar del Plata 2015. Mar 24, 2015. Argentina

Bariátrica: Indicaciones actuals de Cirugía Bariátrica. Congreso de Cirugia Mar del Plata 2015. Mar 24, 2015. Argentina

R G Heredia, M Masrur, M Murphey, L Sanchez-Johnsen, E F Elli.  Robotic- assisted common bile duct exploration. Selected for Exhibition Hall presentation at SAGES, April 2015. Nashville, Tennessee

RGonzalez-Heredia, V Valbuena, C Hernandez, M Masrur, K Patton, M Murphey, Lisa Sanchez-Johnsen, E F Elli. Super-super obese patients: comparison between sleeve gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Selected for Podium presentation at SAGES, April 2015. Nashville, Tennessee

R Gonzalez-Heredia, V Tirado, N Patel, M Masrur, M Murphey, E F Elli. Is Helicobacter Pylori associated with a higher risk complication rate in sleeve gastrectomy? Selected for poster presentation at SAGES, April 2015. Nashville, Tennessee

R Gonzalez-Heredia, V Valbuena, M Masrur, K Patton, C Hernandez, M Murphey, L Sanchez-Johnsen, E F Elli. Do T2DM super-super obese patients benefit from bariatric surgery?  Selected for poster presentation at SAGES, April 2015. Nashville, Tennessee

E F Elli. Presentacion de caso: tratamiento del paciente post manga sin perdida de peso. IX Congreso Internacional de Cirugía Bariátrica y Metabólica. Mayo 6-8, 2015. Mendoza, Argentina.

E F Elli. Banda gastrica a manga, por que? IX Congreso Internacional de Cirugía Bariátrica y Metabólica. Mayo 6-8, 2015. Mendoza, Argentina

M Masrur; R Gonzalez-Heredia; K Patton; E F Elli. Cirugia bariatrica en super-super obesos: UIC.USA. IX Congreso Internacional de Cirugía Bariátrica y Metabólica. Mayo 6-8, 2015. Mendoza, Argentina

E F Elli. Cirugía Bariátrica y Metabólica. IX Congreso Internacional de Cirugía Bariátrica y Metabólica. Mayo 6-8, 2015. Mendoza, Argentina

M Masrur; R Gonzalez-Heredia; K Patton; E F Elli. Revision en banda gastrica: nuestra experiencia y manejo actual. IX Congreso Internacional de Cirugía Bariátrica y Metabólica. Mayo 6-8, 2015. Mendoza, Argentina.

R Gonzalez-Heredia, M. Masrur, E F Elli. Current Management of band Erosion: UIC Experience and Literature Review. 23rd International Congress of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EASES) June 3-6, 2015

VISITING PROFESSOR – LIVE SURGERY

Live surgery: “Robotic Gastric Bypass and Rectal Resection”.  Chairman. Clinical Robotic Surgery Association 2nd Worldwide Congress. October 1st, 2010.

2010 Live surgery: “Robotic Assisted Incisional Hernia”. Clinical Robotic Surgery Association 2nd Worldwide Congress. October 2st, 2010. Chicago, IL

Live surgery: “Totally Assisted Gastric Bypass for Morbid Obesity” Console Surgeon.   CRSA 4th Worldwide Congress September 28, 2012. Chicago, IL

Live surgery: “Cirugía en Vivo: Robótica. Univ. de Illinois, EEUU” Jornadas de otoño de   la Asociación Argentina de Cirugía. XX Workshop de Cirugía del Hospital JB Iturraspe. V Jornadas de Cirugía Dr. Héctor Re del Hospital JM Cullen.  Jornadas de Enfermería e Instrumentación Quirúrgica.  13, 14 y 15 de Junio / 2013 Santa Fe, Argentina

Live surgery: Live Robotic Surgery workshop. Current Challenges and Application of Robotic Surgery. Second Artillery Hospital. Beijing. China  August 28-29, 2013

Live surgery: Live Bariatric Procedures Session 1- Robotic & Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery. Institute of Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery OBESURGE 2014. Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. April 15, 2014. New Delhi, India

Live surgery: Live Bariatric Procedures Session 2- Robotic & Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery. Institute of Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery OBESURGE 2014. Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. April 15, 2014. New Delhi, India

Live surgery: Live Bariatric Procedures Session 4- Robotic & Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery. Institute of Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery OBESURGE 2014. Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. April 16, 2014. New Delhi, India

Live surgery: Live Bariatric Procedures Session 5- Robotic & Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery. Institute of Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery OBESURGE 2014. Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. April 16, 2014. New Delhi, India

Live surgery:Robotic Gastric Bypass from Orlando, USA. International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO). IFSO14 XIX World Congress. Montreal, QC, Canada. August 27, 2014

Live surgery: Live Surgeries from Around the World. Robotic conversion from sleeve –to-Gastric Bypass. 2015 Obesity week-End: ASMBS’ Annual Clinical Symposium. June 26, 2015. Chicago. IL.

CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR “HANDS ON” COURSES:

Ventral Hernia Repair Course. Minimally Invasive Surgery Center. University of Illinois Medical Center.  February 2002

Ventral Hernia Repair Course.  Minimally Invasive Surgery Center. University of Illinois Medical Center May 2002

Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy Course. Minimally Invasive Surgery Center. University of Illinois Medical Center. Chairman: Dr. Wayne Poll. October 2002

Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication Course. Minimally Invasive Surgery Center. University of Illinois Medical Center. Chairman: Dr. Jeffrey Peters. March  2003

Advance Robotic Colorectal Course. International School of Robotic Surgery.  Robotic Advance training animal lab. Director: Prof Dr. Pier Cristoforo Giulianotti. Grosetto, Italy. June 23-27, 2008

Robotic Bariatric Surgery Hands on Course. Course Co-Director;  Director: Dr. PC Giulianotti.
Robotic Bariatric Surgical Procedures: Trocar placement, Docking, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, Biliopancreatic Diversion and Revisions. August 2, 2013.  University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System

VISITING PROFESSOR – VIDEO PRESENTATIONS

Santiago Horgan, MD; Lyn Knoblock,MD; Garth Jacobsen, MD; E.Fernando Elli, MD; Robert Berger, MD. “Surgical management of laparoscopic adjustable band complications”, Presented at the ACS Congress, San Francisco, October 2008.

Racquel S. Bueno, MD, FACS; M. Veronica Gorodner, MD; E. Fernando Elli, MD; Philip Donahue, MD, FACS.  “Minimally Invasive Resection of a Benign Gastric Lesion at the GE  Junction” , presented at the ACS Congress, New Orleans, October 2007.

Moser F, Elli F , Gorodner V, Galvani C, Horgan S. “Conversion laparoscópica de banda gástrica adjustable a by pass gástrico: beneficios de la técnica de la pars flaccida”, presented in the  75 Congreso Argentino de Cirugia. November  2004.

Moser F, Elli F, Gorodner V, Galvani C, Horgan S.  “Reparacion laparóscopica  de hernia paraesofágica tipo III en paciente nonagenaria”, presented in the  75 Congreso Argentino de Cirugia. November 2004

Moser F, Elli F, Gorodner V, Galvani C, Horgan S.  “Diverticulo Cardial luego de by pass gástrico laparóscopico, rescción laparóscopica”, presented in the  75 Congreso Argentino de Cirugia. November 2004

Elli, E, Berger, R, Knoblock, L, Horgan.  “Management of complications of the adjustable gastric banding”, presented at ASBS. Las Vegas, Nevada. June 2003.

Elli, E, Berger, R, Knoblock, L, Horgan, S.  “Robotic assisted resection of an esophageal leiomyoma”, presented at SAGES 2003, Los Angeles, California. March 2003

F. Elli, R. Berger, P. Donahue, S Horgan.  “Robotic Epiphrenic Diverticulectomy”, presented at the American College of Surgeons, Thoracic Surgery Video Session. October 10, 2002. San Francisco, CA.

F. Elli, R. Berger, J, Espat, S. Horgan.  “Robotic Total Esophagectomy”, presented at the American College of Surgeons, Thoracic Surgery Video Session. October 10, 2002. San Francisco, CA

Philip E.Donahue, F.Elli, S. Horgan.  “Floppy Funduplication without Intraluminal tubes”, presented at the 18th World congress of digestive surgery. Hong Kong, December, 2002.

D Vanuno, F Elli, Berger, S Horgan.  “Thoracoscopic Pericardial Cyst Excision”,  presented at 11th International congress of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons.  New Orleans, September 2002.

Knoblock L, Elli F, Berger R, Jacobsen G, Horgan S. “Complications of Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding“ presented at the American College of Surgeons, 89th Annual Clinical Congress, Chicago, IL: October 2003.

Elli F, Bianco MF, Cho M, Sbrana F, Giulianotti PC. “Robotic assisted Roux en Y intrahepatico jejunostomy after common bile duct injury”, presented at SAGES, April 22-25 2009. Phoenix Arizona.  Session V033.

Elli F, Masrur M, Giulianotti PC.  “Laparoscopic Repair of recurrent incisional hernia” , presented at SAGES April 2011, San Antonio TX.

Elli F. “Cirugía bariátrica revisional: de banda gástrica a manga gástrica laparoscópica”, presented at Argentinian Surgical Congress Nov 14 2011. Buenos Aires Argentina.

Elli F. “Cirugía bariátrica revisional: de manga gástrica a bypass gástrico laparoscópico”, presented at Argentinian Surgical Congress Nov 14 2011. Buenos Aires Argentina.

Elli F. “Tratamiento laparoscópico de hernia recidivada” presented at Argentinian Surgical Congress Nov 16 2011. Buenos Aires Argentina.

Elli F. “Eventroplastia robótica” presented at Argentinian Surgical Congress Nov 16 2011. Buenos Aires Argentina.

Elli, F, Masrur,M, Gheza, F, Calatayud, D. “ Revisional bariatric surgery: From sleeve gastrectomy to robotic-assisted gastric by pass”  presented at  SAGES April 2012

Luca Milone, MD PhD,  MD, Enrique Elli, MD, Francesco Bianco, MD, Subashini Ayloo, MD,   Pier Cristoforo Giulianotti, MD FACS. “The Use of Fluorescence in Robotic Adrenalectomy for Pheochromocytoma”,  presented as video at SAGES April 2012. Division of General, Minimally Invasive, and Robotic  Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Masrur M, Contino GM, Kakarla R, Milone L, Elli F. “Robot-assisted Laparoscopic Repair of a Giant Paraesophageal Hernia”, presented at the 4th Worldwide Congress. CRSA. September 2012. Chicago, IL

Masrur M, Wang X, Milone L, Kakarla R, Elli F.  “Robot-assisted Paraesophageal Hernia Repairand Gastric Bypass in a super obese patient”,  presented at 4th Worldwide Congress. CRSA. September 2012.  Chicago, IL

Gonzalez-Heredia R, Masrur M, Elli EF. “Revisional surgery in gastrojejunal margin ulcer after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass”, presented at 5th Worldwide Congress. CRSA. October 2013.  Washington, DC

Gonzalez-Heredia R, Masrur M, Elli EF. “Management of severe stricture after sleeve gastrectomy conversion to bypass”, presented at 5th Worldwide Congress. CRSA. October 2013.  Washington, DC

Gonzalez-Heredia R, Masrur M, Elli EF. “Robotic-assisted conversion from gastric band to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass”, presented at 5th Worldwide Congress. CRSA. October 2013.  Washington, DC

Gonzalez-Heredia R, Masrur M, Elli E. Robotic-assisted re-do gastrojejunostomy for a giant ulcer.  Presented at SAGES April 5, 2014.  Salt Lake City, UT

Ellie E. “Management of Severe Stricture after Sleeve Gastrectomy:Conversion to Gastric Bypass”, presented at the First Mid-America Bariatric Summit. Oct 2 &3 2014.  Chicago, IL.

Ellie E. “Revisional Surgery: Conversion from Gatric Band to Sleeve Gastrectomy One Stage”, presented at the First Mid-America Bariatric Summit. Oct 2 &3 2014. Chicago, IL.

Gonzalez-Heredia R, Masrur M, Elli EF. “Failed gastric band: conversion to sleeve gastrectomy in one-stage”, presented at 6th Worldwide Congress. CRSA. October 2014.  San Francisco, CA

Gonzalez-Heredia R, Masrur M, Elli EF. “Robot-assisted re-do gastrojejunostomy for margin ulcer”, presented at 6th Worldwide Congress. CRSA. October 2014.  San Francisco, CA

Masrur M, Daskalaki D, Patton K, Aguilera F, Elli EF, Giulianotti PC. “Robotic spleen-preserving distal, subtotal pancreatectomy for hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia after subtotal gastrectomy with Roux-en-Y reconstruction”, presented at 6th Worldwide Congress. CRSA. October 2014.  San Francisco, CA

Gonzalez-Heredia R, Masrur M, Elli EF. “Robot-assisted subtotal gastrectomy for refractory gastroparesis”, presented at 6th Worldwide Congress. CRSA. October 2014.  San Francisco, CA

Elli E, Gonzalez-Heredia R, Masrur M, Murphey M, Sanchez-Johnsen L. “Sleeve gastrectomy in super-super obese patients: Outcomes and current management at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System”.  Accepted for poster presentation at IFSO-ASIAN Pacific CHAPTER 9-11st April 2015, Korea

Elli  E, Gonzalez-Heredia F, Masrur M, Murphey M,Sanchez-Johnsen L. “Robotic-assisted Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in 250 patients: Outcomes and experience at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System”  Accepted for oral presentation at IFSO-ASIAN Pacific CHAPTER 9-11st April 2015, Korea

M Masrur, R Gonzalez-Heredia, Kristin Patton, E F Elli. Manejo laparoscopico de la fistula temprana en la manga gástrica. IX Congreso Internacional de Cirugía Bariátrica y Metabólica. Mayo 6-8, 2015. Mendoza, Argentina

R Gonzalez-Heredia, M. Masrur, E F Elli. Robot-assisted Recurrent Paraesophageal Hernia Repair with Mesh.  23rd International Congress of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EASES) June 3-6, 2015
R Gonzalez-Heredia, K Patton, M. Masrur, E F Elli. Robot-assisted Removal of Hiatal Mesh for Postoperative Sever Dysphagia.  23rd International Congress of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EASES) June 3-6, 2015
R Gonzalez-Heredia, M. Masrur, E F Elli. Robotic-assisted Splenectomy for Splenomegaly.  23rd International Congress of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EASES) June 3-6, 2015
R Gonzalez-Heredia, M. Masrur, E F Elli. Minimally Invasive Management of A Leak after Sleeve Gastrectomy. 23rd International Congress of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EASES) June 3-6, 2015

R Gonzalez-Heredia, M. Masrur, E F Elli. Conversion From Gastric band to Sleeve Gastrectomy One-Stage..  23rd International Congress of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EASES) June 3-6, 2015

PEER REVIEWER ACTIVITY AS EXPERT IN THE FIELD

Annals of Surgery  “Multi-Factorial Analysis of the Learning Curve of Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Biliopancreatic   Diversion with Duodenal Switch”.
The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery“Integration Design of Robotic System for Minimally Invasive Surgery”
The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, “Totally laparoscopic robot-assisted management of cardia carcinoma according to Siewert  recommendations”.
The International Journal of Medical Robotic and Computer Assisted Surgery, “Laparoscopic and robotic distal gastrectomy for gastrointestinal stromal tumor. Case report”
The International Journal of Biomedical Science, “Safety of the Laparoscopic Entry. Where We Are and Where We Go?”
The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, “Robotic Assisted Revisional Bariatric Surgery, Buchs et al.
The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery. “Minimizing
Operative Time for Robotic Gastrectomy in Cancer: Analysis of the Major Factors for Four Detailed Steps”.

The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery. “Animal
Experiments Study of a Novel Minimally Invasive Surgical Robot”. RCS-14-0067

The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery. “Robotics in General Surgery: A Systematic Cost Assessment”. RCS-14-0145
the Public Library of Science One. “A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials to compare long-term outcomes of Nissen and Toupet fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux disease”. PONE-D-14-56398
Obesity Surgery. “Concomitant Bariatric Surgery with Laparoscopic Intraperitonel onlay Mesh repair for Recurrent Ventral Hernia in morbidly Obese Patients: An Evolving Standard of Care”. OBSU-D-15-00034R1
Obesity Surgery. “Gerd-related Questionnaires and Obese Population: They Really Reflect the Severity of the Disease and Impact of GERD on Quality of Patients’ Life?”. OBSU-D-14-00756
Obesity Surgery. “Quality of Life Outsomes of Bariatric Surgery: a Systematic Review”. OBSU-D-15-00386
The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery. “Task Analysis of Laparoscopic Camera Control Schemes”. RCS-15-0139

RESEARCH: FUNDED

RESEARCH: UNFUNDED

Gastric Pace Maker for Gastroparesis (HUD)
University of Illinois at Chicago-Protocol No 2002-0086

Principal Investigator

Status: Active

Evaluation of DaVinci Surgical third Patient Side Manipulator arm
University of Illinois at Chicago-Protocol No 2002-0331

Co-Investigator

Status: Terminated

Impact of Continuing Education on Use of Mesh for Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
University of Illinois at Chicago-Protocol No 2002-0507

Co-Investigator

Status: Closed

Impact of Laparoscopic Banding on Reflux Disease and Co-Morbidities Among Morbidly Obese Patients
University of Illinois at Chicago- Protocol No 2002-0508

Co-Investigator

Status: Terminated

Creation and Use of a Surgical Patient Database
University of Illinois at Chicago-Protocol No 2004-0670

Co-Investigator

Status: Completed

Liver Diseases in Morbid Obesity
University of Illinois at Chicago-Protocol No 2006-0323

Co-Investigator

Status: Completed

Urinary and Fecal Incontinence in an Obese Population
University of Illinois at Chicago-Protocol No 2009-0339

Co-Investigator

Status: Completed

Vitamin D, Inflammation, and Relation to Insulin Resistance and Trip-induced Falls in in Obese Pre-menopausal Women: a Clinical Trail
University of Illinois at Chicago-Protocol No 2009-1210

Research Associate

Status: Completed

Vitamin D, Inflammation and Relations to Insulin Resistance and Trip-Induced Falls in Obese Pre-menopausal Women
University of Illinois at Chicago-Protocol No 2010-1010

Research Associate

Status: Active

Cultural Factors Underlying Obesity in Latino Men
University of Illinois at Chicago-Protocol No 2011-0187

Research Associate

Status: Active

Latinos, Culture and Obesity
University of Illinois at Chicago-Protocol No 2011-0275

Research Assistant

Status: Active

Retrospective Study of Robotic Surgery Outcomes
University of Illinois at Chicago-Protocol No 2011-1104

Research Assistant

Status: Active

Laparoscopic Gastric Plication for Morbid Obesity
University of Illinois at Chicago-Protocol No 2012-0100

Principal Investigator

Status: Completed

Simultaneous Robotic Kidney Transplantation and Bariatric Surgery for Morbidly Obese Patients with End-Stage Renal Failure
University of Illinois at Chicago-Protocol No 2012-0014

Co-Investigator

Status: Active

In Vivo Assessment of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Composition in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease by Two-Dimensional Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
University of Illinois at Chicago-Protocol No 2012-0740

Co-Investigator

Status: Active

Elucidating differences in obese vs non-obese kidney transplant recipients and donors: the drivers behind increased complications in obese transplant patients
University of Illinois at Chicago-Protocol No 2013-0252

Research Associate

Status: Expired

Effects of Laparoscopic Versus Robot-Assisted Sleeve Gastrectomy on Rates of Co-Morbidities Associated with Obesity in the Short-, Medium-, and Long Term
University of Illinois at Chicago-Protocol No 2013-1022

Principal Investigator

Status: Active

Plastic surgery’s impact on the management of obesity after bariatric surgery
University of Illinois at Chicago-Protocol No 2014-1036

Principal Investigator

Status: Active

Outcomes of Robot Assisted Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
University of Illinois at Chicago-Protocol No 2014-0336

Principal Investigator

Status: Active

Renal Function in Obese Patients After Bariatric Surgery
University of Illinois at Chicago-Protocol No 2014-0349

Principal Investigator

Status: Active

Is Helicobacter Pylori associated with a higher risk of leaks after sleeve gastrectomy?
University of Illinois at Chicago-Protocol No 2014-0350

Principal Investigator

Status: Active

Study of Pediatric Surgical Patients Prior to April 1, 2014
University of Illinois at Chicago-Protocol No 2014-0396

Co-Investigator

Status: Active

Outcomes in Post-Bariatric Body Contouring: A Single Institution 3-Year Experience
University of Illinois at Chicago-Protocol No 2014-0082

Co-Investigator

Status: Completed

A Randomized, Double-Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Trail of TU-100 in Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Colectomy
University of Illinois at Chicago-Protocol No 2014-1203

Principal Investigator

Status: Under Review

Plastic surgery’s impact on the management of obesity after bariatric surgery
University of Illinois at Chicago- protocol No 2014-1036

Principal Investigator

Status:

Exparel Fast Tract Protocol for Early Disease
University of Illinois at Chicago-protocol No 2014-0067

Principal Investigator

Status: Active

Gastric Pacemaker for Gastroparesis: Enterra II Therapy System for Gastric Electrical Stimulation
University of Illinois at Chicago-Protocol No 2015-0086

Principal Investigator

Status: Under Review

COMPARISON BETWEEN SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY AND GASTRIC BY PASS ON THE TREATMENT AND RESOLUTION OF TYPE II DIABETES ( Warren Cole grant). – University of Illinois at Chicago
Principal Investigator

TEACHING RECORD

Medical Students Activities

Director of UIC Clerkship. January 2014 to present

Mentorship program for MS4 class: Mentor for students looking for a career in surgery. (every rotation since 2008)

Mock interviews program: Facilitate and advise students that are going through the interview process.  (every rotation since 2008)

Surgical Clerkship for MS3 class: Lecture surgical pathology of the upper GI tract. (every rotation since 2008)

Abdominal examination for MS2: Lecture and hands on experience. (every rotation since 2008)

Craig Fellowship sponsor:

Summer 2012: Michelle Hwang (MS2). Responsible of 50 % of the applicant grant. $1,700.

Project: Effects of Sleeve Gastrectomy on GERD and Other Comorbidities.

Presented as a poster. 2012

Summer 2013: Jeremy Ross (MS2). Responsible of 50 % of the applicant grant. $1,700.

Project: Enterra therapy for the treatment of gastroparesis. Paper published

Summer 2014: Neil Patel

Project: Bariatric Surgery and Ethnicity. Presented as poster and paper published

Summer 2015: Omar Jamil:

Project: Micronutrient Deficiencies in Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Patients

Summer 2015: William Neal:

Project: Efficacy of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass to Control Type II Diabetes

Mentor for Society of Propective Surgeons.  (every rotation since 2012)

Resident Laparascopic Surgical Skills Lab. (since 2008 to present)

Medical Student Lectures:

Bariatric Surgery. (every rotation since 2008)

Hernia Repair.(every rotation since 2008)

Complications of Bariatric Surgery. (every rotation since 2008)

How to read a CT Scan. (every rotation since 2008)

Management of Drains. (every rotation since 2008)

Indications of Bariatric Surgery. (every rotation since 2008)

Bowel Obstruction. (every rotation since 2008)

Acute Cholecystitis. (every rotaion since 2008)

Gastric Resections. (every rotation since 2008)

Dumping Syndrome. (every rotation since 2008)

Abdominal Wall Reconstruction. (every rotation since 2008)

Necrotizing Pancreatitis. (every rotation since 2008)

Gastroparesis. (every rotation since 2008)

Fellowship Activities:

Associate Director of Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery

Associate Director of Advance GI Surgery

Responsible for selection process of candidates.

Fellows trained:

Alexandra Roginsky, MD = July 2008 – July 2009
Mark Choi, MD  = July 2008 – 2009
Lindberg Simpson, MD = March 2010- March 2011
Osman Babikir, MD = April 2010 – April 2011
Venkata Kakarla, MD = October 2011 – October 2012
Luca Milone, MD, = July 2012 – June 2013
Eduardo Fernandes, MD, PhD = July 2012 – July 2013
Mario Masrur, MD =October 2013 – October 2014
Kristin Patton, MD=July 2013 – July 2015
Jean Pierre Martucci Melo, MD = August 2013 – January 2014

Past Research Fellows:
Mario Masrur, MD= July 2011-July2013

Raquel Gonzalez-Heredia, MD, PhD= July 2013- July 2015 (Responbile for supervision, funding and professional sponser).
M.S. Partcipating in Clinical Research:
Neil Patel, BS (May 2014 to present)

Valeria VS Valbuena, BS (October 2014 to present)

Crystal Hernandez, undergraduate student (November 2014 to present)

Janine Angelika Devicais, undergraduate student (January 2015 to present)

Madgy Abd, undergraduate student (February 2015 to present)

PROFESSIONAL DISCLOSURES
-Consultant and proctor for Intuitive Surgical. Robotic Surgery Proctor.

 

-Consultant and proctor for Allergan.  Laparoscopic Gastric banding proctor.

 

-Consultant and proctor for Covidien. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy proctor

 

-Consultant and proctor for Aesculap. Caiman device.
-Consultant and proctor for Ethicon Endosurgery.

CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES AND CONFERENCES
“Course of Basic laparoscopic Surgery”.  Servicio de Cirugia Gastroenterológica, Hospital de Clínicas “Jose de San Martin”.  Duración 60 hrs.  Director: Dr Pedro Ferraina. Buenos Aires, Argentina.  Agosto 1997.

“The surgical patient in the Intensive Care Unit”.  Argentine Surgical Association Symposium. Director: Dr Jorge Merello Lardies. Buenos Aires, Argentina. Agosto 1998

“Segundo curso Universitario de cirugia laparoscopica básica y experimental”. General Surgery Service, Hospital de Clínicas “Jose de San Martin” Director Dr Pedro Ferraina. Buenos Aires, Argentina. Octubre 1999.

“Tercer curso Universitario de cirugia laparoscopica básica y experimental” . General Surgery Service, Laparoscopic Surgery section. Hospital de Clínicas “José de San  Martin” Director: Dr. Pedro Ferraina. Buenos Aires, Argentina. Agosto 2000.

International Course of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery.  71th Argentine Surgical Congress Duration: 6 hrs. Director: Julio Diez. Buenos Aires, Argentina.  Noviembre 2000

International Course of trauma. 71th Argentine Surgical Congress Duration: 6 hrs. Director: Martin Odriozola. Buenos Aires, Argentina.  November 2000

ATLS- Advanced Trauma Life Support: Hospital de Clinicas “ Jose de San Martin” Duration: 20 hrs. Chairman: Martin Odriozola. Buenos Aires, Argentina. November 2000.

“Investigator 101 Training” University of Illinois at Chicago, Human Subject Protections Program, Initial Education. Investigator Education Certification. July 2001.

Intuitive Surgical da Vinci Surgical System Training Workshop.  Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, University of Illinois at Chicago. December 17-18, 2001.

Post graduate course: “Minimally Invasive endocrine surgery” Mount Sinai School of Medicine. New York. USA. March 12-13, 2002.

Lap Band Adjustable Gastric Banding System Training Workshop. Theoretical and practical instruction. Chairman: Roberto Rumbaut, MD. University of Illinois at Chicago. May 16 –18 2002.

Curso de Obesidad Mórbida. 9th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery.  6th Latin American Congress of Endoscopic Surgery. 13th Mexican Congress of Endoscopic Surgery. Cancún, México.  Febrero 2004

Curso de Cirugia Colónica Laparoscópica. 9th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery. 6th Latin American Congress of Endoscopic Surgery. 13th Mexican Congress of Endoscopic Surgery. Cancún, México. Febrero 2004

“Cirugía laparoscópica de esófago y estómago” y Tratamiento quirúrgico de la obesidad mórbida”.  XIII Curso internacional. Capítulo Argentino del American College of Surgeons. Buenos Aires.  Abril 23, 2004

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