• 500 University Dr.

    17033 Hershey

    United States

Organization profile

Organization profile

Since its establishment by Dr. John Waldhausen in 1969, the Department of Surgery has been dedicated to providing the highest quality surgical care possible.

The department consists of 11 clinical divisions and sections and two research divisions providing state-of-the-art care and scholarly activity in all of the specialty disciplines.

Together, they offer a wide range of high-quality services and procedures to referring physicians and their patients using state of the art diagnostic procedures and surgical techniques.

The department believes that multidisciplinary collaboration involving physicians, nurses and other health care professionals assures that patients receive the best care possible in both inpatient and outpatient settings. In concert with referring physicians, the department is dedicated to providing the highest quality, most state-of-the-art, most patient-centered care possible.

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Heart-Assist Devices Medicine & Life Sciences
Pediatrics Medicine & Life Sciences
Neoplasms Medicine & Life Sciences
Liver Transplantation Medicine & Life Sciences
Transplants Medicine & Life Sciences
Cardiopulmonary Bypass Medicine & Life Sciences
Tacrolimus Medicine & Life Sciences
Therapeutics Medicine & Life Sciences

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Profiles

Photo of Scott Armen

Scott Armen, MD

Person: Academic

20042019
Photo of Allene Burdette
20092019
Photo of Amy Burns

Amy Burns, MD

Person: Academic

20152016

Research Output 1975 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)
Advisory Committees
Heart Diseases
Tomography

Accuracy of the NSQIP risk calculator for predicting complications following adrenalectomy

Walker, J. B., Gogoj, A., Saunders, B. D., Canter, D. J., Lehman, K. & Raman, J., Jan 1 2019, In : International Urology and Nephrology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adrenalectomy
Quality Improvement
Length of Stay
Urology
Tertiary Healthcare

Active Surveillance as Initial Management of Newly Diagnosed Prostate Cancer: Data from the PURC

Botejue, M., Abbott, D., Danella, J., Fonshell, C., Ginzburg, S., Guzzo, T. J., Lanchoney, T., Marlowe, B., Raman, J., Smaldone, M., Tomaszewski, J. J., Trabulsi, E. J., Uzzo, R. G. & Reese, A. C., May 1 2019, In : The Journal of Urology. 201, 5, p. 929-936 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prostatic Neoplasms
Urology
Neoplasms
Demography
Therapeutics

Adaptable microfluidic system for single-cell pathogen classification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing

Li, H., Torab, P., Mach, K. E., Surrette, C., England, M. R., Craft, D., Thomas, N., Liao, J. C., Puleo, C. & Wong, P. K., Jan 1 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 21, p. 10270-10279 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microfluidics
Urine
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Bacteria
Bacterial Infections

Advance Care Planning Among Patients With Advanced Cancer

Schubart, J. R., Levi, B., Bain, M. M., Farace, E. & Green, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Oncology Practice. 15, 1, p. e65-e73

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Advance Care Planning
Advance Directives
Physicians
Decision Support Techniques
Neoplasms

African Americans Are at a Higher Risk for Limb Loss but Not Mortality after Lower Extremity Bypass Surgery

Yang, Y., Lehman, E. B. & Aziz, F., Jul 1 2019, In : Annals of Vascular Surgery. 58, p. 63-77 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

African Americans
Lower Extremity
Extremities
Mortality
Amputation

African Americans are less likely to have elective endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms

Yang, Y., Lehman, E. B. & Aziz, F., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Vascular Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
African Americans
Aneurysm
Hispanic Americans
Healthcare Disparities

A Multiwell Microfluidic Device for Analyzing and Screening Nonhormonal Contraceptive Agents

Li, H., Garner, T., Diaz, F. & Wong, P. K., Jan 1 2019, In : Small. 1901910.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lab-On-A-Chip Devices
Drug interactions
Fluidic devices
Cumulus Cells
Microfluidics

Projects 1973 2022

Blood
Pumps
Platelets
Chemical activation
Turbulent flow
Biocompatible Materials
Bacterial Adhesion
Thrombosis
Biofilms
Platelet Activation
Artificial Heart
Pediatrics
Waiting Lists
Transplants
Stroke Volume
Databases
Inpatients
Health
Research
Thoracic Surgery

RESEARCH TRAINING IN ALIMENTARY TRACT SURGERY

Soybel, D. & Hodin, R. A.

National Institutes of Health

7/18/976/30/21

Project: Research project

Research
Research Personnel
Medical Schools
Cell Biology
Mentors
Infection
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Therapeutics
Bacteria
bolaamphiphile
Hospital Costs
Robotics
Inpatients
Costs and Cost Analysis
Administrative Personnel
Left ventricular assist devices
Control systems
Pumps
Pressure sensors
Blood
Heart-Assist Devices
Equipment and Supplies
Equipment Design
Thromboembolism
Weaning