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Anai N. Kothari MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Froedtert Hospital
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Phone: 414-955-1443
Fax: 414-955-0197

EDUCATION:
09/2004 - 05/2008 Bachelor of Science, Molecular Biology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
07/2008 - 05/2012 Doctor of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
07/2012 - 07/2019 General Surgery Residency, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL
06/2014 - 05/2016 Master of Science, Clinical Research Methods of Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL
07/2014 - 06/2016 Research Fellow, Oncology Institute, Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Maywood, IL
08/2019 - 07/2021 Fellow in Complex General Surgical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
09/2021 - Present Assistant Professor, Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226
09/2021 - Present Attending Staff, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226

HOSPITAL AND CLINICAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
09/2019 - 07/2021 Clinical Specialist, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
09/2021 - Present Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226
11/2021 - Present Froedtert Surgery Center, 840 N. 87th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53226

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin
2021
10/31/2023
    

AWARDS AND HONORS:
2009 UWSMPH Shapiro Medical Student Research Fellowship awardee
2012 Dr. Larry Tempelis Peer Mentoring in Professionalism Award
2013 - 2014 William H. Baker Vascular Surgery Resident Award, Loyola University Medical Center
2015 - 2016 Certificate of Distinction in Quality and Safety, Loyola University Medical Center
2016 Alpha Omega Alpha Society
2017 - 2018 Resident of the Year, Loyola Stritch School of Medicine
2017 - 2018 Trauma Resident Award, Loyola University Department of Surgery
2018 - 2019 Senior Resident Teaching Award, Loyola University Department of Surgery

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
2012 - Present American College of Surgeons (Resident Member)
2014 - Present Society of Asian Academic Surgeons (Resident Member)
2014 - Present Society of Surgical Oncology (Candidate Member)
2014 - Present Association for Surgical Education (Resident Member)
2014 - Present Association for Academic Surgery (Candidate Member)
2014 - Present Association of Program Directors in Surgery (Member)
2015 - Present Surgical Outcomes Club (Member)
2020 - Present Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (Candidate Member)
2020 - Present American Medical Informatic Association (Member)

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
2010 - 2012 Class of 2012 Representative, Education Policy Committee (EPC), University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI
2010 - 2011 Student Member, Neurosciences Course Transition Committee, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI
2013 - 2015 Resident Member, House Staff Quality and Safety Committee, LUMC, Maywood, IL
2014 - 2016 Resident Champion, National Surgical Quality Improvement Project (NSQIP) Resident Champion, LUMC, Maywood, IL
2014 - 2016 Chair, Seminars in Surgical Analytics Steering Committee, Department of Surgery, LUMC, Maywood, IL
2014 - 2016 Class Representative, Program Evaluation Committee, Department of Surgery, LUMC, Maywood, IL
2014 - 2019 House Staff Representative, Graduate Medical Education Committee, LUMC, Maywood, IL
2015 - 2017 Surgical Resident Representative, Hand Hygiene Operational Committee, LUMC, Maywood, IL
2015 - 2016 Co-Chair, House Staff Quality and Safety Committee, LUMC, Maywood, IL
2015 - 2016 House Staff Representative, Quality and Patient Safety Council (QPSC), LUMC, Maywood, IL
2015 - 2018 Resident Chair, Research Club, Dept of Surgery, LUMC, Maywood, IL
2018 - 2019 Chief Resident for Education and Research, LUMC, Maywood, IL
2019 - 2021 Fellow Representative, Innovation Committee, Division of Surgery, UT MDACC, Houston, TX
2019 - 2021 Fellow Representative, Program Evaluation Committee, Department of Surgical Oncology, UT MDACC, Houston, TX
2019 - 2020 Fellow Representative, House Staff Senate, UT MDACC, Houston, TX
2019 - 2021 Fellow Representative, UT MD Anderson Wellness Committee, UT MDACC, Houston, TX
2020 - 2021 Quality and Safety Fellow, Department of Surgical Oncology, UT MDACC, Houston, TX
2020 - 2021 House Staff President, House Staff Senate, UT MDACC, Houston, TX
2020 - 2021 House Staff President, Graduate Medical Education Committee, UT MDACC, Houston, TX
2020 - 2021 UT MD Anderson Faculty Educator of the Year Selection Committee, UT MDACC, Houston, TX
2020 - 2021 Member, UT MD Anderson COVID-19 Trainee Contingency Task Force, UT MDACC, Houston, TX

NATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
2014 - 2019 Institutional Member, Digital Healthcare Committee, Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality Association
2015 - 2017 Resident Member, Institutional Review Committee, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
2015 - 2017 Co-Chair, Data and Information Technology Subcommittee, Council of Review Committee Residents
2015 - 2019 Resident Representative, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), Council of Review Committee Residents
2016 - 2017 Member, Program Requirements Phase 1 Task Force, ACGME Common Program
2016 - 2017 Co-Champion, Back to the Bedside Initiative Steering Group, Council of Review Committee Residents
2016 - 2019 Member, Resident Well-Being Subcommittee, Council of Review Committee Residents
2016 - 2018 Member, Program Committee, Society of Asian Academic Surgeons
2017 - 2019 Resident Member, ACGME Clinical Learning Environment Review Committee
2018 - 2022 Associate Member Councilor, Executive Council, Society of Asian Academic Surgeons
2018 - 2022 Member, Working and Advisory Group, Back to Bedside Program
2020 - 2023 Member, Cancer Surgery Standards Program Implementation and Integration Committee, American College of Surgeons
2021 - 2022 Chair, Membership Task Force, Society of Asian Academic Surgeons

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Prior
Peer Review
Title:
Health Quality and Outcomes in Sepsis and Surgery
Source:
NIH (NIAAA) T32 Training Grant
PI:
Paul C. Kuo, MD
Dates:
2014 - 2016
  
Title:
Reintubation Avoidance Protocol (RAP) to Decrease Unplanned Intubations
Source:
Illinois Surgical Quality Improvement Collaborative (ISQIC)
Role:
Co-Principal Investigator
Dates:
2015 - 2017
  

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
1. "Uncovering Temporal Disparities in Surgical Care: The Weekend Effect", Grand Rounds, Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, 02/2015 - Present
2. "True Lift Modeling: Identifying Top Responders", Seminar in Surgical Analytics, Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, 07/2015 - Present
3. "Predictive Analytics in Clinical, Translational, and Basic Research", Burn Shock Trauma Institute Seminar, Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, 09/2015 - Present
4. "Osteopontin in the Tumor Microenvironment: New Insights, More Questions". Cell Signaling Program, Oncology Institute, Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, 01/2016 - Present
5. "Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Prevent Unplanned Intubations". Perioperative Safety Committee, Loyola University Medical Center, 04/2016 - Present
7. "Engaging Residents in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety", QRST Lecture Series. Department of Anesthesiology, Loyola University Medical Center, 05/2016 - Present
6. "Duty Hours Update and the ACGME Phase 1 Task Force", ACGME CRCR Meeting, 05/2016 - Present
9. "Analytic Foundations of the Care Delivery Macroenvironment", Grand Rounds, Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, 07/2016 - Present
11. "Beyond Work Hours: How the Common Program Requirements Can Improve Resident Well-Being", Surgical Intern Boot Camp, Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, 04/2017 - Present
13. "Collaborative Team Work and Resident Engagement", Back to Bedside Kick-Off, ACGME, 10/2017 - Present
12. "Analytics and Engagement", Department of Urology, Loyola University Medical Center, 10/2017 - Present
14. "83 cc per hour", Department of Surgery, Grand Rounds, Loyola University Medical Center, 09/2018 - Present
16. "Improving In to Better Out: Surgical Documentation in the Electronic Health Record", Quality and Patient Safety Conference, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, 11/2019 - Present
17. "Teaming to Improve Trainee Well-Being", Wellness and Well-being Task Force, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, 01/2020 - Present
18. "Palantir Foundry and Re-imagining Data Integration and Team Data Science", D3CODE Steering Committee, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, 07/2020 - Present
19. "Universal Asymptomatic Preoperative COVID-19 Testing Prior to Time Sensitive Oncologic Surgery", D3CODE Steering Committee, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, 08/2020 - Present
20. "Asymptomatic Preoperative COVID-19 Testing, D3CODE, and Team-Science for Discovery". D3CODE Research Forum, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, 10/2020 - Present
21. "Shifting Out of Neutral: Accelerating Clinical Insight Using Electronic Health Data". Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, 02/2021 - Present
10. "Back to Bedside: Launching a National, Resident-Driven Initiative to Improve Meaning in Work"
8. "Understanding Fire Safety in the Operating Room", Multi-disciplinary Safety Conference, Spring 2016. Loyola University Medical Center, June, 2016
15. "Team is a Verb", Multi-disciplinary Safety Conference, Loyola University Medical Center, Spring 2019
 
National
1. "The 21st Century Physician". Plenary Oral Presentation, ACGME Annual Conference, 03/2018 - Present
3. "Mentorship and Sponsorship from residency to retirement". Lessons Learned from Asian Academic Surgeons., Advances in Surgery Channel, 09/2021 - Present
2. "Teaming", Oral Presentation. ACGME Annual Conference, 2019
 

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
1. Kothari AN, Weigel TL, Bretl T, Block K, Munoz-del Rio, LoConte NK. "An Abbreviated Thoracic Onco Geriatric Assessment (TOGA): Its Components Predict Surgical Outcomes". Wisconsin Surgical Society Annual Meeting, November 2009. Kohler, WI. Oral Presentation.
2. Phillips S, Kothari AN, Weigel TL. "Incidence of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma In African American Males in Wisconsin: Trends from 1996-2008. Undergraduate Research Symposium 2010, March 2010. Madison, WI. Oral Presentation.
3. Kothari AN, Weber CE, Chang V, Arrfa M, Zapf MAC, Kuo PC, Mi Z. "Osteopontin Responsible for Initiation, Not Maintaining, Cancer Associated Fibroblast Phenotype". International Osteopontin and Other SIBLING Proteins Conference, 2015. Chicago, IL. Oral Presentation.
4. Evans AE, Kothari AN, He E, Kuo PC, Plackett T, Posluszny J. "Does the Halo Effect for Level 1 Trauma Centers Apply to Non-Surgical Life-Threatening Diagnoses?". Chicago Committee on Trauma, 2015 Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. Oral Presentation.
5. Kothari AN, Fairman C, Saib L, Halvorsen K, Hopkinson W. "Developing a Reintubation Avoidance Protocol (RAP) to Decrease Unplanned Intubations". Semi-Annual Meeting Illinois Surgical Quality Improvement Collaborative (ISQIC) 2016. Oral Presenta
 
Regional
1. Zapf MAC, Mi Z, Wai PY, Kothari AN, Driver J, Gupta GN, Kuo PC. "Green Tea Component EGCG Reduces Osteopontin Expression via mRNA Half-Life Reduction in Metastatic Hepatocellular Carcinoma Cell Lines". Central Surgical Association 2015 Annual Meeting. Chic
2. Liles JL, Kothari AN, Holmes CJ, Zapf MAC, Kuo PC, Luchette FA. "Early Versus Delayed Surgical Management and Intestinal Obstruction Outcomes". Central Surgical Association Annual Meeting 2015. Chicago, IL. Oral Presentation.
3. Nassoiy S, Blackwell RH, Kothari AN, Kuo PC, Gupta GN, Abood G. "Transient Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation Predicts Long-Term Cardiovascular Morbidity Following Gastrectomy". Midwest Surgical Association Annual Meeting 2015. Lake Geneva, WI. Oral Presen
4. Blackwell RH, Kothari AN, Shah AS, Gange W, Kliethermes S, Quek M, Luchette F, Flanigan R, Kuo PC, Gupta GN. "Adhesive Bowel Obstruction Following Urologic Surgery: Improved Outcome With Early Intervention". North Central Section of the AUA, 2015 Annual Meeting. Amelia Island, FL. Oral Presentation.
5. Kothari AN, Halandras P, Blackwell RH, Zapf MAC, Kuo PC, Cho J. "Transient Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation after Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair Increases Mortality Risk". Midwestern Vascular 2015, the 39th Annual Meeting of the Society. Chicago, IL. ePoster Presentation.
6. Kothari AN, Blackwell RH, Yau RM, Zapf MAC, Arffa M, Mi Z, Abood GJ, Kuo PC. "The Post-Hospital Syndrome Predicts Readmission Following Outpatient Hernia Repair". Western Surgical Association, 2015 Annual Meeting. Napa Valley, CA. ePoster Presentation.
7. Kothari AN, Yau RM, Blackwell RH, Markossian T, Zapf MAC, Lu AD, Kuo PC. "Inpatient Rehabilitation Following Liver Transplantation Decreases Risk and Severity of 30-Day Readmissions". Western Surgical Association, 2015 Annual Meeting. Napa Valley, CA. Oral Presentation.
8. Drescher M, Kothari AN, Day G, Besser S, Kuo PC, Luchette FA. "A Population-Based Study of Operative vs. Non-operative Management of Complicated Appendicitis in the Elderly". Central Surgical Association Annual Meeting, 2016. Montreal, Quebec. Oral Presentation. Oral Presentation.
9. Kothari AN, Evans AE, Blanco BA, Chang V, Kliethermes S, Abood GJ, Kuo PC. "A High Volume Ecosystem Explains Low Volume, High Quality Surgical Care in Rectal Cancer Resection". Central Surgical Association Annual Meeting, 2016. Montreal, Quebec. Oral Presentation.
10. Cobb AN, Wong YM, Brownlee SA, Blanco BA, Ezure Y, Kuo PC, Kothari AN. "Perioperative Support, Not Volume, Necessary to Optimize Outcomes in Surgical Management of Necrotizing Enterocolitis". Midwest Surgical Association Annual Meeting, 2016. Oral Presentation.
11. Grindstaff EM, Blackwell RH, Yau RM, Evans AE, He EC, Kothari AN, Gupta GN, Kuo PC, Abood GJ. "Patient Factors Influence Aspiration Risk After Abdominopelvic Oncologic Surgery". Midwest Surgical Association Annual Meeting, 2016. Oral Presentation.
12. Vana PG, Erickson T, Blanco BA, Brownlee SA, Kuo PC, Kothari AN. "Impact of Hospital Transfer on Surgical Outcomes of Intestinal Atresia". Midwest Surgical Association Annual Meeting, 2016. Oral Presentation.
13. Kothari AN, Loy VM, Brownlee SA, Ezure Y, Schaidle-Blackburn C, Cotler SJ, di Sabato D, Kuo PC, Lu AD. "Adverse Effect of Post-Discharge Care Fragmentation on Outcomes after Readmissions after Liver Transplantation." Western Surgical Annual Meeting, 2016. Coronado, CA. Oral Presentation.
 
National
1. Kothari AN, Bretl T, Block K, Weigel TL. "Individual Components of Validated Screening Tools Predict Surgical Outcomes in a Geriatric Population". Academic Surgical Congress, February 2010. San Antonio, TX. Oral Presentation.
40. Kothari AN, Tzeng CW, Chun YS, Aloia TA, Kaseb AO, Vauthey JN, Tran Cao HS. "Where You Go Matters: Hospital Variation in Treatment Outcomes for High-Risk Hepatocellular Carcinoma". American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2020. Surgical Forum, Oral Presenta
3. Kothari AN, Hennon M, Munoz-del-Rio A, Bretl T, Weigel TL. "An Acuity Adaptable Patient Care Unit Does Not Change Surgical Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Esophagectomy".Society of Surgical Oncology Annual Meeting, March 2010. St. Louis, MO. Poster presentation.
4. Kothari AN, Hennon MW, Munoz-del-Rio A, Bretl T, Weigel TL. "An Acuity Adaptable Patient Care Unit Improves Surgical Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Major Thoracic Procedures". American College of Surgeons 96th Annual Clinical Congress, October 2010. Washington, D.C. Oral Presentation.
41. Kothari AN, Hester CA, Tzeng CW, Newhook TE, Chun YS, Vauthey JN, Tran Cao HS. "Survival in Patients with Colorectal Liver Metastases is Associated with Multimodality Capacity of the Treating Facility". Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT) Annual Meeti
42. Kothari AN, Arvide EM, Trans A, Newhook TE, Bruno ML, Dewhurst WL, Aloia T, Swisher SG, Lee JE, Katz MG, Vauthey JN, Tzeng CWD. "Implementation of an Automated Data Abstraction Workflow to Facilitate Quality Improvement and Research". Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT) Annual Meeting 2021, Oral Prese
5. Kothari AN, Bretl T, Weigel TL. "Evaluation of the Charlson Comorbidity Index to Predict Outcome After Esophagectomy in Older Patients". J Clin Oncol 29:2011 (suppl 4; abstr 27). American Society of Clinical Oncology GI C, January 2011. San Francisco, CA. Poster Presentation.
6. Zapf MAC, Kothari AN, Kuo PC, Gupta GN, Wai P, Driver J, Markossian T. "Developing a Tiered Method to Link Health Information Technology Attributes with Patient Outcomes". Academic Surgical Congress 2015. Las Vegas, NV. Quickshot Oral Presentation.
7. Zapf MAC, Kothari AN, Markossian T, Gupta GN, Wai P, Driver J, Kuo PC. "The "Weekend Effect" in Urgent General Surgical Procedures". Academic Surgical Congress 2015. Las Vegas, NV. Quickshot Oral Presentation.
8. Driver J, Wai PY, Zapf MAC, Kothari AN, Wolin KY, Kuo PC. "What Happened Last Night?! - Variability in Night Shift ICU Care". Academic Surgical Congress 2015. Las Vegas, NV. Quickshot Oral Presentation.
9. Kothari AN, Zapf MAC, Driver J, Markossian T, Kuo PC. "Acute Cholecystitis in Octogenarians: Determinants of Readmission and Inpatient Outcomes". Academic Surgical Congress 2015. Las Vegas, NV. Quickshot Oral Presentation.
10. Kothari AN, Zapf MAC, Blackwell RH, Chang V, Mi Z, Gupta GN, Kuo PC. "Components Of Hospital Perioperative Infrastructure Can Overcome The Weekend Effect In Urgent General Surgery Procedures". 135th Annual Meeting of the American Surgical Association. San Diego
11. Plichta JK, Kothari AN, Zapf MAC, Kuo PC, Godellas C, Abood GJ. "Hospital Selection and Breast Cancer Patients: Who goes where?". American Society of Breast Surgeons Annual Meeting 2015. Orlando, FL. Poster Presentation.
12. Blackwell RH, Kirshenbaum E, Zapf MAC, Kothari AN, Kuo PC, Flanigan R, Gupta, G. "Incidence of Contrast Reaction During Non-Intravenous Urinary Tract Imaging". The Journal of Urology, 193(4), e88. American Urological Association 2015 Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. Oral Presentation.
13. Blanco BA, Kothari AN, Yau R, Graunke D, Pappas S, Kuo PC, Abood GJ. "Take the Volume Pledge May Result in Disparity in Access to Care". Academic Surgical Congress 2016. Jacksonville, FL. Plenary Talk.
14. Chang V, Kothari AN, Albright JM, Yau R, Besser S, Blackwell RH, Gupta GN, Kuo PC. "Surgical Outcomes Mixed Following Hospital Consolidations: Implications for Local Healthcare Delivery". Academic Surgical Congress 2016. Jacksonville, FL. Oral Presentation.
15. Drescher M, Chang V, Yau R, Blanco BA, Vedachalam S, Besser S, Kuo PC, Kothari AN. "How Many More Patients Could Safely Undergo Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy at Ambulatory Surgery Centers". Academic Surgical Congress 2016. Jacksonville, FL. Oral Presentation.
16. Kothari AN, Blackwell RH, Yau RM, Chang V, Zapf MAC, Markossian T, Gupta GN, Kuo PC. "Overcoming the Weekend Effect: Impact of Electronic Medical Record System and Vendor Functionality". Academic Surgical Congress 2016. Jacksonville, FL. Oral Quickshot Presentation.
17. Kothari AN, Weber CE, Chang V, Arrfa M, Zapf MAC, Kuo PC, Mi Z. "Cancer Associated Fibroblast Induction and Maintenance Are Differentially Regulated". Academic Surgical Congress 2016. Jacksonville, FL. Oral Presentation.
18. O'Donnell BD, Mendez BM, Kothari AN, Kuo PC, Patel PA. "The Effects of Delay to Treatment in Mandibular Fractures and its Impact on Surgical and Financial Outcomes". American Association of Plastic Surgeons Annual conference, 2016. New York City, NY. Oral Presentation.
19. Shah AS, Blackwell RH, Kothari AN, Kuo PC, Gupta GN. Hospital and Patient Related Factors Influencing the Utilization of Partial Nephrectomy". 2016 Annual Meeting Americal Urological Association. San Diego, CA. Oral Presentation.
20. Zapf MAC, Kothari AN, Blackwell RH, Hannick JH, Brownlee S, Balcarcel D, Kuo PC, Gupta GN. "Hospital Resources and Integrated Care Models Trump Volume and Patient Factors in Predicting Readmission Following Urologic Oncologic Procedures: An Evolving Shift in Focus". 40th Associati, 2016. Virginia Beach, VA. Oral Presentation.
21. Blanco BA, Hart AC, Kothari AN, Markossian T, Pappas SG, Kuo PC, Abood GJ. "Identifying a Volume Threshold to Optimize Outcomes Without Creating Access Disparities". 40th Association of VA Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2016. Virginia Beach, VA. Oral Presentation.
22. Evans AE, Blanco BA, Kothari AN, Kuo PC, Posluszny JA, Luchette FA. "Hospital Variation in the Management and Outcomes of Patients Receiving Percutaneous Cholecystostomy Tube". 40th Association of VA Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2016. Virginia Beach, VA. Oral Presentation.
23. Zapf MAC, Blackwell RH, Kothari AN, Kuo PC, Gupta GN. "Trajectories of Readmission Risk Redefine the Period of Heightened Vulnerability Following Urologic Oncologic Procedures". Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association, 2016. San Diego, CA. Oral Presentation.
24. O'Donnell BD, Mendez BM, Kothari AN, Kuo PC, Patel PA. "The Effects of Delay to Treatment in Mandibular Fractures and its Impact on Surgical and Financial Outcome". American Association of Plastic Surgeons Annual Conference, 2016. Oral Presentat
25. Kothari AN, Brownlee SA, Blanco BA, Kuo PC. "Developing Age Thresholds to Define Elderly Patients with Trauma Related Septic Shock". 39th Annual Conference on Shock, 2016. Poster Presentation.
26. Kothari AN, Brownlee SA, Kuo PC. "Developing Age Thresholds to Define "Elderly" in Patients with Septic Shock". Society of Asian Academic Surgeons 2016 Inaugural Annual Meeting. Oral Presentation.
27. Kothari AN, Brownlee SA, He EC, Rambo J, Hayden DM, Eberhardt J, Kuo PC, Saclarides TL. "Discordance in Hospital Quality Rankings Using Traditional Vs. Patient-Preferred Outcomes After Colectomy. Academic Surgical Congress, 2017. Las Vegas, NV. Oral Presentation.
28. Schaidle-Blackburn C, Kothari AN, Kuo PC, DiSabato D, Almario-Alvarez J, Batra R, Garcia-Roca R, Desai A, Lu AD. "Use of Enhanced Recovery Protocol in Kidney Transplant to Improve Postoperative Length of Stay". Academic Surgical Congress, 2017. Las Vegas, NV. Oral Presentation.
29. Kuo MC, Kothari AN, Mi Z. "Cancer Stemness in Bone Marrow Micrometastases in Human Breast Cancer". Academic Surgical Congress, 2017. Las Vegas, NV. Oral Presentation.
30. Kothari AN, Attisha J, Brownlee SA, Cobb A, Fairman C, Halvorsen K, Hopkinson W, Ton-That HH, Kuo PC. "Using Machine Learning Techniques to Develop a Mobile Application to Predict Unplanned Reintubations". Academic Surgical Congress, 2017. Las Vegas, NV. Oral Presentation.
31. Nassoiy SP, Blanco BA, Grindstaff EM, Azure Y, Kuo PC, Kothari AN. "Uncovering Temporal Disparities in Outcomes for Patients Undergoing Elective, Weekend Surgery". Academic Surgical Congress, 2017. Las Vegas, NV. Oral Quick-Shot Presentation.
32. Cobb AN, Kothari AN, Brownlee SA, Kuo PC. "Preoperative Opioid Abuse: Implications for Outcomes Following Low Risk Elective Surgery". Academic Surgical Congress, 2017. Las Vegas, NV. Oral Quick-Shot Presentation.
33. Brownlee SA, Pappas SG, Gil LA, Cobb A, Kuo PC, Kothari AN, Abood GJ. "A Fast and Frugal Decision Tree Model to Predict Opioid Related Adverse Events Following Oncologic Resection. Academic Surgical Congress, 2017. Las Vegas, NV. Oral Quick-Shot Presentation.
34. Kothari AN, Schaidle-Blackburn C, Brownlee SA, Kuo PC, Lu AD. "Development and Implementation of an Enhanced Recovery Protocol in Kidney Transplant". Society of Asian Academic Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2017. Birmingham, AL. Oral Presentation.
35. Kothari AN, Brownlee SA, He EC, Eberhardt J, Kuo PC. "Hospital Quality Differs When Comparing Ranks Using Traditional Vs. Functional Outcomes". Society of Asian Academic Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2017. Birmingham, AL. Oral Presentation.
36. Kothari AN, Brownlee SA, Cobb AN, Abood GJ, Kuo PC. "Identifying and Characterizing Cancer Deserts in the United States". Society of Surgical Oncology Annual Meeting, 2018. Oral Presentation.
37. Kothari AN, Brownlee SA, Gil L, Cobb AN, Kuo PC, Abood GJ. "Weekend Readmissions Are Associated with Adverse Outcomes Following Pancreatic Resection". The Americas Hepatopancreatobiliary Association Annual Meeting, 2018. Oral Presentation.
38. Kothari AN, Qu T, Anstadt M, Patel P; Fischer C, Singer M, Abood GJ. "Feasibility of Using Resident-Specific Outcomes to Measure Individual Performance." Academic Surgical Congress, 2019. Quick-shot Oral Presentation.
39. Kothari AN, Tzeng CW, Chun YS, Massarweh NM, Aloia TA, Kaseb AO, Vauthey JN, Tran Cao HS. "Is There a Role for Surgery in T2 and T3 Hepatocellular Carcinoma? A Propensity-Matched Analysis of the National Cancer Database". IHPBA 2020 World Congress. On-demand Oral P
2. Phillips S, Kothari AN, Weigel TL. "Incidence of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma In African American Males in Wisconsin: Trends from 1996-2008. Undergraduate Research Symposium 2010, March 2010. Madison, WI. Oral Presentation.
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
01/1999 - 12/2002 Member, Committee on Rank & Tenure, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
07/2002 - 12/2002 Advisor, Committee on Faculty Development, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
 
Hospital
10/1999 - 04/2005 Member, Credentialing Committee, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Froedtert Hospital
05/2005 - Present Member, Billing Committee, Division of Pulmonary Care, Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Resident and Fellow Education
2011 - 2012 University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Co-Course Director, Becoming a Transition Advocate: Guiding Patients Through Care Transitions
2015 - 2016 Loyola University Medical Center, Co-Course Director, Multidisciplinary Safety Course
 

EXTRAMURAL STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS, AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Undergraduate Students
Sarah Phillips, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2009 - 2010 Research Mentor, Undergraduate Research Scholars Program
Sarah Kolonko, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2010 - 2011
 
Residents
Sarah Brownlee, Loyola University Medical Center, Department of Surgery, 2014 - 2016 Research Mentor, One:MAP Analytics
Lindsay Gil, Loyola University Medical Center, Department of Surgery, 2015 - 2016 Research Mentor, One:MAP Analytics
Taylor Erickson, Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, 2016 - 2017 Research Mentor, STAR Research Program
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Fonseca AL, Cherla D, Kothari AN, Tzeng CD, Heslin MJ, Mehari KR, Johnston FM, Tran-Cao HS. Association of Medicaid Expansion with Pancreatic Cancer Treatment and Outcomes: Evidence from the National Cancer Database. Ann Surg Oncol. 2022 Jan;29(1):342-351.
2. Kothari AN, Chang GJ. ASO Author Reflections: Leveraging Real-World Data to Guide Surgical Risk Stratification in Patients Recovered from COVID-19. Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Dec;28(13):8054-8055. PMCID: PMC8310402
3. Hester CA, Kothari AN, Mason M, Maxwell J, Ikoma N, Kim MP, Tzeng CD, Lee JE, Katz MHG, Cao HST. Surgical Eligibility Does Not Imply Surgical Equity: Recommendations for Curative Treatment in Patients with Stage I/II Pancreatic Head Adenocarcinoma Differ by Age and Race. Ann Surg. 2021 Jun 25.
4. Kothari AN, DiBrito SR, Lee JJ, Caudle AS, Clemens MW, Gottumukkala VN, Katz MHG, Offodile AC, Uppal A, D3CODE Team, Chang GJ. Surgical Outcomes in Cancer Patients Undergoing Elective Surgery After Recovering from Mild-to-Moderate SARS-CoV-2 Infection. Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Dec;28(13):8046-8053. PMCID: PMC8235912
5. Nishioka Y, Kawaguchi Y, Kothari AN, Odisio BC, Vauthey JN. Prognostic and Therapeutic Implications of Tumor Biology, Including Gene Alterations, in Colorectal Liver Metastases. J Gastrointest Surg. 2021 Jun;25(6):1591-1600.
6. Nassoiy SP, Blackwell RH, Brown M, Kothari AN, Plackett TP, Kuo PC, Posluszny JA. Development of atrial fibrillation following trauma increases short term risk of cardiovascular events. J Osteopath Med. 2021 Mar 10;121(6):529-537. PMCID: PMC8159849
7. Kothari AN, Trans AT, Caudle AS, Clemens MW, Katz MHG, Woodman SE, Chang GJ. Universal preoperative SARS-CoV-2 testing can facilitate safe surgical treatment during local COVID-19 surges. Br J Surg. 2021 Jan 27;108(1):e24-e26. PMCID: PMC7799208
8. Kothari AN, Qu LT, Gil LA, di Chiaro B, Sweigert PJ, Kulshrestha S, Kuo PC, Abood GJ. Weekend readmissions associated with mortality following pancreatic resection for cancer. Surg Oncol. 2020 Sep;34:218-222.
9. Hwalek AE, Kothari AN, Wood EH, Blanco BA, Brown M, Plackett TP, Kuo PC, Posluszny J Jr. Does the Halo Effect for Level 1 Trauma Centers Apply to High-Acuity Nonsurgical Admissions? J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2020 May 01;120(5):303-309.
10. Qu T, Li R, Kothari AN, Anstadt MJ. Acute appendicitis within a robotic port-site hernia: a case report. J Surg Case Rep. 2020 Feb;2020(2):rjz399. PMCID: PMC7033484
11. Li B, Kirshenbaum EJ, Blackwell RH, Gange WS, Saluk J, Zapf MAC, Kothari AN, Flanigan RC, Gupta GN. Thirty-day hospital revisits after prostate brachytherapy: who is at risk? Prostate Int. 2019 Jun;7(2):68-72. PMCID: PMC6664312
12. Cobb AN, Erickson TR, Kothari AN, Eguia E, Brownlee SA, Yao W, Choi H, Greenberg V, Mboya J, Voss M, Raicu DS, Settimi-Woods R, Kuo PC. Corrigendum to Commercial Quality "Awards" Are Not a Strong Indicator of Quality Surgical Care [Surgery 164 (2018) 379-386]. Surgery. 2020 Feb;167(2):520.
13. Sweigert PJ, Eguia E, Kothari AN, Ban KA, Nelson MH, Baker MS, Singer MA. Do prolonged operative times obviate the benefits associated with minimally invasive colectomy? Surgery. 2019 Sep;166(3):336-341.
14. Saluk JL, Blackwell RH, Gange WS, Zapf MAC, Kothari AN, Kuo PC, Quek ML, Flanigan RC, Gupta GN. The LACE Score as a Tool to Identify Radical Cystectomy Patients at Increased Risk of 90-Day Readmission and Mortality. Curr Urol. 2018 Oct;12(1):20-26. PMCID: PMC6198769
15. Lasinski AM, Gil L, Kothari AN, Anstadt MJ, Gonzalez RP. Defining Outcomes after Colon Resection in Blunt Trauma: Is Diversion or Primary Anastomosis More Favorable? Am Surg. 2018 Aug 01;84(8):1288-1293.
16. Johans CE, Bajic P, Kirshenbaum E, Blackwell RH, Kothari AN, Kuo PC, Baldea KG, Turk TMT. Metabolic Syndrome Increases Risk of Postoperative Myocardial Infarction Following Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy. J Endourol. 2018 Nov;32(11):1039-1043.
17. Kirshenbaum EJ, Nelson M, Hehemann MC, Kothari AN, Eguia E, Farooq A, Bresler L, Gupta G, Santos GD. Impact of Post-Hospital Syndrome on Penile Prosthesis Outcomes: A Period of Global Health Risk. J Urol. 2019 Jan;201(1):154-159.
18. Gil LA, Kothari AN, Brownlee SA, Ton-That H, Patel PP, Gonzalez RP, Luchette FA, Anstadt MJ. Superusers: Drivers of health care resource utilization in the national trauma population. Surgery. 2018 Oct;164(4):848-855.
19. Eguia E, Cobb AN, Kothari AN, Molefe A, Afshar M, Aranha GV, Kuo PC. Impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Medicaid Expansion on Cancer Admissions and Surgeries. Ann Surg. 2018 Oct;268(4):584-590. PMCID: PMC6675622
20. Blackwell RH, Kothari AN, Shah A, Gange W, Quek ML, Luchette FA, Flanigan RC, Kuo PC, Gupta GN. Adhesive Bowel Obstruction Following Urologic Surgery: Improved Outcomes with Early Intervention. Curr Urol. 2018 Jun;11(4):175-181. PMCID: PMC6036582
21. Chang V, O'Donnell B, Bruce WJ, Maduekwe U, Drescher M, Mendez BM, Kothari AN, Patel PA. Predicting the Ideal Patient for Ambulatory Cleft Lip Repair. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2019 Mar;56(3):293-297.
22. Cobb AN, Erickson TR, Kothari AN, Eguia E, Brownlee SA, Yao W, Choi H, Greenberg V, Mboya J, Voss M, Raicu DS, Settimi-Woods R, Kuo PC. Commercial quality "awards" are not a strong indicator of quality surgical care. Surgery. 2018 Sep;164(3):379-386. PMCID: PMC6108898
23. Cannon AR, Kuprys PV, Cobb AN, Ding X, Kothari AN, Kuo PC, Eberhardt JM, Hammer AM, Morris NL, Li X, Choudhry MA. Alcohol enhances symptoms and propensity for infection in inflammatory bowel disease patients and a murine model of DSS-induced colitis. J Leukoc Biol. 2018 Sep;104(3):543-555. PMCID: PMC6662186
24. Kirshenbaum EJ, Blackwell RH, Li B, Kothari AN, Kuo PC, Flanigan RC, Gorbonos A, Gupta GN. Implications of postoperative pulmonary aspiration following major urologic surgery. Can J Urol. 2018 Feb;25(1):9186-9192.
25. Gil LA, Anstadt MJ, Kothari AN, Javorski MJ, Gonzalez RP, Luchette FA. The National Trauma Data Bank story for emergency department thoracotomy: How old is too old? Surgery. 2018 Mar;163(3):515-521.
26. Kuo MC, Kothari AN, Kuo PC, Mi Z. Cancer stemness in bone marrow micrometastases of human breast cancer. Surgery. 2018 Feb;163(2):330-335.
27. Blackwell RH, Kirshenbaum EJ, Zapf MAC, Kothari AN, Kuo PC, Flanigan RC, Gupta GN. Incidence of Adverse Contrast Reaction Following Nonintravenous Urinary Tract Imaging. Eur Urol Focus. 2017 Feb;3(1):89-93.
28. Malespin M, Moore CM, Fialho A, de Melo SW Jr, Benyashvili T, Kothari AN, di Sabato D, Kallwitz ER, Cotler SJ, Lu AD. Case Series of 10 Patients with Cirrhosis Undergoing Emergent Repair of Ruptured Umbilical Hernias: Natural History and Predictors of Outcomes. Exp Clin Transplant. 2019 Apr;17(2):210-213.
29. Savitha KS, Dhanpal R, Kothari AN. The Effect of Multimodal Analgesia on Intraoperative Morphine Requirement in Lumbar Spine Surgeries. Anesth Essays Res. 2017;11(2):397-400. PMCID: PMC5490130
30. Blackwell RH, Vedachalam S, Shah AS, Kothari AN, Kuo PC, Gupta GN, Turk TMT. Postoperative Urinary Retention is an Independent Predictor of Short-Term and Long-Term Future Bladder Outlet Procedure in Men. J Urol. 2017 Nov;198(5):1124-1129.
31. Chang V, Blackwell RH, Markossian T, Yau RM, Blanco BA, Zapf MAC, Abood GJ, Gupta GN, Kuo PC, Kothari AN. Discordance between surgical care improvement project adherence and postoperative outcomes: implications for new Joint Commission standards. J Surg Res. 2017 May 15;212:205-213.
32. Hipp DM, Rialon KL, Nevel K, Kothari AN, Jardine LDA. "Back to Bedside": Residents' and Fellows' Perspectives on Finding Meaning in Work. J Grad Med Educ. 2017 Apr;9(2):269-273. PMCID: PMC5398141
33. Kothari AN, Loy VM, Brownlee SA, Ezure Y, Schaidle-Blackburn C, Cotler SJ, di Sabato D, Kuo PC, Lu AD. Adverse Effect of Post-Discharge Care Fragmentation on Outcomes after Readmissions after Liver Transplantation. J Am Coll Surg. 2017 Jul;225(1):62-67.
34. Kothari AN, Brownlee SA, Blackwell RH, Zapf MAC, Markossian T, Gupta GN, Kuo PC. Association Between Elements of Electronic Health Record Systems and the Weekend Effect in Urgent General Surgery. JAMA Surg. 2017 Jun 01;152(6):602-603. PMCID: PMC5831427
35. Blanco BA, Kothari AN, Halandras PM, Blackwell RH, Graunke DM, Kuo PC, Cho JS. Transient atrial fibrillation after open abdominal aortic revascularization surgery is associated with increased length of stay, mortality, and readmission rates. J Vasc Surg. 2017 Aug;66(2):413-422.
36. Baldea KG, Blackwell RH, Vedachalam S, Kothari AN, Kuo PC, Gupta GN, Turk TMT. Outcomes of percutaneous nephrolithotomy in spinal cord injury patients as compared to a matched cohort. Urolithiasis. 2017 Oct;45(5):501-506.
37. Arffa ML, Zapf MA, Kothari AN, Chang V, Gupta GN, Ding X, Al-Gayyar MM, Syn W, Elsherbiny NM, Kuo PC, Mi Z. Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate Upregulates miR-221 to Inhibit Osteopontin-Dependent Hepatic Fibrosis. PLoS One. 2016;11(12):e0167435. PMCID: PMC5147893
38. Erickson T, Vana PG, Blanco BA, Brownlee SA, Paddock HN, Kuo PC, Kothari AN. Impact of hospital transfer on surgical outcomes of intestinal atresia. Am J Surg. 2017 Mar;213(3):516-520. PMCID: PMC5346051
39. Cobb AN, Wong YM, Brownlee SA, Blanco BA, Ezure Y, Paddock HN, Kuo PC, Kothari AN. Perioperative support, not volume, is necessary to optimize outcomes in surgical management of necrotizing enterocolitis. Am J Surg. 2017 Mar;213(3):502-506. PMCID: PMC5346049
40. Blanco BA, Kothari AN, Blackwell RH, Brownlee SA, Yau RM, Attisha JP, Ezure Y, Pappas S, Kuo PC, Abood GJ. "Take the Volume Pledge" may result in disparity in access to care. Surgery. 2017 Mar;161(3):837-845.
41. Chang V, Blackwell RH, Yau RM, Besser S, Albright JM, Gupta GN, Kuo PC, Kothari AN. Variable surgical outcomes after hospital consolidation: Implications for local health care delivery. Surgery. 2016 Nov;160(5):1155-1161. PMCID: PMC5124379
42. Thalji SZ, Kothari AN, Kuo PC, Mosier MJ. Acute Kidney Injury in Burn Patients: Clinically Significant Over the Initial Hospitalization and 1 Year After Injury: An Original Retrospective Cohort Study. Ann Surg. 2017 Aug;266(2):376-382. PMCID: PMC5342949
43. Brownlee SA, Blackwell RH, Blanco BA, Zapf MAC, Kliethermes S, Gupta GN, Kuo PC, Kothari AN. Impact of Post-Hospital Syndrome on Outcomes Following Elective, Ambulatory Surgery. Ann Surg. 2017 Aug;266(2):274-279. PMCID: PMC5315678
44. Kothari AN, Blanco BA, Brownlee SA, Evans AE, Chang VA, Abood GJ, Settimi R, Raicu DS, Kuo PC. Characterizing the role of a high-volume cancer resection ecosystem on low-volume, high-quality surgical care. Surgery. 2016 Oct;160(4):839-849. PMCID: PMC5105905
45. Ferrada P, Suliburk JW, Bryczkowski SB, Selby LV, Lee EE, Torres M, Kothari AN, Kulaylat AN. The surgeon and social media: Twitter as a tool for practicing surgeons. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2016 Jun;101(6):19-24.
46. Kothari AN, Yau RM, Blackwell RH, Schaidle-Blackburn C, Markossian T, Zapf MA, Lu AD, Kuo PC. Inpatient Rehabilitation after Liver Transplantation Decreases Risk and Severity of 30-Day Readmissions. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Jul;223(1):164-171.e2. PMCID: PMC5105886
47. Kothari AN, Arffa ML, Chang V, Blackwell RH, Syn WK, Zhang J, Mi Z, Kuo PC. Osteopontin-A Master Regulator of Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition. J Clin Med. 2016 Mar 23;5(4). PMCID: PMC4850462
48. Kothari AN, Halandras PM, Drescher M, Blackwell RH, Graunke DM, Kliethermes S, Kuo PC, Cho JS. Transient postoperative atrial fibrillation after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair increases mortality risk. J Vasc Surg. 2016 May;63(5):1240-7. PMCID: PMC5110229
49. Nassoiy SP, Blackwell RH, Kothari AN, Besser S, Gupta GN, Kuo PC, Abood GJ. New onset postoperative atrial fibrillation predicts long-term cardiovascular events after gastrectomy. Am J Surg. 2016 Mar;211(3):559-64. PMCID: PMC5110228
50. Blackwell RH, Barton GJ, Kothari AN, Zapf MA, Flanigan RC, Kuo PC, Gupta GN. Early Intervention during Acute Stone Admissions: Revealing "The Weekend Effect" in Urological Practice. J Urol. 2016 Jul;196(1):124-30. PMCID: PMC5207476
51. Kothari AN, Zapf MA, Blackwell RH, Markossian T, Chang V, Mi Z, Gupta GN, Kuo PC. Components of Hospital Perioperative Infrastructure Can Overcome the Weekend Effect in Urgent General Surgery Procedures. Ann Surg. 2015 Oct;262(4):683-91. PMCID: PMC5169423
52. Kothari AN, Liles JL, Holmes CJ, Zapf MA, Blackwell RH, Kliethermes S, Kuo PC, Luchette FA. "Right place at the right time" impacts outcomes for acute intestinal obstruction. Surgery. 2015 Oct;158(4):1116-25; discussion 1125-7. PMCID: PMC5169167
53. Zapf MA, Kothari AN, Weber CE, Arffa ML, Wai PY, Driver J, Gupta GN, Kuo PC, Mi Z. Green tea component epigallocatechin-3-gallate decreases expression of osteopontin via a decrease in mRNA half-life in cell lines of metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma. Surgery. 2015 Oct;158(4):1039-47; discussion 1047-8. PMCID: PMC5105906
54. Zapf MA, Kothari AN, Markossian T, Gupta GN, Blackwell RH, Wai PY, Weber CE, Driver J, Kuo PC. The "weekend effect" in urgent general operative procedures. Surgery. 2015 Aug;158(2):508-14. PMCID: PMC5226376
55. Driver J, Weber CE, Callaci JJ, Kothari AN, Zapf MA, Roper PM, Borys D, Franzen CA, Gupta GN, Wai PY, Zhang J, Denning MF, Kuo PC, Mi Z. Alcohol inhibits osteopontin-dependent transforming growth factor-β1 expression in human mesenchymal stem cells. J Biol Chem. 2015 Apr 17;290(16):9959-73. PMCID: PMC4400371
56. Weber CE, Kothari AN, Wai PY, Li NY, Driver J, Zapf MA, Franzen CA, Gupta GN, Osipo C, Zlobin A, Syn WK, Zhang J, Kuo PC, Mi Z. Osteopontin mediates an MZF1-TGF-β1-dependent transformation of mesenchymal stem cells into cancer-associated fibroblasts in breast cancer. Oncogene. 2015 Sep 10;34(37):4821-33. PMCID: PMC4476970
57. Kothari AN, Mi Z, Zapf M, Kuo PC. Novel clinical therapeutics targeting the epithelial to mesenchymal transition. Clin Transl Med. 2014;3:35. PMCID: PMC4198571
58. Eguia E, Cobb AN, Kothari AN, Molefe A, Afshar M, Aranha GV, Kuo PC. Impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Medicaid Expansion on Cancer Admissions and Surgeries. Ann Surg. 2018 Oct;268(4):584-590. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002952. PMID: 30004928.
59. White MG, Kothari AN, Ikoma N, Murphy MB, Song S, Ajani J, Mansfield P, Badgwell B. Factors Associated with Resection and Survival After Laparoscopic HIPEC for Peritoneal Gastric Cancer Metastasis. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2020 Jul 9:1-7. PMID: 32648181
60. Burchiel KJ, Zetterman RK, Ludmerer KM, Philibert I, Brigham TP, Malloy K, Arrighi JA, Ashley SW, Bienstock JL, Carek PJ, Correa R, Forstein DA, Gaiser RR, Gold JP, Keepers GA, Kennedy BC, Kirk LM, Kothari AN, Langdale LA, Shayne PH, Stain SC, Woods SK, Wyatt-Johnson C, Nasca TJ. The 2017 ACGME Common Work Hour Standards: Promoting Physician Learning and Professional Development in a Safe, Humane Environment. J Grad Med Educ. 2017 Dec;9(6):692-696. doi: 10.4300/JGME-D-17-00317.1. PMID: 29270256.
61. Blackwell RH, Kirshenbaum EJ, Zapf MAC, Kothari AN, Kuo PC, Flanigan RC, Gupta GN. Incidence of Adverse Contrast Reaction Following Nonintravenous Urinary Tract Imaging. Eur Urol Focus. 2017 Feb;3(1):89-93. doi: 10.1016/j.euf.2016.01.009. Epub 2016 Feb 5. PMID: 28720373.
62. Hennon M, Kothari AN, Maloney JD, Weigel TL. An Acuity Adaptable Patient Care Unit Improves Outcomes In Patients With Major Pulmonary Resections. J Surg Res. 2011 Sep;170(1):e17-21. PMID: 21696762.
63. Kothari AN, Phillips S, Bretl T, Block K, Weigel TL. Components of Geriatric Assessments Predict Thoracic Surgery Outcomes. J Surg Res. 2011 Mar;166(1):5-13. PMID: 20828735.
64. White MG, Kothari A, Ikoma N, Murphy MB, Song S, Ajani J, Mansfield P, Badgwell B. Factors Associated with Resection and Survival After Laparoscopic HIPEC for Peritoneal Gastric Cancer Metastasis. Ann Surg Oncol. 2020 Dec;27(13):4963-4969. PMCID: PMC8601118
65. Blackwell RH, Ellimoottil C, Bajic P, Kothari A, Zapf M, Kliethermes S, Flanigan RC, Quek ML, Kuo PC, Gupta GN. Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation Predicts Long-Term Cardiovascular Events after Radical Cystectomy. J Urol. 2015 Oct;194(4):944-9.
66. Mason MC, Krasnodebski M, Hester CA, Kothari AN, Barker C, Nishioka Y, Chiang YJ, Newhook TE, Tzeng CWD, Chun YS, Vauthey JN, Tran Cao HS. ASO Visual Abstract: Outcomes of Mixed Pathologic Response in Patients with Multiple Colorectal Liver Metastases Treated with Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy and Liver Resection Annals of Surgical Oncology. August 2022;29(8):5165-5166.
67. Kothari A, White MG, Peacock O, Kaur H, Palmquist SM, You N, Taggart M, Salem U, Overman M, Kopetz S, Chang GJ. Pathological response following neoadjuvant immunotherapy in mismatch repair-deficient/microsatellite instability-high locally advanced, non-metastatic colorectal cancer. Br J Surg. 2022 May 16;109(6):489-492.
68. Uppal A, Kothari AN, Scally CP, Roland CL, Bednarski BK, Katz MHG, Vauthey JN, Chang GJ, D3CODE Team. Adoption of Telemedicine for Postoperative Follow-Up After Inpatient Cancer-Related Surgery. JCO Oncol Pract. 2022 Jul;18(7):e1091-e1099.
69. Mason MC, Krasnodebski M, Hester CA, Kothari AN, Barker C, Nishioka Y, Chiang YJ, Newhook TE, Tzeng CWD, Chun YS, Vauthey JN, Tran Cao HS. Outcomes of Mixed Pathologic Response in Patients with Multiple Colorectal Liver Metastases Treated with Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy and Liver Resection Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2022.
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Leal, T., LoConte, N. K., Kothari, AN, & Weigel, T. L. (2011). Preoperative Evaluation and Preparation in the Elderly Thoracic Surgery Patient. In Cardiothoracic Surgery in the Elderly (pp. 465-473). Springer New York.
2. Kothari AN, Aloia TA. (2021). Creating and Defining Quality Metrics That Matter in Surgery. In The SAGES Manual of Quality, Outcomes and Patient Safety. Springer New York.
 
Non-Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. CLER Pathways to Excellence: Expectations for an Optimal Clinical Learning Environment to Achieve Safe and High-Quality Patient Care. Version 2.0. 2019.
2. John Patrick T. Co, James P. Bagian, and Kevin B. Weiss on behalf of the CLER Evaluation Committee (2018) The Overarching Themes From the CLER National Report of Findings 2018. Journal of Graduate Medical Education: August 2018, Vol. 10, No. 4s, pp. 19-24.
3. Kevin B. Weiss, John Patrick T. Co, and James P. Bagian on behalf of the CLER Evaluation Committee (2018) Challenges and Opportunities in the 6 Focus Areas: CLER National Report of Findings 2018. Journal of Graduate Medical Education: August 2018, Vol. 10, No. 4s, pp. 25-48.
4. “First-year doctors will be allowed to work 24-hour shifts starting in July.” Washington Post. March, 2017. Interview.
5. “New Guideline Will Allow First-Year Doctors to Work 24-Hour Shifts”. New York Times. March, 2017. Interview.
6. “Medical Residents Can Work 24 Hours Straight, Accreditor Says”. Forbes. March, 2017. Interview.
7. Ferrada P, Suliburk J, Bryczkowski SB, Selby LV, Lee EE, Torres M, Kothari AN, Kulaylat AN. The Surgeon and Social Media: Twitter as a tool for practicing surgeons. Feature Article. Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons. June, 2016. PMID: 27405181.
8. “PHS May Be Risk Factor for Readmission Following Elective Surgery”. Plastic Surgery Practice. November, 2015. Interview.
9. “Post-hospital syndrome’ found to be a risk factor for elective surgery”. Science Daily. November, 2015. Interview.
10. “5 Ways Hospitals Can Beat the ‘Weekend Effect’ in Surgical Outcomes”. Fierce Healthcare. October, 2015. Interview.
11. “Full EMR Adoption can Help Hospitals Overcome ‘Weekend Effect’”. Healthcare Informatics. October, 2015. Interview.
12. “Hospital ‘Weekend Effect’ Study Settles the Causes and Solutions”. Health Leaders Media. October, 2015. Interview.
 
Abstracts
1. Kothari AN, DiBrito SR, Lee JJ, Caudle AS, Clemens MW, Gottumukkala VN, Katz MHG, Offodile AC, Uppal A, D3CODE Team, Chang GJ. ASO Visual Abstract: Surgical Outcomes for Cancer Patients Undergoing Elective Surgery after Recovering from Mild to Moderate SARS-CoV-2 Infection. Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 12;28(Suppl 3):591. PMCID: PMC8354516