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CURRICULUM VITAE

Chandler S. Cortina MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Froedtert Hospital
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
08/2005 - 05/2009 Bachelor of Science, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
07/2009 - 05/2013 Medical Doctorate, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA
08/2019 - 05/2021 Master of Science, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
07/2013 - 06/2018 General Surgery Internship and Residency, Rush University Medical Center and John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL
08/2018 - 07/2019 Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Lynn Sage Breast Center, Chicago, IL

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
08/2018 - 07/2019 Clinical Instructor, Surgery, Breast Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
09/2019 - Present Assistant Professor of Surgery, Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
04/2020 - Present Breast Clerkship Director, Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
05/01/2021 - Present Chief, Surgical Oncology Breast and Endocrine Teaching Service, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL AND CLINICAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
06/2020 - Present Member, Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital Cancer Center, Breast Steering Committee, Menomonee Falls, WI
11/2020 - Present Physician Member, Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin, Breast Center Survivorship Steering Committee, Milwaukee, WI
02/2021 - Present Present, Advocacy and Policy Committee, LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
03/2021 - Present Member, Survivorship Steering Committee, Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center, Milwaukee, WI

RESEARCH ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
07/2020 - Present Committee Member, Research Infrastructure Advisory Committee, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
09/2019 - Present Faculty Surgeon, Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
06/2020 - Present Faculty Surgeon, Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital, Menomonee Falls, WI

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
American Board of Surgery (ABS)
10/2018
None
 
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
Breast Surgery
Society of Surgical Oncology
08/2019
None
 

Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Medical License
036.145647
04/2018
07/2020
Medical License
71703-20
08/2019
10/2021
 

AWARDS AND HONORS:
- 2021 Foundational Capstone Teaching Award, Medical College of Wisconsin
- 2007 Student Union Night and Day Award and Scholarship, LSU
- 2008 Academic Abroad Scholarship, LSU In London
- 2019 Edelstone-Bendix Surgical Research Day, Fellow's Competition Award, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
- 2010 Summer Research Award, LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine
- 2019 Breast Surgical Oncology Fellow Scholarship, Miami Breast Cancer Conference
- 2009 Leadership LSU Class 2009, LSU

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
2013 - Present American College of Surgeons (Member)
2016 - Present American Society of Breast Surgeons (Member)
2017 - Present Society of Surgical Oncology (Member)
2017 - Present Association for Academic Surgery (Member)
2018 - Present Society of Asian Academic Surgeons (Member)
2018 - Present American Society of Clinical Oncology (Member)
2020 - Present Wisconsin Surgical Society (Member)
2021 - Present Central Surgical Association (Member)

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Journal Review
American College of Surgeons (ACS) Case Reviews in Surgery
Surgical Oncology
Genetics and Molecular Research
Breast Cancer Research and Treatment
Annals of Surgical Oncology
American Journal of Case Reports
The American Journal of Surgery
Journal of Surgical Research
Journal of the American College of Surgeons (JACS)
Surgery

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
04/2012 - 05/2013 Surgical Simulation Center Reaccreditation Committee, LSUHSC Shreveport
04/2017 - 06/2018 Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Committee, Rush University Medical Center
07/2017 - 06/2018 General Surgery Residency Advisory Committee, Rush University Medical Center
05/2020 - Present Breast Steering Committee, Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital
01/2021 - 09/2021 Member, Planning Committee, MCW Cancer Center, 3rd Annual Cancer Disparities Symposium: Challenges in Cancer Care for Gender and Sexual Minorities

NATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
03/2020 - Present Committee Member, Selected Readings in Breast Surgery Committee, American Society of Breast Surgeons
03/2020 - Present Committee Member, Program Committee, Association for Academic Surgery
04/2021 - Present Committee Member, CME/CPD Committee, Society of Surgical Oncology
07/2021 - Present Committee Member, Outreach Committee, Association of Out Surgeons and Allies
08/2021 - Present Committee Member, Publications Committee, American Society of Breast Surgeons
09/2021 - Present Committee Member, Social Media Publications Subcommittee Breast Surgeons, American Society of Breast Surgeons

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Georgeades C and CORTINA CS, LGBTQ+ Inclusivity in Academic Surgery, MCW Surgical Cultural Complications Series, Milwaukee, WI, 07/2021 - Present
CORTINA CS, Makiewicz KU. The Gastric Balloon and Procedural Cures for Obesity: A Debate. Rush University Medical Center, Rush University Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Chicago, IL. April 2017
CORTINA CS, The Evolution of Axillary Management in Breast Cancer. University Medical Center, Rush University Department of Surgery Grand Round, Chicago, IL. February 2018
CORTINA CS, The Evolution of Axillary Management in Breast Cancer. Medical College of Wisconsin, Division of Surgical Oncology Guest Lecture, Medical College of Wisconsin. February 2019
CORTINA CS, Breast Cancer and Gene Mutations, Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center's Annual Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day, Milwaukee, WI. October 2019
CORTINA CS and Kong AL, Common Breast Problems: How to Diagnose and Treat a Troubled Breast, Medical College of Wisconsin Women's Health Conference, Milwaukee, WI. April 2020
CORTINA CS, COVID-19 and Breast Cancer: Concerns in Delay of Treatment, Susan G Komen Webinar, Milwaukee, WI. April 2020
CORTINA CS, Updates in ADH and DCIS, MCW Surgical Oncology Symposium, Milwaukee, WI. November 2020.
CORTINA CS, Kong AL, Moderator, Breast Cancer Panel Discussion, MCW Surgical Oncology Symposium, Milwaukee, WI. October 2020.
CORTINA CS, From Halsted to 2020: Updates in Breast Surgical Oncology, MCW Coding Team's Brown Bag Lunch Series, Milwaukee, WI. July 2020
CORTINA CS. Program Moderator, 3rd Annual Cancer Disparities Symposium: Challenges in Cancer Care for Gender and Sexual Minorities, Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center. September 2021. Milwaukee WI.
Price J, CORTINA CS, Gender Considerations in High Stakes Clinical Settings, MCW Surgery Cultural Complications Series, Milwaukee, WI. May 2021
CORTINA CS. Panelist, Multidisciplinary Clinical Panel, 3rd Annual Cancer Disparities Symposium: Challenges in Cancer Care for Gender and Sexual Minorities, Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center. September 2021. Milwaukee WI.
CORTINA CS, Breast Cancer Screening and Risks Assessment: Why and How, Total Wellness Health Fair, Milwaukee, WI. February 2020
CORTINA CS, Spivey T, Gore R., Challenging Breast Cancer Cases, Rush Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Chicago, IL. January 2016.
 
Regional
CORTINA CS, Discussant, Scientific Session 3A, Central and Midwest Surgical Associations' Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 07/27/2021 - Present
CORTINA CS, SABCS 2019 Updates on Local Therapy: Surgery, 5th Annual Wisconsin Review of the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, Milwaukee, IL. January 2020
CORTINA CS, Moderator, Surgical Oncology Abstract Presentations, Wisconsin Surgical Society Annual Meeting, Kohler, WI (Virtual). November 2020
CORTINA CS, Restarting Breast Cancer Screening During the COVID-19 Global Pandemic, Wisconsin Chapter of the American Cancer Society, Wisconsin Chapter, Virtual Webinar, Milwaukee, WI. October 2020
CORTINA CS, Currey A, Updates in Breast Cancer Management, The Word on Medicine Radio Show, Milwaukee, WI. October 2020
CORTINA CS. Breast Cancer Screening Updates, The Latest in the Word on Medicine Radio Broadcast. Milwaukee, WI. October 2021.
CORTINA CS. Moderator, Surgical Oncology Abstract Presentations, Wisconsin Surgical Society Annual Meeting. Kohler, WI. November 2021.
CORTINA CS. Breast Surgery 101. Wisconsin State Assembly of the Association of Surgical Technologist (WIAST) Annual Meeting. Milwaukee, WI. October 2021
 
National
CORTINA CS. Moderator, Integrated Abstract Quickshot Presentations: Breast, 15th Annual Academic Surgical Clinical Congress, Orlando,FL. February 2020
CORTINA CS, Moderator, Integrated Abstract Quickshot Presentations: Breast, 16th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Virtual. February 2021
 

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Ray H, Doren EL, Adamson KA, LoGiudice JA, Yen TWF, Kong AL, CORTINA CS., Risk Factors for Flap Necrosis in Patients Undergoing Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy with Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator (DIEP) Flap Reconstruction., MCW Department of Surgery Fall Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, 09/2021 - Present
CORTINA CS, Gottschalk N, Kulkarni S, Karst I, Is Breast MRI an Accurate Predictor of Nodal Status after Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy?, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Edelstone-Bendix Surgical Research Day, Chicago, IL. June 2019
Fleetwood VA, Gross KN, Alex GC, CORTINA CS, Smolevitz JB, Sarvepalli S, Bakhsh SR, Poirier J, Myers JA, Singer MA, Orkin BA, Common side closure type, but not stapler brand or oversewing, influences side-to-side anastomotic leak rates., Chicago Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Resident Research Competition, Chicago, IL. April 2015
Gross KN, Alex GC, CORTINA CS, Smolevitz JB, Fleetwood VA, Sarvepalli S, Bakhsh SR, Poirier J, Myers JA, Singer MA, Orkin BA. Increased Operative Time and Intraoperative Blood Transfusion are Associated with Postoperative Anastomotic Leak. Presented at the Annual Resident Research Competition, Chicago Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. Chicago, IL, April 2015.
 
Regional
Ray H, Doren EL, Adamson KA, LoGiudice JA, Yen TWF, Kong AL, CORTINA CS, Risk Factors for Flap Necrosis in Patients Undergoing Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy with Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator (DIEP) Flap Reconstruction., The Wisconsin Surgical Society Annual Meeting, Kohler, WI, 11/2021 - Present
Johnson MK, CORTINA CS, Huang CC, Huang S, Frebault J, Kong AL, National Trends in “Going Flat” after Mastectomy, The Wisconsin Surgical Society Annual Meeting, Kohler, WI, 11/2021 - Present
Fleetwood VA, Gross KN, Alex GC, CORTINA CS, Smolevitz JB, Sarvepalli S, Bakhsh SR, Poirier J, Myers JA, Singer MA, Orkin BA. Common side closure type, but not stapler brand or oversewing, influences side-to-side anastomotic leak rates. Presented at the Annual Midwest Surgical Association Meeting. Lake Geneva, WI, July 2015.
Medhi M, Kong AL, Frebault J, Huang S, Huang CC, CORTINA CS, Prognostic Outcomes of Signet Ring Cell Carcinoma of the Breast, Wisconsin Surgical Society Annual Meeting, Kohler, WI (Virtual). November 2020
Veenstra B, Lewandowski J, Whitelock C, Deziel D, Velasco J, CORTINA CS, Myers JA, Current Trends in Surgical Society Membership: What Does the Future Hold, Central Surgical Association and Midwest Surgical Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. July 2021
 
National
CORTINA CS, Gradishar WJ, Strauss J, Algulnik M, Bethke K. Radiation Induced Osteosarcoma of the Breast. 2019 Society of Surgical Oncology Annual Cancer Symposium. San Diego, CA, March 2019.
Fletcher R, CORTINA CS, Daley S, Kornfield H, Varelas A, Li RD, Veenstra B, Bonomo S. Common Bile Duct Injury: Why is it Still Common? SAGES 2019 Scientific Session. Baltimore, MD, April 2019
Karst I, Neuschler E, Gottschalk N, CORTINA CS, Mendelson EB. Management of radial scars diagnosed on core biopsy during transition to tomosynthesis: is there still a role for surgical excision? American Roentegen Ray Society 2019 Annual Meeting. H, HI, May 2019.
CORTINA CS, Gottschalk N, Kulkarni S, Karst I. Is Breast MRI an Accurate Predictor of Nodal Status after Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy? Society of Asian Academic Surgeon's Annual Meeting. Boston, MA, September 2019
Medhi M, Kong AL, Frebault J, Huang S, Huang CC, CORTINA CS, Prognostic Outcomes of Signet Ring Cell Carcinoma of the Breast., 16th Annual Academic Surgical Congress., Virtual. February 2021
CORTINA CS, Bergom C, Craft MA, Fields B, Currey A, Kong AL, A Survey of the American Society of Breast Surgeons Membership on Contemporary Axillary Management in Mastectomy Patients, American Society of Breast Surgeons 22nd Annual Meeting, (Virtual) Orlando, FL. May 2021
CORTINA CS, Bergom C, Fields B, Craft MA, Yen TWF, Currey A, Kong AL, Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema After Modern Axillary Treatments: How Accurate Are Our Estimates?, Central Surgical Association and Midwest Surgical Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. July 2021
CORTINA CS, Bergom C, Kijack J, Huang CCS, Zhang Y, Kong AL, An NCDB Analysis on Insurance and Race in Elderly Breast Cancer Patients and Reconstruction, Society of Black Academic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI. April 2020
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Vidrine SR, Cortina C, Black M, Vidrine SB. Simultaneous acute appendicitis and pseudomembranous colitis in a pediatric patient. J La State Med Soc. 2012 Sep-Oct;164(5):265-7.
2. Fleetwood VA, Gross KN, Alex GC, Cortina CS, Smolevitz JB, Sarvepalli S, Bakhsh SR, Poirier J, Myers JA, Singer MA, Orkin BA. Common side closure type, but not stapler brand or oversewing, influences side-to-side anastomotic leak rates. Am J Surg. 2017 Mar;213(3):590-595.
3. Petersen L, Cortina CS, Mulder LL, Bhat D, Roa R, Kopkash KA, Monahan D, Marcus E, Madrigrano A. Health Disparity or Bad Biology? An Analysis of Triple Negative Breast Cancer Patients in an Urban Academic Hospital Cancer Surgery. 3(1):116..
4. Cortina CS, Sheppard SM, Bonomo SR. An Atypical Cause of Colonic Obstruction: A Hiatal Hernia after Sleeve Gastrectomy Containing the Transverse Colon ACS Case Reviews in Surgery. 1(6):6-9..
5. Cortina CS, Agarwal S, Mulder LL, Poirier J, Rao R, Ansell DA, Madrigrano A. Are Providers and Patients Following Hormonal Therapy Guidelines for Patients Over the Age of 70? The Influence of CALGB 9343. Clin Breast Cancer. 2018 12;18(6):e1289-e1292.
6. Cortina CS, Robin AZ, Lin DM, Gattuso P, Kopkash K, Madrigrano A. An uncommon disease: Periductal stromal tumor of the breast. Breast J. 2018 11;24(6):1080-1081.
7. Cortina CS, Madrigrano A. Nipple changes in an 85-year-old man. CMAJ. 2019 02 04;191(5):E135. PMCID: PMC6351245
8. Cortina CS, Alex GC, Vercillo KN, Fleetwood VA, Smolevitz JB, Poirier J, Myers JA, Orkin BA, Singer MA. Longer Operative Time and Intraoperative Blood Transfusion Are Associated with Postoperative Anastomotic Leak after Lower Gastrointestinal Surgery. Am Surg. 2019 Feb 01;85(2):136-141.
9. Hardy BM, Cortina CS, Javidiparsijani S, Ghai R, Madrigrano A. Hypercalcemia in Metaplastic Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Breast. Am J Case Rep. 2019 Mar 20;20:366-369. PMCID: PMC6439960
10. Tangalakis LL, Cortina CS, Son JD, Poirier J, Madrigrano A. Obesity Does Not Influence Management of Advanced Breast Cancer in the Elderly. Clin Breast Cancer. 2019 06;19(3):197-199.
11. Kornfeld HW, Mulder LL, Spivey TL, Cortina CS, Madrigrano A, Kopkash KA. The temporal and financial benefit of intraoperative breast specimen imaging: A pilot study of the Kubtec MOZART. Breast J. 2019 07;25(4):766-768.
12. Allen S, Cortina CS. An unusual cause of breast hypertrophy: pseudoangiomatous stromal hyperplasia secondary to contraceptive implant. Lancet. 2020 06 20;395(10241):1937.
13. Fletcher R, Cortina CS, Kornfield H, Varelas A, Li R, Veenstra B, Bonomo S. Bile duct injuries: a contemporary survey of surgeon attitudes and experiences. Surg Endosc. 2020 07;34(7):3079-3084.
14. Cortina CS, Woodfin AA, Tangalakis LL, Wang X, Son JD, Poirier J, Rao R, Kopkash K, Madrigrano A. Treating Positive Axillary Disease in Elderly Breast Cancer Patients: The Impact of Age on Radiation Therapy. Breast Care, July 2020. Advance online publication. doi:10.1159/000508243
15. Cortina CS, Patten CR, Adamson K, Doren EL. Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS): Protocols in Post-Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction. Curr Breast Cancer Rep (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12609-020-00378-9
16. Cortina CS. De-Escalation of Local-Regional Therapy for Older Breast Cancer Patients Current Breast Cancer Reports. 2020.
17. Cortina CS, Gottschalk N, Kulkarni SA, Karst I. Is Breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging an Accurate Predictor of Nodal Status After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy? J Surg Res. 2021 01;257:412-418.
18. Roznovjak D, Petroll A, Cortina CS. Breast Cancer Risk and Screening in Transgender Individuals Current Breast Cancer Reports. 2021.
19. Cortina CS, Ward EP, Kong AL. The consideration for outpatient mastectomy during the COVID-19 global pandemic. Am J Surg. 2021 08;222(2):290-291. PMCID: PMC7837365
20. Smith NJ, Mukherjee D, Wang Y, Brazauskas R, Nelson AA, Cortina CS. Epidemiology and outcomes of primary pediatric lung malignancies: Updates from the SEER database. Am J Surg. 2021 Oct;222(4):861-866.
21. Mehdi M, Kong AL, Frebault J, Huang S, Huang CC, Cortina CS. Prognostic Outcomes of Signet Ring Cell Carcinoma of the Breast. J Surg Res. 2021 08;264:138-148. PMCID: PMC8222152
22. Cortina CS, Kong AL. Comment on "Women Could Avoid Axillary Lymph Node Dissection by Choosing Breast-Conserving Therapy Instead of Mastectomy". Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Apr 08.
23. Cortina CS, Bergom CR, Kijack J, Thorgerson AA, Huang CS, Kong AL. Postmastectomy breast reconstruction in women aged 70 and older: An analysis of the National Cancer Database (NCDB). Surgery. 2021 07;170(1):30-38. PMCID: PMC8217182
24. Clarke CN, Cortina CS, Fayanju OM, Dossett LA, Johnston FM, Wong SL. Breast Cancer Risk and Screening in Transgender Persons: A Call for Inclusive Care. Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Jun 07.
25. Cortina CS, Bergom C, Craft MA, Fields B, Brazauskas R, Currey A, Kong AL. A National Survey of Breast Surgeons and Radiation Oncologists on Contemporary Axillary Management in Mastectomy Patients. Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Oct;28(10):5568-5579.
26. Cortina CS, Woodfin AA, Tangalakis LL, Wang X, Son JD, Poirier J, Rao R, Kopkash K, Madrigrano A. Treating Positive Axillary Disease in Elderly Breast Cancer Patients: The Impact of Age on Radiation Therapy. Breast Care (Basel). 2021 Jun;16(3):276-282. PMCID: PMC8248769
27. Cortina CS, Bergom C, Craft MA, Fields B, Brazauskas R, Currey A, Kong AL. ASO Visual Abstract: A National Survey of Breast Surgeons and Radiation Oncologists on Contemporary Axillary Management in Mastectomy Patients. Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Aug 09.
28. Cortina CS, Kong AL. ASO Author Reflections: The Evolving Multidisciplinary Management of the Axilla in Mastectomy Patients. Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Aug 07.
29. Frebault J, Bergom C, Cortina CS, Shukla ME, Zhang Y, Huang CC, Kong AL. Invasive Breast Cancer Treatment Patterns in Women Age 80 and Over: A Report from the National Cancer Database. Clin Breast Cancer. 2021 Jul 16.
 
Editorials, Letters to Editor, Other
1. CORTINA CS. De-escalation in Breast Cancer Surgery: When Less Becomes More. MCW Surgery Update: Leading the Way. Summer 2020.
2. CORTINA CS with Acken L. Hope on the Horizon. Interview with MKE Lifestyle Magazine. September 2020.
3. CORTINA CS. Cancer Care for Transgender Patients: Current State and Future Directions. MCW Med InQueery. Spring 2021.
4. Foedcry J and CORTINA CS. Current Guidelines and Updates in Breast Cancer Screening. MCW Surgery Update: Leading the Way. Summer 2021
5. CORTINA CS with Snyder M. Top Oncologist Weighs In on the Importance of Sista Strut. OnMilwaukee Magazine. October 2021.
 
Abstracts
1. CORTINA CS, Youssef A. Use of Low-Molecular Weight Heparin Dalteparin for Prophylaxis of Venous Thromboembolism in High-Risk Trauma Patients. LSUHSC Summer Research Symposium. Shreveport, LA. September 2010.
2. Fleetwood VA, Gross KN, Alex GC, CORTINA CS, Smolevitz JB, Sarvepalli S, Bakhsh SR, Poirier J, Myers JA, Singer MA, Orkin BA. Common side closure type, but not stapler brand or oversewing, influences side-to-side anastomotic leak rates. Rush University Medical Center Research Forum. Chicago, IL. April 2015.
3. Gross KN, Alex GC, CORTINA CS, Smolevitz JB, Fleetwood VA, Sarvepalli S, Bakhsh SR, Poirier J, Myers JA, Singer MA, Orkin BA Increased Operative Time and Intraoperative Blood Transfusion are Associated with Postoperative Anastomotic Leak. American Society of Colorectal Surgeons 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting. Boston, MA. June 2015.
4. Fleetwood VA, Gross KN, Alex GC, CORTINA CS, Smolevitz JB, Sarvepalli S, Bakhsh SR, Poirier J, Myers JA, Singer MA, Orkin BA. Common side closure type, but not stapler brand or oversewing, influences side-to-side anastomotic leak rates. American College of Surgeons Annual Clinical Congress. Chicago, IL. October 2015.
5. CORTINA CS, Son JD, Kopkash KA, Madrigrano A. Management of axillary disease in breast cancer patients over the age of 70: a single center's perspective on the factors that influence treatment. 34th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference. Miami, FL. March 2017.
6. CORTINA CS, Mulder LL, Ravindran S, Iantorno S, Kopkash K, Madrigrano A. Patient factors that influence treatment of axillary lymph node management in elderly patients with breast cancer: a survey of Chicagoland providers. 35th Annual Rush University Forum for Research and Clinical Investigation. Chicago, IL. March 2018
7. CORTINA CS, Mulder LL, Ravindran S, Iantorno S, Kopkash K, Madrigrano A. Patient factors that influence treatment of axillary lymph node management in elderly patients with breast cancer: a survey of Chicagoland providers. 35th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference. Miami, FL. March 2018
8. Mulder LL, CORTINA CS, Son J, Madrigrano A. Obesity Does Not Influence Management of Advanced Breast Cancer in the Elderly Population. American Society of Breast Surgeons 19th Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL. May 2018
9. CORTINA CS Agarwal S, Mulder LL, Poirier J, Rao R, Ansell D, Madrigrano A. Are providers and patients following hormonal therapy guidelines for patients over the age of 70: the influence of CALGB 9343. American Society of Breast Surgeons 19th Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL. May 2018
10. CORTINA CS, Gottschalk N, Kulkarni S, Karst I. Is Breast MRI an Accurate Predictor of Nodal Status after Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy? Illinois Surgical Congress. Chicago, IL. April 2019
11. CORTINA CS, Gottschalk N, Kulkarni S, Karst I. Is Breast MRI an Accurate Predictor of Nodal Status after Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy? Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine Annual Research Symposium. Chicago, IL. April 2019
12. CORTINA CS, Gottschalk N, Kulkarni S, Karst I. Is Breast MRI an Accurate Predictor of Nodal Status after Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy? American Society of Breast Surgeons 20th Annual Meeting. Dallas, TX. May 2019
13. Flanagan C, Kong AL, CORTINA CS. A Systematic Review of Sebaceous Carcinoma of the Breast. 37th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference. Miami, FL. March 2020
14. Mukherjee D, Nelson A, CORTINA CS. Primary Pediatric Lung Neoplasms: An Updated Analysis of the SEER Database. Medical College of Wisconsin Graduate Student Association Annual Research Symposium. Milwaukee, WI. March 2020
15. CORTINA CS, Bergom CR, Kijack J, Zhang Y, Huang CC, Kong AL. Breast Reconstruction in the Elderly: An Analysis of the NCDB. American Society of Breast Surgeons 21th Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV. May 2020
16. Mukherjee D, Nelson A, CORTINA CS. Primary pediatric lung neoplasms: outcomes and changes over the last five decades. Pediatric Academic Medical Societies Meeting. Philadelphia, PA. May 2020
17. Medhi M, Kong AL, Frebault J, Huang S, Huang CC, CORTINA CS. Prognostic Outcomes of Signet Ring Cell Carcinoma of the Breast. 2020 MCW Department of Surgery Fall Research Symposium. Milwaukee, WI. September 2020.
18. Chaudhary LN, Jorns JM, Cheng YC, Kamaraju K, Gonyo MB, Kong AL, Patten CR, Yen R, CORTINA CS, Carson E, Bergom C, Banarjee A, Wang Y, Chitambar C, Rui H. Neoadjuvant Endocrine Therapy Helps Identify HER2-driven Endocrine Resistance in Hormone Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer. 2020 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. San Antonio, TX. December 2020.
19. CORTINA CS, Bergom C, Craft MA, Fields B, Currey A, Kong AL. Neoadjuvant Endocrine A Survey of Radiation Oncologists on Contemporary Axillary Management in Postmastectomy Breast Cancer Patients. 2020 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. San Antonio, TX. December 2020.
20. Ray H, Doren EL, Adamson KA, LoGiudice JA, Yen TWF, Kong AL, CORTINA CS. Risk Factors for Flap Necrosis in Patients Undergoing Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy with Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator (DIEP) Flap Reconstruction. MCW Medical Student Research Day. Milwaukee , WI. October 2021.
21. Chaudhary LN, Jorns JM, Cheng YC, Kamaraju S, Burfeind J, Gonyo MB, Kong AL, Patten CR, Yen TWF, CORTINA CS, Carson E, Johnson N, Bergom C, Banerjee A, Wang Y, Sun Y, Chitambar CR, Rui H. HER1-4 Protein Up-Regulation Following Short-term Neoadjuvant Endocrine Therapy in Patients with Hormone Receptor-Positive HER2-Negative Breast Cancer. San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. San Antonio, TX. December 2021.
22. Johnson MK, CORTINA CS, Huang CC, Huang S, Frebault J, Kong AL. National Trends in “Going Flat” after Mastectomy. MCW Medical Student Research Day. Milwaukee, WI. October 2021
 
Peer Reviewed Educational Products
1. CORTINA CS. The Incidence of Adjacent Synchronous Invasive Carcinoma and/or Ductal Carcinoma In Situ in Patients with Intraductal Papilloma without Atypia on Core Biopsy: Results from a Prospective Multi-Institutional Registry (TBCRC 034). May 5, 2021. American Society of Breast Surgeons Selected Readings Program.