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Tammy Lyn Kindel MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Division of General

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Hub for Collaborative Medicine
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
08/1997 - 06/2001 BS, Wilmington College, Wilmington, OH
08/2001 - 06/2005 MD, Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH
06/2007 - 06/2010 PhD, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
07/2005 - 06/2013 General Surgery Resident, Surgery, General Surgery, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL
07/2014 - 06/2015 Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellow, Surgery, General Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
09/2017 - 08/2019 CTSI of Southeast Wisconsin, Clinical Research Scholars Program

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
11/2013 - 06/2015 Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, Surgery, General Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
09/01/2015 - Present Assistant Professor, Surgery, General Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
09/01/2015 - Present Assistant Professor, Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Childrens Hospital of Wisconsin/MCW, Milwaukee, WI
09/01/2015 - Present Assistant Professor, Surgery, General Surgery, Froedtert Hospital/MCW, Milwaukee, WI

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
Surgery
01/27/2014
12/31/2024
   
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
Satisfactory Training in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
10/08/2015
None
    

Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin
64165-20
06/04/2015
10/31/2019
    

AWARDS AND HONORS:
06/2001 Summa Cum Laude, Wilmington College, Wilmington, OH
05/2004 - 05/2006 Gamma Chapter President, Alpha Omega Alpha
05/2004 Junior member induction, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society 2004
06/2005 Ferguson Award in Surgery, The Ohio State University College of Medicine
06/2005 Cum Laude, The Ohio State University College of Medicine
06/2005 Glasgow-Rubin Achievement citation, American Medical Women's Association 2005
06/2008 Milestone Achievement Award, UC Pathobiology and Molecular Medicine 2008
06/2009 Open/Basic Science Research Winner, Edelstone Bendix Research Day Northwestern Department of Surgery
05/2010 2nd place poster winner, Digestive Health Center- CCHMC Annual Scientific Research Symposium; Children's Hospital and Medical Center of Cincinnati
07/2010 - 06/2013 Administrative Chief Resident, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
07/2010 - 06/2011 Residents as Teachers Award Winner, Northwestern Memorial Hospital Department of Surgery
07/2011 - 06/2012 Resident as Teachers Award Winner, Northwestern Memorial Hospital Department of Surgery
06/2012 Kanavel Scholars Award Winner, Edelstone Bendix Research Day, Northwestern Department of Surgery 2012
04/2019 SAGES Young Researcher Award , SAGES

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
2009 - 2018 Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (Member)
2011 - Present Society for American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) (Member)
2012 - Present The Obesity Society (Member)
2013 - Present American College of Surgeons (Fellow)
2015 - Present Association for Academic Surgery (Member)
2016 - Present Wisconsin Surgical Society (Member)
2016 - Present American Heart Association
2016 - Present American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) (Member)

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Ad-Hoc Reviewer
Diabetes
BMC Obesity
Medical Science Monitor
Journal of Surgical Research
Surgical Endoscopy
Annals of Surgery
Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Annals of Surgical Oncology
Surgery
Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
01/2016 - 01/2018 Leadership Council, at large position, Wisconsin State Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Wisconsin Surgical Society
11/2017 - 11/2019 Leadership Council, State Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, Wisconsin Surgical Society
01/2018 - 01/2019 Secretary/ Treasurer, Leadership Council, Wisconsin State Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
04/2018 - Present Medical Director, Bariatric Surgery Program, Froedtert and Medical College of Wisconsin

NATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
06/2015 - Present Member, Guidelines Committee, SAGES
06/2015 - 05/2017 Member, Safety in Cholecystectomy Task Force, SAGES
01/2016 - Present Member, Research Committee, ASMBS
11/2016 - Present Member, Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Committee, ASMBS
02/2017 - 02/2019 Member, Membership Committee, Association for Academic Surgery

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
The effect of bariatric surgery and antibiotics on the gut microbiome and hypertension
Source:
We Care Fund for Medical Innovation and Research Award, MCW
Role:
PI
PI:
Tammy Kindel
Dates:
09/01/2018 - 08/31/2019
Direct Funds:
$70,000
  
Title:
The role of GLP-1 in cardiac recovery after bariatric surgery in obesity-induced heart failure.
Source:
NIH/NHLBI K08 Career Development Award- K08 HL140000-01A1
Role:
PI
PI:
Tammy Kindel
Dates:
01/15/2019 - 12/30/2022
Direct Funds:
$603,496
  
Prior
Peer Review
Title:
Is GIP Involved in the resolution of diabetes after gastric bypass?
Source:
NIH/NIDDK FK32-DK0833205
Role:
PI
PI:
Tammy Kindel
Dates:
07/2008 - 07/2010
Direct Funds:
$116,744
  
Title:
The effect of sleeve gastrectomy on post-prandial serum bile acids
Source:
University of Nebraska Medical Center Clinical and Translational Research Support Fund
Role:
PI
PI:
Tammy Kindel
Dates:
01/2015 - 12/2016
Direct Funds:
$160,000
  
Title:
The effect of sleeve gastrectomy on post-prandial serium bile acids
Source:
Society for American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Research Grant
Role:
PI
PI:
Tammy Kindel
Dates:
04/2015 - 04/2017
Direct Funds:
$30,000
  
Title:
The effect of sleeve gastrectomy on cardiac function in diet-induced obese rats
Source:
American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
Role:
PI
PI:
Tammy Kindel
Dates:
11/2016 - 10/2017
Direct Funds:
$25,000
  
Title:
The role of GLP-1 in cardiac recovery after bariatric surgery in obesity-induced heart failure
Source:
NIH Mentored Career Development Award- KL2TR001438
Role:
PI
PI:
Tammy Kindel
Dates:
04/2017 - 04/2019
Direct Funds:
$273,240
  

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Why dieting doesna??t work but bariatric surgery does: the prevention of weight regain, Northwestern Memorial Hospital General Surgery Grand Rounds, Chicago, IL, 12/2012
An Update on Bariatric Surgery, Northwestern Memorial Hospital Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, Chicago, IL, 02/2013
Bariatric Surgery in Unpopular Patient Populations, Milwaukee Academy of Surgery, Milwaukee, WI, 02/2016
Success from our Failures: Mechanisms for weight loss after bariatric surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI, 02/2016
Bariatric Surgery in 2016, St. Josepha??s Hospital Medical Staff Education Program, West Bend, WI, 04/2016
Is the way to better heart failure therapy through the stomach?, Medical College of Wisconsin Cardiovascular Center Seminar Series, Milwaukee, WI, 04/2016
Comprehensive Weight Loss Center: Adolescent Qualifications, Childrena??s Hospital of Wisconsin Pediatric Endocrinology Conference, Milwaukee, WI, 10/2016
Manipulating the entero-cardiac axis to treat obesity cardiomyopathy, MCW Department of Physiology Seminar, Milwaukee, WI, 04/2017
From bariatric surgery to metabolic surgery: Is weight loss necessary?, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center, Department of Surgery Visiting Professor; Grand Rounds, Bronx, NY, 04/2017
Manipulating the entero-cardiac axis as a novel treatment for heart failure, MCW Cardiovascular Center Research Retreat, Invited speaker, Milwaukee, WI, 04/2017
Manipulating the entero-cardiac axis to treat obesity cardiomyopathy, CTSI Research Seminar Series, Invited Speaker, Milwaukee, WI, 09/2017
The role of bile acids in weight loss and metabolic disease improvement after bariatric surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Liver Seminar Series Invited Speaker, Bronx, NY, 10/2017
The impact bariatric surgery on gynecologic health and fertility., MCW Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI, 11/2017
Bariatric surgery as an emerging option for morbidly obese adolescents in Wisconsin: the FMLH/CHW experience, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI, 02/2018
Manipulating the entero-cardiac axis to treat metabolic heart failure, MCW Division of Cardiology Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI, 06/2018
Metabolic Surgery for the Treatment of Diabetes, 1. MCW Annual Diabetes Symposium, invited speaker, Milwaukee, WI, 05/2019
 
Regional
Surgical Treatment of Obesity, Update in Clinical Endocrinology, Brookfield, WI, 11/07/2015
Sleeve to Bypass: Does the physiology support conversion for weight loss failure?, 4th Annual Midwest Bariatric Summit, Chicago, IL, 09/23/2016
Bariatric Surgery is Underutilized! Safety and Efficacy of Modern Bariatric Procedures, MCW Green Bay Symposium Debates and Controversies in GERD, Esophageal Motility, and Obesity Management, Green Bay, WI, 12/2016
Safety and Efficacy of Modern Bariatric Procedures, University of Minnesota Bariatric Education Days: An Integrated Approach to Treating Obesity Conference, Guest Speaker, Bloomington, MN, 05/2017
Adolescent Bariatric Surgery, Wisconsin ASMBS State Chapter Meeting co-chair; speaker, Kohler, WI, 11/2017
Evaluation and Management of Post-Bariatric Surgery Complications, MCW Advances in Minimally Invasive General Surgery Symposium, Green Bay, WI, 12/2017
Obesity Surgery through the Lifespan, University of Minnesota Bariatric Education Days: An Integrated Approach to Treating Obesity Conference, Invited Speaker, Bloomington,MN, 05/2018
Adolescent Bariatric Surgery, University of Wisconsin Obesity Management Summit, Invited Speaker, Madison, WI, 05/2018
Bariatric Surgery in Complex and Challenging Patients, MCW Green Bay Symposium Updates in General Surgery, Green Bay, WI, 12/2018
 
National
Does the science support extending bariatric criteria to new populations?, American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress Panel Session 2012, Co-chair, Chicago, IL, 10/2012
Video Education Bariatric Surgery, American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2015, Co-moderator, Chicago, IL, 10/2015
Concomitant Hiatal Hernia Repair and Sleeve Gastrectomy, Obesity Week 2016, Invited Panel Sessions Speaker, New Orleans, LA, 11/2016
Lets do Lunch: Gastric, SAGES 2017 Annual Meeting Moderator, Houston, TX, 03/2017
Research in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, ACS Quality and Safety conference 2017, Invited Speaker, San Diego, CA, 10/2017
An Interactive Panel Session for the MBSCR, ACS Quality and Safety conference 2017, Invited speaker, San Diego, CA, 10/2017
The clinical effect of bariatric surgery on diabetic cardiac dysfunction, SAGES Annual Meeting 2018, Invited Panel Speaker, Seattle, WA, 04/2018
The Future of Bariatrics, Diabetic Care, and Metabolic Surgery: No Weight Loss Required!, SAGES Annual Meeting 2018, Co-Chair, Seattle, WA, 04/2018
Understanding the Gut Physiology in Selecting the Right Procedure, ACS Quality and Safety Conference 2018, Orlando, FL, 07/2018
Choosing and Prioritizing a QI Project, ACS Quality and Safety Conference 2018, invited speaker, Orlando, FL, 07/2018
Bariatric/Foregut Session co-moderator, American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Congress, Boston, MA, 10/2018
Management algorithms of Ventral/Incisional Hernias during Bariatric Surgery, Obesity Week 2017, Invited Speaker, Washington DC, 11/2018
Obesity, Bariatric Surgery and mending of an Achy Breaky Heart, Obesity Week Nov 2018, Co-chair, Nashville, TN, 11/2018
Devil's in the Details: Sleeve Gastrectomy, SAGES Annual Meeting, Co-Chair, Baltimore, MD, 04/2019
Managing Hiatal Hernias During Gastric Bypass, SAGES Annual Meeting, Invited Speaker, Baltimore, MD, 04/2019
Laparoscopic Revision of Chronic Marginal Ulcers/Stricture, SAGES Annual Meeting Invited Speaker, Baltimore, MD, 04/2019
 

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Kindel TL, Yoder SM, Da??Alessio DA, Seeley R, Tso P, Oral Presentation - Duodenal-jejunal exclusion improves glucose tolerance in the diabetic, Goto-Kakizaki rat by a GLP-1 receptor mediated mechanism, Edelstone-Bendix Research Day, Northwestern Department of Surgery June 2009, Chicago, Il, 06/2009
 
Regional
Kindel TL, Martins P, Yoder SM, Seeley RJ, Da??Alessio DA, Obici S, Tso P, Poster Presentation - Bypassing the duodenum does not improve insulin resistance associated with diet-induced obesity in rodents, Digestive Health Center- CCHMC Annual Scientific Research Symposium, 03/2010
Kindel TL, Foster T, Goldspink P, Kindel SJ, Corbett J, Widlanksy M, Strande J, Poster Presentation - Early weight loss independent effects of sleeve gastrectomy on diet-induced cardiac dysfunction in obese, Wistar rats, Utah Cardiac Recovery Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT, 01/2017
 
National
Kindel TL, Keshavan P, Smith DL, Zucker SD, Poster Presentation - Bilirubin suppresses the inflammatory response of DSS-induced acute colitis in mice, Digestive Disease Week, American Gastroenterology Association, San Diego, CA, 05/2008
Kindel TL, Yang Q, Yoder S, Tso P, Poster presentation - Re-thinking GLP-1 Secretion: The Evaluation of Lymphatic Incretin Levels after a Lipid Bolus in Diabetic Rats, American Diabetes Association, 10/2008
Kindel TL, Yang Q, Yoder S, Tso P, Poster presentation- Decreased Dextrin-driven Lymphatic Incretin Secretion in the Goto-Kakizaki Rat compared to the Wistar Rat, American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 10/2008
Kindel TL, Yoder SM, Da??Alessio DA, Tso P, Oral Presentation - The hindgut improves glucose homeostasis after metabolic surgery independent of weight loss and insulin secretion in the Goto-Kakizaki rat, Digestive Disease Week 2009, Chicago, IL, 06/2009
Kindel TL, Yoder SM, Da??Alessio DA, Tso P, Poster presentation - Duodenal-jejunal exclusion increases mid-jejunal GIP content in Wistar rats, Digestive Disease Week (DDW), Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Chicago, IL, 06/2009
Kindel TL, Martins P, Yoder SM, Seeley RJ, Da??Alessio DA, Obici S, Tso P., Oral Presentation - Bypassing the duodenum does not improve insulin resistance associated with diet-induced obesity in rodents, American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2010, Washington DC, 10/2010
Kindel TL, Kindel SJ, Nagle A, Poster presentation - Lack of knowledge regarding the risk and long-term effects of adolescent bariatric surgery is a primary determinant preventing surgical referral, SAGES Annual Meeting 2013, Baltimore, MD, 04/2013
Kindel TL, Martin E, Hungness E, Nagle A, Oral Presentation- Fifty percent long-term failure rate of the laparoscopic-adjustable gastric band as a primary bariatric procedure, Obesity Week 2013, Atlanta, GA, 10/2013
Kindel TL, Tadaki C, Jones R, Oleynikov D., Video Presentation- Laparoscopic repair of a Morgagni hernia, American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2014, San Diego, CA, 10/2014
Kindel TL, Kothari V, McBride C, Thompson JS., Oral Presentation- The time to weight-loss steady state after gastric bypass predicts long-term weight loss success, Obesity Week 2014, Boston, MA, 11/2014
Kindel TL, Kothari V, McBride C, Thompson JS, Poster presentation - The time to weight-loss steady state after gastric bypass predicts long-term weight loss success, Obesity Week 2014; Top 15 ASMBS poster, Boston, MA, 11/2014
Kindel TL, Lomelin D, Oleynikov D., Oral Presentation- Impact of Hospital Case Volume of Robotic-assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy on Patient Safety, Academic Surgical Congress 2015, Las Vegas, NV, 02/2015
Kindel TL, Oleynikov D, Video Presentation- Laparoscopic repair of a Traumatic Diaphragmatic Hernia, SAGES 2015, Nashville, TN, 04/2015
Kindel TL, Jolley J, Krause C, Bills N, Oleynikov D, Poster presentation - The Risk of Hiatal Hernia Recurrence after Bariatric Surgery with Concomitant Hiatal Hernia Repair, SAGES 2015; Poster of distinction, Nashville, TN, 04/2015
Kindel TL, Jolley J, Kothari V, Oleynikov D., Oral Presentation- Plateaued utilization of adolescent bariatric surgery despite increasing prevalence of obesity-associated co-morbidities: A National Inpatient Sample trends analysis, DDW 2015, Washington DC, 05/2015
Kindel TL, Thompson J, Poster presentation - Cholecystectomy at the time of roux-en-y gastric bypass does not alter the one year rate of type 2 diabetes mellitus resolution or excess weight loss, DDW 2015, Washington DC, 05/2015
Kindel T, Wright B, Bosler M, Gould J, Poster presentation - Significant 12 month weight loss variability after sleeve gastrectomy: one surgery does not fit all, Obesity Week 2016, New Orleans, LA, 11/2016
Kindel TL, Krause C, Helm M, McBride C, Oleynikov D, Thakare R, Alamoudi J, Kothari V, Kohli R, Alnouti Y, Oral Presentation- Early weight loss after sleeve gastrectomy is significantly correlated to increased hyocholic acid, Scientific Sessions, SAGES 2017, Houston, TX, 03/2017
Higgins R, Helm M, Gould J, Kindel T, Oral Presentation - Preoperative immobility significantly impacts the risk of post-operative complications in bariatric surgery patients, Scientific Sessions, ACS Quality and Safety Conference 2017, San Diego, CA, 10/2017
Higgins R, Helm M, Gould J, Kindel TL, Poster presentation - Morbidity and mortality is comparable following bariatric surgery in adolescents versus adults, Obesity Week 2017, Washington DC, 11/2017
Higgins R, Helm M, Gould J, Kindel T, Oral Presentation - Preoperative immobility significantly impacts the risk of post-operative complications in bariatric surgery patients, Scientific Sessions, Obesity Week 2017, Washington DC, 11/2017
Wallace L, Helm MC, Lak K, Higgins R, Gould JC, Kindel TL, Oral Presentation - Buyera??s Remorse: What predicts post-decision dissonance after bariatric surgery?, Scientific Sessions, Obesity Week 2018, Nashville, TN, 11/2018
Strande, J, Corbett J, Lomberk G, Kindel TL, Oral Presentation - Sleeve Gastrectomy in obese, Wistar rats improves diastolic function independent of weight loss, Scientific Sessions, Obesity Week 2018, Nashville, TN, 11/2018
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Community/Lay Public
02/2016 Community Education- Bariatric Surgery: Myths, Reality, and Results
 
Medical Student Education
10/2015 - 10/2017 Junior Medical Student Curriculum Bimonthly Obesity Lecture
 
Resident and Fellow Education
03/2016 Presenter, Fundamentals of Minimally Invasive Surgery, PGY3-5 General Surgery residency core curriculum
SAGES Curriculum
 

MCW STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Medical Students
Brian Wright, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2016 - 2017 M3 Clinical and Translational Research Scholarly Pathways Advisor, Project: Significant 12- month weight loss variability after sleeve gastrectomy: one surgery does not fit all
Jacob Patz, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2017 - 2019 Summer Research Program, Project: a??Intracellular myocyte signaling changes after sleeve gastrectomy in diet-induced obese rats.a??
Hailey Hayes, Medical College of Wisconsin, 05/2018 - 08/2018 Summer Research Program, Project: a??The effect of farsenoid X receptor signaling in human isolated pluripotent stem cell derived cardiomyocytes.a??
Emily Horecki, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2018 - Present Summer Research Program, Project: adolescent vs adult bariatric surgery post-operative outcomes from the MBSAQIP database
Bridget Mais, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2018 - Present Pathways Advisor QIPS, Project: a??The utility of pre-operative regional abdominal nerve blocks on post-operative outcomes after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.a??
 

PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
 
 
Clinical Programs
09/01/2015 - Present CHW Adolescent Bariatric Surgery Program
2016 - Present Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin End-stage renal disease Bariatric Surgery Program
 
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Troike D, Bradfield L, Buhiru J, Hogan V, Venema T, Nance R. Dehydroepiansdrosterone (DHEA) increases serum sodium concentration in mice Ohio Journal of Science. 2001 101:1-10.
2. Bhatt UY, Sferra TJ, Johnson A, Williams C, Shirey K, Venema T, Nuovo GJ, Nahman NS Jr. Glomerular beta-galactosidase expression following transduction with microsphere-adenoviral complexes. Kidney Int. 2002 Jan;61(1 Suppl):S68-72.
3. Camacho D, Reichenbach D, Duerr GD, Venema TL, Sweeney JF, Fisher WE. Value of laparoscopy in the staging of pancreatic cancer. JOP. 2005 Nov 10;6(6):552-61.
4. Kindel TL, Yang Q, Yoder SM, Tso P. Nutrient-driven incretin secretion into intestinal lymph is different between diabetic Goto-Kakizaki rats and Wistar rats. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2009 Feb;296(2):G168-74. PMCID: PMC2643916
5. Kindel TL, Yoder SM, Seeley RJ, D'Alessio DA, Tso P. Duodenal-jejunal exclusion improves glucose tolerance in the diabetic, Goto-Kakizaki rat by a GLP-1 receptor-mediated mechanism. J Gastrointest Surg. 2009 Oct;13(10):1762-72.
6. Yoder SM, Yang Q, Kindel TL, Tso P. Stimulation of incretin secretion by dietary lipid: is it dose dependent? Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2009 Aug;297(2):G299-305. PMCID: PMC2724086
7. Kindel TL, Yoder SM, D'Alessio DA, Tso P. The effect of duodenal-jejunal bypass on glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide secretion in Wistar rats. Obes Surg. 2010 Jun;20(6):768-75. PMCID: PMC3761799
8. Lo CM, King A, Samuelson LC, Kindel TL, Rider T, Jandacek RJ, Raybould HE, Woods SC, Tso P. Cholecystokinin knockout mice are resistant to high-fat diet-induced obesity. Gastroenterology. 2010 May;138(5):1997-2005. PMCID: PMC3049264
9. Kindel T, Lee DM, Tso P. The mechanism of the formation and secretion of chylomicrons. Atheroscler Suppl. 2010 Jun;11(1):11-6.
10. Yoder SM, Yang Q, Kindel TL, Tso P. Differential responses of the incretin hormones GIP and GLP-1 to increasing doses of dietary carbohydrate but not dietary protein in lean rats. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2010 Aug;299(2):G476-85. PMCID: PMC2928540
11. Yoder SM, Kindel TL, Tso P. Using the lymph fistula rat model to study incretin secretion. Vitam Horm. 2010;84:221-49.
12. Kindel TL, Martins PJ, Yoder SM, Jandacek RJ, Seeley RJ, D'Alessio DA, Obici S, Tso P. Bypassing the duodenum does not improve insulin resistance associated with diet-induced obesity in rodents. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011 Feb;19(2):380-7. PMCID: PMC3144555
13. Wang F, Kohan AB, Kindel TL, Corbin KL, Nunemaker CS, Obici S, Woods SC, Davidson WS, Tso P. Apolipoprotein A-IV improves glucose homeostasis by enhancing insulin secretion. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Jun 12;109(24):9641-6. PMCID: PMC3386109
14. Kindel T, Martin E, Hungness E, Nagle A. High failure rate of the laparoscopic-adjustable gastric band as a primary bariatric procedure. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2014 Nov-Dec;10(6):1070-5.
15. Kindel TL, MacGregor K, Keswani R, Mahvi D. a??Endoscopic closure of a post-operative duodenal fistula.a?? CRSLS e2014.00368. DOI:10.4293/CRSLS.2014.00368.
16. Kindel TL, McBride CM. a??Acute Complications of Bariatric surgery.a?? Bariatric Times. May 2015.
17. Wang F, Yoder SM, Yang Q, Kohan AB, Kindel TL, Wang J, Tso P. Chronic high-fat feeding increases GIP and GLP-1 secretion without altering body weight. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2015 Nov 15;309(10):G807-15. PMCID: PMC4652142
18. Zucker SD, Vogel ME, Kindel TL, Smith DL, Idelman G, Avissar U, Kakarlapudi G, Masnovi ME. Bilirubin prevents acute DSS-induced colitis by inhibiting leukocyte infiltration and suppressing upregulation of inducible nitric oxide synthase. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2015 Nov 15;309(10):G841-54. PMCID: PMC4652140
19. Kindel T, Latchana N, Swaroop M, Chaudhry UI, Noria SF, Choron RL, Seamon MJ, Lin MJ, Mao M, Cipolla J, El Chaar M, Scantling D, Martin ND, Evans DC, Papadimos TJ, Stawicki SP. Laparoscopy in trauma: An overview of complications and related topics. Int J Crit Illn Inj Sci. 2015 Jul-Sep;5(3):196-205. PMCID: PMC4613419
20. Kindel TL, Lomelin D, McBride C, Kothari V, Oleynikov D. Plateaued national utilization of adolescent bariatric surgery despite increasing prevalence of obesity-associated co-morbidities. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2016 May;12(4):868-873.
21. Kindel T, Lomelin D, McBride C, Kothari V, Thompson J. The Time to Weight-Loss Steady State After Gastric Bypass Predicts Weight-Loss Success. Obes Surg. 2016 Feb;26(2):327-31.
22. Kindel TL, Oleynikov D. The Improvement of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Barrett's after Bariatric Surgery. Obes Surg. 2016 Apr;26(4):718-20.
23. Szewczyk J, Giannone J., Marcuard S., Kindel T, Tso P,Nolan R. Colonic delivery of nutrients for management of blood glucose in type 2 diabetes patients Functional Foods in Health and Disease. 2017; 7(1): 36-53.
24. Kindel TL, Foster T, Goldspink P, Kindel SJ, Corbett J, Widlanksy M, Strande J. Early Weight Loss Independent Effects of Sleeve Gastrectomy on Diet-Induced Cardiac Dysfunction in Obese, Wistar Rats. Obes Surg. 2017 09;27(9):2370-2377. PMCID: PMC5937684
25. Helm MC, Simon K, Higgins R, Kindel TL, Gould JC. Perioperative complications increase the risk of venous thromboembolism following bariatric surgery. Am J Surg. 2017 Dec;214(6):1135-1140.
26. Helm MC, Simon K, Higgins R, Kindel TL, Gould JC. Discussion of: "Perioperative complications increase the risk of venous thromboembolism following bariatric surgery". Am J Surg. 2017 12;214(6):1141-1142.
27. Kindel TL, Krause C, Helm MC, McBride CL, Oleynikov D, Thakare R, Alamoudi J, Kothari V, Alnouti Y, Kohli R. Increased glycine-amidated hyocholic acid correlates to improved early weight loss after sleeve gastrectomy. Surg Endosc. 2018 02;32(2):805-812. PMCID: PMC5844265
28. Kindel TL, Strande JL. Bariatric surgery as a treatment for heart failure: review of the literature and potential mechanisms. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2018 01;14(1):117-122. PMCID: PMC5748002
29. Nielsen AW, Helm MC, Kindel T, Higgins R, Lak K, Helmen ZM, Gould JC. Perioperative bleeding and blood transfusion are major risk factors for venous thromboembolism following bariatric surgery. Surg Endosc. 2018 05;32(5):2488-2495.
30. Helmen ZM, Helm MC, Helm JH, Nielsen A, Kindel T, Higgins R, Gould JC. Predictors of Postoperative Urinary Tract Infection After Bariatric Surgery. Obes Surg. 2018 07;28(7):1950-1954.
31. Higgins RM, Helm M, Gould JC, Kindel TL. Preoperative immobility significantly impacts the risk of postoperative complications in bariatric surgery patients. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2018 06;14(6):842-848.
32. Clark LN, Helm MC, Higgins R, Lak K, Kastenmeier A, Kindel T, Goldblatt M, Gould JC. The impact of preoperative anemia and malnutrition on outcomes in paraesophageal hernia repair. Surg Endosc. 2018 11;32(11):4666-4672.
33. Kindel TL, Gould J. Comment on: effects of sleeve gastrectomy on the composition and diurnal oscillation of gut microbiota related to the metabolic improvements. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2018 06;14(6):739-740.
34. Reneau J, Goldblatt M, Gould J, Kindel T, Kastenmeier A, Higgins R, Rengel LR, Schoyer K, James R, Obi B, Moosreiner A, Nicholson K, Sahoo D, Kidambi S. Effect of adiposity on tissue-specific adiponectin secretion. PLoS One. 2018;13(6):e0198889. PMCID: PMC6010237
35. Villard MA, Helm MC, Kindel TL, Goldblatt MI, Gould JC, Higgins RM. C-Reactive protein as a predictor of post-operative complications in bariatric surgery patients. Surg Endosc. 2019 08;33(8):2479-2484.
36. Roadman D, Helm M, Goldblatt MI, Kastenmeier A, Kindel TL, Gould JC, Higgins RM. Postoperative urinary retention after laparoscopic total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair. J Surg Res. 2018 11;231:309-315.
37. Lak KL, Helm MC, Kindel TL, Gould JC. Metabolic Syndrome Is a Significant Predictor of Postoperative Morbidity and Mortality Following Bariatric Surgery. J Gastrointest Surg. 2019 04;23(4):739-744.
38. Kindel TL. Paired editorial: metabolic surgery ameliorates cardiovascular risk in obese diabetic patients: influence of different surgical procedures. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2018 12;14(12):1841-1842.
39. Patz JJ, Helm MC, Higgins RM, Goldblatt MI, Gould JC, Kindel TL. Peri-operative, intravenous clindamycin may improve the resolution rate of hypertension after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in morbidly obese patients. Surg Endosc. 2019 12;33(12):3984-3989.
40. Higgins RM, Helm MC, Kindel TL, Gould JC. Perioperative blood transfusion increases risk of surgical site infection after bariatric surgery. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2019 Apr;15(4):582-587.
41. Barr AC, Lak KL, Helm MC, Kindel TL, Higgins RM, Gould JC. Linear vs. circular-stapled gastrojejunostomy in Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Surg Endosc. 2019 12;33(12):4098-4101.
42. Lak KL, Helm MC, Higgins RM, Kindel TL, Gould JC. Preoperative functional health status is a predictor of short-term postoperative morbidity and mortality after bariatric surgery. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2019 Apr;15(4):608-614.
43. Helm JH, Helm MC, Kindel TL, Gould JC, Higgins RM. Blood transfusions increase the risk of venous thromboembolism following ventral hernia repair. Hernia. 2019 Dec;23(6):1149-1154.
44. Kindel TL, Foster T, Harmann L, Strande J. Sleeve Gastrectomy in Obese Zucker Rats Restores Cardiac Function and Geometry Toward a Lean Phenotype Independent of Weight Loss. J Card Fail. 2019 May;25(5):372-379. PMCID: PMC6596990
45. Samuels TL, Altman KW, Gould JC, Kindel T, Bosler M, MacKinnon A, Hagen CE, Johnston N. Esophageal pepsin and proton pump synthesis in barrett's esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma. Laryngoscope. 2019 12;129(12):2687-2695.
46. Hayes H, Patz J, Corbett J, Afzal MZ, Strande J, Kindel TL. Sleeve gastrectomy in obese Wistar rats improves diastolic function and promotes cardiac recovery independent of weight loss. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2019 Jun;15(6):837-842. PMCID: PMC6682432
47. Aleassa EM, Khorgami Z, Kindel TL, Tu C, Tang WHW, Schauer PR, Brethauer SA, Aminian A. Impact of bariatric surgery on heart failure mortality. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2019 Jul;15(7):1189-1196.
48. Wallace L, Horecki EK, Helm MC, Higgins RM, Gould JC, Lak K, Kindel TL. Buyer's remorse: what predicts post-decision dissonance after bariatric surgery? Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2019 Jul;15(7):1182-1188.
49. Roadman D, Helm M, Goldblatt MI, Kindel TL, Gould JC, Higgins RM. Postoperative Urinary Retention After Bariatric Surgery: An Institutional Analysis. J Surg Res. 2019 11;243:83-89.
50. Wilkinson KH, Helm M, Lak K, Higgins RM, Gould JC, Kindel TL. The Risk of Post-operative Complications in Super-Super Obesity Compared to Super Obesity in Accredited Bariatric Surgery Centers. Obes Surg. 2019 09;29(9):2964-2971.
51. Suh S, Helm M, Kindel TL, Goldblatt MI, Gould JC, Higgins RM. The impact of nausea on post-operative outcomes in bariatric surgery patients. Surg Endosc. 2020 07;34(7):3085-3091.
52. Kindel T, Oleynikov D. Laparoscopic total extra-peritoneal (TEP) inguinal hernia repair Hernia Surgery: Current Principles. 11 June 2016:461-466.
53. Nasser H, Munie S, Kindel TL, Gould JC, Higgins RM. Comparative analysis of robotic versus laparoscopic revisional bariatric surgery: perioperative outcomes from the MBSAQIP database Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 2020.
54. Kindel TL. Comment on: Predictive factors of complications in revisional gastric bypass surgery: results from the Scandinavian Obesity Surgery Registry: "Roping In" the Wild West. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2020 01;16(1):e3-e4.
55. Benjamin MM, Sundararajan S, Sulaiman S, Kindel T, Joyce D, Mohammed AA. Testing the obesity paradox in patients on long-term milrinone infusion for end-stage heart failure. Am J Cardiovasc Dis. 2019;9(4):59-64. PMCID: PMC6737350
56. . Esophageal pepsin and proton pump synthesis in barrett's esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma Laryngoscope. 2019.
57. Nasser H, Munie S, Kindel TL, Gould JC, Higgins RM. Comparative analysis of robotic versus laparoscopic revisional bariatric surgery: perioperative outcomes from the MBSAQIP database. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2020 Mar;16(3):397-405.
58. Lopez EH, Munie S, Higgins R, Gould J, Kindel T. Morbidity and Mortality after Bariatric Surgery in Adolescents Versus Adults Journal of Surgical Research. December 2020;256:180-186.
59. Barron M, Atkinson SN, Kirby J, Kindel T. Sleeve gastrectomy prevents hypertension associated with unique shifts in the gut microbiome. Surg Endosc. 2021 10;35(10):5461-5467. PMCID: PMC8004532
60. Lopez EH, Munie S, Higgins R, Gould J, Kindel T. Morbidity and Mortality after Bariatric Surgery in Adolescents Versus Adults. J Surg Res. 2020 12;256:180-186.
61. Sridhar N, Hetzel E, Kindel TL, Gould JC, Higgins RM. The Impact of Hemoglobin A1c on Post-operative Outcomes in Bariatric Surgery Patients Journal of Surgical Research. November 2021;267:636-641.
62. Kindel TL, Ganga RR, Baker JW, Noria SF, Jones DB, Omotosho P, Volckmann ET, Williams NN, Telem DA, Petrick AT, Gould JC. American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: Preoperative Care Pathway for Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. September 2021;17(9):1529-1540.
63. Vosburg RW, Pratt JSA, Kindel T, Rogers AM, Kudav S, Banerjee A, Hernandez E, Athanasiadis D, Fischer LE, Hayes K, Shin TH, Aminian A, Kim JJ. Bariatric Surgery is Safe for Patients After Recovery from COVID-19. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2021 11;17(11):1884-1889. PMCID: PMC8324486
64. Suh S, Hetzel E, Alter-Troilo K, Lak K, Gould JC, Kindel TL, Higgins RM. The influence of preoperative carbohydrate loading on postoperative outcomes in bariatric surgery patients: a randomized, controlled trial Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. August 2021;17(8):1480-1488.
65. Kindel TL, Higgins RM, Lak K, Gould J, Baumann Kreuziger L, Mohammed A, Gaglianello N, Ishizawar D. Bariatric surgery in patients with advanced heart failure: A proposed multi-disciplinary pathway for surgical care in medically complex patients. Surgery. 2021 09;170(3):659-663.
66. Ford J, Kindel T, Higgins RM, Lak KL, Hetzel E, Gould JC. Examining current patterns of opioid prescribing and use after bariatric surgery. Surg Endosc. 2022 04;36(4):2564-2569.
67. Kindel TL. Comment on: Routine preoperative resting echocardiography does not predict adverse cardiopulmonary events after bariatric surgery. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2021 06;17(6):1138-1139.
68. Albaugh VL, Kindel TL, Nissen SE, Aminian A. Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Following Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Surgical Clinics of North America. April 2021;101(2):269-294.
69. Kindel TL. Comment on: Relationship between bariatric surgery outcomes and the preoperative gastrointestinal microbiota: a cohort study Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 2021.
70. Szewczyk J, Giannone JA, Marcuard S, Kindel T, Tso P, Nolan R. Colonic delivery of nutrients for management of blood glucose in type 2 diabetes patients Functional Foods in Health and Disease. January 2017;7(1):36-53.
71. Petcka NL, Alter-Troilo K, Hetzel E, Higgins RM, Lak KL, Gould JC, Kindel TL, Kastenmeier AS, Goldblatt MI. Transversus abdominis plane blocks for complex abdominal wall reconstruction decrease hospital length of stay compared to epidurals. Surg Endosc. 2022 Oct;36(10):7722-7730.
72. Kindel TL. Comment on: Roux-en-Y gastric bypass as a salvage solution for severe and refractory gastroparesis in malnourished patients Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 2022.
73. Wilkinson KH, Wu R, Szabo A, Higgins R, Gould J, Kindel T. The Effect of Bariatric Surgery Volume on General Surgery Outcomes for Morbidly Obese Patients. J Obes. 2021;2021:8945091. PMCID: PMC8572633
74. Kindel TL, Dirks RC, Collings AT, Scholz S, Abou-Setta AM, Alli VV, Ansari MT, Awad Z, Broucek J, Campbell A, Cripps MW, Hollands C, Lim R, Quinteros F, Ritchey K, Whiteside J, Zagol B, Pryor AD, Walsh D, Haggerty S, Stefanidis D. Guidelines for the performance of minimally invasive splenectomy. Surg Endosc. 2021 11;35(11):5877-5888.
75. Sridhar N, Hetzel E, Kindel TL, Gould JC, Higgins RM. The Impact of Hemoglobin A1c on Post-operative Outcomes in Bariatric Surgery Patients. J Surg Res. 2021 11;267:636-641.
76. Kindel TL, Ganga RR, Baker JW, Noria SF, Jones DB, Omotosho P, Volckmann ET, Williams NN, Telem DA, Petrick AT, Gould JC, ASMBS Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Committee. American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: Preoperative Care Pathway for Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2021 09;17(9):1529-1540.
77. Suh S, Hetzel E, Alter-Troilo K, Lak K, Gould JC, Kindel TL, Higgins RM. The influence of preoperative carbohydrate loading on postoperative outcomes in bariatric surgery patients: a randomized, controlled trial. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2021 Aug;17(8):1480-1488.
78. Riedl RA, Burnett CML, Pearson NA, Reho JJ, Mokadem M, Edwards RA, Kindel TL, Kirby JR, Grobe JL. Gut Microbiota Represent a Major Thermogenic Biomass. Function (Oxf). 2021;2(3):zqab019. PMCID: PMC8055641
79. Kindel TL. Comment on: Relationship between bariatric surgery outcomes and the preoperative gastrointestinal microbiota: a cohort study. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2021 05;17(5):899-900.
80. Albaugh VL, Kindel TL, Nissen SE, Aminian A. Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Following Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Surg Clin North Am. 2021 Apr;101(2):269-294.
81. Kindel TL. Comment on: Roux-en-Y gastric bypass as a salvage solution for severe and refractory gastroparesis in malnourished patients. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2022 05;18(5):e26-e27.
82. Chandratre SR, Smith NJ, Walsh RW, Kindel TL, Sundararajan SK, Joyce DL, Mohammed A. Isolated left ventricular assist device implantation produces variable changes to patient body mass index. Artif Organs. 2022 Aug;46(8):1597-1607. PMCID: PMC9256767
83. Kindel TL. Comment on: Long-term improvement of adipocyte insulin action during body weight relapse after bariatric surgery: a longitudinal cohort study Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 2022.
84. Tan WH, Ford J, Kindel T, Higgins RM, Lak K, Gould JC. Implementation of a standardized multimodal pain regimen significantly reduces postoperative inpatient opioid utilization in patients undergoing bariatric surgery. Surg Endosc. 2022 Aug 04.
85. Fernando DG, Saravia FL, Atkinson SN, Barron M, Kirby JR, Kindel TL. A single, peri-operative antibiotic can persistently alter the post-operative gut microbiome after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Surg Endosc. 2022 Jun 29.
86. Barron M, Hayes H, Fernando DG, Geurts AM, Kindel TL. Sleeve Gastrectomy Improves High-Fat Diet-Associated Hepatic Steatosis Independent of the Glucagon-like-Petpide-1 Receptor in Rats. J Gastrointest Surg. 2022 Aug;26(8):1607-1618. PMCID: PMC9444920
87. Kindel TL. Comment on: Long-term improvement of adipocyte insulin action during body weight relapse after bariatric surgery: a longitudinal cohort study. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2022 06;18(6):692-693.
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Book: Current Principles of Surgery of the Abdominal Wall Chapter: Laparoscopic Total Extra-peritoneal Inguinal Hernia Repair, pp 61-446 Authors: Tammy Kindel MD, PhD and Dmitry Oleynikov MD
2. Book: Atlas of Esophageal Surgery Chapter 8. Paraesophageal Hernia Repair and Collis Gastroplasty, pp 63-73. Authors: Jennifer Jolley MD, Tammy Kindel MD, PhD, and Dmitry Oleynikov MD