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Thomas T. Sato MD

Thomas T. Sato MD

Sr Associate Dean, CEO CSG, Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Children's Specialty Group
Division: Administration
Program: Academic Support

Member of the Comprehensive Injury Center


Leadership Positions

  • Chief Executive Officer, Children's Specialty Group
  • Senior Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs
  • Publications

  • Infants with esophageal atresia and right aortic arch: Characteristics and outcomes from the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium. (Lal DR, Gadepalli SK, Downard CD, Minneci PC, Knezevich M, Chelius TH, Rapp CT, Billmire D, Bruch S, Carland Burns R, Deans KJ, Fallat ME, Fraser JD, Grabowski J, Hebel F, Helmrath MA, Hirschl RB, Kabre R, Kohler J, Landman MP, Leys CM, Mak GZ, Ostlie DJ, Raque J, Rymeski B, Saito JM, St Peter SD, von Allmen D, Warner BW, Sato TT, Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium) J Pediatr Surg 2018 Aug 21 PMID: 30224238 09/19/2018    
  • Long-term Quality of Life in Neonatal Surgical Disease. (Amin R, Knezevich M, Lingongo M, Szabo A, Yin Z, Oldham KT, Calkins CM, Sato TT, Arca MJ) Ann Surg 2018 Sep;268(3):497-505 PMID: 29994930 07/12/2018    
  • Screening practices and associated anomalies in infants with anorectal malformations: Results from the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium. (Minneci PC, Kabre RS, Mak GZ, Halleran DR, Cooper JN, Afrazi A, Calkins CM, Downard CD, Ehrlich P, Fraser J, Gadepalli SK, Helmrath MA, Kohler JE, Landisch R, Landman MP, Lee C, Leys CM, Lodwick DL, Mon R, McClure B, Rymeski B, Saito JM, Sato TT, St Peter SD, Wood R, Levitt MA, Deans KJ, Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium) J Pediatr Surg 2018 Jun;53(6):1163-1167 PMID: 29602552 04/01/2018    
  • Medical and Surgical Management of Pediatric Ulcerative Colitis. (Cabrera JM, Sato TT) Clin Colon Rectal Surg 2018 Mar;31(2):71-79 PMID: 29487489 PMCID: PMC5825852 03/01/2018    
  • Management of pediatric ovarian torsion: evidence of follicular development after ovarian preservation. (Walker SK, Lal DR, Boyd KP, Sato TT) Surgery 2018 03;163(3):547-552 PMID: 29329768 01/14/2018    
  • Challenging surgical dogma in the management of proximal esophageal atresia with distal tracheoesophageal fistula: Outcomes from the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium. (Lal DR, Gadepalli SK, Downard CD, Ostlie DJ, Minneci PC, Swedler RM, Chelius TH, Cassidy L, Rapp CT, Billmire D, Bruch S, Burns RC, Deans KJ, Fallat ME, Fraser JD, Grabowski J, Hebel F, Helmrath MA, Hirschl RB, Kabre R, Kohler J, Landman MP, Leys CM, Mak GZ, Raque J, Rymeski B, Saito JM, St Peter SD, von Allmen D, Warner BW, Sato TT, Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium) J Pediatr Surg 2018 Jul;53(7):1267-1272 PMID: 28599967 06/11/2017    
  • Development of a multi-institutional clinical research consortium for pediatric surgery. (Hirschl RB, Minneci P, Gadepalli S, Saito JM, Askegard-Giesmann J, Deans K, Downard C, Fallat M, Finnell M, Helmrath M, Kabre R, Lal D, Leys C, Mak G, Ostlie D, Rescorla F, Sato T, St Peter S, von Allmen D, Warner B, MidWest Pediatric Surgery Consortium (MWPSC)) J Pediatr Surg 2017 Jul;52(7):1084-1088 PMID: 28081853 01/14/2017       1 Citations
  • Perioperative management and outcomes of esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula. (Lal DR, Gadepalli SK, Downard CD, Ostlie DJ, Minneci PC, Swedler RM, Chelius T, Cassidy L, Rapp CT, Deans KJ, Fallat ME, Finnell SME, Helmrath MA, Hirschl RB, Kabre RS, Leys CM, Mak G, Raque J, Rescorla FJ, Saito JM, St Peter SD, von Allmen D, Warner BW, Sato TT, Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium) J Pediatr Surg 2017 Aug;52(8):1245-1251 PMID: 27993359 12/21/2016       12 Citations
  • Pediatric Airway and Esophageal Foreign Bodies. (Berdan EA, Sato TT) Surg Clin North Am 2017 Feb;97(1):85-91 PMID: 27894434 11/30/2016       3 Citations
  • Safe and effective management of esophageal coins in children with bougienage. (Heinzerling NP, Christensen MA, Swedler R, Cassidy LD, Calkins CM, Sato TT) Surgery 2015 Oct;158(4):1065-70; discussion 1071-2 PMID: 26239181 08/05/2015       2 Citations
  • Giant Paratubal Cyst in Adolescence: Case Report, Modified Minimal Access Surgical Technique, and Literature Review. (Asare EA, Greenberg S, Szabo S, Sato TT) J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2015 Oct;28(5):e143-5 PMID: 26081480 06/18/2015    
  • Gas analysis using Raman spectroscopy demonstrates the presence of intraperitoneal air (nitrogen and oxygen) in a cohort of children undergoing pediatric laparoscopic surgery. (Taylor SP, Sato TT, Balcom AH, Groth T, Hoffman GM) Anesth Analg 2015 Feb;120(2):349-54 PMID: 25602452 01/21/2015       2 Citations
  • Role of admission gas exchange measurement in predicting congenital diaphragmatic hernia survival in the era of gentle ventilation. (Khmour AY, Konduri GG, Sato TT, Uhing MR, Basir MA) J Pediatr Surg 2014 Aug;49(8):1197-201 PMID: 25092075 08/06/2014       10 Citations
  • Anterior tracheal suspension for tracheobronchomalacia in infants and children. (Mitchell ME, Rumman N, Chun RH, Rao A, Martin T, Beste DJ, Berens RJ, Parakininkas DE, Ghanayem NS, Hubert MJ, Uhing M, Simpson P, Sato TT, Tweddell JS, Kerschner JE) Ann Thorac Surg 2014 Oct;98(4):1246-53 PMID: 25086944 08/05/2014       7 Citations
  • Operationalizing quality improvement in a pediatric surgical practice. (Arca MJ, Enters J, Christensen M, Jeziorczak P, Sato TT, Thielke R, Oldham KT) J Pediatr Surg 2014 Jan;49(1):202-5; discussion 205-6 PMID: 24439610 01/21/2014       10 Citations
  • Initial assessment and management of thermal burn injuries in children. (Jamshidi R, Sato TT) Pediatr Rev 2013 Sep;34(9):395-404 PMID: 24000343 09/04/2013       8 Citations
  • Conservative management of giant omphalocele with topical povidone-iodine and its effect on thyroid function. (Whitehouse JS, Gourlay DM, Masonbrink AR, Aiken JJ, Calkins CM, Sato TT, Arca MJ) J Pediatr Surg 2010 Jun;45(6):1192-7 PMID: 20620319 07/14/2010       23 Citations
  • Capsule endoscopy performed across the pediatric age range: indications, incomplete studies, and utility in management of inflammatory bowel disease. (Jensen MK, Tipnis NA, Bajorunaite R, Sheth MK, Sato TT, Noel RJ) Gastrointest Endosc 2010 Jul;72(1):95-102 PMID: 20472231 05/18/2010       33 Citations
  • Incidence and risk factors for venous thromboembolism in critically ill children after trauma. (Hanson SJ, Punzalan RC, Greenup RA, Liu H, Sato TT, Havens PL) J Trauma 2010 Jan;68(1):52-6 PMID: 20065757 01/13/2010       35 Citations
  • Beyond feasibility: a comparison of newborns undergoing thoracoscopic and open repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernias. (Gourlay DM, Cassidy LD, Sato TT, Lal DR, Arca MJ) J Pediatr Surg 2009 Sep;44(9):1702-7 PMID: 19735811 09/09/2009       64 Citations
  • Colonic volvulus in children with intestinal motility disorders. (Altaf MA, Werlin SL, Sato TT, Rudolph CD, Sood MR) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2009 Jul;49(1):59-62 PMID: 19465873 05/26/2009       13 Citations
  • Pediatric vascular injuries: patterns of injury, morbidity, and mortality. (Klinkner DB, Arca MJ, Lewis BD, Oldham KT, Sato TT) J Pediatr Surg 2007 Jan;42(1):178-82; discussion 182-3 PMID: 17208561 01/09/2007       42 Citations
  • Assent for treatment: clinician knowledge, attitudes, and practice. (Lee KJ, Havens PL, Sato TT, Hoffman GM, Leuthner SR) Pediatrics 2006 Aug;118(2):723-30 PMID: 16882829 08/03/2006       33 Citations
  • Laparotomy versus peritoneal drainage for necrotizing enterocolitis and perforation. (Moss RL, Dimmitt RA, Barnhart DC, Sylvester KG, Brown RL, Powell DM, Islam S, Langer JC, Sato TT, Brandt ML, Lee H, Blakely ML, Lazar EL, Hirschl RB, Kenney BD, Hackam DJ, Zelterman D, Silverman BL) N Engl J Med 2006 May 25;354(21):2225-34 PMID: 16723614 05/26/2006       212 Citations
  • Use of vacuum-assisted closure system in the management of complex wounds in the neonate. (Arca MJ, Somers KK, Derks TE, Goldin AB, Aiken JJ, Sato TT, Shilyansky J, Winthrop A, Oldham KT) Pediatr Surg Int 2005 Jul;21(7):532-5 PMID: 15965692 06/21/2005       24 Citations
  • Abdominal drain placement versus laparotomy for necrotizing enterocolitis with perforation. (Sato TT, Oldham KT) Clin Perinatol 2004 Sep;31(3):577-89 PMID: 15325539 08/25/2004       12 Citations
  • Analgesia for children with acute abdominal pain: a survey of pediatric emergency physicians and pediatric surgeons. (Kim MK, Galustyan S, Sato TT, Bergholte J, Hennes HM) Pediatrics 2003 Nov;112(5):1122-6 PMID: 14595056 11/05/2003       38 Citations
  • A randomized clinical trial of analgesia in children with acute abdominal pain. (Kim MK, Strait RT, Sato TT, Hennes HM) Acad Emerg Med 2002 Apr;9(4):281-7 PMID: 11927450 04/03/2002       101 Citations
  • Outcome of perforated necrotizing enterocolitis in the very low-birth weight neonate may be independent of the type of surgical treatment. (Ehrlich PF, Sato TT, Short BL, Hartman GE) Am Surg 2001 Aug;67(8):752-6 PMID: 11510576 08/21/2001       45 Citations
  • Laparoscopic diagnosis and management of ovarian torsion in the newborn. (Decker PA, Chammas J, Sato TT) JSLS 1999 Apr-Jun;3(2):141-3 PMID: 10444015 PMCID: PMC3015323 08/12/1999       13 Citations
  • Transcriptional arrest of the human E-selectin gene. (Boyle EM Jr, Sato TT, Noel RF Jr, Verrier ED, Pohlman TH) J Surg Res 1999 Apr;82(2):194-200 PMID: 10090829 03/26/1999       5 Citations
  • CD14-dependent activation of human endothelial cells by Bacteroides fragilis outer membrane. (Sato TT, Kovacich JC, Boyle EM Jr, Haddix TL, Weintraub A, Pohlman TH) J Surg Res 1998 Feb 01;74(2):103-11 PMID: 9587347 05/20/1998       7 Citations
  • Hypothermia inhibits human E-selectin transcription. (Haddix TL, Pohlman TH, Noel RF, Sato TT, Boyle EM Jr, Verrier ED) J Surg Res 1996 Aug;64(2):176-83 PMID: 8812630 08/01/1996       41 Citations
  • Necrotizing soft tissue infections: obstacles in diagnosis. (Lille ST, Sato TT, Engrav LH, Foy H, Jurkovich GJ) J Am Coll Surg 1996 Jan;182(1):7-11 PMID: 8542094 01/01/1996       120 Citations
  • Activation of human endothelial cells by viable or heat-killed gram-negative bacteria requires soluble CD14. (Noel RF Jr, Sato TT, Mendez C, Johnson MC, Pohlman TH) Infect Immun 1995 Oct;63(10):4046-53 PMID: 7558318 PMCID: PMC173569 10/01/1995       35 Citations
  • A piece of my mind. Frenzied calm. (Sato TT) JAMA 1993 Dec 15;270(23):2794 PMID: 8133605 12/15/1993    
  • A protein kinase C agonist, selective for the beta I isozyme, induces E-selectin and VCAM-1 expression on HUVEC but does not translocate PKC. (Deisher TA, Sato TT, Pohlman TH, Harlan JM) Biochem Biophys Res Commun 1993 Jun 30;193(3):1283-90 PMID: 7686753 06/30/1993       33 Citations
  • Diagnosis and management of pericardial abscess in trauma patients. (Sato TT, Geary RL, Ashbaugh DG, Jurkovich GJ) Am J Surg 1993 May;165(5):637-41 PMID: 8488952 05/01/1993       6 Citations
  • Last update: 09/19/2018
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