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Charles J. H. Stolar, MD

Positions and Appointments

2000-present  Rudolph N. Schulllinger Professor Emeritus of Surgery and Pediatrics
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

Clinical Specialties

Laparoscopic surgery
Diaphragmatic hernia
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
Surgical oncology
Prenatal diagnosis
Minimal access surgery
Surgical oncology
Endoscopy
Gastrointestinal surgery
Thoracic surgery
Bronchoscopy
Head and neck surgery

Research Interests

Pulmonary vascular tone in neonatal lungs, the role of growth factors in the development of fetal pulmonary vasculature

Neonatal outcomes, specifically long-term consequences of neonatal surgery


Education and Training

1980-1982  Pediatric Surgery Clinical Fellow
Children’s Hospital National Medical Center,
George Washington University, Washington, DC
1979-1980  Chief Resident
University of Illinois Hospital, Chicago, IL
1976-1977  Pediatric Surgery Clinical Fellow
Children’s Hospital National Medical Center,
George Washington University, Washington, DC
1975-1979  Assistant Resident
University of Illinois Hospital, Chicago, IL
1974-1975  Intern
University of Illinois Hospital, Chicago, IL
1974  MD
Georgetown University School of Medicine,
Washington, DC
1970  BA, cum laude
Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, 1986
(Re-certified 2007)

American Board of Surgery, General Surgery, 1982
(Re-certified 2005)

Professional Experience

1989-1993  Associate Professor of Surgery (with tenure), Division of Pediatric Surgery
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY
1989-1993  Associate Attending Surgeon, Division of Pediatric Surgery
Children’s Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian,
New York, NY
1982-1989  Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Surgery
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY
1982-1989  Assistant Attending, Division of Pediatric Surgery
Children’s Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian,
New York, NY
1980-1982  Instructor in Surgery, George Washington University
Children’s Hospital National Medical Center, Washington, DC
1976-1977  Research Associate, George Washington University
Children’s Hospital National Medical Center, Washington, DC
1969-1970  Instructor in Biology
Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Professional Honors

Scout of the Year Award, 2005
Boy Scouts of America

Wildlife Conservation Association Consulting Surgeon
Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, New York, 1999-2002

Visiting Professor, Children’s Hospital of Seattle,
Seattle, Washington, 1999

Visiting Professor, University of Minnesota,
Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1999

Visiting Professor, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital,
Liverpool, England, 1999

Visiting Professor and keynote speaker, Royal College
of Surgeons of Thailand, 1998

Physician of the Year Award, Pediatric Cancer Foundation,
New York, New York, 1998

The Arvin I. Philippart, Invited Lecturer, Children’s Hospital of Detroit, Detroit, MI

William Kiesewetter Memorial Lecture, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Children’s Hospital, 1997

William Pokorney Memorial Lecture, Baylor University,
Texas Children’s Hospital, 1996

Distinguished Overseas Lecturer, Chilean Association
of Pediatric Surgery, 1995

Ray and Joan Kroc Award for Academic Surgery,
University of Illinois, 1980

First Prize, Resident’s Competition, American Academy of Pediatrics, Surgery Section, 1979

NIH Training Grant Award, 1976-77

Professional Societies and Committees

American Academy of Pediatrics
American Association for Advancement of Science
American College of Surgeons
American Heart Association-Cardiopulmonary Council
American Pediatric Society
American Pediatric Surgical Association
American Society for Artificial Internal Organs
American Society for Clinical Oncology
American Society for Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition
American Surgical Association
Association for Academic Surgery
British Association of Pediatric Surgeons
Extracorporeal Life Support Organization
New York Academy of Sciences
New York Society for Pediatric Surgery
Societe International De Chirugie
Society for Pediatric Research
Society of University of Surgeons


Selected Publications

Rowe, DH, Huang, J, O’Toole, KM, Stolar, CJH, Yamashin, D, Kandel, JJ: Suppression of Primary Tumor Growth in a Mouse Model of Human Neuroblastoma, J Pediatric Surg, 35 (6) 997-981, 2000.

Rowe, DH, Kayton, ML, Stolar, CJH, and Kandel, J: Anti-VEGF Antibody Suppresses Primary Tumor, Growth and Metastasis in Experimental Wilm’s Tumor. J Pediatric Surg, 35 (1): 30-3, 2000.

Kayton, ML, Rowe, DH, O’Toole, KM, Thompson, BA, Schwart, MB, Stolar, CJH, and Kandel, JJ: Metastasis Correlates with Production of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor in a Murine Model of Wilms Tumor, J Pediatric Surg, 34 (5), 743-8, 1999.

Kayton, ML, Rowe, DH, Stolar, CJH, and Kandel, J: Production of VEGF Correlates with Metastasis in a Murine Model of Human Wilm’s Tumor. J Peds Surg, 34 (5): 743-9, 1999.

Rowe, DH, Kayton, ML, Stolar, CJH, and Kandel, J: Pathologic Angiogenesis in a Murine Model of Anaplastic Wilm’s Tumor. J Ped Surg, 34 (5): 676-9, 1999.

Kayton, M, Rowe, D, Stolar, CJH, Kandel, J: Pathologic Angiogenesis, in a Metastasizing Model of Human Wilm’s Tumor. Surg Forum, 49: 593-595, 1998.

Zangwill, SD, Hsu, DT, Kichuk, MR, Garvin, JH, Stolar, CJH, et al: Incidence and Outcome of Primary Epstein Barr Virus Infection and Lymphoproliferative Disease in Pediatric Heart Transplant Patients. J. Heart-Lung Transplant, 17: 1161-6, 1998.

Lueders, M, Weiswasser, J, and Stolar, CJH: Changes in Pulmonary Vascular Resistance in Response to Partial Liquid Ventilation: Is Oxygen Necessary? J Peds Surg, 33: 85-90, 1998.

Heifetz, SA, Chushing, B, Stolar, CJH, et al. Immature Teratomas in Children: Pathologic Considerations. J Clin Onc, 15: 2589-2593, 1997.

Aly, H, Lueders, M, Weiswasser, J, Paravicini, E, DeClerk, A, and Stolar, CJH: Partial Liquid Ventilation and Lung Injury: Is PLV Able to Modify Pulmonary Vascular Resistance? J Peds Surg, 32: 197-202, 1997.

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BOOK CHAPTERS

Diagnosis and treatment of germ cell tumors in children. Lazar, EL and Stolar, CJH, Semin Ped Surgery 7 (1)29-34, 1998.

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Stolar, CJH, Dillon, PW. In Pediatric Surgery, Coran, R, Oneil, JT, Grossfeld, JP, et al eds. Yearbook Medical Publishers, Chicago, IL, p 819-842, 1998.

Surgical repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Stolar, CJH. In Operative Pediatric Surgery. Spitz, L, ed., Chapman, and Hall, London England, 1 p 159-163, 1996

Physiologic approach to congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Stolar, CJH. In Pediatric Surgery. Oldham, K, ed., Lipnicott & Co., Chicago, IL, p 387-491, 1995

Indications for and surgery of the spleen. Stein, J. and Stolar, CJH. In Abdominal Surgery of Children. Tsuchida, Y.S., ed., Knager & Co., Berlin, Germany, p 87-94, 1994.

Gonadal and extragonadal germ cell tumors in childhood. In Abdominal Surgery in Childhood. Stolar, CJH, Donelley, Wm ed., Year Book Medical Publishers, Chicago, IL, 456-475, 1994

ECMO in the management of congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Weinstein, S., Lazar, EL, Stolar, CJH. In Pediatric Clinics of North America. Altman, RP, ed., Saunders & Co., Orlando, FLA 40 (6) : 1315-1322, 1993

Congenital lung malformations and pediatric chest wall deformities. Lazar, EL, Stolar, CJH. In Pediatric Respiratory Care. Johnson, Wm ed., Blackwell Scientific Publicating, Melbourne, Aust., p 357-393, 1992

Effects of splenectomy and thymectomy in children, Kays, MA, Stolar, CJH. In Infection in Pediatric Surgery. P 91-100, Saunders Co., Orlando, FL, 1992

Technology and intervention in the Neonatal intensive care unit. Driscoll, JM, Stolar, CJH. In People and Technology in the Work Place. P171-188, National Academy Press, Washington, DC, 1991

ABSTRACTS

Highly specific anti-angiogenic therapy is effective in suppressing growth of experimental Wilms tumors. British Association of Pediatric Surgeons. July 17-21, 2000.

Novel use of an established agent: Topotecan is anti-angiogenic in experimental Wilms tumor. British Association of Pediatric Surgeons. July 17-21, 2000.

Suppression of primary tumor growth in a mouse model of human neuroblastoma. American Academy of Pediatrics, Surgical Section. October 10, 1999.

Anti-VEGF antibody suppresses primary tumor growth and metastasis in an experimental model of Wilms tumor. British Association of Pediatric Surgeons. July 20-23, 1999.

Antibody suppresses primary tumor growth and metastasis in experimental Wilm’s tumor. British Conference of Molecular and Clinical Genetics of Childhood Renal Tumors, 1999.

Vascular endothelial growth factor expression and pulmonary development in murine fetal heart-lung culture. Society for Pediatric Research, 1999.

Surgery alone is effective treatment of resected ovarian immature teratoma in children: A Pediatric Intergroup Report. American Society for Clinical Oncology, 1996.

Partial liquid ventilation and lung injury: Is PLV able to modify pulmonary vascular resistance? Society for Pediatric Research, 1996.

Effects of partial liquid ventilation on pulmonary vascular resistance in normal and oleic acid injured in-situ ECMO perfused neonatal piglet lungs. The Ross Conference, 1995.

Timing parameters of fetal breath cycle in cases of congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Society for Gynecologic Investigation, 1995.

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