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Dennis L. Fowler, MD, MPH

Positions and Appointments

2012-present  Gerald and Janet Carrus Professor of Clinical Science (in Surgery and Healthcare Policy and Management)
, New York, NY
2010-present  Director, Center for Innovation and Outcomes Research
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
2010-present  Medical Director, Simulation Center
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
2000-present  Professor of Clinical Surgery
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY

Research Interests

Outcomes and quality research
Comparative effectiveness research
Surgical robotics



Education and Training

2008  MPH
Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY
1979-1980  Surgical Endoscopy Fellowship
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
1975-1979  Surgery Residency
St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, MO
1974-1975  Internship
St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, MO
1973  MD
University of Kansas School of Medicine,
Kansas City, KS
1970  BS, Honors
Phillips University, Enid, OK

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery

Professional Experience

2004-2009  Vice President & Medical Director for Perioperative Services
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
2003-2009  United States Surgical Professor of Clinical Surgery
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
2000-2009  Director, Minimal Access Surgery Center
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
2002-2004   Chief, Division of General Surgery
Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY
2000-2004  Leon C. Hirsch Professor of Clinical Surgery
Weill Medical College of Cornell University,
New York, NY
1997-2000  Director, Allegheny Center for Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery
Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
1997-2000  Associate Professor of Surgery
MCP-Hahnemann School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
1988-97  Courtesy Staff
Miami County Medical Center, Paola, KS
1985-97  Active Staff
Olathe Medical Center, Olathe, KS
1987-93   Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery
University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO

Professional Honors

Physician of the Year Award, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia 2008

Board of Governors, American College of Surgeons, Governor-at-Large from New York, 2002-2008

Resident/Fellow Essay Award, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Digestive Disease Week, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1980, for abstract and presentation, "Followup Conoloscopy after Polypectomy"

New York Magazine Best Doctors List 2002-2008

INNOVATIVE SURGICAL PROCEDURES
(Not Previously Accomplished Laparoscopically)
Laparoscopic Sigmoid Resection, 1990
Laparoscopic Gastroenterostomy, 1991
Laparoscopic Truncal Vagotomy, Antrectomy, and Billroth II, 1991
Laparoscopic Resection of Benign Submucosal Gastric Tumor, 1991
Laparoscopic Transduodenal Sphincteroplasty of the Minor
Papilla, 1998

Professional Societies and Committees

Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)

Fellowship Council
Chair, Curriculum Committee, Fellowship Council

Board Member, Foundation for Surgical Fellowships

Chair, Development Committee


EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERSHIPS
Surgical Innovation
Hernia (reviewer)
Surgical Endoscopy
Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
Surgery
Transplantation
JAMA


Research Abstracts


Please click abstract title to read full text.

Global Operative Assessment of Laparoscopic Skills (GOALS) in the Evaluation of Residents Performing Laparoscopic Appendectomy

Evaluation of Resident Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Performance Using Global Operative Assessment of Laparoscopic Skills (GOALS)

Reliable Assessment of Videotaped Laparoscopic Performance in the Operating Room

Can a novice laparoscopist achieve learning of a simple and a complex task in eight attempts?


Current Projects


Image Guided In Vivo Tooling Platform for Minimal Access Surgery - PI: Fowler, Dennis L.
2007-2009 NIH (NIBIB) 1R21EB007779-01

Next Generation Surgical Imaging - PI: Fowler, Dennis L. 2005-2008 NIH (NIBIB) R21 EB 004999


Completed Projects


Comparison of abdominal wall plasticity after different types of mesh insertion for laparoscopic ventral hernia repair - 2004, Sofradim Corporation.

Next Generation Surgical Imaging - 2001-2004, New York State Center for Advanced Technology.

Comparison of two composite meshes using two fixation devices in porcine laparoscopic ventral hernia repair model - 2003, Sofradim Corporation.

Comparison of adhesion formation and fibrous ingrowth using three prosthetic meshes in a porcine laparoscopic ventral hernia repair model - 2003, Sofradim Corporation.

Effect of prosthetic material on adhesion formation after laparoscopic ventral hernia repair in a porcine model - 2001, Genzyme Corporation.

Selected Publications


Panait, L., Hogle, N., Fowler, D., Bell, R., Roberts, K., Duffy, A. Completion of a novel virtual reality-based advanced laparoscopic curriculum improves advanced laparoscopic skills in senior residents. J Surg Educ. In Press for 2011;68(2).

Fowler, D.L., Hu, T., Nadkarni, T, Allen, P.K., Hogle, N.J. Initial trial of a stereoscopic, insertable, remotely controlled camera for minimal access surgery. Surg Endosc (2010) 24:9–15. PMID:19517180

Malone, L., Gumbs, A., Fowler, D., Bessler, M. Pure N.O.T.E.S. Cholecystectomy. Accepted for publication as a video online by Surgical Endoscopy, Nov. 2009.

Xu, K., Goldman, R., Ding, J., Allen, P., Fowler, D.L., Simaan, N., “System Design of an Insertable Robotic Effector Platform for Single Port Access (SPA) Surgery,” accepted for publication in 2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS’2009), 2009

Fowler, D.L. Enabling, Implementing, and Validating Training Methods in Laparoscopic Surgery. World J Surg 2009. DOI 10.1007/s00268-009-0243-8

Gumbs, A., Fowler, D.L., Bessler, M. Trans-vaginal Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) Cholecystectomy: Early Evolution of the Technique. Ann Surg 2009; 249(6):908-12.

Hogle, N.J., Chang, L., Strong, V.E.M., Welcome, A.O.U., Sinanan, M., Bailey, R., Fowler, DL. Validation of laparoscopic surgical skills training outside the operating room: A long road. Surg Endosc 2009;23(7):1476-82.

Hu, T., Allen, P.K., Nadkarni, N., Hogle, N.J., Fowler, D.L. Insertable stereoscopic 3D surgical imaging device with pan and tilt. Proc. IEEE BIOROB, (Conference Proceedings, Oct. 20, 2008) pp. 311-316.

Hu, T., Allen, P.K., Hogle, N.J., Fowler, D.L. Insertable Surgical Imaging Device with Pan, Tilt, Zoom, and Lighting. International Journal of Robotics Research 2009; 28(10): 1373-86.

Hogle, NJ, Hu, T, Allen, PK, Fowler, DL. Comparison of Monoscopic Insertable, Remotely Controlled Imaging Device with a Standard Laparoscope in a Porcine Model. Surg Innov 15(6) 271-6, 2008. On-line publication 10/22/2008 PMID:18945706

Kelly, CR, Hogle, NJ, Landman, J, and Fowler, DL. High Definition in Minimally Invasive Surgery: A Review of Methods for Recording, Editing, and Distributing Video. Surgical Innovation. 15(3): 188-193, 2008.

Bessler, M., Stevens, PD, Milone, L., Parikh, M., Fowler, D.L. Transvaginal laparoscopic cholecystectomy: Laparoscopically Assisted. Surg Endosc 22:1715-1716, 2008. UI: 18322746.

Hu, T., Allen, P.K., Goldman, R., Hogle, N.J., Fowler, D.L. In Vivo Pan/Tilt Endoscope with Integrated light source, zoom and auto-focusing. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2008: 132: 174-9. ID: 18391281

Hu, T., Allen, P.K., and Fowler, D.L., In-Vivo Pan/Tilt Endoscope with Integrated Light Source. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) (Proceedings) 2007.

Hogle, N.J., Widmann, W.D., Ude, A.O., Hardy, M.A., Fowler, D.L. Does training novices to criteria and does rapid acquisition of skills on laparoscopic simulators have predictive validity or are we just playing video games? J Surg Educ 65(6):431-5, 2008.

Sinha, P., Hogle, N.J., Fowler, D.L. Do the laparoscopic skills of trainees deteriorate over time? Surg Endosc 22:2018–2025, 2008. DOI 10.1007/s00464-008-9929-5

Hu, T., Allen, P.K., Hogle, N.J., Fowler, D.L. Insertable Surgical Imaging Device with Pan, Tilt, Zoom, and Lighting. Accepted for publication in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May, 2008.

Hu, T., Allen, P.K., Goldman, R., Hogle, N.J., Fowler, D.L. In Vivo Pan/Tilt Endoscope with Integrated light source, zoom and auto-focusing. Accepted for publication in Proceedings of MMVR, January, 2008.

Egorova, N.N, Moskowitz, A., Gelijns, A., Weinberg, A., Curty, J., Rabin-Fastman, B., Kaplan, H., Cooper, M., Fowler, D.L. , Emond, J., Greco, G. Managing the prevention of retained surgical instruments: what is the value of counting? Ann Surg 247:13-18, 2008.

Bessler, M, Stevens, P.D., Milone, L., Parikh, M., Fowler, D.L. Transvaginal laparoscopically assisted endoscopic cholecystectomy: a hybrid approach to natural orifice surgery. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 66:1243-5, 1007.

Hu, T., Allen, P.K., and Fowler, D.L., In-Vivo Pan/Tilt Endoscope with Integrated Light Source. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems Conference (Proceedings) 2007

Hogle, N. J., Briggs, W. M., Fowler, D.L. Documenting a Learning Curve and Test-Retest Reliability of Two Tasks on a Virtual Reality Training Simulator in Laparoscopic Surgery. Journal of Surgical Education Accepted for publication and will appear in the November/December 2007 issue, volume 64(6).

Chang, L., Hogle, N., Moore, B., Graham, M., Sinanan, M.N., Bailey, R., Fowler, D.L. Reliable assessment of laparoscopic performance in the operating room using videotape analysis. Surgical Innovation, 14: 122-6, 2007.

Gumbs, A., Hogle, N.J., Fowler, D.L. Evaluation of resident laparoscopic performance using Global Operative Assessment of Laparoscopic Skills (GOALS). J Am Coll Surg. 2007 Feb;204(2):308-13.

Jacob, B., Hogle, N.J., Durak, E., Fowler, D.L. Tissue ingrowth and bowel adhesion formation in an animal comparative study: polypropylene vs. Proceed® vs. Parietex Composite®. Surg Endosc. 2007 21(4):629-33.

Fowler, D.L., Franklin, M.E., Ramshaw, B.J., Schauer, P.R. Gaining port access in laparoscopy. Published as a two part symposium, Fowler, D.L. as moderator. Cont Surg 62: 470-473 and 527-530, 2006.

Strong, V.E.M., Hogle, N.J., Fowler, D.L. Efficacy of novel robotic camera vs a standard laparoscopic camera. Surgical Innovation 12: 315-18, 2005.

Duffy, A.J., Hogle, N.J., McCarthy, H., Lew, J.I., Egan, A., Christos, P., Fowler, D.L. Construct validity for the LapSim® laparoscopic surgical simulator. Surgical Endoscopy, 19: 401-05, 2005.

McGinty, J.J., Hogle, N.J., McCarthy, H., Fowler, D.L. A comparative study of adhesion formation and abdominal wall ingrowth after laparoscopic ventral hernia repair in a porcine model using multiple types of mesh. Surg Endosc, in press, 2004.

Duffy, A.J., Hogle, N.J., LaPerle, K.M., Fowler, D.L. Comparison of Two Composite Meshes using Two Fixation Devices in a Porcine Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair Model. Hernia, 2004.

Fowler, D.L., Bailey, R., Ikramuddin, S., Wexner, S. More than a numbers game: credentialing for minimally invasive procedures. Published as a symposium, Fowler, D.L. as moderator. Cont Surg 60: 103-112, 2004.

Miller, A., Allen, P., Fowler, D.L. In-Vivo Stereoscopic Imaging System with 5 Degrees-of-Freedom for Minimal Access Surgery. MMVR 12 (Proceedings), 234-240. IOS Press, 2004.

Borrazzo, E.C., Belmont, M.F., Boffa, D., Fowler, D.L. Effect of prosthetic material on adhesion formation after laparoscopic incisional hernia repair in a porcine model. Hernia, 8: 108-112, 2004.

Patel, N.A., Lamb, J.J., Hogle, N.J., Fowler, D.L. Therapeutic efficacy of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the treatment of biliary dyskinesia. Am J Surg, 187: 209-212, 2004.

Borrazzo, E.C., Daly, J.M., Morrissey, K.P., Fischer, E., Belmont, M., Hogle, N.J., Fowler, D.L. Hand-assisted laparoscopic splenectomy for giant spleens. Surgical Endoscopy 17: 918-920, 2003.

McGinty, J.J., Hogle, N.J., Fowler, D.L. Fluorescein dye dosage and pneumoperitoneum pressure in the laparoscopic evaluation of intestinal ischemia using ultraviolet light in the porcine model. Surgical Endoscopy, 17:1140-1143, 2003.

Scheidler, M.G., Keenan, R.J., Maley, R.H., Wiechmann, R.J., Fowler, D.L., Landreneau, R.J. "True" parahiatal hernia: a rare entity radiologic presentation and clinical management. Ann Thorac Surg 73: 416-9, 2002.

Anderson, C.A., Kennedy, F.R., Fowler, D.L. Laparoscopic colon resection for colon cancer: the first 100 patients. Surgical Endoscopy 16: 607-610, 2002.

Gagné, D.J., Malay, M.B., Hogle, N.J., Fowler, D.L. Bedside Diagnostic Mini-laparoscopy in the intensive care patient. Surgery 131:491-96, May, 2002.

Fowler, D.L., Hogle, N.J., Martini, F., Roh, M.S. The use of a personal digital assistant for wireless entry of data into a database via the Internet. Surgical Endoscopy 16: 221-223, 2002.

Fowler, D.L. Indications for Surgery: gastroesophageal reflux disease. Contemporary Surgery 58: 17-18, 2002.

Litwin, D.E.M., Darzi, A, Jakimowicz, J, Fowler, D.L., et al. Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Surgery (HALS) With the HandPortTM System: Initial Experience with 68 Patients. Ann Surg 231: 715-23, 2000.

Fowler, D.L., Hogle, N. The Impact of a Full Time Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery: Clinical Practice, Education, and Research. Surgical Endoscopy. 14: 444-447, 2000.

Heili, M.J., Flowers, S.A., Fowler, D.L. Laparoscopic Assisted Colectomy: A Comparison of Dissection Techniques. Journal of Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons 3: 39-43, 1999.

Heili, M.J., Wintz, N.K., Fowler, D.L. Choledocholithiasis: Endoscopic vs. Laparoscopic Management. American Surgeon 65: 135-8, 1999.

Fowler, D.L., White, S.A. Laparoscopic Gastrectomy -- 5 Cases. Surgical Laparoscopy and Endoscopy 6: 98-101, 1996.

Fowler, D.L., White, S.A., Anderson, C.A. Laparoscopic Colectomy -- 60 Cases. Surgical Laparoscopy and Endoscopy 5: 468-471, 1995.

Editorials


Fowler, D.L. How can a surgeon be certain?
Hernia. 2006 Apr;10(2):108-9.

Fowler, D.L. Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy: There can be no doubt. Ann Surg Onc, 10(9): 997-98, 2005.

Book Chapters


Fowler, D.L. Taxonomy of Errors. In SAGES Manual of Qualtiy, Outcomes, and Patient Safety. In Press for 2011.

Arnell, T.A. and Fowler, D.L. Laparoscopic treatment of diseases of the small bowel. In Mastery of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery, 3rd Edition. In Press.

Ude, A. and Fowler, D.L. Rectal Prolapse, Laparoscopic Approach. In Mastery of Surgery, 5th Edition. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2007.

Fleshman, J., Whelan, R.L., and Fowler, D.L., eds. SAGES Manual of Peri-Operative Care. Springer, 2005.
Fowler, D.L. Port placement for Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration. In SAGES Manual of Peri-Operative Care. Springer, 2005.

Fowler, D.L. Role of laparoscopy in acute abdominal conditions. In eds. Gagner, M., Assalia, A., and Schein, M. Controversies in Laparoscopic Surgery. Springer, 2005.

Fowler, D.L., McGinty, J.J., Sonoda, T. Laparoscopic subtotal and Total Colectomy. In Eubanks, S., Soper, N., and Swanstrom, L., eds. Mastery of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery, 2nd Edition. Boston, Little, Brown, and Company, 2004.

Fowler, D.L. Anesthesia and Patient Positioning for Laparoscopy. In SAGES Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery, 2004.

Fowler, D.L. Ethics and Credentialing in New Technology. In Melvin, S. ed., Problems in General Surgery, 20: 16-19, 2003.

Fowler, D.L. Laparoscopic Subtotal and Total Colectomy. In Eubanks, S., Soper, N., and Swanstrom, L., eds. Mastery of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery, Boston, Little, Brown, and Company, 2000.

Fowler, D.L. Laparoscopic Gastrectomy. In Ballantyne, G.H., ed. Atlas of Laparoscopic Surgery, Philadelphia, W. B. Saunders, 2000.

Fowler, D.L. Laparoscopic Right Hemicolecomy. In Toouli, J., Gossot, D., and Hunter, J.G., eds. Endosurgery, New York, Churchill Livingstone, 1996.

Fowler, D.L., White, S.A. Technique of Laparoscopic Right Colectomy. In Lezoche, E., Paganini, S., Cushieri, A., eds. Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery, Milano, Documento Editoriale, 1994, pp. 19-22.

Fowler, D.L. Gastric Resection. In Ballantyne, G.H., Leahy, P.F., and Modlin, I.M., eds. Laparoscopic Surgery, Philadelphia, W. B. Saunders Co., 1994, pp. 441-443.

Fowler, D.L. Techniques of Exposure, Retraction, and Dissection. In Ballantyne, G.H., Leahy, P.F., and Modlin, I.M., eds. Laparoscopic Surgery, Philadelphia, W. B. Saunders Co., 1994, pp. 114-124.

Fowler, D.L., White, S.A. Technique of Laparoscopic Low Anterior Resection. In Lezoche, E., Paganini, S., Cushieri, A., eds. Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery, Milano, Documento Editoriale, 1994, pp. 45-49.

Fowler, D.L. Palliative Surgery in Upper Digestive Cancer: Laparoscopic Gastroenterostomy. In Cuesta, M.A., Nagy, A.G., eds. Minimally Invasive Surgery in Gastrointestinal Cancer, Edinburgh, Churchill Livingstone, 1993, pp. 123-130.

Presentations

Bessler, M., HGumbs, A., Milone, L., Stevens, P., Fowler, D.L. Pure NOTES Cholecystectomy. Presented as a video at the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons meeting, April 25, 2009, Phoenix, AZ.

Choi, J., Hogle, N.J., Duffy, A.J., Arnell, T.L., Fowler, D.L. A novel basic Lapsim curriculum improves Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS) skills performance in surgical interns. Presented as an oral presentation at the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons meeting, April 23, 2009, Phoenix, AZ.

Milone, L., Bessler, M., Fowler, D.L., Stevens, P.D. Technical aspect and improvement in human transvaginal cholecystectomy. Presented as a poster at the Digestive Disease Week meeting, May 17-22, 2008, San Diego, CA.

Bessler, M., Stevens, P.D., Milone, L., Gumbs, A., Fowler, D.L.. Rigid Transvaginal retraction in hybrid cholecystectomy. Presented as a video at the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, April 9-12, 2008, Philadelphia, PA.

Fowler, D.L., Simaan, N., Hogle, N., Allen, P. Body Imaging – Is there a role for light based imaging? Presented at the NIH Image Guided Workshop for Principle Investigators, March 9-10, 2008, Rockville, MD.

Hu, T, Allen, P.K., Goldman, R., Hogle, N.J., Fowler, D.L. In vivo Pan/Tilt Endoscope with Integrated Light Source, Zoom and Auto-focusing. To be presented as an oral presentation at Medicine Meets Virtual Reality conference, January, 2008, Long Beach, CA.

Hu, T., Allen, P.K., Fowler, D.L., In-Vivo Pan/Tilt Endoscope with Integrated Light Source. Presented as an oral presentation at the 2007 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems annual meeting Oct 29 - Nov 2, 2007, San Diego, CA.

Awad, Z., Emond, J., Bellemare, S., Fowler, D.L. Laparoscopic right hepatectomy. Presented as a Video at the Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons, October 10, 2007, New Orleans, LA.

Fowler, D.L. Coordinator and Moderator, General Surgery Video Session, 93rd Annual Clinical Congress of American College of Surgeons, October 10, 2007, New Orleans, LA.

Fowler, D.L. Organizer, Speaker, and Moderator, Fellowship Council Symposium: Designing and Implementing a Curriculum for Fellowship Training. 93rd Annual Clinical Congress of American College of Surgeons, October 8, 2007, New Orleans, LA.

Widmann, W. D., Hogle, N.J., and Fowler, D.L., Does the Rate of Achieving Competency on Simulated Laparoscopy Training Programs Predict Actual Skill in Performing Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy? Presented as an oral presentation at the 16th Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons annual meeting September 6, 2007, San Francisco, CA.

Fowler, D.L. Patient Safety in the Operating Room: Is better Communication the Answer? Presented at the UMM ORF/Innovations in the Surgical Environment meeting, July 6, 2007, Columbia, MD.

Bessler, M., Stevens, P., Milone, L., Fowler, D.L. Transvaginal cholecystectomy, laparoscopically assisted, for gallstones, a human case. . Presented as an oral presentation at the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons meeting, April 22, 2007, Las Vegas, NV.

Sinha, P., Hogle, N., Fowler, D.L. Precision Trumps Speed in Laparoscopic Skill Retention. Presented as an oral presentation at the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons meeting, April 21, 2007, Las Vegas, NV.

Bessler, M., Stevens, P., Milone, L., Fowler, D.L. Transvaginal cholecystectomy in a porcine model. . Presented as a video presentation at the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons meeting, April 21, 2007, Las Vegas, NV.

Hogle, N., Ude, A., Fowler, D.L. Effect of virtual reality training by novices on laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a porcine model. Presented as a poster at the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons meeting, April 20, 2007, Las Vegas, NV.

Allen, P.K., Hu, T, Fowler, D.L. Insertable Pan/Tilt Endoscopic Camera with Integrated Light Source. Presented as an oral presentation at the 2nd International Congress of MIRA (Minimally Invasive Robotic Association), January 20, 2007, New York, NY.

Gumbs, A.A. and Fowler, D.L. Renovascular anomalies in laparoscopic donor nephrectomies. Presented as a video at 92nd Annual Clinical Congress of American College of Surgeons, October 12, 2006, Chicago, IL.

Fowler, D.L. Managing information in the operating room. Presented at postgraduate course “Designing your operating room: what you need to know” during 92nd Annual Clinical Congress of American College of Surgeons, October 11, 2006, Chicago, IL.

Fowler, D.L. Coordinator and Moderator, Unusual Videos in Surgery Session, 92ndAnnual Clinical Congress of American College of Surgeons, October 10, 2006, Chicago, IL.

Chang, L., Hogle, N.J., Sinanam, M.N., Bailey, R., Fowler, D.L. Reliable assessment of laparoscopic performance in the operating room using videotape analysis. Presented as an oral presentation at the World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Berlin, September, 2006.

Gumbs, A.A., Hogle, N.J., Fowler, D.L. Evaluation of resident laparoscopic cholecystectomy performance using Global Operative Assessment of Laparoscopic Skills (GOALS). Presented as an oral presentation at the World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Berlin, September, 2006.

Gumbs, A.A., Hogle, N.J., Fowler, D.L. Global Operative Assessment of Laparoscopic Skills (GOALS) in the evaluation of residents performing laparoscopic appendectomy. Presented as a poster at the Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons meeting April 29, 2006, Dallas, TX.

Gumbs, A.A., Hogle, N.J., Fowler, D.L. Evaluation of resident laparoscopic cholecystectomy performance using Global Operative Assessment of Laparoscopic Skills (GOALS). Presented as a poster at the Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons meeting April 29, 2006, Dallas, TX.

Chang, L., Hogle, N.J., Sinanam, M.N., Bailey, R., Fowler, D.L. Reliable assessment of laparoscopic performance in the operating room using videotape analysis. Presented as a poster at the Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons meeting April 29, 2006, Dallas, TX.

Ude, A. and Fowler, D.L. Laparoscopic Anterior Cyst Gastrostomy and Cholecystectomy. Presented as a video at 91st Annual Clinical Congress of American College of Surgeons, October 19, 2005, San Francisco, CA.

Strong, V.E.M., Fowler, D.L., Hogle, N.J. Gastric Stimulator for Gastroparesis. Presented as a video at 91st Annual Clinical Congress of American College of Surgeons, October 17, 2005, San Francisco, CA.

Sherman, V., Feldman, L.S., Fowler, D.L., Hogle, N.J., Stanbridge, D., Fried, G.M. Validation of summary metrics for the LAPSIM virtual reality (VR) simulator. Presented as a poster presentation at the Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, April 14, 2005.

Fowler, D.L., Hogle, N.J., Borrazzo, E., Duffy, A.J. Local anesthesia reduces post-laparoscopy pain: a prospective, randomized trial. Presented as a poster presentation at the Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, April 13, 2005.

Strong, V.E.M., Hogle, N.J., Miller, A., Bessler, M., Inabnet, W.B., Ude, U., Sinha, P., and Fowler, D.L. Efficacy of novel stereoscopic 3-d robotic camera versus a standard laparoscopic camera. Presented as a poster presentation at the Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, April 13, 2005.

Strong, V. and Fowler, D.L. Laparoscopic repair of recurrent lateral incisional hernia. Presented as a video at the American Hernia Society Meeting, February 10, 2005.

Fowler, D.L. Coordinator and Moderator, Bariatric Surgery Video Session, 90th Annual Clinical Congress of American College of Surgeons, October 11, 2004, New Orleans, LA.

Fowler, D.L. Materials comparison in ventral hernia animal study. Presented at Sofradim symposium, at time of 90th Annual Clinical Congress of American College of Surgeons, October 11, 2004, New Orleans, LA.

Fowler, D.L. Panelist, General Surgery Video Session, 90th Annual Clinical Congress of American College of Surgeons, October 12, 2004, New Orleans, LA.

Duffy, A. and Fowler, D.L. Surgisis biomaterial reinforcement of large paraesophageal hernia repair. Presented as a video at 90th Annual Clinical Congress of American College of Surgeons, October 12, 2004, New Orleans, LA.

Duffy, A.J., Hogle, N.J., Lambroza, A., Fowler, D.L. Non-Reflux Related Pain after Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication. Presented as a poster at the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. May 14-15, 2004, New Orleans, LA.

Fowler, D.L. Tissue ingrowth and bowel adhesion formation – Bowel adhesion formation: ePTFE vs ePTFE-polypropylene vs Parietex Composite. Presented at Hernia Symposium during International Hernia Society meeting, April 28, 2004, Prague, Czech Republic.

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