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Donald T. Hess, MD

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DepartmentSurgery
DivisionGastrointestinal Surgery
Address75 E. Newton St Collamore Building
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 638-8606
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0003-2464-5025
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TitleSection Chief
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DepartmentSurgery
DivisionGastrointestinal Surgery

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InstitutionBoston Medical Center
DepartmentSurgery

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  1. Farb MG, Karki S, Park SY, Saggese SM, Carmine B, Hess DT, Apovian C, Fetterman JL, Bretón-Romero R, Hamburg NM, Fuster JJ, Zuriaga MA, Walsh K, Gokce N. WNT5A-JNK regulation of vascular insulin resistance in human obesity. Vasc Med. 2016 Dec; 21(6):489-496. PMID: 27688298.
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  2. Macht R, Rosen A, Horn G, Carmine B, Hess D. An Exploration of System-Level Factors and the Geographic Variation in Bariatric Surgery Utilization. Obes Surg. 2016 Jul; 26(7):1635-8. PMID: 27034061.
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  3. Macht R, George J, Ameli O, Hess D, Cabral H, Kazis L. Factors associated with bariatric postoperative emergency department visits. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2016 Dec; 12(10):1826-1831. PMID: 27317600.
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  4. Muñoz-Largacha JA, Hess DT, Litle VR, Fernando HC. Lower Esophageal Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation for Persistent Reflux After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass. Obes Surg. 2016 Feb; 26(2):464-6. PMID: 26667163.
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  5. Istfan N, Anderson WA, Apovian C, Ruth M, Carmine B, Hess D. Racial differences in weight loss, hemoglobin A1C, and blood lipid profiles after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2016 Aug; 12(7):1329-1336. PMID: 27150343.
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  6. Karki S, Farb MG, Myers S, Apovian C, Hess DT, Gokce N. Effect of Bariatric Weight Loss on the Adipose Lipolytic Transcriptome in Obese Humans. Mediators Inflamm. 2015; 2015:106237. PMID: 26663986.
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  7. Hess DT. The Danish National Patient Register. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2016 Feb; 12(2):304. PMID: 26797038.
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  8. Macht R, Balen A, McAneny D, Hess D. A Multifaceted Intervention to Increase Surgery Resident Engagement in Reporting Adverse Events. J Surg Educ. 2015 Nov-Dec; 72(6):e117-22. PMID: 26232062.
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  9. Xu XJ, Apovian C, Hess D, Carmine B, Saha A, Ruderman N. Improved Insulin Sensitivity 3 Months After RYGB Surgery Is Associated With Increased Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue AMPK Activity and Decreased Oxidative Stress. Diabetes. 2015 Sep; 64(9):3155-9. PMID: 26001396.
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  10. Karki S, Farb MG, Ngo DT, Myers S, Puri V, Hamburg NM, Carmine B, Hess DT, Gokce N. Forkhead box O-1 modulation improves endothelial insulin resistance in human obesity. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2015 Jun; 35(6):1498-506. PMID: 25908760.
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  11. Stanford FC, Jones DB, Schneider BE, Blackburn GL, Apovian CM, Hess DT, Chiodi S, Robert S, Bourland AC, Wee CC. Patient race and the likelihood of undergoing bariatric surgery among patients seeking surgery. Surg Endosc. 2015 Sep; 29(9):2794-9. PMID: 25492453.
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  12. Ngo DT, Farb MG, Kikuchi R, Karki S, Tiwari S, Bigornia SJ, Bates DO, LaValley MP, Hamburg NM, Vita JA, Hess DT, Walsh K, Gokce N. Antiangiogenic actions of vascular endothelial growth factor-A165b, an inhibitory isoform of vascular endothelial growth factor-A, in human obesity. Circulation. 2014 Sep 23; 130(13):1072-80. PMID: 25116954.
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  13. Levin AA, Hess D, Hohler AD. Treatment of idiopathic intracranial hypertension with gastric bypass surgery. Int J Neurosci. 2015 Jan; 125(1):78-80. PMID: 24579748.
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  14. Apovian CM, Huskey KW, Chiodi S, Hess DT, Schneider BE, Blackburn GL, Jones DB, Wee CC. Patient factors associated with undergoing laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding vs Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for weight loss. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Dec; 217(6):1118-25. PMID: 24083911.
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  15. Bigornia SJ, Farb MG, Tiwari S, Karki S, Hamburg NM, Vita JA, Hess DT, Lavalley MP, Apovian CM, Gokce N. Insulin status and vascular responses to weight loss in obesity. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Dec 17; 62(24):2297-305. PMID: 23978693.
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  16. Farb MG, Tiwari S, Karki S, Ngo DT, Carmine B, Hess DT, Zuriaga MA, Walsh K, Fetterman JL, Hamburg NM, Vita JA, Apovian CM, Gokce N. Cyclooxygenase inhibition improves endothelial vasomotor dysfunction of visceral adipose arterioles in human obesity. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Feb; 22(2):349-55. PMID: 23640904.
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  17. Wee CC, Hamel MB, Apovian CM, Blackburn GL, Bolcic-Jankovic D, Colten ME, Hess DT, Huskey KW, Marcantonio ER, Schneider BE, Jones DB. Expectations for weight loss and willingness to accept risk among patients seeking weight loss surgery. JAMA Surg. 2013 Mar; 148(3):264-71. PMID: 23553327.
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  18. McDonnell ME, Ganley-Leal LM, Mehta A, Bigornia SJ, Mott M, Rehman Q, Farb MG, Hess DT, Joseph L, Gokce N, Apovian CM. B lymphocytes in human subcutaneous adipose crown-like structures. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2012 Jul; 20(7):1372-8. PMID: 22395812.
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  19. Bigornia SJ, Farb MG, Mott MM, Hess DT, Carmine B, Fiscale A, Joseph L, Apovian CM, Gokce N. Relation of depot-specific adipose inflammation to insulin resistance in human obesity. Nutr Diabetes. 2012; 2:e30. PMID: 23449529.
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  20. Xu XJ, Gauthier MS, Hess DT, Apovian CM, Cacicedo JM, Gokce N, Farb M, Valentine RJ, Ruderman NB. Insulin sensitive and resistant obesity in humans: AMPK activity, oxidative stress, and depot-specific changes in gene expression in adipose tissue. J Lipid Res. 2012 Apr; 53(4):792-801. PMID: 22323564.
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  21. Farb MG, Ganley-Leal L, Mott M, Liang Y, Ercan B, Widlansky ME, Bigornia SJ, Fiscale AJ, Apovian CM, Carmine B, Hess DT, Vita JA, Gokce N. Arteriolar function in visceral adipose tissue is impaired in human obesity. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2012 Feb; 32(2):467-73. PMID: 22095978.
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  22. Narsule CK, Burch MA, Ebright MI, Hess DT, Rivas R, Daly BD, Fernando HC. Endoscopic fundoplication for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease: initial experience. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Jan; 143(1):228-34. PMID: 22070927.
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  23. Farb MG, Bigornia S, Mott M, Tanriverdi K, Morin KM, Freedman JE, Joseph L, Hess DT, Apovian CM, Vita JA, Gokce N. Reduced adipose tissue inflammation represents an intermediate cardiometabolic phenotype in obesity. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 Jul 12; 58(3):232-7. PMID: 21737012.
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  24. Pramyothin P, Biancuzzo RM, Lu Z, Hess DT, Apovian CM, Holick MF. Vitamin D in adipose tissue and serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D after roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011 Nov; 19(11):2228-34. PMID: 21701564.
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  25. Istfan NW, Anderson WA, Apovian CM, Hess DT, Forse RA. Preoperative weight gain might increase risk of gastric bypass surgery. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2011 Mar-Apr; 7(2):157-64. PMID: 21111687.
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  26. Hamburg NM, Mott MM, Bigornia SJ, Duess MA, Kluge MA, Hess DT, Apovian CM, Vita JA, Gokce N. Maladaptive enlargement of the brachial artery in severe obesity is reversed with weight loss. Vasc Med. 2010 Jun; 15(3):215-22. PMID: 20375126.
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  27. Bigornia SJ, Mott MM, Hess DT, Apovian CM, McDonnell ME, Duess MA, Kluge MA, Fiscale AJ, Vita JA, Gokce N. Long-term successful weight loss improves vascular endothelial function in severely obese individuals. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2010 Apr; 18(4):754-9. PMID: 20057371.
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  28. Lenders CM, Wright JA, Apovian CM, Hess DT, Shukla RR, Adams WG, Lee K. Weight loss surgery eligibility according to various BMI criteria among adolescents. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 Jan; 17(1):150-5. PMID: 19008870.
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  29. Apovian CM, Bigornia S, Mott M, Meyers MR, Ulloor J, Gagua M, McDonnell M, Hess D, Joseph L, Gokce N. Adipose macrophage infiltration is associated with insulin resistance and vascular endothelial dysfunction in obese subjects. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2008 Sep; 28(9):1654-9. PMID: 18566296.
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  30. Arkin JM, Alsdorf R, Bigornia S, Palmisano J, Beal R, Istfan N, Hess D, Apovian CM, Gokce N. Relation of cumulative weight burden to vascular endothelial dysfunction in obesity. Am J Cardiol. 2008 Jan 1; 101(1):98-101. PMID: 18157973.
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  31. Chang L, Petros J, Hess DT, Rotondi C, Babineau TJ. Integrating simulation into a surgical residency program: is voluntary participation effective? Surg Endosc. 2007 Mar; 21(3):418-21. PMID: 17180282.
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  32. Ahn LB, Huang CS, Forse RA, Hess DT, Andrews C, Farraye FA. Crohn's disease after gastric bypass surgery for morbid obesity: is there an association? Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2005 Jun; 11(6):622-4. PMID: 15905716.
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  33. Huang CS, Hess DT, Lichtenstein DR. Successful endoscopic management of postoperative GI fistula with fibrin glue injection: Report of two cases. Gastrointest Endosc. 2004 Sep; 60(3):460-3. PMID: 15332047.
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  34. Babineau TJ, Becker J, Gibbons G, Sentovich S, Hess D, Robertson S, Stone M. The "cost" of operative training for surgical residents. Arch Surg. 2004 Apr; 139(4):366-9; discussion 369-70. PMID: 15078701.
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