Kamal M.F. Itani, MD
Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Surgery
General Surgery

MD, American University of Beirut
BS, American University of Beirut



Kamal M. F. Itani, MD, Chief of surgery at the VA Boston Health Care System is a Professor of Surgery at Boston University. Dr Itani attended medical school at the American University of Beirut, residency in surgery at Baylor College of Medicine and a research fellowship in the Department of Surgery at Duke University. Prior to his move to Boston, Dr. Itani was an Associate Professor in the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery and The Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education at Baylor College of Medicine. He was also Chief of General Surgery at the Houston VA Medical Center and a staff surgeon at The Ben Taub General Hospital.

Dr. Itani’s primary clinical interest is in surgical infections, and abdominal wall reconstruction with a research focus on the improvement of health services and surgical outcomes within his areas of clinical interest. He is the author or co-author of over 300 peer-reviewed journal articles, editorials, and book chapters and is the investigator, co-investigator on several projects.

Dr Itani is a member of various surgical organizations and has served in various leadership positions in these organizations. He is a past President of the Association of VA surgeons, The Surgical Infection Society, and past chair of the surgical quality data use group ,the research arm of the VA Surgical Quality Improvement Program (VASQIP) and past chair of the research committee of the American College of surgeons. He is currently a governor of The Americas Hernia Society and a council member of the Massachusetts chapter of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of the editorial board of JAMA surgery and Surgical Infection, and is a reviewer for several medical and surgical journals.
Over the course of his career, Dr Itani has received numerous National and International awards and recognitions. Dr Itani was recently profiled in the Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons.( Profiles in surgical research Kamal M.F. Itani, MD, FACS)

VA Boston Healthcare System




Ultrasound Imaging and Treatment of Hernia Mesh
05/01/2023 - 01/31/2027 (Subcontract PI)
Iowa State University NIH NIBIB
5R01EB033359-02



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  1. Sadaka AH, O'Brien WJ, Rosenthal R, Itani KMF. Lessons learnt from the construction and implementation of a prospective ventral hernia database. Hernia. 2024 Mar 29.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38551793
     
  2. O'Brien WJ, Schweizer ML, Strymish J, Beck BF, Au V, Chan JA, Brown M, Itani KMF, Dukes KC, Walhof JF, Gupta K. Propensity Score-Weighted Analysis of Postoperative Infection in Patients With and Without Preoperative Urine Culture. JAMA Netw Open. 2024 Mar 04; 7(3):e240900.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38436958; PMCID: PMC10912952; DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2024.0900;
     
  3. Amro C, Niu EF, Deianni E, Smith L, Qiu M, Torkington J, Broach RB, Maguire LH, Damrauer SM, Itani K, Fischer JP. Genetic and biologic risk factors associated with hernia formation: A review. Am J Surg. 2024 Feb 27. PMID: 38519402
     
  4. de Moya M, Haukoos JS, Itani KMF. Practical Guide to Education Program Evaluation Research. JAMA Surg. 2024 Jan 03. PMID: 38170498
     
  5. Sartelli M, Boermeester MA, Cainzos M, Coccolini F, de Jonge SW, Rasa K, Dellinger EP, McNamara DA, Fry DE, Cui Y, Delibegovic S, Demetrashvili Z, De Simone B, Gkiokas G, Hardcastle TC, Itani KMF, Isik A, Labricciosa FM, Lohsiriwat V, Marwah S, Pintar T, Rickard J, Shelat VG, Catena F, Barie PS. Six Long-Standing Questions about Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Surgery. Antibiotics (Basel). 2023 May 15; 12(5). PMID: 37237811; PMCID: PMC10215114; DOI: 10.3390/antibiotics12050908;
     
  6. O'Brien WJ, Gupta K, Itani KMF. Estimated Risk of Adverse Surgical Outcomes Among Patients With Recent COVID-19 Infection Using Target Trial Emulation Methods. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Mar 01; 6(3):e234876.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36976565; PMCID: PMC10051067; DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.4876;
     
  7. O'Brien WJ, Gupta K, Itani KMF. Estimated Risk of Adverse Surgical Outcomes Among Patients With Recent COVID-19 Infection Using Target Trial Emulation Methods. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Mar 01; 6(3):e234876.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36976565; PMCID: PMC10051067; DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.4876;
     
  8. Pawlik TM, Schwartz TA, Itani KMF. Practical Guide to Ethical Considerations in Clinical Trials in Surgery. JAMA Surg. 2023 Feb 01; 158(2):204-205. PMID: 36287536
     
  9. de Jonge SW, Kaji AH, Itani KMF. Practical Guide to Statistical Considerations in Clinical Trials in Surgery. JAMA Surg. 2023 Jan 01; 158(1):89-90. PMID: 36287537
     
  10. Kaafarani HM, Itani KM. Invited Commentary: Present on Admission and Present at Time of Surgery: Timestamping for Quality Assessment and Benchmarking. J Am Coll Surg. 2023 Jan 01; 236(1):15-17. PMID: 36314687
     
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Bar chart showing 266 publications over 34 distinct years, with a maximum of 23 publications in 2017

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