Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
Dr. Giorgos Karakousis is a fellowship trained surgical oncologist. He earned his undergraduate degree from Yale University and his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed his general surgery residency training and a research fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and went on to complete a fellowship in surgical oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. His clinical interests include melanoma, sarcoma and GI malignancies.
Neuwirth Madalyn G, Bierema Christine, Sinnamon Andrew J, Fraker Douglas L, Kelz Rachel R, Roses Robert E, Karakousis Giorgos C: Trends in major upper abdominal surgery for cancer in octogenarians: Has there been a change in patient selection? Cancer Sep 2017.
Collier Karole, Sataloff John, Wirtalla Chris, Kuo Lindsay, Karakousis Giorgos C, Kelz Rachel R: Understanding readmissions following operations of the thyroid and parathyroid glands. American journal of surgery 214(3): 501-508, Sep 2017.
Sharoky Catherine E, Collier Karole T, Wirtalla Christopher J, Sinnamon Andrew J, Neuwirth Madalyn G, Kuo Lindsay E, Roses Robert E, Fraker Douglas L, Karakousis Giorgos C, Kelz Rachel R: Hospitalization in the Year Preceding Major Oncologic Surgery Increases Risk for Adverse Postoperative Events. Annals of surgical oncology Aug 2017.
Gangadhar Tara C, Savitch Samantha L, Yee Stephanie S, Xu Wei, Huang Alexander C, Harmon Shannon, Lieberman David B, Soucier Devon, Fan Ryan, Black Taylor A, Morrissette Jennifer J D, Salathia Neeraj, Waters Jill, Zhang Shile, Toung Jonathan, van Hummelen Paul, Fan Jian-Bing, Xu Xiaowei, Amaravadi Ravi K, Schuchter Lynn M, Karakousis Giorgos C, Hwang Wei-Ting, Carpenter Erica L: Feasibility of monitoring advanced melanoma patients using cell-free DNA from plasma. Pigment cell & melanoma research Aug 2017.
Sharoky Catherine E, Sellers Morgan M, Keele Luke J, Wirtalla Christopher J, Karakousis Giorgos C, Morris Jon B, Kelz Rachel R: Does Surgeon Sex Matter?: Practice Patterns and Outcomes of Female and Male Surgeons. Annals of surgery Jul 2017.
Sinnamon Andrew J, Neuwirth Madalyn G, Yalamanchi Pratyusha, Gimotty Phyllis, Elder David E, Xu Xiaowei, Kelz Rachel R, Roses Robert E, Chu Emily Y, Ming Michael E, Fraker Douglas L, Karakousis Giorgos C: Association Between Patient Age and Lymph Node Positivity in Thin Melanoma. JAMA dermatology Jul 2017.
Vining CC, Sinnamon AJ, Ecker BL, Kelz RR, Fraker DL, Roses RE, Karakousis GC. : Adjuvant chemotherapy in resectable synovial sarcoma. J Surg Oncol. June 2017.
Vining Charles C, Sinnamon Andrew J, Ecker Brett L, Kelz Rachel R, Fraker Dougas L, Roses Robert E, Karakousis Giorgos C: Adjuvant chemotherapy in resectable synovial sarcoma. Journal of surgical oncology Jun 2017.
Sinnamon Andrew J, Neuwirth Madalyn G, Bartlett Edmund K, Zaheer Salman, Etherington Mark S, Xu Xiaowei, Elder David E, Czerniecki Brian J, Fraker Douglas L, Karakousis Giorgos C: Predictors of false negative sentinel lymph node biopsy in trunk and extremity melanoma. Journal of surgical oncology Jun 2017.
Datta J, Ecker BL, Neuwirth MG, Geha RC, Fraker DL, Roses RE, Karakousis GC.: Review. Contemporary reappraisal of the efficacy of adjuvant chemotherapy in resected retroperitoneal sarcoma: Evidence from a nationwide clinical oncology database and review of the literature. Surg Oncol. Review. June 2017.