Cancer Surgeon: Gerard Abood, MD, FAC | Loyola Medicine

Gerard Abood, MD

Surgery

Surgical Oncology
Associate Professor

Languages Spoken

English
Patient Ratings
4.8 / 5 (73 Ratings)

Clinical Expertise

  • Pancreas Disorders
  • Retroperitoneal Tumor
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Sarcomas (Bone/Soft Tissue Cancer)
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Surgery For Pancreatic Cancer
  • Whipple Surgery

About Dr. Abood

Interests
Ohio State Football

Medical Education

Medical School
The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Residency
Loyola University Medical Center - General Surgery
Fellowship
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Surgical Oncology

Board Certification

American Board of Surgery, Surgery, General

Research

  • Laparoscopic partial hepatectomy is cost-effective when performed in high volume centers: A five state analysis. Eguia, E; Sweigert, PJ; Li, RD; Kuo, PC; Janjua, H; Abood, G; Baker, MS, American Journal of Surgery
  • A Needs Assessment for Incoming Surgical Interns: Communication Effectiveness Is the Most Important Skill. Eguia, E; Sweigert, P; Abood, G; Baldea, A; Kabaker, A; Knab, LM, Journal of surgical education
  • Adjuvant systemic therapy for small bowel gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST): Is there a survival benefit after R0 resection? Patel, DJ; Lutfi, W; Eguia, E; Sweigert, P; Knab, L; Abood, G; Baker, MS, Surgery
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  • Antimicrobial susceptibility of biliary stents do not predict infectious complications after whipple. Knab, LM; Varsanik, M; Li, R; Chen, C; Pak, N; Eguia, E; Renz, C; Terrasse, W; Gauthier, M; Ko, C; Baker, M; Parada, JP; Abood, G, Surgery
  • Do high-volume centers mitigate complication risk and reduce costs associated with performing pancreaticoduodenectomy in ethnic minorities? Eguia, E; Aranha, GV; Abood, G; Godellas, C; Kuo, PC; Baker, MS, American Journal of Surgery
  • Does resection improve overall survival for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma with nodal metastases? Sweigert, PJ; Eguia, E; Janjua, H; Nassoiy, SP; Knab, LM; Abood, G; Kuo, PC; Baker, MS, Surgery open science
  • Impact of angiotensin system inhibitors on esophageal cancer survival. Wang, X; Sweigert, P; Eguia, E; Varsnik, MA; Renz, CR; Terrasse, WA; Gauthier, M; Aranha, G; Knab, LM; Abood, G, Surgery open science
  • Non-Hispanic Blacks undergoing distal pancreatectomy have higher risk-adjusted rates of morbidity and are more likely to be high-cost outliers. Eguia, E; Fahmy, JN; Cobb, AN; Sweigert, P; Aranha, GV; Abood, G; Kuo, PC; Baker, MS, American Journal of Surgery
  • Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: Surgical outcomes and survival analysis. Fahmy, JN; Varsanik, MA; Hubbs, D; Eguia, E; Abood, G; Knab, LM, American Journal of Surgery
  • Weekend readmissions associated with mortality following pancreatic resection for cancer. Kothari, AN; Qu, LT; Gil, LA; di Chiaro, B; Sweigert, PJ; Kulshrestha, S; Kuo, PC; Abood, GJ, Surgical oncology
  • Adjuvant systemic therapy for intermediate and large gastric gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs): Is there a survival benefit following margin negative surgical resection? Patel, DJ; Lutfi, W; Sweigert, P; Eguia, E; Abood, G; Knab, L; Kuo, PC; Baker, MS, American Journal of Surgery
  • Clinically resectable acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas: Is there a benefit to adjuvant systemic therapy? Patel, DJ; Lutfi, W; Sweigert, P; Eguia, E; Abood, G; Knab, L; Kuo, PC; Baker, MS, American Journal of Surgery
  • Endoscopic Management of a Complex Gastrojejunal and Pancreatic Leak Following Pancreaticoduodenectomy. Sweigert, PJ; Neelon, J; Abood, G; Marcotte, E; Chand, B, Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques
  • The laparoscopic approach to distal pancreatectomy is a value-added proposition for patients undergoing care in moderate-volume and high-volume centers. Eguia, E; Kuo, PC; Sweigert, P; Nelson, M; Aranha, GV; Abood, G; Godellas, CV; Baker, MS, Surgery
  • The laparoscopic approach to pancreatoduodenectomy is cost neutral in very high-volume centers. Eguia, E; Kuo, PC; Sweigert, PJ; Nelson, MH; Aranha, GV; Abood, G; Godellas, C; Baker, MS, Surgery
  • Total gastrectomy in patients with gastric adenocarcinoma: Is there an advantage to the minimally invasive approach? Sweigert, PJ; Eguia, E; Nelson, MH; Nassoiy, SP; Knab, LM; Abood, G; Baker, MS, Surgery
  • Increased SOX9 Expression in Premalignant and Malignant Pancreatic Neoplasms. Gnerlich, JL; Ding, X; Joyce, C; Turner, K; Johnson, CD; Chen, H; Abood, GJ; Pappas, SG; Aranha, GV, Annals of surgical oncology
  • What are the predictors that can help identify safe removal of drains following pancreatectomy? Eguia, E.; Hwalek, A. E.; Martin, B.; Abood, G.; Aranha, G. V., American Journal of Surgery
  • "Take the Volume Pledge" may result in disparity in access to care Blanco, B. A.; Kothari, A. N.; Blackwell, R. H.; Brownlee, S. A.; Yau, R. M.; Attisha, J. P.; Ezure, Y.; Pappas, S.; Kuo, P. C.; Abood, G. J., Surgery
  • Discordance between surgical care improvement project adherence and postoperative outcomes: implications for new Joint Commission standards Chang, V.; Blackwell, R. H.; Markossian, T.; Yau, R. M.; Blanco, B. A.; Zapf, M. A. C.; Abood, G. J.; Gupta, G. N.; Kuo, P. C.; Kothari, A. N., The Journal of surgical research
  • Physiologic Response to HIPEC: Sifting Through Perturbation to Identify Markers of Complications. Plackett, TP; Ton-That, HH; Mosier, MJ; Abood, GJ; Kuo, PC; Pappas, SG, The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association
  • Characterizing the role of a high-volume cancer resection ecosystem on low-volume high-quality surgical care, Kothari, A. N.; Blanco, B. A.; Brownlee, S. A.; Evans, A. E.; Chang, V. A.; Abood, G. J.; Settimi, R.; Raicu, D. S.; Kuo, P. C., Surgery
  • New onset postoperative atrial fibrillation predicts long-term cardiovascular events after gastrectomy Nassoiy, S. P.; Blackwell, R. H.; Kothari, A. N.; Besser, S.; Gupta, G. N.; Kuo, P. C.; Abood, G. J., American Journal of Surgery
  • Peri-operative epidural may not be the preferred form of analgesia in select patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy Axelrod, T. M.; Mendez, B. M.; Abood, G. J.; Sinacore, J. M.; Aranha, G. V.; Shoup, M., Journal of surgical oncology
  • Should all branch-duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms be resected? Plichta, J. K.; Ban, K.; Fridirici, Z.; Godambe, A. S.; Yong, S.; Pappas, S.; Abood, G. J.; Aranha, G. V., American Journal of Surgery
  • The changing spectrum of surgically treated cystic neoplasms of the pancreas Plichta, J. K.; Brosius, J. A.; Pappas, S. G.; Abood, G. J.; Aranha, G. V., HPB surgery : a world journal of hepatic, pancreatic and biliary surgery
  • Clinical and pathologic features influencing survival in patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreatic adenocarcinoma Weber, C. E.; Bock, E. A.; Hurtuk, M. G.; Abood, G. J.; Pickleman, J.; Shoup, M.; Aranha, G. V., Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  • Does practice make perfect? Resident experience with breast surgery influences excision adequacy Plichta, J. K.; Perez, C. B.; He, E.; Bloom, A.; Abood, G. J.; Godellas, C., American Journal of Surgery
  • Laparoscopic splenectomy: perioperative management surgical technique, and results, Fisichella, P. M.; Wong, Y. M.; Pappas, S. G.; Abood, G. J., Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  • Should all branch-duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms be resected? Plichta, J. K.; Ban, K.; Fridirici, Z.; Godambe, A. S.; Yong, S.; Pappas, S.; Abood, G. J.; Aranha, G. V., American Journal of Surgery
  • The Association between Survival and the Pathologic Features of Periampullary Tumors Varies over Time Plichta, J. K.; Godambe, A. S.; Fridirici, Z.; Yong, S.; Sinacore, J. M.; Abood, G. J.; Aranha, G. V., HPB surgery : a world journal of hepatic, pancreatic and biliary surgery
  • The depth of post-treatment perirectal tissue invasion is a predictor of outcome in patients with clinical T3N1M0 rectal cancer treated with neoadjuvant chemoradiation followed by surgical resection Brandt, W. S.; Yong, S.; Abood, G.; Micetich, K.; Walther, A.; Shoup, M., American Journal of Surgery
  • Phase II study of induction fixed-dose rate gemcitabine and bevacizumab followed by 30 Gy radiotherapy as preoperative treatment for potentially resectable pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Van Buren, G; Ramanathan, RK; Krasinskas, AM; Smith, RP; Abood, GJ; Bahary, N; Lembersky, BC; Shuai, Y; Potter, DM; Bartlett, DL; Zureikat, AH; Zeh, HJ; Moser, AJ, Annals of surgical oncology
  • Recurrent intra-abdominal abscess formation due to a gastric diverticulum Pietrzak, C.; Leya, J.; Abood, G.; Yonick, D.; Gupta, N., Endoscopy
  • Robot-assisted surgery: improved tool for major liver resections? Abood, G. J.; Tsung, A., Journal of hepato-biliary-pancreatic sciences
  • Robotic-assisted minimally invasive central pancreatectomy: technique and outcomes Abood, G. J.; Can, M. F.; Daouadi, M.; Huss, H. T.; Steve, J. Y.; Ramalingam, L.; Stang, M.; Bartlett, D. L.; Zeh, H. J., 3rd; Moser, A. J., Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  • The influence of (18)flourodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography on the management of gastroesophageal junction carcinoma. Smith, J. W.; Moreira, J.; Abood, G.; Aranha, G. V.; Nagda, S.; Wagner, R. H.; Shoup, M., American Journal of Surgery
  • The surgical and systemic management of neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas Abood, G. J.; Go, A.; Malhotra, D.; Shoup, M., Surgical Clinics of North America
  • Ecthyma Gangrenosum Following Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Syndrome in a 3-Year-Old Boy-a Survivable Series of Events Gresik, C. M.; Brewster, L. P.; Abood, G.; Supple, K. G.; Silver, G. M.; Gamelli, R. L.; Nickoloff, B. J., Journal of Burn Care & Research
  • Hepatic resection for recurrent metastatic ovarian cancer. Abood, G.; Bowen, M.; Potkul, R.; Aranha, G.; Shoup, M., American Journal of Surgery
  • The management of the trauma patient with medically-altered coagulation Abood, G. J.; Luchette, F. A., American Surgeon
  • Treatment strategies in toxic epidermal necrolysis syndrome: where are we at? Abood, G. J.; Nickoloff, B. J.; Gamelli, R. L., Journal of Burn Care & Research
  • Comparison of routine chest radiograph versus clinician judgment to determine adequate central line placement in critically ill patients. Abood, G. J.; Davis, K. A.; Esposito, T. J.; Luchette, F. A.; Gamelli, R. L., Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care
  • IL-12 pretreatments enhance IFN-alpha-induced Janus kinase-STAT signaling and potentiate the antitumor effects of IFN-alpha in a murine model of malignant melanoma Lesinski, G. B.; Badgwell, B.; Zimmerer, J.; Crespin, T.; Hu, Y.; Abood, G.; Carson, W. E., 3rd, Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md.: 1950)
  • The antitumor effects of interferon-alpha are maintained in mice challenged with a STAT1-deficient murine melanoma cell line Badgwell, B.; Lesinski, G. B.; Magro, C.; Abood, G.; Skaf, A.; Carson, W., 3rd, The Journal of surgical research
  • The antitumor effects of IFN-alpha are abrogated in a STAT1-deficient mouse Lesinski, G. B.; Anghelina, M.; Zimmerer, J.; Bakalakos, T.; Badgwell, B.; Parihar, R.; Hu, Y.; Becknell, B.; Abood, G.; Chaudhury, A. R.; Magro, C.; Durbin, J.; Carson, W. E., 3rd, The Journal of clinical investigation