Adults (18-65), Geriatrics (65+)
Adults (18-65), Geriatrics (65+)
Recognized by America's Top Doctors for 2017
Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issues from 2017 to 2019
Colon and Rectal Surgery, 2011
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
West Pavilion, 4th Floor
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
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O’Donnell MT, Aarons CB: Surgery & non-operative therapy of anal fissure Improved Outcomes in Colon & Rectal Surgery, 2nd Edition
: 2018 (in press).
Hoffman RL, Neuwirth MG, Kelz RR, Aarons CB: Prolonged pre-operative hospitalization increases the rate of serious morbidity in IBD patients American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Meeting, Seattle, WA : 2017.
Montgomery SR, Hoffman, RL, Aarons, CB, Butler PD, Kelz, RR: Racial disparities in surgical outcomes of patients with inflammatory bowel disease Society for Black Academic Surgeons, Chicago, IL : 2017.
Han J, Riddle E, Aarons CB, Dumon K, Brooks A: Pre-clerkship surgical curriculum taught by senior medical students can significantly augment students' learning experience Journal of the American College of Surgeons 225 (4 Suppl 2): e157-e158,2017.
Han J, Riddle E, Aarons CB, Dumon K, Brooks A: Intensive surgical workshops prior to sub-internships significantly enhance medical students' learning experience Journal of the American College of Surgeons 225 (4 Suppl 1): S176-S177,2017.
Hoffman RL, Bryant B, Allen SR, Lee MK, Aarons CB, Kelz RR: Using community outreach to explore health-related beliefs and improve surgeon-patient engagement Journal of Surgical Research 206 (2): 411-417,2016.
Lee K, Aarons CB: The colon, rectum and anus The Surgical Review: An Integrated Basic and Clinical Science Study Guide, 4th Edition : 153-175,2016.
Aarons CB, Mahmoud, NM: Colon cancer: Preoperative evaluation and staging
The ASCRS Textbook of Colon and Rectal Surgery, 3rd Edition : 433-442,2016.
Ecker BL, Paulson EC, Datta J, Jeganathan AN, Aarons C, Kelz RR, Mahmoud NN: Lymph node identification following neoadjuvant therapy in rectal cancer: A stage-stratified analysis using the surveillance, epidemiology, and end results (SEER)-Medicare database Journal of Surgical Oncology 112 (4): 415-420,2015.
Bewtra M, Newcomb CW, Wu Q, Chen L, Xie F, Roy JA, Aarons CB, Osterman MT, Forde KA, Curtis JR, Lewis JD: Mortality associated with medical therapy vs elective colectomy in ulcerative colitis: A cohort study Annals of Intern Medicine 163 (4): 262-270,2015.
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