Description of Research Expertise:
health services research, patient safety, surgical endocrinology, disparities of care, outcomes research
Zubizarreta, J., Reinke, C., Kelz, R., Silber, J. and Rosenbaum P.: Matching for several sparse nominal variables in a case-control study of readmission following surgery The American Statistician (TAS). : 2012.
Mills AM, Holena DN, Kallan MJ, Carr BG, Reinke CE, Kelz RR.: The Effect of Insurance Status on Patients Admitted for Acute Diverticulitis Colorectal Diseases : 2012.
Showalter S, Kelz RR, Mahmoud N.: Affect of Technique on Postoperative Perineal Wound Infections in Abdominoperineal Resection To be determined : 2012.
Holena, DN; Hadler, R; Wirtalla, C; Carr, B; Morris, JB; Kelz, RR.: Teaching status: The impact on emergency and elective surgical care in the US Annals of Surgery 253 (5): 1017–1023,2011.
Mittal MK, Morris JB, Kelz RR.: Germ Simulation: A Novel Approach for Raising Medical Students Awareness Toward Asepsis. The Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare 6 (2): 65-70,2011.
Silber JH, Rosenbaum PR, Kelz RR, Reinke CE, Neuman MD, Ross RN, Even-Shoshan O, David G, Saynisch PA, Kyle FA, Bratzler DW, Fleisher LA: Medical and Financial Risks Associated with Surgery in the Elderly Obese Annals of Surgery : 2011.
Reinke CE, Hadler RA, Karakousis GC, Fraker DL, Kelz RR.: Does the Presence of Thyroid Cancer Increase the Risk of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients Undergoing Thyroidectomy? Surgery : 2011.
Reinke CE, Drebin J, Kreider S, Kean C, Resnick A, Raper S, Kelz RR: Timing of Pre-operative Pharmacoprophylaxis for Pancreatic Surgery Patients: A Venous Thromboembolism Reduction Initiative. Annals of Surgical Oncology : 2011.
Holena D, Mills A,, Carr B, Wirtalla C, Sarani, B, Kim P, Braslow B, Kelz RR: Transfer Status: A Risk Factor for Mortality in Patients with Necrotizing Fasciitis Surgery : 2011.
Shah PK, Shah KK, Karakousis GC, Reinke CE, Kelz RR, Fraker DL.: Regional Recurrence after Lymphadenectomy for Clinically Evident Lymph Node Metastases from Papillary Thyroid Cancer: A Cohort Study. Annals of Surgical Oncology : 2011.