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Adults (18-65), Geriatrics (65+)
Adults (18-65), Geriatrics (65+)
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Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issues, 2017 - 2020
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Abramson Cancer Center, West Pavilion, 3rd Floor
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
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Zubizarreta J, Reinke C, Kelz R, Silber J, Rosenbaum P: Matching for several sparse nominal variables in a case-control study of readmission following surgery The American Statistician (TAS) 65 (4): 229-238,2011.
Mills AM, Holena DN, Kallan MJ, Carr BG, Reinke CE, Kelz RR: Effect of insurance status on patients admitted for acute diverticulitis Colorectal Diseases 15 (5): 613-620,2013.
Holena, DN; Hadler, R; Wirtalla, C; Carr, B; Morris, JB; Kelz, RR: Teaching status: The impact on emergency and elective surgical care in the U.S. 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 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 256 (1): 79-86,2012.
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 150 (6): 1275-1285,2011.
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 19 (1): 19-25,2012.
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 150 (3): 363-370,2011.
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 19 (5): 1453-1459,2012.
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