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Babatunde Yerokun, MD

House Staff
College/University: 
Stanford University
Medical School: 
The Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Heart failure
  • Ischemic heart disease
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Mechanical circulatory support
  • Transplantation
  • Surgical outcomes research
  • Clinical trials

Publications

Jawitz, Oliver K., Vignesh Raman, Dylan Thibault, Babatunde Yerokun, Brittany A. Zwischenberger, Andrzej S. Kosinski, Mark S. Allen, and David H. Harpole. “Complications after Ravitch versus Nuss repair of pectus excavatum: A Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) General Thoracic Surgery Database analysis.” Surgery 169, no. 6 (June 2021): 1493–99. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2020.12.023.

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Nussbaum, Daniel P., Christel N. Rushing, Zhifei Sun, Babatunde A. Yerokun, Mathias Worni, Robert S. Saunders, Mark B. McClellan, Donna Niedzwiecki, Rachel A. Greenup, and Dan G. Blazer. “Hospital-level compliance with the commission on cancer's quality of care measures and the association with patient survival.” Cancer Med 10, no. 11 (June 2021): 3533–44. https://doi.org/10.1002/cam4.3875.

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Yerokun, Babatunde A., Prashanth Vallabhajosyula, Andrew M. Vekstein, Maria V. Grau-Sepulveda, Ehsan Benrashid, Ying Xian, David N. Ranney, et al. “Long-term outcomes of aortic root operations in the United States among Medicare beneficiaries.” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, February 25, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2021.02.068.

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Vekstein, Andrew M., Babtunde A. Yerokun, Oliver K. Jawitz, Julie W. Doberne, Jatin Anand, Jorn Karhausen, David N. Ranney, et al. “Does deeper hypothermia reduce the risk of acute kidney injury after circulatory arrest for aortic arch surgery?” In Eur J Cardiothorac Surg, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezab044.

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Farrow, Norma E., Selena J. An, Paul J. Speicher, David H. Harpole, Thomas A. D’Amico, Jacob A. Klapper, Matthew G. Hartwig, and Betty C. Tong. “Disparities in guideline-concordant treatment for node-positive, non-small cell lung cancer following surgery.” In J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 160:261-271.e1, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.10.102.

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Lala, Anuradha, Helena L. Chang, Xiaoyu Liu, Eric J. Charles, Babatunde A. Yerokun, Michael E. Bowdish, Vinod H. Thourani, et al. “Risk for non-home discharge following surgery for ischemic mitral valve disease.” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, March 4, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2020.02.084.

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Erdem, Suna, Esther Troxler, René Warschkow, Catherine Tsai, Babatunde Yerokun, Bruno Schmied, Christoph Stettler, et al. “Is There a Role for Surgery in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Esophagus? A Contemporary View from the NCDB.” In Ann Surg Oncol, 27:671–80, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-019-07847-1.

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Williams, Judson B., Asad A. Shah, Shuaiqi Zhang, Sin-Ho Jung, Babatunde Yerokun, Sreekanth Vemulapalli, Peter K. Smith, James S. Gammie, and Jeffrey G. Gaca. “Impact of Microbiological Organism Type on Surgically Managed Endocarditis.” Ann Thorac Surg 108, no. 5 (November 2019): 1325–29. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.04.025.

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Bendersky, Victoria A., Michael S. Mulvihill, Babatunde A. Yerokun, Brian Ezekian, Robert P. Davis, Matthew G. Hartwig, and Andrew S. Barbas. “Elevated Donor Hemoglobin A1C Impairs Kidney Graft Survival From Deceased Donors With Diabetes Mellitus: A National Analysis.” Exp Clin Transplant 17, no. 5 (October 2019): 613–18. https://doi.org/10.6002/ect.2017.0322.

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Moris, Demetrios, Diamantis I. Tsilimigras, Babatunde Yerokun, Keri A. Seymour, Alfredo D. Guerron, Philip A. Fong, Eleftherios Spartalis, and Ranjan Sudan. “Foramen of Winslow Hernia: a Review of the Literature Highlighting the Role of Laparoscopy.” J Gastrointest Surg 23, no. 10 (October 2019): 2093–99. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11605-019-04353-3.

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