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Babatunde Yerokun, MD

House Staff
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


Yang, Chi-Fu Jeffrey, Derek Y. Chan, Babatunde Yerokun, Xiaofei F. Wang, Betty Caroline Tong, Thomas A. D’Amico, Mark W. Onaitis, Matthew G. Hartwig, Mark F. Berry, and David Harpole. “Surgery versus optimal medical management of early-stage small cell lung cancer.” In Journal of Clinical Oncology, 34:8511–8511. American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), 2016.

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Yerokun, Babatunde A., Mohamed A. Adam, Zhifei Sun, Jina Kim, Shanna Sprinkle, John Migaly, and Christopher R. Mantyh. “Does Conversion in Laparoscopic Colectomy Portend an Inferior Oncologic Outcome? Results from 104,400 Patients.” J Gastrointest Surg 20, no. 5 (May 2016): 1042–48.

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Bishawi, M., J. Joseph, B. Yerokun, D. Ranney, P. Winterton, J. Schroder, M. Daneshmand, D. Bowles, J. Rogers, and C. Milano. “Incidence and Outcomes After Stroke on Rotary Flow Ventricular Assist Device Support.” In The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, 35:S262–63. Elsevier BV, 2016.

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Speicher, P. J., X. Wang, B. R. Englum, A. M. Ganapathi, B. Yerokun, M. G. Hartwig, T. A. D’Amico, and M. F. Berry. “Induction chemoradiation therapy prior to esophagectomy is associated with superior long-term survival for esophageal cancer.” Dis Esophagus 28, no. 8 (November 2015): 788–96.

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Fahrenbach, John P., Douglas Stoller, Gene Kim, Nitin Aggarwal, Babatunde Yerokun, Judy U. Earley, Michele Hadhazy, Nian-Qing Shi, Jonathan C. Makielski, and Elizabeth M. McNally. “Abcc9 is required for the transition to oxidative metabolism in the newborn heart.” Faseb Journal : Official Publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology 28, no. 7 (July 2014): 2804–15.

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