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George Kasotakis, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Office: Duke University Hospital, 40 Duke Medicine Circle, Duke Clinic, Blue Zone, #1557a, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC Duke University Hospital, 40 Duke Medicine Circle, DUMC 2837, Durham, NC 27710

Education and Training

  • Surgical Critical Care & Acute Care Surgery Fellowship, Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 2010 - 2012
  • Surgery Internship & Residency, Surgery, Creighton University, School of Medicine, 2005 - 2010
  • Trauma & Critical Care Research Fellowship, University of California - Los Angeles, 2003 - 2006
  • Medicine Internship, Tzermiado Medical Center (Greece), 2000 - 2002
  • M.P.H., Harvard University , 2013
  • M.D., University of Crete, School of Medicine (Greece), 2000

Publications

Herrera-Escobar, Juan P., David Blake, Alexander Toppo, Kelsey Han, George Kasotakis, Haytham Ma Kaafarani, George Velmahos, Adil H. Haider, Ali Salim, and Deepika Nehra. “Reduced chronic pain: Another benefit of recovery at an inpatient rehabilitation facility over a skilled nursing facility?” Am J Surg 221, no. 1 (January 2021): 216–21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2020.05.019.

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Bugaev, Nikolay, John J. Como, Guy Golani, Jennifer J. Freeman, Jaswin S. Sawhney, Cory J. Vatsaas, Brian K. Yorkgitis, et al. “Thromboelastography and rotational thromboelastometry in bleeding patients with coagulopathy: Practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma.” J Trauma Acute Care Surg 89, no. 6 (December 2020): 999–1017. https://doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000002944.

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Haines, Krista L., Matthew Fuller, Justin G. Vaughan, Vijay Krishnamoorthy, Karthik Raghunathan, George Kasotakis, Suresh Agarwal, and Tetsu Ohnuma. “The Impact of Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs on Older Adult Trauma Patients With Hip Fractures.” J Surg Res 255 (November 2020): 583–93. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2020.05.064.

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Naar, Leon, Peter Kim, Saskya Byerly, Georgia Vasileiou, Hang Zhang, D Dante Yeh, Haytham M. A. Kaafarani, and Haytham M. A. EAST Appendicitis Study Group. “Increased risk of malignancy for patients older than 40 years with appendicitis and an appendix wider than 10 mm on computed tomography scan: A post hoc analysis of an EAST multicenter study.” Surgery 168, no. 4 (October 2020): 701–6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2020.05.044.

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Qian, Sinong, Georgia Vasileiou, Chris Dodgion, Mohamed D. Ray-Zack, Tanya Zakrison, Rishi Rattan, Nicholas Namias, D Dante Yeh, and D Dante EAST Appendicitis Study Group. “Narrow- versus Broad-Spectrum Antibiotics for Simple Acute Appendicitis Treated by Appendectomy: A Post Hoc Analysis of EAST MUSTANG Study.” J Surg Res 254 (October 2020): 217–22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2019.04.007.

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Bugaev, Nikolay, Rishi Rattan, Michael Goodman, Kaushik Mukherjee, Bryce R. H. Robinson, Amy A. McDonald, James N. Bogert, et al. “Preperitoneal packing for pelvic fracture-associated hemorrhage: A systematic review, meta-analysis, and practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma.” Am J Surg 220, no. 4 (October 2020): 873–88. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2020.05.037.

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Lawless, Ryan A., Alexis Cralley, Sinong Qian, Georgia Vasileiou, Daniel Dante Yeh, and Daniel Dante EAST Appendicitis Study Group. “Antibiotics after Simple (Acute) Appendicitis Are Not Associated with Better Clinical Outcomes: A Post-Hoc Analysis of an EAST Multi-Center Study.” Surg Infect (Larchmt), September 3, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1089/sur.2019.348.

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Bhattacharya, Bishwajit, Reza Askari, Kimberly A. Davis, Jon Dorfman, Ahmed I. Eid, Ahmed E. Elsharkawy, George Kasotakis, et al. “The effect of anticoagulation on outcomes after liver and spleen injuries: A research consortium of New England centers for trauma (ReCONECT) study.” Injury 51, no. 9 (September 2020): 1994–98. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2020.05.002.

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Evaluation and management of blunt cerebrovascular injury: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma: Erratum.” Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery 89, no. 2 (August 2020): 420–420. https://doi.org/10.1097/ta.0000000000002828.

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Kim, Dennis Y., Walter Biffl, Faran Bokhari, Scott Brakenridge, Edward Chao, Jeffrey A. Claridge, Douglas Fraser, et al. “Evaluation and management of blunt cerebrovascular injury: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma.” J Trauma Acute Care Surg 88, no. 6 (June 2020): 875–87. https://doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000002668.

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