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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., Mohamad El Moheb, Anju Ranjit, Christina Weed, Karen Brasel, George Kasotakis, Haytham M. A. Kaafarani, et al. “Sex differences in long-term outcomes after traumatic injury: A mediation analysis.” Am J Surg 222, no. 4 (October 2021): 842–48. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2021.01.028.

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Kasotakis, George, Brent Stanfield, Krista Haines, Cory Vatsaas, Amy Alger, Steven N. Vaslef, Kelli Brooks, and Suresh Agarwal. “Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) after trauma: Improving incidence, but increasing mortality.” J Crit Care 64 (August 2021): 213–18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrc.2021.05.003.

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Stanfield, Brent, Erik Soderblom, Scott Palmer, Bruce Sullenger, Todd Purves, Karen Welty-Wolf, Suresh Agarwal, and George Kasotakis. “Histone Deacetylase 3 Associates With Key Regulators of NFκB Signaling in Lung Epithelial Cells Under Stimulation With LPS.,” 2021. https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-674720/v1.

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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) 22, no. 5 (June 2021): 504–8. https://doi.org/10.1089/sur.2019.348.

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Patel, Nimitt J., Linda Dultz, Husayn A. Ladhani, Daniel C. Cullinane, Eric Klein, Allison G. McNickle, Nikolay Bugaev, et al. “Management of simple and retained hemothorax: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma.” Am J Surg 221, no. 5 (May 2021): 873–84. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2020.11.032.

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Thromboelastography and rotational thromboelastometry in bleeding patients with coagulopathy: Practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma: Erratum.” Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery 90, no. 4 (April 2021): 766–67. https://doi.org/10.1097/ta.0000000000003126.

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Van Orden, Kathryn, Jeffrey Santos, Brent Stanfield, Landon S. Frost, Alexander Ruditsky, Andrea Foster, Tejal S. Brahmbhatt, et al. “Bovine versus porcine acellular dermal matrix for abdominal wall herniorrhaphy or bridging.” Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg, March 13, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00068-021-01641-z.

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Yeh, Daniel Dante, Ahmed I. Eid, Katelyn A. Young, Jeffrey Wild, Haytham M. A. Kaafarani, Mohamed Ray-Zack, Tala Kana’an, et al. “Multicenter Study of the Treatment of Appendicitis in America: Acute, Perforated, and Gangrenous (MUSTANG), an EAST Multicenter Study.” Ann Surg 273, no. 3 (March 1, 2021): 548–56. https://doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000003661.

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Kasotakis, George, Wei Chen, David Corcoran, Judie Howrylak, Joshua Englert, Bruce Sullenger, Kirsten Kangelaris, et al. “Differential Transcriptomic Profiling Between Patients With Sepsis-Induced Ards And Sepsis Without Ards,” January 15, 2021. https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-145780/v1.

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Stanfield, Brent A., Todd Purves, Scott Palmer, Bruce Sullenger, Karen Welty-Wolf, Krista Haines, Suresh Agarwal, and George Kasotakis. “IL-10 and class 1 histone deacetylases act synergistically and independently on the secretion of proinflammatory mediators in alveolar macrophages.” Plos One 16, no. 1 (2021): e0245169. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0245169.

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