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George Kasotakis, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Surgery

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 at 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

Vasileiou, Georgia, Ahmed I. Eid, Sinong Qian, Gerd D. Pust, Rishi Rattan, Nicholas Namias, Andreas Larentzakis, Haytham M. A. Kaafarani, D Dante Yeh, and D Dante EAST Appendicitis Study Group. “Appendicitis in Pregnancy: A Post-Hoc Analysis of an EAST Multicenter Study..” Surg Infect (Larchmt), November 5, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1089/sur.2019.102.

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Velmahos, Constantine S., Juan P. Herrera-Escobar, Syeda S. Al Rafai, Shelby Chun Fat, Haytham Kaafarani, Deepika Nehra, George Kasotakis, Ali Salim, and Adil H. Haider. “It still hurts! Persistent pain and use of pain medication one year after injury..” Am J Surg 218, no. 5 (November 2019): 864–68. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2019.03.022.

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Chun Fat, Shelby, Juan P. Herrera-Escobar, Anupamaa J. Seshadri, Syeda S. Al Rafai, Zain G. Hashmi, Elzerie de Jager, Constantine Velmahos, et al. “Racial disparities in post-discharge healthcare utilization after trauma..” Am J Surg 218, no. 5 (November 2019): 842–46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2019.03.024.

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Starr, Nichole, Sarah Carpenter, Melissa Carvalho, Aileen Souza, Robin Chin, George Kasotakis, and Mengistu Worku. “Diagnosis and management of surgical disease at Ethiopian health centres: cross-sectional survey of resources and barriers to care..” Bmj Open 9, no. 10 (October 28, 2019). https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-031525.

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Herrera-Escobar, Juan Pablo, Terri deRoon-Cassini, Karen Brasel, Deepika Nehra, Syeda Sanam Al Rafai, Alexander Toppo, George Kasotakis, George Velmahos, Ali Salim, and Adil Hussain Haider. “Development and Validation of a Revised Trauma-Specific Quality of Life (RT-QoL) Instrument..” J Trauma Acute Care Surg, October 14, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000002505.

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Bugaev, Nikolay, Bishwajit Bhattacharya, William C. Chiu, John J. Como, Michael W. Cripps, Paula Ferrada, Rondi B. Gelbard, et al. “Antimotility agents for the treatment of acute noninfectious diarrhea in critically ill patients: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma..” J Trauma Acute Care Surg 87, no. 4 (October 2019): 915–21. https://doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000002449.

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Orden, Kathryn van, Jeffrey Santos, Andrea Foster, Tejal S. Brahmbhatt, Krista Haines, Suresh Agarwal, and George Kasotakis. “Bovine vs Porcine Acellular Dermal Matrix for Abdominal Wall Herniorrhaphy or Bridging.” In Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 229:e108–e108. Elsevier BV, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2019.08.1012.

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Bugaev, Nikolay, Bishwajit Bhattacharya, William C. Chiu, John J. Como, Michael W. Cripps, Paula Ferrada, Rondi B. Gelbard, et al. “Promotility agents for the treatment of ileus in adult surgical patients: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma..” J Trauma Acute Care Surg 87, no. 4 (October 2019): 922–34. https://doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000002381.

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Nehra, Deepika, Juan P. Herrera-Escobar, Syeda S. Al Rafai, Joaquim Havens, Reza Askari, Stephanie Nitzschke, George Velmahos, et al. “Resilience and long-term outcomes after trauma: An opportunity for early intervention?.” J Trauma Acute Care Surg 87, no. 4 (October 2019): 782–89. https://doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000002442.

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