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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

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, June 10, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2020.05.037.

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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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Haider, Adil H., Juan P. Herrera-Escobar, Syeda S. Al Rafai, Alyssa F. Harlow, Michel Apoj, Deepika Nehra, George Kasotakis, et al. “Factors Associated With Long-term Outcomes After Injury: Results of the Functional Outcomes and Recovery After Trauma Emergencies (FORTE) Multicenter Cohort Study.” Ann Surg 271, no. 6 (June 2020): 1165–73. https://doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000003101.

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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, May 19, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2020.05.019.

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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, May 15, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2020.05.002.

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Haines, Krista, Jennifer Freeman, Cory Vastaas, Clay Rust, Christopher Cox, George Kasotakis, Matthew Fuller, et al. “"I'm Leaving": Factors That Impact Against Medical Advice Disposition Post-Trauma.” J Emerg Med 58, no. 4 (April 2020): 691–97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jemermed.2019.12.023.

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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) 21, no. 3 (April 2020): 205–11. https://doi.org/10.1089/sur.2019.102.

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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 instrument.” J Trauma Acute Care Surg 88, no. 4 (April 2020): 501–7. https://doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000002505.

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Kasotakis, George, J Todd Purves, Suresh Agarwal, Bruce A. Sullenger, Ekaterina Kintsurashvili, Manuel D. Galvan, Christopher Graham, David L. Corcoran, Scott M. Palmer, and Daniel G. Remick. “Histone Deacetylase 7 in Murine Gram-Negative Acute Lung Injury.” Shock 53, no. 3 (March 2020): 375–77. https://doi.org/10.1097/SHK.0000000000001431.

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Kasotakis, George, Ekaterina Kintsurashvili, Manuel D. Galvan, Christopher Graham, J Todd Purves, Suresh Agarwal, David L. Corcoran, Bruce A. Sullenger, Scott M. Palmer, and Daniel G. Remick. “Histone Deacetylase 7 Inhibition in a Murine Model of Gram-Negative Pneumonia-Induced Acute Lung Injury.” Shock 53, no. 3 (March 2020): 344–51. https://doi.org/10.1097/SHK.0000000000001372.

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