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Henry Elliot Rice, MD

Chief, Division of Pediatric General Surgery
Professor of Surgery
Research Professor of Global Health
Professor in Pediatrics
Office: Room 6680, Hafs, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC Box 3815 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

Education and Training

  • Chief Resident, Pediatric Surgery, Children's Hospital, 1996 - 1998
  • Chief Resident, Surgery, University of Washington, 1995 - 1996
  • Resident, IV, General Surgery, University of Washington, 1994 - 1995
  • Clinical Instructor, Surgery, University of California - San Francisco, 1992 - 1994
  • SUS/Ethicon Research Fellow, Surgery, University of California - San Francisco, 1991 - 1994
  • Resident, General Surgery, University of Washington, 1988 - 1991
  • M.D., Yale University, 1988


Rialon, Kristy, Brian R. Englum, Brian C. Gulack, Syamal D. Bhattacharya, Lindsay Talbot, Mark L. Shapiro, Obinna O. Adibe, Henry E. Rice, and John E. Scarborough. “Utilization of computed tomography in pediatric trauma: a comparison of trauma centers using the National Trauma Data Bank.” In Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 219:e130–e130. Elsevier BV, 2014.

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Nguyen, Karissa, Syamal D. Bhattacharya, Megan J. Maloney, Ligia Figueroa, Brad M. Taicher, Sherry Ross, and Henry E. Rice. “Self-reported barriers to pediatric surgical care in Guatemala.” Am Surg 79, no. 9 (September 2013): 885–88.


Kassmann, Barbara P., Sharron L. Docherty, Henry E. Rice, Donald E. Bailey, and Michelle Schweitzer. “Telephone follow-up for pediatric ambulatory surgery: parent and provider satisfaction.” J Pediatr Nurs 27, no. 6 (December 2012): 715–24.

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Mouttalib, Sofia, Henry E. Rice, Denise Snyder, Justin S. Levens, Audra Reiter, Pauline Soler, Jennifer A. Rothman, and Courtney D. Thornburg. “Evaluation of partial and total splenectomy in children with sickle cell disease using an Internet-based registry.” Pediatr Blood Cancer 59, no. 1 (July 15, 2012): 100–104.

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Rice, Henry E., Shelley E. Crary, Jacob C. Langer, Alex R. Kemper, and Alex R. Splenectomy in Congenital Hemolytic Anemia Consortium. “Comparative effectiveness of different types of splenectomy for children with congenital hemolytic anemias.” J Pediatr 160, no. 4 (April 2012): 684-689.e13.

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Hayashi, Masanori, Agustin Calatroni, Brittany Herzberg, Allison K. Ross, Henry E. Rice, and Courtney Thornburg. “Impact of hydroxyurea on perioperative management and outcomes in children with sickle cell anemia.” J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 33, no. 7 (October 2011): 487–90.

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Tracy, Elisabeth T., Karen M. Haas, Tracy Gentry, Melissa Danko, Joseph L. Roberts, Joanne Kurtzberg, and Henry E. Rice. “Partial splenectomy but not total splenectomy preserves immunoglobulin M memory B cells in mice.” J Pediatr Surg 46, no. 9 (September 2011): 1706–10.

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