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Kunoor Jain-Spangler, MD

Director, Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Education and Training

  • Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, 2011 - 2013
  • Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, 2008 - 2011
  • Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, 2006 - 2008
  • Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, 2004 - 2006
  • M.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, 2004

Selected Grants

Publications

Narvaez C, Andres, Camila Ortega, Gerardo Davalos, L Kasey Welsh, Ramon Diaz Jara, Juan Esteban Perez, Jana Chtchetinin, et al. “Scars Matter: The Importance of Incision Decisions in Bariatric Patients.” Obes Surg 30, no. 4 (April 2020): 1611–15. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11695-019-04251-2.

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Davis, Matthew, Gerardo Davalos, Camila Ortega, Sugong Chen, Scott Schimpke, Kunoor Jain-Spangler, Jin Yoo, et al. “Magnetic Liver Retraction: an Incision-Less Approach for Less Invasive Bariatric Surgery.” Obes Surg 29, no. 3 (March 2019): 1068–73. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11695-018-03655-w.

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Sudan, Ranjan, and Kunoor Jain-Spangler. “Tailoring Bariatric Surgery: Sleeve Gastrectomy, Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass and Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch.” J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 28, no. 8 (August 2018): 956–61. https://doi.org/10.1089/lap.2018.0397.

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Omotosho, Philip A., Joel A. Rodriguez, Kunoor Jain-Spangler, Alessandro Mor, and Alfonso Torquati. “Predictors of long-term success after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in African-American women.” Surg Obes Relat Dis 12, no. 2 (February 2016): 253–56. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soard.2015.10.078.

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Kadera, Brian E., Dana D. Portenier, Basil M. Yurcisin, Eric J. Demaria, Moataz M. Gaddor, and Kunoor Jain-Spangler. “Evidence for a metabolic mechanism in the improvement of type 2 diabetes after sleeve gastrectomy in a rodent model.” Surg Obes Relat Dis 9, no. 3 (May 2013): 447–52. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soard.2012.12.007.

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Jain-Spangler, Kunoor, Dana Portenier, Alfonso Torquati, and Ranjan Sudan. “Conversion of vertical banded gastroplasty to stand-alone sleeve gastrectomy or biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch.” J Gastrointest Surg 17, no. 4 (April 2013): 805–8. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11605-013-2165-x.

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Carter, Richard, Kunoor Jain, Virginia Sykes, and David Lanning. “Differential expression of procollagen genes between mid- and late-gestational fetal fibroblasts.” J Surg Res 156, no. 1 (September 2009): 90–94. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2009.03.056.

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Jain, Kunoor, Virginia Sykes, Tomasz Kordula, and David Lanning. “Homeobox genes Hoxd3 and Hoxd8 are differentially expressed in fetal mouse excisional wounds.” J Surg Res 148, no. 1 (July 2008): 45–48. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2008.02.053.

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