140 Route 17 North, Suite 321, Paramus NJ 07652 

FREDERICK ALEXANDER, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P.
Clinical Professor of Surgery
General and Thoracic Pediatric Surgery

CITIZENSHIP:

United States Citizen

MARITAL STATUS:

Married, 2 Children

OFFICE:

Pediatric SurgicalCare, LLC
140 Route 17 North, Suite 231
Paramus, New Jersey 07652
(201) 225-9700
Fax: (201) 225-0031

MEDICAL LICENSURE:

New Jersey #25MA08195900 – Current
New York #2292501 – Expired 2007
Ohio #35062565A – Expired 2007
Connecticut #027346 – Expired 2006
Michigan #4301079710 – Expired 2006
Illinois #036108163 – Expired 2005
Pennsylvania #MD419464 – Expired 2007

EDUCATION:

1969

Diploma, Harriton High School, Rosemont, Pennsylvania

1973

B.A. (Magna), Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire

1977

M.D., Columbia University, New York, New York

SPECIALTY/BOARD CERTIFICATION:

1978

National Board of Medical Examiners

1988

Diplomat, American Board of Surgery, General Surgery

1990

Diplomat, American Board of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery

1997

BLS Recertified

1997

PALS Certified

1997

ATLS Recertified

1999

Recertification Pediatric Surgery, American Board of Surgery

2007

BLS Recertified

2007

2010

PALS Recertified

Recertification Pediatric Surgery, American Board of Surgery

POST GRADUATE TRAINING:

1977-78

Intern, General Surgery, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

1978-80

Assistant Resident, General Surgery, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

1980-81

Sir Andrew Watt Kay Surgical Fellow, Western Infirmary/Gartnaval General Hospital, University of Glasgow, Scotland

1981-83

Senior Resident, General Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

1983-84

Laboratory Research with Dr. Herbert Hechtman at Harvard Medical School (pulmonary physiology)

1984-86

Pediatric Surgical Fellow, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio

HOSPITAL AND FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:

1983-84

Instructor in Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

1984-86

Clinical Instructor in Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

1986-91

Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Connecticut Medical Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut

1986-91

Attending Staff, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut

1986-91

Attending Staff, Pediatric Surgery, Newington Children’s Hospital, Newington, Connecticut

1989-91

Associate Director, Myelomeningocele Clinic, Newington Children’s Hospital, Newington, Connecticut

1991-Nov 95

Staff Surgeon, Head of Section of Pediatric Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio

1992-2006

Attending Staff, Pediatric Surgery,  Fairview General Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio

1992-2004

Attending Staff, Pediatric Surgery, MetroHealth Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio

1992-2002

Attending Staff, Pediatric Surgery, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio

1992-1995

Member, Liver Transplantation Team, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio

1992-1995

Director, General Surgical Residency Program, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio

1994-2006

Attending Staff, Pediatric Surgery, Aultman Hospital, Canton, Ohio

1994-2004

Associate Professor Surgery, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Nov 95-Dec 06

Assistant Clinical Professor, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine

Nov 95-Feb 06

Chairman, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio

Mar 99- Feb 06

Chairman, Division of Pediatrics Ad Hoc Committee, “Children’s Hospital Access Issues and Emergency Department”.

June 06-present

Clinical Professor of Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University

Jan 07-July 11

Surgeon-In-Chief, Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital, Hackensack University Medical Center, Chief, General and Thoracic Pediatric Surgery

Dec 07-present

Professor of Surgery, Touro University College of Medicine, Hackensack, New Jersey

July 07-present

Pediatric Surgeon, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Englewood, New Jersey

Mar 10-present

Pediatric Surgeon, The Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, New Jersey

June 10-present

Pediatric Surgeon, Holy Name Hospital, Teaneck, New Jersey

Jan 12-present

Pediatric Surgeon, Palisades Medical Center, North Bergen, New Jersey

COMMITTEES AND OTHER OFFICES:

1991-2006

Member, Pediatric Patient Care Committee, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

1992-1993

Vice Chairman, Medical Records and Statistics Committee, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

1992-Nov 95

Member, Surgical Education Committee, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

1992-1996

Chairman, Pediatric Surgical Subspecialty Committee, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

1993-2006

Member, Executive Committee, Cleveland Surgical Society

1993-1995

Program Director, Annual Resident Research Forum, Cleveland Surgical Society

1994-1995

Member, Emergency Department Advisory Committee, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

1994-2006

Member, Pediatric Division Committee, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

1994-1995

Member, Physician Extender Task Force

1995

Member, Pediatric Intake and Preparation Task Force (Appointed Aug. 1995)

1995

Member, Pediatric O.R. Design Committee

1996

Member, Surgical Family Lounge Design Committee

1997

Member, CCF Health Care Ventures Professional Advisory Board

1997-98

President, Cleveland Surgical Society

1997

Appointed to Bruce Hubbard Stewart Advisory Committee

1998-2006

Member, Search Committee; Chairman Peds Hem/Onc

1999

Chairman, Division of Pediatrics Ad Hoc Committee on Pediatric Emergency and Transport Issues

1999-2006

Co-Chairman, Pediatric OR Committee, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

2000-2001

Member, Pediatric Executive Committee, Fairview Hospital

2000-2001

Member, Search Committee, Chairman of Neonatology

2000-2001

Co-Chairman, Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital Lost Opportunities Committee

2000-2006

Member, Pediatric Transport Committee, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

2001

Member, Search Committee, Staff of Neonatology

2001

Chairman, CCF Children’s Hospital M30 Renovation Committee

2001-2006

Member, Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital Advisory Committee, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

2001-2006

Member, e-Cleveland Clinic Second Opinion Project Committee, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

2001-2003

Member, American Academy of Pediatrics Publications Committee of the Surgical Section

2002-2006

Associate Member, Children’s Oncology Group, a National Cancer Institute based in Arcadia, California

2002-2006

Member, Physician/Patient Communication Committee, Fairview General Hospital

EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE:

1992-2002

Ad Hoc Reviewer for Clinical Pediatrics.

1994-present

Co-editor, Pediatric Perspectives newsletter, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

2001-2003

Member, American Academy of Pediatrics Publications Committee of the Surgical Section

2001-present

Ad Hoc Reviewer for Diseases of the Colon & Rectum

2001-present

Ad Hoc Reviewer for Southern Medical Journal

2002-present

Ad Hoc Reviewer for Journal of Pediatric Surgery

2004-present

Ad Hoc Reviewer for Journal of Pediatrics

2009-present

Ad Hoc Reviewer for Expert Review of Gastroenterology & Hepatology

2009-present

Ad Hoc Reviewer for Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

1988-1991

Fellow, Connecticut Board of Surgeons

1989-present

Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

1989-present

Fellow, American College of Surgeons

1991-present

Fellow, Surgical Section, American Academy of Pediatrics

1991-2006

Member, Northern Ohio Pediatric Society

1994-present

Member, American Pediatric Surgical Association

1995-present

Member, Central Surgical Association

1996

President Elect, Cleveland Surgical Society

1997-98

President, Cleveland Surgical Society

2004

Member, Northern Ohio Medical Association

2004

Member, The Academy of Medicine Cleveland

2007-2010

Member, Hospital Graduates Society, New York City

HONORS AND AWARDS:

1972

Casque and Gauntlet Honor Society, Dartmouth College

1980

Sir Andrew Watt Kay Surgical Fellow, Department of Surgery, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital

1983

Surgical Research Training Grant (Dr. Hebert Hechtman), Brigham and Women’s Hospital

1994

Stewart Fellow, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

1994

First prize poster competition for “Very Short Ileocecal Isografts in Enterectomized Rats,”  Surgical Section, American Academy of Pediatrics, Dallas, Texas

1994

Merk Fellowship Award for “Very Short Ileocecal Isografts in Enterectomized Rats.”  American College of Gastroenterology, 59th Annual Scientific Meeting, San Francisco, California

1996

Chosen by American Health Magazine as one of the “Best Doctors in America.” Published in the March 1996 issue.

2001

Chosen by peers as one of the specialists they’d go to in the article entitled, “Top Docs”, Northeast Ohio Live Magazine, published in the April 2001 issue.

2001

Kingston’s National Registry of Who’s Who, 2002 Edition.

2002

Inclusion in the second edition of America’s Top Doctors, a national guide to outstanding medical specialists throughout the United States.

2003

Inclusion under “Surgery” in the edition of Consumers’ Guide to Top Doctors, a national guide that lists more than 20,000 top-rated doctors by medical specialists in the 50 largest metropolitan areas of the United States.

2003

Inclusion in the third edition of America’s Top Doctors, a national guide to outstanding medical specialists throughout the United States.

2003

Teacher of the Year, 2003.  Department of Pediatrics, Fairview General Hospital.

2004

Inclusion in the fourth edition of America’s Top Doctors, a national guide to outstanding medical specialists throughout the United States.

2004

Nominated as “International Health Professional of The Year” by The International Biographical Centre of Cambridge, England

2005

Inclusion in the fifth edition of America’s Top Doctors, a national guide to outstanding medical specialists throughout the United States.

2005

Chosen by peers as one of the specialists they’d go to in the article entitled, “Top Doctors”, Northern Ohio Live, published in the April 2005 issue.

2005-2006

Chosen by peers as one of the specialists in the database entitled, “Best Doctors in America”.

2006

Chosen by peers as one of the specialists they’d go to in the article entitled, “Top Docs”, Northeast Ohio Live Magazine, published in the April 2006 issue.

2006

Inclusion in the sixth edition of America’s Top Doctors, a national guide to outstanding medical specialists throughout the United States.

2007

Chosen as Top Doctor in New York Magazine

2007

Inclusion in the seventh edition of America’s Top Doctors, a national guide to outstanding medical specialists throughout the United States.

2008

Chosen as Top Doctor in New York Magazine

2009

Chosen by peers as one of America’s Top Doctors in Castle Connolly’s American Registry.

2009

Inclusion in “Guide to America’s Top Surgeons” by Consumers’ Research Council of America, 2009 Edition.

2009

Chosen as Top Doctor in New York Magazine

2009-2010

Selected by peers to be included in the Best Doctors in America database.

2009

Inclusion in the fifth edition of Castle Connolly’s America’s Top Doctors for Cancer, an acclaimed guide to the top medical specialists in the nation.

2009

Chosen by patients for the 2009 Patient’s Choice Award in Castle Connolly’s American Registry.

2010

Chosen by peers as one of America’s Top Doctors in Castle Connolly’s American Registry.

2010

Chosen as one of ‘NJ’s Favorite Docs’ by Family Magazine.

2010

Included on “The 2010 List” of NJ’s Favorite Kids’ Docs as featured in New Jersey Family Magazine.

2011

Inclusion in New Jersey: Most Recommended Physicians – as Chosen by their Peers and Point Ranking published by National Consumers Survey.

2011

Selected by peers as one of the Best Doctors in America 2010-2011 database.

2011

Inclusion in excerpt New Jersey Life Health and Beauty Magazine as part of the 2011-2012 Best Doctors’ list as chosen by peer review.

2011

Named one of “Inside Jersey’s 2011 Top Doctors for Children’s Health” by MDAdvantage.

2011-2012

Selected by peers to be included in the Best Doctors in America 2011-2012 database.

2011

Named a Castle Connolly Top Doctor in “Inside Jersey” Magazine.

2011

Named as one of US News and World Report’s Top Doctors.

2011

Named “Top Doctor in Pediatric Surgery” from Healthfirst NJ.

2011

Selected by the American Registry and PatientsChoice.org to be included in the prestigious 2011 Compassionate Doctor Certification.

2012

Named “Jersey Choice Top Doctor” in New Jersey Monthly’s annual survey of NJ doctors.

2012

Awarded Castle Connolly Top Doctor by American Registry for the 10th year in a row.

2012

2012

2012

2013

2013

2013 – 2014

2013

2013

2013

2013

2014

2014

2014

2014

2014

2015

2015

2015

2015

2015

2016

Selected by Vitals for “Most Compassionate Doctor” (©American Registry)

Awarded Castle Connolly Top Doctor by American Registry for the 10th year in a row.

Named in “America’s Top Doctors For Cancer” by Castle Connolly Medical  8th Edition.

Named “Bergen Top Doctors” by 201 Health Magazine Peer Review Survey

Inside New Jersey “Top Doctors for Cancer” by Castle Connolly

Named “Jersey Choice Top Doctor” in New Jersey Monthly’s annual survey of NJ doctors.

Awarded Castle Connoly Top Doctor by American Registry

Selected by Vitals for “Most Compassionate Doctor” (©American Registry)

Selected by Vitals for “Patient Choice Award” (©American Registry)

New Jersey’s Favorite Kids’ Doc in NJ Family magazine

Named “Bergen Top Doctors” by 201 Health Magazine Peer Review Survey

Named “Jersey Choice Top Doctor” in New Jersey Monthly’s annual survey of NJ doctors

Awarded Castle Connolly “America’s Top Doctors” Award

Awarded “Patients Choice Award” by Vitals

Inside New Jersey “Top Doctors for Cancer” by Castle Connolly

Chosen by peers as one of America’s Top Doctors in Castle Connolly’s American Registry.

Named “New Jersey Favorite Kid’s Doc” by New Jersey Family Magazine.

Named “Jersey Choice Top Doctor” in New Jersey Monthly’s annual survey of NJ doctors

Awarded “Patients Choice Award” by Vitals

Inside New Jersey “Top Doctors for Cancer” by Castle Connolly

Awarded Castle Connolly “America’s Top Doctors” Award

RESEARCH GRANTS / PROJECTS:

1993

Principal Investigator:  Experimental Small Bowel Transplantation:  Role of Ileocecal Valve in Segmental Murine Allografts.  RPC# 4140.  Co-investigators:  Dr. Anatoly Kononov, Dr. Earl Browne, Dr. Robert Wyllie.  Intramural Grant $28,000.

1995

Co-investigator:  The Natural History of Acute Small Bowel Obstruction in Rats:  Radiographic, Ultrasonic, and Pathologic Changes.  RPC #4763.  Co-investigators:  Goske M, Goldbloom J, Obuchowski N, Zepp R, Godec K.  Intramural Grant $5,000.

ADMINISTRATIVE ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

1992

Created new curriculum for General Surgery Residency Program and restructured teaching conferences to augment academic program.

1995

Authored the business proposal to create a separate Division of Pediatrics at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation which was accomplished in 1995.

1995-2006

Created the Department of Pediatric Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic from nil currently comprised of three associates performing 2000 cases annually, teaching medical students and residents, and performing Bench and Clinical Research.

1998-2006

Chaired Committee to create dedicated Pediatric Operating Room Suite at Cleveland Clinic Foundation which opened October 1998.  Continue to serve as chairman of Pediatric OR Committee.

2000-2002

Co-Chaired Committee to create Dedicated Pediatric Transport System for Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital.

2003-2004

Co-Chaired Committee to create pediatric surgical preoperative assessment program for the Children’s Hospital with on-line component.

2004-2006

Pediatric Surgery program at Fairview Hospital expanded with exclusive 24/7 coverage by one staff surgeon.

COMMUNITY SERVICE:

2010

Accepted patient referrals from the Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative in Hackensack, NJ.

2010

2011

Member and Physician Volunteer for Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative, Inc.

Healing the Children, Hawthorne, NJ

BIBLIOGRAPHY:
PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES:

    1. Alexander F, Zinman L, Braasch J.  Safe Division of the Renal Vein With a Solitary Left Kidney.  Surgery, 93:598-99, 1983.
    2. Alexander F, Rossi R, O’Bryan M, Khettry U, Braasch J, Watkins E.  Biliary Carcinoma:  A Review of 109 Cases.  Amer J Surg, 147:503-09, 1984.
    3. Alexander F, Mathieson M, Teoh K, Huval W, Lelcuk S, Valeri C, Shepro D, Hechtman H.  Arachidonic Acid Metabolites Mediate Burn Edema.  J Trauma, 24:709-12, 1984.
    4. Alexander F, Lelcuk S, Manny J, Hechtman H.  Differential Diagnosis of Acute Respiratory Failure.  Int Med Specialist, 5:85-87, 1984.
    5. Manny J, Lelcuk S, Alexander F, Hechtman H.  The Role of Vasoactive Humoral Factors in the Pathophysiology of Pulmonary Embolism.  Pulm Embol, 1984.
    6. Hechtman H, Lelcuk S, Alexander F, Manny J, Valeri C, Shepro D.  Circulating Mediators of the Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome.  International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine, Brussels, Belgium.  Anesthes Inten Care Med, 167:17-19, 1984.
    7. Lelcuk S, Alexander F, Kobzik L, Valeri C, Shepro D, Hechtman H.  Prostacyclin and Thromboxane A2 Moderate Postischemic Renal Failure.  Surgery, 98:207-12, 1985.
    8. Lelcuk S, Alexander F, Valeri C, Shepro D, Hechtman H.  Thromboxane A2 Moderates Permeability after Limb Ischemia.  Ann Surg, 202:642-46, 1985.
    9. Martin L, Torres A, Fischer J, Alexander F.  The Critical Level for Preservation of Continence in the Ileoanal Anastomosis.  J Pediatr Surg, 20:664-67, 1985.
    10. Martin L, Alexander F.  Esophageal Atresia.  Surg Clinics of N Amer, 65:1099-113, 1985.
    11. Lelcuk S, Alexander F, Valeri C, Shepro D, Hechtman H.  Serotonin Leads to Pulmonary Vaso- and Broncho- Constriction by Activating Local Reflexes.  Prog Appl Microcircul, 10:44-52, 1986.
    12. Palder S, Huval W, Lelcuk S, Alexander F, Shepro D, Mannick J, Hechtman H.  Reduction of Polymorpho-nuclear Leukocyte Accumulations in Inhibition of Cyclooxygenase and Thromboxane Syntase in the Rabbit.  Surgery, 99:72-80, 1986.
    13. Manny J, Manny N, Lelcuk S, Alexander F, Feingold H, Kobzik L, Valeri C, Shepro D, Hechtman H.  Pulmonary and Systemic Consequences of Localized Acid Aspiration.  Surg Gyn Obstetr, 259-267, 1986.
    14. Martin LW, Fischer JE, Sayers HJ, Alexander F, Torres MA.  Anal Continence Following Soave Procedure.  Annals of Surgery, 203:525-30, 1986.
    15. Alexander F, Manny J, Lelcuk S, Shepro D, Hechtman H.  Cyclooxygenase Products Mediate Hypoxic Pulmonary Hypertension.  J Pediatr Surg, 21:1101-07, 1986.
    16. Hight D, McGowan G, Smith JH, Kent G, Alexander F.  Atresia of the Esophagus:  New Trends in the Management of High-Risk Neonates.  Arch Surg, 122:421-23, 1987.
    17. Jaivin JS, Banta JV, Milanese A, Hight DW, Alexander F.  Perioperative Use of Jejunostomy Tube Feedings in Reconstructive Spinal Surgery.  Develop Med Child Neur, 33:225-31, 1991.
    18. Alexander F, Johanningman J, Martin LW.  Staged Repair Improves Outcome of High Risk Premature Infants With Esophageal Atresia and Tracheoesophageal Fistula.  J Pediatr  Surg, 28:151-154, 1993.
    19. Alexander F, Johanningman J, Martin LW.  Staged Repair Improves Outcome of High Risk Premature Infants with Esophageal Atresia and Tracheoesophageal Fistula.  Pediatr Dig 26-7, November 1993.
    20. Oliva L, Wyllie R, Alexander F, Caulfield M, Steffen R, Lavery I, Fazio V.  The Results of Strictureplasty in Pediatric Patients With Multifocal Crohn’s Disease.  J Pediatr Gastr Nutri, 18:(3), 1994.
    21. Alexander F, Kay R.  Cloacal Anomalies:  Role of Vesicostomy.  J Pediatr Surg 29:74-6, 1994.
    22. Davis C, Alexander F, Lavery I, Fazio V.  Results of Mucosal Proctectomy Versus Extrarectal Dissection for Ulcerative Colitis and Familial Polyposis in Children and Young Adults.  J Pediatr Surg 29:305-09, 1994.
    23. Kononov A, Browne E, Alexander F, Porvasnik S.  Continuous Rat Intravenous Infusion.  Microsurg 15:443-45, 1994.
    24. Alexander F, Kay R.  Technical Considerations in the Repair of Cloacal Vaginal Deformities.  J Urol 153:788-91, 1995.
    25. Sarigol S, Caulfield M, Wyllie R, Mitchner W, Lavery I, Alexander F, Steffen R, Kay M.  Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis in Children With Ulcerative Colitis.  J Inflam Bowel Dis.  2:82-87, 1996.
    26. Grundfest-Broniatowski S, Quader M, Alexander F, Walsh RM, Lavery I, Milsom J.  Clostridium Difficile Colitis in the Critically Ill.  Dis Colon Rectum 39:619-623, 1996.
    27. Ulchaker J, Ross J, Alexander F, Kay R.  The Spectrum of Ureteropelvic Junction Obstructions Occurring in Duplicated Collecting Systems.  J of Pediatr Surg 31:1221-1224, Sept 1996.
    28. Dweik R, Goldfarb J, Alexander F, Stillwell P.  Actinomycosis and Plasma Cell Granuloma, Coincidence or Co-existence: Patient Report and Review of the Literature.  Clinical Pediatr 36:229-233, April 1997.
    29. Ross J, Kay R, Alexander F.  Management of Bilateral Wilms’ Tumor in the Daughter of Jehovah’s Witnesses.  J of Pediatr Surg 32:12:1759-1760, Dec 1997.
    30. Alexander F, Wyllie R, Jirousek K, Secic M,  Porvasnik S.  Delayed Gastric Emptying Affects Outcome of Nissen Fundoplication in Neurologically Impaired Children.  Surgery 122:690-698, Oct 1997.
    31. Berlin S, Goske M, Obuchowski N, Alexander F, et al.  Small Bowel Obstruction in Rats:  Diagnostic Accuracy of Sonography Versus Radiography.  J Ultrasound Med 17:497-504, 1998.
    32. Steffen R, Wyllie R, Ishitani M.,  Alexander F, Kay M.  Intestinal Volvulus and Infarction as a Complication of Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt in a Pediatric Patient.  Gastroenterology 114:A418, 1998.
    33. Lym L, Ross J, Alexander F, Kay R.  Risk of Contralateral Hydrocele/Hernia Following Unilateral Hydrocele Repair in Children.  J Urol 162:1169-70, discussion pp 1171, Sept 1999.
    34. Sarigol S, Wyllie R, Gramlich T, Alexander F, Fazio V, et al.  Incidence of Dysplasia in Pelvic Pouches in Pediatric Patients After Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis for Ulcerative Colitis.  J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 28:429-434, April 1999.
    35. Alexander F.  Neuroblastoma.  Urol Clin North Am 27:3, pp 383-392, vvi. Review, 2000.
    36. Alexander F, Magnuson D, DiFiore J, Jirousek K, Secic M.  Specialty versus Generalist Care of Children with Appendicitis: An Outcome Comparison.  Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 36(10), pp 1510-1513, 2001.
    37. DiFiore J, Alexander F, et al:  Congential Bronchobiliary Fistula in Association with Right-Sided Congential Diaphragmatic Hernia.  Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 37(8):1208-1209, 2002.
    38. Alexander F, Dadvand B, Goske M.  Use of Intraluminal Stents in Multiple Intestinal Atresia.  Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 37:11, pp E34, 2002
    39. Alexander F, Magnuson D, DiFiore J, et al.  Specialty versus generalist care of children with appendicitis: an outcome comparison.  J Pediatr Surg. 2001; 36:1510-1513 reviewed with commentary by Bagwell C.  Pediatric Versus General Surgeons for Pediatric Appendectomy. AAP Grand Rounds, April 2002, 7(4):43-44.
    40. Alexander F, DiFiore J, Stallion A.  Triangular Tapered Duodenoplasty for the Treatment of Congenital Duodenal Obstruction.  Journal of Pediatric Surgery; 37(6):862-864, 2002.
    41. Alexander F, Sarigal S, DiFiore J, Stallion A, Cotman K, Clark H, Lydzinski B, Limoli C, Fazio V.  Fate of the Pouch in 151 Pediatric Patients Following Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis.  Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 38:78-82, 2003.
    42. Olesevich M, Alexander F, Khan M, Cotman K.  Gastroschisis revisited:  role of intraoperative measurement of abdominal pressure.  Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 40(5):789-92, 2005.
    43. Srivastava MD, Alexander F, Tuthill RJ.  Immunology of Cutaneous Vasculitis Associated with Both Etanercept and Infliximab.  The Scandinavian Journal of  Immunology (SJI 7036), 61():329-36, 2005.
    44. Alexander F, Complications of Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis. Seminars in Pediatric Surgery, 16:200—204, 2007
    45. Alexander F. Inflammatory Bowel Disease.  In: Stringer, Oldham, Mouriquand, eds. Pediatric Surgery and Urology: Long-term Outcomes. Cambridge University Press, Chapter 28, 2007.
    46. Alexander F, Smith A. Mortality in Micro-Premature Infants with Necrotizing Enterocolitis Treated by Primary Laparotomy is Independent of Gestational Age and Birth Weight. Pediatr Surg Int (2008) 24:415-419
    47. Alexander, F., Chiu, L, Kroh, M., Hammel, J., Moore, J. Analysis of outcome in 298 extremely low-birth-weight infants with patent ductus arteriosus. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 2009 Volume 44 pp 112-117

BOOK CHAPTERS:

    1. Fischer J, Martin L, Torres A, Alexander F.  Continence Following Soave Procedure for Ulcerative Colitis.  Rachmilewitz D., Ed., Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Martinus Nighoff Publishers, Boston, 1986.
    2. Hechtman H, Lelcuk S, Alexander F, Shepro D.  Humoral Mediators of Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS).  In J Siegel (Ed) Critical Care of the Acutely Ill and Injured Surgical Patient, Churchill Livingston, New York, 1987.
    3. Alexander F, Hechtman H.  Pulmonary and Cardiovascular Responses.  In G Clowes (Ed) Trauma, Sepsis and Shock, Marcel Dekker, New York, 1988.
    4. Alexander F.  Pyloric Stenosis and Congenital Abnormalities of Stomach and Duodenum.  In Wyllie and Hyams (Eds) Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease – Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Management, W.B. Saunders Co.,  pp 414-28, 1993.
    5. Alexander F.  Inguinal Hernia and Hydrocele.  In Wyllie and Hyams (Eds) Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease – Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Management, W.B. Saunders Co.,  pp 501-05, 1993.
    6. Alexander F.  Anterior Abdominal Wall Defects.  In Wyllie and Hyams (Eds) Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease – Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Management, W.B. Saunders Co.,  pp 506-13, 1993.
    7. Alexander F.  Inflammatory Bowel Disease.  In: Ziegler, Azizkhan, Gauderer, Weber, eds.  Operative Pediatric Surgery, First Edition,  Appleton & Lange, Chapter 61, pp 691-698, 1999.
    8. Alexander F. Inguinal Hernia and Hydrocele.  In: Wyllie and Hyams, eds. Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Management, Second Edition, W.B. Saunders Company, Chapter 39, pp 479-482, 1999.
    9. Alexander F. Pyloric Stenosis and Congenital Anomalies of the Stomach and Duodenum.  In:  Wyllie and Hyams, eds.  Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Management, Second Edition, W.B. Saunders Company, Chapter 17, pp 207-220, 1999.
    10. Alexander F.  Persistent Cloaca and Associated Vaginal Anomalies. In:  Gidwani and Falcone, eds. Congenital Malformations of the Female Tract:  Diagnosis and Management, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Chapter 7, pp 111-119, 1999.
    11. Alexander F.  Gastrointestinal Obstruction. In:  Sabella, Cunningham, Moodie, eds. The Cleveland Clinic Intensive Review of Pediatrics, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Chapter 12, pp 455-459, 2003.
    12. Alexander F.  Inflammatory Bowel Disease.  In:  Ziegler, Azizkhan, Weber, eds. Operative Pediatric Surgery, Second Edition, McGraw-Hill Companies Inc., Chapter 61, pp 691-698, 2003.
    13. Alexander F. Hirschsprung’s Disease.  In:  Fazio and Church, eds. Current Therapy in Colon and Rectal Surgery, Second Edition, Mosby, Chapter 18, pp 99-103, 2005.
    14. Alexander F.  Pyloric Stenosis and Congenital Anomalies of the Stomach and Duodenum.  In: , eds. Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Management, Third Edition, Elsevier, Chapter 24, pp 359-372, 2006.
    15. Alexander F.  Inguinal Hernia and Hydrocele.  In: Wylie & Hyams Ed. Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Management, Third Edition, Elsevier, Chapter 46, pp 723-726, 2006.
    16. Alexander F.  Crohn’s Disease.  In:  Grosfeld, et al, eds.  Pediatric Surgery, Sixth Edition, Elsevier, Chapter 93, pp 1453-1461, 2006.
    17. Alexander F.  Inflammatory Bowel Disease.  In:  Stringer, Oldham, Mouriquand, eds.  Pediatric Surgery and Urology: Long-Term Outcomes, Cambridge University Press, Chapter 28, pp, In Press.
    18. Alexander F., Guest Editor, Seminars in Pediatric Surgery. Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Children. Volume 16, pp 145-213, August 2007
    19. Alexander F. Esophageal Atresia. In: Dolgin & Hamner, eds. Surgical Care of Major Newborn Malformations,  World Scientific Publishing, Chapter 9, pp 189-212, 2012.

POSTERS:

    1. Berenson GA, Alexander F, Gilbert J, Porvasnik S, Wyllie R, Kononov A.  Experimental Short Segment Ileocecal Isografts in Enterectomized Lewis Rats.  American College of Gastroenterology, 59th Annual Scientific Meeting, San Francisco, Sept 1994.
    2. Berenson GA, Alexander F, Gilbert J, Porvasnik S, Wyllie R, Kononov A.  Experimental Short Segment Ileocecal Isografts in Enterectomized Lewis Rats.  World Congresses of Gastroenterology, Los Angeles, Oct 1994.
    3. Berenson GA, Alexander F, Gilbert J, Porvasnik S, Wyllie R, Kononov A.  Experimental Short Segment Ileocecal Isografts in Enterectomized Lewis Rats.  Joint Meeting of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition and the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Houston, Oct 1994.
    4. Alexander F, Gilbert J, Berenson GA, Porvasnik S, Wyllie R, Kononov A.  Experimental Short Segment Ileocecal Isografts in Enterectomized Lewis Rats.  American Academy of Pediatrics, Dallas, October 1994.
    5. Grundfest-Broniatowski S, Quader M, Alexander F, Walsh M. Lavery I, Milsom J.  C. Difficile Colitis in the Critically Ill.  American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Annual Meeting, Montreal, May 1995.
    6. Steffen R, Wyllie R, Kay M, Alexander F.  Sclerosing Mesenteritis:  Response to Therapy in an Adolescent.  The North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Annual Meeting, Toronto, Oct. 1997.
    7. DiFiore JW, Clark HT, Magnuson DK, Alexander, F. Management and outcome of congenital diaphragmatic hernia at a single institution:  Results and perspectives.  17th Annual Symposium on ECMO and Advanced Therapies for Respiratory Failure.  Keystone, Colorado.  February 25-March 1, 2001.
    8. DiFiore, JW, Alexander, F. Congenital bronchobiliary fistula in association with right-sided congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Keystone, Colorado.  February 25-March 1, 2001.
    9. DiFiore JW, Clark HT, Magnuson DK, Alexander F.  Management and outcome of congenital diaphragmatic hernia at a single institution: results and perspectives. 17th Annual Symposium on ECMO and Advanced Therapies for Respiratory Failure. Keystone, CO  (2001).
    10. Kumar D, Lingappan A, Crowe C, Alexander F, Saker F.  Factors Associated With Adverse Outcome In Infants With Gastroschisis and Omphalocele.  Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting.  Baltimore, Maryland (May 4-7, 2002).
    11. Smith A, Alexander F, DiFiore J, Stallion A, Clark H, Cotman K.  “Predictors of Mortality in Very Low Birth Weight Infants with Necrotizing Enterocolitis,” 47th Annual Meeting, Ohio Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, May 10, 2002
    12. Smith A, Alexander F, DiFiore J, Stallion A, Clark H, Cotman K.  “Predictors of Mortality in Very Low Birth Weight Infants with Necrotizing Enterocolitis,”  22nd Annual Research Day, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, October 17, 2002.

ABSTRACTS PRESENTED/PUBLISHED :

    1. Gupta S, Alexander F.  Management of Blunt Splenic Trauma in Young Adults: A Prospective Study.  Annals of Surgery, 1992.
    2. Berlin S, Goske M, Alexander F, Zepp R, Goldblum J, Godec RT.  The Natural History of Acute Small Bowel Obstruction in Rats:  Radiographic, Sonographic and Pathologic Findings.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, Nov 1995.
    3. Berlin S, Goske M, Alexander F, Zepp R, Goldblum J, Godec RT.  The Natural History of Acute Small Bowel Obstruction in Rats:  Radiographic, Sonographic and Pathologic Findings.  Radiol – Supplement, Vol. 197(P), Nov 1995.
    4. Alexander F, Wyllie R, Jirousek K, Secic M, Porvasnik S.  Delayed Gastric Emptying Affects Outcome of Nissen Fundoplication in Neurologically Imparied Children.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Central Surgical Association, Chicago, Mar1997.
    5. Steffen R,  Wyllie R, Kay M, Alexander F.  Sclerosing Mesenteritis:  Response to Therapy in an Adolescent.  Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, Chicago, Nov 1997.
    6. Steffen R,  Wyllie R, Kay M, Alexander F.  Sclerosing Mesenteritis:  Response to Therapy in an Adolescent.  Amer J Gastroenterology 92:1733, 1997.
    7. Sarigol S,  Wyllie R,  Kay M, Alexander F, Lavery I, et al:  Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis in Children With Ulcerative Colitis:  Long Term Follow-up.  Presented at the 19th Annual Midwest Pediatric Gastroenterology Meeting, Nashville, IN, Aug 1998.
    8. Sarigol S, Wyllie R, Gramlich T, Fazio V, Alexander F, et al:  Incidence of Dysplasia in Children After Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis.  Presented at the 19th Annual Midwest Pediatric Gastroenterology Meeting, Nashville, IN, Aug 1998.
    9. Sarigol S, Wyllie R, Gramlich T, Fazio V, Alexander F, et al:  Incidence of Dysplasia in Children After Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis.  Presented at the 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting of The American College of Gastroenterology, Boston, Oct 1998.
    10. Sarigol S, Wyllie R, Gramlich T, Fazio V, Alexander F, et al:  Incidence of Dysplasia in Children After Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis.  Presented at the 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting of The American College of Gastroenterology, Boston, Oct 1998.
    11. Sarigol S,  Wyllie R,  Kay M, Alexander F, Lavery I, et al:  Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis in Children With Ulcerative Colitis:  Long Term Follow-up.  Presented at the 12th Annual Meeting of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Orlando, Oct 1998.
    12. Sarigol S,  Wyllie R, Alexander F, Lavery I, et al:  Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis in Children with Ulcerative Colitis – Long-term Follow-up. The North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 12th Annual Meeting, 1998.
    13. Alexander F:  Do Pediatric Surgeons Provide Value-Added Care in Acute Appendicitis?  Presented at the 30th Annual Meeting of The American Pediatric Surgical Association, Rancho Mirage, California, May 1999.
    14. Alexander F.  Intestinal Obstruction.  Unitech Communications and The Center for Continuing Education web-based CME accredited activity, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, December 22, 2000.
    15. Stallion A, Kou D, Berger D, Knotts M, Dudgeon D, DiFiore J, Alexander F, Levine A.  “DNA Microarray Analysis Reveals Variable Immune and Neuroendocrine Gene Expression in Chronically Inflamed Ganglionic Bowel of Hirschsprung’s Disease,” The Cleveland Clinic Foundation 21st Annual Research Day, Abstract No. 188, October 25, 2001.
    16. Stallion A, Kou D, Berger D, Knotts M, Dudgeon D, DiFiore J, Alexander F, Levine A.  “Intestinal Expression of Interleukin 6 After Intestinal Ischemia and Reperfusion Injury:  A Primary Mediator of Multi-System Organ Failure,” The Cleveland Clnic Foundation 21st Annual Research Day, Abstract No. 189, October 25, 2001.
    17. Alexander F, DiFiore J, Stallion A.  Triangular Tapered Duodenoplasty for the Treatment of Congenital Duodenal Obstruction.  Journal of Pediatric Surgery, Vol 37(6):862-864, 2002.
    18. Gigena M, Kou T, Miller K, Grisoni E, Dudgeon D, DiFiore J, Alexander F, Levine A, Stallion A.  Altered Expression of Mucosal Protectant Genes May Increase Risks of Future Enterocolitis in Hirschsprung’s Patients.  American College of Surgeons 30th Spring Meeting, San Diego, CA, Submitted, April 14-17, 2002.
    19. Gigena M, Kou T, Miller K, Grisoni E, Dudgeon D, DiFiore J, Alexander F, Levine A, Stallion A.  Differential Expression of Oncogenes May Reveal Long Term Risks for Neoplastic Diseases in Retained Colon of Hirschsprung’s Patients.  American College of Surgeons 30th Spring Meeting, San Diego, CA, Submitted, April 14-17, 2002.
    20. Smith A, Alexander F, DiFiore J, Stallion A, Clark H, Cotman K.  “Predictors of Mortality in Very Low Birth Weight Infants with Necrotizing Enterocolitis,”  2002 Resident Research Forum, Cleveland Surgical Society, April 24, 2002.
    21. Alexander F, DiFiore J, Stallion A, Clark H, Lydzinski B, Limoli C, Cotman K, Fazio V.  Fate of the Pouch in 151 Pediatric Patients Following IPAA.  British Association of Paediatric Surgeons Annual International Congress Meeting, Cambridge England, July 23-26, 2002.
    22. Olesevich M, Alexander F, Khan M, Cotman K.  Gastroschisis Revisited: Role of Intra-operative Measurement of Abdominal Pressure.  Canadian Association of Paediatric Surgeons 36th Annual Scientific Program, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, September 30th thru October 3rd, 2004.
    23. Alexander F, Chiu L, Kroh M, Moore J, Analysis of Outcome in 298 Extremely Low Birth Weight (ELBW) Infants with Patent Ductus Arteriosus, Accepted for presentation in The American Pediatric Surgical Association, Phoenix, AZ, May 29-31, 2008

MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES:

    1. Medical Miracles Series, Channel 3 (WKYC) on “Esophageal atresia”, January 15, 2002.
    2. Interview conducted by Dr. Manuel Alvarez concerning General & Thoracic Pediatric Surgery, Fox News Network, March 14, 2007.

INVITED PRESENTATIONS:

    1. “Biliary Carcinoma:  A Review of 109 Cases.  Presented at the 64th Annual Meeting of the New England Surgical Society, Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, Oct 1983.
    2. “Management of the TEF Infant Under 2000 Grams.” Presented at the 26th Annual Meeting of the Lilliputian Society, Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, Sept. 1985.
    3. “Cyclooxygenase Products Mediate Hypoxic Pulmonary Hypertension.” Presented at the 17th Annual American Pediatric Surgical Association meeting, Toronto, Canada, 1986.
    4. “Current Urologic Management of Myelodysplastic Disease.”  Presented at the 41st Annual Meeting of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, Boston, MA, Oct. 1987.
    5. “Surgical Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis.”  Presented at the Greater Hartford Chapter of the National Foundation for Ileitis and Colitis, Hartford, CT, April 1987.
    6. “Advances in Pediatric Gastrointestinal Surgery.”  Presented at the Symposium on Pediatric Gastroenterology Sponsored by Hartford Hospital and Hartford county Medical Associates, Farmington, CT, 1988.
    7. “Surgical Repair Improves Outcome of Premature Infants with Esophageal Atresia and Tracheoesophageal Fistula.”  Presented at the 31st Annual Meeting of the Lilliputian Society, Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, Sept. 1990.
    8. “Splenic Trauma in Children.”  Presented at Controversies in Surgery 1991, Postgraduate Course in General Surgery, University of CT Health Center, February 1991.
    9. “Imperforate Anus and Cloacal Anomalies”  Presented at Pediatric Grand Rounds, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, September, 1991.
    10. “Cloacal Anomalies.”  Presented at Combined Surgical Grand Rounds,  Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, Nov 1991.
    11. “Surgical Management of Crohn’s in the Juvenile and Adolescent Patient.”  Presented at Turnbull Symposium, Cleveland, Ohio,  November 20-21, 1992.
    12. “Surgical Management of IBD in Children and Young Adults.”  Presented at Combined Surgical Grand Rounds, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio,  June 1993.
    13. “Esophageal Atresia.”  Presented at Combined Surgical Grand Rounds, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, November, 1993.
    14. “Pediatric Trauma.”  Presented at Surgical Grand Rounds, Grant Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio.  February, 1993.
    15. “Clinical Outcome of Mucosal Proctectomy Versus Stapled Anastomosis for Ulcerative Colitis and Familial Polyposis.”  Presented at American Pediatric Surgical Association, Hilton Head, South Carolina, May, 1993.
    16. “Soft Tissue Injuries.”  CME review course in plastic surgery , Cleveland Clinic Foundation, July, 1993.
    17. “Newborn Surgical Emergencies,”  “Acute Abdomen in Infants and Children,”  and “Hernia and Hydrocele,”  CME review course in pediatric surgical subspecialty care, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, December,  1993.
    18. “Obstructive Jaundice in Infancy.”  CME review course in hepatobiliary and breast disease entitled, “Challenges for the General Surgeon.”  Cleveland Clinic Foundation, June, 1994.
    19. “Update on Pediatric Surgery 1994.”  Cleveland Clinic Affiliates Annual Post Graduate Course, Sawmill Creek, Ohio,  July 1994.
    20. “Intestinal Obstruction in Infants and Children.”  CME review course for pediatricians, Cleveland Clinic Foundation,  July 1994.
    21. “Surgical Management of Biliary Atresia.”  Presented at Pediatric Grand Rounds, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland Ohio, April 18, 1996.
    22. “Congenital and Acquired Intestinal Obstruction.”  Pediatric Board Review Course, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, July 18, 1996.
    23. “Yolk Sac Tumor.”  Presented at Pediatric Management Conference, MetroHealth Medical Center, April 16, 1997.
    24. “Acute Abdomen and Surgical Intervention.”   Presented at Surgical Grand Rounds, Aultman Hospital, Canton, Ohio, June 27, 1997.
    25. “Acquired and Congenital Intestinal Obstruction.”  Pediatric Board Review Course, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, August 28, 1997.
    26. “Gastroesophageal Reflux.”  Presented at Surgical Grand Rounds, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, September 26, 1997.
    27. “Thoracic Anomalies.”  Presented to Resident Conference, MetroHealth Medical Center, September 29, 1997.
    28. “Gastroesophageal Reflux in Infants and Children.”  Presented at Problems in Pediatric Surgery conference at Fairview General Hospital, October 22, 1997.
    29. “Acquired and Congenital Intestinal Obstruction.”  Pediatric Board Review Course, Cleveland Clinic, Foundation, September 3, 1998.
    30. “Familial Polyposis and APC.”  Lecturer and panelist for panel discussion sponsored by the Advisory Council for Pediatric Surgery, during American College of Surgeons 84th Clinical Congress.  Orlando, FL, October 28, 1998.
    31. “Acute Abdomen,” Grand Rounds Lecture, Mt. Sinai, Department of Pediatrics, January 15, 1999.
    32. “Obstructive Jaundice.”  Grand Rounds Lecture, Fairview General Hospital, January 16, 1999.
    33. “Newborn Surgical Emergencies.”  Grand Rounds Lecture, Fairview General Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, February 19, 1999.
    34. “Rectal Abscess,” Lecture, MetroHealth Medical Center, March 24, 1999.
    35. “Trachial Stenosis,” Grand Rounds Lecture, Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, May 8, 1999.
    36. “Ambulatory Surgery Program,” Hospital Naciónal de Niños, San Jose, Costa Rica, May 24, 1999.
    37. “Pediatrics / General Surgery,” Ohio State University Student Lecture, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, June 9, 1999.
    38. “Pediatric Multisystem Trauma.”  CME Lecture, MetroHealth Medical Center, July 8, 1999.
    39. “Pediatrics / General Surgery,” Ohio State University Student Lecture, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, July 14, 1999.
    40. “Intestinal Obstruction in Infants and Children.”  CME review course for pediatricians, Cleveland Clinic Foundation,  September 2, 1999.
    41. “Familial Adenomatous Polyposis:  Impact of Genetic Testing for Familial Polyposis,” Surgical Grand Rounds Lecture, Fairview General Hospital, October 2, 1999.
    42. “Abdominal Pain,” Family Practice Center Lecture, Fairview General Hospital, December 1, 1999.
    43. “Familial Adenomatous Polyposis:  Impact of Genetic Testing,” Pediatric Grand Rounds Lecture, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, January 11, 2000.
    44. “Congenital Anomalies – Surgery in the Newborn,” OB/GYN Grand Rounds Lecture, Fairview General Hospital, January 18, 2000.
    45. “Acute Abdomen,” Lecture, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, January 21, 2000.
    46. “Pediatric Multisystem Trauma,” Pediatric Emergeny Nurses Lecture, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, March 3, 2000.
    47. “Acute Abdominal Pain and Gastrointestinal Obstruction,” Lecture, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, April 11, 2000.
    48. “Congenital and Pediatric Colorectal Surgery,” Lecture, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, June 7, 2000.
    49. “Intestinal Obstruction”, CCF 6th Annual Pediatric Board Review Symposium, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, August 31, 2000.
    50. “Anorectal Malformations in Children,” Lecture, Fairview Hospital, September 20, 2000.
    51. “Anorectal Anomalies in Children,” Lecture, MetroHealth Medical Center, September 22, 2000.
    52. “Congenital Lung and Thoracic Anomalies,” Lecture, MetroHealth Medical Center, September 26, 2000.
    53. “Neuroblastoma,” 4th Annual Egyptian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, Alexandria, Egypt, October 5, 2000.
    54.  “Newborn Congenital Emergencies,” Lecture, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, November 27, 2000.
    55. “Gastrointestinal Obstruction,” Lecture, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, December 1, 2000.
    56. “Neuroblastoma,” Lecture at Pediatric Grand Rounds, Fairview General Hospital, January 11, 2001.
    57. “Gastroesophogel Reflux,” Lecture at Pediatric Grand Rounds, Fairview General Hospital, March 8, 2001.
    58. “Pediatric Trauma”, Lecture at the Combined Critical Care/Trauma Conference, Fairview Hospital, April 4, 2001.
    59. “Abdominal Pain”, Lecture for Ohio State University Medical Students, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, May 30, 2001.
    60. “Intestinal Obstruction”, CCF 7th Annual Pediatric Board Review Symposium, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, August 30, 2001.
    61. “Abdominal Pain”, Lecture for Ohio State University Medical Students, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, September 19, 2001.
    62. “New Directions in the Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)”, Moderator and Lecture, American College of Surgeons 2001 Clinical Congress, New Orleans, LA, October 7-10, 2001.
    63. “Pediatric Trauma,” Lecture at the Combined Critical Care/Trauma Symposium at Fairview Hospital, April 4, 2001.
    64. “Neuroblastoma”, Pediatric Grand Rounds Lecture at MetroHealth Medical Center, December 14, 2001.
    65. “Neuroblastoma”, Pediatric Grand Rounds Lecture at Fairview General Hospital, January 11, 2002.
    66. “Gastroesophageal Reflux in Infants and Children.”  Grand Rounds Lecture Fairview General Hospital, March 8, 2002.
    67. “Abdominal Pain”, Lecture for Ohio State University / Case Western Reserve University Medical Students, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, August 14, 2002.
    68. “Intestinal Obstruction”, CCF 8th Annual Pediatric Board Review Symposium, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, August 30, 2002.
    69. “Abdominal Pain”, Lecture for Ohio State University / Case Western Reserve University Medical Students, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, October 9, 2002.
    70. “Surgical Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disorder”, MetroHealth System Continuing Medical Education Program, October 15, 2002.
    71. “Abdominal Wall Defects”, Lecture for the entire NICU Staff, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, November 27, 2002.
    72. “Neonatal Emergency”, Lecture for surgical residents, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, January 15, 2003.
    73. “Duodenal Atresia”, Lecture for the Department of Neonatology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Frebruary 12, 2003.
    74. “Ulcerative Colitis”, Grand Rounds Lecture, Fairview General Hospital, April 11, 2003.
    75. “Ulcerative Colitis”, Grand Rounds Lecture, MetroHealth Medical Center, May 2, 2003.
    76. “Ulcerative Colitis”, Grand Rounds Lecture, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, May 20, 2003.
    77. “Intestinal Obstruction”, CCF 9th Annual Pediatric Board Review Symposium, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, August 28, 2003.
    78. Postgarduate course #35: Pediatric Surgery, “Polyposis Syndromes – Manifestations, Biology, and Management”.  Co-Chair Moderator and Lecturer.  American College of Surgeons 89th Annual Clinical Congress, Chicago, Illinois, October 19-23, 2003.
    79. “Congenital Lung/Thorax Anomalis”, OB/Gyn Grand Rounds Lecture, MetroHealth Medical Center, October 28, 2003.
    80. “Pediatric GI Obstruction”, General Surgery Resident Lecture, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, September 29, 2003.
    81. “Newborn Surgical Emergencies”, General Surgery Resident Lecture, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, January 14, 2004.
    82. “Pediatric GI Obstruction”, General Surgery Resident Lecture, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, January 28, 2004.
    83. “Newborn Surgical Emergencies”, General Surgery Resident Lecture, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, March 10, 2004.
    84. “Pediatric GI Obstruction”, General Surgery Resident Lecture, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, April 21, 2004.
    85. “Neuroblastoma”, General Surgery Resident Lecture, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, April 28, 2004.
    86. “Pediatric GI Obstruction”, General Surgery Resident Lecture, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, August 2, 2004.
    87. “Intestinal Obstruction”, CCF 10th Annual Pediatric Board Review Symposium, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, September 2, 2004.
    88. “Fate of the Pouch in 151 Pediatric Patients Following IPAA”, Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology CME Lecture, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, December 15, 2004.
    89. “Advances in the Management of Chest Wall Deformities”, Pediatric CME Grand Rounds, Hillcrest Meridian Hospital, February 11, 2005.
    90. “Gastroesophageal Reflux: Surgical Perspective”, Pediatric CME Course, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, May 19, 2005.
    91. “Intestinal Obstruction”, CCF 11th Annual Pediatric Board Review Symposium, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, September 2, 2005.
    92. “Chronic Constipation”, Pediatric Gastroenterology Grand Rounds, Cleveland Clinic, January 25, 2006.
    93. “Chronic Constipation”, Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds, Fairview Hospital, April 12, 2006.
    94. “Chronic Constipation”, Pediatric Surgery Symposium, Cleveland Clinic, January 25, 2006.
    95. “Chronic Constipation”, Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds, Tod Children’s Hospital, May 10, 2006.
    96. “ABCs of IBD”, Pediatric Grand Rounds, Hackensack University Medical Center, February 28, 2007.
    97. “Advances in the Treatment of Chest Wall Deformities”, Pediatric Grand Rounds, Holy Name Hospital, March 23, 2007.
    98. “Neonatal Surgical Emergencies”, Pediatric Resident Educational Series, Hackensack University Medical Center, April 16, 2007.
    99. “Antenatal Diagnosis: What the Pediatrician Should Know”, 25th Annual Pediatric Conference entitled, A Review of Developmental-Behavioral Disorders & A Spectrum of Pediatric Challenges, Hackensack University Medical Center in Hilton Head, SC, May 24, 2007.
    100. Advances in the Treatment of Chest Wall Deformities, 25th Annual Pediatric Conference entitled, A Review of Developmental-Behavioral Disorders & A Spectrum of Pediatric Challenges, Hackensack University Medical Center in Hilton Head, SC, May 24, 2007.
    101. “Pediatric Trauma” Trauma/Surgical Critical Care and Burns Grand Rounds, Hackensack University Medical Center, December 3, 2007
    102. “Vascular Rings In Infancy” Pediatric Grand Rounds, Hackensack University Medical Center, April 2, 2008
    103. “The Long and Short of Appendicitis in Children” Pediatric Grand Rounds, Englewood Hospital, March 5, 2008.
    104. “Antenatal Diagnosis for Surgeons”, Surgical Grand Rounds, Valley Hospital, May 27, 2008
    105. “Analysis of Outcome in 298 Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants with Patent Ductus Arteriosis” 39th Annual Meeting of the American Pediatric Surgical Association, Phoenix, Arizona, May 30, 2008
    106. “Antenatal Diagnosis: What Surgeons Need To Know” Surgical Grand Rounds, Valley Hospital Medical Center, June 3, 2008
    107. “Surgical Implications of Antenatal Diagnosis”, New Jersey Gynecology and Obstetrical Society, Atlantic City, New Jersey, June 7, 2008
    108. “Back to the Future: Fetal Care in the 21st Century” NJ OB and GYN Society, Parsippany, NJ, June 8, 2008
    109. “The Long and Short of Appendicitis in Children: An Update” Pediatric Grand Rounds, Englewood Hospital Medical Center, October 22, 2008
    110. “The Long and Short of Appendicitis in Children: An Update” 27th Annual Pediatric Conference entitled A Review of Developmental Behavioral Disorders & A Spectrum of Pediatric Challenges  in Hilton Head, SC,   May 22, 2009.
    111. “Adolescent Bariatric Surgery: The Rx for Childhood Obesity?” Pediatric Conference entitled A Review of Developmental Behavioral Disorders & A Spectrum of Pediatric Challenges in Hilton Head, SC, May 27, 2010
    112. “Adolescent Bariatric Surgery: The RX for Childhood Obesity?” HUMC Pediatric Conference at Hilton Head, SC 5/27/2010
    113. “Old Problem, New Evidence: Abdominal Pain in Children” HUMC Pediatric Surgical Symposium 10/7/2010
    114. “Gastrointestinal Obstruction in Infants and Children” Pediatric Grand Rounds at Valley Hospital 12/21/2010

115.    “The Long and Short of Appendicitis in Children” Palisades Medical Center 5/9/2012

116.     “Old Problem, New Evidence: Abdominal Pain in Children” Hoboken University Medical Center
5/28/2014

117.     “GI Obstruction in Infants and Children” Palisades Medical Center 12/2/2014

118.     “The Long and Short of Appendicitis in Children”  3/10/2015 Englewood Medical Center

118.    “Advances in the Treatment of Chest Wall Deformities 2/9/2016 Englewood Medical Center