Keck School Faculty

Kamran Samakar

Kamran Samakar

Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery (Clinician Educator)
Program Director, Keck Hospital Bariatric Surgery
Surgery
1510 San Pablo St. Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

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Lower Rates of Unplanned Conversion to Open in Robotic Approach to Esophagectomy for Cancer Am Surg. 2022 May 25; 31348221104249. . View in PubMed

Association of Postoperative Dieting, Exercise, Dietitian, and Surgeon Follow up With Bariatric Surgery Outcomes Am Surg. 2022 May 16; 31348221101491. . View in PubMed

Hernia-to-neck ratio is associated with emergent ventral hernia repair Surg Endosc. 2022 Apr 11. . View in PubMed

Gastric electric stimulator versus gastrectomy for the treatment of medically refractory gastroparesis Surg Endosc. 2022 Mar 25. . View in PubMed

Surgeon Assessment of a Novel Multi-Resolution Foveated Laparoscope Surg Innov. 2022 Mar 25; 15533506221081100. . View in PubMed

Factors Associated With Bariatric Surgery Referral Patterns: A Systematic Review J Surg Res. 2022 08; 276:54-75. . View in PubMed

History of abuse and bariatric surgery outcomes: a systematic review Surg Endosc. 2022 07; 36(7):4650-4673. . View in PubMed

Racial disparities in bariatric surgery postoperative weight loss and patient satisfaction Am J Surg. 2022 05; 223(5):969-974. . View in PubMed

Racial disparities in complications and mortality after bariatric surgery: A systematic review Am J Surg. 2022 05; 223(5):863-878. . View in PubMed

Preoperative Weight Loss as a Predictor of Bariatric Surgery Postoperative Weight Loss and Complications J Gastrointest Surg. 2022 01; 26(1):86-93. . View in PubMed

Elective Hernia Repair in Obese Patients Letter to the Editor: Response Am Surg. 2021 Dec 30; 31348211065109. . View in PubMed

Impact of a Body Mass Index Threshold on Abdominal Wall Hernia Repair at a Safety-Net Hospital Am Surg. 2021 Sep 22; 31348211047504. . View in PubMed

Sleeve Gastrectomy as a Novel Procedure for Gastroparesis Am Surg. 2021 Aug; 87(8):1287-1291. . View in PubMed

Safety and efficacy of robotic-assisted groin hernia repair J Robot Surg. 2021 Aug; 15(4):547-552. . View in PubMed

The use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs after sleeve gastrectomy Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2021 Mar; 17(3):484-488. . View in PubMed

Impact of smoking on weight loss outcomes after bariatric surgery: a literature review Surg Endosc. 2021 11; 35(11):5936-5952. . View in PubMed

Racial disparities in bariatric surgery postoperative weight loss and co-morbidity resolution: a systematic review Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2021 10; 17(10):1799-1823. . View in PubMed

Effects of smoking on bariatric surgery postoperative weight loss and patient satisfaction Surg Endosc. 2021 07; 35(7):3584-3591. . View in PubMed

Laparoscopy as a Diagnostic and Therapeutic Modality for Chronic Abdominal Pain of Unknown Etiology: A Literature Review J Surg Res. 2020 08; 252:222-230. . View in PubMed

Management of lateral abdominal hernias Hernia. 2020 04; 24(2):353-358. . View in PubMed

Efficacy of Laparoscopy in Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Abdominal Pain of Unknown Origin Am Surg. 2019 Oct 01; 85(10):1104-1107. . View in PubMed

Removing the magnetic sphincter augmentation device: operative management and outcomes Surg Endosc. 2019 08; 33(8):2663-2669. . View in PubMed

Routine esophageal manometry is not useful in patients with normal videoesophagram Surg Endosc. 2019 05; 33(5):1650-1653. . View in PubMed

Minimal versus obligatory dissection of the diaphragmatic hiatus during magnetic sphincter augmentation surgery Surg Endosc. 2019 03; 33(3):782-788. . View in PubMed

Regression of intestinal metaplasia following magnetic sphincter augmentation device placement Surg Endosc. 2019 02; 33(2):576-579. . View in PubMed

Videoesophagography versus Endoscopy for Prediction of Intraoperative Hiatal Hernia Size Am Surg. 2018 Mar 01; 84(3):387-391. . View in PubMed

Anatomical Basis of the Gastroepiploic Vascularized Lymph Node Transfer: A Radiographic Evaluation Using Computed Tomographic Angiography Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 10; 142(4):1046-1052. . View in PubMed

Hiatal hernia recurrence following magnetic sphincter augmentation and posterior cruroplasty: intermediate-term outcomes Surg Endosc. 2018 07; 32(7):3374-3379. . View in PubMed

Gastric cancer in the young: An advanced disease with poor prognostic features J Surg Oncol. 2017 Mar; 115(4):371-375. . View in PubMed

Efficacy of magnetic sphincter augmentation in patients with large hiatal hernias Surg Endosc. 2017 05; 31(5):2096-2102. . View in PubMed

Safety and efficacy of single-stage conversion of failed adjustable gastric band to laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a case-control study Surg Endosc. 2016 12; 30(12):5453-5458. . View in PubMed

Erratum to: The Effect of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy with Concomitant Hiatal Hernia Repair on Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in the Morbidly Obese Obes Surg. 2016 Jan; 26(1):67. . View in PubMed

The Effect of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy with Concomitant Hiatal Hernia Repair on Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in the Morbidly Obese Obes Surg. 2016 Jan; 26(1):61-6. . View in PubMed

Asymptomatic ruptured giant popliteal aneurysm J Vasc Surg. 2013 Oct; 58(4):1090. . View in PubMed

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