Faculty

Department of Surgery faculty members, both physicians and scientists, are world-renown in their subspecialties. Faculty members are passionate in their clinical care and research practices, as well as being mentors for medical students and trainees. The department also invests significant funds to provide protected time and lab space for junior faculty to perform research.

John Cleveland
John Cleveland
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Surgery
1520 San Pablo Street Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Serious infections in people with systemic sclerosis: a national US study Arthritis Res Ther. 2020 Jun 29; 22(1):163. . View in PubMed

Epidemiology, Time-trends and Outcomes of Serious Infections in Patients with Vasculitis: A 19-year National Study Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2020 Jun 11. . View in PubMed

Serious infections in people with polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) or giant cell arteritis (GCA): a time-trend national US study Clin Rheumatol. 2020 May 12. . View in PubMed

Serious Infections in People with Gout in the United States: A National Study of Incidence, Time-trends and Outcomes Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2020 Apr 05. . View in PubMed

Insurance Payer Type and Patient Income Are Associated with Outcomes after Total Shoulder Arthroplasty J Rheumatol. 2020 Apr; 47(4):589-596. . View in PubMed

Spondyloarthritis is associated with higher healthcare utilization and complication rates after primary total knee or total hip arthroplasty Clin Rheumatol. 2020 Mar 14. . View in PubMed

Polymyositis has minimal effect on primary total knee or hip arthroplasty outcomes Clin Rheumatol. 2020 Mar; 39(3):823-830. . View in PubMed

Age, race, comorbidity, and insurance payer type are associated with outcomes after total ankle arthroplasty Clin Rheumatol. 2020 Mar; 39(3):881-890. . View in PubMed

Socioeconomic status and healthcare access are associated with healthcare utilization after knee arthroplasty: A US. national cohort study. Joint Bone Spine. 2020 Mar; 87(2):157-162. . View in PubMed

Medicaid Payer Status, Higher Comorbidity, and Low Income Are Associated With Poorer Outcomes After Total Elbow Arthroplasty J Clin Rheumatol. 2020 Feb 11. . View in PubMed

Hypersensitivity reactions with allopurinol and febuxostat: a study using the Medicare claims data Ann Rheum Dis. 2020 04; 79(4):529-535. . View in PubMed

Acute kidney injury is associated with increased healthcare utilization, complications, and mortality after primary total knee arthroplasty Ther Adv Musculoskelet Dis. 2020; 12:1759720X20908723. . View in PubMed

Systemic sclerosis is associated with knee arthroplasty outcomes: a National US study Clin Rheumatol. 2020 Jan; 39(1):85-92. . View in PubMed

National US. time-trends in opioid use disorder hospitalizations and associated healthcare utilization and mortality. PLoS One. 2020; 15(2):e0229174. . View in PubMed

Acute kidney injury after primary total hip arthroplasty: a risk multiplier for complication, mortality, and healthcare utilization Arthritis Res Ther. 2020 02 19; 22(1):31. . View in PubMed

Polymyalgia Rheumatica Has Minimal Impact on Primary Total Knee or Hip Arthroplasty Outcomes J Clin Rheumatol. 2019 Nov 22. . View in PubMed

How Systemic Sclerosis Affects Healthcare Use and Complication Rates after Total Hip Arthroplasty J Rheumatol. 2019 Oct 15. . View in PubMed

The risk of Sjogren's syndrome in the older adults with gout: A medicare claims study Joint Bone Spine. 2019 Oct; 86(5):615-619. . View in PubMed

Gout and chronic pain in older adults: a Medicare claims study Clin Rheumatol. 2019 Jul; 38(7):1953-1960. . View in PubMed

Gout and healthcare utilization and complications after hip arthroplasty: a cohort study using the US National Inpatient Sample (NIS) Clin Rheumatol. 2019 Apr; 38(4):1213-1216. . View in PubMed

Gout and the risk of Parkinson's disease in older adults: a study of US. Medicare data. BMC Neurol. 2019 Jan 05; 19(1):4. . View in PubMed

Correction to: Gout and healthcare utilization and complications after hip arthroplasty: a cohort study using the US National Inpatient Sample (NIS) Clin Rheumatol. 2019 09; 38(9):2651-2653. . View in PubMed

Rates of Total Joint Replacement in the United States: Future Projections to 2020-2040 Using the National Inpatient Sample J Rheumatol. 2019 09; 46(9):1134-1140. . View in PubMed

Gout is associated with increased healthcare utilization after knee arthroplasty Ann Rheum Dis. 2019 08; 78(8):1146-1148. . View in PubMed

The association of gout with incident giant cell arteritis in older adults Joint Bone Spine. 2019 03; 86(2):219-224. . View in PubMed

Total knee arthroplasty outcomes in lupus: a study using the US National Inpatient Sample Rheumatology (Oxford). 2019 12 01; 58(12):2130-2136. . View in PubMed

Gout is associated with a higher risk of chronic renal disease in older adults: a retrospective cohort study of US. Medicare population. BMC Nephrol. 2019 03 15; 20(1):93. . View in PubMed

Comparative effectiveness of allopurinol and febuxostat for the risk of atrial fibrillation in the elderly: a propensity-matched analysis of Medicare claims data Eur Heart J. 2019 09 21; 40(36):3046-3054. . View in PubMed

Elevated Pulmonary Artery Pressure, Not Pulmonary Vascular Resistance, is an Independent Predictor of Short-Term Morbidity Following Bidirectional Cavopulmonary Connection Pediatr Cardiol. 2018 Dec; 39(8):1572-1580. . View in PubMed

Medicaid or Medicare insurance payer status and household income are associated with outcomes after primary total hip arthroplasty Clin Rheumatol. 2018 Sep; 37(9):2489-2496. . View in PubMed

Gout and the risk of incident depression in older adults Psychiatry Res. 2018 12; 270:842-844. . View in PubMed

Response to: 'Use of urate-lowering therapies is not associated with an increase in the risk of incident dementia in older adults' by Lee and Song Ann Rheum Dis. 2018 10; 77(10):e74. . View in PubMed

Use of urate-lowering therapies is not associated with an increase in the risk of incident dementia in older adults Ann Rheum Dis. 2018 08; 77(8):1243-1245. . View in PubMed

Gout and Hypothyroidism in the Elderly: an Observational Cohort Study Using US. Medicare Claims Data. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 08; 33(8):1229-1231. . View in PubMed

Need for Pulmonary Arterioplasty During Glenn Independently Predicts Inferior Surgical Outcome Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 07; 106(1):156-164. . View in PubMed

"Milestones" are not "tombstones"! J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 06; 155(6):2790-2791. . View in PubMed

Anomalous Origin of the Left Coronary Artery From the Pulmonary Artery (ALCAPA): CCTA Demonstration of Anatomy Relevant to Adult Ischemic Cardiomyopathy Presentation and Utilization of Images for Virtual Surgical Planning World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2018 05; 9(3):347-349. . View in PubMed

Gout and dementia in the elderly: a cohort study of Medicare claims BMC Geriatr. 2018 11 14; 18(1):281. . View in PubMed

Gout and hearing impairment in the elderly: a retrospective cohort study using the US Medicare claims data BMJ Open. 2018 08 20; 8(8):e022854. . View in PubMed

Comparative effectiveness of allopurinol versus febuxostat for preventing incident dementia in older adults: a propensity-matched analysis Arthritis Res Ther. 2018 08 03; 20(1):167. . View in PubMed

Gout and the risk of incident atrial fibrillation in older adults: a study of US Medicare data RMD Open. 2018; 4(2):e000712. . View in PubMed

Gout and the Risk of Incident Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults 65 Years or Older: An Observational Study J Clin Sleep Med. 2018 09 15; 14(9):1521-1527. . View in PubMed

Gout and the risk of age-related macular degeneration in the elderly PLoS One. 2018; 13(7):e0199562. . View in PubMed

Gout and the risk of myocardial infarction in older adults: a study of Medicare recipients Arthritis Res Ther. 2018 06 01; 20(1):109. . View in PubMed

Association of Gout With Uveitis in Older Individuals JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018 07 01; 136(7):835-837. . View in PubMed

Allopurinol and the risk of incident peripheral arterial disease in the elderly: a US Medicare claims data study Rheumatology (Oxford). 2018 03 01; 57(3):451-461. . View in PubMed

The risk of polymyalgia rheumatica in older adults with gout: a Medicare claims study Rheumatol Adv Pract. 2018; 2(2):rky024. . View in PubMed

Comparative effectiveness of allopurinol versus febuxostat for preventing incident renal disease in older adults: an analysis of Medicare claims data Ann Rheum Dis. 2017 Oct; 76(10):1669-1678. . View in PubMed

Evaluation of Hemodynamic Performance of Aortic Valve Bioprostheses in a Model of Oversizing Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun; 103(6):1866-1876. . View in PubMed

Allopurinol and the risk of ventricular arrhythmias in the elderly: a study using US Medicare data BMC Med. 2017 03 22; 15(1):59. . View in PubMed

A comparison of aortic valve replacement via an anterior right minithoracotomy with standard sternotomy: a propensity score analysis of 492 patients Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Feb; 49(2):456-63. . View in PubMed

Blocking lactate export by inhibiting the Myc target MCT1 Disables glycolysis and glutathione synthesis Cancer Res. 2014 Feb 01; 74(3):908-20. . View in PubMed

Arrested bullet embolus to the aortic root Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Jan; 95(1):356. . View in PubMed

Tattoo frequency and types among homicides and other deaths, 2007-2008: a matched case-control study Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2012 Sep; 33(3):202-5. . View in PubMed

Myc regulates aggresome formation, the induction of Noxa, and apoptosis in response to the combination of bortezomib and SAHA Blood. 2008 Oct 01; 112(7):2917-26. . View in PubMed

Id2 is dispensable for myc-induced lymphomagenesis Cancer Res. 2004 Oct 15; 64(20):7296-301. . View in PubMed

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