Cary B Aarons, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Department: Surgery

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Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street, 4 Silverstein
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-2078
Fax: 215-615-0471
AB (Biology)
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1998.
Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC, 2002.
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Selected Publications

O’Donnell MT, Aarons CB: Surgery & non-operative therapy of anal fissure. Improved Outcomes in Colon & Rectal Surgery, 2nd Edition Whitlow CB, Beck DE, Margolin DA, Hicks TC, Timmcke AE (eds.). New York: Informa Healthcare 2018 (in press).

Han J, Riddle E, Aarons CB, Dumon K, Brooks A: Intensive surgical workshops prior to sub-internships significantly enhance medical students' learning experience. American College of Surgeons Conference, San Diego, CA Oct. 2017.

Han J, Riddle E, Aarons CB, Dumon K, Brooks A: Pre-clerkship surgical curriculum taught by senior medical students can significantly augment students' learning experience. American College of Surgeons Conference, San Diego, CA Oct. 2017.

Hoffman RL, Neuwirth MG, Kelz RR, Aarons CB: Prolonged pre-operative hospitalization increases the rate of serious morbidity in IBD patients. American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Meeting, Seattle, WA May 2017.

Montgomery SR, Hoffman, RL, Aarons, CB, Butler PD, Kelz, RR: Racial disparities in surgical outcomes of patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Society for Black Academic Surgeons, Chicago, IL Apr. 2017.

Hoffman RL, Bryant B, Allen SR, Lee MK, Aarons CB, Kelz RR: Using community outreach to explore health-related beliefs and improve surgeon-patient engagement. Journal of Surgical Research 206(2): 411-417, Dec 2016.

Aarons CB, Mahmoud, NM: Colon cancer: Preoperative evaluation and staging The ASCRS Textbook of Colon and Rectal Surgery, 3rd Edition. Steele SR, Hull TL, Read TE, Saclarides TJ, Senagore AJ, Whitlow CB (eds.). New York: Springer, Page: 433-442, 2016.

Lee K, Aarons CB: The colon, rectum and anus. The Surgical Review: An Integrated Basic and Clinical Science Study Guide, 4th Edition. Porrett PM, Atluri P, Karakousis GC, Roses RE, Drebin JA (eds.). Philadelphia: Elsevier, Page: 153-175, 2016 Notes: Chap. 12.

Ecker BL, Paulson EC, Datta J, Jeganathan AN, Aarons C, Kelz RR, Mahmoud NN: Lymph node identification following neoadjuvant therapy in rectal cancer: A stage-stratified analysis using the surveillance, epidemiology, and end results (SEER)-Medicare database. Journal of Surgical Oncology 112(4): 415-420, Sep 2015.

Bewtra M, Newcomb CW, Wu Q, Chen L, Xie F, Roy JA, Aarons CB, Osterman MT, Forde KA, Curtis JR, Lewis JD: Mortality associated with medical therapy vs elective colectomy in ulcerative colitis: A cohort study. Annals of Intern Medicine 163(4): 262-270, Aug. 18 2015.

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