Ari D Brooks, MD

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Professor of Clinical Surgery
Department: Surgery

Contact information
Department of Surgery
Penn Medicine Washington Square
800 Walnut Street, 20th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
B.A. (Medical Science)
Boston University , 1992.
Hahnemann University School of Medicine, 1992.
M.S. (Medical Education)
University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, 2016.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Breast Cancer
Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery
Difficult GI surgery problems.

Description of Other Expertise

Surgical Education

Innovation in Simulation

Cross University programs to stimulation innovation in Medical Device Development.

Description of Research Expertise

Clinical Studies of Devices related to surgery and cancer diagnosis.

Translation of engineering concepts into solutions for surgery and medical management.

Research in barriers to cancer screening and care for the underserved and at risk communities in the Philadelphia Region.

Selected Publications

Han Jason J, Brooks Ari D: How can we be more "deliberate" in training surgeons? American Journal of Surgery 216(2): 359-360, Aug. 2018 Notes: Epub Apr. 25, 2017.

Ercan UK, Sen B, Brooks AD, Joshi SG: Escherichia coli cellular responses to exposure to atmospheric-pressure dielectric barrier discharge plasma-treated N-acetylcysteine solution. Journal of Applied Microbiology 125(2): 383-397, Aug. 2018 Notes: Epub May 4, 2018.

Yoon-Flannery K, DeStefano LM, De La Cruz LM, Fisher CS, Lin LY, Coffua LS, Mustafa RE, Sataloff DM, Tchou JC, Brooks AD: Quality of life and sexual well-being after nipple sparing mastectomy: A matched comparison of patients using the breast Q. Journal of Surgical Oncology 118(1): 238-242, July 2018 Notes: Epub Aug. 16, 2018.

Zoghbi Veronica, Caskey Robert C, Dumon Kristoffel R, Soegaard Ballester Jacqueline M, Brooks Ari D, Morris Jon B, Dempsey Daniel T: "How To" videos improve residents performance of essential perioperative electronic medical records and clinical tasks. Journal of Surgical Education 75(2): 489-496, Mar./Apr. 2018 Notes: Epub Aug. 8, 2017.

Caskey Robert C, Owei Lily, Rao Raghavendra, Riddle Elijah W, Brooks Ari D, Dempsey Daniel T, Morris Jon B, Neylan Christopher J, Williams Noel N, Dumon Kristoffel R: Integration of hands-on team training into existing curriculum improves both technical and nontechnical skills in laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Journal of Surgical Education 74(6): 915-920, Nov./Dec. 2017 Notes: Epub May 26, 2017.

Rao Raghavendra, Caskey Robert C, Owei Lily, O'Connor Kathleen, Riddle Elijah, Dempsey Daniel T, Atkins Joshua, Baranov Dimitry, Motuk Gregory, Brooks Ari D, Williams Noel, Morris Jon, Dumon Kristoffel: Curriculum using the in-situ operating room setting. Journal of Surgical Education 74(6): e39-e44, Nov./Dec. 2017 Notes: Epub Nov. 7, 2017.

Irgebay Zhazira, Yeszhan Banu, Sen Bhaswati, Tuleukhanov Sultan, Brooks Ari D, Sensenig Richard, Orynbayeva Zulfiya: Danazol alters mitochondria metabolism of fibrocystic breast Mcf10A cells. Breast (Edinburgh, Scotland) 35: 55-62, Oct. 2017 Notes: Epub June 23, 2017.

Owei Lily, Neylan Christopher J, Rao Raghavendra, Caskey Robert C, Morris Jon B, Sensenig Richard, Brooks Ari D, Dempsey Daniel T, Williams Noel N, Atkins Joshua H, Baranov Dimitry Y, Dumon Kristoffel R: In Situ Operating Room-Based Simulation: A Review. Journal of surgical education 74(4): 579-588, Jul - Aug 2017.

Ari Brooks, MD: Race for the Cure Mother's Day weather update, Philadelphia. the Weather Channel May 2017.

Ari Brooks: Treating a colleague with breast cancer. WPVI Channel 10 News March 2017.

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Last updated: 07/28/2019
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