Vivian M. Sanchez, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery

Vivian Sanchez
1400 VFW Parkway, Surgical Service 112


  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, MD
  • Harvard University, BA

Classes Taught


  • Published on 2/6/2019

    Nelson B, Na Eun K, Sullivan B, O'Neal P, Sanchez V, Whang E, Kristo G. Playing the Surgical Technologist Role by Surgery Residents Improves Their Technical and Nontechnical Skills. J Surg Res. 2019 Jun; 238:57-63. PMID: 30738359.

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  • Published on 12/18/2018

    Nudel J, Sanchez VM. Surgical management of obesity. Metabolism. 2019 Mar; 92:206-216. PMID: 30576688.

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  • Published on 5/1/2017

    Shankar DA, Itani KMF, O'Brien WJ, Sanchez VM. Factors Associated With Long-term Outcomes of Umbilical Hernia Repair. JAMA Surg. 2017 May 01; 152(5):461-466. PMID: 28122076.

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  • Published on 4/1/2017

    Funk LM, Gunnar W, Dominitz JA, Eisenberg D, Frayne S, Maggard-Gibbons M, Kalarchian MA, Livingston E, Sanchez V, Smith BR, Weidenbacher H, Maciejewski ML. A Health Services Research Agenda for Bariatric Surgery Within the Veterans Health Administration. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 Apr; 32(Suppl 1):65-69. PMID: 28271434.

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  • Published on 11/1/2016

    Elwy AR, Itani KM, Bokhour BG, Mueller NM, Glickman ME, Zhao S, Rosen AK, Lynge D, Perkal M, Brotschi EA, Sanchez VM, Gallagher TH. Surgeons' Disclosures of Clinical Adverse Events. JAMA Surg. 2016 Nov 01; 151(11):1015-1021. PMID: 27438083.

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  • Published on 1/1/2012

    Abi-Haidar Y, Sanchez V, Williams SA, Itani KM. Revisiting percutaneous cholecystostomy for acute cholecystitis based on a 10-year experience. Arch Surg. 2012; 147(5):416-22.

  • Published on 1/1/2012

    Sanchez V, Itani KMF. Abdominal Wall Reconstruction. Hernia Repair in the Setting of Contamination and Infection. 2012.

  • Published on 12/6/2011

    Al Natour RH, Saund MS, Sanchez VM, Whang EE, Sharma AM, Huang Q, Boosalis VA, Gold JS. Tumor size and depth predict rate of lymph node metastasis in colon carcinoids and can be used to select patients for endoscopic resection. J Gastrointest Surg. 2012 Mar; 16(3):595-602. PMID: 22143420.

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  • Published on 7/18/2011

    Sanchez VM, Abi-Haidar YE, Itani KM. Mesh infection in ventral incisional hernia repair: incidence, contributing factors, and treatment. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2011 Jun; 12(3):205-10. PMID: 21767146.

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  • Published on 6/14/2011

    Abi-Haidar Y, Sanchez VM, Itani KMF. Risk Factors and Outcomes of Acute Versus Elective Groin Hernia Surgery. JACS. 2011.

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