Dr. Carmine is a general surgeon at Boston Medical Center and Boston Children’s Hospital, specializing in the field of minimally invasive and laparoscopic surgery as well as surgery for weight loss. He is a graduate of The University of Virginia and received his medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School. He completed his residency and fellowship training at Boston Medical Center.
With a long-standing interest in resident education and as an advocate of the use of simulation for advanced skill development, Dr. Carmine was involved in the design of the original Solomont Center as well as the creation of the “surgical arcade”, where minimally invasive fiber optic laparoscopic towers could be used to help hone surgical skills in trainees. In 2015, he assumed the position of Associate Director of Simulation at the center.
Dr. Carmine’s educational interests include the early acquisition of complex psychomotor skills in surgical trainees as well as maintenance of these skills in veteran learners. Additionally, he is interested in the maintenance and improvement of interprofessional and multidisciplinary team communication to improve patient safety and the overall patient experience at Boston Medical Center and beyond. His clinical and community interests include weight loss surgery for adults and adolescents, robotic and laparoscopic surgery, abdominal wall reconstruction, and expanding awareness and availability of medical and surgical services to the traditionally underserved.
- Eastern Virginia Medical School, MD
- University of Virginia, BA
- Published on 4/14/2017
Karki S, Ngo DTM, Farb MG, Park SY, Saggese SM, Hamburg NM, Carmine B, Hess DT, Walsh K, Gokce N. WNT5A regulates adipose tissue angiogenesis via antiangiogenic VEGF-A165b in obese humans. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2017 Jul 01; 313(1):H200-H206. PMID: 28411232.
- Published on 4/8/2017
Carmine BJ. Different impacts of bariatric surgical procedures on dyslipidemia: a registry-based analysis. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2017 07; 13(7):1195. PMID: 28501320.
- Published on 9/28/2016
Farb MG, Karki S, Park SY, Saggese SM, Carmine B, Hess DT, Apovian C, Fetterman JL, Bretón-Romero R, Hamburg NM, Fuster JJ, Zuriaga MA, Walsh K, Gokce N. WNT5A-JNK regulation of vascular insulin resistance in human obesity. Vasc Med. 2016 Dec; 21(6):489-496. PMID: 27688298.
- Published on 7/1/2016
Macht R, Rosen A, Horn G, Carmine B, Hess D. An Exploration of System-Level Factors and the Geographic Variation in Bariatric Surgery Utilization. Obes Surg. 2016 Jul; 26(7):1635-8. PMID: 27034061.
- Published on 1/6/2016
Istfan N, Anderson WA, Apovian C, Ruth M, Carmine B, Hess D. Racial differences in weight loss, hemoglobin A1C, and blood lipid profiles after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2016 Aug; 12(7):1329-1336. PMID: 27150343.
- Published on 5/22/2015
Xu XJ, Apovian C, Hess D, Carmine B, Saha A, Ruderman N. Improved Insulin Sensitivity 3 Months After RYGB Surgery Is Associated With Increased Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue AMPK Activity and Decreased Oxidative Stress. Diabetes. 2015 Sep; 64(9):3155-9. PMID: 26001396.
- Published on 4/23/2015
Karki S, Farb MG, Ngo DT, Myers S, Puri V, Hamburg NM, Carmine B, Hess DT, Gokce N. Forkhead box O-1 modulation improves endothelial insulin resistance in human obesity. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2015 Jun; 35(6):1498-506. PMID: 25908760.
- Published on 7/29/2013
Farb MG, Tiwari S, Karki S, Ngo DT, Carmine B, Hess DT, Zuriaga MA, Walsh K, Fetterman JL, Hamburg NM, Vita JA, Apovian CM, Gokce N. Cyclooxygenase inhibition improves endothelial vasomotor dysfunction of visceral adipose arterioles in human obesity. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Feb; 22(2):349-55. PMID: 23640904.
- Published on 3/5/2012
Bigornia SJ, Farb MG, Mott MM, Hess DT, Carmine B, Fiscale A, Joseph L, Apovian CM, Gokce N. Relation of depot-specific adipose inflammation to insulin resistance in human obesity. Nutr Diabetes. 2012; 2:e30. PMID: 23449529.
- Published on 11/17/2011
Farb MG, Ganley-Leal L, Mott M, Liang Y, Ercan B, Widlansky ME, Bigornia SJ, Fiscale AJ, Apovian CM, Carmine B, Hess DT, Vita JA, Gokce N. Arteriolar function in visceral adipose tissue is impaired in human obesity. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2012 Feb; 32(2):467-73. PMID: 22095978.
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