Kamal M.F. Itani, MD

Professor, Surgery

(857) 203-6205
1400 VFW Parkway

Other Positions

  • VA Boston Healthcare System

Education

  • American University of Beirut, MD
  • American University of Beirut, BS

Publications

  • Published on 11/4/2017

    Mull HJ, Rosen AK, Charns MP, Itani KMF, Rivard PE. Identifying Risks and Opportunities in Outpatient Surgical Patient Safety: A Qualitative Analysis of Veterans Health Administration Staff Perceptions. J Patient Saf. 2017 Nov 04. PMID: 29112029.

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  • Published on 11/1/2017

    Itani KMF, May AK. Surgical Infection Society: We Endorse Antimicrobial Stewardship We Stand by Our International Colleagues and Societies in the Fight for Proper Antimicrobial Therapy. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2017 Nov/Dec; 18(8):843-845. PMID: 29120282.

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  • Published on 11/1/2017

    Jones CE, Graham LA, Morris MS, Richman JS, Hollis RH, Wahl TS, Copeland LA, Burns EA, Itani KMF, Hawn MT. Association Between Preoperative Hemoglobin A1c Levels, Postoperative Hyperglycemia, and Readmissions Following Gastrointestinal Surgery. JAMA Surg. 2017 Nov 01; 152(11):1031-1038. PMID: 28746706.

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  • Published on 10/11/2017

    Pindyck T, Gupta K, Strymish J, Itani KM, Carter ME, Suo Y, Bessesen MT, Topkoff J, Steele AS, Barón AE, Gundlapalli AV, Branch-Elliman W. Validation of an electronic tool for flagging surgical site infections based on clinical practice patterns for triaging surveillance: Operational successes and barriers. Am J Infect Control. 2017 Oct 11. PMID: 29031434.

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  • Published on 9/1/2017

    Hernandez-Boussard T, Graham LA, Desai K, Wahl TS, Aucoin E, Richman JS, Morris MS, Itani KM, Telford GL, Hawn MT. The Fifth Vital Sign: Postoperative Pain Predicts 30-day Readmissions and Subsequent Emergency Department Visits. Ann Surg. 2017 Sep; 266(3):516-524. PMID: 28657940.

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  • Published on 8/1/2017

    Berríos-Torres SI, Umscheid CA, Bratzler DW, Leas B, Stone EC, Kelz RR, Reinke CE, Morgan S, Solomkin JS, Mazuski JE, Dellinger EP, Itani KMF, Berbari EF, Segreti J, Parvizi J, Blanchard J, Allen G, Kluytmans JAJW, Donlan R, Schecter WP. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guideline for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 2017. JAMA Surg. 2017 Aug 01; 152(8):784-791. PMID: 28467526.

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  • Published on 8/1/2017

    Wahl TS, Graham LA, Hawn MT, Richman J, Hollis RH, Jones CE, Copeland LA, Burns EA, Itani KM, Morris MS. Association of the Modified Frailty Index With 30-Day Surgical Readmission. JAMA Surg. 2017 Aug 01; 152(8):749-757. PMID: 28467535.

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  • Published on 8/1/2017

    Itani KMF. Response to Arenal et al.: "Commentary on 'Surgical Site Infection Research Opportunities'". Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2017 Aug/Sep; 18(6):754. PMID: 28832272.

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  • Published on 7/10/2017

    Branch-Elliman W, Ripollone JE, O'Brien WJ, Itani KMF, Schweizer ML, Perencevich E, Strymish J, Gupta K. Risk of surgical site infection, acute kidney injury, and Clostridium difficile infection following antibiotic prophylaxis with vancomycin plus a beta-lactam versus either drug alone: A national propensity-score-adjusted retrospective cohort study. PLoS Med. 2017 Jul; 14(7):e1002340. PMID: 28692690.

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  • Published on 6/22/2017

    Bigelow TA, Thomas CL, Wu H, Itani KMF. Histotripsy Treatment of S. Aureus Biofilms on Surgical Mesh Samples Under Varying Pulse Durations. IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control. 2017 Oct; 64(10):1420-1428. PMID: 28650808.

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