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Behind The Knife: The Surgery Podcast

Behind the Knife is a podcast aimed for everyone interested in not only an in-depth look at the broad range of surgical topics, but a "behind the scenes" look at the interesting, controversial and humanistic side of surgery from some of the giants in the field. Come along with Kevin Kniery, Jason Bingham, John McClellan and Scott Steele on a journey that explores all the disciplines of General Surgery in this informal discussion and interview format. We feel that this is the perfect medium not only to cover important educational topics for all stages of your professional career, but allow you to listen to a first-hand account of not only where we have been from those that pioneered the way, but also an opportunity to explore where we are now and are headed in the not so distant future from surgical leaders.
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Feb 3, 2016

BTK has live coverage of the Academic Surgical Congress 2016 in Jacksonville!  We sit down with prominent staff and cover meeting highlights as well as mix in multiple Dissection of the Days and Tips and Tricks.  Also, Dr. Bilimoria sits down with us and discusses the recently published FIRST Trial results in the NEJM.

Featured in the Podcast:

Taylor Riall, Brian Zuckerbraun, Karl Bilimoria, Melanie Morris, Daniel Chu, Jake Greenberg, and finally repeat guest Lillian Kao!

Great rundown of the happenings at ASC.  More to follow tomorrow!!

Jan 20, 2016

This year marks the 50th birthday of the Association for Academic Surgery!  We interview key surgeons in this week's episode to learn about the rise of the AAS and the current and future goals of the society.  We are joined by current president Dr. Justin Dimick and past presidents, Dr. Charles Brunicardi and Dr. Lillian Kao.

A great listen that not only touches on the association itself, but also the ever-changing world of research.

Also, BTK will be covering the Academic Surgical Congress in Jacksonville from February 2-4, 2016! We will be giving live daily updates of the large conference that combines both the AAS and SUS (Society of University Surgeons).  Going to be a good ride!

http://www.aasurg.org/

http://academicsurgicalcongress.org/index.cfm

Jan 7, 2016

This week on BTK, Dr. Ali Salim, Division Chief of Trauma, Burns, and Surgical Critical Care at Brigham and Women's hospital and Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, is joined by return guest moderator Dr. Matthew Martin to discuss Dr. Salim's research on racial disparities in organ donation.

In addition, Dr. Salim gives us Tips and Tricks on how he (and his team) manage penetrating abdominal trauma.  Specifically, we discuss the situations where management is not so cut and dry (pun intended!).  There isn't a better way to discuss this topic than with two experienced trauma surgeons!!

A great listen!

Dec 30, 2015

Dr. Philip Quirke is a Professor of Pathology at Leeds University in the UK. He is one of the world experts in rectal pathology.

On the podcast he discusses how screening for colorectal cancer differs between the US and Europe. Then he goes into detail about what makes a good surgical specimen and the nuances of pathologic staging rectal cancer, and why it is important for surgeons to have an understanding of this process. 

Dec 23, 2015

This week on Behind the Knife we bring you well-known surgeon Dr. Freischlag who currently is the Vice Chancellor for Human Health Sciences and Dean of the School of Medicine at UC Davis and previously served as professor, Chair of the Surgery Department and Surgeon-in-chief at Johns Hopkins.

Dr. Freischlag walks us from beginning to end her career in medicine and teaches us how resiliency and persistence are two of the most important factors that an aspiring surgeon must have.

Happy Holidays to all!!

Dec 9, 2015

This week on BTK we give our listens we present interviews from leaders in bariatric surgery at the recent Obesity Week held in LA this past November.  For those unable to attend, the conference was filled with new innovative techniques and presented research from around the world.  Also, this year there were multiple live surgeries performed.

We interview Drs. Aurora Pryor, Phillip Schauer, Natan Zundel, Daniel Jones, Andrea Pakula, and finally Dr. Harvey Sugerman.  They all give their unique take on the conference and the can't miss events!  

BTK will also be covering the Academic Surgical Congress in February and the Trauma, Critical Care, and Acute Care Surgery conference in March!  We plan to bring you live updates from both of these!

Nov 18, 2015

Dr. Jeff Hardacre at CWRU and trained under Dr. Cameron at Hopkins, discusses the often confusing topic of cholangiocarcinoma.  

He gives us a great rundown of the work-up, disease process, and approach to treatment. Finally, Dr. Hardacre shares some tips that could help almost all of us intraoperatively.

Such a great discussion!!!

Nov 11, 2015

Dr. James Fleshman gives a in-depth author's perspective on the newly published trial in JAMA titled..

"Effect of Laparoscopic-Assisted Resection vs Open Resection of Stage II or III Rectal Cancer on Pathologic Outcomes.  The ACOSOG Z6051 Randomized Clinical Trial."

Not a better way to review an article than to hear it directly from the author himself!

 

Oct 22, 2015

This special episode is dedicated to the late Dr. Carolyn Kaelin.  Dr. Kaelin was a surgical oncologist in the Women's Cancers Program at Dana-Farber and director of the Breast Clinic at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH).

Please join Dr. Andrea Merrill and BTK in honoring Dr. Kaelin through multiple testaments from previous coworkers and friends.  In order of interview on the podcast:

Mehra Golshan, MD

Mary Knust Graichen, NP

Esther Rhei, MD

Michael Zinner, MD

Oct 21, 2015

Dr. George Velmahos at MGH discusses his account of the Boston marathon bombings and how that day's events has changed today's mass casualty response in Boston.

In addition, Dr. Velmahos touches on surgical nutrition, ventilator and long-term airway management, and gives us excellent tips and tricks on penetrating neck injuries!

A very interesting podcast interviewing an amazing surgeon!!

Oct 7, 2015

This week we bring you a special episode to track the current ACS Clinical Congress in Chicago.  We (Kevin, Jason, and John) couldn't attend, but Dr. Steele is in attendance and gave up us some highlights thus far.  He also got us hooked up with Dr. Ali Salim who discussed the conference and gave us some potentially practice changing updates!  

Finally, we welcome Dr. Luke Selby who gave us a resident's perspective on the conference as well as new thoughts at the conference on resident training.

Enjoy!.....especially if you couldn't make it like us!

 

Sep 29, 2015

Dr. John Hunter who is the Chair of Surgery at OHSU discusses a topic familiar to all General Surgeons, the surgical management of GERD.  We go in depth into the surgical options and Dr. Hunter gives some tips to deal with every surgeon's fear, mediastinal bleeding!

In addition, our opening shot is great review that focuses on the management of GERD and even includes newer treatment options!  

You'll enjoy it! We promise!

Sep 16, 2015

Dr. Melina Kibbe of Northwestern University and Editor-in-Chief of JAMA Surgery gives an excellent in-depth discussion into the art and process of publishing.  

This is a must listen for any and all residents and staff interested in academic medicine.  Coming directly from a surgeon who reads and reviews your submissions, Dr. Kibbe discusses everything on how to write manuscripts to finally submitting and responding to the reviewers comments.

We learned so much just in interviewing Dr. Kibbe and excited to share it with you all!

Sep 1, 2015

We are honored to have expert Dr. Steven Wexner from Cleveland Clinic join us to discuss his career, thoughts on fecal incontinence (including the origins of the Wexner score!) and he gives us insight on getting that pesky left colon to reach in dire situations.

In addition, Behind the Knife discussed the treatment and management of Ulcerative Colitis!

Definitely a can't miss from a man whos essentially published more articles and chapters than days I've been a resident!

Aug 25, 2015

Join us again this week where we dive into another hot topic in surgery...the social surgeon.  We asked Dr. Ed Livingston (@ehlJAMA), Dr. Amalia Cochran (@AmaliaCochran), Dr. Scott Regenbogen (@scottregenbogen), and Dr. Lillian Kao (@LillianKao1) to give us insight into how social media plays a role in today's practice. 

These surgeons know the ins and outs of social media and discuss their own personal stories and tips for navigating the often intimidating world of popular social media platforms!

Enjoy!

Aug 18, 2015

#ilooklikeasurgeon has swept the nation as surgeons of all backgrounds, race, and gender raise awareness to support diversity in not only surgery, but all of medicine!

Staff physicians Dr. Amalia Cochran, Dr. Sharon Stein, and Dr. Patricia Turner join General Surgery resident and founder of #illooklikeasurgeon Dr. Heather Logghe as well as General Surgery resident Dr. Lauren Nosanov in discussing not only women in surgery, but the importance and need for diversity in medicine!

 
Aug 11, 2015

Dr. Jeffrey Matthews
Surgeon-in-Chief
The University of Chicago

We first talk chronic pancreatitis up to surgical options of this disease and then Dr. Matthews give us a great rundown of his surgical approach.  He also discusses social media and its effect on his career in medicine.  In addition, we get great insight on how Dr. Mathews relaxes with his love for music!

Jul 28, 2015

Dr. Rothenberger Chair of Surgery at University of Minnesota discusses how to manage complications and avoid burnout. 

He also takes us through managing difficult pelvic bleeding. 

 

Send us your topics and guests you would like us to interview.

We are also looking for debate topics, oral board topics, and journal articles to review.

 

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Jul 21, 2015

Dr. Howard Ross from Temple University and Dr. Neil Hyman from University of Chicago debate a very common and difficult medical decision of whether to perform a primary anastomosis in complicated diverticulitis or to play it safe and divert.  A question that many physicians debate on a daily basis today.  Hear it from the experts!

On this podcast they first discuss primary anastomosis surrounding multiple scenarios and, second, the role of laparoscopic lavage!

Jul 7, 2015

Dr. Kenneth Mattox a US legend in Trauma surgery, discusses retroperitoneal hematomas and the ever changing field of surgery. He is a Distinguished Professor at Baylor University and Surgeon-in-Chief at Ben Taub Hospital.

 

Jun 30, 2015

Dr. Kelly Hunt Chief of Breast Surgical Oncology at MD Anderson.

 

On the podcast she discusses

-Current therapies and management strategies for complex breast cancer patients

-The newest updates in regards to managing patients with axillary disease

-Managing breast cancer in the pregnant patient

-And more!

Jun 22, 2015

Dr. Andrew Wright and Dr. Matthew Martin debate the nuances the recent study published in JAMA on antibiotics vs surgery for acute uncomplicated appendicitis. 

Check out this podcast highlighting the history of appendicitis http://bit.ly/1TGQzkW

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Jun 9, 2015

Episode 1 of 2 from the American Transplant Congress 2015 in Philadelphia

Dr. Kirk is a surgeon/scientist and Chair of the  Department of Surgery at Duke, he is also the editor of the American Journal of Transplant.

He discusess being a surgeon scientist, choosing transplant as a career, and basics of anti-rejection medications.

Dr. Segev is a transplant surgeon at Johns Hopkins and a leader in the field of living donor kidney chains. He has brought his talents to Capitol Hill and pushed through two very important transplant bills that he talks about on the podcast. 

Dr. Dor is a transplant surgeon at Erasmus University in Rotterdam, Netherlands. He is a leader in living donor kidney transplants in Europe. He discusses the differences in the logistics of transplant surgery between Europe and the US and how to successfully implement a living donor program.

Don't miss episode 2 where we explore the technical aspects of transplant surgery with Drs. McKenna, Paramesh and Dor.

 

Jun 2, 2015

Diana Farmer M.D. FACS Chair and Pearl Stamps Stewart Professor, Department of Surgery Surgeon-in Chief

Renowned fetal and pediatric surgeon. 

On the podcast she discusses:

Women in Surgery

Hirschsprung's Disease

Tips and Tricks: The pyloromyotomy

May 25, 2015

Episode 10

 

Dr. Stanley Goldberg is a Professor of Surgery at the University of Minnesota. He is considered a living legend in the field of colorectal surgery. He lived through and played a large part in advancing the field through the enormous changes that have occurred in the past 50 years. 

 

On the podcast he discusses

-History and evolution of colorectal surgery

-Managing perianal fistulas

-Diagnosing and surgical options for rectal prolapse

 

-Discusses the utility of the prone position

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