2018 Techniques in Bariatric Surgery: Methodist Dallas Medical Center General Surgery Grand Rounds. September 2018: Dallas, TX

Weight Loss in the Transplant Patient: Methodist Dallas Medical Center Transplant Symposium. August 2018: Dallas, TX

2017 Bariatric Surgery Pearls: What should non-Bariatric surgeons know? Methodist Dallas Medical Center General Surgery Grand Rounds. December 2017: Dallas, TX

Bariatric Surgery Complications for the General Surgery: Methodist Dallas Medical Center General Surgery Grand Rounds. August 2017: Dallas, TX

Bariatric Surgery for the Anesthesiologist. North Texas Veteran Affairs Anesthesia Grand Rounds. April 2017: Dallas, TX

Intermediate Term Outcomes of Vagal Blockade (Vbloc). Surgical Disruptive Technology Summit. March 2017: Houston, TX

Short-Term Results for Intermittent Vagal Nerve Blocking (vBloc) in the Real-World, Non-Research Environment. January 2018: Washington, DC

2016 Bariatric Surgery: The Cure for What Ails Us? Methodist Dallas Medical Center Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. December 2016: Dallas, TX
The Value of Vagal Blockade (Vbloc) in a Surgical Practice. Surgical Disruptive Technology Summit. March 2016: Houston, TX
Polanco P, Pastorek R, El Ahmadieh T, Kukreja S. Robotic Liver Resection of Left Lateral Section in a Cirrhotic Patient with Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Top Rated Video at the Society of Surgical Oncology 69th Annual Cancer Symposium. Boston, MA March 2016
Patel P, Mokdad A, Kukreja S, Huerta S. Incidence and Predictors of Metachronous Inguinal Hernias in Veteran Patients. Oral Presentation at 11th Annual Academic Surgical Congress. February 2016: Jacksonville, FL
Nassour I, Kukreja S, Almandoz J, Puzziferri N. Obesity-Related Comorbidity Outcomes 4 years After Gastric Bypass and Sleeve Gastrectomy in Veterans. Oral Presentation at 11th Annual Academic Surgical Congress. February 2016: Jacksonville, FL
The Role of Vagal Blockade (Vbloc) in the Surgical Management of Obesity. Texas Association of Bariatric Surgeons Annual Meeting; January 2016: San Antonio, TX
Obesity and Bariatric Surgery: Myths vs. Facts. University of Texas Southwestern Department of Surgery Grand Rounds; January 2016: Dallas, TX
2015 Nassour I, Kukreja S. Robotic Cystgastrostomy with Pancreatic Necrosectomy. Poster Presentation at Annual American Pancreatic Association Meeting; November 2015: San Diego, CA
Ramzan Z, Kukreja S. Utility of CA 19-9 in Predicting Metastatic Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma in Veteran Patients. Poster Presentation at Annual American Pancreatic Association Meeting; October 2015: Honolulu, HI
Ramzan Z, Kukreja S. Predictors of Early Mortality in Veteran Patients with Pancreatic Cancer. Poster Presentation at Annual American Pancreatic Association Meeting; October 2015: Honolulu, HI
The Robotics (R)evolution. Methodist Health System Department of Surgery Grand Rounds; September 2015: Dallas, TX
2014 Naveed M, Rossen J, Dunbar K, Ramzan Z, Kukreja S. Esophagogastric fistula related to Nissen Fundoplication. Poster Presentation at Annual ACG Meeting; October 2014: Philadelphia, PA
2013 Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery. SAGES Intermediate Resident Laparoscopy and Endoscopy Course; December 2013: London, Ontario Canada
Kukreja S, Bonomo S, Tawfik-Sexton D. Short-Term Weight Loss Results in a Medicaid Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding Program. Poster Presentation at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians Annual Meeting; October 2013: Phoenix, AZ
Bariatric Surgery Complications for the Non-Bariatric Surgeon. Methodist Health System Department of Surgery Grand Rounds; November 2013: Dallas, TX
Bariatric Surgery for the Gastroenterologist. University of Texas Southwestern Department of Gastroenterology Grand Rounds; October 2013: Dallas, TX
Surgical Management of the Hiatal Hernia. SAGES Advanced Resident Hernia Course (Course Chair); May 2013; Tampa, FL
Surgical Management of Reflux for the Gastroenterologist. University of Texas Southwestern Department of Gastroenterology Grand Rounds; April 2013: Dallas, TX
Laparoscopic Foregut Surgery. SAGES Basic Laparoscopy and Endoscopy Resident Education Course; March 2013: Cincinnati, OH
Changchien E, Kukreja S. Colon Injury During Laparoscopic Parastomal Hernia Repair. Video Presentation at EuroAmerican Multi-Specialty Summit; February 2013: Orlando, FL
Changchien E, Kukreja S. Are Patients Able to Meet Their Short-Term Weight Loss Expectations Following Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding? Oral Presentation at Annual Academic Surgical Congress; February 2013: New Orleans, LA
2012 Management of the Acute Bariatric Surgery Complication for the Non-Bariatric Surgeon. SAGES Resident Education Webinar, Live Broadcast; December 2012: Cleveland, OH
Tawfik D, Ver M, Mithani R, Kukreja S. Reliability of Upper Endoscopy for Diagnosing Hiatal Hernia in the Setting of Preoperative Testing for Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding. Poster Presentation at the American College of Gastroenterology (AGA) Annual Meeting; October 2012: Las Vegas, NV
Minimally Invasive Approaches to the Pancreas. SAGES Advanced Foregut Resident Education Course; September 2012: Cincinnati, OH
Laparoscopic Foregut and Anti-Reflux Surgery. SAGES Basic Laparoscopy and Endoscopy Resident Education Course; August 2012: Cincinnati, OH
Common Bariatric Surgery Complications and their Management. SAGES Advanced Bariatric and Foregut Resident Education Course; April 2012: Cincinnati, OH
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair. SAGES Basic Laparoscopy and Endoscopy Resident Education Course; April 2012: Cincinnati, OH
Ver M, Kukreja S. Periumbilical Skin Necrosis Secondary to Omental Infarction During Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair. Poster Presentation at American Hernia Society (AHS) Annual Meeting; March 2012: New York City, NY
Changchien E, Tawfik D, Kukreja S. Short-term use of a laparoscopic virtual reality simulator in one surgical residency: a survey of residents. Poster Presentation at Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Annual Meeting; March 2012: San Diego, CA
2011 Bariatric Surgery Emergencies for the General Surgeon. SAGES Resident Education Webinar, Live Broadcast; November 2011: Cleveland, OH
Tawfik D, Wise S, Vargish T, Kukreja S. Barriers to Laparoscopic Simulation Among General Surgery Trainees. Oral Presentation at the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS) Annual Meeting; September 2011: Los Angeles, CA
Endolumenal Treatments of Esophageal Diseases. SAGES Advanced Foregut and Bariatric Resident Education Course; May 2011: Cincinnati, OH
Kukreja S, Wallace J, Goldblatt, M. Laparoscopic Redo Nissen Fundoplication and Esophageal Diverticulectomy. Video Presented at 13th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery (SAGES) Video, Best of Video Session; April 2011: San Antonio, TX
Kukreja S, Goldblatt, M. Use of Self-Fixating Mesh in a Modified Rives-Stoppa Repair. Poster Presented at the American Hernia Society Annual Meeting; March 2011: San Francisco, CA
2010 Kukreja S; Wallace J, Goldblatt M. Laparoscopic Redo Nissen Fundoplication with Esophageal Diverticulectomy. Video Presentation at the Wisconsin Surgical Society Meeting in November 2010; Kohler, WI
Kukreja S, Goldblatt M, Wallace J. Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration with Choledochotomy After Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass. Video Presentation at the Wisconsin Surgical Society Meeting in November 2010; Kohler, WI
Cox M, Kukreja, S; Goldblatt M; Wallace J. Laparoscopic Adjustable Banding of Gastric Pouch After Prior Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass. Video Presentation at the Wisconsin Surgical Society Meeting in November 2010; Kohler, WI
Cox M, Kukreja S, Goldblatt M; Pappas S. Laparoscopic Duodenojejunostomy for Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome. Video Presentation at the Wisconsin Surgical Society Meeting in November 2010; Kohler, WI
Kukreja S, Cox M, Carpiaux A, Goldblatt M, Wallace J. The Utility of Ultrasound in Diagnosing Hepatic Steatosis in the Morbidly Obese. Oral Presentation at the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting; September 2010: New York City, NY
Kukreja S, Cox A, Goldblatt M, Wallace J. Higher Doses of Daltaparin Required of the Morbidly Obese Undergoing Bariatric Surgery. Oral Presentation at the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting; September 2010: New York City, NY
Kukreja S, Goldblatt M, Wallace J. Laparoscopic Gastric Access for Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) following Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB). 12th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery (SAGES) Video, Bariatric Session; April 2010: National Harbor, MA
Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) – Where Are We and Where are We Going? Surgery Grand Rounds, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI; January 2010
2009 A Systematic Approach to Abnormal Liver Functions in the Post Gastric Bypass Patient. Midwest Minimally Invasive Surgery Teleconference, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI; August 2009
Minimally Invasive Approaches to Necrotizing Pancreatitis. Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL; May 2009
2008 Kukreja S, Esteben-Agusti E, Velasco J, Hieken T. Increased Lymph Node Evaluation with Colorectal Cancer Resection: Does It Improve Detection of Stage III Disease? Oral Presentation at the Western Surgical Association Scientific Session; November 2008: Santa Fe, NM
Choh M, Esteban-Agusti E, Kukreja S, Velasco J, Hieken T. Variation in Lymph Node Count in Colorectal Cancer Resection is Unaffected by Surgeon, Specialty, Volume, and Technique. Poster Presentation: Society of Surgical Oncology, 61st Annual Cancer Symposium; Chicago, IL: March 2008
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BLS and ACLS are up to date

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