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Steve D. Bines, MD

  • Surgery
Board Certification:
  • Surgery
Faculty Rank: Associate Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: Rush Medical College
Residency: Rush University Medical Center - Surgery
Fellowship: University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center - Surgical Oncology
Clinical Expertise:
  • Breast cancer
  • Breast conservation surgery
  • Cancer surgery, skin
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Inguinal hernia
  • Isolated limb perfusion
  • Laser ablation, veins
  • Melanoma
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy
  • Skin cancer
  • Soft tissue sarcoma
  • Varicose veins
Research Interests:
  • Melanoma
  • Breast cancer
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Mutant HSP70 reverses autoimmune depigmentation in vitiligo.
    Mosenson JA, Zloza A, Nieland JD, Garrett-Mayer E, Eby JM, Huelsmann EJ, Kumar P, Denman CJ, Lacek AT, Kohlhapp FJ, Alamiri A, Hughes T, Bines SD, Kaufman HL, Overbeck A, Mehrotra S, Hernandez C, Nishimura MI, Guevara-Patino JA, Le Poole IC.
    Sci Transl Med. 2013
    2013 Feb 27
    5(174):174ra28. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3005127.
  2. TroVax(®) vaccine therapy for renal cell carcinoma.
    Zhang RT, Bines SD, Ruby C, Kaufman HL.
    Immunotherapy. 2012
    2012 Jan
    4(1):27-42. doi: 10.2217/imt.11.160. Review.
  3. Single-incision laparoscopic surgery for intra-abdominal metastatic melanoma.
    Turner J, Myers JA, Titze J, Kaufman HL, Bines SD.
    Am Surg. 2011
    2011 Aug
    77(8):E164-5. No abstract available.
  4. TroVax, a recombinant modified vaccinia Ankara virus encoding 5T4: lessons learned and future development.
    Kim DW, Krishnamurthy V, Bines SD, Kaufman HL.
    Hum Vaccin. 2010
    2010 Oct
    6(10):784-91. Epub 2010 Oct 1. Review.
  5. OPTIM trial: a Phase III trial of an oncolytic herpes virus encoding GM-CSF for unresectable stage III or IV melanoma.
    Kaufman HL, Bines SD.
    Future Oncol. 2010
    2010 Jun
    6(6):941-9. doi: 10.2217/fon.10.66.
  6. The use of radioisotope combined with isosulfan Blue dye is not superior to radioisotope alone for the identification of sentinel lymph nodes in patients with breast cancer.
    Bines S, Kopkash K, Ali A, Fogg L, Wool N.
    Surgery. 2008
    2008 Oct
    144(4):606-9; discussion 609-10. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2008.06.023.