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Marc I. Brand, MD

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Surgery
Board Certification:
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Surgery
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: Rush Medical College
Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Surgery
Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Colon and Rectal Surgery
Clinical Expertise:
  • Anal cancer
  • Carcinoid tumor
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's disease
  • Endoscopic ultrasound
  • Familial adenomatous polyposis
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Laparoscopy
  • Pelvic pouch surgery
  • Pilonidal disease
  • Robotic surgery
  • Transanal endoscopic microsurgery
  • Ulcerative colitis
Research Interests:
  • Hereditary colon cancer
  • New treatments for hemorrhoids
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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. Radiographic staging practices of newly diagnosed colorectal cancer vary according to medical specialty.
    Ma K, Nayak S, Li H, Evans K, Francescatti A, Brand MI, Orkin B, Hill M, Cameron J, Mobarhan S, Favuzza J, Melson J
    Gastrointest. Endosc.
    2015 Sep
  2. Distribution of gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors: a changing paradigm.
    Gross K, Richards J, Lamzabi I, Pinzon MM, Francescatti A, Brand M, Jakate S, Hayden D, Saclarides T
    Am Surg
    2015 Feb
  3. Hospital readmission for fluid and electrolyte abnormalities following ileostomy construction: preventable or unpredictable?
    Hayden DM, Pinzon MC, Francescatti AB, Edquist SC, Malczewski MR, Jolley JM, Brand MI, Saclarides TJ.
    J Gastrointest Surg. 2013
    2013 Feb
    17(2):298-303. doi: 10.1007/s11605-012-2073-5. Epub 2012 Nov 29.
  4. What do patients think of medical students during their hospitalization? One institution's experience.
    Mora-Pinzon M, Lal A, Edquist S, Francescatti A, Hughes T, Hayden D, Brand M, Saclarides T
    Am Surg
    2013 Dec
  5. Unusual thrombotic complications.
    Broucek JR, Francescatti AB, Swanson GR, Keshavarzian A, Brand MI, Saclarides TJ.
    Am Surg. 2012
    2012 Jun
    78(6):728-9. No abstract available.
  6. Surgery after colonic stenting.
    Gross KN, Francescatti AB, Brand MI, Saclarides TJ.
    Am Surg. 2012
    2012 Jun
  7. Mucinous adenocarcinoma of the anal canal.
    Mora Pinzon MC, Francescatti A, Jain R, Brand M, Jakate S, Saclarides T.
    Am Surg. 2012
    2012 Jun
    78(6):E330-2. No abstract available.
  8. Tumor scatter after neoadjuvant therapy for rectal cancer: are we dealing with an invisible margin?
    Hayden DM, Jakate S, Pinzon MC, Giusto D, Francescatti AB, Brand MI, Saclarides TJ.
    Dis Colon Rectum. 2012
    2012 Dec
    55(12):1206-12. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0b013e318269fdb3.
  9. Incisionless laparoscopic total proctocolectomy with ileal J-pouch anal anastomosis.
    Abarca F, Cologne KG, Francescatti A, Brand MI, Saclarides TJ.
    Am Surg. 2011
    2011 Jul
  10. Laparoscopic colectomy: complications causing reoperation or emergency room/hospital readmissions.
    Abarca F, Saclarides TJ, Brand MI.
    Am Surg. 2011
    2011 Jan
  11. Pelvic sepsis after transanal endoscopic microsurgical excision of rectal polyps.
    Turner J, Brand MI, Saclarides TJ.
    Am Surg. 2011
    2011 Aug
    77(8):E154-5. No abstract available.
  12. Apoptosis and inflammation: role of adipokines in inflammatory bowel disease.
    Ponemone V, Keshavarzian A, Brand MI, Saclarides T, Abcarian H, Cabay RJ, Fletcher E, Larsen B, Durstine LJ, Fantuzzi G, Fayad R.
    Clin Transl Gastroenterol. 2010
    2010 Oct 21
    1:e1. doi: 10.1038/ctg.2010.1.
  13. Survivin-induced Aurora-B kinase activation: A mechanism by which APC mutations contribute to increased mitoses during colon cancer development.
    Zhang T, Fields JZ, Opdenaker L, Otevrel T, Masuda E, Palazzo JP, Isenberg GA, Goldstein SD, Brand M, Boman BM.
    Am J Pathol. 2010
    2010 Dec
    177(6):2816-26. doi: 10.2353/ajpath.2010.100047. Epub 2010 Nov 5.
  14. Morbidity and mortality in octogenarians and older undergoing major intestinal surgery.
    Louis DJ, Hsu A, Brand MI, Saclarides TJ.
    Dis Colon Rectum. 2009
    2009 Jan
    52(1):59-63. doi: 10.1007/DCR.0b013e31819754d4.
  15. Primary extramedullary plasmacytomas of the colon.
    Jones JE, Brand MI, Saclarides TJ, Jakate S.
    Am Surg. 2008
    2008 Sep
    74(9):873-4. No abstract available.
  16. Preoperative considerations and creation of normal ostomies.
    Brand MI, Dujovny N.
    Clin Colon Rectal Surg. 2008
    2008 Feb
    21(1):5-16. doi: 10.1055/s-2008-1055316.
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