Faculty Rank: Associate Professor
Medical or Graduate Education:
Rush Medical College
Rush University Medical Center - Surgery
Loyola University Medical Center - Minimally Invasive Surgery
Cancer surgery, stomach
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
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 PubMed.gov). Listings go back five years.
Does initial laparoscopic cholecystectomy influence the outcomes of definitive oncologic resection for gallbladder cancer? Ballo R, Saeed M, Daly S, Pinzon M, Francescatti A, Millikan KW, Myers JA, Bines SF, Luu MB Am Surg 2015 Feb 81(2):54-6. Safety and efficacy of outpatient percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy for patients with head and neck cancer. Boll J, Daly S, Smolevitz J, Francescatti A, Myers J, Bines S, Luu M Am Surg 2015 Feb 81(2):214-7. The utilization of laparoscopy in ventral hernia repair: an update of outcomes analysis using ACS-NSQIP data. Aher CV, Kubasiak JC, Daly SC, Janssen I, Deziel DJ, Millikan KW, Myers JA, Luu MB Surg Endosc 2014 Sep 24 :. Improved patient outcomes in paraesophageal hernia repair using a laparoscopic approach: a study of the national surgical quality improvement program data. Kubasiak J, Hood KC, Daly S, Deziel DJ, Myers JA, Millikan KW, Janssen I, Luu MB Am Surg 2014 Sep 80(9):884-9. Insurance status and outcomes in laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. Balash PR, Wilson NA, Bruns NE, Luu MB, Francescatti AB, Maroulis B, Autajay KM, Myers JA Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2014 Oct 24(5):457-60. Annual case volume has no impact on patient outcomes in laparoscopic partial colectomy. Daly SC, Klairmont MM, Francescatti AB, Myers JA, Deziel DJ, Luu MB Surg Endosc 2014 May 28(5):1648-52. NBME subject examination in surgery scores correlate with surgery clerkship clinical experience. Myers JA, Vigneswaran Y, Gabryszak B, Fogg LF, Francescatti AB, Golner C, Bines SD J Surg Educ 2014 Mar-Apr 71(2):205-10. Permanent mesh results in long-term symptom improvement and patient satisfaction without increasing adverse outcomes in hiatal hernia repair. Petersen LF, McChesney SL, Daly SC, Millikan KW, Myers JA, Luu MB Am. J. Surg. 2014 Mar 207(3):445-8; discussion 448. Long-term efficacy of laparoscopic cholecystectomy for the treatment of biliary dyskinesia. Veenstra BR, Deal RA, Redondo RE, Daly SC, Najman J, Myers JA, Millikan KW, Luu MB Am. J. Surg. 2014 Mar 207(3):366-70; discussion 369-70. Minimally Invasive Technique Leads to Decreased Morbidity and Mortality in Small Bowel Resections Compared to an Open Technique: An ACS-NSQIP Identified Target for Improvement. Daly SC, Popoff AM, Fogg L, Francescatti AB, Myers JA, Millikan KW, Deziel DJ, Luu MB J. Gastrointest. Surg. 2014 Jun 18(6):1171-5. A subjective assessment of medical student perceptions on animal models in medical education. Daly SC, Wilson NA, Rinewalt DE, Bines SD, Luu MB, Myers JA J Surg Educ 2014 Jan-Feb 71(1):61-4. The impact of operative timing on outcomes of appendicitis: a National Surgical Quality Improvement Project analysis. Fair BA, Kubasiak JC, Janssen I, Myers JA, Millikan KW, Deziel DJ, Luu MB Am. J. Surg. 2014 Dec 13 :. Laparoscopy has a superior diagnostic yield than percutaneous image-guided biopsy for suspected intra-abdominal lymphoma. Daly SC, Klairmont M, Arslan B, Vigneswaran Y, Roggin KF, Ujiki MB, Denham W, Millikan KW, Luu MB, Deziel DJ, Myers JA Surg Endosc 2014 Dec 10 :. Higher clinical performance during a surgical clerkship is independently associated with matriculation of medical students into general surgery. Daly SC, Deal RA, Rinewalt DE, Francescatti AB, Luu MB, Millikan KW, Anderson MC, Myers JA Am. J. Surg. 2014 Apr 207(4):623-7. Radiographic predictability of hiatal hernia prior to gastric band surgery. Broucek JR, Ritter LA, Francescatti AB, Smith CH, Luu MB, Autajay KM, Myers JA JSLS 2014 18(2):243-5. Abdominal wall reconstruction: a case series of ventral hernia repair using the component separation technique with biologic mesh. Hood K, Millikan K, Pittman T, Zelhart M, Secemsky B, Rajan M, Myers J, Luu M. Am J Surg. 2013 2013 Mar 205(3):322-7; discussion 327-8. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2012.10.024. Epub 2013 Jan 22. Resident training in single-incision compared with traditional cholecystectomy. Daly SC, Hooper EA, Rinewalt D, Myers JA, Millikan KW, Luu M JSLS 2013 17(3):361-4. Single-incision versus conventional laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. Jolley J, Ahmed N, Luu MB, Francescatti AB, Autajay K, Myers JA JSLS 2013 17(3):385-7. Long-term symptom relief and patient satisfaction after Heller myotomy and Toupet fundoplication for achalasia. Popoff AM, Myers JA, Zelhart M, Maroulis B, Mesleh M, Millikan K, Luu MB. Am J Surg. 2012 2012 Mar 203(3):339-42; discussion 342. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2011.10.003. Epub 2012 Jan 4. Frequency of adjustments and weight loss after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. Valle E, Luu MB, Autajay K, Francescatti AB, Fogg LF, Myers JA. Obes Surg. 2012 2012 Dec 22(12):1880-3. doi: 10.1007/s11695-012-0748-3. 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. Routine postoperative upper gastrointestinal fluoroscopy is unnecessary after laparoscopic adjustable gastric band placement. Bertelson NL, Myers JA. Surg Endosc. 2010 2010 Sep 24(9):2188-91. doi: 10.1007/s00464-010-0924-2. Epub 2010 Mar 27. Roux-en-Y duodenojejunostomy in the treatment of Bouveret syndrome. Erlandson MD, Kim AW, Richter HM 3rd, Myers JA. South Med J. 2009 2009 Sep 102(9):963-5. doi: 10.1097/SMJ.0b013e3181b17dde. Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) guidelines for office endoscopic services. Heneghan S, Myers J, Fanelli R, Richardson W; Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons. Surg Endosc. 2009 2009 May 23(5):1125-9. doi: 10.1007/s00464-009-0410-x. Epub 2009 Mar 20. No abstract available. A novel approach to extraction of incarcerated omentum and mesh insertion in laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. Perry KA, Millikan KW, Huang WW, Myers JA. Surg Endosc. 2008 2008 Mar 22(3):798-801. doi: 10.1007/s00464-007-9640-y. Epub 2007 Nov 1. Gastric migration and strangulation after adjustable gastric banding. Fischer G, Myers JA, Huang W, Shayani V. Obes Surg. 2008 2008 Jun 18(6):753-5. doi: 10.1007/s11695-007-9410-x. Epub 2008 Apr 8. Laparoscopic ultrasound as the primary method for bile duct imaging during cholecystectomy Perry KA, Myers JA, Deziel DJ Surg Endosc 2008 Jan 22(1):208-13 Subdiaphragmatic foregut cyst: case report, differential diagnosis, and review of the literature. Galan K, Myers JA, Deziel D. JSLS. 2008 2008 Apr-Jun 12(2):183-7. Review.
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My overarching philosophy is just to listen to my patients and to remember what it feels like to be a patient. I take pride in laying out the whole treatment plan with them. I’m always drawing pictures for them. Even if I meet them in the hospital room, I’ll draw a picture of their operation on their bed sheets — which I’m sure housekeeping gets a little annoyed with me for. But I always make sure that they have a full understanding of what the plan is going to be, so that if anything happens along the road we’re prepared for it. We know what our plan was going in. And I let them know several hopeful outcomes. And if something happens, we’re ready to take care of it.