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Vikrom Dhar, MD

Clinical Instructor

Chief Resident in General Surgery

COM Surgery Education

Education/Credentials
  • Medical Degree: Michigan State University
  • Bachelor's Degree: University of Michigan
  • Master's Degree: University of Michigan
Contact Information
  • Medical Sciences Building
  • 231 Albert Sabin Way
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0558
  • Office 513-558-4206
  • Email vikrom.dhar@uc.edu

Peer Reviewed Publications

Beal, Eliza W; Suarez-Kelly, Lorena P; Kimbrough, Charles W; Johnston, Fabian M; Greer, Jonathan; Abbott, Daniel E; Pokrzywa, Courtney; Raoof, Mustafa; Lee, Byrne; Grotz, Travis E; Leiting, Jennifer L; Fournier, Keith; Lee, Andrew J; Dineen, Sean P; Powers, Benjamin; Veerapong, Jula; Baumgartner, Joel M; Clarke, Callisia; Mogal, Harveshp; Russell, Marti C; Zaidi, Mohammed Y; Patel, Sameer H; Dhar, Vikrom; Lambert, Laura; Hendrix, Ryan J; Hays, John; Abdel-Misih, Sherif; Cloyd, Jordan M 2020. Impact of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy on the Outcomes of Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy for Colorectal Peritoneal Metastases: A Multi-Institutional Retrospective Review. Journal of clinical medicine, 9 3,

Powers, Benjamin D; Felder, Seth; Veerapong, Jula; Baumgartner, Joel M; Clarke, Callisia; Mogal, Harveshp; Staley, Charles A; Maithel, Shishir K; Patel, Sameer; Dhar, Vikrom; Lambert, Laura; Hendrix, Ryan J; Abbott, Daniel E; Pokrzywa, Courtney; Raoof, Mustafa; Lee, Byrne; Johnston, Fabian M; Greer, Jonathan; Cloyd, Jordan M; Kimbrough, Charles; Grotz, Travis; Leiting, Jennifer; Fournier, Keith; Lee, Andrew J; Imanirad, Iman; Dessureault, Sophie; Dineen, Sean P 2020. Repeat Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy Is Not Associated with Prohibitive Complications: Results of a Multiinstitutional Retrospective Study. Annals of surgical oncology, ,

Dhar, Vikrom K; Wima, Koffi; Lee, Tiffany C; Morris, Mackenzie C; Winer, Leah K; Ahmad, Syed A; Shah, Shimul A; Patel, Sameer H 2019. Perioperative blood transfusions following hepatic lobectomy: A national analysis of academic medical centers in the modern era. HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association, 21 6, 748-756

Kerlakian, Stephanie; Dhar, Vikrom K; Abbott, Daniel E; Kooby, David A; Merchant, Nipun B; Kim, Hong J; Martin, Robert C; Scoggins, Charles R; Bentrem, David J; Weber, Sharon M; Maithel, Shishir K; Ahmad, Syed A; Patel, Sameer H 2019. Cyst location and presence of high grade dysplasia or invasive cancer in intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the pancreas: a seven institution study from the central pancreas consortium. HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association, 21 4, 482-488

Kotha, Nikhil V; Baumgartner, Joel M; Veerapong, Jula; Cloyd, Jordan M; Ahmed, Ahmed; Grotz, Travis E; Leiting, Jennifer L; Fournier, Keith; Lee, Andrew J; Dineen, Sean P; Dessureault, Sophie; Clarke, Callisia; Mogal, Harveshp; Zaidi, Mohammad Y; Russell, Maria C; Patel, Sameer H; Sussman, Jeffrey J; Dhar, Vikrom; Lambert, Laura A; Hendrix, Ryan J; Abbott, Daniel E; Pokrzywa, Courtney; Lafaro, Kelly; Lee, Byrne; Greer, Jonathan B; Fackche, Nadege; Lowy, Andrew M; Kelly, Kaitlyn J 2019. Primary Tumor Sidedness is Predictive of Survival in Colon Cancer Patients Treated with Cytoreductive Surgery With or Without Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy: A US HIPEC Collaborative Study. Annals of surgical oncology, 26 7, 2234-2240

Lee, Tiffany C; Dhar, Vikrom K; Hoehn, Richard S; Wima, Koffi; Kim, Young; Ertel, Audrey E; Patel, Sameer H; Shah, Shimul A 2019. Liver transplantation at safety net hospitals: Potentially vulnerable patients with noninferior outcomes. Surgery, ,

Melstrom, Laleh G; Eng, Oliver S; Raoof, Mustafa; Singh, Gagandeep; Fong, Yuman; Latorre, Karen; Choi, Gi H; Salem, Riad; Bentrem, David J; Lewandowski, Robert; Makris, Eleftherios; Poultsides, George; Dhar, Vikrom K; Chadalavada, Seetharam; Shah, Shimul A; Johnson, Aileen C; Sekhar, Aarti; Kies, Darren; Maithel, Shishir K; Rocha, Flavio; Alseidi, Adnan; Hagendoorn, Jeroen; Borel Rinkes, Inne H M; Fisher, Alexander V; Ronnekleiv-Kelly, Sean; Weber, Sharon M; Winslow, Emily R; Abbott, Daniel E 2019. Is hepatectomy safe following Yttrium-90 therapy? A multi-institutional international experience. HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association, ,

Morris, Mackenzie C; Dhar, Vikrom K; Stevenson, Megan A; Winer, Leah K; Lee, Tiffany C; Wang, Jiang; Ahmad, Syed A; Patel, Sameer H; Sussman, Jeffrey J; Abbott, Daniel E 2019. Adjuvant Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) for patients at High-Risk of Peritoneal Metastases. Surgical oncology, 31 , 33-37

Winer, Leah K; Dhar, Vikrom K; Wima, Koffi; Morris, Mackenzie C; Lee, Tiffany C; Shah, Shimul A; Ahmad, Syed A; Patel, Sameer H 2019. The Impact of Tumor Location on Resection and Survival for Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma. The Journal of surgical research, 239 , 60-66

Cortez, Alexander R; Dhar, Vikrom K; Sussman, Jeffrey J; Pritts, Timothy A; Edwards, Michael J; Quillin, R Cutler 2018. Not all operative experiences are created equal: a 19-year analysis of a single center's case logs. The Journal of surgical research, 229 , 127-133

Cortez, Alexander R; Katsaros, Gianna D; Dhar, Vikrom K; Drake, F Thurston; Pritts, Timothy A; Sussman, Jeffrey J; Edwards, Michael J; Quillin, R Cutler 2018. Narrowing of the surgical resident operative experience: A 27-year analysis of national ACGME case logs. Surgery, ,

Dhar, Vikrom K; Hanseman, Dennis J; Watkins, Brad M; Paquette, Ian M; Shah, Shimul A; Thompson, Jonathan R 2018. What matters after sleeve gastrectomy: patient characteristics or surgical technique? Surgery, 163 3, 571-577

Dhar, Vikrom K; Kim, Young; Graff, Justin T; Jung, Andrew D; Garrett, Jennifer; Dick, Lauren E; Harris, Jenifer; Shah, Shimul A 2018. Benefit of social media on patient engagement and satisfaction: Results of a 9-month, qualitative pilot study using Facebook. Surgery, 163 3, 565-570

Dhar, Vikrom K; Kim, Young; Wima, Koffi; Hoehn, Richard S; Shah, Shimul A 2018. The Importance of Safety-Net Hospitals in Emergency General Surgery. Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, 22 12, 2064-2071

Dhar, Vikrom K; Merchant, Nipun B; Patel, Sameer H; Edwards, Michael J; Wima, Koffi; Imbus, Joseph; Abbott, Daniel E; Weber, Sharon M; Louie, Raphael; Kim, Hong J; Martin, Robert C G; Scoggins, Charles R; Bentrem, David J; LeCompte, Michael T; Idrees, Kamran; Lopez-Aguiar, Alexandra G; Maithel, Shishir K; Kooby, David A; Franco, Daniel A; Yakoub, Danny; Ahmad, Syed A 2018. Does Surgical Margin Impact Recurrence in Noninvasive Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms?: A Multi-institutional Study. Annals of surgery, 268 3, 469-478

Dhar, Vikrom K; Wima, Koffi; Kim, Young; Ahmad, Syed A; Patel, Sameer H; Shah, Shimul A 2018. Variability in blood transfusions after pancreaticoduodenectomy: A national analysis of the University HealthSystem Consortium. Surgery, 164 4, 795-801

Jung, Andrew D; Dhar, Vikrom K; Hoehn, Richard S; Atkinson, Sarah J; Johnson, Bobby L; Rice, Teresa; Snyder, Jonathan R; Rafferty, Janice F; Edwards, Michael J; Paquette, Ian M 2018. Enhanced Recovery after Colorectal Surgery: Can We Afford Not to Use It? Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 226 4, 586-593

Kim, Young; Cortez, Alexander R; Wima, Koffi; Dhar, Vikrom K; Athota, Krishna P; Schrager, Jason J; Pritts, Timothy A; Edwards, Michael J; Shah, Shimul A 2018. Impact of Preoperative Opioid Use After Emergency General Surgery. Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, 22 6, 1098-1103

Midura, Emily F; Jung, Andrew D; Hanseman, Dennis J; Dhar, Vikrom; Shah, Shimul A; Rafferty, Janice F; Davis, Bradley R; Paquette, Ian M 2018. Combination oral and mechanical bowel preparations decreases complications in both right and left colectomy. Surgery, 163 3, 528-534

Winer, Leah K; Dhar, Vikrom K; Wima, Koffi; Lee, Tiffany C; Morris, Mackenzie C; Shah, Shimul A; Ahmad, Syed A; Patel, Sameer H 2018. Perioperative Net Fluid Balance Predicts Pancreatic Fistula After Pancreaticoduodenectomy. Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, ,

Dhar, Vikrom K; Hoehn, Richard S; Kim, Young; Xia, Brent T; Jung, Andrew D; Hanseman, Dennis J; Ahmad, Syed A; Shah, Shimul A 2017. Equivalent Treatment and Survival after Resection of Pancreatic Cancer at Safety-Net Hospitals. Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, ,

Dhar, Vikrom K; Sutton, Jeffrey M; Xia, Brent T; Levinsky, Nick C; Wilson, Gregory C; Smith, Milton; Choe, Kyuran A; Moulton, Jonathan; Vu, Doan; Ristagno, Ross; Sussman, Jeffrey J; Edwards, Michael J; Abbott, Daniel E; Ahmad, Syed A 2017. Fistulojejunostomy Versus Distal Pancreatectomy for the Management of the Disconnected Pancreas Remnant Following Necrotizing Pancreatitis. Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, 21 7, 1121-1127

Dhar, Vikrom K; Wima, Koffi; Kim, Young; Hoehn, Richard S; Jung, Andrew D; Ertel, Audrey E; Diwan, Tayyab S; Paterno, Flavio; Shah, Shimul A 2017. Cost of achieving equivalent outcomes in sicker patients after liver transplant. HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association, ,

Dhar, Vikrom K; Xia, Brent T; Ahmad, Syed A 2017. The Surgeon's Role in Treating Chronic Pancreatitis and Incidentally Discovered Pancreatic Lesions. Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, ,

Hoehn, Richard S; Go, Derek E; Dhar, Vikrom K; Kim, Young; Hanseman, Dennis J; Wima, Koffi; Shah, Shimul A 2017. Understanding the "Weekend Effect" for Emergency General Surgery. Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, ,

Hoehn, Richard S; Hanseman, Dennis J; Dhar, Vikrom K; Go, Derek E; Edwards, Michael J; Shah, Shimul A 2017. Opportunities to Improve Care of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Vulnerable Patient Populations. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 224 4, 697-704

Kim, Y; Jung, A D; Dhar, V K; Tadros, J S; Schauer, D P; Smith, E P; Hanseman, D J; Cuffy, M C; Alloway, R R; Shields, A R; Shah, S A; Woodle, E S; Diwan, T S 2017. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy improves renal transplant candidacy and posttransplant outcomes in morbidly obese patients. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, ,

Kim, Young; Dhar, Vikrom K; Wima, Koffi; Jung, Andrew D; Xia, Brent T; Hoehn, Richard S; Diwan, Tayyab S; Shah, Shimul A 2017. The center volume-outcome effect in pancreas transplantation: a national analysis. The Journal of surgical research, 213 , 25-31

Kim, Young; Shi, Junzi; Freeman, Christopher M; Jung, Andrew D; Dhar, Vikrom K; Shah, Shimul A; Woodle, E Steve; Diwan, Tayyab S 2017. Addressing the challenges of sleeve gastrectomy in end-stage renal disease: Analysis of 100 consecutive renal failure patients. Surgery, 162 2, 358-365

Kim, Young; Stahl, Christopher C; Makramalla, Abouelmagd; Olowokure, Olugbenga O; Ristagno, Ross L; Dhar, Vikrom K; Schoech, Michael R; Chadalavada, Seetharam; Latif, Tahir; Kharofa, Jordan; Bari, Khurram; Shah, Shimul A 2017. Downstaging therapy followed by liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma beyond Milan criteria. Surgery, ,

Kim, Young; Wima, Koffi; Jung, Andrew D; Martin, Grace E; Dhar, Vikrom K; Shah, Shimul A 2017. Laparoscopic subtotal cholecystectomy compared to total cholecystectomy: a matched national analysis. The Journal of surgical research, 218 , 316-321

Sethuraman, S A; Dhar, V K; Habib, D A; Sussman, J E; Ahmad, S A; Shah, S A; Tsuei, B J; Sussman, J J; Abbott, Daniel E 2017. Tube Feed Necrosis after Major Gastrointestinal Oncologic Surgery: Institutional Lessons and a Review of the Literature. Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, ,

Xia, Brent T; Fu, Baojin; Wang, Jiang; Kim, Young; Ahmad, S Ameen; Dhar, Vikrom K; Levinsky, Nick C; Hanseman, Dennis J; Habib, David A; Wilson, Gregory C; Smith, Milton; Olowokure, Olugbenga O; Kharofa, Jordan; Al Humaidi, Ali H; Choe, Kyuran A; Abbott, Daniel E; Ahmad, Syed A 2017. Does radiologic response correlate to pathologic response in patients undergoing neoadjuvant therapy for borderline resectable pancreatic malignancy? Journal of surgical oncology, 115 4, 376-383

Dhar, Vikrom K; Levinsky, Nick C; Xia, Brent T; Abbott, Daniel E; Wilson, Gregory C; Sussman, Jeffrey J; Smith, Milton T; Poreddy, Sampath; Choe, Kyuran; Hanseman, Dennis J; Edwards, Michael J; Ahmad, Syed A 2016. The natural history of chronic pancreatitis after operative intervention: The need for revisional operation. Surgery, 160 4, 977-986

Xia, Brent T; Habib, David A; Dhar, Vikrom K; Levinsky, Nick C; Kim, Young; Hanseman, Dennis J; Sutton, Jeffrey M; Wilson, Gregory C; Smith, Milton; Choe, Kyuran Ann; Sussman, Jeffrey J; Ahmad, Syed A; Abbott, Daniel E 2016. Early Recurrence and Omission of Adjuvant Therapy after Pancreaticoduodenectomy Argue against a Surgery-First Approach. Annals of surgical oncology, 23 13, 4156-4164

Abbott D.E.; Abdel-Misih S.; Baumgartner J.M.; Beal E.W.; Clarke C.; Cloyd J.M.; Dhar V.; Dineen S.; Fackche N.; Fournier K.; Greer J.; Grotz T.; Hendrix R.J.; Kimbrough C.; Lambert L.; Lee A.J.; Lee B.; Leiting J.; Patel S.H.; Pawlik T.M.; Pokrzywa C.; Powers B.; Raoof M.; Staley C.A.; Veerapong J.; Wiseman J.T.; Zaidi M.Y. 03-01-2020. Predictors of Anastomotic Failure After Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemo Annals of Surgical Oncology, 27 3, 783-792

Abdel-Misih S.; Ahmed A.; Baumgartner J.M.; Beal E.W.; Clarke C.; Cloyd J.M.; Dessureault S.; Dhar V.; Dineen S.; Fackche N.; Fournier K.F.; Grotz T.; Hendrix R.; Johnston F.; Lambert L.; LaRocca C.; Lee A.J.; Leiting J.; Maithel S.K.; Patel S.; Pawlik T.M.; Pokrzywa C.; Raoof M.; Ronnekleiv-Kelly S.; Strong E.; Veerapong J.; Zaidi M.Y. 03-01-2020. Trends in the indications for and short-term outcomes of cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic int American Journal of Surgery, 219 3, 478-483

Browne D.; Dhar V.K.; Goodman M.D.; Hanseman D.J.; Makley A.T.; Sussman J.J.; Young G. 03-01-2020. Does Geographical Bias Impact the Match for General Surgery Residents? Journal of Surgical Education, 77 2, 260-266

Beal E.W.;Ahmed A.;Grotz T.;Leiting J.;Fournier K.F.;Lee A.J.;Dineen S.;Dessureault S.;Baumgartner J.M.;Veerapong J.;Clarke C.;Strong E.;Maithel S.K.;Zaidi M.Y.;Patel S.;Dhar V.;Hendrix R.;Lambert L.;Johnston F.;Fackche N.;Raoof M.;LaRocca C.;Ronnekleiv-Kelly S.;Pokrzywa C.;Pawlik T.M.;Abdel-Misih S.;Cloyd J.M. 03-01-2020. Trends in the indications for and short-term outcomes of cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic int American Journal of Surgery, 219 3, 478-483

Dhar V.K.;Hanseman D.J.;Young G.;Browne D.;Makley A.T.;Sussman J.J.;Goodman M.D. 03-01-2020. Does Geographical Bias Impact the Match for General Surgery Residents? Journal of Surgical Education, 77 2, 260-266

Wiseman J.T.;Kimbrough C.;Beal E.W.;Zaidi M.Y.;Staley C.A.;Grotz T.;Leiting J.;Fournier K.;Lee A.J.;Dineen S.;Powers B.;Veerapong J.;Baumgartner J.M.;Clarke C.;Patel S.H.;Dhar V.;Hendrix R.J.;Lambert L.;Abbott D.E.;Pokrzywa C.;Raoof M.;Lee B.;Fackche N.;Greer J.;Pawlik T.M.;Abdel-Misih S.;Cloyd J.M. 03-01-2020. Predictors of Anastomotic Failure After Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemo Annals of Surgical Oncology, 27 3, 783-792

Dhar V.;Thomas R.M.;Ahmad S.A. 01-01-2016. Repeat Hepatectomy for Colorectal Liver Metastases Cancer treatment and research, 168 , 203-220