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Julian Guitron, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical-Affiliate

Affiliate Faculty

Surgery | College of Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • Medical Degree: University of Mexico School of Medicine
  • Residency: Carilion Clinic
  • Residency: University of Cincinnati
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Surgery (Certification Date: 20080505)
American Board of Thoracic Surgery (Certification Date: 20140606)

Contact Information
Research Interests

Thoracic Surgery

Clinical Interests

Thoracic Surgery

Peer Reviewed Publications

Guitron, Julian 2018. Empyema from Obstructing Lung Cancer. Thoracic surgery clinics, 28 1, 91-96

Starnes, Sandra L; Wolujewicz, Michael; Guitron, Julian; Williams, Valerie; Scheler, Jennifer; Ristagno, Ross 2018. Radiotracer localization of nonpalpable pulmonary nodules: A single-center experience. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 156 5, 1986-1992

Cudzilo, Corey; Aragaki, Alejandro; Guitron, Julian; Benzaquen, Sadia 2014. Methotrexate-induced pleuropericarditis and eosinophilic pleural effusion. Journal of bronchology & interventional pulmonology, 21 1, 90-2

Engelhardt, Kathryn E; Starnes, Sandra L; Hanseman, Dennis J; Guitron, Julian 2014. Epidural versus subpleural analgesia for pulmonary resections: a comparison of morbidities. The American surgeon, 80 2, 109-16

Srivastava, Anshul; Guitron, Julian; Williams, Valerie A 2014. Tracheal diverticulum: an atypical presentation. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 148 6, 3244-5

Goodman, Michael; Lewis, Jaime; Guitron, Julian; Reed, Michael; Pritts, Timothy; Starnes, Sandra 2013. Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for acute thoracic trauma. Journal of emergencies, trauma, and shock, 6 2, 106-9

Samson, Pamela; Guitron, Julian; Reed, Michael F; Hanseman, Dennis J; Starnes, Sandra L 2013. Predictors of conversion to thoracotomy for video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy: a retrospective analysis and the influence of computed tomography-based calcification assessment. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 145 6, 1512-8

Guitron, Julian; Merrill, Walter H 2012. Man is fashioned, not born: the contributions of George J. Heuer to surgical education. Journal of surgical education, 69 2, 261-6

Rodriguez, Kelcie A; Guitron, Julian; Hanseman, Dennis J; Williams, Valerie; Starnes, Sandra L 2012. Adjuvant chemotherapy and age-related biases in non-small cell lung cancer. The Annals of thoracic surgery, 94 6, 1810-4

Sarkaria, Inderpal S; Carr, Shamus R; MacIver, Robroy H; Whitson, Bryan A; Joyce, David L; Stulak, John; Mery, Carlos M; Guitron, Julian; Singh, R Ramesh; Mettler, Bret; Turek, Joseph W 2011. The 2010 Thoracic Surgery Residents Association workforce survey report: a view from the trenches. The Annals of thoracic surgery, 92 6, 2062-70; discussion

Nair DG, Guitron J, Milner R 2009. Compensation, Contracts and covenants: A surgeon's guide to successful job negotiation American College of Surgery Bulletin, ,

Rahman, Shahid; Abdul-Waheed, Mohammed; Helmy, Tarek; Huffman, Lynn C; Koshal, Vipin; Guitron, Julian; Merrill, Walter H; Lewis, David F; Dunlap, Stephanie; Shizukuda, Yukitaka; Weintraub, Neal L; Meyer, Christopher; Cilingiroglu, Mehmet 2009. Spontaneous left main coronary artery dissection complicated by pseudoaneurysm formation in pregnancy: role of CT coronary angiography. Journal of cardiothoracic surgery, 4 , 15

Cooke D, Guitron J, Jamshidi R, Karamichalis, J, Proctor E 2008. The use of simulators and virtual reality in surgical education American College of Surgery Bulletin, ,

Santry H, Chokshi N, Datrice N, Guitron J, Moller M 2008. General Surgery Training and the Demise of the General Surgeon American College of Surgery Bulletin, ,

Villanueva JA, Guitron J 2006. Robot-Assisted General Surgery Residente, 2 6, 41