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Al-Faraaz Kassam, MD

Clinical Instructor

Resident in General Surgery

Surgery | College of Medicine

  • Fellowship: University of Cincinnati
  • Bachelor's Degree: Loyola University
  • Medical Degree: Rush University
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Peer Reviewed Publications

Cortez, Alexander R; Freeman, Christopher M; Levinsky, Nick C; Kassam, Al-Faraaz; Wima, Koffi; Jung, Andrew D; Rafferty, Janice F; Paquette, Ian M 2019. The impact of preoperative opioid use on outcomes after elective colorectal surgery: A propensity-matched comparison study. Surgery, ,

Cortez, Alexander R; Kassam, Al-Faraaz; Jenkins, Todd M; Nathan, Christopher J; Nathan, Jaimie D; Alonso, Maria H; Ryckman, Frederick C; Tiao, Greg M; Bondoc, Alexander J 2019. The role of surgical shunts in the treatment of pediatric portal hypertension. Surgery, ,

Cortez, Alexander R; Winer, Leah K; Kassam, Al-Faraaz; Hanseman, Dennis J; Kuethe, Joshua W; Quillin, Ralph Cutler; Potts, John R 2019. See None, Do Some, Teach None: An Analysis of the Contemporary Operative Experience as Nonprimary Surgeon. Journal of surgical education, ,

Cortez, Alexander R; Winer, Leah K; Katsaros, Gianna D; Kassam, Al-Faraaz; Shah, Shimul A; Diwan, Tayyab S; Cutler Quillin, R 2019. Resident Operative Experience in Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery: Exposing the Divide. Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, ,

Lee, Tiffany C; Kaiser, Tiffany E; Luckett, Keith; Wima, Koffi; Winer, Leah K; Morris, Mackenzie C; Kassam, Al-Faraaz; Safdar, Kamran; Bari, Khurram; Anwar, Nadeem; Quillin, R Cutler; Shah, Shimul A 2019. Use, Safety, and Effectiveness of Viremic Hepatitis B Virus Donor Livers: A Potential Opportunity to Expand the Donor Pool. Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society, 25 10, 1581-1584

Quillin, Ralph C; Cortez, Alexander R; Garcia, Mario A; Winer, Leah K; Kassam, Al-Faraaz; Kuethe, Joshua W; Pritts, Timothy A 2019. Gas off, room lights on: Shedding light on the surgical resident's experience in open and laparoscopic surgery. Surgery, ,

Winer, Leah K; Cortez, Alex R; Kassam, Al; Quillin, Ralph C; Goodman, Michael D; Makley, Amy T; Sussman, Jeffrey J; Kuethe, Joshua W 2019. The Impact of a Comprehensive Resident Curriculum and Required Participation in "This Week in SCORE" on General Surgery ABSITE Performance and Well-Being. Journal of surgical education, ,

Kassam A, Skerritt C, Pillai S 2015. Newborn male presented with congenital diaphragmatic hernia and ileal atresia: a case report J Ped Surg Case Reports, 3 , 444-6

Cortez, Alexander R; Winer, Leah K; Kassam, Al-Faraaz; Kuethe, Joshua W; Athota, Krishna P; Quillin, R Cutler . The Impact of Medical Student Burnout on Surgery Clerkship Performance. Journal of surgical education, 76 5, 1241-1247