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Christina M. Papageorge, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Surgery | College of Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • Undergraduate Degree: College of William & Mary
  • Medical Degree: University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • Master of Science Degree: University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Residency: University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics
  • Fellowship: University of Wisconsin
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Surgery (Certification Date: 20190923)

Specialties

Surgery-Transplant

Contact Information

Clinical Interests

Transplant Surgery

Abdominal Hernia

Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)

Acute Renal failure (Acute kidney failure)

Biliary Tract Liver Disease

Cholangitis

Cirrhosis

Groin Hernias

Hepatobiliary

Kidney Disease

Liver disease

Liver Failure

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)

Obstructive Biliary Tract Liver Disease

Renal Artery Obstruction

Renal Artery Stenosis

Renal Cancer

Renal Cell Carcinoma

Peer Reviewed Publications

Etzioni D.A.; Lessow C.; Bordeianou L.G.; Kunitake H.; Deery S.E.; Carchman E.; Papageorge C.M.; Fuhrman G.; Seiler R.L.; Ogilvie J.; Habermann E.B.; Chang Y.H.H.; Money S.R. 12-01-2020. Concordance Between Registry and Administrative Data in the Determination of Comorbidity: A Multi-in Annals of surgery, 272 6, 1006-1011

Papageorge C.M.; Funk L.M.; Poulose B.K.; Phillips S.; Rosen M.J.; Greenberg J.A. 11-01-2017. Primary fascial closure during laparoscopic ventral hernia repair does not reduce 30-day wound compl Surgical Endoscopy, 31 11, 4551-4557

Papageorge C.; Kennedy G. 09-01-2016. Strategies to Reduce Postoperative Urinary Tract Infections Advances in Surgery, 50 1, 79-91

Pokrzywa C.; Papageorge C.; Kennedy G. 09-01-2016. Preoperative urinary tract infection increases postoperative morbidity Journal of Surgical Research, 205 1, 213-220

Papageorge C.M.; Bolognese A.C.; Odorico J.S. 08-01-2021. Expanding access to pancreas transplantation for type 2 diabetes mellitus Current opinion in organ transplantation, 26 4, 390-396

Mungo B.; Papageorge C.; Stem M.; Molena D.; Lidor A. 08-01-2017. The Impact of Operative Approach on Postoperative Complications Following Colectomy for Colon Caner World Journal of Surgery, 41 8, 2143-2152

Papageorge C.; Kennedy G.; Carchman E. 07-01-2016. National Trends in Short-term Outcomes Following Non-emergent Surgery for Diverticular Disease Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, 20 7, 1376-1387

Papageorge C.; Zhao Q.; Foley E.; Harms B.; Heise C.; Carchman E.; Kennedy G. 07-01-2016. Short-term outcomes of minimally invasive versus open colectomy for colon cancer Journal of Surgical Research, 204 1, 83-93

Papageorge C.M.; Howington B.; Leverson G.; Kennedy G.D.; Carchman E.H. 06-01-2021. Preoperative Tamsulosin to Prevent Postoperative Urinary Retention: A Randomized Controlled Trial Journal of Surgical Research, 262 , 130-139

VandeHei M.S.; Papageorge C.M.; Murphy M.M.; Kennedy G.D. 06-01-2017. The effect of perioperative fluid management on postoperative ileus in rectal cancer patients Surgery (United States), 161 6, 1628-1632

Etzioni D.A.; Lessow C.; Bordeianou L.G.; Kunitake H.; Deery S.E.; Carchman E.; Papageorge C.M.; Fuhrman G.; Seiler R.L.; Ogilvie J.; Habermann E.B.; Chang Y.H.H.; Money S.R. 05-01-2018. Venous Thromboembolism after Inpatient Surgery in Administrative Data vs NSQIP: A Multi-Institutiona Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 226 5, 796-803

Papageorge C.M.; Kennedy G.D.; Carchman E.H. 04-01-2017. Preoperative blood transfusion is a predictor of worse short-term postoperative outcomes after colec Surgery (United States), 161 4, 1067-1075

Etzioni D.A.; Lessow C.; Bordeianou L.G.; Kunitake H.; Deery S.E.; Carchman E.; Papageorge C.M.; Fuhrman G.; Seiler R.L.; Ogilvie J.; Habermann E.B.; Chang Y.H.H.; Money S.R. 01-01-2018. Postoperative Myocardial Infarction in Administrative Data vs Clinical Registry: A Multi-Institution Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 226 1, 14-21

Papageorge C.M.; Kennedy G.D. 01-01-2016. Cryptoglandular disease Illustrative Handbook of General Surgery: Second Edition, , 463-482