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Janice Rafferty, MD

Professor of Surgery and Chief, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Education/Credentials
  • Bachelor's Degree: Miami University of Ohio
  • Medical Degree: The Ohio State University
  • Fellowship: University of Cincinnati
  • Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • Residency: University of Cincinnati
  • Fellowship: Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center

Research/Clinical Interests

Colorectal Cancer, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's Disease, Proctology

Board Certifications & Licenses
  • Board Certified Diplomate American Board of Surgery, 1996
  • Board Certified Diplomate American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, 1997
  • Medical License State Medical Board of Ohio
Contact Information
  • Christ Hospital Medical Office Building
  • Room 524
  • 2123 Auburn Avenue
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
  • Office 513-929-0104
  • Email janice.rafferty@uc.edu

Peer Reviewed Publications

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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, ,

Scott, Frank I; Rubin, David T; Kugathasan, Subra; Bousvaros, Athos; Elson, Charles O; Newberry, Rodney D; Melmed, Gil Y; Pekow, Joel; Fleshman, James W; Boyle, Brendan M; Mahadevan, Uma; Cannon, Lisa Marie; Long, Millie D; Cross, Raymond K; Ha, Christina Y; Lasch, Karen L; Robinson, Anne M; Rafferty, Janice F; Lee, Jessica J; Dahl, Karen D Cowden; Weaver, Alandra; Shtraizent, Nataly; Honig, Gerard; Hurtado-Lorenzo, Andrés; Heller, Caren A 2019. Challenges in IBD Research: Pragmatic Clinical Research. Inflammatory bowel diseases, 25 Supplement_2, S40-S47

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

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

Herzig, Daniel O; Buie, W Donald; Weiser, Martin R; You, Y Nancy; Rafferty, Janice F; Feingold, Daniel; Steele, Scott R 2017. Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Surgical Treatment of Patients With Lynch Syndrome. Diseases of the colon and rectum, 60 2, 137-143

Chadi, Sami A; Fingerhut, Abe; Berho, Mariana; DeMeester, Steven R; Fleshman, James W; Hyman, Neil H; Margolin, David A; Martz, Joseph E; McLemore, Elisabeth C; Molena, Daniela; Newman, Martin I; Rafferty, Janice F; Safar, Bashar; Senagore, Anthony J; Zmora, Oded; Wexner, Steven D 2016. Emerging Trends in the Etiology, Prevention, and Treatment of Gastrointestinal Anastomotic Leakage. Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, 20 12, 2035-2051

Paquette, Ian M; Varma, Madhulika; Ternent, Charles; Melton-Meaux, Genevieve; Rafferty, Janice F; Feingold, Daniel; Steele, Scott R 2016. The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons' Clinical Practice Guideline for the Evaluation and Management of Constipation. Diseases of the colon and rectum, 59 6, 479-92

Rice, Teresa C; Quezada, Yarini; Rafferty, Janice F; Paquette, Ian M 2016. Dynamic Article: Percutaneous Nerve Evaluation Versus Staged Sacral Nerve Stimulation for Fecal Incontinence. Diseases of the colon and rectum, 59 10, 962-7

Atkinson, Sarah J; Swenson, Brian R; Hanseman, Dennis J; Midura, Emily F; Davis, Bradley R; Rafferty, Janice F; Abbott, Daniel E; Shah, Shimul A; Paquette, Ian M 2015. In the Absence of a Mechanical Bowel Prep, Does the Addition of Pre-Operative Oral Antibiotics to Parental Antibiotics Decrease the Incidence of Surgical Site Infection after Elective Segmental Colectomy? Surgical infections, 16 6, 728-32

Johnson, Bobby L; Abodeely, Adam; Ferguson, Martha A; Davis, Bradley R; Rafferty, Janice F; Paquette, Ian M 2015. Is sacral neuromodulation here to stay? Clinical outcomes of a new treatment for fecal incontinence. Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, 19 1, 15-9; discussion 19-

Johnson, Bobby L; Davis, Bradley R; Rafferty, Janice F; Paquette, Ian M 2015. Postoperative predictors of early discharge following laparoscopic segmental colectomy. International journal of colorectal disease, 30 5, 703-6

Midura, Emily F; Hanseman, Dennis J; Davis, Bradley R; Johnson, Bobby L; Kuethe, Joshua W; Rafferty, Janice F; Paquette, Ian M 2015. Laparoscopic sigmoid colectomy: Are all laparoscopic techniques created equal? Surgical endoscopy, ,

Paquette, Ian M; Varma, Madhulika G; Kaiser, Andreas M; Steele, Scott R; Rafferty, Janice F 2015. The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons' Clinical Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Fecal Incontinence. Diseases of the colon and rectum, 58 7, 623-36

Quezada, Yarini; Whiteside, James L; Rice, Tracy; Karram, Mickey; Rafferty, Janice F; Paquette, Ian M 2015. Does preoperative anal physiology testing or ultrasonography predict clinical outcome with sacral neuromodulation for fecal incontinence? International urogynecology journal, ,

Steele, Scott R; Chang, George J; Hendren, Samantha; Weiser, Marty; Irani, Jennifer; Buie, W Donald; Rafferty, Janice F 2015. Practice Guideline for the Surveillance of Patients After Curative Treatment of Colon and Rectal Cancer. Diseases of the colon and rectum, 58 8, 713-25

Strong, Scott; Steele, Scott R; Boutrous, Marylise; Bordineau, Liliana; Chun, Jonathan; Stewart, David B; Vogel, Jon; Rafferty, Janice F 2015. Clinical Practice Guideline for the Surgical Management of Crohn's Disease. Diseases of the colon and rectum, 58 11, 1021-36

Feingold, Daniel; Steele, Scott R; Lee, Sang; Kaiser, Andreas; Boushey, Robin; Buie, W Donald; Rafferty, Janice Frederick 2014. Practice parameters for the treatment of sigmoid diverticulitis. Diseases of the colon and rectum, 57 3, 284-94

Kaiser, Andreas M; Orangio, Guy R; Zutshi, Massarat; Alva, Suraj; Hull, Tracy L; Marcello, Peter W; Margolin, David A; Rafferty, Janice F; Buie, W Donald; Wexner, Steven D 2014. Current status: new technologies for the treatment of patients with fecal incontinence. Surgical endoscopy, 28 8, 2277-301

Kasten, Kevin R; Midura, Emily F; Davis, Bradley R; Rafferty, Janice F; Paquette, Ian M 2014. Blowhole colostomy for the urgent management of distal large bowel obstruction. The Journal of surgical research, 188 1, 53-7

Paquette, Ian M; Abodeely, Adam; Johnson, Bobby L; Rafferty, Janice F 2014. Quantifying patient improvement following sacral neuromodulation: is it time for a new scoring system for fecal incontinence? Diseases of the colon and rectum, 57 10, 1209-12

Sutton, Jeffrey M; Wima, Koffi; Wilson, Gregory C; Davis, Bradley R; Shah, Shimul A; Abbott, Daniel E; Rafferty, Janice F; Paquette, Ian M 2014. Factors associated with 30-day readmission after restorative proctocolectomy with IPAA: a national study. Diseases of the colon and rectum, 57 12, 1371-8

Monson, J R T; Weiser, M R; Buie, W D; Chang, G J; Rafferty, J F; Buie, W Donald; Rafferty, Janice 2013. Practice parameters for the management of rectal cancer (revised). Diseases of the colon and rectum, 56 5, 535-50

Paquette, Ian M; Solan, Patrick; Rafferty, Janice F; Ferguson, Martha A; Davis, Bradley R 2013. Readmission for dehydration or renal failure after ileostomy creation. Diseases of the colon and rectum, 56 8, 974-9

Chang, George J; Kaiser, Andreas M; Mills, Steven; Rafferty, Janice F; Buie, W Donald 2012. Practice parameters for the management of colon cancer. Diseases of the colon and rectum, 55 8, 831-43

Steele, Scott R; Varma, Madhulika G; Melton, Genevieve B; Ross, Howard M; Rafferty, Janice F; Buie, W Donald 2012. Practice parameters for anal squamous neoplasms. Diseases of the colon and rectum, 55 7, 735-49

Perry, W Brian; Dykes, Sharon L; Buie, W Donald; Rafferty, Janice F 2010. Practice parameters for the management of anal fissures (3rd revision). Diseases of the colon and rectum, 53 8, 1110-5

Shin, Thomas; Rafferty, Janice F 2010. Laparoscopy for benign colorectal diseases. Clinics in colon and rectal surgery, 23 1, 42-50

Rafferty, Janice F 2008. Polyps and polyposis coli. Clinics in colon and rectal surgery, 21 4, 235-6

Cohen, Jeffrey L; Strong, Scott A; Hyman, Neil H; Buie, W Donald; Dunn, Gary D; Ko, Clifford Y; Fleshner, Phillip R; Stahl, Thomas J; Kim, Donald G; Bastawrous, Amir L; Perry, W Brian; Cataldo, Peter A; Rafferty, Janice F; Ellis, C Neal; Rakinic, Jan; Gregorcyk, Sharon; Shellito, Paul C; Kilkenny, John W; Ternent, Charles A; Koltun, Walter; Tjandra, Joe J; Orsay, Charles P; Whiteford, Mark H; Penzer, Jason R 2005. Practice parameters for the surgical treatment of ulcerative colitis. Diseases of the colon and rectum, 48 11, 1997-2009

Bailey, H Randolph; Beck, David E; Billingham, Richard P; Binderow, Sander R; Gottesman, Lester; Hull, Tracy L; Larach, Sergio W; Margolin, David A; Milsom, Jeffrey W; Potenti, Fabio M; Rafferty, Janice F; Riff, Dennis S; Sands, Lawrence R; Senagore, Anthony; Stamos, Michael J; Yee, Laurence F; Young-Fadok, Tonia M; Gibbons, Robert D 2002. A study to determine the nitroglycerin ointment dose and dosing interval that best promote the healing of chronic anal fissures. Diseases of the colon and rectum, 45 9, 1192-9

Birnbaum, E H; Stamm, L; Rafferty, J F; Fry, R D; Kodner, I J; Fleshman, J W 1996. Pudendal nerve terminal motor latency influences surgical outcome in treatment of rectal prolapse. Diseases of the colon and rectum, 39 11, 1215-21

Rafferty, J F; Noguchi, Y; Fischer, J E; Hasselgren, P O 1994. Sepsis in rats stimulates cellular proliferation in the mucosa of the small intestine. Gastroenterology, 107 1, 121-7

Stallion, A; Rafferty, J F; Warner, B W; Ziegler, M M; Ryckman, F C 1994. Myocardial calcification: a predictor of poor outcome for myocarditis treated with extracorporeal life support. Journal of pediatric surgery, 29 4, 492-4

Zamir, O; Nussbaum, M S; Bhadra, S; Subbiah, M T; Rafferty, J F; Fischer, J E . Effect of enteral feeding on hepatic steatosis induced by total parenteral nutrition. JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition, 18 1, 20-5

Zamir, O; Nussbaum, M S; Ogle, C K; Higashiguchi, T; Rafferty, J F; Fischer, J E . Addition of glucagon to lipid-free total parenteral nutrition reduces production of prostaglandin E2 by stimulated splenic macrophages. JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition, 17 3, 226-30