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Meet Dr. C. Jason Smithers

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgical Critical Care

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Dao DT, Anez-Bustillos L, Pan A, O'Loughlin AA, Mitchell PD, Fell GL, Baker MA, Cho BS, Nandivada P, Nedder AP, Smithers CJ, Chen N, Comeau R, Holmes K, Kalled S, Norton A, Zhang B, Puder M. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Enhances Compensatory Lung Growth in Piglets. Surgery. 2018 Sep 04. View abstract
  2. Duggan EM, Nurko S, Smithers CJ, Rodriguez L, Fox VL, Fishman SJ. Thoracoscopic esophagomyotomy for achalasia in the pediatric population: A retrospective cohort study. J Pediatr Surg. 2018 Jul 24. View abstract
  3. Kamran A, Hamilton TE, Zendejas B, Nath B, Jennings RW, Smithers CJ. Minimally Invasive Surgical Approach for Posterior Tracheopexy to Treat Severe Tracheomalacia: Lessons Learned from Initial Case Series. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2018 Jul 05. View abstract
  4. Manfredi MA, Clark SJ, Staffa SJ, Ngo PD, Smithers CJ, Hamilton TE, Jennings RW. Endoscopic Esophageal Vacuum Therapy: A Novel Therapy for Esophageal Perforations in Pediatric Patients. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2018 Jun 20. View abstract
  5. Ganske IM, Firriolo JM, Nuzzi LC, Ganor O, Hamilton TE, Smithers CJ, Jennings RW, Upton J, Labow BI, Taghinia AH. Double Supercharged Jejunal Interposition for Late Salvage of Long-gap Esophageal Atresia. Ann Plast Surg. 2018 Jun 13. View abstract
  6. Manfredi MA, Clark SJ, Medford S, Staffa SJ, Ngo P, Hamilton TE, Smithers CJ, Jennings RW. Endoscopic Electrocautery Incisional Therapy as a Treatment for Refractory Benign Pediatric Esophageal Strictures. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2018 Apr 23. View abstract
  7. Kamran A, Zendejas B, Demehri FR, Nath B, Zurakowski D, Smithers CJ. Risk factors for recurrence after thoracoscopic repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). J Pediatr Surg. 2018 Apr 08. View abstract
  8. Shieh HF, Smithers CJ, Hamilton TE, Zurakowski D, Visner GA, Manfredi MA, Jennings RW, Baird CW. Descending Aortopexy and Posterior Tracheopexy for Severe Tracheomalacia and Left Mainstem Bronchomalacia. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 07. View abstract
  9. Shieh HF, Smithers CJ, Hamilton TE, Zurakowski D, Visner GA, Manfredi MA, Baird CW, Jennings RW. Posterior Tracheopexy for Severe Tracheomalacia Associated with Esophageal Atresia (EA): Primary Treatment at the Time of Initial EA Repair versus Secondary Treatment. Front Surg. 2017; 4:80. View abstract
  10. Kamran A, Smithers CJ, Manfredi MA, Hamilton TE, Ngo PD, Zurakowski D, Jennings RW. Slide Esophagoplasty vs End-to-End Anastomosis for Recalcitrant Esophageal Stricture after Esophageal Atresia Repair. J Am Coll Surg. 2018 Jun; 226(6):1045-1050. View abstract
  11. Yeung JC, Smithers CJ, Roberson DW. Light-emitting diode aspiration: Distinct radiographic features and approach to management. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2017 Nov; 102:7-9. View abstract
  12. Onwubiko C, Weil BR, Bairdain S, Hall AM, Perkins JM, Thangarajah H, McSweeney ME, Smithers CJ. Primary laparoscopic gastrojejunostomy tubes as a feeding modality in the pediatric population. J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Sep; 52(9):1421-1425. View abstract
  13. Shieh HF, Smithers CJ, Hamilton TE, Zurakowski D, Rhein LM, Manfredi MA, Baird CW, Jennings RW. Posterior tracheopexy for severe tracheomalacia. J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Jun; 52(6):951-955. View abstract
  14. Shieh HF, Barnewolt CE, Wilson JM, Zurakowski D, Connolly SA, Estroff JA, Zalieckas J, Smithers CJ, Buchmiller TL. Percent predicted lung volume changes on fetal magnetic resonance imaging throughout gestation in congenital diaphragmatic hernia. J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Jun; 52(6):933-937. View abstract
  15. Dao DT, Anez-Bustillos L, O'Loughlin AA, Pan A, Nedder AP, Bolgen D, Smithers CJ, Zalieckas J, Lillehei CW, Nandivada P, Baker MA, Fell GL, Cho BS, Puder M. Technique and perioperative management of left pneumonectomy in neonatal piglets. J Surg Res. 2017 May 15; 212:146-152. View abstract
  16. Shieh HF, Wilson JM, Sheils CA, Smithers CJ, Kharasch VS, Becker RE, Studley M, Morash D, Buchmiller TL. Does the ex utero intrapartum treatment to extracorporeal membrane oxygenation procedure change morbidity outcomes for high-risk congenital diaphragmatic hernia survivors? J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Jan; 52(1):22-25. View abstract
  17. Smithers CJ, Hamilton TE, Manfredi MA, Rhein L, Ngo P, Gallagher D, Foker JE, Jennings RW. Categorization and repair of recurrent and acquired tracheoesophageal fistulae occurring after esophageal atresia repair. J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Mar; 52(3):424-430. View abstract
  18. Baird CW, Prabhu S, Buchmiller TL, Smithers C, Jennings R. Direct Tracheobronchopexy and Posterior Descending Aortopexy for Severe Left Mainstem Bronchomalacia Associated With Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformation and Left Circumflex Aortic Arch. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jul; 102(1):e1-4. View abstract
  19. Bairdain S, Foker JE, Smithers CJ, Hamilton TE, Labow BI, Baird CW, Taghinia AH, Feins N, Manfredi M, Jennings RW. Jejunal Interposition after Failed Esophageal Atresia Repair. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 06; 222(6):1001-8. View abstract
  20. McSweeney ME, Smithers CJ. Advances in Pediatric Gastrostomy Placement. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2016 Jan; 26(1):169-85. View abstract
  21. Onwubiko C, Bairdain S, Murphy AJ, McSweeney ME, Perkins J, Rathod RH, Baird C, Smithers CJ. Laparoscopic Gastrojejunostomy Tube Placement in Infants with Congenital Cardiac Disease. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2015 Dec; 25(12):1047-50. View abstract
  22. Aarabi S, Smithers C, Fils MM, Godson JL, Pierre JH, Mukherjee J, Meara J, Farmer P. Global Surgery Fellowship: A model for surgical care and education in resource-poor countries. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Oct; 50(10):1772-5. View abstract
  23. Dionigi B, Bairdain S, Smithers CJ, Jennings RW, Hamilton TE. Restoring esophageal continuity following a failed colonic interposition for long-gap esophageal atresia. J Surg Case Rep. 2015 Apr 23; 2015(4). View abstract
  24. Bairdain S, Hamilton TE, Smithers CJ, Manfredi M, Ngo P, Gallagher D, Zurakowski D, Foker JE, Jennings RW. Foker process for the correction of long gap esophageal atresia: Primary treatment versus secondary treatment after prior esophageal surgery. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Jun; 50(6):933-7. View abstract
  25. Bairdain S, Smithers CJ, Hamilton TE, Zurakowski D, Rhein L, Foker JE, Baird C, Jennings RW. Direct tracheobronchopexy to correct airway collapse due to severe tracheobronchomalacia: Short-term outcomes in a series of 20 patients. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Jun; 50(6):972-7. View abstract
  26. Rice HE, Englum BR, Rothman J, Leonard S, Reiter A, Thornburg C, Brindle M, Wright N, Heeney MM, Smithers C, Brown RL, Kalfa T, Langer JC, Cada M, Oldham KT, Scott JP, St Peter S, Sharma M, Davidoff AM, Nottage K, Bernabe K, Wilson DB, Dutta S, Glader B, Crary SE, Dassinger MS, Dunbar L, Islam S, Kumar M, Rescorla F, Bruch S, Campbell A, Austin M, Sidonio R, Blakely ML. Clinical outcomes of splenectomy in children: report of the splenectomy in congenital hemolytic anemia registry. Am J Hematol. 2015 Mar; 90(3):187-92. View abstract
  27. Manfredi MA, Jennings RW, Anjum MW, Hamilton TE, Smithers CJ, Lightdale JR. Externally removable stents in the treatment of benign recalcitrant strictures and esophageal perforations in pediatric patients with esophageal atresia. Gastrointest Endosc. 2014 Aug; 80(2):246-52. View abstract
  28. Jennings RW, Hamilton TE, Smithers CJ, Ngerncham M, Feins N, Foker JE. Surgical approaches to aortopexy for severe tracheomalacia. J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Jan; 49(1):66-70; discussion 70-1. View abstract
  29. Hughes CD, Nash KA, Alkire BC, McClain CD, Hagander LE, Smithers CJ, Raymonville M, Sullivan SR, Riviello R, Rogers SO, Meara JG. The impact of natural disaster on pediatric surgical delivery: a review of Haiti six months before and after the 2010 earthquake. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 May; 23(2):523-33. View abstract
  30. Smithers CJ, Javid PJ, Turner CG, Klein JD, Jennings RW. Damage control operation for massive sacrococcygeal teratoma. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Mar; 46(3):566-9. View abstract
  31. Aarabi S, Smithers CJ, Mukharjee J. Don't ignore home grown medical systems. BMJ. 2010 Jun 17; 340:c3187. View abstract
  32. McGuire MM, Jones BA, Hull MA, Misra MV, Smithers CJ, Feins NR, Jenkins RL, Lillehei CW, Harmon WE, Jonas MM, Kim HB. Combined en bloc liver-double kidney transplantation in an infant with IVC thrombosis. Pediatr Transplant. 2011 Nov; 15(7):E142-4. View abstract
  33. Misra MV, Smithers CJ, Krawczuk LE, Jenkins RL, Linden BC, Weldon CB, Kim HB. Reduced size liver transplantation from a donor supported by a Berlin Heart. Am J Transplant. 2009 Nov; 9(11):2641-3. View abstract
  34. Stephenson LL, Webb NA, Smithers CJ, Sager SL, Seefelder C. Lateral femoral cutaneous neuropathy following lateral positioning on a bean bag. J Clin Anesth. 2009 Aug; 21(5):383-4. View abstract
  35. Vogel AM, Smithers CJ, Kozakewich HP, Zurakowski D, Moses MA, Burrows PE, Fauza DO, Fishman SJ. Extracellular matrix dynamics associated with tissue-engineered intravascular sclerotherapy. J Pediatr Surg. 2006 Apr; 41(4):757-62. View abstract
  36. Smithers CJ, Vogel AM, Kozakewich HP, Freedman DA, Burrows PE, Fauza DO, Fishman SJ. An injectable tissue-engineered embolus prevents luminal recanalization after vascular sclerotherapy. J Pediatr Surg. 2005 Jun; 40(6):920-5. View abstract
  37. Fishman SJ, Smithers CJ, Folkman J, Lund DP, Burrows PE, Mulliken JB, Fox VL. Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome: surgical eradication of gastrointestinal bleeding. Ann Surg. 2005 Mar; 241(3):523-8. View abstract
  38. Smithers CJ, Vogel AM, Kozakewich HP, Freedman DA, Udagawa T, Burrows PE, Fauza DO, Fishman SJ. Enhancement of intravascular sclerotherapy by tissue engineering: short-term results. J Pediatr Surg. 2005 Feb; 40(2):412-7. View abstract