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Meet Dr. Thomas Hamilton

EDUCATION

Undergraduate Degree

  • Bowdoin College , 1986 , Brunswick , ME

Medical School

  • Cornell University Medical College , 1991 , New York , NY

Internship

General Surgery
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania , 1992 , Philadelphia , PA

Residency

General Surgery
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania , 1998 , Philadelphia , PA

Fellowship

Pediatric Surgery
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2000 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Evolution, lessons learned, and contemporary outcomes of esophageal replacement with jejunum for children. Surgery. 2021 Apr 01. View abstract
  2. Contemporary outcomes of the Foker process and evolution of treatment algorithms for long-gap Esophageal Atresia. J Pediatr Surg. 2021 Feb 26. View abstract
  3. Effect of Posterior Tracheopexy on Risk of Recurrence in Children after Recurrent Tracheo-Esophageal Fistula Repair. J Am Coll Surg. 2021 Feb 05. View abstract
  4. Commentary on "Break the Rule of Three: Critical Thoughts from a Tertiary care Experience with Bougie Dilators". J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2021 01 01; 72(1):e29. View abstract
  5. Prophylactic negative vacuum therapy of high-risk esophageal anastomoses in pediatric patients. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Dec 13. View abstract
  6. Utility of repeated therapeutic endoscopies for pediatric esophageal anastomotic strictures. Dis Esophagus. 2020 Dec 07; 33(12). View abstract
  7. The left-sided repair: An alternative approach for difficult esophageal atresia repair. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Nov 13. View abstract
  8. Rules Are Meant to Be Broken: Examining the "Rule of 3" for Esophageal Dilations in Pediatric Stricture Patients. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2020 07; 71(1):e1-e5. View abstract
  9. Results of Treatment for Patients With Multicentric or Bilaterally Predisposed Unilateral Wilms Tumor (AREN0534): A report from the Children's Oncology Group. Cancer. 2020 Aug 01; 126(15):3516-3525. View abstract
  10. When to consider a posterolateral descending aortopexy in addition to a posterior tracheopexy for the surgical treatment of symptomatic tracheobronchomalacia. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Dec; 55(12):2682-2689. View abstract
  11. Intralesional Steroid Injection Therapy for Esophageal Anastomotic Stricture Following Esophageal Atresia Repair. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2020 04; 70(4):462-467. View abstract
  12. Endoscopic incisional therapy and other novel strategies for effective treatment of congenital esophageal stenosis. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Nov; 55(11):2342-2347. View abstract
  13. Great vessel anomalies and their impact on the surgical treatment of tracheobronchomalacia. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Jul; 55(7):1302-1308. View abstract
  14. Esophagitis in Pediatric Esophageal Atresia: Acid May Not Always Be the Issue. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2019 08; 69(2):163-170. View abstract
  15. Supercharged Jejunal Interposition: A Reliable Esophageal Replacement in Pediatric Patients. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 06; 143(6):1266e-1276e. View abstract
  16. Endoscopic Esophageal Vacuum Therapy: A Novel Therapy for Esophageal Perforations in Pediatric Patients. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2018 12; 67(6):706-712. View abstract
  17. Double Supercharged Jejunal Interposition for Late Salvage of Long-gap Esophageal Atresia. Ann Plast Surg. 2018 11; 81(5):553-559. View abstract
  18. Endoscopic Electrocautery Incisional Therapy as a Treatment for Refractory Benign Pediatric Esophageal Strictures. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2018 Oct; 67(4):464-468. View abstract
  19. Minimally Invasive Surgical Approach for Posterior Tracheopexy to Treat Severe Tracheomalacia: Lessons Learned from Initial Case Series. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2018 Dec; 28(12):1525-1530. View abstract
  20. Heparin impairs angiogenic signaling and compensatory lung growth after left pneumonectomy. Angiogenesis. 2018 11; 21(4):837-848. View abstract
  21. Descending Aortopexy and Posterior Tracheopexy for Severe Tracheomalacia and Left Mainstem Bronchomalacia. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019; 31(3):479-485. View abstract
  22. 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
  23. Slide Esophagoplasty vs End-to-End Anastomosis for Recalcitrant Esophageal Stricture after Esophageal Atresia Repair. J Am Coll Surg. 2018 06; 226(6):1045-1050. View abstract
  24. Outcome and Prognostic Factors in Stage III Favorable-Histology Wilms Tumor: A Report From the Children's Oncology Group Study AREN0532. J Clin Oncol. 2018 01 20; 36(3):254-261. View abstract
  25. Clinical Outcome and Biological Predictors of Relapse After Nephrectomy Only for Very Low-risk Wilms Tumor: A Report From Children's Oncology Group AREN0532. Ann Surg. 2017 04; 265(4):835-840. View abstract
  26. Posterior tracheopexy for severe tracheomalacia. J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Jun; 52(6):951-955. View abstract
  27. 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
  28. Surgical protocol violations in children with renal tumors provides an opportunity to improve pediatric cancer care: a report from the Children's Oncology Group. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 11; 63(11):1905-10. View abstract
  29. Jejunal Interposition after Failed Esophageal Atresia Repair. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 06; 222(6):1001-8. View abstract
  30. Restoring esophageal continuity following a failed colonic interposition for long-gap esophageal atresia. J Surg Case Rep. 2015 Apr 23; 2015(4). View abstract
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. Surgical approaches to aortopexy for severe tracheomalacia. J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Jan; 49(1):66-70; discussion 70-1. View abstract
  35. Inter-rater reliability of surgical reviews for AREN03B2: a COG renal tumor committee study. J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Jan; 49(1):154-8; discussion 158. View abstract
  36. Regulatory oversight in transplantation: are the patients really better off? Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2013 Apr; 18(2):203-9. View abstract
  37. Primary nephrectomy and intraoperative tumor spill: report from the Children's Oncology Group (COG) renal tumors committee. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Jan; 48(1):34-8. View abstract
  38. Wilms tumor: recent advances in clinical care and biology. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2012 Feb; 21(1):15-20. View abstract
  39. The management of synchronous bilateral Wilms tumor: a report from the National Wilms Tumor Study Group. Ann Surg. 2011 May; 253(5):1004-10. View abstract
  40. Accountability in health care--transplant community offers leadership. Am J Transplant. 2009 Jun; 9(6):1287-93. View abstract
  41. Expression of activated PIK3CA in ovarian surface epithelium results in hyperplasia but not tumor formation. PLoS One. 2009; 4(1):e4295. View abstract
  42. Synchronous bilateral Wilm's tumor with complete radiographic response managed without surgical resection: a report from the National Wilm's Tumor Study 4. J Pediatr Surg. 2008 Nov; 43(11):1982-4. View abstract
  43. Improving organ transplantation in the United States--a regulatory perspective. Am J Transplant. 2008 Dec; 8(12):2503-5. View abstract
  44. Ureteral extension in Wilms' tumor: a report from the National Wilms' Tumor Study Group (NWTSG). J Pediatr Surg. 2008 Sep; 43(9):1625-9. View abstract
  45. Thyrotropin levels in a population with no clinical, autoantibody, or ultrasonographic evidence of thyroid disease: implications for the diagnosis of subclinical hypothyroidism. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Apr; 93(4):1224-30. View abstract
  46. Locating members of a cohort identified retrospectively from limited data in 50-year-old records: successful approaches employed by the Hanford Thyroid Disease Study. Ann Epidemiol. 2008 Mar; 18(3):187-95. View abstract
  47. Magnetic resonance imaging for detection and determination of tumor volume in a genetically engineered mouse model of ovarian cancer. . 2007 Nov; 6(11):1717-25. View abstract
  48. Ureteral Extension In Wilms Tumor: A Report from the National Wilms Tumor Study Group (NWTSG). 2007; (In Press). View abstract
  49. Bilateral Wilms' tumor with anaplasia: lessons from the National Wilms' Tumor Study. J Pediatr Surg. 2006 Oct; 41(10):1641-4. View abstract
  50. Congenital jejunal and ileal atresia: natural prenatal sonographic history and association with neonatal outcome. J Ultrasound Med. 2006 Mar; 25(3):337-42. View abstract
  51. The value of surgery in directing therapy for patients with Wilms' tumor with pulmonary disease. A report from the National Wilms' Tumor Study Group (National Wilms' Tumor Study 5). J Pediatr Surg. 2006 Jan; 41(1):162-7; discussion 162-7. View abstract
  52. Lipopolysaccharide induces formyl peptide receptor 1 gene expression in macrophages and neutrophils via transcriptional and posttranscriptional mechanisms. J Immunol. 2005 Nov 01; 175(9):6085-91. View abstract
  53. Hyperparathyroidism in persons exposed to iodine-131 from the Hanford Nuclear Site. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2005 Dec; 90(12):6545-8. View abstract
  54. Fate of bilateral renal lesions missed on preoperative imaging: a report from the National Wilms Tumor Study Group. J Urol. 2005 Oct; 174(4 Pt 2):1519-21; discussion 1521. View abstract
  55. Thyroid ultrasound abnormalities in persons exposed during childhood to 131I from the Hanford nuclear site. Thyroid. 2005 Jun; 15(6):604-13. View abstract
  56. Quality assessment for Wilms' tumor: a report from the National Wilms' Tumor Study-5. J Pediatr Surg. 2005 Jan; 40(1):208-12; discussion 212-3. View abstract
  57. Nutritional Support. Fazio VW, Church JM, Delaney CP, editors. Current Therapy in Colon and Rectal Surgery. 2005. View abstract
  58. Thyroid neoplasia, autoimmune thyroiditis, and hypothyroidism in persons exposed to iodine 131 from the hanford nuclear site. JAMA. 2004 Dec 01; 292(21):2600-13. View abstract
  59. Estimation of thyroid radiation doses for the hanford thyroid disease study: results and implications for statistical power of the epidemiological analyses. Health Phys. 2004 Jul; 87(1):15-32. View abstract
  60. Inhibition of IFN-gamma-induced class II transactivator expression by a 19-kDa lipoprotein from Mycobacterium tuberculosis: a potential mechanism for immune evasion. J Immunol. 2003 Jul 01; 171(1):175-84. View abstract
  61. TLR2 and TLR4 agonists stimulate unique repertoires of host resistance genes in murine macrophages: interferon-beta-dependent signaling in TLR4-mediated responses. J Endotoxin Res. 2003; 9(3):169-75. View abstract
  62. Open biopsy is superior to needle for detecting anaplasia in bilateral wilms tumor. 35th Annual Meeting of the American Pediatric Surgical Association, Ponte Vedra, FL. 2003. View abstract
  63. Reversal of cisplatin resistance in human ovarian cancer cell lines by a c-jun antisense oligodeoxynucleotide (ISIS 10582): evidence for the role of transcription factor overexpression in determining resistant phenotype. Biochem Pharmacol. 2002 May 01; 63(9):1699-707. View abstract
  64. TLR4, but not TLR2, mediates IFN-beta-induced STAT1alpha/beta-dependent gene expression in macrophages. Nat Immunol. 2002 Apr; 3(4):392-8. View abstract
  65. Growth inhibition and cytotoxicity induced by Bowman-Birk inhibitor concentrate in cisplatin-resistant human ovarian cancer cells. Nutr Cancer. 1998; 31(1):8-17. View abstract
  66. Efficient adenoviral-mediated murine neonatal small intestinal gene transfer is dependent on alpha(v) integrin expression. J Pediatr Surg. 1997 Dec; 32(12):1695-703. View abstract
  67. Effect of adenoviral early genes and the host immune system on in vivo pancreatic gene transfer in the mouse. Pancreas. 1997 Oct; 15(3):236-45. View abstract
  68. Functional consequences of adenovirus-mediated murine pancreatic gene transfer. Hum Gene Ther. 1997 Apr 10; 8(6):739-46. View abstract
  69. Adenoviral-mediated gene transfer to murine small intestine is more efficient in neonates than adults. J Pediatr Surg. 1997 Feb; 32(2):373-7. View abstract
  70. Immunosuppressive effect on pancreatic trangene expression with recombinant adenovirus. International Gene Therapy Symposium, Cold Spring Harbor, NY. 1997. View abstract
  71. Adenoviral-mediated gene transfer to the small intestinal isograft. Transplant Proc. 1996 Oct; 28(5):2444. View abstract
  72. Adenoviral- mediated gene transfer to murine small intestine is more efficient in neonates than adults. Twenty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the American Pediatric Surgical Association, San Diego, CA. 1996. View abstract
  73. Enteral Nutrition. Nyhus LM, Baker RJ, Fischer JE, editors. Mastery of Surgery. 1996. View abstract
  74. Gene transfer to the mouse pancreas using adenovirus with deletions in various early genes. Gastroenterology. 1996; 110(4). View abstract
  75. IGF-l and EGF enhance strength of intestinal anastomosis after bowel resection. 16th Annual Pediatric Surgical Resident's Conference, Oklahoma City, OK. 1995. View abstract
  76. A comparison of adenoviral and retroviral gene transfer into the small intestine. Surg Forum. 1995; 649-650. View abstract
  77. The scientific-rationale and clinical utility of enteral nutritional therapy. Akttuelle Ernahrungsmedizin. 1995; Sonderheft 2:Band 20. View abstract
  78. Optimal storage period for extended heart preservation with the University of Wisconsin solution. The J CardiovascV Surg. 1992; 33(2):2204-2210. View abstract
  79. Superiority of the University of Wisconsin solution over simple crystalloid for extended heart preservation. J Thorac Cardiovas Surg. 1992; 103(5):980-982. View abstract
  80. Thyroid neoplasia in Marshall Islanders exposed to nuclear fallout. JAMA. 1987 Aug 07; 258(5):629-35. View abstract