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Evangelos Messaris, M.D., Ph.D.

Office Location

Penn State Hershey Surgical Specialties
500 University Drive, UPC II, Suite 3100
Hershey, PA 17033
Tel: 800-243-1455 / 717-531-8887 Fax: 717-531-0646

Specialties

Colon & Rectal Surgery

Patient Services Provided

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Professional Education

Fellowship, Surgery, Colon/Rectal, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center (2011) Residency, Surgery, General, Rhode Island Hospital (Providence) (2010) Internship, Surgery, General, Rhode Island Hospital (Providence) (2006) M.D., Athens Medical School, University of Athens (1999)

Publications

Pogacnik JS, Messaris E, Deiling SM, Connelly TM, Berg AS, Stewart DB, McKenna KJ, Poritz LS, Koltun WA.
Increased risk of incisional hernia after sigmoid colectomy for diverticulitis compared with colon cancer.
J Am Coll Surg. 2014 May;218(5):920-8.
Kline CL, Schiccitano A, Zhu J, Beachler C, Sheikh H, Harvey HA, Mackley HB, McKenna K, Staveley-O'Carroll K, Poritz L, Messaris E, Stewart D, Sivik J, El-Deiry WS.
Personalized Dosing via Pharmacokinetic Monitoring of 5-Fluorouracil Might Reduce Toxicity in Early- or Late-Stage Colorectal Cancer Patients Treated With Infusional 5-Fluorouracil-Based Chemotherapy Regimens.
Clin Colorectal Cancer. 2014 Jun;13(2):119-26.
Stewart DB, Berg A, Messaris E.
Single-site laparoscopic colorectal surgery provides similar lengths of hospital stay and similar costs compared with standard laparoscopy: results of a retrospective cohort study.
J Gastrointest Surg. 2014 Apr;18(4):774-81.
Garcia L, Messaris E.
Predicting mortality in patients admitted with sepsis using endotoxin activity: will it help us see through the crystal ball?
Crit Care Med. 2013 Jun;41(6):1575-6.
Stewart DB, Messaris E.
Adequate margins for anorectal cancer can be achieved by single-site laparoscopy.
J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2013 Apr;23(4):316-22.  Epub 2013 Feb 15.

Honors and Awards

Resident Teaching Award, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 2010 Best Clinical Paper in New England Surgical Meeting, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 2010 Haffenreffer House Staff Excellence Award, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 2010 Humanism & Excellence in Teaching Award, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 2010 Alpha Omega Alpha Resident Award, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 2010 Resident Teaching Award, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 2009 Resident Teaching Award, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 2009 Award Best Clinical Paper in New England Surgical Meeting, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 2009 Award Best Clinical Paper, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 2008 Best Congress Presentation, 15th Pan-Hellenic Congress of Family Medicine, 2003