Current Residents

General Surgery Academic Year 2014/2015

Laura M. Enomoto, M.D.

Laura M. Enomoto, M.D.

Class Year: Administrative Chief

Biographical Information:

Hometown: Aurora, CO

Memberships/Societies: Association for Academic Surgery, Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons, Society of Surgical Oncology, Association for Surgical Education, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract

Awards/Honors: Honor Your Doctor 2011, Mark J. Young Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Public Health Sciences Graduate Program 2014, Dean's Graduation Award 2014 

Academic Development Time: Division of Outcomes, Research and Quality, Masters of Science in Public Health Sciences

Academic Mentor: Christopher Hollenbeak, PhD 

Interests:  Running, triathlons, hanging out with my husband Harrison, and my black lab Bella

Education:

Undergraduate: Dartmouth College

Medical School: Medical College of Virginia

Additional Degrees: Masters of Science, Georgetown University 

Clinical Interests:

Surgical Oncology. Matched in Surgical Oncology at Wake Forest University starting in August, 2017.

Research Interests:

Outcomes research, surgical oncology 

Publications:

  1. Enomoto LM, Schaefer EW, Goldenberg D, Mackley H, Koch WM, Hollenbeak CS. The Cost of Dying: Hospice Utilization in Terminally Ill Head and Neck Cancer Patients. JAMA Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, accepted for publication.
  2. Wilson MZ, Enomoto LM, Messaris E, Hollenbeak CS. Misapplication of Statistical Methods May Lead to Misinformation. Annals of Surgery, published online ahead of print, 2015 Mar 27.
  3. Matsushima K, Won EJ, Tangel MR, Enomoto LM, Avella DM, Soybel DI. Emphysematous gastritis and gastric emphysema: similar radiographic findings, distinct clinical entities. World Journal of Surgery, 2015 Apr; 39(4):1008-17.
  4. Enomoto LM, Hollenbeak CS, Bhayani NH, Dillon PW, Gusani NJ. Measuring surgical quality: a comparison of a national clinical registry versus administrative claims data. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, 2014 Aug; 18(8):1416-22.
  5. Bhayani NH, Enomoto LM, Miller JL, Ortenzi G, Kaifi JT, Kimchi ET, Staveley-O'Carroll KF, Gusani NJ. Morbidity of total pancreatectomy with islet cell auto-transplantation compared to total pancreatectomy alone. HPB, 2014 June; 16(6): 522-7.
  6. Enomoto LM, Hill DC, Dillon PW, Han DC, Hollenbeak CS. Surgical specialty and outcomes for carotid endarterectomy: evidence from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. Journal of Surgical Research, 2014 May; 188(1): 339-348.
  7. Enomoto LM, Gusani NJ, Dillon PW, Hollenbeak CS. Impact of surgeon and hospital volume on mortality, length of stay, and cost of pancreaticoduodenectomy. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, 2014 April; 18(4): 690-700.
  8. Bhayani NH, Enomoto LM, James BC, Ortenzi G, Kaifi JT, Kimchi ET, Staveley-O'Carroll KF, Gusani NJ. Multi-visceral and extended resections during pancreaticoduodenectomy increase morbidity and mortality. Surgery, 2014 March; 155(3): 567-74.
  9. Juza RM, Haluck RS, Won EJ, Enomoto LM, Pauli EM, Rogers AM, Singhal V, Tran TT, Estes SJ, Lyn-Sue JR. Training current and future robotic surgeons simultaneously: initial experiences with safety and efficiency. Accepted to Journal of Robotic Surgery, February 2014.
  10. Tinsley A, Naymagon S, Enomoto LM, Hollenbeak CS, Sands BE, Ullman TA. Rates of pharmacologic venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in hospitalized patients with active ulcerative colitis: results from a tertiary care center. Journal of Crohn's and Colitis, 2013 Dec; 7(12): 635-40.
  11. Boltz MM, Enomoto LM, Ornstein RM, Saunders BD, Hollenbeak CS. Increase in the prevalence of differentiated thyroid cancer among younger women. Accepted to Clinical Oncology in Adolescents and Young Adults, September 2013.
  12. Weinberg A, Enomoto L, Marcus R, Canniff J. Effect of menstrual cycle variation in female sex hormones on cellular immunity and regulation. Journal of Reproductive Immunology, 2011 April; 89(1): 70-77.
  13. Enomoto L, Anderson PL, Li S, Edelstein CL, Weinberg A. Effect of nucleoside and nucleotide analog reverse transcriptase inhibitors on cell-mediated immune functions. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, 2011 Jan; 27(1): 47-55.
  14. Enomoto LM, Kloberdanz KJ, Mack DG, Elizabeth D, Weinberg A. Ex vivo effect of estrogen and progesterone compared with dexamethasone on cell-mediated immunity of HIV-infected and uninfected subjects. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 2007 Jun; 45(2): 137-143.
  15. Weinberg A, Enomoto L, Li S, Shen D, Coll J, Shpall EJ. Risk of transmission of herpesviruses through cord blood transplantation. Biology of Bone Marrow Transplant. 2005 Jan; 11(1): 35-38.
  16. Capasso JM, Rivard CJ, Enomoto LM, Berl T. Chloride, not sodium, stimulates expression of the gamma subunit of Na/K-ATPase and activates JNK in response to hypertonicity in mouse IMCD3 cells. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2003 May; 100(11): 6428-6433.
  17. Capasso JM, Rivard CJ, Enomoto LM, Berl T. Adaptation of murine inner medullary collecting duct (IMCD3) cell cultures to hypertonicity. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 2003 Apr; 986: 410-415.
  18. Capasso JM, Enomoto L, Berl T. A Novel Isoform of the Murine Na+/K+-ATPase Gamma Subunit (gc) in Renal Cells and Tissue. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 2001; 12: 27A – 28A. 
Presentations:
 
  1. Enomoto LM, Shrestha DP, Rosenthal M, Hollenbeak CS, Gabbay RA. Risk Factors Associated with 30 Day Readmission and Length of Stay in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Poster presentation at ADA 76th Scientific Sessions, New Orleans, LA, 10-14 June 2016.
  2. Gettle L, Enomoto L, Laufenberg L, Gusani N, Birkholz J, Cooper A. Utilizing 3D CT reconstructions to identify variant hepatic artery anatomy. Poster presentation at IHPBA 12th World Congress, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 20-23 April, 2016.
  3. Enomoto LM, Choudry MHA, Pakrafter S, Magge D, Votanopoulos K, Levine EA, Turaga K, Pameijer C, Wong J. Multi-institution review of the role of cytoreductive surgery and heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy in metastatic gastric adenocarcinoma in the US. Oral presentation at SSO 2016 Annual Cancer Symposium, Boston, MA, 2-5 March 2016.
  4. Enomoto LM, Choudry MHA, Pakrafter S, Magge D, Bartlett D, Pingpank J, Votanopoulos K, Levine EA, Turaga K, Pameijer C, Wong J. Multi-institution review of the role of cytoreductive surgery and heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy in metastatic gastric adenocarcinoma in the US. Oral presentation at Regional Cancer Therapies, Chandler, AZ, 13-15 February 2016.
  5. Enomoto LM, Bann DV, Hollenbeak CS, Goldenberg D. Trends in the incidence of oropharyngeal cancers in the US. Oral presentation at AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting, Dallas Texas, 27-30 September 2015.
  6. Enomoto LM, Schaefer EW, Goldenberg D, Mackley H, Koch WM, Hollenbeak CS. Hospice care lowers costs in terminally ill head and neck cancer patients. Oral presentation at the 11th World Congress on Health Economics, Milan, Italy, 12-15 July 2015.
  7. Enomoto LM, Blackham A, Woo Y, Yamamoto M, Pimiento J, Gusani N, Wong J. Ratio of intraoperative fluid to anesthesia time and its impact on short term perioperative outcomes following gastrectomy for cancer. Oral presentation at Digestive Diseases Week, Washington, District of Columbia, 17-19 May 2015.
  8. Enomoto LM, Geletzke AK, Juza RM, Wilson MZ, Han DC, Dillon PW, Santos MC. Methods in evaluation of acquisition of clinical skills in a general surgery residency. Poster presentation at 2015 Surgical Education Week, Seattle, Washington, 21-25 April 2015.
  9. Enomoto LM, Murray A, Bhayani NH, Gusani NJ, Wong J. Robotic versus laparoscopic and open complex oncologic surgery: a case matched study. Poster presentation at SAGES 2015 Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, 15-18 April 2015.
  10. Enomoto LM, Murray A, Cooper AB, Gusani NJ, Wong J. Robotic assisted complex oncologic surgery at a tertiary medical center: initial experience. Poster presentation at the Keystone Chapter, American College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 7 November 2014.
  11. Karamchandani D, Smith- Chakmakova F, Rassaei N, Han B, Enomoto L, Hollenbeak C, Crist H. Frozen section interpretation of pancreatic margin: subspecialized gastrointestinal pathologists versus general pathologists. Poster presentation at the 2014 American Society for Clinical Pathology Annual Meeting, Tampa, Florida, 8-10 October 2014.
  12. Enomoto LM, Hollenbeak CS, Bhayani NH, Dillon PW, Gusani NJ. Measuring surgical quality: a comparison of a national clinical registry versus administrative claims data. Oral and poster presentation at the ACS NSQIP National Conference, New York, New York, 26-29 July 2014.
  13. Hollenbeak CS, Enomoto LM, Cavanagh PR, Ulbrecht JS. Cost-effectiveness of plantar pressure based in-shoe orthoses. Poster presentation at the American Diabetes Association 74th Scientific Sessions, San Francisco, California, 13-17 June 2014.
  14. Enomoto LM, Gusani NJ, Dillon PW, Hollenbeak CS. Impact of surgeon and hospital volume on mortality, length of stay, and cost of pancreaticoduodenectomy. Oral presentation at Penn State Hershey Medical Center Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 12 June 2014.
  15. Enomoto LM, Geletzke AK, Juza RM, Moyer JE, Myers LR, Santos MC, Dillon PW, Han DC. Surgery boot camp: preparing interns for the front lines of residency. Poster presentation at the 2014 Surgical Education Week, Chicago, Illinois, 8-12 April 2014.
  16. Juza RM, Rogers AM, Pauli EM, Haluck RS, Enomoto LM, Estes SJ, LynSue JR. A comprehensive robotic surgical curriculum outline from an academic medical center. Poster presentation at the 2014 Surgical Education Week, Chicago, Illinois, 8-12 April 2014.
  17. Enomoto LM, Hollenbeak CS, Bhayani NH, Dillon PW, Gusani NJ. Measuring surgical quality: a comparison of a national clinical registry versus administrative claims data. Oral presentation at the 2014 Academic Surgical Congress, San Diego, California, 4-6 February 2014.
  18. Bostanci Z, Mack RP, Enomoto LM, Lee S, Alam S, Soybel DI, Kelleher SL. Marginal zinc intake during mammary gland development causes breast inflammation, collagen deposition ductal disorganization which reduces the protective effect of lactation on breast cancer in mice. Poster presentation at the Annual Research Conference on Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Cancer, Bethesda, Maryland, 7-8 November 2013.
  19. Bostanci Z, Enomoto LM, Mack RP, Soybel DI, Kelleher SL. Marginal Zn deficiency abrogates the protective effect of lactation against breast cancer in a mouse model. Oral presentation at the American College of Surgeons’ 99th Annual Clinical Congress, Washington, District of Columbia, 6-10 October 2013.
  20. Enomoto LM, Hill D, Dillon PW, Han D, Hollenbeak CS. Surgical specialty and outcomes for carotid endarterectomy: evidence from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. Oral and poster presentation at the ACS NSQIP National Conference, San Diego, California, 13-16 July 2013.
  21. Gusani N, Bhayani N, Ortenzi G, Enomoto L, Kaifi J, Kimchi E, Staveley-O’Carroll K, Schaefer E, Hollenbeak C. Death after elective major abdominal resection: intraoperative data and major complications in the first five postoperative days provide little additional prediction capability over preoperative data alone. Oral and poster presentation at the ACS NSQIP National Conference, San Diego, California, 13-16 July 2013.
  22. Bhayani N, Enomoto L, Ortenzi G, Kaifi J, Kimchi E, Staveley-O’Carroll K, Gusani N. Is it worth the risk? The morbidity of total pancreatectomy with auto-islet cell transplantation compared with total pancreatectomy alone: an ACS NSQIP analysis. Oral and poster presentation at the ACS NSQIP National Conference, San Diego, California, 13-16 July 2013.
  23. Bhayani N, Enomoto L, James B, Ortenzi G, Kaifi J, Kimchi E, Staveley-O’Carroll K, Gusani N. Pancreaticoduodenectomy multivisceral resection adds morbidity: an ACS NSQIP analysis. Oral and poster presentation at the ACS NSQIP National Conference, San Diego, California, 13-16 July 2013.
  24. Juza RM, Enomoto LM, Haluck RS, Singhal V, Tran TT, Won EJ, LynSue JR. Concurrent launch of a robotic general surgical program and trainee curriculum: initial experiences. Poster presentation at the SAGES 2013 Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, 17-20 April 2013.
  25. Gusani NJ, Kaifi JT, Kimchi ET, Bhayani NH, Enomoto L, Schaefer E, Staveley-O’Carroll KF, Hollenbeak CS. Death after elective major abdominal resection: intraoperative data and major complications in the first five postoperative days provide little additional prediction capability over preoperative data alone. Oral presentation at the 2013 Academic Surgical Congress, New Orleans, Louisiana, 5-7 February 2013.
  26. Tinsley A, Naymagon S, Enomoto L, Hollenbeak C, Ullman T. Rates of pharmacologic VTE prophylaxis in hospitalized patients with severe ulcerative colitis. Poster presentation at the 2012 Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Crohn’s and Colitis Foundations’ Clinical and Research Conference, Hollywood, Florida, 13-15 December 2012.
  27. Juza RM, Enomoto LM, Haluck RS, Singhal V, Tran T, Won E, LynSue J. Concurrent launch of a robotic general surgical program and trainee curriculum: initial experiences. Poster presentation at the 2012 Keystone American College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 9 November 2012.
  28. Enomoto L, Gusani N, Kimchi E, Reed M, Staveley-O’Carroll K, Mahraj R, Kaifi J. Pre-operative CT-guided percutaneous guidewire localization of small pulmonary metastases prior to video-assisted thoracoscopic wedge resection. Oral presentation at the American College of Surgeons’ 97th Annual Clinical Congress, San Francisco, California, 23-27 October 2011.
  29. Capasso JM, Rivard CJ, Enomoto LM, Berl T. a, b, and g subunits of Na,K-ATPase are regulated by ion concentrations both in the inner medulla of mouse kidney and in Inner Medullary Collecting Duct (IMCD3) cell cultures. Poster presentation at the 10th International Conference on Na,K-ATPase and Related Cation Pumps, Elsinore, Denmark, 8-14 August 2002.

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