Current Residents

General Surgery Academic Year 2016/2017

Samantha R. Witte, M.D.

Samantha R. Witte, M.D.

Class Year: PGY-4

Biographical Information:

Hometown: Newton, PA
Hobbies: Cooking, swing dancing
Memberships/Societies: Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons


Undergraduate: Oberlin College
Medical School: Jefferson Medical College

Clinical Interests:

Surgical Critical Care


1. Penn DL, Witte SR, Komotar RJ, Sander Connolly E Jr. Pathological mechanisms underlying aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage and vasospasm. J Clin Neurosci. 2014 Aug 8. pii: S0967-5868(14)00355-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2014.05.025. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
2. Chalouhi N, Whiting A, Anderson EC, Witte S, Zanaty M, Tjoumakaris S, Gonzalez LF, Hasan D, Starke RM, Hann S, Ghobrial GM, Rosenwasser R, Jabbour P. Comparison of techniques for ventriculoperitoneal shunting in 523 patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage. J Neurosurg. 2014 Oct;121(4):904-7. doi: 10.3171/2014.6.JNS132638. Epub 2014 Jul 18.
3. Chalouhi N, Starke RM, Jabbour P, Tjoumakaris SI, Fernando Gonzalez L, Witte S, Rosenwasser RH, Dumont AS. Response. J Neurosurg. 2013 Dec;119(6):1654-5. 
4. Chalouhi N, Ghobrial G, Tjoumakaris S, Dumont AS, Gonzalez LF, Witte S, Davanzo J, Starke RM, Randazzo C, Flanders AE, Hasan D, Chitale R, Rosenwasser R, Jabbour P. CT perfusion-guided versus time-guided mechanical recanalization in acute ischemic stroke patients. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2013 Dec;115(12):2471-5. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2013.09.036. Epub 2013 Oct 12.
5. Penn DL, Witte SR, Komotar RJ, Sander Connolly E Jr. The role of vascular remodeling and inflammation in the pathogenesis of intracranial aneurysms. J Clin Neurosci. 2014 Jan;21(1):28-32. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2013.07.004. Epub 2013 Oct 11. Review.
6. Chalouhi N, Jabbour P, Starke RM, Tjoumakaris SI, Gonzalez LF, Witte S, Rosenwasser RH, Dumont AS. Endovascular treatment of proximal and distal posterior inferior cerebellar artery aneurysms. J Neurosurg. 2013 May;118(5):991-9. doi: 10.3171/2012.12.JNS121240. Epub 2013 Jan 25.
7. Chalouhi N, Witte S, Penn DL, Soni P, Starke RM, Jabbour P, Gonzalez LF, Dumont AS, Rosenwasser R, Tjoumakaris S. Diagnostic yield of cerebral angiography in patients with computed tomography-negative, lumbar puncture-positive subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurosurgery. 2013 Aug;73(2):282-7; discussion 287-8. doi: 10.1227/01.neu.0000430291.31422.dd.
8. Ghobrial GM, Chalouhi N, Rivers L, Witte S, Davanzo J, Dalyai R, Gardecki ML, Jabbour P, Gonzalez F, Dumont AS, Rosenwasser RH, Tjoumakaris S. Multimodal endovascular management of acute ischemic stroke in patients over 75 years old is safe and effective. J Neurointerv Surg. 2013 May;5 Suppl 1:i33-7. doi: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2012-010422. Epub 2012 Jul 11.

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