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John E. Meilahn, MD meilahn, md, facs

 

Associate Professor, Surgery

Telephone: 215-707-3471

Email: john.meilahn@tuhs.temple.edu

 

 

Department of Surgery, Division of General & Minimally Invasive Surgery, Section of Bariatric Surgery

 

 

 

Educational Background:

 

BSME, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, 1974

 

MD, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1984

 

Internship, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 1990

 

Fellowship, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 1991

 

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clinical Interests:

 
  • Bariatric surgery (laparoscopic, open and revisional)
  • Advanced laparoscopic surgery
  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • General surgery

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board certification(s):

 
  • American Board of Surgery, 1991
  • Recertification, 2001

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professional affiliations:

 

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Bariatric Surgery
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
  • The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract

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PUBMED PUBLICATIONS :


Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

23358845. Keller DS, Parkman HP, Boucek DO, Sankineni A, Meilahn JE, Gaughan JP, Harbison S, Surgical outcomes after gastric electric stimulator placement for refractory gastroparesis. J Gastrointest Surg 17:4(620-6)2013 Apr

22991661. Singla S, Guenthart BA, May L, Gaughan J, Meilahn JE, Intussusception after laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery: an underrecognized complication. Minim Invasive Surg 2012:(464853)2012

20677477. Vella VL, Jaffe W, Lidicker J, Meilahn J, Dandolu V, Prevalence of urinary symptoms in morbidly obese women and changes after bariatric surgery. J Reprod Med 54:10(597-602)2009 Oct

18080765. Maranki JL, Lytes V, Meilahn JE, Harbison S, Friedenberg FK, Fisher RS, Parkman HP, Predictive factors for clinical improvement with Enterra gastric electric stimulation treatment for refractory gastroparesis. Dig Dis Sci 53:8(2072-8)2008 Aug

15166957. Dempsey DT, Delano M, Bradley K, Kolff J, Fisher C, Caroline D, Gaughan J, Meilahn JE, Daly JM, Laparoscopic esophagomyotomy for achalasia: does anterior hemifundoplication affect clinical outcome? Ann Surg 239:6(779-85; discussion 785-7)2004 Jun

1421547. Meilahn JE, The need for improving laparoscopic suturing and knot-tying. J Laparoendosc Surg 2:5(267)1992 Oct

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