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Stephen Arnoff

Jack Sariego, MD, FACS


Professor, Surgery

Telephone:  215-214-4100

Email: jack.sariego@tuhs.temple.edu


Department of Surgery


Educational Background:

Undergraduate degree, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1979


MD, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 1983


Internship, Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1983-1984


Residency, Surgery, Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1984-1988


Fellowship, Surgical Oncology, Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1988-1990


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clinical Interests:

  • Breast cancer
  • Hepatobiliary cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Thyroid/endocrine cancer

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board certification(s):

American Board of Surgery

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professional affiliations:

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow, International College of Surgeons
  • Society of Surgical Oncology
  • Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
  • Association for Academic Surgery
  • American Association for the Surgery of Trauma
  • Southern Medical Society
  • Society of United States Air Force Flight Surgeons
  • Reserve Officers' Association
  • Association of Military Surgeons of the United States

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research interests:

Surgical management of breast, liver and pancreatic tumors

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

26350666. Boukovalas S, Sariego J, The Urban/Rural Dichotomy in the Distribution of Breast Cancer Across Pennsylvania. Am Surg 81:9(884-8)2015 Sep

25972210. Lukavsky R, Sariego J, Insurance status effects on stage of diagnosis and surgical options used in the treatment of breast cancer. South Med J 108:5(258-61)2015 May

23110369. Guilfoyle C, Keller D, Sariego J, Breast cancer in the octogenarian. Breast J 18:6(650-1)2012 Nov-Dec

22748535. Salotto J, Sariego J, Facility size and its influence on the presentation and treatment of in situ breast carcinoma in the United States. Am Surg 78:7(766-9)2012 Jul

21944362. Keller D, Guilfoyle C, Sariego J, Geographical influence on racial disparity in breast cancer presentation in the United States. Am Surg 77:7(933-6)2011 Jul

21418761. Sariego J, Aeromedical combat casualty evacuation from Vietnam to the global war on terrorism: toward a 21st century paradigm shift in casualty management. Am Surg 76:6(E37-8)2010 Jun

21265355. Sariego J, Breast cancer in the young patient. Am Surg 76:12(1397-400)2010 Dec

21265345. Sariego J, The impact of facility volume/size on breast cancer treatment and outcome. Am Surg 76:12(1333-7)2010 Dec

20506894. Sariego J, The changing face of wartime casualty management: a 20th and 21st century historical perspective. Am Surg 76:5(551-3)2010 May

20055060. Sariego J, Reserve component troops in the Global War on Terrorism: an increasing debt owed the "citizen soldier". Mil Med 174:12(xvi-xvii)2009 Dec

19999924. Hurie J, Sariego J, Extraosseous Ewing's sarcoma. Am Surg 75:12(1255-7)2009 Dec

19927525. Sariego J, The institution of a statewide trauma care system in Mississippi: has it made a difference? Am Surg 75:11(1144-6)2009 Nov

19655596. Sariego J, Patterns of breast cancer presentation in the United States: does geography matter? Am Surg 75:7(545-9; discussion 549-50)2009 Jul

19487992. Schneider S, Sariego J, Male breast cancer presenting as an axillary mass: a case report and literature review. South Med J 102:7(736-7)2009 Jul

19204642. Sanchez M, Sariego J, The general surgeon shortage: causes, consequences, and solutions. South Med J 102:3(291-4)2009 Mar

19185456. Sariego J, Vocal fold hypomobility secondary to elective endotracheal intubation: a general surgeon's perspective. J Voice 24:1(110-2)2010 Jan

18809065. Sariego J, Regional variation in breast cancer treatment throughout the United States. Am J Surg 196:4(572-4)2008 Oct

17984739. Sariego J, Surgical oncology in the community hospital: can it be done safely? South Med J 100:11(1091-4)2007 Nov

17309974. Sariego J, A year after hurricane katrina: lessons learned at one coastal trauma center. Arch Surg 142:2(203-5)2007 Feb

17127210. Sariego J, CCATT: a military model for civilian disaster management. Disaster Manag Response 4:4(114-7)2006 Oct-Dec

11149594. Sariego J, The role of the rural surgeon as endoscopist. Am Surg 66:12(1176-8)2000 Dec

10701784. Sariego J, Impact of a formal trauma program on a small rural hospital in Mississippi. South Med J 93:2(182-5)2000 Feb

10401734. Sariego J, Patterns of surgical practice in a small rural hospital. J Am Coll Surg 189:1(8-10)1999 Jul

7661290. Sariego J, Zrada S, Byrd M, Matsumoto T, Breast cancer in young patients. Am J Surg 170:3(243-5)1995 Sep

8198332. Wilson D, Voystock JF, Sariego J, Kerstein MD, Role of computed tomography scan in evaluating the widened mediastinum. Am Surg 60:6(421-3)1994 Jun

8255082. Sariego J, Mosher S, Byrd M, Matsumoto T, Kerstein M, Prediction of outcome in "resectable" esophageal carcinoma. J Surg Oncol 54:4(223-5)1993 Dec

8239197. Arnold T, Karabinis V, Sano C, Gensler T, Ugaeri H, Samuels L, Sariego J, Kerstein M, Matsumoto T, Revascularized diabetic limbs: positional changes in regional perfusion index. Am Surg 59:11(746-9)1993 Nov

8175260. Sariego J, Brown JL, Matsumoto T, Kerstein MD, Predictors of pulmonary complications in blunt chest trauma. Int Surg 78:4(320-3)1993 Oct-Dec

8391768. Sariego J, Byrd M, Kerstein M, Matsumoto T, Factors influencing survival in infiltrating lobular carcinoma of the breast. Am Surg 59:7(405-9)1993 Jul

8427406. Sariego J, Bootorabi B, Matsumoto T, Kerstein M, Major long-term complications in 1,422 permanent venous access devices. Am J Surg 165:2(249-51)1993 Feb

8473087. Karabinis VD, Arnold TE, Hameed M, Onohara T, Sariego J, Kerstein MD, Matsumoto T, Myxoid chondrosarcoma of the abdominal aorta. Int Surg 78:1(59-62)1993 Jan-Mar

8473085. Sano C, Kumashiro R, Sariego J, Onohara T, Kerstien MD, Matsumoto T, Thrombolytic therapy before reconstructive vascular procedures for acute or subacute graft occlusions. Int Surg 78:1(50-3)1993 Jan-Mar

8473074. Sariego J, Spitzer L, Matsumoto T, The "learning curve" in the performance of laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Int Surg 78:1(1-3)1993 Jan-Mar

1485701. Sariego J, Byrd ME, Kerstein M, Sano C, Matsumoto T, Changing patterns in colorectal carcinoma: a 25-year experience. Am Surg 58:11(686-91)1992 Nov

1434638. Sariego J, Byrd M, Matsumoto T, Kerstein M, The changing role of the surgeon in the management of cancer in the university setting and its impact on resident training. J Surg Oncol 51:3(143-5; discussion 145-6)1992 Nov

1417489. Sariego J, Matsumoto T, Kerstein M, Significance of wall thickness in symptomatic gallbladder disease. Arch Surg 127:10(1216-8)1992 Oct

1415923. Arnold TE, Maekawa T, Onohara T, Sano C, Kumashiro R, Sariego J, Khoury PA, Wilson AR, Kerstein MD, Matsumoto T, Thrombolytic therapy of synthetic graft occlusions before vascular reconstructive procedures. Am J Surg 164:3(241-7)1992 Sep

1642391. Karabinis VD, Onohara T, Sariego J, Gensler T, Wilson A, Kerstein M, Matsumoto T, Clinical experience with polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) in the aortobifemoral position. Am Surg 58:8(506-8)1992 Aug

1642383. Lee CS, Sariego J, Matsumoto T, Changing patterns in the predisposition for amputation of the lower extremities. Am Surg 58:8(474-7)1992 Aug

1386895. Sariego J, Wilson A, Aoyama T, Sano C, Kerstein M, Matsumoto T, Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of an occluded distal splenorenal shunt. Liver 12:3(121-3)1992 Jun

1571250. Sariego J, Sariego LB, Matsumoto T, Vosburgh M, Kerstein M, Cancer knowledge and misconceptions among college undergraduates: a pilot study. J Cancer Educ 7:1(73-8)1992

1928985. Kurohiji T, Sigel B, Machi J, Zaren HA, Hayward CZ, Sariego J, Loiacono L, Kodama I, Ferdinand FD, Detection of preoperatively unrecognized multiple pancreatic pseudocysts by intraoperative ultrasonography. Report of two cases. Am Surg 57:10(668-72)1991 Oct

1855432. Sariego J, Matsumoto T, Kerstein MD, Colonoscopically guided tube decompression in Ogilvie's syndrome. Dis Colon Rectum 34:8(720-2)1991 Aug

1891943. Machi J, Isomoto H, Kurohiji T, Yamashita Y, Shirouzu K, Kakegawa T, Sigel B, Zaren HA, Sariego J, Accuracy of intraoperative ultrasonography in diagnosing liver metastasis from colorectal cancer: evaluation with postoperative follow-up results. World J Surg 15:4(551-6; discussion 557)1991 Jul-Aug

1998150. Machi J, Sigel B, Zaren HA, Roberts AB, Sariego J, Kurohiji T, Kodama I, Kakegawa T, Donahue PE, Flanigan DP, Operative ultrasound: ten years of experience. Surg Annu 23 Pt 1:(73-90)1991

2261338. Sariego J, Zaren HA, Sigel B, Sachdeva AK, University-based postresidency training programs in surgical oncology. J Cancer Educ 5:3(177-80)1990

2181762. Machi J, Sigel B, Kurohiji T, Zaren HA, Sariego J, Operative ultrasound guidance for various surgical procedures. Ultrasound Med Biol 16:1(37-42)1990

2803361. Nakhgevany KB, McCloskey DS, Sariego J, Elkus RM, A new technique for emergency endotracheal intubation in trauma patients. Am J Emerg Med 7:6(664-6)1989 Nov

6493471. Sataloff RT, Sariego J, Myers DL, Richter HJ, Surgical management of the frontal sinus. Neurosurgery 15:4(593-6)1984 Oct

1230859. Horta S, Leixelard P, Sariego J, Fuentes J, [Role of the professional paramedic in gyneco-obstetric care]. Rev Chil Obstet Ginecol 40:1(14-21)1975

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additional information:

  • Served as Lieutenant Colonel in U.S. Air Force Reserves, deployed to Southwest Asia during Operation Enduring Freedom (2002) and Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003)
  • Recently served as Chief of Professional Services and Chief of Aerospace Medicine with 403d Wing, USAFR, Keesler AFB, MS
  • Immediate past Mississippi State Chairman, American College of Surgeons, Committee on Trauma
  • Chief of Surgery and Trauma Medical Director, Singing River Hospital System, MS (2001-2006).

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