Gerard V. Aranha
  • Professor
  • Surgical Oncology
Whipple Surgery, Surgery for Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreas Cancer, Whipple Surgery, Esophagus Cancer, Esophagus Surgery, Stomach Cancer, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Melanoma, Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Pancreas Disorders, GIST, Spleen, General Surgery, Bile Duct Disorders, Breast Cancer, Bowel Surgery, Stomach Surgery
Board Certifications
  • Surgery - General Cert: AM Board of Surgery

Peri-operative epidural may not be the preferred form of analgesia in select patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomyAxelrod,T. M.; Mendez,B. M.; Abood,G. J.; Sinacore,J. M.; Aranha,G. V.; Shoup,M.Journal of surgical oncology 2015 ;111(3):306-310

Should all branch-duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms be resected?Plichta,J. K.; Ban,K.; Fridirici,Z.; Godambe,A. S.; Yong,S.; Pappas,S.; Abood,G. J.; Aranha,G. V.American Journal of Surgery 2015 ;209(3):478-482

The changing spectrum of surgically treated cystic neoplasms of the pancreasPlichta,J. K.; Brosius,J. A.; Pappas,S. G.; Abood,G. J.; Aranha,G. V.HPB surgery : a world journal of hepatic, pancreatic and biliary surgery 2015 ;2015( ):791704

Should all branch-duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms be resected?Plichta,J. K.; Ban,K.; Fridirici,Z.; Godambe,A. S.; Yong,S.; Pappas,S.; Abood,G. J.; Aranha,G. V.American Journal of Surgery 2014 ; ( ):

The Association between Survival and the Pathologic Features of Periampullary Tumors Varies over TimePlichta,J. K.; Godambe,A. S.; Fridirici,Z.; Yong,S.; Sinacore,J. M.; Abood,G. J.; Aranha,G. V.HPB surgery : a world journal of hepatic, pancreatic and biliary surgery 2014 ;2014( ):890530

Clinical and Pathologic Features Influencing Survival in Patients Undergoing Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Pancreatic AdenocarcinomaWeber,C. E.; Bock,E. A.; Hurtuk,M. G.; Abood,G. J.; Pickleman,J.; Shoup,M.; Aranha,G. V.Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract 2013 ; ( ):

Proper Hepatic Artery Reconstruction With Gastroduodenal Artery Transposition During PancreaticoduodenectomyKulkarni,G. V.; Malinowski,M.; Hershberger,R.; Aranha,G. V.Perspectives in vascular surgery and endovascular therapy 2013 ; ( ):

Late complications after pancreaticoduodenectomy with pancreaticogastrostomy.Bock,E. A.; Hurtuk,M. G.; Shoup,M.; Aranha,G. V.Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 2012 ;16(5):914-919

The addition of a nurse practitioner to an inpatient surgical team results in improved use of resources.Robles,L.; Slogoff,M.; Ladwig-Scott,E.; Zank,D.; Larson,M. K.; Aranha,G.; Shoup,M.Surgery 2011 ;150(4):711-717

Support for a postresection prognostic score for pancreatic endocrine tumors.Hurtuk,M. G.; Godambe,A. S.; Shoup,M.; Yong,S.; Aranha,G. V.American Journal of Surgery 2011 ;201(3):406-410

Predictors of positive sentinel lymph node in thin melanoma.Yonick,D. V.; Ballo,R. M.; Kahn,E.; Dahiya,M.; Yao,K.; Godellas,C.; Shoup,M.; Aranha,G. V.American Journal of Surgery 2011 ;201(3):324-327

Pancreaticoduodenectomies in patients without periampullary neoplasms: lesions that masquerade as cancer.Hurtuk,M. G.; Shoup,M.; Oshima,K.; Yong,S.; Aranha,G. V.American Journal of Surgery 2010 ;199(3):372-376

Pseudoangiomatous stromal hyperplasia of the breast: a contemporary approach to its clinical and radiologic features and ideal management.Gresik,C. M.; Godellas,C.; Aranha,G. V.; Rajan,P.; Shoup,M.Surgery 2010 ;148(4):752-757

Heparin-coated stents do not protect cancer patients from cardiac complications after noncardiac surgerySherman,K. L.; Obi,S. H.; Aranha,G. V.; Yao,K. A.; Shoup,M. C.American Surgeon 2009 ;75(1):61-65

Rosai-Dorfman disease (sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy) of the pancreas: second case report.Zivin,S. P.; Atieh,M.; Mosier,M. J.; Paner,G. P.; Aranha,G. V.Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 2009 ;13(4):806-809

Does lymph node ratio impact survival in resected periampullary malignancies?.Hurtuk,M. G.; Hughes,C.; Shoup,M.; Aranha,G. V.American Journal of Surgery 2009 ;197(3):348-352

The influence of (18)flourodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography on the management of gastroesophageal junction carcinoma.Smith,J. W.; Moreira,J.; Abood,G.; Aranha,G. V.; Nagda,S.; Wagner,R. H.; Shoup,M.American Journal of Surgery 2009 ;197(3):308-312

Preoperative liver function tests and hemoglobin will predict complications following pancreaticoduodenectomy.Hughes,C.; Hurtuk,M. G.; Rychlik,K.; Shoup,M.; Aranha,G. V.Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 2008 ;12(11):1822-1827

Histopathologic characteristics of the primary tumor in breast cancer patients with isolated tumor cells of the sentinel node.Hulvat,M.; Rajan,P.; Rajan,E.; Sarker,S.; Schermer,C.; Aranha,G.; Yao,K.Surgery 2008 ;144(4):518-524

Predicting cancer on excision of atypical ductal hyperplasia.Doren,E.; Hulvat,M.; Norton,J.; Rajan,P.; Sarker,S.; Aranha,G.; Yao,K.American Journal of Surgery 2008 ;195(3):358-361

Role of interventional radiology in the management of complications after pancreaticoduodenectomy.Baker,T. A.; Aaron,J. M.; Borge,M.; Pierce,K.; Shoup,M.; Aranha,G. V.American Journal of Surgery 2008 ;195(3):386-390

Hepatic resection for recurrent metastatic ovarian cancer.Abood,G.; Bowen,M.; Potkul,R.; Aranha,G.; Shoup,M.American Journal of Surgery 2008 ;195(3):370-373

The role of extended lymphadenectomy for adenocarcinoma of the head of the pancreas: strength of the evidenceFarnell,M. B.; Aranha,G. V.; Nimura,Y.; Michelassi,F.Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 2008 ;12(4):651-656

The journey of a foreign-trained physician to a United States residency.[see comment]Leon,L. R.,Jr; Villar,H.; Leon,C. R.; Psalms,S. B.; Aranha,G.Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2007 ;204(3):486-494

Should all patients with duodenal adenocarcinoma be considered for aggressive surgical resection?.Hurtuk,M. G.; Devata,S.; Brown,K. M.; Oshima,K.; Aranha,G. V.; Pickleman,J.; Shoup,M.American Journal of Surgery 2007 ;193(3):319-324

Central pancreatectomy for benign pancreatic lesionsBrown,K. M.; Shoup,M.; Abodeely,A.; Hodul,P.; Brems,J. J.; Aranha,G. V.HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association 2006 ;8(2):142-147

Critical analysis of a large series of pancreaticogastrostomy after pancreaticoduodenectomy.Aranha,G. V.; Aaron,J. M.; Shoup,M.Archives of Surgery 2006 ;141(6):574-579

Current management of pancreatic fistula after pancreaticoduodenectomy.Aranha,G. V.; Aaron,J. M.; Shoup,M.; Pickleman,J.Surgery 2006 ;140(4):561-568

Nonstandard pancreatic resections for unusual lesionsAranha,G. V.; Shoup,M.American Journal of Surgery 2005 ;189(2):223-228

Pancreaticoduodenectomy is curative in the majority of patients with node-negative ampullary cancerBrown,K. M.; Tompkins,A. J.; Yong,S.; Aranha,G. V.; Shoup,M.Archives of Surgery 2005 ;140(6):529-532

Increased preoperative platelet count is associated with decreased survival after resection for adenocarcinoma of the pancreas.Brown,K. M.; Domin,C.; Aranha,G. V.; Yong,S.; Shoup,M.American Journal of Surgery 2005 ;189(3):278-282

Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced esophageal cancer: experience at a single institution.Malaisrie,S. C.; Untch,B.; Aranha,G. V.; Mohideen,N.; Hantel,A.; Pickleman,J.Archives of Surgery 2004 ;139(5):532-538

Octreotide does not prevent postoperative pancreatic fistula or mortality following Pancreaticoduodenectomy.Barnett,S. P.; Hodul,P. J.; Creech,S.; Pickleman,J.; Aranha,G. V.American Surgeon 2004 ;70(3):222-226

Analysis of signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (STAT3) in gastrointestinal stromal tumors.Paner,G. P.; Silberman,S.; Hartman,G.; Micetich,K. C.; Aranha,G. V.; Alkan,S.Anticancer Research 2003 ;23(3B):2253-2260

Zero mortality after 152 consecutive pancreaticoduodenectomies with pancreaticogastrostomyAranha,G. V.; Hodul,P. J.; Creech,S.; Jacobs,W.Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2003 ;197(2):223-231

Spectrum of Cystic Neoplasms of the Pancreas and Their Surgical ManagementSheehan,M. K.; Beck,K.; Pickleman,J.; Aranha,G. V.Archives of Surgery 2003 ;138(Part 6):657-662

The effect of preoperative biliary stenting on postoperative complications after pancreaticoduodenectomy.Hodul,P.; Creech,S.; Pickleman,J.; Aranha,G. V.American Journal of Surgery 2003 ;186(5):420-425

Lateral pancreaticojejunostomy for chronic pancreatitis.[erratum appears in World J Surg. 2004 May;28(5):518]O'Neil,S. J.; Aranha,G. V.World journal of surgery 2003 ;27(11):1196-1202

A comparison of pancreaticogastrostomy and pancreaticojejunostomy following pancreaticoduodenectomy.Aranha,G. V.; Hodul,P.; Golts,E.; Oh,D.; Pickleman,J.; Creech,S.Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 2003 ;7(5):672-682

Central (middle segment) pancreatectomy: a suitable operation for small lesions of the neck of the pancreasAranha,G. V.Hepato-gastroenterology 2002 ;49(48):1713-1715

Positive immunohistochemistry in histologically negative sentinel noeds: affect on adjuvant therapy in early-stage breast cancer.Stradling,B.; Albain,K.; Siziopikou,K.; Wilcoxson,L.; Aranha,G. V.; Shayani,V.; Fisher,S.; Grabram,S.Surgical Rounds 2002 ;25(11):535-542

Adverse skin lesions after methylene blue injections for sentinel lymph node localization.Stradling,B.; Aranha,G.; Gabram,S.American Journal of Surgery 2002 ;184(4):350-352

Distal pancreatectomy: does the method of closure influence fistula formation?.Sheehan,M. K.; Beck,K.; Creech,S.; Pickleman,J.; Aranha,G. V.American Surgeon 2002 ;68(3):264-267

Cystic lesions of the pancreasDemos,T. C.; Posniak,H. V.; Harmath,C.; Olson,M. C.; Aranha,G.AJR.American Journal of Roentgenology 2002 ;179(6):1375-1388

Inguinal hernia is not a sign of colon cancer: results of a prospective screening trial.Avidan,B.; Sonnenberg,A.; Bhatia,H.; Aranha,G.; Schnell,T. G.; Sontag,S. J.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics 2002 ;16(6):1197-1201

Leiomyosarcoma of the pancreas.Deveaux,P. G.; Aranha,G. V.; Yong,S.HPB 2001 ;3(2):175-177

Long-term survival of a patient with widespread metastases from Barrett's adenocarcinomaMason,G. R.; Micetich,K.; Aranha,G. V.European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology 2001 ;27(5):509-510

Age is not a contraindication to pancreaticoduodenectomy.Hodul,P.; Tansey,J.; Golts,E.; Oh,D.; Pickleman,J.; Aranha,G. V.American Surgeon 2001 ;67(3):270-275

Long-term nonsurgical management of Barrett's esophagus with high-grade dysplasiaSchnell,T. G.; Sontag,S. J.; Chejfec,G.; Aranha,G.; Metz,A.; O'Connell,S.; Seidel,U. J.; Sonnenberg,A.Gastroenterology 2001 ;120(7):1607-1619

Pancreaticogastrostomy following pancreaticoduodenectomy: review of 102 consecutive cases.O'Neil,S.; Pickleman,J.; Aranha,G. V.World journal of surgery 2001 ;25(5):567-571

How well do third-year medical students learn key objectives in a case-based surgical lecture series?.Sheehan,M. K.; Gabram,S. G.; Minks,K. D.; Fisher,S. G.; Aranha,G. V.; Gamelli,R. L.American Surgeon 2000 ;66(5):470-474

Defining a role for endoscopic ultrasound in staging periampullary tumors.Shoup,M.; Hodul,P.; Aranha,G. V.; Choe,D.; Olson,M.; Leya,J.; Losurdo,J.American Journal of Surgery 2000 ;179(6):453-456

Medical School
  • Bangalore Medical College
  • Loyola University Medical Center, Surgery: General Surgery
  • University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics, Surgical Oncology
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