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Sharfi Sarker
M.D.,M.P.H., FACS
  • Associate Professor
  • Gastrointestinal/Minimally Invasive Surgery
Specialties
Reflux Disease, Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD); Achalasia, Advanced Laparoscopic Procedures, Laparoscopy, Gallbladder Disorders, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Weight Reduction Surgery, Intestinal Disorders, Hernia, Colon Cancer, Lap-Band and Hernias, Bowel Surgery, Spleen, Bariatric, Esophagus Surgery
Board Certifications
  • Surgery - General Cert: AM Board of Surgery
Publications

Combined laparoscopic cholecystectomy with ileostomy reversal: A method of delayed definitive management of postoperative gallstone pancreatitisKulkarni,G. V.; Sarker,S.; Eberhardt,J. M.Journal of minimal access surgery 2014 ;10(1):48-50

Obstructive sleep apnea in general surgery patients: is it more common than we think?Kulkarni,G. V.; Horst,A.; Eberhardt,J. M.; Kumar,S.; Sarker,S.American Journal of Surgery 2013 ; ( ):

A practical cost-effective management strategy for gallstone pancreatitisTabone,L. E.; Conlon,M.; Fernando,E.; Yi,S.; Sarker,S.; Fisichella,P. M.; Luchette,F. A.American Journal of Surgery 2013 ; ( ):

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for biliary dyskinesia: Which patients have long term benefit?Wybourn,C. A.; Kitsis,R. M.; Baker,T. A.; Degner,B.; Sarker,S.; Luchette,F. A.Surgery 2013 ;154(4):761-768

To 'gram or not'? Indications for intraoperative cholangiogram.Tabone,L. E.; Sarker,S.; Fisichella,P. M.; Conlon,M.; Fernando,E.; Yi,S.; Luchette,F. A.Surgery 2011 ;150(4):810-819

Management of slipped adjustable gastric bands.Manganiello,M.; Sarker,S.; Tempel,M.; Shayani,V.Surgery for Obesity & Related Diseases 2008 ;4(4):534-538

Laparoscopic-assisted lumboperitoneal shunt placement for idiopathic intracranial hypertension.Hammers,R.; Prabhu,V. C.; Sarker,S.; Jay,W. M.Seminars in ophthalmology 2008 ;23(3):151-155

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

Three-year follow-up weight loss results for patients undergoing laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding at a major university medical center: does the weight loss persist?.Sarker,S.; Myers,J.; Serot,J.; Shayani,V.American Journal of Surgery 2006 ;191(3):372-376

Quality of life after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding using the Baros and Moorehead-Ardelt Quality of Life Questionnaire IIMyers,J. A.; Clifford,J. C.; Sarker,S.; Primeau,M.; Doninger,G. L.; Shayani,V.JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons / Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons 2006 ;10(4):414-420

Treatment of massive super-obesity with laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding.Myers,J. A.; Sarker,S.; Shayani,V.Surgery for Obesity & Related Diseases 2006 ;2(1):37-40

Gallbladder disease in patients undergoing laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding.Myers,J. A.; Fischer,G. A.; Sarker,S.; Shayani,V.Surgery for Obesity & Related Diseases 2005 ;1(6):561-563

Superior weight loss with patient-driven, fluoroscopically guided band adjustment following laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding.Sarker,S.; Myers,J. A.; Shayani,V.Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons 2005 ;9(3):269-271

Early and late complications following laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding.Sarker,S.; Herold,K.; Creech,S.; Shayani,V.American Surgeon 2004 ;70(2):146-149

Diagnosis and management of acute gastric distention following laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding.Shayani,V.; Sarker,S.Obesity Surgery 2004 ;14(5):702-704

Management of extreme hypergastrinemia in PPI therapy for GERDShayani,V.; Sarker,S.Contemporary Surgery 2004 ;60(4):174-177

Education
Medical School
  • Boston University School of Medicine
Residency
  • University of Illinois at Chicago/Metropolitan Group Hospitals, Surgery: General Surgery
Fellowship
  • Loyola University Medical Center, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Languages
  • Bengali