Sam Pappas, MD, FACS

Surgery

Surgical Oncology
Associate Professor

Languages Spoken

English, Greek

Clinical Expertise

  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bile Duct Disorders
  • Esophagus Cancer
  • Esophagus Surgery
  • GIST
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Spleen
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Pancreas Cancer

Medical Education

Medical School
Rush Medical College
Residency
Chicago Medical School - General Surgery
Northwestern Memorial Hospital - General Surgery
Fellowship
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Surgical Oncology

Board Certification

Surgery - General Cert: AM Board of Surgery

Research

  • Diagnostic laparoscopy should be performed before definitive resection for pancreatic cancer: a financial argument Jayakrishnan, T. T.; Nadeem, H.; Groeschl, R. T.; George, B.; Thomas, J. P.; Ritch, P. S.; Christians, K. K.; Tsai, S.; Evans, D. B.; Pappas, S. G.; Gamblin, T. C.; Turaga, K. K., HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association
  • Immunohistochemistry - microarray analysis of patients with peritoneal metastases of appendiceal or colorectal origin Green, D. E.; Jayakrishnan, T. T.; Hwang, M.; Pappas, S. G.; Gamblin, T. C.; Turaga, K. K., Frontiers in surgery
  • 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
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  • The changing spectrum of surgically treated cystic neoplasms of the pancreas Plichta, 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
  • Laparoscopic splenectomy: perioperative management surgical technique, and results, Fisichella, P. M.; Wong, Y. M.; Pappas, S. G.; Abood, G. J., Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  • Role of laparoscopy in patients with peritoneal metastases considered for cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) Jayakrishnan, T. T.; Zacharias, A. J.; Sharma, A.; Pappas, S. G.; Gamblin, T. C.; Turaga, K. K., World journal of surgical oncology
  • 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
  • Staging chest computed tomography and positron emission tomography in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma: utility or futility? Pappas, S. G.; Christians, K. K.; Tolat, P. P.; Mautz, A. P.; Lal, A.; McElroy, L.; Gamblin, T. C.; Turaga, K. K.; Tsai, S.; Erickson, B.; Ritch, P.; Evans, D. B., HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association
  • Systematic review of outcomes of patients undergoing resection for colorectal liver metastases in the setting of extra hepatic disease Hwang, M.; Jayakrishnan, T. T.; Green, D. E.; George, B.; Thomas, J. P.; Groeschl, R. T.; Erickson, B.; Pappas, S. G.; Gamblin, T. C.; Turaga, K. K., European journal of cancer (Oxford, England : 1990)
  • An often overlooked diagnosis: imaging features of gallbladder cancer Pilgrim, C. H.; Groeschl, R. T.; Pappas, S. G.; Gamblin, T. C., Journal of the American College of Surgeons
  • Duplicate pancreas meets gastric duplication cyst: A tale of two anomalies Christians, K. K.; Pappas, S.; Pilgrim, C.; Tsai, S.; Quebbeman, E., International journal of surgery case reports
  • Recurrence after microwave ablation of liver malignancies: a single institution experience Groeschl, R. T.; Wong, R. K.; Quebbeman, E. J.; Tsai, S.; Turaga, K. K.; Pappas, S. G.; Christians, K. K.; Hohenwalter, E. J.; Tutton, S. M.; Rilling, W. S.; Gamblin, T. C., HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association
  • Right hemicolectomy for mucinous adenocarcinoma of the appendix: just right or too much? Turaga, K. K.; Pappas, S.; Gamblin, T. C., Annals of surgical oncology
  • The Frey procedure for chronic pancreatitis secondary to pancreas divisum Pappas, S. G.; Pilgrim, C. H.; Keim, R.; Harris, R.; Wilson, S.; Turaga, K.; Tsai, S.; Dua, K.; Khan, A.; Oh, Y.; Gamblin, T. C.; Christians, K., JAMA surgery