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Karen E. Deveney M.D.

    • Professor of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal and General Surgery School of Medicine

Dr. Deveney specializes in colon and rectal surgery and gastrointestinal surgery. Her research interests include inflammatory bowel disease, medical education and colon cancer. She received her medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco in 1972, and completed her surgery residency at UCSF. She received her board certification in surgery in 1979. Dr. Deveney heads the Surgery Residency Program, and is fluent in German.

  • Residency:

    • Surgery-University of California, San Francisco
  • Certifications:

    • Surgery, 2008

Publications

  • "Does sex influence publication productivity among colorectal surgeons participating in fellowship training programs?" Diseases of the Colon and Rectum In: , Vol. 60, No. 5, 01.05.2017, p. 537-543.
  • "Coalition for Global Clinical Surgical Education : The Alliance for Global Clinical Training." Journal of Surgical Education  In: , 2017.
  • "Associate Program Directors in Surgery : A Select Group of Surgical Educators." Journal of Surgical Education  In: , 2017.
  • "A Disease-Specific Hybrid Rotation Increases Opportunities for Deliberate Practice." Journal of Surgical Education In: , Vol. 73, No. 1, 01.01.2016, p. 1-6.
  • "Improving American board of surgery in-training examination scores motivation matters." JAMA Surgery  In: , Vol. 150, No. 9, 01.09.2015, p. 889.
  • "Trends in the Surgical Management of Crohn’s Disease." Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery In: , Vol. 19, No. 10, 19.08.2015, p. 1862-1868.
  • "A flexible postoperative debriefing process can effectively provide formative resident feedback." Journal of the American College of Surgeons In: , Vol. 220, No. 5, 01.05.2015, p. 959-967.
  • "Strictureplasty for Treatment of Crohn’s Disease : an ACS-NSQIP Database Analysis." Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery In: , Vol. 19, No. 5, 01.05.2015, p. 905-910.
  • "Responding to the need for rural general surgery training sites : a how-to." Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons  In: , Vol. 100, No. 4, 01.04.2015, p. 47-50.
  • "Early Results from the Flexibility in Surgical Training Research Consortium : Resident and Program Director Attitudes Toward Flexible Rotations in Senior Residency." Journal of Surgical Education  In: , 2015.
  • "The role of a preliminary PGY-3 in general surgery training." Journal of Surgical Education  In: , Vol. 71, No. 6, 01.11.2014, p. e139-e143.
  • "Transition from residency to practice : Life does get better!" JAMA Surgery In: , Vol. 149, No. 9, 01.09.2014, p. 954.
  • "Initial surgical management of ulcerative colitis in the biologic era." Diseases of the Colon and Rectum In: , Vol. 57, No. 12, 2014, p. 1358-1363.
  • "Increasing the number of lymph nodes examined after colectomy does not improve colon cancer staging." Journal of the American College of Surgeons In: , Vol. 218, No. 5, 2014, p. 1004-1011.
  • "Who should adopt robotic surgery, and when?" Annals of Thoracic Surgery In: , Vol. 96, No. 4, 10.2013, p. 1132-1137.
  • "Chief resident operative experience : A moving target." JAMA Surgery  In: , Vol. 148, No. 9, 09.2013, p. 847-848.
  • "Association between dedicated rural training year and the likelihood of becoming a general surgeon in a small town." JAMA Surgery  In: , Vol. 148, No. 9, 09.2013, p. 817-821.
  • "Characteristics of highly ranked applicants to general surgery residency programs." JAMA Surgery  In: , Vol. 148, No. 5, 05.2013, p. 413-417.
  • "Remediation and attrition : Are they related?" Archives of Surgery  In: , Vol. 147, No. 9, 09.2012, p. 833.
  • "The best method to repair diaphragmatic hernias." Archives of Surgery  In: , Vol. 147, No. 7, 07.2012, p. 612-613.
  • "Utilization of laparoscopic colectomy in the united states before and after the clinical outcomes of surgical therapy study group trial." Annals of Surgery In: , Vol. 254, No. 2, 08.2011, p. 281-288.
  • "Trends in research time, fellowship training, and practice patterns among general surgery graduates." Journal of Surgical Education  In: , Vol. 68, No. 4, 07.2011, p. 309-312.
  • "General surgery research residents : Apples and oranges." Archives of Surgery  In: , Vol. 146, No. 6, 06.2011, p. 658-659.
  • "Dramatic decreases in mortality from laparoscopic colon resections based on data from the nationwide inpatient sample." Archives of Surgery In: , Vol. 146, No. 5, 05.2011, p. 594-599.
  • "Oncologic outcomes after resection of rectal cancer : Laparoscopic versus open approach." American Journal of Surgery In: , Vol. 199, No. 5, 05.2010, p. 599-603.
  • "Predicting performance on the American Board of Surgery qualifying and certifying examinations : A multi-institutional study." Archives of Surgery  In: , Vol. 145, No. 9, 2010, p. 852-856.
  • "Education for Rural Surgical Practice : The Oregon Health & Science University Model." Surgical Clinics of North America  In: , Vol. 89, No. 6, 12.2009, p. 1303-1308.
  • "The authors reply." Diseases of the Colon and Rectum  In: , Vol. 52, No. 1, 01.2009, p. 173.
  • "Treatment strategies and outcomes for rectal villous adenoma from a single-center experience." Archives of Surgery In: , Vol. 143, No. 9, 09.2008, p. 866-870.
  • "Predictors of pouchitis after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis : A retrospective review." Diseases of the Colon and Rectum In: , Vol. 51, No. 5, 05.2008, p. 554-560.

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