Christopher Janowak

Christopher Francis Janowak , MD,FACS

Associate Professor of Clinical

231 Albert Sabin Way
ML 0558
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
Phone 513-558-5661

Education

General Surgery Residency: University of Wisconsin Madison, WI, 2015

Trauma and Critical Care Fellowship: University of Indiana Indianapolis, IN, 2016

Medical Degree: Loyola University Maywood, IL, 2010

Bachelors in Science: University of Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin, (Genetics)

Certifications

American Board of Surgery (Surgery Critical Care) (Certification Date: 09-12-2016 )

American Board of Surgery (Certification Date: 03-09-2016 )

Clinical Interests

Critical Care Surgery

General Surgery

Abdominal Hernia

Acalculous Cholecystitis

Appendicitis

Bile Duct Stones

Biliary Dyskinesia

Billiary Disease

Bleeding in the Small Bowel

Bowel Obstruction

Cholecystolithiasis

Choledocholithiasis

Cholelithiasis

Colonic Diverticulitis

Diverticular Disease

Diverticulitis

Femoral Hernia

Fractured Ribs

Gallbladder Disease

Gallbladder Inflammation (Cholecystitis)

Gallstones

Groin Hernias

Hernia

Lung Collapse (Pneumothorax)

Peritonitis

Pilonidal Cyst

Pilonidal Dimple

Pilonidal Sinus

Pyloric Stenosis

Traumatic Injury

Umbilical Hernia

Ventral Hernia

Specialities

Surgery-Critical Care

Research and Practice Interests

Interests in Trauma and General Surgical clinical outcomes research, including Chest Wall Injuries and comprehensive management of thoracic trauma (rib fracture, sternal fracture, pulmonary contusion) with particular emphsis on large volume data sets, chest wall reconstruction, mechanical ventilation, and surgical critical care.

Publications

Published Abstracts

Janowak, CF Mercier, PJ Agarwal, SK (2014. ) The Impact of Comorbidity on Mortality in Trauma Outcomes .[Abstract]Journal of Surgical Research, 186 (2 ) ,511

Peer Reviewed Publications

Janowak, Christopher F; Blasberg, Justin D; Taylor, Lauren; Maloney, James D; Macke, Ryan A (2015. ) The Surgical Apgar Score in esophagectomy.The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, , 150 (4 ) ,806-12 More Information

Janowak, Christopher F; Dolejs, Scott; Zarzaur, Ben L (2017. ) Who is John Doe? A Case-Match Analysis. The American surgeon, , 83 (8 ) ,294-296

Janowak, Christopher F; Agarwal, Suresh K; Zarzaur, Ben L (2019. ) What's in a Name? Provider Perception of Injured John Doe Patients.The Journal of surgical research, , 238 ,218-223 More Information

Dolejs, Scott C; Janowak, Christopher F; Zarzaur, Ben L (2017. ) Medication Errors in Injured Patients. The American surgeon, , 83 (7 ) ,780-785

Baker, Jennifer E; Skinner, Mitchell; Heh, Victor; Pritts, Timothy A; Goodman, Michael D; Millar, D Anderson; Janowak, Christopher F (2019. ) Readmission Rates and Associated Factors Following Rib Cage Injury.The journal of trauma and acute care surgery, , More Information

Baker, Jennifer E; Millar, D Anderson; Heh, Victor; Goodman, Michael D; Pritts, Timothy A; Janowak, Christopher F (2020. ) Does chest wall Organ Injury Scale (OIS) or Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) predict outcomes? An analysis of 16,000 consecutive rib fractures.Surgery, , 168 (1 ) ,198-204 More Information

Skinner, Mitchell; Baker, Jennifer; Heh, Victor; Goodman, Michael; Pritts, Timothy; Janowak, Christopher (2021. ) Rib Season: Temporal Variation in Chest Wall Injuries.The Journal of surgical research, , 260 ,129-133 More Information

Zingg, S Whitney; Millar, D A; Goodman, Michael D; Pritts, Timothy A; Janowak, Christopher F (2021. ) The Association Between Pulmonary Contusion Severity and Respiratory Failure.Respiratory care, , More Information

Niziolek, Grace; Goodman, Michael D; Makley, Amy; Millar, D Anderson; Heh, Victor; Pritts, Timothy A; Janowak, Christopher (2021. ) "Early results after initiation of a rib fixation programme: A propensity score matched analysis".Injury, , More Information

Invited Publications

Janowak CF, Janowak LM (2019. ) Misidentifying the Unidentified – John Doe and the EHR .PSNet: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, US Department of Health and Human Services,

Other Publications

Janowak, CF Goodman, MD (2020. ) Letter in response to “Plate of Ribs” by Griffard J, Daley B, Campbell M, et al. Trauma Surgery & Acute Care Open, 5 (1 ) , BMJ Journals

Additional Publications

Presentations

Poster Presentations

S. Doljes, C. Janowak, B. Zarzaur, (2016. ) Medication variances in injured patients .Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting, Nashville, TN. . Professional Meeting. . Level:National

Lecture

Janowak, CF (2016. ) Intra-Abdominal Hypertension and Abdominal Compartment Syndrome: Prevention not reaction? .French Lick, IN. Other Institution. Level:State

Janowak, CF (2015. ) The Story of Abdominal Adhesions .Madison, WI. Other Institution. Level:University

Paper Presentations

C. Janowak, S. Doljes, B. Zarzaur (2016. ) Who is John Doe? A Case-Match Analysis .Nashville, TN. Professional Meeting. Level:National

S. Doljes, C. Janowak, B. Zarzaur, (2016. ) Medication variances in injured patients .Nashville, TN. Professional Meeting. Level:National

Service

American College of Surgeons (Stop the Bleed Campaign ) Program Coordinator Type:Public Level:Local 2016

Contact Information

Academic - 231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-558-5661