Leah Winer

Leah Kathryn Winer

Resident in General Surgery

Education

Medical Degree, Thomas Jefferson University 2015

Bachelor's Degree, Washington University in St. Louis 2009 (Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology)

Positions and Work Experience

06-2014 -07-2015 Research Assistant, Colon and Rectal Surgery Department, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA (Principal Investigators: Gerald Isenberg, MD and Scott Goldstein, MD),

06-2012 -08-2012 Dean’s Summer Research Program, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Obstetrics & Gynecology Department, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA (Principal Investigator: Stuart Weiner, MD),

06-2009 -07-2011 Research Technician, Christopher Wells Hobler Lab for ALS Research Neurology Department, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (Principal Investigator: Timothy Miller, MD, PhD),

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Ahmad, Syed A; Xia, Brent T; Bailey, Christina E; Abbott, Daniel E; Helmink, Beth A; Daly, Meghan C; Thota, Ramya; Schlegal, Cameron; Winer, Leah K; Ahmad, S Ameen; Al Humaidi, Ali H; Parikh, Alexander A (2016. ) An update on gastric cancer.Current problems in surgery, , 53 (10 ) ,449-90

Winer, Leah K; Dhar, Vikrom K; Wima, Koffi; Lee, Tiffany C; Morris, Mackenzie C; Shah, Shimul A; Ahmad, Syed A; Patel, Sameer H (2018. ) Perioperative Net Fluid Balance Predicts Pancreatic Fistula After Pancreaticoduodenectomy.Journal of gastrointestinal surgery, , June 4 [Epub ahead of print] ,

Xia, Brent T; Beckmann, Nadine; Winer, Leah K; Kim, Young; Goetzman, Holly S; Veile, Rosalie E; Gulbins, Erich; Goodman, Michael D; Nomellini, Vanessa; Caldwell, Charles C (2018. ) Amitriptyline Treatment Mitigates Sepsis-Induced Tumor Necrosis Factor Expression and Coagulopathy.Shock (Augusta, Ga.), , March 30 [Epub ahead of print] ,

Winer, Leah; Srinivasan, Dushyanth; Chun, Seung; Lacomis, David; Jaffa, Matthew; Fagan, Anne; Holtzman, David M; Wancewicz, Ed; Bennett, C Frank; Bowser, Robert; Cudkowicz, Merit; Miller, Timothy M (2013. ) SOD1 in cerebral spinal fluid as a pharmacodynamic marker for antisense oligonucleotide therapy.JAMA neurology, , 70 (2 ) ,201-7

Winer, Leah; Jha, Pankhuri; Cowan, Scott W; Yeo, Charles J; Goldstein, Scott D (2016. ) Emil Zuckerkandl, M.D. (1849-1910): Bridging Anatomic Study and the Operating Room Table. The American surgeon, , 82 (3 ) ,189-91

Li, Quan; Vande Velde, Christine; Israelson, Adrian; Xie, Jing; Bailey, Aaron O; Dong, Meng-Qui; Chun, Seung-Joo; Roy, Tamal; Winer, Leah; Yates, John R; Capaldi, Roderick A; Cleveland, Don W; Miller, Timothy M (2010. ) ALS-linked mutant superoxide dismutase 1 (SOD1) alters mitochondrial protein composition and decreases protein import.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, , 107 (49 ) ,21146-51

Morris, Mackenzie C; Dhar, Vikrom K; Stevenson, Megan A; Winer, Leah K; Lee, Tiffany C; Wang, Jiang; Ahmad, Syed A; Patel, Sameer H; Sussman, Jeffrey J; Abbott, Daniel E (2019. ) Adjuvant Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) for patients at High-Risk of Peritoneal Metastases.Surgical oncology, , 31 ,33-37

Lee, Tiffany C; Kaiser, Tiffany E; Luckett, Keith; Wima, Koffi; Winer, Leah K; Morris, Mackenzie C; Kassam, Al-Faraaz; Safdar, Kamran; Bari, Khurram; Anwar, Nadeem; Quillin, R Cutler; Shah, Shimul A (2019. ) Use, Safety, and Effectiveness of Viremic Hepatitis B Virus Donor Livers: A Potential Opportunity to Expand the Donor Pool.Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society, , 25 (10 ) ,1581-1584

Winer, Leah K; Cortez, Alex R; Kassam, Al; Quillin, Ralph C; Goodman, Michael D; Makley, Amy T; Sussman, Jeffrey J; Kuethe, Joshua W (2019. ) The Impact of a Comprehensive Resident Curriculum and Required Participation in "This Week in SCORE" on General Surgery ABSITE Performance and Well-Being.Journal of surgical education, ,

Winer, Leah K; Hinrichs, Benjamin H; Lu, Sisi; Hanseman, Dennis; Huang, Yuan; Reyna, Chantal; Lewis, Jaime; Shaughnessy, Elizabeth A (2019. ) Flat epithelial atypia and the risk of sampling error: Determining the value of excision after image-guided core-needle biopsy.American journal of surgery, ,

Lee, Tiffany C; Wima, Koffi; Morris, Mackenzie C; Winer, Leah K; Sussman, Jeffrey J; Ahmad, Syed A; Patel, Sameer H (2019. ) Incidence and Long-Term Outcomes of Patients Requiring Early Reoperation After HIPEC.The Journal of surgical research, , 244 ,395-401

Quillin, Ralph C; Cortez, Alexander R; Garcia, Mario A; Winer, Leah K; Kassam, Al-Faraaz; Kuethe, Joshua W; Pritts, Timothy A (2019. ) Gas off, room lights on: Shedding light on the surgical resident's experience in open and laparoscopic surgery.Surgery, ,

Winer, Leah K; Dhar, Vikrom K; Wima, Koffi; Morris, Mackenzie C; Lee, Tiffany C; Shah, Shimul A; Ahmad, Syed A; Patel, Sameer H (2019. ) The Impact of Tumor Location on Resection and Survival for Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma.The Journal of surgical research, , 239 ,60-66

Cortez, Alexander R; Morris, Mackenzie C; Brown, Nicholas G; Winer, Leah K; Safdar, Kamran; Poreddy, Sampath; Shah, Shimul A; Quillin, R Cutler (2019. ) Is Surgery Necessary? Endoscopic Management of Post-transplant Biliary Complications in the Modern Era.Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, ,

Dhar, Vikrom K; Wima, Koffi; Lee, Tiffany C; Morris, Mackenzie C; Winer, Leah K; Ahmad, Syed A; Shah, Shimul A; Patel, Sameer H (2019. ) Perioperative blood transfusions following hepatic lobectomy: A national analysis of academic medical centers in the modern era.HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association, , 21 (6 ) ,748-756

Cortez, Alexander R; Winer, Leah K; Kassam, Al-Faraaz; Hanseman, Dennis J; Kuethe, Joshua W; Quillin, Ralph Cutler; Potts, John R (2019. ) See None, Do Some, Teach None: An Analysis of the Contemporary Operative Experience as Nonprimary Surgeon.Journal of surgical education, ,

Winer, Leah K; Beckmann, Nadine; Veile, Rosalie A; Goodman, Michael D; Caldwell, Charles C; Nomellini, Vanessa (2019. ) Consumptive coagulopathy is associated with organ dysfunction during PICS.American journal of physiology. Lung cellular and molecular physiology, , 316 (5 ) ,L946-L952

Cortez, Alexander R; Winer, Leah K; Katsaros, Gianna D; Kassam, Al-Faraaz; Shah, Shimul A; Diwan, Tayyab S; Cutler Quillin, R (2019. ) Resident Operative Experience in Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery: Exposing the Divide.Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, ,

Cortez, Alexander R; Winer, Leah K; Kim, Young; Hanseman, Dennis J; Athota, Krishna P; Quillin, R Cutler (2019. ) Predictors of medical student success on the surgery clerkship.American journal of surgery, , 217 (1 ) ,169-174

Xia, Brent T; Beckmann, Nadine; Winer, Leah K; Pugh, Amanda M; Pritts, Timothy A; Nomellini, Vanessa; Gulbins, Erich; Caldwell, Charles C (2019. ) Amitriptyline Reduces Inflammation and Mortality in a Murine Model of Sepsis.Cellular physiology and biochemistry : international journal of experimental cellular physiology, biochemistry, and pharmacology, , 52 (3 ) ,565-579

Cortez, Alexander R; Winer, Leah K; Kassam, Al-Faraaz; Kuethe, Joshua W; Athota, Krishna P; Quillin, R Cutler The Impact of Medical Student Burnout on Surgery Clerkship Performance.Journal of surgical education, , 76 (5 ) ,1241-1247

Winer L.K.;Vivero M.P.;Scully B.F.;Cortez A.R.;Kassam A.F.;Nowygrod R.;Griesemer A.D.;Emond J.C.;Quillin R.C. (03-01-2020. ) Exploring Medical Students’ Perceptions of Organ Procurement: Need for a Formalized Medical Student .Journal of Surgical Education, , 77 (2 ) ,329-336

Kassam A.;Cortez A.;Winer L.;Kuethe J.;Athota K.;Quillin R. (02-01-2020. ) The impact of medical student interest in surgery on clerkship performance and career choice.American Journal of Surgery, , 219 (2 ) ,359-365

Cortez A.;Winer L.;Kassam A.;Hanseman D.;Kuethe J.;Sussman J.;Quillin R. (02-01-2020. ) Exploring the relationship between burnout and grit during general surgery residency: A longitudinal.American Journal of Surgery, , 219 (2 ) ,322-327

Cortez A.R.;Winer L.K.;Katsaros G.D.;Kassam A.F.;Shah S.A.;Diwan T.S.;Cutler Quillin R. (01-01-2019. ) Resident Operative Experience in Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery: Exposing the Divide.Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, ,

Cortez A.R.;Morris M.C.;Brown N.G.;Winer L.K.;Safdar K.;Poreddy S.;Shah S.A.;Quillin R.C. (01-01-2019. ) Is Surgery Necessary? Endoscopic Management of Post-transplant Biliary Complications in the Modern E.Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, ,

Lee T.C.;Cortez A.R.;Kassam A.F.;Morris M.C.;Winer L.K.;Silski L.S.;Quillin R.C.;Cuffy M.C.;Jones C.R.;Diwan T.S.;Shah S.A. (01-01-2019. ) Outcomes of en bloc simultaneous liver-kidney transplantation compared to the traditional technique.American Journal of Transplantation, ,

Ahmad S.;Xia B.;Bailey C.;Abbott D.;Helmink B.;Daly M.;Thota R.;Schlegal C.;Winer L.;Ahmad S.;Al Humaidi A.;Parikh A. (10-01-2016. ) In Brief.Current Problems in Surgery, , 53 (10 ) ,444-446

Book Chapter

Winer LK (2017 ) Robotics and newer surgical technologies The Mont Reid Surgical Handbook, 7th ed .Elsevier

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Moonsamy P, Winer L, Brackett S, Isenberg G (05-2015. ) My Surgery Day: The Jefferson Patient and Family Experience .Video Presentation.

Poster Presentations

Reddy VK, Winer LK, Goldstein SD, et al (05-2016. ) Utility of Long Term Indwelling Draining Setons in Treatment of Complex Crohn’s Fistula in Ano .American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. .

Potti S, Winer L, Suhag A, et al (05-2013. ) Does Mid-Trimester Fetal Tei Index Predict Large For Gestational Age in Pregestational Diabetes? .American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. .

Winer L, Chun S, Jaffa M, et al (12-2010. ) . SOD1 Protein Levels in the CSF of ALS Patients .International Symposium on ALS/MND. .

Srinivasan D, Winer L, Chun S, et al (10-2010. ) SOD1 as a Biomarker in the CSF .Northeast Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Meeting. .

Chun S, Jaffa M, Winer L, et al (04-2010. ) Examination of SOD1 Protein Levels in the CSF of ALS Patients .American Academy of Neurology. .

Paper Presentations

Winer LK, Pugh AM, Caldwell, CC, Nomellini, V (06-2018. ) Splenic neutrophils may serve as the primary responders to lung infection during persistent inflammation, immunosuppression and catabolism syndrome (PICS) .Shock Society, Scottsdale, AZ.

Winer LK, Dhar VK, Wima K, et al (03-2018. ) Does perioperative fluid resuscitation impact pancreatic fistula rates after pancreaticoduodenectomy? .Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, Miami Beach, FL.

Winer LK, Pugh AM, Gulbins E, et al (01-2018. ) Ceramide contributes to the neutrophil dysfunction seen in persistent inflammation, immunosuppression and catabolism syndrome (PICS) .Academic Surgical Congress, Jacksonville, FL.

Morris MC, Dhar VK, Winer LK, Lee TC, Wang J, Ahmad SA, Patel SH, Sussman JJ, Abbott D (02-2019. ) Adjuvant hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) for patients at high risk of peritoneal metastases .Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) Regional Perfusion Meeting, Phoenix, AZ.

Nomellini V, Winer LK, Beckmann N, Caldwell CC (06-2019. ) Murine PICS develops regardless of age or antibiotic administration .Shock Society Annual Conference on Shock, Coronado, CA.

Quillin RC 3rd, Cortez AR, Garcia MA, Winer LK, Kassam AF, Kuethe JW, Pritts TA (03-2019. ) Gas off, room lights on: Shedding light on the surgical resident’s experience in open and laparoscopic surgery .Central Surgical Association, Palm Harbor, FL.

Winer LK, Goodman MD, Caldwell CC, Nomellini V (02-2019. ) Coagulopathy: putting another “C” in PICS .Academic Surgical Congress, Houston, TX.

Winer LK, Pugh AM, Caldwell CC, Nomellini V (10-2018. ) Altered neutrophil phenotypes in a murine model of persistent inflammation, immunosuppression, and catabolism syndrome .American College of Surgeons, Boston, MA.

Winer LK, Xia BT, Gulbins E, Nomellini V, Caldwell CC (10-2018. ) Amitriptyline attenuates inflammation and coagulopathy in a murine model of sepsis .Fourth International Workshop on the Molecular Medicine of Sphingolipids, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Winer LK, Pugh AM, Nomellini V, Caldwell CC (02-2019. ) Hypothermia induces lymphocyte apoptosis and dysfunction in vitro .Academic Surgical Congress, Houston, TX.

Honors and Awards

2018 Finalist, Basic Science Section, Department of Surgery Resident Research Competition, University of Cincinnati

2018 Travel Award, Shock Society Annual Meeting

2015 Winner, The Philip J. Wolfson, M.D. Memorial Prize for Leadership, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

2015 Nominee, The Drs. Donald R. and Henry Pohl Prize for Professionalism, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

2011 Robert A. Stehlin Campaign for ALS Foundation Scholar, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

2009 Dean’s List, Washington University in St. Louis -- six semesters

2009 Flo and Al Hughes Scholar in Arts & Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis

2009 College Honors in Arts and Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis

Service

Medical Team Volunteer, JeffHOPE Finance Committee, Family Medicine Department, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 08-2011 -05-2015

Service trip to Yucul, Nicaragua -- Takkana Social Justice Fellowship, St. Louis Hillel, St. Louis, MO 09-2006 -04-2007

Post Graduate Training and Education

07-2017-To Present Research Fellowship, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati (Mentor: Charles C. Caldwell, PhD),

Contact Information

Academic - Medical Sciences Building
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267-0558
Phone: 513-558-4206
leah.winer@uc.edu