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Colella_Joseph_MD_Director_Robotic_Surgery_MWH_04_06_2009_002.jpg Joseph Colella, MD, FACHS
Director of Robotic Surgery


Pittsburgh, PA 


 
Academic Appointments
Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Physicians Department of Surgery,
Director of Robotic Surgery, April 2001-present
 
Honors/Awards
Named to the Founding Board of the Clinical Robotic Surgical Association
 
Current Professional Activities
Director of Robotic Surgery, Magee Womens Hospital

Co-Chair for 3rd Annual CRSA in Houston, TX
 
Selected Bibliography
“Pregnancy Outcomes Following Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass”. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. June 2007

“Improvement in Fertility and Pregnancy Outcomes Following Weight Loss Surgery”. Medical Clinics of North America. May 2007

“Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreography Following Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: A Case Series and Review of the Literature”. The American Surgeon. Aug 2008
 
Selected Review Articles, Chapters, and Textbooks
Chicago Sun Times “The Future Is Now”. An Independent Supplement by MediaPlanet to Chicago Sun-Times, May, 2011
 
Presentations and Abstracts at Scientific Meetings
World Robotic Symposium 2011 @Miami, FL June 27-29, 2011

Advances in Bariatric Surgery @ Magee Womens Hospital May 7, 2011

Robotic Surgery 2011: Improving Patient Outcomes @Pittsburgh, PA May 5, 2011

Minimally Invasive Approaches to Pancreatic Disease @ Biomedical Science Tower Pittsburgh, PA, November 12, 2010

Annual Clinical Robotic Surgery Association meeting in Nov ember 2010 “Why Robotics, Why Now!!”

Surgical Concepts in Single Incision Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding @ Henderson, Nevada May 13-14, 2009
 
Research Projects
Clinical Research: Formalized a system wide Robotic surgery research initiative Organized system wide committee to facilitate Robotic Research
 
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