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Marc M. Zaré, MD, FACS
Advanced Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgeon

Career

    Chairman, Department of Surgery Good Samaritan Hospital San Jose, CA current

    Director, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Good Samaritan Hospital San Jose, CA current

    Partner, Surgery Associates - San Jose, CA - current

    Assistant Professor of Surgery
    Boston University - 2004-2008

    Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) &
    Surgical Simulation, Staff Surgeon

    Boston VA Healthcare System - 2004-2008

    Clinical Instructor of Surgery
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - 2003-2004

Education

    Fellowship, Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC - 2002-2004

    Residency, General Surgery
    Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC - 1997-2002

    Graduate Medical Education
    Kasturba Medical College, India - 1989-1996

Honors

    Outstanding Resident in Laparoscopic Surgery – 2001
    By the Department of Surgery, Georgetown University

    String of Pearl Award nominee – 2002
    By the Class of 2003, Georgetown University Medical School
    “For dedication & commitment to teaching medical students” !

    ABSITE Travel Award – 2002
    By the Department of Surgery, Georgetown University !

    Medical School Honors – Surgery, Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology,
    Orthopedics, Preventive medicine, Pathology, Pharmacology, Microbiology,
    Physiology, Biochemistry, Anatomy !

    National Association of Microbiologists Award – 1992
    For highest scores in Pathology in Mangalore University

    Association of Clinical Biochemists Award – 1991
    For highest scores in Microbiology in Mangalore University !

    Kasturba Medical College Gold medals – 1991, 1992
    For highest scores in Pathology & Biochemistry

Diplomas & Memberships

    Diplomate, American Board of Surgery
    Fellow, American College of Surgeons
    Member, Society of American Gastrointestinal & Endoscopic Surgeons
    Member, American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
    Member, International Liaison Committee, SAGES

Book Chapters

    Itani KMF, Zaré MM. Uncommon Abdominal Wall Hernias. In: Bland KI,
    Sarr MG, Buchler MW, Csendes Attila, Garden OJ, Wong J, editors. General
    Surgery. 2nd ed. London: Springer-Verlag. 2009. !

    Weiss ES, Zaré SM. Hematology. In: Makary M, editor. General Surgery
    Review. 1st ed. Washington DC: Ladner-Drysdale; 2004. p 288-296 !

    Mukherjee D, Zaré SM. Extremities Vascular Trauma. In Edizioni Luigi
    Pozzi s.r.l, editor. Vascular Emergencies, Pathophysiology and Surgical
    Treatment. 1st ed. Rome. 1998

Publications

    Zaré MM. Surgery for Severe Obesity. Hospital Physician 2008. Wayne (PA): Turner White Communications 2008. Available at
    http://www.turnerwhite.com/memberfile.php?PubCode=hp_sep08_obesity.pdf

    Zaré MM, Itani KMF, Schifftner T, et al. Mortality After Nonemergent Major Surgery Performed on Friday Versus Monday through Wednesday. Ann Surg 2007; 246:866-874

    Zaré MM, Itani KMF. Surgical Residency: Beyond 55 Miles and 80 Hours. FOCUS on Surgical Education 2007; 24: 26-28

    Zaré MM. Minimally Invasive Surgery: Review Questions. Hospital physician. Wayne (PA): Turner White Communications 2006;42(9):39-40. Available at
    http://www.turner-white.com/hp/hp03_past2006.htm#september

    Zaré SM. Galanko J, Behrns KE, et al. Psychologic Well-Being of Surgery Residents After Inception of the 80-hour Work Week: A Multiinstitutional Study. Surgery 2005;138(2):150-7

    Saund MS, Zaré SM, Prasad M. Superoxide Enhancement of L-Type Ca2+ Channels in Colonic Smooth Muscle is Dependent on Gβγ and PI3-Kinase (Abstract). SSAT 2006;47:M1874

    Zaré MM. Surgical Management for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. In: Itani KMF, editor. Hospital physician general surgery board review manual. Wayne (PA): Turner White Communications 2005;8(Pt 4):1-12. Available at http://www.turner-white.com/brm/bgene.htm

    Morton JM, Zaré SM, Behrns KE, et al. National trends in Heller myotomy utilization and outcomes from 1988 to 1998. Surg Endosc 2003;17:S255

    Ganasoundari A, Zaré SM, Devi U. Modification of bone marrow sensitivity by medical plant extracts. Br J Radiology 1997;70:599-602

    Zaré SM, Galanko J, Behrns KE, et al. Psychological Well-Being of Surgery Residents Before the 80-hour Work Week: A Multiinstitutional Study. J Am Coll Surg 2004;198(4):633-640

    Zaré SM, Morton JM, Farrell TM. Resident Well-Being: Perceived Stress and Self-Esteem. Surg Endosc 2003;17:S257

Invited Talks

    Advancements in General and Bariatric Surgery
    Good Samaritan Hospital Sponsored Physicians’ event – 2013

    Bariatric Surgery: Prescribing a Metabolic and Weight loss operation
    El Camino Mountain View Grand Rounds – 2010

    Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery
    Northern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons – 2010 !

    Surgical Management of Severe Obesity
    Boston University medical students lecture series – 2006 to current

    Whipple procedure. A technical and historic perspective
    Nursing lecture, Boston VA Healthcare System – 2007

    The Story of Surgical Outcomes: From the Golden Goose Ostrich to the
    American Veterans
    Surgical Grand Rounds, Boston University, Boston, MA – 2006

    Elective Major Surgery leads to higher mortality when performed on Friday
    as compared with Monday through Wednesday
    Meeting of the Society of University Surgeons, San Diego, CA – 2006 !

    Surgery for Morbid Obesity: An overview and update
    Boston Swallowing and Motility Disorder Society, Boston, MA – 2005

    Has the 80-Hour Work Week Improved Psychological Well-Being of
    Surgery Residents? A Multi-institutional Study Report
    Surgical Grand Rounds, Boston University, Boston, MA – 2005 !!

    Psychological Well-Being of Surgery Residents after inception of the
    80-hour Work Week: A Multi-institutional Study
    Meeting of the Society of University Surgeons, Nashville, TN – 2005 !

    Obesity Update: Ghrelin, New Kid on the Block
    Multidisciplinary GI conference, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill,
    NC – 2004

    Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Debates, Controversies &
    New Paradigms. Surgical Grand Rounds, Boston VA Healthcare System
    Boston, MA – 2004 !

    Psychological Well-Being of Surgery Residents before and after
    the 80 hour Work Week: A Prospective Multi-institutional Study
    Surgical Grand Rounds, Univ N Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC – 2004 !

    Chronic Pancreatitis: To Resect or not to Resect
    Multidisciplinary GI conference, Univ N Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC – 2003 !

    Surgery in Chronic Pancreatitis
    Asheville VA Medical Center, Asheville, NC – 2003 !

    Resident Well-Being: Perceived Stress and Self-Esteem
    SAGES meeting, Los Angeles, CA – 2003

    Ileal Pouches: An Overview
    Surgical Grand Rounds, Georgetown University, Washington, DC – 2001

    Precise Role of Imaging in Acute Abdomen
    Surgical Grand Rounds, Georgetown University, Washington, DC – 2000

    Hydatid Cyst of Liver: Diagnosis and management
    Surgical Grand Rounds, Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA – 1999

    Living Donor Liver Transplant
    Surgical Grand Rounds. Georgetown University, Washington, DC – 1998

    Radiomodifying effects of plant drugs on mouse bone marrow
    The 11th International Medical Students Congress. Istanbul, Turkey – 1995

    Modification of radiation-induced hemopoietic stem cell lethality by
    Withaferin A, Plumbagin & Ocimum Extract. International Symposium on
    Radiomodifiers in Human Health. Manipal, India – 1995 !

    Clinical comparison of Carcinoma of Proximal colon, Distal
    Colon & Rectum. The 10th International Medical Students Congress
    Istanbul, Turkey – 1994

Leadership

    Chair– Dept. of Surgery, Good Samaritan Hospital, San Jose current
    Director – Bariatric Surgery, Good Samaritan Hospital, San Jose current
    Member– Physician Advisory Committee, Good Sam Hospital current
    Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery– Boston VA, 2004-08
    Chair of task force –OR scheduling and patient safety, Boston VA, 2006
    Chair of task force – OR digital integration project, Boston VA, 2007

 
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