Mehraneh Dorna Jafari

Assistant Professor, Surgery
School of Medicine

M.D., Drexel University, College of Medicine, 2009


B.S., University of California, Irvine, 2004

Phone: (714) 456-8028
Email: jafarim@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
333 City Blvd. West
Suite 850
Mail Code: 4550
Orange, CA 92868

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Research
Interests
Colorectal Cancer Outcomes
   
Academic
Distinctions
American College of Surgeons Scientific Forum: Excellence in Research Award October 2015
John E. Connolly Chairman Award: Outstanding Achievement as a Resident June 2015
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Best Video Presentation June 2015
Clinical Robotic Surgery Association: 5th Worldwide Congress Best Selected Video Presentation October 2013
International Congress of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery Best Video Presentation June 2013
Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Best Oral Presentation (third place) January 2013
   
Publications JOURNAL PUBLCIATIONS
1. Jafari MD, Arquilla, E. An Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) that Measures the Total Immunoglobulin (IgG) and IgG1. Journal of Undergraduate Research in the Biological Sciences. 2004; 34 (110-118).
2. Halabi WJ, Jafari MD, Nguyen VQ, Carmichael JC, Mills S, Stamos MJ, Pigazzi A. A Nationwide Analysis of the Use And Outcomes of Epidural Analgesia in Open Colorectal Surgery. Journal Of Gastrointestinal Surgery: Official Journal Of The Society For Surgery Of The Alimentary Tract. 2013 Jun; 17(6): 1130-7. PubMed PMID: 23595885.
3. Jafari MD, Lee KH, Halabi WJ, Mills SD, Carmichael JC, Stamos MJ, Pigazzi A. The Use Of Indocyanine Green Fluorescence to Assess Anastomotic Perfusion during Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery. Surgical Endoscopy. 2013 Aug; 27(8): 3003-8. PubMed PMID: 23404152.
4. Jafari MD, Pigazzi A. Techniques For Laparoscopic Repair of Major Intraoperative Vascular Injury: Case Reports and Review of Literature. Surgical Endoscopy. 2013 Aug; 27(8): 3021-7. PubMed PMID: 23407911.
5. Jafari MD, Halabi WJ, Smith BR, Nguyen VQ, Phelan MJ, Stamos MJ, Nguyen NT. A Decade Analysis Of Trends and Outcomes of Partial versus Total Esophagectomy in the United States. Annals of Surgery. 2013 Sep; 258(3): 450-8. PubMed PMID: 24022437.
6. Halabi WJ, Jafari MD, Nguyen VQ, Carmichael JC, Mills S, Pigazzi A, Stamos MJ, Foster CE. Colorectal Surgery in Kidney Transplant Recipients: A Decade of Trends and Outcomes in The United States. The American Surgeon. 2013 Oct; 79(10): 1026-33. PubMed PMID: 24160793
7. Jafari MD, Halabi WJ, Jafari F, Nguyen VQ, Stamos MJ, Carmichael JC, Mills S, Pigazzi A. Morbidity of diverting ileostomy for rectal cancer: analysis of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. The American Surgeon. 2013 Oct; 79(10): 1034-9. PubMed PMID: 24160794.
8. Halabi WJ, Jafari MD, Carmichael JC, Nguyen VQ, Mills S, Phelan M, Staomos MJ, Pigazzi A. Laparoscopic Versus Open Repair of Parastomal Hernias: An ACS-NSQIP Analysis of Short-Term Outcomes. Surgical Endoscopy. 2013 Nov; 27(11): 4067-72. PubMed PMID: 23836123.
9. Halabi WJ, Jafari MD, Nguyen VQ, Carmichael JC, Mills S, Pigazzi A, Stamos MJ. Blood Transfusions in Colorectal Cancer Surgery: Incidence, Outcomes, and Predictive Factors: An American College Of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Analysis. American Journal of Surgery. 2013 Dec; 206(6): 1024-32; discussion 32-3. PubMed PMID: 24296103.
10. Jafari MD, Halabi WJ, Stamos MJ, Nguyen VQ, Carmichael JC, Mills SD, Pigazzi A. Surgical Outcomes of Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy: Analysis of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. JAMA Surgery. 2013 Dec 18. PubMed PMID: 24352601.
11. Jafari MD, Halabi WJ, Stamos MJ, Nguyen VQ, Carmichael JC, Mills SD, Pigazzi A. Surgical Outcomes of Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy: Analysis of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. JAMA Surgery. 2013 Dec 18. PubMed PMID: 24352601.
12. Jafari MD, Jafari F, Young MT, Smith BR, Phalen MJ, Nguyen NT. Volume And Outcome Relationship in Bariatric Surgery in the Laparoscopic Era. Surgical Endoscopy. 2013 Dec; 27(12):4539-46. PubMed PMID: 23943121.
13. Halabi WJ, Jafari MD, Kang CY, Nguyen VQ, Carmichael JC, Mills S, Pigazzi A, Stamos MJ. Colonic Volvulus in the United States: Trends, Outcomes, and Predictors of Mortality. Annals of Surgery. 2014 Feb; 259(2): 293-301. PubMed PMID: 23511842.
14. Halabi WJ, Jafari MD, Nguyen VQ, Carmichael JC, Mills S, Pigazzi A, Stamos MJ. Ureteral Injuries in Colorectal Surgery: An Analysis of Trends, Outcomes, and Risk Factors over A 10-Year Period in the United States. Diseases of the colon and rectum. 2014 Feb; 57(2): 179-86. PubMed PMID: 24401879.
15. Jafari MD, Jafari F, Halabi WJ, Nguyen VQ, Pigazzi A, Carmichael JC, Mills SD, Stamos MJ. Colorectal Cancer Resections in the Aging Us Population: A Trend toward Decreasing Rates and Improved Outcomes. JAMA Surgery. 2014 Apr; 149(6): 557-564. PubMed PMID: 24718844.
16. Young MT, Jafari MD, Gebhart A, Phelan MJ, Nguyen NT. A Decade Analysis of Trends and Outcomes of Bariatric Surgery in Medicare Beneficiaries. Journal of American College of Surgeons. Septmeber 2014. 219 (3): 480-8. PMID:
17. Jafari MD, Wexner SD, Martz JE, McLemore EC, Margolin DA, Sherwinter DA, Lee SW, Senagore AJ, Phelan MJ, Stamos MJ. Perfusion assessment in laparoscopic left-sided/anterior resection (PILLAR II): a multi-institutional study. Journal of American College of Surgeons. January 2015;220(1):82-92 e81. PMID: 25451666
18. Young MT, Jafari MD, Phalen MJ, Stamos MJ, Pigazzi A, Mills SD, Carmichael JC . Surgical Treatments for Rectal Prolapse: How Does a Perineal Approach Compare in the Laparoscopic Era? Surgical Endoscopy. March 2015. 29(3): 607-13. PMID: 25052123
19. Jafari MD, Jafari F, Foe-Parker JE, Phelan MJ, Carmichael JC, Pigazzi A, Mills S, Stamos MJ. Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction in the United States: Has Laparoscopy Made an Impact? The American Surgeon. October 2015. 81 (10): 1028-1033. PMID: 26463302
20. Young, MT, Hwang GS, Menon G, Feldman TF, Jafari MD, Jafari F, Pigazzi A. Laparoscopic Versus Open Loop Ileostomy Reversal: Is there an Advantage to a Minimally Invasive Approach? World journal of surgery. November 2015. 39(11): 2805 - 2811. PMID: 26272594
21. Baek SK, Hwang GS, Vinci A, Jafari MD, Jafari F, Moghadamyeghaneh Z, Pigazzi A. Retrorectal Tumors: A Comprehensive Literature Review. World J Surg. 2016 Apr 15. PMID: 27083451

PUBLCIATIONS ABSTRACTS/ VIDEOS
22. Halabi WJ, Jafari MD, Perez E, Nguyen VQ, Carmichael JC, Mills S, Stamos MJ, Pigazzi A. Anastomotic Leak Following Anterior Resection for Rectal Cancer: Does the Presence of a Defunctioning Stoma Reduce the Burden of a Leak ? Gastroenterology 144, no. 5, Supplement 1 (May 2013): S-1071.
23. Halabi WJ, Jafari MD, Chen A, Nguyen VQ, Carmichael JC, Mills S, Stamos MJ, Pigazzi A. The First Validated Nomogram to Predict 30-Day Mortality Following Surgery for Small Bowel Obstruction. Gastroenterology 144, Issue 5, no. 5, Supplement 1 (May 2013): S-1084.
24. Jafari MD, Stamos MJ, and Pigazzi A. Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Total Proctocolectomy with Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis. Gastroenterology 144, no. 5; Supplement 1 (May 2013): S-1052.
25. Jafari MD, Pigazzi A. Laparoscopic Total Colectomy with Trans-anal Extraction. Society of the American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons TV Library. April 2013.
26. Jafari MD, Jafari F, Halabi WJ, Nguyen VQ, Carmichael JC, Mills S, Pigazzi A, Stamos MJ. Surgical Trends and Outcomes of Colorectal Cancer in the Aging Population: A Decade Analysis. Diseases Of The Colon & Rectum. April 2013. 56(4): E253.
27. Halabi WJ, Jafari MD, Hui M, Carmichael JC, Pigazzi A, Stamos MJ, Mills S. Colorectal Fellowship Programs in the United States: How Are We Doing? Diseases Of The Colon & Rectum. April 2013. 56(4): E312-E313.
28. Ghole S, Nguyen A, Jafari MD, Mills S, Carmichael JC, Stamos MJ, A Pigazzi A. Going Beyond The Air Leak Test-Our Initial Experience with a New Grading System Utilizing Flexible Endoscopy for The Intraoperative Evaluation Of Rectal Anastomoses. Diseases Of The Colon & Rectum. April 2013. 56(4): E281-E282
29. Jafari F, Jafari MD, Hanna MH, Beltran KM, Borromeo-Manalo N, Carmichael JC, Mills SD, Stamos MJ, Pigazzi A. Musculoskeletal Strain in the Operating Room Personnel: A Single Institution Study. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. January 2014. 219 (3): S110-S111.
30. Halabi WJ, Jafari MD, Nguyen VQ, Pigazzi A, Smith BR, Dolich M, Stamos MJ. Duty-Hour Restrictions are Associated with Improved Outcomes in Patients Undergoing General Surgical Procedures. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. January 2014. 219 (4): E158.
31. Menon G, Young M, Jafari MD, Jafari F, Perez E, Carmichael JC, Mills S, Stamos MJ, Pigazzi A. Laparoscopic Versus Open Ileostomy Reversal: Is There An Advantage to a Minimally Invasive Approach? . Diseases Of The Colon & Rectum. May 2014. 57(5): E286-E286.
32. Hanna MH, Jafari MD, Moghadamyeghaneh Z, Carmichael JC, Mills SD, Imagawa DK, Stamos MJ, Pigazzi A. Discharge Destination after High-Risk Surgery: Impact on Readmission and Mortality. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. January 2015. 221 (4) S67-68.
33. Hanna MH, Moghadamyeghaneh Z, Hwang GS, Jafari MD, Carmichael JC, Mills SD, Imagawa DK, Stamos MJ, Pigazzi A. Never Events and Hospital-Acquired Conditions after Surgery: Lessons from the ACS-NSQIP Database. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. January 2015. 221 (4) S74-75.
34. Hanna MH, Jafari MD, Jafari F, Phelan MJ, Rinehart J, Sun C, Carmichael JC, Mills SD, Stamos MJ, Pigazzi P. Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Epidural with Conventional Analgesia after Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery. Journal of American College of Surgeons. January 2015. 221 (5): S36.
35. Jafari MD, Carmichael JC, Pigazzi A. Robotic-Assisted Low Anterior Resection with Transanal Extraction: Single Stapling Technique and Fluorescence Evaluation of Bowel Perfusion. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum. June 2015. 58(5): E137-E137.
36. Jafari MD, Jafari F, Phelan M, Mills S, Carmichael J, Stamos J, Pigazzi A. Surgical Outcomes of Colorectal Cancer Surgery According to Specific Body Mass Index Groups. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum. June 2015. 58(5): E287-E287.

BOOK CHAPTERS
1. Jafari MD, Pigazzi A. (2014). Low Anterior Rectal Resection: Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Technique. In Daniel Albo (Ed.), Operative Techniques in Surgery (Part 4, Chapter 30). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
2. Jafari MD, Pigazzi A. (2015). Robotic Surgery. In Ross, H., Lee, S., Mutch, M., Rivadeneira, D., Steele, S. (Ed.), Minimally Invasive Approaches to Colon and Rectal Disease: Techniques and Best Practices (pp. 273-282). New York City: Springer.
3. Lee KH, Jafari MD, Pigazzi A. (2014). Robotic-Assisted Extralevator abdomineoperineal resection. In Keith, CK (Ed.), Robotics in General Surgery (pp. 241-248). New York City: Springer.
4. Halabi WJ, Jafari MD, Pigazzi A. (2014). Rectal surgery. In Oleynikov D, Bills, ND (Ed.), Robotic Surgery for the General Surgeon (pp. 201-228). Hauppauge: Nova Science Publishers.
5. Jafari MD, Stamos MJ, Mills SD. (2015). Patient Positioning, Instrumentation, and Trocar Placement. In Ross, H., Lee, S., Mutch, M., Rivadeneira, D., Steele, S. (Ed.), Minimally Invasive Approaches to Colon and Rectal Disease: Techniques and Best Practices (pp. 15-24). New York City: Springer.
   
Professional
Societies
Member, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Member, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
Member, Clinical Robotic Surgery Association
Member, American College of Surgeons
Member, Society of American Gastrointestinal Surgeons
   
Graduate Programs Colon and Rectal Surgery

   
   
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