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Kevin M Reavis

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Assistant Clinical Professor, Surgery
School of Medicine

M.D., Vanderbilt University, 1999, Medicine

Phone: (714) 456-8598
Fax: (714) 456-6027
Email: kreavis@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
333 City Boulevard West, Suite 850
Orange, CA 92868
Research Interests
Foregut, Esophagus, Stomach, Emerging technologies, Endoscopy, Endolumenal, Surgical education
Academic Distinctions
SAGES/ Karl Storz Traveling fellow 2007
VA Healthcare System- Long Beach, Commitment to Excellence 2008
Publications
Minimally invasive Ivor-Lewis esophagogastrectomy for gastric cardia cancer.
Hinojosa MW, Mailey BA, Smith BR, Reavis KM, Nguyen NT.
Surg Endosc. 2009 May 19. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19452220 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

The Esophageal Anastomosis: How Improving Blood Supply Affects Leak Rate.
Reavis KM.
J Gastrointest Surg. 2009 May 5. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

Laparoscopic transumbilical gastrojejunostomy: an advanced anastomotic procedure performed through a single site.
Nguyen NT, Slone J, Reavis KM, Woolridge J, Smith BR, Chang K.
J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2009 Apr;19(2):199-201.

A single-port technique for laparoscopic extended stapled appendectomy.
Nguyen NT, Reavis KM, Hinojosa MW, Smith BR, Stamos MJ.
Surg Innov. 2009 Mar;16(1):78-81. Epub 2009 Jan 13.

Treatment of chronic obstruction as late complication of adjustable gastric band.
Reavis KM, Hinojosa MW, Smith BR, Nguyen NT.
Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2008 Nov-Dec;4(6):770-2. Epub 2008 Aug 13.

Remission of diabetes after laparoscopic gastric bypass.
Smith BR, Hinojosa MW, Reavis KM, Nguyen NT.
Am Surg. 2008 Oct;74(10):948-52.

Outcomes of esophagectomy at academic centers: an association between volume and outcome.
Reavis KM, Smith BR, Hinojosa MW, Nguyen NT.
Am Surg. 2008 Oct;74(10):939-43.

Transgastric endoscopic peritoneoscopy does not require decontamination of the stomach in humans.
Narula VK, Happel LC, Volt K, Bergman S, Roland JC, Dettorre R, Renton DB, Reavis KM, Needleman BJ, Mikami DJ, Ellison EC, Melvin WS, Hazey JW.
Surg Endosc. 2009 Jun;23(6):1331-6. Epub 2008 Oct 15.

Laparoscopic transumbilical sleeve gastrectomy without visible abdominal scars.
Nguyen NT, Reavis KM, Hinojosa MW, Smith BR, Wilson SE.
Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2009 Mar-Apr;5(2):275-7. Epub 2008 Jul 18. No abstract available.

Single laparoscopic incision transabdominal (SLIT) surgery-adjustable gastric banding: a novel minimally invasive surgical approach.
Nguyen NT, Hinojosa MW, Smith BR, Reavis KM.
Obes Surg. 2008 Dec;18(12):1628-31. Epub 2008 Oct 2.

Outcomes of esophagectomy according to surgeon's training: general vs. thoracic.
Smith BR, Hinojosa MW, Reavis KM, Nguyen NT.
J Gastrointest Surg. 2008 Nov;12(11):1907-11. Epub 2008 Sep 3.

Thoracoscopic construction of an intrathoracic esophagogastric anastomosis using a circular stapler: transoral placement of the anvil.
Nguyen TN, Hinojosa MW, Smith BR, Gray J, Reavis KM.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 Sep;86(3):989-92.

Laparoscopic transumbilical cholecystectomy without visible abdominal scars.
Nguyen NT, Reavis KM, Hinojosa MW, Smith BR, Wilson SE.
J Gastrointest Surg. 2009 Jun;13(6):1125-8. Epub 2008 Aug 15.

Single-laparoscopic incision transabdominal surgery sleeve gastrectomy.
Reavis KM, Hinojosa MW, Smith BR, Nguyen NT.
Obes Surg. 2008 Nov;18(11):1492-4. Epub 2008 Aug 10.

Minimally invasive surgical enucleation or esophagogastrectomy for benign tumor of the esophagus.
Nguyen NT, Reavis KM, El-Badawi K, Hinojosa MW, Smith BR.
Surg Innov. 2008 Jun;15(2):120-5.

Laparoscopic gastric ischemic conditioning prior to esophagogastrectomy: technique and review.
Varela E, Reavis KM, Hinojosa MW, Nguyen N.
Surg Innov. 2008 Jun;15(2):132-5. Epub 2008 May 13. Review.

Advanced endoscopic technologies.
Reavis KM, Melvin WS.
Surg Endosc. 2008 Jun;22(6):1533-46. Epub 2008 Apr 10. Review.

Advances in circular stapling technique for gastric bypass: transoral placement of the anvil.
Nguyen NT, Hinojosa MW, Smith BR, Reavis KM, Wilson SE.
Obes Surg. 2008 May;18(5):611-4.

Transgastric instrumentation and bacterial contamination of the peritoneal cavity.
Narula VK, Hazey JW, Renton DB, Reavis KM, Paul CM, Hinshaw KE, Needleman BJ, Mikami DJ, Ellison EC, Melvin WS.
Surg Endosc. 2008 Mar;22(3):605-11. Epub 2007 Nov 20.

Gastrotomy closure using bioabsorbable plugs in a canine model.
Cios TJ, Reavis KM, Renton DR, Hazey JW, Mikami DJ, Narula VK, Allemang MT, Davis SS, Melvin WS.
Surg Endosc. 2008 Apr;22(4):961-6. Epub 2007 Aug 19.

Natural-orifice transgastric endoscopic peritoneoscopy in humans: Initial clinical trial.
Hazey JW, Narula VK, Renton DB, Reavis KM, Paul CM, Hinshaw KE, Muscarella P, Ellison EC, Melvin WS.
Surg Endosc. 2008 Jan;22(1):16-20. Epub 2007 Aug 14.

A model for gastric banding in the treatment of morbid obesity: the effect of chronic partial gastric outlet obstruction on esophageal physiology.
O'Rourke RW, Seltman AK, Chang EY, Reavis KM, Diggs BS, Hunter JG, Jobe BA.
Ann Surg. 2006 Nov;244(5):723-33.

Utilization of the delay phenomenon improves blood flow and reduces collagen deposition in esophagogastric anastomoses.
Reavis KM, Chang EY, Hunter JG, Jobe BA.
Ann Surg. 2005 May;241(5):736-45; discussion 745-7.

Laparoscopic inversion esophagectomy: simplifying a daunting operation.
Jobe BA, Reavis KM, Davis JJ, Hunter JG.
Dis Esophagus. 2004;17(1):95-7.

Laryngopharyngeal reflux symptoms better predict the presence of esophageal adenocarcinoma than typical gastroesophageal reflux symptoms.
Reavis KM, Morris CD, Gopal DV, Hunter JG, Jobe BA.
Ann Surg. 2004 Jun;239(6):849-56; discussion 856-8.
Professional Society
ABS, ACS, SAGES, ASMBS, SSAT
Other Experience
Last updated
07/07/2009