Zeljka Jutric

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Assistant Professor, Surgery
School of Medicine

M.D., University of Nevada School of Medicine, 2009


B.S., University of Alaska Anchorage, 2005

Email: zjutric@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
333 City Blvd., West, Suite 1600, Orange
Irvine, CA 92868
Research Interests
liver; pancreas; immunotherapy
Academic Distinctions
2016 National Pancreas Foundation Travel Grant
2016 AHPBA North American Travel Grant
2015 National Pancreas Foundation Travel Grant
2015 Recipient of Best Clinical Research Oral Presentation at Portland Surgical Society
2012 Recipient of Senior Resident Teaching Award, Swedish General Surgery, Seattle, WA
2008 Recipient of American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Medical Student Scholarship
2006 Recipient of AMSA Scholarship for Leadership Training for Universal Health Care
2005 1st place in oral presentations at the Behavioral Science Conference of the North, Anchorage, AK
2005 University of Alaska Anchorage Honors Scholar
2005 Leadership Honors, University of Alaska Anchorage
2005 Honors Society Golden Key
2004 Recipient of Seawolf Leadership Scholarship, University of Alaska Anchorage
2004 Recipient of Honors Scholar Scholarship
Publications
Response to Comment on: Early recovery pathway for hepatectomy: data-driven liver resection care and recovery.
Warner SG, Jutric Z, Fong Y.
Hepatobiliary Surg Nutr. 2018 Feb;7(1):65-67. doi: 10.21037/hbsn.2018.01.04.
PMID: 29531951

Primary liver sarcomas in the modern era: Resection or transplantation?
Konstantinidis IT, Nota C, Jutric Z, Ituarte P, Chow W, Chu P, Singh G, Warner SG, Melstrom LG, Fong Y.
J Surg Oncol. 2018 Jan 22. doi: 10.1002/jso.24979.
PMID: 29355969

Robotic total pancreatectomy with splenectomy: technique and outcomes.
Konstantinidis IT, Jutric Z, Eng OS, Warner SG, Melstrom LG, Fong Y, Lee B, Singh G.
Surg Endosc. 2017 Dec 22. doi: 10.1007/s00464-017-6003-1.
PMID: 29273875

Early recovery pathway for hepatectomy: data-driven liver resection care and recovery.
Warner SG, Jutric Z, Nisimova L, Fong Y.
Hepatobiliary Surg Nutr. 2017 Oct;6(5):297-311. doi: 10.21037/hbsn.2017.01.18. Review.
PMID: 29152476

Reply to "Analysis of 340 Patients with Solid Pseudopapillary Tumors of the Pancreas: A Closer Look at Patients with Metastatic Disease; Methodologic Issues," by Safiri, Saeid et al.
Jutric Z, Rozenfeld Y, Grendar J, Wolf RF.
Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Dec;24(Suppl 3):667-668. doi: 10.1245/s10434-017-6126-6. Epub 2017 Oct 16.
PMID: 29039027

A Hill Gastropexy Combined with Nissen Fundoplication Appears Equivalent to a Collis-Nissen in the Management of Short Esophagus.
Bellevue OC, Louie BE, Jutric Z, Farivar AS, Aye RW.
J Gastrointest Surg. 2018 Mar;22(3):389-395. doi: 10.1007/s11605-017-3598-4. Epub 2017 Oct 2.
PMID: 28971337

Regional Metastatic Behavior of Nonfunctional Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: Impact of Lymph Node Positivity on Survival.
Jutric Z, Grendar J, Hoen HM, Cho SW, Cassera MA, Newell PH, Hammill CW, Hansen PD, Wolf RF.
Pancreas. 2017 Aug;46(7):898-903. doi: 10.1097
PMID: 28697130

Novel Simulation Device for Targeting Tumors in Laparoscopic Ablation: A Learning Curve Study.
Jutric Z, Grendar J, Brown WL, Cassera MA, Wolf RF, Hansen PD, Hammill CW.
Surg Innov. 2017 Oct;24(5):492-498. doi: 10.1177/1553350617715833. Epub 2017 Jun 23.
PMID: 28643605

New Treatment Options and Management Considerations in Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer.
Jutric Z, Melstrom LG.
Oncology (Williston Park). 2017 Jun 15;31(6):443-52. Review.
PMID: 28620900

A practical guide to development of a successful robotic abdominal surgery program: The path to implementation.
Jutric Z, Warner S, Fong Y.
Rozhl Chir. 2017 Winter;96(2):49-53.
PMID: 28429947

Analysis of 340 Patients with Solid Pseudopapillary Tumors of the Pancreas: A Closer Look at Patients with Metastatic Disease.
Jutric Z, Rozenfeld Y, Grendar J, Hammill CW, Cassera MA, Newell PH, Hansen PD, Wolf RF.
Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Jul;24(7):2015-2022. doi: 10.1245/s10434-017-5772-z. Epub 2017 Mar 15.
PMID: 28299507

Validation of Fistula Risk Score calculator in diverse North American HPB practices.
Grendar J, Jutric Z, Leal JN, Ball CG, Bertens K, Dixon E, Hammill CW, Kastenberg Z, Newell PH, Rocha F, Visser B, Wolf RF, Hansen PD.
HPB (Oxford). 2017 Jun;19(6):508-514. doi: 10.1016/j.hpb.2017.01.021. Epub 2017 Feb 21.
PMID: 28233672

Erratum to 'Cytoreductive surgery for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in the new age of immunotherapy' [Oral Oncol. 61 (2016) 166-176].
Bell RB, Gough MJ, Seung SK, Jutric Z, Weinberg AD, Fox BA, Crittenden MR, Leidner RS, Curti B.
Oral Oncol. 2017 Mar;66:e3. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2017.02.001. Epub 2017 Feb 12.
PMID: 28202215

Novel Device for Targeting Tumors in Laparoscopic Radiofrequency Ablation: A Learning Curve Study.
Galen DI, Brown WL, Cassera MA, Jutric Z, Hammill CW.
J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2015 Nov-Dec;22(6S):S224-S225. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2015.08.792. Epub 2015 Oct 15.
PMID: 27679104

Cytoreductive surgery for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in the new age of immunotherapy.
Bryan Bell R, Gough MJ, Seung SK, Jutric Z, Weinberg AD, Fox BA, Crittenden MR, Leidner RS, Curti B.
Oral Oncol. 2016 Oct;61:166-76. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2016.08.020. Epub 2016 Sep 7. Review.
PMID: 27614589

A hypofractionated radiation regimen avoids the lymphopenia associated with neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy of borderline resectable and locally advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma.
Crocenzi T, Cottam B, Newell P, Wolf RF, Hansen PD, Hammill C, Solhjem MC, To YY, Greathouse A, Tormoen G, Jutric Z, Young K, Bahjat KS, Gough MJ, Crittenden MR.
J Immunother Cancer. 2016 Aug 16;4:45. doi: 10.1186/s40425-016-0149-6. eCollection 2016.
PMID: 27532020

Preoperative computed tomography scan to predict pancreatic fistula after distal pancreatectomy using gland and tumor characteristics.
Jutric Z, Johnston WC, Grendar J, Haykin L, Mathews C, Harmon LK, Shen J, Hahn HP, Coy DL, Cassera MA, Helton WS, Rocha FG, Wolf RF, Hansen PD, Hammill CW, Alseidi AA, Newell PH.
Am J Surg. 2016 May;211(5):871-6. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2016.02.001. Epub 2016 Feb 23.
PMID: 27046794

Impact of lymph node status in patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma treated by major hepatectomy: a review of the National Cancer Database.
Jutric Z, Johnston WC, Hoen HM, Newell PH, Cassera MA, Hammill CW, Wolf RF, Hansen PD.
HPB (Oxford). 2016 Jan;18(1):79-87. doi: 10.1016/j.hpb.2015.07.006.
PMID: 26776855

Clinical Outcomes of Reoperation for Failed Antireflux Operations.
Wilshire CL, Louie BE, Shultz D, Jutric Z, Farivar AS, Aye RW.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Apr;101(4):1290-6. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.10.027. Epub 2015 Dec 17.
PMID: 26706754

Laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair.
Jutric Z, Louie BE.
Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2013 Oct;23(5):436-41. doi: 10.1097/SLE.0b013e3182a12666. Review.
PMID: 24105281
 
BOOK CHAPTERS

Zeljka Jutric, Chet Hammill and Paul D. Hansen: Minimally Invasive Techniques in Management of Common Bile Duct Stones. Chapter 36B, Blumgart’s Surgery of the Liver, Biliary Tract and Pancreas, 6th Edition.

Zeljka Jutric and Yuman Fong: How do I Diagnose and Treat Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma. Hepato-pancreato-biliary and Transplant Surgery: Practical Management of Dilemmas.

SURGICAL VIDEOS

Minimally Invasive Ventral Hernia Repair with Component Separation March 2014

Robotic-Assisted Radical Completion Cholecystectomy and Portal Lymphadenectomy September 2015
Grant
2016 Providence Research Opportunity Grant – Correlation of Gene Signatures and Expression of PD-L1 in Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreas
Professional Societies
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer
Society of Surgical Oncology
Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
American College of Surgeons
Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
Other Experience
Hepatobiliary and Pancreas Surgery Fellowship
Portland Providence Medical Center 2014—2016

Surgical Oncology Fellowship
City of Hope 2016—2017

Last updated
06/16/2018