Hari B. Keshava

Assistant Clinical Professor, Surgery
School of Medicine

M.D., Case Western Reserve University, 2011, Medicine
M.S., University of Southern California, 2005, Medical Device and Diagnostic Engineering
B.S., University of Southern California, 2003, Electrical Engineering

Email: keshavah@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
333 City Blvd. West, Ste 1600
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Outcomes in Lung Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, and Mesothelioma, Cancer Survivorship, Cancer Detection Devices, Health Policy
Awards and Honors
• CWRU Medical Alumni Association Board of Trustees Award – Case Western Reserve University -- 2011
• Roche Presidential Student Mentor Award – American Society of Transplant Surgeons -- 2009
• Best Poster Award – Childrens Hospital Los Angeles -- 2007
1: Friedlich P, Gonzalez J, Nield T, Keshava H, Stein J, Seri I, Gilsanz V. Increased carotid artery intima-media thickness following venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in the neonatal period. J Perinatol. 2008 Dec;28(12):811-4. doi: 10.1038/jp.2008.107. Epub 2008 Jul 10. PMID: 18615090.
2: Keshava HB, Mason DP, Murthy SC, Brown CR, Pettersson GB. Pediatric donor lungs for adult transplant recipients: feasibility and outcomes. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Jun;60(4):275-9. doi: 10.1055/s-0031-1298063. Epub 2012 Jan 7. PMID: 22228089.
3: Keshava HB, Farver CF, Brown CR, Shafii AE, Murthy SC, Yun JJ, Vakil N, Pettersson GB, Mason DP. Timing of heparin and thrombus formation in donor lungs after cardiac death. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Apr;61(3):246-50. doi: 10.1055/s-0032-1322627. Epub 2012 Dec 3. PMID: 23208845.
4: Busch KM, Keshava H, Kuy S, Nezgoda J, Allard-Picou A. Teaching in the OR: New lessons for training surgical residents. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2015 Aug;100(8):29-34. PMID: 26419052.
5: Keshava HB, Boffa DJ. Cardiovascular Complications Following Thoracic Surgery. Thorac Surg Clin. 2015 Nov;25(4):371-92. doi: 10.1016/j.thorsurg.2015.07.001. PMID: 26515939.
6: Hallac A, Keshava HB, Morris-Stiff G, Ibrahim S. Sigmoid volvulus in a patient with mitochondrial encephalomyopathy, lactic acidosis and stroke-like episodes (MELAS): a rare occurrence. BMJ Case Rep. 2016 Mar 2;2016:bcr2015213718. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2015-213718. PMID: 26935953; PMCID: PMC4785504.
7: Rosen JE, Keshava HB, Yao X, Kim AW, Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ. The Natural History of Operable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in the National Cancer Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May;101(5):1850-5. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.01.077. Epub 2016 Apr 1. PMID: 27041452.
8: DeLuzio MR, Keshava HB, Wang Z, Boffa DJ, Detterbeck FC, Kim AW. A model for predicting prolonged length of stay in patients undergoing anatomical lung resection: a National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) database study. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug;23(2):208-15. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivw090. Epub 2016 Apr 12. PMID: 27073262.
9: Eskander MF, Neuwirth MG, Kuy S, Keshava HB, Meizoso JP. Technology for teaching: New tools for 21st century surgeons. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2016 Aug;101(8):36-42. PMID: 28941430.
10: Zureikat AH, Postlewait LM, Liu Y, Gillespie TW, Weber SM, Abbott DE, Ahmad SA, Maithel SK, Hogg ME, Zenati M, Cho CS, Salem A, Xia B, Steve J, Nguyen TK, Keshava HB, Chalikonda S, Walsh RM, Talamonti MS, Stocker SJ, Bentrem DJ, Lumpkin S, Kim HJ, Zeh HJ 3rd, Kooby DA. A Multi-institutional Comparison of Perioperative Outcomes of Robotic and Open Pancreaticoduodenectomy. Ann Surg. 2016 Oct;264(4):640-9. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001869. PMID: 27433907.
11: Keshava HB, Rosen JE, DeLuzio MR, Kim AW, Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ. "What if I do nothing?" The natural history of operable cancer of the alimentary tract. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2017 Apr;43(4):788-795. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2016.12.006. Epub 2017 Jan 18. PMID: 28131669.
12: Keshava HB, Mowla A, Heinberg LJ, Schauer PR, Brethauer SA, Aminian A. Bariatric surgery may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's diseases through GLP-1 mediated neuroprotective effects. Med Hypotheses. 2017 Jul;104:4-9. doi: 10.1016/j.mehy.2017.05.002. Epub 2017 May 3. PMID: 28673587.
13: Abbass MAA, Keshava HB, Delaney CP. The Bigger Picture: Picking the Right Soap Box-Is it Possible to Connect with Different Audience Targets (Practitioners and Patients) from the Same Platform? Clin Colon Rectal Surg. 2017 Sep;30(4):281-290. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1604258. Epub 2017 Sep 12. PMID: 28924403; PMCID: PMC5595542.
14: Hall DJ, Mira JC, Hoffman MR, Keshava HB, Olsen KR, Hardaway JC, Underwood PW, Hawley KL, Turner PL, Antony AB, Vasilopoulos T, Mouawad NJ. Postoperative surgical trainee opioid prescribing practices (POST-OPP): A national survey. J Opioid Manag. 2019 Jul/Aug;15(4):307-322. doi: 10.5055/jom.2019.0516. PMID: 31637683.
15: Keshava HB, Tang A, Siddiqui HU, Raja S, Raymond DP, Bribriesco A, Stevenson J, Murthy SC, Ahmad U. Largely Unchanged Annual Incidence and Overall Survival of Pleural Mesothelioma in the USA. World J Surg. 2019 Dec;43(12):3239-3247. doi: 10.1007/s00268-019-05132-6. Erratum in: World J Surg. 2019 Sep 10;: PMID: 31428834.
16: Keshava HB, Tan KS, Dycoco J, Livschitz J, Bott MJ, Huang J, Rusch VW, Isbell JM, Molena D, Bains MS, Jones DR, Rocco G. How Effective Is Neoadjuvant Therapy Followed by Surgery for Pathologic Single-Station N2 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer? Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 25:S1043-0679(20)30259-8. doi: 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2020.08.006. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32853736.
Professional Societies
American College of Surgeons
Society of Thoracic Surgeons - Pre-Candidate Member
American Medical Association
Graduate Programs

Thoracic Surgery

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