Eric Hungness

  • 2707 Citations

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Research Interests

Eric S. Hungness, M.D. is Associate Professor of Surgery Medical Education at Northwestern University and holds the S. David Stulberg Professorship for Advanced Surgical Education. His clinical interest in minimally invasive foregut surgery includes bariatric surgery one of the largest experiences in the world in Per-Oral Esophageal Myotomy (POEM) for the treatment of achalasia and esophageal motor disorders. Dr. Hungness is also the surgical director of the Northwestern Simulation, focusing on the use of simulation-based mastery learning in the acquisition of minimally invasive surgical skills.

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Training Experience

2004Residency, Univ. of Cincinnati Hospital
2005Fellowship, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Northwestern Memorial Hospital)

Education/Academic qualification

MD, University of Illinois at Chicago

… → 1996

Research interests

  • Achalasia
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Esophageal Motor Disorders
  • Hernias / Hiatal Hernia
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Obesity
  • Surgery
  • Surgical Education
  • Weight Management

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Research Output

  • 2707 Citations
  • 79 Article
  • 14 Review article
  • 8 Chapter
  • 2 Comment/debate

Intraoperative assessment of esophageal motility using FLIP during myotomy for achalasia

Campagna, R. A. J., Carlson, D. A., Hungness, E., Holmstrom, A. L., Pandolfino, J. E., Soper, N. J. & Teitelbaum, E. N., Jun 1 2020, In : Surgical endoscopy. 34, 6, p. 2593-2600 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 4 Scopus citations
  • 2 Scopus citations
  • 5 Scopus citations

    Complications of Antireflux Surgery

    Yadlapati, R., Hungness, E. S. & Pandolfino, J. E., Aug 1 2018, In : American Journal of Gastroenterology. 113, 8, p. 1137-1147 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 8 Scopus citations

    Laparoscopic antireflux surgery

    Soper, N. J. & Hungness, E. S., Jan 1 2018, Fischer's Mastery of Surgery, Seventh Edition. Wolters Kluwer Health Adis (ESP), Vol. 1. p. 945-961 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter