• 14657 Citations
1982 …2019
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Research Interests

Dr. Soper's research interests have revolved around the applications of minimally invasive surgery for gastrointestinal disease, laparoscopic ultrasound, alternative treatments for gallstones and motility of the gastrointestinal tract. More recently he has been involved in the early clinical experience with Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy(POEM) surgery.

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Training Experience

1981Internship, University of Utah Health Sciences Center
1985Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Utah
1986Residency, University of Utah Health Sciences Center
1988Fellowship, Mayo Clinic

Education/Academic qualification

MD, University of Iowa

… → 1980

Research interests

  • General Surgery
  • Hernias / Hiatal Hernia
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Quality Improvement
  • Surgical Education

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Grants 2004 2015

Research Output 1982 2019

Association between Resident Physician Training Experience and Program-Level Performance on Board Examinations

Ellis, R. J., Hu, Y. Y., Jones, A. T., Kopp, J. P., Soper, N. J., Hoyt, D. B. & Buyske, J., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : JAMA surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Looking Ahead: the SSAT Strategic Plan Version 2.0 for the Next Decade

On Behalf of the Board of Directors of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Direction compound
Ambulatory Surgical Procedures
2 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of gender on operative autonomy in general surgery residents

Procedural Learning and Safety Collaborative, Jan 1 2019, In : Surgery (United States).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sex Characteristics
Logistic Models
Regression Analysis

The relationship of preoperative versus postoperative hyperglycemia on clinical outcomes after elective colorectal surgery

Chen, E. B., Nooromid, M. J., Helenowski, I. B., Soper, N. J. & Halverson, A. L., Oct 1 2019, In : Surgery (United States). 166, 4, p. 655-662 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colorectal Surgery
Odds Ratio
Anastomotic Leak
Acute Kidney Injury