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Certifications and Licenses

General Surgery

Certifications and Licenses

2010Residency, University of Colorado School of Medicine
2013Postdoctoral Fellowship, American College of Surgeons
2015Residency, University of Chicago
2017Fellowship, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
General Surgery
Complex General Surgical Oncology

Education / Academic qualification

MS, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

… → 2012

MD, University of Colorado

… → 2007


  • Quality Improvement
  • Patient-Centered Care
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Patient Safety
  • Outcome measures
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Liver Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Health Policy
  • Health Services Research

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Research Output 2006 2017

Consider quality of life to improve quality of cancer guidelines - Reply

Merkow, R. P., Korenstein, D. & Baxi, S. S. Oct 1 2017 In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 177, 10, p. 1538-1539 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Quality of Life

Endoscopic Ultrasound as a Pretreatment Clinical Staging Tool for Gastric Cancer: Association with Pathology and Outcome

Merkow, R. P., Herrera, G., Goldman, D. A., Gerdes, H., Schattner, M. A., Markowitz, A. J., Strong, V. E., Brennan, M. F. & Coit, D. G. Aug 16 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 24, 12, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stomach Neoplasms
Drug Therapy
1 Citations

Exploring the Underlying Mechanisms of the Volume–Outcome Relationship in Complex Cancer Care

Ellis, R. J. & Merkow, R. P. Aug 1 2017 In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 24, 8, p. 2067-2068 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

5 Citations

Quality of cancer surveillance clinical practice guidelines: Specificity and consistency of recommendations

Merkow, R. P., Korenstein, D., Yeahia, R., Bach, P. B. & Baxi, S. S. May 1 2017 In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 177, 5, p. 701-709 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Practice Guidelines
Quality of Health Care
Tumor Biomarkers
1 Citations
Renal Insufficiency
Cancer Care Facilities