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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Department of Surgery

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Sumanth C Suresh M.D.

Sumanth C. Suresh, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Department of Surgery
Transplant, General and Hepatopancreaticobiliary (HPB) Surgery

Tel: (718) 270-1421 • Fax: (718) 270-2826

e-mail: sumanth.suresh@downstate.edu

Education

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences Bangalore, India 1998-2004

Bachelor of Science Mysore Education Society Bangalore, India 1996-1998

Postdoctoral Training

Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY Fellowship in Abdominal Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery July 2017– June 2019

Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY Fellowship in Abdominal Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery August 2016 – June 2017

Westchester Medical Centre, Valhalla, NY Fellowship in Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery July 2015 - July 2016

St. Mary’s Hospital, Waterbury CT Internship, Residency, Research fellowship and Chief Residency in General Surgery, July 2009 - June 2015

Westchester Medical Centre, Valhalla, NY,
General Surgery July 2007 - June 2009

 

Postdoctoral Research Training

University of Connecticut Medical Centre, Farmington, CT Research Fellow, Molecular Cardiology and Angiogenesis Research Laboratory July 2011 - June 2012

 

Certification

American Board of Surgery

A. Original Communications in Peer Reviewed Journals

  1. Mahadevappa B, Suresh SC, Natarajan K, Thomas J. Cystogram with dumbbell shaped urinary bladder in a sliding inguinal hernia. J Radiol Case Rep. 2009;3(2):7-9.

  2. Panait L, Suresh S, Fancher TT, Braich P, Sim Y, Dudrick SJ, Ajemian MS. Hand- Assisted Laparoscopic Compared to Laparoscopic-Assisted Colectomies: Are We Bending Oncologic Principles? J Surg Res. 2010 Feb; 158(2):271

  3. Panait L, Suresh S, Fancher TT, Braich P, Sim Y, Dudrick SJ, Ajemian MS. Do laparoscopic colectomy techniques compromise oncologic principles? Chirurgia (Bucur).2011 Jul-Aug; 106(4): 475-8

  4. Selvaraju V, Joshi M, Suresh S, Sanchez JA, Maulik N, Maulik G. Diabetes, Oxidative stress, Molecular Mechanism and Cardiovascular disease- An Overview. Toxicol Mech Methods. 2012 Jun; 22(5):330-5

  5. Joshi M, Suresh SC, Shaikh IA, Rana Z, Scholand SJ. Tick-Borne Trauma: An Unusual Presentation of Anaplasmosis. Conn Med. 2013 Aug;77(7):417-20.

  6. Suresh SC, Selvaraju V, Thirunavukkarasu M, Goldman JW, Husain A, Alexander Palesty J, Sanchez JA, McFadden DW, Maulik N. Thioredoxin-1 (Trx1) Engineered Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy Increased Pro-Angiogenic Factors, Reduced Fibrosis and Improved Heart Function in the Infarcted Rat Myocardium. Int J Cardiol. 2015 Dec 15;201:517-28

  7. Selvaraju V, Suresh SC, Thirunavukkarasu M, Mannu J, Foye JL, Mathur PP, Palesty JA, Sanchez JA, McFadden DW, Maulik N. Regulation of A-Kinase-Anchoring Protein 12 by Heat Shock Protein A12B to Prevent Ventricular Dysfunction Following Acute Myocardial Infarction in Diabetic Rats. J Cardiovasc Transl Res. 2017 Apr;10(2):209-220

  8. Jay Graham, Attasit Chokechanachaisakul, Julia Torabi, Sumanth Suresh, Milan Kinkhabwala, Stuart Greenstein, Layla Kamal, Juan Rocca, Enver Akalin, Krystina Choinski, Maria Ajaimy. Young Donors with Severe Acute Kidney Injury Offer an Opportunity to Expand the Donor Pool. The American Journal of Surgery (Submitted)

 

B. Abstracts/Poster Presentations

  1. Antonios Arvelakis, Brandy Haydel, Sumanth Suresh, Shirish Huprikar, Meena Rana, Christine Durand, Dorry Segev, Chiara Rocha, Parissa Tabrizian, Jang Moon, Marcelo Facciuto, Myron Schwartz, Leona Kim-Schluger, Thomas Schiano, Sander Florman. Liver transplantation under the HOPE Act: Early single center experience, ASTS Winter Symposium Jan 2019, Miami, FL.

  2. Suresh S, Lubetzky M, Graham, J, Chokechanachaisakul A, Mohammed O, Kinkhabwala M, Akalin E, Rocca J and Bedi P. Kidney transplantation outcomes from donors with Acute Kidney Injury. Research Day 2017, Albert Einstein /Montefiore Medical Center NY

  3. Suresh S, Lubetzky M, Graham, J, Chokechanachaisakul A, Mohammed O, Kinkhabwala M, Akalin E, Rocca J and Bedi P. Kidney transplantation outcomes from donors with Acute Kidney Injury. Abdominal Transplant Congress 2017, Chicago, IL

  4. Chysna K, Suresh S, Richi AA, Macaron HS, Palesty A. The Evolving Field of Bariatric Surgery: Comparing Safety and Efficacy among three Bariatric Surgeries in a Community Hospital Setting. Connecticut chapter of American College of Surgeons (CTACS), Farmington, CT 2014.

  5. Selvaraju V, Suresh SC, Thirunavukkarasu M, Sanchez JA, Palesty JA, Maulik N. Enhanced AKAP12/GRAVIN Expression Leads to Myocardial Injury by Disrupting Angiogenic Signal Related to HSP/Thioredoxin-1/VEGF Cascade in Type I Diabetic Rats. Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association, Chicago, IL, 2014

  6. Suresh SC, Thirunavukkarasu M, Selvaraju V, Sanchez JA, Palesty AJ, McFadden D, Maulik N. Thioredoxin -1 (Trx-1) Engineered Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy increased Pro-angiogenic factors reduced Fibrosis and improved heart function in infarcted rat myocardium. Connecticut Chapter, American College of Surgeons (CTACS), Farmington, CT, 2013 * Winner of Resident Paper Competition, Specialty Surgery.

  7. Suresh SC, Thirunavukkarasu M, Selvaraju V, Sanchez JA, Palesty AJ, McFadden D, Maulik N. Thioredoxin -1 (Trx-1) Engineered Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy increased Pro-angiogenic factors reduced Fibrosis and improved heart function in infarcted rat myocardium. New England Surgical Society (NESS) 94th Annual Meeting Hartford, CT, 2013

  8. Suresh SC, Ajemian MJ. Hand assisted compared to laparoscopic assisted colectomies: are we bending oncologic principles? Waterbury Research day, Waterbury, CT, 2013

  9. Chysna K, Shaikh IA, Eghbalieh S, Joshi M, Suresh S, Palesty AJ. Central Venous Access Port Devices - Comparison between Subclavian and Internal Jugular Approaches in a Community Hospital Setting Waterbury Research day, Waterbury, CT, 2013

  10. Selvaraju V, Suresh SC, Thirunavukkarasu M, Sanchez JA, Maulik N. Heat Shock Protein (HSP) A12b Gene Therapy Ameliorates Myocardial Injury by Enhancing Angiogenic Signaling Through Thioredoxin-1/VEGF Cascade In Type I Diabetic Rats. Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association, Dallas, TX, 2013

  11. Thirunavukkarasu M, Suresh SC, Selvaraju V, Sanchez JA, Palesty JA, McFadden D, Maulik N. Thioredoxin -1 (Trx-1) Engineered Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy increased Pro-angiogenic factors, reduced Fibrosis and improved heart function in the infarcted rat myocardium. 99th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons Surgical Forum. Washington DC, 2013. JACS 2013 Sep (217) S34. *Winner of the Excellence in Research Award for the category of Cardiothoracic Surgery

  12. Thirunavukkarasu M, Suresh SC, Selvaraju V, Sanchez JA, Maulik N. HSPA12B gene therapy in diabetic myocardium. Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association, Los Angeles, CA, 2012

  13. Suresh SC, Thirunavukkarasu M, Selvaraju V, Maulik N, Sanchez JA. Intramyocardial Gene Therapy with Adeno Beta-Catenin Preserves Cardiac Function By Increased Angiogenesis And Cell Survival In Type I Diabetic Rat. The New England Surgical Society, Farmington, CT, 2012 AND the 98th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons, Surgical Forum, Chicago, IL, 2012 *Winner of the Excellence in Research Award for the category of Cardiothoracic Surgery.

  14. Joshi M, Suresh SC, Shaikh IA, Rana Z, Scholand SJ. Tick-Borne Trauma: An Unusual Presentation of Anaplasmosis. Waterbury Research Day Waterbury, CT, 2011

  15. Brenes RA, Abbas HMA, Suresh S, Sanchez JA. Disparities in perforation rates from acute appendicitis. The 91st Annual Meeting of the New England Surgical Society, Saratoga Springs, NY, 2010

  16. Panait L, Suresh S, Fancher TT, Braich P, Sim Y, Dudrick SJ, Ajemian MS. Hand- Assisted Laparoscopic Compared to Laparoscopic-Assisted Colectomies: Are We Bending Oncologic Principles? 5th Annual Academic Surgical Congress. San Antonio, TX, 2010

  17. Suresh S, Panait l, Fancher TT, Braich P, Sim Y, Dudrick SJ, Ajemian MS. Outcomes of Laparoscopic Techniques for the treatment of colon cancer Connecticut chapter of American College of Surgeons. Waterbury, CT 2009

Society Memberships
  • 2004-present Medical Council of India
  • 2004-present Karnataka Medical Council
  • 2005-present Indian Red Cross Society
  • 2012-present American College of Surgeons
  • 2012-present Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • 2013-present American Society of Transplant Surgeons
  • 2013-present Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association