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    Karim Alavi MD

    TitleAssistant Professor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentSurgery
    AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    55 Lake Avenue North
    Worcester MA 01655
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      InstitutionUMMS - Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
      DepartmentMasters in Clinical Investigation

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        1. Cooley EK, McPhee JT, Simons JP, Sweeney WB, Tseng JF, Alavi K. Colorectal neoplasia screening before age 50? Current epidemiologic trends in the United States: agency for healthcare research and quality data. Dis Colon Rectum. 2012 Sep; 55(9):e333.
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        2. Alavi K, Cervera-Servin JA, Sturrock PR, Sweeney WB, Maykel JA. Racial Differences in Short-term Surgical Outcomes Following Surgery for Diverticulitis. J Gastrointest Surg. 2012 Mar; 16(3):613-21.
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        3. Ozhathil DK, Li Y, Smith JK, Witkowski E, Coyne ER, Alavi K, Tseng JF, Shah SA. Colectomy Performance Improvement within NSQIP 2005-2008. J Surg Res. 2011 Nov; 171(1):e9-e13.
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        4. Alavi K, Madoff RD, Rothenberger DA. Career options in colon and rectal surgery. Clin Colon Rectal Surg. 2011 Jun; 24(2):89-93.
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        5. Alavi K, Sturrock PR, Sweeney WB, Maykel JA, Cervera-Servin JA, Tseng J, Cook EF. A simple risk score for predicting surgical site infections in inflammatory bowel disease. Dis Colon Rectum. 2010 Nov; 53(11):1480-6.
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        6. Jordan KW, Nordenstam J, Lauwers GY, Rothenberger DA, Alavi K, Garwood M, Cheng LL. Metabolomic characterization of human rectal adenocarcinoma with intact tissue magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Dis Colon Rectum. 2009 Mar; 52(3):520-5.
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        7. Cooley EK, McPhee JT, Simons JP, Sweeney WB, Tseng JF, Alavi K. Colorectal neoplasia screening before age 50?: current epidemiologic trends in the United States. Dis Colon Rectum. 2009 Feb; 52(2):222-9.
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        8. Carroll J, Alavi K. Pathogenesis and management of postoperative ileus. Clin Colon Rectal Surg. 2009 Feb; 22(1):47-50.
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        9. Gaertner WB, Hagerman GF, Finne CO, Alavi K, Jessurun J, Rothenberger DA, Madoff RD. Fistula-associated anal adenocarcinoma: good results with aggressive therapy. Dis Colon Rectum. 2008 Jul; 51(7):1061-7.
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        10. Alavi KA. Amebiasis. Clin Colon Rectal Surg. 2007 Feb; 20(1):33-7.
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        11. Alavi K, Madoff RD, Rothenberger DA. Career options in colon and rectal surgery. Clin Colon Rectal Surg. 2006 Aug; 19(3):114-8.
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        12. Maykel JA, Hagerman G, Mellgren AF, Li SY, Alavi K, Baxter NN, Madoff RD. Crohn's colitis: the incidence of dysplasia and adenocarcinoma in surgical patients. Dis Colon Rectum. 2006 Jul; 49(7):950-7.
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