Research & Education




Coker, C., Karmur, A., & Barton, J. (2016). Jejunoileal Diverticulosis: A Review. Journal of Colitis Diverticulitis, 1(1), 1-4. doi:10001053.

Garcia, O., & Rayhrer, C. (2017). Surgical management of Chilaiditi syndrome with da Vinci(R) robotic system. International Journal of  Surgery Case Reports, 41, 450-452. doi:10.1016/j.ijscr.2017.10.066

Garrett, C. C., Azimov, M., Campwala, K., Sarmiento, M., & Linton, K. F. (2018). Breastfeeding Practices Among Hispanic and Non-Hispanic Women at the Postpartum Visit. Journal of Human Lactation, 34(3), 485-493. doi:10.1177/0890334418774765

Guner, Y. S., Harting, M. T., Fairbairn, K., Delaplain, P. T., Zhang, L., Chen, Y., . . . Stein, J. E. (2018). Outcomes of infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia treated with venovenous versus venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: A propensity score approach. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 53(6), 1-7. doi:

Horn, N., Zystra, D., Getz, A., Blevins, M., & Bergman-Howell, J. (2016). Trends in Vitamin D Testing in the Community Clinic Setting (Vol. 5). Colorado Springs, CO: Opti-West Educational Consortium, in association with the Center for the advancement of healthcare education and delivery

Iwasiuk, G., & Nealy, J. (2017). Coincidence or not? A rare case of rectal leiomyosarcoma amidst incidental findings of anal squamous cell carcinoma: case presentation and literature review. Journal of Surgical Case Reports, 2017(9), rjx175. doi:10.1093/jscr/rjx175

Lazzarotto, M., Keenum, A. J., & Januchowski, R. (2017). Movement Disorders. Osteopathic Family Physician, 9(6). doi:

Losh, J. M., Gough, A., Rutherford, R., Romero, J., Diaz, G., & Schweitzer, J. (2017). Surgical Site Infection Reduction Bundle: Implementation and Challenges at Ventura County Medical Center. The American Surgeon, 83(10), 1147-1151.

Losh, J. M., Sanchez, B., & Waxman, K. (2017). Refractory pseudoachalasia secondary to laparoscopically placed adjustable gastric band successfully treated with Heller myotomy. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, 13(2), e4-e8.

Pulido, L., Iwasiuk, G., Sparkuhl, M., Bui, D., & Springs, H. (2017). Persistent Mullerian duct syndrome presenting in an incarcerated recurrent inguinal hernia with hydrocele. Urology Case Reports, 12, 47-48.

Valdez, V., Lyche, S., & Lyche, K. D. (2015). Sa1454 Quality of Colonoscopy During Bidirectional Endoscopy. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 81(5), AB222.

Wagner, R. A., Hogan, S. P., Burge, J. R., Bates, C. M., & Sanchez, H. B. (2018a). The Radiographic Prepatellar Fat Thickness Ratio Correlates With Infection Risk After Total Knee Arthroplasty. Journal of Arthroplasty, 33(7), 2251-2255. doi:10.1016/j.arth.2018.02.022


Papers, Conference Posters and Presentations

Lazzarotto, M. (2018). Effect of the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative on Breast Feeding Rates.  Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California Annual Convention, Monterey, California.

Romero, J., Losh, J., Duncan, T., & Diaz, G. (2018). Multidisciplinary Patient Management Improves Mortality in Geriatric Trauma Patients.  The Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting, Santa Barbara, California.

Fairbarin, K., Zhang, L., Harting, M. T., Chen, Y., Stolar, C., Delaplain, P., . . . Guner, Y. (2018). Outcomes of Infants with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Treated with Venovenous Versus Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: A Propensity Score Approach.  The American Pediatric Surgical Association Annual Meeting, Palm Desert, California.

Fairley, R., & Billy, H. (2018). Sleeve Gastrectomy with Simultaneous Pyloroplasty Significantly Improves Gastric Emptying in Patients with Medically Refractory Gastroparesis.  The American College of Surgeons, Southern California Chapter, Santa Barbara, California.

Golden, T., & Pyle, C. (2018). Transitioning from Posterior to Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Community Orthopedist’s Outcomes. Cottage Health and UCSB 2018 Collaborative Research Symposium, Santa Barbara, California.

Burge, J. R., Thomas, C., Gordon, A., Linton, K., & Golden, T. (2017). Subtotal Meniscectomy for Degenerative Medial Meniscus Root Tears: Good Functional Scores and Patient Satisfaction at Midterm Followup.  The American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois.

Singh, G., Harris, S., Carlson, D., & Stowe, R. (2017). Quantitative Analysis of Bioinflammatory Marker Procalcitonin & Length of Stay in a Community Hospital Setting.  The American College of Osteopathic Internists Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions, Prince Georges, Maryland.

Cameron, M., & Brooks, D. (2017). A Surfer’s Gnarly Loss of Exercise Tolerance.  The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, San Diego, California.

Nealy, J., Rayhrer, C., & Iwasiuk, G. (2017). Mammosite Brachytherapy: A Retrospective Patient Survey Regarding Perceived Cosmesis, Access to Care, and Overall Satisfaction.  The American Society of Breast Surgeons Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Steen, S., & Losh, J. (2017). Surgical Outcomes after Combined HER2/NEU Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy.  The Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, Santa Barbara, California.

Romero, J., & Losh, J. (2016). Efficacy of Protocol Driven Analgesia for Trauma Patients in the ED: A Pilot Study.  The American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma Region IX, Los Angeles, California.

Sharif, S., Frugoli, A., Bitar, H., Oster, H., & Oulette, C. (2016). Descriptive Review and Comparison of C Difficile Infections in Hospital & Community Settings.  The American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting, Washington, District of Columbia.

Nealy, J., & Billy, H. (2016). Sleeve Gastrectomy and Pyloroplasty for Treatment of Chronic End-Stage Gastroparesis in a Morbidly Obese Woman.  The American College of Surgeons, Southern California Chapter, Santa Barbara, California.

Sharif, S., Kang, J., Robinson, H., & Jenkins, L. (2015). Fluid Resuscitation in Congestive Heart Failure Patients with Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock at Community Memorial Hospital.  The American College of Physicians Southern California Regional Conference, Marina del Rey.