Robert Rettig, MD

Title(s)NON-ACGME FELLOW, Surgery
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address513 Parnassus Avenue, MSB, #321A
San Francisco CA 94143
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    The George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, D.C.MD05/2018
    Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, C.A.06/2023General Surgery
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    Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center2022  - 2023Resident Merit Award for Outstanding Research, Leadership, Academic Performance and Patient Care
    Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons2021First Place Award for Oral Podium Presentation
    American Pediatric Surgical Association2021National Finalist for Quality, Safety, and Value in Surgery Award
    Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center2020  - 2021Finalist–Kaiser Permanente Southern California Research Day Oral Podium Presentation
    Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center2018  - 2023Top Research Resident Award
    Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center2018  - 2023Outstanding ABSITE Performance Award
    The George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences2014  - 2018Distinguished Graduate

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    Dr. Rettig is a board-certified general surgeon who is currently the Advanced GI Minimally Invasive/Bariatric Surgery Fellow at the University of California, San Francisco. He obtained his Bachelor's of Science degree in Physiology and Neurobiology from the University of Maryland, graduating Summa Cum Laude. He received his medical degree and graduated with distinction from The George Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Rettig completed his general surgery residency at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center. His clinical interests include bariatric surgery, benign foregut as well as malignant lower esophageal & stomach disease, and hernia/abdominal wall reconstruction. His surgical skill set encompasses the da Vinci robotic platform, advanced laparoscopy, and interventional endoscopy.
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    1. Surgical approach to pediatric mediastinal masses based on imaging characteristics. Pediatr Surg Int. 2022 Sep; 38(9):1297-1302. Young S, Rettig RL, Hutchinson IV, Sutcliffe MG, Sydorak RM. PMID: 35794495.
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    2. Same day discharge after pediatric laparoscopic appendectomy in community hospitals. J Pediatr Surg. 2022 Jul; 57(7):1242-1248. Lo HYA, Yang C, Rettig RL, Chung J, Shaul D, Sydorak R. PMID: 35379493.
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    3. Cryoablation is associated with shorter length-of-stay and reduced opioid use after the Ravitch procedure. J Pediatr Surg. 2022 Jul; 57(7):1258-1263. Rettig RL, Yang CJ, Ashfaq A, Sydorak RM. PMID: 35379492.
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    4. Outcomes of patent ductus arteriosus ligation in very low birth weight premature infants: A retrospective cohort analysis. J Pediatr Surg. 2022 Jul; 57(7):1201-1204. Ashfaq A, Rettig RL, Chong A, Sydorak R. PMID: 35450698.
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    5. Total Neoadjuvant Therapy Significantly Increases Complete Clinical Response. Dis Colon Rectum. 2023 03 01; 66(3):374-382. Rettig RL, Beard BW, Ryoo JJ, Kulkarni S, Gulati M, Tam M, Attaluri V. PMID: 35239525.
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    6. Perioperative Acetaminophen and Dexmedetomidine Eliminate Post-Operative Opioid Requirement following Pediatric Tonsillectomy. J Clin Med. 2022 Jan 23; 11(3). Rudikoff AG, Tieu DD, Banzali FM, Nguyen CV, Rettig RL, Nashed MM, Mora-Marquez J, Chen Q, Conte AH, Mason KP. PMID: 35160013; PMCID: PMC8836354.
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    7. Robotic Versus Laparoscopic Surgery for Rectal Cancer: A Comprehensive Review of Oncological Outcomes. Perm J. 2021 12 14; 25. Lam J, Tam MS, Retting RL, McLemore EC. PMID: 35348098; PMCID: PMC8782436.
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    8. Same-day discharge following the Nuss repair: A comparison. J Pediatr Surg. 2022 Jan; 57(1):135-140. Rettig RL, Rudikoff AG, Annie Lo HY, Lee CW, Vazquez WD, Rodriguez K, Shaul DB, Conte AH, Banzali FM, Sydorak RM. PMID: 34670678.
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    9. Response of the ENPP1-Deficient Skeletal Phenotype to Oral Phosphate Supplementation and/or Enzyme Replacement Therapy: Comparative Studies in Humans and Mice. J Bone Miner Res. 2021 05; 36(5):942-955. Ferreira CR, Kavanagh D, Oheim R, Zimmerman K, Stürznickel J, Li X, Stabach P, Rettig RL, Calderone L, MacKichan C, Wang A, Hutchinson HA, Nelson T, Tommasini SM, von Kroge S, Fiedler IA, Lester ER, Moeckel GW, Busse B, Schinke T, Carpenter TO, Levine MA, Horowitz MC, Braddock DT. PMID: 33465815; PMCID: PMC8739051.
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    10. Same day discharge for pectus excavatum-is it possible? J Pediatr Surg. 2022 Sep; 57(9):34-38. Rettig RL, Rudikoff AG, Lo HYA, Lee CW, Vazquez WD, Rodriguez K, Shaul DB, Conte AH, Banzali FM, Sydorak RM. PMID: 33678403.
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    11. Cryoablation is associated with shorter length of stay and reduced opioid use in pectus excavatum repair. Pediatr Surg Int. 2021 Jan; 37(1):67-75. Rettig RL, Rudikoff AG, Lo HYA, Shaul DB, Banzali FM, Conte AH, Sydorak RM. PMID: 33210165.
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    12. Watch-and-Wait Compared to Operation for Patients with Complete Response to Neoadjuvant Therapy for Rectal Cancer. J Am Coll Surg. 2020 12; 231(6):681-692. Beard BW, Rettig RL, Ryoo JJ, Parker RA, McLemore EC, Attaluri V. PMID: 33121903.
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    13. Metabolic factors and post-traumatic arthritis may influence the increased rate of surgical site infection in patients with human immunodeficiency virus following total hip arthroplasty. J Orthop Surg Res. 2020 Aug 12; 15(1):316. Lin CA, Behrens PH, Paiement G, Hardy WD, Mirocha J, Rettig RL, Kiziah HL, Rudikoff AG, Hernandez Conte A. PMID: 32787972; PMCID: PMC7425402.
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    14. Use of Structured Presentation Formatting and NSQIP Guidelines Improves Quality of Surgical Morbidity and Mortality Conference. J Surg Res. 2019 01; 233:118-123. Endicott KM, Zettervall SL, Rettig RL, Patel N, Buckley L, Sidawy A, Knoll S, Vaziri K. PMID: 30502237.
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    15. miRNA signature associated with outcome of gastric cancer patients following chemotherapy. BMC Med Genomics. 2011 Nov 23; 4:79. Kim CH, Kim HK, Rettig RL, Kim J, Lee ET, Aprelikova O, Choi IJ, Munroe DJ, Green JE. PMID: 22112324; PMCID: PMC3287139.
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