Tasce Bongiovanni, MD, MPP

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Surgery
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address35 Medical Center Way
San Francisco CA 94143
Phone415-514-8934
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    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CAM.D.2010 Medicine
    Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, MAMaster Public Policy2010Health Policy
    Yale University, School of Medicine, New Haven, CTMaster Health Sciences2015Health Services Research
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CASurgical Residency2017General Surgery
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CAFellowship2018Surgical Critical Care
    San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CAFellowship 2019Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA2019Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA2019UCSF Health Lean Champion Training
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2019Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
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    UCSF School of Medicine 2019  - 2021Watson's Faculty Scholars, Dean's Diversity Award
    UCSF Department of Surgery2010  - 2011Phyllis J. Nusz- Maurice Galante, MD Scholarship Award

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    Surgical Care for Benign Gallbladder Disease During COVID-19: Operational Barriers and Areas for Intervention at a Safety-Net Hospital
    Research and Policy Initiative Award through the UCSF Center for Healthcare Value Grant Oct 1, 2020 - Jun 30, 2021
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Delivery of Surgical Care to Vulnerable Populations During the COVID-19 Pandemic
    CHESA & ADGHE Sep 18, 2020 - Sep 17, 2021
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Is There More to Opioid Prescribing Than Pain? Examining Associations Between Social Determinants of Health and Opioid Prescribing Using UCSF Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Data
    CTSI K Scholars Team Science Award Sep 1, 2020 - Aug 31, 2021
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    What’s Behind Disparities in Pain Management? Using Natural Language Processing (NLP) to Map Social Determinants of Health (SDH) to Opioid Prescribing, Misuse/OUD, Screening and Treatment Using UCSF Electronic Health Record (EHR) Data
    CTSI Resource Allocation Program Jun 1, 2020 - May 31, 2021
    Role: Co-Investigator
    UCSF Learning Health System K12 Career Development Program
    NIH/AHRQ K12HS026383Jul 1, 2019 - Jul 31, 2021
    Role: K Scholar

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    1. Perioperative Gabapentin Use in Older Adults: Revisiting Multimodal Pain Management. JAMA Intern Med. 2022 Sep 19. Bongiovanni T, Anderson TS, Marcum ZA. PMID: 36121647.
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    2. The Association of Limited English Proficiency With Morbidity and Mortality After Trauma. J Surg Res. 2022 Aug 25; 280:326-332. Castro MRH, Schwartz H, Hernandez S, Calthorpe L, Fernández A, Stein D, Mackersie RC, Menza R, Bongiovanni T. PMID: 36030609.
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    3. Prolonged use of newly prescribed gabapentin after surgery. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2022 Aug 24. Bongiovanni T, Gan S, Finlayson E, Ross J, Harrison JD, Boscardin J, Steinman MA. PMID: 36000860.
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    4. Association of Race/Ethnicity With Substance Use Testing After Trauma: A Cross-Sectional Study. J Surg Res. 2022 Jul 04; 279:265-274. Hernandez S, Menza R, Schwartz H, Ledesma Y, Stein DM, Mackersie R, Bongiovanni T. PMID: 35797754.
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    5. Characteristics and Procedures Among Adults Discharged to Hospice After Gastrointestinal Tract Surgery in California. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 07 01; 5(7):e2220379. Greenberg AL, Lin JA, Colley A, Finlayson E, Bongiovanni T, Wick EC. PMID: 35793086; PMCID: PMC9260472.
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    6. Limited English Proficiency Associated With Suboptimal Pain Assessment in Hospitalized Trauma Patients. J Surg Res. 2022 Oct; 278:169-178. Schwartz H, Menza R, Lindquist K, Mackersie R, Fernández A, Stein D, Bongiovanni T. PMID: 35605569.
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    7. Lessons learned from academic medical centers' response to the COVID-19 pandemic in partnership with the Navajo Nation. PLoS One. 2022; 17(4):e0265945. Bongiovanni T, Shamasunder S, Brown W, Rivera Carpenter C, Pantell M, Ghali B, Harrison JD. PMID: 35381019; PMCID: PMC8982841.
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    8. Postoperative Respiratory Events in Surgical Patients Exposed to Opioid Analgesic Shortages Compared to Fully Matched Patients Non-exposed to Shortages. Drug Saf. 2022 04; 45(4):359-367. Rodriguez-Monguio R, Lun Z, Bongiovanni T, Chen CL, Seoane-Vazquez E. PMID: 35298825.
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    9. Access to Surgical Care for Benign Gallbladder Disease During Covid-19 at a Safety-net Hospital. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2021 Nov 1; 233(5):s86-s87. Kim KW, Abel AM, Schwartz SH, Boeck BM, Bongiovanni BT, Stein SD, Kumar KS. .
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    10. There Is No Stereotype of the Intimate Partner Violence Victim: Findings of a Screening Program At a Level I Trauma Hospital. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2021 Nov 1; 233(5):s283. Schwab SM, Decker DH, Shao SS, Rosser RM, Wang WJ, Ho HJ, Wick WE, Stein SD, Bongiovanni BT. .
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    11. Does In-Hospital Pain Prescribing Inform Postoperative Discharge?. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2021 Nov 1; 233(5):s91. Lee LC, Ward WK, Auerbach AA, Wick WE, Bongiovanni BT. .
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    12. Inequity in discharge pain management for trauma patients with limited English proficiency. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 11 01; 91(5):898-902. Schwartz HEM, Matthay ZA, Menza R, Fernández A, Mackersie R, Stein DM, Bongiovanni T. PMID: 34039923.
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    13. Unplanned hospital visits after ambulatory surgical care. PLoS One. 2021; 16(7):e0254039. Bongiovanni T, Parzynski C, Ranasinghe I, Steinman MA, Ross JS. PMID: 34283840; PMCID: PMC8291649.
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    14. Designing an Intimate Partner Violence Screening Program for Surgical Residents in Trauma. J Surg Res. 2021 11; 267:747-754. Decker H, Schwab ME, Wang J, Rosser ML, Petersen V, Berger M, Stein DM, Bongiovanni T. PMID: 34253375.
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    15. Instilling Resiliency in Surgical Education: The Benefits of Longitudinal Medical Student Learning. J Surg Res. 2021 11; 267:512-515. Abel MK, Collins C, Lancaster EM, Poncelet A, Lin MYC, Bongiovanni T, Wick EC. PMID: 34256193.
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    16. Adverse Drug Events After Hospitalization-Are We Missing the Mark? JAMA Intern Med. 2021 05 01; 181(5):618-619. Bongiovanni T, Steinman MA. PMID: 33646266; PMCID: PMC9258471.
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    17. Surviving traumatic injury, only to die of acute drug poisoning: Should trauma centers be a path for intervention? Surgery. 2021 10; 170(4):1249-1254. Bongiovanni T, Hernandez S, Ledesma Y, Menza R, Wick E, Steinman M, Mackersie R, Stein DM, Coffin PO. PMID: 33867166.
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    18. The DISTANCE study: Determining the impact of social distancing on trauma epidemiology during the COVID-19 epidemic-An interrupted time-series analysis. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 04 01; 90(4):700-707. Matthay ZA, Kornblith AE, Matthay EC, Sedaghati M, Peterson S, Boeck M, Bongiovanni T, Campbell A, Chalwell L, Colwell C, Farrell MS, Kim WC, Knudson MM, Mackersie R, Li L, Nunez-Garcia B, Langness S, Plevin RE, Sammann A, Tesoriero R, Stein DM, Kornblith LZ. PMID: 33252457; PMCID: PMC7979514.
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    19. Emergency general surgery utilization and disparities during COVID-19: an interrupted time-series analysis. Trauma Surg Acute Care Open. 2021; 6(1):e000679. Greenberg AL, Schwartz H, Collins CR, Kelly YM, Mackersie R, Mourad M, Roberts JP, Bongiovanni T. PMID: 34192165; PMCID: PMC7977078.
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    20. Patient Perceptions on Barriers and Facilitators to Accessing Low-acuity Surgery During COVID-19 Pandemic. J Surg Res. 2021 08; 264:30-36. Johnson CL, Schwartz H, Greenberg A, Hernandez S, Nnamani Silva ON, Wong LE, Martins DB, Broering JM, Kumar SB, Bongiovanni T, Wick EC, Roman SA. PMID: 33744775; PMCID: PMC7867400.
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    21. Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Association Between Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs and Operative Bleeding in the Perioperative Period. J Am Coll Surg. 2021 05; 232(5):765-790.e1. Bongiovanni T, Lancaster E, Ledesma Y, Whitaker E, Steinman MA, Allen IE, Auerbach A, Wick E. PMID: 33515678; PMCID: PMC9281566.
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    22. Jejunal prolapse and incarceration following feeding tube exchange. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020 12; 89(6):e175-e176. Conroy PC, Colley A, Bongiovanni T, Chang TT, Harris H. PMID: 32925576.
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    23. Factors associated with delays in discharge for trauma patients at an urban county hospital. Trauma Surg Acute Care Open. 2020; 5(1):e000535. Cai C, Lindquist K, Bongiovanni T. PMID: 33209989; PMCID: PMC7654105.
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    24. Is there variation in private payor payments to cancer surgeons? A cross-sectional study in the USA. BMJ Open. 2020 10 05; 10(10):e035438. Bongiovanni T, Kim SP, Kim A, Killelea B, Gross C. PMID: 33020076; PMCID: PMC7537435.
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    25. NSAIDs and Surgical Bleeding: What’s the Bottom Line?. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2020 Oct 1; 231(4):e30-e31. Bongiovanni BT, Lancaster LE, Ledesma LY, Whitaker WE, Allen AE, Auerbach AA, Wick WE. .
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    26. Drug Screening: Are We Doing What We Should?. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2020 Oct 1; 231(4):e235. Hernandez HS, Menza MR, Ledesma LY, Wick WE, Stein SD, Bongiovanni BT. .
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    27. Stress and the Surgical Resident in the COVID-19 Pandemic. J Surg Educ. 2021 Mar-Apr; 78(2):422-430. Collins C, Mahuron K, Bongiovanni T, Lancaster E, Sosa JA, Wick E. PMID: 32792326; PMCID: PMC7381910.
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    28. Cultural influences on willingness to donate organs among urban native Americans. Clin Transplant. 2020 03; 34(3):e13804. Bongiovanni T, Rawlings JE, Trompeta JA, Nunez-Smith M. PMID: 31999875.
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    29. Adopting best practices in post-operative analgesia prescribing in a safety-net hospital: Residents as a conduit to change. Am J Surg. 2020 02; 219(2):299-303. Bongiovanni T, Hansen K, Lancaster E, O'Sullivan P, Hirose K, Wick E. PMID: 31928779.
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    30. How care decisions are made among interdisciplinary providers caring for critically injured patients: A qualitative study. Surgery. 2020 02; 167(2):335-339. Stey AM, Wybourn CA, Lyndon A, Knudson MM, Dudley RA, Liu P, Bongiovanni T, Ryan GW. PMID: 31843221.
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    31. Comment on "Consider Culture, Provider Characteristics Associated With Outpatient Opioid Prescribing After Surgery". Ann Surg. 2019 12; 270(6):e93. Bongiovanni T, Menza R, Wick EC. PMID: 31425287.
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    32. Moving to Bundled Payments: Costs of Lung Cancer Resections. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2019 Oct 1; 229(4):e209. Bongiovanni BT, Jean JR, Xu XX, Soulos SP, Herrin HJ, Kim KA, Gross GC. .
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    33. Postoperative Pain Control: Barriers to Quality Improvement. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2019 Oct 1; 229(4):s68. Lancaster LE, Bongiovanni BT, Wick WE, Hirose HK. .
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    34. Hospital Variation in Spending for Lung Cancer Resection in Medicare Beneficiaries. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 12; 108(6):1710-1716. Jean RA, Bongiovanni T, Soulos PR, Chiu AS, Herrin J, Kim N, Xu X, Kim AW, Gross CP. PMID: 31400321.
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    35. Residents as Key Effectors of Change in Improving Opioid Prescribing Behavior. J Surg Educ. 2019 Nov - Dec; 76(6):e167-e172. Lancaster E, Bongiovanni T, Lin J, Croci R, Wick E, Hirose K. PMID: 31155453.
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    36. 1787. Critical Care Medicine. 2019 Jan 1; 47:867. Stey SA, Bongiovanni BT, Kanzaria KH, Callcut CR. .
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    37. Delay in Operative Management of Splenic Injury. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2018 Oct 1; 227(4):e158. Bongiovanni BT, Stey SA, Conroy CA, Wybourn WC, Campbell CA, Callcut CR. .
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    38. Impact of Cost Display on Ordering Patterns for Hospital Laboratory and Imaging Services. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 08; 33(8):1268-1275. Silvestri MT, Xu X, Long T, Bongiovanni T, Bernstein SL, Chaudhry SI, Silvestri JI, Stolar M, Greene EJ, Dziura JD, Gross CP, Krumholz HM. PMID: 29845468; PMCID: PMC6082197.
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    39. Variation in Private Payer Payments to Cancer Surgeons. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2016 Oct 1; 223(4):s121-s122. Bongiovanni BT, Kim KS, Gross GC, Kim KA, Killelea KB. .
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    40. Unplanned Hospital Admissions after Same-Day Surgery. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2016 Oct 1; 223(4):s121. Bongiovanni BT, Ross RJ, Krumholz KH, Ranasinghe RI, Lin LZ. .
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    41. Impact of laboratory cost display on resident attitudes and knowledge about costs. Postgrad Med J. 2016 Oct; 92(1092):592-6. Long T, Bongiovanni T, Dashevsky M, Halim A, Ross JS, Fogerty RL, Silvestri MT. PMID: 27033861.
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    42. The China Patient-Centred Evaluative Assessment of Cardiac Events (China PEACE)-Prospective Study of 3-Vessel Disease: rationale and design. BMJ Open. 2016 Feb 15; 6(2):e009743. Rao C, Bongiovanni T, Li X, Gao H, Zhang H, Li J, Zhao Y, Yuan X, Hua K, Hu S, Krumholz HM, Jiang L, Zheng Z, China PEACE Collaborative Group. PMID: 26880670; PMCID: PMC4762131.
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    43. Impact of price display on provider ordering: A systematic review. J Hosp Med. 2016 Jan; 11(1):65-76. Silvestri MT, Bongiovanni TR, Glover JG, Gross CP. PMID: 26498736.
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    44. Attrition from surgical residency training: perspectives from those who left. Am J Surg. 2015 Oct; 210(4):648-54. Bongiovanni T, Yeo H, Sosa JA, Yoo PS, Long T, Rosenthal M, Berg D, Curry L, Nunez-Smith M. PMID: 26238074.
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    45. Variation in surgeon payment for cancer resection. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2015 May 20; 33(15_suppl):e17802-e17802. Bongiovanni BT, Kim KA, Killelea KB, Kim KS, Gross GC. .
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    46. Bringing Specialties Together: The Power of Intra-Professional Teams. J Grad Med Educ. 2015 Mar; 7(1):19-20. Bongiovanni T, Long T, Khan AM, Siegel MD. PMID: 26217416; PMCID: PMC4507920.
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    47. Impact of gluten-free camp on quality of life of children and adolescents with celiac disease. Pediatrics. 2010 Mar; 125(3):e525-9. Bongiovanni TR, Clark AL, Garnett EA, Wojcicki JM, Heyman MB. PMID: 20156892; PMCID: PMC3334335.
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