Myriam Curet

Professional Education

Residency: University of Chicago Hospitals (1989) IL

Fellowship: University of New Mexico (1994) NM

Board Certification: General Surgery, American Board of Surgery (1990)

Internship: University of Chicago Hospitals (1983) IL

Medical Education: Harvard Medical School (1982) MA

MD, Harvard University, Medicine (1982)

Honors & Awards

Master Teacher Award, Association for Surgical Education (2006)

2003 The Henry J. Kaiser Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching,, Stanford University School of Medicine (2003)

The John Austin Collins Memorial Award for Outstanding Resident Teaching,, Department of Surgery, Stanford University (2003)

Medical Student Teaching Award, Surgery rotation,, Department of Surgery, Stanford University (2002, 2003)

Khatali Award for Excellence in Teaching,, University of New Mexico (2000)

Faculty Teaching Excellence Award,, University of New Mexico (1999)

Navajo Area Indian Health Service Directors Award for Excellence, Indian Health Service (1993)

United States Public Health Service Achievement Award, Public Health Service (1991)

Physician of the Year, Gallup Indian Medical Center (1990)

Administrative Appointments

Program Committee, Association of Surgical Education (2004 - 2007)

Chair, Committee on Resident Education,, American College of Surgeons (2004 - 2008)

Membership Committee,, Society of University Surgeons (2003 - 2006)

Chair, Awards Committee,, Association of Surgical Education (2003 - 2004)

Chair, Committee on Diversity, American College of Surgeons (2002 - 2004)

President, Association of Women Surgeons (2001 - 2002)

Single-Port Robotic Cholecystectomy Results From a First Human Use Clinical Study of the New da Vinci Single-Site Surgical Platform
Wren, S. M., & Curet, M. J. (2011). Single-Port Robotic Cholecystectomy Results From a First Human Use Clinical Study of the New da Vinci Single-Site Surgical Platform. ARCHIVES OF SURGERY, 146(10), 1122-1127.

Clinical Outcomes With Robotic Surgery
Anonymous. (2011). Clinical Outcomes With Robotic Surgery. CURRENT PROBLEMS IN SURGERY, 48(9), 577-656.

Single-Incision Laparoscopic Surgery Are We Doomed to Repeat the Mistakes of the Past?
Curet, M. J. (2010). Single-Incision Laparoscopic Surgery Are We Doomed to Repeat the Mistakes of the Past?. ARCHIVES OF SURGERY, 145(12), 1191-1192.

Early, Intermediate, and Late Effects of a Surgical Skills "Boot Camp" on an Objective Structured Assessment of Technical Skills: A Randomized Controlled Study
Parent, R. J., Plerhoples, T. A., Long, E. E., Zimmer, D. M., Teshome, M., & Dutta, S. (2010). Early, Intermediate, and Late Effects of a Surgical Skills "Boot Camp" on an Objective Structured Assessment of Technical Skills: A Randomized Controlled Study. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS, 210(6), 984-989.

Recovery of Renal Function in a Dialysis-Dependent Patient Following Gastric Bypass Surgery
Tafti, B. A., Haghdoost, M., ALVAREZ, L., Curet, M., & Melcher, M. L. (2009). Recovery of Renal Function in a Dialysis-Dependent Patient Following Gastric Bypass Surgery. OBESITY SURGERY, 19(9), 1335-1339.

Endoscopy is accurate, safe, and effective in the assessment and management of complications following gastric bypass surgery.
Lee, J. K., Van Dam, J., Morton, J. M., Curet, M., & Banerjee, S. (2009). Endoscopy is accurate, safe, and effective in the assessment and management of complications following gastric bypass surgery. American journal of gastroenterology, 104(3), 575-582.

Benefits to Patients Choosing Preoperative Weight Loss in Gastric Bypass Surgery: New Results of a Randomized Trial
Solomon, H., Liu, G. Y., Alami, R., Morton, J., & Curet, M. J. (2009). Benefits to Patients Choosing Preoperative Weight Loss in Gastric Bypass Surgery: New Results of a Randomized Trial. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS, 208(2), 241-245.

Resident Work Hour Restrictions: Where Are We Now?
Curet, M. J. (2008). Resident Work Hour Restrictions: Where Are We Now?. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS, 207(5), 767-776.

Preoperative endoscopic screening for laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass has a low yield for anatomic findings
Mong, C., Van Dam, J., Morton, J., Gerson, L., Curet, M., & Banerjee, S. (2008). Preoperative endoscopic screening for laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass has a low yield for anatomic findings. OBESITY SURGERY, 18(9), 1067-1073.

Use of flexible endoscopic scissors to cut obstructing suture material in gastric bypass patients
Patel, C., Van Dam, J., Curet, M., Morton, J. M., & Banerjee, S. (2008). Use of flexible endoscopic scissors to cut obstructing suture material in gastric bypass patients. OBESITY SURGERY, 18(3), 336-339.

Retrievable inferior vena cava filters may be safely applied in gastric bypass surgery
Schuster, R., Hagedorn, J. C., Curet, M. J., & Morton, J. M. (2007). Retrievable inferior vena cava filters may be safely applied in gastric bypass surgery. SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES, 21(12), 2277-2279.

Innovative introduction to surgery in the preclinical years
Riboh, J., Curet, M., & Krummel, T. (2007). Innovative introduction to surgery in the preclinical years. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 194(2), 227-230.

Transnasal small-caliber esophagogastroduodenoscopy for preoperative evaluation of the high-risk morbidly obese patient
Alami, R. S., Schuster, R., Friedland, S., Curet, M. J., Wren, S. M., & Safadi, B. Y. (2007). Transnasal small-caliber esophagogastroduodenoscopy for preoperative evaluation of the high-risk morbidly obese patient. SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES, 21(5), 758-760.

Abnormal findings on routine upper GI series following laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
Raman, R., Raman, B., Raman, P., Rossiter, S., Curet, M. J., & Morton, J. M. (2007). Abnormal findings on routine upper GI series following laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. OBESITY SURGERY, 17(3), 311-316.

Is there a benefit to preoperative weight loss in gastric bypass patients? A prospective randomized trial
Alami, R. S., Morton, J. M., Schuster, R., Lie, J., Sanchez, B. R., & Curet, M. J. (2007). Is there a benefit to preoperative weight loss in gastric bypass patients? A prospective randomized trial. SURGERY FOR OBESITY AND RELATED DISEASES, 3(2), 141-145.

Gastric bypass reduces biochemical cardiac risk factors
Williams, D. B., Hagedorn, J. C., Lawson, E. H., Galanko, J. A., Safadi, B. Y., & Morton, J. M. (2007). Gastric bypass reduces biochemical cardiac risk factors. SURGERY FOR OBESITY AND RELATED DISEASES, 3(1), 8-13.

Attitude of prospective surgical residents regarding surgery for morbid obesity
Schuster, R., Morton, J. M., Liu, G. Y.-G., Alami, R. S., & Curet, M. J. (2006). Attitude of prospective surgical residents regarding surgery for morbid obesity. OBESITY SURGERY, 16(11), 1464-1468.

Concurrent gastric bypass and repair of anterior abdominal wall hernias
Schuster, R., Curet, M. J., Alami, R. S., Morton, J. M., Wren, S. M., & Safadi, B. Y. (2006). Concurrent gastric bypass and repair of anterior abdominal wall hernias. OBESITY SURGERY, 16(9), 1205-1208.

Intra-operative fluid volume influences postoperative nausea and vomiting after laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery
Schuster, R., Alami, R. S., Curet, M. J., Paulraj, N., Morton, J. M., & Lemmens, H. Jm. (2006). Intra-operative fluid volume influences postoperative nausea and vomiting after laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery. OBESITY SURGERY, 16(7), 848-851.

Laparoscopic-assisted colectomy for colon cancer
Tedesco, M. M., & Curet, M. J. (2006). Laparoscopic-assisted colectomy for colon cancer. EXPERT REVIEW OF MEDICAL DEVICES, 3(4), 415-419.

Totally Robotic Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Results from 75 patients
Mohr, C. J., Nadzam, G. S., Alami, R. S., Sanchez, B. R., & Curet, M. J. (2006). Totally Robotic Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Results from 75 patients. OBESITY SURGERY, 16(6), 690-696.

Refractory hematuria from amyloidosis successfully treated by splenectomy
Ma, J. F., Coutre, S. E., Curet, M. J., & Brooks, J. D. (2006). Refractory hematuria from amyloidosis successfully treated by splenectomy. UROLOGY, 67(5).

Alphanumeric paging in an academic hospital setting
Nguyen, T. C., Battat, A., Longhurst, C., Peng, P. D., & Curet, M. J. (2006). Alphanumeric paging in an academic hospital setting. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 191(4), 561-565.

Laparoscopic repair for recurrent abdominal wall hernia after TRAM flap breast reconstruction - Case report of 2 patients
Shaw, R. B., Curet, M. J., & Kahn, D. M. (2006). Laparoscopic repair for recurrent abdominal wall hernia after TRAM flap breast reconstruction - Case report of 2 patients. ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY, 56(4), 447-450.

Orogastric tube complications in Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
Sanchez, B. S., Safadi, B. Y., Kieran, J. A., Hsu, G. P., Brodsky, J. B., & Morton, J. M. (2006). Orogastric tube complications in Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. OBESITY SURGERY, 16(4), 443-447.

Robotic-assisted laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in a patient with midgut malrotation.
Alami, R. S., Schuster, R., Morton, J. M., & Curet, M. J. (2006). Robotic-assisted laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in a patient with midgut malrotation. Surgery for obesity and related diseases , 2(2), 222-225.

Incidental finding of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) during laparoscopic gastric bypass
Sanchez, B. R., Morton, J. M., Curet, M. J., Alami, R. S., & Safadi, B. Y. (2005). Incidental finding of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) during laparoscopic gastric bypass. OBESITY SURGERY, 15(10), 1384-1388.

Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass at a Veterans Affairs and high-volume academic facilities: a comparison of institutional outcomes
Alami, R. S., Morton, J. M., Sanchez, B. R., Curet, M. J., Wren, S. M., & Safadi, B. Y. (2005). Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass at a Veterans Affairs and high-volume academic facilities: a comparison of institutional outcomes. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 190(5), 821-825.

Comparison of totally robotic laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and traditional laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
Sanchez, B. R., Mohr, C. J., Morton, J. M., Safadi, B. Y., Alami, R. S., & Curet, M. J. (2005). Comparison of totally robotic laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and traditional laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Surgery for obesity and related diseases , 1(6), 549-554.

The impact of preoperative weight loss in patients undergoing Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
ALVARADO, R., Alami, R. S., Hsu, G., Safadi, B. Y., Sanchez, B. R., & Curet, M. J. (2005). The impact of preoperative weight loss in patients undergoing Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. OBESITY SURGERY, 15(9), 1282-1286.

Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: Differences in outcome between attendings and assistants of different training backgrounds
Hsu, G. P., Morton, J. M., Jin, L., Safadi, B., Satterwhite, T. S., & Curet, M. J. (2005). Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: Differences in outcome between attendings and assistants of different training backgrounds. OBESITY SURGERY, 15(8), 1104-1110.

Totally robotic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
Mohr, C. J., Nadzam, G. S., & Curet, M. J. (2005). Totally robotic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. ARCHIVES OF SURGERY, 140(8), 779-785.

Laparoscopic-assisted resection of colorectal carcinoma
Curet, M. J. (2005). Laparoscopic-assisted resection of colorectal carcinoma. LANCET, 365(9472), 1666-1668.

Comparison of training on two laparoscopic simulators and assessment of skills transfer to surgical performance
Youngblood, P. L., Srivastava, S., Curet, M., Heinrichs, W. L., Dev, P., & Wren, S. M. (2005). Comparison of training on two laparoscopic simulators and assessment of skills transfer to surgical performance. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS, 200(4), 546-551.

Nitrous oxide and laparoscopic bariatric surgery
Brodsky, J. B., Lemmens, H. Jm., Collins, J. S., Morton, J. M., Curet, M. J., & Brock-Utne, J. G. (2005). Nitrous oxide and laparoscopic bariatric surgery. OBESITY SURGERY, 15(4), 494-496.

Introducing laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass at a Veterans Affairs medical facility
Safadi, B. Y., Kieran, J. A., Hall, R. G., Morton, J. M., Bellatorre, N., & Wren, S. M. (2004). Introducing laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass at a Veterans Affairs medical facility. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 188(5), 606-610.

Port site metastases
Curet, M. J. (2004). Port site metastases. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 187(6), 705-712.

Laparoscopic colon resection for colon cancer
Kieran, J. A., & Curet, M. J. (2004). Laparoscopic colon resection for colon cancer. JOURNAL OF SURGICAL RESEARCH, 117(1), 79-91.

Improving resident work environment: Evaluation of a novel cooperative program
Curet, M. J., & McAdams, T. R. (2003). Improving resident work environment: Evaluation of a novel cooperative program. SURGERY, 134(2), 158-163.

Institutional variations in the management of patients with acute appendicitis
Kieran, J. A., Curet, M. J., & Schermer, C. R. (2003). Institutional variations in the management of patients with acute appendicitis. JOURNAL OF GASTROINTESTINAL SURGERY, 7(4), 523-528.

The effect of longterm vs shortterm tutors on the quality of the tutorial process and student performance
Curet, M. J., & Mennin, S. P. (2003). The effect of longterm vs shortterm tutors on the quality of the tutorial process and student performance. ADVANCES IN HEALTH SCIENCES EDUCATION, 8(2), 117-126.

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy - Outpatient vs inpatient management
Curet, M. J., Contreras, M., Weber, D. M., & Albrecht, R. (2002). Laparoscopic cholecystectomy - Outpatient vs inpatient management. SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES, 16(3), 453-457.

Effects of helium pneumoperitoneum in pregnant ewes
Curet, M. J., Weber, D. M., Sae, A., & Lopez, J. (2001). Effects of helium pneumoperitoneum in pregnant ewes. SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES, 15(7), 710-714.

Laparoscopically assisted colon resection for colon carcinoma - Perioperative results and long-term outcome
Curet, M. J., Putrakul, K., Pitcher, D. E., Josloff, R. K., & Zucker, K. A. (2000). Laparoscopically assisted colon resection for colon carcinoma - Perioperative results and long-term outcome. SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES, 14(11), 1062-1066.

Special Problems in Laparoscopic Surgery: Previous Abdominal Surgery, Obesity and Pregnancy
Curet, Mj. (2000). Special Problems in Laparoscopic Surgery: Previous Abdominal Surgery, Obesity and Pregnancy. Surgical Clinics of North America, 80.

Predictors of Outcome in Trauma During Pregnancy: Identificatin of Patients who can be Monitored for Less than Six Hours
Curet MJ, Schermer CR, Demarest GB, Bieneik EJ, & Curet LB. (2000). Predictors of Outcome in Trauma During Pregnancy: Identificatin of Patients who can be Monitored for Less than Six Hours. Journal of Trauma, 49.

Surgical Practice Patterns of Primary Care Physicians in a Rural State: Implications for Curriculum Design
Curet MJ, & McGrew M. (2000). Surgical Practice Patterns of Primary Care Physicians in a Rural State: Implications for Curriculum Design. Family Medicine, 32.

Laparoscopic management of gastric diverticula
Vogt, D. M., Curet, M. J., & Zucker, K. A. (1999). Laparoscopic management of gastric diverticula. JOURNAL OF LAPAROENDOSCOPIC & ADVANCED SURGICAL TECHNIQUES-PART A, 9(5), 405-410.

University and practice based physicians' input on the content of a surgical curriculum
Curet, M. J., DaRosa, D., & Mennin, S. (1999). University and practice based physicians' input on the content of a surgical curriculum. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 178(1), 78-84.

Laparoscopic reoperation for failed antireflux procedures
Curet, M. J., Josloff, R. K., Schoeb, O., & Zucker, K. A. (1999). Laparoscopic reoperation for failed antireflux procedures. ARCHIVES OF SURGERY, 134(5), 559-563.

University and Practice-based Physicians' Perspectives on the Content of a Surgical Curriculum
Curet MJ, DaRosa D, & Mennin S. (1999). University and Practice-based Physicians' Perspectives on the Content of a Surgical Curriculum. American Journal of Surgery, 178.

Laparoscopic intraperitoneal onlay inguinal herniorrhaphy
Kingsley, D., Vogt, D. M., Nelson, M. T., Curet, M. J., & Pitcher, D. E. (1998). Laparoscopic intraperitoneal onlay inguinal herniorrhaphy. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 176(6), 548-552.

Successful treatment of esophageal achalasia with laparoscopic Heller myotomy and Toupet fundoplication
Vogt, D., Curet, M., Pitcher, D., JOSLOFF, R., Milne, R. L., & Zucker, K. (1997). Successful treatment of esophageal achalasia with laparoscopic Heller myotomy and Toupet fundoplication. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 174(6), 709-714.

Adhesion formation in laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair
Vader, V. L., Vogt, D. M., Zucker, K. A., Thilstead, J. P., & Curet, M. J. (1997). Adhesion formation in laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair. SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY-ULTRASOUND AND INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES, 11(8), 825-829.

Successful Treatment of Esophageal Achalasia with Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy and Toupet Fundoplication
Vogt DM, Curet MJ, Pitcher DE, Josloff RK, & Zucker KA. (1997). Successful Treatment of Esophageal Achalasia with Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy and Toupet Fundoplication. American Journal of Surgery, 174.

A comparison of the pathophysiologic effects of carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide, and helium pneumoperitoneum on intracranial pressure
Schob, O. M., Allen, D. C., Benzel, E., Curet, M. J., Adams, M. S., & Zucker, K. A. (1996). A comparison of the pathophysiologic effects of carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide, and helium pneumoperitoneum on intracranial pressure. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 172(3), 248-252.

Effects of CO2 pneumoperitoneum in pregnant ewes
Curet, M. J., Vogt, D. A., Schob, O., Qualls, C., Izquierdo, L. A., & Zucker, K. A. (1996). Effects of CO2 pneumoperitoneum in pregnant ewes. JOURNAL OF SURGICAL RESEARCH, 63(1), 339-344.

Laparoscopy during pregnancy
Curet, M. J., Allen, D., Josloff, R. K., Pitcher, D. E., Curet, L. B., & Zucker, K. A. (1996). Laparoscopy during pregnancy. ARCHIVES OF SURGERY, 131(5), 546-550.

Laparoscopy During Pregnancy
Curet, Mj., Allen DC, Josloff RK, Pitcher DE, Curet LB, & Zucker KA. (1996). Laparoscopy During Pregnancy. Archives of Surgery, 131.

SUCCESSFUL LAPAROSCOPIC REPAIR OF PARAESOPHAGEAL HERNIA
Pitcher, D. E., Curet, M. J., Martin, D. T., Vogt, D. M., Mason, J., & Zucker, K. A. (1995). SUCCESSFUL LAPAROSCOPIC REPAIR OF PARAESOPHAGEAL HERNIA. ARCHIVES OF SURGERY, 130(6), 590-596.

LAPAROSCOPIC ANTEGRADE SPHINCTEROTOMY - A NEW TECHNIQUE FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF COMPLEX CHOLEDOCHOLITHIASIS
Curet, M. J., Pitcher, D. E., Martin, D. T., & Zucker, K. A. (1995). LAPAROSCOPIC ANTEGRADE SPHINCTEROTOMY - A NEW TECHNIQUE FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF COMPLEX CHOLEDOCHOLITHIASIS. ANNALS OF SURGERY, 221(2), 149-155.

PRELIMINARY-RESULTS OF A PROSPECTIVE RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF LAPAROSCOPIC ONLAY VERSUS CONVENTIONAL INGUINAL HERNIORRHAPHY
Vogt, D. M., Curet, M. J., Pitcher, D. E., Martin, D. T., & Zucker, K. A. (1995). PRELIMINARY-RESULTS OF A PROSPECTIVE RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF LAPAROSCOPIC ONLAY VERSUS CONVENTIONAL INGUINAL HERNIORRHAPHY. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 169(1), 84-90.

SUCCESSFUL MANAGEMENT OF SEVERE GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE WITH LAPAROSCOPIC NISSEN FUNDOPLICATION
Pitcher, D. E., Curet, M. J., Martin, D. T., Castillo, R. R., GERSTENBERGER, P. D., & Zucker, K. A. (1994). SUCCESSFUL MANAGEMENT OF SEVERE GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE WITH LAPAROSCOPIC NISSEN FUNDOPLICATION. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 168(6), 547-554.

[Neurological disorders of tuberculosis: 2 cases].
CURET, ALDEBERT, DULUC, & FAGES. (1957). [Neurological disorders of tuberculosis: 2 cases]. Bulletin mensuel - Société de médecine militaire française, 51(6), 253-257.

[Harmlessness of BCG vaccination].
Amouroux, P., CURET, & Aldebert, A. (1957). [Harmlessness of BCG vaccination]. Revue de la tuberculose, 21(4-5), 533-536.

[Fatal poisoning caused by ingestion of trichloroethylene].
BERRE, & CURET. (1953). [Fatal poisoning caused by ingestion of trichloroethylene]. Le Médecin d'usine; revue d'hygiène industrielle et des maladies professionnelles, 15(5), 259-260.

[Aplastic leukoses].
Benelli, C., Geyer, A., DURAND, & CURET. (1952). [Aplastic leukoses]. Journal de médecine de Bordeaux et du Sud-Ouest, 129(10), 879-885.