Peter J. Allen, MD, FACS

Peter J. Allen, MD, FACS

Peter J. Allen, MD, FACS

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Dr. Allen is an Attending Surgeon in the Hepatopancreatobiliary Service, the Vice Chair of Surgical Services in the Department of Surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He is Associate Director for Clinical Programs in the David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research and the Murray F. Brennan Chair in Surgery. He currently leads the pancreatic research efforts within the Department of Surgery. One of the primary goals of this program is to develop more accurate nonsurgical methods for diagnosing pancreatic cysts. These methods should help guide doctors in deciding which patients should have an operation and which can effectively be monitored through imaging. In addition, he currently leads and participates in clinical trials that evaluate novel methods of diagnosing and treating pancreatic cancer, as well as methods for decreasing the risks of surgery. Patients participating in these trials are able to receive these cutting-edge therapies before they are accessible nationally.


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  1. Narayan, RR, Goldman, DA, Gonen, M, Reichel, J, Huberman, KH, Raj, S et al.. Peripheral Circulating Tumor DNA Detection Predicts Poor Outcomes After Liver Resection for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer. Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2019; :. doi: 10.1245/s10434-019-07201-5. PubMed PMID:30706231 .
  2. Corrias, G, Raeside, MC, Agostini, A, Huicochea-Castellanos, S, Aramburu-Nunez, D, Paudyal, R et al.. Pilot study of rapid MR pancreas screening for patients with BRCA mutation. Eur Radiol. 2019; :. doi: 10.1007/s00330-018-5975-0. PubMed PMID:30689033 .
  3. Pak, LM, Gagnière, J, Allen, PJ, Balachandran, VP, D'Angelica, MI, DeMatteo, RP et al.. Utility of Image Guidance in the Localization of Disappearing Colorectal Liver Metastases. J. Gastrointest. Surg. 2019; :. doi: 10.1007/s11605-019-04106-2. PubMed PMID:30680630 .
  4. Lawrence, SA, McIntyre, CA, Pulvirenti, A, Seier, K, Chou, Y, Gonen, M et al.. Perioperative Bundle to Reduce Surgical Site Infection after Pancreaticoduodenectomy: A Prospective Cohort Study. J. Am. Coll. Surg. 2019; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2018.12.018. PubMed PMID:30630087 .
  5. Narayan, RR, Creasy, JM, Goldman, DA, Gönen, M, Kandoth, C, Kundra, R et al.. Regional differences in gallbladder cancer pathogenesis: Insights from a multi-institutional comparison of tumor mutations. Cancer. 2019;125 (4):575-585. doi: 10.1002/cncr.31850. PubMed PMID:30427539 .
  6. Kunstman, JW, Goldman, DA, Gönen, M, Balachandran, VP, D'Angelica, MI, Kingham, TP et al.. Outcomes after Pancreatectomy with Routine Pasireotide Use. J. Am. Coll. Surg. 2019;228 (2):161-170.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2018.10.018. PubMed PMID:30414453 .
  7. Sadot, E, Zheng, J, Srouji, R, Strong, VE, Gönen, M, Balachandran, VP et al.. Correction to: Hypophosphatemia as a Predictor of Organ-Specific Complications Following Gastrointestinal Surgery: Analysis of 8034 Patients. World J Surg. 2019;43 (2):395. doi: 10.1007/s00268-018-4845-x. PubMed PMID:30406321 .
  8. Pulvirenti, A, Rao, D, Mcintyre, CA, Gonen, M, Tang, LH, Klimstra, DS et al.. Limited role of Chromogranin A as clinical biomarker for pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors. HPB (Oxford). 2018; :. doi: 10.1016/j.hpb.2018.09.016. PubMed PMID:30366884 .
  9. Al Efishat, M, Allen, PJ. ASO Author Reflections: Progression after Resection of Noninvasive or Microinvasive Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms. Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2018;25 (Suppl 3):822-823. doi: 10.1245/s10434-018-6915-6. PubMed PMID:30324467 .
  10. Al Efishat, M, Attiyeh, MA, Eaton, AA, Gönen, M, Covey, AM, D'Angelica, MI et al.. Endoscopic versus percutaneous drainage of post-operative peripancreatic fluid collections following pancreatic resection. HPB (Oxford). 2018; :. doi: 10.1016/j.hpb.2018.08.010. PubMed PMID:30293867 .
  11. Chakraborty, J, Midya, A, Gazit, L, Attiyeh, M, Langdon-Embry, L, Allen, PJ et al.. CT radiomics to predict high-risk intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the pancreas. Med Phys. 2018;45 (11):5019-5029. doi: 10.1002/mp.13159. PubMed PMID:30176047 .
  12. Gaspersz, MP, Buettner, S, Roos, E, van Vugt, JLA, Coelen, RJS, Vugts, J et al.. A preoperative prognostic model to predict surgical success in patients with perihilar cholangiocarcinoma. J Surg Oncol. 2018;118 (3):469-476. doi: 10.1002/jso.25174. PubMed PMID:30132904 .
  13. McIntyre, CA, Allen, PJ. How Long Should Patients with Cystic Lesions of the Pancreas Be Followed?. Adv Surg. 2018;52 (1):223-233. doi: 10.1016/j.yasu.2018.03.014. PubMed PMID:30098614 .
  14. Attiyeh, MA, Chakraborty, J, Gazit, L, Langdon-Embry, L, Gonen, M, Balachandran, VP et al.. Preoperative risk prediction for intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms by quantitative CT image analysis. HPB (Oxford). 2018; :. doi: 10.1016/j.hpb.2018.07.016. PubMed PMID:30097414 PubMed Central PMC6367060.
  15. Tufts, LS, Jarnagin, ED, Flynn, JR, Gonen, M, Guillem, JG, Paty, PB et al.. A perioperative multidisciplinary care bundle reduces surgical site infections in patients undergoing synchronous colorectal and liver resection. HPB (Oxford). 2018; :. doi: 10.1016/j.hpb.2018.07.001. PubMed PMID:30077525 PubMed Central PMC6358518.
  16. Zheng, J, Sadot, E, Vigidal, JA, Klimstra, DS, Balachandran, VP, Kingham, TP et al.. Characterization of hepatocellular adenoma and carcinoma using microRNA profiling and targeted gene sequencing. PLoS ONE. 2018;13 (7):e0200776. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0200776. PubMed PMID:30052636 PubMed Central PMC6063411.
  17. Gagnière, J, Dupré, A, Gholami, SS, Pezet, D, Boerner, T, Gönen, M et al.. Is Hepatectomy Justified for BRAF Mutant Colorectal Liver Metastases?: A Multi-institutional Analysis of 1497 Patients. Ann. Surg. 2018; :. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002968. PubMed PMID:29995686 .
  18. Sadot, E, Zheng, J, Srouji, R, Strong, VE, Gönen, M, Balachandran, VP et al.. Hypophosphatemia as a Predictor of Organ-Specific Complications Following Gastrointestinal Surgery: Analysis of 8034 Patients. World J Surg. 2019;43 (2):385-394. doi: 10.1007/s00268-018-4726-3. PubMed PMID:29955938 PubMed Central PMC6310662.
  19. Creasy, JM, Midya, A, Chakraborty, J, Adams, LB, Gomes, C, Gonen, M et al.. Quantitative imaging features of pretreatment CT predict volumetric response to chemotherapy in patients with colorectal liver metastases. Eur Radiol. 2018; :. doi: 10.1007/s00330-018-5542-8. PubMed PMID:29922934 PubMed Central PMC6301122.
  20. Margonis, GA, Sasaki, K, Gholami, S, Kim, Y, Andreatos, N, Rezaee, N et al.. Genetic And Morphological Evaluation (GAME) score for patients with colorectal liver metastases. Br J Surg. 2018;105 (9):1210-1220. doi: 10.1002/bjs.10838. PubMed PMID:29691844 .
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