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Daniel T. Dempsey, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Gastrointestinal Surgery

 
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Administrative Office:
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
4 Silverstein Pavilion
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
Administrative Assistant: Ingrid Anderson
Administrative Telephone: 215-614-0092
Administrative Fax: 215-349-8195

Clinical Office:
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
GI Surgery
West Pavilion, 4th Floor
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Contact Information (internal use only)

daniel.dempsey@uphs.upenn.edu

 

Dr. Dempsey joins Penn Surgery as the Chief of
Gastrointestinal Surgery and the Assistant Director of PeriOp Services.

Dr. Dempsey earned his medical degree from the University of Rochester. He is a well known and highly regarded surgical provider in the Philadelphia region with a strong connection to the Penn Medicine community. Dr. Dempsey completed his internship and residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Including his leadership role as Chief of the Department of Surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital, Dr. Dempsey also served as the Vice-Chairman of the Department of Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

Recently, Dr. Dempsey practiced general surgery at Temple University Hospital. He also served as the Chairman for the Department of Surgery at Temple University School of Medicine, a position he held for over a decade.

Dr. Dempsey specializes in gastrointestinal surgery including esophageal, stomach, bariatric, biliary, and colorectal procedures. He also has extensive experience with re-operative surgery and complex hernia repair. His research interests include GI surgery outcomes, hiatal hernia, gastroesophageal reflux, and gastric physiology.

 
Faculty Appointments
1986 - 1987 Assistant Professor of Surgery
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1988 - 1992 Assistant Professor of Surgery
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1992 - 1998 Associate Professor of Surgery
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1998 - 1999 Professor of Surgery
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1999 - 2000 Professor of Surgery at PAH & HUP
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2000 - 2011 Professor of Surgery
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2011 - present Attending Surgeon
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Hospital and Administrative Appointments
1986 - 1987 Attending Physician
Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1987 - 1988 Academic Coordinator
Department of Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1988 - 1999 Chief, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery and Research, Department of Surgery
Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1992 - 1998 Program Director
General Surgery Residency
Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1996 - 1999 Chief, General Surgery
Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1999 - 2000 Chairman, Department of Surgery
Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1999 - 2000 Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2000 - 2011 Chairman of Surgery
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2001 - 2004 Chairman, Practice Plan Board
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2001 - 2007 Board of Directors (voting)
Jeanes Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2001 - 2010 Board of Directors (voting)
Temple Physicians Inc.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2002 - 2010 Board of Directors (voting)
Temple University Health System
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2004 - 2010 Board of Directors (voting)
Temple Transport Team
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2011 - present Attending Surgeon
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2011 - present Chief, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2011 - present Assistant Director of Perioperative Services Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Other Appointments
1980 - 1985 Assistant Instructor in Surgery
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1985 - 1986 Instructor in Surgery
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1987 - 1988 Lecturer in Surgery
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1994, 1996, 1998 Guest Examiner, American Board of Surgery
 
1995 - 1999 Member, Test Committee, In-Training Exam
American Board of Surgery
 
1996 - 1998 Member, Step 2 Test Committee
National Board of Medical Examiners
 
1999 - present Interdisciplinary Committee, NBME
 
1999 - present NBME, Step 2 Committee
 
2011 - present Instructor in Surgery
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Education/Training
1971 - 1975 B.A. Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey
(Magna Cum Laude-Classics)
 
1975 - 1979 M.D. University of Rochester School of Medicine
Rochester, New York
 
2009 - 2011 MBA Fox School of Business
Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments
1979 - 1980 Intern in Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1980 - 1985 Resident in Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1982 - 1984 Clinical Nutrition Fellow
Harrison Department of Surgical Research
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1985 - 1986 Chief Resident in Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2004 Harvard Program for Chiefs of Clinical Services Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts
 
Memberships/Societies
 
National Societies
  • 1979-present American Medical Association
  • 1982-present American College of Nutrition
  • 1982-present American College of Surgeons
    • Governor, 2000-2005
    • Governor’s Committee on Bloodborne Infection and Environmental Risk, 2001-2005
    • Committee on Allied Health Professionals, 2003-present
  • 1982-present American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
    • Committee on Physician Education, 1991-1992
  • 1985-present Association for Academic Surgery
    • Membership Committee, 1990-1992
  • 1986-present National Foundation for Ileitis and Colitis
  • 1988-present Association for Surgical Education
  • 1989-present Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • 1990-present Ravdin-Rhoads Surgical Society
    • Secretary, 1992-2002
  • 1990-present Society for Surgical Oncology
    • Membership Committee, 1998-2001
  • 1991-present Society of Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  • 1992-present Society of University Surgeons
  • 1992-present Societe Internationale De Chirurgie
  • 1995-present Collegium Internationale Chirurgiae Digestivae
  • 1995-present Surgical Biology Club III
    • Secretary, 1995-2002
  • 1996-present Meigs Society
  • 1997-present Surgeons Travel Club
  • 1997 Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
  • 1998 American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (AHPBA)
    • Publications Committee, 2004-2008
  • 2001 Halsted Society
    • Membership Committee, 2005-2007
  • 2002 American Surgical Association
  • 2003 Medical Club of Thirteen
 
Local Societies
  • 1991-present College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    • Membership Committee, 1998-2002
  • 1991-present Philadelphia Academy of Surgery
    • Treasurer, 1995-1997
    • Vice-President, 1997
    • President, 1999
  • 1992-present American College of Surgeons Metro Philadelphia Chapter
    • Chairman, Liability Committee, 1992
    • Member, Committee on Applicants, PA District 5, 1994-2002
    • Vice-President 1994
    • President 1996-1997
    • Chair, Committee on Applicants, PA District 5, 2000
  • 1995-present Pennsylvania Medical Society
    • Member, Interspecialty Committee, 1995-present
  • 1995-present Philadelphia County Medical Society
    • Nominating Committee, 1995-1997
 
Research
1986 - 1987 Influence of Perioperative Cytotoxic Chemotherapy on the Healing of GI and Abdominal Wounds in Tumor Bearing and Non-tumor Bearing Rats
 
1987 - 1988 Perioperative Cytotoxic Chemotherapy and the Healing of Rat GI Wounds
 
1989 - 1990 The Pathology of Bile-Induced Gastric Mucosal Injury
 
1997 - 1998 A Randomized, Double-Blind, Multi-Center Comparison Study of Piperacillin/Tazobactam and Imipenem/Cilastatin in Abdominal Infection
 
1997 - 1998 Effect of Inflammation on Functional and Biochemical Properties of Colonic Smooth Muscle
 
1997 -1998 A Randomized, Multi-Center Prospective Study Evaluating the Effect of a New Pro-Motility Agent on Postoperative Ileus
 
Peer-Reviewed Research Publications
  1. Dempsey, DT, Buzby, GP, Mullen, JL: Nutritional assessment in the seriously ill patient. Journal of the American College of Nutrition 2(1):15-23, 1983.
  2. Dempsey, DT, Feurer, ID, Crosby, LO, Knox, LS, Buzby, GP, Mullen, J: Energy expenditure in malnourished gastrointestinal cancer patients. Cancer 53(6):1265-1273, Mar. 15, 1984.
  3. Dempsey, DT, Crosby, LO, Pertschuk, MJ, Feurer, ID, Buzby, GP, Mullen, JL: Weight gain and nutritional efficacy in anorexia nervosa. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 39(2):236-242, Feb. 1984.
  4. Dempsey, DT, Pertschuk, MJ, Lusk, E, Oberlander, JL, Crosby, LO, Mullen, JL: Total body water and total body potassium in anorexia nervosa. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 40(2):260-269, Aug. 1984.
  5. Dempsey, DT, Mullen, JL: Macronutrient requirements in the malnourished cancer patient: How much of what and why? Cancer 55(1 Suppl.):290-294, Jan. 1, 1985.
  6. Dempsey DT, Guenter P, Mullen JL, Fairman R, Crosby LO, Spielman G, Gennarelli T: Energy expenditure in acute head trauma with and without barbiturate therapy. Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics 160(2):128-134, Feb. 1985.
  7. Bailey PM, Dempsey DT, Crosby LO, Mullen JL, Buzby GP: A quantitative evaluation of stress associated with indwelling superior vena cava cannulae in rats. Journal of Surgical Research 38(5):530-536, May 1985.
  8. Dempsey DT, Lusk E, Crosby LO, Buzby GP, Mullen JL: Interval nitrogen excretion and maintenance nitrogen requirements for parenteral nutrition in primates. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 42(3):485-494, Sept. 1985.
  9. Dempsey DT, Crosby LO, Mullen JL: Indirect calorimetry in chair-adapted primates. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 10(3):324-327, May-June 1986.
  10. Dempsey DT, Lusk E, Mullen JL, Crosby LO, Melnik G: Urea nitrogen excretion in chair-adapted primates. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 10(4):369-374, July-Aug. 1986.
  11. Dempsey DT, Knox LS, Mullen JL, Miller C, Feurer ID, Buzby GP: Energy expenditure in malnourished patients with colorectal cancer. Archives of Surgery 121(7):789-795, July 1986.
  12. Stein TP, Settle RG, Albina J, Dempsey DT, Melnik G: Metabolism of non-essential 15N labeled amino acids and the measurement of whole body protein synthesis rates. Journal of Nutrition 116(9):1651-1659, Sept. 1986.
  13. Dempsey DT, Mullen JL, Rombeau JL, Crosby LO, Oberlander JL, Knox LS, Melnik G: Treatment effects of parenteral vitamins in total parenteral nutrition patients. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 11(3):229-237, May-June 1987.
  14. Dempsey DT, Mullen JL: Parenteral (Glucose or Glucose-Lipid) vs enteral repletion in malnourished primates: A controlled cross-over study. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 45(6):1526-1532, June 1987.
  15. Foster, GD Knox LS, Dempsey DT, Mullen JL: Caloric requirements in total parenteral nutrition. Journal of the American College of Nutrition 6(3):231-253, June 1987.
  16. Dempsey DT, Mullen JL, Crosby LO, Hurwitz S: Calorie-nitrogen interactions in the parenterally fed primate. Surgery 103(1):94-98, Jan. 1988.
  17. Bentz ML, Tollett CA Jr, Dempsey DT: The obstructed feeding jejunostomy tube: A new method of salvage. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 12(4):417-418, July-Aug. 1988.
  18. Fried RC, Dickerson RN, Guenter PA, Stein TP, Gennarelli TA, Dempsey DT, Buzby GP, Mullen JL: Barbiturate therapy reduces nitrogen excretion in acute head injury. Journal of Trauma 29(11):1558-1564, Nov. 1989.
  19. Dickerson RN, Guenter PA, Gennarelli TA, Dempsey DT, Mullen JL: Increased contribution of protein oxidation to energy expenditure in head injured patients. Journal of the American College of Nutrition 9(1):86-88, Feb. 1990.
  20. Dempsey DT, Burke D, Reilly RS, McLean GK, Rosato EF: Angiography in poor risk patients with massive nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding. American Journal of Surgery 159(3):282-286, Mar. 1990.
  21. Dempsey DT, Showers D, Valente P, Sterling R, Phillips S, White JV: Laser assisted fusion of the rat stomach: Preliminary studies. Journal of Surgical Research 48(3):223-229, Mar. 1990.
  22. Dempsey DT, Contreras C, Milner R, Abrahams C, White JV: Percutaneous ablation of gallstones. Journal of Surgical Research 49(2):116-120, Aug. 1990.
  23. Dempsey DT, Mercer DW, Deb B, Sauter A, Ritchie WP Jr: Adaptive cytoprotection of gastric surface epithelial cells against injury by physiologic concentrations of bile acid. Surgery 108(2):348-355, Aug. 1990.
  24. Mercer DW, Milner R, O’Neill S, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Leukotriene receptor blockade reduces bile acid induced superficial gastric mucosal injury. Journal of Surgical Research 50(6):602-608, June 1991.
  25. Mercer DW, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Do sensory neurons mediate adaptive cytoprotection of gastric mucosa against bile acid injury? American Journal of Surgery 163(1):12-18, Jan. 1992.
  26. Sullivan TR, Milner R, Dempsey DT, Ritchie WP: The effect of capsaicin on gastric mucosal injury and blood flow following bile acid exposure. Journal of Surgical Research 52(6):596-600, June 1992.
  27. Mercer DW, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Do leukotrienes mediate bile acid induced gastric mucosal injury? American Surgeon 58(9):567-572, Sept. 1992.
  28. Sullivan TR, Cordero JA, Mercer DW, Ritchie WP Jr, Dempsey DT: Selective lipoxygenase inhibitor reduces bile acid induced gastric mucosal injury. Journal of Surgical Research 53(6):568-571, Dec. 1992.
  29. Mercer DW, Podolsky R, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Effects of topical isoproterenol on bile acid induced gastric mucosal injury. American Surgeon 59(8):479-83, Aug. 1993.
  30. Dempsey DT: Outcomes research in laparoscopic surgery: The National Laparoscopic Surgery Registry. Journal of Laparoendoscopic Surgery 3(4):375-378, Aug. 1993.
  31. Klein WA, Parkman HP, Dempsey DT, Fisher RS: Sphincterlike thoracoabdominal high pressure zone after esophagogastrectomy. Gastroenterology 105(5):1362-1369, Nov. 1993.
  32. Sullivan TR, Dempsey DT, Milner R, Ritchie WP Jr: Effect of local acid/base status on gastric mucosal blood flow and surface cell injury by bile acid. Journal of Surgical Research 56(1):112-116, Jan. 1994.
  33. Mercer DW, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Sensory neuron mediated gastric mucosal protection is blocked by cycloxygenase inhibition. Surgery 115(2):156-163, Feb. 1994.
  34. Mercer DW, Kirshner MS, Ritchie WP Jr, Dempsey DT: Topical prostaglandin E2 and isoproterenol reduce bile induced gastric mucosal injury in shocked rats. Journal of Surgical Research 56(2):184-191, Feb. 1994.
  35. Merchant NB, Dempsey DT, Grabowski MW, Rizzo M, Ritchie WP Jr: Capsaicin-induced gastric mucosal hyperemia and protection: The role of calcitonin gene-related peptide. Surgery 116(2):419-425, Aug. 1994.
  36. Podolsky RS, Grabowski MW, Milner R, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Capsaicin induced gastric hyperemia and protection are nitric oxide dependent. Journal of Surgical Research 57(4):438-442, Oct. 1994.
  37. Merchant NB, Goodman J, Dempsey DT, Milner RE, Ritchie WP Jr: The role of calcitonin gene-related peptide and nitric oxide in gastric mucosal hyperemia and protection. Journal of Surgical Research 58(3):344-350, Mar. 1995.
  38. Mercer DW, Merchant NB, Ritchie WP Jr, Dempsey DT: Isoproterenol-induced gastric mucosal protection from bile acid: The role of endogenous prostaglandins. Digestive Diseases and Sciences 40(10):2227-2235, Oct. 1995.
  39. Mercer DW, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Effects of polyunsaturated fatty acids on bile acid-induced gastric mucosal injury. Journal of Surgical Research 61(1):44-50, Feb. 15, 1996.
  40. Myers BS, Dempsey DT, Yasar S, Martin JS, Parkman HP, Ryan JP : Acute experimental distal colitis alters colonic transit in rats. Journal of Surgical Research 69(1):107-112, Apr. 1997.
  41. Myers BS, Martin JS, Dempsey DT, Parkman HP, Thomas RM, Ryan JP: Acute experimental colitis decreases colonic circular smooth muscle contractility in rats. American Journal of Physiology 273(4 Pt 1):G928-936, Oct. 1997.
  42. Dempsey DT, Kalan MM, Gerson R, Parkman H, Maier WP: Comparison of outcomes in operative treatment of achalasia: Laparoscopic versus open approach. Surgical Endoscopy 13(8):747-50, Aug. 1999.
  43. Bradley K, Dempsey DT: Laparoscopic tube cholecystostomy: Still useful in the treatment of acute cholecystitis. Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques 12(3):187-191, June 2002.
  44. Dempsey DT, Delano M, Bradley K, Kolff J, Fisher C, Caroline D, Gaughan J, Meilahn JE, Daly JM: Laparoscopic esophagomyotomy for achalasia: Does anterior hemifundoplication affect clinical outcome? Annals of Surgery 239(6):779-787, June 2004.
  45. Berg DA, Milner RE, Demangone D, Ufberg JW, McKernan E, Fisher CA, Gaughan JP, Grewal H, Dempsey DT, Goldberg AJ: Successful collaborative model for trauma skills training of surgical and emergency medicine residents in a laboratory setting. Current Surgery 62(6):657-663, Nov./Dec. 2005.
  46. Berg DA, Milner RE, Fisher CA, Goldberg AJ, Dempsey DT, Grewal H: A cost-effective approach to establishing a surgical skills laboratory. Surgery 142(5):712-721, Nov. 2007.
  47. Seamon MJ, Fisher CA, Gaughan JP, Kulp H, Dempsey DT, Goldberg AJ: Emergency department thoracotomy: Survival of the least expected. World Journal of Surgery 32(4):604-12, Apr. 2008.
  48. Wang YR, Dempsey DT, Friedenberg FK, Richter JE: Trends of Heller myotomy hospital-izations for achalasia in the United States, 1993-2005: Effect of surgery volume on peri-operative outcomes. American Journal of Gastroenterology 103(10):2454-2464, Oct. 2008.
  49. Wang YR, Richter JE, Dempsey DT: Trends and outcomes of hospitalizations for peptic ulcer disease in the United States, 1993 to 2006. Annals of Surgery 251(1):51-58, Jan. 2010.
  50. Wang YR, Dempsey DT, Richter JE:  Trends and perioperative outcomes of inpatient antireflux surgery in the United States, 1993-2006.  Diseases of the Esophagus. 24(4):215-23, 2011
  51. Seamon MJ, Wobb J, Gaughan JP, Kulp H, Kamel I, Dempsey DTThe Effects of Intraoperative Hypothermia on Surgical Site Infection: An Analysis of 524 Trauma Laparotomies. Annals of Surgery. 255(4):789-795, 2012
  52. Singla S, Keller D, Thirunavukarasu P, Tamandl D, Gupta S, Gaughan J, Dempsey D:  Spenic injury during colonoscopy—a complication that warrants urgent attention. J Gastrointest Surg16: 1225-1234, 2012.
Reviews in Peer-Reviewed Research Publications
  1. Dempsey DT, Mullen JL: Prognostic value of nutritional indices. [Review] Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 11(5 Suppl.):109S-114S, Sept.-Oct. 1987.
  2. Dempsey DT, Buzby GP, Mullen JL: The link between nutritional status and clinical outcome: Can nutritional interventional modify it? [Review] American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 47(2 Suppl.):352-356, Feb. 1988.
  3. Gupta D, Macha M, Piacentino V 3rd, Singhal AK, Sasken HF, Furukawa S, Dempsey DT: Successful treatment of esophageal cancer with transhiatal esophagectomy after heart transplantation. [Review] Annals of Thoracic Surgery 78(2):702-705, Aug. 2005.
  4. Harbison SP, Dempsey DT: Peptic ulcer disease. [Review] Current Problems in Surgery 42(6):346-454, June 2005.
Research Publications (Non-Peer Reviewed)
  1. Dempsey DT, Oberlander J, Crosby L, Knox L, Melnik G, Rombeau J, Mullen J: Vitamin deficiencies in general surgical patients. Surgical Forum 34:84-87,1983.
  2. Dempsey DT, Showers D, Valente P, White JV: Laser fusion of rat gastrotomies. Surgical Forum 38:118-120, 1987.
  3. Showers D, Sterling R, Dempsey DT: Perioperative adriamycin and gastrointestinal healing. Surgical Forum 39:141-143, 1988.
  4. Dempsey DT, Contreras C, Milner R, Ritchie WP: Topical arachidonic acid decreases surface epithelial cell exfoliation in gastric mucosa exposed to bile acid. Surgical Forum 40:132-134, 1989.
  5. Cunningham JD, Ryan JP, Dempsey DT, Ritchie WP: Does truncal vagotomy change the in vitro contractile properties of gallbladder muscle? Surgical Forum 40:148-150, 1989.
  6. Mercer DW, Milner RE, Kirshner MJ, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Topical leukotriene (LTC) exacerbates bile acid injury to the superficial gastric mucosa in rats. Surgical Forum 41: 138-139, 1990.
  7. Mercer DW, Sullivan T, Milner R, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Do capsaicin sensitive neurons in the gastric mucosa mediate adaptive cytoprotection (AC) by increasing endogenous prostaglandins? Surgical Forum 42:182-184, 1991.
  8. Dempsey DT: Nutritional support of the patient with head trauma. Trauma Quarterly 7(2), 1991.
  9. Merchant NB, Cordero JA, Dempsey DT, Cowles RA, Milner RE, Ritchie WP: The effect of somatostatin on bile acid induced gastric mucosal injury. Surgical Forum 44:157-160, Oct. 1993.
  10. Chatwani A, Dempsey DT, Nyirjesy P, Grody MHT: Rectovaginal fistula: A rare complica-tion of a neglected pessary. Journal of Pelvic Surgery 5:236-237, 1999.
  11. Indes JE, Madabushi A, Dempsey DT, Thomas RM: Treating an incidental cholecystocolonic fistula. Contemporary Surgery 63:341-344, 2007.
Abstracts/Presentations
  1. Berg DA, Richardson C, Gaughan JP, Bradley KM, Pathak A, Dempsey DT, Santora TA, Goldberg AJ, Daly JM: Obesity and blood glucose level are associated with increased morbidity and resource utilization in patients with penetrating torso trauma. Eastern Association of Surgery for Trauma Meeting, 2008.
  2. Dempsey, D, Crosby, L, Oberlander, J, Pertschuk, M and Mullen, J: Body composition in anorexia nervosa. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 34(6):XVIII, 1982.
  3. Dempsey, D, Guenter, P, Crosby, L, Fairman, R, Gennarelli, T and Mullen, J: Barbiturate therapy and energy expenditure in head trauma. Proceedings, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma 86, 1982. (Presentation, Colorado Springs, 1982).
  4. Dempsey, D, Mullen, J, Crosby, L and Melnik G: Urea excretion in chair-adapted primates. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 6:581, 1982.
  5. Dempsey, DT, Crosby, LO, Feurer, ID, Pertschuk, M, Buzby, GP and Mullen, JL: Interval weight change during nutritional support.  Clinical Research 31(2):616A, 1983.
  6. Dempsey, DT, Feurer, ID, Crosby, LO, Knox, LS, Buzby, GP and Mullen, JL: Energy expenditure in gastrointestinal cancer. Scientific Program, Society of
    Surgical Oncology. (Presentation, Denver, 1983).
  7. Dempsey, D, Oberlander, J, Crosby, L, Knox, L, Melnik, G, Rombeau, J and Mullen, J: Vitamin deficiencies in general surgical patients.  Surgical Forum, Atlanta, 1983.
  8. Mullen, JL, Dempsey, DT, Crosby, LO, Knox, LS, Miller, C and Buzby, GP: Energy expenditure in colorectal cancer. Proceedings, 5th Congress of the European Society for Parental and Enteral Nutrition. (Presentation, Brussels, 1983).
  9. Dempsey, DT, Lusk, E, Mullen, JL, Crosby, LO and Melnik, G: Urea nitrogen excretion in chair-adapted primates. American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, 1983.
  10. Fried, R, Dempsey, D, Guenter, P, Gennarelli, T, Buzby, G and Mullen, J: Barbiturates improve nitrogen balance in patients with severe head trauma. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 8:86, 1984. (Presentation, Las Vegas, 1984).
  11. Dempsey, DT, Buzby, GP, Crosby, LO and Mullen, JL: Efficacious TPN repletion: How much glucose is enough? (Presentation, University Surgeons Residents Conference, Chicago, 1984).
  12. Bailey, P, Dempsey, D, Crosby, L, Mullen, J and Buzby, G: Small animal indirect calorimetry. (Presentation, University Surgeons Residents Conference, Chicago, 1984).
  13. Dempsey, DT, Rombeau, JL, Jacobs, DO, Albina, JA, Settle, RG, Melnik, G and Stein, TP: Is all nonessential nitrogen equivalent? Federation Proceedings 43(4):849 (A3269), 1984.
  14. Bailey, P, Crosby, L, Dempsey, D, Mullen, J and Buzby, G: Metabolic effects of "non restraining" superior vena cava cannulae in rats. Proceedings, Association for Academic Surgery. (Presentation, San Antonio, 1984).           
  15. Dempsey, DT, Hurwitz, S and Mullen, JL: Selective repletion of fat and/or protein stores. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 9:117, 1985.
  16. Dempsey DT, Reilly R, Burke D, McLean G, Rosato EF: Gut Angiography in Active Massive Non-Variceal Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Halsted Society Annual Meeting, Point Clear Alabama, September, 1987.
  17. Dempsey, DT, Showers, D, Valente, P and White JV: Laser fusion of rat gastrotomies.  Surgical Forum, San Francisco, 1987.
  18. Showers, D, Sterling, R, Dempsey, DT: Perioperative adriamycin and gastrointestinal healing. Surgical Forum Chicago, 1988.
  19. Dempsey DT, Ritchie WP, Cunningham JD, Contreras C, Ryan JP:  The effect of truncal vagotomy and pyloroplasty on the in-vitro contractile properties of gallbladder smooth muscle.  The Halsted Society, Philadelphia, September, 1989.
  20. Dempsey, DT, Contreras C, Milner R, Ritchie WP: Topical arachidonic acid decreases surface epithelial cell exfoliation in gastric mucosa exposed to bile acid. Surgical Forum, Atlanta, 1989.
  21. Cunningham JD, Ryan JP, Dempsey DT, Ritchie WP: Does truncal vagotomy change the in vitro contractile properties of gallbladder muscle?  Surgical Forum, Atlanta, 1989.
  22. Dempsey, DT, Contreras C, Milner, R, Abrahams, C: Percutaneous ablation of gallstones. Association for Academic Surgery, 1989.
  23. Dempsey DT, Mercer D, Deb B, Sauter A, Ritchie, WP, Adaptive cytoprotection of gastric surface epithelial cells against injury by physiologic concentrations of bile acid. Society of University Surgeons, Los Angeles, Feb., 1990.
  24. Kirshner MS, Mercer DW, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Bile acid induced gastric mucosal injury is reduced by topical isoproterenol.  National Student Research Forum, Galveston, April, 1990.
  25. Dempsey DT, Cunningham JD, Alpern J: Surgery of the alimentary tract in heart transplant patients.  Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, Philadelphia, October 1, 1990.
  26. Mercer DW, Milner RE, Kirshner MJ, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Topical leukotriene (LTC4) exacerbates bile acid injury to the superficial gastric mucosa in rats.  Surgical Forum, San Francisco, October, 1990.
  27. Mercer DW, Milner R, O'Neill S, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Leukotriene receptor blockade reduces bile acid induced superficial gastric mucosal injury.  Association for Academic Surgery, Houston, November 15, 1990.
  28. Cunningham JD, Ryan JP, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: The effect of vagotomy on the in vitro contractility of gallbladder smooth muscle.  Society of University Surgeons, Residents Program, Galveston, Texas, February 1991.
  29. Mercer DW, Kirshner MJ, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Does isoproterenol reduce bile acid-induced gastric mucosal injury by increasing endogenous prostaglandins? Society of University Surgeons, Residents Program, Galveston, Texas, February 1991.
  30. Cordero JA, Sullivan T, Milner RS, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Lipoxygenase blockade reduces gastric mucosal injury from bile acid.  National Student Research Forum, Galveston, Texas, April 1991.
  31. Cunningham JD, McClurken JB, Dempsey DT, et al: Gastrointestinal complications after cardiac transplantation.  Pennsylvania Association for Thoracic Surgery.  Marco Island, Florida, May 3, 1991.
  32. Mercer DW, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Cyclooxygenase inhibition blocks sensory neuron mediated gastric mucosal protection.  Tripartite meeting of SUS. Salzburg, Austria. May 11, 1991.
  33. Mercer DW, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Do sensory neurons mediate adaptive cytoprotection of gastric mucosa against bile acid injury?  Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract.  New Orleans. May 20, 1991.
  34. Mercer DW, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT.  Do leukotrienes mediate bile acid induced gastric mucosal injury? Midwest Surgical Association, Traverse City, Michigan, August 12, 1991.
  35. Mercer DW, Sullivan T, Milner R, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Do capsaicin (CAP) sensitive neurons in the gastric mucosa mediate adaptive cytoprotection by increasing endogenous prostaglandins? Surgical Forum, Chicago, October, 1991.
  36. Sullivan T, Milner R, Dempsey DT, Ritchie WP: The effect of capsaicin on gastric surface epithelial cell (SEC) exfoliation and mucosal blood flow following topical bile acid injury.  Association for Academic Surgery, Colorado Springs, November 1991.
  37. Sullivan T, Cordero J, Milner RS, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Selective inhibition of mucosal lipoxygenase ameliorates bile acid injury in the rat stomach.  Association for Academic Surgery, 1991.
  38. McInroy B, Podolsky R, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: The effect of topical capsaicin on gastric mucosal blood flow and eicosanoid production.  National Student Research Forum, Galveston, Texas, April 1992.
  39. O'Neil S, Sullivan T, Podolsky R, Dempsey DT, Ritchie WP: Comparison of gastric mucosal bloodflow measurements made with laser doppler flowmetry and radioactive micropheres. National Student Forum, Galveston, Texas, April 1992.
  40. Mercer DW, Sullivan T, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Calcium channel blockade inhibits leukotriene induced exacerbation of bile injury in rat gastric mucosa. Society of University Surgeons, Residents Conference, Cincinnati, February 15, 1992.
  41. Mercer DW, Sullivan T, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Calcium channel blockade inhibits leukotriene induced exacerbation of bile injury in rat gastric mucosa.
    Ross Resident's Conference, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, San Francisco, May 9, 1992 (Am J Surg, June 1992).
  42. Sullivan T, Dempsey D, Ritchie W: The effect of mucosal acid:base status on gastric mucosal blood flow (GMBF) and surface epithelial cell (SEC) injury by bile acids. Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (Poster Session May 1992).
  43. Mercer DW, Podolsky R, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Effects of topical isoproterenol on bile acid induced gastric mucosal injury. Midwest Surgical Association, Mackinac Island, Michigan, August 1992 (winner, resident research competition).
  44. Podolsky RS, Milner R, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: The role of nitric oxide as a mediator of the mucosal hyperemic response in the rat stomach. Surgical Forum, American College of Surgeons, New Orleans, October, 1992.
  45. Mercer DW, Sullivan TR, Milner RE, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Leukotriene-induced exacerbation of gastric mucosal injury from bile acid is negated by calcium channel blockade. Surgical Forum, American College of Surgeons, New Orleans, October, 1992.
  46. Podolsky RS, Milner R, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Capsaicin induced gastric hyperemia and protection are nitric oxide dependent. Association for Academic Surgery, Montreal, November, 1992.
  47. Sullivan TR, Dempsey DT, Milner R, Ritchie WP: Effect of local acid/base status on gastric mucosal blood and surface cell injury by bile acid.  Association for Academic Surgery, Montreal, November, 1992.
  48. Leder DS, Gembala R, Dempsey D: Caroline D. Radiology of Complicated Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, 1992.
  49. Mercer DW, Kirshner R, Podolsky R, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT:  Isoproterenol (ISO) induced gastric mucosal protection:   A cyclooxygenase dependent  phenomenon.  Society for Surgery of Alimentary Tract.  Boston, May, 1993.
  50. Merchant NB, Cordero JA, Dempsey DT, et al: The effect of somatostatin (SS) on bile acid induced gastric mucosal injury.  Surgical Forum, American College of Surgeons, San Francisco, 1993.
  51. Merchant NB, Goodman J, Dempsey DT, Milner RE, Ritchie WP;  The role of calcitonin gene related peptide (CGRP) and nitric oxide (NO) on gastric mucosal hyperemia and protection.  Association for Academic Surgery, Hershey, PA, November, 1993.
  52. Merchant NB, Dempsey DT, Grabowski M, Rizzo M, Ritchie WP:  Capsaicin induced gastric mucosal hyperemia and protection:  the role of CGRP.  Society of University Surgeons, Jackson, MS, February 1994.
  53. Merchant NB, Tsai G, Dempsey DT, Milner RE, Ritchie WP:  Somatostatin (SS) protects the gastric mucosa against bile acid injury.   Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract.  Gastroenterology.  April, 1994.
  54. Dabezies MA, Holgado M, Grabowski M, Dempsey DT, Maurer AH, Fisher RS:          Outcome of medical and surgical therapy in patients with abnormal gallbladder emptying.  American Gastroenterological Association.  New Orleans, LA, May, 1994.
  55. Myers BS, Dempsey DT, Parkman HP, Maartin JS & Ryan JP:  Acetic acid induced colonic mucosal inflammation decreases colonic circular smooth muscle contractility in rats.  Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Inc., San Francisco, CA, May, 1996.
  56. Myers BS, Ryan JP, Parkman HP, Martin JS, Dempsey DT:  Colonic muscle alterations in distal colitis, contractility is decreased in the distal colon but paradoxically contractility is increased in the proximal colon.  Association for Academic Surgery, Chicago, 1996.
  57. Kalan MH, Gerson RS, Parkman HP, Dempsey DT:  Comparison of outcomes following open and laparoscopic esophagomyotomy for achalasia. SAGES, Seattle, April 1998
  58. Dempsey DT, Kalan MH, Gerson HP, Parkman HP:  Outcomes following laparoscopic and open esophagomyotomy.  Conjoint meeting of New York Surgical Society and Philadelphia Academy of Surgery.  Philadelphia, March 1998.
  59. Myers BS, Martin JS, Parkman HP, Dempsey DT, Ryan JP:Acetic acid induced distal colitis in rats decreases colon longitudinal smooth muscle contractility.  American Gastroenterological Association, New Orleans, May 1998
  60. Dempsey DT, Myers BS, Ryan JP, Carroll J, Myers SI:  Small bowel ischemia/reperfusion (II/R) alters colonic smooth muscle function.  21st Annual Conference on Shock.  San Antonio, June 1998.
  61. Bartula L, Bogar L, Dempsey D, Seelig A, Milner R, Badellino M, Myers S:  Renal blood flow and eicosanoid release in rats on long term TPN.  21st Annual Conference on Shock.  San Antonio, June 1998.
  62. Bogar L, Badellino M, Dempsey D, Turnage R, Bartula L, Seelig A, Milner  R, Myers S:  Endotoxin (LPS) following intestinal ischemia/reperfusion decreases superior mesentery artery (SMA) blood flow.  21st Annual Conference on Shock.  San Antonio, June 1998.
  63. Kalan MMH, Dempsey DT, Gerson RS, et al:  Comparison of outcomes following open and laparoscopic esophagomyotomy for achalasia.  World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Rome, June 1998.
  64. Abbas A, Kolff J, Caroline D, Dempsey DT:  Can the outcome of minimally invasive cardiomyotomy for achalasia be predicted?  Pennsylvania Association of Thoracic Surgery. Bermuda, October, 2000.
  65. Dempsey DT. Delano M. Bradley K. Kolff J. Fisher C. Caroline D. Gaughan J. Meilahn JE. Daly JM. Laparoscopic esophagomyotomy for achalasia: does anterior hemifundoplication affect clinical outcome? Southern Surgical Association, Hot Springs, VA December 2003.
  66. Berg DA, Milner RE, Fisher CA, Goldberg AJ, Dempsey DT, Grewal H: A cost effective approach to establishing a surgical skills laboratory. Association for Surgical Education, New York, March 2005.
  67. Harbison SP, Ransmeier P, Dempsey DT:  Are there racial or gender disparities in how gallbladder disease is surgically managed?  American HepaticoPancreaticoBiliary Association, Hollywood Florida, 4/17/05.
  68. Parikh A, Gaughan J, Dempsey DT:  Racial variation in diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic cancer. American HepaticoPancreaticoBiliary Association, Hollywood Florida, 4/17/05.
  69. Popa EL, Dempsey DT, Denne JL, Grewal H:  Laparoscopic Ladd’s Procedure in Adult Male.  Society of Laparoscopic Surgery, Boston, September 2006.
  70. Berg DA, Richardson C, Gaughan JP, Bradley KM, Pathak A, Dempsey DT, Santora TA, Goldberg AJ, Daly JM:  Obesity and blood glucose level are associated with increased morbidity and resource utilization in patients with penetrating torso trauma. Abstract submitted to Eastern Association of Surgery for Trauma Meeting 2008.
  71. Willis A, Tahgavi S, Nick D, Dempsey DT:  Rectal carcinoids in the era of screening colonoscopy.  Society for Black Academic Surgeons, Boston, 2011.
Editorials, Case Reports, Chapters & Participation in Committee Reports
  1. Dempsey DT, Buzby GP, Mullen JL: Patient assessment for nutritional support. In Kirkpatrick JR (ed.): Nutrition and Metabolism in the Surgical Patient. New York: Futura, 1984, 201-221.
  2. Dempsey DT, Rosato EF: Surgical management of cholelithiasis. In Soloway RD (ed): Gallstones: Contemporary Issues in Gastroenterology. New York: Churchill-Livingstone, Inc., 1984, 191-213.
  3. Husted JW, Dempsey DT: Angiographic management of large arteriocolic fistulae. [Case Report] Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology 9(3):158-160, 1986.
  4. Dempsey DT, Hodges R: Parenteral vitamin therapy. In Rombeau JL, Caldwell MD (eds.): Clinical Nutrition. Volume II: Parenteral Nutrition. Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 1986, 154-168.
  5. Dempsey DT: Requirements for water soluble vitamins with stress. [Editorial] Nutrition 4:447, 1988.
  6. Dempsey DT: New directions in esophageal surgery. Current Opinion in Gastroenterology, 5:561-566, 1989.
  7. Meyers F, Dempsey DT, Caroline D, Fisher RS: Duodenal diverticulum as a cause of cyclic vomiting. [Case Reports] Digestive Diseases and Science 34(7):1148-1149, July 1989.
  8. Dempsey DT, Ritchie WP: Obstructive jaundice (case report). In Fry WJ (ed): Postgraduate General Surgery. 1(5): Austin TX: Silvergirl Inc, March 1989.
  9. Dempsey DT, Ritchie WP: Colorectal liver metastases (discussion). In Fry WJ (ed): Postgraduate General Surgery. Austin TX: Silvergirl Inc, Apr. 1989, 1:8.
  10. White JV, Leefmans E, Stewart G, Dempsey DT, Katz M, Comerota AJ: Laser fusion tissue repair with CO2 laser. S.P.I.E. Proceedings 1066:35-40, 1989.
  11. Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Postgastrectomy syndromes. In Moody FC, Carey LC (eds.): Surgi-cal Treatment of Digestive Diseases. Chicago: Year Book Medical Publishers, 1990, 236-248.
  12. Dempsey DT, Ritchie WP: Anatomy and physiology of the stomach. In Zuidema G, Ritchie WP (eds): Shackelford’s Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (Vol II), 4th Edition. Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 1991, 3-14.
  13. Dempsey DT, Ritchie WP: Anatomy and physiology of the duodenum. In Zuidema G, Ritchie WP (eds): Shackelford’s Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (Vol II), 4th Edition. Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 1991, 15-31.
  14. Dempsey DT, Ritchie WP: Gastric ulcer. In Zuidema G, Ritchie WP (eds): Shackelford’s Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (Vol II), 4th Edition. Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 1991, 79-84.
  15. Dempsey DT, Ritchie WP: Studies of gastric emptying and motility. Chap. 12 in Scott HW, Sawyers JL (eds): Surgery of the Stomach, Duodenum and Small Intestine. Boston: Blackwell, 1992, 240-255.
  16. Griffen,Jr WO, Dempsey DT, Caroline D: Diverticulitis. Chap. 35 in Taylor MB (ed): Gastrointestinal Emergencies. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1992, 415-425.
  17. Zimmerman KA, Dabezies MA, Schnall SF, Maurer AH, Dempsey DT: Acute gastrointestinal hemorrhage from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma of the jejunum after orthotopic heart transplant-tation. [Case Report] American Journal of Gastroenterology. 88(9):1449-1450, Sept. 1993.
  18. Dempsey DT, Battle W: Evaluation of the patient undergoing abdominal surgery. In Goldmann DR, Brown FH, Guarnieri DM (eds): Perioperative Medicine, Second Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1994.
  19. Dempsey DT: Retroperitoneal sarcoma. In Seidmon EJ, Hanno PM (eds): Current Urologic Therapy #3. Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 1994, 118-122.
  20. Hashemi HA, Comerota AJ, Dempsey DT: Foregut revascularization via retrograde splenic artery perfusion following resection of a juxtaceliac mycotic aneurysm complicated by pancreatic infarction due to cholesterol emboli. [Case Report] Journal of Vascular Surgery 21(3):530-536, Mar. 1995.
  21. Dempsey DT, Ritchie WP: Gastroduodenal physiology and peptic ulcer disease. Chap. 14 in Polk H, Stone H and Gardner B (eds): Basic Surgery, 5th Edition. St. Louis: Quality Medical Publishing, 1995, 260-286.
  22. Dempsey DT, Merchant N: Abdominal abscess. In Ritchie WP, Dean R, Steele G (eds): General Surgery: Essentials of Practice. Philadelphia: Lippincott Co., 1995.
  23. Dempsey DT: Complications of parenteral and enteral nutritional support. Chap. 18 in Torosian MH (ed): Nutrition for the Hospitalized Patient: Basic Sc-*ience and Principles of Practice. New York: Marcel-Dekker, Inc., 1995, 353-379.
  24. Dempsey DT, Ritchie WP: Stress ulceration. In Wastell, Nylus (eds): Surgery of the Esophagus, Stomach, and Small Intestine, 5th Edition. Boston: Little, Brown, Inc., 1995.
  25. Dempsey, DT and Ritchie, WP: Gastric ulcer and stress gastritis. In Cameron J (ed): Current Surgical Therapy, 5th Edition. St. Louis: Mosby, 1995, 56-60.
  26. Jurbala BM, Kelly JD 4th, Dempsey DT, Caroline DF: Gastroparaspinal fistula: A late postoperative complication of anterior spinal fusion. [Case Report] Orthopedics 20(10):985-987, Oct. 1997.
  27. Dempsey DT, Kelberman IA, Dabezies MA: Laparoscopic resection of gastric leiomyosarcoma. [Case Report] Journal of Laparoendoscopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques, Part A 7(6):357-362, Dec. 1997.
  28. Myers BS, Dempsey DT: Laparoscopic resection of esophageal epiphrenic diverticulum. [Case Report] Journal of Laparoendoscopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques, Part A 8(4):201-207, Aug. 1998.
  29. Mazzacco SL Dempsey DT: Mechanical disorders of the stomach, duodenum, and intestine. Chap. 33 in Miller, TA (ed.): Modern Surgical Care: Physiologic Foundations and Clinical Applications, 2nd Edition. St. Louis: Quality Medical Publications, 1998, 688-701.
  30. Farma J, Leeser D, Furukawa S, Dempsey DT: Laparoscopic repair of diaphragmatic hernia after left ventricular assist device. [Case Report] Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques 13(3):185-187, June 2003.
  31. Dempsey DT: Postoperative gastroesophageal reflux. [Editorial] Journal of the American College of Surgeons 198(2):242, Feb. 2004
  32. Gupta D, Ross K, Piacentino V 3rd, Stepnowski D, McClurken JB, Furukawa S, Dempsey DT: Use of LeVeen pleuroperitoneal shunt for refractory high-volume chylothorax. [Case Report] Annals of Thoracic Surgery 78(1):E9-E12, July 2004.
  33. Richter JE. Dempsey DT. Laparoscopic antireflux surgery: Key to success in the community setting. [ Editorial] American Journal of Gastroenterology 103(2):289-291, Feb. 2008.
  34. Dempsey, DT: Ileus and obstruction of the gastrointestinal tract. Chap. 74 in Wachter RM, Goldman L, Hollander H (eds): Hospital Medicine. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins, 2000, 695-704.
  35. Dempsey DT: Review of Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery by Katkhouda. In Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques 8:321-322, 1998.
  36. Dempsey DT: Peptic ulcer disease: Obstruction. In Bland KI (ed.): The Practice of General Surgery. Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 2001.
  37. Dempsey DT: Reoperative gastric surgery and postgastrectomy syndromes. Vol. II, Chap. 12 in Yeo CJ, Zuidema GD (eds): Shackelford’s Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, 5th Edition. Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 2002, 161-177.
  38. Grabowski MW, Dempsey DT: Concepts in surgery of the stomach and duodenum. Part 3, Chap. 24 in Scott-Conner (ed.): Chassin’s Operative Strategy in General Surgery, 3rd Edition. New York: Springer-Verlag, 2001, 225-233.
  39. Dempsey DT: Management of benign gastric outlet obstruction in the adult patient. Current Surgery 59:158, 2002.
  40. Meilahn JE, Dempsey DT: Postgastrectomy problems: Remedial operations and therapy. In Cameron JL (ed) Current Surgical Therapy, 8th Edition, Philadelphia: Elsevier Mosby, 2004, 80-87.
  41. Dempsey DT: The stomach. In Brunicardi et al (eds), Schwartz Principles of Surgery, Eight Edition. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2005, 181-188.
  42. Dempsey DT, Harbison SP: Ileus and obstruction of the gastrointestinal tract. Chap. 88 in Wachter RM, Goldman L, Hollander H (eds.): Hospital Medicine, 2nd Edition. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005, 873-882.
  43. Dempsey DT: Surgical treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Chap. 4 in Parkman HP, Fisher RS (eds.): The Clinician’s Guide to Acid/Peptic Disorders and Motility Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract. Thorofare NJ: Slack Inc., 2006, 75-96.
  44. Harbison SP, Dempsey DT: Mechanical disorders of the stomach, duodenum, and intestine. Chap. 28 in Miller TA (ed.): Modern Surgical Care, 3rd Edition. New York: Informa Healthcare, 2006, 587-598.
  45. Popa E, Dempsey DT: Miscellaneous benign lesions of the stomach duodenum and small intestine. In Yeo CJ (ed.) Shackelford’s Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, 6th Edition. Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 2007.
  46. Harbison SP, Dempsey DT: Mallory-Weiss Syndrome. In Cameron JL (ed.): Current Surgical Therapy, 9th Edition. Philadelphia: Elsevier Mosby, 2008, 98-102.
  47. Dempsey DT: The stomach. Chap. 24 in Brunicardi F, Andersen D, Billiar T, Dunn D, Hunter J, Matthews J, Pollock RE (eds), Schwartz Principles of Surgery, Ninth Edition. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2009, 1181-1216.
  48. Gaughan C, Dempsey DT:  Peptic Ulcer Disease.  In Cameron JL and Cameron D (eds)  Current Surgical Therapy (10th ed), Elsevier Mosby, Philadelphia, 2011.
  49. Dempsey DT:  Gastrojejunostomy and Pyloroplasty. In Fischer JE et al (eds), Mastery of Surgery, Lippincott, 2011.
  50. Soriano I, Dempsey DT: Benign Gastric Diseases. In Zinner and Ashley (eds), Maingot’s Abdominal Operations, McGraw Hill, 12th edition, 2012.
Books
  1. Dempsey DT (volume editor): Volume 2: Stomach and Small Intestine. In Yeo CJ, Zuidema GD (eds.): Shackelford’s Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, 5th Edition. Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 2002.
  2. Dempsey DT (section editor): Section II, Stomach and Small Intestine. In Yeo CJ (ed.): Shackelford’s Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, 6th Edition. Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 2007.

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