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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
2011 - present Attending Surgeon
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2000 - 2011 Professor of Surgery
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1999 - 2000 Professor of Surgery at PAH & HUP
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1998 - 1999 Professor of Surgery
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1992 - 1998 Associate Professor of Surgery
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1988 - 1992 Assistant Professor of Surgery
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1986 - 1987 Assistant Professor of Surgery
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1980 - 1985 Assistant Instructor in Surgery
University of Pennsylvania School of
Medicine
 
1985 - 1986 Instructor in Surgery
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
 
Hospital and Administrative Appointments
2011 - present Assistant Director of Perioperative Services 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 Attending Surgeon
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2004 - 2010 Board of Directors (voting)
Temple Transport Team
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2002 - 2010 Board of Directors (voting)
Temple University Health System
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2001 - 2010 Board of Directors (voting)
Temple Physicians Inc.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2001 - 2007 Board of Directors (voting)
Jeanes Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2001 - 2004 Chairman, Practice Plan Board
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2000 - 2011 Chairman of Surgery
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1999 - 2000 Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1999 - 2000 Chairman, Department of Surgery
Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1996 - 1999 Chief, General Surgery
Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1992 - 1998 Program Director, General Surgery Residency
Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1988 - 1999 Chief, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery and Research
Department of Surgery, Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1987 - 1988 Academic Coordinator
Department of Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1986 - 1987 Attending Physician
Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Other Appointments
2011 - present Instructor in Surgery
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1999 - present NBME, Step 2 Committee
 
1999 - present Interdisciplinary Committee, NBME
 
1996 - 1998 Member, Step 2 Test Committee
National Board of Medical Examiners
 
1995 - 1999 Member, Test Committee, In-Training Exam
American Board of Surgery
 
1994, 1996, 1998 Guest Examiner, American Board of Surgery
 
1987 - 1988 Lecturer in Surgery
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1985 - 1986 Instructor in Surgery
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1980 - 1985 Assistant Instructor in Surgery
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Education/Training
2009 - 2011 MBA Fox School of Business
Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1975 - 1979 M.D. University of Rochester School of Medicine
Rochester, New York
 
1971 - 1975 B.A. Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey
(Magna Cum Laude-Classics)
 
Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments
2004 Harvard Program for Chiefs of Clinical Services Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts
 
1985 - 1986 Chief 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
 
1980 - 1985 Resident in Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1979 - 1980 Intern in Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Memberships/Societies
2013 Southern Surgical Association
 
2012 The Philadelphia Club
 
2010 Eastern Surgical Society
 
2005 Union League of Philadelphia
 
2003 Medical Club of Thirteen
 
2002 American Surgical Association
 
2001 Halsted Society
 
1998 AHPBA
 
1997 SAGES
 
1997  Surgeons Travel Club
 
1996 Meigs Society
 
1995 Collegium Internationale Chirurgiae Digestivae
 
1992 Societe Internationale De Chirurgie
 
1992 Society of University Surgeons
 
1991 Society of Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
 
1991 Philadelphia Academy of Surgery
 
1991 College of Physicians of Philadelphia
 
1990 Society for Surgical Oncology
 
1989 Fellow, American College of Surgeons
 
1988 Association for Surgical Education
 
1986 National Foundation for Ileitis and Colitis
 
1985 Association for Academic Surgery
 
1982 American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
 
1982 American College of Nutrition
 
1979 American Medical Association
 
Research
1997 -1998 A Randomized, Multi-Center Prospective Study Evaluating the Effect of a New Pro-Motility Agent on Postoperative Ileus
 
1997 - 1998 Effect of Inflammation on Functional and Biochemical Properties of Colonic Smooth Muscle
 
1997 - 1998 A Randomized, Double-Blind, Multi-Center Comparison Study of Piperacillin/Tazobactam and Imipenem/Cilastatin in Abdominal Infection
 
1989 - 1990 The Pathology of Bile-Induced Gastric Mucosal Injury
 
1987 - 1988 Perioperative Cytotoxic Chemotherapy and the Healing of Rat GI Wounds
 
1986 - 1987 Influence of Perioperative Cytotoxic Chemotherapy on the Healing of GI and Abdominal Wounds in Tumor Bearing and Non-tumor Bearing Rats
 
Publications
 
Original Papers
  1. Dempsey, DT, Buzby, GP and Mullen, JL: Nutritional assessment in the seriously ill patient.  Journal of the American College of Nutrition 2:15-23, 1983.
  2. Dempsey, DT, Oberlander, J, Crosby, L, Knox, L, Melnik, G, Rombeau, J and Mullen, J: Vitamin deficiencies in general surgical patients.  Surgical Forum 34:84-87,1983.
  3. Dempsey, DT, Feurer, ID, Crosby, LO, Knox, LS, Buzby, GP and Mullen, J: Energy expenditure in malnourished gastrointestinal cancer patients. Cancer 53:1265-1273, 1984.
  4. Dempsey, DT, Crosby, LO, Pertschuk, MJ, Feurer, ID, Buzby, GP, and Mullen, JL: Weight gain and nutritional efficacy in anorexia nervosa. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 39:236-242, 1984.
  5. Dempsey, DT, Pertschuk, MJ, Lusk, E, Oberlander, JL, Crosby, LO and Mullen, JL: Total body water and total body potassium in anorexia nervosa. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 40:260-269, 1984.
  6. Dempsey, DT and Mullen JL: Macronutrient requirements in the malnourished cancer patient: How much of what and why?  Cancer 55:290-294, 1985.
  7. Dempsey, DT, Guenter, P, Mullen, JL, Fairman, R, Crosby LO, Spielman, G, and Gennarelli, T: Energy expenditure in acute head trauma with and without barbiturate therapy.  Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics 160:128-134, 1985.
  8. Bailey, PM, Dempsey, DT, Crosby, LO, Mullen, JL and Buzby, GP: A quantitative evaluation of stress associated with indwelling superior vena cava cannulae in rats. Journal of Surgical Research 38:530-536, 1985.
  9. Dempsey, DT, Lusk, E, Crosby, LO, Buzby, GP and Mullen, JL: Interval nitrogen excretion and maintenance nitrogen requirements for parenteral nutrition in primates.  American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 42:485-494, 1985.
  10. Dempsey, DT, Crosby, LO and Mullen, JL: Indirect calorimetry in chair-adapted primates.  Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 10:324-327, 1986.
  11. Husted, JW and Dempsey, DT: Nonoperative management of large coloarterial fistulae.  Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology 9:158-160, 1986.
  12. Dempsey, DT, Lusk, E, Mullen, JL, Crosby, LO and Melnik, G: Urea nitrogen excretion in chair-adapted primates.  Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 10:369-374,1986.
  13. Dempsey, DT, Knox, LS, Mullen, JL, Miller, C, Feurer, ID, and Buzby, GP: Energy expenditure in malnourished patients with colorectal cancer.  Archives of Surgery 121:789-795, 1986.
  14. Stein, TP, Settle, RG, Albina, J, Dempsey, DT, and Melnik, G: Metabolism of non-essential 15N labeled amino acids and the measurement of whole body protein synthesis rates.  Journal of Nutrition 116:1651-1659,1986.
  15. Dempsey, DT, Mullen, JL, Rombeau, JL, Crosby, LO, Oberlander, JL, Knox, LS and Melnik, G: Treatment effects of parenteral vitamins in total parenteral nutrition patients.  Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 11:229-237, 1987.
  16. Dempsey, DT and Mullen, JL: Parenteral (Glucose or Glucose-Lipid) vs enteral repletion in malnourished primates: A controlled cross-over study. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 45:1526-1532, 1987.
  17. Foster, GD, Knox, LS, Dempsey, DT and Mullen, JL: Caloric requirements in total parenteral nutrition. Journal of the American College of Nutrition 6:231-253, 1987.
  18. Dempsey, DT and Mullen, JL: Prognostic value of nutritional indices. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 11:109S-114S, 1987.
  19. Dempsey, DT, Showers, D, Valente, P and White, JV: Laser fusion of rat gastrotomies.  Surgical Forum 38:118-120, 1987.
  20. Dempsey, DT, Mullen, JL, Crosby, LO and Hurwitz, S: Calorie-nitrogen interactions in the parenterally fed primate.  Surgery 103:94-98, 1988.
  21. Dempsey, DT, Buzby, GP and Mullen, JL: The link between nutritional status and clinical outcome: can nutritional interventional modify it? American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 47:352-356, 1988.
  22. Bentz, ML, Tollett, CA Jr. and Dempsey, DT: The obstructed feeding jejunostomy tube: a new method of salvage.  Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 12:417-418, 1988.
  23. Showers, D, Sterling, R, Dempsey, DT: Perioperative adriamycin and gastrointestinal healing.  Surgical Forum 39:141-143, 1988.
  24. Dempsey, DT: Requirements for water soluble vitamins with stress (editorial).  Nutrition 4:447, 1988.
  25. Meyers, F, Dempsey, DT, Caroline, D, Fisher, RS: Duodenal diverticulum as a cause of cyclic vomiting Digestive Diseases and Science 34:1148-49, 1989.
  26. Dempsey DT:  New directions in esophageal surgery in Current Opinion in Gastroenterology, 5:561-566, 1989.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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, 29:1558-1564, 1989.
  30. 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, 9:86-88, 1990.
  31. Dempsey, DT, Burke, D, Reilly, R, McLean, G, Rosato, EF: Angiography in poor risk patients with massive nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding. American Journal of Surgery, 159:282-286, 1990.
  32. Dempsey, DT, Showers, D, Valente, P, Sterling, R, Phillips, S, White, H: Laser assisted fusion of the rat stomach: preliminary studies.  Journal of Surgical Research.  48:223-229, 1990.
  33. Dempsey, DT, Contreras, C, Milner, R, Abrahams, C, White, JV, Percutaneous ablation of gallstones. Journal of Surgical Research,  49:116-120, 1990.
  34. Dempsey DT, Mercer DW, Deb B, Sauter A, Ritchie WP: Adaptive cytoprotection of gastric surface epithelial cells against injury by physiologic concentrations of bile acid.  Surgery, 108:348-355, 1990.
  35. 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.
  36. 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, 50:602-608, 1991.
  37. 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.
  38. Mercer DW, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Do Sensory Neurons Mediate Adaptive Cytoprotection of Gastric Mucosa Against Bile Acid Injury?  Am J Surg. 163: 12-18, 1992.
  39. Mercer DW, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Do leukotrienes mediate bile acid induced gastric mucosal injury?  American Surgeon 58:567-572, 1992.
  40. Sullivan TR, Milner R, Dempsey DT, Ritchie WP: The effect of capsaicin on gastric mucosal injury and bloodflow following bile acid exposure. Journal of Surgical Research 52:596-600, 1992.
  41. Sullivan TR, Cordero J, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Selective lipoxygenase inhibitor reduces bile acid induced gastric mucosal injury.  Journal of Surgical Research 53:568-571, 1992.
  42. 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 43:131-133, 1992.
  43. 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 43:141-143, 1992.
  44. Mercer DW, Podolsky R, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Effects of topical isoproterenol on bile acid induced gastric mucosal injury.  American Surgeon 59:479-83, August, 1993.
  45. Zimmerman KA, Dabezies MA, Schnall SF, Maurer AH, Dempsey DT:Acute gastrointestinal hemorrhage from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the jejunum after orthotopic heart transplantation.  American Journal of Gastroenterology. 88:1449-50, September, 1993.
  46. 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, October, 1993.
  47. Klein W, Parkman H, Dempsey DT, Fisher R:  Sphincterlike thoracoabdominal high pressure zone after esophagogastrectomy.  Gastroenterology. 105:1362-1369, November, 1993.
  48. Dempsey, DT:  Outcomes research in laparoscopic surgery: The National Laparoscopic Surgery Registry.  Journal of Laparoendoscopic Surgery.  3(4):375-378, August, 1993.
  49. Sullivan TR, Dempsey DT, Milner R, Ritchie WP: Effect of local acid/base status on gastric mucosal blood flow and surface cell injury by bile acid.  Journal of Surgical Research, 56:112-116, 1994.
  50. Mercer DW, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT:  Sensory neuron mediated gastric mucosal protection is blocked by cycloxygenase inhibition.  Surgery.  115:156-63,1994.
  51. Mercer DW, Kirshner MS, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Topical PGHE2 and isoproterenol reduce bile induced gastric mucosal injury in shocked rats.  Journal    of Surgical Research, 56(2):184-191, 1994.
  52. Merchant NB, Dempsey DT, Grabowski MW, Rizzo, B, Ritchie WP: Capsaicin-induced gastric mucosal hyperemia and protection:  The role of calcitonin gene-related peptide.  Surgery,  116:419-425, 1994.
  53. Podolsky RS, Grabowski MW, Milner R, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Capsaicin induced gastric hyperemia and protection are nitric oxide dependent.  Journal of Surgical Research, 57:438-442, 1994.
  54. Grabowski, MW, Dempsey, DT, Lee, J, et al:  Bile acid gastric mucosal injury is a neutrophil dependent process. Surgical Forum, Vol 44, 1994.
  55. 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.  Journal of Vascular Surgery.  21:530-536, 1995.  
  56. Merchant, NB, Goodman, J, Dempsey, DT, et al:  The role of calcitonin gene-related peptide and nitric oxide in gastric mucosal hyperemia and protection. Journal of Surgical Research.  58(3):344-350, 1995.
  57. Mercer, DW, Merchant, NB, Ritchie, WP and Dempsey, DT:  Isoproterenol-induced gastric mucosal protection from bile acid:  The role of endogenous prostaglandins.  Digestive Diseases and Sciences, Vol. 40. No. 10, pp 2227-2235, October, 1995.
  58. Mercer, DW, Ritchie, WP and Dempsey, DT:  Effects of polyunsaturated fatty acids on bile acid-induced gastric mucosal injury.  Journal of Surgical Research.  61:44-50,1996
  59. Dempsey DT, Kelberman IA, Dabezies MA:  Laparoscopic resection of gastric leiomyosarcoma.  Journal of Laparoendoscopic Surgery. 7:357-362, 1997
  60. Myers, BS, Martin, JS, Dempsey, DT et al:  Acute experimental colitis decreases colonic circular smooth muscle contractility in rats. American J.Physiol.  273:G928-936,1997.
  61. Jurbala BM, Kelly JD, Dempsey DT,  Caroline DF:  Gastrospinal fistula:  a late postoperative complication of anterior spinal fusion.  Orthopedics 20: 985-987, 1997
  62. Myers, BS, Dempsey, DT, Yasar, S, et al:  Acute experimental distal  colitis alters colonic transit in rats.  Journal of Surgical Research.69:102-112,1997
  63. Myers BS, Dempsey DT:  Laparoscopic esophagomyotomy and resection of epiphrenic diverticula.  Laparoscopic Surgery and Advanced Surgical Techniques.  8:201-207, 1998            
  64. Dempsey DT, Kalan MMH, Gerson RS, et al:  Comparison of outcomes following open and laparoscopic esophagomyotomy for achalasia.  Surgical Endoscopy, 13:747-750, 1999.
  65. Chatwani A, Dempsey DT, Nyirjesy P, Grody MHT:  Rectovaginal fistula-a rare complication of a neglected pessary. J. Pelvic Surg 5:236-237, 1999.
  66. Bradley K, Dempsey DT: Laparoscopic tube cholecystostomy: still useful in the treatment of acute cholecystitis. J. Laparoendoscop. Surg Adv Surg Tech, 12:187-191, 2002.
  67. Farma J, Leeser D, Furukawa S, Dempsey DT:  Laparoscopic repair of diaphragmatic hernia after left ventricular assist device. J Laparoendoscop Surg Adv Surg Tech, 13:185-187, 2003. 
  68. Dempsey DT. Postoperative gastroesophageal reflux.{Editorial} Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 198(2):242, 2004
  69. 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):779-87, 2004
  70. 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.  Ann Thorac Surg. 2004 Jul;78(1):E9-E12.
  71. 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. Ann Thorac Surg 2004;78:702-5.  
  72. Harbison SP. Dempsey DT. Peptic ulcer disease. [Review] [301 refs] Current Problems in Surgery. 42(6):346-454, 2005
  73. 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):657-62, discussion 663, 2005 Nov-Dec
  74. Indes JE, Madabushi A, Dempsey DT, Thomas RM:  Treating an incidental cholecystocolonic fistula. Contemporary Surgery 63:341-344, 2007.
  75. Berg DA, Milner RE, Fisher CA, Goldberg AJ, Dempsey DT, Grewal H:  A cost-effective approach to establishing a surgical skills laboratory. Surgery. 2007 Nov;142(5):712-21 
  76. Richter JE. Dempsey DT. Laparoscopic antireflux surgery: key to success in the community setting.[ Editorial] American Journal of Gastroenterology. 103(2):289-91, 2008
  77. Seamon MJ, Fisher CA, Gaughan JP, Kulp H, Dempsey DT, Goldberg AJ:  Emergency department thoracotomy:  survival of the least expected. World J Surg, 32(4):604-12, 2008. 
  78. Wang YR. Dempsey DT. Friedenberg FK. Richter JE. Trends of Heller myotomy hospitalizations for achalasia in the United States, 1993-2005: effect of surgery volume on perioperative outcomes. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 103(10):2454-64, 2008
  79. Wang YR, Richter JE, Dempsey DT:  Trends and outcomes of hospitalizations for peptic ulcer disease in the United States, 1993 to 2006.  Ann Surg 251:51-58, 2010. 
  80. 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
  81. 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
  82. 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 Surg 16: 1225-1234, 2012.
  83. Dayton MT, Dempsey DT, Larson GM, Posner AR:  New paradigms in the treatment of small bowel obstruction.  Current Problems in Surgery 49:642-717, 2012.
Chapters/Monographs/Invited Commentary
  1. Dempsey, DT, Buzby, GP and Mullen, JL: Patient Assessment for Nutritional Support. In: Nutrition and Metabolism in the Surgical Patient. Kirkpatrick, JR
    (ed.) New York: Futura, 1984, 201-221.
  2. Dempsey, DT and Rosato, EF: Surgical Management of Cholelithiasis. In: Gallstones, Contemporary Issues in Gastroenterology. Soloway, RD (ed). New York: Churchill-Livingstone, Inc., 1984, 191-213.
  3. Dempsey, DT and Hodges, R: Parenteral Vitamin Therapy. In: Clinical Nutrition. Volume II: Parenteral Nutrition. Rombeau, JL, Caldwell, MD, (eds). Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 1986, 154-168.
  4. Dempsey, DT and Ritchie, WP: Obstructive Jaundice (case report) in Postgraduate General Surgery vol 1, #5, Fry WJ (ed), Austin TX, Silvergirl Inc, March 1989.
  5. Dempsey, DT and Ritchie WP: Colorectal Liver Metastases (discussion) in Postgraduate General Surgery vol 1, #8 Fry WJ (ed), Austin TX, Silvergiri Inc, April, 1989.
  6. White JV, Leefmans E, Stewart G, Dempsey DT, Katz M, Comerota AJ: Laser fusion tissue repair with CO2 laser. S.P.I.E. Proceedings, vol 1066, 1989, pp 35-40.
  7. Ritchie, WP and Dempsey, DT: Postgastrectomy Syndromes in, Surgical Treatment of Digestive Diseases. Moody FC, Carey LC eds, Chicago, Year Book Medical Publishers, 1990, pp236-248.
  8. Dempsey, DT and Ritchie, WP: Anatomy and Physiology of the Stomach. In: Shackelford's Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (Vol II). Zuidema, G and Ritchie, WP (eds). Philadelphia, WB Saunders, 1991, pp 3-14; 4th edition
  9. Dempsey, DT, and Ritchie, WP: Anatomy and Physiology of the Duodenum. In: Shackelford's Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (Vol II). Zuidema, G and Ritchie, WP (eds). Philadelphia, WB Saunders, 1991, pp 15-31; 4th edition
  10. Dempsey, DT and Ritchie, WP: Gastric Ulcer. In:  Shackelford's Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (Vol II). Zuidema, G and Ritchie, WP (eds). Philadelphia, WB Saunders, 1991, pp 79-84; 4th edition
  11. Dempsey, DT:  Nutritional support of the patient with head trauma.  Trauma Quarterly, 1991  Vol. 7 #2 
  12. Dempsey DT and Ritchie WP: Gastric emptying and motility. In: Surgery of the Stomach, Duodenum and Small Intestine. Scott and Sawyers (eds), Boston, Blackwell, 1992.
  13. Griffen Jr WO, Dempsey DT, Caroline D: Diverticulitis, in Gastrointestinal Emergencies.  Taylor MB, et al (eds) Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, 1992.
  14. Dempsey DT and Ritchie WP: Gastroduodenal physiology and peptic ulcer disease, in Polk H, Stone H, Gardner B (eds). Basic Surgery, Quality Medical Publishing, St. Louis, 1993.
  15. Dempsey DT and Battle W: Evaluation of the patient undergoing abdominal surgery, in Perioperative Medicine, Second Edition. Goldmann, DR, Brown, FH and Guarnieri, DM (eds). McGraw-Hill, Inc. 1994
  16. Dempsey DT:  Retroperitoneal Sarcoma, in Seidmon EJ, Hanno PM, Kaufman eds), Current Urologic Therapy #3.  Saunders & Company, Philadelphia, 1994.
  17. Dempsey DT and Merchant N:  Abdominal Abscess, in Ritchie WP, Dean R, Steele G (eds),General Surgery: Essentials of Practice.  Lippincott & Company, Philadelphia, 1995.
  18. Dempsey DT:  Complications of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, in Hospital Based Nutrition - Science and Principles of Practice.  Torosian MH (ed).
    Marcel-Dekker, Inc., 1995.
  19. Dempsey DT, Ritchie WP:  Stress ulceration, in Wastell and Nylus (eds) Surgery of the Esophagus, Stomach, and Small Intestine.  Little, Brown, Inc., (5th ed), 1995.
  20. Dempsey DT and Ritchie WP:  Gastric ulcer and stress gastritis in Cameron J (ed):  Current Surgical Therapy (5th ed), Mosby, 1995, p. 56-60.
  21. Mazzacco SL and Dempsey DT:  Mechanical Disorders of the Stomach, Duodenum, and Intestine. In Miller TA (ed):  Modern Surgical Care:  Physiologic Foundations and Clinical Applications (2nd ed). 1998.
  22. Dempsey DT:  Ileus and obstruction. In Wachter RM, Goldman L, Hollander (eds)  Hospital Medicine,  Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, 2000.
  23. Dempsey DT:  Book Review (Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, by Katkhouda) in Laparoendoscopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques 1998;8:321-322.
  24. Dempsey DT (editor): volume 2 (Stomach and Small Intestine), Yeo CJ and Zuidema GD (eds) Shackelford’s Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. 5th ed. Saunders,  Philadelphia, 2002.
  25. Dempsey DT:  Reoperative gastric surgery and postgastrectomy syndromes. In Yeo CJ and Zuidema GD (eds) Shackelford’s  Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. 5th ed.  Saunders, Philadelphia, 2002.
  26. Dempsey DT:  Peptic ulcer disease:  Obstruction. In Bland KI (ed), The Practice of General Surgery. Saunders, Philadelphia, 2001.
  27. Dempsey DT:  Concepts in surgery of the stomach and duodenum. In Scott-Conner (ed), Chassin’s Operative Strategy in General Surgery. 3rd edition, Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001.
  28. Dempsey DT, Ashley SW, Mercer DW, Sillin LF:  A medical and surgical overview of peptic ulcer surgery in the H. Pylori era. Contemporary Surgery, August and September, 2001.
  29. Dempsey DT:  Management of benign gastric outlet obstruction in the adult patient.  Current Surgery 59:158,2002.
  30. Meilahn JE, Dempsey DT:  Postgastrectomy problems: remedial operations and therapy. In Cameron JL (ed) Current Surgical Therapy (8th ed), Elsevier Mosby, Philadelphia, 2004
  31. Dempsey DT: The Stomach. In Brunicardi et al (eds), Schwartz Principles of Surgery, Elsevier, 2005
  32. Dempsey DT, Harbison SP:  Ileus and obstruction of the gastrointestinal tract. In Wachter RM, Goldman L, Hollander (eds)  Hospital Medicine, (2nd edition) Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, 2005.
  33. Dempsey DT:  Surgical Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. In Parkman HP, Fisher RS (eds) The Clinician’s Guide to Acid/Peptic Disorders and Motility Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract. Slack Inc, Thorofare NJ, 2006.
  34. Harbison SP, Dempsey DT:  Mechanical disorders of the stomach, duodenum, and intestine. In Miller TA et al (eds): Modern Surgical Care (3rd edition), Informa Healthcare, New York, 2006.
  35. Dempsey DT (editor), Section II (Stomach and Small Intestine), Yeo CJ  et al (eds) Shackelford’s Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. 6th ed. Saunders, Philadelphia, 2007.
  36. Popa E, Dempsey DT:  Miscellaneous Benign Lesions of the Stomach Duodenum and Small Intestine. In Yeo CJ  et al (eds) Shackelford’s Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. 6th ed. Saunders, Philadelphia, 2007.
  37. Harbison SP, Dempsey DT:  Mallory-Weiss Syndrome. In Cameron JL (ed) Current Surgical Therapy (9th ed), Elsevier Mosby, Philadelphia, 2008.
  38. Dempsey DT: The Stomach. In Brunicardi et al (eds), Schwartz Principles of Surgery, Elsevier, 2009
  39. Gaughan C, Dempsey DT:  Peptic Ulcer Disease.  In Cameron JL and Cameron D (eds)  Current Surgical Therapy (10th ed), Elsevier Mosby, Philadelphia, 2011.
  40. Dempsey DT:  Gastrojejunostomy and Pyloroplasty. In Fischer JE et al (eds), Mastery of Surgery, Lippincott, 2011
  41. Soriano I, Dempsey DT: Benign Gastric Diseases. In Zinner and Ashley (eds), Maingot’s Abdominal Operations, McGraw Hill, 12th edition, 2012.
Abstracts/Presentations
  1. 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.
  2. 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).
  3. Dempsey, D, Mullen, J, Crosby, L and Melnik G: Urea excretion in chair-adapted primates. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 6:581, 1982.
  4. 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.
  5. 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).
  6. 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.
  7. 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).
  8. 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.
  9. 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).
  10. Dempsey, DT, Buzby, GP, Crosby, LO and Mullen, JL: Efficacious TPN repletion: How much glucose is enough? (Presentation, University Surgeons Residents Conference, Chicago, 1984).
  11. Bailey, P, Dempsey, D, Crosby, L, Mullen, J and Buzby, G: Small animal indirect calorimetry. (Presentation, University Surgeons Residents Conference, Chicago, 1984).
  12. 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.
  13. 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).           
  14. Dempsey, DT, Hurwitz, S and Mullen, JL: Selective repletion of fat and/or protein stores. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 9:117, 1985.
  15. 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.
  16. Dempsey, DT, Showers, D, Valente, P and White JV: Laser fusion of rat gastrotomies.  Surgical Forum, San Francisco, 1987.
  17. Showers, D, Sterling, R, Dempsey, DT: Perioperative adriamycin and gastrointestinal healing. Surgical Forum Chicago, 1988.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. Cunningham JD, Ryan JP, Dempsey DT, Ritchie WP: Does truncal vagotomy change the in vitro contractile properties of gallbladder muscle?  Surgical Forum, Atlanta, 1989.
  21. Dempsey, DT, Contreras C, Milner, R, Abrahams, C: Percutaneous ablation of gallstones. Association for Academic Surgery, 1989.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. Dempsey DT, Cunningham JD, Alpern J: Surgery of the alimentary tract in heart transplant patients.  Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, Philadelphia, October 1, 1990.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. Cunningham JD, McClurken JB, Dempsey DT, et al: Gastrointestinal complications after cardiac transplantation.  Pennsylvania Association for Thoracic Surgery.  Marco Island, Florida, May 3, 1991.
  31. Mercer DW, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT: Cyclooxygenase inhibition blocks sensory neuron mediated gastric mucosal protection.  Tripartite meeting of SUS. Salzburg, Austria. May 11, 1991.
  32. 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.
  33. Mercer DW, Ritchie WP, Dempsey DT.  Do leukotrienes mediate bile acid induced gastric mucosal injury? Midwest Surgical Association, Traverse City, Michigan, August 12, 1991.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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).
  41. 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).
  42. 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).
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. Leder DS, Gembala R, Dempsey D: Caroline D. Radiology of Complicated Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, 1992.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
  51. 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.
  52. 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.
  53. 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.
  54. 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.
  55. 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.
  56. Kalan MH, Gerson RS, Parkman HP, Dempsey DT:  Comparison of outcomes following open and laparoscopic esophagomyotomy for achalasia. SAGES, Seattle, April 1998.
  57. 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.
  58. 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
  59. 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.
  60. 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.
  61. 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.
  62. 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.
  63. 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.
  64. 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.
  65. 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
  66. 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.
  67. Parikh A, Gaughan J, Dempsey DT:  Racial variation in diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic cancer. American HepaticoPancreaticoBiliary Association, Hollywood Florida, 4/17/05.
  68. Popa EL, Dempsey DT, Denne JL, Grewal H:  Laparoscopic Ladd’s Procedure in Adult Male.  Society of Laparoscopic Surgery, Boston, September 2006.
  69. 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.
  70. Willis A, Tahgavi S, Nick D, Dempsey DT:  Rectal carcinoids in the era of screening colonoscopy.  Society for Black Academic Surgeons, Boston, 2011.
  71. Datta J, Williams NN, Dempsey DT, Morris JB:  Rescue pyloroplasty for delayed gastric emptying following esophagectomy.  Academic Surgical Congress, San Diego, February 2014.
  72. Shaked O, Salasky V, Redfield R, Weiss S, Acker M, Dempsey D:  Noncardiac surgery in nonpulsatile LVAD patients: experience and outcomes.  Academic Surgical Congress, San Diego, February 2014.
Invited Presentations
  1. Medical CPC, Temple University Hospital, "Crohn's Disease", Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May, 1987.
  2. Halsted Society Annual Meeting, "Gut Angiography in Active Massive Non-Variceal Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding", Point Clear, Alabama, September 18, 1987.
  3. Surgical Grand Rounds, Temple University Hospital, "Surgery for Chronic Pancreatitis", Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 24, 1987.
  4. Surgical Grand Rounds, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, "Surgery for Duodenal Ulcer", Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 31, 1987.
  5. Surgical Grand Rounds, York Hospital, "Surgery for Inflammatory Bowel Disease", York, Pennsylvania, February 4, 1988.
  6. Delaware Valley Chapter of the National Foundation for Ileitis and Colitis Educational Seminar, "What's New In Surgery for IBD?", Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 20, 1988.
  7. Lasers in Surgery Course, "Lasers in Gastrointestinal Surgery", Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 21, 1988.
  8. Advances in Surgical Oncology, "Surgical Management of the Neutropenic Patient", University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 22, 1988.
  9. Surgical Grand Rounds, Temple University Hospital, "Surgical Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease", Philadelphia, PA, October 29, 1988.
  10. Surgical Grand Rounds, Graduate Hospital, "Surgical Options for Chronic Pancreatitis", Philadelphia, PA, November 3, 1988.
  11. "Pathophysiology of Malnutrition", Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science,                  Philadelphia, PA, December 16, 1988.
  12. Advances in Wound Management, "Nutrition and Wound Healing", Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA  March 9, 1989.
  13. Cancer Surgery in the 1990's, "Gastrointestinal Cancer", Philadelphia Metropolitan Chapter, American College of Surgeons, Philadelphia, PA, March 18, 1989.
  14. Southern Society of Clinical Surgeons, "The Role of Arteriography in Massive Gastrointestinal Bleeding", Philadelphia, PA, April 5, 1989.
  15. Surgical Grand Rounds, Medical College of Pennsylvania, "Management of Gastroduodenal Hemorrhage", Philadelphia, PA, June 10, 1989.
  16. Advances in Parenteral Nutrition, "Intravenous Micronutrient Supplementation - How Much is Enough?" Third Annual Dietitians in Nutrition Support Symposium, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, August 25, 1989.
  17. Tri-city Surgical Meeting of Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, Boston Surgical Society, and New York Surgical Society. "Both topical prostaglandin E2 and arachidonic acid protect gastric surface epithelial cells against bile acid injury.  Boston, MA, September 15, 1989.
  18. Surgical Grand Rounds "Management of gastroduodenal hemorrhage", Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, September 30, 1989.
  19. Recent Advances in Medicine "Office surgery for the non-surgeon", Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, November, 22, 1989.
  20. Surgical Grand Rounds "Management of Upper GI Bleeding - 1990", Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, January 20, 1990.
  21. Surgical Grand Rounds "Management of Gastroduodenal Hemorrhage", Crozer Chester Medical Center, Chester, PA, February 13, 1990.
  22. Geriatric Nutrition Conference (Sponsored by NY Academy of Medicine) "Geriatric Nutritional Assessment", Philadelphia College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA  March 2, 1990.
  23. Contemporary Gastroenterology for Family Physician: "Difficult Problems in GI Surgery", Lambertville, PA, April 25, 1990.
  24. Surgical Grand Rounds: "The Role of Arachidonic Acid Metabolites in Bile Acid Gastric Mucosal Injury", Episcopal Hospital, June 8, 1990.
  25. Grand Rounds, University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey "Management of Nonvariceal Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage", Newark, NJ, September 21, 1990.
  26. Surgical Grand Rounds, Hackensack Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ, "Stress Ulcer - 1990".
  27. Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, "Surgery of the Alimentary Tract in Heart Transplant Patients", October 1, 1990.
  28. Medical CPC, Temple University Hospital, "Pancreatic Tail Mass", Philadelphia, PA, October 3, 1990.
  29. American College of Surgeons Postgraduate Course #2 (Gastrointestinal Disease), "Wound Infection and Dehiscence", San Francisco, CA, October 11, 1990.
  30. Surgical Grand Rounds: "The Problem Wound", Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, October 22, 1990.
  31. Oncology Grand Rounds: "Colorectal Cancer-Diagnosis and Management", Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 1, 1991.
  32. Surgical Grand Rounds: "Tumors of the Colon and Rectum", Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 4, 1991.
  33. Surgical Grand Rounds: "Management of Upper GI Bleeding", Cooper Hospital, UMDNJ Camden, May 28, 1991.         
  34. Surgical Grand Rounds: "Surgery for Ulcerative Colitis", Chestnut Hill Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, May 29, 1991.                  
  35. Surgical Grand Rounds: "Gastroduodenal ulcer: Pathophysiology and Treatment",  Conemaugh Valley Medical Center, Johnstown, PA, June 19, 1991.
  36. Surgical Grand Rounds: "Laparoscopic Surgery", Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, September 21, 1991.
  37. Surgical Grand Rounds: "Management of Inflammatory Colitis", Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, September 30, 1991.
  38. Topics in Gastroenterology: "Laparoscopic Surgery for the 90's", Atlantic City, NJ, October 2, 1991.
  39. Medical Grand Rounds: "Surgery for Inflammatory Bowel Disease", Wilkes Barre VA Hospital, Wilkes Barre, PA,  September 4, 1991.
  40. Surgical Grand Rounds: "Laparoscopic Surgery", Crozer Chester Medical Center, Chester, PA, October 8, 1991.
  41. Surgical Grand Rounds: "Surgery for Inflammatory Disease of the Colon", Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, November 2, 1991.          
  42. Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, Invited Discussant, "Safe Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Without Intraoperative Cholangiography", January 6, 1992.
  43. American Society of Abdominal Surgeons, 17th Annual Gastrointestinal Surgery Symposium, "Liver Resection for Metastases", Tampa, January 25, 1992.
  44. Ibid., "Lower GI hemorrhage", Tampa, January 25, 1992.
  45. Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, Invited Discussant, "Evidence that Leukotrienes Mediate Bile Acid Injury to the Gastric Mucosa", Philadelphia, February 3, 1992.
  46. 16th Annual Family Practice Review Program, "Inflammatory Bowel Disease-Diagnostic and New Surgical Therapeutic Considerations", Lancaster, March 27, 1992.
  47. American Society of Abdominal Surgeons, 33rd Clinical Congress, "Gastric Carcinoma", Tampa, April 8, 1992.
  48. American Society of Abdominal Surgeons, 33rd Clinical Congress, "Ischemia of the Large Bowel", Tampa, April 8, 1992.
  49. Topics in Gastroenterology; an Update for the Primary Care Physician, "Laparoscopic GI Surgery, Voorhees, NJ May 20, 1992.
  50. Surgical Grand Rounds "The Spectrum of Ischemic Colitis", Temple University Hospital, Phila., PA, October 17, 1992.
  51. Surgical Grand Rounds "Surgery for Gastric Cancer", Pennsylvania Hospital, Phila., PA, November 2, 1992.
  52. Surgical Grand Rounds "Surgical Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux", Temple University Hospital, Phila., PA, November 7, 1992.
  53. Surgical Grand Rounds "Surgical Management of Benign Esophageal Disease", Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Chester, PA, November 10, 1992.
  54. Directors of Surgery Conference "Gastrointestinal Surgery", Graduate Hospital, Phila., PA, November 19, 1992.
  55. Surgical Grand Rounds "Management of Acute Pancreatitis and its Complications", Lankenau Hospital, Phila., PA  November 24, 1992.
  56. Obstetrical Grand Rounds "The Acute Abdomen in the Pregnant Patient", Temple University Hospital, Phila., PA, January 13, 1993.
  57. Surgical Grand Rounds "Operation for Benign Esophageal Disease", Easton Hospital, Easton, PA, February 19, 1993.
  58. Surgical Grand Rounds "Surgical Management of Nonmalignant Esophageal Disease", Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, March 6, 1993.
  59. Surgical Grand Rounds "Operations on the GE Junction; a Surgical Potpourri", Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, March 20, 1993.
  60. American Society of Abdominal Surgeons, 18th Annual GI Surgery Symposium,"Bile Peritonitis", Tampa, FL, November 19, 1993.
  61. Ibid.  "Complications of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy", Tampa, FL, November 19, 1993.
  62. Surgical Grand Rounds, "Management of Non-Malignant Esophageal Disease", Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, February 19, 1994.
  63. Fourth Geriatric Board Review Course, Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster,         PA, March 17, 1994.
  64. Continuing Medical Education Programs, "Benign Esophageal Disease", Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Upland, PA, April 19, 1994.
  65. Surgical Grand Rounds, "Surgical Management of Non-Malignant Esophageal Disease", Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Darby, PA, May 5, 1994.
  66. Thirteenth Annual Recent Advances in Internal Medicine for the Anesthesiologist:  Ambulatory Anesthesia/Surgery, "The Surgeons Opinion - Which Procedures are Suited for Outpatient Procedures."  Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, November 19, 1994. 
  67. Surgical Grand Rounds, "Surgical Management of Non-Malignant Esophageal Disease", Episcopal Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, February 16, 1995.
  68. Surgical Grand Rounds, "Surgery for Inflammatory Bowel Disease", Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Chester, PA, February 21, 1995.
  69. Temple University School of Medicine, "The 312th Chevalier Jackson-Norris Bronchoesophagology Course, March 8-10, 1995.
  70. Surgical Grand Rounds, "Surgical Management of Non-Malignant Esophageal Disease", Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, PA, March 23, 1995.
  71. Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of American, Annual Adult Education Day "Surgery for Ulcerative Colitis", March 26, 1995, Philadelphia, PA.
  72. Surgical Grand Rounds, "Peptic Ulcer Update", Medical Center of Delaware, April 8, 1995.
  73. West Virginia University School of Medicine, "Peptic Ulcer - 1995", and "Management of Life-Threatening Gastrointestinal Bleeding" September 8, 1995.
  74. AGA Fall Postgraduate Course, State-of-the-art concepts in GI surgery. Philadelphia, Sept 9,1997.
  75. Surgical Grand Rounds, "Management of Non-Malignant Esophageal Disease", St. Luke's Hospital, Bethlehem, PA, October 11, 1995.
  76. Surgical Biology Club III: "Colonic smooth muscle function in an animal model of colitis".  New Orleans, LA, October 22, 1995.         
  77. Surgical Grand Rounds, Mercy Catholic Hospital, "Peptic Ulcer - 1996", Darby, PA, March 21, 1996.
  78. Surgical Grand Rounds, Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Chester, PA, "Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery", May 14, 1996.
  79. Temple University Department of Radiation Oncology, "The Role of Surgery and Management of Colorectal/Anal Carcinomas", May 30, 1996.
  80. Surgical Grand Rounds, "Peptic Ulcer Disease - An Update", Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, September 11, 1996.
  81. Surgical Grand Rounds, "Management of Esophageal Reflux", Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Darby, PA, November 7, 1996.
  82. Continuing Medical Education Program, "Surgical Treatment of Esophageal Reflux Disease, Taylor Hospital, Ridley Park, PA, December, 1996.
  83. Surgical Grand Rounds, "Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease", The Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, January 4, 1997.
  84. Continuing Medical Education Lecture Series, "Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication", Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ, January 21, 1997.
  85. Basic Science Teaching Curriculum, "Gastroesophageal Reflux", Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, PA, April 8, 1997.
  86. Surgical Grand Rounds, "Inflammatory Bowel Disease", Chester-Crozer, Upland, PA, May 20, 1997.
  87. Surgical Grand Rounds, Surgery for Esophageal Disease, Episcopal Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, July 1997.
  88. Surgical Grand Rounds, Operations for nonmalignant esophageal disease, Mercy Catholic Medical Center, October 1997
  89. AGA Board Review Course, Surgery for Esophageal and Stomach Disorders, Atlanta, October 17, 1997.
  90. Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, “Management of Perianal Crohn’s Disease”  November 2, 1998.
  91. Surgical Grand Rounds, “Laparoscopic Management of GERD and Reflux Esophagitis”, Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, CT, November 5, 1998.
  92. Surgical Grand Rounds,  “Surgery for GI Dysmotility”, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, November 12, 1998.
  93. Medical Grand Rounds, “Surgical Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease”, Brandywine Hospital, Chester, Pa. November 13, 1998.
  94. Surgical Grand Rounds, “Surgery for GI Dysmotility”, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, March 11, 1999.
  95. Temple Family Practice Review Course, “Gallbladder Disease- When to Operate”, Lancaster, Pa. March 23, 1999.
  96. Medical Grand Rounds, “Surgery for GI Dysmotility”, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia,  April 13, 1999.
  97. Surgical Grand Rounds, “Surgery for GI Dysmotility”, Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Darby, Pa. April 29, 1999.
  98. Temple Family Practice Review Course, “Gallbladder Disease- When to Operate”, Lancaster, Pa. September 28, 1999.
  99. University of Michigan Coller Society, “Laparoscopic Surgery for GERD”, Philadelphia, October 2, 1999.
  100. Surgical Grand Rounds, “Laparoscopic Surgery of the GE Junction”, Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, October 7, 1999.
  101. SAGES Postgraduate Coarse (Esophageal Motility Testing), “Esophageal Motility Testing in Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease”, Atlanta, March 30, 2000.
  102. American College of Surgeons Postgraduate Course (Gastrointestinal Disease), “Pathophysiology of the postoperative stomach”, Chicago, October 23, 2000
  103. Moderator, session on Gastric Disorders, American College of Surgeons Postgraduate Course (Gastrointestinal Disease), Chicago, October 23, 2000.
  104. Grand Rounds, Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Darby, PA:  “Postgastrectomy Syndromes”, January 18, 2001.
  105. Grand Rounds, Crozer Chester Medical Center, Chester, PA:  “How does fundoplication work?”, September 11, 2001.
  106. Grand Rounds, West Penn Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA:  “How does fundoplication work?”, September 26, 2001.
  107. Visiting Professor, St. Luke’s Department of Surgery, Bethlehem, PA  March 26-27, 2002.
  108. Grand Rounds, Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ: “Physiology and Outcomes of Laparoscopic Fundoplication” April 16, 2002.
  109. Visiting Professor, Georgetown University Department of Surgery, Washington, DC, April 12-13, 2002.
  110. Grand Rounds, Jeanes Hospital Department of Medicine, “Laparoscopic GI Surgery”, Philadelphia, PA,  April 24, 2002.
  111. Moderator, Motility Session, SAGES Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, 2004
  112. “Surgical management of gastroesophageal reflux disease” in Temple Symposium (Hot Issues in Gastrointestinal Motility and Related Topics), New York, NY May 1, 2004.
  113. Visiting Professor and Theodore Drapanas Memorial Lecturer, SUNY Buffalo Medical Center, June 10-11,2004.
  114. Visiting Professor, Baylor University Department of Surgery, 2004, “Surgical Management of Peptic Ulcer Disease in the New Millenium”
  115. Rhoads Lecturer, Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, December 6, 2004, “Surgical Complications, Errors, Responsibility, and Liability”
  116. Grand Rounds, Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, December 7, 2004, “Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease”.
  117. Visiting Professor, University of Maryland Department of Surgery, 2005, “Surgical Management of Peptic Ulcer Disease in the New Millenium”
  118. Visiting Professor and Roslyn Lecturer, Department of Surgery, Drexel University College of Medicine, June 5, 2006, “Patient Safety, Surgeon Competency, and Medical Liability Reform”
  119. Visiting Professor, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, Pa. “Surgery of the GE Junction”. September 12, 2006.
  120. Surgical Grand Rounds, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA. “Surgery of the GE Junction”. September 13, 2006.
  121. “Surgical Treatment of Acid/Peptic Disorders of the Upper GI Tract”, Recent Advances in Gastroenterology, Lambertville, NJ, April 11, 2007.
  122. “Informed Consent in the Complex Surgical Patient”, CRICO/RMF Surgery Summit 2007: Seeking Practical Ways to Improve Patient Safety. Boston, November 5, 2007.
  123. “Esophageal Surgery” Surgical Grand Rounds, Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Darby, PA November 8, 2007.
  124. Visiting Professor, Duke University Medical Center, “Surgery for Peptic Ulcer Disease in the New Millenium”, February 6, 2008.
  125. Surgical Grand Rounds, Crozer Chester Medical Center, Chester PA,  “Surgery for GERD and Hiatal Hernia”, February 10, 2009.
  126. Visiting Professor, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, “Surgery for Reflux and Achalasia”, October 21, 2009.
  127. Visiting Professor, Downstate University Medical Center, Brooklyn, “Surgery for Reflux and Achalasia”, March 9-10, 2011
  128. Invited Speaker, Brooklyn Surgical Society, Surgery for Peptic Ulcer Disease in the Modern Era, March 10, 2011.
  129. Rikkers Visiting Professor, University of Nebraska, Surgery for Peptic Ulcer Disease Today, May 23, 2012.
 

Awards, Honors, And Memberships In Honorary Societies 

2014 America’s Top Physicians 
 
2012 Lifetime Member, Beta Gamma Sigma (MBA Honor Society)
 
2011 Valedictorian, Temple MBA, 2011
 
2008, 2012 America’s Top Surgeons
 
2005 - 2006,
2008 - 2014
America’s Top Doctors (Castle Connolly)
 
2004, 2005 Best Doctors in America (Aiken, So Carolina)
 
2000 - 2006 Governor, American College of Surgeons
 
1999 Moderator, GI Postgraduate Course, American College Surgery
 
1999 Moderator, Plenary Session, Society University Surgery        
 
1998, 2002, 2008 Best Doctors in America,  Woodward/White, Inc.                         
 
1997 Russell Moses Teaching Award, Temple University School of Medicine
(awarded by the graduating class for excellence in clinical teaching)
 
1996 Best Doctors in America, American Health Magazine
 
1996,1997 Ad hoc Reviewer, VA Merit Review
 
1994-96,-99,2002
2004-2006,2010-14
Top Docs, Philadelphia Magazine
 
1994,1996,1998
2002, 2005, 2008, 2010
Associate Examiner, American Board of Surgery
 
1994 President - Medical Faculty Senate, Temple University School of Medicine
 
1992, 2004 Wallace P. Ritchie Jr. Award for clinical excellence and scientific practice
(awarded by Temple surgery residents)
 
1992 - 1993 Secretary, Temple Medical Faculty Senate
 
1992 Golden Apple Teaching Award, Temple University
 
1992 - 1993 President, Temple Medical Staff
 
1989 Ad Hoc Reviewer, Small Business Innovative Research Special Study Section
Surgery and Bioengineering (AHR-B1 Study Section, NIH)
 
1987, 1991, 2011 W. Emory Burnett Award for Resident Teaching
Excellence, Department of Surgery
Temple University School of Medicine
 
1986 Surgical Scholar Award                 
Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
 
1986 Alpha Omega Alpha,University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
 
1985 Surgical Scholar Award
Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
 
1982 - 1983 American Cancer Society Fellowship
 
1979 Class of 1976 Prize
University of Rochester School of Medicine

Dr. Daniel Dempsey

 
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