penn medicine
penn surgery
penn surgery home penn surgery clinical penn surgery education penn surgery research penn surgery administration

Doraid Jarrar, MD
Thoracic Surgery

 
  • Profile Home
  • Appointments
  • Education
  • Societies
  • Research
  • Publications
  • Awards

Administrative/Clinical Office:
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
51 North 39th Street, Ste. 266
Wright-Saunders Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA  19104
Administrative Assistant: La’Kia Abel
Administrative Telephone: 215-662-9195
Administrative Fax: 215-243-4638

Patient Appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

Contact Information (internal use only)

doraid.jarrar@uphs.upenn.edu

 

Dr. Doraid Jarrar is a General Thoracic Surgeon and practices all aspect of Surgery of the Chest, including video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) and robotic-assisted surgery.  He also uses advanced bronchoscopy such as endobronchial ultrasound for staging of the mediastinum.  As part of the Abramson Cancer Center, the Division of Thoracic Surgery believes that a multidisciplinary approach to patients helps us to achieve the best outcomes possible.

 
Faculty Appointments
2009 - 05/31/16 Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
Thomas Jefferson Medical College
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
06/01/16 - present   Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Hospital and/or Administrative Appointments
06/01/16 - present  Attending Surgeon
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
06/01/16 - present  Active Surgeon
Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
06/01/16 - present  Active Surgeon
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2013 - 2016 Co-Director, Lung Cancer Screening Program
Einstein Healthcare Network
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2007 - 2016  Attending Surgeon
Einstein Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2007 - 2016  Chief, Section of Thoracic and Robotic Surgery
Einstein Healthcare Network
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Other Appointments
1998 - 2000   Research Associate, Brown University School of Medicine
Center for Surgical Research
Providence, Rhode Island
 
Education/Training
1998 - 2000 Research Associate, Center for Surgical Research
Brown University School of Medicine
Providence, Rhode Island
   
1995 MD - School of Medicine at Ludwig Maximilian University
Munich, Germany
 
Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments
2005 - 2007  Fellowship in Thoracic Surgery
Tufts-New England Medical Center
 
2000 - 2005 Residency in General Surgery
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama
 
1996 - 1997 Research Fellow, Shriners Burns Institute
Department of Human Biological Chemistry & Genetics
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas
 
1995 Electives in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine
Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, Louisiana
 
1993 Cardiology Elective, Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation
New Orleans, Louisiana
 
Memberships/Societies
 
National/International
2012 - present  American College of Chest Physicians
 
2010 - present   American College of Surgeons
 
2007 - present Society of Thoracic Surgeons
 
2007 - present Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society
Chair, Membership Committee, 2007-present
 
2007 - present  CTS-Net, Shock Society, USA
 
Research
08/01/14-08/03/15 Randomized Phase II Study of Pre-Operative Chemoradi-otherapy +/- Panitumumab (Ind # 110152) Followed by Consolidation Chemotherapy in Potentially Operable Locally Advanced (Stage IIIA, N2+) Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Publications
Research Publications, peer reviewed
  1. Ertel W, Krombach F, Kremer JP, Jarrar D, Thiele V, Eymann J, Muenzing S, Faist E, Messmer K, Schildberg FW: Mechanisms of cytokine cascade activation in patients with sepsis: Normal cytokine transcription despite reduced CD14 receptor expression. Surgery 114(2): 243-251, Aug. 1993.
  2. Ertel W, Jarrar D, Jochum M, Thiele V, Kenney J, Faist E, Schildberg FW: Enhanced release of elastase is not concomitant with increased secretion of granulocyte-activating cytokines in whole blood from patients with sepsis. Archives of Surgery 129(1): 90-98, Jan. 1994.
  3. Ertel W, Kremer JP, Kenney J, Steckholzer U, Jarrar D, Trentz O, Schildberg FW: Downregulation of proinflammatory cytokine release in whole blood from septic patients. Blood 85(5): 1341-1347, Mar. 1995.
  4. Kremer JP, Jarrar D, Steckholzer U, Ertel W: Interleukin-1, -6 and tumor necrosis factor-alpha release is down-regulated in whole blood from septic patients. Acta Haematologica 95(3-4): 268-273, 1996.
  5. Jarrar D, Wolf SE, Jeschke MG, Ramirez RJ, DebRoy M, Ogle CK, Papaconstaninou J, Herndon DN: Growth hormone attenuates the acute-phase response to thermal injury. Archives of Surgery 132(11): 1171-1176, Nov. 1997.
  6. Jeschke MG, Wolf SE, DebRoy MA, Jarrar D, Herndon DN: Recombinant human growth hormone (rhGH) downregulates hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) in burns. Journal of Surgical Research 76(1): 11-16, Apr. 1998.
  7. Wang P, Ba ZF, Jarrar D, Cioffi WG, Bland KI, Chaudry IH: Mechanism of adrenal insufficiency following trauma and severe hemorrhage: role of hepatic 11beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase. Archives of Surgery 134(4): 394-401, Apr. 1999.
  8. Song GY, Chung CS, Schwacha MG, Jarrar D, Chaudry IH, Ayala A: Splenic immune suppression in sepsis: A role for IL-10-induced changes in P38 MAPK signaling. Journal of Surgical Research 83(1): 36-43, May 1999.
  9. Jarrar D, Wang P, Song GY, Knöferl MW, Cioffi WG, Bland KI, Chaudry IH: Metoclopramide: A novel adjunct for improving cardiac and hepatocellular functions after trauma-hemorrhage. American Journal of Physiology: Endocrinology & Metabolism 278(1): E90-E95, Jan. 2000.
  10. Mizushima Y, Wang P, Jarrar D, Cioffi WG, Bland KI, Chaudry IH: Preinduction of heat shock proteins protects cardiac and hepatic functions following trauma and hemorrhage. American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory Integrative & Comparative Physiology 278(2): R352-R359, Feb. 2000.
  11. Jarrar D, Wang P, Song GY, Cioffi WG, Bland KI, Chaudry IH: Inhibition of tyrosine kinase signaling after trauma-hemorrhage: A novel approach for improving organ function and decreasing susceptibility to subsequent sepsis. Annals of Surgery 231(3): 399-407, Mar. 2000.
  12. Jarrar D, Wang P, Cioffi WG, Bland KI, Chaudry IH: Mechanisms of the salutary effects of dehydroepiandrosterone after trauma-hemorrhage: direct or indirect effects on cardiac and hepatocellular functions? Archives of Surgery 135(4): 416-423, Apr. 2000.
  13. Jarrar D, Wang P, Knöferl MW, Kuebler JF, Cioffi WG, Bland KI, Chaudry IH: Insight into the mechanism by which estradiol improves organ functions after trauma-hemorrhage. Surgery 128(2): 246-252, Aug. 2000.
  14. Jarrar D, Wang P, Cioffi WG, Bland KI, Chaudry IH: The female reproductive cycle is an important variable in the response to trauma-hemorrhage. American Journal of Physiology: Heart & Circulatory Physiology 279(3): H1015-H1021, Sept. 2000.
  15. Jarrar D, Wang P, Knöferl MW, Ba ZF, Cioffi WG, Bland KI, Chaudry IH: Does early infusion of red blood cells after trauma and hemorrhage improve organ functions? Critical Care Medicine 28(10): 3498-3504, Oct. 2000.
  16. Jarrar D, Wang P, Cioffi WG, Bland KI, Chaudry IH: Critical role of oxygen radicals in the initiation of hepatic depression after trauma hemorrhage. Journal of Trauma 49(5): 879-885, Nov. 2000.
  17. Mizushima Y, Wang P, Jarrar D, Cioffi WG, Bland KI, Chaudry IH: Estradiol administration after trauma-hemorrhage improves cardiovascular and hepatocellular functions in male animals. Annals of Surgery 232(5): 673-679, Nov. 2000.
  18. Knöferl MW, Jarrar D, Schwacha MG, Angele MK, Cioffi WG, Bland KI, Chaudry IH: Severe hypoxemia in the absence of blood loss causes a gender dimorphic immune response. American Journal of Physiology: Cell Physiology 279(6): C2004-2010, Dec. 2000.
  19. Song GY, Chung CS, Jarrar D, Chaudry IH, Ayala A: Evolution of an immune suppressive macrophage phenotype as a product of P38 MAPK activation in polymicrobial sepsis. Shock 15(1): 42-48, Jan. 2001.
  20. Kuebler JF, Jarrar D, Wang P, Bland KI, Chaudry IH: Dehydroepiandrosterone restores hepatocellular function and prevents liver damage in estrogen-deficient females following trauma and hemorrhage. Journal of Surgical Research 97(2): 196-201, May 2001.
  21. Knöferl MW, Jarrar D, Angele MK, Ayala A, Schwacha MG, Bland KI, Chaudry IH: 17 beta-Estradiol normalizes immune responses in ovariectomized females after trauma-hemorrhage. American Journal of Physiology: Cell Physiology 281(4): C1131-C1138, Oct. 2001.
  22. Kuebler JF, Jarrar D, Toth B, Bland KI, Rue L, Wang P, Chaudry IH: Estradiol administration improves splanchnic perfusion following trauma-hemorrhage and sepsis. Archives of Surgery 137(1): 74-79, Jan. 2002.
  23. Knöferl MW, Schwacha MG, Jarrar D, Angele MK, Fragoza K, Bland KI, Chaudry IH: Estrogen pretreatment protects males against hypoxia-induced immune depression. American Journal of Physiology: Cell Physiology 282(5): C1087-C1092, May 2002.
  24. Song GY, Chung CS, Jarrar D, Cioffi WG, Ayala A: Mechanism of immune dysfunction in sepsis: inducible nitric oxide-meditated alterations in p38 MAPK activation. Journal of Trauma 53(2): 276-283, Aug. 2002.
  25. Jarrar D, Kuebler JF, Rue LW, Matalon S, Wang P, Bland KI, Chaudry IH: Alveolar macrophage activation after trauma-hemorrhage and sepsis is dependent on NF-kappaB and MAPK/ERK mechanisms. American Journal of Physiology: Lung Cellular & Molecular Physiology 283(4): L799-L805, Oct. 2002.
  26. Kuebler JF, Jarrar D, Bland KI, Rue L, Wang P, Chaudry IH: Progesterone administration after trauma and hemorrhagic shock improves cardiovascular responses. Critical Care Medicine 31(6): 1786-1793, June 2003.
  27. Kuebler JF, Yokoyama Y, Jarrar D, Toth B, Rue LW, Bland KI, Wang P, Chaudry IH: Administration of progesterone after trauma and hemorrhagic shock prevents hepatocellular injury. Archives of Surgery 138(7): 727-734, July 2003.
  28. Jarrar D, Song GY, Kuebler JF, Rue LW, Bland KI, Chaudry IH: The effect of inhibition of a major cell signaling pathway following trauma hemorrhage on hepatic injury and interleukin 6 levels. Archives of Surgery 139(8): 896-901, Aug. 2004.
Research Publications, peer-reviewed reviews
  1. Jarrar D, Chaudry IH, Wang P: Organ dysfunction following hemorrhage and sepsis: Mechanisms and therapeutic approaches. International Journal of Molecular Medicine 4(6): 575-583, Dec. 1999.
  2. Jarrar D, Kuebler JF, Wang P, Bland KI, Chaudry IH: DHEA: A novel adjunct for the treatment of male trauma patients. Trends in Molecular Medicine 7(2): 81-85, Feb. 2001.
  3. Jarrar D, Wang P, Chaudry IH: Metabolic disturbances in shock, and the role of ATP-MgCl2 and sex steroids. Medical Principles and Practice: International Journal of the Kuwait University Health Science Centre 13(1): 2-9, Jan./Feb. 2004.
  4. Minnich DJ, Yu P, Bryant AS, Jarrar D, Cerfolio RJ: Management of thoracic esophageal perforations. European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery 40(4): 931-937, Oct. 2011.
  5. Scarpaci A, Mitra P, Jarrar D, Masters GA: Multimodality approach to management of stage III non-small cell lung cancer. Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America 22(2): 319-328, Apr. 2013.
Editorials, Reviews, Chapters & Participation in Committee Reports
  1. Jarrar D, Wang P, Chaudry IH: Hepatocellular dysfunction-basic considerations.  Surgical Treatment: Evidence-Based & Problem-Oriented. Hozheimer RG, Mannick JA (eds.). Munich: W. Zuckschwerdt Verlag, Page: 763-767, 2001.
  2. Jarrar D, Wolf SE: Multiple organ failure. Burn Care. Wolf SE, Herndon DN (eds.). New York: Landes Bioscience, Page: 81-89, 2001.
  3. Chaudry IH, Wang P Jarrar D: Ischemia and reperfusion injury. Vascular Trauma, Second Edition. Rich NM, Mattox KL, Hirshberg A (eds.). Philadelphia: WB Saunders Co. Page: 73-84, 2004.
  4. Jarrar D, Cerfolio RJ: Benign lung lesions. Sabiston & Spencer Surgery of the Chest, 7th Edition. Sellke F, Swanson S, Del Nido P (eds.). Philadelphia: WB Saunders Co. Page: 142-151, 2004.
  5. Jarrar D, Bryant AS, Cerfolio RJ: Benign lesions of the lung. Sabiston & Spencer Surgery of the Chest, 8th Edition. Sellke F, Swanson S, Del Nido P (eds.). Philadelphia: WB Saunders Co. Page: 151-158, 2010.
  6. Chavez M, Danniel J, Miick R, Jarrar D, Khanmoradi K, Ortiz J: Bone metastases from HCC. JAMA Surgery 148(2): 203-204, Feb. 2013 Notes: [Case Report]
Alternative Media
  1. Jarrar D, Kyaw Y: Video-assisted thoracic surgery. Medscape Dec. 2013 Notes: on-line resource.
  2. Jarrar D: Lung Cancer and Prevention. 900 AM WURD, Philadelphia, PA: Radio Health Segment Sept. 23, 2014.
  3. Jarrar D, Song GY, Swanson SS: Computed tomographic screening for lung cancer. Scientific American Surgery Oct. 2014 Notes: on-line resource.
  4. SaLeitao DP, Jarrar D: Open pleural drainage. Medscape Feb. 2015 Notes: on-line resource.
 
Awards, Honors and Membership in Honorary Societies
2001 Doyle Haynes Memorial Trauma Award, Alabama Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, Destin, FL, May 10-12, 2001
 
2000 Travel Award, Shock Society, 23rd Annual Conference on Shock, Snowbird, UT, June 3-6, 2000
 
2000  Second Place, Young Investigator Award, 23rd Annual Conference on Shock, Snowbird, UT, June 3-6, 2000
 
1999 First Place, Resident Award Competition at the 80th Annual Meeting of the New England Surgical Society, Newport, RI, Sept. 24-26, 1999
 
1999 Second Place, Young Investigator Award, 4th International Shock Conference and the 22d Annual Conference on Shock, Philadelphia, PA, June 12-16, 1999
 
1997 Finalist, Joseph Susman Award, 17th Annual Meeting of the Surgical Infection Society Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Apr. 30-May 3, 1997

Doraid Jarrar

 
footer Terms of Use Legal Disclaimer Site Map Contact Us Financial Assistance About Penn Medicine Privacy Statement
penn medicine