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Jonathan K. Aboagye, MBChB, MPH
General Surgery Preliminary Resident

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Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Jonathan Aboagye completed his medical education at the University of Ghana Medical School and also received a Master of Public Health degree from the Johns Hopkins University as a Sommer scholar. In addition to being a Ruben J Williams Health Policy scholar for 2013, he also received mentoring at the  Center for Surgical trials and outcomes research at Johns Hopkins Medicine.  He is currently a PGY-1 General surgery resident and his area of interest is in surgical outcomes and disparities in accessing surgical care. He plans to pursue a career in Global and Academic Surgery.

2014 - present Assistant Instructor in Surgery
2011 – 2012 MPH - Johns Hopkins University
2003 – 2009 MBChB - University of Ghana
2001 – 2005 BS in Medical Sciences - University of Ghana
  1. Salazar KH, Goldstein S, Yang J, Douaiher J, Al-Omar K,  Michailidou M, Aboagye J, Abdullah F:  
    Regionalization of the Surgical Care of Children: A risk-Adjusted Comparison of Hospital Surgical Outcomes by Markets. Surgery. 2014 Jun 19 [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Goldstein SD, Papandria DJ, Aboagye J, Salazar JH, Van Arendok  K, Al-Omar K, Ortega G, Casamassima MG, Abdullah F:  The "Weekend Effect" in Pediatric Surgery - Increased Mortality for Children Undergoing Urgent Surgery during the Weekend. J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Jul;49(7):1087-91.
  3. Aboagye J, Goldstein SD, Salazar JH, Papandria DJ, Okoye M, Al-Omar K, Stewart D, Lukish J, Abdullah F: Age at Presentation of Common Pediatric Surgical Conditions: Reexamining Dogma. J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Jun;49(6):995-9.
  4. Aboagye JK, Kaiser HE, Hayanga JW:Rural-Urban Differences in Access to Specialist Providers of
    Colorectal Cancer Care in the United States : A Physician Workforce Issue
    JAMA Surg. 2014 Apr 16. [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Aboagye JK, Lau B, Schneider E, Streiff M, Haut ER: Linking Processes and Outcomes: A Key Strategy to Prevent and Report Harm from Venous Thromboembolism in Surgical Patients. JAMA Surg. 2013; 148(3):299-300.
  6. Hayanga AJ, Aboagye JK Yang J, Berko C, Qiao C, Kaiser HE, Shigemura N, D’Cunha J: Risk factors for
    Lung Re-transplantation in the United States: Evaluation of a nationwide registry over a quarter century (In press Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
  1. Hayanga AJ, Aboagye JK, Shigemura N, Esper S, Huffman L, Kaiser HE, Bhama JK,
    Luketich JD,  D’Cunha J: Extra-corporeal Membrane Oxygenation ( ECMO) As A Bridge To Lung Re-
    transplantation In The United  States: Is There A Role? (Presented at Western Thoracic Surgical Association 40th Annual Meeting)
  2. Aboagye JK, Hayanga AJ, Yang J, Qiao, C, Berko C, Abou el E, Kaiser HE, Bhama JK, Kormos R.
    Recipient factors associated with heart re-transplantation in the United States: Evaluation of a nationwide registry over 25 years. (Presented at Society of Black Academic surgeons 2014 Meeting)
  3. Hayanga AJ, Yang J, Aboagye JK, Berko C, Qiao C, Kaiser HE, Huffman L,  Bhama JK, Shigemura N,
    D’Cunha J: Simple Risk Score to predict Long-term Renal Dysfunction following Lung Transplantation: It's Not Over at 5 years (Presented at Society of Black Academic surgeons 2014 Meeting)
  4. Hayanga AJ, Aboagye JK, Yang J, Kaiser HE, Shigemura N, Bermudez CA, D’Cunha J, Bhama JK: Extra-
    Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation as a Bridge to Lung Transplantation: An Evolving Strategy in the
    Management of Candidates with Rapidly Advancing Pulmonary Disease. (Presented at American Association of Thoracic Surgery 2014 Meeting)
  5. Commodore-Mensah Y, Agyemang C, Aboagye J, Abu-Bonsrah N, Himmelfarb CD: Cardiovascular
    Disease Risk among West African Immigrants in the US:  The “AFRO-CardiAC” study Circulation. 2014; 129: AP176
  6. Oni E, Singha P, Ali S, Aboagye J et al: Smoking worsen the risk of Oxidative stress in individuals with
    hepatic steatosis (Presented at American Heart Association 2013 scientific meeting)

Dr. Jonathan Aboagye

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