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Jane J. Keating, M.D.
General Surgery Resident

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Department of Surgery
4 Maloney
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Dr. Keating is a PGY-4 General Surgery Resident. She is currently in her first year of research working in Dr. Sunil Singhal’s thoracic surgery lab and is interested in thoracic surgery.

2014 - present Postdoctoral Researcher
2011 - present Assistant Instructor in Surgery
2007 - 2011 MD - Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia
2002 - 2006 BS - Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology
Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
  • American College of Surgeons (resident member)
  • American Association for Thoracic Surgery (resident member)
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons (resident member)
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Nu Rho Psi
07/2014 – Present
University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Thoracic Surgery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Research Fellow, Dr. Sunil Singhal Currently working to develop intraoperative-imaging techniques to improve the complete resection of primary and metastatic cancer
04/2010 – 08/2010
Emory University, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Atlanta, Georgia

Student Researcher, Drs. Mary Wagner and Paul Kishborn Generated animal models of palliated hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) by performing and assisting in pulmonary artery banding procedures
02/2010 – 04/2010
Emory University, Endocrinology, Atlanta, Georgia

Student Investigator, Dr. Eric Felner Researched and wrote a chapter for an endocrinology textbook about multiple endocrine neoplasias and autoimmune polyendocrine syndromes.
08/2008 – 11/2008
Emory University, Trauma Surgery, Atlanta, Georgia
Student Researcher, Dr. Jana Mcleod Evaluated patients with life threatening trauma for evidence of early trauma induced coagulopathy (ETIC).
05/2005 – 05/2006
Yerkes Primate Research Center, Atlanta, Georgia

Research Assistant, Dr. Mar Sanchez Study of neurobiological systems that control stress physiology and emotion regulation in nonhuman primates. Analyzed the stress-induced hypothalamic pituitary adrenal response of rhesus macaques who had been noted to be either abused or abandoned by their mother at an early age.
  1. Clifton, M., Heiss, K., Mackay, G., Keating, J., Ricketts, R.  Use of Tissue Expanders in the Repair of Complex Abdominal Wall Defects. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2011 Feb; 46(2):372-377.
  2. Keating, J., Simsic, J., Kogon, B., Kanter, K., Huckaby, J., Kirshbom, P. (2010, September). Impact of Early Gastric Surgery on Late Outcomes for Single Ventricle Patients. Oral presentation at: Southeast Pediatric Cardiology Society /Annual Meeting; Charlotte, NC. 
  3. Keating, J., Datta, J, Schuricht A. (2014, May) Rate of Recurrence of Stand-Alone Laparoscopic Intraperitoneal Onlay Mesh (IPOM) Inguinal Hernia vs. Repair at the time of Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy (RALP).  Poster presented at: Americcan Hernia Society Annual Meeting; Las Vegas, NV.
  4. Keating, J, Datta, J, Schuricht A. (2014, May) Outcomes of 157 V-Patch Implants in the Repair of Umbilical, Epigastric, and Incisional Hernias.  Poster presented at: Americcan Hernia Society Annual Meeting; Las Vegas, NV.
  5. Keating, J, Kennedy, G, Singhal, S. Identification of a Subcentimeter Pulmonary Adenocarcinomal Using Intraoperative Near-Infrared Imaging during Video-Assisted Thoracoscpic Surgery.  The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2014. In press.
  6. Jane J. Keating, Janet M. Simsic, Brian E. Kogon, Kirk R. Kanter, Jeryl Huckaby, Patrick D. Kilgo, Paul M. Kirshbom, Impact of early fundoplication or gastrostomy tube on midterm outcomes for patients with single ventricle. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Apr;143(4):891-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2011.12.019. Epub 2012 Jan 27.
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