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Andrew J. Sinnamon, M.D.
General Surgery Resident

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

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Andrew is a second year resident in general surgery. His interests include oncologic and gastrointestinal surgery.

2013 - present Assistant Instructor of Surgery
2009 - 2013 MD - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2005 - 2009  BS - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Pennsylvania State University
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Phi Beta Kappa
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 2012-2013
Rachel Kelz, MD, MSCE, Principal Investigator
Investivating gender-related differences in surgical outcomes following lower extremity revascularization.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 2012 – 2013
Giorgos Karakousis, MD, Principal Investigator
Investigating outcomes of patients with malignant melanoma with special consideration to falsely negative sentinel lymph node biopsy results.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 2010
Lawrence Brass, MD, PhD, Principal Investigator
Studied the intracellular regulation pathways of platelet activation. Research was supported by the 2010 American Society of Hematology Trainee Award and was presented as a poster at the 2010 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting.

Pennsylvania State University 2006 – 2009
B. Frank Pugh, PhD, Thesis Advisor
Studied genomic binding locations of the known transcription factors of Saccharomyces cerevisiae using chromatin immunoprecipitation coupled to DNA microarrays (ChIP-chip). Research culminated in honors thesis, entitled “Genome-Wide Movement of Transcriptional Machinery in Response to Heat Shock”

  1. Venters BJ, Wachi S, Mavrich TN, Andersen BE, Jena P, Sinnamon AJ, Jain P, Rolleri NS, Jiang C, Hemeryck-Walsh C, Pugh BF. A comprehensive genomic binding map of gene and chromatin regulatory proteins in Saccharomyces. Mol Cell. 2011 Feb 18
  2. Ma P, Cierniewska A, Signarvic R, Cieslak M, Kong H, Sinnamon AJ, Neubig RR, Newman DK, Stalker TJ, Brass LF. A newly identified complex of spinophilin and the tyrosine phosphatase, SHP-1, modulates platelet activation by regulating G protein-dependent signaling. Blood. 2012 Feb 23.
  3. Bartlett EK, Gimotty PA, Sinnamon AJ, Wachtel H, Roses RE, Schuchter L, Xu X, Elder DE, Ming M, Elenitsas R, Guerry D, Kelz RR, Czerniecki BJ, Fraker DL, Karakousis GC. Clark level risk stratifies patients with mitogenic thin melanomas for sentinel lymph node biopsy. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Feb;21(2):643-9. doi: 10.1245/s10434-013-3313-y. Epub 2013 Oct 12.
  4. Sinnamon AJ, Sonnenberg EM, Bartlett EK, Meise CK, Wang GJ, Kelz RR. The influence of socioeconomic factors on gender disparities in lower extremity bypass. J Surg Res. 2014 May 15;188(2):537-44. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2014.01.043. Epub 2014 Jan 30.
  1. Sinnamon AJ, Ma P, Brass LF. Poster presentation: “Agonist-induced binding of the regulatory scaffold protein spinophilin to protein phosphatase-1 in platelets”. 2010 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, Nov 2010.                                  
  2. Bartlett EK, Sinnamon AJ, Wachtel H, Elder DE, Xu X, Schuchter LM, Ming ME, Gimotty P, Roses R, Czerniecki BJ, Kelz RR, Fraker DL, Karakousis GC. Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Patients with Very Thin (<.76mm) Melanomas. Academic Surgical Congress 2013. 2012 Aug
  3. Bartlett EK, Gimotty P,  Sinnamon AJ, Wachtel H, Roses R, Schuchter LM, Xu X, Elder DE, Ming ME, Guerry D, Kelz RR, MD, Czerniecki BJ, Fraker DL, Karakousis GC. Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Patients with Thin (≤1 mm) Melanoma. Society of Surgical Oncology 2013. 2012 Sep

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