Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Amanda Cooper, MD

Amanda Cooper, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Division of Trauma, Acute Care and Critical Care Surgery
Disease Teams:
Gastrointestinal Cancer
Liver, Pancreas and Foregut Cancer
Melanoma and Skin Cancer

Research Interests

  • Liver
  • Therapeutics
  • Mortality
  • Neoplasms
  • Neoplasm Metastasis
  • Drug Therapy
  • Morbidity
  • Pancreatic Neoplasms
  • Neoadjuvant Therapy
  • Hepatectomy
  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Recent Publications


Aubin, JM, Bressan, AK, Edwards, JP, Grondin, SC, Dixon, E, Minter, RM, Jeyarajah, DR, Hansen, P, Cooper, A & Ball, CG 2017, 'The adequacy of hepatopancreatobiliary training: How does operative exposure and perceived readiness in fellowship translate into subsequent practice?', Canadian Journal of Surgery, vol. 60, no. 2, pp. 140-143.


Kim, BJ, Tzeng, CWD, Cooper, A, Vauthey, JN & Aloia, TA 2017, 'Borderline operability in hepatectomy patients is associated with higher rates of failure to rescue after severe complications', Journal of Surgical Oncology, vol. 115, no. 3, pp. 337-343.
Moss, CR, Caldwell, J, Afilaka, B, Iskandarani, K, Chinchilli, V, McQuillan, P, Cooper, A, Gusani, NJ & Bezinover, D 2016, 'Hepatic resection is associated with reduced postoperative opioid requirement' Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 307-313.
Kraschnewski, J, Sciamanna, C, Poger, JM, Rovniak, L, Lehman, EB, Cooper, A, Ballentine, N & Ciccolo, JT 2016, 'Is strength training associated with mortality benefits? A 15 year cohort study of US older adults', Preventive Medicine, vol. 87, pp. 121-127.
Wong, J & Cooper, A 2016, 'Local ablation for solid tumor liver metastases: Techniques and treatment efficacy', Cancer Control, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 30-35.
Ismael, HN, Cox, S, Cooper, A, Narula, N & Aloia, T 2017, 'The morbidity and mortality of hepaticojejunostomies for complex bile duct injuries: a multi-institutional analysis of risk factors and outcomes using NSQIP', HPB, vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 352-358.


Mise, Y, Zimmitti, G, Shindoh, J, Kopetz, S, Loyer, EM, Andreou, A, Cooper, A, Kaur, H, Aloia, TA, Maru, DM & Vauthey, JN 2015, ' RAS Mutations Predict Radiologic and Pathologic Response in Patients Treated with Chemotherapy Before Resection of Colorectal Liver Metastases', Annals of Surgical Oncology, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 834-842.
Cooper, A, Slack, R, Fogelman, D, Holmes, HM, Petzel, M, Parker, N, Balachandran, A, Garg, N, Ngo-Huang, A, Varadhachary, G, Evans, DB, Lee, JE, Aloia, T, Conrad, C, Vauthey, JN, Fleming, JB & Katz, MHG 2015, 'Characterization of Anthropometric Changes that Occur During Neoadjuvant Therapy for Potentially Resectable Pancreatic Cancer', Annals of Surgical Oncology, vol. 22, no. 7, pp. 2416-2423.
Kulaylat, AN, Schubart, JR, Schaefer, EW, Hollenbeak, CS, Cooper, A & Gusani, NJ 2015, 'Costs of hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery and readmissions in privately insured US patients', The Journal of surgical research, vol. 199, no. 2, pp. 478-486.

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