Dr. Katherine J Deans MD Surgeon

Dr. Katherine Deans is a surgeon in Columbus, Ohio and is affiliated with Nationwide Children's Hospital. She received her medical degree from Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and has been in practice for 16 years. She is one of 29 doctors at Nationwide Children's Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Hospital Affiliation

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1998–2001

National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, 2001–2004

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery, 2007–2009

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Class of 1998

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Pediatric Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgical Critical Care

OH State Medical License
Active through 2015

PA State Medical License
Active through 2012

Publications & Presentations

Does delay in appendectomy affect surgical site infection in children with appendicitis?
Boomer, L. A.,Cooper, J. N.,Deans, K. J.,Minneci, P. C.,Leonhart, K.,Diefenbach, K. A.,Kenney, B. D.,Besner, G. E.

High frequency percussive ventilation and bronchoscopy during extracorporeal life support in children.
Yehya, N.,Dominick, C. L.,Connelly, J. T.,Davis, D. H.,Minneci, P. C.,Deans, K. J.,McCloskey, J. J.,Kilbaugh, T. J.

Morbidity of peripherally inserted central catheters in pediatric complicated appendicitis.
Sulkowski, J. P.,Asti, L.,Cooper, J. N.,Kenney, B. D.,Raval, M. V.,Rangel, S. J.,Deans, K. J.,Minneci, P. C.

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