John Ortolani, MD

Education

  • Fellowship, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Science Center, Shreveport, LA
  • Residency, General Surgery, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Carilion Clinic, Roanoke, VA
  • Doctor of Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry, Pre-Medical Program, College of the Holy Cross, Cum Laude

Accreditations/Associations

  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS)
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)

Honors/Awards

  • Buffalo Spree Top Doctor, 2020
  • Bruce D. Baird, MD Research Award, 2016, 2015
  • Gold Medal Forum Research Award, Southeastern Surgical Congress, Atlanta, GA
  • VTC-Carilion Research Day Award
  • First Place, Gold Medal Paper, Quality Metrics in Surgery Resident Performance of Screening Colonoscopy, Southeastern Surgical Congress, Chattanooga, TN

Publications/Presentations

  • Updates in Colon & Rectal Cancer, Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Summer Oncology Series, Buffalo, NY. 2020
  • Surgical Management of Crohn’s Disease, Department of Surgery, Grand Rounds, Buffalo, NY. 2020
  • Colon and Rectal Cancer, Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Summer Oncology Series, Buffalo, NY. 2019
  • Controversies in Colon & Rectal Surgery, Berry Society Research Day & Davies Lectureship, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Carilion Clinic, Roanoke, VA. 2018
  • Ortolani JB, Stratton MD, Werner AM, Grimes WR. “Adenoma Detection Rate in Surveillance Colonoscopy following Colon Resection for Benign and Malignant Disease.” Poster Presentation at ASCRS Annual Scientific Meeting, Seattle, WA, June 2017
  • The Goalposts Have Moved: Can Surgery Residents Meet Updated, Quality Benchmarks for Adenoma Detection Rate in Colonoscopy? Berry Society Resident Research Day, Roanoke, VA
  • Ortolani JB, Tershak DR, Ferrara JJ, Paget CJ. “The Goalposts Have Moved: Can Surgery Residents Meet Updated Quality Benchmarks for Adenoma Detection Rate in Colonoscopy?” The American Surgeon, 2016; 82(9): 835-838.
  • Ortolani JB, Zhong X, Tershak DR, Ferrara JJ, Paget CJ. “Quality Metrics in Surgery Resident Performance of Screening Colonoscopy.” The American Surgeon, 2015; 81(7): 710-713.

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