Carroll M. Harmon MD

Carroll Harmon

Carroll M. Harmon
MD

John E. Fisher Chair in Pediatric Surgery, Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Program Director, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship Program, Chief of Surgery: Kaleida Health, Surgeon: Oishei Children‘s Hospital

Department of Surgery

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

Contact Information
Conventus Building
1001 Main Street
3rd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: 716-323-6031
Fax: 716-323-6683
carrollh@buffalo.edu


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Education and Training:

  • Residency, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (1993)
  • PhD, Vanderbilt University (1992)
  • Residency, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (1992)
  • Residency, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (1991)
  • Fellowship, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (1989)
  • Residency, Vanderbilt University Medical School (1986)
  • MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (1983)
  • BS, University of Alabama (1979)
  • Residency, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Employment:

  • Chief of Surgery, Surgery, Kaleida Health (2017-present)
  • Surgeon-in-chief, John R. Oishei Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2014-present)
  • Chief of Pediatric Surgery Research Laboratory, Surgery, University at Buffalo (2014-present)
  • Division Chief of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Surgery, University at Buffalo (2014-present)
  • John E. Fisher Professor of Surgery, University at Buffalo (2014-present)
  • Program Director, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship, Surgery, University at Buffalo (2014–2019)
  • Medical Director of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, Surgery, University at Buffalo (2014–2019)
  • Associate Program Director, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship Program, Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Children's of Alabama (2012–2013)
  • Pediatric General Surgery Clinic Director, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children‘s of Alabama (2011–2013)
  • Surgical Director, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Georgeson Center for Advanced Intestinal Rehabilitation, Children‘s of Alabama (2009–2013)
  • Attending Surgeon, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Brookwood Medical Center, Birmingham (2006–2013)
  • Professor of Surgery, Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Alabama School of Medicine (2006–2013)
  • Surgical Director, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children‘s of Alabama, Children‘s Center for Weight Management (2004–2013)
  • Attending Surgeon, Department of Surgery, University Hospital (2000–2013)
  • Attending Surgeon, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children‘s of Alabama (2000–2013)
  • Scientist, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama, Center for Surgical Research (2000–2013)
  • Scientist, Nutrition Obesity Research Center, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama, Nutrition Obesity Research Center (2000–2013)
  • Associate Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama School of Medicine (2000–2006)
  • Attending Surgeon, Department of Surgery, Hurley Medical Center (1995–2000)
  • Attending Surgeon, Department of Surgery, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital (1995–2000)
  • Attending Staff Surgeon, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Motts Children‘s Hospital (1994–2000)
  • Attending Surgeon, Department of Surgery, Sparrow Hospital (1994–2000)
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School, Pediatric Surgery (1994–2000)
  • Attending Surgeon, Department of Surgery, Oakwood Hospital (1995–1999)
  • Chief Surgery Resident, Department of Surgery, Children‘s Hospital of Philadelphia (1993–1994)
  • Instructor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1993–1994)
  • Instructor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (1991–1992)
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Awards and Honors:

  • President, International Pediatric Endosurgery Group (2011)
  • American Cancer Society Clinical Oncology Fellowship (1992)
  • Alfred Bialock Surgical Resident Award (1991)
  • H. William Scott, Jr. Research Fellow (1988)
  • National Research Service Award (1986)
  • Vanderbilt University Urology Research and Education Fund Fellow, (1979)
  • Class President, class of 1983 (1979)
  • Phi Beta Kappa, University of Alabama (1979)
  • Omicron Delta Kappa, University of Alabama (1979)
  • Graduated with Honors, University of Alabama (1979)

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • April 2017
    Role of Contingency Management in the Treatment of Youth and Their Parents in a Pediatric Tertiary Care Weight Management Program
    University at Buffalo Clinical and Translational Science Institute
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $42,000

Journal Articles:

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Evaluative Studies and Case Reports:


Professional Memberships:

  • Society of University Surgeons; National Organization (2019–present)
  • Surgeon-in-Chief Forum; National Organization (2017–present)
  • American College of Surgeons, Western NY Chapter; Local Organization (2015–present)
  • Buffalo Surgical Society; Local Organization (2014–present)
  • Buffalo Pediatric Society; Local Organization (2014–present)
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Alabama Chapter; Jefferson County Chapter, Alabama Medical Association (2013–present)
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery; National Organization (2011–present)
  • Alabama Medical Association; Local Organization (2003–present)
  • American College of Surgeons, Alabama Chapter; Local Organization (2002–present)
  • Obesity Society; National Organization (2001–present)
  • American Pediatric Surgical Association; National Organization (2000–present)
  • Central Surgical Association; National Organization (2000–present)
  • American Physiological Society; National Organization (1999–present)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Surgical Section; National Organization (1999–present)
  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract; National Organization (1999–present)
  • International Pediatric Endoscopy Group; International Organization (1999–present)
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons; National Organization (1998–present)
  • American College of Surgeons; National Organization (1997–present)
  • American College of Surgeons, Michigan Chapter; Local Organization (1997–present)
  • American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition; National Organization (1996–present)
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons; National Organization (1995–present)
  • Philadelphia County Society Medical Association; Local Organization (1992–present)
  • Pennsylvania State Medical Association; Local Organization (1992–present)
  • Tennessee State Medical Association; Local Organization (1990–present)
  • American College of Surgeons, Tennessee Chapter; Local Organization (1989–present)
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Presentations:

  • "Pediatric Case Debates and Controversies" American Pediatric Surgical Association (2019)
  • "Pediatric Gastric Interventional Surgery and Healthy Weigh Dinner Program" (2019)
  • "Pediatric Gastric Interventional Surgery and Healthy Weigh Dinner Program" (2019)
  • "“Surgical Case Studies”" Pediatric Resident Lecture Series (2018)
  • "Pediatric Case Debates and Controversies" American Pediatric Surgical Association (2018)
  • "Pediatric Resident Lecture Series, Surgical Case Studies" (2018)
  • "“Management of Pediatric Obesity Including Pediatric Bariatric Surgery and the Healthy Weigh Program”" Central New York Pediatric Club (2017)
  • "Pediatric Case Debates and Controversies" American Pediatric Surgical Association (2017)
  • "Perioperative safety of laparoscopic surgery in pregnant patients-one surgeon‘s experience" SAGES Meeting (2017)
  • "The Effect of Omegaven on Pro-Inflammatory Receptors" American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference (2017)
  • "The impact of Obesity on Specialty-specific 30-day Complications in Pediatric Surgery" Academic Surgical Congress (2017)
  • "Adolescent Bariatric Surgery: Where Are We Today?" Baystate Department of Surgery Grand Rounds (2016)
  • "Adolescent Weight Loss and Pediatric Obesity" Mercy Hospital of Buffalo Grand Rounds (2016)
  • "Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Severely Obese Adolescents" Academic Surgical Congress (2016)
  • "Childhood Obesity" Bariatric Symposium presented by Catholic Health (2016)
  • "Neonatal Surgical Problems" Pediatric Resident Lecture Series (2016)
  • "New Specialty in Equipment and Instruments" Advances in Surgical Technology Panel for Medical Students (2016)
  • "Pediatric General & Thoracic Surgical Emergencies in the Newborn" UB SUNY Grand Rounds (2016)
  • "Pediatric Obesity: From Genetics to Weight Loss Surgery" Medical Scientist Training Seminar (2016)
  • "Pediatric Surgery Case Debates and Controversies" American Pediatric Surgical Association (2016)
  • "The impact of obesity on specialty-specific 30-day complications in pediatric surgery." Academic Surgical Congress (2016)
  • "The impact of Omega 3 Fatty Acids on Hepatic Proinflammatory Cytokine Signaling" American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting (2016)
  • "What’s New with Appendicitis" Physician Town Hall Meeting (2016)
  • "A Provocative Signal of Alcohol Use From the Teen-Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery" The Obesity Society (2015)
  • "Adolescent Bariatric Surgery" UB SUNY Family Medicine Quarterly Grand Rounds (2015)
  • "Advanced Techniques in Pediatric Laparoscopy" American College of Surgeons Session on Pediatric SILS (2015)
  • "Bariatric Surgery: Indications & After Procedure Care" , Optimum Physician Alliance Group/Primary Care Physicians (2015)
  • "Gastroesophageal Reflux" Annual Pediatric Surgery Update Course 2015 (2015)
  • "Impact of Omegaven TM on LPS Mediated Liver Damage" American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting (2015)
  • "Pediatric Surgery Case Debates and Controversies" American Pediatric Surgical Association (2015)
  • "Single Site Surgery, Minimal Access and Lesson Notes from Pediatrics" SAGES Symposium (2015)
  • "Update of Adolescent Obesity" Buffalo Pediatric Society Meeting (2015)
  • "Updates in Pediatric Surgery" , Jamestown Primary Care (2015)
  • "What’s New with Appendicitis" Pediatric Travel Club – Buffalo (2015)
  • "Bariatric Surgery: From Bench to Bedside" Optimum Physician Alliance Continued Education Program (2014)
  • "Weight Loss Surgery in Children" UB SUNY Grand Rounds (2014)
  • "Novel Melanocortin 4 receptor (MC4R) gene variants associated with adolescent obesity" The Obesity Society (2013)
  • "Adolescent Bariatric Surgery: An Update" Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting (2012)
  • "Adolescent Bariatric Surgery: Where are we now?" General Surgery Grand Rounds, University of Alabama at Birmingham (2012)
  • "Single Incision Pediatric Endosurgery (SIPES) versus Mini-laparoscopy in Neonates" 21st Annual Congress of Endosurgery in Infant and Children (2012)
  • "Surgical vs Medical Treatment of Childhood Obesity”" Surgical Pediatric Anesthesiologist Lecture (2012)
  • "Adolescent Bariatric Surgery" Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Emory University, Zwiren Visiting Professor (2011)
  • "Adolescent Surgery: They Look Like Adults, But Aren't the Same." Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (2011)
  • "Childhood Obesity and Bariatric Surgery" , Alabama Blue Cross/Blue Shield (2011)
  • "Genetic Considerations Severe Childhood Obesity" American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Society, (2011)
  • "Halifax to Fish Oil" Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Emory University, Zwiren Visiting Professor (2011)
  • "Bariatric Surgery in Teens" Pediatric Grand Rounds, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Children's Hospital of Alabama (2010)
  • "Gastric Bypass Surgery in Children" 19th Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children (2010)
  • "Intestinal Rehabilitation Program at UAB/Children's" , University of Alabama at Birmingham, Children's Hospital of Alabama (2010)
  • "Neonatal Single Incisions Pediatric Endosurgery" Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (2010)
  • "When to Consider Bariatric Surgery in Teens" American Academy of Pediatrics Anual Meeting (2010)
  • "Controversies in Pediatric Obesity in Bariatric Surgery" 69th Annual Scientific Sessions, American Diabetes Association (2009)
  • "Bariatric Surgery in Adolescents" Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center (2008)
  • "Emergency Neonatal Gastrointestinal Surgery" , Caraway Medical Center (2008)
  • "Flexible Gastro-Intestinal Endoscopy Past and Present Applications in Pediatric Surgery" Society of American Gastrointestinal And Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting (2008)
  • "Pediatric Obesity: Genetics to the Operating Room" Genetics Grand Rounds, Department of Genetics (2008)
  • "Pediatric Extreme Obesity: Is Weight Loss Surgery an Option?" 2nd Annual Shoals Pediatric Update (2007)
  • "Adolescent Bariatric Surgery" American Diabetes Associations Scientific Sessions (2006)
  • "Genetic and Physiologic Basis for Obesity" Adolescent Bariatric Surgery Symposium, American Pediatric Surgical Association (2005)
  • "Medical Treatment is Preferable for Adolescent Obesity" SAGES/ASBS Issues in Bariatric Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons Nutrition Course (2005)
  • "Surgical Treatment of Pediatric Obesity" Jefferson County Association of Pediatricians (2004)
  • "The Pediatric Obesity Epidemic: Is There a Role for Radical Surgical Therapy?" Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, University of Alabama School of Medicine (2004)
  • "The Pediatric Obesity Epidemic: Is There a Role for Radical Surgical Therapy?" Pediatric Surgery Grand Rounds, Schneider Children's Hospital (2004)
  • "The Pediatric Obesity Epidemic: Is There a Role for Radical Surgical Therapy?" Surgery Grand Rounds, University of Alabama at Birmingham (2004)
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Contact Information

Conventus Building
1001 Main Street
3rd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: 716-323-6031
Fax: 716-323-6683
carrollh@buffalo.edu

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