Mojdeh S. Kappus

Mojdeh Kappus

Mojdeh S. Kappus


Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Advanced Gastrointestinal/Minimally Invasive Surgery, Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2019)
  • Residency, Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Med. Center (2018)
  • Internship, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Med. Center (2013)
  • BS, Harvard College (2008)

Awards and Honors:

  • SAGES Quality Improvement Award (2018)
  • Leo M. Davidoff Society Award (2017)
  • Teaching Star Award (2017)
  • Montefiore Dept. of Surgery Resident Research Da Finalist (2016)
  • Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation Fellow (2010)
  • Dr. Ange S. Naples Memorial Scholarship (2008)
  • Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science Award (2003)
  • Business First: First Honors in the Community (2003)



Professional Memberships:

  • We R SAGES Committee Member (2018–present)
  • Continuing Education Committee Member (2018–present)
  • SAGES Global Affairs Committee Member (2017–2018)
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (2016–present)
  • Association of Women Surgeons (2013–2016)
  • American College of Surgeons (2013–2015)
  • American Heart Association (2010–2012)

Presentations:

  • "Unintended consequences for patients denied bariatric surgery: a 12-year follow-up" 36th Annual Meeting of ASMBS at Obesity Week 2019 (2019)
  • "Implementing ERAS for laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy." 27th European Association for Endoscopic Surgeons Congress (2019)
  • "Virtual Intelligent Preceptor (VIP) for Surgical Coaching." SAGES Learning Center Coordinator (2019)
  • "ERAS pathway decreases length of stay and narcotic use in patients undergoing laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy" 8th Annual Harvard Surgery Research Day (2019)
  • "Robotic Curriculum and Simulation - What do we need?" Simulation for Training, Credentialing and Privileging, Service Line Evening Seminar Series (2019)
  • "Clinical Documentation Specialists Improve Revenue Collection in Surgical Trauma/SICU." Society of Critical Care Medicine Critical Care Congress (2018)
  • "Gastric band revision: A single institution's comparison of outcomes in patients converted to sleeve gastrectomy vs Roux-en-Y gastric bypass." Resident Research Day, Montefiore Medical Center (2016)
  • "Activation of the Liver X Receptor decreases atherosclerosis in Ldlr/ mice in the absence of ATP-binding Cassette Transporters A1 and G1" Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology Early Career Reception (2011)
  • "Activation of the Liver X Receptor decreases atherosclerosis in Ldlr/ mice in the absence of ATP-Binding Cassette Transporters A1 and G1 in myeloid cells." American Heart Association Scientific Sessions (2011)
  • "Activation of the Liver X Receptor decreases atherosclerosis in Ldlr'/' mice in the absence of ABCA1/G1 transporters in myeloid cells." Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation 31st Annual Scientific Meeting (2011)
  • "Activation of the Liver X Receptor Decreases Atherosclerosis in Ldlr/mice in the Absence of ABCA1/G1 Transporters in Myeloid Cells." Seminars in Lipoprotein Metabolism, Atherosclerosis & Nutrition, Columbia University Medical Center (2011)
  • "Activation of the Liver X Receptor decreses atherosclerosis in Ldlr/ mice in the absence of ABCA1/G1 transporters in myeloid cells." Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation, 31st Annual Scientific Meeting (2011)
  • "Role of LXRs in Modulating Leukocytosis in Atherosclerosis and Inflammatory Macrophage Signaling in the Liver" Division of Molecular Medicine Research in Progress Seminar, Columbia University Medical Center (2010)
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Contact Information

Buffalo General Hospital
Buffalo, NY 14203
mskappus@buffalo.edu