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Thane A. Blinman, MD, FAAP

Attending Surgeon

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Abstracts

2012

Blinman TA. Allometric scaling determines CO2 handling during insufflation [abstract]. 21st Congress for Endosurgery in Children. International Pediatric Endosurgery Group; 2012 Mar 6-12; San Diego, CA.

Blinman TA, Casale P. The PEDESTAL Project: explicit pediatric MIS training beyond simulation [abstract]. 21st Congress for Endosurgery in Children. International Pediatric Endosurgery Group; 2012 Mar 6-12; San Diego, CA.

2010

Santore MT, Behar BJ, Blinman TA, Doolin EJ, Hedrick HL, Mattei P, et al. Hepaticoduodenostomy versus hepaticojejunostomy for reconstruction after resection of choledochal cyst [abstract]. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2010 May 16-19; Orlando, FL.

Blinman TA, Cook RC, Kroeplin MR, Drill A. Wretched retchers! A multidisciplinary clinic improves surgical and functional outcomes after fundoplasty in children [abstract]. American Society for Parental and Enteral Nutrition Clinical Nutrition Week; 2010 Feb 9-12; Las Vegas, NV.

Awards

2001, Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching, UCLA School of Medicine
2001, Golden Scalpel Award for Excellence in Teaching, UCLA Division of General Surgery
1994, Canby Robinson Society Award, Vanderbilt University Surgery
1990, UCLA Alumni Scholar
1990, UCLA Regents Scholar

Books

Chapters

2011

Blinman TA. Gastroesophageal reflux disease. In: Mattei P, editor. Fundamentals of pediatric surgery. New York: Springer; 2011. p. 333-41.

Blinman TA. Pediatric trauma resuscitation. In: Mattei P, editor. Fundamentals of pediatric surgery. New York: Springer; 2011. p. 103-9.

Blinman TA, Rothenberg SS. Laparoscopic repair of diaphragmatic defects: congenital diaphragmatic hernia (of Bochdalek) and eventration. In: Bax Klaas KNMA, Georgeson KE, Rothenberg S, Valla JS, Yeung CK, editors. Endoscopic surgery iniInfants and children. Berlin: Springer; 2008. p. 569-73.

2008

Blinman T, Nance ML. Special consideration in trauma in children. In Flint L, Meredith JW, Schwab CW, Trunkey DD, Rue LW, Taheri PA, editors. Trauma: contemporary principles and therapy. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins; 2008. p. 575-95.

1999

Chandler C, Blinman T, Cryer H. Acute renal failure. In: Mattox DL, Moore EE, Feliciano DV, editors. Trauma. 4th ed. New York: Appleton & Lange; 1999. p. 174-201.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial positions

Ad hoc reviewer

2005-present, Anesthesia and Analgesia
2004-present, Annals of Surgery
2004-present, Pediatric Emergency Care
2004-present, Surgical Endoscopy

Academic and institutional committees

2010-present, Medical Education Council
2008-present, Epic Clinical Advisory Team
2008-present, GS EpicCare Implementation Team
2006-present, SCM Downtime Committee
2006-present, Trauma Committee
2006-present, Strategic Telecommunications Planning Meeting

Leadership

Memberships in professional organizations

2011-present The American Physiological Society
2010-present Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
2008-present International Pediatric Endosurgery Group
2008-present American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Surgery
2007-present Children’s Oncology Group
2003-present American Association for the Advancement of Science
2003-present American College of Surgeons (Associate Fellow)
1998-present Biomedical Engineering Society

Original Papers

2011

Calabria AC, Gallagher PR, Simmons R, Blinman T, De León DD. Postoperative surveillance and detection of postprandial hypoglycemia after fundoplasty in children. J Pediatr. 2011 Oct;159(4):597-601.e1. Epub 2011 May 17.
Cited in PubMed; PMID 21592499. Read the abstract 

Biko DM, Anupindi SA, Hanhan SB, Blinman T, Markowitz RI. Assessment of recurrent abdominal symptoms after Ladd procedure: clinical and radiographic correlation. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Sep;46(9):1720-5. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21929980. Read the abstract

Blinman T, Cook R. Allometric prediction of energy expenditure in infants and children. Infant Child Adolesc Nutr. 2011 Aug;3(4):216-224. Cited in PubMed; PMCID: PMC3255515.Read the article

Santore MT, Deans KJ, Behar BJ, Blinman TA, Adzick NS, Flake AW. Laparoscopic hepaticoduodenostomy versus open hepaticoduodenostomy for reconstruction after resection of choledochal cyst. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2011 May;21(4):375-8. Epub 2011 Mar 28. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21443442. Read the abstract 

Frioux SM, Blinman T, Christian CW. Vaginal lacerations from consensual intercourse in adolescents. Child Abuse Negl. 2011 Jan;35(1):69-73. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21315449. Read the abstract

Santore MT, Behar BJ, Blinman TA, Doolin EJ, Hedrick HL, Mattei P, et al. Hepaticoduodenostomy vs hepaticojejunostomy for reconstruction after resection of choledochal cyst. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Jan;46(1):209-13. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21238669. Read the abstract  

2010

Pineles SL, Avery RA, Moss HE, Finkel R, Blinman T, Kaiser L, Liu GT. Visual and systemic outcomes in pediatric ocular myasthenia gravis. Am J Ophthalmol. Am J Ophthalmol. 2010 Oct;150(4):453-459.e3. Epub 2010 Aug 1. Cited in PubMed; PMID 20678749. Read the abstract

Blinman T. Incisions do not simply sum. Surg Endosc. 2010 Jul;24(7):1746-51. Epub 2010 Jan 7. Cited in PubMed; PMID 20054565. Read the abstract

Posters and Presentations

2011

Blinman T. Hidden shock: substrate delivery in pediatric surgical outcomes [presentation].  Noon Conference as Visiting Professor, St. Peter’s University Hospital; 2011 Jun 9; New Brunswick, NJ.

Blinman T. We do small: small incisions in small patients with unsmall problems [presentation]. Grand Rounds as Visiting Professor, St. Peter’s University Hospital; 2011 Jun 9; New Brunswick, NJ.

2010

Blinman T. NEC: pathogenesis, prevention, and treatment [presentation]. American Society for Parental and Enteral Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition Week 2010; 2010 Feb 9-12;  Las Vegas, NV.

Trauma recovery and nutrition [presentation].American Society for Parental and Enteral Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition Week 2010; 2010 Feb 9-12; Las Vegas, NV.

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