Education and Training
Internship, General Surgery West Virginia University Hospital Morgantown, WV
Residency, General Surgery, West Virginia University Hospital Morgantown, WV
Administrative Chief Resident, General Surgery, West Virginia University, Hospital Morgantown, WV
Residency, Thoracic Surgery, Milton S. Hershey Pennsylvania State Medical Center Hershey, PA
Clinical fellowship, Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta/Emory University Atlanta, GA
Post-Doctoral Clinical Fellow, Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Columbia University, New York, NY
Royal College of Surgeons Sponsored International Fellow & Specialist Registrar in Congenital Cardiac Surgery, The Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, London, UK
H.S.C. (Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination) Cadet College Hasanabdal, Attock, Pakistan
S.S.C (Secondary School Certificate Examination) Cadet College Hasanabdal, Attock, Pakistan
M.B.B.S. (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery) - The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
Titles and Academic Titles
CHOP Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
Departments and Services
R Semlacher, M Nuri. Successful management of absent sternum in an infant using porcine acellular dermal matrix. Arch Plas Surg. 2019. Apr
M Kajimoto, M Nuri, N Isern, I Robilland-Frayne, C Des Rosiers, M Portman. Metabolic response to stress by the immature right ventricle exposed to chronic pressure overload. J Am Heart Assoc 2019. Sep 3 8(17)
M Kajimoto, M Nuri, J Sleasman, A Olson, M Portman. Inhaled nitric oxide reduces injury and microglia activation in porcine hippocampus after deep hypothermic circulatory arrest. (Accepted for publication JTCVS)
L Tu, L Hsieh, M Kajimoto, K Charette, N Kibiryeva, A Forero, S Hampson, J Marshal, J O’Brien, M Scatena, M Portman, R Savan, C Benner, A Aliseda, M Nuri, D Bittel, P Pastuzsko, V Nigam. Shear stresses sssociated with cardiopulmonary bypass activate expression of inflammatory cytokines and induce necroptosis in monocytes via calcium dependent signaling (Submitted for publication)
M Kajimoto, M Nuri, N Isern, I Robilland-Frayne, C Des Rosiers. M Portman Metabolic response to the immature right ventricle to acute pressure overloading. J Am Heart Assoc 2018.Jun 7(11)
Malik M, Nuri MAK. Surgical considerations in atrioventricular canal defect. Seminars in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesia. 2017.May; 21(3):229-234
Kwon M, Schultz A, Permut L, McMullan DM, Nuri M: Complete atrioventricular canal defect with absent or diminutive primum atrial septal defect: Incidence, anatomic characteristics, and outcomes. Presented at the 28th Annual Visiting Scholar in Cardiothoracic Surgery Research Forum, University of Washington, Seattle, WA May 10 2019.
Kwon M, Schultz A, Permut L, McMullan DM, Nuri M: Complete atrioventricular canal defect with absent or diminutive primum atrial septal defect: Incidence, anatomic characteristics, and outcomes. Accepted for presentation at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Western Thoracic Surgical Association, Vail, CO June 2019.
“Metabolic manipulation of carbohydrate oxidation in a porcine right ventricle exposed to pressure overloading stress” M Kajimoto, M Nuri, N Isern, C Des Rosiers, M Portman: Circulation 2018: 136; A 17533 published Jun 9, 2018
“Inhaled Nitric Oxide as neuroprotection after deep hypothermic circulatory arrest” M Kajimoto, M Nuri, J Sleasman, A Olson, M Portman: Circulation 2018: 138; A 15080 published Nov 5, 2018
“The immature right ventricle has impaired fatty acid metabolic flexibility during acute physiologic stress” M Kajimoto, M Nuri, N Isern, C Des Rosiers, A Olson, M Portman: Circulation. 2016; 134: A 15107 published Nov 11, 2016
Nuri M, Chen JM: Pediatric cardiac tumors. STS Adult and Congenital E-Book. William A Baumgartner, Jeffrey P Jacobs (eds.). Chicago: Society of Thoracic Surgeons, 2021 (in press).
Nuri M, McMullan DM: New and developing technology for ventricular assistance. Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Intensive Care. Eduardo M. Da Cruz, Dunbar Ivy, James Jaggers (eds.), 7th Edition. Springer-Verlag London, 2021 (in press).
Awards and Honors
2003-2004, Appointed administrative chief resident of surgery at Department of Surgery, West Virginia University
2000-2004, Obtained 99th, 94th ,98th, 90th, 91st percentile on the ABS in-training exam
2001, Third prize in the junior resident paper competition at the Department of Surgery, West Virginia University Hospital, Morgantown, WV
2002, First prize in the resident’s essay competition at the American College of Surgeons Spring Meeting, West Virginia Chapter, White Sulfur Spring, WV
Leadership and Memberships
2017-present, American Association of Blood Banks
2016-present, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
2014-present, Washington State Medical Association
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