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Kiavash R. Koko, M.D.

Kiavash R. Koko, M.D.

Clinical Fellow (PGY-6)
Advanced GI/MIS/Bariatrics

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  • June 2008, University of California Irvine, B.S., Biomedical Engineering
  • May 2013, Drexel University College of Medicine, MD.
  • 2013-2014: Categorical Internship General Surgery ,,Cooper University Hospital,,Cooper Medical School of Rowan University,,Camden, NJ
  • 2013-2019: General Surgery Residency,,Cooper University Hospital,,Cooper Medical School of Rowan University,,Camden, NJ,,,2015-2016: Research Fellowship,,Cooper University Hospital,,Cooper Medical School of Rowan University,,Camden, NJ
  • 2019 - Present: Advanced GI, MIS, Bariatrics Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery. Laparoscopic and Robotic.
  • Surgical Endoscopy. Endoscopic management of bariatric complications
  • Minimally invasive surgical treatment of GERD, hiatal hernias, and paraesophageal hernias
  • Achalasia
  • Robotic/laparoscopic inguinal and ventral hernia repair
  • Minimally invasive esophageal cancer treatment
  • General Abdominal Surgery
  • Acute Care Surgery

Kiavash R. Koko, M.D. is a general surgeon and clinical fellow in Advanced GI/MIS/Bariatric surgery.

Dr. Koko received his M.D. from Drexel University College of Medicine followed by a general surgery residency at Cooper University Hospital. Dr. Koko has presented his research at multiple national conferences, and has several peer-reviewed publications in various surgical topics. His research interests now include clinical outcomes in esophageal cancer treatment, as well as surgical endoscopy for complications of bariatric surgery. 

Dr. Koko is a member of the American Medical Association, American College of Surgeons, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, and American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

  1. Marcotte JH, Rattigan DA, Irons RF, Cahill KW, Zhang P, Chang S, Koko KR, Gaughan JP, Carpenter JP, Brown SA, Budak-Alpdogan T. The Effect of the Histone Deacetylase Inhibitor Suberoylanilide Hydroxamic Acid and Paclitaxel Treatment on Full-Thickness Wound Healing in Mice. Ann Plast Surg. 2018 10; 81(4):482-486. View in PubMed
  2. Koko KR, McCauley BD, Gaughan JP, Fromer MW, Nolan RS, Hagaman AL, Brown SA, Hazelton JP. Spectral analysis of heart rate variability predicts mortality and instability from vascular injury. J Surg Res. 2018 04; 224:64-71. View in PubMed
  3. Fromer MW, Chang S, Hagaman ALR, Koko KR, Nolan RS, Zhang P, Brown SA, Carpenter JP, Caputo FJ. The endothelial cell secretome as a novel treatment to prime adipose-derived stem cells for improved wound healing in diabetes. J Vasc Surg. 2018 07; 68(1):234-244. View in PubMed
  4. Koko KR, McCauley BM, Gaughan JP, Nolan RS, Fromer MW, Hagaman ALR, Choron RL, Brown SA, Hazelton JP. Kaolin-based hemostatic dressing improves hemorrhage control from a penetrating inferior vena cava injury in coagulopathic swine. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 07; 83(1):71-76. View in PubMed
  5. Koko KR, Chang S, Hagaman AL, Fromer MW, Nolan RS, Gaughan JP, Zhang P, Carpenter JP, Brown SA, Matthews M, Bird D. Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors Enhance Cytotoxicity Towards Breast Tumors While Preserving the Wound-Healing Function of Adipose-Derived Stem Cells. Ann Plast Surg. 2017 Jun; 78(6):728-735. View in PubMed
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  1. Koko KR, McCauley BD, Nolan RS, Fromer MW, Hagaman AR, Choron RL, Gaughan JP, Brown SA, Hazelton JP. Kaolin-based Hemostatic Dressing Improvs Hemorrhage Control From Penetrating IVC Injury in Coagulopathic Swine. Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma 30th Annual Scientific Assembly Paper Competition, Podium: 2017 February 10th; Hollywood, FL.
  2. Koko KR, Chang S, Hagaman A, Fromer M, Nolan RS, Zhang P, Carpenter J, Brown S. Bird D. Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors Enhance Cytotoxicity Towards Breast Tumors While Preserving the Wound Healing Function of Adipose Derived Stem Cells. Podium. Presented at: ASPS Plastic Surgery The Meeting; 2016 September 24th; Los Angeles, CA
  3. Koko KR, Chang S, Hagaman A, Fromer M, Nolan RS, Zhang P, Carpenter J, Brown S. Bird D. Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors Enhance Cytotoxicity Towards Breast Tumors While Preserving the Wound Healing Function of Adipose Derived Stem Cells. Podium. Presented at: Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons 33rd Annual Meeting; 2016 October 14th; Baltimore, MD.
  4. Koko KR, Gaughan JP, McCauley B, Fromer MW, Hagaman AL, Ryan RS, Brown SA, Hazelton JP. Heart-Rate Variability Predicts Mortality in a Hypothermic Coagulopathic Swine Hemorrhage Model. 12th Academic Surgical Congress, Podium: 2017 February 7; Las Vegas, NV.
  5. Fromer MW, Chang S, Zhang P, Koko KR, Hagaman AR, Nolan RS, Ortiz T, Brockunier R, Brown SA, Carpenter JP, Caputo FJ. The Human Umbilical Vein Endothelial Cell Secretome as a Novel Treatment to Prime Adipose-Derived Stem Cells for Improved Wound Healing in Diabetes. Podium. Presented at: PAS 2016. Philadelphia Academy of Surgeons; 2016 February 8th; Philadelphia, PA.
  6. Fromer MW, Chang S, Zhang P, Koko KR, Hagaman AR, Nolan RS, Ortiz T, Brockunier R, Brown SA, Carpenter JP, Caputo FJ. The Human Umbilical Vein Endothelial Cell Secretome as a Novel Treatment to Prime Adipose-Derived Stem Cells for Improved Wound Healing in Diabetes. Podium. Presented at: PAS 2016. Conjoint Meeting of Philadelphia Academy of Surgeons and New York Surgical Society; 2016 April 20th; Philadelphia, PA.
  7. Hagaman ALR, Zhang P, Koko K, Fromer M, Nolan RS, Chang S, Carpenter J, Brown SA, Gaughan J, Matthews M. The effects of chemotherapy on adipose-derived stem cells in breast cancer patients. Podium. Presented at: Camden Scholar's Forum 2016; Winners' Session. Cooper University Hospital; 2016 April 29; Camden, NJ.
  8. Hagaman ALR, Zhang P, Koko K, Fromer M, Nolan RS, Chang S, Carpenter J, Brown SA, Gaughan J, Matthews M. The effects of chemotherapy on adipose-derived stem cells in breast cancer patients. Podium. Presented at: Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons 33rd Annual Meeting; 2016 October 15th; Baltimore, MD.
  9. Koko KR, Gaughan JP, McCauley B, Fromer MW, Hagaman AL, Ryan RS, Brown SA, Hazelton JP.
  10. Spectral Analysis of Heart Rate Variability in a Swine Hemorrhage Model Reveals Markers of Mortality. Poster presented at: AAST 2016. The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Annual Meeting September 2016. Waikoloa, HI
  11. Koko KR, Chang S, Hagaman A, Fromer M, Nolan RS, Zhang P, Carpenter J, Brown S. Bird D. Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors Enhance Cytotoxicity Towards Breast Tumors While Preserving the Wound Healing Function of Adipose Derived Stem Cells. Poster Presented at: NJSPS 2016. New Jersey Society of Plastic Surgery 2016 Spring Meeting; 2016 May 7th New Brunswick, NJ
  12. Koko KR, Bird D, Chang S, Bayramova G, Hagaman A, Fromer M, Nolan RS, Zhang P, Carpenter J, Brown S. Enhancing Cytotoxicity of Paclitaxel and Improving Regenerative Function of ASCs by Manipulating Epigenetic pathways of Wound Healing. Poster Presented at: PAS 2016. Philadelphia Academy of Surgeons; 2016 February 8th; Philadelphia, PA.
  13. Fromer MW, Chang S, Zhang P, Koko KR, Hagaman AR, Nolan RS, Ortiz T, Brockunier R, Brown SA, Carpenter JP, Caputo FJ. Human Umbilical Vein Endothelial Cell Conditioned Medium in the Presence of High Glucose Increases in vitro Adipose-Derived Stem Cells Proliferation and in vivo Vascularization. Poster. Presented at: Society for Vascular Surgery- Vascular Research Initiatives Conference; 2016 May 4th; Nashville, TN.
  14. Fromer MW, Chang S, Zhang P, Koko KR, Hagaman AR, Nolan RS, Ortiz T, Brockunier R, Brown SA, Carpenter JP, Caputo FJ. Human Umbilical Vein Endothelial Cell Conditioned Medium in the Presence of High Glucose Increases in vitro Adipose-Derived Stem Cells Proliferation and in vivo Vascularization. Poster. Presented at: American Heart Association- Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology- Peripheral Vascular Disease 2016 Scientific Sessions; 2016 May 5th-7th; Nashville, TN.
  15. Fromer MW, Chang S, Zhang P, Koko KR, Hagaman AR, Nolan RS, Ortiz T, Brockunier R, Brown SA, Carpenter JP, Caputo FJ. The Human Umbilical Vein Endothelial Cell Secretome as a Novel Treatment to Prime Adipose-Derived Stem Cells for Improved Wound Healing in Diabetes. Podium. Presented at: Camden Scholar's Forum 2016. Cooper University Hospital; 2016 April 19-21; Camden, NJ.
  16. Hagaman ALR, Zhang P, Koko K, Fromer M, Nolan RS, Chang S, Carpenter J, Brown SA, Gaughan J, Matthews M. The effects of chemotherapy on adipose-derived stem cells in breast cancer patients. Poster Presented at: NJSPS 2016. New Jersey Society of Plastic Surgery 2016 Spring Meeting; 2016 May 7th New Brunswick, NJ
  17. Nolan, RS, Chang, S, Fromer, MW, Hagaman, ALR, Koko, KR, Milton, L, Carpenter, JP, George-Weinstein, M, Brown, SA. Identification of the unique myoD and noggin-expressing lineage (Myo/Nog) in human adipose tissue. Poster presented at: Camden Scholar's Forum 2016. Cooper University Hospital; 2016 April 19; Camden, NJ
  18. Nolan, RS, Chang, S, Fromer, MW, Hagaman, ALR, Koko, KR, Milton, L, Carpenter, JP, George-Weinstein, M, Brown, SA. Identification of the unique myoD and noggin-expressing lineage (Myo/Nog) in human adipose tissue. Poster presented at: NJ Society of Plastic Surgeons. 2016 May 7; Woodbridge, NJ
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