Researcher’s Profile

Roman Nowygrod, MD

Director, Medical Student Clerkship Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
Director, Surgery Preceptorship Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
Publications: 
Watch what happens: using a web-based multimedia platform to enhance intraoperative learning and development of clinical reasoning. Fingeret AL, Martinez RH, Hsieh C, Downey P, Nowygrod R. Am J Surg. 2016 Feb;211(2):384-9. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2015.09.007. Epub 2015 Dec 1. PMID: 26801091.
Interhospital transfer for intact abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Ilonzo N, Egorova NN, Nowygrod R. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Apr;63(4):859-65.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2015.10.068. Epub 2016 Jan 9. PMID: 26781080.
Trend, Risk Factors, and Costs of Clostridium difficile Infections in Vascular Surgery. Egorova NN, Siracuse JJ, McKinsey JF, Nowygrod R. Ann Vasc Surg. 2015;29(4):792-800. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2014.10.031. Epub 2015 Jan 14. PMID: 25595110.
Failure to rescue trends in elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair between 1995 and 2011. Ilonzo N, Egorova NN, McKinsey JF, Nowygrod R. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Dec;60(6):1473-80. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2014.08.106. Epub 2014 Oct 14. PMID: 25441676.
Validity and reliability of a novel written examination to assess knowledge and clinical decision making skills of medical students on the surgery clerkship. Reinert A, Berlin A, Swan-Sein A, Nowygrod R, Fingeret A. Am J Surg. 2014 Feb;207(2):236-42. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2013.08.024. Epub 2013 Oct 24. PMID: 24216186.
About: 

Dr. Roman Nowygrod is Professor of Surgery and specializes in Vascular Surgery including reconstructive arterial surgery, minimal access vascular surgery, surgical and medical management of venous disorders, renal transplantation and angioaccess. He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University and his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his general surgical residency at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and a two year NIH research fellowship at the University of Minnesota where he earned a degree in Master of Science in experimental surgery. His research interests include prosthetic bypass graft modifications, improved techniques in bypass and venous surgery, coagulation management in vascular surgery and diseases, outcomes analyses in aortic, endovascular and peripheral vascular surgery and surgical education and training He is board certified in vascular surgery and general surgery. He is Director of the Vein disorder Treatment Center and Director of Columbia University Medical Student Surgical Education.