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Francesca M. Dimou, MD, MS

Assistant Professor, Surgery
Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Specialty Areas

General Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Bariatric Surgery
Robotic Surgery

Board Certifications

General Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Robotic surgery, bariatric surgery, foregut surgery

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

1 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

12634 Olive Blvd.
Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Education

Education

Fellowship: Advanced GI/Minimally Invasive Surgery: Weill Cornell Medicine/New York Presbyterian, New York, NY 2019
Residency: General Surgery: University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 2018
Research Fellowship: Master's of Clinical Sciences: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 2016
Medical Degree: University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 2011

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Proper Use of Cholecystostomy Tubes.
Dimou FM, Riall TS
Adv Surg. 2018 Sep; 52(1)57-71. doi: 10.1016/j.yasu.2018.03.011.

PMID:
    30098621
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Outcomes in Older Patients with Grade III Cholecystitis and Cholecystostomy Tube Placement: A Propensity Score Analysis.
Dimou FM, Adhikari D, Mehta HB, Riall TS
J Am Coll Surg. 2017 Apr; 224(4)502-511.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2016.12.021.

PMID:
    28069529
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The role of extended criteria donors in liver transplantation for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.
Dimou FM, Mehta HB, Adhikari D, Harland RC, Riall TS, Kuo YF
Surgery. 2016 Dec; 160(6)1533-1543. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2016.06.051.

PMID:
    27554622
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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On Surgeon Burnout: In reply to Bianchi and colleagues.
Dimou FM, Riall TS
J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Aug; 223(2)425-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2016.05.013.

PMID:
    27456255
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Incidence of hepaticojejunostomy stricture after hepaticojejunostomy.
Dimou FM, Adhikari D, Mehta HB, Olino K, Riall TS, Brown KM
Surgery. 2016 Sep; 160(3)691-8. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2016.05.021.

PMID:
    27392391
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Surgeon Burnout: A Systematic Review.
Dimou FM, Eckelbarger D, Riall TS
J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Jun; 222(6)1230-1239. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2016.03.022.

PMID:
    27106639
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Trends in Follow-Up of Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department with Symptomatic Cholelithiasis.
Dimou FM, Adhikari D, Mehta HB, Riall TS
J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Apr; 222(4)377-84. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2015.12.011.

PMID:
    26837281
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Hospital readmission after emergency room visit for cholelithiasis.
Williams TP, Dimou FM, Adhikari D, Kimbrough TD, Riall TS
J Surg Res. 2015 Aug; 197(2)318-23. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2015.04.032.

PMID:
    25959838
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pancreatic Resection Results in a Statewide Surgical Collaborative.
Dimou FM, Riall TS
Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Aug; 22(8)2462-3. doi: 10.1245/s10434-015-4536-x.

PMID:
    25814366
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The risk paradox: use of elective cholecystectomy in older patients is independent of their risk of developing complications.
Riall TS, Adhikari D, Parmar AD, Linder SK, Dimou FM, Crowell W, Tamirisa NP, Townsend CM Jr, Goodwin JS
J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Apr; 220(4)682-90. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2014.12.012.

PMID:
    25660731
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Clinical research outcomes with regards to bariatrics, foregut, and benign gallstone disease