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Paul E. Wise, MD

Professor, Surgery
Director, Washington University Inherited Colorectal Cancer and Polyposis Registry
Program Director, Washington University General Surgery Residency

Specialty Areas

Colorectal Surgery
Colorectal Surgery
Colon and Rectal Cancer
Crohn's Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Board Certifications

Surgery
Colon and Rectal Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Inherited colorectal cancer and hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes (Lynch syndrome, hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC), familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP), polyposis syndromes), colon cancer, rectal cancer, anal cancer, colon and rectal polyps, inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis), other disease of the colon and rectum (diverticulitis, benign and malignant disease of the anorectum)

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Gastrointestinal Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 8
Office Phone: (314) 454-7177
Fax: (314) 454-5249

Education

Education

B.S. (Chemistry): Georgetown University, Washington DC 1992
Medical Degree: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 1996
Residency: General Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 2003
Residency (Research): Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplant, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 2001
Fellowship: Colon and Rectal Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis MO 2004

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery: Not Only for Senior Residents.
Cullinan DR, Schill MR, DeClue A, Salles A, Wise PE, Awad MM
J Surg Educ. 2017 Jul 27; pii: S1931-7204(17)30250-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2017.07.017.

PMID:
    28756968
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Readiness of US General Surgery Residents for Independent Practice.
George BC, Bohnen JD, Williams RG, Meyerson SL, Schuller MC, Clark MJ, Meier AH, Torbeck L, Mandell SP, Mullen JT, Smink DS, Scully RE, Chipman JG, Auyang ED, Terhune KP, Wise PE, Choi JN, Foley EF, Dimick JB, Choti MA, Soper NJ, Lillemoe KD, Zwischenberger JB, Dunnington GL, DaRosa DA, Fryer JP, Procedural Learning and Safety Collaborative (PLSC).
Ann Surg. 2017 Jul 24; doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002414.

PMID:
    28742711
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Combination of Oral Antibiotics and Mechanical Bowel Preparation Reduces Surgical Site Infection in Colorectal Surgery.
Ohman KA, Wan L, Guthrie T, Johnston B, Leinicke JA, Glasgow SC, Hunt SR, Mutch MG, Wise PE, Silviera ML
J Am Coll Surg. 2017 Jul 6; pii: S1072-7515(17)30593-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2017.06.011.

PMID:
    28690206
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Syndromes.
Wells K, Wise PE
Surg Clin North Am. 2017 Jun; 97(3)605-625. doi: 10.1016/j.suc.2017.01.009.

PMID:
    28501250
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Preoperative Chemotherapy and Survival for Large Anorectal Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors: A National Analysis of 333 Cases.
Hawkins AT, Wells KO, Krishnamurty DM, Hunt SR, Mutch MG, Glasgow SC, Wise PE, Silviera ML
Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 May; 24(5)1195-1201. doi: 10.1245/s10434-016-5706-1.

PMID:
    28050726
    [PubMed - in process]
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Surgical Considerations in the Treatment of Small Bowel Crohn's Disease.
Maguire LH, Alavi K, Sudan R, Wise PE, Kaiser AM, Bordeianou L
J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 Feb; 21(2)398-411. doi: 10.1007/s11605-016-3330-9.

PMID:
    27966058
    [PubMed - in process]
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The Feasibility of Real-Time Intraoperative Performance Assessment With SIMPL (System for Improving and Measuring Procedural Learning): Early Experience From a Multi-institutional Trial.
Bohnen JD, George BC, Williams RG, Schuller MC, DaRosa DA, Torbeck L, Mullen JT, Meyerson SL, Auyang ED, Chipman JG, Choi JN, Choti MA, Endean ED, Foley EF, Mandell SP, Meier AH, Smink DS, Terhune KP, Wise PE, Soper NJ, Zwischenberger JB, Lillemoe KD, Dunnington GL, Fryer JP, Procedural Learning and Safety Collaborative (PLSC).
J Surg Educ. 2016 Nov - Dec; 73(6)e118-e130. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2016.08.010.

PMID:
    27886971
    [PubMed - in process]
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Impaired outcome colitis-associated rectal cancer versus sporadic cancer.
Klos CL, Safar B, Wise PE, Hunt SR, Mutch MG, Birnbaum EH, Fleshman JW, Dharmarajan S
J Surg Res. 2016 Jul; 204(1)123-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2016.03.006.

PMID:
    27451878
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Importance of surgical margins in rectal cancer.
Mukkai Krishnamurty D, Wise PE
J Surg Oncol. 2016 Mar; 113(3)323-32. doi: 10.1002/jso.24136.

PMID:
    27094456
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A proposed staging system and stage-specific interventions for familial adenomatous polyposis.
Lynch PM, Morris JS, Wen S, Advani SM, Ross W, Chang GJ, Rodriguez-Bigas M, Raju GS, Ricciardiello L, Iwama T, Rossi BM, Pellise M, Stoffel E, Wise PE, Bertario L, Saunders B, Burt R, Belluzzi A, Ahnen D, Matsubara N, Bülow S, Jespersen N, Clark SK, Erdman SH, Markowitz AJ, Bernstein I, De Haas N, Syngal S, Moeslein G
Gastrointest Endosc. 2016 Jul; 84(1)115-125.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2015.12.029.

PMID:
    26769407
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Role of Transanal Surgery in the Management of T1 Rectal Cancers.
Hassan I, Wise PE, Margolin DA, Fleshman JW
J Gastrointest Surg. 2015 Sep; 19(9)1704-12. doi: 10.1007/s11605-015-2866-4.

PMID:
    26048145
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Erratum to: Clostridium Difficile Infection from a Surgical Perspective.
Kaiser AM, Hogen R, Bordeianou L, Alavi K, Wise PE, Sudan R, CME Committee of the SSAT.
J Gastrointest Surg. 2015 Aug; 19(8)1563. doi: 10.1007/s11605-015-2863-7.

PMID:
    26037139
    [PubMed]
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Use of Endoscopic Ultrasound to Guide Adalimumab Treatment in Perianal Crohn's Disease Results in Faster Fistula Healing.
Wiese DM, Beaulieu D, Slaughter JC, Horst S, Wagnon J, Duley C, Annis K, Nohl A, Herline A, Muldoon R, Geiger T, Wise PE, Schwartz DA
Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2015 Jul; 21(7)1594-9. doi: 10.1097/MIB.0000000000000409.

PMID:
    25985245
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clostridium Difficile Infection from a Surgical Perspective.
Kaiser AM, Hogen R, Bordeianou L, Alavi K, Wise PE, Sudan R, CME Committee of the SSAT.
J Gastrointest Surg. 2015 Jul; 19(7)1363-77. doi: 10.1007/s11605-015-2785-4.

PMID:
    25917533
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Association of Perioperative Hypothermia During Colectomy With Surgical Site Infection.
Baucom RB, Phillips SE, Ehrenfeld JM, Muldoon RL, Poulose BK, Herline AJ, Wise PE, Geiger TM
JAMA Surg. 2015 Jun; 150(6)570-5. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2015.77.

PMID:
    25902410
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Acute health care resource utilization for ileostomy patients is higher than expected.
Tyler JA, Fox JP, Dharmarajan S, Silviera ML, Hunt SR, Wise PE, Mutch MG
Dis Colon Rectum. 2014 Dec; 57(12)1412-20. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000000246.

PMID:
    25380008
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Identification of pathologic features associated with "ulcerative colitis-like" Crohn's disease.
James SD, Wise PE, Zuluaga-Toro T, Schwartz DA, Washington MK, Shi C
World J Gastroenterol. 2014 Sep 28; 20(36)13139-45. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i36.13139.

PMID:
    25278708
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Segmental versus extended resection for sporadic colorectal cancer in young patients.
Klos CL, Montenegro G, Jamal N, Wise PE, Fleshman JW, Safar B, Dharmarajan S
J Surg Oncol. 2014 Sep; 110(3)328-32. doi: 10.1002/jso.23649.

PMID:
    24888987
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Sphincter-sparing surgery in patients with low-lying rectal cancer: techniques, oncologic outcomes, and functional results.
Bordeianou L, Maguire LH, Alavi K, Sudan R, Wise PE, Kaiser AM
J Gastrointest Surg. 2014 Jul; 18(7)1358-72. doi: 10.1007/s11605-014-2528-y.

PMID:
    24820137
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Accordion complication grading predicts short-term outcome after right colectomy.
Klos CL, Safar B, Hunt SR, Wise PE, Birnbaum EH, Mutch MG, Fleshman JW, Dharmarajan S
J Surg Res. 2014 Aug; 190(2)510-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2013.11.1084.

PMID:
    24485152
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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