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  Isaac Felemovicius M.D.
FACS, FASCRS


Date of Birth: March 24, 1966
Place of Birth: Evanston, Illinois

Current Academic Position: Adjunct Associate Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School

Education:

1972-1978
1978-1984
1984-1985
1986-1991









1991

Professional Exam:

Graduation Exam:

Licensing Exams:






Postdoctoral Training:
1992-1994


1994

1994-1995

1995-1998

1998-1999

1999-2000
 
Colegio Israelita de Mexico A.C. Elementary School
Colegio Isreletita de Mexico High School
Sabatical in Israel
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico Medical School
First Year: UNAM School of Medicine
Second Year: UNAM School of Medicine
Third Year: Specialties Hospital, National Medical Center, IMSS
Fourth Year: Dr. Manuel Gea Gonzalez Hospital
                   Ignacio Chavez Institute of Cardiology
                   Juan N. Navarro Children Psychiatric Hospital
                   National Respiratory Disease Center
Fifth Year: Undergraduate Internship, ABC Hospital, Mexico City
Sixth Year: Social Service, DIF. #35 Day Care Center and Nursery
M.D. Degree 1991

For the Degree of Medical Surgeon, December 5th, 1990.
Accredited with Exceptional Quality. (Graduation Exam)

Promoted with Honors and received the Title of Medical Surgeon, March 28th, 1992.

ECFMG Certification:
FEMGEMS Part 1, January 17, 1993 (78)
FEMGEMS Part 2, July 21, 1992 (77)
English test passed July 21, 1992
FLEX Part 1, December 1 – 3, 1992 (81)
FLEX Part 2, December 1 – 3, 1992 (79)
ECFMG certificate issued June 28, 1993



Postdoctoral Associate Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota. Research: Radiation Protection, Intraabdominal adhesions, Ventral Hernias, Laparoscopic Surgery
University of Minnesota General Surgery Program (Categorical position), National Residency Matching Program, March 16, 1994
Internship (General Surgery)
University of Minnesota Associated Hospitals
General Surgery Residency
University of Minnesota Associated Hospitals
Chief Resident General Surgery
University of Minnesota Associated Hospitals
Fellowship Colon and Rectal Surgery
University of Minnesota Associated Hospitals

Academic Activities and Teaching:

2000- Date

2004-2008


2000- Present


2008-2009


2005- Present
 
Adjunct Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Minnesota

Cancer Liaison Physician of the Commission on Cancer at North Memorial Health Care in Robbinsdale Minnesota

Mentor to Medical students and residents with active participation in conferences and medical rounds

Chief of Surgery Section (Elect as 01/01/08)
North Memorial Medical Center, Robbinsdale MN

Reviewer to medical journals: Diseases of the Colon & Rectum and Revista Espanola de Cirugia

Professional Experience:

2008- Present


2008- Present


2005- 2007

2000- 2007

2000- 2007
1999- 2001
 
Founder and Senior Advisory to the Felemovicius Family Foundation (FFF), for the education of young foreign physicians visiting our country
Founder of the Colon and Rectal Surgery and Colonoscopy Services. A division of North Clinic, PA, in cooperation with North Memorial Medical Center.
President of the Patient Complaint Committee; Colon and Rectal Surgery Associates, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Staff Surgeon Colon and Rectal Surgery Associates; Minneapolis, Minnesota
Staff Surgeon VA Medical Center; Minneapolis, Minnesota
Professional Translator (English, Spanish, Hebrew)

Hospital Staff Appointments:

2000- Present
2000- Present
2000- Present
2000- Present
2000- Present
2011- Present
2012- Present
 
North Memorial Medical Center, Robbinsdale MN
Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN
Fairview Southdale MD, Edina MN
University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics
Children Hospitals of Minneapolis & St. Paul MN
Maple Grove Hospital, Maple Grove MN
United Hospital, St. Paul MN

Honors:

1990
1991
1992
1993
1999

2002
2006-2016
2011-2016
2014
 
Best intern of his class, Hospital ABC Mexico City (Pre-grad)
Graduated with honors, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Best students of Medical School class (UNAM, Mexico )
Best Research talk, Minnesota Surgical Society
Resident Teacher of the Year Award
University of Minnesota Department of Surgery
Physician Collaboration Award, North Memorial Medical Center
Minnesota Top Doctors, Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine
Minnesota Top Doctors for Women, Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine
Honorary Member Spanish Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Licenses and Board Certifications:

1991
2001
2001
2003
2003
2003
2003
2003
2003
 
License to practice medicine and surgery in Mexico
Board Certified General Surgery in Mexico
American Board of Surgery (re-certified 2011)
Mexican Board of Surgery
American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery (re-certified 2013)
Mexican Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Minnesota Medical License
Wisconsin Medical License
California Medical License

Research Experience:

1992-2008


2000-2008
 
Research laboratory, University of Minnesota Department of Surgery; Radiation Enteritis, Adhesions, Ventral Hernia Repair and Laparoscopic Surgery.
Research laboratory, University of Minnesota Department of Surgery; Anastomotic complications, Post-operative ileus and Colonoscopy for Surgeons.

Memberships:


 Fellow of the American Collage of Surgery
 Fellow of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery
 American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery
 American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
 Consejo Mexicano de Cirugia
 Consejo Mexicano de Especialistas en enfermedades del Colon y del Recto
 Sociedad Mexicana de Coloproctologia. Colegio Mexicano de Cirujanos de Colon y Recto
 Wangensteen Surgical Society
 Spanish Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery (Honorary Member)


Visiting Professor / Named Lectures:

September 2000

September 2001

November 2001

September 2002

October 2002

February 2003

November 2003

July 2004

March 2005

May 2005

June 2005

June 2005

November 2005

March 2006
May 2006

October 2006
February 2007

May 9-11 2007

May 18-19 2007

November 2007

February 2008

May 2008

October 2008
October 2008
May 2009

May 2009

July 2009

February 2010

February 2011
May 2011

November 2011
February 2012
May 2012

October 2012
April 2013

October 2013
November 2013

May 2014

October 2014
February 2015
May 2015
May 2016
November 2016

February 2017
 
Invited professor Grand Rounds American British Cowdray Hospital; Mexico City, Mexico
Invited Professor XXXI Congreso Nacional de la Sociedad Mexicana de Coloproctologia; Merida, Mexico
Invited Professor V Reunion Nacional de la Asociacion Española de Coloproctologia; Madrid ,Spain
Invited Professor XXXII Congreso Nacional de la Sociedad Mexicana de Coloproctologia; Guadalajara, Mexico
Invited Professor VI Reunion Nacional de la Asociacion Española de Coloproctologia; Pamplona ,Spain
Invited Professor XXIV Jornadas medicas del Hospital Español; Mexico City, Mexico
Invited Professor XXVII Congreso Asociacion Mexicana de Cirugia General; Veracruz, Mexico
Invited Professor 1st International Course of High Medical Specialties; Mexico City, Mexico
Invited Professor, Minnesota Urological Society; Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Invited Professor XXXV Congreso Nacional de Coloproctologia; Ixtapa, Guerrero Mexico
Invited Profesor, IX Reunion de la Asociación Española de Coloproctologia; Girona, Spain
Invited Professor, Curso de Actualidades en tubo digestivo. Hospital ABC; Mexico City, Mexico
Invited Professor XXIX Congreso de la Asociación Mexicana de Cirugía General; Merida Mexico
Invited Profesor Minneapolis Surgical Society Lecture
Invited Professor XXXVI Congreso Nacional de Coloproctologia; Cancún Mexico
Invited Profesor SGNA, MnSGNA, Craguns; Brainerd, Minnesota
Invited Professor, Ecos de Cirugia General, Asociación Mexicana de Cirugía General; Mexico City, Mexico
Invited Professor XI Reunion Nacional de la Asociacion Española de Coloproctologia; San Sebastián, Spain
Invited Profesor VII Curso Internacional de Coloproctologia, Dr. Alfonso M. Fraise; Buenos Aires, Argentina
Invited Profesor XXXI Congreso de la Asociación Mexicana de Cirugía General. Leon, Guanajuato. Mexico
Invited Professor IV Curso de actualización en cirugía de Colon y Recto; Santander, Spain
Invited Professor North Memorial medical conference; Lake Vermillion, Minnesota
Invited Professor AST fall meeting; Anoka, Minnesota
Invited Professor SGNA, MnSGNA; Rochester, Minnesota
Invited Professor XXXIX Congreso nacional de especialistas en Coloproctología; Zacatecas, México
Invited Professor XIII Reunión Nacional de la Asociación Española de Coloproctología; Barcelona, Spain
Invited Professor, XXI Congreso Latinoamericano de Coloproctologia; Guayaqui, Ecuador
V International Symposium of Colon and Rectal Surgery; Santander, Spain
XIX Jornadas Internacionales de Coloproctologia; Baiona, Spain
Invited professor XV National Meeting of the Spanish Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery; Zaragoza, Spain
82nd Argentinean Society of Surgery; Buenos Aires, Argentina
XI Jornadas Internacionales de Coloproctologia; Baiona, Spain
Invited Professor XVI Reunión Nacional de la Asociación Española de Coloproctologia; Sevilla, Spain
MN SGNA fall conference, Alexandria, MN
Invited Professor Congreso Mexicano de Coloproctologia, Queretaro, Mexico
MN SGNA Fall Conference, Minneapolis MN.
Invited Professor 84th Argentinian Society of Surgery, Buenos Aires Argentina.
Invited Professor (Inducted as Honorary Member) Spanish Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery.
MN SGNA Fall conference, Alexandria MN
XII jornadas internacionales de Coloproctologia, Baiona, Spain
Spanish Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Valencia, Spain
Spanish Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Elche, Spain
Invited Professor 81 Congreso Argentino de Cirugía, Buenos Aires Argentina
XIV jornadas internacionales de Coloproctologia, Baiona, Spain

Abstracts and Publications:

Felemovicius I, Halabe J, Persistent Hiccups. Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment. Gac Med Mex 1990; 126(1):55-61.

Aparicio CA, Bernhardt CQ, Berron RA, Borunda ND, Druker MO, Felemovicius I, et al. Relationship between respiratory morbidity and ozone exposure in two groups of female patients in Mexico City. Rev Fac Med UNAM. 1989;Supp:20-1.

Cueto J, Felemovicius I. Foreign body related Appendicitis. Cirujano General 1991; 13(4):166-8.

Delaney JP, Bonsack ME, Felemovicius I. Lumenal route for intestinal Radioprotection. The American Journal of Surgery. 1993;166:492-501.

Delaney JP, Bonsack ME, Felemovicius I. Misoprostol in the intestinal lumen protects against radiation injury of the mucosa of the small bowel. Radiation Research. 1994; 137(7): 405-9.

Delaney JP, Bonsack ME, Felemovicius I. Radioprotection of the rat small intestine with topical WR-2721. Radiology. 1993 189(p) :267.

Delaney JP, Bonsack ME, Felemovicius I. Radioiprotection of the rat small intestine with topical WR-2721. Cancer.1994. 74(8).

Felemovicius I, Bonsack ME, Baptista ML, Delaney JP. Intestinal Radioprotection by Vitamin E. (alpha tocopherol). Annals of Surgery. 1995. 222(4):504-10.

Felemovicius I, Bonsack ME, Baptista ML,Hunter BA, Delaney JP. Intralumenal glutamine alone and glutamine + WR2721 provide intestinal radioprotection. Gastroenterology. 1995; 108(4):A1219.

Felemovicius I, Baptista ML, Bonsack Me, Delaney JP. The effects of intestinal contents on late radiation damage. Gastroenterology. 1996; 110(4):A1384

Baptista ML ,Felemovicius I, Bonsack ME, Delaney JP. Glutamine alters radiation enteritis: Route and timing of administration. Gastroenterology. 1997; 112:A536.

Felemovicius I, Bonsack ME, Griffin RD, Delaney JP. Radioprotection of the rat intestinal mucosa by Trilazad. Int J Radiation Biol. 1998;73(2):219-223.

Bonsack ME, Felemovicius I, Baptista ML, Delaney JP. Radioprotection of the intestinal mucosa of rats by Probucol. Radiat Res. 1999;151:69-73.

Baptista ML, Felemovicius I, Bonsack ME, Delaney JP. Abdominal Adhesions to prosthetic mesh studied by laparoscopy and electron microscopy. J Am Coll Surg. 2000;190:271-280.

Felemovicius I, Bonsack ML, Hagerman G, Delaney JP. Prevention of Adhesions to polypropylene mesh. J AM Coll Surg . 2004;198: 543-548.

Gaertner WB, Hagerman GF, Felemovicius I, Bonsack ME, Delaney JP. Antistatic Prevention of postoperative adhesions. Annual meeting of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. Seattle WA, 2006. (Poster presentation).

Hagerman GF, Gaertner WB, Felemovicius I, Bonsack ME, Delaney JP. Prevention of Adhesions to mesh and tissue. 3rd International Hernia Congress, American Hernia Society Boston MA. June 2006. (Poster presentation).

Gaertner WB, Hagerman GF, Felemovicius I, Bonsack ME, Delaney JP. Antistatic Prevention of postoperative adhesions. 1st Annual meeting of the European Society of Coloproctology. Lisbon, Portugal September 2006.

Gaertner WB, Hagerman GF, Felemovicius I, Bonsack ME, Delaney JP. Two experimental models for generating abdominal adhesions. J Surg Res. 2008; 146(2):241-5

Martinez Hernandez-Magro P, Pena Ruiz-Esparza JP, Villanueva Saenz E, Rocha Ramirez JL, Gomez Moralez E, Felemovicius I. Colonic Complications following Human bone marrow transplant. Journal of Coloproctology 2014 (in press)

Fagrelius T, Felemovicius I, A surprising finding in a screening colonoscopy, Minnesota Medicine October 2014.