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Curriculum Vitae

Todd David Wilson, MD, FACS

PRESENT TITLE:

Assistant Professor

Medical Director of Surgical Innovation and Robotics Institute

ADDRESS:

Department of Surgery Division of Minimally Invasive and

Elective General Surgery

The University of Texas Medical School at Houston

6431 Fannin Street, MSB 4.162, Houston, TX 77030

BIRTHDATE:

November 27, 1970

CITIZENSHIP:

United States

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION:

B.S. Chemistry, 1994

United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD

GRADUATE EDUCATION:

Doctor of Medicine, 2003

The University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX

POST GRADUATE TRAINING:

Residency, General Surgery, 2003-2008

The University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Houston, TX

Fellowship, Minimally Invasive and Elective General Surgery, 2008-2009

Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Houston, TX

MILITARY SERVICE:

United States Navy, 1993-1999

ADMINISTRATIVE AND ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:

Assistant Professor, 2009-present

Department of Surgery, Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery

The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX

Medical Director of Surgical Innovation and Robotics Institute, 2009-present

The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Department of Surgery, Houston, TX

Director of the Surgical Skills Training Program, 2009-present

The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Department of Surgery, Houston, TX

Section Chief of Colorectal Surgery, August 2009 – present

The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Department of Surgery, Houston, TX

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS:

Attending Surgeon, August 2008 – present

Harris County Hospital District

Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital

Houston, TX

Staff Surgeon, August 2009 – present

Medical Director of Surgical Innovation and Robotic Institute

Memorial Hermann Hospital-Texas Medical Center

Staff Surgeon, September 2009 – present

Memorial Hermann Surgery Center-Texas Medical Center

Staff Surgeon, September 2009 – present

Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital-Katy, TX

Staff Surgeon, September 2009 – present

Memorial Hermann-Memorial City Hospital

Staff Surgeon, 2009-present

Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital-Houston, TX

Staff Surgeon, 2009-present

The Methodist Hospital-Texas Medical Center

Staff Surgeon, September 2009 – 2011

Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital-Sugar Land, TX

Staff Surgeon, 2014-present

Victory Medical Center-Houston, TX

LICENSURE:

License # N1226, Texas

CERTIFICATION:

American Board of Surgery, 2009-present

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

Local

Houston Bariatric Society, 2009-present

Regional

Texas Association of Bariatric Surgery, Board of Directors and Secretary, 2009-present

Texas Association Harris Medical Society, 2010-present

Texas Medical Association, 2010-present

South Texas Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, 2010-present

Texas Association of Surgical Skills Labs (TASSL), 2009-present, Board of Governors,

2013-present

National

American College of Surgeons, Associate Fellow, 2011-present

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), 2010-present

The Association for Surgical Education, 2010-present

Clinical Robotics Surgery Association, 2011-present

HONORS AND AWARDS:

Dean's Teaching Excellence Award-University of Texas Medical School, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Outstanding Surgery Student – University of Texas Health Science Center Houston Class, 2003

Naval Commendation Medal, 1998, 1999

Naval Achievement Medal, 1996, 1997

Decommissioning Officer of the Deck USS SHENANDOAH

Naval Achievement Medal, 1995

Navy Ship-handler of the Year, 1995

National Champions-U.S. Naval Academy Sailing Team, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994

Eagle Scout-Boy Scouts of America

SERVICE ON THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL SCHOOL AT HOUSTON COMMITTEES:

Senate Faculty, 2010-2013

SERVICE ON THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL SCHOOL AT HOUSTON AFFILIATED HOSPITAL COMMITTEES:

Operating Room Committee, Memorial Hermann Hospital (MHH) 2009-present

Surgery Block Schedule Subcommittee, MHH, 2009-present

Hermann Network Providers Clinical Programs Committee (CPC) Bariatric Subcommittee, 2009-present

Memorial Hermann Hospital-National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP), Committee Champion, 2013-present

SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY:

May 1999-May 2001

HOMES-Volunteer health care for the homeless-establishing member

CURRENT TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES:

Director of Surgical Skills Training-developed certification program for 40 residents to certify skills in laparoscopic surgery, endoscopic surgery, and robotic surgery. 2009-present

Surgical Residency Program-responsible for teaching, developing, and supervising 40 residents in the clinical practice of surgery daily. 2009 – present

Minimally Invasive Fellowship, responsible for teaching, developing, and supervising 2 + permanent fellows and additional rotating fellows daily in advanced surgical practices through endoscopy, robotics, and laparoscopic surgery daily. 2009-present

Medical Students, Department of Surgery The University of Texas Medical School at Houston Clerkship lectures and clinical teaching 2009-present

CURRENT CLINICAL AND SERVICE RESPONSIBILITIES:

General Surgeon:

The Minimally Invasive Surgeons of Texas (MIST) as the elective surgery component

Surgery Department, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Fulltime 2009-present

Average approximately 10,000 RVUs per year

CURRENT GRANT SUPPORT/RESEARCH:

Gastric Electrical Stimulation for Drug-refractory Gastroparesis

P.I.: Todd Wilson, MD, FACS

Sponsor: MEDTRONICS: ENTERRA

2011-present

Validating a certification based surgical skills training program for general surgery residents

P.I.: Todd Wilson, MD, FACS

Sponsor: Simbionix

2014-present

Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair: the design of a randomized trial to compare bridged and transcutaneous closure of central defect surgical technique

P.I.: Todd Wilson, MD, FACS

2014 – present

Primary Obesity Multicenter Incisionless Suturing Evaluation: The PROMISE Trial

Co-Investigator: Todd Wilson, MD, FACS

Sponsor: APOLLO OVERSTICH

2012-present

"A Study of Clinical Outcomes of the REALIZE Adjustable Gastric Band-C at 2 Years in a US Patient Population of Obese Patients"

Co-Investigator: Todd Wilson, MD, FACS

Sponsor: Quintiles, Inc. (Ethicon Endo-Surgery Inc.), 0.30% effort

2009-present

"A Prospective Investigation of the Use of the Intuitive Surgical Single-site Instruments in a Representative Single Incision Laparoscopic Procedure"

Co-Investigator: Todd Wilson, MD, FACS

Sponsor: Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc.

2013-present

A Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Patients who have had Longitudinal Sleeve Gastrectomy with Posterior Crural Repair vs. without Posterior Crural Repair.

Co-Investigator: Todd Wilson, MD, FACS

2011-present

PAST GRANT SUPPORT:

"Improving Patient Safety and Healthcare Delivery Effectiveness by Ensuring Competency for Laparoscopic Surgery: FLS Training and Certification for UT Surgeons and OR Personnel"

P.I.: Todd Wilson, MD, FACS

Sponsor: The University of Texas Health Care Safety and Effectiveness Grants Program 2010-2011

PUBLICATIONS:

A. Abstracts (*presented):

  1. Wilson, EB, Wilson, T, Leong B, Snyder B: Robotic Inguinal Hernia Repair during Robotic Prostatectomy: Safe, Efficient, and Effective. The Southwestern Surgical Congress 61st Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2009. p148
  2. Brad Snyder MD, Duc Voung MD, Todd Wilson MD, Connie Klein NP, Erik Wilson MD "Aggressive support group attendance leads to better weight loss in the first 4 months after gastric banding." International Federation for the Society of Obesity, Aug 2009
  3. Brad Snyder MD, Todd Wilson MD, Connie Klein NP, Erik Wilson MD. "Unrealistic weight loss expectations after weight loss surgery seems to be commonplace." International Federation for the Society of Obesity, Aug 2009
  4. Brad Snyder MD, Todd Wilson MD, Connie Klein NP, Erik Wilson MD. "Metabolic syndrome is cured more effectively after gastric bypass compared to gastric banding." International Federation for the Society of Obesity, Aug 2009
  5. Brad Snyder MD, Todd Wilson MD, Connie Klein NP, Erik Wilson MD. "Creation and Validation of the Measured Outcome Results of Bariatric Interval Data: The MORBID score." International Federation for the Society of Obesity, Aug 2009
  6. Wilson, T., Wilson, E., Snyder, B., Toder, M., Leong, B: Robotic Assisted Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Combined Results of Two High Volume Centers. Oral Presentation, 14th World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity (IFSO), Paris, France, August 2009
  7. Carol Wolin-Riklin RD, Todd Wilson MD, Brad Snyder MD, Connie Klein NP, Erik Wilson MD: Routine assessment of Vitamin D should be performed for all patients with BMI>30 kg/m2," poster presentation at The Obesity Society's 2009 Annual Scientific Meeting, Washington, DC, October 2009
  8. Worley, TA, Snyder, BE, Aluka KJ, Todd Wilson MD, Wilson, EB. Creation of a Universal Score. Poster presentation at the 12th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, National Harbor, MD 2010. Surg Endos (2010) Suppl 1:24:S350. ID 28504
  9. Brad Snyder MD, Erik Wilson MD, Todd Wilson MD, Kanayochukwu Aluka MD, Todd Worley MD: Weight loss over time for Adjustable Gastric Bands, Roux-Y Gastric Bypasses, and Sleeve Gastrectomies: A Comparative Analysis. Poster presentation at the 27th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, Las Vegas, NV 2010
  10. Clayton Hackerman MD, Erik Wilson MD, Todd Wilson MD, Brad Snyder MD: "Forced erosion and endoluminal retrieval of nonadjustable gastric band," Accepted for presentation in the Video Session at the 27th Annual Meeting of the ASMBS, Las Vegas, NV June 2010
  11. Brad Snyder MD, Todd Wilson MD, Erik Wilson MD, Todd Worley MD: Patients Expect to Lose More Than Average Weight After Bariatric Surgery, Accepted for Poster of Distinction at the Scientific Session of the 12th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery hosted by SAGES and CAGS, National Harbor, MD, April 2010, Surg Endosc (2010) Suppl 1:24:S299 ID 27288
  12. Kanayochukwu J Aluka, MD, Todd D Wilson, MD, Brad E Snyder, MD, Sherman Yu, MD, Erik B Wilson, MD: "Forced Gastric Wall Erosion and Staged Removal of Nonadjustable Gastric Bands-A Case Series," 12th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, National Harbor, MD 2010. Surg Endos (2010) Suppl 1:24:S348. ID 28457
  13. Tieu KK, Allison ND, Haas EM. Snyder BE, Wilson TD, Leggett PL, Seger MV, Duperier FT, Andrassy RJ, Wilson EB: Minimally Invasive Surgeons of Texas: A Novel Model for Fellowship Training. 2011 Annual Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Conference, San Antonio Conference Center, San Antonio, TX, March 2011.

B. Refereed Original Articles in Journals:

  1. *Snyder, Brad E., Wilson, Todd; Scarborough, Terry; Yu, Sherman; Wilson, Erik B.: Lowering gastrointestinal leak rates: a comparative analysis of robotic and laparoscopic gastric bypass. J Robotic Surg. 2, 159-0163, 2008
  2. Snyder B, Wilson T, Mehta S, Bajwa K, Robinson E, Worley T, Aluka K, Wolin-Riklin C, Wilson E. Past, present, and future: Critical analysis of use of gastric bands in obese patients.Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes. 2010 Apr 1;3:55-65
  3. *Brad Elliot Snyder, Todd Wilson, Benjamin Y. Leong, Connie Klein and Erik B. Wilson: Robotic-Assisted Roux-en-Y-Gastric Bypass: Minimizing Morbidity and Mortality. Obesity Surgery 2010, 20(3), 265-70
  4. *Snyder B, Brown N, Wilson E, Wilson Todd, Miller N: Single Quadrant Robotically Assisted Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Description of a Surgical Technique. For publication to Surgical Endoscopy, January 2012
  5. *Melanie L. Hafford, Kent R. Van Sickle, Ross E. Willis, Todd D. Wilson, Kristine Gugliuzza, Kimberly M. Brown, Daniel J. Scott: Ensuring Competency: Are fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery training and certification necessary for practicing surgeons and operating room personnel? Surg Endosc. 2013 Jan;27(1):118-26
  6. Tieu K, Snyder B, Allison N., Wilson T., Toder M., Wilson E.: Robotic-Assisted Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: An Update from Two High Volume Centers. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2013 Mar-Apr;9(2):284-8
  7. *Todd Wilson, Nathan Miller, Nicholas Brown, Brad E. Snyder, Erik B. Wilson: Stent induced gastric wall erosion and endoscopic retrieval of nonadjustable gastric band: a new technique: Surg Endosc. 2013 May;27(5):1617-21
  8. Brad Snyder, Todd Wilson,Vicky Woodruff, Erik Wilson: Robotically Assisted Revision of Bariatric Surgeries Is Safe and Effective to Achieve Further Weight Loss: World Journal of Surgery, March 2013;37(11):2569-73
  9. Hall JJ, Fischer UM, Shah SK, Wilson TD: Video endoscope removal from the right main bronchus using a flexible esophagogastroduodenoscope. Am Surg. 2013 May;79(5):E1856

C. Invited Articles (Reviews, Editorials, etc.) in Journals:

Snyder B, Wilson E, Wilson T, Worley T, Aluka K, Robinson E, Bajwa K, Mehta S: A Necessary Step? A Critical Analysis of the Use of Gastric Bands in Obese Patients." Accepted for publication. Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity. 2010 Apr 1;3:55- 65

D. Books

K.C. Kim (ed.), Robotics in General Surgery, DOI 10.1007/978-1-4614-873905_11© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014. Brad Elliot Snyder, Todd Wilson, Benjamin Y. Leong, Connie Klein and Erik B. Wilson: Robotic-Assisted Roux-en-Y-Gastric Bypass: Minimizing Morbidity and Mortality. Obesity Surgery 20(3), 265-70, 2010.

E. Other Professional Communications

Presentations:

  1. "Surgical Endoscopy," Grand Rounds, University of Texas Medical School, Department of Surgery, Houston, TX, January 2009
  2. "Endoluminal Bariatric Surgery," Texas Weight Loss Surgery Summit, Houston, TX, January 2010
  3. "Surgical Endoscopy," Grand Rounds, University of Texas Medical School, Department of Surgery, Houston, TX, March 2010
  4. "Advancements in Laparoscopic Hernia Repair with Synthetic Grafts," Houston Hernia Center, UTHealth/Memorial Hermann Hospital, hosted by Bard Davol, Inc., Houston, TX, December 12, 2010
  5. "Endo-Assisted Component Separation with Biologic Reinforcement," Video/Didactic Presentation, UTHealth Medical School, hosted by Bard Davol, Inc. Houston, TX, December 13, 2010
  6. "How To" Segment: Upper Abdomen Approaches," 3rd Worldwide Congress Clinical Robotic Surgery Association, Houston, TX, November 3-5, 2011
  7. "Endoscopic Revisions: The Latest Options," Texas Association for Bariatric Surgery 2012 Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, January 21, 2012
  8. "Laparo-Endoscopic Single Site (LESS) Colorectal Surgery," 2012 Seventh Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Las Vegas, NV, February 14-16, 2012
  9. "Stent Erosion Abstract for the Results of 28 Consecutive Cases," 13th World Congress of International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and metabolic Disorders, Istanbul, Turkey, August 28 – 31, 2013
  10. SAGES Symposium on 3D, invited guest speaker for Olympus, Salt Lake City, UT, April 2-4, 2014
  11. "Fluorescence Imaging" Invited presenter for Novadaq at iSPIES 2014 Summit, Las Vegas, NV, June 6-8, 2014


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