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Luke O. Schoeniger, M.D., Ph.D.

Luke O. Schoeniger, M.D., Ph.D.

General Surgery , Surgical Oncology , Surgery , Cancer

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About Me

Professional Background

Dr. Schoeniger is Professor of Surgery and Oncology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He received his M.D. and a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the New York University School of Medicine. He then completed his residency and fellowship in surgical oncology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital....
Dr. Schoeniger is Professor of Surgery and Oncology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He received his M.D. and a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the New York University School of Medicine. He then completed his residency and fellowship in surgical oncology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Schoeniger specializes in hepatobiliary, pancreatic and gastrointestinal surgery. His areas of special interest include benign and malignant diseases of the liver and pancreas, as well as laparoscopic and robotic surgery including laparoscopic and robotic surgery of the stomach, small intestine, colon, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, and laparoscopic hernia repair.

Faculty Appointments

Professor - Department of Surgery, Oncology (SMD)


Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Surgery (General Surgery), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. 1990 - 1992

Residency, Surgery (General Surgery), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. 1989 - 1995

Internship, Surgery (General Surgery), Johns Hopkins Hospital. 1988 - 1989

Residency, Resident, Johns Hopkins Hospital (USA). 1988 - 1995


MD | NYU Langone Health. 1988


Seymour I. Schwartz Excellence in Teaching Award. 2011 - 2012

Seymour I. Schwartz Excellence in Teaching Award. 2002 - 2003

Zuidema Award for Research in Surgery. 1992

Prize for Undergraduate Research in Chemistry. 1980


Journal Articles

Intrathecal Morphine and Effect on Opioid Consumption and Functional Recovery after Pancreaticoduodenectomy.

Burchard PR, Melucci AD, Lynch O, Loria AA, Dave Y, Strawderman M, Schoeniger LO, Galka E, Moalem J, Linehan DC

Journal of the American College of Surgeons.. 2022 May 4 Epub 05/04/2022.

Early Prediction of Length of Stay After Pancreaticoduodenectomy.

Pineda-Solis K, Burchard PR, Ruffolo LI, Schoeniger LO, Linehan DC, Moalem J, Galka E

The Journal of surgical research.. 2020 December 22 Epub 12/22/2020.

Wound Infections After Pancreaticoduodenectomy.

Schoeniger LO, Linehan DC

JAMA surgery.. 2016 May 1151 (5):440. Epub 1900 01 01.

Long-Term Survival of a Patient with Metastatic Small-Cell Carcinoma of the Stomach Treated with Radiation Therapy.

Bergsma DP, Schoeniger LO, Bratton L, Katz AW

Case reports in oncology.. 2015 8 (3):416-22. Epub 10/08/2015.

Unresectable locally advanced pancreatic cancer: treatment with neoadjuvant leucovorin, fluorouracil, irinotecan, and oxaliplatin and assessment of surgical resectability.

Mondo EL, Noel MS, Katz AW, Schoeniger LO, Hezel AF

Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.. 2013 January 2031 (3):e37-9. Epub 12/10/2012.

The influence of staple size on fistula formation following distal pancreatectomy.

Sepesi B, Moalem J, Galka E, Salzman P, Schoeniger LO

Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract.. 2012 February 16 (2):267-74. Epub 10/21/2011.

Giant pancreatic tumor with clinical characteristics of insulinoma but without common pathologic features.

Oberheim NA, Kim A, Farkas RL, Ruan DT, Schoeniger LO, Schiffhauer LM, Moalem J

Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.. 2011 17 (2):e12-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

For patients undergoing pancreatoduodenectomy, epidural anesthesia and analgesia improves pain but increases rate of intensive care unit admissions and alterations in analgesics

Choi, DX; Schoeniger, LO.

Pancreas. 2010; 39(4): 492-7.

Solitary fibrous tumor of the pancreas: a case report.

Miyamoto, H; Molena, DA; Schoeniger,LO; Xu,H.

Int J Surg Pathol. 2007; 15: 311-314.

Dual diagnoses: Gallstone ileus and squamous cell carcinoma of the gallbladder

Wang, SS; Katzman, PJ; Schoeniger, LO.

Surgical Rounds. 2007; : 534-.

Laparoscopic Spleen-Preserving Distal Pancreatectomy

Khanna, A; Koniaris, LG; Nakeeb, A; Schoeniger, LO.

Journal of Gastrointestional Surgery. 2005; 9: 733-738.

Pancreaticoduodenectomy in the Presence of SMV Obstruction,

Koniaris, LG; Staveley-O'Carroll, KF; Zeh, HJ; Perez, E; Jin, X; Maley, WR; Zabari, G; Bartlett, DL; Khanna, A; Franceschi, D; Schoeniger, LO.

Journal of Gastrointestional Surgery. 2005; 9(7): 915-921.

The Quick, No-Twist, No-Kink Portal Confluence Reconstruction.

Koniaris, LG; Schoeniger, LO; Kovach, S; Sitzman, JV.

J Amer Coll Surgery. 2003; 196: 490-494.

Optimal Closure of the Complex Abdomen.

Schoeniger, LO; Bankey, P; Drugas, G; Koniaris, LG.

Arch Surgery. 2003; 138: 458.

Imaging Intrahepatic Gas.

Abt, P; Halaby, I; Schoeniger, LO; Koniaris, LG.

J AM Coll Surgery. 2002; 195(1): 129.

Small Bowel Obstruction Due to a Paracolonic Retroperitoneal Hernia.

Koniaris, LG; Schoeniger, LO; Kovach, S; Sitzmann, JV.

The Amer Surgeon. 2002; 68: 1-3.

Laparoscopic cyst decortication using the harmonic scalpel for symptomatic autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease.

McNally ML, Erturk E, Oleyourryk G, Schoeniger L

Journal of endourology. 2001 August 15 (6):597-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Dynamic Retention: A Technique for Closure of the Complex Abdomen in Critically Ill Patients.

Koniaris, LG; Henrickson, RJ; Drugus, G;.

Arch Surgery. 2001; 136: 1359-1362.

G207, Modified Herpes simplex Virus Type 1, Kills Human Pancreatic Cancer Cells In Vitro.

Lee, JH; Federoff, HJ; Schoeniger, LO.

Journal Gastrointestional Surgery. 1999; 3: 127-133.

Newly recognized entity: intraductal "oncocytic" papillary neoplasm of the pancreas

Jyotheeeswaran, S; Zotaliz, G; Penmetsa, P; Levea, CM, Schoeniger, LO; Shah, AN.

Journal of Gastroenterology. 1998; 93(12): 2539-43.

Myocardial heat shock gene expression in pigs is dependent on superoxide anion generated at reperfusion.

Schoeniger LO, Curtis W, Esnaola NF, Beck SC, Gardner T, Buchman TG

Shock.. 1994 January 1 (1):31-5. Epub 1900 01 01.

Induction of heat-shock gene expression in postischemic pig liver depends on superoxide generation.

Schoeniger LO, Andreoni KA, Ott GR, Risby TH, Bulkley GB, Udelsman R, Burdick JF, Buchman TG

Gastroenterology.. 1994 January 106 (1):177-84. Epub 1900 01 01.

Regulation of acute phase gene expression following surgery and endotoxin administration in the anesthetized pig.

Maeda K, Schoeniger LO, Shimada M, Winchurch RA, Buchman TG, Robotham JL

Anesthesiology.. 1993 December 79 (6):1324-37. Epub 1900 01 01.

Heat-shock gene expression excludes hepatic acute-phase gene expression after resuscitation from hemorrhagic shock.

Schoeniger LO, Reilly PM, Bulkley GB, Buchman TG

Surgery.. 1992 August 112 (2):355-62; discussion 362-3. Epub 1900 01 01.

Myocellular gene expression in response to ischemic-reperfusion injury during cardiopulmonary bypass.

Curtis, WE; Schoeniger, LO; Beck, SC; Buchman, TG; Gardner, TO.

Surgery Forum. 1992; 43: 215-217.

4.5S RNA is encoded by hundreds of tandem linked genes, has a short half-life, and is hydrogen bonded in vivo to poly {A} -terminated RNAs in cytoplasm of cultured mouse cells

Schoeniger,LO; Jelinek, WR.

Mol. Cellul Biol. 1986; 6: 1508.


In Textbook of Critical Care Medicine (1994)

Chapter: Regulation of Gene Expression.

Authors: Buchman TG and Schoeniger LO

Publisher: W.B. Saunders and Co., Philadelphia 1994

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