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Walter Pegoli Jr., M.D.

Walter Pegoli Jr., M.D.

Pediatrics, Surgery, Cancer

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Professional Background

Walter Pegoli, M.D., Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at the University of Rochester Medical Center, received his M.D. from the New York Medical College and completed a residency in general surgery at the University of Maryland. After residency, Dr. Pegoli attended Johns Hopkins University School...
Walter Pegoli, M.D., Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at the University of Rochester Medical Center, received his M.D. from the New York Medical College and completed a residency in general surgery at the University of Maryland. After residency, Dr. Pegoli attended Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine where he completed a fellowship in pediatric surgery. Dr. Pegoli joined the Department of Surgery in 1997 and was Chief up until 2019 and was surgeon and chief at Golisano Children's Hospital from 2006 until 2019. His areas of specialty are neonatal surgery, non-cardiac thoracic surgery, complex gastrointestinal surgery and surgical oncology.

Certified Specialties

Pediatric Surgery - American Board of Surgery

Faculty Appointments

Professor - Department of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery (SMD)

Professor - Department of Pediatrics (SMD) - Joint

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital. 1990 - 1992

Residency, Surgery (General Surgery), University of Maryland Hospital for Children. 1985 - 1990

Internship, Surgery (General Surgery), University of Maryland Hospital for Children. 1984 - 1985

Education

MD | New York Medical College. 1984

Awards

Rochester Business Journal Health Care Management 2017 Honoree. 2017

Guide to America's Top Surgeon. 2009 - 2011

Patients' Choice Award. 2008 - 2011

Who's Who in Medical Science Education Academic Keys. 2005

Top Doctor. 2003 - 2012

Ruth A Lawrence Faculty Service Award. 2003

Ruth A Lawrence Faculty Service Award. 2003

First Prize, Surgical Resident Research Award. 1988

Alpha Omega Alpha. 1983

Phi Beta Kappa. 1980

BA, Biology (Magna Cum Laude). 1980

Beta Beta Beta (Biological Honor Society). 1979

Publications

Journal Articles

Initial Laparotomy Versus Peritoneal Drainage in Extremely Low Birthweight Infants With Surgical Necrotizing Enterocolitis or Isolated Intestinal Perforation: A Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trial.

Blakely ML, Tyson JE, Lally KP, Hintz SR, Eggleston B, Stevenson DK, Besner GE, Das A, Ohls RK, Truog WE, Nelin LD, Poindexter BB, Pedroza C, Walsh MC, Stoll BJ, Geller R, Kennedy KA, Dimmitt RA, Carlo WA, Cotten CM, Laptook AR, Van Meurs KP, Calkins KL, Sokol GM, Sanchez PJ, Wyckoff MH, Patel RM, Frantz ID, Shankaran S, D'Angio CT, Yoder BA, Bell EF, Watterberg KL, Martin CA, Harmon CM, Rice H, Kurkchubasche AG, Sylvester K, Dunn JCY, Markel TA, Diesen DL, Bhatia AM, Flake A, Chwals WJ, Brown R, Bass KD, St Peter SD, Shanti CM, Pegoli W, Skarda D, Shilyansky J, Lemon DG, Mosquera RA, Peralta-Carcelen M, Goldstein RF, Vohr BR, Purdy IB, Hines AC, Maitre NL, Heyne RJ, DeMauro SB, McGowan EC, Yolton K, Kilbride HW, Natarajan G, Yost K, Winter S, Colaizy TT, Laughon MM, Lakshminrusimha S, Higgins RD,

Annals of surgery.. 2021 October 1274 (4):e370-e380. Epub 1900 01 01.

Esophageal Atresia with Tracheoesophageal Fistula: A Rare Variant and Cautionary Tale

Nicole A. Wilson, Walter Pegoli, Jr., Christopher A. Gitzelmann, Theresa Foito, John J. Faria, Derek Wakeman.

Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2017; 24: 21-24.

Disease severity, not operative approach, drives organ space infection after pediatric appendectomy.

Kelly KN, Fleming FJ, Aquina CT, Probst CP, Noyes K, Pegoli W, Monson JR

Annals of surgery.. 2014 September 260 (3):466-71; discussion 472-3. Epub 1900 01 01.

An unusual cause of abdominal pain: duodenal cystic lymphangioma.

Rana A, Katzman PJ, Pegoli W, Qualia C

Gastroenterology & hepatology.. 2013 March 9 (3):192-5. Epub 1900 01 01.

Gastroschisis and Omphalocele Discussion, clinical Case Study, and Fetal Heart Rate Interpretation

Mustafa M.; Pegoli, W.

Peri-FACTS Academy. 2013; .

Transluminal migration of ingested foreign body without peritonitis.

Klein K, Pegoli W, Lee YH

Journal of pediatric surgery.. 2012 April 47 (4):788-91. Epub 1900 01 01.

Prenatal Presentation of Inguinoscrotal Hernia

Loralei Thornburg,MD; Susan Smith-Hartman, BS, RDMS,; Walter Pegoli, MD; Paula Eggers, RDMS, MBA.

Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. 2010; 26(6): 299-302.

Evaluation and treatment of emphysema in a preterm infant

Ben Saad T, Chess P., Pegoli, W., Kathzman W.

In J Periatr Neonatal 11 (1). 2009; .

Use of Polyflex Airway stent in the treatment of perforated esophageal stricture in an infant: a case report.

Rico FR, Panzer AM, Kooros K, Rossi TM, Pegoli W

Journal of pediatric surgery.. 2007 July 42 (7):E5-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

Endovascular repair of a traumatic aortic transection in a pediatric patient.

Saad NE, Pegoli W, Alfieris G, Waldman DL, Davies MG

Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR.. 2007 March 18 (3):443-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

Pancreatic transection as a complication of the Heimlich maneuver: case report and literature review.

Feeney SN, Pegoli W, Gestring ML

The Journal of trauma.. 2007 January 62 (1):252-4. Epub 1900 01 01.

Intraoperative colonic lavage in a premature infant: a case report.

Ognibene SJ, Koniaris LG, Pegoli W, Drugas GT

Journal of pediatric surgery.. 2002 November 37 (11):1645-7. Epub 1900 01 01.

Mesenchymal hamartoma of the chest wall.

Sayeed S, Drugas G, Teot L, Pegoli W

Journal of the American College of Surgeons.. 2001 September 193 (3):329. Epub 1900 01 01.

Management of a floating sternum after repair of pectus excavatum.

Prabhakaran K, Paidas CN, Haller JA, Pegoli W, Colombani PM

Journal of pediatric surgery.. 2001 January 36 (1):159-64. Epub 1900 01 01.

Cell-mediated immune response is better preserved by laparoscopy than laparotomy.

Gitzelmann CA, Mendoza-Sagaon M, Talamini MA, Ahmad SA, Pegoli W, Paidas CN

Surgery.. 2000 January 127 (1):65-71. Epub 1900 01 01.

Endovascular treatment of renal artery thrombosis caused by umbilical artery catheterization.

Greenberg R, Waldman D, Brooks C, Ouriel K, Pegoli W, Ryan R, Green R

Journal of vascular surgery.. 1998 November 28 (5):949-53. Epub 1900 01 01.

Immune response: effects of operative stress in a pediatric model.

Mendoza-Sagaon M, Gitzelmann CA, Herreman-Suquet K, Pegoli W, Talamini MA, Paidas CN

Journal of pediatric surgery.. 1998 February 33 (2):388-93. Epub 1900 01 01.

Endothelin-1 induces direct constriction of hepatic sinusoids.

Zhang JX, Pegoli W, Clemens MG

The American journal of physiology.. 1994 April 266 (4 Pt 1):G624-32. Epub 1900 01 01.

Rupture of the right diaphragm following blunt trauma in an infant: case report.

Sola JE, Mattei P, Pegoli W, Paidas CN

The Journal of trauma.. 1994 March 36 (3):417-20. Epub 1900 01 01.

The night after surgery. Postoperative management of the pediatric outpatient--surgical and anesthetic aspects.

Yaster M, Sola JE, Pegoli W, Paidas CN

Pediatric clinics of North America.. 1994 February 41 (1):199-220. Epub 1900 01 01.

Ectopic calcitonin in adrenocortical carcinoma: a new tumor marker.

Pegoli W, Kolbe A, Beaver BL, Chalew SA, Hill JL

Journal of pediatric surgery.. 1987 December 22 (12):1183-4. Epub 1900 01 01.

Books

Advances in Surgery (2015)

Chapter: Abscess After Appendectomy

Authors: Daniel E. Levin, MD; Walter Pegoli, Jr., MD

Publisher: Elsevier, Philadelphia 2015

Shackelford's Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (2012)

Chapter: Congenital Disorders of the Esophagus

Authors: Yi-Horng Lee, Christopher A. Gitzelmann, Walter Pegoli Jr.

Publisher: Elsevier Saunders, Philadelphia 2012

Shackelford's Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (2012)

Chapter: "Hernias and Congenital Groin Problems in Infants and Children"

Authors: Walter Pegoli, Jr

Publisher: Saunders, Philadelphia 2012

Pediatric Clinical Advisor (2007)

Chapter: Hernias, Abdominal Wall

Authors: Pegoli W Jr, Drugas GT

Publisher: Mosby Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA 2007

Oski's Pedaitric: Principles and Practice 4th Edition (2006)

Chapter: Appendicitis

Authors: Pegoli W Jr.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA 2006

Shackelford's Surgery of the ALmientary Tract 6th Edition (2006)

Chapter: Hernias and Congential Groin Problems in Children

Authors: Pegoli W Jr.

Publisher: Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA 2006

Current Theraphy in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (2004)

Chapter: Congential Tracheoesophageal Fistula

Authors: Drugas GT, Pegoli W Jr.

Publisher: Mosby, Philadelphia, PA 2004

Surgery of Infants and Childrenm Second Edition (2004)

Chapter: Infections

Authors: Drugas GT, Pegoli W Jr.

Publisher: JB Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia, PA 2004

Surgical Infants and Children Second Edition (2004)

Chapter: Pericardium and Great Vessels

Authors: Pegoli W Jr.

Publisher: JB Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia, PA 2004

Surgical Directives: Pediatric Surgery (2003)

Chapter: Lung Biopsy

Authors: Pegoli W Jr., Drugas GT

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & WIlkins, Philadelphia, PA 2003

Surgical Directives: Pediatric Surgery (2003)

Chapter: Perirectal Abscess and Fistula

Authors: Drugas GT, Pegoli W Jr.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA 2003

Surgery of teh Liver, bile ducts adn pancreas in Children 2E (2002)

Chapter: Management of Cute/Chronic Pancreatitis & Complications of Pancreatic Trauma

Authors: Pegoli W Jr.

Publisher: Arnold 2002

Primary Pedaitric Care (2001)

Chapter: Esophageal Burns

Authors: Drugas GT, Pegoli W Jr.

Publisher: Mosby, Philadelphia, PA 2001

Mosby's Pediatric Clinical Advisor (2001)

Chapter: Inguinal, scrotal and femoral hernias

Authors: Drugas GT, Pegoli W Jr.

Publisher: Mosby, Philadelphia, PA 2001

Mosby's Pediatric Clinical Advisor (2001)

Chapter: Abdominal wall hernias

Authors: Drugas GT, Pegoli W Jr.

Publisher: Mosby, Philadelphia, PA 2001

The Harriet Lane Handbook (2000)

Chapter: Pediatric Surgery

Authors: Lantz K, Pegoli W Jr.

Publisher: Mosby, Philadelphia, PA 2000

Prinicples of Surgery Companion Handbook (1999)

Chapter: Pediatric Surgery

Authors: Pegoli W Jr.

Publisher: McGraw-Hill, New York, NY 1999

Oski's Pedaitrics: Principlesand Practices (1999)

Chapter: Acute appendicitis

Authors: Pegoli W Jr.

Publisher: JB Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia, PA 1999

Current Surgical Therapy (1998)

Chapter: Acute appendicitis

Authors: Pegoli W Jr.

Publisher: Mosby, Philadelphia, PA 1998

Surgery of Infants and Children: Scientific Principles and Practices (1997)

Chapter: Pericardium and great vessels

Authors: Pegolig, W Jr.

Publisher: JB Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia , PA 1997

Surgery of Infants and Children Scientific Principles and Practices (1997)

Chapter: Infections

Authors: Cigarroa F, Pegoli W Jr.

Publisher: JB Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia, PA 1997

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