Dr. Jeffrey Harr

//Dr. Jeffrey Harr
Dr. Jeffrey Harr2017-06-08T11:28:11+00:00

Jeffrey Harr, M.D., M.P.H. is a board certified general surgeon who joined Mountain View Surgical Associates in 2016. After completing his M.D. and M.P.H. at Tulane University, Dr. Harr completed his surgical training at the University of Colorado in 2014, where he also was recognized for his extensive research in trauma surgery.  He then completed an advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgery fellowship at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C.  Dr. Harr enjoys spending time in the Colorado outdoors—especially hiking and skiing—with his wife and daughter.

Fellow: Advanced Gastrointestinal Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, The George Washington University, Washington, DC (2015)

Research Fellow: National Institutes of Health Trauma Research Fellowship, University of Colorado (2010-2012)

Intern/Resident: University of Colorado (2007-2014)

M.D.: Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA (2007)

M.P.H.: Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA (2007)

B.S.: Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ (2001)

American Board of Surgery (2015)

Da Vinci Console Surgeon Certification (2014)

Advanced Trauma Life Support (Expires February 2018)

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (Expires August 2017)

Basic Life Support (Expires August 2017)

SAGES Fundamentals Use of Surgical Energy (2016)

SAGES Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery (2016)

SAGES Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (2013)

American College of Surgeons

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

Society of Robotic Surgery

The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract

Christian Medical and Dental Association

Harr JN, Brody F. Sports hernia repair with adductor tenotomy. Hernia. 2016 (In Press).

Biteman BR, Harr JN, Brody F. Laparoscopic peustow: lateral pancreaticojejunostomy. Surg Endosc. 2016; (Epub ahead of print). PMID: 27129567.

Harr JN, Haskins IN, Brody F. Median arcuate ligament syndrome in athletes. Surg Endosc. 2016; (Epub ahead of print). PMID: 27177949.

Harr JN, Skancke MD, Brody F. Laparoscopic resection of gastrointestinal stromal tumor at the duodenojejunal junction. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2016; (In Press).

Harr JN, Juo YY, Brody F. Laparoscopic Transiliac Hernia Repair. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2016; (In Press).

Harr JN, Laird R, Brody F. Median arcuate ligament release for chronic abdominal pain following pancreaticoduodenectomy. Hepatogastroenterology. 2015; (In Press).

Harr JN, Obias V. Robotic-assisted total proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis and loop ileostomy: video vignette. Colorectal Dis. 2015; (Epub ahead of print). PMID: 26663637.

Haskins IN, Harr JN, Brody F. Exercise-related transient abdominal pain secondary to median arcuate ligament syndrome: a case report. J Sports Sci. 2015;6:1-4 (Epub ahead of print). PMID: 26542078.

Harr JN, Juo YY, Luka S, Agarwal S, Brody F, Obias V. Incisional and port-site site hernias following robotic colorectal surgery. Surg Endosc. 2015; (Epub ahead of print). PMID: 26541723.

Harr JN, Obias V. Robotic-assisted transanal excision of a large rectal mass. Colorectal Dis. 2015; (Epub ahead of print). PMID: 26456091.

Laird R, Brody F, Harr JN, Richards NG, Zeddun S. Laparoscopic repair of paraesophageal hernias with a falciform ligament buttress. J Gastrointest Surg. 2015;19(7):1223-1228. PMID: 25788120.

Harr JN, Moore EE, Chin TL, Ghasabyan A, Chapman MP, Stringham JR, Banerjee A, Silliman CC. Viscoelastic hemostatic fibrinogen assays detect fibrinolysis early. Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2015; 41(1):49-56. PMID: 26038165

Chin TL, Moore EE, Coors ME, Chandler JG, Ghasabyan A, Harr JN, Stringham JR, Ramos CR, Ammons S, Banerjee A, Sauaia A. Exploring ethical conflicts in emergency trauma research: The COMBAT (Control of Major Bleeding after Trauma) study experience. Surgery. 2014; S0039-6060(14)00285-2. PMID: 25444222

Stringham JR, Moore EE, Gamboni F, Harr JN, Fragoso M, Chin TL, Carr CE, Silliman CC, Banerjee A. Mesenteric lymph diversion abrogates 5-lipoxygenase activation in the kidney following trauma and hemorrhagic shock. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014;76(5):1214-1221. PMID: 24747451.

Harr JN, Moore EE, Chin TL, Ghasabyan A, Gonzalez E, Wohlauer MV, Sauaia A, Banerjee A, Silliman CC. Postinjury hyperfibrinogenemia compromises efficacy of heparin-based venous thromboembolism prophylaxis. Shock. 2014;41(1):33-39. PMID: 24351527.

Chapman MP, Moore EE, Ramos CR, Ghasabyan A, Harr JN, Chin TL, Stringham JR, Sauaia A, Silliman CC, Banerjee A. Fibrinolysis greater than 3% is the critical value for initiation of antifibrinolytic therapy. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014;75(6):961-967. PMID: 24256667.

Harr JN, Moore EE, Johnson JL, Chin TL, Wohlauer MV, Banerjee A, Silliman CC, Sauaia

The authors reply. Crit Care Med. 2013;41(8):e189. PMID: 23863260.

Harr JN, Moore EE, Chin TL, Ghasabyan A, Gonzalez E, Banerjee A, Silliman CC. Platelets are dominant contributors to post-injury hypercoagulability. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013;74(3):756-765.  PMID: 23425732.

Wohlauer M, Moore EE, Silliman CC, Fragoso M, Gamboni F, Harr J, Accurso F, Wright F, Haenel J, Fullerton D, Banerjee A. Nebulized hypertonic saline attenuates acute lung injury following trauma and hemorrhagic shock via inhibition of matrix metalloproteinase-13. Crit Care Med. 2012;40(9):2647-2653. PMID: 22732292.

Harr JN, Moore EE, Johnson JL, Chin TL, Wohlauer MV, Maier R, Cuschieri J, Sperry J, Banerjee A, Silliman CC, Sauaia A. Anti-platelet therapy is associated with decreased transfusion-associated risk of lung dysfunction, multiple organ failure, and mortality in trauma patients. Crit Care Med. 2013;41(2):399-404. PMID: 23263579.

Harr JN, Moore EE, Ghasabyan A, Chin TL, Sauaia A, Banerjee A, Silliman CC. Functional fibrinogen assay indicates that fibrinogen is critical in correcting abnormal clot strength following trauma. Shock. 2013;39(1):45-49. PMID: 23247121.

Harr JN, Moore EE, Wohlauer M, Fragoso M, Gamboni F, Silliman CC, Banerjee A. Isoflurane prevents acute lung injury through ADP-mediated platelet inhibition. Surgery. 2012;152(2):270-276. PMID: 22828148.

Chin TL, Sauaia A, Moore EE, Chandler JG, Harr J, Johnson JL, Banerjee A. Elderly patients may benefit from tight glucose control. Surgery. 2012;152(3):315-321. PMID: 22938893.

Wohlauer MV, Moore EE, Thomas S, Sauaia A, Evans E, Harr J, Silliman CC, Ploplis V, Castellino FJ, Walsh M. Early platelet dysfunction: an unrecognized role in the acute coagulopathy of trauma. J Am Coll Surg. 2012;214(5):739-46. PMID: 22520693.

Harr JN, Moore EE, Wohlauer M, Gamboni F, Liang X, Banerjee A, Silliman CC. Activated platelets in heparinized shed blood: the “second hit” of acute lung injury in trauma/ hemorrhagic shock models. Shock. 2011;36(6):595-603. PMID: 21841533

 

Harr JN, Moore EE, Wohlauer M, Droz N, Fragoso M, Silliman CC, Banerjee A. The Acute Coagulopathy of Trauma is due to Impaired Initial Thrombin Generation but not Clot Formation or Clot Strength. Journal of Surgical Research. 2011;170(2):319-24. PMID: 21550061.

Wohlauer M, Moore EE, Harr J, Gonzalez E, Fragoso M, Silliman CC. A standardized technique for performing thrombelastography in rodents. Shock. 2011;36(5):524-6. PMID: 22005752.

Wohlauer M, Gonzalez E, Harr J, Droz, N, Fragoso M, Silliman CC, Moore EE. Hemodilution is Not Critical in the Pathogenesis of the Acute Coagulopathy of Trauma. Journal of Surgical Research. 2012;173(1):26-30. PMID: 21696767.

Wohlauer M, Fragoso M, Harr J, Silliman CC, Banerjee A, Moore EE. Cross-transfusion of Postshock Mesenteric Lymph Provokes Acute Lung Injury. Journal of Surgical Research. 2011;170(2):314-8. PMID: 21550053.

Book chapters

Harr JN, Nagle D. Current and Future Platforms for Robotic Colorectal Surgery. In Obias V, Robotic Colon and Rectal Surgery. 2015. Springer-Verlag New York, LLC. (In Press).

Harr JN, Brody F. Laparoscopic Management of Diseases of the Small Bowel. In Jones D and Swhwaitzberg SD, Operative Endoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery. 2015. CRC Press, LLC. (In Press).

Harr JN, Brody F. Sports Hernia with Adductor Tendonitis.  In Jacob BP, Chen DC, Ramshaw B, and Towfigh S, The SAGES Manual of Groin Pain. 2015. Springer-Verlag New York, LLC.

Harr JN, Pieracci FM, Moore EE. Shock and Coagulopathy. In Smith WR and Stahel PF, Management of Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Trauma Patient. 2014. Springer-Verlag New York, LLC.

Harr JN, Stahel PF. Hangman’s Fracture. In Vincent JL and Hall JB, Encyclopedia of Intensive Care Medicine. 2012. Springer-Verlag New York, LLC.

Harr JN, Wohlauer MV, Moore EE. Rhabdomyolysis. In Vincent JL and Hall JB, Encyclopedia of Intensive Care Medicine. 2012. Springer-Verlag New York, LLC.

Harr JN, Luka S, Kankaria A, Juo YY, Obias V. Robotic-assisted colorectal surgery in obese patients: a case-matched series. SAGES 2016 Annual Meeting. Boston, MA — March 16-19, 2016.

Harr JN, Holzmacher J, Biteman B, Brody F. Laparoscopic Lateral Pancreaticojejunostomy. SAGES 2016 Annual Meeting. Boston, MA — March 16-19, 2016.

Harr JN, Skancke M, Brody F. Laparoscopic resection of GIST at duodenal-jejunal junction. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress. Chicago, IL – October 4-8, 2015.

Harr JN, Haskins I, Brody F. Median arcuate ligament syndrome in athletes. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress. Chicago, IL – October 4-8, 2015.

Harr JN, Juo YY, Brody F. Laparoscopic transiliac hernia repair. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress. Chicago, IL – October 4-8, 2015.

Harr JN, Biteman B, Brody F. Laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair with falciform ligament buttress. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress. Chicago, IL – October 4-8, 2015.

Harr JN, Biteman B, Brody F. Sports hernia repair. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress. Chicago, IL – October 4-8, 2015.

Harr JN, Obias V.   Robotic Transanal Excision of Large Rectal Mass. 2015 American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting. Boston, MA — May 30-June 3, 2015

Harr JN, Juo YY, Luka S, Agarwal S, Brody F, Obias V. Incidence of incisional hernias following multipart and single incision robotic colorectal surgery. 2015 American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting. Boston, MA — May 30-June 3, 2015

Harr JN, Obias V. Robotic Transanal Excision of Rectal Masses. 2015 Chesapeake Colorectal Society Annual Meeting. Richmond, VA — May 1, 2015

Harr JN, Juo YY, Luka S, Agarwal S, Brody F, Obias V.  Location of extraction site and incidence of incisional hernias following robotic colorectal surgery. 2015 Chesapeake Colorectal Society Annual Meeting. Richmond, VA — May 1, 2015

Harr JN, Brody F. Laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair with falciform ligament buttress. SAGES 2015 Annual Meeting. Nashville, TN — April 15-18, 2015.

 

Harr JN, Brody F. Experience with laparoscopic median arcuate ligament release in 41 patients. SAGES 2015 Annual Meeting. Nashville, TN — April 15-18, 2015.

Harr JN, Brody F. Laparoscopic repair of Morgagni-Larrey hernias. SAGES 2015 Annual Meeting. Nashville, TN — April 15-18, 2015.

Harr JN, Brody F. Laparoscopic excision of gastroesophageal mass. SAGES 2015 Annual Meeting. Nashville, TN — April 15-18, 2015.

Harr JN, Juo YY, Luka S, Agarwal S, Brody F, Obias V. Trocar site hernias following multiport robotic colorectal surgery. 2015 Society of Robotic Surgery Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL — February 19-22, 2015.

Harr JN, Obias V. Robotic total proctocolectomy with J-pouch. 2015 Society of Robotic Surgery Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL — February 19-22, 2015.

Harr JN, Moore EE, Chin TL, Ghasabyan A, Chapman M, Stringham JR, Banerjee A, Silliman CC. Viscoelastic hemostatic assays detect fibrinolysis early. 14th European Congress of Trauma and Emergency Surgery. Lyon, France – May 4-7, 2013.

Harr JN, Moore EE, Chin TL, Ghasabyan A, Gonzalez E, Banerjee A, Sauaia A, Silliman CC. Postinjury hyperfibrinogenemia compromises efficacy of heparin-based VTE prophylaxis. Western Surgical Association 120th Scientific Session. Colorado Springs, CO – November 3-6, 2012.

Harr JN, Moore EE, Chin TL, Ghasabyan A, Gonzalez E, Banerjee A, Silliman CC. Platelets are dominant contributors to post-injury hypercoagulability. 71st American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Annual Meeting.  Kauai, HI – September 12-15, 2012.

Harr JN, Moore EE, Chin T, Sauaia A, Banerjee A, Silliman CC. Functional Fibrinogen Assay Indicates That Fibrinogen is Critical in Correcting Abnormal Clot Strength. 35th Annual Conference on Shock.  Miami, FL – June 9-13, 2012.

Harr JN, Moore EE, Johnson JL, Chin TL, Wohlauer MV, Maier RV, Cuschieri J, Sperry J, Fragoso M, Banerjee A, Silliman CC, Sauaia A. Anti-platelet therapy: a new strategy to reduce post-injury acute respiratory distress syndrome, multiple organ failure, and mortality in trauma patients. American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma.  Chicago, Il – March 8, 2012.

Harr J, Moore EE, Wohlauer M, Fragoso M, Gamboni F, Silliman CC, Banerjee A. Isoflurane prevents acute lung injury through ADP-mediated platelet inhibition. 7th Annual Academic Surgical Congress. Las Vegas, NV – February 15, 2012.

Harr JN, Moore EE, Wohlauer M, Fragoso M, Gamboni-Robertson F, Liang X, Banerjee A, Silliman CC. Heparinized Shed Blood: The “Second-Hit” of Acute Lung Injury in Trauma/ Hemorrhagic Shock Models. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress. San Francisco, CA – October 25, 2011.

Harr JN, Moore EE, Wohlauer M, Fragoso M, Gamboni-Robertson F, Liang X, Banerjee A, Silliman CC. Heparin-Mediated Platelet Aggregation Exacerbates Acute Lung Injury in Trauma/Hemorrhagic Shock Models. American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Annual Meeting.  Chicago, IL – September 14, 2011.

 

Harr JN, Moore EE, Wohlauer M, Fragoso M, Liang X, Banerjee A, Silliman CC. Heparin Exacerbates Acute Lung Injury in Animals Subjected to Trauma/Hemorrhagic Shock. 34th Annual Conference on Shock. Norfolk, VA – June 11 – 14, 2011.

Harr JN, Moore EE, Wohlauer M, Droz N, Fragoso M, Silliman CC, Banerjee A. The Acute Coagulopathy of Trauma is due to Impaired Initial Thrombin Generation but not Clot Formation or Clot Strength. Academic Surgical Congress. Huntington Beach, CA – Feb. 3, 2011.