Sayeed Ikramuddin, MD

Sayeed Ikramuddin, MD
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Weight Loss Management and Surgery Center
Phillips-Wangensteen Building
First Floor, Clinic 1E
516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55454

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2003-present: Robert and Katherine Goodale Chair in Minimally Invasive Surgery,
Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota

U.S. News & World Report 
2012 Top Doctor

Mpls. St. Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" (2012, 2014)

Best Doctors in America®, 2007-2010, 2011-2012, 2013

2010 University of Minnesota Medical Center, Medical Staff Clinical Care Award

2007 Bariatric Emergencies Panel Chair, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)


Al-Haddad, BJS, Dorman RB, Rasmus NF, Kim YY, Ikramuddin S, Leslie DB. Hiatal hernia repair in laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding and laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a national database analysis. Obes Surg. 2014 Mar;24(3):377-84. doi: 10.1007/s11695-013-1106-9.PMID:24307434

Serrot FJ, Frohnert BI, Foncea RE, Dorman RB, Slusarek B, Leslie DB, Bernlohr DA, Ikramuddin S. Decreased protein carbonylation and increased expression of mitochondrial biogenesis gene in subcutaneous adipose tissue following Roux-en Y gastric bypass but not adjustable gastric banding. Submitted to Ann Surg, 2013.

Ikramuddin S. The negative impact of obesity on subcutaneous adipose tissue mitochondrial biogenesis is improved within days after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. In Preparation

Thomas AJ, Bainbridge HA, Schone JL, Chen SC, Connett JE, Ikramuddin S, Lee WJ, Jensen MD, Leslie DB, Korner J. Recruitment and screening for a randomized trial investigating Roux-en-Y gastric bypass versus intensive medical management for treatment of type 2 diabetes. Obes Surg. Online prior to print: doi 10.1007/s11695-014-1280-4.

Buchwald H, Dorman RB, Rasmus NF, Michalek VN, Landvik NM, Ikramuddin S. Effects on GLP-1, PYY, and leptin by direct stimulation of terminal ileum and cecum in humans: Implications for ileal transposition. Surg Obes Relat Dis, 2013, in press

Ikramuddin S, Livingston EH. New insights on bariatric surgery outcomes [published online November 4, 2013]. JAMA. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.280927.

Al-Nowaylati AR, al-Haddad BJS, Dorman RB, Lake JR, Chinnakolta S, Sampson BK, Ikramuddin S, Buchwald H, Leslie DB. Gastric bypass post liver transplant. Liver Transpl 2013, 19(12):1324-9. doi: 10.1002/lt.23734. Epub 2013 Oct 21

Ikramuddin S, Korner J, Lee WJ, Connett JE, Inabnett WB, Billington CB, Thomas AJ, Leslie DB, Chong K, Jeffery RW, Ahmed L, Vella A, Chuang LM, Bessler M, Sarr MG, Swain JM, Laqua PS, Jensen MD, Bantle JP. Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass vs Intensive Medical Management for the Control of Type 2 Diabetes, Hypertension, and Hyperlipidemia The Diabetes Surgery Study Randomized Clinical Trial, JAMA. 2013;309(21):2240-2249. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.5835.

Dorman RB, Zhong W, Abraham AA, Ikramuddin S, Al-Refaie WB, Leslie DB, Habermann EB. Does concomitant cholecystectomy at time of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass impact adverse operative outcomes? Obes Surg. 2013 May 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Zundel N, Ikramuddin S, Rosenthal R. Optimizing outcomes in bariatric surgery: a primer in patient selection. J Obes 2012;2012:837216. doi: 10.1155/2012/837216. Epub 2012 Dec 10.

Beckman LM, Earthman CP, Thomas W, Compher CW, Muniz j, Horst RL, Ikramuddin S, Kellogg TA, Sibley SD. Serum 25(OH) vitamin D concentration changes after roux-en-y gastric bypass surgery. Obesity 2013 Mar 21. doi: 10.1002/oby.20464. [Epub ahead of print]

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