Dmitry Oleynikov, MD, FACS


Professor, Department of Surgery
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Department of Surgery
985126 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-6246, USA
Phone: 402-559-4581
Fax: 402-559-7750

Curriculum Vitae


Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY


University of Utah Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT


Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Board Certification: American Board of Surgery General Surgery

Academic Appointment:

Professor of Surgery
Other Appointments:

Co-Director of Education and Training Center for Minimally Invasive and Computer Assisted Surgery Initiative
Medical Director for the Nebraska Medical Center's Minimally Invasive Surgery Program (MIS)
Joseph and Richard Still Faculty Fellow in Medicine


Minimally Invasive and Videoendoscopic Surgery

Research Interests: Robotic Telesurgery
Surgical Robots for Long-Term Space Flight


  •  Owen B, Simorov A, Siref A, Shostrom V, Oleynikov D (2013) How does robotic anti-reflux surgery compare with traditional open and laparoscopic techniques: a cost and outcomes analysis.  Surgical Endoscopy.  (Epub ahead of print) PMID: 24414455.
  •  Simorov, A., Ranade, A., Jones, R., Tadaki, C., Shostrom, V., Boilesen, E. & Oleynikov D. (2013) Long Term Patient Outcomes after Laparoscopic Anti-reflux Procedures. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery (In press) DOI: 10.1007/s11605-013-2401-4.
  •  Simorov, A., Ranade, A.., Parcells, J., Kothari, V., Goede, M. & Oleynikov, D. (2013) Emergent cholecystostomy is superior to open cholecystectomy in extremely ill patients with acalculous cholecystitis: a large multicenter outcome studyAmerican J of Surgery Volume 206(6), 935-941.
  •  Langenfeld, S., Thompson, J., Oleynikov, D. (2013)  Laparoscopic colon resection. Is it being utilized? Advances in Surgery 47(1) 29-43
  •  Pallati, P., Shaligram, A., Meyer, A., Simorov, A., Shostrom, V., McBride, C., Oleynikov, D., & Goede, M. (2013). Improvement in GERD Following Various Bariatric Procedures: Review of the Bariatric Outcomes Longitudinal Database. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases 10.1016/j.soard.2013.07.018.
  •  Midday, J., Nelson, C., & Oleynikov, D. (2013) Improvements in robotic natural orifice surgery with a novel material handling system.  Surgical Endoscopy 27:3474-3477, DOI 10.1007/s00464-013-2942-3.
  •  Houck, J., Kopietz, C., Shah, B., Goede, M., McBride, C., & Oleynikov, D. (2013) Impact of advanced laparoscopy courses on present surgical practice.  Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. 17(2) 174-177, DOI: 10.4923/198680813X13654754534503.
  •  Shaligram, A., Smith, L., Pallati, P., Simorov, A., Meza, J., & Oleynikov, D. (2013) Can laparoscopy for colon resection reduce the need for discharge to skilled care facility? Surgical Endoscopy. DOI 10.1007/s00464-013-3052-y
  •  Shaligram, A., Meyer, A., Simorov, A., Pallati, P., & Oleynikov, D. (2013) Survey of minimally invasive general surgery fellows training in robotic surgery. Journal of Robotic Surgery 7:131-136; DOI 10.1007/s11701-012-0355-2.
  •  Vallabhajosula, S., Judkins, T., Mukherjee,M., Suh, I., Oleynikov, D., & Siu, K. (2013) Skills Learning in Robot-Assisted Surgery Is Benefited by Task-Specific Augmented Feedback. Surgical Innovation.  Published online April 10, 2013. DOI: 10.1177/1553350613484590.
  •  Ehlers, L., Suh, I., LaGrange, C., Oleynikov, D., & Siu, K. (2013) Examination of Muscle Effort and Fatigue During Virtual and Actual Laparoscopic Surgical Skills Practice. Ebook: Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 20. DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-209-7-122
  •  Ranade, A., Shah, B., & Oleynikov. D. (2013) Intussusception during pregnancy of a gastric bypass patient. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. pii: S1550-7289(13)00037-3. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2013.01.018.
  • Greene, E., Farritor, S., & Oleynikov, D. (2013) Mapping of an insufflated peritoneal cavity. Rocky Mountain Bioengineering Symposium. 493: 55-62.
  •  Schmidt, E., Shaligram, A. Reynoso, J., Kothari, V. & Oleynikov, D. (2013) Hiatal hernia repair with biologic mesh reinforcement reduces recurrence rate in small hiatal hernias Diseases of the Esophagus, doi: 10.1111/dote.12042. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Frederick, T., Markvicka, E., Bartels, J., Lackas, K.. Farritor, S., Oleynikov, D. (2013) Haptic sensing for use in miniature in vivo robotic grasping tasks. J. Med. Devices 7(3), 030914, doi:10.1115/1.4024482.


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