Abdalla Zarroug, MD, FACS, FAAP

Abdalla Zarroug, MD

Chief of Pediatric Surgery
Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery

Children's Hospital and Medical Center
8200 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68114-4113

University of Nebraska Medical Center
983280 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-3280, USA

Phone: TBA
Fax: TBA

Curriculum Vitae

Cornell University Medical College / Weill Cornell Medical College

Emory University School of Medicine, Pediatric Surgery
Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, General Surgery

Emory University School of Medicine, Pediatric Surgery
University of California - San Francisco, Fetal Surgery Fellowship/Visiting Scholar

Board Certification:
American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
American Board of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery

Academic Appointments:
Professor of Surgery, UNMC


Most Recent Publications:

  1. Elifranji M, Robinson A, Mammoo S, Zarroug A, Khalil BA. Radiologic Image-Guided Tube Stoma Insertion in Neonatal Short Bowel Syndrome: First Case Report in the Literature. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 29(10):1330-3. 2019 October. Abstract

  2. Deola S, Gerrouahen BS, Sidahmed H, Al-Mohannadi A, Zarroug AE, et al. Tailoring cells for clinical needs: Meeting report from the Advanced Therapy in Healthcare symposium (October 28-29 2017, Doha, Qatar). J Transl Med. 16(1):276. 2018 October. Abstract

  3. Abushahin A, Zarroug A, Wagdi M, Janahi I. Bronchogenic Cyst as an Uusual Cause of a Persistent Cough and Wheeze in Children: A Case Report and Literature Review. Case Rep Pediatr. 2018:9590829. 2018 February. Abstract

  4. Gibreel W, Zendejas B, Antiel RM, Fasen G, Moir CR, Zarroug AE. Swallowing Dysfunction and Quality of Life in Adults With Surgically Corrected Esophageal Atresia/Tracheoesophageal Fistula as Infants: Forty Years of Follow-up. Ann Surg. 2016 September. Abstract

  5. Howard JJ, Abinahed J, Navkar N, Peyrat JM, Zarroug AE, et al. Robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery of the spine (RAMISS): a proof-of-concept study using carbon dioxide insufflation for multilevel posterior vertebral exposure via a subparaspinal muscle working space. Int J Med Robot. 13(3). 2017 September. Abstract

  6. Gibreel W, Zendejas B, Joyce D, Moir CR, Zarroug AE. Minimally Invasive Repairs of Pectus Excavatum: Surgical Outcomes, Quality of Life, and Predictors of Reoperation. J Am Coll Surg. 222(3):245-52. 2016 March. Abstract

  7. Polites SF, Habermann EB, Zarroug AE, Thomsen KM, Potter DD. Thoracoscopic Vs open resection of congenital cystic lung disease- utilization and outcomes in 1120 children in the United States. J Pediatr Surg. S0022-3468(5)00821-0. 2015 December. Abstract

  8. Gibreel WO, Mansuri II, Grothe RM, Zarroug AE. Absent inferior mesenteric vein as a cause of lower gastrointestinal bleeding: The first reported case in the literature. J Ped Surg Case Reports. 2(12) 538-40. 2014 December. Abstract

  9. Zarroug AE, Alkhebel AM, Gibreel WO, Almassry M. A new, simple operative approach for bilateral inguinal hernia repair in girls: A single transverse supra-pubic incision. J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg. 20(4):170-3. 2015 October-December. Abstract

  10. Zendejas BM, Zarroug AE, Kendrick ML. Laparoscopic Prophylactic Total Gastrectomy in Childhood for the Prevention of Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer. Videoscopy. 25(3). 2015 June. Abstract

  11. Kennedy R, Zarroug A, Moir C, Potter D. Reply to Letter to the Editor. J Pediatr Surg. 50(7):1242. 2015 July. Abstract

  12. Polites SF, Potter DD, Moir CR, Zarroug AE, Stephens MC, et al. Long-term outcomes of ileal pouch-anal anastomosis for pediatric chronic ulcerative colitis. J Pediatr Surg. S0022-3468(15): 00218-3. 2015 March. Abstract

  13. Polites SF, Habermann EB, Zarroug AE, Wagie AE, Cima RR, et al. A comparison of two quality measurement tools in pediatric surgery--the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program-Pediatric versus the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Pediatric Quality Indicators. J Pediatr Surg. 50(4): 586-90. 2015 April. Abstract

  14. Polites SF, Zielinski MD, Zarroug AE, Wagie AE, Stylianos S, et al. Benchmarks for splenectomy in pediatric trauma: how are we doing? J Pediatr Surg. 50(2) 339-42. 2015 February. Abstract

  15. Polites SF, Zarroug AE, Moir CR, Potter DD. Single-incision laparoscopic ileal pouchanal anastomosis in children--how does it compare to a laparoscopic-assisted approach? J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 25(2): 167-71. 2015 February. Abstract

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