Specialties

Surgical Oncology

Surgery (Board certified since 2002)

At a Glance

  • 2003 Started practicing
  • 14 Years experience
  • 2 OFFICE LOCATIONS
  • 4 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

About Dr. Kooby

My Clinical Interests

  • adrenal masses
  • bile duct cancer
  • colon/rectal cancer
  • colon cancer
  • esophageal cancer
  • gallbladder disease
  • gallbladder surgery
  • gastrointestinal bleed
  • gastrointestinal cancer
  • hepatobiliary cancer
  • laparoscopic surgery
  • liver cancer
  • liver surgery
  • liver tumor
  • neuroendocrine
  • pancreatic cancer
  • pancreatic surgery
  • radiofrequency ablation
  • rectal cancer
  • sarcoma
  • small intestine surgery
  • spleen surgery
  • stomach cancer
  • stomach surgery
  • tumor
  • Whipple surgery

Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

INTERNSHIP

Hahnemann University Hospital,Philadelphia,PA

RESIDENCY

Drexel University School of Medicine,Philadelphia, PA

FELLOWSHIP

Memorial Sloan - Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Professional Memberships

American College of Surgeons

American College of Surgeons Oncology Group

American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association

Atlanta Surgical Association

Georgia Surgical Association

H. William Scott Society

Society of Surgical Oncology

Southeastern Surgical Association

Honors & Awards

Joseph and Bonnie Graves Award
For Excellence in Clinical Teaching, June 2001

Student Curriculum Teaching Award
Vanderbilt University, June 2001

Major Publications

Adsay N, Basturk O, Altinel D, Khanani F, Weawer D, Kooby DA, Sarmiento J, Staley C. , 2008, “Comparison of standard vs. orange-peeling histologic assessment of pancreaticoduodenectomy specimens”. Modern Pathology,22(1): 107-112.

Deneve J, Pawlik T, Cunningham S, Clary B, Reddy S, Scoggins C, Martin R, D’Angelica M, Staley C, Choti M, Jarnagin, W, Schulick R, Kooby DA., 2009 “Liver cell adenoma: a multicenter analysis of risk factors for rupture and malignancy”. Annals of Surgical Oncology,16(3): 640.

Kooby DA, Gillespie T, Bentrem D, Nakeeb A, Schmidt CM, Merchant N, Parikh A, Robert M, Martin; Scoggins C, Ahmad S, Kim HJ, Park J, Johnston F, Strouch M, Menze A, Rymer J; McClaine R, Strasberg S, Talamonti M, Staley C, McMasters K, Lowy A, Byrd-Sellers J, Wood W, Hawkins W., 2008, “Left-sided pancreatectomy: a multicenter analysis of open and laparoscopic approaches”. Annals of Surgery. September,248(3):438-446.

Kooby DA., 2008, “Laparoscopic pancreatic resection for cancer”. Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy,8(10):1597-609.

Lowe M, Sarmiento J, Adsay N, Chu C, Staley C, Galloway J, Kooby DA. “Important prognostic factors in adenocarcinoma of the ampulla of Vater”. American Surgeon,2009 Sep;75(9):754-60; discussion 761.

Martin R, Scoggins C, Egnatashvili V, Staley C, McMasters K, Kooby DA., 2009, “Arterial and venous resection for locally advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma: operative and long-term outcomes”. Archives of Surgery,144(2): 154-159.

Merchant N, Rymer J, Koehler E, Ayers G, Castellanos D, Kooby DA, Weber S, MD, Cho C, Schmidt C, Nakeeb A, MD, Matos J, Scoggins C, Martin R, Kim H, Ahmad S, Chu C, McClaine R, MD8, Bednarski B, Staley C, Sharp K, MD, Parikh A. 2008 “Adjuvant Chemoradiation Therapy For Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: Who Really Benefits?”. Journal of the American College of Surgeons,208(5):829-38; discussion 838-41.

Ocuin L, Sarmiento J, Staley C, Galloway J, Wood W, Kooby DA., 2008 , “Increased morbidity but decreased diabetes mellitus following central pancreatectomy for small neck lesions”. Annals of Surgical Oncology. August,15(8):2096-2103.

Weber S, Cho C, Bentrem D, Nakeeb A, Schmidt C, Merchant N, Parikh A, Martin R, Scoggins C, Ahmad S, Kim H, Hamilton, N, Hawkins W, Kooby D. 2009 “Laparoscopic Left Pancreatectomy: Complication Risk Score Predicts Morbidity and Risk for Pancreatic Fistula”. Annals of Surgical Oncology,Oct;16(10):2825-33.

Yezhelyev M, Master V, Egnatashvili V, Kooby DA. 2008 “Combined Nephrectomy and Major Hepatectomy: Indications, Outcomes, and Recommendations”. Journal of the American College of Surgeons,208(3): 410-418.

Locations & Appointments

2 Office Location(s)

1

Emory Clinic at 1365 Clifton Rd
1365 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322

  • 404-778-3307
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2

5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Ste G89
Atlanta, GA 30342

  • 404-778-8377
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4 Hospital Affiliation(s)

3

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30342
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4

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
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5

Emory University Hospital Midtown

550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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6

Emory Johns Creek Hospital

6325 Hospital Pkwy
Johns Creek, GA 30097
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Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

INTERNSHIP

Hahnemann University Hospital,Philadelphia,PA

RESIDENCY

Drexel University School of Medicine,Philadelphia, PA

FELLOWSHIP

Memorial Sloan - Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Professional Memberships

American College of Surgeons

American College of Surgeons Oncology Group

American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association

Atlanta Surgical Association

Georgia Surgical Association

H. William Scott Society

Society of Surgical Oncology

Southeastern Surgical Association

Honors & Awards

Joseph and Bonnie Graves Award
For Excellence in Clinical Teaching, June 2001

Student Curriculum Teaching Award
Vanderbilt University, June 2001

Major Publications

Adsay N, Basturk O, Altinel D, Khanani F, Weawer D, Kooby DA, Sarmiento J, Staley C. , 2008, “Comparison of standard vs. orange-peeling histologic assessment of pancreaticoduodenectomy specimens”. Modern Pathology,22(1): 107-112.

Deneve J, Pawlik T, Cunningham S, Clary B, Reddy S, Scoggins C, Martin R, D’Angelica M, Staley C, Choti M, Jarnagin, W, Schulick R, Kooby DA., 2009 “Liver cell adenoma: a multicenter analysis of risk factors for rupture and malignancy”. Annals of Surgical Oncology,16(3): 640.

Kooby DA, Gillespie T, Bentrem D, Nakeeb A, Schmidt CM, Merchant N, Parikh A, Robert M, Martin; Scoggins C, Ahmad S, Kim HJ, Park J, Johnston F, Strouch M, Menze A, Rymer J; McClaine R, Strasberg S, Talamonti M, Staley C, McMasters K, Lowy A, Byrd-Sellers J, Wood W, Hawkins W., 2008, “Left-sided pancreatectomy: a multicenter analysis of open and laparoscopic approaches”. Annals of Surgery. September,248(3):438-446.

Kooby DA., 2008, “Laparoscopic pancreatic resection for cancer”. Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy,8(10):1597-609.

Lowe M, Sarmiento J, Adsay N, Chu C, Staley C, Galloway J, Kooby DA. “Important prognostic factors in adenocarcinoma of the ampulla of Vater”. American Surgeon,2009 Sep;75(9):754-60; discussion 761.

Martin R, Scoggins C, Egnatashvili V, Staley C, McMasters K, Kooby DA., 2009, “Arterial and venous resection for locally advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma: operative and long-term outcomes”. Archives of Surgery,144(2): 154-159.

Merchant N, Rymer J, Koehler E, Ayers G, Castellanos D, Kooby DA, Weber S, MD, Cho C, Schmidt C, Nakeeb A, MD, Matos J, Scoggins C, Martin R, Kim H, Ahmad S, Chu C, McClaine R, MD8, Bednarski B, Staley C, Sharp K, MD, Parikh A. 2008 “Adjuvant Chemoradiation Therapy For Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: Who Really Benefits?”. Journal of the American College of Surgeons,208(5):829-38; discussion 838-41.

Ocuin L, Sarmiento J, Staley C, Galloway J, Wood W, Kooby DA., 2008 , “Increased morbidity but decreased diabetes mellitus following central pancreatectomy for small neck lesions”. Annals of Surgical Oncology. August,15(8):2096-2103.

Weber S, Cho C, Bentrem D, Nakeeb A, Schmidt C, Merchant N, Parikh A, Martin R, Scoggins C, Ahmad S, Kim H, Hamilton, N, Hawkins W, Kooby D. 2009 “Laparoscopic Left Pancreatectomy: Complication Risk Score Predicts Morbidity and Risk for Pancreatic Fistula”. Annals of Surgical Oncology,Oct;16(10):2825-33.

Yezhelyev M, Master V, Egnatashvili V, Kooby DA. 2008 “Combined Nephrectomy and Major Hepatectomy: Indications, Outcomes, and Recommendations”. Journal of the American College of Surgeons,208(3): 410-418.