FACULTY
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USC DIVISION OF EMERGENCY NON TRAUMA
and MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY

Dr. Peter F. Crookes - Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL INFORMATION:

Name in Full Peter Frederick Crookes, MD, FRCS, FACS.

Business Address (1) USC Healthcare Consultation Center, Suite 514, 1510 San Pablo St, Los Angeles, CA 90033-4612.

(2) Department of Surgery, LAC/USC Medical Center, 1200 N State Street #9900, Los Angeles, CA 9003

Business Phone (323)-442-6236 or (213) 226-2630

Fax (213) 226-4316

 

EDUCATION:

High School Royal Belfast Academical Institution, Belfast, N Ireland, 1964-1971

Medical School Queen's University, Belfast, N Ireland, 1971-1978

1976 - BSc (First Class Honors) in Pathology

1978 - MB BCh BAO

Internship Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, N Ireland, August 1978-July 1979. Rotations in General Surgery, Neurosurgery, General Medicine, Internal Medicine.

Residency Royal Victoria Hospital and associated teaching hospitals, Belfast, N Ireland. (Detailed rotations in Appendix 1) August 1979 - January 1989.

St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia. Feb 1989-Jan 1990.

Fellowships Research Fellow, Department of Surgery, St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia: February 1990 - June 1990

Research Fellow, Department of Surgery, Creighton University, Omaha, NE and University of Southern California July 1990-June 1992.

Clinical Research Fellow, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, July 1992- June 1994.

Honors and Awards Undergraduate

Ashby Prize for Music, Queen's University, 1972.

Musgrave Prize for Pathology, Queen's University,1975.

Postgraduate

Samuel Haslett Brown Travelling Fellowship, Queen's University, 1989

Excellence in Teaching Award for Resident Bedside Teaching, University of Southern California, 1993.

CJ Berne award for excellence in teaching, 1996

USC School of Medicine award for outstanding teaching in Year III, 1997

Elected to AOA honor society, USC School of Medicine, 1998

Licensure General Medical Council, London, UK. (Full Registration July 1979)

Medical Board of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia. (Feb. 1989).

Medical Board of California License # AO55377

Board Certification: Not applicable

Postgraduate qualifications

FRCS(England) 1982

FMGEMS 1990

FLEX parts 1 and 2 1992

MD (by doctoral dissertation) Queen's University of Belfast, 1997

FACS 1997

 

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Appointments Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Southern California and attending physician, USC University Hospital , Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center and Kenneth Norris Jr. Cancer Hospital, July 1994 - present.

Assistant Unit Chief, Department of Surgery, Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center, 1992-4.

Previous appointments during training: please see Appendix 1.

 

Invited Lectures: University

"The Lower Esophageal Sphincter: pathophysiology of reflux disease".Gastroenterology Grand Rounds: LAC/USC Medical Center, June 1994.

"Gastric Carcinoma": Grand Rounds: Kaiser Permanente Department of Surgery, Feb 1995

"More Stories about Dead Guys: the value of surgical history in the education of the surgical resident": Grand Rounds, University of Southern California, Oct 21, 1996

"Historical and Controversial aspects of Gastric Carcinoma". Grand Rounds, Department of Surgery, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, December 1996

"Surgical Management of Esophageal Disease: a historical perspective" G Rainey Williams Surgical Symposium, University of Oklahoma, September 1997

"Gastroesophageal Reflux: a logical approach to surgical procedures" G Rainey Williams Surgical Symposium, University of Oklahoma, September 1997

"Dead Guys II - having the courage to be first" Grand Rounds, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, March 7, 1998.

 

Invited Lectures: National Societies

"Are the results of antireflux surgery dependent upon the results of preop testing?" SAGES, San Diego, March 1997

"Preoperative testing in the choice of antireflux surgery" American College of Surgeons Spring Meeting, San Diego, CA April 1997

"Extended lymphadenectomy for Gastric Carcinoma". SSAT, Washington DC, May 1997

 

Invited Lectures: In -house and local societies.

Regular lecturer in USC Department of Surgery annual course in Esophageal and Foregut Diseases, Hawaii.

Regular lecturer and surgical tutor in USC Department of Surgery laparoscopic surgery courses.

Annual lectures on Surgical History for USC School of Medicine Third Year Class.

Regular weekly bedside tutorials, mentoring and Core Curriculum lectures for Third Year Clerkship, USC School of Medicine

Faculty lecturer and tutor in laparoscopic antireflux surgery course, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, Feb 13-14, 1998.

 

Supervision of student research projects:

Afshin Ehsan:: Discordance between pH and manometry in the investigation of Gastro- esophageal Reflux disease. Presented at OESO 4th International Congress, Paris, September 1993.

Peter Mazolewski: The value of blood cultures in hospital patients. In progress.

Can Huynh: Muscular pathology of the esophageal wall in Barrett's esophagus.

 

Specific Administrative responsibilities:

Assistant Unit Chief of Foregut Service, Department of Surgery, 1992-94.

Associate Chief of Thoracic-Foregut Servivce, 1994-present

Chief of Non-Trauma Emergency Surgery "C" Service, 1997-present.

Member of Department of Surgery Quality Assurance Committee. 1992-present.

Co-Chair of Re-engineering committe: Diagnosic and Therapeutic Areas.

USC IPA: QA and CME Committees

Membership Committee and Ethics Committee Member, SAGES

 

Membership of Professional Associations.

British Medical Association, 1979

Royal College of Surgeons of England 1982

Dysphagia Research Society 1996

International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus 1996

Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract 1997

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons 1995

Society of Critical Care Medicine 1994

New York Academy of Sciences 1995

American College of Surgeons 1997

 

Ad hoc reviewer:

American Journal of Gastroenterology

Digestive Diseases and Sciences

Surgery

 

Research Activities:

Complete Bibliography: see Publications

Major Areas of Research Interest:

Pathophysiology of Gastroesophageal reflux disease. Barrett's esophagus and its malignant tendency. Esophageal Motility disorders. Technical and clinical aspects of Laparoscopic Surgery. The role of adjuvant chemotherapy in treatment of Cancer of the Stomach and Esophagus. Surgical History.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

PEER REVIEWED

1. Russell CF, Ferguson WR, Laird JD, Crookes PF. Early experience with Technetium-Thallium subtraction imaging of parathyroid tumours. Brit J Surg (1984) 71:1003.

2. Lyons TJ, Crookes PF, Postlethwaite W, Sheridan B, Brown RC, Atkinson AB. Familial hypocalciuric hypercalcaemia as a differential diagnosis of hyperparathyroidism: studies in a large kindred and a review of surgical experience in the condition. Brit J Surg (1986) 73:188- 192.

3. Lee RJE, Collins BJ, Spence RAJ, Crookes PF et al. Investigation of non-cardiac chest pain - which oesophageal test? Ulster Med J (1986) 55:49-56.

4. Crookes PF, Wilkinson AJ, Johnston GW. Heller's Myotomy with partial fundoplication. Brit J Surg (1989) 76:98-99.

5. Martin CJ, Crookes PF. Reoperation for failed anti-reflux surgery. Aus NZ J Surg (1990) 60: 773-8.

6. Crookes PF, Cavallo AV, Balasubramaniam GS, Ryan P. Major gastrointestinal hemorrhage from a metastatic testicular teratoma. Aust NZ J Surg (1992) 62:657-9.

7. Bremner RM, Crookes PF, DeMeester TR, Peters JH, Stein HJ. Concentration of refluxed acid and esophageal mucosal injury. Am J Surg (1992) 164:522-6.

8 . Bremner RM, Costantini M, Hoeft S, Yasui A, Crookes PF et al. Manual verification of computer analysis of 24 hr esophageal motility. Biomed. Instrument. Tech. (1993) 27:49-55.

9. Crookes PF, Kaul BK, DeMeester TR, Stein HJ, Oka M. Manometry of individual segments of the distal esophageal sphincter: its relation to functional incompetence. Arch Surg (1993) 128:411-5.

10. Bremner RM, Hoeft SF, Costantini M, Crookes PF, Bremner CG, DeMeester TR. Pharyngeal swallowing: the major factor in clearance of reflux episodes. Ann Surg (1993) 218:364-370.

11 Costantini M, Crookes PF, Bremner RB, Hoeft SF, Ehsan A, Peters JH, Bremner CG, DeMeester TR. The value of physiological assessment of foregut symptoms in a surgical practice. Surgery (1993) 14:780-787.

12. Crookes PF, DeMeester TR. The Angelchik Prosthesis - what have we learned in 15 years? Ann Thor Surg (1994) 57:1385-6.

13. Crookes PF, DeMeester TR. Does Toupet fundoplication outperform the Nissen as the operation of choice for gastroesophageal reflux disease? Diseases of the Esophagus. (1994) 7: 265-7.

14. Peters JH, Krailadsiri W, Incarbone R, Bremner CG, Froes E, Ireland AP, Crookes P, Ortega AE, Anthone GA, Stain SA . Reasons for Conversion From Laparoscopic to Open Cholecystectomy in an Urban Teaching Hospital. Am J Surg (1994) 68:555-559.

15. Peters JH, Kauer WK, Crookes PF, Ireland AP, Bremner CG, DeMeester TR. Esopahgeal resection with colon interposition for end-stage achalasia. Arch Surg (1995) 130:632-6

16. Stein HJ, Crookes PF, DeMeester TR. Three dimensional imaging of the Lower esopageal sphincter. Surgery Annual (1995) 27:199-214.

17. Crookes PF, Incarbone R, Peters JH, Engle S, Bremner CG, DeMeester TR. A selective therapeutic approach to gastric cancer in a large public hospital. Am J Surg (1995) 170:602-5.

18. Lenz HJ, Leichman CG, Danenberg KD, Danenberg PV, Croshen S, Cohen H, Laine L, Crookes P, Silberman H, Baranda J, Garcia Y, Li J, Leichman L. Thymidylate synthesase mRNA level in adenocarcinoma of the stomach: a predictor for primary tumor response and overall survival. J Clin Oncol (1996) 14:176-82

19. Crookes PF, DeMeester TR. The diagnosis and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease in a managed care environment: a surgeon's response. Arch Surg (196) 131:1021-3.

20. Crookes PF, DeMeester TR. Ambulatory esophageal pH monitoring in patients with motility disorders. Dysphagia (1996) 11:252-3.

21. Crookes PF, Leichman CG, Liechman L, Tan M, Laine L, Stain S, Baranda J, Casagrande Y, Groshen S, Silberman H. Systemic chemotherapy for gastric carcinoma followed by postoperative intraperitoneal therapy: a final report. Cancer (1997) 79:1767-75.

22. Crookes PF, DeMeester TR. Complete and partial laparoscopic funcoplication for gastroesophageal reflux disease. Surgical Endoscopy (1997) 11:613-4.

23. Bennet DR, Baird CJ, Chan KM, Crookes PF, Bremner CG, Gottlieb MM, Naritoku WY. Zinc toxicity following massive coin ingestion. Am J Forensic Med Path (1997) 18:148-53.

24. Mason RJ, DeMeester TR, Lund RJ, Peters JH, Crookes P, Ritter M, Gadenstaetter M, Hagen JA. Nissen fundoplication prevents shortening of the sphincter during gastric distention. Arch Surg (1997) 132:71-24.

25. Crookes PF, Corkill S, DeMeester TR. Gastroesophageal reflux in achalasia: when is reflux really reflux? Dig Dis Sci (1997) 42:1354-61.

26. Tefera L, Fein M, Ritter MP, Bremner CG, Crookes PF, Peters JH, Hagen JA, DeMeester TR: Can the combination of Symptoms and Endoscopy Confirm the Presence of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease? Am Surg (1997) 63(10):933-936.

27. Öberg S,Peters JH,DeMeester TR, Chandrasoma P, Hagen JA, Ireland AP, Ritter MP, Mason RJ, Crookes P,Bremner CG: Inflammation and Specialized Intestinal Metaplasia of Cardiac Mucosa Is a Manifestation of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. Ann Surg (1997) 226:522- 532.

28. Crookes PF, Ritter MP, Johnson WE, Bremner CG, Peters JH, DeMeester TR: Static and dynamic function of the lower esophageal sphincter before and after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication. J Gastrointest Surg (1997) 1:499-504.

29 Metzger R, Leichman CG, Danenberg KD, Danenberg PV, Lenz HJ, Hayashi K, Croshen S, Salonga D, Cohen H, Laine L, Crookes P, Silberman H, Baranda J, Konda B, Leichman L. ERCC1 mRNA levels complement thymidylate synthase mRNA levels in predicting response and survival for gastric cancer patients receiving combination cisplatin and fluorouracil chemotherapy. J Clin Oncol (1998) 16:309-16.

30 Gadenstatter M, Hagen JA, DeMeester TR, Ritter MP, Peters JH, Mason RJ, Crookes PF Esophagectomy for unsuccessful antireflux operations. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg (1998) 115: 296-300.

31 Bremner RM, Costantini M, Bremner CG, Hoeft SF, Crookes PF, Peters JH, Hagen JA Normal esophageal body function: a study using ambulatory manometry. Am J Gastroenterol (1998) 93:183-7.

32 Crookes PF. Gastroesophageal reflux after partial gastrectomy. Am J Gastroenterol (1998) 3:3-4.

33. de Vos Shoop M, Peters JH, DeMeester TR, Crookes PF, Kline MM. Patient response to a marketing minimally invasive surgery for heartburn. Surg Endosc (1998) 12:261-5.

 

ARTICLES IN PRESS

1. Gadenstaetter M, Wetscher G, Crookes PF, Mason RJ, Schwab B, Pointner R. Dieulafoy's disease of the small and large bowel. J Clin Gastroenterol.

2. Ritter MP, Fein M, Crookes PF, Peters J, Hagen JA, Bremner CG, DeMeester TR. Development of a new ambulatory gastric emptying probe. J Gastrointest. Surg.

3. Crookes PF, DeMeester TR: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. Submitted to Surgery

 

NON PEER REVIEW

Crookes PF, DeMeester TR. Reflux Oesophagitis. Surgery (1993)

 

ABSTRACTS

1. Crookes PF, Russell CF, Graham HK et al. Screening for hypercalcaemia. Brit J Surg (1985) 72, 933.

2. Crookes PF, Martin CJ. The contribution of the Diaphragmatic Crura to canine gastro- oesophageal competence. Aus NZ J Surg (1991) 61.

3. Crookes PF, Martin CJ. The contribution of the Diaphragmatic Crura to canine gastroesophageal competence. Gastroenterology (1991) 100 No 5:A822

4. Crookes PF, Bremner RM, Hoeft SF, DeMeester TR, Naspetti R: Detailed Manometric Evaluation of the Pharyngoesophageal Segment. Gastroenterology(1992) 102(4):A438.6

5. Crookes PF, Bremner RM, Hoeft SF, Naspetti R, DeMeester TR: Manometry of the Pharynx and Upper Esophageal Sphincter Using Closely Spaced Transducers. Gastroenterology (1992) 103(4):A1407.

6. Bremner RM, Crookes PF, Costantini M, DeMeester TR, Peters JR: The Relationship of Esophageal Length to Hiatal Hernia in Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). Gastroenterology (1992) 102(4):A45.

7. Bremner RM, Costantini M, Crookes PF, Hagen J, Yasui A, DeMeester TR: Does the Presence of Separate pH Probes Affect the Recording of Esophageal Contractions on 24 Hour Ambulatory Motility? Gastroenterology (1992)102(4):A430.

8 Bremner RM, Costantini M, DeMeester TR, Shibberu H, Halls J, Crookes PF: Secondary Peristalsis Is Rare and Is Not Important in Clearing the Esophagus of Refluxed Gastric Acid. Gastroenterology (1992) 102(4):A430.

9. Bremner R, Costantini M, Hoeft S, Crookes P, DeMeester TR, Nicholas C: Clinical Aspects of Ambulatory Esophageal Manometry. Gastroenterology (1992) 103(4):A1407.

10. Bremner RM, Costantini M, Crookes PF, Hoeft S, DeMeester TR, Shibberu H: Making Sense of Ambulatory Esophageal Motility. Gastroenterology (1992)103(4):A1408.

11. Hoeft SF, Bremner RM, Costantini M, Crookes PF, Hagen JA, Peters JH, DeMeester TR: Symptoms and Motility Findings in Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. Gastroenterology (1992)103(4):A1408.

12. Costantini M, Bremner RM, Crookes P, DeMeester TR: The Slow Motorized Pull-Through: An Improved Technique to Evaluate the Lower Esophageal Sphincter. Gastroenterology (1992) 102(4):A53.

13. Crookes PF, Dreuw B, Costantini M, DeMeester TR: The Diaphragmatic Component of the Lower Esophageal High Pressure Zone in Gastroesophageal Reflux with and without Hiatal Herniation. Gastroenterology (1993) 104(4), part 2:A59.

14. Crookes PF, Dreuw B, Costantini M, Hoeft SF, Clark GWB, Burdiles P, DeMeester TR, Ehsan A, Watson D: Computerized Measurement of Lower Esophageal Sphincter Characteristics. Gastroenterology (1993) 104(4), part 2:A59.

15. Costantini M, Bremner RM, Hoeft SF, Crookes PF, DeMeester TR: Normal Esophageal Motor Function: A Manometric study of 136 Healthy Subjects. Gastroenterology (1993) 104(4):A1407.

16. Bremner RM, Hoeft SF, Costantini M, DeMeester TR, Burdiles P, Dreuw B, Crookes PF, Peters JH, Clark GWB: A Cause of Non-Obstructive Dysphagia in Patients with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. Gastroenterology (1993) 104(4), part 2:A46.

17. Dreuw B, Clark GWB, Hoeft SF, Bremner RM, Burdiles P, Crookes PF, DeMeester TR, Peters JH, Johnson SB, Shibberu H: Correlation between Symptoms and Reflux Episodes in Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. Gastroenterology (1993) 104(4), part 2:A72.

18. Clark GWB, Smyrk TC, Hoeft SF, Burdiles P, Dreuw B, Crookes PF, Peters JH, DeMeester TR: Is the Length of Barrett's Mucosa Related to the Prevalence of Complications and Adenocarcinoma in Barrett's Esophagus? Gastroenterology (1993) 104(4), part 2:A393.

19. Burdiles P, Hoeft SF, Clark GWB, Bremner RM, Crookes PF: Evaluation of a Fiber-Optic Sensor for Bilirubin. Gastroenterology (1993) 104(4), part 2:A485.

20. Costantini M, DeMeester TR, Valenzuela J, Crookes PF, Bremner RM, Hoeft SF, Burdiles P: Foregut Function and Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Gastroenterology (1993) 104(4), part 2:A493.

21. Hoeft SF, Burdiles P, Clark GWB, Dreuw B, DeMeester TR, Peters JH, Johnson SB, Crookes PF, Bremner RM: Duodenogastric Reflux Is Reflected in 24-Hour Gastric pH Monitoring. Gastroenterology (1993) 104(4), part 2:A521.

22. Cheng C, Bremner CG, Crookes PF, Dreuw B, Peters JH, DeMeester TR: The Double- Hump: A Motility Sign of Significance? Gastroenterology (1994) 106(4), part 2:A478.

23. Crookes PF, Corkhill S, DeMeester TR. When is "reflux" in achalasia really reflux?Gastroenterology (1994) 105,A:

24. Crookes PF, Heimbucher J, Incarbone R, Peters JH, DeMeester TR. Myotomy for achalasia: effect on function of the crural diaphragm. Gastroenterology (1994) 106, A:

25. Bremner RM, Costantini M, Crookes PF, Benisch L, Hoeft SF, Dreuw B, Corkill S, Bremner CG, DeMeester TR: 24-Hour pH and Motility Testing: Patient Compliance and Tolerance. Gastroenterology (1994) 106(4), part 2:A471.

26. Crookes PF, Heimbucher J, Peters JH, Bremner CG, DeMeester TR: Vector Volume Analysis of the Lower Esophageal Sphincter Demonstrates the Effect of Treatment of Achalasia. Gastroenterology (1995)108(4):A76.

27. Ritter MP, Crookes PF, DeMeester TR, Fein M, Gadenstätter M, Peters JH, Bremner CG: Simultaneous Measurement of Gastric Emptying and Gastric Contractions with an Intragastric Probe. Gastroenterology (1997) 112(4):A814.

28. Burdiles P, Peters JH, DeMeester TR, Clark GWB, Crookes PF, Hagen JA, Bremner CG: Reflux Esophagitis May Progress to Barrett=s Metaplasia Despite Therapy with Proton Pump Inhibitors: The Need for Antireflux Surgery Re-emphasized. Gastroenterology (1997) 112(4):A1434.

29. Ritter MP, Fein M, DeMeester TR, Crookes PF, Peters JH, Gadenstätter M, Hagen JA, Bremner CG: Ambulatory Measurement of Gastric Emptying is a Sensitive Technique in Detecting Abnormal Gastric Emptying Patterns. Gastroenterology (1997)112(4):A1468.

30. Ritter MP, Oberg S, DeMeester TR, Peters JH, Gadenstätter M, Crookes PF, Fein M, Bremner CG: Duodenogastroesophageal Reflux in Patients with Short Segment Barrett=s Esophagus, Gastroenterology (1997)112(4):A1469.

 

BOOK REVIEWS

1. DeMeester TR and Crookes PF. Review of "Reflux Oesophagitis" ed Hennessy TPJ, Cuschieri A, Bennett JR. Butteworths , London 1989. Reviewed for Annals of Surgery 1990.

2. DeMeester TR and Crookes PF. Review of Surgery of the Oesophagus 2nd edition, ed Hennessy TPJ, Cuschieri A. Reviewed for Gullet 1993.

 

LETTERS TO EDITORS

1. Crookes PF, Graham HK. Hypercalcaemia precipitated by oliguria during total parenteral nutrition. Brit Med J (1984) 289, 561.

2. Crookes PF, DeMeester TR: Letter to the Editor in response A. Watson's response to the commentary, Does Toupet Fundoplication Out-Perform the Nissen Procedure as the Operation of Choice for Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease? Dis Esoph (1995) 8:230.

3. Crookes PF: Hermann Boerhaave: the man behind the syndrome. Dis Esoph (1997)10: 303

 

CHAPTERS

1. DeMeester TR and Crookes PF. Barrett's esophagus. In Current Surgical Therapy. ed Cameron JL. CV Mosby 1991

2. Crookes PF, Stein HJ and DeMeester TR. Stationary manometry of the esophageal body and upper esophageal sphincter. In Problems in General Surgery. ed Hinder RA. JP Lippincott Company.

3. Stein HJ, Crookes PF and DeMeester TR. Manometry of the lower esophageal sphincter. In Problems in General Surgery. ed Hinder RA. JP Lippincott Company.

4. DeMeester TR and Crookes PF. Benign and malignant diseases of the esophagus. In Current Practice of Surgery ed Levine BA, Copeland EM, Howard RJ, Sugarman HJ, Warshaw AL. Churchill Livingstone. New York 1993.

5. Crookes PF, Jamieson JR and DeMeester TR. Surgery for benign oesophageal diseases. In Gastroenterology - Clinical Science and Practice 2nd edition. (1993) eds Bouchier IDA, Hodgson HJF, Allen RN and Keighley MRB. Ballière Tindall

6. Crookes PF, Bremner RM, Costantini M, Hoeft SF, Hagen JA, Peters JH, DeMeester TR. The value of a scoring system in Gastroesophageal reflux disease: does it predict the response to surgical treatment? In: Recent Advances in Diseases of the Esophagus eds Nabeya K, Hanaoka T, Nogami H. (1994) Tokyo: Springer Verlag pp 34-9.

7. DeMeester TR, Crookes PF. Surgery for reflux esophagitis. In Bayless, T (ed). Current Therapy in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 4th edition. St Louis: Mosby-Year Book Inc, 1994, p 34-39.

8. Stein HJ, Crookes PF, DeMeester TR. in Giuli R, Tytgat GNJ, DeMeester TR, Galmiche JP (eds). What may be expected from the new manometric techniques based on the three- dimensional sphincter pressure profile? The esophageal mucosa. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science B.V., 1994, pp 157-164.

9. Crookes PF, Clark GWB, DeMeester TR. Diagnostic evaluation of foregut function. In Peters JH and DeMeester TR (eds) Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Foregut. Quality Medical Publishers.

10. Crookes PF, Peters JH, DeMeester TR: Physiology of the Antireflux Barrier and Diagnostic Tests of Foregut Function. Sem Laparosc Surg 1995;2(1):10-26.

11. Crookes PF, Hoeft SF, DeMeester TR. The physiology of lower esophageal competence. In Pearson FG, Deslaruiers J, Ginsberg RJ, Hiebert CA, McKneally MF, Urschel HC (eds) Esophageal Surgery. Churchill Livingstone 1996.

12. Crookes PF, DeMeester TR: Esophageal Anatomy and Physiology, and Gastroesophageal Reflux, in: Greenfield LJ, Mulholland MW, Oldham KT, Zelenock GB, Lillemoe KD (eds.): Surgery: Scientific Principles and Practice, 2nd Edition, Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven Publishers, 1997, pp. 653-694.

13. Crookes PF, DeMeester TR: Esophageal Anatomy and Physiology and Gastroesophageal Reflux, in: Greenfield LJ, Mulholland MW, Oldham KT, Zelenock GB, Lillemoe KD (eds.): Essentials of Surgery: Scientific Principles and Practice, Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven Publishers, 1997, pp. 155-167.

 

CHAPTERS IN PRESS

1. DeMeester TR and Crookes PF. Physiologic Dysfunction of the Esophagus. In Miller TA, Rowlands BJ (eds) The Physiologic Basis of Modern Surgical Care. Mosby Year Book

2. Peters JH, Crookes PF: Esophageal Diverticula

 

BOOKS, DISSERTATIONS, THESES

1. Crookes PF. Anoxic-Ischaemic Encephalopathy in the rat. BSc Thesis, Queen's University of Belfast, 1976.

2. Crookes PF. Studies in Gastro-oesophageal Reflux. MD Thesis, Queen's University of Belfast, April 1997.

 

APPENDIX 1

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

 

July 1992 -June 1994:

Assistant Unit Chief and Attending Physician, Foregut Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Los Angeles County/University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California.

July 1991 - June 1992:

Clinical Research Fellow, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California.

July 1990 - June 1991:

Research Fellow, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California,

Feb 1990 June 1990:

Research Felllow, Department of Surgery, St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.

Feb 1989 - Jan 1990:

Registrar, Department of Surgery, St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

Aug 1986 - Jan 1989:

Senior Registrar, Royal Victoria Hospital and Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, N Ireland.

Included rotations in Thoracic surgery (6 months), Vascular Surgery (12 months) and Endocrine/Colorectal Surgery (12 months).

Aug 1981 - July 1986:

Registrar, Royal Victoria Hospital and associated teaching hospitals.

Included rotations in General Surgery (30 months), orthopaedics (6 months), Urology (6 months) and departmental duties (teaching/research, 18 months).

Aug 1979 - July 1981:

Senior House Officer in Accident and Emergency, General Surgery, and Fracture Clinic, Royal Victoria and Belfast City Hospitals.

Aug 1978 - July 1979:

Pre-registration House Officer, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, in General Surgery, Neurosurgery, General Medicine and Cardiology.

Extracurricular activities

Ad hoc Member of Ulster Orchestra (violin) 1971-5

Baroque Chamber players 1978-82

Ad hoc String quartets 1982-present

Member (1976-89) and conductor (1980-2) Royal Victoria Hospital choir.

Member, ad hoc teacher, former associate pastoral nominating committee member, Glendale Presbyterian Church.

Interests include travel, letter writing, reading wide range of fiction, drama, poetry, history, philosophy and theology.

 

 

 

 

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