Patient Care

  • Janice Rafferty, MD
  • Professor
    Chief, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Phone: 513-929-0104
  • Email: janice.rafferty@uc.edu

    Research/Clinical Interests:

  • Cancer of the colon and rectum; ulcerative colitis; crohn's disease; proctology

    Education/Credentials:

  • B.A.: Miami University of Ohio,, 1984
  • M.D.: The Ohio State University College of Medicine,, 1988

Board Certifications & Licenses:

  • Certification, American Board of Surgery, 06-1996, (Recertification 10-2004)
  • Certification, American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery, 09-1997, (Recertification 06-2006)

Peer Reviewed Publications (in chronological order):

  • Rafferty, J., Shellito, P., Hyman, N., Buie, W., Standards Committee of American Society of Colon, & Rectal Surgeons (2006). Practice parameters for sigmoid diverticulitis . Diseases of the Colon and Rectum , 49 (7) , 939 , 944.
  • Cohen, J., Strong, S., Hyman, N., Buie, W., Dunn, G., Ko, C., Fleshner, P., Stahl, T., Kim, D., Bastawrous, A., Perry, W., Cataldo, P., Rafferty, J., Ellis, C., Rakinic, J., Gregorcyk, S., Shellito, P., Kilkenny,J.W.,3rd, Ternent, C., Koltun, W., Tjandra, J., Orsay, C., Whiteford, M., Penzer, J., Standards Practice Task Force American Society of Colon, & Rectal Surgeons (2005). Practice parameters for the surgical treatment of ulcerative colitis . Diseases of the Colon and Rectum , 48 (11) , 1997 , 2009.
  • Otchy, D., Hyman, N., Simmang, C., Anthony, T., Buie, W., Cataldo, P., Church, J., Cohen, J., Dentsman, F., Ellis, C., Kilkenny,J.W.,3rd, Ko, C., Moore, R., Orsay, C., Place, R., Rafferty, J., Rakinic, J., Savoca, P., Tjandra, J., Whiteford, M., Standards Practice Task Force, American Society of Colon, & Rectal Surgeons (2004). Practice parameters for colon cancer . Diseases of the Colon and Rectum , 47 (8) , 1269 , 1284.
  • Orsay, C., Rakinic, J., Perry, W., Hyman, N., Buie, D., Cataldo, P., Newstead, G., Dunn, G., Rafferty, J., Ellis, C., Shellito, P., Gregorcyk, S., Ternent, C., Kilkenny,J.,3rd, Tjandra, J., Ko, C., Whiteford, M., Nelson, R., Standards Practice Task Force, American Society of Colon, & Rectal Surgeons (2004). Practice parameters for the management of anal fissures (revised) . Diseases of the Colon and Rectum , 47 (12) , 2003 , 2007.
  • Anthony, T., Simmang, C., Hyman, N., Buie, D., Kim, D., Cataldo, P., Orsay, C., Church, J., Otchy, D., Cohen, J., Perry, W., Dunn, G., Rafferty, J., Ellis, C., Rakinic, J., Fleshner, P., Stahl, T., Gregorcyk, S., Ternent, C., Kilkenny,J.W.,3rd, Whiteford, M., Standards Practice Task Force, T. A. S. o. C., & Rectal Surgeons (2004). Practice parameters for the surveillance and follow-up of patients with colon and rectal cancer . Diseases of the Colon and Rectum , 47 (6) , 807 , 817.
  • Falcone, R.A., Knott, A.W., Rafferty, J.F., & Warner, B. (2004). Sacrococcygeal teratoma and teratocarcinoma . Seminars in Colon and Rectal Surgery , 15 (1) , 19 , 25.
  • Robb, B., Pritts, T., Gang, G., Warner, B., Seeskin, C., Stoops, M., James, L., Rafferty, J., Azizkhan, R., Martin, L., & Nussbaum, M. (2002). Quality of life in patients undergoing ileal pouch-anal anastomosis at the university of cincinnati . American Journal of Surgery , 183 (4) , 353 , 360.
  • Rafferty, J.F. (2001). Obtaining adequate bowel length for colorectal anastomosis . Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery , 14 , 25 , 31.
  • Birnbaum, E., Stamm, L., Rafferty, J., Fry, R., Kodner, I., & Fleshman, J. (1996). Pudendal nerve terminal motor latency influences surgical outcome in treatment of rectal prolapse . Diseases of the Colon and Rectum , 39 (11) , 1215 , 1221.
  • Rafferty, J.F. (1996). Pregnancy after restorative proctocolectomy . Selected Topics in Colon and Rectal Surgery , 9.
  • Rafferty, J.F., & Birnbaum, E. (1996). Endocavitary radiation for rectal cancer . Seminars in Colon and Rectal Surgery , 7 (4) , 238 , 242.
  • Rafferty, J.F. (1995). Immunonutrient effect following gunshot wound to the abdomen. . Critical Care Nutrition , 3 (1) , 36.
  • Tiao, G., Rafferty, J., Ogle, C., Fischer, J., & Hasselgren, P. (1994). Detrimental effect of nitric oxide synthase inhibition during endotoxemia may be caused by high levels of tumor necrosis factor and interleukin-6 . Surgery , 116 (2) , 332 , 7; discussion 337-8.
  • Zamir, O., Nussbaum, M., Bhadra, S., Subbiah, M., Rafferty, J., & Fischer, J. (1994). Effect of enteral feeding on hepatic steatosis induced by total parenteral nutrition . JPEN.Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition , 18 (1) , 20 , 25.
  • Stallion, A., Rafferty, J., Warner, B., Ziegler, M., & Ryckman, F. (1994). Myocardial calcification: a predictor of poor outcome for myocarditis treated with extracorporeal life support . Journal of Pediatric Surgery , 29 (4) , 492 , 494.
  • Rafferty, J., Noguchi, Y., Fischer, J., & Hasselgren, P. (1994). Sepsis in rats stimulates cellular proliferation in the mucosa of the small intestine . Gastroenterology , 107 (1) , 121 , 127.
  • Stallion, A., Cofer, B., Rafferty, J., Ziegler, M., & Ryckman, F. (1994). The significant relationship between platelet count and haemorrhagic complications on ecmo . Perfusion , 9 (4) , 265 , 269.
  • Zamir, O., Nussbaum, M., Ogle, C., Higashiguchi, T., Rafferty, J., & Fischer, J. (1993). Addition of glucagon to lipid-free total parenteral nutrition reduces production of prostaglandin e2 by stimulated splenic macrophages . JPEN.Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition , 17 (3) , 226 , 230.
  • Frederick, J., Hasselgren, P., Davis, S., Higashiguchi, T., Jacob, T., & Fischer, J. (1993). Nitric oxide may upregulate in vivo hepatic protein synthesis during endotoxemia . Archives of Surgery (Chicago, Ill.: 1960) , 128 (2) , 152 , 6; discussion 156-7.
  • Zamir, O., Hasselgren, P., Higashiguchi, T., Frederick, J., & Fischer, J. (1992). Effect of sepsis or cytokine administration on release of gut peptides . American Journal of Surgery , 163 (1) , 181 , 4; discussion 184-5.
  • Zamir, O., Hasselgren, P., Kunkel, S., Frederick, J., Higashiguchi, T., & Fischer, J. (1992). Evidence that tumor necrosis factor participates in the regulation of muscle proteolysis during sepsis . Archives of Surgery (Chicago, Ill.: 1960) , 127 (2) , 170 , 174.
  • von Allmen, D., Hasselgren, P., Higashiguchi, T., Frederick, J., Zamir, O., & Fischer, J. (1992). Increased intestinal protein synthesis during sepsis and following the administration of tumour necrosis factor alpha or interleukin-1 alpha . The Biochemical Journal , 286 ( Pt 2) (Pt 2) , 585 , 589.
  • Zamir, O., Hasselgren, P., Frederick, J., & Fischer, J. (1992). Is the metabolic response to sepsis in skeletal muscle different in infants and adults? an experimental study in rats . Journal of Pediatric Surgery , 27 (11) , 1399 , 1403.
  • Zamir, O., Hasselgren, P., Higashiguchi, T., Frederick, J., & Fischer, J. (1992). Tumour necrosis factor (tnf) and interleukin-1 (il-1) induce muscle proteolysis through different mechanisms . Mediators of Inflammation , 1 (4) , 247 , 250.
  • Stallion, A., Frederick, J., Milesky, D., Warner, B., & Ryckman, F. (1992). Bleeding complication associated with ECMO treatment of congenital diaphragmatic hernia. . ELSO: ECMO Pump Talk , 3 (1) .
  • Higashiguchi, T., Frederick, J.A., Zamir, O., Hasselgren, P.O., & Fischer, J. (1992). Effects of glutamine on protein synthesis in isolated enterocysts from septic rats . Surgical Forum , 43 , 26 , 28.
  • Zamir, O., James, J.H., Hasselgren, P.O., Higashiguchi, T., Frederick, J.A., & Fischer J.E. (1991). The effects of endotoxemia and cytokines on amino acid transport in skeletal muscle and the possible role of glucocorticoids . Surgical Forum , 42 , 101.
  • Magorien, R.D., Frederick, J., Leier, C.V., & Unverferth, D. (1987). Influence of exercise on coronary sinus blood flow determinations . American Journal of Cardiology , 59 , 659 , 661.

    Research Grants:

  • Travel Grant LifeCell Corporation. LifeCell Educational Grant, PI, Active.