Patient Care

  • Janice Rafferty, MD
  • Professor of Surgery and Director, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Academic Office:
    Christ Hospital Medical Office Building
    Room 524
    2123 Auburn Avenue
    Cincinnati, OH 45219
  • Phone: 513-929-0104
  • Email: janice.rafferty@uc.edu

    Research/Clinical Interests:

  • Colorectal Cancer, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn&39;s Disease, Proctology

    Education/Credentials:

  • Bachelor's Degree: Miami University of Ohio, 1984
  • Medical Degree: The Ohio State University, 1988
  • Fellowship: University of Cincinnati, 1992
  • Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 1992
  • Residency: University of Cincinnati, 1994
  • Fellowship: Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center, 1996

Board Certifications & Licenses:

  • Board Certified Diplomate, American Board of Surgery, 1996
  • Board Certified Diplomate, American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, 1997
  • Medical License, State Medical Board of Ohio

Peer Reviewed Publications (in chronological order):

  • Quezada, Y., Whiteside, J. L., Rice, T., Karram, M., Rafferty, J. F., & Paquette, I. M. (2015). Does preoperative anal physiology testing or ultrasonography predict clinical outcome with sacral neuromodulation for fecal incontinence? . International Urogynecology Journal.
  • Johnson, B. L., Davis, B. R., Rafferty, J. F., & Paquette, I. M. (2015). Postoperative predictors of early discharge following laparoscopic segmental colectomy. . International Journal of Colorectal Disease , 30 (5) , 703-6.
  • Johnson, B. L., Abodeely, A., Ferguson, M. A., Davis, B. R., Rafferty, J. F., & Paquette, I. M. (2015). Is sacral neuromodulation here to stay? Clinical outcomes of a new treatment for fecal incontinence. . Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery : Official Journal of the Society For Surgery of the Alimentary Tract , 19 (1) , 15-9; discussion 19-.
  • Sutton, J. M., Wima, K., Wilson, G. C., Davis, B. R., Shah, S. A., Abbott, D. E., Rafferty, J. F., & Paquette, I. M. (2014). Factors associated with 30-day readmission after restorative proctocolectomy with IPAA: a national study. . Diseases of the Colon and Rectum , 57 (12) , 1371-8.
  • Paquette, I. M., Abodeely, A., Johnson, B. L., & Rafferty, J. F. (2014). Quantifying patient improvement following sacral neuromodulation: is it time for a new scoring system for fecal incontinence? . Diseases of the Colon and Rectum , 57 (10) , 1209-12.
  • Kaiser, A. M., Orangio, G. R., Zutshi, M., Alva, S., Hull, T. L., Marcello, P. W., Margolin, D. A., Rafferty, J. F., Buie, W. D., & Wexner, S. D. (2014). Current status: new technologies for the treatment of patients with fecal incontinence. . Surgical Endoscopy , 28 (8) , 2277-301.
  • Kasten, K. R., Midura, E. F., Davis, B. R., Rafferty, J. F., & Paquette, I. M. (2014). Blowhole colostomy for the urgent management of distal large bowel obstruction. . The Journal of Surgical Research , 188 (1) , 53-7.
  • Feingold, D., Steele, S. R., Lee, S., Kaiser, A., Boushey, R., Buie, W. D., & Rafferty, J. F. (2014). Practice parameters for the treatment of sigmoid diverticulitis. . Diseases of the Colon and Rectum , 57 (3) , 284-94.
  • Paquette, I. M., Solan, P., Rafferty, J. F., Ferguson, M. A., & Davis, B. R. (2013). Readmission for dehydration or renal failure after ileostomy creation. . Diseases of the Colon and Rectum , 56 (8) , 974-9.
  • Monson, J. R. T., Weiser, M. R., Buie, W. D., Chang, G. J., Rafferty, J. F., Buie, W. D., & Rafferty, J. (2013). Practice parameters for the management of rectal cancer (revised). . Diseases of the Colon and Rectum , 56 (5) , 535-50.
  • Chang, G. J., Kaiser, A. M., Mills, S., Rafferty, J. F., & Buie, W. D. (2012). Practice parameters for the management of colon cancer. . Diseases of the Colon and Rectum , 55 (8) , 831-43.
  • Steele, S. R., Varma, M. G., Melton, G. B., Ross, H. M., Rafferty, J. F., & Buie, W. D. (2012). Practice parameters for anal squamous neoplasms. . Diseases of the Colon and Rectum , 55 (7) , 735-49.
  • Perry, W. B., Dykes, S. L., Buie, W. D., & Rafferty, J. F. (2010). Practice parameters for the management of anal fissures (3rd revision). . Diseases of the Colon and Rectum , 53 (8) , 1110-5.
  • Shin, T., & Rafferty, J. F. (2010). Laparoscopy for benign colorectal diseases. . Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery , 23 (1) , 42-50.
  • Rafferty, Janice F (2008). Polyps and polyposis coli. . Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery , 21 (4) , 235-6.
  • Cohen, J. L., Strong, S. A., Hyman, N. H., Buie, W. D., Dunn, G. D., Ko, C. Y., Fleshner, P. R., Stahl, T. J., Kim, D. G., Bastawrous, A. L., Perry, W. B., Cataldo, P. A., Rafferty, J. F., Ellis, C. N., Rakinic, J., Gregorcyk, S., Shellito, P. C., Kilkenny, J. W., Ternent, C. A., Koltun, W., Tjandra, J. J., Orsay, C. P., Whiteford, M. H., & Penzer, J. R. (2005). Practice parameters for the surgical treatment of ulcerative colitis. . Diseases of the Colon and Rectum , 48 (11) , 1997-2009.
  • Bailey, H. R., Beck, D. E., Billingham, R. P., Binderow, S. R., Gottesman, L., Hull, T. L., Larach, S. W., Margolin, D. A., Milsom, J. W., Potenti, F. M., Rafferty, J. F., Riff, D. S., Sands, L. R., Senagore, A., Stamos, M. J., Yee, L. F., Young-Fadok, T. M., & Gibbons, R. D. (2002). A study to determine the nitroglycerin ointment dose and dosing interval that best promote the healing of chronic anal fissures. . Diseases of the Colon and Rectum , 45 (9) , 1192-9.
  • Birnbaum, E. H., Stamm, L., Rafferty, J. F., Fry, R. D., Kodner, I. J., & Fleshman, J. W. (1996). Pudendal nerve terminal motor latency influences surgical outcome in treatment of rectal prolapse. . Diseases of the Colon and Rectum , 39 (11) , 1215-21.
  • Rafferty, J. F., Noguchi, Y., Fischer, J. E., & Hasselgren, P. O. (1994). Sepsis in rats stimulates cellular proliferation in the mucosa of the small intestine. . Gastroenterology , 107 (1) , 121-7.
  • Stallion, A., Rafferty, J. F., Warner, B. W., Ziegler, M. M., & Ryckman, F. C. (1994). Myocardial calcification: a predictor of poor outcome for myocarditis treated with extracorporeal life support. . Journal of Pediatric Surgery , 29 (4) , 492-4.
  • Zamir, O., Nussbaum, M. S., Bhadra, S., Subbiah, M. T., Rafferty, J. F., & Fischer, J. E. Effect of enteral feeding on hepatic steatosis induced by total parenteral nutrition. . JPEN. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition , 18 (1) , 20-5.
  • Zamir, O., Nussbaum, M. S., Ogle, C. K., Higashiguchi, T., Rafferty, J. F., & Fischer, J. E. 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) , 226-30.

    Research Grants:

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