Irena Gribovskaja-Rupp, MD

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Clinical Assistant Professor
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery - Gastrointestinal, Minimally invasive and Bariatric Surgery

Contact Information

Primary Office
4577 JCP
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-384-7359

Education

BA, Health Science, Kalamazoo College
MD, Medical College of Wisconsin
Fellow, Colon and Rectal Research Fellowship, Medical College of Wisconsin and Clement Zablocki VA Medical Center
Resident, General Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin
Fellow, Colon and Rectal Surgery, University of Minnesota

Licensure and Certifications

MD
American Board of Surgery

Publications

Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Kwak, J. M., Takahashi, T. & Ludwig, K. (2014). Nitric oxide regulates polarity of guinea pig distal colon pellet propagation and circular muscle motor response. Journal of Gastroenterology, 49(5), 835-42. PMID: 23783840.

Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Babygirija, R., Takahashi, T. & Ludwig, K. (2014). Autonomic nerve regulation of colonic peristalsis in Guinea pigs. Journal of Neurogastroenterology and Motility, 20(2), 185-96. PMID: 24847719.

Kwak, J. M., Babygirija, R., Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Takahashi, T., Yamato, S. & Ludwig, K. (2013). Regional difference in colonic motility response to electrical field stimulation in Guinea pig. Journal of Neurogastroenterology and Motility, 19(2), 192-203. PMID: 23667750.

Babygirija, R., Yoshimoto, S., Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Bülbül, M., Ludwig, K. & Takahashi, T. (2012). Social interaction attenuates stress responses following chronic stress in maternally separated rats. Brain Research, 1469, 54-62. PMID: 22750582.

Babygirija, R., Cerjak, D., Yoshimoto, S., Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Bülbül, M., Ludwig, K. & Takahashi, T. (2012). Affiliative behavior attenuates stress responses of GI tract via up-regulating hypothalamic oxytocin expression. Autonomic Neuroscience, 169(1), 28-33. PMID: 22464293.

Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Takahashi, T., Ridolfi, T., Kosinski, L. & Ludwig, K. (2012). Upregulation of mucosal 5-HT3 receptors is involved in restoration of colonic transit after pelvic nerve transection. Neurogastroenterology and Motility : The official journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society, 24(5), 472-8, e218. PMID: 22304456.

Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Kosinski, L. & Ludwig, K. A. (2011). Obesity and colorectal cancer. Clinics in colon and rectal surgery, 24(4), 229-43. PMID: 23204938.

Guyton, K. L., Levine, Z. C., Lowry, A. C., Lambert, L., Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Hyman, N., Zaborina, O. & Alverdy, J. (2019). Identification of Collagenolytic Bacteria in Human Samples: Screening Methods and Clinical Implications for Resolving and Preventing Anastomotic Leaks and Wound Complications. Diseases of the colon and rectum, 62(8), 972-979. PMID: 31283593.

Charlton, M. E., Shahnazi, A. F., Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Hunter, L., Mengeling, M. A., Chrischilles, E. A., Lynch, C. F. & Ward, M. M. (2019). Determinants of Rectal Cancer Patients' Decisions on Where to Receive Surgery: a Qualitative Analysis. Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, 23(7), 1461-1473. PMID: 30203231.

Goffredo, P., Utria, A. F., Hrabe, J. E., Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Kapadia, M. R. & Hassan, I. (2019). The Role of Multiagent Chemoradiation in the Management and Prognosis of Anal Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, 23(4), 712-719. PMID: 30644029.

Koch, K., Hart, A., Kahl, A., Charlton, M., Kapadia, M., Hrabe, J., Hassan, I., Cromwell, J. & Gribovskaja-Rupp, I. (2019). MALE GENDER, OSTOMY, INFECTION, AND IV FLUIDS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH INCREASED RISK OF POST-OPERATIVE ILEUS IN ELECTIVE COLORECTAL PATIENTS. (Vols. 156). (6), pp. S1451-S1451. GASTROENTEROLOGY.

Koch, K., Hart, A., Kahl, A., Charlton, M., Kapadia, M., Hrabe, J., Hassan, I., Cromwell, J. & Gribovskaja-Rupp, I. (2019). PROLONGED POSTOPERATIVE STAY AFTER ELECTIVE COLORECTAL SURGERY IS ASSOCIATED WITH IV FLUID VOLUME, OLDER PATIENT, AND PROLONGED OPEN OPERATION. (Vols. 156). (6), pp. S1450-S1450. GASTROENTEROLOGY.

Goffredo, P., Gao, X., Ginader, T., Hrabe, J., Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Kapadia, M., Weigel, R. J. & Hassan, I. (2019). THE IMPACT OF KRAS MUTATION ON THE PRESENTATION AND PROGNOSIS OF NON-METASTATIC COLON CANCER: AN ANALYSIS FROM THE NATIONAL CANCER DATABASE. (Vols. 156). (6), pp. S1421-S1422. GASTROENTEROLOGY.

Chioreso, C., Del Vecchio, N., Schweizer, M. L., Schlichting, J., Gribovskaja-Rupp, I. & Charlton, M. E. (2018). Association Between Hospital and Surgeon Volume and Rectal Cancer Surgery Outcomes in Patients With Rectal Cancer Treated Since 2000: Systematic Literature Review and Meta-analysis. Diseases of the colon and rectum, 61(11), 1320-1332. PMID: 30286023.

Lin, A. Y., Kahl, A., Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., West, M., Lynch, C. F. & Charlton, M. E. (2018). Sidedness, mutations, and survival in stage IV colon cancer: A US population-based study. (Vols. 36). (4) JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY.

Charlton, M. E., Chioreso, C., Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Lin, C., Ward, M. M., Lynch, C. F. & Chrischilles, E. A. (2018). Predictors of rectal cancer resection at high-volume hospitals among Medicare patients. (Vols. 36). (4) JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY.

Charlton, M. E., Shahnazi, A., Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Lin, C., Hunter, L., Chrischilles, E. A., Lynch, C. F. & Ward, M. M. (2018). Qualitative analysis of Iowa rectal cancer patients' decisions on where to receive surgery. (Vols. 36). (4) JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY.

Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Melton, G. B. (2016). Enterocutaneous Fistula: Proven Strategies and Updates. Clinics in Colon and Rectal surgery, 29(2), 130-7. PMID: 27247538.

Ali, F., Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Mahmoud, M., Ridolfi, T. J. & Ludwig, K. (2016). Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Sigmoid Colectomy is Effective for Patients With Diverticulitis regardless of Disease Severity. (Vols. 150). (4), pp. S1219-S1219. GASTROENTEROLOGY.

Takahashi, T., Gribovskaja-Rupp, I. & Babygirija, R. (2013). Physiology of Love-Role of Oxytocin in Human Relationships, Stress Response and Health. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Publishers.

Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Kwak, J., Takahashi, T. & Ludwig, K. (2012). 5-HT3 and 5-HT4 receptors promote colonic peristalsis via different mechanisms in guinea pigs. (142(5)) Gastroenterology 2012.

Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Kwak, J., Takahashi, T. & Ludwig, K. (2012). Distal colonic peristalsis is mainly mediated by a greater oral contration and a smaller anal contaction in guinea pigs. (142(5)) Gastroenterology 2012.

Griboskaja, I., Brownlow, K., Dennis, S., Rosko, A., Marletta, M. & Stevens-Truss, R. (2005). Calcium-binding sites of calmodulin and electron transfer by inducible nitric oxide synthase. Biochemistry 2005,(44).

Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Redlich, P., Treat, R., Webb, T. & Anderson, R. Skills for the Surgical Morbidity and Mortality (M&M) Conference Presentation. DOI: www.mededportal.org/publication/9338.