Muneera R. Kapadia, MD

Portrait
Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery - Gastrointestinal, Minimally invasive and Bariatric Surgery

Contact Information

Primary Office: 4605 JCP
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-384-7359

Education

BS, Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MD, University of Michigan Medical School

Internship, General Surgery, McGaw Med Center, Northwestern University
Resident, General Surgery, McGaw Medical Center, Northwestern University
Fellow, Colorectal Surgery, University of Minnesota

Licensure and Certifications

Iowa Medical License (Permanent) - Iowa Board of Medicine

Publications

Berger, A. P., Giacalone, J. C., Barlow, P., Kapadia, M. R. & Keith, J. N. (2017). Choosing surgery as a career: Early results of a longitudinal study of medical students. Surgery. PMID: 28161006.

(In Press). Volvulus of the small bowel and colon. Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery.

Kodadek, L. M., Kapadia, M. R., Changoor, N. R., Dunn, K. B., Are, C., Greenberg, J. A., Minter, R. M., Pawlik, T. M. & Haider, A. H. (2016). Educating the surgeon-scientist: A qualitative study evaluating challenges and barriers toward becoming an academically successful surgeon. Surgery. PMID: 27524431.

Rapp, A. K., Healy, M. G., Charlton, M. E., Keith, J. N., Rosenbaum, M. E. & Kapadia, M. R. (2016). YouTube is the Most Frequently Used Educational Video Source for Surgical Preparation. Journal of surgical education. PMID: 27316383.

Klingensmith, M., Husain, K. & Kapadia, M. R. (2016). Colitis - Ischemic. The SCORE Portal.

Zhou, P. P., Clark, E. & Kapadia, M. R. (2016). A systematic review of presacral extramedullary haematopoiesis: A diagnosis to be considered for presacral masses. Colorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland. PMID: 27329993.

Rapp, A. K., Healy, M. G., Charlton, M. E., Rosenbaum, M. & Kapadia, M. R. (2015). YouTube is the most frequently used educational video resource for surgical preparation. In Presented at the Academic Surgical Council. Presented at Department of Surgery Resident Research Day, 1st prize.

Lorenzon, A. W., Sherman, S. K., Rosenbaum, M. & Kapadia, M. R. (2014). Resident involvement in postoperative conversations: an underused opportunity. J Surg Res, 190(2), 437-44. PMID: 24927930.

Hrabe, J. E., Byrn, J. C., Button, A. M., Zamba, G. K., Kapadia, M. R. & Mezhir, J. J. (2014). A matched case-control study of IBD-associated colorectal cancer: IBD protends worse outcome. J Surg Oncol, 109(2), 117-21. PMID: 24132737.

Kapadia, M. R., Cromwell, J. W. (2014). Concepts in Surgery of the Anus, Rectum and Pilonidal region.

Lorenzen, A. W., Bhama, A., Charlton, M. E. & Kapadia, M. R. (2014). Perioperative blood transfusions are associated with increased risk of infectious complications in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. In Presented at the American Society of Colon and Rectal Society Meeting. Presented at Department of Surgery Resident Research Day, 2nd place award..

Lorenzen, A. W., Kapadia, M. R. (2014). Resident involvement in the post-operative conversation: An underutilized opportunity to develop resident communication skills. In Presented at the Academic Surgical Congress.

Tsihlis, N. D., Kapadia, M. R., Vavra, A. K., Flannery, W. D., Oustwani, C. S., Jiang, Q. & Kibbe, M. R. (2013). Nitric oxide may inhibit neointimal hyperplasia by decreasing isopeptidase T levels and activity in the vasculature. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 58(1), 179-86. PMID: 23375434.

Hrabe, J. E., Kapadia, M. R., Zamba, G. K., Byrn, J. C. & Mezhir, J. J. (2013). An Evaluation of Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease who Develop Colorectal Cancer.

Hrabe, J. E., Chong, H. S., Mezhir, J. J. & Kapadia, M. R. (2013). Outcomes and Complications Associated with Hernia Repair in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Tsihlis, N. D., Kapadia, M. R., Vavra, A. K., Jiang, Q., Fu, B., Martinez, J. & Kibbe, M. R. (2012). Nitric oxide decreases activity and levels of the 11S proteasome activator PA28 in the vasculature. Nitric Oxide: Biology and Chemistry / Official Journal of the Nitric Oxide Society, 27(1), 50-8. PMID: 22561112.

Kapadia, M. R., Kreiter, C. D. & Healy, M. G. (2012). Resident Performance is Reliably Evaluated by Surgery Faculty.

Kapadia, M. R., Lowry, A. C. (2012). Ischemic Colitis.

Kibbe, M., Martinez, J., Popowich, D., Kapadia, M., Ahanchi, S., Aalami, O., Jiang, Q., Webb, A., Yang, J., Carroll, T. & Ameer, G. (2010). Citric acid-based elastomers provide a biocompatible interface for vascular grafts. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, Part A, 93(1), 314-24. PMID: 19569210.

Tsihlis, N. D., Murar, J., Kapadia, M. R., Ahanchi, S. S., Oustwani, C. S., Saavedra, J. E., Keefer, L. K. & Kibbe, M. R. (2010). Isopropylamine NONOate (IPA/NO) moderates neointimal hyperplasia following vascular injury. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 51(5), 1248-59. PMID: 20223627.

Kapadia, M. R., Eng, J. W., Jiang, Q., Stoyanovsky, D. A. & Kibbe, M. R. (2009). Nitric oxide regulates the 26S proteasome in vascular smooth muscle cells. Nitric Oxide: Biology and Chemistry / Official Journal of the Nitric Oxide Society, 20(4), 279-88. PMID: 19233305.

Kapadia, M. R., de Hoyos, A. L. & Blum, M. G. (2009). Acute superior vena cava occlusion after stenting of tracheoesophageal fistula. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 87(4), 1260-2. PMID: 19324164.

Kapadia, M. R., Aalami, O., Najjar, S., Jiang, Q., Muar, J., Lyle, B., Eng, J., Kane, B., Carroll, T., Cahill, P. & Kibbe, M. (2008). A reproducible porcine ePTFE arterial bypass model for neointimal hyperplasia. The Journal of Surgical Research, 148(2), 230-7. PMID: 18028957.

Ahanchi, S. S., Varu, V. N., Tsihlis, N. D., Martinez, J., Pearce, C. G., Kapadia, M. R., Jiang, Q., Saavedra, J. E., Keefer, L. K., Hrabie, J. A. & Kibbe, M. R. (2008). Heightened efficacy of nitric oxide-based therapies in type II diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome. American Journal of Physiology, Heart and Circulatory Physiology, 295(6), H2388-98. PMID: 18931034.

Kapadia, M. R., Popowich, D. & Kibbe, M. (2008). Modified prosthetic vascular conduits. Circulation, 117(14), 1873-82. PMID: 18391121.

Kapadia, M. R., Melstrom, L. G. & Halverson, A. L. (2008). Presentation and treatment outcomes of anal condyloma.

Kapadia, M. R., Flannery, W. D., Rossi, N. B., Jiang, Q. & Kibbe, M. R. (2007). Nitric oxide inhibits de-ubiquitination by isopeptidase T.

Kapadia, M. R., Rupp, I. Surgical Management of Fecal Incontinence.

Kapadia, M. R., Chow, L., Tsihlis, N., Ahanchi, S., Eng, J., Muar, J., Martinez, J., Popowich, D., Jiang, Q., Hrabie, J., Saavedra, J., Keefer, L., Hulvat, J., Stupp, S. & Kibbe, M. (2007). Nitric oxide and nanotechnology: a novel approach to inhibit neointimal hyperplasia. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 47(1), 173-82. PMID: 18178471.

Kapadia, M. R., Varma, M. Evaluation of Constipation and Treatment of Abdominal Constipation.

Kapadia, M. R., Melstrom, L. G., Bentrem, D. J. & Halverson, A. L. (2008). Anal human papilloma virus and dysplasia in HIV-negative women.

Tsihlis, N. D., Murar, J., Flannery, W. D., Kapadia, M. R., Ahanchi, S. S., Martinez, J., Jiang, Q., Popowich, D. A., Saavedra, J. E., Keefer, L. K. & Kibbe, M. R. (2008). The diazeniumdiolate IPA/NO moderates neointimal hyperplasia following vascular interventions via a mechanism distinct from nitric oxide.

Angelos, P., Kapadia, M. R. (2008). Physicians and cancer patients: communication and advance directives. Cancer Treatment and Research, 140, 13-28. PMID: 18283767.

Kapadia, M. R., DaRosa, D. A., MacRae, H. M. & Dunnington, G. L. (2007). Survey of surgical skills laboratory.

Kapadia, M. R., DaRosa, D., MacRae, H. & Dunnington, G. (2007). Current assessment and future directions of surgical skills laboratories. Journal of Surgical Education, 64(5), 260-5. PMID: 17961882.

Ahanchi, S. S., Pearce, C. G., Kapadia, M. R., Jiang, Q., Martinez, J., Saavedra, J. E., Keefer, L. K. & Kibbe, M. R. (2007). Improved efficacy of a nitric oxide-eluting therapy in diabetes.

Kapadia, M. R., Eng, J. W., Murar, J., Jiang, Q. & Kibbe, M. R. (2007). 26S proteasome: intracellular localization and regulation by nitric oxide.

Pearce, C., Najjar, S., Kapadia, M. R., Muar, J., Eng, J., Lyle, B., Aalami, O., Jiang, Q., Hrabie, J., Saavedra, J., Keefer, L. & Kibbe, M. (2007). Beneficial effect of a short-acting NO donor for the prevention of neointimal hyperplasia. Free Radical Biology and Medicine, 44(1), 73-81. PMID: 18045549.

Kapadia, M. R., Chow, L. W., Tsihlis, N. D., Ahanchi, S. S., Eng, J. W., Murar, J., Martinez, J., Popowich, D. A., Jiang, Q., Hrabie, J. A., Saavedra, J. E., Keefer, L. K., Hulvat, J. F., Stupp, S. I. & Kibbe, M. R. (2007). Nitric oxide and nanotechnology: a novel approach to inhibit neointimal hyperplasia.

Ahanchi, S. S., Pearce, C. G., Kapadia, M. R., Tsihlis, N. D., Jiang, Q., Martinez, J., Saavedra, J. E., Keefer, L. K. & Kibbe, M. R. (2007). Heightened efficacy of nitric oxide in diabetes and metabolic syndrome following arterial injury.

Kapadia, M. R., Popowich, D. A. & Kibbe, M. R. (2006). Modified prosthetic vascular conduits.

Yang, J., Motlagh, D., Allen, J. B., Webb, A. R., Kibbe, M. R., Aalami, O., Kapadia, M. R., Carroll, T. J. & Ameer, A. (2006). Modulating Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene Vascular Graft Host Response via Citric Acid-Based Biodegradable Elastomers. Advanced Materials, 18, 1493-8.

Kapadia, M. R., Aalami, O., Najjar, S. F., Jiang, Q. & Kibbe, M. R. (2006). Nitric oxide-mediated inhibition of the PA28 proteasome activator.

Yang, J., Motlagh, D., Allen, J., Webb, A. R., Kibbe, M. R., Aalami, O. O., Kapadia, M. R., Carroll, T. J. & Ameer, G. (2006). Poly-(diol citrate)-mediated functionalization of ePTFE grafts.

Kapadia, M. R., Aalami, O. O., Jiang, Q., Elhofy, A. & Kibbe, M. R. (2006). Nitric inhibits the 26S proteasome in six cell types important in the vasculature.

Pearce, C. G., Najjar, S. F., Kapadia, M. R., Murar, J., Eng, J., Lyle, B., Aalami, O. O., Jiang, Q., Hrabie, J. A., Saavedra, J. E., Keefer, L. K. & Kibbe, M. R. (2006). Efficacy of perivascular NO-eluting therapies for the prevention of neointimal hyperplasia.

Yang, J., Motlagh, D., Allen, J. B., Webb, A. R., Kibbe, M., Aalami, O., Kapadia, M. R., Carroll, T. J. & Ameer, G. A. (2006). Improving the biocompatibility of expanded polytetrafluoroethylene vascular graft via a novel biodegradable elastomer.

Kapadia, M. R., Aalami, O. O., Jiang, Q. & Kibbe, M. R. (2006). The role of nitric oxide in regulating caspase-like activity of the 26S proteasome.

Aalami, O. O., Kapadia, M. R., Najjar, S. F., Jiang, Q., Zuckerbraun, B. & Kibbe, M. R. (2006). The role of p53 and heme oxygenase in regulating nitric oxide-induced apoptosis of vascular smooth muscle cells.

Aalami, O. O., Kapadia, M. R., Jiang, Q. & Kibbe, M. R. (2006). The role of p53, nitric oxide and reactive oxygen species in vascular smooth muscle cell apoptosis.

Kapadia, M. R., Najjar, S. F. & Kibbe, M. R. (2005). Nitric oxide-based therapies in Vascular Disease.

Kapadia, M. R., Aalami, O., Jiang, Q. & Kibbe, M. (2005). Nitric oxide reversibly inhibits the PA28 activator via S-nitrosylation. Poster at the Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine Meeting.