Peter Nau, MD, MS

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Program Director, Bariatric Fellowship
Clinical Assistant Professor-Bariatric, Gastrointestinal, and Minimally-Invasive Surgeon
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery - Gastrointestinal, Minimally invasive and Bariatric Surgery

Contact Information

Primary Office: 4626 JCP
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-356-7675

Education

BA, St. Olaf College
MD, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
MS, Ohio State University

Resident, General Surgery, Ohio State University Medical Center
Fellow, Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital

Licensure and Certifications

Iowa Medical License - Iowa Board of Medicine
Board Certified, General Surgery - American Board of Surgery

Publications

Nau, P. N. (2016). Book review of Sabiston Textbook of Surgery: The Biological Basis of Modern Surgical Practice. by Townsend, http://www.doody.com,(20th Edition).

Nau, P. N. (2016). Book review of The SAGES Manual Operating Through the Endoscope. by Kroh, http://www.doody.com.

Nau, P. N. (2016). Book review of Textbook of Surgical Gastroenterology- 2 Volume Set. by Mishra, http://www.doody.com.

Nau, P. N. (2016). Book review of Minimally Invasive Surgery: Laparoscopy, Therapeutic Endoscopy and Notes. by Jones, http://www.doody.com.

Nau, P. N. (2016). Book review of Fundoplication Surgery: A Clinical Guide to Optimizing Results. by Aye, http://www.doody.com.

Nau, P. N. (2016). Book review of Bariatric Surgery (Video Atlas of Laparoscopic Surgery). by Pullat, http://www.doody.com, Volume 1.

Nau, P. N. (2015). Book review of Atlas of Esophageal Surgery. by Fisichella, Patti, http://www.doody.com.

Nau, P. N. (2015). Book review of Operative Techniques in Foregut Surgery. by Hawn, http://www.doody.com.

Place, T. L., Nau, P. & Mezhir, J. J. (2015). Minimally invasive pancreatectomy for cancer: a critical review of the current literature. Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, 19(2), 375-86. PMID: 25389057.

Saurabh, S., Smith, J. K., Pedersen, M., Jose, P., Nau, P. & Samuel, I. (2015). Scheduled intravenous acetaminophen reduces postoperative narcotic analgesic demand and requirement after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery, 11(2), 424-30. PMID: 25614351.

Sheu, E. G., Nau, P., Nath, B., Kuo, B. & Rattner, D. W. (2015). A comparative trial of laparoscopic magnetic sphincter augmentation and Nissen fundoplication. Surgical endoscopy, 29(3), 505-9. PMID: 25012804.

Joglekar, S., Nau, P. N. & Mezhir, J. J. (2015). The impact of sarcopenia on survival and complications in surgical oncology: A review of the current literature. Journal of surgical oncology, 112(5), 503-9. PMID: 26310812.

Nau, P., Molina, G., Shima, A., Hani, A. & Meireles, O. (2015). Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is associated with an increased exposure to ionizing radiation. Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery, 11(2), 308-12. PMID: 25820075.

Nau, P. N. (2014). Book review of Mastery of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery. by Swanstorm, http://www.doody.com,(4th Edition).

Nau, P. N. (2014). Book review of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: An Evidence Based Guide. by Agresta, http://www.doody.com.

Nau, P. N. (2014). Book review of ACS Surgery- 2 Volume Set. by Ashley, http://www.doody.com,(7th Edition).

Nau, P. N. (2014). Book review of Differential Diagnosis in Surgery. by Sakr, http://www.doody.com.

Nau, P., Rattner, D. (2014). Laparoscopic Heller myotomy as the gold standard for treatment of achalasia. Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, 18(12), 2201-7. PMID: 25205539.

Nau, P. N. (2014). Book review of Reoperative Abdominal Surgery. by Mizrahi, http://www.doody.com.

Nau, P. N. (2014). Book review of Treatment of Postoperative Complications after Digestive Surgery. by Kim, http://www.doody.com.

Nau, P. N. (2013). Book review of Atlas of Single Incision Laparoscopic Operations in General Surgery. by Wu, http://www.doody.com.

He, W. A., Berardi, E., Cardillo, V. M., Acharyya, S., Aulino, P., Thomas-Ahner, J., Wang, J., Bloomston, M., Muscarella, P., Nau, P., Shah, N., Butchbach, M. E., Ladner, K., Adamo, S., Rudnicki, M. A., Keller, C., Coletti, D., Montanaro, F. & Guttridge, D. C. (2013). NF-?B-mediated Pax7 dysregulation in the muscle microenvironment promotes cancer cachexia. The Journal of clinical investigation, 123(11), 4821-35. PMID: 24084740.

Nau, P. N., Muscarella, P. (2013). Laparoscopic bypass for pancreatic cancer. In Current Surgical Therapy, 11th Edition. Elsevier.

Nau, P. N., Sylla, P. Surgical Innovation: From Laparoscopy to NOTES. Gastrointestinal Intervention.

Nau, P. N., Rattner, D. W. & Meireles, O. (2013). Linitis plastica presenting two years after elective Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for treatment of morbid obesity: a case report and review of the literature. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. PMID: 24060402.

Nau, P. N. (2013). Book review of Textbook of Practical Laparoscopic Surgery. by Mishra, http://www.doody.com,(3rd Edition).

Mezhir, J. J., Nau, P. N., Lizarraga, I. & Weigel, R. J. History of Modern Surgical Oncology.

Nau, P. N., Narula, V. K. & Needleman, B. (2011). Successful management of chyloperitoneum after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding in two patients. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, 7(1), 122-123. PMID: 20727835.

Nau, P. N., Muscarella, P. Laparoscopic bypass for pancreatic cancer. In Current Surgical Therapy. (11th Edition) Elsevier.

Nau, P. N. (2013). Book review of Therapeutics of Digestive Endoscopic Tunnel Technique. by Linghu, http://www.doody.com.

Nau, P. N., Hazey, J. W. (2012). Infection Control in NOTES. In Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES): Textbook and Video-Atlas.. pp. 29-38. Wiley-Blackwell.

Nau, P. N., Anderson, J., Happel, L., Yuh, B., Narula, V. K., Needleman, B., Ellison, E. C., Melvin, W. S. & Hazey, J. W. (2011). Safe alternative transgastric peritoneal access in humans: NOTES. Surgery, 149(1), 147-152. PMID: 20122706.

Nau, P. N., Ellison, E. C., Muscarella, P., Mikami, D., Narula, V. K., Needleman, B., Melvin, W. S. & Hazey, J. W. (2011). A review of 130 humans enrolled in transgastric NOTES protocols at a single institution. Surgical Endoscopy, 25(4), 1004-1011. PMID: 20976500.

Nau, P. N., Rattner, D. W. Gastroesophageal Reflux.

Nau, P. N., Liu, J., Ellison, E. C., Hazey, J. W., Henn, M., Muscarella, P., Narula, V. K. & Melvin, W. S. (2011). Novel reconstruction of the extrahepatic biliary tree with a biosynthetic absorbable graft. HPB (Oxford)., 13(8), 573-578. PMID: 21762301.

Memark, V. C., Anderson, J. B., Nau, P. N., Shah, N., Needleman, B. J., Mikami, D. J., Melvin, W. S. & Hazey, J. W. (2011). Transgastric endoscopic peritoneoscopy does not lead to increased risk of infectious complications. Surgical Endoscopy, 25(7), 2186-2191. PMID: 21298546.

(2011). Infection Control in NOTES. In Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES). Wiley-Blackwell.

Nau, P. N., Go, M. R. (2010). December Interactive Case Study of the Month: A 65-year-old woman with persistent crampy abdominal pain. Society for Vascular Medicine.

Nau, P. N., Demyttenaere, S., Narula, V., Muscarella, P., Hazey, J., Ellison, E. & Melvin, W. S. (2010). Pheochromocytoma does not increase risk in laparoscopic adrenalectomy. Surgical Endoscopy, 24(11), 2760-2764. PMID: 20376497.

Nau, P. N., Liu, J., Dilhoff, M., Forster, M., Hazey, J. & Melvin, W. S. (2010). Two cases of small cell carcinoma of the gallbladder. Case Report Med. PMID: 20953379.

Nau, P. N., Yuh, B., Muscarella, P., Ellison, E. C., Anderson, J., Happel, L., Melvin, W. S. & Hazey, J. W. (2010). Diagnostic Transgastric Endoscopic Peritoneoscopy: Extension of Initial Human Trial for Staging of Pancreatic Head Masses. (Vols. 24). (6), pp. 1440-1446. Surgical Endoscopy. PMID: 20054581.

Nau, P. N., Anderson, J., Needleman, B., Ellison, E. C., Melvin, W. S. & Hazey, J. W. (2010). Endoscopic peritoneal access and insufflation: natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 71(3), 485-489. PMID: 20003968.

Nau, P. N., Yuh, B., Anderson, J., Happel, L., Ellison, E. C., Melvin, W. S. & Hazey, J. (2009). Transgastric Endoscopic Peritoneoscopy for Evaluation of the Abdominal Wall, Adhesiolysis and Direction of Trocar Placement in the Morbidly Obese. (Vols. 23). Surgical Endoscopy.

Demyttenaere, S. V., Nau, P. N., Henn, M., Beck, C., Zaruby, J., Primavera, M., Kirsch, D., Miller, J., Liu, J. J., Bellizzi, A. & Melvin, W. S. (2009). Barbed suture for gastrointestinal closure: a randomized control trial. Surgical Innovation, 16(3), 237-242. PMID: 19783567.

Nau, P. N., Melvin, W. S., Narula, V. K., Bloomston, P. M., Ellison, E. C. & Muscarella, P. (2009). Laparoscopic Distal Pancreatectomy with Splenic Conservation: An Operation without Increased Morbidity. Gastroenterology Research and Practice. PMID: 20049337.

Nau, P. N., Yuh, B., Anderson, J., Happel, L., Ellison, E. C., Melvin, W. S. & Hazey, J. (2009). Transgastric Endoscopic Peritoneoscopy for Evaluation of the Abdominal Wall, Adhesiolysis and Direction of Trocar Placement in the Morbidly Obese. (Vols. 23). pp. S204-S341. Surgical Endoscopy.

Demyttenaere, S. V., Nau, P. N., Roland, J. C., Bittenbender, P., Muscarella, P., Melvin, W. S. & Ellison, E. C. (2009). From Start to Finish: 117 Consecutive Laparoscopic Adrenalectomies. (Vols. 23). pp. S204-S341. Surgical Endoscopy.

Demyttenaere, S. V., Nau, P. N., Roland, J. C., Bittenbender, P., Muscarella, P., Melvin, W. S. & Ellison, E. C. (2009). From Start to Finish: 117 Consecutive Laparoscopic Adrenalectomies. (Vols. 23). Surgical Endoscopy.

Winkleman, B. J., Nau, P. N., Needleman, B. J. & Mikami, D. J. (2009). EndoFlip: A Novel Device for Precise Measurement of Gastric Pouch Volume and Wall Compliance. (Vols. 23). pp. S204-S341. Surgical Endoscopy.

Winkleman, B. J., Nau, P. N., Needleman, B. J. & Mikami, D. J. (2009). EndoFlip: A Novel Device for Precise Measurement of Gastric Pouch Volume and Wall Compliance. (Vols. 23). Surgical Endoscopy.

Nau, P. N., Yuh, B., Muscarella Jr., P., Ellison, E. C., Anderson, J., Happel, L., Melvin, W. S. & Hazey, J. W. (2009). Diagnostic Transgastric Endoscopic Peritoneoscopy: Extension of Initial Human Trail for Staging of Pancreatic Head Masses. (Vols. 23). pp. S146-S341. Surgical Endoscopy.

Anderson, J. B., Needleman, B. J., Mikami, D. J., Narula, V. K., Nau, P. N., Dettorre, R., Demyttenaere, S. V., Winkleman, B. J., Melvin, W. S. & Hazey, J. W. (2009). Transgastric Endoscopic Peritoneoscopy Does Not Lead to Increased Risk of Infectious Complications. (Vols. 23). pp. S204-S341. Surgical Endoscopy.

Anderson, J. B., Needleman, B. J., Mikami, D. J., Narula, V. K., Nau, P. N., Dettorre, R., Demyttenaere, S. V., Winkleman, B. J., Melvin, W. S. & Hazey, J. W. (2009). Transgastric Endoscopic Peritoneoscopy Does Not Lead to Increased Risk of Infectious Complications. (Vols. 23). Surg Endosc.

Ralphe, J. C., Nau, P. N., Segar, J. L. & Scholz, T. D. (2005). Regulation of myocardial glucose transporters in the chronically anemic fetal heart. Pediatric Research, 58(4), 713-718. PMID: 16189198.

Mascio, C. E., Van Natta, T., Ralphe, J. C., Nau, P. N., Segar, J. L. & Scholz, T. D. (2005). Regulation of myocardial expression of vasculogenic factors and glycolytic enzymes in the anemic ovine fetus.

Ralphe, J. C., Nau, P. N., Mascio, C. E., Van Natta, T., Segar, J. L. & Scholz, T. D. (2005). Myocardial glucose transporters in the chronically anemic fetal heart. (Vols. 58). (4), pp. 713-718. Pediatric Research. PMID: 16189198.

Ralphe, J. C., Nau, P. N., Mascio, C. E., Van Natta, T., Segar, J. L. & Scholz, T. D. (2003). Myocardial glucose transporters, GLUT1 and GLUT4, in the chronically anemic fetal heart.

Mascio, C. E., Van Natta, T., Ralphe, J. C., Nau, P. N., Segar, J. L. & Scholz, T. D. (2003). Regulation of myocardial expression of vasculogenic factors and glycolytic enzymes in the anemic ovine fetus. (Vols. 53). (4), pp. 344A. Pediatric Research.

Nau, P. N., Van Natta, T., Ralphe, J. C., TenEye, C. J., Bedell, K. A., Calderone, C. A., Segar, J. L. & Scholz, T. D. (2002). Metabolic adaptation of the fetal and post-natal ovine heart: Regulatory role of hypoxia-inducible factor-1 and nuclear respiratory factor-1. Pediatric Research, 269-278. PMID: 12149506.