The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville



The Department of Surgery

Gregory J. Mancini, MD

Associate Professor
Program Director, Advanced GI MIS/Bariatric Fellowship
Division of General Surgery

Clinical Focus

Minimally Invasive Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Complex Hernia Repairs

Research Focus

Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology, Metabolic and Endocrine Surgery, Hernia and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction

Education

Medical School
Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA

Internship
General Surgery, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine

Residency
General Surgery, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine

Fellowship
Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Certification

American Board of Surgery

Professional Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
Southeastern Surgical Congress
American Hernia Society
Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

Book Chapter

Mancini GJ, Le HN: Loss of abdominal domain: Definition and treatment strategies. In: Hernia Surgery: Current Principles, Cham: Springer, Chapter 34, p. 361-370, 2016.

Current Publications

Yazdanpanah Abdolmalaki R, Liu X, Mancini GJ, Tan J.
Fine orientation control of an insertable robotic camera system for single incision laparoscopic surgery. The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery. 2018 Aug 31:e1957. [Epub ahead of print]

Wijayatunga NN, Sams VG, Dawson JA, Mancini ML, Mancini GJ, Moustaid-Moussa N.
Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery alters serum metabolites and fatty acids in patients with morbid obesity- A prospective exploratory pilot study. Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews. 2018 Jul 13:e3045.

Liu X, Yazdanpanah Abdolmalaki R, Zuo T, Guan Y, Mancini GJ, Tan J .
Transformable in-vivo robotic laparoscopic camera with optimized illumination system for single-port access surgery: Initial prototype. IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. 2018 May 24. [Epub ahead of print]

Roth JS, Anthone GJ, Selzer DJ, Poulose BK, Bittner JG, Hope WW, Dunn RM, Martindale RG, Goldblatt MI, Earle DB, Romanelli JR, Mancini GJ, Greenberg JA, Linn JG, Parra-Davila E, Sandler BJ, Deeken CR, Voeller GR.
Prospective evaluation of poly-4-hydroxybutyrate mesh in CDC class I/high-risk ventral and incisional hernia repair: 18-month follow-up. Surgical Endoscopy. 2018 Apr;32(4):1929-1936. Epub 2017 Oct 23.

Liu X, Abdolmalaki RY, Mancini GJ, Tan J.
Optical design of an in vivo laparoscopic lighting system. Journal of Biomedical Optics. 2017 Dec;22(12):1-15.

Mancini GJ.
Challenges and opportunities to change the course of the opioid epidemic: A surgeon's perspective. Postgraduate Medicine. 2017 Jan;129(1):1-4. Epub 2016 Dec 22.

Ramshaw B, Forman BR, Moore K, Heidel E, Fabian M, Mancini G, Joshi GP.
Real-world clinical quality improvement for complex abdominal wall reconstruction. Surgical Technology International. 2017 Jan 13;30:155-164.

Sams VG, Blackledge C, Wijayatunga N, Barlow P, Mancini M, Mancini G, Moustaid-Moussa N.
Effect of bariatric surgery on systemic and adipose tissue inflammation. Surgical Endoscopy. 2016 Aug;30(8):3499-504. Epub 2015 Oct 30.

Current Presentations

Li N, Reza Yazdanpanah A, Mancini GJ, Tan J. Initial design and results of an untethered insertable laparoscopic robotic surgical camera system. Presented at IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics; 2017 Dec 5-8; Macau, China.

Kleppe KL, Le HN, Mancini GJ. Low-opioid multimodal pain control strategies reduce narcotic utilization in sleeve gastrectomy patients. Presented at Tennessee Chapter of American College of Surgeons; 2016 Jul 22-24; Memphis, TN.

Kleppe KL, Le HN, Mancini GJ. Low-opioid multimodal pain control strategies reduce narcotic utilization in sleeve gastrectomy patients. Presented at Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons; 2016 Mar 16-19; Boston, MA.

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