Jason Robertson

Jason Robertson, MD

Hometown: Timonium, Maryland

Undergraduate: Georgetown University

Medical School: Case Western Reserve University SOM

Medical School

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine


Selected Publications

Robertson, J.O., Naftel, D.C., Meyers, S., Itoh, A., Damiano, R.J., Prasad, S., and Silvestry, S.C. 2014. Concomitant aortic valve procedures in patients undergoing implantation of continuous-flow LVADs: An INTERMACS Database analysis.  Submitted.

Prasad, S., Robertson, J.O., Itoh, A., Joseph, S.M., Ewald, G.A., Silvestry, S.C. Macro- and microscopic analyses of clots leading to pump dysfunction in explanted HeartMate II left ventricular assist devices.  Under Revision.

Okada, S., Robertson, J.O., Itoh, A., Prasad, S., Lawrance, C.P., Joseph, S.M., Ewald, G.A., Moon, M.R., Damiano, R.J., and Silvestry, S.C. Measures of right ventriculo-arterial coupling predict outcomes following left ventricular assist device placement.  Submitted.

Robertson, J.O., Okada, S., Joseph, S.M., Itoh, A., Ewald, G.A., Damiano, R.J., Jr., Prasad, S. and Silvestry, S.C.  Preoperative moderate to severe tricuspid regurgitation does not affect outcomes following placement of continuous flow LVADs. Submitted.

Kassel, R., Robertson, J.O., Kung, V.L., White, F.V., Cluster, A.S., Hulbert, M.L., and Vogel, A.M. 2014. Small intestinal ulcers in hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis presenting as acute appendicitis. J Ped Surg Case Reports; 2: 325-327.

Robertson, J.O., Kung, V.L., Utterson, E.C., White, F.V., White, A.J. and Vogel, A.M. Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome without cutaneous manifestations: a rare presentation of chronic anemia from gastrointestinal bleeding. 2014.  J Ped Surg Case Reports; 2: 70-72.

Robertson, J.O., Ebrahimi, R., Lansky, A.J., Mehran, R., Stone, G.W. and Lincoff, A.M. Impact of cigarette smoking on extent of coronary artery disease and prognosis of patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes: an analysis from the ACUITY Trial. 2014.  JACC Interventions, 7 (4): 373-381.  PMID: 24630881

Robertson, J.O., Lee, A.M., Voeller, R.K., Didesch, J., Bailey, M.S., Schuessler, R.B., and Damiano, R.J., Jr. 2014. Quantification of the functional consequences of atrial fibrillation and surgical ablation on the left atrium using cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. EJCTS. PMID: 24523494.

Robertson, J.O., Saint, L.L., Leidenfrost, J.E., and Damiano R.J., Jr. 2014. Illustrated techniques for performing the Cox-Maze IV Procedure. Ann Cardiac Surg, 3 (1): 105-116. PMID: 24516807

Saint, L.L., Lawrance, C.P., Leidenfrost, J.E., Robertson, J.O., and Damiano, R.J., Jr. 2014. How I do it: Minimally invasive Cox-Maze IV procedure. Ann Cardiac Surg, 3 (1): 117-9. PMID: 24516808

Robertson, J.O., Grau-Sepulveda, M., Okada, S., Itoh, A., Damiano, R.J., Prasad, S., and Silvestry, S.C. 2014. Concomitant tricuspid valve surgery worsens short term outcomes in patients with moderate to severe regurgitation undergoing implantation of continuous-flow LVADs: A Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database analysis. JHLT. PMID:24661682

Damiano, R.J., Jr., Badhwar, V., Acker, M.A., Veeragandham, R.S., Kress, D.C., Robertson, J.O., and Sundt, T.M. 2014 The CURE-AF trial: a prospective, multicenter trial of irrigated radiofrequency ablation for the treatment of persistent atrial fibrillation during concomitant cardiac surgery.  Heart Rhythm.  11(1): 39-45.  PMID: 24184028

Robertson, J.O., Okada, S., Joseph, S.M., Itoh, A., Ewald, G.A., Damiano, R.J., Jr., Prasad, S. and Silvestry, S.C.  2013.  Left ventricular assist device related hemolysis and acute pancreatitis: a case series. JHLT. 32 (8): 846-8.  PMID: 23768959.

Robertson, J.O., Lawrance, C., Maniar, H.S., and Damiano, R.J, Jr. 2013. Surgical lesion sets used for the treatment of atrial fibrillation. Circulation Journal.  77 (8): 1941-51.  PMID: 23823731.

Robertson, J.O., Cuculich, P.S., Saint, L.L., Moon, M.R., Lawton, J.S., Damiano, R.J, Jr., and Maniar, H.S. 2013.  Predictors and risk of pacemaker implantation after the Cox-Maze IV procedure.  Ann Thorac Surg. 95(6): 2015-21. PMID: 23642681.

Pet, M., Robertson, J.O., Bailey, M., Guthrie, T.J., Moon, M.R., Lawton, J.S., Rinne, A., Damiano, R.J. and Maniar, H.S.  2013. The Impact of CHADS2 score on late stroke following the Cox-Maze procedure.  J Thorac Cardio Surg.  146 (1): 85-9. PMID: 22818126.

Saint, L.L., Lawrance, C.P., Okada, S., Kazui, T., Robertson, J.O., Schuessler, R.B., and Damiano, R.J., Jr. 2013. Performance of a novel bipolar/monopolar radiofrequency ablation device on the beating heart in an acute porcine model.  Innovations.  8(4): 276-83. PMID: 24145972.

Robertson, J.O., Li, W., Silverstein, R., Topol, E.J. and Smith, J.D. 2009. Deficiency of LRP8 is associated with altered platelet function and prolonged time for in vivo thrombosis. Thrombosis Research.123(4): 644-52.  PMID: 18706682.

Robertson, J.O., Lober, C., Smedira, N.G., Navia, J.L., Sopko, N. and Gonzalez-Stawinski, G.V. 2008. One hundred or more days bridged with a left ventricular assist device and effects on outcomes following heart transplantation.  Eur J Cardiothoracic Surg. 34(2): 295-300.  PMID: 18539472.

Robertson, J.O., Durrani, A.K. and Mihaljevic, T. 2007. Early failure of bioprostheses caused by adhesion of preserved mitral leaflets following chordal sparing mitral valve replacement.  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 135(5):1180-1.  PMID: 18455607

Mihaljevic, T., Ootaki, Y., Robertson, J.O., Durrani, A.K., Kamohara, K., Akiyama, M., Cingoz, F., Ootaki, C., Dessoffy, R., Kopcak, M., Liu, J., and Fukamachi, K. 2007. Beating heart cardioscopy: a platform for real-time, intracardiac imaging.  Ann Thorac Surg. 85(3): 1061-5.  PMID: 18291198

Robertson, J.O., Lincoff, A.M., Wolski, K. and E.J. Topol.  2006.  Planned versus provisional use of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors in smokers undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention. Am J Cardiol. 97(12):1679-84.  PMID: 16765113

Robertson, J.O., Sethi, A., Arts, E.J., and Quiñones-Mateu, M.  Increased expression of human beta-defensin 2 in the female genital tract is associated with HIV seroconversion in Ugandan women from the HC-HIV Study. In preparation.

Zhou, P., Li, E., Zhu, N., Robertson, J., Nash, T. and S.M. Singer. 2003. Role of IL-6 in Control of Acute and Chronic G. lamblia Infections in Mice.  Infect Immun. 71(3): 1566-8.  PMID: 12595478

Presentations/Abstracts

Robertson, J.O., Naftel, D.C., Meyers, S., Itoh, A., Damiano, R.J., Prasad, S., and Silvestry, S.C. 2014. Concomitant aortic valve procedures in patients undergoing implantation of continuous-flow LVADs: An INTERMACS Database analysis.  (34th Annual International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation 2014).

Robertson, J.O., Okada, S., Joseph, S.M., Itoh, A., Ewald, G.A., Damiano, R.J., Jr., Prasad, S., and Silvestry, S.C. Preoperative moderate to severe tricuspid regurgitation does not affect outcomes following placement of continuous flow LVADs.  (33rd Annual International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation 2013)

Robertson, J.O., Okada, S., Joseph, S.M., Itoh, A., Ewald, G.A., Damiano, R.J., Jr., Prasad, S., and Silvestry, S.C. Acute pancreatitis as a presentation of severe LVAD-induced hemolysis.  (33rd Annual International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation 2013)

Okada, S. Robertson, J.O., Itoh, A., Prasad, S., Moon, M.R., Damiano, R.J., Jr., and Silvestry, S.C. Pulmonary vascular remodeling indices discriminate outcome after LVAD implantation.  (33rd Annual International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation 2013)

Robertson, J.O., Cuculich, P.S., Moon, M.R., Lawton, J.S., Damiano, R.J, Jr., and Maniar, H.S. 2012.  Predictors and risk of pacemaker implantation after the Cox-Maze IV procedure.  (59th Annual Meeting of the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association 2012).

Robertson, J.O., Ebrahimi, R., Lansky, A.J., Mehran, R., Stone, G.W. and Lincoff, A.M. 2008. Angiographic evidence of early coronary artery disease and increased risk of mortality in smokers with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes: An Analysis of the ACUITY Trial.  Circulation; 118 (18S): S971.  (American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2008).

Robertson, J.O., Ebrahimi, R., Lansky, A.J., Mehran, R., Stone, G.W. and Lincoff, A.M. 2008. Angiographic evidence of early coronary artery disease and increased risk of mortality in smokers with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes.  J Clin Lipidology; 2 (5S): S18.  (International Atherosclerosis Society 7th International Symposium on Multiple Risk Factors in Cardiovascular Diseases, Prevention and Intervention, Health Policy).

Robertson, J.O., Lober, C., Sopko, N. and Gonzalez-Stawinski, G.V. 2008. Length of time bridged on a left ventricular assist device affects outcomes following heart transplantation.  (American Society of Transplant Surgeons, ASTS).

Ebrahimi, R., Lincoff, A.M., Feit, F., Manoukian, S.V., Robertson, J.O., Cox, D., Mehran, R., Moses, J., White, H. and Stone, G.W. 2007. Should smokers with non-ST elevation acute coronary syndromes (NSTE-ACS) undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention be treated with a different antithrombotic strategy than non-smokers? Results from the ACUITY trial. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions; 69 (6): S12, A-5. (The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, SCAI).

Robertson, J.O., Topol, E.J., and Smith, J.D. 2007. Platelet activation and effect of apoE3 are altered in LRP8-deficient mice. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol; 27: e81. (AHA Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular BiologyAnnual Meeting).

Chapters

Robertson, J.O., Saint, L.L., and Damiano, R.J. “Surgery for Atrial Fibrillation.” Ed: Taggert. In press.

Okada, S., Robertson, J.O., Saint, L.L., and Damiano, R.J. “Acquired Heart Disease.” Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery, 10th Edition. Ed: Brunicardi. McGraw-Hill: In press.

Robertson, J.O., Saint, L.L., Schuessler, R.B., Damiano, R.J., and Maniar, H.S. “Advances in Surgical Ablation.” Advances in Arrhythmia Technologies. Ed: Paul J. Wang. Cardiotext Publishing: In press.

Saint, L.L., Robertson, J.O., and Damiano, R.J. “Indications for Surgical Ablation of Tachyarrhythmias: Ventricular Tachycardia.” Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology: A Multidisciplinary Approach.  Ed: Sanjeev Saksena, Ralph J. Damiano, N.A. Mark Estes III and Frank Marchlinski.  Cardiotext Publishing: In press.

Robertson, J.O. and Damiano, R.J. “Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation.” Current Therapy in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 2e. Ed: Duke E. Cameron and Stephen C. Yang.  Elsevier: In press. 

Saint, L.L., Robertson, J.O., Schuessler, R.B., and Damiano, R.J. “Arrhythmia Surgery.” Cardiac Surgery: Recent Advances and Techniques. Ed: Narain Moorjani, Sunil K. Ohri and Andrew S. Wechsler.  Hodder Education: 2014, pp. 77-95.

Robertson, J.O., Saint, L.L. and Damiano, R.J. “Surgery for Atrial Fibrillation and Other SVTs.” Cardiac Electrophysiology: From Cell to Bedside, 6e. Ed: Douglas P. Zipes and Jalife.  Elsevier: 2014, pp. 1295-1305.

Mihaljevic, T., Robertson, J.O., Durrani, A. and Smedeira, N. “Minimally Invasive Traditional Mitral Valve Replacement.” Atlas of Cardiac Surgical Techniques: A Volume in the Surgical Techniques Atlas Series. Ed.: Frank Sellke and Marc Ruel. Elsevier: 2009; pp. 220-233. 

Robertson, J.O. “Religious Perspectives.” Autopsy: Learning from the Dead.  Ed.: Richard Prayson. Cleveland: Cleveland Clinic Press, 2007. pp. 97-104.