Yuri Rojavin, MD Curriculum Vitae

Capital Health Surgical Group
Two Capital Way, Suite 356
Pennington, NJ 08534
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Education
1997 - 2001 B.S. Temple University, College of Sciences and Technology, Philadelphia, PA
Summa cum laude (Biology)
2001 - 2005 M.D. Temple University School of Medicine
Postgraduate training and fellowship appointments
2005 - 2011 Resident in General Surgery, Cooper University Medical Center/University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), Camden, NJ
2011 - 2012 Fellowship, Surgical Critical Care, Hartford Hospital, University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT
Board certification
2011 General Surgery, American Board of Surgery
Certifications
2005 Fundamental Critical Care Support Course
2009 Basic Life Support Recertification
2009 Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification
2009 Advanced Trauma Life Support Re-Certification
2007  Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor Certification 
2009  Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Basic Residents' Workshop - Minimally Invasive GERD/Bariatric Surgery Course, Cincinnati, OH 
2010  Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Advanced Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery Resident Course 
2011  Advanced Trauma Operative Management (ATOM) Course, Hartford, CT 
Experimental research
2007 - 2008 Co-Investigator (Protocol #107-079-7); (P.1. M. Matthews) 
Pre-transplant donor hyperbaric oxygenation and small bowel transplantation.
2007 Co-Investigator (Protocol # 106-018-2); (P.I.: C.J. Salgado) 
Investigation of the effects of hyperbaric oxygen on an accelerated rate of mandibular 
distraction osteogenesis in a healthy rabbit model
2007 - 2008 Co-Investigator (Protocol #107-025-2); (P.I. C.J. Salgado) 
Effects of hyperbaric oxygen therapy on the inflammatory response in rats following 
partial hepatectomy
Peer-reviewed publications
Rojavin Y, Seamon MJ, Tripathi RS, Papadimos TJ, Galwankar S, Kman N, Cipolla 
J, Grossman MD, Marchigiani R, Stawicki SP. Civilian nuclear incidents: An overview 
of historical, medical, and scientific aspects. J Emerg Trauma Shock 20 II Apr;4(2):260-72.
Chad R Gordon, D.O.; Yuri Rojavin, MD; Mitul Patel, MD; Generosa Grana, MD; 
Brian Kann, MD; Robert Simons, MD; Umur Atabek, MD. A review on bevacizumab 
(Avastin) and surgical wound healing: An important warning to all surgeons. Ann Plast 
Surg. 2009 Jun;62(6):707-9.
Salgado CJ, Raju A, Licata L, Patel M, Rojavin Y, Wasielewski S, Diarra C, Gordon 
A, Norcross A, Kent KA. Effects of hyperbaric oxygen therapy on an accelerated rate of 
mandibular distraction osteogenesis. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg, 2009 Feb 4.
Patel, M., Rojavin, Y., Jamali A.A., Wasielewski S.1., Salgado, C.J. Animal models 
for the study of osteomyelitis, Seminars in Plastic Surgery 2009; 23(2): 148-154
Rojavin, Y., Hsu, P.W., Aikins, J.K., Liu, J., and Salgado, C.J. The surgical management 
of vulvar lichen sclerosus refractory to medical management.. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet 
Surg. 2008 Apr 23.
Abstracts published
Lauren Licata, Yuri Rojavin, Mitul Patel, Chau Tai, Louise Strande, Martha 
Matthews, and Charles Hewitt. Vascularized bone marrow transplant (VBMT) serves as 
a novel surgical approach to stem cell transplantation and stimulates normal repopulation 
oflymphocytes in the spleens of irradiated (XRT) rat hosts FASEB J 2008; 22:862.28.
National presentations
Rojavin Y., Licata L., Patel M., Strande L.F., Hewitt C.W., Matthews M.S. A new rat 
model describing extraperitoneal small bowel transplant, American Transplant Congress, 
Toronto, Canada, June 1-4, 2008
Licata L., Rojavin Y., Patel M., Tai C., Matthews M., Hewitt C.W.. Vascularized 
Bone Marrow Transplant (VBMT) Serves As A Novel Surgical Approach To Stem Cell 
Transplantation And Stimulates Normal Repopulation Of Lymphocytes In The Spleens 
Of Irradiated (XRT) Rat Hosts, Experimental Biology, San Diego, California, April 6, 2008
Rojavin, Y., Hsu, P.W., Aikins, J.K., Liu, J., and Salgado, C.J. The surgical management 
of vulvar lichen sclerosus refractory to medical management. Southeastern Surgical 
Congress, Birmingham, Alabama, February 9-12, 2008.
Local/regional presentations
Rojavin Y., Ross S.E., Analysis and risk stratification of unplanned reoperations in 
trauma at Cooper University Hospital, a retrospective study. 18th Annual Resident 
Research Day, Camishion Surgical Society, Cooper University Hospital, June Ii\2010.
Rojavin Y., Patel M., Raju A., Licata L., Diarra C; Gordon A., Sagado CJ. Effects of 
hyperbaric oxygen therapy on an accelerated rate of mandibular distraction 
osteogenesis. lih Annual Research Poster Contest at Cooper University Hospital 
UMDNJ, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden, NJ, April 23, 2010 - 2nd place 
award in Basic Research Category
 (published data)
Rojavin Y., Patel M., Joseph D., Licata L., Raju A., Salgado c.J. HMGB-l as a 
Marker of Surgical Stress in a Rat Hepatectomy Model and the Effects of Hyperbaric 
Oxygen Therapy on its Levels, I i h annual Resident Research Day, Camishion Surgical 
Society, Cooper University Hospital, June 18th,2009. Best in Basic Research Award
Rojavin Y., Licata L., Patel M., Strande L.F., Hewitt C.W., Matthews M.S. A new rat 
model describing extraperitoneal small bowel transplant, 16th annual Resident Research 
Day, Camishion Surgical Society, Cooper University Hospital, June 19th, 2008.
Rojavin Y, Patel M, Gordon CR, Grana G, Atabek U. A review on Bevacizumab 
(AvastinrM) and surgical wound healing: an important warning to all surgeons, the 
Oncology Society of New Jersey, May 1, 2008, Clinical Cancer Research in New Jersey 
Meeting
Patel M, Rojavin Y, Eydelman R, Licata L, Raju A, Joseph D, Salgado CJ. Effect of 
hyperbaric oxygen therapy on Interleukin-6 levels following partial hepatectomy, io" 
Annual Research Poster Contest at Cooper University Hospital UMDNJ, Robert Wood 
Johnson Medical School Camden, NJ, April 24, 2008 - 2nd place award in Basic 
Research Category
Licata L., Rojavin Y., Patel M., Tai C., Matthews M., Hewitt C.W. Vascularized 
Bone Marrow Transplant (VBMT) Serves As A Novel Surgical Approach To Stem Cell 
Transplantation And Stimulates Normal Repopulation Of Lymphocytes In The Spleens 
Of Irradiated (XRT) Rat Hosts, Annual Research Poster Contest at Cooper University 
Hospital UMDNJ, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Camden, NJ, April 24, 2008
Rojavin Y., Licata L., Patel M., Strande L.F., Hewitt C.W., Matthews M.S. A new rat 
model describing extraperitoneal small bowel transplant, American Transplant Congress, 
1 SOM Day, UMDNJ, School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ, March 20th, 2008
Licata L., Rojavin Y., Patel M., Tai c., Matthews M., Hewitt C.W. Vascularized 
Bone Marrow Transplant (VBMT) Serves As A Novel Surgical Approach To Stern Cell 
Transplantation And Stimulates Normal Repopulation Of Lymphocytes In The Spleens 
Of Irradiated (XRT) Rat Hosts, 12th Annual SOM Research Day, UMDNJ, School of 
Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ, March 20th, 2008
Rojavin, Y.; Kann, B, Retrospective Analysis of Surgical Cases of Toxic Colitis at 
Cooper University Hospital, 15th Annual Resident Research Day, Camishion Surgical 
Society, Cooper University Hospital, June 14th, 2007.
Rojavin, Y., Hsu, P.W., Aikins, J.K., Liu, J, Salgado, C.J. The surgical management 
of vulvar lichen sc1erosus refractory to medical therapy, 9th Annual Research Poster 
Contest at Cooper University Hospital UMDNJ, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School 
Camden, NJ, April 2007
Grand rounds
Central Cord Syndrome, U Conn, Hartford Hospital, Department of Surgical Critical Care, Hartford, CT, September 21, 2011
VEGF Inhibitors in the Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal, Breast and Lung Cancer, UMDNJ, Department of General Surgery, Camden, NJ, March 17, 2009
Radiation Sickness and Management of the Combined Injury Syndrome (CIS), UMDNJ, Department of General Surgery, Camden, NJ, January 29, 2008
Adrenal Insufficiency, UMDNJ, Department of General Surgery, Camden, NJ, May 22, 2007
Fluids and Electrolytes in a Surgical Patient, UMDNJ, Department of General Surgery, Camden, NJ, May 3, 2006
Honors, awards, society memberships
2010 - 2011 Chief Resident, General Surgery Residency, Cooper University Medical Center, UMDNJ, 
Camden, NJ
2010 - Present American College of Surgeons, resident member
2009 - Present Society for American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Candidate Member
2001 - Present Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society
2000 - Present Golden Key Society, member, since 2000
2001 - 2003 Babcock Surgical Society, Member