Charles J. Filipi, MD
Charles J. Filipi, MD

Charles J. Filipi, MD

Adjunct Professor
School of Medicine

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Surgery

Position

  • Adjunct Professor

Teaching Activity

  • Skills training and core curriculum faculty

Education

  • Iowa State University,B.S.,1963
  • State University of Iowa,M.D.,1967

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • Laparoscopic Proximal Gastric Vagotomy, Fitzgibbons, Filipi, Current Surgical Therapy, Sixth Edition, 1443-1449, 2001
  • Esophageal Shortening During the Era of Laparoscopic Surgery, Awad, Mittal, Roth, Anderson, Wilfley, Filipi, World Journal of Surgery, 25, 558-561, 2001
  • Mesh Compared with Non-Mesh Methods of Open Groin Hernia Repair: Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials, Filipi, British Journal of Surgery, 87, 854-859, 2001
  • Ventral Hernia Recurrence, Tercero, Awad, Filipi, Journal of Abdominal Surgery, Fall 2000, 19-23, 2000
  • Endoscopic Valvuloplasty for GERD, Martinez-Serna, Davis, Mason, Perdikis, Filipi, Lehman, Nigro, Watson, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 52 (5), 663-670, 2000
  • Laparoscopic Hiatal Hernia Repair: Why They Fail, Filipi, Journal Hernia, 4 (4), 219-222, 2000
  • Laparoscopic Repair of Morgagni Hernia, Filipi, Marsh, Dickason, Gardner, Surgical Endoscopy, 14 (10), 966-967, 2000

Articles

  • Wagner, JP, Schroeder, AD, Espinoza, JC, Hiatt, JR, Mellinger, JD, Cusick, RA, Fitzgibbons, RJ, Campanelli, G, Cavalli, M, Roll, S, Silva, RA, Reinpold, W, Telemaque, LF, Matthews, BD, Filipi, CJ, Chen, DC. Global Outreach Using Systematic, Competency-Based Training Paradigm for Inguinal Hernioplasty, JAMA, In Print, 2016
  • Centralized, Capacity-building Training of Lichtenstein Hernioplasty in Brazil; Alexandra M. Moore1, Néha Datta1, Justin P. Wagner1, Alexander D. Schroeder2, Wolfgang Reinpold3, Maurice Y. Franciss4, Rodrigo A. Silva4, David C. Chen1, Charles J. Filipi2, Sergio Roll4., Hernia, 2016
  • Submitted paper entitled: ”Wearable Technology for Global Surgical Teleproctoring”, Journal of Surgical Education, 2015
  • Shiino, Y., Awad, Z.T., Haynatzki, G.R., Davis, R.E., Hinder, R.A., Filipi, C.J. Postmyotomy dysphagia after laparoscopic surgery for achalasia., World Journal of Gastroenterology, 9(5), 1129-1131, 2003
  • Duffy, P.E., Awad, Z.T., Filipi, C.J. The laparoscopic reoperation of failed Heller myotomy., Surgical Endoscopy, 1046-1049 , 2003
  • Rothstein R I, Filipi CJ. Endoscopic Suturing for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Clinical Outcome with the Bard EndoCinch., Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics of North America, 89-102, 2003
  • Kakarlapudi GV, Awad ZT, Haynatzki G, Sampson T, Stroup G, Filipi CJ. The effect of diaphragmatic stressors on recurrent hiatal hernia., Hernia, 2002 Dec; 6(4), 163-166, 2002
  • Awad ZT, Selima MA, Filipi CJ. Pseudoachalasia as a Late Complication of Gastric Wrap Performed for Morbid Obesity: Report of a Case., Surgery Today, 32 (10), 906-9, 2002
  • Awad ZT, Selima M, Filipi CJ. Hiatal Stenosis Post Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication: A Report of Two Cases., Journal of Laparoendoscopic Surgery, 6(4), 397-9, 2002
  • Fitzgibbons FJ, Filipi CJ: The Transabdominal Preperitoneal Laparoscopic Herniorraphy. Hernia. Fitzgibbons FJ, Greenburg GA (ed) Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002., Not Applicable, Chapter 23, pp 255-268, 2002
  • Fitzgibbons Jr. RJ, Filipi CJ: The Transabdominal Preperitoneal Laparoscopic Herniorrhaphy. ”Hernia”, Abstract Book, Fitzgibbons Jr. RJ, Greensburg GA (ed.), Chapter 23, pp 255-268, 2002
  • Repair of Groin Hernia with Synthetic Mesh: Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials, Annals of Surgery, 235:3, 322-332, 2002
  • Awad ZT. Anderson PI, Sato K, Roth TA, Gerhardt J, Filipi CJ: Laparoscopic reoperative antireflux surgery., Surgical Endoscopy, 15, December 2001 , 1401-1407, 2001
  • Symptom Predictability of Reflux Induced Respiratory Disease, Tomonaga, Filipi, Hinder, Marsh, Shiino, Awad, Welch, Gardner, Perdue, Digestive Diseases and Sciences, October 2001 Issue, 2001
  • Fitzgibbons RJ, Filipi, Charles J., Laparoscopic Proximal Gastric Vagotomy, Current Surgical Therapy, Sixth Edition, Cameron (ed.), Mosby 2001., Not Applicable, pp 1443-1449, 2001
  • Laparoscopic Compared with Open Methods of Groin Hernia Repair: Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials, Filipi, British Journal of Surgery, 87, 860-867, 2001
  • The Laparoscopic Treatement of Benign Liver Cyst and Tumors, Awad, Filipi, Current Surgical Therapy, Sixth Edition, 1433-1438, 2001
  • An unusual Case of Gastric Volvulus After Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Sato, Filipi, Shino, Mittal, Zacker, Gardner, Awad, Surgical Endoscopy, 15, 757-760, 2001
  • Transoral, Flexible Endoscopic Suturing for Treatment of GERD: A Multi-Center Trial, Filipi, Lehman, Rothstein, Raijman, Stiegmann, Waring, Hunter, Gostout, Edmundowicz, Dunne, Watson, Cornet, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Vol. 53 (4), 416-422, 2001
  • Laparoscopic intracorporeal ultrasound of cystic duct length measurement: A new technique to prevent common bile duct injuries, Not Applicable, 1999
  • Surgical Endoscopy, Are long hours and hard work detrimental to end-clerkship examination scores?, Not Applicable, 1999
  • scores?; American Journal of Surgery: Endoluminal Surgery;, Not Applicable, 1999
  • World Journal of Surgery: A combined laparoscopic-endoscopic method of assessment to prevent the complications of short esophagus, Not Applicable, 1999
  • Surgical Endoscopy: Laparoscopic treatment of recurrent hernias, Not Applicable, 1999
  • Incisional Hernia: Endo-organ full thickness excision for gastric cancer: Report of a case;, Not Applicable, 1999
  • Surgery Today: Correlations between esophageal diseases and manometric length: A study of 617 patients, Not Applicable, 1999
  • Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery: Surgery for achalasia: 1998 A literature review;, Not Applicable, 1999
  • Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery: Manometric and radiographic verification of esophageal body decompensation for patients with achalasia;, Not Applicable, 1999
  • Journal of the American College of Surgeons: Is laparoscopic reoperation for failed antireflux surgery feasible?, Not Applicable, 1999
  • Archives of Surgery: Indications for endo-organ gastric excision;, Not Applicable, 1999
  • Surgical Endoscopy: A new form of access for endo-organ surgery: The initial experience with percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy;, Not Applicable, 1999
  • Surgical Endoscopy: Endoluminal gastroplasty for gastroesophageal reflux disease, Not Applicable, 1999
  • Surgical Laparoscopy: Additional mechanisms of hiatal hernia recurrence and its prevention, Not Applicable, 1999
  • Hernia: Does the duration of gastroesophageal reflux disease and degree of acid reflux correlate with esophageal function? A retrospective analysis of 768 patients, Not Applicable, 1999
  • Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology: Preoperative predictability of the short esophagus in patients with stricture or paraesophageal hernia, Not Applicable, 1999
  • Surgical Endoscopy: Laparoscope repair of a Morgagni hernia, Not Applicable, 1999
  • Surgical Endoscopy: The learning curve for laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery, Not Applicable, 1999
  • Journal of Abdominal Surgery: Persistent dysphagia after vagotomy, Not Applicable, 1999
  • Surgical Endoscopy: Symptom priority ranking in the care of gastroesophageal reflux: A review of 1850 cases, Not Applicable, 1999
  • Digestive Diseases: Left sided throacoscopically assisted gastroplasy: A new technique to manage the shortened esophagus;, Not Applicable, 1999
  • Surgical Endoscopy: Prevencion de lesiones biliares con la medicion ultrasonica intraoperatoria de la longitud del conducto cistico en cirugia laparoscopica, Not Applicable, 1999
  • Cirugia Espanola: An unusual case of gastric volvulus after laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair, Not Applicable, 1999
  • Surgical Endoscopy:, Not Applicable, 1999
  • Causes of Long-term Dysphagia After Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication. Submitted to Journal of the Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons.
  • Filipi CJ, Anderson PJ: Endoscopic Gastric Procedures (Endo-organ Surgery). Therapeutic Laparoscopy for Digestive Disease MacFadyen B (ed) in press.
  • Marsh RE, Mittal SK, Awad ZT, Tomonaga T, Shiino Y, Filipi CJ: Is analysis of lower esophageal sphincter vector volumes of value? Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery (in press).
  • Shiino Y, Filipi CJ, Hayhatzki G, Hinder RA, Awad ZT, Marsh RE, Tomonaga T: Postmyotomy dysphagia after laparoscopic surgery for achalasia. Surgical Endoscopy, accepted.
  • Awad ZT Hiatal Stenosis Post Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication: A Report of Two Cases. Journal of Laparoendoscopic Surgery, accepted.
  • Tomonaga T, Filipi CJ, Hinder RA, Marsh RE, Shiino Y, Awad ZT, Welch RA: Ambulatory dual probe esophageal pH monitoring as related to manometry and symptoms. Digestive Diseases (accepted).
  • Gerhardt J, Marsh R, Filipi C, Watson P, Tselentis R, Reeves J, Buchanan K: Third-year medical student performance after implementation of a pass/fail grading system. Submitted to Teaching and Learning in Medicine.
  • Marsh RE, Awad ZT, Cornet DA, Tomonaga T, Gardner G, Smyrk T, Filipi CJ: Endoscopic SIS injection into the lower esophageal sphincter in dogs: A pilot study. Submitted to Journal of Surgical Research.
  • Awad ZT, Selima M, Filipi CJ: Pseudoachalasia secondary to gastric wrapping. Submitted to Surgery.

Publications

  • Alexandra M. Moore, Neha Datta, Justin P. Wagner, Alexander D. Schroeder,Wolfgang Reinpold, Maurice Y. Franciss, Rodrigo A. Silva, David C. Chen, Charles J. Filipi, Sergio Roll, Centralized, capacity-building training of Lichtenstein hernioplasty in Brazil, American Journal of Surgery, 213, 277-281, 2017

Presentations

  • “Mesh Hiatoplasty: An Evidence Based Update" at the American Hernia Society, 2017
  • The Lichtenstein Repair and Humanitarianism in Global Surgery - Presentations at Americas Hernia Society, 2016
  • Sustaining Health Care Programs in Developing Countries. Global Health Conference at Creighton University., 2015
  • Surgical Treatment of Esophageal Motility Disorder. Throckmorton Surgical Society Surgical Symposium on Upper Gastrointestinal Disease – Des Moines, IA., 2003
  • Intraluminal Therapy for GERD. Throckmorton Surgical Society Surgical Symposium on Upper Gastrointestinal Disease – Des Moines, IA., 2003
  • Endoluminal Therapies for GERD: A Surgeon’s Perspective. Esophageal Conference- Kuyui, Hawaii, 2003
  • Surgical and Endoscopic Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease American College of Gastroenterology Regional Symposium, 2002
  • Mechanisms of Failure for Nissen Fundoplication Endoscopic Suturing for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Foregut - Cleveland Clinic-Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2002
  • Esophageal Motility: 2002 Sioux Valley Hospital Sioux City, South Dakota, 2002
  • GERD: Indications and Assessment Endoluminal Gastroplasty The Stretta Procedure Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons New York, New York, 2001
  • Endoscopic Suture Plication Step-wise Logistic Regression to Identify the Short Esophagus: Analysis of Variables Intercellular Edema: A Histological Marker for Reflux? VIIIth World Congress International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2001
  • Endoscopic Suturing Device Training Workshop, Memphis, TN, 2001
  • Endoscopic Suturing, SAGES Scientific Sessions & Panel Presentations, St. Louis, MO, 2001
  • Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication, 2nd Laparoscopic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh Saudi Arabia, 2001
  • Complications of Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication, 2nd Laparoscopic Surgery Symposium, King Saud University, Riyadh Saudi Arabia, April 23, 2001, 2001
  • Endoluminal Procedures for Gastroesophageal Reflux, 2nd Laparoscopic Surgery Symposium, King Saud University, Riyadh Saudi Arabia, April 23, 2001, 2001
  • Endoscopic Suturing Devise Training Workshop, Memphis, TN, 2001
  • Laparoscopic Ultrasound vs Operative Cholangiography, The Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons, Orlando, FL, 2000
  • New Intraluminal Procedures for GERD, The Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons, Orlando, FL, 2000
  • The Short Esophagus, The Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons, Orlando, FL, 2000
  • Endoscopic Suturing Devise Training Workshop, Memphis, TN, 2000
  • Reflux Disease Update, Omaha Primary Care Update 2000, Omaha, NE, 2000
  • Intraluminal Procedures for GERD, Post Graduate Course-American College of Surgeons, Chicago IL, 2000
  • Intraluminal Endoscopic Suturing, GUT Club, Omaha, NE, 2000
  • Recurrent Hiatal Hernias: Why They Fail, American Hernia Society, Toronto, Canada, 2000
  • The Short Esophagus, Society of Abdominal Surgeons, Tampa, FL, 2000
  • Laparoscopic Re-Operative Anti-Reflux Surgery, Society of Abdominal Surgeons, Tampa, FL, 2000
  • A New Classification for Fundoplication Failure, Society of Abdominal Surgeons, Tampa, FL, 2000
  • Mechanisms of Hiatal Hernia Recurrence, Society of Abdominal Surgeons, Tampa, FL, 2000
  • Reflux Update, Primary Care Update, Okiboji, IA, 2000
  • Endoscopic Sewing, Combined Clinical Symposium (ASGE, AGA, SSAT) San Diego, CA, 2000
  • Transoral Endoscopic Suturing for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: A Multicenter Trial, Plenary Session ASGE, San Diego, CA, 2000
  • Antireflux Surgery: 2000, Wichita, KS, 2000
  • Past, Present & Future of Laparoscopic Herniorrhaphy; Future of Endo-Organ Surgery, 1999
  • Technique of Endo-Organ Surgery;, 1999
  • Technique and Results of Endo-Organ Surgery, TAPP vs TEPP;, 1999
  • Video Presentation;, 1999
  • Transoral Endoscopic Valvuloplasty;, 1999
  • Endo-Organ Surgery, 1999
  • 1998 Kansas Chapter, American College of Surgeons;, 1999
  • Bloodless Medicine and Surgery-Surgical Interventios for Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding, 1999
  • Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons, American College of Surgeons Spring Meeting;, 1999
  • 40th Clinical Congress, Society of Abdominal Surgeons;, 1999
  • 40th clinical congress, Society of Abdominal Surgeons, 1999
  • Minimally Invasive Technologies: Medicine in the 21st Century PIMIT Inaugural Symposium, 1999
  • Symposium on Laproscopic Surgery, Logn Island Jewish Medical Center, 1999
  • Postgraduate Course #3, Ultrasound for Surgeons, American College for Surgeons NY, 1999
  • Improving Surgical Outcomes for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Creighton University, 1999
  • Annual Meeting of the Crawford County Medical Society, Creighton University;, 1999
  • Improving Surgical Outcomes for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Creighton University;, 1999
  • 4th National Seminar for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery "Exploring New Frontiers in Medicine, 1999
  • The Current Status of Endo Organ Surgery, Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons, New York, NY, 1999
  • The Short Esophagus, Onawa, IA, 1999
  • Esophageal Shortening in the ERA of Laparoscopic Surgery, 38th World Congress of Surgery, Vienna, 1999
  • Treatment of the Short Esophagus, 40th Clinical Congress, Society of Abdominal Surgeon, San Diego, CA, 1999
  • Laparoscopic Recurrent Inguinal Hernia Repair, 40th Clinical Congress, Society of Abdominal Surgeons, San Diego, CA, 1999
  • Intraluminal Treatment of Foregut Diseases, Minimally Invasive Technologies: Medicine in the 21st Century PIMIT Inaugural Symposium, Dallas, TX, 1999
  • Postgraduate Course #3, Ultrasound for Surgeons, American College of Surgeons Spring Meeting, New York, NY, 1999
  • Laparoscopic Ultrasonography: The Surgeons Palpating Hand, American College of Surgeons Spring Meeting, New York, NY, 1999
  • Laparoscopic Intraluminal Surgery, Osaka, Japan, 1999
  • Laparoscopic Intraluminal Surgery, Toykyo, Japan, 1999
  • Laparoscopic Intraluminal Surgery, Nygoya, Japan, 1999
  • Laparoscopic Hernia: Is the Verdict In?, Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons, San Diego, CA, 1998
  • Bloodless Medicine & Surgery - Surgical Interventions for Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Chicago, IL, 1998
  • 4th National Seminar for Bloodless Medicine & Surgery "Exploring New Frontiers in Medicine", 1998
  • Antireflux Surgery, 1998 Kansas Chapt, American College of Surgeons, Wichita, KS, 1998
  • Past, Present & Future of Laparoscopic Herniorrhaphy, 3rd World Congress of Latin American Endoscopic Surgeons, San Paulo, Brazil, 1998
  • Future of Endo-Organ Surgery, 3rd World Congress of Latin American Endoscopic Surgeons, San Paulo, Brazil, 1998
  • Technique of Endo-Organ Surgery, 3rd World Congress of Latin American Endoscopic Surgeons, San Paulo, Brazil, 1998
  • Technique & Results of Endo-Organ Surgery, 3rd World Congress of Latin American Endoscopic Surgeons, San Paulo, Brazil, 1998
  • TAPP & TEPP, 3rd World Congress of Latin American Endoscopic Surgeons, San Paulo, Brazil, 1998
  • (Video Presentation) Transoral Endoscopic Valvuloplasty, 3rd World Congress of Latin American Endoscopic Surgeons, San Paulo, Brazil, 1998
  • (Video Presentation) Endo-Organ Surgery, 3rd World Congress of Latin American Endoscopic Surgeons, San Paulo, Brazil, 1998
  • Physiology of the Antireflux Barrier, Omaha, NE, 1998
  • Improving Surgical Outcomes for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, 1998
  • The Laparoscopic Approach to the Acute Abdomen, Denison, IA, 1998
  • Symposium of Laparoscopic Surgery, Long Island Jewish Med. Center, Garden City, NY, 1998
  • Annual Meeting of the Crawford County Medical Society, Creighton University, 1998
  • Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication, Garden City, New York, 1998
  • Current Therapy Concepts for Surgical Treatment of Inguinal Hernias, European Surgical Institute, Hamburg, Germany, 1998
  • Laparoscopic Endoluminal Surgery, San Antionio, TX, 1998
  • Post Graduate Advanced Laparoscopy Course, Southwestern Surgical Congress, 1998
  • Resident teaching of laparoscopic herniorrhaphy, American Hernia Society, Miami, FL, 1998
  • Laparoscopic Repair - TAPP for Recurrent Inguinal Hernia , Hernia Experts Meeting, St. Moritz, Switzerland, 1998
  • The cutting edge for the surgical treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease, Medical Grand Rounds, Creighton University, Omaha, NE, 1998
  • The current treatment for Esophageal Cancer, Surgical Grand Rounds, Creighton University, Omaha, NE, 1997
  • Laparoscopic Training Course, Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Birmingham Educ. Center, Birmingham, AL, 1997
  • Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication, Birmingham, AL, 1997
  • Endo-organ Gastric Procedures, Creighton University, 1997
  • Intraluminal surgery of the foregut, SAGES Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 1997

Awards and Honors

  • Bite block with airway mount. (Patent No: 61221545), 2010
  • Provisional - BITE BLOCKS (Patent No: 60/939348), 2007
  • PCT & US: SYSTEM & TECHNIQUES FOR MAGNETIC MANIPULATION OF INTERNAL ORGANS DURING MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY (Patent No: PCT/US2007/69317 & US 11/750670), 2007
  • Provisional-DILATOR FOR USE WITH AN ENDOSCOPE (Patent No: 60/885623), 2007
  • PCT-SYSTEMS & TECHNIQUES FOR MINIMALLY INVASIVE GASTROINTESTINAL PROCEDURES (Patent No: Pending), 2006
  • Provisional-SURGICAL FASTENERS AND METHODS OF USE (Patent No: 60/821098), 2006
  • Provisional - SYSTEMS AND TECHNIQUES FOR TRANSORAL GASTROPLASTY (Patent No: 60/757,694), 2006
  • Provisional - SYSTEMS AND TECHNIQUES FOR TRANSORAL GASTROPLASTY (Patent No: 60/742,826), 2005
  • SUTURING DEVICES AND METHODS (Patent No: 60/499,539), 2004
  • DEVICES USEFUL IN BARIATRIC PROCEDURES AND OTHER MEDICAL PROCEDURES (Patent No: 60/599,939), 2004
  • OVERTUBE AND CUTTING DEVICES USEFUL IN ENDOSCOPIC AND OTHER PROCEDURES (Patent No: 60/592,704), 2004
  • ANASTOMOSIS DEVICE (Patent No: 60/592,681), 2004
  • FASTENING DEVICES AND METHODS (Patent No: 60/576,510), 2004
  • METHODS AND MATERIALS THAT ARE USEFUL IN ENDOSCOPIC AND OTHER MEDICAL PROCEDURES (Patent No: 60/528,598), 2003
  • MATERIALS AND METHODS USEFUL IN ENDOSCOPIC AND OTHER MEDICAL PROCEDURES (Patent No: 60/507,837), 2003
  • METHODS AND MATERIALS USEFUL IN ENDOSCOPIC AND OTHER MEDICAL PROCEDURES (Patent No: 60/499,539), 2003