Marcus W. Balters, MD
Marcus W. Balters, MD

Marcus W. Balters, MD

Associate Professor
Program Director, General Surgery Residency
School of Medicine

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Surgery

Position

  • Associate Professor

Education

  • University of Nebraska Medical Center,M.D.,1991-1996
  • State University of New York, (S.U.N.Y), Syracuse, Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship, 2001-2003
  • St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, General Surgery Residency, 1996-2001
  • Texas Christian University (TCU), Undergraduate, 1987-1991

Certifications

         
            State of Nebraska, #22552, expires 10/1/16
            Nebraska DEA #: BB8376495, expires 07/31/18
            State of Iowa,       #35240, expires 05/01/17
            Iowa DEA: BB8405412, voluntarily expired 7/31/12
            ATLS Instructor (course completed 1/28/10, renewal expires 04/08/18)
            American Board of Surgery, certified diplomat, certificate #51791, expires 12/31/17
            American Board of Thoracic Surgery, certified, certificate # 7912, expires 12/31/22
 

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • “Renovascular Hypertension” Pearls of Wisdom Urology Board Review, 4th Edition, M. Balters, M.D. and Jay L Bloch, M.D.  Editor: Stephen W. Leslie, M.D., McGraw Hill Education Publishing, c2013.
     , McGraw-Hill, 4th Edition, 2013

Articles

  • Traumatic pulmonary pseudocyst: An underreported entity B. Phillips*, J. Shaw, L. Turco, D. McDonald, J. Carey, M. Balters, M. Wagner, R. Bertellotti, D.L. Cornell, D.K. Agrawal, J.A. Asensio, Injury, Int. J. Care Injured, 48, 214-220, 2017
  • "Perioperative Nutrition.”  Surgical Clinics of North America.  Zach Torgersen, M.D., M. Balters, M.D.  Vol 95, Issue 2, April 2015.  pp 255-267.
     , Surgical Clinics of North America, Vol 95, Issue 2, 255-267, 2015

  • “Preoperative Anemia is an Independent Predictor of Postoperative Mortality and Adverse Cardiac Events in Elderly Patients undergoing Elective Vascular Operations.” Annals of Surgery. Annals of Surgery 258 (6): 1096-1102. Dec 2013.  Gupta PK, Gupta H, Sundaram A, MacTaggart JN, Johanning JM, Fang X, Forse RA, Balters M, Longo GM, Sugimoto JT, Lynch TG, Pipinos II. PMID: 23511839.
     , Annals of Surgery, Vol 258, Issue 6, 1096-1102, 2013

  • “Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm does not improve early survival versus Open Repair in Patients Younger than Sixty Years.”  European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. 2012 May; 43(5):506-12. Epub 2012 Mar 3. Gupta PK, Ramanan B, Lynch TG, Gupta H, Fang X, Balters M, Johanning JM, Longo GM, MacTaggart JN, Pipinos II. PMID: 22386386.
     , European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery., Vol 43, Issue 5, 506-512, 2012
  • Conservative Management of Traumatic Lung Hernia:  A Case Report and Review of the Literature” Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2012 March (93):992-4.  Jai Bikhchandani, M.D., Jeffery Sugimoto, M.D., Marcus Balters, M.D.
    (doi: 10.1016/jathoracsur.2011.08.023) PMID: 22364998.   , Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 93, 992-994, 2012

Publications


  • Sundaram A, Gupta PK, Ramanan B, MacTaggart J, Longo GM, Johanning J, Forse A, Balters M, Lynch T, Pipinos I.  Impact of renal function on outcomes after elective endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. September 2012. J American College of Surgeons. 215 (5S) S156-S157. 
     , J Am Coll Surg, Vol 215, Issue (5S), S156-S157, 2012

  • Natarajan B, Gupta PK, Lynch T, MacTaggart J, Balters M, Gupta H, Longo GM, Johanning J, Pipinos I.  In-Hospital and Post Discharge Venous Thromboembolism after Vascular Surgery.  June 2012. J Vasc Surg. 55S: 59s-60S. 
     , J Vascular Surgery, Vol 55S, 59s-60s, 2012

Presentations

  • Invited Speaker, Surgical Grand Rounds, Creighton University Medical Center, “IVC Filters in Trauma and Non-trauma Patients”
     , 2016
  • Invited Speaker, Surgical Grand Rounds, Creighton University Medical Center, “Hemodialysis Access: Past, Present, and Future, 2016
  • Specialty Chat: Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery” Creighton University School of Medicine, 2016
  • Specialty Chat: Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery” Creighton University School of Medicine, 2015
  • Invited Speaker, Creighton University Medical Center, “Central High School Career Day: What is Surgery?, 2014
  • Invited Speaker, Elkhorn Middle School, “Career Day Discussions: What is Surgery?, 2014
  • Invited Speaker, Creighton University Medical Center, “Central High School Career Day: What is Surgery?, 2013
  • Invited Speaker, Surgical Grand Rounds, Creighton University Medical Center, “(Bedside) Manners Matter: Integrating Compassion as a Measure of a Surgeon’s Competency in the Modern Era, 2013
  • Invited Speaker, Elkhorn Middle School, “Career Day Discussions: What is Surgery?, 2013

Awards and Honors

  • Accepted into the American College of Surgeon’s Surgeons as Educators course., 2017
  • President, Gold Humanism Honor Society (Creighton Univ. Chapter), Creighton University Medical Center, 2016
  • Chair of the Governance Committee (Previously known as Chief of Staff), Creighton University Medical Center, 2016
  • Finalist, Creighton University School of Medicine, Class of 2017 Golden Apple Award, 2016
  • 2016 Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, Creighton University School of Medicine Class of 2016, 2016
  • 2015 Clerkship Director Teaching Award by the Creighton University School of Medicine, 2015
  • 2015 Gold Humanism Honor Society Induction (Creighton Univ. Chapter), Creighton University, 2015
  • 2014 Finalist, Creighton University School of Medicine Class of 2014-Golden Apple Award, Surgery Student Teaching Award, 2014
  • Vice Chief of Staff, Creighton University Medical Center Medical Staff, 2013
  • 2013-2014, Best Faculty Teacher Award, Creighton University General Surgery Residents, 2013
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medicine Society, Creighton University 2013, 2013
  • Invited Reviewer, Hernia (Journal), 2011
  • Creighton Leadership Academy, Class of 2010, Creighton University Medical Center, University of Southern Florida, 2010
  • 2007-2008, Role Model of the Year Award, Creighton University General Surgery Residents, 2008
  • 2004, Nominee, Golden Apple Award, Creighton University Medical Center, School of Medicine Class 2004, 2004
  • 1999, Citation for Excellence in Teaching, Tufts University School of Medicine Class of 1999, 1999
  • 1994, 1st Place, Essay Competition on Rural Medicine Experience, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 1994
  • 1993 Summer Research Grant, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 1993
  • 1991 Class Co-Vice President, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 1991
  • 1989-1990/1990-1991 - MD Anderson Award for Outstanding Pre-Medical or Pre-Dental Student, Texas Christian University, 1989
  • 1987-88 / 1988-89 - Dean's Scholarship, Texas Christian University, 1987