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Konstantinos Votanopoulos, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

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4.7 out of 5

79 Ratings
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Konstantinos Votanopoulos, M.D.

Assistant Professor,

Clinical Specialties

Sarcoma, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Gastrointestinal Oncology Surgery, Intra-Peritoneal Hyperthermic Chemotherapy, Pancreatic Surgery, Melanoma, Breast Cancer

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-4276
Department: 336-716-0545

Email: kvotanop@wakehealth.edu

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Additional Languages

Greek

Education & Training

  • M.D., Aristoltle University School of Medicine , 1996
  • Residency, Surgery, University of Athens, 2002
  • Residency, Baylor College of Medicine, 2007
  • Fellowship, Roswell Park Cancer Inst, 2009

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery, American Board of Surgery

Memberships

  • Soc Of Surgical Oncology
  • Am Coll Of Surgeons
  • Am Medical Assn
  • Am Soc Of Clinical Oncology
  • Hellenic Soc of Cancer Res
  • Hellenic Surgical Society

NPI Number

  • 1023212974
Konstantinos Votanopoulos, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

79 Ratings
2 Comments

Konstantinos Votanopoulos, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Surgery, General
Comprehensive Cancer Center

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-0545 | Department: 336-716-0545

Email: kvotanop@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Levine EA, Stewart JH IV, Shen P, Russell GB, Loggie BL, Votanopoulos KI. Intraperitoneal chemotherapy for peritoneal surface malignancy: experience with 1,000 patients. J Am Coll Surg. 2014;218(4):573-585.

Votanopoulos KI, Randle RW, Craven B, Swett KR, Levine EA, Shen P, Stewart JH, Mirzazadeh M. Significance of urinary tract involvement in patients treated with cytoreductive surgery (CRS) and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC). Ann Surg Oncol. 2014;21(3):868-874.

Randle RW, Swett KR, Swords DS, Shen P, Stewart JH, Levine EA, Votanopoulos KI. Efficacy of cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy in the management of malignant ascites. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014;21(5):1474-1479.

Blackham AU, Swett K, Eng C, Sirintrapun J, Bergman S, Geisinger KR, Votanopoulos K, Stewart JH, Shen P, Levine EA. Perioperative systemic chemotherapy for appendiceal mucinous carcinoma peritonei treated with cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy. J Surg Oncol. 2014;109(7):740-745.

Adeshuko FA, Squires MH, Poultsides G, Pawlik T, Weber SM, Schmidt CR, Votanopoulos KI, Fields RC, Ejaz A, Acher AW, Worhunsky DJ, Saunders ND, Swords DS, Jin LX, Cho C, Bloomston M, Winslow E, Russell M, Staley CA, Kooby DA, Maithel SK, Cardona K. A multi-institutional study comparing the use of the AJCC 7th edition esophageal versus gastric staging system for gastroesophageal junction cancer in a Western population [abstract]. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014;21(Suppl 1):S175-S176.

Ahmed S, Levine EA, Swett KR, Randle RW, Shen PW, Stewart JH, Votanopoulos KI. Significance of diaphragmatic resections and thoracic chemoperfusion on outcomes of peritoneal surface disease treated with cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (CRS/HIPEC) [abstract]. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014;21(Suppl 1):S135.

Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Squires MH, Weber SM, Poultsides G, Votanopoulos KI, Bloomston M, Fields RC, Kooby DA, Acher AW, Worhunsky DJ, Swords DS, Saunders ND, Jin LX, Cho C, Schmidt CR, Herman J, Maithel SK, Pawlik T. Impact of external-beam radiation therapy on outcomes among patients with resected gastric cancer: a multi-institutional analysis [abstract]. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014;21(Suppl 1):S164.

Etra JW, Squires MH, Poultsides G, Weber SM, Bloomston M, Fields RC, Pawlik T, Votanopoulos KI, Schmidt CR, Ejaz A, Acher AW, Worhunsky DJ, Saunders ND, Swords DS, Jin LX, Cho C, Winslow E, Cardona K, Kooby DA, Staley CA, Maithel SK, Russell MC. Does age affect clinical presentation, treatment, or outcomes in gastric adenocarcinoma? A multi-institutional study of the US Gastric Cancer Collaborative [abstract]. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014;21(Suppl 1):S175.

Jin LX, Moses LE, Yan Y, Squires MH, Weber SM, Bloomston M, Poultsides G, Votanopoulos KI, Pawlik T, Hawkins WG, Linehan D, Strasberg SM, Archer AW, Ejaz A, Kooby DA, Schmidt CR, Swords DS, Worhunsky DJ, Maithel SK, Fields RC. The effect of postoperative morbidity on survival after resection for gastric adenocarcinoma: results from the US Gastric Cancer Collaborative [abstract]. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014;21(Suppl 1):S163.

Votanopoulos KI, Russell G, Randle RW, Shen PW, Stewart JH, Levine EA. Peritoneal surface disease (PSD) from appendiceal cancer treated with cytoreductive surgery (CRS) and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC): overview of 481 cases [abstract]. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014;21(Suppl 1):S128-S129.

Randle RW, Swett KR, Stewart JH, Shen P, Levine EA, Votanopoulos KI. Morbidity and mortality following cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy in patients with diabetes [abstract]. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014;21(Suppl 1):S87.

Jin LX, Squires MH, Poultsides G, Votanopoulos KI, Weber SM, Bloomston M, Pawlik T, Hawkins WG, Linehan D, Strasberg SM, Archer AW, Cardona K, Cho C, Kooby DA, Levine EA, Winslow E, Saunders ND, Spolverato G, Maithel SK, Fields RC. Factors associated with recurrence in lymph node-negative gastric adenocarcinoma: results from the US Gastric Cancer Collaborative [abstract]. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014;21(Suppl 1):S173.

Squires MH, Kooby DA, Pawlik T, Weber SM, Poultsides GA, Schmidt CR, Votanopoulos KI, Fields RC, Ejaz A, Acher AW, Worhunsky DJ, Saunders N, Swords DS, Jin LX, Cho CS, Bloomston M, Winslow E, Russell MC, Cardona K, Staley CA, Maithel SK. Utility of the proximal margin frozen section for resection of gastric adenocarcinoma: a 7-institution study of the US Gastric Cancer Collaborative [abstract]. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014;21(Suppl 1):S36.

Squires MH, Kooby DA, Poultsides G, Pawlik T, Weber SM, Schmidt CR, Votanopoulos KI, Fields RC, Ejaz A, Acher AW, Worhunsky DJ, Saunders N, Swords DS, Jin LX, Cho C, Bloomston M, Winslow E, Russell MC, Cardona K, Staley CA, Maithel SK. Is it time to abandon the 5cm margin rule during resection of distal gastric adenocarcinoma? A multi-institution study of the US Gastric Cancer Collaborative [abstract]. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014;21(Suppl 1):S155.

Squires MH, Kooby DA, Poultsides GA, Weber SM, Bloomston M, Fields RC, Pawlik T, Votanopoulos KI, Schmidt CR, Ejaz A, Acher AW, Worhunsky DJ, Saunders N, Swords DS, Jin LX, Cho CS, Winslow E, Cardona K, Russell MC, Staley CA, Maithel SK. The effect of perioperative transfusion on recurrence and survival following gastric cancer resection: a 7-institution analysis of 765 patients from the US Gastric Cancer Collaborative [abstract]. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014;21(Suppl 1):S161.

Sirintrapun SJ, Blackham AU, Russell G, Votanopoulos K, Stewart JH, Shen P, Levine EA, Geisinger KR, Bergman S. Significance of signet ring cells in high-grade mucinous adenocarcinoma of the peritoneum from appendiceal origin. Hum Pathol. 2014;45(8):1597-1604.

Blackham AU, Russell GB, Stewart JH IV, Votanopoulos K, Levine EA, Shen P. Metastatic colorectal cancer: survival comparison of hepatic resection versus cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014;21(8):2667-2674.


Randle RW, Levine EA, Clark CJ, Stewart JH, Shen P, Votanopoulos KI. Cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for gallbladder cancer: a retrospective review. Am Surg. 2014;80(7):710-713.

Votanopoulos K, Ihemelandu C, Shen P, Stewart J, Russell G, Levine EA. A comparison of hematologic toxicity profiles after heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy with oxaliplatin and mitomycin C. J Surg Res. 2013;179(1):e133-e139.

Votanopoulos KI, Swett K, Blackham AU, Ihemelandu C, Shen P, Stewart JH, Levine EA. Cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy in peritoneal carcinomatosis from rectal cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013;20(4):1088-1092.

Blackham A, Swett K, Eng C, Sirintrapun J, Bergman S, Geisinger K, Votanopoulos KI, Stewart JH, Shen P, Levine E. Perioperative systemic chemotherapy for metastatic appendiceal cancer treated with cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy [abstract]. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013;20(Suppl 1):S13.

Randle RW, Swett KR, Shen P, Stewart JH, Levine EA, Votanopoulos KI. Cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy in peritoneal sarcomatosis. Am Surg. 2013;79(6):620-624.

Votanopoulos KI, Swett K, Swords DS, Shen P, Stewart JH, Levine E. Obesity and peritoneal surface disease outcomes following cytoreductive surgery (CRS) with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) [abstract]. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013;20(Suppl 1):S113.


Votanopoulos KI, Newman NA, Russell G, Ihemelandu C, Shen P, Stewart JH, Levine EA. Outcomes of cytoreductive surgery (CRS) with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) in patients older than 70 years; survival benefit at considerable morbidity and mortality. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013;20(11):3497-3503.

Votanopoulos KI, Swords DS, Swett KR, Randle RW, Shen P, Stewart JH, Levine EA. Obesity and peritoneal surface disease: outcomes after cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for appendiceal and colon primary tumors. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013;20(12):3899-3904.

Craven B, Shen P, Levine E, Votanopoulos K, Stewart J, Mirzazadeh M. Urologic recostructive [sic] procedures in cytoreductive surgery (CRS) and intraperitoneal hyperthermic chemotherapy (HIPEC) for peritoneal surface malignancy in 934 consecutive procedures [abstract]. Neurourol Urodyn. 2012;31(2):287.

McQuellon R, Duckworth K, Russell G, Shen P, Stewart J, Votanopoulos K, Levine E. After screening for depression in a high risk medical population: then what? [abstract]. Psychooncology. 2012;21(Suppl 1):126-127.

Newman NA, Votanopoulos KL, Stewart JH, Shen P, Levine EA. Cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for colorectal cancer. Minerva Chir. 2012;67(4):309-318.

Votanopoulos KI, Shen P, Stewart JH IV, Levine EA. Current status and future directions in appendiceal cancer with peritoneal dissemination. Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2012;21(4):599-609.

Votanopoulos KI, Ihemelandu C, Shen P, Stewart JH, Russell GB, Levine EA. Outcomes of repeat cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for the treatment of peritoneal surface malignancy. J Am Coll Surg. 2012;215(3):412-417.

Blackham A, Russell GB, Stewart JH, Votanopoulos K, Levine EA, Shen P. Decreased survival after cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy compared to hepatic resection for metastatic colorectal cancer [abstract]. Ann Surg Oncol. 2012;19(Suppl 1):S95-S96.

Griffith KF, Levine EA, Shen P, Stewart JH, Votanopoulas KI [sic] [Votanopoulos KI], Russell GB, Geisinger K. Appendiceal neuroendocrine tumors with peritoneal surface dissemination treated with cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy [abstract]. Ann Surg Oncol. 2012;19(Suppl 1):S109.

Ihemelandu CU, Shen P, Stewart JH, Votanopoulos K, McQuellon R, Russell G, Levine EA. Predicting postoperative morbidity following cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (CS plus HIPEC) with preoperative FACT - C (Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy) and patient rated performance status [abstract]. Ann Surg Oncol. 2012;19(Suppl 1):S16.

Ihemelandu CU, Russell G, Shen P, Stewart JH, Votanopoulos K, Levine EA. Impact of lymph node metastasis on survival outcome for patients diagnosed with mucinous carcinoma of the appendix: the role of right hemicolectomy [abstract]. Ann Surg Oncol. 2012;19(Suppl 1):S98.

Shen P, Gahagan J, Stewart JH, Votanopoulus K [sic] [Votanopoulos K], Swett K, Levine EA. Cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for peritoneal carcinomatosis: analysis of postoperative morbidity and mortality from a high volume center [abstract]. Ann Surg Oncol. 2012;19(Suppl 1):S141.

Votanopoulos KI, Shen P, Stewart JH, Russell G, Levine EA, Newman NA. Cytoreductive surgery (CS) with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) in the elderly [abstract]. Ann Surg Oncol. 2012;19(Suppl 1):S100-S101.

Ihemelandu CU, Shen P, Stewart JH, Votanopoulos K, Levine EA. Management of peritoneal carcinomatosis from colorectal cancer. Semin Oncol. 2011;38(4):568-575.

Votanopoulos KI, Shen P, Stewart JH, Russell G, Levine EA. A comparison of hematologic toxicity profiles after heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy with oxaliplatin and mitomycin-C [abstract]. Ann Surg Oncol. 2010;17(Suppl 1):S85.

Votanopoulos KI, Welsh FJ, Mattox KL. Suprarenal inferior vena cava ligation: a rare survivor. J Trauma. 2009;67(6):E179-E180.

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Assistant Professor, Surgery, General

Clinical Specialties

Sarcoma, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Gastrointestinal Oncology Surgery, Intra-Peritoneal Hyperthermic Chemotherapy, Pancreatic Surgery, Melanoma, Breast Cancer
Konstantinos Votanopoulos, M.D.

Konstantinos Votanopoulos, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Surgery, General
Comprehensive Cancer Center

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Konstantinos Votanopoulos, M.D.79 Ratings
2 Comments

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