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Shaina R. Eckhouse, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

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Medical School

Doctor of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, 2008

Post Doctoral Education

Residency: General Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, 2008-2015

Post-Doctoral Research: Cardiovascular Research Training Grant NIH T32 HL007260, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, 2010-2012

Fellowship: Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 2015-2016

Board Certifications

Board certified, Surgery
Advanced Trauma Life Support

Clinical Interests

Advanced laparoscopic techniques in the treatment of morbid obesity and related disorders

Research Interests

Outcomes after weight loss surgery and how obesity surgery positively impacts chronic disease progression across multiple fields within medicine

Patients Seen At

Center for Advanced Medicine
GI Center
4921 Parkview Place, Suite C, Floor 8
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 454-8877
Fax: (314) 222-6256

Selected Publications

Godshall E, Eckhouse S, Johnson C, Patterson A, Pullatt R. Transabdominal preperitoneal inguinal hernia repair as a salvage operation after failure of prior total extraperitoneal repair. American Surgeon. 2015 Aug; 81(8):312-3.

Eckhouse SR, Purcell BP, McGarvey JR, Lobb D, Logdon CB, Doviak H, O’Neill JW, Shuman JA, Novack CP, Zellars KN, Pettaway S, Black RA, Khakoo A, Lee T, Mukherjee R, Gorman JH, Gorman RC, Burdick JA, Spinale FG. Local hydrogel release of recombinant TIMP-3 attenuates adverse left ventricular remodeling after experimental myocardial infarction. Science Translational Medicine. 2014 Feb; 6(223):223ra21.

Eckhouse SR, Logdon CB, Oelsen JM, Patel RK, Rice AD, Stroud RE, Wince WB, Mukherjee R, Spinale FG, Ikonomidis JS, Jones JA.  Reproducible porcine model of thoracic aortic aneurysm. Circulation. 2013 Sept;128(11 Suppl 1):S186-193.

Kavarana MN, Mukherjee R, Eckhouse SR, Rawls WF, Logdon C, Stroud RE, Patel RK, Nadeau EK, Spinale FG, Graham EM, Forbus GA, Bradley SM, Ikonomidis JS, Jones JA. Pulmonary artery endothelial cell phenotypic alterations in a large animal model of pulmonary arteriovenous malformations after the glenn shunt. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2013 Oct;96(4):1442-1449.

Eckhouse SR, Akerman AW, Logdon CB, Oelsen JM, O'Quinn EC, Nadeau EK, Stroud RE, Mukherjee R, Jones JA, Spinale FG. Differential membrane type 1 matrix metalloproteinase substrate processing with ischemia-reperfusion: relationship to interstitial microRNA dynamics and myocardial function. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2013 Jan;145(1):267-275.

Eckhouse SR, Jones JA, Spinale FG. Gene targeting in ischemic heart disease and failure: translational and clinical studies. Biochemical Pharmacology. 2013 Jan;85(1):1-11.
Eckhouse SR, Spinale FG. Changes in the myocardial interstitium and contribution to the progression of heart failure. Heart Failure Clinics. 2012 Jan;8(1):7-20.

Yarbrough WM, Mukherjee R, Stroud RE, Rivers WT, Oelsen JM, Dixon JA, Eckhouse SR, Ikonomidis JS, Zile MR, Spinale FG. Progressive Induction of Left Ventricular Pressure Overload in a Large Animal Model Elicits Myocardial Remodeling and a Unique Matrix Signature. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2012 Jan;143(1):215-23.

Eckhouse SR, Person TD, Reed CE, Ikonomidis JS, Denlinger CE. Sternoclavicular Joint Infection Necessitating Through Skin and Lung Parenchyma. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2010:90;309-311.