Assistant Professor of Surgery, Clinical

N-724 Doan Hall
410 W. 10th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210-1228
614-293-0978

Specialty interests: Minimally invasive surgery, bariatric surgery, hernia repair, advanced endoscopy, endolumenal therapies

Research interests: Bariatric/metabolic surgery, hernia repair, endoscopic techniques

Education:
Hon. BSc: University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1994
MD: University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2005
PhD: University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2001

Specialty training: General surgery residency, University of Toronto; Minimally invasive surgery fellowship, The Ohio State University

Appointment: 2013

Certifications:
Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada (LMCC) Part I, 2005
Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada (LMCC) Part II, 2006
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), 2005/2010
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), 2005/2010
Advanced Trauma Operative Management (ATOM), 2009
Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS), 2011

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Honors/awards

  • Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute Summer Research Scholarship, 2002
  • Canadian Millennium Scholarship, 2001 - 2002
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation Research Traineeship Scholarship, 2000 - 2001
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation Research Traineeship Scholarship, 1999 - 2000
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation Research Traineeship Scholarship, 1998 - 1999
  • Canadian Cardiovascular Society Young Investigator Award finalist, Oct 1999
  • Parke-Davis Award (PhD Category) at the Department of Laboratory
  • Medicine and Pathobiology Research Day, May 1999
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship, 1998 - 1999
  • Dutkevich Student Travel Award, 1998
  • The Center for Cardiovascular Research Scholarship, 1997 - 1998
  • University of Toronto Open Fellowship, Nov 1997
  • American Society for Investigative Pathology (ASIP) Student Travel Award, Jan 1997
  • Poster Award at the Center for Cardiovascular Research, Scientific Day, June 1996
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship, 1995 - 1996

Professional memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, 2010 - present
  • Canadian Association of General Surgeons, 2005 - present
  • SAGES Candidate Member, 2008 - present
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, 2011 - present
  • American College of Surgeons, 2010 - present
  • Zollinger Surgical Society, 2011 - present

Conferences/presentations

ASMBS (San Diego, California: June 2012) Poster: The Significance of Prolonged Tachycardia in the Immediate Post-Operative Period Following a Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass. Noria S., Joyce C., Schick J., Dettorre R., Mikami D., Needleman B

SAGES (San Antonio, Texas: March 2011) Oral: Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair – Does Primary Repair In Addition To Placement Of Mesh Decrease Recurrence? Ambar Banerjee MD, Vimal Narula MD, John Linn MD, Sabrena Noria MD, Bradley Zagol MD, Dean Mikami, MD

FASEB / Experimental Biology (New Orleans, Louisiana: April 2002) Poster: Shear-Induced Changes In Cell Adhesion Complexes: Role Of PI 3'kinase And Extracellular Signal Related Kinase (ERK 1/2). M. R. Jackson, S.F. Noria, A.I. Gotlieb and B. Lowell Langille

FASEB / Experimental Biology (New Orleans, Louisiana: April 2002) Poster: The Role Of Microtubules In Endothelial Cell Adaptation To Shear Stress. S.L. McCue, M.R. Jackson, S.F. Noria, A.I. Gotlieb & B. Lowell Langille

FASEB / Experimental Biology (San Francisco, California: April 2000) Oral: Endothelial and Smooth Muscle Cell Communication During Vascular Remodeling. B. Lowell Langille, Sabrena F. Noria, Mara Jones

Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto: Third Annual Graduate Student Research Day (Toronto, Ontario: March 2000) Poster: Reorganization of Endothelial Adherens Junctions in Response to Shear Stress. S.F. Noria, A.I. Gotlieb, B.L. Langille

American Heart Association 72nd Scientific Sessions (Atlanta, GA: November 1999) Poster: Endotoxin is Rapidly Internalized and Transported to Intracellular Sites in Heart Cells. Douglas B. Cowan, Sabrena F. Noria, Christof Stamm, Dimitrios N. Poutias, Lina M. Garcia, Francis X. McGowan, Jr.

Canadian Society of Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (Quebec City, Quebec: October 1999) Poster: Reorganization of Endothelial Adherens Junctions in Response to Shear Stress. S.F. Noria, A.I. Gotlieb, B.L. Langille. Oral: Endothelial Transduction of Shear Stress. BL Langille, MR Jackson, DB Cowan, SF Noria, C Leung-Hagesteijn, GE Hannigan, AI Gotlieb

Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto: Second Annual Graduate Student Research Day (Toronto, Ontario: May 1999) Poster: Shear Stress-Induced Reorganization of Endothelial Cells Adherens Junctions. S.F. Noria, A.I. Gotlieb, B.L. Langille

FASEB / Experimental Biology (Washington, DC: April 1999) Poster: Endothelial Signal Transduction in Response to Altered Shear Stress. M.R. Jackson, D.B. Cowan, S.F. Noria, C. Leung-Hagesteijn, G.E. Hannigan, A.I. Gotlieb, B.L. Langille

The Second Workshop on Vascular Biology and Mechanical Factors (Paris, France: January 1999) Oral: Endothelial and Medial Remodeling in Response to Altered Shear Stress. B.L. Langille, A.I. Gotlieb, S. Noria, M. Jackson

The American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting (San Francisco, California: December 1998) Poster: Shear Stress-Related Reorganization of Adherens Junctions in Endothelial Cells. S.F. Noria, A.I. Gotlieb, B.L. Langille

The 9th Annual University of Toronto, Center for Cardiovascular Research Scientific Day (Toronto, Ontario: May 1998) Poster: Shear Stress-related Tyrosine Phosphorylation of Junctional Proteins and Reorganization of Adherens Junctions in Endothelial Cells. Sabrena F. Noria, Avrum I. Gotlieb and B. Lowell Langille

Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology (Steamboat Springs, Colorado: March 1998) Poster: Shear Stress-related Tyrosine Phosphorylation of FAK and Junctional Proteins in Endothelial Cells. Sabrena Noria, Douglas B. Cowan, Avrum I. Gotlieb and B. Lowell Langille

The 8th Annual University of Toronto, Center for Cardiovascular Research Scientific Day (Toronto, Ontario: June 1997) Poster: Tyrosine Phosphorylation in Endothelial Cells in Response to in vivo modulation of Shear Stress. Sabrena F. Noria, Avrum I. Gotlieb and B. Lowell Langille

FASEB/Experimental Biology (New Orleans, Louisiana: April 1997) Oral: Shear Stress-Related Tyrosine Phosphorylation in Endothelial Cells. S. Noria, A.I. Gotlieb and B.L. Langille

Department of Cellular and Molecular Pathology, University of Toronto: Graduate Student Research Day (Toronto, Ontario: March 1997) Oral: In situ Tyrosine Phosphorylation in Endothelial Cells. S. Noria, A.I. Gotlieb and B.L. Langille

The 7th Annual University of Toronto, Center for Cardiovascular Research Scientific Day (Toronto, Ontario: June 1996) Poster: Shear Stress-Related Tyrosine Phosphorylation in Endothelial Cells. S. Noria, A.I. Gotlieb and B.L. Langille

The Clinical Research Society of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario: April 1996) Oral: Shear Stress-related Tyrosine Phosphorylation in Endothelial Cells. S. Noria, A.I. Gotlieb and B.L. Langille

Department of Cellular and Molecular Pathology, University of Toronto: Graduate Student Research Day (Toronto, Ontario: February 1996) Poster: Shear Stress-related Tyrosine Phosphorylation in Endothelial Cells. S. Noria, A.I. Gotlieb and B.L. Langille

Publications

Articles:

Meyerson JM, Noria S, Melvin WS. A Retained Foreign Body Mimicking Colon Cancer. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2012; 22(4):e220-1

Noria S., and Mikami D. Transoral Surgery for Morbid Obesity. World Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2011; 3(11): 201-208.

Banerjee A., Beck C., Narula VK., Linn J., Noria S., Zagol B., and Mikami D. Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair: Does Primary Repair in Addition to Placement of Mesh Decrease Recurrence? Surgical Endoscopy. 2011; Nov 15. [Epub ahead of print]

Novak CB., Lipa JE., Noria S., Allison K., Neligan PC., and Gilbert RW. Comparison Of Anterolateral Thigh And Radial Forearm Free Flap Donor Site Morbidity. Microsurgery. 2007;27(8):651-654

Noria S., Xu F., McCue S., Jones M., Gotlieb A.I., and Langille B.L. Assembly and Reorientation of Stress Fibers Drives Morphologic Changes to Endothelial Cells Exposed to Shear Stress. American Journal of Pathology, 2004; 164(4):1211-1223

McCue S., Noria S., and Langille B.L. Shear-Induced Reorganization of Endothelial Cell Cytoskeleton and Adhesion Complexes. Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine, 2004; 14(4):143-151

Cowan D.B., Jones M., Garcia L.M., Noria S., del Nido P.J., McGowan F. X Jr. Hypoxia and Stretch Regulate Intercellular Communication in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells Through Reactive Oxygen Species Formation. Arteriosclerosis Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, 2003; 23(10):1754-1760

Stamm C, Cowan DB, Friehs I, Noria S, del Nido PJ, McGowan FX Jr. Rapid Endotoxin-Induced Alterations In Myocardial Calcium Handling: Obligatory Role Of Cardiac TNF-Alpha. Anesthesiology, 2001; 95(6):1396-1405

Stamm, C., Friehs, I., Cowan, D.B., Cao-Danh, H., Noria, S., Munakata, M., McGowan, F.X. Jr., del Nido, P.J. Post-Ischemic PKC Inhibition Impairs Myocardial Calcium Handling and Increases Contractile Protein Calcium Sensitivity. Cardiovascular Research, 2001; 51:108-121

Cowan, Douglas B.; Noria, Sabrena; Stamm, Christof; Garcia, Lina M.; Poutias, Dimitrios N.; del Nido, Pedro J.; McGowan, Francis X. Jr. Lipopolysaccharide Internalization Activates Endotoxin-Dependent Signal Transduction in Cardiomyyocytes. Circulation Research, 2001; 88(5):491-498

Noria, Sabrena; Cowan, Douglas B.; Gotlieb, Avrum I.; Langille, B. Lowell: Transient and Steady-State Effects of Shear Stress on Endothelial Cell Adherens Junctions. Circulation Research, 1999; 85(6):504-514

Noria, S. Davis A., Kandel R., Levesque J., O’Sullivan B., Wunder J., and Bell R. Residual Disease Following Unplanned Excision Of Soft-Tissue Sarcoma Of An Extremity. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American), 1996; 78(5):650-655

Guest C.B., Wang E.H., Davis A.M., Langer F., O’Sullivan B., Noria S., and Bell R.S. Paraspinal Soft Tissue Sarcoma: Classification of 14 Cases. Spine, 1993; 18(10):1292-1297

Chapters:

Noria S, Jackson M, Langille BL. Vascular Adaptations to Altered Blood Flow. In: Hemostasis and Thrombosis: Basic Principles and Clinical Practice, fourth edition. (Eds.) R.W Coleman, J. Hirsch, V.J. Marder, A.W. Clowes, J.N. George. (2001) Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philidelphia PA., 733-741

Lee T.Y., Noria S., Lee J., Gotlieb A.I. Endothelial Integrity and Repair. In: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology - Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease: Etiology, Treatment, and Outcomes. Volume 498. (Eds.) A. Angel, N. Dhalla, G. Pierce, P. Singal. (2001) Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers, New York NY., 65-74

Abstracts: 

Cowan DB, Noria S, Stamm C, Garcia LM, Poutias DN, del Nido PJ, McGowan FX Jr. Lipopolysaccharide Internalization Mediates Signal Activation And Gene Expression In Cardiomyocytes. Circulation, 2000; 102(18):II-75

Cowan DB, Noria S, Garcia LM, Poutias DN, McGowan FX Jr. Regulation Of Connexin43 Gene Expression By Hypoxia In Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells. Circulation, 2000; 102 (18):II-183

Stamm C, Friehs I, Cowan DB, Munakata M, Cao-Danh H, Noria S, McGowan FX, del Nido PJ. Protein Kinase C Modulates Excitation/Contraction Coupling During Early Reperfusion. Circulation, 2000; 102(18):II-465

Cowan, Douglas B.; Noria, Sabrena F.; Stamm, Christof; Poutias, Dimitrios N.; Garcia, Lina M.; McGowan, Francis X. Jr.: Endotoxin is Rapidly Internalized and Transported to Intracellular Sites in Heart Cells. Circulation, 1999; 100(Suppl.18) 1: I-562

Jackson, M.R., Cowan, D.B., Noria, S.F., Leung-Hagesteijn, C., Hannigan, G.E., Gotlieb, A.I., Langille, B.L. Endothelial Signal Transduction in Response to Altered Shear Stress. The FASEB Journal, 1999; 13:LB185

Langille BL, Jackson MR, Cowan DB, Noria SF, Leung-Hagesteijn C, Hannigan GE, Gotlieb AI. Endothelial Transduction of Shear Stress. The Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 1999; 15(Suppl.D):179D

Noria SF, Gotlieb AI, Langille BL. Reorganization of Endothelial Adherens Junctions in Response to Shear Stress. The Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 1999; 15(Suppl.D):107

Noria, S.F., Gotlieb, A.I., Langille, B.L. Shear Stress-Related Reorganization of Adherens Junctions in Endothelial Cells. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 1998; 9:460a

Noria, S., Gotlieb, A.I., Langille, B.L. Shear Stress-Related Tyrosine Phosphorylation in Endothelial Cells. The FASEB Journal, 1997; 11(3): A2

Journal Cover Images: 

Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine May 2004. Volume 14, Number 4
American Journal of Pathology April 2004. Volume 164, Number 4
Arteriosclerosis Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 2003; Volume 23, No.10
Circulation Research March 16, 2001. Volume 88, Number 5
Circulation Research September 17, 1999. Volume 85, Number 6
Worthington Enzymes Biochemical Kits: 2000-2001 Product Catalog

Article(s) submitted: 

Noria S., Grantcharov T. The Biological Effects of Bariatric Surgery on Obesity-Related Co-Morbidities. The Canadian Journal of Surgery. 2011. Submitted

Articles in Progress: 

Noria S., Joyce C., Schick J., Dettorre R., Mikami D., Needleman B. The Significance of Prolonged Tachycardia in the Immediate Post-Operative Period Following a Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass.

Noria S., Needleman B. Approach to Gastric Bypass Surgery for Morbid Obesity. Book Chapter in “Introduction to Bariatric Surgery”.

Resident training courses

SAGES Basic Endoscopy and Laparoscopy Surgery course
Faculty lecturer
Bariatric Surgery: The Basics

Ethicon Endo-Surgery Institute, Cincinnati, OH
Course lab instructor
March 21-22, 2013

SAGES Basic Endoscopy and Laparoscopy Surgery course
Course lab instructor: Laparoscopic surgery
Ethicon Endo-Surgery Institute, Cincinnati, OH
August 11-12, 2011

Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery training (PGY3-4)
Course laparoscopic instructor
Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery: The Ohio State University
February 15, 2011

Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery training (PGY2)
Course laparoscopic instructor
Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery: The Ohio State University
February 8, 2011

Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair (PGY4-5)
Course laparoscopic instructor
Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery: The Ohio State University
November 16, 2010

Stapled Gastrointestinal Anastomosis (PGY3-4)
Course lab instructor
The Ohio State University Medical Center
October 19, 2010

ACS Module Peptic Ulcer Disease & Gastric Resections (PGY4-5)
Course lab instructor
Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery: The Ohio State University
September 21, 2010

Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery training (PGY2-4)
Course laparoscopic instructor
Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery: The Ohio State University
August 10, 2010

Electro-surgery training course for surgical interns
Course lab instructor
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
August 3, 2010

ADVANCED POST-GRADUATE TRAINING:
DaVinci Robot Surgical System Training Program
The Ohio State University
August 2010

Covidien: Comprehensive Solutions to Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
New Orleans, LA
December 1-2, 2011

Editorial activity

Invited Ad Hoc Reviewer

3/2011 – Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy and Percutaneous Techniques
2/2012 – Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy and Percutaneous Techniques
6/2012 – Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy and Percutaneous Techniques
2/2013 – Canadian Journal of Surgery

Faculty postgraduate courses

Bariatric Surgery: Hands on course
Faculty demonstrator
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), April 17, 2013

Minimally Invasive Approaches to the Complex Inguinal and Ventral Hernia Repairs: Faculty lecturer

Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair
Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery: The Ohio State University, November 2, 2012

Care of the Bariatric Surgery Patient: Faculty lecturer
Emergency Management of the Post-Bariatric Patient
The Future of Bariatric Surgery
Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery: The Ohio State University, August 2-3, 2012

Flexible Endoscopy Lab: Faculty demonstrator
Endoscopic overstitching
American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), June 18, 2012

Laparoscopic Hernia Repair: Faculty lecturer
Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery: The Ohio State University, October 22, 2010

Laparoscopic Colon Resection: Faculty lecturer
Laparoscopic Sigmoid Colectomy
Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery: The Ohio State University, November 19, 2010

Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery: Faculty lecturer
The Prosthetic Catalogue
Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery: The Ohio State University
Case Western Reserve University: Department of Surgery
February 18-20, 2011