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Dr. Pieter Seshadri MD, FRCSC Faculty, General Surgery, Assistant Professor

About Dr. Pieter Seshadri

Academic Background:

  • 1998-2000 Laparoscopic Surgical Fellowship (2 years), University of Toronto Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, St. Michael’s Hospital
  • 1993-98 General Surgery Residency, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario
  • 1989-93 Medical School, University of Toronto
  • 1985-89 Bachelor of Science (Honours Genetics), University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
  • 1979-85 Secondary School Honours Graduation Diploma, Adam Scott CVI, Peterborough, Ontario

Selected Publications

  • Pace DE, Seshadri PA, Chiasson MD, Poulin EC, Schlachta CM, Mamazza J. Early experience with laparoscopic ileal pouch-anal anastomosis for ulcerative colitis. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 12(5); 337-41, 2002
  • Poulin EC, Schlachta CM, Gregoire R, , Seshadri PA, Cadeddu MO, Mamazza J. Local recurrence and survival after laparoscopic mesorectal resection for rectal adenocarcinoma. Surg Endosc 16(6);989-995, 2002
  • Mamazza J, Schlachta CM, Seshadri PA , Cadeddu MO, Poulin EC. Needlescopic surgery: A logical evolution from conventional laparoscopic surgery. Surg Endosc 15(10);1208-1212, 2001   
  • Schlachta CM, Mamazza J, Seshadri PA, Cadeddu MO, Gregoire R, Poulin EC. Defining a learning curve for laparoscopic colorectal resections. Dis Colon Rectum 44(2); 217-22, 2001            
  • Poulin EC, Schlachta CM, Seshadri PA, Cadeddu MO, Mamazza J. Septic complications of elective laparoscopic colorectal resection. Surg Endosc 15(2); 203-8, 2001 
  • Cadeddu MO, Poulin Ec, Schlachta CM, Seshadri PA, Mamazza J. Laparoscopic excision of retroperitoneal tumors: Technique and review of the laparoscopic experience. Surg Laparosc Endosc 11(2); 144-147, 2001       
  • Cadeddu MO, Schlachta CM, Mamazza J, Seshadri PA, Poulin EC. Soft-tissue images. Trocar-site hernia after laparoscopic procedures.  Can J Surg  45(1); 9- 10, 2002
  • Seshadri PA, Poulin EC, Pace D, Schlachta CM, Cadeddu MO, Mamazza J. Transperitoneal laparoscopic nephrectomy  for giant polycystic kidneys: A case control study. Urology 58(1);23-7, 2001
  • Seshadri PA, Mamazza J, Schlachta CM, Cadeddu MO, Poulin EC. Laparoscopic colorectal resection in octogenarians. Surg Endosc 15(8);802-805, 2001
  • Seshadri PA, Poulin EC, Schlachta CM, Cadeddu MO, Mamazza J. Does a laparoscopic approach to total abdominal colectomy and proctocolectomy offer advantages? Surg Endosc 15(8);837-842, 2001
  • Seshadri PA, Poulin EC, Mamazza J, Schlachta CM. Needlescopic decapsulation of a splenic epithelial cyst. Can J Surg  43(4);303-305, 2000     
  • Seshadri PA, Poulin EC, Mamazza J, Schlachta CM. Technique for laparoscopic partial splenectomy. Surg Laparosc Endosc 10(2);106-109, 2000   
  • Schlachta CM, Mamazza J, Seshadri PA, Cadeddu MO, Poulin EC. Predicting conversion to open surgery in laparoscopic colorectal resections: A simple clinical model. Surg Endosc 14(12); 1114-1117, 2000 
  • Poulin EC, Diamant NE, Kortan P, Seshadri PA, Mamazza J, Schlachta CM. Achalasia developing years after surgery for reflux disease: Case reports, laparoscopic treatment, and review of achalasia syndromes following antrireflux surgery. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 4; 626-631, 2000           
  • Schlachta CM, Mamazza J, Seshadri PA, Cadeddu MO, Poulin EC. Determinants of outcomes in laparoscopic colorectal surgery: A multiple regression analysis of 416 resections Surg Endosc 14(3);258-263, 2000
  • Poulin EC, Mamazza J, Schlachta CM, Seshadri PA. Should enteric fistulae from Crohn’s disease or diverticulitis be treated laparoscopically or by open surgery? A matched cohort study. Dis Col Rect 43(5);  621-626, 2000       
  • Pasenau J, Poulin EC, Mamazza J, Schlachta CM, Seshadri PA. Liver hematoma after laparoscopic nissen fundoplication: A case report and review of retraction injuries. Surg Laparosc Endosc 10(3); 178-181, 2000   
  • Seshadri PA, Carr, LK, Mamazza J, Schlachta CM, Cadeddu MO, Poulin EC. Laparoscopic excision of urachal anomalies: A review. Can J Urol 6(6); 906-910, 1999  
  • Seshadri PA, Mamazza J, Poulin EC, Schlachta CM. Technique for laparoscopic gastric surgery. Surg Laparosc Endosc 9(4); 248-252, 1999     
  • Seshadri PA, Poulin EC, Mamazza J, Schlachta CM. Simplified laparoscopic approach to “Second - Look” laparotomy: A review. Surg Laparosc Endosc 9(4); 286-289, 1999 
  • Seshadri PA, Poenaru D, Park A. Laparoscopic splenic cystectomy: A case report. J Pediatr Surg 33(9); 1439-40, 1998        
  • Seshadri PA, Parker JO, Tomalty DR. Congenital arteriovenous fistula of internal thoracic artery: Successfully managed by transcatheter embolization. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis 43; 198-200, 1998        
  • Seshadri PA, Emerson L, Morales A. Cimetidine in the treatment of interstitial cystitis. Urology 44; 614-16, 1994