Ruchir Puri

Ruchir Puri, MD, MS, FACS

Associate Professor; Program Director, General Surgery Residency; Associate Program Director, Advanced GI Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship

Department: Surgery – Jacksonville
Business Phone: (904) 244-3943
Business Email: ruchir.puri@jax.ufl.edu

About Ruchir Puri

Ruchir Puri, M.D., M.S., FACS, is a University of Florida Associate Professor of surgery and a board-certified surgeon at UF Health Jacksonville. He also serves as Program Director for the General Surgery Residency. Dr. Puri specializes in minimally invasive treatment of gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) disease, hiatal hernias and other foregut disorders. He received his medical degree from Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial Medical College in Kanpur, India. He completed his surgery residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas, as well as a minimally invasive surgery fellowship at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Jacksonville, Florida.

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Additional Positions:
Program Director
2023 – Current · General Surgery Residency
Associate Professor
2022 – Current · University of Florida
Associate Program Director
2019 – 2023 · General Surgery Residency

Accomplishments

Exemplary Teacher
2022-2023 · University of Florida
Exemplary Teacher
2021-2022 · University of Florida

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018
MDC7600 Surgery Clerkship

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    American Board of Surgery

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Surgery
Areas of Interest
  • Biliary system
  • Diaphragmatic hernia
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Gastrointestinal Oncology Surgery
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Inguinal hernia repair
  • Ventral hernia repair

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

Publications

2024
A novel preoperative score to predict severe acute cholecystitis.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000004308. [PMID] 38523119.
2023
Imaging acute cholecystitis, one test is enough.
American journal of surgery. 226(1):99-103 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2023.02.018. [PMID] 36882336.
2022
“How to” Course for Resident Reviewers: from the Resident and Fellow Education Committee of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT).
Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. 26(2):466-468 [DOI] 10.1007/s11605-021-05202-y. [PMID] 35064456.
2022
A Multicenter Analysis of the Early Impact of COVID-19 on Junior Resident Operative Case Volume.
The Journal of surgical research. 279:208-217 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jss.2022.06.015. [PMID] 35780534.
2022
A Rare Case of Acute Pancreatitis in the Setting of Hemorrhagic Cholecystitis.
Cureus. 14(2) [DOI] 10.7759/cureus.22546. [PMID] 35345762.
2022
Incarcerated Diaphragmatic Hernias After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass.
Cureus. 14(12) [DOI] 10.7759/cureus.33063. [PMID] 36721579.
2022
Revision of the AAST grading scale for acute cholecystitis with comparison to physiologic measures of severity.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 92(4):664-674 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000003507. [PMID] 34936593.
2021
Multicenter validation of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma grading scale for acute cholecystitis.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 90(1):87-96 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000002901. [PMID] 33332782.
2020
Assessment of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Calculator in Predicting Outcomes and Length of Stay After Ivor Lewis Esophagectomy: A Single-Center Experience.
The Journal of surgical research. 255:355-360 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jss.2020.05.080. [PMID] 32599455.
2020
Minimally Invasive Ivor Lewis Esophagectomy (MILE): technique and outcomes of 100 consecutive cases.
Surgical endoscopy. 34(7):3243-3255 [DOI] 10.1007/s00464-020-07529-0. [PMID] 32253561.
2019
Mentor of the Month Series: Laparoscopic Training in the United States.
Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. 23(2):443-444 [DOI] 10.1007/s11605-018-4058-5. [PMID] 30511128.
2018
Correction to: Endoscopic and surgical management of nonampullary duodenal neoplasms.
Surgical endoscopy. 32(6) [DOI] 10.1007/s00464-018-6117-0. [PMID] 29468272.
2018
Endoscopic and surgical management of nonampullary duodenal neoplasms.
Surgical endoscopy. 32(6):2859-2869 [DOI] 10.1007/s00464-017-5994-y. [PMID] 29392469.
2018
Pancreaticoduodenectomy and Outcomes for Groove Pancreatitis.
Digestive surgery. 35(6):475-481 [DOI] 10.1159/000485849. [PMID] 29346792.
2018
The Spectrum of Surgical Remediation of Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication-Related Failures.
Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A. 28(9):1089-1093 [DOI] 10.1089/lap.2018.0063. [PMID] 29768079.
2012
Sentinel lymph node biopsy in primary breast cancer: window to management of the axilla.
World journal of surgery. 36(7):1453-9 [DOI] 10.1007/s00268-012-1635-8. [PMID] 22555287.
2012
Transthoracic repair of slipped Nissen fundoplications: technique and results.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 94(2):429-33; discussion 434 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.04.054. [PMID] 22762940.

Education

Minimally Invasive and GI Surgery Fellowship
2014 · Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville
Surgery Residency
2013 · University of Texas Health Science Center
Master of Surgery (MS)
2005 · Moti Lal Nehru Medical College
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
2000 · Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial Medical College

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(904) 244-3943
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Business Mailing:
653 W 8TH ST
JACKSONVILLE FL 32209