Saad A Shebrain, MD, MMM

Saad A Shebrain, MD, MMM
Saad A Shebrain, MD, MMM

Professor, Department of Surgery


Contact Information

Patient Care Related:
Surgery, 269.337.6230

Biosketch

Saad Shebrain, MD, MMM, is a board-certified surgeon with Western Michinan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He earned his medical degree from University of Cairo in Cairo, Egypt. He also completed a general surgery internship with University of Cairo. He completed a general surgery residency with University of Illinois at Chicago Medical College in Chicago, Illinois. He went on to complete a residency with University of California - Los Angeles Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, California. He also completed a fellowship in minimally invasive and foregut surgery with University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, Washington. He also holds a master's degree in medical management from Carnegie Mellon University Heinz College in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He also has completed a mini-fellowship in laparoscopic bariatric surgery with Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.

  • Board Certification

    • American Board of Surgery (Surgery)
  • Education and Training

    • Mini-Fellowship 2016, Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery, Cleveland Clinic,
    • MA 2014, Medical Management, Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University
    • Fellowship 2009, Minimally Invasive and Foregut Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Washington
    • Residency 2008, General Surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, University of California-Los Angeles
    • Internship 2003, General Surgery, Medical College, University of Illinois at Chicago
    • Internship 1999, General Surgery and Medicine, University of Cairo
    • MBBCh 1998, University of Cairo
  • Publications

    • Al-Gailani M.Y., Grantner J.L., Shebrain S., Sawyer R.G., Abdel-Qader I. Force Measurement Methods for Intelligent Box-Trainer System ‒ Artificial Bowel Suturing Procedure Acta Polytechnica Hungarica. 2022;19:43-64.

    • Fathabadi F.R., Grantner J.L., Abdel-Qader I., Shebrain S.A. Box-trainer assessment system with real-time multi-class detection and tracking of laparoscopic instruments, using cnn Acta Polytechnica Hungarica. 2022;19:7-27.

    • Fathabadi F.R., Grantner J.L., Shebrain S.A., Abdel-Qader I. Fuzzy logic supervisor - A surgical skills assessment system using multi-class detection of laparoscopic box-trainer instruments Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems. 2022;43:4741-4756.

    • Grosh K.M., Folkert K.N., Chou J., Shebrain S.A., Munene G.M. A Cohort Study of an Enhanced Recovery Pathway for Pancreatic Surgery at a Community Hospital American Surgeon. 2022

    • Hojberg Y., Patel K., Shebrain S. Utilizing Percutaneous Cholecystostomy Tube as a Temporary Minimally Invasive Approach for Acute Cholecystitis during Third Trimester of a High-Risk Pregnancy Case Reports in Gastroenterology. 2022;16:49-54.

    • Mohaidat M., Grantner J.L., Shebrain S.A., Abdel-Qader I. Instrument Detection for the Intracorporeal Suturing Task in the Laparoscopic Box Trainer Using Single-stage object detectors IEEE International Conference on Electro Information Technology. 2022;2022-May:455-460.

    • Shebrain S. Current trends in surgical society membership: What does the future hold? American Journal of Surgery. 2022;223:453-454.

    • Shebrain S. Prediction of Survival in Adrenocortical Carcinoma Journal of Investigative Surgery. 2022;35:1161-1162.

    • Shebrain S., Coster S., Alfred A., De Cecco D., Khalil S., Munene G., Elian A., Timmons J., Sawyer R.G. Resident Autonomy and Performance Independence in Surgical Training Are Time- and Skill-Dependent Journal of Surgical Research. 2022;279:285-295.

    • Shebrain S., Ferrin N., Cookenmaster C., Norman E., Sawyer R. History of surgical training in Kalamazoo Annals of Medicine and Surgery. 2022;73

    • Shehadeh A.A., McLaren G.W., Collins J.T., Munene G., Sawyer R.G., Shebrain S.A. Frailty as a Predictor of Surgical Outcomes Following Femoral Hernia Repair American Surgeon. 2022

    • Tessman D., Chou J., Shebrain S., Munene G. Surgical Outcomes of Distal Pancreatectomy in Elderly Patients American Surgeon. 2022;88:115-119.

    • Alkhamaiseh K.N., Grantner J.L., Shebrain S., Abdel-Oader I. Towards Automated Performance Assessment for Laparoscopic Box Trainer using Cross-Stage Partial Network DICTA 2021 - 2021 International Conference on Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications. 2021

    • Cookenmaster C., Shebrain S., Vos D., Munene G., Miller L., Sawyer R. Gender perception bias of operative autonomy evaluations among residents and faculty in general surgery training American Journal of Surgery. 2021;221:515-520.

    • Faiz T., Kamel M.K., Shebrain S., Ghanem M., Blebea J. Options of Surgical Curriculum Structure and Objects During COVID-19 Pandemic Surgical Innovation. 2021;28:249-250.

    • Fathabadi F.R., Grantner J.L., Shebrain S.A., Abdel-Qader I. Multi-Class Detection of Laparoscopic Instruments for the Intelligent Box-Trainer System Using Faster R-CNN Architecture SAMI 2021 - IEEE 19th World Symposium on Applied Machine Intelligence and Informatics, Proceedings. 2021:149-154.

    • Fathabadi F.R., Grantner J.L., Shebrain S.A., Abdel-Qader I. Surgical Skill Assessment System Using Fuzzy Logic in a Multi-Class Detection of Laparoscopic Box-Trainer Instruments Conference Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics. 2021:1248-1253.

    • Fathabadi F.R., Grantner J.L., Shebrain S.A., Abdel-Qader I. Surgical Skill Training and Evaluation for a Peg Transfer Task of a Three Camera-Based Laparoscopic Box-Trainer System Proceedings - 2021 International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence, CSCI 2021. 2021:1146-1151.

    • Grosh K., Smith K., Shebrain S., Collins J. Local anesthesia as an alternative option in repair of recurrent groin hernias: An outcome study from the American College of Surgeons NSQIP® database Annals of Medicine and Surgery. 2021;71

    • Kramme K., Sarraf P., Shebrain S., Munene G. Safety and Efficacy of Prophylactic Enoxaparin Adjusted by Anti-Factor Xa Peak Levels in Pancreatic Surgery American Surgeon. 2021

    • Kwasny L., Shebrain S., Munene G., Sawyer R. Is there a gender bias in milestones evaluations in general surgery residency training? American Journal of Surgery. 2021;221:505-508.

    • Qiryaqoz Z.A., Katiyar U., Shebrain S. Recurrent Right Upper Quadrant Pain Masquerading an Underlying Colon Adenocarcinoma-Induced Intussusception Case Reports in Gastroenterology. 2021;15:501-506.

    • Senti M., Torres T.A., Espinosa J., Shebrain S. Unusual Presentation of a Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor in a Small Intestine Diverticulum Case Reports in Gastroenterology. 2021;15:667-673.

    • Shebrain S., Folkert K., Baxter J., Leinwand M., Munene G., Sawyer R. SCORE-Based Simulated ABSITE Exam Performance as a Predictor of Performance on the ABSITE Journal of Surgical Education. 2021;78:1692-1701.

    • Shebrain S., Nava K., Munene G., Shattuck C., Collins J., Sawyer R. Virtual Surgery Oral Board Examinations in the Era of COVID-19 Pandemic. How I Do It! Journal of Surgical Education. 2021;78:740-745.

    • Tuma F., Kamel M.K., Shebrain S., Ghanem M., Blebea J. Alternatives surgical training approaches during COVID-19 pandemic Annals of Medicine and Surgery. 2021;62:253-257.

    • Reichert M., Sartelli M., Weigand M.A., Doppstadt C., Hecker M., Reinisch-Liese A., Bender F., Askevold I., Padberg W., Coccolini F., Catena F., Hecker A., Abdullaev A., Camacho-Ortiz A., Toro A., Chichom-Mefire A., Martínez-Pérez A., Kavalakat A.J., Mohamedahmed A.Y.Y., Litvin A., Brillantino A., Pesce A., Isik A., Kechagias A., Ismail A.M.H., Mantoglu B., Ibrahim B., Hecker B., Sakakushev B., Seretis C., Manatakis D., García E.F.H., Çolak E., Steyn E., Akin E., Gonullu E., Campanile F.C., Pata F., Roscio F., Linder F., Tomadze G., Pellino G., Casoni Pattacini G., Pirozzolo G., Machain G.M., Fraga G.P., Eltyeb H.A., Nikolopoulos I., Di Carlo I., Kim J.I., Saenz-Terrazas J.M., Sanjuan J.C.R., Liese J., Davies J., Platte K., Lottenberg L., Pagani L., Solaini L., Miller L., Bains L., Buonomo L., Waledziak M., Gachabayov M., Maegele M., Catarci M., Alberio M.V.R.A., Alberio M.G., Veroux M., Nardi M., Podda M., Sugrue M., Pisano M., Slavchev M., Ukkonen M., Bala M., Chirica M., Ouadii M., Ioannidis O., Chiara O., Kumar P., Örtenwall P., Navsaria P., Coimbra R., Somigli R., Sawyer R.G., Shebrain S., Di Saverio S., Marwah S., Zegarra S., Nour S., Abdelmahmoud S., Magnone S., Muhammad Ali S., Pintar T., Mishra T.S., Tomajer V., Lohsiriwat V., Shivpuje V., Khokha V., Kobe Y. Impact of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic on emergency surgery services—a multi-national survey among WSES members World Journal of Emergency Surgery. 2020;15

    • Grantner J.L., Kurdi A.H., Al-Gailani M., Abdel-Qader I., Sawyer R.G., Shebrain S. Multi-thread implementation of tool tip tracking for laparoscopic surgical boxtrainer intelligent performance assessment system Acta Polytechnica Hungarica. 2019;16:173-192.

    • Grantner J.L., Kurdi A.H., Al-Gailani M., Abdel-Qader I., Sawyer R.G., Shebrain S. Multi-thread implementation of tool tip tracking for laparoscopic surgical boxtrainer intelligent performance assessment system Acta Polytechnica Hungarica. 2019;16:173-192.

    • Grantner J.L., Kurdi A.H., Algailani M., Abdel-Qader I., Sawyer R.G., Shebrain S. Multi-Thread Implementation of Tool Tip Tracking for Laparoscopic Surgical Box-Trainer Intelligent Performance Assessment System INES 2019 - IEEE 23rd International Conference on Intelligent Engineering Systems, Proceedings. 2019:131-136.

    • Grantner J.L., Kurdi A.H., Algailani M., Abdel-Qader I., Sawyer R.G., Shebrain S. Multi-Thread Implementation of Tool Tip Tracking for Laparoscopic Surgical Box-Trainer Intelligent Performance Assessment System INES 2019 - IEEE 23rd International Conference on Intelligent Engineering Systems, Proceedings. 2019:131-136.

    • Lu S., Khatri R., Tanner B., Shebrain S., Munene G. Short term outcomes and unintended benefits of establishing a HPB program at a university-affiliated community hospital American Journal of Surgery. 2019;218:946-951.

    • Shebrain S., Arafeh M., Munene G., Shattuck C., Miller L., Lu S., Schutter D. The role of academic achievements and psychometric measures in the ranking process American Journal of Surgery. 2019;217:568-571.

    • Shebrain S., Mahmood G., Munene G., Miller L., Collins J., Sawyer R. The Role of Manual Dexterity and Cognitive Functioning in Enhancing Resident Operative Autonomy Journal of Surgical Education. 2019;76(6):e66-e76.

    • Grantner J.L., Kurdi A.H., Al-Gailani M., Abdel-Qader I., Sawyer R.G., Shebrain S. Intelligent performance assessment system for laparoscopic surgical box-trainer IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems. 2018;2018-July

    • Grantner J.L., Kurdi A.H., Al-Gailani M., Abdel-Qader I., Sawyer R.G., Shebrain S. Intelligent performance assessment system for laparoscopic surgical box-trainer IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems. 2018;2018-July

    • Greydanus D.E., Agana M., Kamboj M.K., Shebrain S., Soares N., Eke R., Patel D.R. Pediatric obesity: Current concepts Disease-a-Month. 2018;64:98-156.

    • Hines O.J., Sorensen M.J., Oliphant U.J., Shebrain S. Biliary tract Essentials of General Surgery and Surgical Specialties: Sixth Edition. 2018:453-477.

    • Seudeal K., Abidi H., Shebrain S. Early versus delayed appendectomy: A comparison of outcomes American Journal of Surgery. 2018;215:483-486.

    • Shebrain S., Chang H., Tanner B., Goriparhi R., Rahaman Z. Selected common acute gastrointestinal and general surgical conditions in children and adolescents Chronic Disease and Disability: The Pediatric Gastrointestinal Tract. 2018:139-167.

    • Shebrain S., Patel N. Advances in foregut and bariatric surgery in adolescents. Adolescent medicine: state of the art reviews. 2013;24:242-263.

    • Shebrain S., Ramjit A. Radicicol, a Hsp90 inhibitor, inhibits intestinal inflammation and leakage in abdominal sepsis Journal of Surgical Research. 2013;185

    • Shebrain S., Ryan J. Commentary: 17-β-estradiol reappropriates mass lost to the hypermetabolic state in thermally injured rats Journal of Surgical Research. 2013;185

    • Shebrain S., Burke L., Nashef S. Innovation and Discovery on Surgery, History, and Humanities Journal of Investigative Surgery. 2012;25:136.

    • Shebrain S., Norman E., Bly R. Selected common surgical conditions in the tropics Tropical Pediatrics: A Public Health Concern of International Proportions: Second Edition. 2012:225-248.

    • Shebrain S., Steensma E. Hypercoagulability in porcine hemorrhagic shock is present early after trauma and resuscitation Journal of Surgical Research. 2012;176:e9.

    • Shebrain S. Commentary on "early myocardial dysfunction is not caused by mitochondrial abnormalities in a rat model of peritonitis" Journal of Surgical Research. 2011;171

    • Shebrain S. Commentary on "n-acetylcysteine (NAC) protects against acute kidney injury following prolonged pneumoperitoneum" Journal of Surgical Research. 2011;171

    • Van Natta T., Parekh K., Reed C., Shebrain S., Omari B. Benign Esophagobronchial Fistula With and Without Esophageal Obstruction: Two Ends of the Surgical Spectrum Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2008;85:322-325.

    • Putnam B., Bricker S., Fedorka P., Zelada J., Shebrain S., Omari B., Bongard F. The correlation of near-infrared spectroscopy with changes in oxygen delivery in a controlled model of altered perfusion American Surgeon. 2007;73:1017-1022.

    • Shebrain S., Zelada J., Lipsky A., Putnam B. Mesenteric injuries after blunt abdominal trauma: Delay in diagnosis and increased morbidity American Surgeon. 2006;72:955-961.

  • Presentations

    • Retained Surgicel Masquerading as Biloma with Retained Gallstones. De Cecco D, Alfred A, Shebrain S, 40th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Research Day, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 04/2022
    • 30-day Outcomes of Extremity and Non-extremity Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections (NSTI) in ACS-NSQIP Data. Duong J, Ferrin N, Shebrain S, Sawyer R, 40th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Research Day, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 04/2022
    • Modified Component Separation Technique For Repair Of Giant Ventral Hernias With Loss Of Abdominal Domain. Alfred A, De Cecco D, Shebrain S, 40th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Research Day, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 04/2022
    • Time to Treatment and Outcomes of Gastric Cancer Between 2004 and 2017 from the National Cancer Database. Grosh K, Kamel M, Tuna F, Shebrain S, 40th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Research Day, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 04/2022
    • Repair Of a Giant Paraesophageal Hernia. Le J, Rahal M, Shebrain S, 38th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Virtual Research Day, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 04/2021
    • Outcomes of Open and Laparoscopic Approach to Splenectomy on Hematologic Disorders. Liu G, Dewey J, Shebrain S, 38th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Virtual Research Day, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 04/2021
    • General Vs. Local and Regional Anesthesia for Recurrent Groin Hernias: An Outcome Student from American College of Surgeon NSQIP Database. Smith K, Grosh K, Dewoolkar V, Collins J, Shebrain S, 38th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Virtual Research Day, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 04/2021
    • Outcomes of Emergency Laparoscopic vs. Open Surgery for Complicated Acute Peptic Ulcer Disease. Floth T, Dillon C, Shebrain S, Munene G, Sawyer R, 38th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Virtual Research Day, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 04/2021
    • Utilizing Percutaneous Cholecystostomy Tube as a Temporary Approach For Acute Cholecystitis During 3rd Trimester of a High-Risk Pregnancy. Hojberg Y, Abdeljaber M, Shebrain S, 38th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Virtual Research Day, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 04/2021
    • Broken Bones and an Adrenal Mass. Hussain K, McLaren G, Shebrain S, 38th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Virtual Research Day, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 04/2021
    • Outcomes of Splenectomy on Hematologic and Non-Hematologic Splenic Conditions. Tessman D, Liu G, Dewey J, Shebrain S, Sawyer R, 38th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Virtual Research Day, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 04/2021
    • Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Surgery as Therapeutic Approach for Severe Inguinodynia After Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair. Shehadeh A, Kircher C, Shebrain S, 38th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Virtual Research Day, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 04/2021
    • Surgical outcomes of distal pacreatectomy in elderly patients. Chou J, Tessman D, Shebrain S, Munene G, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons 2020 Annual Meeting, Online, Virtual, 08/2020
    • Stoma creation and demographics of reversal: who gets reversed?. Stearns LP, Kircher C, Senagore A, Shebrain S, 15th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Orlando, Florida, 02/2020
    • Unusual presentation of gastrointestinal stromal tumors. Torres T, Espinosa JA, Shebrain S, The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract 60th Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, 05/2019
    • Unusual presentation of gastrointestinal stromal tumora. Torres T, Espinosa JA, Shebrain S, The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract 60th Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, 05/2019
    • Enhancing the resident operative autonomy. Shebrain S, Mahmood G, Collins J, Vos D, Munene G, Miller L, Association of Program Directors in Surgery, Association of Residency Administrators in Surgery, and Association for Surgical Education 2019 Surgical Education Week, Chicago, Illinois, 04/2019
    • Perception of residents' autonomy in the operating room. Rahaman Z, Arafeh M, Munene G, Miller L, Shebrain S, 14th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Houston, Texas, 02/2019
    • Post-operative complications in delayed appendectomy. Seudeal K, Hasnain H, Shebrain S, The Central Surgical Association and Midwest Surgical Association 2017 Combined Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, 08/2017
    • Establishing an HPB program in a university affiliated community hospital: appraisal on short-term outcomes and impact on surgical education. Lu S, Khatri R, Tanner B, Shebrain S, Munene G, The Central Surgical Association and Midwest Surgical Association 2017 Combined Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, 07/2017
    • Bile leak following cholecystectomy. Ryan JT, Shebrain SA, Burke LA, White EJ, MacCallum CL, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons 2015 Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, 04/2015