Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Ed Itawi, MD, is a board-certified colon and rectal surgeon with Bronson Colon & Rectal Surgery in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He is a graduate of University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio. He earned his medical degree from Medical College of Ohio, also in Toledo. He completed a residency in general surgery with Michigan State University - Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies, then went on to complete a fellowship in colorectal surgery with Greater Baltimore Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland.
Dr. Itawi has a clinical and research interest in laparoscopic surgery and laparoendoscopy.
- American Board of Surgery (Surgery)
- American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery (Colon and Rectal Surgery)
Education and Training
- Fellowship 2010, Colorectal Surgery, Greater Baltimore Medical Center
- Residency 2009, General Surgery, Michigan State University-Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies
- MD 2004, Medical College of Ohio
- BS 2000, Biology, University of Toledo
- Surgery, General
Amaraneni A., Seth A., Itawi E., Chandana S. Oxaliplatin-induced lhermitte sign. A case report and review of literature Clinical Colorectal Cancer. 2014;13:257-259.
Makarawo T., Damadi A., Mittal V., Itawi E., Rana G. Colonoscopic perforation management by laparoendoscopy: An algorithm Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. 2014;18:20-27.
Itawi E.A., Savoie L.M., Hanna A.J., Apostolides G. Alvimopan addition to a standard perioperative recovery pathway Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. 2011;15:492-498.
Saber A., Elgamal M., Rao A., Itawi E., Martinez R. Early experience with lidocaine patch for postoperative pain control after laparoscopic ventral hernia repair International Journal of Surgery. 2009;7:36-38.
Song S., Itawi E., Saber A. Natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) Journal of Investigative Surgery. 2009;22:214-217.
Saber A., Elgamal M., Itawi E., Rao A. Single incision laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (SILS): A novel technique Obesity Surgery. 2008;18:1338-1342.
Saber A., Elgamal M., Rao A., Itawi E., Mancl T. A simplified laparoscopic ventral hernia repair: The scroll technique Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques. 2008;22:2527-2531.
Saber A., Elgamal M., Rao A., Osmer R., Itawi E. Laparoscopic spigelian hernia repair: The scroll technique American Surgeon. 2008;74:108-112.
Saber A., Rao A., Itawi E., Elgamal M., Martinez R. Occult ventral hernia defects: a common finding during laparoscopic ventral hernia repair American Journal of Surgery. 2008;195:471-473.