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Douglas J. Robertson, MD, MPH

Title(s):
Professor of Medicine
Professor of The Dartmouth Institute

Department(s):
Medicine
The Dartmouth Institute

Education:
Georgetown University, BS 1988
U. Connecticut School of Medicine, MD 1992
University of North Carolina, MPH 2000

Programs:
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice

Websites:
http://vaoutcomes.org/robertson.php

Contact Information:

VA Medical Center
215 N Main St
Mail Code 111E
White River Junction VT 05009

Office: 802 295 9363
Phone: x5590


Professional Interests:

Colorectal Cancer Epidemiology and Outcomes
Pharmacoepidemiology of GI disease

Grant Information:

1.Prospective Evaluation of Risk Factors for Large (≥ 1cm) Colonic Adenomas in Asymptomatic Subjects. A large multicenter trial funded by the VA Cooperative Studies Program. Principal Investigator: David Lieberman. (Role: Site PI)
2.Translation of Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines to Practice-A System Intervention. A multicenter trial funded by the VA Colorectal Cancer Queri. Principal Investigator: Linda Humphrey. (Role Site PI)
3.Colorectal Chemoprevention with Calcium and Vitamin D. A large randomized placebo controlled trial funded by the National Institutes of Health. Principal Investigator: John Baron (Role Clinical Director)
4.Developing Sensible Screening Strategies Following Colonoscopy. VA Health Services Research & Development Career Development Award (Principal Investigator)

Courses Taught:

Scientific Basis of Medicine-GI Section


Selected Publications:

 

Practice Patterns and Predictors of Stopping Colonoscopy in Older Adults With Colorectal Polyps.
Rege S, Coburn E, Robertson DJ, Calderwood AH
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2021 Jun 30; pii: S1542-3565(21)00705-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2021.06.041. Epub 2021 Jun 30.
PMID: 34216826

Prevalence of Advanced Colorectal Neoplasia in Veterans: Effects of Age, Sex, and Race/Ethnicity.
Imperiale TF, Daggy JK, Imler TD, Sherer EA, Kahi CJ, Larson J, Cardwell J, Johnson CS, Ahnen DJ, Antaki F, Ashley C, Baffy G, Dominitz JA, Hou J, Korsten MA, Nagar A, Promrat K, Robertson DJ, Saini S, Shergill A, Smalley WE
J Clin Gastroenterol. 2021 May 28; doi: 10.1097/MCG.0000000000001402. Epub 2021 May 28.
PMID: 34049372

Response.
Shaukat A, Robertson DJ, Burke CA, Cruise M, Lieberman DA, Anderson JC, Dominitz J, Gupta S, Rex DK
Gastrointest Endosc. 2021 May;93(5):1198-1201. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2021.01.044.
PMID: 33875148

Endoscopic Recognition and Management Strategies for Malignant Colorectal Polyps: Recommendations of the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer.
Shaukat A, Kaltenbach T, Dominitz JA, Robertson DJ, Anderson JC, Cruise M, Burke CA, Gupta S, Lieberman D, Syngal S, Rex DK
Gastrointest Endosc. 2020 Nov;92(5):997-1015.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2020.09.039.
PMID: 33160507

Endoscopic Recognition and Management Strategies for Malignant Colorectal Polyps: Recommendations of the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer.
Shaukat A, Kaltenbach T, Dominitz JA, Robertson DJ, Anderson JC, Cruise M, Burke CA, Gupta S, Lieberman D, Syngal S, Rex DK
Gastroenterology. 2020 Nov;159(5):1916-1934.e2. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2020.08.050. Epub 2020 Nov 4.
PMID: 33159840

Adenoma Detection Rate: The Gift That Keeps on Giving.
Robertson DJ
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2020 Nov 3; pii: S1542-3565(20)31516-0. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2020.11.003. Epub 2020 Nov 3.
PMID: 33157319

Endoscopic Recognition and Management Strategies for Malignant Colorectal Polyps: Recommendations of the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer.
Shaukat A, Kaltenbach T, Dominitz JA, Robertson DJ, Anderson JC, Cruise M, Burke CA, Gupta S, Lieberman D, Syngal S, Rex DK
Am J Gastroenterol. 2020 Nov;115(11):1751-1767. doi: 10.14309/ajg.0000000000001013.
PMID: 33156093

Mailed fecal immunochemical test outreach for colorectal cancer screening: Summary of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-sponsored Summit.
Gupta S, Coronado GD, Argenbright K, Brenner AT, CastaƱeda SF, Dominitz JA, Green B, Issaka RB, Levin TR, Reuland DS, Richardson LC, Robertson DJ, Singal AG, Pignone M
CA Cancer J Clin. 2020 Jul;70(4):283-298. doi: 10.3322/caac.21615. Epub 2020 Jun 25.
PMID: 32583884

High-Risk Adenomas at Screening Colonoscopy Remain Predictive of Future High-Risk Adenomas Despite an Intervening Negative Colonoscopy.
Sullivan BA, Redding TS 4th, Hauser ER, Gellad ZF, Qin X, Gupta S, Robertson DJ, Weiss DG, O'Leary MC, Madison AN, Sims KJ, Williams CD, Hong JC, Lieberman D, Provenzale D
Am J Gastroenterol. 2020 Aug;115(8):1275-1282. doi: 10.14309/ajg.0000000000000677.
PMID: 32483010

Fecal Immunochemical Test: The World's Colorectal Cancer Screening Test.
Robertson DJ, Selby K
Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2020 Jul;30(3):511-526. doi: 10.1016/j.giec.2020.02.011. Epub 2020 Apr 15.
PMID: 32439085

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