Roxana G. Kline, MD, FACS, RVT
Curriculum Vitae
OFFICE ADDRESS               
Summit Surgical Institute
332 Summit Avenue
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 488-6445  
office phone
(201) 488-6441  fax
staff@summitsurgicalinstitute.com

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS      

    Holy Name Medical Center
    HUMC
    HUMC-Pascack Valley
    Hudson Regional Hospital
    The Valley Hospital

SPOUSE                                   
    Gary M. Kline, M.D., F.A.C.S., Cardiothoracic Surgeon

EDUCATION
    UNDERGRADUATE SCHOOL
    Wayne State University        
    Detroit, Michigan                                           
    1983 - 1987        
    Major:  Biology
    Minor:  Psychology, French (Dean’s List)

    GRADUATE / PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL
    Wayne State University        
    School of Medicine        
    Detroit, Michigan
    1987 - 1991        
    M.D. (Doctor's Degree in Medicine)

    GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION
    Temple University Hospital
    Philadelphia, PA
    1991 - 1995
    Wallace P. Ritchie, M.D., Ph.D., Chairman
    General Surgery Residency

Temple University Hospital
    Philadelphia, PA
    1995 - 1996        
    Stuart L. Myers, M.D., Chairman
    Chief Residency

Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    New Hyde Park, NY
    1996 - 1998                   
    Jon R. Cohen, M.D., Chairman
    Fellowship Vascular Surgery

MEDICAL LICENSURE
    New York  (Active)
    New Jersey  (Active)
    Pennsylvania  (Inactive)
    Florida  (Inactive)

    SPECIALTY - BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
    Diplomat of the American Board of Medical Examiners
    Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery
    Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery–Vascular Surgery Cert.

    CERTIFICATIONS
    Basic Life Support (BLS)
    Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
    Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
    Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
    Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT)

    ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
    Instructor of Surgery, Temple University Hospital (1995-96)
    Associate Attending, Dept. of Surgery, North Shore University Hospital at Syosset
    (1996-98)
    Assistant Attending, Dept. of Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center
    (1998-Current)
    Member, Section of Vascular Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center
    (1998-Current)
    Member, Section of Laparoscopic Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center
    (1998-Current)
    Member, Section of Endovascular Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center
    (2000-Current)
    Assistant Attending, Department of Surgery, Division of General and Vascular Surgery,
    Pascack Valley Hospital, (1998-Current)
    Surgical Staff, Department of Surgery, Division of General and Vascular Surgery,
    Meadowlands Hospital and Medical Center (1998-2002)
    Vascular Surgeon, Department of Surgery, Valley Hospital (2000-Current)

    MAJOR PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
    American College of Surgeons (ACS)
    Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society (PVSS)
    Brooklyn and Long Island Chapter, American College of Surgeons
    Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
    Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS)
    Association of Women Surgeons (AWS)
    American Medical Association (AMA)
    Medical Society of New Jersey
    Bergen County Medical Society
    Pennsylvania Medical Society
    The Philadelphia County Medical Society

    COMMITTEES
    Organ Procurement Task Force – Temple University Hospital
    Critical Care Committee – Pascack Valley Hospital
    Vascular Access Performance Improvement Committee - Hackensack University Medical
    Center
    Blood Transfusion Committee - Hackensack University Medical Center

    RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    THE ROLE OF PLATELET AGGREGATION IN THE MECHANISM OF METASTATIC DISEASE AND
    CHEMOTHERAPEUTIC TREATMENT MODALITIES, 1985 – 1988, Wayne State University,
    Departments of Biology and Radiation Oncology, Detroit, Michigan.

    THE RATE OF LOCAL TUMOR RECURRENCE IN THE CHEST WALL IN BREAST CARCINOMA
    FOLLOWING MODIFIED RADICAL MASTECTOMY WITH AND WITHOUT RADIATION, 1988,
    Gershenson Radiation Oncology Center, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.

    COMPLETELY LAPAROSCOPIC ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM REPAIR IN PORCINE
    MODEL,
    1996 – 1997, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Department of Surgery, New Hyde
    Park, NY.

    NATURAL HISTORY AFTER RUPTURED ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM. A 20 YEAR
    RETROSPECTIVE REVIEW, 1996 – 1997, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Department
    of Surgery, New Hyde Park, NY.

    INCIDENCE OF ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSMS IN ASIANS VERSUS WHITES: A
    POPULATION BASED STUDY, 1996 – 1997, Long Island Jewish Medical Center,
    Department of Surgery, New Hyde Park, New York.

    PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

    ABSTRACTS
    Anthony J. D’Angelo, M.D., Roxana G. Kline, M.D., Marie H.M. Chen, M.D.,
    Vivienne J. Halpern, M.D., Jon R. Cohen, M.D.  UTILITY OF TRANSESOPHAGEAL
    ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY AND PULMONARY ARTERY CATHETER DURING LAPAROSCOPIC
    ASSISTED ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM REPAIR. Surgical Endoscopy, II(2):203, 1997.

    Jonathan A. Levison, M.D., Glenn R. Faust, M.D., Vivienne J. Halpern, M.D., Roxana G.
    Kline, M.D., Jon R. Cohen, M.D.  PREOPERATIVE CARDIAC WORKUP IN PATIENTS
    UNDERGOING CAROTID
    ENDARTERECTOMY IS NOT NECESSARY. 1997 (submitted)

    MANUSCRIPTS
    Onoda J.M., Nelson K.K., Pilarski S.M., White N.S., Mihu R.G., Honn K.V.
    COMBINATION CHEMOTHERAPY WITH CISPLATIN AND NIFEDIPINE: SYNERGISTIC
    ANTITUMOR EFFECTS AGAINST A CISPLATIN-RESISTANT SUBLINE OF THE B16
    AMELANOTIC MELANOMA.
    Clinical and Experimental Metastasis, 8(1):59-73, 1990.

    Eugene A. Murphy, M.D., Marie H. M. Chen, M.D., Jonathan A. Levison, M.D., Roxana G.
    Kline, M.D., Jon R. Cohen, M.D.  LAPROSCOPIC AORTIC ANEURYSM REPAIR, LABORATORY
    AND
    CLINICAL EXPERIENCE. J-Am-Coll-Surg. 183(2):126-32, 1996.

    Vivenne J. Halpern, M.D., Roxana G. Kline, M.D., Anthony J. D’Angelo, M.D., Jon R. Cohen,
    M.D.
    FACTORS AFFECTING SURVIVAL OF PATIENTS WITH RUPTURED ABDOMINAL AORTIC
    ANEURYSMS.  JVS, 26(6):939-948, 1997

    A. J. D’Angelo, M.D., R. G. Kline, M.D., M. H. M. Chen, M.D., V. J. Halpern, M.D., J. R.
    Cohen, M.D.
    UTILITY OF TRANSESOPHAGEAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY AND PULMONARY ARTERY
    CATHETERIZATION DURING LAPAROCOPIC ASSISTED ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM
    REPAIR. Surg Endosc II:1099-1101, 1997.

    Roxana G. Kline, M.D., Anthony J. D’Angelo, M.D., Marie H. M. Chen, M.D., Vivenne J.
    Halpern, M.D., Jon R. Cohen, M.D.  LAPAROSCOPICALLY ASSISTED ABDOMINAL AORTIC
    ANEURYSM REPAIR: THE FIRST 20 CASES.  JVS 29(1):40-7, 1999.

    Jonathan A. Levison, M.D., Glenn R. Faust, M.D., Vivenne J. Halpern, M.D., Anthony
    Theodoris, B.S., Roxana G. Kline, M.D. and Jon R. Cohen, M.D.  THE RELATIONSHIP OF
    PROTAMINE DOSING WITH POSTOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS OF CAROTID
    ENDARTERECTOMY, Ann Vasc Surg 13(1):67-72, 1999.

    Jonathan A. Levison, M.D., Roxana G. Kline, M.D., Vivenne J. Halpern, M.D. and Jon R.
    Cohen, M.D.  PERIOPERATIVE PREDICTIONS OF COLONIC ISCHEMIA FOLLOWING
    RUPTURED ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSMS. JVS 29(1):40-7, 1999.

    Anthony J. D’Angelo, M.D., Roxana G. Kline, M.D., Glenn R. Faust, M.D. and Jon R. Cohen,
    M.D.
    CHOLECYSTECTOMY DURING ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM REPAIR IN PATIENTS WITH
    GALLSTONES. Vascular Surgery (in print).

    BOOK CHAPTERS
    James M. Onoda, Marie P. Piechocki, Roxana G. Mihu and Kevin K. Nelson.  CALCIUM
    CHANNEL
    BLOCKERS AND CISPLATIN: SYNERGISTIC ANTIMETASTATIC EFFECTS.  In: New Concepts
    In Cancer; Metastasis, Oncogenes and Growth Factors. Editors: C. Etievant, J. Cros, Y.
    M. Rustum,. Macmillian Press, London. Pg. 127-147, 1990.

    Roxana G. Kline, M.D., ATHEROSCLEROSIS. In: Vascular Surgery for the House Officer,
    Glenn R. Faust and Jon R. Cohen, eds., 3rd Edition. Wilkens and Wilkens, 1998.

    Roxana G. Kline, M.D., AMPUTATIONS. In: Vascular Surgery for the House Officer,
    Glenn R. Faust and Jon R. Cohen, eds., 3rd Edition. Wilkens and Wilkens, 1998.

    Roxana G. Kline, M.D., ALTERNATE TECHNIQUES FOR THE TREATMENT OF VASCULAR
    OCCLUSIVE DISEASE. In: Vascular Surgery for the House Officer, Glenn R. Faust and Jon
    R. Cohen, eds., 3rd Edition. Wilkens and Wilkens, 1998.

    Roxana G. Kline, M.D., ARTERIAL GRAFTS. In: Vascular Surgery for the House Officer,
    Glenn R. Faust and Jon R. Cohen, eds., 3rd Edition. Wilkens and Wilkens, 1998.

    Jonathan A. Levison, M.D., Jon R. Cohen, M.D., Roxana G. Kline, M.D., Marie H. M. Chen,
    M.D.
    LAPAROSCOPICALLY ASSISTED ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM REPAIR: CLINICAL
    EXPERIENCE UPDATE ON THE FIRST 20 CASES.  In: 24th Annual Symposium on Current
    Clinical
    Problems, New Horizons and Techniques in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Frank
    Veith ed., 1997.

    POSTER PRESENTATIONS
    Anthony J. D’Angelo, M.D., Roxana G. Kline, M.D., Marie H. M. Chen, M.D., Vivenne J.
    Halpern, M.D., Jon R. Cohen, M.D.  UTILITY OF TRANSESOPHAGEAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
    AND
    PULMONARY ARTERY CATHETER DURING LAPAROSCOPIC ASSISTED ABDOMINAL AORTIC
    ANEURYSM REPAIR. Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, Annual
    Scientific
    Session, March 21 – 22, 1997, San Diego, CA.

    Vivenne J. Halpern, M.D., Roxana G. Kline, M.D., Anthony J. D’Angelo, M.D., Jon R. Cohen,
    M.D.
    FACTORS AFFECTING SURVIVAL OF PATIENTS WITH RUPTURED ABDOMINAL AORTIC
    ANEURYSMS.  Society for Vascular Surgery / North American Chapter. International
    Society for
    Cardiovascular Surgery, Joint Annual Meeting, June 1 – 4, 1997, Boston, MA.

    ORAL PRESENTATIONS
    NEOPLASMS OF THE ENDOCRINE PANCREAS, Grand Rounds at the National Cancer
    Institute, NIH, July 27, 1990, Bethesda, MD.

    THE PROGNOSTIC SIGNIFICANCE OF DNA PLOIDY IN THE METASTATIC RECURRENCE OF
    COLON AND RECTAL CARCINOMA, Grand Rounds at the National Cancer Institute, NIH,  
    August 17, 1990, Bethesda, MD.

    PANCREATITIS: TREATMENT OF COMPLICATIONS, Surgical Grand Rounds, VA Medical
    Center,
    September, 14, 1994, Wilkes-Barre, PA.

    RENOVASCULAR HYPERTENSION, Basic Science Core Curriculum Lecture Series, Long
    Island
    Jewish Medical Center, March 23, 1997, New Hyde Park, NY.

    LAPAROSCOPICALLY ASSISTED ABDOMINAL ANEURYSM REPAIR: THE FIRST 20 CASES,
    Thirteenth Annual Vascular Fellows Abstract Presentation, University Club, April 23,
    1997, New York, NY.

    VENOUS DISEASE, Basic Science Core Curriculum Lecture Series, Long Island Jewish
    Medical Center, April 23, 1997, New Hyde Park, NY.

    FACTORS AFFECTING SURVIVAL OF PATIENTS WITH RUPTURED ABDOMINAL AORTIC
    ANEURYSMS, Eastern Vascular Society, May 1 – 2, 1997, Atlantic City, NJ.

    LAPAROSCOPICALLY ASSISTED ABDOMINAL ANEURYSM REPAIR: THE FIRST 20 CASES,
    Society for Vascular Surgery / North American Chapter; International Society for
    Cardiovascular Surgery,
    Joint Annual Meeting, June 1 – 4, 1997, Boston, MA.

    VASCULAR, GENERAL AND VISCERAL, Basic Science Core Curriculum Lecture Series, Long
    Island Jewish Medical Center, September 30, 1997, New Hyde Park, NY.

    PREOPERATIVE CARDIAC WORK-UP IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING CARTOID
    ENDARTERECTOMY, New York Surgical Society, November 12, 1997, New York, NY.

    PERIOPERATIVE PREDICTIONS OF COLONIC ISCHEMIA FOLLOWING RUPTURED
    ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSMS, Fourteenth Annual Vascular Fellows Abstract
    Presentation, University Club, April 17, 1998, New York, NY.

    THE RELATIONSHIP OF PROTAMINE DOSING WITH POSTOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS
    OF CAROTID ENDATERECTOMY, Peripheral Vascular Society, 23rd Annual Spring Meeting,
    June 6, 1998, San Diego, CA.

    PERIOPERATIVE PREDICTIONS OF COLONIC ISCHEMIA FOLLOWING RUPTURED
    ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSMS, Society for Vascular Surgery / North American Chapter;
    International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, Joint Annual Meeting, June 7 – 12,
    1998,
    San Diego, CA.
Vascular - General - Cosmetic
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