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
    718 Teaneck Road
    Teaneck, NJ 07666

    Hackensack University Medical Center
    30 Prospect Avenue
    Hackensack, NJ 07601

    The Valley Hospital
    223 N. Van Dien Avenue
    Ridgewood, NJ  07450

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


LICENSURE
Medical License, New York / 201900 (Active)
Medical License, New Jersey / MA67486 (Active)
Medical License, Pennsylvania / MD-050665-L (Inactive)
Medical License, Florida / ME 80110 (Inactive)
Drug Enforcement Agency / BM3857921 (Active)

BOARD CERTIFICATION
Diplomat of the American Board of Medical Examiners (07/01/92) - #402455
Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery (09/16/97; exp. 07/01/08) - #42452
Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery–Vascular Surgery Cert. (05/24/99 exp.07/01/09)  
#100907

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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