• As a statistician, Rongbing Xie, Dr.P.H., M.P.H., has expertise in designing, developing, managing and analyzing clinical databases (national and international registries) and administrative databases (electronic medical records). As a doctor of public health in outcomes research, she is interested in translating statistical findings into medical decision making and public health policy making for improving health outcomes.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2022 Outcomes of Durable Mechanical Circulatory Support in Myocarditis: Analysis of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support RegistryASAIO Journal.  68:190-196. 2022
    2022 Cost-benefit analysis of a patient engagement technology (PET) in cardiac, thoracic, and colorectal surgery 2022
    2021 A prediction model for postoperative urinary retention after thoracic surgery 2021
    2021 Preoperative anthropomorphic radiographic measurements can predict postoperative pancreatic fistula formation following pancreatoduodenectomy 2021
    2021 The impact of an enhanced recovery program (ERP) on the costs of colorectal surgery 2021
    2021 Gender Differences in Mortality After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implant: A Causal Mediation Analysis ApproachASAIO Journal.  67:614-621. 2021
    2021 Pediatric Practice Readiness for Disaster ResponseDisaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness.  15:277-281. 2021
    2021 The Disturbing Findings of Pediatric Firearm Injuries From the National Trauma Data Bank: 2010-2016Journal of Surgical Research.  259:224-229. 2021
    2021 Creation and validation of a novel sex-specific mortality risk score in lvad recipients 2021
    2021 Improving Outcome Predictions for Patients Receiving Mechanical Circulatory Support by Optimizing Imputation of Missing ValuesCirculation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.  922-939. 2021
    2021 Race and Gender Disparities in Access to Parathyroidectomy: A Need to Change Processes for Diagnosis and Referral to SurgeonsAnnals of Surgical Oncology.  28:476-483. 2021
    2021 Resident self-assessment of common endocrine procedures 2021
    2020 Cardiac Surgery and Postoperative Renal Allograft FailureAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  110:1904-1908. 2020
    2020 Reasons for extended length of stay following chest tube removal in general thoracic surgical patientsJournal of thoracic disease.  12:5700-5708. 2020
    2020 Comparative analysis of regional outcomes and adverse events after continuous-flow left ventricular assist device implantation: An IMACS analysis 2020
    2020 Rating of smile attractiveness of patients finished to the American Board of Orthodontics standards 2020
    2020 Evaluation of temporomandibular joint function after orthognathic surgery using a jaw trackerJournal of Orthodontics.  47:140-148. 2020
    2020 Gender Differences in Early Mortality after LVAD: An IMACS Analysis 2020
    2020 Short- and long-term adverse events in patients on temporary circulatory support before durable ventricular assist device: An IMACS registry analysis 2020
    2020 Increasing Use of Thyroidectomy as Definitive Treatment for HyperthyroidismJournal of Surgical Research.  246:435-441. 2020
    2020 Longitudinal impact of temporary mechanical circulatory support on durable ventricular assist device outcomes: An IMACS registry propensity matched analysis 2020
    2019 Left ventricular myxoma: A contractile mass causing intracavitary obstruction and severe pulmonary hypertensionJournal of Cardiac Surgery.  34:1127-1129. 2019
    2019 Failure to Diagnose and Treat Hyperparathyroidism Among Patients with Hypercalcemia: Opportunities for Intervention at the Patient and Physician Level to Increase Surgical Referral 2019
    2019 Epidemiology of infection in mechanical circulatory support: A global analysis from the ISHLT Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support Registry 2019
    2019 Outcomes with ambulatory advanced heart failure from the Medical Arm of Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (MedaMACS) Registry 2019
    2019 Third Annual Report From the ISHLT Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support Registry: A comparison of centrifugal and axial continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices 2019
    2019 Gender and Racial Disparities in Survival After Surgery Among Papillary and Patients With Follicular Thyroid Cancer: A 45-Year ExperienceClinical Medicine Insights : Endocrinology and Diabetes.  12. 2019
    2018 Why Is Hyperparathyroidism Underdiagnosed and Undertreated in Older Adults?Clinical Medicine Insights : Endocrinology and Diabetes.  11. 2018
    2018 Impact of body mass index on adverse events after implantation of left ventricular assist devices: An IMACS registry analysis 2018
    2018 Hyperthyroidism is Underdiagnosed and Undertreated in 3336 Patients: An Opportunity for Improvement and InterventionAnnals of Surgery.  268:506-512. 2018
    2018 Bloodstream infections in mechanical circulatory support device recipients in the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation Mechanically Assisted Circulation Support Registry: Epidemiology, risk factors, and mortality 2018
    2018 Second annual report from the ISHLT Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support Registry 2018
    2018 Long-term survival prospects of patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: Envisioning the futureCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions.  91:696. 2018
    2017 Failure to Diagnose Hyperparathyroidism in 10,432 Patients with HypercalcemiaAnnals of Surgery.  266:632-640. 2017
    2017 Discordant Perceptions of Prognosis and Treatment Options Between Physicians and Patients With Advanced Heart FailureJACC: Heart Failure.  5:663-671. 2017
    2016 Conflicting Perceptions of Prognosis and Treatment Options between Physicians and Patients with Advanced Heart Failure: Results From the Medical Arm of Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (Medamacs) RegistryJournal of Cardiac Failure.  22:S18-S18. 2016

    Education And Training

  • Doctor of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2017
  • Master of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2010
  • Full Name

  • Rongbing Xie