Positions

Overview

  • 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 The need for increasing female leadership in surgical departmentsThe American Journal of Surgery.  224:1332-1333. 2022
    2022 Cost-benefit analysis of a patient engagement technology (PET) in cardiac, thoracic, and colorectal surgeryThe American Journal of Surgery.  224:979-986. 2022
    2022 Resident self-assessment of common endocrine proceduresThe American Journal of Surgery.  223:1094-1099. 2022
    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
    2021 A prediction model for postoperative urinary retention after thoracic surgery 2021
    2021 Preoperative anthropomorphic radiographic measurements can predict postoperative pancreatic fistula formation following pancreatoduodenectomyThe American Journal of Surgery.  222:133-138. 2021
    2021 The impact of an enhanced recovery program (ERP) on the costs of colorectal surgeryThe American Journal of Surgery.  222:186-192. 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 recipientsJournal of the American Heart Association.  10. 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
    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 analysisJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  39:904-914. 2020
    2020 Rating of smile attractiveness of patients finished to the American Board of Orthodontics standardsFortschritte der Kieferorthop√§die / Journal of Orofacial Orthopedics.  81:239-248. 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 AnalysisJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  39:S108. 2020
    2020 Short- and long-term adverse events in patients on temporary circulatory support before durable ventricular assist device: An IMACS registry analysisJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  39:342-352. 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 analysisJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  39:145-156. 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 ReferralThe Oncologist.  24:e828-e834. 2019
    2019 Epidemiology of infection in mechanical circulatory support: A global analysis from the ISHLT Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support RegistryJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  38:364-373. 2019
    2019 Outcomes with ambulatory advanced heart failure from the Medical Arm of Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (MedaMACS) RegistryJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  38:408-417. 2019
    2019 Third Annual Report From the ISHLT Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support Registry: A comparison of centrifugal and axial continuous-flow left ventricular assist devicesJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  38:352-363. 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 analysisJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  37:1207-1217. 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 mortalityJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  37:1013-1020. 2018
    2018 Second annual report from the ISHLT Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support RegistryJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  37:685-691. 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 045 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. 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