Nicholas Saenz

Title(s)Clinical Professor, Surgery
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    Dr. Nicholas C. Saenz is board certified in surgery and pediatric surgery. He earned his medical degree from the University of Michigan and completed his surgery residency at the Deaconess-Harvard Surgical Service. His postgraduate training included surgical research and pediatric surgical fellowships at Children's Hospital, Boston - Harvard Medical School.

    After leaving Boston, Dr. Saenz worked at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center as an Attending Pediatric Surgical Oncologist. He came to San Diego in 1998. Since then he has established a thriving pediatric surgical practice with special interests in oncologic surgery of infants and children.

    He is an active member of the Pediatric Trauma Service at Rady Children's Hospital. He is active in surgical education of students and residents. Dr. Saenz has authored 15 publications, eight book chapters.

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    1. Lowenthal BM, Saenz NC, Lin GY, Newbury RO. Giant Bullous Emphysema With Placental Transmogrification: A Case Report of a 14-Year-Old With Right Middle- and Lower-Lobe Involvement. Int J Surg Pathol. 2017 Dec; 25(8):716-720. PMID: 28633553.
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    2. Murthy R, Lamberti J, Saenz N. Esophageal Bronchus. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun; 103(6):e519-e520. PMID: 28528056.
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    3. Marietti S, Saenz N, Willert J, Holmes N. Genitourinary rhabdomyosarcoma: unusual diagnosis presenting within hours of delivery. J Pediatr Urol. 2013 Aug; 9(4):e139-43. PMID: 23510697.
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    4. Smith CR, Jensen ED, Blankenship BA, Greenberg M, D'Agostini DA, Pretorius DH, Saenz NC, Noll N, Venn-Watson SK. Fetal omphalocele in a common bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus). J Zoo Wildl Med. 2013 Mar; 44(1):87-92. PMID: 23505707.
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    5. Baines H, Saenz NC, Dory C, Marchese SM, Bernard-Stover L. Magnet-associated intestinal perforation results in a new institutional policy of ferromagnetic screening prior to MRI. Pediatr Radiol. 2012 Dec; 42(12):1506-9. PMID: 22730001.
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    6. Mayor R, Saenz NC, Kanegaye JT. Acute appendicitis presenting with a painful inguinal mass: complication related to patent processus vaginalis and testicular maldescent. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2011 May; 27(5):414-6. PMID: 21546805.
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    7. Grabowski J, Silberstein J, Saltzstein SL, Saenz N. Renal tumors in the second decade of life: results from the California Cancer Registry. J Pediatr Surg. 2009 Jun; 44(6):1148-51. PMID: 19524731.
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