Dr. Richard Koehler
I've won the following awards
WSMA/UW Leadership Course, Washington State Medical Association
Scholarship for Leadership in Health Policy & Management, Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education
Surgical Treatment of Lung Cancer, Seattle Magazine Top Doctors 2009
Clinical ramifications of giant paraesophageal hernias are underappreciated: making the case for routine surgical repair.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Aug;94(2):421-6; discussion 426-8 (2012)
Repair of giant paraesophageal hernias routinely produces improvement in respiratory function.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Feb;143(2):398-404 (2012)
Evolving management strategies in esophageal perforation: surgeons using nonoperative techniques to improve outcomes.
J. Am. Coll. Surg., Jul;213(1):164-71; discussion 171-2 (2011)
Template for success: using a resident-designed sign-out template in the handover of patient care.
J Surg Educ., 68(1):52-7 (2011 Jan-Feb)
Assessment of intra-operative haemodynamic changes associated with transhiatal and transthoracic oesophagectomy.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg., Dec;38(6):665-8 (2010)
Assessment of criteria and clinical significance of circumferential resection margins in esophageal cancer.
Arch Surg., Jul;144(7):618-24 (2009)
Management of postthoracotomy pain: acute and chronic.
Thorac Surg Clin., Aug;16(3):287-97 (2006)
Sublobar resection with brachytherapy versus lobectomy for stage Ib nonsmall cell lung cancer.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Feb;81(2):434-8; discussion 438-9 (2006)
Traumatic ventricular septal defect: case report and review of the English literature since 1970.
J Trauma., Jan;58(1):175-80 (2005)