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Joseph Stella
South Campus Regional Education Coordinator of Surgery 
Associate Professor of Surgery
Department of Medical Education
South Campus

LOCATION(S)
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
South Campus
Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre
25 Church St.
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18765

1800 Mulberry St.
Scranton, PA 18510
570-703-4830
Fax: 570-703-4835
jjstella@geisinger.edu

Biography

Joseph Stella, DO, MBA, FACOS, is the director of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Geisinger Community Medical Center.

Recent publications

  • Ullrich L, Jordan R, Stella JJ, Bannon J, Oxenberg J, “The Mentor Match: A New Approach to Implementing Formal Mentorship in General Surgery Residency” Submitted for publication, Submission no: JSURED_2018_723
  • Stella JJ, Harjai K. What Is the Relative Value Unit of Being "On Call"? Cureus. 2018 Jun 18;10(6):e2823. PMID: 30131917
  • Stella JJ, Lamb D, Stain S, Termuhlen, PM, “Understanding ACGME Scholarly Activity Requirements for General Surgery Programs in the Era of Single Accreditation and the Next Accreditation System” The American Surgeon, Feb 2018, Vol. 84, E40-43
  • Stella, J., “Gastrointestinal Conditions 8: Postoperative Intraabdominal Bleeding.” ACS Fundamentals of Surgery Curriculum® online publication, October 2017
  • Stella, J., “Fluid & Electrolyte 7: Hypovolemic Hypernatremia with Renal Insufficiency.” ACS Fundamentals of Surgery Curriculum® online publication, September 2017
  • Al Azizi K., Alabbady A., Burnside J., Stella, J., Green S., Scott, T., Blankenship, J., Skelding K., CRT-800.26 Validation of the Contrast Induced Nephropathy Risk Score In Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement “JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions, 2017-02-13, Volume 10, Issue 3, Pages S71-S71
  • Al Azizi K., Alabbady A., Burnside J., Stella, J., Green S., Scott, T., Blankenship, J., Skelding K.,  CRT-800.28 The CIN-IT Study: - Contrast Induced Nephropathy In Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions, 2017-02-13, Volume 10, Issue 3, Pages S72-S72
  • Termuhlen PM, O-Yurvati AH, Stella JJ, “Requirements for Certification in Surgery: A Comparison of the American Board of Surgery and the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery.” J AM Osteopath Assoc. 2016 Oct 1;116(10);676-82
  • Popma JJ, Adams DH, Reardon MJ, Yakubov SJ, Kleiman NS, Heimansohn D, Hermiller J Jr, Hughes GC, Harrison JK, Coselli J, Diez J, Kafi A, Schreiber T, Gleason TG, Conte J, Buchbinder M, Deeb GM, Carabello B, Serruys PW, Chenoweth S, Oh JK; CoreValve United States Clinical Investigators. Collaborators (430) - Stella J., “Transcatheter aortic valve replacement using a self-expanding bioprosthesis in patients with severe aortic stenosis at extreme risk for surgery.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 May 20;63(19):1972-81
  • Kreibel, R.M., Stella, J.J., Miller, K.E., Mcallister, J.P., “Effects on Basal Forebrain Structures from Experimentally Induced Hydrocephalus.”  Proc. Soc. Neuroscience 16:846, 1990, Poster presented at Society for Neuroscience, 1990.
  • Stella, J.J., Bontempo, D.J., Samuels, L.E., “Castleman Disease Presenting as an Asymptomatic Retroperitoneal Mass.”  Surgical Rounds, March 1999

Education

BS in Pharmacy – Temple University School of Pharmacy
DO – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine 
MBA – University of Massachusetts Amherst, Isenberg School of Management