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Joshua Kuethe, MD

Instructor of Surgery

Clinical Interest

General Surgery

Research Interests

General Surgery

  • Medical Degree: University of Cincinnati
  • Bachelor's Degree: Xavier University
Contact Information
  • Medical Sciences Building
  • 231 Albert Sabin Way
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Office 513-558-5661
  • Email

Peer Reviewed Publications

Cortez, Alexander R; Winer, Leah K; Kassam, Al-Faraaz; Hanseman, Dennis J; Kuethe, Joshua W; Quillin, Ralph Cutler; Potts, John R 2019. See None, Do Some, Teach None: An Analysis of the Contemporary Operative Experience as Nonprimary Surgeon. Journal of surgical education, ,

Quillin, Ralph C; Cortez, Alexander R; Garcia, Mario A; Winer, Leah K; Kassam, Al-Faraaz; Kuethe, Joshua W; Pritts, Timothy A 2019. Gas off, room lights on: Shedding light on the surgical resident's experience in open and laparoscopic surgery. Surgery, ,

Winer, Leah K; Cortez, Alex R; Kassam, Al; Quillin, Ralph C; Goodman, Michael D; Makley, Amy T; Sussman, Jeffrey J; Kuethe, Joshua W 2019. The Impact of a Comprehensive Resident Curriculum and Required Participation in "This Week in SCORE" on General Surgery ABSITE Performance and Well-Being. Journal of surgical education, ,

Rice, Teresa C; Armocida, Stephanie M; Kuethe, Joshua W; Midura, Emily F; Jain, Ayushi; Hildeman, David A; Healy, Daniel P; Gulbins, Erich; Caldwell, Charles C 2017. Burn injury influences the T cell homeostasis in a butyrate-acid sphingomyelinase dependent manner. Cellular immunology, 313 , 25-31

Atkinson, Sarah J; Varisco, Brian M; Sandquist, Mary; Daly, Meghan N; Klingbeil, Lindsey; Kuethe, Joshua W; Midura, Emily F; Harmon, Kelli; Opaka, Amy; Lahni, Patrick; Piraino, Giovanna; Hake, Paul; Zingarelli, Basilia; Mortenson, Joel E; Wynn, James L; Wong, Hector R 2016. Matrix Metalloproteinase-8 Augments Bacterial Clearance in a Juvenile Sepsis Model. Molecular medicine (Cambridge, Mass.), 22 ,

Midura, Emily F; Kuethe, Joshua W; Rice, Teresa C; Veile, Rosalie; England, Lisa G; Friend, Lou Ann; Caldwell, Charles C; Goodman, Michael D 2016. Impact of Platelets and Platelet-Derived Microparticles on Hypercoagulability Following Burn Injury. Shock (Augusta, Ga.), 45 1, 82-7

Kuethe, Joshua W; Armocida, Stephanie M; Midura, Emily F; Rice, Teresa C; Hildeman, David A; Healy, Daniel P; Caldwell, Charles C 2015. Fecal Microbiota Transplant Restores Mucosal Integrity in a Murine Model of Burn Injury. Shock (Augusta, Ga.), ,

Kuethe, Joshua W; Midura, Emily F; Rice, Teresa C; Caldwell, Charles C 2015. Peritoneal wash contents used to predict mortality in a murine sepsis model. The Journal of surgical research, 199 1, 211-9

Midura, Emily F; Hanseman, Dennis J; Davis, Bradley R; Johnson, Bobby L; Kuethe, Joshua W; Rafferty, Janice F; Paquette, Ian M 2015. Laparoscopic sigmoid colectomy: Are all laparoscopic techniques created equal? Surgical endoscopy, ,

Midura, Emily F; Jernigan, Peter L; Kuethe, Joshua W; Friend, Lou Ann; Veile, Rosalie; Makley, Amy T; Caldwell, Charles C; Goodman, Michael D 2015. Microparticles impact coagulation after traumatic brain injury. The Journal of surgical research, 197 1, 25-31

Wilson, Gregory C; Freeman, Christopher M; Kuethe, Joshua W; Quillin, Ralph C; Nojima, Hiroyuki; Schuster, Rebecca; Blanchard, John; Edwards, Michael J; Caldwell, Charles C; Lentsch, Alex B 2015. CXC chemokine receptor-4 signaling limits hepatocyte proliferation after hepatic ischemia-reperfusion in mice. American journal of physiology. Gastrointestinal and liver physiology, 308 8, G702-9

Johnson, Bobby L; Iii, ; Kuethe, Josh W; Caldwell, Charles C 2014. Neutrophil derived microvesicles: emerging role of a key mediator to the immune response. Endocrine, metabolic & immune disorders drug targets, 14 3, 210-7

Kuethe, Joshua W; Prakash, Priya S; Midura, Emily F; Johnson, Bobby L; Kasten, Kevin R; Caldwell, Charles C 2014. Thymic stromal lymphopoietin mediates the host response and increases mortality during sepsis. The Journal of surgical research, 191 1, 19-24

Lehmann, Christian; Sharawi, Nivin; Al-Banna, Nadia; Corbett, Nathan; Kuethe, Joshua W; Caldwell, Charles C 2014. Novel approaches to the development of anti-sepsis drugs. Expert opinion on drug discovery, 9 5, 523-31

Atkinson S.; Daly M.; Hake P.; Harmon K.; Klingbeil L.; Kuethe J.; Lahni P.; Midura E.; Mortensen J.; Opoka A.; Piraino G.; Sandquist M.; Varisco B.; Wong H.; Wynn J.; Zingarelli B. 08-08-2016. Matrix metalloproteinase-8 augments bacterial clearance in a juvenile sepsis model Molecular Medicine, 22 , 455-463

Athota K.; Cortez A.; Kassam A.; Kuethe J.; Quillin R.; Winer L. 02-01-2020. The impact of medical student interest in surgery on clerkship performance and career choice American Journal of Surgery, 219 2, 359-365

Cortez A.; Hanseman D.; Kassam A.; Kuethe J.; Quillin R.; Sussman J.; Winer L. 02-01-2020. Exploring the relationship between burnout and grit during general surgery residency: A longitudinal American Journal of Surgery, 219 2, 322-327

Burkovskiy I.; Caldwell C.; Kelly M.; Kuethe J.; Lehmann C.; Zhou J. 01-01-2014. Inhibition of the cannabinoid 2 receptor in CNS-injury induced immunodeficiency syndrome Medical Hypotheses, 82 6, 736-739

Cortez, Alexander R; Winer, Leah K; Kassam, Al-Faraaz; Kuethe, Joshua W; Athota, Krishna P; Quillin, R Cutler . The Impact of Medical Student Burnout on Surgery Clerkship Performance. Journal of surgical education, 76 5, 1241-1247

Kuethe, Joshua W; Mintz-Cole, Rachael; Johnson, Bobby L; Midura, Emily F; Caldwell, Charles C; Schneider, Barbara St Pierre . Assessing the immune status of critically ill trauma patients by flow cytometry. Nursing research, 63 6, 426-34