Arnab Majumder, MD

Arnab Majumder, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery


Specialty Areas

  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Hernia Repair
  • Foregut Surgery
  • Endoscopic Treatment of Achalasia

Common Procedures

  • Ventral / Incisional Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Parastomal Hernia Repair
  • Flank Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Heller Myotomy / POEM Procedure
  • Cholecystectomy

Common Diagnoses Treated

  • Ventral Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Parastomal Hernia
  • Flank Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Achalasia
  • Gallstone disease

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery,


Medical School: The Ohio State University School of Medicine, Columbus, OH, 2011


General Surgery Residency, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, 2019


Advanced GI / Minimally Invasive Surgery / Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2020

Professional Memberships

American College of Surgeons

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

Americas Hernia Society

Awards and Honors

2016 Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Research Grant

2014 SAGES

2010 Dudley P. Allen Research Scholarship, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

2010 Surgery Honors Program, Department of Surgery, The Ohio State University College of Medicine

2008 Samuel J. Roessler Memorial Research Scholarship, The Ohio State University College of Medicine


Areas of Research Interest

Hernia Repair Outcomes

Robotic Surgery

Surgeon Ergonomics

Resident Education in the Operating Room


Majumder A, Martin-Del-Campo LA, Miller HJ, Podolsky D, Soltanian H, Novitsky YW. Evaluation of anterior versus posterior component separation for hernia repair in a cadaveric model. Surgical Endoscopy. 2019 Aug; epub ahead of print. PMID: 31399946

Majumder A, Miller HJ, Del Campo LM, Soltanian H, Novitsky YW. Assessment of myofascial medialization following posterior component separation via transversus abdominis muscle release in a cadaveric model. Hernia. 2018 Aug;22(4):637-644 PMID: 29713832

Winder JS, Majumder A, Fayezizadeh M, Novitsky YW, Pauli EM. Outcomes of utilizing absorbable mesh as an adjunct to posterior sheath closure during complex posterior component separation. Hernia. 2018 Apr;22(2):303-309. PMID: 29349616

Majumder A, Orenstein SB, Miller HJ, Novitsky YW. Stapled Transabdominal Ostomy Reinforcement with retromuscular mesh (STORRM): Technical details and early outcomes of a novel approach for retromuscular repair of parastomal hernias. American Journal of Surgery. 2018 Jan;215(1):82-87. PMID: 28754535

Neupane R, Fayezizadeh M, Majumder A, Novitsky YW. Is old age a contraindication to elective ventral hernia repair? Surgical Endoscopy. 2017 Nov;31(11):4425-4430. PMID: 28342133

Majumder A, Miller HJ, Patel P, Wu YV, Elliott HL, Novitsky YW. Evaluation of antibiotic pressurized pulse lavage for contaminated retromuscular abdominal wall reconstruction. Surgical Endoscopy. 2017 Jul;31(7):2763-2770. PMID: 27800587

Miller HJ, Neupane R, Fayezizadeh M, Majumder A, Marks JM. POEM is a cost-effective procedure: cost-utility analysis of endoscopic and surgical treatment options in the management of achalasia. Surgical Endoscopy. 2017 Apr;31(4):1636-1642. PMID: 27534662

 Majumder A, Petro CC, Liu L, Fayezizadeh M, Novitsky YW. Development of a Novel Murine Model for Treatment of Infected Mesh Scenarios. Surgical Endoscopy. 2017 Feb;31(2):922-927. PMID: 27351653 9.

Gardner AK, Marks JM, Pauli EM, Majumder A, Dunkin BJ. Changing attitudes and improving skills: demonstrating the value of the SAGES flexible endoscopy course for fellows. Surgical Endoscopy. 2017 Jan;31(1):147-152. PMID: 27139705

Majumder A, Fayezizadeh M, Hope WW, Novitsky YW. Evaluation of a Novel Permanent Capped Helical Coil Fastener in a Porcine Model of Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair. Surgical Endoscopy. 2016 Dec;30(12):5266-5274. PMID: 27059967

Majumder A, Gao Y, Sadava EE, Anderson JM, Novitsky YW. Cell-coating affects tissue integration of synthetic and biologic meshes: comparative analysis of the onlay and underlay positioning in rats. Surgical Endoscopy. 2016 Oct;30(10):4445-53. PMID: 26895904

Majumder A, Scott JR, Novitsky YW. Evaluation of the Antimicrobial Efficacy of a Novel Rifampin/Minocycline-Coated, Noncrosslinked Porcine Acellular Dermal Matrix Compared with Uncoated Scaffolds for Soft Tissue Repair. Surgical Innovation. 2016 Oct;23(5):442-55. PMID: 27354551

Majumder A, Winder JS, Wen Y, Pauli EM, Belyansky I, Novitsky YW. Comparative analysis of biologic versus synthetic mesh in contaminated hernia repairs. Surgery. 2016 Oct;160(4):828-838 PMID: 27452954

Fayezizadeh M, Majumder A, Neupane R, Elliott HL, Novitsky YW. Efficacy of Transversus Abdominis Plane Block during Open Abdominal Wall Reconstruction. American Journal of Surgery. 2016 Sep;212(3):399-405. PMID: 27156796

Fayezizadeh M, Majumder A, Belyansky I, Novitsky YW. Outcomes of Retromuscular Porcine Biologic Mesh Repairs Utilizing Transversus Abdominis Release Reconstruction. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2016 Sep;223(3):461-8. PMID: 27349683

Novitsky YW, Fayezizadeh M, Majumder A, Neupane R, Elliot HL, Orenstein SB. Outcomes of Posterior Component Separation with Transversus Abdominis Release and Synthetic Mesh Sublay Reinforcement. Annals of Surgery. 2016 Aug;264(2):226-32. PMID: 26910200

Wang J, Majumder A, Fayezizadeh M, Criss CN, Novitsky YW. Outcomes of Retromuscular Approach for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. American Surgeon. 2016 Jun;82(6):565-70. PMID: 27305891

Majumder A, Fayezizadeh M, Neupane R, Elliott HL, Novitsky YW. Benefits of Multimodal Enhanced Recovery Pathway in Patients Undergoing Open Ventral Hernia Repair. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2016 Jun;222(6):1106-15 PMID: 27049780

Liu L, Petro CC, Majumder A, Fayezizadeh M, Anderson JM, Novitsky YW. The use of Vicryl mesh in a porcine model to assess its safety as an adjunct to posterior fascial closure during retromuscular mesh placement. Hernia. 2016 Apr;20(2):289-95. PMID: 26886013

Petro CC, Prabhu AS, Liu L, Majumder A, Anderson JM, Rosen MJ. An in vivo analysis of Miromesh – a novel porcine liver prosthetic created by perfusion decellularization. Journal of Surgical Research. 2016 Mar; 201(1):29-37. PMID: 26850181

Posielski NM, Yee ST, Majumder A, Orenstein SB, Prabhu a. S, Novitsky YW. Repair of massive ventral hernias with “quilted” mesh. Hernia. 2015 Jun: 19(3) 465-472. PMID: 25854510

Ghoshal K, Motiwala T, Claus R, Yan P, Kutay H, Datta J, Majumder S, Bai S, Majumder A, Huang, T, Plass C, Jacob ST. HOXB13, a target of DNMT3B, is methylated at an upstream CpG island, and functions as a tumor suppressor in primary colorectal tumors. PLoS One. 2010 Apr; 5(4):e10338. PMID: 2045445 23. Majumder A, Novitsky YW.

Antibiotic Coating of Hernia Meshes: The Next Step Toward Preventing Mesh Infection. Surgical Technology International. 2015 Nov; 27:147-53 PMID: 26680390


Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Barnes-Jewish South County Hospital

Patients Seen At

Center for Advanced Medicine
Gastrointestinal Center
4921 Parkview Place
Suite C, Floor 8
St. Louis, MO 63110

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building 4
1044 North Mason Road
Suite 310
St. Louis, MO  63141

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