Kerri A.  Ohman , MD, FACS

Kerri A. Ohman , MD, FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery


Specialty Areas

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis)
  • Diverticulitis
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Benign Anorectal Conditions
  • Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery

Common Procedures

  • Laparoscopic and Robotic Colorectal Surgery
  • Anorectal procedures

Common Diagnoses Treated

  • Anal cancer
  • Colon cancer
  • Colon polyps
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Fissures
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Intestinal stomas
  • Pelvic floor disorders
  • Pilonidal cysts
  • Rectal cancer
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Ulcerative colitis

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery (General Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery)


Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 2012


2012-2019 General Surgery Residency, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO


2020 Colon & Rectal Surgery Fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Professional Memberships

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Association of Women Surgeons


Areas of Research Interest

Colon Cancer

Rectal Cancer

Quality Improvement


Ohman K, Zhu H, Maizlin I, Henry D, Ramirez R, Manning L, Williams R, Guner YS, Russell RT, Harting MT, Vogel AM. A Multicenter Study of Nutritional Adequacy in Neonatal and Pediatric Extracorporeal Life Support. J Surg Res. 2020;249:67-73.

Brauer DG, Ohman KA, Jaques DP, Woolsey CA, Wu N, Liu J, Doyle MM, Fields RC, Chapman WC, Strasberg SM, Hawkins WG. Surgeon Variation in Intraoperative Supply Cost for Pancreaticoduodenectomy: Is Intraoperative Supply Cost Associated with Outcomes? J Am Coll Surg. 2017;226(1):37-45.

Ohman KA, Wan L, Guthrie T, Johnston B, Leinicke JA, Glasgow SC, Hunt SR, Mutch MG, Wise PE, Silviera ML. The Combination of Oral Antibiotics and Mechanical Bowel Preparation Reduces Surgical Site Infections in Colorectal Surgery. J Am Coll Surg.

Ohman KA, Liu J, Linehan DC, Tan MC, Tan BR, Fields RC, Strasberg SM, Hawkins WG. Interferon Based Chemoradiation Followed by Gemcitabine for Resected Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: LongTerm FollowUp. HPB. 2017;19(5):449-457.

Ohman KA, Hashim YM, Vangveravong S, Nywening TM, Cullinan DR, Goedegebuure SP, Liu J, Van Tine BA, Tiriac H, Tuveson DA, DeNardo DG, Spitzer D, Mach RH, Hawkins WG. Conjugation to the sigma-2 ligand SV119 overcomes uptake blockade and converts dmErastin into a potent pancreatic cancer therapeutic. Oncotarget. 2016;7(23):33529-33541.

Patel SP, Lee JS, Ranney DN, Al-Holou SN, Frost CM, Harris ME, Lewin SA, Liu E, Madenci A, Majkrzak AA, Nelson J, Peterson SF, Serecky KA, Wilkinson DA, Wojcik BM, Englesbe MJ, Lynch RJ. Resident Workload, Pager Communications, and Quality of Care. World J Surg. 2010;34(11):2524-2529.

Kim A, Giordano TJ, Kuick R, Serecky K, Hammer GD. Wnt/beta-catenin signaling in adrenocortical stem/progenitor cells: implications for adrenocortical carcinoma. Ann Endocrinol. 2009;70:156.

Kim AC, Reuter AL, Zubair M, Else T, Serecky K, Bingham NC, Lavery GG, Parker KL, Hammer GD. Targeted disruption of {beta}-catenin in Sf1-expressing cells impairs development and maintenance of the adrenal cortex. Development. 2008;135:2593-2602.


Patients Seen At

VA Medical Center: John Cochran Division

915 North Grand Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63106

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