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Joseph  Garrett

Joseph Garrett, APRN

Specialty: Thoracic Surgery

Language(s): English

  • Overview

    Cancer Focus:
    Esophageal Cancer, Lung Cancer, Pancoast Tumor, Thymoma

    Joseph Garrett is a Certified Nurse Practitioner specializing in surgery for thoracic malignancies. He has been at Moffitt for 20 years. Joseph started his undergraduate studies at the State University of New York, and he completed his graduate studies at the University of South Florida. Joseph is board certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and he licensed by the State of Florida. Joseph has been a co-author on over 20 publications. Joseph has been recognized by his patients and peers for excellence in patients care, and he has received awards including Moffitt Cancer Center PA/ARNP of the Year and Florida Nurses Association Award of Nursing Excellence. Joseph plays an active role in the training and mentoring of students, other advanced practice professionals, residents, and fellows. Joseph is committed to providing extremely high quality care to his patients.

  • Publications

    • Aboukheir Aboukheir A, Villanueva EQ, Garrett JR, Moodie CC, Tew JR, Toloza EM, Fontaine JP, Baldonado JJAR. Association between the Preoperative Standard Uptake Value (SUV) and Survival Outcomes after Robotic-Assisted Segmentectomy for Resectable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC). Cancers (Basel). 2023 Nov.15(22). Pubmedid: 38001639. Pmcid: PMC10670906.
    • Doyle WN, Nguyen D, West WJ, Fiedler CR, Labib KM, Ladehoff L, Dumitriu Carcoana AO, Marek JC, Malavet JA, Moodie CC, Garrett JR, Tew JR, Baldonado JJAR, Fontaine JP, Toloza EM. Changes in Perioperative Outcomes after Robotic-Assisted Pulmonary Lobectomy during the COVID-19 Era. Surg Pract Sci. 2023 Jun.13:100172. Pubmedid: 37139165. Pmcid: PMC10125211.
    • Chase CB, Mhaskar R, Fiedler C, West WJ, Varadhan A, Cobb J, Cool S, Fishberger G, Dolorit M, Weeden EE, Strang HE, Nguyen D, Garrett JR, Moodie CC, Fontaine JP, Tew JR, Baldonado JJAR, Toloza EM. Effects of preoperative pulmonary function on perioperative outcomes after robotic-assisted pulmonary lobectomy. Am J Surg. 2023 Jul.226(1):128-132. Pubmedid: 37121787.
    • Ash-Rafzadeh H, Chambers TJ, Velez FO, Moodie CC, Garrett JR, Fontaine JP, Toloza EM. Effect of Surgical Day of Week on Postoperative Outcomes After Robotic-Assisted Pulmonary Lobectomy. Cureus. 2023 Feb.15(2):e35379. Pubmedid: 36846643. Pmcid: PMC9949999.
    • Dumitriu Carcoana AO, Labib KM, Fiedler CR, Marek JC, Ladehoff LC, West WJ, Malavet JA, Doyle WN, Moodie CC, Garrett JR, Tew JR, Baldonado JJAR, Fontaine JP, Toloza E. A High Preoperative Blood Urea Nitrogen to Serum Albumin Ratio Does Not Predict Worse Outcomes Following the Robotic-Assisted Pulmonary Lobectomy for Lung Cancer. Cureus. 2023 Dec.15(12):e50468. Pubmedid: 38222193. Pmcid: PMC10786433.
    • Jermihov A, Chen L, Echavarria MF, Ng EP, Velez FO, Moodie CC, Garrett JR, Fontaine JP, Toloza EM. Effect of Socio-Economic Status on Perioperative Outcomes After Robotic-Assisted Pulmonary Lobectomy. Cureus. 2022 Jun.14(6):e26201. Pubmedid: 35754434. Pmcid: PMC9224841.
    • Kulkarni S, Chen L, Jermihov A, Velez FO, Moodie CC, Garrett JR, Fontaine JP, Toloza EM. Distance of Residence From the Cancer Center Influences Perioperative Outcomes After Robotic-Assisted Pulmonary Lobectomy?. Cureus. 2022 Aug.14(8):e28646. Pubmedid: 36158383. Pmcid: PMC9495283.
    • Jermihov A, Tsalatsanis A, Kulkarni S, Velez FO, Moodie CC, Garrett JR, Fontaine JP, Toloza EM. Effect of Lowest Postoperative Pre-albumin on Outcomes after Robotic-Assisted Pulmonary Lobectomy. JSLS. 2021 Jul.25(3). Pubmedid: 34483640. Pmcid: PMC8397293.
    • Parvathaneni S, Penafiel M, Garrett J, Toloza E, Fontaine J. Intrathoracic gastric volvulus complicating a robotic left upper lobectomy: A case report and review of literature. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2021 Jan.78:110-115. Pubmedid: 33333353. Pmcid: PMC7749293.
    • Deol PS, Sipko J, Kumar A, Tsalatsanis A, Moodie CC, Garrett JR, Fontaine JP, Toloza EM. Effect of insurance type on perioperative outcomes after robotic-assisted pulmonary lobectomy for lung cancer. Surgery. 2019 Aug.166(2):211-217. Pubmedid: 31202473.
    • Baldonado JJAR, Amaral M, Garrett J, Moodie C, Robinson L, Keenan R, Toloza EM, Fontaine JP. Credentialing for robotic lobectomy: what is the learning curve? A retrospective analysis of 272 consecutive cases by a single surgeon. J Robot Surg. 2018 Dec.13(5):663-669. Pubmedid: 30560496.
    • Kass KS, Velez-Cubian FO, Zhang WW, Toosi K, Tanvetyanon T, Rodriguez KL, Thau MR, Garrett JR, Moodie CC, Fontaine JP, Toloza EM. Effect of advanced age on peri-operative outcomes after robotic-assisted pulmonary lobectomy: Retrospective analysis of 287 consecutive cases. Geriatr Oncol. 2017 Mar.8(2):102-107. Pubmedid: 28041970.
    • Montané B, Toosi K, Velez-Cubian FO, Echavarria MF, Thau MR, Patel RA, Rodriguez K, Moodie CC, Garrett JR, Fontaine JP, Toloza EM. Effect of Obesity on Perioperative Outcomes After Robotic-Assisted Pulmonary Lobectomy. Surg Innov. 2017 Apr.24(2):122-132. Pubmedid: 28128014.
    • Velez-Cubian FO, Rodriguez KL, Thau MR, Moodie CC, Garrett JR, Fontaine JP, Toloza EM. Efficacy of lymph node dissection during robotic-assisted lobectomy for non-small cell lung cancer: retrospective review of 159 consecutive cases. J Thorac Dis. 2016 Sep.8(9):2454-2463. Pubmedid: 27746997. Pmcid: PMC5059267.
    • Garcia-Henriquez N, Toloza EM, Khalil F, Echavarria MF, Garrett JR, Moodie CC, Kaszuba FJ, Fontaine JP. Extensive plastic bronchitis: etiology of a rare condition. J Thorac Dis. 2016 Sep.8(9):E961-E965. Pubmedid: 27747036. Pmcid: PMC5059329.
    • Echavarria MF, Cheng A, Velez F, Ng E, Toloza E, Fontaine JP, Moodie C, Garrett J. P1.15: Comparison of Pulmonary Function After Robotic-Assisted Video-Thoracoscopic Lobectomies vs Segmentectomies: Track: Early Stage NSCLC (Stage I - III). J Thorac Oncol. 2016 Oct.11(10S):S189-S190. Pubmedid: 27676501.
    • Echavarria MF, Cheng A, Velez F, Ng E, Toloza E, Moodie C, Garrett J, Fontaine JP. P1.16: Comparison of Peri-Operative Outcomes After Robotic-Assisted Video-Thoracoscopic Lobectomies Versus Segmentectomies: Track: Early Stage NSCLC (Stage I - III). J Thorac Oncol. 2016 Oct.11(10S):S190-S191. Pubmedid: 27676502.
    • Toosi K, Velez-Cubian FO, Glover J, Ng EP, Moodie CC, Garrett JR, Fontaine JP, Toloza EM. Upstaging and survival after robotic-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy for non-small cell lung cancer. Surgery. 2016 Nov.160(5):1211-1218. Pubmedid: 27665362.
    • Velez-Cubian FO, Zhang WW, Rodriguez KL, Thau MR, Ng EP, Moodie CC, Garrett JR, Fontaine JP, Toloza EM. Effect of small body habitus on peri-operative outcomes after robotic-assisted pulmonary lobectomy: retrospective analysis of 208 consecutive cases. J Thorac Dis. 2016 Jun.8(6):1245-1249. Pubmedid: 27293843. Pmcid: PMC4885994.
    • Echavarria MF, Cheng AM, Velez-Cubian FO, Ng EP, Moodie CC, Garrett JR, Fontaine JP, Robinson LA, Toloza EM. Comparison of pulmonary function tests and perioperative outcomes after robotic-assisted pulmonary lobectomy vs segmentectomy. Am J Surg. 2016 Dec.212(6):1175-1182. Pubmedid: 27823756.
    • Glover JR, Velez-Cubian FO, Zhang WW, Toosi K, Tanvetyanon T, Ng EP, Moodie CC, Garrett JR, Fontaine JP, Toloza EM. Effect of gender on perioperative outcomes after robotic-assisted pulmonary lobectomy. J Thorac Dis. 2016 Dec.8(12):3614-3624. Pubmedid: 28149556. Pmcid: PMC5227215.
    • Ng EP, Velez-Cubian FO, Rodriguez KL, Thau MR, Moodie CC, Garrett JR, Fontaine JP, Toloza EM. Surgical outcomes associated with postoperative atrial fibrillation after robotic-assisted pulmonary lobectomy: retrospective review of 208 consecutive cases. J Thorac Dis. 2016 Aug.8(8):2079-2085. Pubmedid: 27621862. Pmcid: PMC4999667.
    • Glover J, Velez-Cubian FO, Toosi K, Ng E, Moodie CC, Garrett JR, Fontaine JP, Toloza EM. Perioperative outcomes and lymph node assessment after induction therapy in patients with clinical N1 or N2 non-small cell lung cancer. J Thorac Dis. 2016 Aug.8(8):2165-2174. Pubmedid: 27621873. Pmcid: PMC4999683.
    • Toloza E, Cheng A, Moodie C, Prowler V, Garrett J. Robotic-Assisted Video-Thoracoscopic Completion Right Pneumonectomy for Recurrent Non-small Cell Lung Cancer After Prior Right Lower Lobectomy: A Case Report. Chest. 2014 Mar.145(3 Suppl):37A. Pubmedid: 24638536.
    • Toloza E, Sobky C, Cheng A, Chai C, Smithson I, Brown L, Moodie C, Garrett J, Parsons C, Hodul P, Malafa M. Robotic-assisted video-thoracoscopic closure of pancreatico-pleural fistula: a case report. Chest. 2014 Mar.145(3 Suppl):36A. Pubmedid: 24638364.
    • Rodriguez K, Velez-Cubian F, Zhang WW, Tanvetyanon T, Thau M, Moodie C, Garrett J, Fontaine JP, Robinson L, Toloza E. Effects of pulmonary function and of smoking history on perioperative outcomes after robotic-assisted pulmonary lobectomy: retrospective analysis of 201 consecutive patients. Chest. 2014 Mar.145(3 Suppl):48A. Pubmedid: 24638644.
    • Velez-Cubian F, Gabordi R, Smith P, Dickinson S, Moodie C, Garrett J, Toloza E. Delayed Presentation of Breast Cancer Metastatic to Solitary Fibrous Tumor of the Lung With Synchronous Contralateral Primary Non-small Cell Lung Cancer: A Case Report. Chest. 2014 Mar.145(3 Suppl):295A. Pubmedid: 24638457.
    • Velez-Cubian F, Zhang WW, Rodriguez K, Thau M, Moodie C, Garrett J, Fontaine JP, Robinson L, Toloza E. Efficacy of Lymph Node Dissection During Robotic-Assisted Pulmonary Lobectomy for Non-small Cell Lung Cancer: Retrospective Analysis of 159 Consecutive Cases. Chest. 2014 Mar.145(3 Suppl):56A. Pubmedid: 24638719.
    • Toloza E, Rodriguez K, Sobky C, Brown L, Garrett J, Chai C, Moodie C, Bhati R, Mosiello G, Zager J. Interclavicular stabilization with the synthes sternal fixation system after radical manubriectomy: report of 3 cases. Chest. 2014 Mar.145(3 Suppl):35A. Pubmedid: 24638364.
    • Toloza E, Sobky C, Pimiento J, Garrett J, Pappas-Politis E, Deneve J, Kim D, Plank D, Smith P, Gonzalez R. Multilevel Costovertebral Reconstruction With the Synthes MatrixRIB Fixation System and Vicryl Mesh After Radical Chest Wall Resection for Sarcoma: A Case Report. Chest. 2014 Mar.145(3 Suppl):34A. Pubmedid: 24638509.
    • Toloza E, Cheng A, Coppola D, Shan Y, Moodie C, Garrett J, Krblich D, Tran N, Altiok S, Smith P. Metastatic Non-small Cell Lung Cancer Masquerading as Metastatic Renal Cell Cancer: A Case Report. Chest. 2014 Mar.145(3 Suppl):317A. Pubmedid: 24638364.
    • Toloza E, Bendure L, Sobky C, Garrett J, Vohra N, Han D, Kim D, Meredith K. Concurrent robotic-assisted pulmonary lobectomy and robotic-assisted ivor-lewis esophagectomy for synchronous primary lung and esophageal cancers: a case report. Chest. 2014 Mar.145(3 Suppl):38A. Pubmedid: 24638547.
    • Hernandez JM, Humphries LA, Keeling WB, Golkar F, Dimou F, Garrett J, Sommers KE. Robotic lobectomy: flattening the learning curve. J Robot Surg. 2012 Mar.6(1):41-45. Pubmedid: 27637978.
    • Keeling W, Lewis V, Blazick E, Maxey T, Garrett J, Sommers K. Routine evaluation for aspiration after thoracotomy for pulmonary resection. Ann Thorac Surg. 2007 Jan.83(1):193-196. Pubmedid: 17184659.
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