Alexander Tharrington Hawkins, M.D.

Assistant Professor

alex.hawkins@vanderbilt.edu
Faculty Appointments
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Education
M.P.H., Harvard University, Cambridge, MassachusettsM.D., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VirginiaB.A., Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts
Publications
Hawkins AT, Wells KO, Krishnamurty DM, Hunt SR, Mutch MG, Glasgow SC, Wise PE, Silviera ML. Preoperative Chemotherapy and Survival for Large Anorectal Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors: A National Analysis of 333 Cases. Ann. Surg. Oncol [print-electronic]. 2017 Jan 1/3/2017; PMID: 28050726, PII: 10.1245/s10434-016-5706-1, DOI: 10.1245/s10434-016-5706-1, ISSN: 1534-4681.

Wells KO, Hawkins AT, Krishnamurthy DM, Dharmarajan S, Glasgow SC, Hunt SR, Mutch MG, Wise P, Silviera ML. Omission of Adjuvant Chemotherapy Is Associated With Increased Mortality in Patients With T3N0 Colon Cancer With Inadequate Lymph Node Harvest. Dis. Colon Rectum. 2017 Jan; 60(1): 15-21. PMID: 27926553, PII: 00003453-201701000-00005, DOI: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000000729, ISSN: 1530-0358.

Hawkins AT, Dharmarajan S, Wells KK, Krishnamurty DM, Mutch MG, Glasgow SC. Does Diverting Loop Ileostomy Improve Outcomes Following Open Ileo-Colic Anastomoses? A Nationwide Analysis. J. Gastrointest. Surg [print-electronic]. 2016 Oct; 20(10): 1738-43. PMID: 27507555, PII: 10.1007/s11605-016-3230-z, DOI: 10.1007/s11605-016-3230-z, ISSN: 1873-4626.

Hawkins AT, Hunt SR. Watch and Wait: Is Surgery Always Necessary for Rectal Cancer?. Curr Treat Options Oncol. 2016 May; 17(5): 22. PMID: 27032644, PII: 10.1007/s11864-016-0398-0, DOI: 10.1007/s11864-016-0398-0, ISSN: 1534-6277.

Smith AD, Hawkins AT, Schaumeier MJ, de Vos MS, Conte MS, Nguyen LL. Predictors of major amputation despite patent bypass grafts. J. Vasc. Surg [print-electronic]. 2016 May; 63(5): 1279-88. PMID: 26860641, PII: S0741-5214(15)02334-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.jvs.2015.10.101, ISSN: 1097-6809.

Loehrer AP, Hawkins AT, Auchincloss HG, Song Z, Hutter MM, Patel VI. Impact of Expanded Insurance Coverage on Racial Disparities in Vascular Disease: Insights From Massachusetts. Ann. Surg. 2016 Apr; 263(4): 705-11. PMID: 26587850, PMCID: PMC4777641, DOI: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001310, ISSN: 1528-1140.

Hawkins AT, Pallangyo AJ, Herman AM, Schaumeier MJ, Smith AD, Hevelone ND, Crandell DM, Nguyen LL. The effect of social integration on outcomes after major lower extremity amputation. J. Vasc. Surg [print-electronic]. 2016 Jan; 63(1): 154-62. PMID: 26474508, PMCID: PMC4739523, PII: S0741-5214(15)01755-3, DOI: 10.1016/j.jvs.2015.07.100, ISSN: 1097-6809.

Hawkins AT, Olariu AG, Savitt LR, Gingipally S, Wakamatsu MM, Pulliam S, Weinstein MM, Bordeianou L. Impact of Rising Grades of Internal Rectal Intussusception on Fecal Continence and Symptoms of Constipation. Dis. Colon Rectum. 2016 Jan; 59(1): 54-61. PMID: 26651113, PII: 00003453-201601000-00009, DOI: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000000510, ISSN: 1530-0358.

Hawkins AT, Schaumeier MJ, Smith AD, de Vos MS, Ho KJ, Semel ME, Nguyen LL. Concurrent venography during first rib resection and scalenectomy for venous thoracic outlet syndrome is safe and efficient. J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord [print-electronic]. 2015 Jul; 3(3): 290-4. PMID: 26992308, PMCID: PMC4800744, PII: S2213-333X(14)00178-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.jvsv.2014.09.010, ISSN: 2213-3348.

Khidir HH, Bloom JP, Hawkins AT. Delayed recurrent pericarditis complicated by pericardial effusion and cardiac tamponade in a blunt trauma patient. J Emerg Trauma Shock. 2015 Jan; 8(1): 49-51. PMID: 25709254, PMCID: PMC4335158, PII: JETS-8-49, DOI: 10.4103/0974-2700.150398, ISSN: 0974-2700.

Hawkins AT, Smith AD, Schaumeier MJ, de Vos MS, Hevelone ND, Nguyen LL. The effect of surgeon specialization on outcomes after ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. J. Vasc. Surg [print-electronic]. 2014 Sep; 60(3): 590-6. PMID: 24797551, PII: S0741-5214(14)00701-0, DOI: 10.1016/j.jvs.2014.03.283, ISSN: 1097-6809.

de Vos MS, Hawkins AT, Hevelone ND, Hamming JF, Nguyen LL. National variation in the utilization of alternative imaging in peripheral arterial disease. J. Vasc. Surg [print-electronic]. 2014 May; 59(5): 1315-22.e1. PMID: 24423477, PII: S0741-5214(13)02154-X, DOI: 10.1016/j.jvs.2013.11.059, ISSN: 1097-6809.

Hawkins AT, Henry AJ, Crandell DM, Nguyen LL. A systematic review of functional and quality of life assessment after major lower extremity amputation. Ann Vasc Surg [print-electronic]. 2014 Apr; 28(3): 763-80. PMID: 24495325, PII: S0890-5096(13)00496-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.avsg.2013.07.011, ISSN: 1615-5947.

Hawkins AT, Berger DL, Shellito PC, Sylla P, Bordeianou L. Wound dehiscence after abdominoperineal resection for low rectal cancer is associated with decreased survival. Dis. Colon Rectum. 2014 Feb; 57(2): 143-50. PMID: 24401874, PMCID: PMC3904669, PII: 00003453-201402000-00002, DOI: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000000027, ISSN: 1530-0358.

Hawkins AT, Schaumeier MJ, Smith AD, Hevelone ND, Nguyen LL. When to call it a day: incremental risk of amputation and death after multiple revascularization. Ann Vasc Surg. 2014 Jan; 28(1): 35-47. PMID: 24332258, PII: S0890-5096(13)00491-3, DOI: 10.1016/j.avsg.2013.09.002, ISSN: 1615-5947.

Liang WY, Chang WC, Hsu CY, Arnason T, Berger D, Hawkins AT, Sylla P, Lauwers GY. Retrospective evaluation of elastic stain in the assessment of serosal invasion of pT3N0 colorectal cancers. Am. J. Surg. Pathol. 2013 Oct; 37(10): 1565-70. PMID: 23774172, DOI: 10.1097/PAS.0b013e31828ea2de, ISSN: 1532-0979.

Henry AJ, Hevelone ND, Hawkins AT, Watkins MT, Belkin M, Nguyen LL. Factors predicting resource utilization and survival after major amputation. J. Vasc. Surg [print-electronic]. 2013 Mar; 57(3): 784-90. PMID: 23312839, PII: S0741-5214(12)02022-8, DOI: 10.1016/j.jvs.2012.09.035, ISSN: 1097-6809.

Kisenge PR, Hawkins AT, Maro VP, McHele JP, Swai NS, Mueller A, Houpt ER. Low CD4 count plus coma predicts cryptococcal meningitis in Tanzania. BMC Infect. Dis. 2007; 7: 39. PMID: 17493266, PMCID: PMC1876460, PII: 1471-2334-7-39, DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-7-39, ISSN: 1471-2334.