Joshua Kovoor

Joshua Kovoor

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


PhD Candidate
- Discipline of Surgery, University of Adelaide
- Thesis Title: Characterisation of Gastrointestinal Recovery After General Surgery
- Supervisors: Professor Guy Maddern and Professor Karen Jones
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Academic Affiliations:
- Australian Safety and Efficacy Register of New Interventional Procedures–Surgical (ASERNIP-S), Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
- Surgical Science Research Group, Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
- NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Translating Nutritional Science to Good Health, Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences Building
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Academic Profiles:
- Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=vIOIgPAAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao
- ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Joshua-Kovoor-2

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2022 Hewitt, J. N., Ovenden, C. D., Glynatsis, J. M., Sabab, A., Gupta, A. K., Kovoor, J. G., . . . Maddern, G. J. (2022). Emergency Neurosurgery Performed by General Surgeons: A Systematic Review. World Journal of Surgery, 46(2), 347-355.
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    2022 Bhanushali, A., Kovoor, J. G., Stretton, B., Kieu, J. T., Bright, R. A., Hewitt, J. N., . . . Graff, C. (2022). Outcomes of early versus delayed weight-bearing with intramedullary nailing of tibial shaft fractures: a systematic review and meta-analysis. European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, 7 pages.
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    2022 Gupta, A. K., Leslie, A., Hewitt, J. N., Kovoor, J. G., Ovenden, C. D., Edwards, S., . . . Worthington, M. G. (2022). Cardiac surgery on patients with COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 92(5), 1007-1014.
    DOI WoS1
    2022 Smith, S. M., Khoja, A. A., Jacobsen, J. H. W., Kovoor, J. G., Tivey, D. R., Babidge, W. J., . . . Maddern, G. J. (2022). Mesh versus non-mesh repair of groin hernias: a rapid review. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 8 pages.
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    2022 Stretton, B., Kovoor, J. G., Vanlint, A., Maddern, G., & Thompson, C. H. (2022). Perioperative micronutrients, macroscopic benefits?. Journal of Perioperative Practice, 17504589221091058.
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    2022 Hewitt, J. N., Kovoor, J. G., Dobbins, C., & Trochsler, M. I. (2022). Re: Emergency laparotomy: time to improve?. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 92(5), 1288.
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    2022 Kovoor, J. G., Stretton, B., Kerr, L. D., Jacobsen, J. H. W., Hewitt, J. N., Ovenden, C. D., . . . Maddern, G. J. (2022). Sleep and postoperative recovery: waking up to the evidence. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 92(5), 953-954.
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    2022 Kovoor, J. G., Jacobsen, J. H. W., Duncan, J., Addo, A. A., Tivey, D. R., Babidge, W. J., . . . Maddern, G. J. (2022). Achieving safe surgery after COVID-19 vaccination. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 92(5), 946-949.
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    2022 Gupta, A. K., Kovoor, J. G., Ovenden, C. D., & Cullen, H. C. (2022). Paradigm shift: Beyond the COVID-19 era, is YouTube the future of education for CABG patients?. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 5 pages.
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    2022 Murshed, I., Gupta, A. K., Kovoor, J. G., & Maddern, G. J. (2022). Surgical inter-hospital transfers: life saver or resource drainer?. ANZ journal of surgery, 92(6), 1300-1301.
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    2021 Smith, S. M., Jacobsen, J. H. W., Atlas, A. P., Khoja, A., Kovoor, J. G., Tivey, D. R., . . . Frydenberg, M. (2021). Telehealth in surgery: an umbrella review. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 91(11), 2360-2375.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1 Europe PMC1
    2021 Kovoor, J. G., Ma, N., Tivey, D. R., Vandepeer, M., Jacobsen, J. H. W., Scarfe, A., . . . Maddern, G. J. (2021). In‐hospital survival after pancreatoduodenectomy is greater in high‐volume hospitals versus lower‐volume hospitals: a meta‐analysis. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 92(1-2), 77-85.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1
    2021 Kovoor, J. G., Tivey, D. R., Babidge, W. J., & Maddern, G. J. (2021). COVID-19: a test of evidence-based surgery.. The British journal of surgery, 108(1), e45.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS2 Europe PMC3
    2021 Kovoor, J. G., Scott, N. A., Tivey, D. R., Babidge, W. J., Scott, D. A., Beavis, V. S., . . . Frydenberg, M. (2021). Proposed delay for safe surgery after COVID-19.. ANZ journal of surgery, 91(4), 495-506.
    DOI Scopus6 WoS6 Europe PMC4
    2021 Kovoor, J. G., Gupta, A. K., & Gladman, M. A. (2021). Validity and effectiveness of augmented reality in surgical education: A systematic review. Surgery, 170(1), 88-98.
    DOI Scopus8 WoS4 Europe PMC2
    2021 Kovoor, J. G., & Gladman, M. A. (2021). Re: Accuracy of estimation of polyp size at colonoscopy. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 91(3), 474-475.
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    2021 Kovoor, J. G., & Thiagalingam, A. (2021). Smartwatch-induced cardiology referral due to pulse underdetection with premature ventricular complexes. HeartRhythm Case Reports, 7(9), 585-587.
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    2021 Kovoor, J. G., & Maddern, G. J. (2021). One small step: starting a career in surgical research during COVID-19. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 91(6), 1059-1060.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS2
    2021 Kovoor, J. G., Tivey, D. R., Ovenden, C. D., Babidge, W. J., & Maddern, G. J. (2021). Evidence, not eminence, for surgical management during COVID-19: a multifaceted systematic review and a model for rapid clinical change.. BJS Open, 5(4), 1-9.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS2
    2021 Hewitt, J. N., Kovoor, J. G., Ovenden, C. D., & Asokan, G. P. (2021). Quality of YouTube Videos on Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for Patient Education. Minimally Invasive Surgery, 2021, 2462832.
    DOI Scopus2
    2021 Kovoor, J. G., & Maddern, G. J. (2021). Seeing the light: surgical circadian rhythm. British Journal of Surgery, 108(11), 1263-1264.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1
    2021 Kovoor, J. G., Stretton, B., Jacobsen, J. H. W., Gupta, A. K., Ovenden, C. D., Hewitt, J. N., . . . Maddern, G. J. (2021). Gastrointestinal recovery after surgery: Protocol for a systematic review. BMJ Open, 11(10), 4 pages.
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    2021 Kovoor, J. G., McIntyre, D., Chik, W. W. B., Chow, C. K., & Thiagalingam, A. (2021). Clinician-created educational video resources for shared decision-making in the outpatient management of chronic disease: Development and evaluation study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23(10), 9 pages.
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    2021 Kovoor, J. G., Gupta, A. K., Ovenden, C. D., Hewitt, J. N., Asokan, G. P., & Maddern, G. J. (2021). Does the hospital system enable surgical residents to practice evidence‐based surgery?. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 91(10), 1968-1969.
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    2020 Tivey, D. R., Davis, S. S., Kovoor, J. G., Babidge, W. J., Tan, L., Hugh, T. J., . . . Maddern, G. J. (2020). Safe surgery during the coronavirus disease 2019 crisis.. ANZ J Surg, 90(9), 1553-1557.
    DOI Scopus8 WoS11 Europe PMC4
    2020 Tan, L., Kovoor, J. G., Williamson, P., Tivey, D. R., Babidge, W. J., Collinson, T. G., . . . Maddern, G. J. (2020). Personal Protective Equipment and Evidence-Based Advice for Surgical Departments during COVID-19.. ANZ J Surg, 90(9), 1566-1572.
    DOI Scopus15 WoS21 Europe PMC9
    2020 Babidge, W. J., Tivey, D. R., Kovoor, J. G., Weidenbach, K., Collinson, T. G., Hewett, P. J., . . . Maddern, G. J. (2020). Surgery Triage during the COVID-19 Pandemic.. ANZ J Surg, 90(9), 1558-1565.
    DOI Scopus15 WoS17 Europe PMC6
    2020 Kovoor, J. G., Tivey, D. R., Williamson, P., Tan, L., Kopunic, H. S., Babidge, W. J., . . . Maddern, G. J. (2020). Screening and Testing for COVID-19 Before Surgery. ANZ journal of surgery, 90(10), 1845-1856.
    DOI Scopus17 WoS18 Europe PMC13
    2019 Stephens, T. J., Bamber, J. R., Beckingham, I. J., Duncan, E., Quiney, N. F., Abercrombie, J. F., . . . Wood, A. (2019). Understanding the influences on successful quality improvement in emergency general surgery: Learning from the RCS Chole-QuIC project. Implementation Science, 14(1), 84.
    DOI Scopus8 Europe PMC1
    2019 Kovoor, J. G., Thiagalingam, A., & Chow, C. K. (2019). Computed Tomography in Heart Failure. Current Cardiovascular Imaging Reports, 12(9).
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    Kovoor, J. G., McIntyre, D., Chik, W. W. B., Chow, C. K., & Thiagalingam, A. (n.d.). Clinician-Created Educational Video Resources for Shared Decision-making in the Outpatient Management of Chronic Disease: Development and Evaluation Study (Preprint).
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  • Other Supervision Activities

    Date Role Research Topic Location Program Supervision Type Student Load Student Name
    2021 - ongoing Co-Supervisor Factors that influence the diagnosis and management of aortic dissections University of Adelaide MEDIC ST 3104, Research & Critical Appraisal, MBBS III Other Nikolaos Glynatsis, Domenico Perrotta, Timothy Daniell, Elyssa Chan

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