Muneera Kapadia, MD


Colorectal Surgeon
General Surgery Residency Associate Program Director
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery  - Gastrointestinal, Minimally-invasive and Bariatric Surgery

Contact Information

Primary Office: 4605 JCP
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-384-7359



BS, Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MD, University of Michigan Medical School
MD, General Surgery/Intern, McGaw Medical Center, Northwestern University
MD, General Surgery/Resident, McGaw Medical Center, Norwestern University
MD, Colerectal Surgery/Fellow, University of Minnesota
ME, Medical Education/Masters, University of Iowa

Internship, General Surgery, McGaw Med Center, Northwestern University
Residency, General Surgery, McGaw Medical Center, Northwestern University
Fellowship, Colorectal Surgery, University of Minnesota

Licensure and Certifications

Board Certified, American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Board Certified, General Surgery, American Board of Surgery
Certified, Advanced Trauma Life Support
Iowa Medical License (Permanent), Iowa Board of Medicine

Selected Publications

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Lorenzon A, Sherman S, Rosenbaum M, Kapadia M.  Resident involvement in postoperative conversations: an underused opportunity.  J Surg Res.  2014 August. 190(2):437-44.

Hrabe J, Byrn J, Button A, Zamba G, Kapadia M, Mezhir J.  A matched case-control study of IBD-associated colorectal cancer: IBD protends worse outcome.  J Surg Oncol.  2014 February. 109(2):117-21.

Tsihlis N, Kapadia M, Vavra A, Flannery W, Oustwani C, Jiang Q, Kibbe M.  Nitric oxide may inhibit neointimal hyperplasia by decreasing isopeptidase T levels and activity in the vasculature. .  Journal of Vascular Surgery.  2013 July. 58(1):179-86.

Tsihlis N, Kapadia M, Vavra A, Jiang Q, Fu B, Martinez J, Kibbe M.  Nitric oxide decreases activity and levels of the 11S proteasome activator PA28 in the vasculature.  Nitric Oxide: Biology and Chemistry / Official Journal of the Nitric Oxide Society.  2012 June 30. 27(1):50-8.

Tsihlis N, Murar J, Kapadia M, Ahanchi S, Oustwani C, Saavedra J, Keefer L, Kibbe M.  Isopropylamine NONOate (IPA/NO) moderates neointimal hyperplasia following vascular injury.  Journal of Vascular Surgery.  2010 May. 51(5):1248-59.

Kibbe M, Martinez J, Popowich D, Kapadia M, Ahanchi S, Aalami O, Jiang Q, Webb A, Yang J, Carroll T, Ameer G.  Citric acid-based elastomers provide a biocompatible interface for vascular grafts.  Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, Part A.  2010 April. 93(1):314-24.

Kapadia M, Eng J, Jiang Q, Stoyanovsky D, Kibbe M.  Nitric oxide regulates the 26S proteasome in vascular smooth muscle cells.  Nitric Oxide: Biology and Chemistry / Official Journal of the Nitric Oxide Society .  2009 June. 20(4):279-88.

Kapadia M, de Hoyos A, Blum M.  Acute superior vena cava occlusion after stenting of tracheoesophageal fistula.  The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.  2009 April. 87(4):1260-2.

Ahanchi S, Varu V, Tsihlis N, Martinez J, Pearce C, Kapadia M, Jiang Q, Saavedra J, Keefer L, Hrabie J, Kibbe M.  Heightened efficacy of nitric oxide-based therapies in type II diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome.  American Journal of Physiology, Heart and Circulatory Physiology.  2008 December. 295(6):H2388-98.

Kapadia M, Popowich D, Kibbe M.  Modified prosthetic vascular conduits.  Circulation.  2008 April 8. 117(14):1873-82.

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