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Charles Paidas, MD, MBA

Vice Dean & Professor, College Of Medicine Surgery

Assoc Dean, College Of Medicine Surgery

Vice Dean, Clinical Affairs & GME, Gme, Usf Health

Executive Associate Dean for Clinical and Extramural Affairs, Medicine

Professor of Surgery & Pediatrics, Surgery, College Of Medicine

Professor of Surgery & Pediatrics, Surgery, College of Medicine, University of South Florida

Vice Dean, Clinical Affairs & GME, GME, USF Health, University of South Floirida

Executive Associate Dean for Clinical and Extramural Affairs, Medicine, University of South Florida

Contact Info 1 Tampa General Circle
Rm. G-441
Tampa, FL 33606

Academic Email: cpaidas@health.usf.edu

Academic Phone: (813) 844-7315

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  • MD, MBA, Pediatric Surgery, University S. Florida, 2009
  • MD, New York Medical College, 1981

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Women & Children's Health


  • American Board of Med Specialties (Member, 2013 - Present)
  • American Academy of Pedatric (Member, 2013 - Present)
  • Association of The American Medical Colleges (Member, 2013 - Present)
  • American Board of Surgery (Member, 2010 - Present)
  • Florida Pediatric Society (Member, 2010 - Present)
  • Tampa Bay Surgical Society (Member, 2005 - Present)
  • Southern Surgical Association (Member, 2005 - Present)
  • Hillsborough County Medical Assoc (Member, 2005 - Present)
  • Florida Association of Pediatric Surgeons (Member, 2005 - Present)
  • American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (Member, 1999 - Present)
  • Society of University Surgeons (Member, 1998 - Present)
  • American College of Surgeons (Fellow, 1994 - Present)
  • American Pediatric Surgical Association (Fellow, 1994 - Present)
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine (Member, 1992 - Present)
  • Association of Academic Surgery (Member, 1980 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Keehn CA, Myers P, Paidas CN, Gilbert-Barness E. Plexiform neurofibroma in type 1 neurofibromatosis. Fetal and pediatric pathology. 25(2) : 87-93http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16908458
  • Goldin SB, Osborne D, Paidas C, Iannello J, Gilbert-Barness E, Karl R, Wilsey MJ. Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the midesophagus. Fetal and pediatric pathology. 26(5-6) : 243-54http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18363157
  • Djulbegovic B, Beckstead JW, Elqayam S, Reljic T, Hozo I, Kumar A, Cannon-Bowers J, Taylor S, Tsalatsanis A, Turner B, Paidas C. Evaluation of Physicians' Cognitive Styles. Medical decision making : an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making. 34(5) : 627-637, 2014. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24722474
  • Rodeberg DA, Wharam MD, Lyden ER, Stoner JA, Brown K, Wolden SL, Paidas CN, Donaldson SS, Hawkins DS, Spunt SL, Arndt CA. Delayed primary excision with subsequent modification of radiotherapy dose for intermediate-risk rhabdomyosarcoma: A report from the Children's Oncology Group Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committee. International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer. , 2014. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25418440
  • Clark W, Paidas CN, Germain D, Guidi C, Pinkas H, Kayton ML. Delayed presentation of complete pancreatic ductal transection in children: management of two cases without resection. Pediatric surgery international. 29(4) : 401-5, 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23242202
  • Milla SS, Coley BD, Karmazyn B, Dempsey-Robertson ME, Dillman JR, Dory CE, Garber M, Hayes LL, Keller MS, Meyer JS, Paidas C, Raske ME, Rigsby CK, Spottswood S, Strouse PJ, Widmann RF, Wootton-Gorges SL. ACR Appropriateness Criteria┬« limping child--ages 0 to 5 years. Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR. 9(8) : 545-53, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22863462
  • Mathur A, Steffensen TS, Paidas CN, Ogera P, Kayton ML. The perforated appendiceal carcinoid in children: a surgical dilemma. Journal of pediatric surgery. 47(6) : 1155-8, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22703786
  • Steffensen TS, Paidas CN, Nora FE, Gilbert-Barness E. Thirteen-year-old child with a malignant chest tumor: clinicopathologic conference Fetal Pediatri Pathol. 6(28) : 262-73, 2009.
  • Arndt CA, Stoner JA, Hawkins DS, Rodeberg DA, Hayes-Jordan AA, Paidas CN, Parham DM, Teot LA, Wharam MD, Breneman JC, Donaldson SS, Anderson JR, Meyer WH. Vincristine, actinomycin, and cyclophosphamide compared with vincristine, actinomycin, and cyclophosphamide alternating with vincristine, topotecan, and cyclophosphamide for intermediate-risk rhabdomyosarcoma: children's oncology group study D9803. Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. 27(31) : 5182-8, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19770373
  • Olbrecht VA, Nabaweesi R, Arnold MA, Chandler N, Chang DC, McIltrot KH, Abdullah F, Paidas CN, Colombani PM. Pectus bar repair of pectus excavatum in patients with connective tissue disease. Journal of pediatric surgery. 44(9) : 1812-6, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19735830
  • Aitken ME, McCarthy ML, Slomine BS, Ding R, Durbin DR, Jaffe KM, Paidas CN, Dorsch AM, Christensen JR, MacKenzie EJ and the CHAT Study Group. Family Burden Following Traumatic Brain Injury Pediatrics. (123) : 199-206, 2009.
  • Droc CL, Khanna P, Paidas CN, Gilbert-Barness E. Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma arising in the ureter. Fetal and pediatric pathology. 27(1) : 1-11, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18568985
  • Khanna P, Paidas CN, Gilbert-Barness E. Alveolar soft part sarcoma: clinical, histopathological, molecular, and ultrastructural aspects. Fetal and pediatric pathology. 27(1) : 31-40, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18568987
  • Hayes-Jordan A, Stoner JA, Anderson JR, Rodeberg D, Weiner G, Meyer WH, Hawkins DS, Arndt CA, Paidas C. The impact of surgical excision in chest wall rhabdomyosarcoma: a report from the Children's Oncology Group. Journal of pediatric surgery. 43(5) : 831-6, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18485948
  • Olbrecht VA, Abdullah F, Arnold MA, Nabaweesi R, Chang DC, McIltrot KH, Paidas CN, Colombani PM. Upper sternal depression following Lorenz bar repair of pectus excavatum Pediatr Surg Int. 7(24) : 843-6, 2008.
  • Olbrecht VA, Arnold MA, Nabaweesi R, Chang DC, McIltrot KH, Abdullah F, Paidas CN, Colombani PM. Lorenz Bar repair of Pectus Excavatum in the Adult Population: Should it be done? Ann Thoracic Surg. 2(86) : 402-9, 2008.