Lisa A Miller, MD

Lisa A Miller, MD
Lisa A Miller, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery


Contact Information

1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Department of Surgery
Surgery, 269.337.6230

Lisa Miller, MD, is a board-certified surgeon with the Department of Surgery of Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine in Kalamazoo, Michigan. In her role as assistant professor, she has taken on and become surgical clerkship director for the medical school, as well as being responsible for resident education as part of the General Surgery Residency Program.

Dr. Miller is a graduate of Winona State University in Winona, Minnesota. She earned her medical degree from University of South Dakota Sanborn School of Medicine in Vermillion, South Dakota. She completed a general surgery residency with Michigan State University - Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies. After residency, she moved back to South Dakota to work at Yankton Surgical Associates and Lewis and Clark Specialty Hospital in Yankton before coming back to Kalamazoo to work for WMed.

  • Board Certification

    • American Board of Surgery (Surgery)
  • Education and Training

    • Residency 2006, General Surgery, Michigan State University-Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies
    • MD 2001, University of South Dakota
    • BS 1996, Premedicine, Winona State University
  • Research

    • Surgery, General
  • Publications

    • Cookenmaster C., Vos D., Shebrain S., Munene G., Sawyer R., Miller L. Gender perception bias of operative autonomy evaluations among residents and faculty in general surgery training American Journal of Surgery. 2020 doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2020.11.016.

    • Pirozzolo G., Machain G.M., Fraga G.P., Saenz-Terrazas J.M., Ioannidis O., Abdelmahmoud S., Abdullaev A., Nikolopoulos I., Alberio M.G., Örtenwall P., Kobe Y., Padberg W., Shivpuje V., Pata F., Reichert M., García E.F.H., Sanjuan J.C.R., Platte K., Lottenberg L., Buonomo L., Waledziak M., Pagani L., Solaini L., Doppstadt C., Veroux M., Mishra T.S., Catena F., Hecker A., Mohamedahmed A.Y.Y., Seretis C., Weigand M.A., Reinisch-Liese A., Bender F., Toro A., Çolak E., Steyn E., Liese J., Davies J., Catarci M., Kumar P., Chiara O., Coimbra R., Navsaria P., Di Saverio S., Zegarra S., Sartelli M., Hecker M., Askevold I., Coccolini F., Camacho-Ortiz A., Chichom-Mefire A., Martínez-Pérez A., Kavalakat A.J., Litvin A., Isik A., Kechagias A., Ismail A.M.H., Mantoglu B., Ibrahim B., Hecker B., Sakakushev B., Manatakis D., Akin E., Gonullu E., Campanile F.C., Roscio F., Linder F., Tomadze G., Pellino G., Casoni Pattacini G., Eltyeb H.A., Di Carlo I., Kim J.I., Miller L., Bains L., Gachabayov M., Maegele M., Alberio M.V.R.A., Nardi M., Podda M., Sugrue M., Pisano M., Slavchev M., Ukkonen M., Bala M., Chirica M., Ouadii M., Marwah S., Magnone S., Muhammad Ali S., Pintar T., Tomajer V., Lohsiriwat V., Khokha V., Brillantino A., Pesce A., Somigli R., Sawyer R.G., Shebrain S., Nour S. Impact of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic on emergency surgery services—a multi-national survey among WSES members World Journal of Emergency Surgery. 2020;15 doi: 10.1186/s13017-020-00341-0.

    • Munene G., Lu S., Arafeh M., Shattuck C., Miller L., Schutter D., Shebrain S. The role of academic achievements and psychometric measures in the ranking process American Journal of Surgery. 2019;217:568-571. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2018.09.015.

    • Peña L., Burke L., Prieto D., Soto-Ferrari M., Tija R., Miller L., Berndt K., Hill B., Haghsenas J., Maltz E., White E., Atwood M., Norman E. Literature review of data-based models for identification of factors associated with racial disparities in breast cancer mortality Health Systems. 2019;8:75-98. doi: 10.1080/20476965.2018.1440925.

    • Shebrain S., Mahmood G., Munene G., Miller L., Collins J., Sawyer R. The Role of Manual Dexterity and Cognitive Functioning in Enhancing Resident Operative Autonomy Journal of Surgical Education. 2019;76(6):e66-e76. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2019.06.002.

    • Dickinson B., Lackey W., Sheakley M., Miller L., Jevert S., Shattuck B. Involving a real patient in the design and implementation of case-based learning to engage learners Advances in Physiology Education. 2018;42:118-122. doi: 10.1152/ADVAN.00174.2017.

    • Schutter D., Burke L., Miller L. Unusual manifestations of portal hypertension Portal Hypertension: New Insights. 2017:43-56.

    • Linz L.A., Burke L.H., Miller L.A. Two cross-linked porcine dermal implants in a single patient undergoing hernia repair. BMJ case reports. 2013;2013 doi: 10.1136/bcr-2012-007562.

    • Burke L., Wegge J., Bartholomew D., Miller L. Pancreatic extra-gastrointestinal stromal tumour masquerading as a bleeding duodenal mass BMJ Case Reports. 2012 doi: 10.1136/bcr-2012-007040.

    • Larson J., Bartholomew D., Steensma E., Burke L., Ebersole J., Miller L. A case report of fatal upper gastrointestinal bleed arising from duodenal varices secondary to undiagnosed portal hypertension Journal of Surgical Radiology. 2012;3(4):230-235.