In addition to being an assistant professor at The Dartmouth Institute, Kimon Bekelis is director of the Population Health Research Institute of New York at Catholic Health Services of Long Island (CHSLI). He has led several projects focusing on outcome predictive modeling, resource utilization, regional disparities, diffusion of innovation, intensity of care, workforce allocation, medicolegal issues, shared-decision making, and cost. He is experienced working with multiple national, multipayer, administrative databases, and registries. Bekelis is the author of over 120 peer reviewed journal publications, and 10 book chapters. He has developed two software applications for mobile platforms on risk and cost prediction for a variety of surgical procedures. He has received funding support from the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the Hitchcock Foundation, and the National Institutes of Health. He recently led the research team that produced the Dartmouth Atlas report on the diffusion of novel cerebral aneurysm treatments. He also directed the creation of an interactive online platform that allows the comparison of diffusion of health care technology metrics.
Bekelis has received several national and international awards including the Dandy Award, the Scoville award, the Robert Florin award, and the Stroke care in emergency medicine award. He has been a member of numerous committees in organized neurosurgery, focusing on quality improvement, national guideline review and development, the national neurosurgery outcomes registry, and the Washington Committee. He was most recently elected as the 2016 American College of Surgeons Health Policy Scholar.
Bekelis K, Chang CH, Malenka D, Morden NE
J Clin Neurosci|2018 Jan 22
Bekelis K, Missios S, MacKenzie TA
Br J Neurosurg|2018 Jan 24
Bekelis K, Missios S, Coy S, MacKenzie TA
World Neurosurg|2018 Feb
Calnan DR, D'Agostino E, Reynolds MR, Bekelis K
Curr Pharm Des|2017 Oct 24
Bekelis K, Skinner J, Gottlieb D, Goodney P
BMJ|2017 Oct 26