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Gary L . Gorby, MD

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Gary Gorby

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School of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Infectious Diseases Divisions
Infectious Diseases Fellowships
Med Microbiology & Immunology Secondary

Gary L . Gorby, MD

Professor

Chief of Medicine, VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Healthcare System
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Areas of Interest: Pathogenesis of gonococcal infections, teaching through technology, natural language engines, biopreparedness
Fellowship: University of Utah School of Medicine
Residency: North Carolina Baptist Hospital
Medical School: Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine

Department

Medicine

Position

Professor

Articles

  • Open Forum Infectious Diseases
    A Abbas, S Aurit, C Destache, J Horne, G Gorby, R Vivekanandan. Health Disparities in HIV and Pregnancy. 
    5(1), p. S21 2018
  • J Spine Neurosurgery
    Velagapudi M, Ratnaraj F, Krishnan M, Gujjula N R, Gorby G, Foral P, Bendi V, Sunil R, Vivekanandan R. (2017). Otogenic Temporal Lobe Abscess: A Mini-review.
    6(2), p. 2325-9701 2017
  • Journal of the American Osteopathic Association
    Foral PA, Anthone JM, Destache CJ, Vivekanandan R, Preheim LC, Gorby GL, Horne JM, Dobronski LA,  Syed JJ, Mindru C, Ali MA, Ali KF, Neemann KA, Bittner MJ. Education and Communication in an Interprofessional Antimicrobial Stewardship Program. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2016;116(9):588-593
    116 (9), p. 588-593 2016
  • Wisconsin Medical Journal
    Marvin J. Bittner, MD; Gary L. Gorby, MD; Chase, C. Parks. Absence of Laboratory confirmed Failures of High-dose Influenza Vaccine in an Elderly Population. Wisconsin Medical Journal 
    112, p. 45 2013
  • Influenza Antivirals. Nebraska Medicine
    8 (4) 2009
  • Pandemic Flu 101 Nebraska Medicine
    5(2), p. 4,11-13 2006
  • The Center for Biopreparedness Education Bulletin
    ”Bird Flu Q&A.”
    February 2006, p. 1 & 7 2006
  • Bird flu Q&A. The Center for Biopreparedness Education Bulletin, p. 1,7 2006
  • J Infect Dis
    Gary L. Gorby, Anton F. Ehrhardt, Michael A. Apicella, Christopher Elkins. Invasion of Human Fallopian Tube Epithelium by Escherichia coli Expressing Combinations of a Gonococcal Porin, Opacity-Associated Protein, and Chimeric Lipo-oligosaccharide.
    August 2001, 184, p. 460-72 2001
  • Academic Medicine
    Gorby GL. Use of verbot technology to enhance classroom lecture experiences.
    76, p. 552 2001
  • Not Applicable
    Preheim LC, Gorby GL, Gentry MJ. Pneumococcal pneumonia and bacteremia in a cirrhotic rat model. In: Zak O, Sande M (eds). Handbook of animal models of infection. Academic Press. 1999, p. 509-515. 1999

Publications

  • ACP Nebraska Chapter Scientific Meeting
    C Venkata, D Martin, A Nusair, G Gorby. Polymicrobial Spine Infection Involving Atypical Mycobacteria. 2005 Nebraska Chapter Scientific Meeting, American College of Physicians, Omaha, NE. October 13-14, 2005. 2005
  • Other
    Gorby GL, Carolson DJ, Lund SJ. Detection of Opa receptor transcripts in human fallopian tube tissue. International Pathogenic Neisseria Conference. Oslo, Norway. September 1-6, 2002.
    Abstract 161 2002

Editing and Reviews

  • Not Applicable
    Medical Editor of 13 Chapters in eMedicine: Medicine, OB/Gyn, Psychiatry, and Surgery (online textbook); URL: http://www.emedicine.com/med/index.shtml 2001
  • Academic Medicine
    Online medical textbook 2000

General

  • Cureus
    Rainwater E, Gupta V, Vivekanandan R, Gorby G.  Maxillary Teeth Abscesses Result in Atypical Liver Abscesses. 
    10(3), p. 2353 2018

Presentations

  • Evaluation of management of purulent and nonpurulent skin and soft tissue infections at a VA Medical Center: An opportunity for antimicrobial stewardship. Annual Meeting of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, New York, NY. 2019
  • An evaluation of a sustained antimicrobial stewardship program (ASP) and antimicrobial stewardship education to medical and pharmacy trainees at a VA Medical Center. Annual Meeting of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, New York, NY. 2019
  • Kousa, O., Anwar, M., Wittenberg, Z., Thompson, B., Gbadamosi-Akindele, M., Gorby, G. A Rare Cause of Bacteremia in An Afebrile Neutropenic Patient: Case- Report. ACP Nebraska 2018. Omaha, NE. 2018
  • Improving Interprofessional Relationships and Avoiding Burnout; Moderator: Renuga Vivekanandan, Panel: Jennifer Anthone, PharmD, BCPS; Gary Gorby, MD; and John Horne, MD; Nebraska Pharmacists Association (NPA) and the Nebraska Medical Association (NMA), NPA Annual Convention,  Lincoln, Nebraska 2017
  • Convenor/Organizer. 15th Annual Preparedness Symposium. Lincoln, Nebraska. 2017
  • Convenor/Organizer. 15th Annual Preparedness Symposium. Kearney, Nebraska. 2017
  • Rainwater, E., Gupta, V., Hanson, S.T., Goyal, G., Cobb, M.J., & Gorby G.L. (2016, September). Maxillary teeth abscesses resulting in atypical liver abscesses. Poster session presented at the Society of General Internal Medicine 2016 Midwest Regional Meeting, Cleveland, OH.  2016
  • Rainwater, E., Gupta, V., Hanson, S.T., Goyal, G., Cobb, M.J., & Gorby G.L. Maxillary teeth abscesses resulting in atypical liver abscesses. Poster session presented at the Society of General Internal Medicine 2016 Midwest Regional Meeting, Cleveland, OH. 2016
  • Convenor/Organizer. 14th Annual Preparedness Symposium. Omaha, Nebraska 2016
  • Convenor/Organizer. 14th Annual Preparedness Symposium. Norfolk, Nebraska 2016
  • Convenor/Organizer. 14th Annual Preparedness Symposium. Kearney, Nebraska 2016
  • Convenor/Organizer. 14th Annual Preparedness Symposium. Gering, Nebraska 2016
  • Foral P, Anthone J, Horne J, Dobronski L, Syed J, Destache C, Vivekanandan R, Preheim L, Gorby G, Bittner M, Incorporating Interprofessional Practice Education and Motivational Interviewing Techniques In Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs at Two Academic Medical Centers.IDWeek 2015, San Diego, CA. 2015
  • Foral P, Anthone J, Horne J, Dobronski L, Syed J, Destache C, Vivekanandan R, Preheim L, Gorby G, Bittner M, Incorporating Interprofessional Practice Education and Motivational Interviewing Techniques In Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs at Two Academic Medical Centers.IDWeek 2015, October 7-11 2015. San Diego, CA 2015
  • Convenor/Organizer. 13th Annual Preparedness Symposium. Omaha, Nebraska 2015
  • Convenor/Organizer. 13th Annual Preparedness Symposium. Nebraska City, Nebraska 2015
  • Convenor/Organizer. 13th Annual Preparedness Symposium. Norfolk, Nebraska. 2015
  • Convenor/Organizer. 13th Annual Preparedness Symposium. North Platte, Nebraska. 2015
  • Convenor/Organizer. 13th Annual Preparedness Symposium. Gering, Nebraska. 2015
  • Foral P, Jamieson E, Bittner M, Gorby G, Horowitz E, Ali K, Neeman K, Vivekanandan R, Mindru C, Ali M, Hrdy M, Horne J, Dobronski L, Preheim L. Provider acceptance and impact of a consultative, non-coercive antimicrobial stewardship program at a Veterans Affairs medical center. 2014 Annual Meeting of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, Austin, Texas 2014
  • Convenor/Organizer. 12th Annual Preparedness Symposium. Omaha, Nebraska 2014
  • Convenor/Organizer. 12th Annual Preparedness Symposium.  Norfolk, Nebraska. 2014
  • Convenor/Organizer. 12th Annual Preparedness Symposium. Nebraska City, Nebraska 2014
  • Convenor/Organizer. 12th Annual Preparedness Symposium. Kearney, Nebraska. 2014
  • Convenor/Organizer. 12th Annual Preparedness Symposium. Gering, Nebraska 2014
  • Jennifer Anthone, PharmD, Renuga Vivekanandan, MD, Cezarina Mindru, MD, Karim Ali, MD, Mir Ali, MD, Edward Horowitz, MD, Marvin Bittner, MD, Gary Gorby, MD, Chris Destache, PharmD and Laurel Preheim, MD. Impact of an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP) on Antimicrobial Usage and Incidence of Clostridium difficile Infections (CDI) at a Teaching Hospital. IDWeek 2013 TM, Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA 2013
  • Convenor/Organizer. 11th Annual Preparedness Symposium. Kearney, Nebraska 2013
  • Invited Speaker. Vector Borne Diseases. 11th Annual Preparedness Symposium. Kearney, Nebraska 2013
  • Convenor/Organizer. 11th Annual Preparedness Symposium. Omaha, Nebraska 2013
  • Convenor/Organizer. 11th Annual Preparedness Symposium. Norfolk, Nebraska 2013
  • Invited Speaker. Vector Borne Diseases. 11th Annual Preparedness Symposium. Norfolk, Nebraska. 2013
  • Convenor/Organizer. 11th Annual Preparedness Symposium. Gering, Nebraska 2013
  • Invited Speaker. Vector Borne Diseases. 11th Annual Preparedness Symposium. Gering, Nebraska 2013
  • Convenor/Organizer. 10th Annual Preparedness Symposium. Kearney, Nebraska 2012
  • Convenor/Organizer. 10th Annual Preparedness Symposium. Lincoln, Nebraska 2012
  • Invited Speaker. Vector Borne Diseases. 11th Annual Preparedness Symposium. Omaha, Nebraska 2012
  • Convenor/Organizer. 10th Annual Preparedness Symposium. Norfolk, Nebraska 2012
  • Convenor/Organizer. 10th Annual Preparedness Symposium. Gering, Nebraska 2012
  • Invited Speaker. Modern MacGyver: Creative Problem-Solving in Disasters. 5th Annual Biopreparedness Symposia Series, Lincoln, Nebraska. 2007
  • Invited Speaker. Modern MacGyver: Creative Problem-Solving in Disasters. 5th Annual Biopreparedness Symposia Series, Gering, Nebraska. 2007
  • Invited Speaker. Modern MacGyver: Creative Problem-Solving in Disasters. 5th Annual Biopreparedness Symposia Series, Norfolk, Nebraska. 2007
  • Invited Speaker. Modern MacGyver: Creative Problem-Solving in Disasters, Breakout Session. 5th Annual Biopreparedness Symposia Series, Kearney, Nebraska. 2007
  • Invited Speaker. Public Health Preparedness Summit 2007. “Conversational Virtual Teaching Assistants for Public Health Preparedness and Educational Surge Capacity During Public Health Emergencies.” Washington, DC. 2007
  • 'What do I need to know about this bird flu everyone is talking about?' Nebraska Ag Classic, Lincoln, NE 2006
  • 'What do I need to know about this bird flu everyone is talking about?' 2006 Nebraska Minority Health Conference, Kearney, NE. 2006
  • 'What do I need to know about this bird flu everyone is talking about?' UniNet Physicians, Bergan Professional Center, Omaha, NE (Clinician version) 2006
  • 'What do I need to know about this bird flu everyone is talking about?' 2006 Nebraska Chapter of the American College of Physicians Scientific Meeting, Scott Conference Center, Omaha, NE 2006
  • 'What do I need to know about this bird flu everyone is talking about?' Montrose Fall Clinic, Montrose, CO (customized clinician version) 2006
  • 'Influenza prevention and treatment.' VA VISN 23 Pandemic Influenza Conference, Minneapolis, MN 2006
  • 'What do I need to know about this bird flu everyone is talking about?' Nebraska Medical Association Executive Board, Lied Conference Center, Nebraska City, NE (Clinical version; 2 hour extended version) 2006
  • 'What do I need to know about this bird flu everyone is talking about?' Methodist Hospital Retreat, Lied Conference Center, Nebraska City, NE (healthcare worker version) 2006
  • 'What do I need to know about this bird flu everyone is talking about?' Creighton University (Avian Flu Committee), Omaha, NE 2006
  • "What do I need to know about this bird flu everyone is talking about?" LDS Church, Omaha, NE (12 noon) 2006
  • 'What do I need to know about this bird flu everyone is talking about?' LDS Church, Omaha, NE (1 p.m.) 2006
  • 'What do I need to know about this bird flu everyone is talking about?' Omaha VA Medical Center 2006
  • 'What do I need to know about this bird flu everone is talking about?' Columbus Community Hospital, Columbus, NE 2006
  • 'What do I need to know about this bird flu everyone is talking about?' Western Colorado All-Hazards Conference, Montrose, CO 2006
  • Non-HIV Sexually Transmitted Diseases I. Second Year Medical Students, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska. 2005
  • Non-HIV Sexually Transmitted Diseases II. Second Year Medical Students, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska. 2005
  • 1st National Congress on Public Health Readiness, Washington, DC 2004
  • “Smallpox.” Omaha Safety Council. Omaha, Nebraska. 2003
  • 'Education and Training Needs for the 21st Century.' A Workshop on the Forum of Emerging Infections Ensuring an Infectious Disease Workforce. Institute of Medicine, Board on Global Health, and the National Academies. Washington, DC. June 12-13, 2003 2003
  • 'Clinical Guide to Bioterrorism.' Bioterrorism Preparedness Symposium. Norfolk, Nebraska. 2003
  • 'Clinical Guide to Bioterrorism.' Bioterrorism Preparedness Symposium. Grand Island, Nebraska. 2003
  • 'Clinical Guide to Bioterrorism.' Bioterrorism Preparedness Symposium. Gering/Scottsbluff, Nebraska. 2003
  • Invited Speaker. 2002 Nebraska Chapter Scientifica Meeting of the American College of Physicians/American Society of Internal Medicine. 'STDs: A New Perspective.' Omaha, NE 2002
  • Presenter. Modulation of Gonococcal Invasion by the Immune Response. 22nd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Immunology, Chicago, Illinois. 2002
  • Non-HIV Sexually Transmitted Diseases I. Second Year Medical Students, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 2002
  • Non-HIV Sexually Transmitted Diseases II. Second Year Medical Students, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 2002
  • Invited Speaker. Department of Microbiology Research Conference. Pathogenesis of Gonococcal Salpingitis. Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA. 2002
  • Educational Strategies Workshop. 'Use of verbot technology to enhance classroom lecture experiences.' Association of Medical School Microbiology and Immunology Chairs meeting, May 6-10, 2000. Myrtle Beach, SC. 2001
  • Non-HIV Sexually-Trasmitted Diseases I. University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 2001
  • Non-HIV Sexually-Trasmitted Diseases II. University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 2001
  • Medicine Grand Rounds. 'is Coronary Artery Disease an Infectious Disease?' St. Joseph Hospital, Omaha, NE. April 23, 2000. 2001
  • Lund SJ, Carlson DJ, and Gorby GL. Relative invasiveness gonococcal opa proteins in the human fallopian tube organ culture model. 12th International Pathogenic Neisseria Conference. Galveston, Texas. Abstract #150, November 12-17, 2000. 2000
  • Gorby GL, Ehrhardt AF, Apicella MA, Elkins C. Invasion of human fallopian tube epithelium by Escherichia coli expressing Por and/or Opa is inhibited by the 3F11 LOS epitope. 12th International Pathogenic Neisseria Conference. Galveston, Texas. Abstract #151, November 12-17, 2000. 2000
  • Impact of Outsourcing Microbiology Services on Infectious Diseases Training Programs. IDSA Meeting of Midwest Infectious Diseases Program Directors. Chicago, IL. 7/9/99-7/11/99. 1999

Awards

  • Distinguished Continuing Medical Education Educator Award
    Creighton University School of Medicine
  • Best Doctors in America
    2008-09; 2009-10, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16
  • Best Doctors in Omaha
    Omaha Magazine
  • Intramural Research Award
    Innovative Use of Instructional Technology Award
  • Intramural Research Award
    US West Fellowship Faculty Development Award, 8/98 - 5/99. Total award $5,000.