Semeret T. Munie, MD, FACS

Associate Professor


Clinical Interests



Dr. Munie is fellowship-trained to provide comprehensive weight loss surgery to patients with morbid obesity using a minimally invasive approach. Her fellowship training also includes minimally invasive anti-reflux and foregut surgery as well as repair of simple and complex abdominal wall hernias. Dr. Munie has additional fellowship training in surgical critical care managing patients in the intensive care unit.

Education & Training

  • Medical School: Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont (Burlington, Vt.)
  • Residency: Henry Ford Hospital (Detroit, Mich.)
  • Fellowship: Henry Ford Hospital - Surgical Critical Care (Detroit, Mich.)
  • Fellowship: Medical College of Wisconsin - Minimally-Invasive/Bariatric Surgery (Milwaukee, Wis.)

Honors & Memberships

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons


  • Certified: American Board of Surgery, subspecialty certification in Surgical Critical Care

CHH Center for Surgical Weight Control

20th Street Professional Building
1115 20th Street
Huntington, WV 25703
Phone: 304.399.4121

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Marshall Surgery - Huntington

A provider-based department of Cabell Huntington Hospital
Marshall University Medical Center
1600 Medical Center Drive
Suite 2500 (2nd Floor)
Huntington, WV 25701
Phone: 304.691.1200

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Balakrishnan P, Rahimpour A, Munie S, Nease D. 2024. Endoluminal Vacuum Therapy as a Salvage Procedure for Difficult Anastomotic Leak Post Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass 2024. Cureus 16(4): e59313. doi:10.7759/cureus.59313

Brooks A, Morris M, Cuda J, Rahimpour A, Munie S. 2023. Poroid Hidradenoma: Case Report and Comprehensive Review of the Literature. Case Rep Dermatol. 2023 10 25;15(1):202-216.
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Corsello J, Gerola R, Babatope M, Munie S, Nease DB. 2022. Do bariatric patient's in rural areas achieve comparative weight loss as national average? single center experience in appalachia west virginia. Surg Endosc. 2022 8 30;36(11):8515-8519.
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Corsello J, Nease DB, Munie S, Bown P, Amiri F. 2021. The Importance of the Institution of a Robotic Curriculum on Resident Training and Performance. Am Surg. 2021 12 2;88(5):992-993.
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Corsello J, Morris M, Denning D, Munie S. 2021. Case of Infected Urachal Cyst in an Adult Presenting as an Incarcerated Umbilical Hernia. Am Surg. 2021 12 7;88(5):997-999.
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Lopez EH, Munie S, Higgins R, Gould J, Kindel T. 2020. Morbidity and Mortality after Bariatric Surgery in Adolescents Versus Adults. J Surg Res. 2020 7 26;256:180-186.
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Nasser H, Munie S, Kindel TL, Gould JC, Higgins RM. 2020. Comparative analysis of robotic versus laparoscopic revisional bariatric surgery: perioperative outcomes from the MBSAQIP database. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2020 1 15.
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Munie ST, Gupta AH. 2020. Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy ISBN: 3030413497, Springer publisher, 1st Edition 2020.

Munie ST. 2020. Sleeve Gastrectomy ISBN: 3030413497, Springer publisher, 1st Edition 2020.

Munie ST. 2020. Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass ISBN: 3030413497, Springer publisher, 1st Edition 2020.

Munie ST, Gupta AH. 2020. Percutaneous Tracheostomy ISBN: 3030413497, Springer publisher, 1st Edition 2020

Killu K, Coba V, Blyden D, Munie S, Dereczyk D, Kandagatla P, Tang A. 2020. Sonographic Assessment of Intravascular Fluid Estimate (SAFE) Score by Using Bedside Ultrasound in the Intensive Care Unit. Crit Care Res Pract. 2020 2 24;2020:9719751.
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Munie ST. 2020. Paraesophageal Hernia Repair ISBN: 3030413497, Springer publisher, 1st Edition 2020.

Ivanics T, Munie S, Nasser H, Leonard-Murali S, Yoshida A, Nagai S, Collins K, Abouljoud M, Rizzari M. 2019. Combined Chylothorax and Chylous Ascites Complicating Liver Transplantation: A Report of a Case and Review of the Literature. Case Rep Transplant. 2019 8 21;2019:9089317.
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Munie S, Nasser H, Gould JC. 2019. Salvage Options for Fundoplication Failure. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2019 7 28;21(9):41.
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Shakaroun D, Nasser H, Munie S, Soman S. 2019. Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus after esophagectomy in a patient with remote history of lithium treatment: A case report. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2019 3 29;57:71-73.
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Nasser H, Munie S, Shakaroun D, Ivanics T, Nalamati S, Killu K. 2019. Clostridium difficile Enteritis after Total Abdominal Colectomy for Ulcerative Colitis. Case Rep Crit Care. 2019 3 14;2019:2987682.
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Munie S, Nasser H, Go PH, Rosso K, Woodward A. 2019. Case report of a duplicated cystic duct: A unique challenge for the laparoscopic surgeon. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2019 3 10;56:78-81.
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Kerrigan DJ, Carlin AM, Munie S, Keteyian SJ. 2018. A Cross-sectional Study of Reported Exercise and Medium-Term Weight Loss Following Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery. Obes Surg. 2018 8 3;28(12):3923-3928.
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Munie ST, Nalamati SPM. 2018. Epidemiology and Pathophysiology of Diverticular Disease. Clin Colon Rectal Surg. 2018 6 27;31(4):209-213.
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Munie, S, Shepard A, MD. 2017. Open Repair of Femoral and Femoral Anastomotic Aneurysms 1st Edition First Published 2017 eBook Published 22 November 2017 Pub. location Boca Raton Imprint CRC Press DOIhttps:// Pages 428 pages eBook ISBN 9781315113845

Kabbani LS, Munie S, Lin J, Velez M, Isseh I, Brooks S, Leix S, Shepard AD. 2016. Flow Patterns in the Carotid Arteries of Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Devices. Ann Vasc Surg. 2016 8 18;39:182-188.
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Munie S, Hyman N, Osler T. 2013. Fate of the rectal stump after subtotal colectomy for ulcerative colitis in the era of ileal pouch-anal anastomosis. JAMA Surg. 2013 8 2;148(5):408-11.
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Subban C, Zhou Q, Leonard B, Ranjan C, Edvenson HM, Disalvo FJ, Munie S, Hunting J. 2010. Catalyst supports for polymer electrolyte fuel cells. Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci. 2010 8 11;368(1923):3243-53.
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Munie S, Larsen A, Gembicky M. 2010. Erratum: (Glycol-?O,O')nitros-yl(?-penta-methyl-cyclo-penta-dien-yl)ruthenium(II) bis-(tri-fluoro-methane-sulfonate). Corrigendum. Acta Crystallogr Sect E Struct Rep Online. 2010 1 1;66(Pt 5):e26.
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Munie S, Larsen A, Gembicky M. 2008. (Glycol-?O,O')nitros-yl(?-penta-methyl-cyclo-penta-dien-yl)ruthenium(II) bis-(tri-fluoro-methane-sulfonate). Acta Crystallogr Sect E Struct Rep Online. 2008 1 1;64(Pt 2):m293.
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Semeret Munie, Tammy Kindel. . Obesity and Bariatric Surgery 2019 December; 161-176