• Michael J. Matsuura, MD, Donald A. McCain, MD,PhD.Clinical Workshop through Video- Are SILS, NOTES, and Robots Really Less Invasive? Robotic-Assisted, Minimally Invasive Head of Pancreas Cyst Excision.ACS 96th Annual Clinical Congress, Washington, DC 2010.
  • Radiofrequency Ablation of Solid Tumors, Bergen Record, May 2002, April 2001
  • IMRT for Breast Cancer, Bergen Record, November 2000
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping in Breast Cancer, Bergen Record, November 1999, Star Ledger, October 1999, New York Times Health Section, November 1999
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping in Breast Cancer and Melanoma, IRB Protocol, Holy Name Hospital, 1999. Donald A. McCain, M.D., Ph.D. – Principal Investigator
  • Yan B, Takahashi T, McCain D, Rao BJ, Nakanishi K, Spudich JL, Effects of Modifications of the Retinal B-ionone Ring on Archaebacterial Sensory Rhodopsin. Biophysical Journal 1990; 57:477-483
  • Donald Andrew McCain, Ph.D., Chromophore/Protein Interaction in Sensory Rhodopsin-1 (SR-1) Signal Generation. Ph.D. Thesis 1989; pp. 1-176 Library of Congress
  • McCain D, Amici L, Spudich JL. Kinetically Resolved State of the H. Halobium Flagellar Motor Switch and Modulation of the Switch by Sensory Rhodopsin. Journal of Bacteriology 1987; 169:4750-4758
  • McCain D, Amici L, Hasselbacker CA, Spudich JL. Phototactic Responses Medicated by Sensory Rhodopsin in H. Halobium Reconstituted with All-trans Retinal and a Series of Ring Desmethyl and Acyclic Analogues. Biophysical Journal 1987; 51:138a
  • Protein Interactions in Bacteriorhodopsin and Bacterial Sensory Rhodopsin. Biophysical Journal 1986; 49:210a
  • McCain D, Rao VJ, Okabe M, Nakanishi K, Spudich JL. Spectroscopic Properties of Bacterial Sensory Rhodopsin and Bacteriorhodopsin Containing Acyclic and Ring Desmethyl Analogues of All-trans Retinal. Biophysical Journal 1986; 49:478a
  • Spudich JL, McCain D, Nakinishi K, Okabe M, Shimizu N, Rodman H, Honig B, Bogomolni RA.Chromophore/Protein Interaction in Bacterial Sensory Rhodopsin and Bacteriorhodpsin. Biophysical Journal 1986; 49:479-483
  • McCain, D A, Axenrod, T., Nitrogen 15 Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy with Triheterocyclic Compounds. MARC/MBRS National Symposium, 1984, Washington, DC


  • McCain, D. Wound Healing. In Bauer J. The Mount Sinai Handbook of Surgery. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins, 2002


  • Fatima S. Elgammal, M.D.1*, Helen Wei, M.D., Ph.D.1*, Gregory Grimberg, M.D.1, Rahul Tilani, B.A.4, Tracy Proverbs-Singh, M.D., M.P.H.2, Donald A. McCain, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S3. Hepatic Intravascular Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma with Synchronous Metastatic Colorectal Adenocarcinoma. Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, Miami Beach, FL, 2019
  • Sharon Yee, Michael Goldfischer, Richard J. Rosenbluth, Donald A. McCain, Imani Jackson, Ihor S. Sawczuk. Post Radiotherapy Leiomyosarcoma of the Prostate: can Radiation Therapy Induce a Secondary Cancer? A Case Report. UroToday International Journal, Berkley, CA, 2010
  • Brendan K. McCracken, MD, Sebastian Eid, MD, Donald A. McCain, MD, PhD, FACS. Effect of Neo-Adjuvant Chemotherapy Combined with Radio-Frequency Ablation Does Not Improve Survival as Compared to Surgical Resection for Liver Malignancy. Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, San Francisco, CA, 2009
  • Donald A. McCain, MD, PhD; Michael J. Matsuura, MD. Robotic-Assisted, Minimally Invasive Head of Pancreas Cyst Excision. ACS 94th Annual Clinical Congress, San Francisco, CA, 2008.
  • C. Roychowdhury, MD, Donald A. McCain, MD, PhD. Radiofrequency Ablation in Patients with Recurrent and Unresectable Head and Neck Malignancies. Society of Surgical Oncology, Clinical Congress, New York City, 2004
  • Donald A. McCain, MD, PhD, Christopher Shaari, MD. Radiofrequency Ablation for the Treatment of Acute Bleeding and Recurrent Unresectable Head And Neck Tumors. American Academy of Otolaryngology, Clinical Congress, New York City, 2004.
  • Donald A. McCain, MD, PhD. Radiofrequency Ablation of Colorectal Liver Metastases and Systemic Chemotherapy. Which Patients Benefit Most? ASCO, Spring Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 2004
  • Donald A. McCain, MD, PhD. Portal Vein Thrombosis Post Splenectomy. Society of Surgical Oncology, Annual Cancer Symposium, San Diego, CA, 1998.


  • Holy Name Hospital Regional Cancer Center’s Cancer Symposium – Colorectal Cancer (Holy Name Hospital, 2002)
  • Breast Cancer – Surgical and Medical Innovations in Therapy (Holy Name Hospital, 2000)
  • Colon Cancer – Surgical, Medical and Radiation Oncology in Primary and Metastatic Disease (Holy name Hospital, 2000)
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping in Breast Cancer (Holy Name Hospital, 1999)
  • Adhesions: Pathogenesis and Prevention (Mt. Sinai Medical Center, 1996)
  • Micrometastasis in Gastric Cancer (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Med. Ctr., 1997)
  • Splenic and Portal Vein Thrombosis Post Splenectomy (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Med. Ctr., 1997)


  • Breast Cancer – Sponsored by The American Cancer Society, Lifetime/Time Warner Cable TV, 1998
  • Breast Cancer – New Surgical and Medical Therapies, Lifetime/Time Warner Cable TV, 1999


  • Sarcomas, Melanomas, Gastric Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Hepatobiliary Cancer and Micrometastases
  • Involvement in the clinical trial called NeoStem Protocol # CL-CA-P01