Education & Training

Medical School

Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine


General Surgery

  • Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center


Surgical Oncology

  • University of Chicago


American Board of Surgery


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Academic Information

Professor of Surgery
John A. Growden Distinguished Professorship in Surgery
Chief of the Division of General Surgery and Surgical Oncology
Medical Director of Ellis Fischel Cancer Center

Research Interests

  • Cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Esophageal surgery
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Liver cancer
  • Liver surgery
  • Melanoma
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Pancreatic surgery