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Speaker Topics: Surgery

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Ahuja, Nita, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Associate Professor of Oncology
Associate Professor of Urology
Director of Sarcoma and Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Program
Chief, Mixed Tumor Services
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Colorectal Cancer, Cytoreductive Surgery, Gastric Cancer, Gastroesophageal Cancer, Gastroesophageal Junction Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancers, General Surgery, GIST, Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy, Neuroendocrine Tumors, Pancreatic Cancer, Retroperitoneal Sarcomas, Sarcoma, Stomach Cancer, Stomach Tumors, Whipple Procedure
Research Interests: Early detection of cancers using novel biomarkers, Prognostic molecular markers in early detection and prognosis of cancers, Identification of molecular profiles for recurrence of early-stage colorectal cancers, Epigenetic therapy for metastatic colorectal cancer
 

Topics:

  • Pancreatic tumors/cancers
  • Gastric cancers: multidisciplinary perspective
  • Retroperitoneal sarcomas including use of radiation therapy
  • Gastrointestinal stromal (GIST) tumors
  • Management of gastrointestinal cancers; including rare cancers such as carcinoids, appendix cancers, small bowel cancers.
  • Genetics of cancer including stool testing for colorectal cancers, genetic profiling of cancers

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Efron, Jonathan Edward, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Associate Professor of Urology
Interim Director of the Department of Surgery
Chief of Ravitch Service
The Mark M. Ravitch, M.D. Endowed Professorship in Gastrointestinal Surgery
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Anorectal Disorders, Colon Cancer, Colorectal Surgery, Colostomy-sparing Surgery, Fecal Incontinence, General Surgery, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Rectal Cancer, Sphincter-preserving Surgery
Research Interests: Sphincter-preserving surgery, Rectal cancer, Minimally invasive surgery, Inflammatory bowel disease, General surgery, Fecal incontinence, Colostomy-sparing surgery, Colorectal surgery, Colon cancer, Anorectal disorders
 

Topics:

  • Surgical Treatment of Colorectal Cancer

  • Advanced Treatments for Rectal Cancer


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Hirose, Kenzo, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Abdominal Surgery, Bile Duct Cancer, Colon Surgery, Distal Pancreatectomy, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Hepatocellular Cancer, Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Hernias, Liver Cancer, Liver Tumors, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Neuroendocrine Tumors, Pancreatic Auto Islet Transplant, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatic Tumors, Pancreatitis, Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Transplant Surgery, Whipple Procedure
 

Topics:

  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Metastatic Colorectal Cancer to the Liver
  • Minimally Invasive Liver and Pancreas Surgery
  • Pancreatitis, Acute and Chronic
  • Gastric Cancer

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Jacobs, Lisa Kay, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Associate Professor of Oncology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Breast Cancer, General Surgery, Melanoma, Skin Cancer, Surgical Oncology
Research Interests: Quality of Life Research and Health Services Research in Breast Cancer and Melanoma
 

Topics:

  • Breast Cancer Management from a Surgical Oncology Perspective

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Lange, Julie Robin, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Associate Professor of Dermatology
Associate Professor of Oncology
Co-Director of the Melanoma Program
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Breast Cancer, General Surgery, Melanoma, Skin Cancer, Surgical Oncology
Research Interests: Surgical staging of Breast Cancer and Melanoma
 

Topics

  • Melanoma

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Makary, Martin Adel, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor of Surgery
Surgical Director, Johns Hopkins Multidisciplinary Pancreas Clinic
Chief, Minimally-Invasive Pancreas Surgery
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Abdominal Surgery, Advanced Laparoscopy, Bile Duct Surgery, Distal Pancreatectomy, Frey Procedure, Gallbladder Surgery, Gastrointestinal Cancers, Gastrointestinal Tumors, General Surgery, Geriatric Surgery, Laparoscopic Pancreas Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Neuroendocrine Tumors, Pancreatic Auto Islet Transplant, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatitis, Stomach Tumors, Surgical Oncology, Transplant Surgery, Whipple Procedure, Whipple Procedure, Laparoscopic
Research Interests: Operative Risk Assessment in the Elderly, Cancer Therapy, Minimally-Invasive Surgery, Health Services Research, Occupational Safety, Diabetes, Obesity
 

Topics:

  • Laparoscopic Pancreas Surgery

  • Islet Transplantation


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Pawlik, Timothy Michael, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.

Professor of Surgery
Professor of Oncology
Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology
John L. Cameron M.D. Professor of Alimentary Tract Diseases
Director, The Johns Hopkins Medicine Liver Tumor Center
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Alimentary Tract Diseases, Benign Liver Lesions, Bile Duct Cancer, Bile Duct Disease, Carcinoid Syndrome, Carcinoid Tumors, Cholangiocarcinoma, Colorectal Metastases to the Liver, Gallbladder Cancer, General Surgery, Hemangiomas, Hepatobiliary, Hepatobiliary Malignancies, Hepatocellular Cancer, Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma, Klatskin Tumors, Liver Cancer, Liver Cysts, Liver Disease, Liver Tumors, Neuroendocrine Tumors, Pancreatic and Biliary Disease, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatic Tumors, Surgical Oncology, Whipple Procedure
Research Interests: Experimental therapeutics of hepatic malignancies, Clinical trials in gastrointestinal malignancies, Clinical ethics
 

Topics:

  • Liver tumors/cancers
  • Gallbladder and bile duct tumors/cancers
  • Pancreas tumors/cancers
  • Gastrointestinal tumors/cancer including stomach, intestines, colon
  • Experimental therapeutics of hepatic malignancies
  • Clinical trials in gastrointestinal malignancies

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Prescott, Jason David, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Assistant Professor of Oncology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Endocrine Diseases, Endocrinology, Facelift Approach (scarless) Robot Assisted Thyroid Surgery, General Surgery, Hyperparathyroidism, Parathyroid Disorders, Parathyroid Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Thyroid Cancer, Thyroid Diseases, Thyroid Surgery, Thyroid Tumors
Research Interests: Molecular basis of thyroid malignancies
 

Topics:

  • Surgical Management of the following (including when surgery is appropriate, follow-up care, and outcomes):
  • Thyroid Pathology
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Parathyroid Disease

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Shockney, Lillie, M.A.S.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Associate Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Associate Professor of Oncology
 

Topics:

  • Breast Cancer


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Weiss, Matthew John, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Assistant Professor of Oncology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Bile Duct Cancer, Bile Duct Disease, Colorectal Metastases to the Liver, Distal Pancreatectomy, Gastrointestinal Cancers, Gastrointestinal Diseases, Gastrointestinal Tumors, General Surgery, Irreversible Electroporation, Klatskin Tumors, Liver Cancer, Liver Cysts, Liver Tumors, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Neuroendocrine Tumors, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatic Cysts, Pancreatic Disease, Surgical Oncology, Whipple Procedure
Research Interests: Examining the outcomes following the utilization of minimally invasive and robotic surgery in pancreatic and liver surgery
 

Topics:

Surgical Management of:

  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cysts
  • Primary Liver Cancer
  • Metastatic Colon Cancer to the Liver
  • Gallbladder Cancer

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Wolfgang, Christopher Lee, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Associate Professor of Oncology
Associate Professor of Pathology
Co-Director, Pancreatic Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic
Director, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Bile Duct Cancer, Bile Duct Repair, Bile Duct Tumors, Biliary Tree, Cancer, Distal Pancreatectomy, Gastrointestinal Cancers, Gastrointestinal Tumors, General Surgery, Irreversible Electroporation, Liver Tumors, Neuroendocrine Tumors, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatic Cysts, Pancreatic Disease, Pancreatic Tumors, Surgical Oncology, Whipple Procedure
Research Interests: Biological mechanism of the initiation and growth of pancreatic cancers, pancreatic cysts
 

Topics:

  • Pancreatic Cancer Surgery
  • Management of Pancreatic Cysts

 

 
 
 
 
 

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