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Faculty

   

2020 MISS Faculty

 

Executive Director

 

PHILIP R. SCHAUER, MD
Professor of Metabolic Surgery
Director of Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
Pennington Biomedical Research Center of Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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Colon Program Co-Director

 

Bradley R. Davis, MD
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Professor of Surgery
Vice Chair
Surgical Education
Surgery Care Division
Atrium Health
Charlotte, North Carolina

 

ERAS Program Co-Director

Julie K. Marosky Thacker, MD
Medical Director, Clinical Research Unit
Associate Professor of Surgery
Duke University Medical School
Durham, North Carolina

 

Foregut Program Co-Director

Aurora D. Pryor, MD, MBA
President, SAGES
Professor of Surgery
Professor & Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs
Chief, Division of Bariatric
Foregut & Advanced GI Surgery
Stony Brook Medicine
Stony Brook, New York

 

Hernia Program Co-Director

 

Guy R. Voeller, MD
Professor of Surgery
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, Tennessee

 

Metabolic/Bariatric Program Co-Directors

 

John B Dixon, MBBS, PhD, FRACGP, FRCP, Edin
Adjunct Professor:
Iverson Health Innovation Research Institute, Swinburne University
Primary Care Research Unit, MonashUniversity  
Melbourne, Australia

PHILIP R. SCHAUER, MD
Professor of Metabolic Surgery
Director of Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
Pennington Biomedical Research Center of Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Bruce M. Wolfe, MD
Metabolic/Bariatric Program Co-Director Emeritus
Professor of Surgery
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, Oregon

 

Colon Faculty

 

Jamie A. Cannon, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Director, Colorectal Cancer Service Line
Program Director, Colorectal Residency
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama

 

Bradley R. Davis, MD
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Professor of Surgery
Vice Chair
Surgical Education
Surgery Care Division
Atrium Health
Charlotte, North Carolina

 

Todd D. Francone, MD, MPH
Chief, Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery
Director, Robotic Surgery
Newton-Wellesley Hospital
Associate Chair, New Technology & Innovation
Staff Surgeon
Massachusetts General Hospital
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Tufts Medical School
Newton, Massachusetts

 

Ian M. Paquette, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati, Ohio

 

Radhika Smith, MD
Assistant Professor, Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery  
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Washington University Physicians
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri

 

 

Hernia Faculty

 

Guy R. Voeller, MD
Hernia Program Co-Director
Professor of Surgery
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, Tennessee

 

James G. Bittner IV, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
University of Connecticut School of Medicine &
Quinnipiac University Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine
Director of Robotic Surgery
Co-Director, Advanced GI Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship
Saint Francis Hospital
Hartford, CT

 

B. Todd Heniford, MD
Professor and Chief
Division of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery
Department of Surgery
Carolinas Medical Center
Carolinas HealthCare System
Charlotte, North Carolina

 

William W. Hope, MD
General and Robotic Surgery
New Hanover Regional Medical Center
Wilmington, North Carolina

 

Michael Rosen, MD
Professor of Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio

 

 

Foregut Faculty

 

Aurora D. Pryor, MD, MBA
MISS Foregut Program Co-Director
President, SAGES
Professor of Surgery
Professor & Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs
Chief, Division of Bariatric
Foregut & Advanced GI Surgery
Stony Brook Medicine
Stony Brook, New York

 

Steve Eubanks, MD
Director of Academic Surgery
AdventHealth
Orlando, Florida

 

Leena Khaitan, MD
Director of Bariatric and Metabolic surgery
Professor of Surgery
University Hospitals of Cleveland
Chagrin Falls, Ohio

 

William O. Richards, MD, FACS
Chair and Professor
Department of Surgery
University of South Alabama College of Medicine
Mobile, Alabama

 

James C. Rosser, MD
Clinical Professor of Surgery
University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Clinical Professor of Surgery
Jacob School of Medicine and Biomendical Sciences at Univerisity of Buffalo
Davenport, Florida

 

 

Enhanced Recovery Faculty

 

Stephanie B. Jones, MD
Associate Professor of Anesthesia
Harvard Medical School
Vice Chair of Education
Department of Anesthesia
Critical Care Pain Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

 

Matthew D. McEvoy, MD
Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery
Vice-Chair for Educational Affairs
Chief of Perioperative Consult Services and Hi-RiSE Clinic
Program Director, Perioperative Medicine Fellowship
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee

 

Timothy E. Miller, MB, ChB
Chief, Division of General, Vascular, and Transplant Anesthesiology
Clinical Director, Abdominal Transplant Anesthesiology
Director, Perioperative Medicine Fellowship
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, North Carolina

 

Julie K. Marosky Thacker, MD
Medical Director, Clinical Research Unit
Associate Professor of Surgery
Duke University Medical School
Durham, North Carolina

 

 

Metabolic/Bariatric Faculty

 

Co-Director
John B Dixon, MBBS, PhD, FRACGP, FRCP, Edin

Adjunct Professor:
Iverson Health Innovation Research Institute, Swinburne University
Primary Care Research Unit, MonashUniversity  
Melbourne, Australia

 

Co-Director
Philip R. Schauer, MD

Professor of Metabolic Surgery
Director of Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
Pennington Biomedical Research Center of Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

 

 

Cheguevara Afaneh, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
New York, New York

 

Ali Aminian, MD
Staff Surgeon
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

 

 

Eric J. DeMaria, MD
ASMBS Immediate Past President
Professor and Chief
General and Bariatric surgery
East Carolina University
Greenville, North Carolina

 

John B Dixon, MBBS, PhD, FRACGP, FRCP, Edin
Adjunct Professor:
Iverson Health Innovation Research Institute, Swinburne University
Primary Care Research Unit, MonashUniversity  
Melbourne, Australia

 

Neil Floch, MD
Director of Bariatric Surgery
Western Connecticut Health Network
Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery
Frank Netter School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University
Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery
University of Vermont School of Medicine
Norwalk Hospital
Norwalk, Connecticut

 

Michel Gagner, MD
Clinical Professor of Surgery
Clinique Michel Gagner MD, Inc.
Montreal, Quebec

 

Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS
Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Vice Chair of Surgery
Office of Technology and Innovation
Chief, Minimally Invasive Surgical Services
Director of the Bariatric Program
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

 

Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD
Director
Obesity, Metabolism, and Nutrition Institute
Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

 

Leena Khaitan, MD
Director of Bariatric and Metabolic surgery
Professor of Surgery
University Hospitals of Cleveland
Chagrin Falls, Ohio

 

Tammy Lyn Kindel, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Bariatric and General Surgery
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

 

Kenneth G. MacDonald, Jr., MD
Physicians East
Greenville, North Carolina

 

Corrigan McBride, MD
Director of UNMC Bariatric Surgery
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska

 

John Morton, MD, MPH, MHA
Vice-Chair, Quality and Performance Improvement
Yale New Haven Health System
Division Chief, Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut

 

Ninh T. Nguyen, MD
Chief of Gastrointestinal Division
University of California, Irvine Medical Center
Orange, California

 

Steven E. Nissen MD, MACC
Chief Academic Officer
Heart and Vascular Institute
 Lewis and Patricia Dickey Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine
Cleveland Clinic
Professor of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner School of Medicine
at Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio

 

Jaime Ponce, MD
Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery
CHI Memorial Hospital
Chattanooga, Tennessee

 

Aurora D. Pryor, MD, MBA
MISS Foregut Program Co-Director
President, SAGES
Professor of Surgery
Professor & Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs
Chief, Division of Bariatric
Foregut & Advanced GI Surgery
Stony Brook Medicine
Stony Brook, New York

 

 

James C. “Butch” Rosser, Jr. MD
Clinical Professor of Surgery
University of Central Florida
Clinical Professor of Surgery
Jacob School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at University of Buffalo
Orlando, Florida

 

Scott A. Shikora, MD
Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Director
Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

 

     
 

 

 

 

 

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