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Dan German Blazer III, MD

Program Director, Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellowship
Program Director, Hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB) Fellowship
Associate Professor of Surgery
Office: 485 Seeley G.Mudd Bldg., Searle Center, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC Box 3247 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

Education and Training

  • M.D., Duke University, 1999

In the News

Publications

Lazarides, Alexander L., David L. Kerr, Brian Dial, John R. Steele, Whitney O. Lane, Dan G. Blazer, Brian E. Brigman, Sergio Mendoza-Lattes, Melissa E. Erickson, and William C. Eward. “Does facility volume influence survival in patients with primary malignant bone tumors of the vertebral column? A comparative cohort study.” The Spine Journal : Official Journal of the North American Spine Society, March 4, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2020.02.020.

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Farrow, Norma E., Kyle W. Freischlag, Mohamed A. Adam, and Dan G. Blazer. “Impact of minimally invasive gastrectomy on use of and time to adjuvant chemotherapy for gastric adenocarcinoma.” In J Surg Oncol, 121:486–93, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1002/jso.25834.

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Erdem, Suna, Esther Troxler, René Warschkow, Catherine Tsai, Babatunde Yerokun, Bruno Schmied, Christoph Stettler, et al. “Is There a Role for Surgery in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Esophagus? A Contemporary View from the NCDB.” In Ann Surg Oncol, 27:671–80, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-019-07847-1.

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Dial, Brian L., David L. Kerr, Alexander L. Lazarides, Anthony A. Catanzano, Cindy L. Green, Thomas Risoli, Dan G. Blazer, et al. “The Role of Radiotherapy for Chordoma Patients Managed with Surgery: Analysis of the National Cancer Database.” Spine (Phila Pa 1976), February 6, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000003406.

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Landa, K., V. Chandramohan, M. Gonen, J. M. Winter, M. Lidsky, K. Shah, S. Zani, et al. “CD226 Expression is Associated with Increased Survival in Pancreatic Cancer.” In Annals of Surgical Oncology, 27:S128–S128. SPRINGER, 2020.

Scholars@Duke

Moris, D. P., M. Cerullo, D. Nussbaum, and D. G. Blazer. “Textbook Outcomes Among Patients Undergoing Retroperitoneal Sarcoma Resection.” In Annals of Surgical Oncology, 27:S193–94. SPRINGER, 2020.

Scholars@Duke

Kerr, David L., Brian L. Dial, Alexander L. Lazarides, Anthony A. Catanzano, Whitney O. Lane, Dan G. Blazer, Brian E. Brigman, Sergio Mendoza-Lattes, William C. Eward, and Melissa E. Erickson. “Epidemiologic and survival trends in adult primary bone tumors of the spine.” Spine J 19, no. 12 (December 2019): 1941–49. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2019.07.003.

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Elizabeth McCracken, Emily K., Gregory P. Samsa, Deborah A. Fisher, Norma E. Farrow, Karenia Landa, Kevin N. Shah, Dan G. Blazer, and Sabino Zani. “Prognostic significance of primary tumor sidedness in patients undergoing liver resection for metastatic colorectal cancer.” Hpb (Oxford) 21, no. 12 (December 2019): 1667–75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hpb.2019.03.365.

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Schmitz, Robin, Mohamed A. Adam, and Dan G. Blazer. “Overcoming a travel burden to high-volume centers for treatment of retroperitoneal sarcomas is associated with improved survival.” World J Surg Oncol 17, no. 1 (November 4, 2019): 180. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12957-019-1728-z.

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