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Andrew J. Lodge, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
March 29, 2018

Andrew J. Lodge, MD, Receives Duke Presidential Award

We are proud to announce that Andrew J. Lodge, MD , Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, has received a Presidential Award for distinguished service to Duke University. Dr. Lodge is a congenital heart surgeon and has been with Duke for over 15 years as a...Read more
Peter J. Allen, MD, as the new Chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology in the Department of Surgery
March 27, 2018

Duke Surgery Appoints New Chief of Surgical Oncology

The Duke Department of Surgery is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter J. Allen, MD, as the new Chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology in the Department of Surgery and Chief of Surgery for the Duke Cancer Institute (DCI). Dr. Allen comes to Duke from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer...Read more
Risa Gearhart-Serna, a predoctoral student in the lab of Gayathri Devi, PhD
March 23, 2018

Duke Predoctoral Student Receives Environmental Health Scholars Award

Risa Gearhart-Serna, a predoctoral student in the lab of Gayathri Devi, PhD, Associate Professor in Surgical Sciences, has been selected to receive the Duke Environmental Health Scholars (EHS) award for her project "Identifying Aggressive Breast Cancer Outcome Correlations with Environmental...Read more
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March 20, 2018

Welcome New Duke Surgery Residents

We are excited to welcome our new residents to the Department of Surgery. Congratulations to all those who matched with us! Emergency Medicine Residency General Surgery Residency Integrated Thoracic Surgery Residency and Traditional Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency Otolaryngology - Head and Neck...Read more
Dr. John Stewart, Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Advanced Oncologic and Gastrointestinal Surgery and Chief of Surgery, Durham VA Medical Center
February 26, 2018

Dr. John Stewart Elected to American Board of Surgery

John H. Stewart IV, MD, MBA, Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Advanced Oncologic and Gastrointestinal Surgery and Chief of Surgery, Durham VA Medical Center, has been elected to the American Board of Surgery (ABS) for a 6-year term. The ABS serves as the national certifying body for...Read more
Georgia Tomaras, PhD, Professor in Surgery, Division of Surgical Sciences
February 16, 2018

Dr. Georgia Tomaras Elected Fellow in American Academy of Microbiology

Georgia Tomaras, PhD , Professor in Surgery, Division of Surgical Sciences, has been elected to Fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology . Dr. Tomaras was one of 96 new fellows chosen worldwide through a highly selective peer-review process. Fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology...Read more
Breast Cancer Awareness Ribbon with Stethoscope
February 9, 2018

Abstracts from Duke Breast Surgery Team Accepted at SSO Annual Meeting

The Section of Breast Surgery in the Division of Advanced Oncologic and Gastrointestinal Surgery has 5 abstracts accepted for oral or poster presentation at the Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) Annual Meeting next month in Chicago. The abstracts materialized from the Duke Breast Clinical Outcomes...Read more
Dr. Morgan Cox, General Surgery Resident
February 7, 2018

General Surgery Resident to Present at ACS Surgical Simulation Summit

Congratulations to Dr. Morgan Cox , General Surgery Resident, on having her abstract accepted for a presentation at the 2018 Annual Surgical Simulation Summit of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) . Dr. Cox will present her abstract titled “Utilizing Brain Stimulation to Enhance Laparoscopic...Read more

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