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Surgery

Title:

Professor of Clinical Surgery
USC Division of Colorectal Surgery
Keck School of Medicine of USC

Specialty:
Lectures:

Colorectal Cancer
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Ulcerative Colitis
Crohns Disease
Diverticulitis
Fecal Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
Constipation
Hemorrhoids
Benign Anorectal Diseases
Prolapse
Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery: Laparoscopic, Robotic, TEMS, TAMIS

Biography: Dr. Andreas M. Kaiser received his Swiss Federal Diploma as a Physician in 1988 and his doctoral degree (M.D.) in 1989 from the University of Zurich. After an internship in surgical pathology, Dr. Kaiser entered the training program in surgery at the University Hospital of Zurich, 1990. He did a two year research fellowship at Harvard Medical School in Boston from 1993-1995, and then finished his surgical training 1995-1998 by passing the qualifying exams of the Swiss Board of General Surgery in 1998.Dr. Kaiser did a fellowship in visceral surgery from 1998-2000 at the University Hospital in Zurich, followed by a fellowship in colorectal surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California in March 2000. Upon completion of his specialty training, Dr. Kaiser accepted in July 2001 the Faculty position of Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery.Dr. Kaiser is FMH board-certified in general surgery and has received the EBSQ board certification in Coloproctology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), and a member of several professional associations to include the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS), the European Association of Coloproctology (EACP), the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT), the Swiss Surgical Society, the Swiss Society for Visceral Surgery, the Massachusetts Medical Society, and the American Medical Association (AMA).
State: CA
Title:

Director of Renal Transplantation
NYU Langone Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Surgery
NYU School of Medicine

Specialty:
Lectures:

Ethics in Transplantation
VCA / Face Transplantation
Long Term Medical Management of Liver Transplant Patients
Kidney Transplantation
Introduction to Clinical Transplantation

Title:

Chief of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
St. Marys Medical Center, San Francisco
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery,
UCSF School of Medicine

Specialty:
Lectures:

Cutting Edge Reconstruction of the Breast after Cancer (DIEP, Self Tissue)
Arm Lymph edema
Hand Surgery and Reconstructive Microsurgery (Free Flaps, Replantation, Toe to Thumb Transfer)
Limb Salvage and Amputation Prevention – Using the Latest Techniques
Wound Healing for Complex Wounds – Pressure Ulcers, Radiation Wounds, Giant Ventral Hernia
Plastic Surgery Procedures – Facelift Rhinoplasty, Breast, Tummy Tuck, Liposuction, Fat Grafting
Advanced Treatment of Varicose and Spider Veins Using EndoVenous Laser Ablation (EVLT)
Asian Eyelid Surgery, Blepharoplasty, Rhinoplasty, Laser Lipolysis and Liposculpture

State: CA
Title:

Director of Breast Surgery
St. Francis Medical Group

Specialty:
Lectures:

Melanoma
Skin Cancer
Sarcoma
Breast Cancer in Different Populations
Breast Cancer: Risk Factors for Women Under 40

State: IN
Title:

Professor of Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

Specialty:
Lectures:

Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes
Role of Biomarkers in Cardiovascular Disease
Understanding and Interpreting Troponin Values
Screening for Cardiovascular Disease
New Anticoagulants for Atrial Fibrillation
Biomarkers in Cardiovascular Disease: A Paradigm for Personalized Medicine?
Lower, Stronger, Faster: Lipid Lowering
Antiplatelet and Antithrombotic Treatments in Acute Coronary Syndromes
Controversies in Antiplatelet Therapy
BNP in Cardiovascular Disease
Improving Outcomes from Acute Myocardial Infarction

State: tx
Title:

Division of Surgical Oncology
Stony Brook University School of Medicine

Specialty:
Lectures:

Radiofrequency Ablation for Liver Cancer
Liver Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Gastric Cancer
GI Cancers
Cancer Epidemiology

Biography: Joseph Kim, M.D., is Associate Professor of Surgical Oncology in the Department of Surgery and specializes in the surgical treatment of liver, pancreas, and stomach cancers.Dr. Kim uses advanced laparoscopic and robotic techniques to perform his operations. This clinical expertise is the foundation for his translational research investigations, which incorporate his skills and knowledge as a Surgical Oncologist into the identification and development of novel targets and therapies for gastrointestinal cancers.Dr. Kim is from Chicago where he attended Northwestern University and Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. He was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, which is a national honor of recognition for academic excellence. He completed General Surgery residency at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Surgical Oncology fellowship training at John Wayne Cancer Institute and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Kim is a member of the Society of Surgical Oncology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Association for Cancer Research, and the American College of Surgeons.
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State: NY
Title:

Clinical Professor of Surgery
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Specialty:
Lectures:

G.I.S.T.
Advances in the Management of Rectal Cancer
Cancer Vaccines
Pancreatic Cancer
Gastric Cancer Management
Minimally Invasive Cancer Surgery
Breast Cancer Survivorship
Evaluation of Breast Lumps in Young Women

Title:

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
UCSF School of Medicine

Specialty:
Lectures:

VTE Prophylaxis
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Carotid Artery Disease
Chronic Venous Insufficiency
Complex Limb Revascularization
Critical Limb Ischemia
Deep Vein Thrombosis
Diabetic Vascular Disease
Dialysis Access
Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
Mesenteric Artery Disease
Peripheral Artery Disease
Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Varicose Veins
Vascular Malformations

State: CA
Title:

Chief, Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Burns and Emergency Surgery
Martin Gluck Professor of Surgery
Medical Director, UMC Trauma Center
Co-Medical Director, Pediatric ICU
Program Director, Acute Care Surgery Fellowship
Program Director, Critical Care Fellowship
Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs
University of Arizona

Specialty:
Lectures:

What is Leadership?
How to Tell Family What They Need to Do
Battlefield Surgery
Handling the Media after a Mass Casualty Disaster
Future of Fluid Resuscitation
Suspended Animation
Dressings that Stop Bleeding

Biography: Dr. Rhee is currently the Chief of Trauma, Critical Care, Burns and Emergency Surgery and is a Professor of Surgery at the University of Arizona. He is also Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs in the Department of Surgery at University of Arizona and holds the Martin Gluck Endowed Chair. Previously, Dr. Rhee held appointments as Director of the Navy Trauma Training Center; Attending Surgeon at Los Angeles County Medical Center; Professor of Surgery at the University of Southern California; and Professor of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS). Academically, Dr. Rhee received a BS in Health Systems Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology (summa cum laude, 1983), a MD from USUHS (1987), a MPH in Health Services from the University of Washington (1995), and a Diploma in the Medical Care of Catastrophes from the Society of Apothecaries of London (1999). He completed his internship in surgery at Balboa Naval Hospital (1987-1988) and his residency in general surgery at the University of California at Irvine (1988-1992). Dr. Rhee also completed a Fellowship in Trauma and Critical Care at the University of Washingtons Harborview Medical Center (1993-1995).Dr. Rhee is a retired US Navy Captain following 24 years of active duty. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Fellow of Critical Care Medicine, as well as a member of the American Surgical Association, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma; Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma; Western Trauma Association; the Society of University Surgeons; the Association for Academic Surgery; the Society of Critical Care; and the Shock Society. He is also a member of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma. He serves on numerous national and university committees, is a member of numerous Editorial Boards. Dr. Rhee has also authored or co-authored over 200 peer reviewed publications and 20 books chapters and books, and is a highly sought after speaker as he has delivered over 500 talks including being invited as the commencement speaker at the University of Arizona in 2012. He is a founding member of the Tactical Combat Casualty Care Committee (TCCC) and also serves on National steering committees and national trauma research committees including the Defense Health Boards Subcommittee on Trauma & Injury and the Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care as well as the Federal Drug Administrations blood products advisory committee, the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortiums protocol review committee and drug safety and monitoring board. His areas of research interest includes hemorrhagic shock, suspended animation for trauma, hemostatic agents, resuscitation immunology and formulation of resuscitation fluids, trauma training, and advanced portable electronic medical devices including ones for communication and documentation.
State: AZ
Title:

Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery
City of Hope National Medical Center

Specialty:
Lectures:

Surgical Site Infection Rates in Laparoscopic Versus Open Colorectal Surgery

State: CA