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Surgery

Title:

Assistant Professor of Surgery
City of Hope National Medical Center

Specialty:
Lectures:

Breast Surgery

State: CA
Title:

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

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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:

Professor and Chief,
Division of Neurosurgery
Director, Brain Tumor Program
City of Hope National Medical Center

Lectures:

Brain Tumors
Pituitary Tumors in the Primary Care Setting

Biography: Behnam Badie, M.D., an expert in the field of surgical neuro-oncology, is the director of the Brain Tumor Program and the Division of Neurosurgery at the City of Hope National Medical Center. Dr. Badie has special interest in the treatment of skull base tumors, acoustic neuromas, pituitary tumors, meningiomas and other nervous system tumors. His clinical research is in the development of minimally invasive techniques for treatment of both benign and malignant brain tumor. Dr. Badie earned his medical degree and completed an internship and residency at the University of California Los Angeles. Prior to joining the Department of Neurosurgery, Dr. Badie was an Associate Professor and vice-chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Wisconsin in Madison where he also served as the director of the Comprehensive Brain Tumor Program. Dr. Badies research interests focus on brain tumor immunology. More specifically, his research team is attempting to develop novel immunotherapy approaches for malignant brain tumors through the activation of microglia and macrophages using nanoparticles. This research is currently funded by the NCI and other organizations. Dr. Badie has published more than 140 articles, book chapters and abstracts in peer-reviewed journal. He is an active member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Society of Neuro-oncology, and others.
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, Cord Blood Transplant Program, Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
City of Hope National Medical Center

Lectures:

Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant for Patients without Matched Related Donors
Role of Cord Blood Transplantation in Adults with Hematologic Malignancies
When to Refer Patients for Stem Cell Transplants for Hematologic Malignancies?
Post-Transplant Care and Complications Following Stem Cell Transplant

State: CA
Title:

Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery
Division of Urogynecology and Gynecologic Oncology
City of Hope National Medical Center

Lectures:

Treatment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Treatment of Bladder and Fecal Incontinence
Complex Pelvic Floor Reconstructive Surgery

Biography: Christopher P. Chung, M.D., is an assistant clinical professor in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology Surgery. Recruited from Scott White Healthcare and Texas A&M Health Sciences Center, College of Medicine in Temple, TX, Dr. Chung is a highly specialized expert in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery to patients with challenging gynecological cancers, and to others as well, with pelvic floor disorders. Dr. Chung is available to help out patients in Duarte, and in our community sites as well.
State: CA
Title:

Assistant Professor of Surgery
City of Hope National Medical Center

Specialty: ,
Lectures:

Management of the Inflamed Breast
Breast Cancer Update
Evaluation of US Task Force Mammogram Screening Guidelines
Breast Cancer Treatment: What are the Options?

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:

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Gynecologic Oncology
City of Hope National Medical Center

Lectures:

Update on Gynecology Oncology
Cervical Cancer

Biography: Dr. Han received his medical degree from University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, and then went on to receive his Ph.D. in Cell Physiology and Molecular Biophysics from the same institution. He completed his Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at Brown University, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI and then completed his Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship at the University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA. Dr. Han is a member of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He has received specialized training in robotic surgical techniques.
State: CA