Dr. Yuman C. Fong, M.D., Director and Professor of Surgery, Professor of Experimental Therapeutics, Director of International Medicine, Oncologist.
On behalf of our Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Giulio Belli, we warmly welcome Prof. Yuman C. Fong from Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California, CA, USA to join our Editorial Board as Associate Editor. Hereby, the editorial staff of OAE extend a warm welcome to Prof. Fong. We firmly believe that with Prof. Fong joining MIS, we will make greater progress in academic quality and bring its international influence to a new height!
Dr. Fong is best known clinically for his extensive work in the field of hepatobiliary surgery –– especially for hepatocellular carcinoma, hepatic metastases from colorectal cancer, gallbladder cancer, and cholangiocarcinoma. He has pioneered many surgical, laparoscopic, robotic and ablative therapies for these cancers that occur in over a million people yearly worldwide. Nationally and internationally, he has also participated in and coordinated many studies aimed at understanding, preventing, and treating these cancers. In particular, he is focused on developing low-cost and minimally invasive treatments for these cancers. In addition, Dr. Fong is an author and innovator, who has developed many new surgical techniques and instruments, and written and edited hundreds of scholarly articles as well as nearly a dozen textbooks.
2014 to present - Professor and Director of Surgery at Duarte, California.
2001 to 2014 - Murray F. Brennan, Director of Surgery, Sloan-Kettering Memorial Cancer Center, New York.
2007 to 2014 - Adjunct Associate Professor of Surgery at Down Town Medical Center, New York.
2000 to 2014 - Professor of Surgery at Weill Cornell University of Medicine.
2000 to 2014 - Full-time faculty member of Sloan-Kettering Memorial Cancer Center.
2006 to 2012 - Deputy Director of Science and Technology Department of Sloan-Kettering Memorial Cancer Center, New York.
2004 to 2008 - Deputy of Science and Technology Department of Sloan-Kettering Memorial Cancer Center, New York Director of Gastric Tumor and Mixed Tumor Services.
1994 to 2000 - Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, Cornell University School of Medicine, New York.
1997 to 2000 - Associate Attending Physician, Memorial Hospital of Cancer and Allogeneic Diseases, New York.
1997 to 2000 - Associate Member, Sloan-Kettering Memorial Cancer Center, New York.
1993 to 1997 - Associate Attending Physician, Memorial Hospital of Cancer and Allogeneic Diseases, New York.
1993 to 1997 - Associate Member, Sloan-Kettering Memorial Cancer Center, New York.
Chair of the Gastrointestinal Organ Site Committee of the ACS Oncology Group
Chair of the recombinant DNA advisory committee of the National Institutes of Health
American Surgical Association
Southern Surgical Association
American Society for Clinical Investigation
Editor in Chief of Molecular Therapy Oncolytics (Nature Publishing)
Honors and Awards:
The James IV Surgical Traveler
The Shipley Award from the Southern Surgical Association
Managing Editor of Mini-invasive Surgery