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Mark W. Arnold, M.D.

Professor of Clinical Surgery; Chief, Division of Colorectal Surgery; Vice Chairman for Surgical Education, Department of Surgery
N-737 Doan Hall
410 West 10th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1228
(614) 293-3230

  • B.A.: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va., 1979
  • M.D.: New York University, New York, N.Y., 1983
  • Specialty Training: Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami Medical Center, Miami, Fla.; Grant Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio
  • Appointment: 1990
  • Specialty Interests: Colon and rectal surgery, colorectal cancer, radioimmunoguided surgery (RIGS), cancer imaging
  • Research Interests: Radioimmunoguided antibodies for diagnosis and treatment of colon and rectal cancers

 


William C. Cirocco, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
N-711 Doan Hall
410 West 10th Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43210-1228
(614) 293-3230

  • B.A.: Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 1981
  • M.D.: Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, 1985
  • Specialty Training: Residency in general surgery, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI, 1990; residency in colon and rectal surgery, St. Vincent Health Center, Erie, PA, 1991
  • Appointment: 2013
  • Specialty Interests: Minimally invasive surgical management of rectal prolapse (Altemeier procedure), sphincter sparing operations for ultra-low rectal cancer (coloanal anastomosis), multidisciplinary neoadjuvant  approach for the management of rectal cancer
  • Research Interests: Outcomes of neoadjuvant therapy to downstage rectal cancer, regionalization of rectal cancer care, outcomes of neoadjuvant therapy for rectal cancer in an elderly patient population

 


Alan E. Harzman, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Director, General Surgery Residency Program
N-717 Doan Hall
410 West 10th Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43210-1228
(614) 293-3230

VIDEO: Dr. Alan Harzman - "Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery"

  • B.S.: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn., 1997
  • M.D.: Washington, University, St. Louis, Mo., 2001
  • Specialty Training: Residency in general surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas; fellowship in colon and rectal surgery, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
  • Appointment: 2007
  • Specialty Interests: Colorectal cancer, minimally invasive treatment of colorectal cancer, laparoscopic colon and rectal surgical procedures, rectal ultrasound
  • Research Interests: Minimally invasive approaches to colorectal disease; laparoscopic surgical training

 


Syed G. Husain, M.B.B.S.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
N-737 Doan Hall
410 West 10th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1228
(614) 293-3230

  • M.B.B.S.: Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Specialty Training: Residency in general surgery, Harlem Hospital Center, New York, N.Y.; fellowship in clinical research, University of Illinois at Chicago; fellowship in minimally invasive surgery, University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y.; fellowship in colorectal surgery, Brown University, Providence, R.I.
  • Appointment: 2008
  • Specialty interests: Minimally invasive treatment of colorectal cancer, laparoscopic surgery for diverticulitis, robotic pelvic floor, rectal prolapsed repair, benign anorectal disease
  • Research Interests: Natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES)

Amber L. Traugott, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
N-729 Doan Hall
410 West 10th Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43210-1228
(614) 293-3230

  • B.S.: University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 2001
  • M.D.: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2006
  • Specialty Training: General surgery residency, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO, 2014; research fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine, 2011 colon and rectal surgery fellowship, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 2015
  • Appointment: 2015
  • Specialty Interests: DaVinci Console robotic surgery, general and colorectal surgery
  • Research Interests: Advanced trauma life support

Jason Weiss, M.D.

2016-2017 Colorectal Surgery Resident

Educational Background
·         Undergraduate: University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
·         M.D.: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA
·         Specialty Training: Residency in General Surgery, Banner Good Samaritan Medical
          Center, Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix, Phoenix Integrated
          Surgical Residency
·         Fellowship Training: Colorectal Research & Anophysiology 7/2015-7/2016
·         Fellowship Training: Colorectal Surgery Fellowship; The Ohio State University Wexner Medical
          Center, Columbus, OH