Southern Symposium


Cork 2013

Professor William R. Jarnagin

Professor William R Jarnagin completed training in general surgery at the University of California, San Francisco in 1996. From 1990-93, he completed a research fellowship at the Liver Center Laboratory at San Francisco General Hospital. From 1996-97, he served as the Hepatobiliary Fellow at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC). Since 1997, he has been an attending surgeon at MSKCC, where he currently serves as Chief of the Hepatopancreatobiliary service and holds the Enid A. Haupt Chair. He is a professor of Surgery at Weill Medical College of Cornell University. From 2006 to 2010, he served the Department of Surgery as Vice Chairman for Surgical Services. His research interests include the pathogenesis of and novel treatment approaches for biliary tract cancer, image guided liver surgery and tumor ablation, and perioperative outcome improvement in HPB surgery. He is the HPB section editor for Annals of Surgical Oncology and serves on the editorial board for the journals Surgery, HPB and European Journal of Surgical Resesarch. He is the immediate past president of the Americas Hepatopancreatobiliary Association. Dr. Jarnagin was born and raised in Boston, MA. He was educated at Dartmouth College (BA in Chemistry, 1982) and Brandeis University (MA in Chemistry, 1984). He received a Doctor of Medicine degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago, IL. He resides in New York City with his wife Laura and daughters Emma and Audrey.

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