Steven N. Hochwald, MD, FACS

Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, USA

Dr. Steven Hochwald has been Chief of Gastrointestinal Surgery and Professor of Oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute since August 2012. Prior to this he served as the Edward M. Copeland Professor of Surgical Oncology at the University of Florida, and Chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology at Shands Cancer Center at the University of Florida. He did his residency at the NYU Medical Center Department of Surgery and is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and MD from New York University.

Dr. Hochwald is a member of many professional societies; he serves on the editorial boards of the Open Surgical Oncology Journal, World Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology, International Journal of Surgical Oncology, World Journal of Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, World Journal of Surgical Procedures and Cancer Reports. In addition, he has served on several National Institutes of Health study sections and scientific advisory boards for the American Cancer Society. His research focuses on technical advances in minimally invasive esophageal and GI surgeries and developing new targets and agents for treatment of pancreatic and other GI cancers.