UC's Department of Surgery has recruited
five faculty members with expertise in oncology, thoracic, transplant
and colorectal surgery.
"Our department invests in the technology
and brainpower necessary to provide the absolute best specialty
surgical care to our patients and our community," says Jeffrey
Matthews, MD, chairman of the department.
The five additions are:
The five surgeons join a staff of nearly 100 clinical and research faculty practicing in 15 divisions.
"We are especially pleased that our new
surgical staff has chosen to complete highly specialized and respected
fellowship programs beyond their general surgical training," says Dr.
Matthews. "This expansion strengthens our existing team and allows us
to provide advanced care to patients with colon, throat, breast and
Drs. O'Brien and Davis perform minimally
invasive surgery to treat disease in the rectum and colon. Dr. Manders
joins UC with extensive expertise in diseases of the breast.
Dr. Starnes specializes in tumors located
in the upper chest cavity. Dr. Tevar's skills center on kidney and