Surgical Oncology - Grand Rounds

Below are the list of presenters, their topics and learning objectives. To schedule a Grand Rounds talk, please complete this form.


Whitney Burrows, MD  | Curriculum Vitae
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Surgical Management of Esophageal Cancer

Surgical Management of Thymic Cancer

Surgical Management of Lung Cancer

Shamus Carr, MD | Curriculum Vitae
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Associate Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery

Genetics in Lung Cancer

Minimally Invasive Surgery for Lung Cancer

Minimally Invasive Surgery for Benign and Malignant Esophageal Problems

Joseph Friedberg, MD | Curriculum Vitae
Charles Edward Reid Professor of Surgery
Head, Division of Thoracic Surgery

Lung Sparing Surgery for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

Surgical Management of Benign and Malignant Problems of the Pleural Space

Surgical Management of Complex Thoracic Malignancies

Nader Hanna, MD
Professor of Surgery
Director of Clinical Operations, Division of General and Oncologic Surgery

Evidence-based Management of Gastric Cancer

  • Identify the biological and clinical challenges in management of Gastric Cancer
  • Describe best practice for the diagnosis and staging of Gastric Cancer
  • Discuss the role of neoadjuvant/ adjuvant therapy
  • Become familiar with surgical options for Gastric Cancer


Michael Naslund, MD
Professor of Surgery
Director, Maryland Prostate Center
Head, Division of Urology

Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer Treatment Options: When No Treatment Is Best

Vincent Y. Ng, MD  
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics

Review of Surgical Options for Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors

  • Understand indications for stabilization of metastatic bone lesions
  • Understand principles of treatment for primary bone cancer and soft tissue tumors
  • Understand challenges associated with managing bone and soft tissue tumors   

M. Minaj Siddiqui, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

MRI Fusion Biopsy for Prostate Cancer and Prostate Imaging