Department of Surgery

Endocrine Surgery News

Dr. Kelly McCoy Assumes VAPHS VP of Surgery Role

Dr. Kelly McCoy

 

Congratulations to Kelly L. McCoy, MD, FACS, who assumed the role of VP of Surgery at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Pittsburgh Healthcare System (VAPHS) on November 8, 2020.  Dr. McCoy has 16 years of government service and has worked at VAPHS since 2015. Dr. McCoy has 16 years of government service and has worked at VAPHS since 2015. She is also an Associate Professor of Surgery and member of the Endocrine Surgery Division at the University of Pittsburgh.

 

Thirty-eight Department Surgeons Recognized in Pittsburgh Magazine’s 2020 “Best Doctors” List

Congratulations to Drs. Louis Alarcon, Kelly Austin, Timothy Billiar, Geoff Bond, Sally Carty, Rabih Chaer, Randall Draper, Barbara Gaines, Kevin Garrett, David Geller, George Gittes, Giselle Hamad, Matthew Holtzman, Christopher Hughes, Abhinav Humar, Ronald Johnson, Donald Keenan, Kenneth Lee, Steven Leers, Michel Makaroun, Marcus Malek, George Mazariegos, David Medich, Kevin Mollen, Andrew Peitzman, Joshua Rubin, Harry Sell, Rakesh Sindhi, Michael J.

Award Winners, 2019 Richard L. Simmons Lecture in Surgical Science/Department of Surgery Research Day

Spectators looking at a scientific poster while the poster presenter explains her work.

 

On May 8th, 2019, we held our 17th Annual Research Day and Richard L. Simmons Lecture in Surgical Science. Attendees enjoyed a phenomenal presentation from our guest lecturer, Dr. George Miller from the Department of Surgery at the New York University School of Medicine. His talk was entitled “New Approaches to Pancreatic Cancer Immunotherapy.”

Congratulations to the award winners selected from over 80 abstracts submitted for the scientific program. Each awardee will receive a certificate and a cash prize.

Oral Presentation Award Winners

Forty Department Surgeons Recognized in Pittsburgh Magazine’s 2019 “Best Doctors” List

Congratulations to Drs. Louis Alarcon, Kelly Austin, David Bartlett, Timothy Billiar, Geoff Bond, Sally Carty, Rabih Chaer, Luis De la Torre, Randall Draper, Barbara Gaines, Kevin Garrett, David Geller, George Gittes, Giselle Hamad, Matthew Holtzman, Christopher Hughes, Abhinav Humar, Ronald Johnson, Donald Keenan, Kenneth Lee, Steven Leers, Michel Makaroun, Marcus Malek, George Mazariegos, David Medich, Kevin Mollen, Andrew Peitzman, Douglas Potoka, Joshua Rubin, Harry Sell, Rakesh Sindhi, Michael J.