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Regional Societies


General surgery residents are invited to participate in colorectal surgery meetings in their geographic area. Please call the contact person below for additional information.   Learn more about Regional Society Awards with the link to the left.

Canadian Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons 

 

Dr. Terry Phang, President

Dept. Surgery, St. Paul’s Hospital

1081 Burrard St.

Vancouver, BC  V6Z 1Y6 Canada

 

Dr. Paul Johnson, Vice President

Centennial Bldg., #8-025

1278 Tower Rd.

Halifax, NS  B3H 2Y9 Canada

 

Dr. Anthony MacLean, Sect’y-Treas.

University of Calgary

Foothills Medical Ctr., Dept. of Surgery

1403 28th St. NW

Calgary, AB  T2N 2T9 Canada

 

Contact person:

Jasmin Lidington, Exec. Director
Phone: (613) 882-6510
Email:
jlidington@cscrs.ca

 

 

Meeting dates/locations:    

 

Residents invited to attend: Yes

 

Residents invited to present: Yes

 

Abstract forms available: Yes

 

Abstract due date:

 

Resident competition: Yes

Chesapeake Colorectal Society 

 

Dr. Jonathan Efron, President

Johns Hopkins University

Dept of Surgery, Blalock 656

600 N. Wolfe St.

Baltimore, MD  21287

 

Dr. Anjal Kumar, Sect’y-Treas.

Washington Hospital Center

106 Irving St. NW  #2100 N

Washington, DC  20010

 

Contact persons:

Jonathan Efron, MD

Email: jefron@jhmi.edu

Kristin Brandenburg

Email: chesapeakecolorectalsociety@gmail.com

 

Website:  www.chesapeakecolorectalsociety.org

 

 

Meeting dates/locations:     

 

Residents invited to attend:

 

Residents invited to present:

 

Abstract forms available:

 

Abstract due date:

 

Resident competition:

Chicago Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons 

 

Dr. Konstantin Umanskiy, President

University of Chicago

5841 S. Maryland Ave, MC 5095

Chicago, IL 60637-7470 

 

Dr. Jennifer Blumetti, Vice President

Stroger Hospital of Cook County

1900 W. Polk St., Rm. 406

Chicago, IL  60612

 

Dr. James Gianfrancisco, Treas.

9050 W. 81st St.

Justice, IL 60458

 

Dr. Mark Singer, Recording Sect’y

 

Contact person:

Lainie Parse
Phone: (708) 594-3500 x1012
Email:
cscrsurgeons@gmail.com

 

 

Meeting dates/locations: 

 

Residents invited to attend: Yes

 

Residents invited to present: Yes

 

Abstract forms available:  No

 

Abstract due date: TBD

 

Resident competition: Yes

Michigan Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons 

 

Dr. Jon M. Hain, President

595 Barclay Circle, #A

Rochester Hills, MI 48307

   

Dr. Rebecca Hoedema, Sect’y-Treas.

Ferguson Clinic/MMPC

4100 Lake Drive, #205

Grand Rapids, MI 49546

 

Dr. Mark W. Mattingly, Past Pres.

Colon & Rectal Surgery of Genesee County

G-4007 W. Court St., #E

Flint, MI  48532

 

Contact person: 

Chris Merkel, Exec. Assistant
Phone: (734) 282-9400
Email:
cmerkelck@abcrs.org  

 

 

 

Meeting dates/locations:

 

Residents invited to attend: Yes

 

Residents invited to present: Yes

 

Abstract forms available: No

 

Abstract due date:

 

Resident competition: Yes

Midwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons 

 

 

Dr. Clifford Simmang, President
Texas Colorectal Surgeons
7777 Forest Lane, #A-321
Dallas, TX 75320-0001

 

Dr. Kenneth Blake, Vice Pres.

SurgOne, P.C.
10103 Ridgegate Pkwy., Ste. 208
Lone Tree, CO 80124-5525

 

Dr. Garnet Blatchford, Treas.
Colon & Rectal Surgery, Inc.
9850 Nicholas St., #100
Omaha, NE  68114

 

Contact person:

Jessica Quick
Phone: (402) 392-6442

Email: jessica.quick@colonrectalsurgeons.com

 

 

 

Meeting dates/locations:

Invited to attend: Yes

 

Invited to present: Yes

 

Abstract forms available: No

 

Abstract due date:

 

Resident competition: No

New England Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons 

 

Dr. Paul Shellito, President
Massachusetts General Hospital, Dept. of Colon & Rectal Surgery
15 Parkman St., #WAC 460
Boston, MA 02114-3117

 

Dr. Timothy Counihan, Vice Pres.

Berkshire Medical Center

725 North St.

Pittsfield, MA  01201-4109
 
Dr. Steven Schechter, Sect’y-Treas.
Rhode Island Colorectal Clinic, LLC
334 East Ave.
Pawtucket, RI 02860

 

Contact person:

Tina Blais-Armell
Phone: (802) 847-2194  8 AM – 4:30 PM EST

Email: Tina.Blais-Armell@vtmednet.org

 

 

Meeting dates/locations:

 

Residents invited to attend: Yes

 

Residents invited to present: Yes

 

Abstract forms available: Yes

 

Abstract due date:

 

Resident competition: Yes

New Jersey Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons 

 

Dr. Craig Rezac, President

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Dept. of Surgery, Clincal Academic Bldg.

125 Paterson St., Ste. 4100

New Brunswick, NJ  08901-1962

 

Dr. Neil Maloney Patel, Secretary

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

1 Robert Wood Johnson Pl.

P.O. Box 19, MEB 448

New Brunswick, NJ  08901

 

Contact person:

Craig Rezac, MD

Phone: (732) 235-7920 or

Pam (secretary) (732) 235-7867

Email: rezaccr@rwjms.rutgers.edu

 

 

Meeting dates/locations:  

 

Residents invited to attend: Yes

 

Residents invited to present: Yes

 

Abstract forms available: Yes,

Abstract due date: 

 

Resident competition: Yes

New York Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons 

 

Dr. Bradley G. Bute, President
Advanced Colon & Rectal Surgery, LLC
510 Broadhollow Rd., #307
Melville, NY 11747 

 

Dr. Alex J. Ky, Vice Pres.
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

Dept. of Surgery
One Gustave L. Levy Place, Box 1259
New York, NY 10029-6574

 

Roberto Bergamaschi, MD, PhD, Sect’y-Treas.

Stony Brook University Medical Center

HSC Level 18, Room 046B

Stony Brook, NY 11794
 

Contact person:

Liz Reisman
Phone: (212) 241-3547

Email: nyscrs.sec.treas@gmail.com 

 

Meeting dates/locations:

 

Residents invited to attend:  Yes

 

Residents invited to present: Yes, January and March

 

Abstract forms available: No

 

Abstract due date:

 

Resident competition: Yes

 

Niagara Frontier Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons 

 

Dr. Joseph Leberer, President

Maple Office Park

4955 N. Bailey Ave.

Amherst, NY 14226-1206

 

Dr. Bashir Attuwaybi, Sect’y-Treas.

Buffalo Medical Group

295 Essjay Rd.

Williamsville, NY 14221

 

Contact person:

Rebecca Bullington
Phone: (716) 834-4237
Email:
rbullington@buffalomedicalgroup.com

 

 

Meeting dates/locations: 
Every third Wednesday of the month

at various locations

 

Residents invited to attend: Yes

 

Residents invited to present: Yes

 

Abstract forms available: No

 

Abstract due date:

 

Resident competition: No
 

Northeastern Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons 

 

Dr. John H. Marks, President

Lankenau Hospital
Lankenau MOB West, Suite 330
100 E. Lancaster Ave.
Wynnewood, PA 19096

Phone: (484) 476-6463

Email: MCRSF@mlhs.org

 

 

 

Meeting dates/locations: 

 

Residents invited to attend:

 

Residents invited to present:

 

Abstract forms available:

 

Abstract due date:

 

Resident competition:


 

Northern California Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons 

 

Dr. Jeffrey Sternberg, President
3838 California, Ste. 616
San Francisco, CA 94118

 

Dr. Ran Kim, Vice President
Bay Area Colon & Rectal Surgeons
365 Lennon Lane, Ste. 290
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

 

Dr. T. Philip Chung, Sect’y-Treas.
3838 California, Suite 616

San Francisco, CA 94118

 

Contact person:

T. Philip Chung, MD
Phone:  (415) 668-0411

Email: NCSCRS@gmail.com


 

 

Meeting dates/locations: Quarterly

Meetings, San Francisco, dates TBD

 

Residents invited to attend:

 

Residents Invited to present:

 

Abstract forms available:

 

Abstract due date: 

 

Resident competition:

Northwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons 

 

Dr. Joseph Matthews, President

2 Governors Lane, #A

Chico, CA 95926

 

Dr. Scott Browning, Pres-Elect
NW Center for Colorectal Health, LLC
9155 SW Barnes Rd., Ste. 211
Portland, OR 97225


Dr. Johnny Green, Past Pres.
Idaho Surgical Associates
1072 N. Liberty St., Ste. 201
Boise, ID 83704

 

Dr. Megan Cavanaugh, Sect’y-Treas.

Northwest Center for Colorectal Health

9155 SW Barnes Rd., #231

Portland, OR  97225

 

Contact person:

Sue Lentz, Administrator
Phone: (425) 354-3230

Email: sclentz@aol.com


 

 

Meeting dates/locations: 

 

Residents Invited to attend: Yes

 

Residents Invited to present: Yes

 

Abstract forms available: Yes – Form,

due dates, etc. avail. on

website http://nwscrs.org

 

Abstract due date:

 

Resident competition: Yes

Ohio Valley Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons 

 

Dr. Mark Lindsey, President

Colon & Rectal Surgery, Inc.

5965 E. Broad St., #250

Columbus, OH 43213

 

Dr. Frederick Lane, Past Pres.

5255 E. Stop 11 Rd., #430

Indianapolis, IN 46237

 

Dr. Alan Harzman, Sect’y-Treas.

N717 Doan Hall

410 W. 10th Ave.

Columbus, OH  43210

 

Contact person:

Sue Miller, Executive Secretary
Phone: (614) 886-0113

Email: ovscrs@sbcglobal.net

 


 

 

Meeting dates/locations:

 

Residents invited to attend: Yes

 

Residents invited to present: Yes

 

Abstract forms available: No

 

Abstract due date:

 

Resident competition: Yes

Pennsylvania Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons 

 

Dr. John Marks, President

Lankenau Hospital

Lankenau MOB West, Ste. 330

100 E. Lancaster Ave.

Wynnewood, PA 19096

 

Dr. Philip Kondylis, Past Pres.

Colorectal Physicians & Surgeons of Pennsylvania

145 W. 23rd St., Ste. 201

Erie, PA 16502-2858

 

Dr. Kirsten Bass Wilkins, Pres-Elect

Associated Colon & Rectal Surgeons

3900 Park Ave., Ste. 101

Edison, NJ 08820

 

Dr. Steven Fassler, Vice Pres.

Colon & Rectal Assoc. Ltd.

1235 Old York Rd., Ste. G20

Abington, PA 19001

 

Dr. Mark Zebley, Treas.

Colon & Rectal Assoc. Lte.

1235 Old York Rd., Ste. G20

Abington, PA  19001

 

Dr. Robert Sinnott, Sect’y

Colon-Rectal Surgery Assoc.

1255 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., #3900

Allentown, PA 18103

 

Contact person:

Robert Sinnott, DO
Phone: (610) 402-1095

Email: robert_j. sinnott@lvh.com 


 

 

Meeting dates/locations:  

 

Residents invited to attend: Yes

 

Residents invited to present: Yes

 

Abstract forms available:

 

Abstract due date: 

 

Resident competition: No

Piedmont Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons 

 

Dr. Charles Whitlow, President

1514 Jefferson Hwy.

New Orleans, LA 70121  

 

Dr. James W. Fleshman, Past Pres.

Baylor University Medical Center

3500 Gaston Avenue

Dallas, TX  75246

 

Dr. F. Brooks Hodnette, Jr., Vice Pres.

The Surgery Group

4012 N. 9th Ave.

Pensacola, FL  32503

 

Dr. Richard G. Saleeby, Jr., Sect’y-Treas.

3814 Browning Place, #100

Raleigh, NC 27609

 

Contact person:

Kristin Tschirn
Phone: (504) 842-6596

Email: ktschirn@ochsner.org

 

 

 

Meeting dates/locations: 

 

Residents invited to attend: Yes

 

Residents invited to present: Yes

 

Abstract forms available: No

 

Abstract due date:

 

Resident competition: No

St. Louis Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons 

 

Dr. Matthew Mutch, President

660 South Euclid Ave., Box 8109

St. Louis, MO 63110

 

Dr. Lawrence Mendelow, Sect’y-Treas.

Suburban Surgical Associates

555 N. New Ballas Rd., #265

St. Louis, MO 63141-6886

 

Contact person:

Lawrence Mendelow, MD
Phone: (314) 991-4644

Email: lmendelow@sbcglobal.net


 

 

Meeting dates/locations: Quarterly

Journal Club format

 

Residents invited to attend:

 

Residents invited to present:

 

Abstract forms available:

 

Abstract due date:

 

Resident competition:

Southeast Virginia Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons 

 

Dr. Emily Rivet, President
5838 Harbour View Blvd., Ste. 240
Suffolk, VA 23435 

 

Contact person:

Etelka Davis
Phone: (757) 541-1981

Email: etelka_davis@bshsi.org

 

Meeting dates/locations: Quarterly – TBA

 

Residents invited to attend: Yes

 

Residents invited to present: Yes

 

Abstract forms available: No

 

Abstract due date:

 

Resident competition: No
 

Southern California Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons 

 

Dr.  Beth A. Moore, President

8737 Beverly Blvd., #402

Los Angeles, CA 90048

 

Dr. Eiman Firoozmand, Vice Pres.

Los Angeles Colon & Rectal Associates          

9400 Brighton Way, #307

Beverly Hills, CA 90210

 

Dr. Glenn Ault, Sect’y-Treas.

University of Southern California

Div. of Colorectal Surgery

1441 Eastlake Ave., Ste. 7418

Los Angeles, CA 90033

 

Contact person:

Glenn Ault, MD
Phone: (323) 442-4093

Email: ault@med.usc.edu

 

 

Meeting dates/locations: 

Quarterly meetings

Sept., Dec., Feb & May

 

Residents invited to attend: Yes

 

Residents invited to present: No

 

Abstract forms available: No

 

Abstract due date:

 

Resident competition: No

Texas Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons 

 

Dr. Warren Lichliter, President

North Texas Colon & Rectal Assocs. PA

3409 Worth St., #600

Dallas, TX  75246-2042

 

Dr. H. Randolph Bailey, Sect'y-Treas.

Colon & Rectal Clinic          

Smith Tower, #2307

6550 Fannin St.

Houston, TX 77030-2723

 

Contact person:

Beth Bailey
Phone: (214) 818-6496

Email: beth.bailey@baylorhealth.edu

 

 

Meeting dates/locations: 

 

Residents invited to attend: Yes

 

Residents invited to present: Yes

 

Abstract forms available: No

 

Abstract due date:

 

Resident competition: Yes