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Regional Society Meetings | ASCRS

General surgery residents are invited to participate in colorectal surgery meetings in their geographic area. Please call the contact person below for additional information.

Canadian Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. Paul Johnson, President September 14-17, 2017, Victoria, BC
1276 South Park St. September 13-16, 2018, St. Johns, 
Room 806 Victoria Bldg. Newfoundland
Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9 Canada  
   
Dr. Anthony MacLean, Vice President Residents invited to attend: Yes
University of Calgary Residents invited to present: Yes
Foothills Medical Ctr., Dept. of Surgery Abstract forms available: Yes
1403 29th St. NW Abstract due date: TBD
Calgary, AB T2N 2T9 Canada Resident competition: Yes
   
Dr. Husein Moloo, Sect’y.-Treas.  
The Ottawa Hospital - Civic Campus  
737 Parkdale Ave.  
3rd Flr - Rm 335  
Ottawa, ON K1Y 1J8 Canada  
   
Contact person:  
Jasmin Lidington, Exec. Director  
Phone: (613) 882-6510  
Email: jlidington@cscrs.ca  
Website: http://cscrs.ca  
   

Chesapeake Colorectal Society

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. James FitzGerald, President May 20, 2017
Washington Hospital Center National Harbor, MD
106 Irving St. NW, Suite 2100N  
Washington, DC 20010  
   
Dr. Jennifer McQuade, Treasurer  
Virginia Hospital Center  
1625 N. George Mason Dr., Ste. 454  
Arlington, VA 22205  
  Residents invited to attend: Yes
Contact Person: Residents invited to present: Yes
Hillary Scott Murray Abstract forms available: Yes
Phone: (443) 857-8893 Abstract due date: January 2017
Email: chesapeakecolorectalsociety@gmail.com Resident competition: Yes
Website: www.chesapeakecolorectalsociety.org  
   

Chicago Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. Marc Singer, President March 18, 2017
NorthShore University Health System Chicago, IL
2650 Ridge Ave.  
Evanston, IL 60201  
  June 2017
Dr. Bruce Orkin, Vice President Seattle, WA
Rush University Medical Center  
1725 W. Harrison Street Residents invited to attend: Yes
Professional Building, #1138 Residents invited to present: Yes
Chicago, IL 60612 Abstract forms available: No
  Abstract due date: TBD
Dr. James Gianfrancisco, Treasurer Resident competition: Yes
9050 W. 81st St.  
Justice, IL 60458  
   
Dr. Dana Hayden, Recording Secretary  
Loyola University Medical Center  
2160 S. First Ave., EMS 110, Room 3293  
Department of General Surgery - Colorectal  
Maywood, IL 60153  
   
Contact person:  
Lainie Parse  
Phone: (708) 594-3513  
Email: cscrsurgeons@gmail.com  
   

Michigan Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. Surya Nalamati, President October 26, 2017    
Henry Ford Hospital Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel 
2799 W. Grand Boulevard Novi, MI
Colon & Rectal Surgery Department  
Detroit, MI 48202  
   
Dr. Nadav Dujovny, President-Elect Residents invited to attend: Yes
Ferguson Clinic Residents invited to present: Yes
Department of Colon & Rectal Sugery Abstract forms available: No
4100 Lake Drive SE, Suite 205 Abstract due date: N/A
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 Resident competition: Yes
   
Kenneth Bark, MD, Sect'y.-Treas.  
Colon Rectal Specialists  
595 Barclay Circle, Suite A  
Rochester Hills, MI 48307  
   
Contact person:  
Chris Merkel, Executive Assistant  
Phone: (734) 282-9400  
Email: cmerkel@abcrs.org  
Website: www.mscrs.org  
   

Midwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. Garnet J. Blatchford, President March 1-3, 2017
Colon & Rectal Surgery, Inc. Big Sky Resort
9850 Nicholas St., #100  Big Sky, Montana
Omaha, Ne 68114  
   
Dr. Kenneth Blake, Vice President Invited to attend: Yes
SurgOne, P.C. Invited to present: Yes
10103 Ridgegate Pkwy., Ste. 208 Abstract forms available: No
Lone Tree, CO 80124-5525 Abstract due date: N/A
  Resident competition: No
Dr. Charles A. Ternent, Treasurer  
Colon & Rectal Surgery, Inc.  
9850 Nicholas St., #100  
Omaha, NE  68114  
   
Contact person:  
Loretta Melicher  
Phone: (402) 392-6447  
Email: loretta@colonrectalsurgeons.com  
   

New England Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. Timothy Counihan, President May 20-21, 2017
VA Medical Center  June 2-3, 2018
White River Junction, VT 05009  
   
Dr. Steven Schechter, Vice President Residents invited to attend: Yes
University Surgical Associates Residents invited to present: Yes
208 Collyer Street Abstract forms available: Yes
Providence, RI 2904 Abstract due date:  April 3, 2017
  Resident competition: Yes
Dr. Gino Trevisani, Sect’y.-Treas.  
UVM Medical Center  
Dept. of Surgery  
111 Colchester Avenue, Mailstop 320FL4  
Burlington, VT 05401  
   
Dr. Jason Hall, Program Director  
Boston Medical Center  
Colon & Rectal Surgery Dept.  
41 Mall Road  
Burlington, MA 01805  
   
Contact person:  
Tina Blais-Armell  
Phone: (802) 847-2194  
(Hours 8:00 am-4:00 pm)  
Email: Tina.Blais-Armell@uvmhealth.org  
   

New Jersey Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. Nell Maloney Patel, President  
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School  
1 Robert Wood Johnson Place  
P.O. Box 19, MEB 448  
New Brunswick, NJ 08901  
   
Dr. Andrea Zimmern, Secretary  
Trinitas Regional Cancer Center  
225 Williamson Street  
Elizabeth, NJ 07202  
  Residents invited to attend: Yes
  Residents invited to present: Yes
Contact person: Abstract forms available: Yes
Nell Maloney Patel, MD Abstract due date: TBD
Phone: 732-235-7867 Resident competition: Yes
Email: malonene@rutgers.edu  
   
   

New York Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Roberto Bergamaschi, MD, President March 9, 2017
Stony Brook University Medical Center Resident's Night
HSC Level 18, Rm 046B TBD
Stony Brook, NY 11794  
   
Brian Harlin, MD, Vice President  
Colon & Rectal Surgery of Manhattan  
251 E. 33rd Street, Suite 2N  
New York, NY 10016  
   
Cristina Sardinha, MD, Sec'y.-Treas.  
Progressive Surgical Care  
3003 New Hyde Park Road Residents invited to attend: Yes
New Hyde Park, NY 11042 Residents invited to present: Yes
  Abstract forms available: Yes
Contact person: Abstract due dates: TBD
Cristina Sardinha, MD, Sec'y.-Treas. Resident competition: No
Phone: 516-326-2599  
Email: nyscrs.sec.treas@gmail.com  
Website: www.nyscr.org/constitution.htm  
   
   

Niagara Frontier Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. Joseph Leberer, President Every third Wednesday of the month
Maple Office Park at various locations
4955 N. Bailey Avenue  
Amherst, NY 14226-1206  
  Residents invited to attend: Yes
Dr. Bashir Attuwaybi, Sect’y.-Treas. Residents invited to present: Yes
Buffalo Medical Group Abstract forms available: No
295 Essjay Road Abstract due date: N/A
Williamsville, NY 14221 Resident competition: No
   
Contact person:  
J. B. Leberer, MD  
Phone: (716) 834-4237  
Email: jleberer@buffalomedicalgroup.com  

 

 

Northern California Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. Jeffrey Sternberg, President No meeting(s) currently planned
3838 California, Suite 616  
San Francisco, CA 94118  
   
Dr. Ran Kim, Vice President  
Bay Area Colon & Rectal Surgeons  
365 Lennon Lane, Ste. 290  
Walnut Creek, CA 94598 Residents invited to attend:  Yes
  Residents Invited to present: No
Dr. Vanessa Talbott, Sect’y.-Treas. Abstract forms available:  No
1580 Valencia, Ste. 607 Abstract due date: N/A
San Francisco, CA 94110 Resident competition: No
   
Contact person:  
Vanessa Talbott, MD, Sect'y.-Treas.  
Email: vtalbott@sfsurgery.com  
   

Northwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. Scott Browning, President July 26-29, 2017
NW Center for Colorectal Health, LLC The Westin Resort & Spa
9155 SW Barnes Road, Ste. 211 Whistler, BC
Portland, OR 97225  
   
Dr. Joseph Matthews, Past President Residents Invited to attend: Yes
2 Governors Lane #A Residents Invited to present: Yes
Chico, CA 95926 Abstract forms available: Yes
  Abstract due date: June 1, 2017
Dr. Megan Cavanaugh, Sect’y.-Treas. Resident competition: Yes
Northwest Center for Colorectal Health  
9155 SW Barnes Rd., #231  
Portland, OR  97225  
   
Contact person:  
Sue Lentz, Administrator  
Phone: (206) 794-9124  
Email: nwscrs@gmail.com  
Website: www.nwscrs.org  
   

Ohio Valley Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. Michael Valente, President March 24-25, 2017
Cleveland Clinic Annual Meeting
Dept. Colon & Rectal Surgery Cleveland, OH
9500 Euclid Ave., Desk A30  
Cleveland, OH  44195  
  Residents invited to attend: Yes
Dr. Dipen Maun, Sect’y-Treas. Residents invited to present: Yes
Kendrick Regional Center Abstract forms available: Yes
for Colon & Rectal Care Abstract due date: TBD
1215 Hadley St., #201 Resident competition: Yes
Mooresville, IN 46158  
   
Contact person:  
Sue Miller, Executive Secretary  
Phone: (614) 886-0113  
Email: ovscrs@sbcglobal.net  
   

Pennsylvania Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. Steven Fassler, President April 21, 2017
Colon & Rectal Assoc. Ltd. Union League of Philadelphia
1235 Old York Rd., Ste. G20 Philadelphia, PA
Abington, PA 19001  
   
Dr. Kirsten Wilkins, Past President  
Associated Colon & Rectal Surgeons  
3900 Park Ave., Ste. 101 Residents invited to attend: Yes
Edison, NJ 08820 Residents invited to present: Yes
  Abstract forms available: No
Dr. Robert Sinnott, President-Elect Abstract due date: TBD
Colon-Rectal Surgery Assocs. Resident competition: Yes
1255 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., #3900  
Allentown, PA 18103  
   
Dr. Mark Zebley, Vice President  
Colon & Rectal Assoc. Ltd.  
1235 Old York Rd., Ste. G20  
Abington, PA 19001  
   
Dr. Howard Ross, Secretary  
Temple University School of Medicine  
3401 N. Broad St.  
Philadelphia, PA 19140  
   
Dr. Ben Phillips, Treasurer  
1100 Walnut Street  
MOB 5th Floor  
Philadelphia, PA 19107  
   
 
Contact person:  
Howard Ross, MD, Secretary  
Email: howard.ross@tuhs.temple.edu  
Website: www.pascrs.com  
   

Piedmont Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. F. Brooks Hodnette Jr., President August 3-5, 2017
The Surgery Group Ponte Vedra Inn & Club
4012 N. 9th Avenue Ponte Vedra, FL
Pensacola, FL  32503  
  March 15-17, 2018
Dr. Charles Whitlow, Past President Lago Mar
1514 Jefferson Highway Fort Lauderdale, FL
New Orleans, LA 70121  
  August 2018
Dr. George Blestel, Vice President Ritz Carlton
60 Bear Drive Amelia Island, FL
Greenville, SC 29605  
  Residents invited to attend: No
  Residents invited to present: No
Dr. Richard G. Saleeby, Jr., Sec'y.-Treas. Abstract forms available: No
3814 Browning Place Abstract due date: N/A
Raleigh, NC 27609 Resident competition: No
   
Contact person:  
Kristin Tschirn  
Phone: (504) 666-3040  
Email: ktschirn@ochsner.org  
   

St. Louis Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. Matthew Mutch, President Quarterly Journal Club format
660 South Euclid Ave., Box 8109  
St. Louis, MO 63110  
   
Dr. Lawrence Mendelow, Sec'y.-Treas.  
Suburban Surgical Associates  
555 N. New Ballas Rd., #265  
St. Louis, MO 63141-6886  
   
Contact person:  
Matthew Mutch, MD, President  
Phone: (314) 454-7204  
Email: mutchm@wustl.edu  
   

Southeast Virginia Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership  Meeting Information
Dr. Philip Kondylis, President  
5818 Harbour View Blvd.  
Suite B-2  
Suffolk, VA 23435  
   
Chong Lee, President-Elect    
155 Kingsley Lane  
Suite 405  
Norfolk, VA 23505  
   
Joseph Frenkel, Secretary   
5818 Harbour View Blvd.  
Suite B-2  
Suffolk, VA 23435  
   

Southern California Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. Glenn Ault, President Meets quarterly
University of Southern California Dates TBD
1441 Eastlake Ave.  
Suite 7418, Div. of Colorectal Surgery  
Los Angeles, CA 90033  
  Residents Invited to Attend: Yes
Dr. Jeffrey Lake, Vice President Residents invited to Present: No
Valley Colorectal Surgeons Abstract forms available: No
16311 Ventura Blvd.  Abstract due date: N/A
Suite 505 Resident competition: No
Encino, CA 91436  
   
Dr. Kyle Cologne, Sec'y.-Treas.  
University of Southern California  
1441 Eastlake Ave.  
Suite 7418  
Colorectal Surgery  
Los Angeles, CA 90033  
   
Contact person:  
Kyle Cologne, MD, Sec'y.-Treas.  
Phone: (323) 865-3690   
Email: kyle.cologne@med.usc.edu  
Website: www.socalascrs.org  

Texas Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. J.R. Cali, President May 5-6, 2017
UT Physicians Colon & Rectal Clinic George R. Brown Convention Center
915 Gessner, Suite 600 Houston, TX
Houston, TX 77024  
   
Dr. H. Randolph Bailey, Sec'y.-Treas. Residents invited to attend: Yes
UT Physicians Colon & Rectal Clinic Residents invited to present: Yes
Smith Tower, #2307 Abstract forms available: No
6550 Fannin Street Abstract due date: February 1, 2017
Houston, TX 77030 Resident competition: Yes
   
Contact person:  
Terri Lynchard  
Phone: (713) 486-4613  
Email: Terri.L.Lynchard@uth.tmc.edu