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

Chesapeake Colorectal Society

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. Lynda Dougherty, President Annual Scientific Meeting
Fairfax Colon and Rectal Surgery April 21, 2018
2710 Prosperity Avenue Marriot Waterfront Hotel
Suite 200 80 Compromise Street
Fairfax, VA 22031 Annapolis, MD 21401
  7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dr. Mohammad Bayasi, Vice President  
Medstar Georgetown University Hospital Residents invited to attend: Yes
3800 Reservoir Road NW Residents invited to present: Yes
4th Floor, PHC Building  Abstract forms available: Yes
Washington, DC 20007 Abstract due date: TBD
  Resident competition: Yes
Dr. Jennifer McQuade, Treasurer  
Virginia Hospital Center  
1625 North George Mason Drive, Suite 454  
Arlington, VA 22205  
   
Contact Person:  
Hillary Scott Murray, RN  
Phone: (443) 857-8893  
Email: chesapeakecolorectalsociety@gmail.com  
Website: www.chesapeakecolorectalsociety.org  
   

Chicago Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. Bruce Orkin, President March 17, 2018
175 East Delaware, #8207 The 6th Annual Chicago Colorectal Symposium 
Chicago, IL 60611 Loews Hotel Chicago
   
Dr. Dana Hayden, Vice President April 20, 2018
1725 West Harrison Street, #1138 CSCRS Resident Research Competition
Chicago, IL 60612  
  May 21, 2018
Dr. James Gianfrancisco, Secretary-Treasurer CSCRS Dinner
9050 West 81st Street Nashville, TN during the 2018 ASCRS Annual Scientific Meeting
Justice, IL 60458  
  Residents invited to attend: Yes
Dr. Jacqueline Harrison, Secretary Residents invited to present: Yes
1900 West Polk Street, #404 Abstract forms available: Yes
Chicago, IL 60612 Abstract due date: April 1, 2018
  Resident competition: Yes
Contact person:  
Ethel Seltzer  
Phone: (240) 277-8445  
Email: cscrsurgeons@gmail.com  
   

Michigan Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. Nadav Dujovny, President Residents invited to attend: Yes
Ferguson Clinic Residents invited to present: Yes
Department of Colon & Rectal Surgery Abstract forms available: No
4100 Lake Drive SE, Suite 205 Abstract due date: N/A
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 Resident competition: Yes
   
Dr. Kenneth Bark, President-Elect  
Colon Rectal Specialists  
595 Barclay Circle, Suite A  
Rochester Hills, MI 48307  
   
Dr. Edwin Itenberg, Secretary-Treasurer  
44555 Woodward Avenue, Suite 501  
Pontiac, MI 48341  
   
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 The Midwest Society Meeting
Colon & Rectal Surgery, Inc. March 7-9, 2018
9850 Nicholas Street, Suite 100  Whistler, BC
Omaha, NE 68114  
  Residents invited to attend: Yes
Dr. Alan Thorson, Vice President Residents invited to present: Yes
Colon & Rectal Surgery Inc. Abstract forms available: No
9850 Nicholas Street, Suite 100 Abstract due date: N/A
Omaha, NE 68114 Resident competition: No
   
Dr. Charles A. Ternent, Sect’y.-Treas.  
Colon & Rectal Surgery, Inc.  
9850 Nicholas Street Suite 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 June 1-2, 2018
VA Medical Center  Woodstock Inn & Resort
White River Junction, VT 05009 Woodstock, VT
   
Dr. Steven Schechter, Vice President May 18-19, 2019
University Surgical Associates TBA New Hampshire
208 Collyer Street  
Providence, RI 2904 May 16-17, 2020
  Stage Neck Inn
Dr. Gino Trevisani, Sect’y.-Treas. York, ME
UVM Medical Center  
Dept. of Surgery Residents invited to attend: Yes
111 Colchester Avenue, Mailstop 320FL4 Residents invited to present: Yes
Burlington, VT 05401 Abstract forms available: Yes 
  Abstract due date: march 5, 2018
Dr. Jason Hall, Program Director Resident competition: Yes
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  
Website: www.nescrs.org   

New Jersey Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. Glenn Parker, President Residents invited to attend: Yes
Atlantic Surgical Group Residents invited to present: Yes
255 Monmouth Road Abstract forms available: No, form guidelines TBD
Oakhurst, NJ 07755 Abstract forms available: No, form guidelines TBD
  Abstract due date: Interesting Case Night: October 19, 2017 11:59 PM EST
Dr. Andrea Zimmern, Secretary Resident competition: Yes - Residents' Night: February 8, 2018 11:59 PM EST
Trinitas Regional Cancer Center  
225 Williamson Street  
Elizabeth, NJ 07202  
   
Contact person:  
Dr. Nell Maloney Patel  
Phone: 732-235-7867  
Email: malonene@rutgers.edu  
   

New York Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. Roberto Bergamaschi, President January 18, 2018
Westchester Medical Center President's Night: Dr. Guy Orangio
19 Bradhurst Avenue Upper Story by Charlie Palmer
Hawthorne, NY 10532 6-9 PM 
  RSVP: January 11, 2018
Dr. Brian Harlin, Vice President  
Colon & Rectal Surgery of Manhattan March 8, 2018
251 East 33rd Street, 3rd Floor Residents' Night: Invited moderator: Dr. Feza Remzi
New York, NY 10016 The Cornell Club
  6-9 PM 
Dr. T. Cristina Sardinha, Sec'y.-Treas. RSVP: March 1, 2018
Progressive Surgical Care  
3003 New Hyde Park Road, Suite 309 Residents invited to attend: Yes
New Hyde Park, NY 11042 Residents invited to present: Yes
  Abstract forms available: Yes
Contact person: Abstract due dates: February 8, 2018
Dr. T. Cristina Sardinha, Sec'y.-Treas Resident competition: Podium/Poster Awards during March 8th Meeting
Phone: 516-326-2599  
Email: nyscrs.sec.treas@gmail.com  
Website: http://nyscrs.org  
   
   

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:  
Dr. Joseph Leberer, President  
Phone: (716) 834-4237  
Email: jleberer@buffalomedicalgroup.com  

 

 

Northern California Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

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

Northwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. David Welling, President July 25-28, 2018
Uniformed Serv. Univ. of Hlth Sciences Annual Meeting 
4301 Jones Bridge Road Tenaya Lodge Yosemite, CA 
Bethesda, MD 20814-4799  
   
Dr. Scott Browning, Past President Residents invited to attend: Yes
NW Center for Colorectal Health, LLC Residents Invited to present: Yes
9155 SW Barnes Road, Ste. 211 Abstract forms available: Yes
Portland, OR 97225 Abstract due date: TBD
  Resident competition: Yes
Dr. Amir Bastawrous, President-Elect  
Swedish Colon and Rectal Clinic  
1101 Madison Street, Suite 510  
Seattle, WA 98104-1320  
   
Dr. Megan Cavanaugh, Sect'y.-Treas.  
Northwest Center for Colorectal Health  
9155 SW Barnes Rd., #231  
Portland, OR 97225  
   
Contact person:  
Susan 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. Dipen Maun, President March 16-17, 2018
Indiana University School of Medicine Annual Meeting
1215 Hadley Road Indianapolis, IN
Suite 201  
Mooresville, IN 46158  
  Residents invited to attend: Yes
Dr. William Cirocco, Sect’y-Treas. Residents invited to present: Yes
The Ohio State University Abstract forms available: Yes
Wexner Medical Center Abstract due date: TBD
410 W. 10th Ave., N711 Doan Hall Resident competition: Yes
Columbus, OH 43210-1228  
   
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 Winter 2018 Meeting
Colon & Rectal Associates, Ltd. January 12, 2018
1235 Old York Road, Suite G20 6:30-10:00 PM
Abington, PA 19001 Union League of Philadelphia
   
Dr. Kirsten Wilkins, Past President Spring 2018 Meeting
Associated Colon & Rectal Surgeons April 20, 2018
3900 Park Avenue, Suite 101 6:30-10:00 PM 
Edison, NJ 08820 Union League of Philadelphia
   
Dr. Robert Sinnott, President-Elect Residents invited to attend: Yes
Colon-Rectal Surgery Associates Residents invited to present: Yes
1255 South Cedar Crest Boulevard, #3900 Abstract forms available: No
Allentown, PA 18103 Abstract due date: TBD
  Resident competition: Yes
Dr. Mark Zebley, Vice President  
Colon & Rectal Associates, Ltd.  
1235 Old York Road, Suite G20  
Abington, PA 19001  
   
Dr. Howard Ross, Secretary  
Temple University School of Medicine  
3401 North Broad Street  
Philadelphia, PA 19140  
   
Dr. Ben Phillips, Treasurer  
1100 Walnut Street  
MOB 5th Floor  
Philadelphia, PA 19107  
   
Contact person:  
Dr. Howard Ross, Secretary  
Email: howard.ross@tuhs.temple.edu  
Website: www.pascrs.com  
   

Piedmont Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. George Blestel, President March 15-17, 2018
60 Bear Drive Lago Mar
Greenville, SC 29605 Fort Lauderdale, FL
   
Heidi Chua, Vice President August 2018
200 First Street SW Ritz Carlton
Rochester, MN 55905 Amelia Island, FL
   
Dr. Brooks Hodnette Jr., Past President Residents invited to attend: Yes
The Surgery Group Residents invited to present: Yes
4012 North 9th Avenue Abstract forms available: No
Pensacola, FL  32503 Abstract due date: N/A
  Resident competition: No
Dr. Richard G. Saleeby, Jr., Sec'y.-Treas.  
3814 Browning Place  
Raleigh, NC 27609  
   
Contact person:  
Kristin Tschirn  
Phone: (504) 666-3040  
Email: ktschirn@ochsner.org      
Website: www.piedmontscrs.org/   

St. Louis Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. Matthew Mutch, President Quarterly Journal Club format
660 South Euclid Avenue, Box 8109  
St. Louis, MO 63110  
   
Dr. Lawrence Mendelow, Sec'y.-Treas.  
Suburban Surgical Associates  
555 North New Ballas Road, #265  
St. Louis, MO 63141-6886  
   
Contact person:  
Dr. Matthew Mutch, 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 Boulevard  
Suite B-2  
Suffolk, VA 23435  
   
Dr. Chong Lee, President-Elect    
155 Kingsley Lane  
Suite 405  
Norfolk, VA 23505  
   
Dr. Joseph Frenkel, Secretary   
5818 Harbour View Boulevard  
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 Residents invited to attend: Yes
Los Angeles, CA 90033 Residents invited to present: No
Dr. Jeffrey Lake, Vice President Abstract forms available: No
Valley Colorectal Surgeons Abstract due date: N/A
16311 Ventura Boulevard Resident competition: No
Suite 505  
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. Thomas Spencer Skelton, President May 17-18, 2019
Colorectal Surgery Services Hilton Anatole
19288A Stone Oak Parkway Dallas, TX
San Antonio, TX 78258  
   
Dr. H. Randolph Bailey, Sec'y.-Treas. Residents invited to attend: Yes
UT Physicians Colon & Rectal Clinic Residents invited to present: Yes
6550 Fannin Street Abstract forms available: No
Smith Tower, Suite 2307 Abstract due date: March 1, 2019
Houston, TX 77030 Resident competition: Yes
   
Contact person:  
Terri Lynchard  
Phone: (713) 486-4613  
Email: Terri.L.Lynchard@uth.tmc.edu