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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 (CSCRS)

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. Anthony MacLean, MD, FRCSC, President  
C/O CSCRS Office, 233 Argyle Avenue  
Suite 300  
Ottawa, ONT K2P 1B8 Canada Residents invited to attend: No
  Residents invited to present: No
Dr. Manoj Raval, MD MSc, FRCSC,  President-Elect/Research Chair Abstract forms available: No
C/O CSCRS Office, 233 Argyle Avenue Abstract due date: N/A
Suite 300 Resident competition: No
Ottawa, ONT K2P 1B8 Canada  
   
Dr. Husein Moloo, Vice President  
C/O CSCRS Office, 233 Argyle Avenue  
Suite 300  
Ottawa, ONT K2P 1B8 Canada  
   
Dr. Stephen Kelly, MD, FRCSC  Secretary  
C/O CSCRS Office, 233 Argyle Avenue  
Suite 300  
Ottawa, ONT K2P 1B8, Canada  
   
Dr. Erin Kennedy, MD, Phd, FRCSC  Member-at-Large/Secretary  
C/O CSCRS Office, 233 Argyle Avenue  
Suite 300  
Ottawa, ONT K2P 1B8, 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 TBD
Fairfax Colon and Rectal Surgery  
2710 Prosperity Avenue  
Suite 200  
Fairfax, VA 22031  
   
Dr. Mohammad Bayasi, Vice President  
Medstar Georgetown University Hospital Residents invited to attend: TBD
3800 Reservoir Road NW Residents invited to present: TBD
4th Floor, PHC Building  Abstract forms available: TBD
Washington, DC 20007 Abstract due date: TBD
  Resident competition: TBD
Dr. Jennifer McQuade, Treasurer  
Virginia Hospital Center  
1625 North George Mason Drive, Suite 454  
Arlington, VA 22205  
   
Contact Person:  
Yodit Yemane, Society Coordinator  
Email: chesapeakecolorectalsociety@gmail.com  
Website: www.chesapeakecolorectalsociety.org  
   

Chicago Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. Dana Hayden, President TBD
1725 West Harrison Street, Suite 1138  
Chicago, IL 60612  
   
Dr. Jackie Harrison, Vice President  
1900 West Polk Avenue, Suite 404  
Chicago, IL 60612  
   
Dr. Marc Singer, Secretary-Treasurer  
2160 South First Avenue  
Maywood, IL 60153  
   
Dr. JB Joo, Recording Secretary   
2040 Ogden Avenue, Suite 115  
Aurora, IL 60504  
   
Contact person: Residents invited to attend: TBD
Ethel Seltzer Residents invited to present: TBD
Phone: (240) 277-8445 Abstract forms available: TBD
Email: cscrsurgeons@gmail.com Abstract due date: TBD
  Resident competition: TBD
   

Michigan Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information

Edwin Itenberg, DO, President

October 22, 2020

St. Joseph Mercy Oakland

Westin Southfield Detroit, Southfield, Michigan

44555 Woodward Ave, Ste. 501  
Pontiac, MI 48341 Residents invited to attend: Yes
  Residents invited to present: Yes
  Abstract forms available: No

Matthew A. Ziegler, MD, President-Elect

Abstract due date: N/A

Oakland Colon/Rectal Associates

Resident Competition: No

1121 Crooks Rd.

 

Royal Oak, MI  48067

 
   

Deepa Taggarshe, MD, Secretary-Treasurer

 

22250 Providence Dr.

 

Southfield, MI  48075

 
   
   
Contact person:  
Jan Wisniewski, Executive Assistant  
Phone: (734) 282-9400  
Email: mscrsadmin@mscrs.org  
Website: http://www.mscrs.org/  
   

Midwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. Garnet J. Blatchford, President TBD
Colon & Rectal Surgery, Inc.  
9850 Nicholas Street, Suite 100   
Omaha, NE 68114  
  Residents invited to attend: TBD
Dr. Alan Thorson, Vice President Residents invited to present: TBD
Colon & Rectal Surgery Inc. Abstract forms available: TBD
9850 Nicholas Street, Suite 100 Abstract due date: TBD
Omaha, NE 68114 Resident competition: TBD
   
Dr. Charles A. Ternent, Secretary-Treasurer  
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 (NESCRS)

Leadership  Meeting Information
Dr. Steven Schechter, President Annual Meeting
208 Collyer Street, Suite 301A May 16-17, 2020
Providence RI Stage Neck Inn, York ME
   
Dr. Gino Trevisani, Vice President  
111 Colchester Avenue  
Burlington, VT 05401 Residents invited to attend: Yes
  Residents invited to present: Yes
Dr. Jason Hall, Secretary-Treasurer Abstract forms available: Yes 
Boston Medical Center Abstract due date: March 2, 2020
820 Harrison Avenue, FGH Building, Room 5017 Resident competition: Yes
Boston, MA  
   
Marcella Bradway, MD  Program Director  
Berkshire Medical Center  
Department of Surgery  
777 North Street, Suite 605  
Pittsfield, MA 01201  
   
Contact person:  
Tina Blais-Armell  
Phone: (802) 847-2194  
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  
Atlantic Surgical Group  
255 Monmouth Road  
Oakhurst, NJ 07755 Residents invited to attend: TBD
  Residents invited to present: TBD
Dr. Andrea Zimmern, Secretary Abstract forms available: TBD
Trinitas Regional Cancer Center  
225 Williamson Street  
Elizabeth, NJ 07202  
   
Contact person:  
Dr. Glenn Parker, President  
Email: eginvest7@aol.com  
   

New York Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. Brian Harlin, President TBD
Colon & Rectal Surgery of Manhattan  
251 East 33rd Street, 3rd Floor  
New York, NY 10016  
   
Dr. T. Cristina Sardinha, Vice President  
Progressive Surgical Care  
3003 New Hyde Park Road, Suite 309  
New Hyde Park, NY 11042  
   
Dr. Feza Remzi, Secretary-Treasurer  
530 First Avenue, Suite 6B  
New York, New York 10016 Residents invited to attend: TBD
  Residents invited to present: TBD
  Abstract forms available: TBD
Contact person: Abstract due dates: TBD
Dr. Feza Remzi, Secretary-Treasurer Resident competition: TBD
Mahir Gachabayov, Administrative Assist.  
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 TBD
Bay Area Colon & Rectal Surgeons  
365 Lennon Lane, Ste. 290 Residents invited to attend: TBD
Walnut Creek, CA 94598 Residents Invited to present: TBD
  Abstract forms available: TBD
Dr. Vanessa Talbott, Vice President Abstract due date: TBD
1580 Valencia, Ste. 607 Resident competition: TBD
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 TBD
4301 Jones Bridge Road  
Bethesda, MD 20814-4799  
   
Dr. Scott Browning, Past President Residents invited to attend: TBD
NW Center for Colorectal Health, LLC Residents Invited to present: TBD
9155 SW Barnes Road, Ste. 211 Abstract forms available: TBD
Portland, OR 97225 Abstract due date: TBD
  Resident competition: TBD
Dr. Amir Bastawrous, President-Elect  
Swedish Colon and Rectal Clinic  
1101 Madison Street, Suite 510  
Seattle, WA 98104-1320  
   
Dr. Scott Nelson, Secretary-Treasurer  
Asante Surgical Partners  
537 Union Avenue, Floor 2  
Grants Pass, OR 97527  
   
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 TBD
Indiana University School of Medicine  
1215 Hadley Road  
Suite 201  
Mooresville, IN 46158  
  Residents invited to attend: TBD
Dr. William Cirocco, Secretary-Treasurer Residents invited to present: TBD
The Ohio State University Abstract forms available: TBD
Wexner Medical Center Abstract due date: TBD
410 W. 10th Ave., N711 Doan Hall Resident competition: TBD
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. Joshua Bleier, President Winter 2019 Meeting
University of Pennsylvania TBD
800 Walnut Street  
Philadelphia, PA 19106  
   
Dr. Benjamin Phillips, President-elect  
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital  
1100 Walnut Street  
Philadelphia, PA 19107  
   
Dr. Mark Zebley, Past President Residents invited to attend: TBD
Colon and Rectal Associates, Ltd. Residents invited to present: TBD
1235 Old York Road, Suite G20 Abstract forms available: TBD
Abington, PA 19001 Abstract due date: TBD
  Resident competition: Yes
Dr. Matthew Philp, Secretary   
Colon & Rectal Associates, Ltd.  
1235 Old York Road, Suite G20  
Abington, PA 19001  
   
Dr. Skandan Shanmugan, Treasurer  
University of Pennsylvania  
800 Walnut Street  
Philadelphia, PA 19106  
   
   
Contact person:  
Dr. Matthew Philp, Secretary  
Email: matthew.philp@tuhs.temple.edu  
Website: www.pascrs.com  
   

Piedmont Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. George Blestel, President TBD
60 Bear Drive  
Greenville, SC 29605  
Dr. Heidi Chua, Vice President  
200 First Street SW  
Rochester, MN 55905  
   
Dr. Brooks Hodnette Jr., Past President  
The Surgery Group  
4012 North 9th Avenue  
Pensacola, FL  32503

Residents invited to Attend: TBD

  Residents invited to present: TBD
Dr. Richard Saleeby, Secretary-Treasurer Abstract forms available: TBD
3814 Browning Place Resident competition: TBD
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. Jeffrey Lake, President December 10, 2019
Valley Colorectal Surgeons Dinner Presentation-Mary Kwaan
16311 Ventura Boulevard Palm Restaurant, Los Angeles
Suite 505  
Encino, CA 91436  
  Residents invited to attend: No
Dr. Kyle Cologne, Vice President Residents invited to present: No
University of Southern California Abstract forms available: No
1441 Eastlake Ave. Abstract due date: N/A
Suite 7418 Resident competition: No
Colorectal Surgery  
Los Angeles, CA 90033  
   
Contact person:  
Dr. Karen Zaghiyan, Secretary-Treasurer  
8737 Beverly Boulevard, Suite 101  
Los Angeles, CA 90048  
   
Email: karen.zaghiyan@cshs.org  
Website: www.socalascrs.org  

Texas Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. Thomas Spencer Skelton, President TBD
Colorectal Surgery Services  
19288A Stone Oak Parkway  
San Antonio, TX 78258  
   
Dr. H. Randolph Bailey, Sec'y.-Treas. Residents invited to attend: TBD
UT Physicians Colon & Rectal Clinic Residents invited to present: TBD
6550 Fannin Street Abstract forms available: No
Smith Tower, Suite 2307 Abstract due date: N/A
Houston, TX 77030 Resident competition: TBD
   
Contact person:  
Terri Lynchard  
Phone: (713) 486-4613  
Email: Terri.L.Lynchard@uth.tmc.edu