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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 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 Fall Dinner Meeting
Fairfax Colon and Rectal Surgery TBD
2710 Prosperity Avenue  
Suite 200  
Fairfax, VA 22031  
   
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:  
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 October 12, 2018
1725 West Harrison Street, Suite 1138 Case Presentations
Chicago, IL 60612 TBD, Chicago, IL
   
Dr. Jackie Harrison, Vice President March 9, 2019
1900 West Polk Avenue, Suite 404 Chicago Colorectal Symposium
Chicago, IL 60612 TBD, Chicago, IL
   
Dr. Marc Singer, Secretary-Treasurer April 12, 2019 
2160 South First Avenue Annual Research Competition
Maywood, IL 60153 TBD, Chicago
   
Dr. JB Joo, Recording Secretary  June 3, 2019
2040 Ogden Avenue, Suite 115 ASCRS Dinner Meeting
Aurora, IL 60504 TBD, Cleveland, OH
   
Contact person: Residents invited to attend: Yes
Ethel Seltzer Residents invited to present: Yes
Phone: (240) 277-8445 Abstract forms available: Yes
Email: cscrsurgeons@gmail.com Abstract due date: TBD
  Resident competition: Yes
   

Michigan Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. Nadav Dujovny, President October 24, 2019
Ferguson Clinic Sheraton Hotel, Novi, MI
Department of Colon & Rectal Surgery  
4100 Lake Drive SE, Suite 205 Residents invited to attend: Yes
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 Residents invited to present: Yes
  Abstract forms available: No
Dr. Kenneth Bark, President-Elect Abstract due date: N/A
Colon Rectal Specialists Resident Competition: No
595 Barclay Circle, Suite A  
Rochester Hills, MI 48307  
   
Dr. Edwin Itenberg, Secretary-Treasurer  
St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital  
44555 Woodward Avenue, Suite 501  
Pontiac, MI 48341  
   
Contact person:  
Chris Merkel, Executive Assistant  
Phone: (734) 282-9400  
Email: cmerkel@abcrs.org  
Website: http://www.mscrs.org/  
   

Midwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership Meeting Information
Dr. Garnet J. Blatchford, President March 13-15, 2019
Colon & Rectal Surgery, Inc. Midwest Society Meeting
9850 Nicholas Street, Suite 100  TBD Snowmass, CO
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, 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

Leadership  Meeting Information
Dr. Timothy Counihan, President Annual Meeting
VA Medical Center  May 18-19, 2019
White River Junction, VT 05009 Omni Mt. Washington, Bretton Woods, NH
   
Dr. Steven Schechter, Vice President Annual Meeting
University Surgical Associates May 16-17, 2020
208 Collyer Street Stage Neck Inn, York, ME
Providence, RI 2904  
   
Dr. Gino Trevisani, Secretary-Treasurer  
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: TBD
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
Dr. Andrea Zimmern, Secretary Resident competition: Yes - Residents' Night
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 September 6, 2018
Colon & Rectal Surgery of Manhattan 6-9 PM cocktails, dinner and lecture
251 East 33rd Street, 3rd Floor Penn Club: 30 W. 44th St., New York, NY
New York, NY 10016  
  November 15, 2018
Dr. T. Cristina Sardinha, Vice President 6-9 PM cocktails, dinner, case presentation
Progressive Surgical Care Interesting Case Night
3003 New Hyde Park Road, Suite 309 Invited Moderator: Dr. Richard L. Whelan
New Hyde Park, NY 11042  
   
Dr. Feza Remzi, Secretary-Treasurer  
530 First Avenue, Suite 6B  
New York, New York 10016 Residents invited to attend: Yes
  Residents invited to present: Yes
  Abstract forms available: Yes
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 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. 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 Annual Meeting 
Indiana University School of Medicine April 27, 2019
1215 Hadley Road Columbus, Ohio
Suite 201  
Mooresville, IN 46158  
  Residents invited to attend: Yes
Dr. William Cirocco, Secretary-Treasurer Residents invited to present: Yes
The Ohio State University Abstract forms available: N/A
Wexner Medical Center Abstract due date:N/A
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. Joshua Bleier, President Winter 2019 Meeting
University of Pennsylvania TBD
800 Walnut Street  
Philadelphia, PA 19106  
   
Dr. Benjamin Phillips, President-elect Spring 2019 Meeting
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital TBD
1100 Walnut Street  
Philadelphia, PA 19107  
   
Dr. Mark Zebley, Past President Residents invited to attend: Yes
Colon and Rectal Associates, Ltd. Residents invited to present: Yes
1235 Old York Road, Suite G20 Abstract forms available: No
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 August 9-11, 2018
60 Bear Drive Ritz Carlton
Greenville, SC 29605 Amelia Island, FL
   
Dr. Heidi Chua, Vice President March 21-23, 2019
200 First Street SW Charleston Place
Rochester, MN 55905 Charleston, SC
   
  August 10, 2019
Dr. Brooks Hodnette Jr., Past President Ponte Vedra Inn and Club
The Surgery Group Ponte Verda, FL
4012 North 9th Avenue  
Pensacola, FL  32503

Residents invited to Attend: Yes

  Residents invited to present: Yes
Dr. Richard Saleeby, Secretary-Treasurer Abstract forms available: No
3814 Browning Place Resident competition: No
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 Quarterly Meeting
Valley Colorectal Surgeons TBD
16311 Ventura Boulevard  
Suite 505  
Encino, CA 91436  
  Residents invited to attend: Yes
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 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