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Division of General Surgery

Roberta L. Muldoon, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of General Surgery
Colon & Rectal Surgery Center

Dr. Roberta Muldoon is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. She is a member of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. She is also a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Muldoon is trained in both minimally invasive procedures (laparoscopic) and traditional open procedures. Her surgical interest is in all aspects of colon and rectal disease and treatment, particularly colon and rectal cancer, diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy, sphincter reconstruction, and benign anorectal disease.

Dr. Muldoon is Assistant Professor of Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery, in the Division of General Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She is an honors graduate in Biology from Loyola University of Chicago (1985) and received her M.D. degree from the Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois, in 1989. At the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, she completed her surgical residency. She received the Robert M. Bransford, MD award for Outstanding Chief Resident at the completion of her residency. She remained on staff as an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Arkansas with a joint appointment at the John L. McClellan Veterans Hospital until 2003. During that time she was the Director of Surgical Endoscopy at the VA Hospital and Co-Director of Student Surgical Education. She was honored three times with the Red Sash Teaching Award. She completed her colon and rectal fellowship at Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri in 2004.

Research and Publications:
Dr. Muldoon has been involved with national multi-center research projects, and has published articles and reviews. She has presented her work at various national meetings. Review some of her abstracts on PubMed.

Dr. Muldoon’s CV is available in PDF format.

Contact:
Roberta L. Muldoon, M.D.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Department of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
D-5248 MCN
Nashville, TN 37232-2543
Telephone : 615-343-4612
Fax: 615-343-4615
E-mail : colorectalsurgery@vanderbilt.edu

Web: www.vanderbiltcolorectal.com

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