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Division of Surgical Oncology & Endocrine Surgery

Kamran Idrees, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Dr. Kamran Idrees’ primary interests are in GI malignancies including, peritoneal surface malignancies, colorectal cancer, gastric cancer, pancreatic tumors, liver tumors (primary and metastatic), gallbladder cancer, cholangiocarcinoma, retroperitoneal sarcomas and gastro-intestinal stromal tumors (GIST). He has extensive experience utilizing minimally invasive techniques (laparascopic and robotic) to treat these malignancies. His research, including an NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award, focuses on colorectal, liver metastases and pancreatic cancer treatments. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery.

Education:
Dr. Idrees received his B.S. and medical degree from The Aga Khan University Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan.

Postdoctoral Training:
He completed his residency in General Surgery from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. During his General Surgery residency, he completed a surgical oncology research fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. He then went on to complete a two-year fellowship in Surgical Oncology at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis.

Dr. Idrees’ CV is available in PDF format.

Review some of Dr. Idrees’ abstracts at PubMed.

Contact:
Division of Surgical Oncology & Endocrine Surgery
2220 Pierce Avenue
Nashville, TN  37232-6860
Phone:  (615) 322-2391
Fax:  (615) 936-6535
email:  kamran.idrees@vanderbilt.edu
 

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