INTRODUCING NEW FACULTY: Gastrointestinal, Hepatobiliary, and Laparoscopic Surgeon (Dr. Kevin T. Watkins) + Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgeon (Dr. Prajoy P. Kadkade) + Plastic Surgeon (Dr. Duc T. Bui) + Vascular Surgeon (Dr. Cheng H. Lo)
We are very pleased to introduce Kevin T. Watkins, MD, who has joined our Division of General Surgery, Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, and Burns as assistant professor of surgery. He comes to Stony Brook from the U.S. Air Force’s Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio, TX, where he was chief of surgical oncology.
Board certified in general surgery, Dr. Watkins’ practice at Stony Brook will include the management of benign and malignant processes of the liver, pancreas, esophagus, and stomach. His practice will emphasize the laparoscopic management of complex gastrointestinal problems, including esophageal, hepatic, gastric, and pancreatic resection, as well as pancreatic drainage for cysts or chronic pancreatitis.
Dr. Watkins received his medical doctorate from the University of Virginia in 1990. He completed his residency training in general surgery at the University of Florida, and fellowship training in surgical oncology and gastrointestinal tumor surgery at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center.
On completing his fellowship in 1998, Dr. Watkins joined the staff of Wilford Hall Medical Center and was appointed chief of surgical oncology the next year. He continues to present novel laparoscopic and general surgical techniques at national meetings.
For consultations/appointments with Dr. Watkins, please call 631-444-7989.
We are very pleased to introduce Prajoy P. Kadkade, MD, who has joined our Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery as assistant professor of surgery. He comes to Stony Brook from New York-Presbyterian Hospital (University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell), where he completed his residency in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.
Dr. Kadkade’s practice at Stony Brook will include management of diseases of the ear, nose and throat; surgical treatment of sinus/rhinologic disease, voice disorders, and obstructive sleep apnea; head and neck cancers; facial trauma/reconstruction.
Dr. Kadkade received a degree in electrical engineering from M.I.T. and his medical doctorate from the University of California, San Francisco in 1998. He completed a post-doctoral research fellowship at Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, a general surgery internship at the University of California, Irvine, and then came to New York City to train in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.
For consultations/appointments with Dr. Kadkade, please call 631-444-4121.
We are very pleased to introduce Duc T. Bui, MD, who has joined our Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as assistant professor of surgery. He comes to Stony Brook from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, where he completed his advanced training in microsurgery and breast reconstruction.
Board certified in surgery, Dr. Bui’s practice at Stony Brook will include general plastic and reconstructive surgery, with an emphasis on breast surgery.
Dr. Bui received his medical doctorate from the Weill Medical College of Cornell University in 1995. He completed his residency training in general surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, and his training in plastic surgery at the University of California at San Francisco.
At Memorial Sloan-Kettering in New York, Dr. Bui subsequently completed his fellowship training in microsurgery/breast surgery.
For consultations/appointments with Dr. Bui, please call 631-444-9287.
We are very pleased to introduce Cheng H. Lo, MD, who has joined our Division of Vascular Surgery as assistant professor of surgery. A graduate of our residency program in general surgery, Dr. Lo returns to Stony Brook from the University of Massachusetts Medical School, where he completed his fellowship training in vascular surgery.
Board certified in surgery and board eligible in vascular surgery, Dr. Lo’s practice at Stony Brook will include general vascular surgery, with an emphasis on endovascular interventions. He also has a clinical practice at the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center where he performs both open and endovascular procedures.
Dr. Lo received a degree in Electrical Engineering at Columbia University in 1992 then a medical doctorate from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1996. He completed his residency training in general surgery here at Stony Brook in 2002, and went on to complete his training in vascular surgery at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
His research interests include methods of bioprosthetic modification to enhance graft patency and molecular analysis of thrombomodulin in the development of intimal hyperplasia.
For consultations/appointments with Dr. Lo, please call 631-444-2565.
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