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2019 Nathan A. Womack Surgical Society Research Day and Graduation Ceremony: Yuman Fong, MD
June 7, 2019
2019 Nathan A. Womack Surgical
Society Research Day and Graduation
Chair of Surgery, City of Hope Helford Clinical Research Hospital
A pioneer both in the operating room and in the laboratory, Yuman Fong, M.D., The Sangiacomo Family Chair in Surgical Oncology and chair of our Department of Surgery is an internationally recognized expert in cancer of the liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts. He has led the research effort to employ genetically modified viruses to destroy cancer cells.
Dr. Fong joined City of Hope in 2014 after more than two decades at the renowned Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.
Dr. Fong is both author and innovator: He has developed many new surgical techniques and instruments and written and edited hundreds of scholarly articles as well as nearly a dozen textbooks.