Luke O. Schoeniger, M.D., Ph.D.

Luke O. Schoeniger, M.D., Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box SURG
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 273-4713
Fax: (585) 273-1252

Professional Bio

Dr. Schoeniger is Professor of Surgery and Oncology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He received his M.D. and a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the New York University School of Medicine. He then completed his residency and fellowship in surgical oncology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Schoeniger specializes in hepatobiliary, pancreatic and gastrointestinal surgery. His areas of special interest include benign and malignant diseases of the liver and pancreas, as well as laparoscopic and robotic surgery including laparoscopic and robotic surgery of the stomach, small intestine, colon, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, and laparoscopic hernia repair.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Seymour I Scwartz Excellence in Teaching Award | University of Rochester Medical Center 2011 - 2011
Seymour I. Schwartz Excellence in Teaching Award 2002 - 2003
Zuidema Award for research in surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital 1992
Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital Society of Surgical Oncology Fellowship 1990 - 1992
Chemistry prize MIT 1980

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 24 available »

2013 Jan 20
Mondo EL, Noel MS, Katz AW, Schoeniger LO, Hezel AF. "Unresectable locally advanced pancreatic cancer: treatment with neoadjuvant leucovorin, fluorouracil, irinotecan, and oxaliplatin and assessment of surgical resectability." Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. 2013 Jan 20; 31(3):e37-9. Epub 2012 Dec 10.
2012 Feb
Sepesi B, Moalem J, Galka E, Salzman P, Schoeniger LO. "The influence of staple size on fistula formation following distal pancreatectomy." Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. 2012 Feb; 16(2):267-74. Epub 2011 Oct 21.
Oberheim NA, Kim A, Farkas RL, Ruan DT, Schoeniger LO, Schiffhauer LM, Moalem J. "Giant pancreatic tumor with clinical characteristics of insulinoma but without common pathologic features." Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. 2011 17(2):e12-6.
2010 May
Choi, DX; Schoeniger, LO. "For patients undergoing pancreatoduodenectomy, epidural anesthesia and analgesia improves pain but increases rate of intensive care unit admissions and alterations in analgesics". Pancreas. 2010; 39(4): 492-7.
Miyamoto, H; Molena, DA; Schoeniger,LO; Xu,H. "Solitary fibrous tumor of the pancreas: a case report." Int J Surg Pathol. 2007; 15: 311-314.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Surgery, Oncology (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Cancer Center


Surgery - American Board of Surgery


MD | Medicine | New York Univ Sch Medicine1988
PhD | Molecular Biology | New York Univ Sch Medicine1988
BS | Chemistry | Mass Inst Technology1980

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Surgery at John Hopkins Univeristy School of Hygiene and Public Health07/01/1990 - 06/30/1992
Residency in Surgery at John Hopkins Univeristy School of Hygiene and Public Health07/01/1989 - 06/30/1995
Internship in Surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital - GME Office07/01/1988 - 06/30/1989