Fergal J. Fleming, M.B.B.Ch.

Fergal J. Fleming, M.B.B.Ch.

Contact Information

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

Fax: (585) 276-2203

Professional Bio

The University of Rochester Medical Center is pleased to announce Fergal J. Fleming,
MB BCh BAO, MD, FRCS has been appointed an Assistant Professor of Surgery and Oncology. He has been a Fellow in the URMC Division of Colorectal Surgery since 2009.
Dr. Fleming was awarded his medical degree from the University College of Dublin, Ireland in 1998. He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Dr. Fleming's surgical residency included extensive training in general, vascular and hepatobiliary surgery, as well as dedicated training in colorectal surgery. He was successfully awarded the Intercollegiate Specialist Examination (UK and Ireland) in general surgery with a sub-specialty interest in colorectal surgery in 2009.

In addition to being licensed to practice medicine in the state of New York, Dr. Fleming is on the Specialist Register of the Irish Medical Council in recognition of his specialist training in the field of surgery.
Throughout his clinical training, Dr. Fleming's academic career flourished with numerous peer-reviewed publications in international journals, as well as distinguished prizes and awards, including a Surgical Research Fellowship in 2002 and the Irish Journal of Medical Science Doctor Award, Surgical Section in 2004. He was also awarded a diploma in Cancer Chemoprevention from the National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland in 2007.
Dr. Fleming is a member of many professional organizations including the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, the Society of Surgical Oncology, the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland and the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland. He looks forward to providing URMC patients with the highest international standards of surgical care, including advances in minimally invasive surgery, at both Highland Hospital and Strong Memorial Hospital.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Diploma in Cancer Chemoprevention | National Cancer Institute | MD, USA 2007
JMS Doctor Awards | Irish Journal of Medical Science 2004
27th Millin Lecturer, November 2004 | Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland 2004
William O'Keeffe Memorial Prize | Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland 2003
RCSI/SARS Surgical Research Fellowship | Society of Academic and Research Surgery | Royal Colleges of Surgeons in Ireland and England 2002

Recent Journal Articles

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2015 Sep
Becerra AZ, Probst CP, Tejani MA, Aquina CT, González MG, Hensley BJ, Noyes K, Monson JR, Fleming FJ. "Opportunity lost: Adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with stage III colon cancer remains underused." Surgery. 2015 Sep; 158(3):692-9. Epub 2015 May 29.
2015 Sep
Aquina CT, Probst CP, Kelly KN, Iannuzzi JC, Noyes K, Fleming FJ, Monson JR. "The pitfalls of inguinal herniorrhaphy: Surgeon volume matters." Surgery. 2015 Sep; 158(3):736-46. Epub 2015 May 30.
2015 Aug 12
Aquina CT, Blumberg N, Probst CP, Becerra AZ, Hensley BJ, Iannuzzi JC, Gonzalez MG, Deeb AP, Noyes K, Monson JR, Fleming FJ. "Significant Variation in Blood Transfusion Practice Persists following Upper GI Cancer Resection." Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. 2015 Aug 12; Epub 2015 Aug 12.
2015 Aug
Probst CP, Becerra AZ, Aquina CT, Tejani MA, Wexner SD, Garcia-Aguilar J, Remzi FH, Dietz DW, Monson JR, Fleming FJ, . "Extended Intervals after Neoadjuvant Therapy in Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer: The Key to Improved Tumor Response and Potential Organ Preservation." Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2015 Aug; 221(2):430-40. Epub 2015 Apr 23.
2015 Feb
Aquina CT, Rickles AS, Probst CP, Kelly KN, Deeb AP, Monson JR, Fleming FJ, . "Visceral obesity, not elevated BMI, is strongly associated with incisional hernia after colorectal surgery." Diseases of the colon and rectum. 2015 Feb; 58(2):220-7.

Current Appointments

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

Education

FRCS | Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland2009
MD | University College Dublin2004
AFRCSI | Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland2001
MB BCh BAO, B Med Sci | University College Dublin1998

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Colon & Rectal Surgery at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/2009 - 06/30/2011
Residency in General Surgery at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland07/01/2004 - 06/30/2009
Research at St. Vincent's University Hospital07/01/2001 - 06/30/2004
Residency in Surgery at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland07/01/1999 - 06/30/2001
Internship in General Surgery at Mater Misericordiae Hospital07/01/1998 - 06/30/1999