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.
Kelly KN, Fleming FJ, Aquina CT, Probst CP, Noyes K, Pegoli W, Monson JR. "Disease severity, not operative approach, drives organ space infection after pediatric appendectomy." Annals of surgery.. 2014 Sep; 260(3):466-73.
2014 Aug 14
Aquina CT, Kelly KN, Probst CP, Iannuzzi JC, Noyes K, Langstein HN, Monson JR, Fleming FJ. "Surgeon Volume Plays a Significant Role in Outcomes and Cost Following Open Incisional Hernia Repair." Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract.. 2014 Aug 14; Epub 2014 Aug 14.
Iannuzzi JC, Chandra A, Kelly KN, Rickles AS, Monson JR, Fleming FJ. "Risk score for unplanned vascular readmissions." Journal of vascular surgery.. 2014 May; 59(5):1340-7.e1. Epub 2014 Jan 18.
McCartan D, Fleming FJ, Grace PA. "Perforated appendicitis: does rural residency really explain the delay?" Annals of surgery.. 2014 Apr; 259(4):e58.
Glance LG, Mukamel DB, Blumberg N, Fleming FJ, Hohmann SF, Dick AW. "Association between surgical resident involvement and blood use in noncardiac surgery." Transfusion.. 2014 Mar; 54(3):691-700. Epub 2013 Jul 25.