New Faculty Chairman of Surgery David Linehan, MD UR Medicine is proud to welcome David Linehan, MD as Seymour I. Schwartz Professor and Chairman of Surgery at UR Medicine and Wilmot Cancer Institute Director of Clinical Operations. Dr. Linehan brings unique expertise to the Department of Surgery and to the Wilmot Cancer Institute, with vast experience as a clinician, surgeon and researcher. Dr. Linehan was previously Chief of Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Surgery at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Linehan graduated from the University of Massachusetts Medical School then completed his internship and residency at Deaconess-Harvard Surgical Service. He was chief resident in Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He completed a research fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and was then the Kristin Ann Carr Fellow in Surgical Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. A cancer surgeon, Dr. Linehan specializes in treating cancers of the liver, pancreas, and gastric and biliary tract. At Washington University, he was recognized for bringing novel and innovative therapies to patients with hard-to-treat cancers. He also brought a compassionate, patient-centered approach to a high-volume surgical oncology practice. Dr. Linehan also treats benign surgical conditions of the liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts. Dr. Linehan is an internationally renowned researcher, with more than 85 publications. His primary area of research is finding new ways to attack the biology of pancreatic tumors, such as through drug and genetic therapies. Division of Plastic Surgery Clinton Morrison, MD Dr. Morrison grew up in Kentucky, graduating first in his class and summa cum laude from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He then completed a combined residency program in general surgery and plastic surgery at Brown University in Providence, RI. Following completion of his plastic surgery education, Dr. Morrison elected to pursue additional training to gain further expertise in craniomaxillofacial surgery, comprehensive cleft surgery, and pediatric plastic surgery. He joined the world famous Seattle Children's Hospital/University of Washington Harborview Medical Center Cleft and Craniofacial Team for a clinical fellowship and faculty appointment as clinical instructor in plastic surgery, gaining comfort in treating even the most complex of patients. Dr. Morrison brings expertise in all aspects of craniomaxillofacial surgery, including; cleft lip and palate, craniosynostosis and other cranial anomalies, jaw surgery, complex facial trauma, as well as comprehensive pediatric plastic surgery. Division of Vascular Surgery Adam J. Doyle, MD Adam J. Doyle, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery received his BS in Biological Sciences from Cornell University with a concentration in Animal Physiology, graduating Magna Cum Laude with distinction in research. Dr. Doyle then earned his medical degree with distinction in research from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He was awarded several prestigious honors during medical school, including the Class of 1954 Scholarship and the Society for Vascular Surgery Medical Student Scholarship Award. After medical school, Dr. Doyle completed a Residency and Research Fellowship in Vascular Surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He is currently a Certified Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation and is licensed to practice medicine and surgery in New York. Dr. Doyle's surgical interests center on the comprehensive treatment of all aspects of arterial and venous vascular disease, including the medical, catheter-based and traditional surgical treatments. His research has been published in several peer-reviewed journals, including Annals of Vascular Surgery and Journal of Vascular Surgery. His research interests include the study of thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS), central venous obstruction, Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), carotid artery stenosis, vascular imaging, patient related outcomes, and quality improvement. Division of Vascular Surgery Roan Glocker, MD Roan Glocker, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Surgery, is a native of Rochester. He received his BS in Cell and Molecular Biology from Tulane University. He then earned a Masters of Public Health degree from Dartmouth College. Dr. Glocker went on to earn his medical degree from the State University of New York Upstate Medical University, where he was honored with the Student Citizenship Award. As a resident in the Department of General Surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center, Dr. Glocker received the Best Chief Resident as Teacher Award. He completed a Fellowship in Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy at the University of Alabama. Dr. Glocker's areas of special interest include both open and endovascular treatment of cerebrovascular, aortic, and lower extremity arterial disease as well as management of venous and lymphatic conditions. Division of Bariatric and GI Surgery David Burns, MD UR Medicine is pleased to announce the addition of David E. Burns, M.D. as an Assistant Professor of Surgery. Dr. Burns will see patients at Highland Hospital. Prior to joining Highland, he was an attending general surgeon at Genesee Surgical Associates since 2007. Dr. Burns earned his bachelor’s degree in English from Haverford College in Haverford, PA and completed pre-med, post-baccalaureate training at Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, PA. He earned his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and completed his internship in Internal Medicine at the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. He received internship and residency training in general surgery from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. As a resident Dr. Burns won several awards including the Chief Resident Teaching Award and election to Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society (AOA). Prior to his career in medicine and surgery, Dr. Burns was an elementary school teacher and taught in the United States, as well as in Chuuk, an island in Micronesia in the Western Pacific. Dr. Burns is certified by the American Board of Surgery and has a special interest in Gastrointestinal surgery with a focus on minimally invasive techniques. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Rochester, an Associate Member of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and a member of the Society of Advanced Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgery (SAGES).