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

Cancer, Surgery

Clinical Interests

Colorectal; Colorectal Surgery; Gastrointestinal, Foregut, Stomach, Liver Cancer

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 273-2727

Fax: (585) 276-2203

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Biography

Professional Background

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.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Education

1998
MB BCh BAO, B Med Sci | University College Dublin

2001
AFRCSI | Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

2004
MD | University College Dublin

2009
FRCS | Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2009 - 06/30/2011
Fellowship in Colon & Rectal Surgery at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2004 - 06/30/2009
Residency in General Surgery at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

07/01/2001 - 06/30/2004
Research in at St. Vincent's University Hospital

07/01/2004 - 06/30/2009
Residency in General Surgery at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

07/01/2009 - 06/30/2011
Fellowship in Colon & Rectal Surgery at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Awards

2014
Career Development Award
Sponsor: Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract

2007
Diploma in Cancer Chemoprevention
Sponsor: National Cancer Institute
Location: MD, USA

2004
JMS Doctor Awards
Sponsor: Irish Journal of Medical Science

2004
27th Millin Lecturer, November 2004
Sponsor: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

2003
William O'Keeffe Memorial Prize
Sponsor: Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland

2002
RCSI/SARS Surgical Research Fellowship
Sponsor: Society of Academic and Research Surgery
Location: Royal Colleges of Surgeons in Ireland and England

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Publications

Journal Articles

1/2018
Fleming F, Gaertner W, Ternent CA, Finlayson E, Herzig D, Paquette IM, Feingold DL, Steele SR. "The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Clinical Practice Guideline for the Prevention of Venous Thromboembolic Disease in Colorectal Surgery." Diseases of the colon and rectum.. 2018 Jan 0; 61(1):14-20.

12/11/2017
Justiniano CF, Aquina CT, Becerra AZ, Xu Z, Boodry CI, Swanger AA, Monson JRT, Fleming FJ. "Postoperative Mortality After Nonelective Surgery for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients in the Era of Biologics." Annals of surgery.. 2017 Dec 11; Epub 2017 Dec 11.

12/2017
Xu Z, Becerra AZ, Justiniano CF, Boodry CI, Aquina CT, Swanger AA, Temple LK, Fleming FJ. "Is the Distance Worth It? Patients With Rectal Cancer Traveling to High-Volume Centers Experience Improved Outcomes." Diseases of the colon and rectum.. 2017 Dec 0; 60(12):1250-1259.

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