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Walter Pegoli, Jr., M.D.

Cancer, Pediatrics, Surgery

Clinical Interests

Pediatric; Pediatric Oncology, Pediatric Cancer; Pediatric Surgical Oncology; Surgery

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-4435

Office: (585) 275-4435

Fax: (585) 276-2370

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Biography

Professional Background

Walter Pegoli, M.D., Chief of Pediatric Surgery, Surgeon-in-Chief at Golisano Children's Hospital and Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He received his M.D. from the New York Medical College, completed a residency in general surgery at the University of Maryland. After residency, Dr. Pegoli attended Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine where he completed a fellowship in pediatric surgery. Dr. Pegoli joined the Department of Surgery in 1997 and has been Chief since that time. He became surgeon and chief at Golisano Children's Hospital in 2006. His areas of specialty are neonatal surgery, non-cardiac thoracic surgery, complex gastrointestinal surgery and surgical oncology.
Dr. Pegoli is the Director of Pediatric Trauma at Golisano Children's Hospital, and Co-Chair of Golisano Children's Hospital Executive Council and at the University of Rochester Medical Center is Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs in the Department of Surgery, Co-Chair of Acute Services Task Force, Co-Chair of the Pediatric Program Management Council and Co-Chair of the Inpatient Surgical Coordinating Council. In addition, Dr. Pegoli, sits on several boards and societies.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery - American Board of Surgery
  • Surgery

Education

1980
BA | Colgate University
Biology

1984
MD | New York Medical College
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1985 - 06/30/1990
Residency in Surgery-General at University of Maryland Medical Center

09/01/1990 - 06/30/1992
Fellowship in Surgery-General: Pediatric Surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital - GME Office

07/01/1984 - 07/01/1985
Internship in Surgery-General at University of Maryland Medical Center

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Awards

2017
Rochester Business Journal Health Care Management 2017 Honoree

2009 - 2011
Guide to America's Top Surgeon
Sponsor: America's Best Doctors
Location: Washington DC

2008 - 2011
Patients' Choice Award
Sponsor: American Registry

2005
Who's Who in Medical Science Education Academic Keys

2003 - 2012
Top Doctor
Sponsor: Consumers' Checkbook

2003
Ruth A Lawrence Faculty Service Award
Location: Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong

2003
Ruth A Lawrence Faculty Service Award
Location: Golisano Children's Hospital at Srong Memorial Hospital

1988
First Prize, Surgical Resident Research Award
Location: Baltimore Academy of Surgery

1983
Alpha Omega Alpha
Sponsor: New York Medical College

1980
Phi Beta Kappa
Location: Colgate University

1980
BA, Biology (Magna Cum Laude)
Location: Colgate University

1979
Beta Beta Beta (Biological Honor Society)

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Publications

Journal Articles

9/2014
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 0; 260(3):466-71; discussion 472-3.

3/2013
Rana A, Katzman PJ, Pegoli W, Qualia C. "An unusual cause of abdominal pain: duodenal cystic lymphangioma." Gastroenterology & hepatology. 2013 Mar 0; 9(3):192-5.

2013
Mustafa M.; Pegoli, W. "Gastroschisis and Omphalocele Discussion, clinical Case Study, and Fetal Heart Rate Interpretation". Peri-FACTS Academy. 2013; .

Books & Chapters

2015
Chapter Title: Abscess After Appendectomy
Book Title: Advances in Surgery
Author List: Daniel E. Levin, MD; Walter Pegoli, Jr., MD
Edited By: John L. Cameron; Timothy G. Buchman; K. Craig Kent; Keith D. Lillemoe; Kelly M.
Published By: Elsevier2015 in Philadelphia

2012
Chapter Title: Congenital Disorders of the Esophagus
Book Title: Shackelford's Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
Author List: Yi-Horng Lee, Christopher A. Gitzelmann, Walter Pegoli Jr.
Published By: Elsevier Saunders2012 in Philadelphia

2012
Chapter Title: "Hernias and Congenital Groin Problems in Infants and Children"
Book Title: Shackelford's Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
Author List: Walter Pegoli, Jr
Edited By: Elsevier
Published By: Saunders2012 in Philadelphia

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