James L. Peacock, M.D.

James L. Peacock, M.D.

Contact Information

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

Office: (585) 275-1611
Fax: (585) 273-2859

Professional Bio

Dr. Peacock is Associate Professor of Surgery and Oncology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Tulane University and performed his residency in general surgery at Vanderbilt University. He performed a fellowship in surgical oncology at the National Cancer Institute. After his appointment at the University of Rochester he was awarded a clinical oncology fellowship from the American Cancer Society. Dr. Peacock's clinical expertise is in the areas of breast cancer, melanoma and gastrointestinal malignancies, including gastric, pancreatic and colorectal cancers. He also is an expert in laparoscopic applications of surgery including treatment of gallstones, hernias and staging procedures for cancer.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Seymour I. Schwartz, MD Excellence in Teaching Award 2014
Elethea H. Caldwell, MD Teaching Award 2010
Seymour I. Schwartz, MD Excellence in Teaching Award 2009
Elethea H. Caldwell, MD Teaching Award 2007
Parker J. Palmer "Courage to Teach" Award Nominee 2002
Seymour I. Schwartz, MD Excellence in Teaching Award 2001
Career Development Award American Cancer Society Fellowship Award 1992
Alfred Blalock Surgical Resident Award 1989
Theodore Drapanas Memorial Award in Surgery 1982
President - Phi Chi Medical Fraternity 1982

Recent Journal Articles

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Banerjee, S; Lin, CF; Skinner, KA; Schiffhauer, LM; Peacock, J; Hicks, DG; Redmond, EM; Morrow, D; Huston, A; Shayne, M; Langstein, HN; Miller-graziano, CL; O'Donoghue, L; Asit, K. "Heat shock protein 27 differentiates tolerogenic macrophages that may support human breast cancer progression." Cancer Research. 2011; 71(2): 318-27.
2002 Sep
Hendrickson RJ, Koniaris LG, Schoeniger LO, Strang J, Killackey MA, Peacock JL. "Small bowel obstruction due to a paracolonic retroperitoneal hernia." The American surgeon. 2002 Sep; 68(9):756-8.
2001 Aug
Belly RT, Rosenblatt JD, Steinmann M, Toner J, Sun J, Shehadi J, Peacock JL, Raubertas RF, Jani N, Ryan CK. "Detection of mutated K12-ras in histologically negative lymph nodes as an indicator of poor prognosis in stage II colorectal cancer." Clinical colorectal cancer. 2001 Aug; 1(2):110-6.
Peacock, JL. "Cryosurgery for primary and metastatic liver tumors." Cancer Treatment and Research 2001. 2001; 109: 269-277. Link
1994 Oct
Pittinger TP, Maronian NC, Poulter CA, Peacock JL. "Importance of margin status in outcome of breast-conserving surgery for carcinoma." Surgery. 1994 Oct; 116(4):605-8; discussion 608-9.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Surgery, Oncology (SMD) - Primary


Surgery - American Board of Surgery


MD | Medicine | Tulane University Sch Medicine1982
BA | Biology | Colorado College1978

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in General Surgery at Vanderbilt University Hospital09/01/1986 - 06/30/1989
Fellowship in Surgical Oncology at National Cancer Institute09/01/1984 - 06/30/1986
Residency in General Surgery at Vanderbilt University Hospital09/01/1983 - 06/30/1984
Internship in General Surgery at Vanderbilt University Hospital09/01/1982 - 06/30/1983