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David C. Linehan, M.D.

Cancer, Surgery

Clinical Interests

Gastrointestinal, Foregut, Stomach, Liver Cancer; Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary & Gastrointestinal Surgery; Liver, Hepatobiliary, Pancreas, Gastrointestinal; Oncology

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-3840

Administrative: (585) 273-2412

Office: (585) 275-2725

Fax: (585) 275-8513

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Biography

Professional Background

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.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Surgery - American Board of Surgery

Education

1986
BA | Dartmouth College
Religion

1990
MD | University of Massachusetts Medical School
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1997 - 06/30/1999
Fellowship in Surgical Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

09/01/1996 - 06/30/1997
Fellowship in Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

09/01/1991 - 06/30/1996
Residency in Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

09/01/1996 - 06/30/1997
Fellowship in Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

07/01/1997 - 06/30/1999
Fellowship in Surgical Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

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Awards

2012
Inaugural Gerry O'Sullivan Memorial Lecturer Award
Sponsor: University College
Location: Cork, Ireland

2006
CTRF Superhero Cancer Researcher Award
Location: Chicago, IL

2004
Evarts A. Graham Teaching Award
Sponsor: Washington University School of Medicine
Location: St. Louis, MO

1999
Young Investigator Award
Sponsor: American Society of Clinical Oncology

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Publications

Journal Articles

5/17/2017
Tomiyama K, Hernandez-Alejandro R, Linehan DC. "Staging for Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: Are We Getting Close to Understanding the True Tumor Biology?" JAMA surgery.. 2017 May 17; 152(5):e170108. Epub 2017 May 17.

5/2017
Ohman KA, Liu J, Linehan DC, Tan MC, Tan BR, Fields RC, Strasberg SM, Hawkins WG. "Interferon-based chemoradiation followed by gemcitabine for resected pancreatic adenocarcinoma: long-term follow-up." HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association.. 2017 May 0; 19(5):449-457. Epub 2017 Feb 03.

3/15/2017
Hernandez-Alejandro R, Levstik MA, Linehan DC. "Hepatectomy for Early Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Not If, but When and How?" JAMA surgery.. 2017 Mar 15; 152(3):e165042. Epub 2017 Mar 15.

Books & Chapters

2007
Book Title: Surgery of the Liver, Biliary Tract and Pancreas
Author List: Linehan DC and Jarnagin WR
Edited By: Blumgart LH, Editor-in-Chief
Published By: Elsevier2007 in Philadelphia

2002
Chapter Title: Thermal Ablation of Liver Tumors by Radiofrequency, Microwave, and Laser Therapy
Book Title: Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies
Author List: Strasberg SM and Linehan DC
Published By: Bartlett and Barnes2002 in Chicago

2001
Chapter Title: Active Immunotherapy
Book Title: Surgical Research
Author List: Linehan DC; Amos K; Eberlein TJ
Edited By: Souba WW and Wilmore, DW
Published By: Academic Press2001 in San Diego, CA

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