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Benjamin Ferguson, MD, PhD



I am a surgical oncologist with expertise in the management of cancers of the pancreas, liver, bile ducts, stomach, and esophagus. My research interests include prediction of occult malignancy in pancreatic cysts; care disparities, optimization of care, and preoperative risk assessment in hepatopancreatobiliary surgery; organ-preserving surgery for early gastric cancer; and novel methods of communication, evaluation, and instruction in surgical education.

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Basic and Translational cancer research | Biomarkers | Clinical Outcomes | Clinical care | Clinical research | Genetics / Genomics / other OMICS | medical education | patient outcomes