Francesco Palazzo, MD, General Surgery, Philadelphia, PA, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

FrancescoPalazzoMD

General Surgery Philadelphia, PA

Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Associate Professor, Surgery, Jefferson Medical College-Thomas Jefferson Univ

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Summary

  • I am a Board certified General Surgeon with additional training in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery. I have been in practice for 10 years; I continue to be heavily involved clinically while being productive from an academic standpoint. I have been serving in administrative leadership roles with my current institution since 2013.

Education & Training

  • UCSF
    UCSFFellowship, Minimally invasive surgery , 2007 - 2008
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Thomas Jefferson UniversityResidency, General Surgery, 2002 - 2007
  • University of Catania Faculty of Medicine
    University of Catania Faculty of MedicineClass of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2017 - 2021
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2007 - Present
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2005 - 2022
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Allscripts Enterprise EHR, Allscripts, 2011-2013
  • Herbert E. Cohn, MD Award for Excellence in Surgical Technique Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 2007
  • Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Resident Award Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, 2006
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Persistently Elevated Serum Lactate Levels 48 Hours Postoperatively Predict Increased Complications After Esophagectomy  
    Mona Taleb, Francesco Palazzo, Karen A Chojnacki, Adam C Berger, Ernest L Rosato, Journal of The American College of Surgeons
  • Comparative Quantitative Lymph Node Assessment in Localized Esophageal Cancer Patients After R0 Resection With and Without Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Therapy  
    Giugliano DN, Berger AC, Pucci MJ, Rosato EL, Evans NR, Meidl H, Lamb C, Levine D, Palazzo F, J Gastrointest Surg, 1/29/2017
  • A standardized comparison of peri-operative complications after minimally invasive esophagectomy: Ivor Lewis versus McKeown  
    Brown AM, Pucci MJ, Berger AC, Tatarian T, Evans NR 3rd, Rosato EL, Palazzo F, Surg Endosc, 1/22/2017
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Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • The Infundibular Approach is Often Mistaken as the Critical View of Safety during Cholecystectomy
    Traub L, Chen C, Palazzo F, Rosato E, Lavu H, Winter J, Yeo CJ, Pucci MJ, Academic Surgical Congress, Las Vegas, NV, 1/1/2017
  • Complete Response to Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Does Not Increase Morbidity After Esophagectomy
    Brown AM, Giugliano D, Palazzo F, Rosato EL, Evans NR, Lamb CR, Levine DA, Berger AC, Academic Surgical Congress, Las Vegas, NV, 1/1/2017
  • Overlapping or Concurrent Surgery – Resident and Faculty Assessment of the "Critical Portion"
    Marks JA, Batista PM, Devitt SM, Palazzo F, Isenberg GA, Yeo CJ, Chojnacki KA, Academic Surgical Congress, Las Vegas, NV, 1/1/2017
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Lectures

  • GERD and Obesity in 2016 an update on pills, magnets, bands, and sleeves 
    Methodist Hospital – Philadelphia - 1/13/2016
  • Update on Esophageal Cancer 
    Nazareth Hospital, Philadelphia - 1/27/2015
  • GE Junction Adenocarcinoma: it is better to remove the stomach 
    Chicago, IL - 1/6/2015
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Authored Content

  • Persistently Elevated Serum Lactate Levels 48 Hours Postoperatively Predict Increased Complications After EsophagectomyOctober 2018

Press Mentions

  • Gallbladder Surgery May Be Safer During Pregnancy Than Postpartum
    Gallbladder Surgery May Be Safer During Pregnancy Than PostpartumAugust 20th, 2020

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Italian

Hospital Affiliations