Ronald DeMatteo, MD, General Surgery, Philadelphia, PA, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


General Surgery Philadelphia, PA

Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)

Chair, Department of Surgery Penn Medicine

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Office Address

Education & Training

  • University of Pennsylvania Health SystemUniversity of Pennsylvania Health SystemResidency
  • Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell UniversityWeill Cornell Medical College of Cornell UniversityMedicalSchool
  • The Johns Hopkins UniversityOtherTraining

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical License 1997 - 2018
  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License 1993 - 2020
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Surgical Oncology Fellows' Outstanding Teacher Award Memorial Hospital, 2017
  • Jeroen Pit Science Award The GIST Life Raft Support Group, 2016
  • America's Top Doctors for Cancer Castle Connolly/Newsweek, 2015
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

  • Journal Articles
  • Reply to A Braillon, M Boulin et al, and J-H Zhong et al  Brown KT, Do R, Gonen M, Covey AM, Getrajdman GI, Sofocleous CT, Jarnagin WR, D'Angelica MI, Allen PJ, Erinjeri JP, Brody LA, O'Neill GP, Johnson K, Garcia AR, Beattie..., J Clin Oncol, 1/1/2017
  • The cost of postoperative pancreatic fistula versus the cost of pasireotide: Results from a prospective randomized trial  Ma LW, Dominguez-Rosado I, Gennarelli RL, Bach PB, Gonen M, D'Angelica MI, DeMatteo RP, Kingham TP, Brennan MF, Jarnagin WR, Allen PJ, Ann Surg, 1/1/2017
  • Colorectal cancer liver metastases and concurrent extrahepatic disease treated with resection  Leung U, Gonen M, Allen PJ, Kingham TP, DeMatteo RP, Jarnagin WR, D'Angelica MI, Ann Surg, 1/1/2017
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  • Title
  • Current Surgical Therapy Chapter: The management of gastrointestinal stromal tumors. 
    Cavnar, MJ and DeMatteo RP
    Editors: J. Cameron, A. Cameron.Elselvier Saunders, Philadelphia, PA
    Edition 12th,2017
  • Blumgart's Surgery of the Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas Chapter: Surgical and radiologic anatomy of the liver, biliary tract, and pancreas. 
    Blumgart LH, Schwartz LH, DeMatteo RP
    Editors: Jarnagin WR, Allen, PJ, Chapman WC, D'Angelica MI, DeMatteo RP, Do RKG, Vauthey JN.Elsevier
    Edition 6th,2016
  • Sarcoma Oncology Chapter: Surgical management of GIST. 
    Balachandran VP, DeMatteo RP
    Editors: Pollock RE, Randall RL, O'Sullivan B, Baker LH.People's Medical Publishing House-USA, Ltd., Shelton, CT
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  • Lectures
  • Pursuing a cure in gastrointestinal stromal tumor. Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadlephia, PA - 1/1/2017
  • Molecular therapy of solid tumors is insufficient. Baltimore, MD - 1/1/2017
  • GIST Immunotherapy. Milan, Italy - 1/1/2016
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  • Other
  • American Joint Commission on Cancer (AJCC) Staging Manual Agulnik M, Asare EA, Baldini EH, Brookland RK, Cooper K, DeMatteo RP, Folpe AL, Guadagnolo BA, Hornick JL, Jones RL, Keedy VL, Kirsch DG, Lazar AJ, Madewell JE, Maki R...

Press Mentions

  • Patient Advocacy and the Future of Systemic Therapies in Liver Cancer: An Interview with Ghassan Abou-AlfaMarch 31, 2020
  • In the Next IssueJanuary 29, 2017

Grant Support

  • Liver Dendritic Cells In Tolerance And ImmunityNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases2004–2011
  • Molecular Mechanisms In Gastrointestinal Stromal TumorNational Cancer Institute2004–2011
  • Natural Killer Dendritic Cells In Listeria InfectionNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases2006–2007
  • STI571 Therapy For Gastrointestinal Stromal TumorsNational Cancer Institute2001–2002
  • Pancreatic Gene Transfer For Cystic FibrosisNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases1994

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations