Travis Grotz, MD, General Surgery, Rochester, MN, Mayo Clinic Hospital - Rochester

TravisEdwardGrotzMD

General Surgery Rochester, MN

Melanoma, Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)

Assistant Professor

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Summary

  • Dr. Travis Grotz is a surgical oncologist in Rochester, MN and is affiliated with Mayo Clinic Hospital - Rochester. He received his medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine and has been in practice 9 years. He specializes in surgical oncology (other than breast) and is experienced in gastric cancer, hereditary diffuse gastric cancer, surgical oncology (non-breast), gastric carcinoid, small bowel carcinoid and peritoneal carcinomatosis. He does open and minimally invasive surgery including robotic procedures
  • Gastric cancer overview - Mayo Clinic

    Travis E. Grotz, M.D., assistant professor of surgery and surgical oncologist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, discusses stomach (gastric) cancer risks,

Education & Training

  • University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
    University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer CenterFELLOWSHIP
  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
    Mayo School of Graduate Medical EducationRESIDENCY
  • Creighton University School of Medicine
    Creighton University School of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • Saint John's UniversityOTHER_TRAINING
  • Saint John's UniversityOTHER_TRAINING
  • Saint Cloud Technical CollegeOTHER_TRAINING
  • Saint Cloud Technical CollegeOTHER_TRAINING

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2015 - 2019
  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 2009 - 2021
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Complex General Surgical Oncology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Balfour Award Balfour Research Symposium, Mayo Clinic, 2013
  • Dr. Kaare K. Nygaard Travel Award Mayo Clinic, 2013
  • Inlow Award Priestly Society, 2013
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • Feasibility of Lymphatic Mapping to Identify Second Echelon Lymph Nodes in Breast Cancer and Melanoma.
    Grotz TE, Jakub JW, Nineteenth Annual Balfour Research Symposium, Rochester, MN, 12/6/2013
  • Management of node positive melanoma affects survival: A population-based study.
    Hieken TJ, Comfere NI, Grotz TE, Inselman JW, Habermann EB, Society for Melanoma Research 2013 Congress, 11/17/2013
  • Immune Cell Profile of The SLN has Prognostic Value in Stage III melanoma.
    Grotz TE, Hieken TJ, The American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 1/1/2013
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Lectures

  • "Management of node-positive melanoma affects survival: a population-based study." 
    Rochester, MN - 12/6/2013
  • "Evidence of Th2 polarization of the sentinel lymph node in early stage melanoma." 
    San Francisco, CA - 5/27/2013
  • "CSF Improves Survival in High Risk Stage III Melanoma: A Single Center Study." 
    Rochester, MN - 11/1/2012
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Other

  • Video: "Minimally Invasive Technique for Inguinal Lymph Node Dissection for Melanoma of the Trunk and Extremities." 
    Grotz TE, Hernandez-Irizarry RC and Jakub JW, American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress
    Chicago, IL - 10/1/2012

Press Mentions

  • No Risk Factors Identified Amidst an Increase of Stomach Cancer in the Young
    No Risk Factors Identified Amidst an Increase of Stomach Cancer in the YoungMarch 06, 2020
  • Early-Onset Gastric Cancer Suggested to Be Genetically and Clinically Distinct
    Early-Onset Gastric Cancer Suggested to Be Genetically and Clinically DistinctJanuary 20, 2020
  • Stomach Cancer: More Than 30% of Cases Affect Under-60s
    Stomach Cancer: More Than 30% of Cases Affect Under-60sJanuary 06, 2020
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