Zhi Ven Fong, MD, General Surgery, Boston, MA, Massachusetts General Hospital

Zhi VenFongMDMPH

General Surgery Boston, MA

General Surgery Resident

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Education & Training

  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Massachusetts General HospitalRESIDENCY
  • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public HealthOTHER_TRAINING
  • T.H. Chan Harvard School of Public HealthOTHER_TRAINING
  • Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, MassachusettsOTHER_TRAINING
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical College
    Sidney Kimmel Medical CollegeMEDICAL_SCHOOL

Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2015 - 2022

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Ernest A. Codman Fellowship Award in Clinical Outcomes Research Massachusetts General Hospital, 2015
  • Francis Torrens Stewart Prize for General Excellence in Clinical Surgery Award Thomas Jefferson University, 2012
  • Hobart Amory Hare Medical Honor Society Member Thomas Jefferson University, 2011
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • How Much Data are Good Enough? Using Simulation to Determine the Reliability of Estimating POMR for Resource-Constrained Settings  
    Marks IH, Fong ZV, Stapleton SM, Hung YC, Bababekov YJ, Chang DC, World J Surg., 1/1/2018
  • Hospital Teaching Status and Readmission after Open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair  
    Patel MS, Fong ZV, Wojcik BM, Noorbakhsh A, Wilson SE, Chang DC, Ann Vasc Surg., 1/1/2018
  • A Proposal to Mitigate the Consequences of Type 2 Error in Surgical Science  
    Bababekov YJ, Stapleton SM, Mueller JL, Fong ZV, Chang DC., Ann Surg., 1/1/2018
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • 30-year Review of Surgical Resection and Intraoperative Radiation Therapy for Locally Advanced Rectosigmoid and Rectal Carcinoma.
    Fong ZV, Furfaro DM, Shellito PC, Berger DL, Szymonifka J, Wo JY, Hong TS, Cusack Jr JC., 67th Annual Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) Annual Cancer Symposium, Phoenix, Arizona, 1/12/2014
  • High Quality Pancreas Protocol Computed Tomography Frequently Overestimates the Extent of Disease in Resectable Periampullary Cancers.
    Fong ZV, Lavu H, Kennedy EP, Koniaris, LG, Rosato EL, Yeo CJ, Winter JM., 65th Annual Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) Annual Cancer Symposium, Orlando, Florida, 1/21/2012


  • Is Cholecystectomy Safer to be Performed in the Third Trimester or during the Post-partum Period? A Population-based Study of Pregnant Females in California 
    Palm Beach, FL - 1/2./2018
  • Diminished Survival in Patients with Bile Leak and Ductal Injury: Management Strategy and Outcomes. 
    Hot Springs, VA - 1/3./2017
  • Health-related Quality of Life and Functional Outcomes in 5-year Survivors After Pancreaticoduodenectomy 
    Philadelphia, PA - 1/20/2017
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Authored Content

  • Diminished Survival in Patients with Bile Leaks and Ductal Injuries: Management Strategy Influences OutcomesJanuary 2018

Grant Support

  • Impact of Volume-Based Regionalization on Access to Care in Patients Undergoing Pancreatectomy.National Cancer Institute2017–2019
  • Utilizing Patient-Centered Outcomes to Guide Informed Decision Making in Major Pancreatectomy: Long term Functional Outcomes and Quality of Life in Patients Undergoing PancreatectomyAndrew L. Warshaw, M.D. Institute for Pancreatic Cancer Research Grant2015–2017

Hospital Affiliations