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George Van Buren
Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine
George Van Buren, II, M.D. is an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. He is a board-certified surgeon specializing surgical oncology and pancreatic disorders. Dr. Van Buren earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He completed his general surgery residency at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. During that time period, he spent two years at MD Anderson Cancer Center as a research fellow studying pancreatic, colorectal, and neuroendocrine cancers. He completed his surgical oncology fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in the Translational Pancreas Track. He has been involved in both basic science and clinical research and believes heavily in the surgeon’s role as a member of the translational research team.
George Van interests are in gastrointestinal surgical oncology and hepatobiliary disorders with focus on specialized procedures such as robotic pancreatic surgery.