Surgery: Current Research

Surgery: Current Research
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Thomas S. Helling

Thomas S. Helling

Thomas S. Helling
Professor, Division of General Surgery
The University of Mississippi Medical Center, USA

Biography

Thomas S. Helling, MD is Professor of Surgery and Chief, Division of General Surgery of the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Dr. Helling is originally from Kansas City, MO. He completed his residency at the University of Missouri- Kansas City School of Medicine and also completed a transplant fellowship at University of Colorado in Denver. He has held several surgical positions in Kansas, Pennsylvania and Missouri. At the University of Missouri – Kansas City, Dr. Helling was Associate Director of the Surgical Research Laboratory. Dr. Helling has a long interest in and commitment to surgical education, serving as surgery program director at the University of Missouri– Kansas City, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center and currently, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He is a member of the Association of Program Directors in Surgery. His research interests were mechanisms of liver failure following subtotal hepatectomy. After leaving the University of Missouri – Kansas City. Dr. Helling was the Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown, PA where he was also adjunct Professor of Surgery at Temple University. Dr. Helling’s clinical focus is hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery. Since his arrival at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Dr. Helling has been active in development of the Gastrointestinal Tumor section of the Cancer Institute, and his clinical focus has been on surgery of hepato-biliary-pancreatic disorders. He has clinical research interests in the role of inflammation in development of cancers of the liver and pancreas. Dr. Helling has had a life-long interest in surgical education and has been appointed as the program director for the surgery residency program at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Dr. Helling has also a parallel interest and hobby in the history of surgery. He is a member of numerous societies and organization.

Research Interest

He has clinical research interests in the role of inflammation in development of cancers of the liver and pancreas. Dr. Helling has had a life-long interest in surgical education and has been appointed as the program director for the surgery residency program at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Dr. Helling has also a parallel interest and hobby in the history of surgery. He is a member of numerous societies and organization.

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