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Mark Callery, MD, FACS

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Chief, Division of General Surgery
Boston, MA

Mark P. Callery, MD, FACS serves as Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, and Chief, Division of General Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts.  Following surgical residency training at Barnes Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, and fellowship training in HPB Surgery at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Scotland,  Dr. Callery joined the Washington University faculty in 1992.  In 1996, he was recruited to become Chief of the Division of General Surgery at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, and in 2001 assumed his current position at Harvard. Dr. Callery is internationally recognized as an expert in Pancreatic, Hepatobiliary and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery.  His basic science research laboratory pursued molecular mechanisms of chemo-resistance in pancreatic cancer, and his clinical research focus pivots on quality assessment in high-acuity pancreatic surgery.  He has authored over 280 articles, chapters and reviews, and currently serves as an Editor of the global specialty journal, HPB.

Dr. Callery is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, and has received numerous awards for academic, educational and leadership contributions.  He has repeatedly been named Top Doctor by Boston Magazine, and among America's Top Doctors by Castle-Connolly.  In 2014, he received the Nobility in Science Award from the National Pancreas Foundation.  He has held numerous leadership positions in academic surgery, most notably as AHPBA President 2008-09 during which he led a comprehensive strategy to extend the Society's impact around the globe.  Dr. Callery is a prior member of the SAGES Board of Governors, and currently serves on the Executive Council and Board of Trustees as Treasurer for the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract.