Department of Surgery
My current research interests and expertise are in the following areas: limb salvage for sarcomas and other tumors; node dissections in malignant melanoma; regional chemotherapy; debulking of disseminated abdominal tumors; intraperitoneal chemotherapy; intraoperative radiation; resection of difficult or unresectable tumors.
1)resection of difficult "unresectable" tumors which can be rendered resectable through special surgical techniques; e.g. retroperitoneal sarcoma limb preserving surgery and resection of extremity sarcomas.
20 surgical treatment of malignant melanoma, stages I-IV.
Other research interestes:
1) Tumor Immunology;
2) Regional chemotherapy;
3) The development of a predictable, reliable chemosensityiveity assay in vitro.