Eleanor C. Fung MD

Eleanor Fung

Eleanor C. Fung
MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery

Department of Surgery

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Gastrointestinal Surgery; Minimally Invasive Surgery; Surgery; Surgery - Laparoscopic

Contact Information
1150 Youngs Road
Suite 108
Williamsville, NY 14221
Phone: 716-898-5186
Fax: 716-898-3194
ecfung@buffalo.edu


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Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Flexible Endoscopy and Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (2016)
  • Residency, General Surgery, University of Toronto (2015)
  • MD, Medicine, University of Toronto (2010)
  • BS, Genetics and Zoology, University of Toronto (2006)

Employment:

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery, University at Buffalo (2017-present)
  • General Surgeon, Surgery, Trillium Health Partners, Canada (2016–2017)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, The Ohio State University (2015–2016)

Awards and Honors:

  • Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute Summer Research Scholarship (2007)
  • Trinity College Scholar (2006)
  • T-Holder Gold Academic Excellence Award for excellence in academics & varsity athletics (2006)
  • Dean’s List Scholar in the Faculty of Arts and Science (2006)
  • Trinity College Chancellor’s Scholarship (2005)
  • Canadian Millennium Excellence Scholarship (2004)
  • Trinity College Drew Thompson Scholarship (2004)
  • Mount Sinai Hospital Volunteer Service Award (2004)
  • St. Michael’s Hospital Summer Student Research Scholarship (2004)

Research Expertise:

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery and Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy

Journal Articles:

  • Fung, E, Strosberg, D, Jones, EL, Dettorre, R, Suzo, A, Meara, MP, Narula, VK and Hazey, JW. Incidence of Metastases to the Abdominal Wall Following Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Placement in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer. Surgical Endoscopy. 2017; 31(9).
  • Beres, A, Baird, RJ, Fung, E, Hsieh, H, Khalil, MA and Gerstle, T. Comparative outcome analysis of the management of pediatric intussusception with and without surgical consultation or admission.. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2014; 49(5).
  • Bhella, S, Fung, E, Harrison, J, Ing, B, Selby, D and Larsen, E. Genetics of Pigmentation in Porcellio scaber Latreille, 1804 (Isopoda, Oniscidea). Crustaceana. 2008; 79(8).

Books and Book Chapters:

  • Fung, E, Ho, E and Lee, J.. Nephrology. 2010.
  • Fung, E and Perry, KA. Follow-Up and Surveillance..

Abstracts:

  • Fung, E, Hazey, JW, Abdel-Misih, S and Perry, KA.. Endoscopic Submucosal Resection of a Gastric Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor. Surgical Endoscopy. 2017; 31.
  • Fung, E, Hazey, JW and Perry, KA. Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy for Refractory Dysphagia After Heller Myotomy. Surgical Endoscopy. 2016; 30.
  • Fung, E, Li, C, Sood, M, Ding, M, Eremina, V and Quaggin, SE. Dissecting the Role of HIV-Tat in HIVAN. Journal of American Society of Nephrology. 2006; 17.

Evaluative Studies and Case Reports:

  • Zayan, NE, Wetzel, TD, Fung, E and Zevin, B.. Chylous Ascites in the Setting of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Clinics in Surgery. 2016; 1(1).

Professional Memberships:

  • Buffalo Surgical Society (2019–present)
  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (2018–present)
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (2017–present)
  • Zollinger Surgical Society (2016–present)
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (2015–present)
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons; Committee on Flexible Endoscopy (2017 - present), Committee on Resident and Fellow Teaching (2017 - present) (2015–present)
  • Canadian Association of General Surgeons (2011–present)
  • Ontario Association of General Surgeons (2011–present)
  • American College of Surgery (2011–present)
  • Canadian Medical Association (2010–present)
  • Ontario Medical Association (2010–present)
  • Canadian Association of General Surgeons (2010–present)
  • Ontario Association of General Surgeons (2010–present)
  • American College of Surgery; Associate Fellow (2010–present)
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Presentations:

  • "Novel endoscopic self-assembling agent for use in submucosal lifting in endoscopic resection and management of gastrointestinal bleeding." SAGES Annual Meeting (2020)
  • "Combined Endoluminal Vacuum Therapy and Negative Pressure Wound Therapy for the Management of Gastric Perforations Following Bariatric Surgery: “Kissing VACs Therapy”." Digestive Disease Week (2020)
  • "Improving the “Scope” of Practice: Creation of a Flexible Endoscopy" Harvard Macy Institute e-Poster Session. (2019)
  • "Early Experience with Per-Oral Pyloromyotomy (POP) – Future Applications?" Grand Rounds, University at Buffalo, Pediatric Surgery (2019)
  • "Dealing with the Burn: The Approach and Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux." Grand Rounds, University at Buffalo, Family Medicine (2018)
  • "Endoscopic Submucosal Resection of a Gastric Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor." SAGES Annual Meeting, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (2017)
  • "Incidence of Metastases to the Abdominal Wall Following Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Placement in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer" SAGES Annual Meeting, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (2016)
  • "Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy for Refractory Dysphagia After Heller Myotomy" SAGES Annual Meeting, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (2016)
  • "Laparoscopic Treatment of Achalasia" Evolving Strategies in Minimally Invasive Surgery, The Ohio State University (2016)
  • "Women in Surgery" The Ohio State University Women in Surgery Conference (2015)
  • "Surgery and Concept of Futility – Is it Worth it?" Grand Rounds, St. Michael's Hospital (2015)
  • "Management of Duodenal Trauma and Bile Duct Injuries" Hepatobiliary Resident Rounds, Toronto General Hospital (2014)
  • "Management of the VIP patient." General Surgery Trainee Session with the Professor, University of Toronto (2014)
  • "How Should we Manage VIP patients?" General Surgery Grand Rounds, Toronto General Hospital (2014)
  • "Comparative outcome analysis of the management of pediatric intussusception with and without surgical consultation or admission." Canadian Association of Paediatric Surgeons (2013)
  • "Keeping Score in Predicting the Outcomes of Acute Pancreatitis." Grand Rounds, St. Michael's Hospital, Gastroenterology and General Surgery (2012)
  • "Assessing the Need for Social Support for Families of Children with Prader-Willi Syndrome." Ontario Prader-Willi Syndrome Association Conference (2008)
  • "Dissecting the Role of HIV-Tat in HIVAN." 7th International Podocyte Conference (2008)
  • "Dissecting the Role of HIV-Tat in HIVAN" American Society of Nephrology Renal Week, American Society of Nephrology (2006)
  • "The effects of HIV-Tat on renal podocytes in HIV-Associated Nephropathy." Research Day, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute (2005)
  • "The effects of HIV-Tat on renal podocytes in HIV-Associated Nephropathy." Research Day, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute (2004)
  • "The effects of HIV-Tat on renal podocytes in HIV-Associated Nephropathy." Research Day, St. Michael's Hospital (2004)
  • "Isopods in Living Colour: Examination of Colour Genetics in Porcellio Scaber." Research Fair, University of Toronto Undergraduate Research (2004)
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Service Activities:

  • Advisor, Therapeutics Incorporated; Arch Therapeutics Incorporated Advisor; Advisor (2020–present)
  • Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery Manuscript Reviewer; Manuscript Reviewer for Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery; Reviewer (2020–present)
  • Boston Scientific Consultant; Consultant, Boston Scientific; Consultant (2020–present)
  • Member, University at Buffalo Faculty Senate; Member University at Buffalo Faculty Senate; Member (2019–present)
  • Interim Surgical GI Lab Director; Interim Surgical GI Lab Director Erie County Medical Center Interim Buffalo, NY (2019)
  • Member, University at Buffalo Faculty Council; Member, University at Buffalo Faculty Council; Member (2019–present)
  • Secretary, UBMD Surgery Board of Directors; Secretary, UBMD Surgery Board of Directors; Secretary (2019–2020)
  • Electronic Medical Records Physician Champion; Electronic Medical Records Physician Champion Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital (2018–present)
  • General Surgery Rotation Supervisor; Gemeral Surgery Rotation Supervisor (2018–present)
  • Site Director for Medical Education-Surgery Clerkship SUR700; Surgery Clerkship SUR700 Site Director for Medical Education Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital University at Buffalo; Director (2018–present)
  • Manuscript Reviewer for Surgical Endoscopy; Manuscript Reviewer for Surgical Endoscopy; Reviewer (2018–present)
  • Director of Flexible Endoscopy Simulation; Director of Flexible Endoscopy Simulation UB Research Innovation Simulation Structure Education (RIS2E) Center University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York; Director (2017–present)
  • University of Toronto General Surgery Post-Graduate Education Committee; Member (2013–2015)
  • University of Toronto General Surgery Residency Admissions Committee; Member (2012–2014)
  • University of Toronto Doctor of Medicine Admissions Committee; Member (2008–present)
  • University of Toronto Saturday Tutoring Program; Co-Director (2007–2008)

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Contact Information

1150 Youngs Road
Suite 108
Williamsville, NY 14221
Phone: 716-898-5186
Fax: 716-898-3194
ecfung@buffalo.edu

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