Clinical Professor of Surgery
Following his training in general surgery and surgical oncology, Dr. Gajdos was on the faculty at the University of Colorado, Department of Surgery for over seven years rising to the rank of Associate Professor of Surgery. He also served as Chief of Surgical Oncology at the Denver VA Medical Center. He quickly became one of the busiest surgical oncologists at UC and performed surgery at both hospitals on a regular basis prior to joining Stamford Health in late 2016.
Dr. Gajdos has extensive experience in the surgical treatment of complex melanomas, gastrointestinal cancers (esophageal , gastric, pancreatic, hepatobiliary, colorectal) gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) other sarcomas and peritoneal surface malignancies and chronic pancreatitis.
A graduate of the University of Szeged (Hungary) Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Gajdos completed his residency at the University of Alabama Hospital and fellowship at the University of Michigan Health System. He is board certified in surgery. Dr Gajdos remains very active in cancer research. He has published 80 scientific papers in prestigious medical and surgical journals. He has presented several studies at various national and international meetings. He is the recipient of faculty teaching awards at the University of Colorado, Stamford Health and the University at Buffalo. He is an Editorial Board Member of major surgical journals: Annals of Surgical Oncology and Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.
Dr Gajdos has worked as a Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery in the Department of Surgery, University at Buffalo since March of 2018. He started a complex liver surgery program at UB using minimally invasive and traditional open approaches. He is a recipient of Faculty Teaching Awards in 2019 and 2021 for General Surgery Resident education. He was promoted to Clinical Professor of Surgery in July of 2022.