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, New York 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 Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2017-present)
  • General Surgeon, Trillium Health Partners (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)
  • Trinity College Drew Thompson Scholarship (2004)
  • Canadian Millennium Excellence 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. (2017) Incidence of Metastases to the Abdominal Wall Following Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Placement in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer. Surgical Endoscopy (Sep), 31(9): 3623-3627.
  • Zayan, NE, Wetzel, TD, Fung, E and Zevin, B. (2016) Chylous Ascites in the Setting of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Clinics in Surgery (Oct), 1(1): 1161-1161.
  • Beres, A, Baird, RJ, Fung, E, Hsieh, H, Khalil, MA and Gerstle, T. (2014) Comparative outcome analysis of the management of pediatric intussusception with and without surgical consultation or admission. Journal of Pediatric Surgery (May), 49(5): 750-752.
  • Bhella, S, Fung, E, Harrison, J, Ing, B, Selby, D and Larsen, E. (2008) Genetics of Pigmentation in Porcellio scaber Latreille, 1804 (Isopoda, Oniscidea). Crustaceana (Sep), 79(8): 897-912.

Books and Book Chapters:

  • Fung, E, Ho, E and Lee, J. (2010) The Toronto Notes 2010 for Medical Students, 26th Edition. In: Nephrology. The Toronto Notes for Medical Students Inc
  • Fung, E and Perry, KA. (1900) Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy. In: Follow-Up and Surveillance. Springer

Abstracts:

  • Fung, E, Hazey, JW, Abdel-Misih, S and Perry, KA. (2017) Endoscopic Submucosal Resection of a Gastric Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor. (Mar) S75
  • Fung, E, Hazey, JW and Perry, KA. (2016) Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy for Refractory Dysphagia After Heller Myotomy. (Mar) S283
  • Fung, E, Li, C, Sood, M, Ding, M, Eremina, V and Quaggin, SE. (2006) Dissecting the Role of HIV-Tat in HIVAN. (Oct) 64A

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)
  • American College of Surgery (2011–present)
  • Ontario Association of General Surgeons (2011–present)
  • Ontario Medical Association (2010–present)
  • American College of Surgery; Associate Fellow (2010–present)
  • Canadian Association of General Surgeons (2010–present)
  • Canadian Medical Association (2010–present)
  • Ontario Association of General Surgeons (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:

  • SAGES Educational Resources Committee; Co-Chair (2020–present)
  • Member, University at Buffalo Faculty Senate Member University at Buffalo Faculty Senate; Member (2019–present)
  • 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)
  • SAGES Technology Council Committee (2019–present)
  • 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)
  • SAGES Educational Resources Committee (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)
  • SAGES Flexible Endoscopy Committee (2017–present)
  • SAGES Resident and Fellow Training Committee (2017–present)
  • University of Toronto General Surgery Post-Graduate Education Committee; Member (2013–2015)
  • University of Toronto General Surgery Post-Graduate Education Committee (2013–2015)
  • University of Toronto General Surgery Senior Resident Curriculum Committee (2012–2014)
  • University of Toronto General Surgery Residency Admissions Committee; Member (2012–2014)
  • University of Toronto MedWAR North Fundraising and Sponsorship Committee, Co-Chair; Co-Chair (2008–2009)
  • University of Toronto Doctor of Medicine Admissions Commmettee (2008–present)
  • University of Toronto Doctor of Medicine Admissions Committee; Member (2008–present)
  • University of Toronto Saturday Tutoring Program; Co-Director (2007–2008)
  • Ontario Medical Student Weekend Sponsorship and Accommodations Committee (2007–2008)
  • University of Toronto Wilderness Medicine Society (2007–2008)
  • University of Toronto Saturday Tutoring Program, CoDirector (2007–2008)
  • University of Toronto Trinity College Admissions Committee (2006–present)

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Contact Information

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

This faculty member is affiliated with UBMD, practicing physicians who are also professors in the Jacobs School.

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