Hector R. Nava MD

Hector Nava

Hector R. Nava
MD

Professor

Department of Surgery

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Oncology; Surgery

Contact Information
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Elm & Carlton Streets
Buffalo, New York 14263
Phone: (716) 845-5195
Fax: (716) 845-1278
hrnava@buffalo.edu



Education and Training:

  • Buffalo General Hospital, Buffalo
  • Memorial Medical Center, Corpus Christi
  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo
  • BS, Escuela Preparatoria #2, Universidad de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico
  • MD, Facultad de Medicine, Universidad de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

Research Expertise:

  • G.I. Endoscopy/Colonoscopy, Photodynamic Therapy
  • Surgical Oncology/Upper GI

Journal Articles:

  • Nurkin SJ, Nava HR, Yendamuri S, LeVea CM, Nwogu CE, Groman A, Wilding G, Bain AJ, Hochwald SN, Khushalani NI. (2014) Outcomes of endoscopic resection for high-grade dysplasia and esophageal cancer. Surg Endosc (Apr), 28(4): 1090-1095.
  • Nurkin SJ, Nava HR, Yendamuri S, LeVea CM, Nwogu CE, Groman A, Wilding G, Bain AJ, Hochwald SN, Khushalani NI. (2014) Outcomes of endoscopic resection for high-grade dysplasia and esophageal cancer. Surg Endosc (Apr), 28(4): 1090-1095.
  • May KS, Yang GY, Khushalani NI, Chandrasekhar R, Wilding GE, Flaherty L, Malhotra HK, Russo RC, Warner JC, Yap JC, Iyer RV, Nwogu CE, Yendamuri SS, Gibbs JF, Nava HR, Lamonica D, Thomas CR. (2010) Association of Technetium(99m) MAG-3 renal scintigraphy with change in creatinine clearance following chemoradiation to the abdomen in patients with gastrointestinal malignancies. J Gastrointest Oncol (Sep), 1(1): 7-15.
  • Chadha K.S., Thatikonda C., Schiff M., Nava HR, Sitrin MD. (2010) Outcomes of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube Placement using the Brown-Muller T-fastener technique in Head and Neck and Esophageal Cancer Patients. Nutrition in Clinical Practice (Jan), 25: 658-662.
  • O'Connor BM, Chadha MK, Pande A, Lombardo JC, Nwogu CE, Nava HR, Yang G, Javle MM. (2007) Concurrent oxaliplatin, 5-fluorouracil, and radiotherapy in the treatment of locally advanced esophageal carcinoma. Cancer J (Mar), 13(2): 119-124.
  • Javle M, Ailawadhi S, Yang GY, Nwogu CE, Schiff MD, Nava HR. (2006) Palliation of malignant dysphagia in esophageal cancer: a literature-based review. J Support Oncol (Sep), 4(8): 365-373.
  • James TA, Sheldon DG, Rajput A, Kuvshinoff BW, Javle MM, Nava HR, Smith JL, Gibbs JF. (2004) Risk factors associated with earlier age of onset in familial pancreatic carcinoma. Cancer (Dec), 101(12): 2722-2726.
  • Shaukat A, Mortazavi A, Demmy TL, Nava HR, Wilkinson N, Yang G, Kepner J, Javle M. (2004) Should Preoperative Post-Chemoradiotherapy Edoscopy Be Routine for Esophageal Cancer Patients?. Dis Esophagus (Jan), 17(2): 129-135.
  • Khushalani N, Proulx G, Nava HR, Leichman CG, Bodnar L, Smith J, Nava E, Pendyala L, Smith PF, Greco W, Burdzik J, Douglass H, Leichman LP. (2002) Oxaliplatin in Combination with Protracted Infusion 5-Fluorouracil and Radiation: Report of a Clinical Trial for Patients with Esophageal Cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology (Jun), 12(20): 2844-2850.
  • Gergel TJ, Proulx G, Leichman L, Nava H, Blumenson L, Khusalani N, Leichman C, Bodnar L, Gibbs J, Douglass H, Smith JL, Kuettel M. (2002) Effect of Concurrent Radiation Therapy and Chemotherapy on Pulmonary Function in Patients with Esophageal Cancer: Dose-Volume Histogram Analysis. Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology and Physics. (Jan), 8(6): 451-460.
  • Gergel TJ, Leichman L, Nava HR, Blumenson LE, Loewen GM, Gibbs JE, Khushalani NI, Leichman CG, Bodnar LM, Douglass HO, Smith JL, Kuettel MR, Proulx GM. (2002) Effect of concurrent radiation therapy and chemotherapy on pulmonary function in patients with esophageal cancer: dose-volume histogram analysis. Cancer J (Jan), 8(6): 451-460.
  • Chu QD, Al-kasspooles MF, Smith JL, Nava HR, Douglass HO, Driscoll D, Gibbs JF. (2002) Is glucagonoma of the pancreas a curable disease?. Int J Pancreatol (Jan), 29(3): 155-162.
  • Gergel T, Proulx G, Leichman L, Nava H, Kuettel M. (2001) Diagnostic dilemmas in oncology: case 3. Pericardial effusion after esophageal radiation. J Clin Oncol (Dec), 19(23): 4344-4345.
  • Pendyala L, Smith P, Leichman C, Clark K, Khushalani N, Nava H, Nava E, Booker B, Proulx G, Greco W, Leichman L. (2001) A molecular correlates study of oxaliplatin, 5-fluorouracil and radiation in cancer of the esophagus. Int. J. Mol. Med (Jan), 8(01): 1231-1244.
  • Maibenco DC, Smith JL, Nava HR, Petrelli NJ, Douglass HO. (1900) Carcinoma of the gallbladder. Cancer Invest (Jan), 16(1): 33-39.
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Abstracts:

  • Hoshi H, Wilkinson NW, Smith JL, Douglass H, Nava H, Gibbs J. (2003) Preoperative Endoscopic Ultrasound Staging Inaccurately Predicts Postoperative Tumor Depth for Esophageal Carcinoma. (Jan) S271
  • Pendyala L, Smith PF, Leichman CG, Clark K, Khushalani N, Nava HR, Nava ME, Proulx G, Booker BM, Greco W, Leichman LP. (2001) A Molecular Correlates Study of Oxaliplatin, 5-Fluorouracil and Radiation in Cancer of the Esophagus. (Jan) S25-S25
  • Mang T, Nava HR, Regal AM. (1989) Endoscopic photodynamic therapy: Fiber optic delivery for the treatment of esophageal and bronchial cancer. (Jan) 282-288


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Contact Information

Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Elm & Carlton Streets
Buffalo, New York 14263
Phone: (716) 845-5195
Fax: (716) 845-1278
hrnava@buffalo.edu