Christopher J. Gannon, MD, FACS
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Dr. Christopher Gannon is a fellowship trained surgeon who specializes in the field of surgical oncology with special expertise in cancers of the liver, bile ducts, and pancreatic cancers. Dr. Gannon also provides surgical care for cancers of the gastrointestinal tract, endocrine system, and skin. In addition to malignancies, Dr. Gannon is one of the only surgeons in the region providing comprehensive care for benign diseases of the liver, bile ducts, and pancreas including cysts, stones, and biliary reconstruction.
Dr. Gannon came to Capital Health from The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School where he was assistant professor of surgery and director of the liver tumor study group in the Division of Surgical Oncology.
Dr. Gannon received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons after completing his undergraduate education at Yale University. He completed his general surgical residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore. He also completed fellowship training in surgical oncology at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Surgery and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Additional professional memberships include the Society of Surgical Oncology, the Association of Academic Surgeons and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
Dr. Gannon has published extensively in prominent scientific and medical journals. In addition, he has been invited to present his research findings at national and international surgical conferences.