Francis E. Rosato, MD, FACS
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Dr. Rosato specializes in complex, minimally invasive surgical procedures to treat cancers in the gastrointestinal system (also known as the digestive system) and surrounding areas. He is one of the area’s foremost experts in advanced open, laparoscopic (minimally invasive), robotic (using the da Vinci® Surgical System) and ablative (burning or freezing of tissue) techniques. His medical focus is on the surgical treatment of cancers and advanced conditions of the digestive system, including achalasia (difficulty swallowing), hiatal hernia, abdominal wall reconstruction, Crohn’s, colitis and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
He received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College and completed his internship and residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. He also completed his fellowship training in gastroenterological surgery at the Hospital of University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He is a member of many professional and scientific societies, including the American College of Surgeons, the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, the Pennyslvania Medical Society and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. He is board certified in general surgery.
As a recognized academic in the area of gastrointestinal surgery, Dr. Rosato has published articles and chapters in various national trade journals and resource textbooks. He has also been invited to present as an expert on some of the most advanced surgical techniques at conventions for his colleagues across the country.