Fellowship Council Case Log for the 2010-2011 Thoracic Fellow at Fox Chase Cancer Center

Program Director:
Walter J. Scott, MD, FACS
Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgical Oncology

Aparna Rege, MD

Aparna Rege, MD,
2010 Fellow

The Fellowship Council has establishment a minimum requirement of 100 total cases.

The 2010 Fox Chase Fellow, Aparna Rege, MD, performed 258 total cases, (692 total procedures).


The Fellowship is offered to candidates who are board eligible in General Surgery or a surgical sub-specialty. Prospective candidates from the United States must have successfully completed a residency in general surgery. Applicants from other countries must have passed the USMLE I, II, and III, FMGEMS, TOEFL, or FLEX exams and be able to secure a Pennsylvania Medical License. (www.dos.state.pa.us/med)

  Fellowship Council Minimum Fox Chase Cancer Center Fellow 2010
Total Cases 100 258
Anatomic lung resections (lobectomies and segmentectomies) 30 total cases,
15 must be minimally invasive
74 total cases,

21 open cases included
14 lobectomies or segmentectomies,
3 pneumonectomies,
4 lobectomies with chest wall resections
Other VATS procedures: 135

Esophagectomies 10 total cases 33 total cases

16 MIS three-hole +10 MIS Ivor-Lewis;
7 open
Other laparoscopy procedures n = 26
UGI endoscopies total
n = 84 (19 therapeutic)

Robotic procedures   1 (thymectomy)
EBUS   7
Other   143

Contact And Address

Please send inquiries to Walter J. Scott, MD, Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 19111. walter.scott@fccc.edu

The Fellowship Council

The Fellowship Council

Applications for this fellowship are processed through the Fellowship Council. The Fellowship Council was created to foster the development of high quality fellowships in MIS, GI, Flexible Endoscopy, Bariatric, Colorectal and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary surgery through a universal application and match process.
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2011 conference

3rd Annual Conference
This conference examined some of the dilemmas in thoracic oncology; diagnosing, evaluating, staging and managing patients with lung cancer, mesothelioma and asbestos exposure; and explored physicians' ability to counsel their patients about available treatments.
April 29, 2011
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2nd Annual Conference
Featuring a Symposium on the 7th Edition of the AJCC/UICC TNM Cancer Staging System for Lung and Esophageal/GE Junction Cancers
March 26, 2010
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1st Annual Conference
This program is designed for Medical and Radiation Oncologists, General and Thoracic Surgeons, Internists, Pulmonologists, Gastroenterologists, Family and General Physicians involved in the management of patients with lung cancer, mesothelioma and/or esophageal cancer. Other physicians, physicians’ assistants, nurses and other health professionals involved in the management of patients with lung cancer, mesothelioma and/or esophageal cancer may find the program beneficial.
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