James C. Watson, MD, FACS

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Dr. James Watson

Surgical Oncology

Attending Surgeon

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gastrointestinal cancer treatment team.
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Clinical Expertise:

Stomach Cancer; Pancreatic Cancer; Liver Cancer; Colorectal Cancer; Gallbladder, Bile Duct, Small Bowel Cancers; Soft-Tissue Sarcomas (Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors, Retroperitoneal Sarcomas, Desmoid Tumors, Extremity Sarcomas)


American Board of Surgery;
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Medical Education

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, 1991


General Surgery, Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, La.


Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Phila., Pa.

Honors and Awards

Best Doctors in America® 2013, 2014

Research Interests

Angiogenesis inhibitors in the treatment of cancer; neoadjuvant (preoperative) treatment of locally or regionally-advanced upper gastrointestinal malignancies; gastrointestinal stromal tumor and resistance to imatinib (gleevec); and application of minimally invasive surgical techniques to upper gastrointestinal cancer operations.