Melissa Hogg, MD, MS

Melissa Hogg, MD, MS MED Talk SpeakerMelissa Hogg, MD, MS is an assistant professor in the GI Surgical Oncology Division at the University of Pittsburgh. She specializes in abdominal cancers and has a specialty in minimally invasive foregut surgery doing robotic hepatobiliary surgery. Her work focuses on education and training for safe incorporation of the robotic platform at the level of residents, fellows, and attending surgeons. Her master’s thesis was in robotic simulation training. Dr. Hogg's work aims to link how technical training and surgical education can improve patient outcomes using proficiency-based curriculums and surgical coaching. In addition she develops programs in patient-centered outcomes research, comparative effective and cost analysis in minimally invasive cancer surgery.

 

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