The People of Tulane Cancer Center Research

Emad KandilEmad Kandil, MD, FACS
Edward G. Schlieder Chair in Surgical Oncology
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Otolarygology and Medicine
Chief, Endocrine Surgery Section
Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine

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Phone: 504-988-7250

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M.D., Cairo University School of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt, 1997


  1. Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Maryland, Clinical Fellow in Surgical Endocrinology and Oncology, 2006-2007
  2. State University of New York Health Sciences Center, New York, Department of Surgery, Research Fellow, 2003-2004
  3. New York University Medical Center, NYU Medical Center, New York, Neuroendocrine Research Fellowship, 2000-2001


  1.  Department of Surgery, State University of New York (SUNY) Health Sciences Center- Downstate, 2000–2005


  1. Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates(ECFMG), 1998
  2. American Board of Surgery – 2007 

Clinical interests

  1. Minimally invasive endocrine and oncologist surgery
  2. Transaxillary robotic-thyroid & parathyroid surgery with no neck scars
  3. Radio-guided minimally invasive parathyroid surgery
  4. Video-assisted thyroid and parathyroid surgery
  5. Robotics and Laparoscopic Adrenal and Endocrine Surgery
  6. Redo neck dissections for recurrent diseases with introspective nerve monitoring
  7. Minimally invasive and robotic GI surgery

Research Interests

  1. Endocrine Diseases - particularly endocrine tumor genetics and clinical outcome research for endocrine organ neoplastic.
  2. Investigation of the basic mechanisms underlying pancreatic injury and glucose metabolism


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