Editorial Board Member
Departement de Chirurgie Digestive, de Poissy/Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Poissy, France.
Dr. Gumbs has recently moved to France to develop the Department of Surgical Oncology at the Centre Hospitalier Intercommunal Poissy/St. Germaine en Laye in France. Dr. Gumbs was previously Director of the Minimally Invasive Hepatic-Pancreatic-Biliary Surgery Program at Summit Medical Group-MD Anderson Cancer Center in Northern New Jersey and prior to that the Director of Minimally Invasive Hepatobiliary Surgery and at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has been Instructor of Clinical Surgery at Cornell-Weill Medical College, Instructor of Clinical Surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Department of Surgical Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center. He has delivered local, regional, national, and international invited presentations primarily devoted to minimally invasive surgical techniques for the liver, pancreas, and digestive organs. His articles have been published in Annals of Surgery, Journal of the American College of Surgeons and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. He is a member of the editorial boards for Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer and Digestive Medicine Research. He is certified in general surgery, hepatic-pancreatic and biliary surgery and in laparoscopic surgery. He has volunteered with Doctors Without Borders, and was the Cofounder and Vice President of the Intercontinental Natural Orifice Endo-Laparoscopic Surgeons (iNOELS), which brought minimally invasive surgery to the developing world. He is the son of a surgeon, and became interested in cancer surgery after his grandmother's death from pancreatic cancer. His other interests include surfing, snowboarding, bicycle riding and playing the electric bass. He also rides a motorcycle when the weather permits.
hepatic-pancreatic-biliary surgery; robotic surgery