Gerard M. Doherty, MD, was installed as president of the International Association of Endocrine Surgeons (IAES) at the 47th World Congress of Surgery of the International Society of Surgery in Basel, Switzerland.
The IAES is a forum for the exchange of views of those who are involved in expanding the frontiers of endocrine surgery whether by clinical experience, laboratory investigation or in any other way. The IAES fulfills these aims, and is a proud member society in the International Society of Surgery (ISS/SIC). As president, Doherty will carry out the vision of the IAES. His term ends in 2019.
Gerard M. Doherty, MD
Moseley Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Surgeon-in-Chief, Brigham Health & Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Crowley Family Distinguished Chair, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Gerard M. Doherty, MD, an acclaimed endocrine surgeon, is a graduate of Holy Cross and the Yale School of Medicine. He completed residency training at UCSF, including medical staff fellowship at the National Cancer Institute.
Dr. Doherty joined Washington University School of Medicine in 1993, and became professor of surgery in 2001. In 2002 he became head of General Surgery and the Norman W. Thompson Professor of Surgery at the University of Michigan, where he also served as the General Surgery program director and vice chair of the Department of Surgery.
From 2012 to 2016, Dr. Doherty was the James Utley Professor and chair of the Department of Surgery at Boston University School of Medicine and surgeon-in-chief at Boston Medical Center before becoming Moseley Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and surgeon-in-chief at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
He has devoted substantial effort to medical student and resident education policy. His bibliography includes over 300 peer-reviewed articles, reviews and book chapters, and several edited books.
He currently serves as President of the International Association of Endocrine Surgeons, Past-President of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons and Reviews Editor of JAMA Surgery. He is a director of the Surgical Oncology Board of the American Board of Surgery.