Michael R. Marohn's bio:

Associate Professor of Surgery

Research Interests:

* Minimally Invasive Surgery
o Outcomes
o Emerging Technologies: Surgical Robotics / Computer
o Assisted Surgery
o Imaging Integration
o Training
* Endocrine Surgery: Minimally Invasive Approaches
* Surgeon Performed Ultrasound, Imaging Integration
* Surgical Education: Simulators, Telemedicine

Clinical Interests:

* Minimally Invasive Surgery
* Solid Organ Surgery: adrenal and spleen
* Gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD), achalasia, hiatal hernia
* Colon: colon cancer, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s, diverticular disease, colonic inertia
* Pancreatic and Biliary Tract Surgery: gallstones, bile duct injury, pancreatic/ periampullary tumors
* Endocrine Surgery: thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, pancreas


* A.B., Dartmouth College
* D.O., Midwestern University/ Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
* General Surgery Residency: Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, San Antonio TX
* Surgical Critical Care Fellowship: Wilford Hall & Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA
* Diplomate American Board of Surgery in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care
* Fellow, American College of Surgeons

COL Michael Marohn, USAF (Ret), MC, FS (FACS)- was formerly Associate Professor and Vice Chair (AF), Norman M. Rich Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University (USU), Bethesda MD; Chief of General Surgery, Malcolm Grow USAF Medical Center; and Associate Program Director, Walter Reed Army Medical Center General Surgery Residency. He co-founded the USU Department of Defense Tri-Service Videoendoscopic Surgery Program. He serves as a consultant with DARPA and TATRC.

Dr, Mahron has no relevant relationships to disclose.

Michael R. Marohn's posts:

Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES)

Innovative Intersection of Endoscopy and Laparoscopy or Deadend?
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