Banner MD Anderson names new division chief of surgery
Michael A. Choti, MD to join cancer center staff
His contributions to medical education, clinical research, medical journal publications and surgical leadership are extensive and nationally known.

Media contact: Corey Schubert at corey.schubert@bannerhealth.com 

Michael A. Choti, MD, MBA, FACS has been named the division chief of surgery at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Gilbert, Ariz.

An internationally recognized pancreatic-hepatobiliary surgeon and surgical oncologist, Dr. Choti comes to Arizona from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Choti earned his medical degree at Yale University followed by surgical residency and surgical oncology fellowship training at the University of Pennsylvania and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He earned an MBA from Johns Hopkins in 2004. 

His contributions to medical education, clinical research, medical journal publications and surgical leadership are extensive and nationally known.

Dr. Choti is an expert in the management of patients with liver, pancreatic, and other gastrointestinal cancers. He will begin at Banner MD Anderson on March 15.

Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center, located on the Banner Gateway campus, delivers cancer care to patients in Arizona through the collaboration of Banner Health and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Banner MD Anderson offers focused disease-specific expertise in the medical, radiation and surgical management of the cancer patient; an evidence-based, multidisciplinary approach to patient care; access to clinical trials and new investigative therapies; state-of-the-art technology for the diagnosis, staging and treatment of all types of cancer; oncology expertise in supportive care services. For more information, visit www.BannerMDAnderson.com.

For further information: Corey Schubert - corey.schubert@bannerhealth.com

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