William R. Jaragin MD

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Dr. William R. Jarnagin was raised in outside of Boston, Massachusetts and earned his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College in 1982, a Master’s degree from Brandeis University in 1984 and an MD from Rush Medical College in 1988.  He completed his training in general surgery at the University of California, San Francisco in 1996. From 1990-93, he completed a research fellowship at the Liver Center Laboratory at San Francisco General Hospital.  From 1996-97, he served as the Hepatobiliary Fellow at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC).  Since 1997, he has been an attending surgeon at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, where he has served as Chief of the Hepatopancreatobiliary Service since 2008 and was a Vice-Chairman of the Department of Surgery from 2006-2010. He holds the Enid A. Haupt Chair in surgery at MSKCC and is Professor of Surgery at Weill Medical College of Cornell University.

Dr. Jarnagin’s research has focused on genomics, novel therapies and biomarkers of treatment response in patients with biliary cancer, intraoperative navigation during hepatic resection and intraoperative blood conservation strategies during liver and pancreas resection. He has authored or co-authored 180 articles in peer-reviewed journals, over 60 chapters or invited reviews and has co-edited three textbooks. He is the HPB Section Editor for Annals of Surgical Oncology and is a member of the editorial board of British Journal of Surgery, Surgery, and HPB.  He is a member of several surgical societies, including SUS and ASA, and has been a member of the AHPBA Executive Council since 2004, serving as the Program Chair for 2007-08 and Treasurer from 2009-11

Attending Surgeon
Enid A. Haupt Chair in Surgery
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Professor of Surgery
Cornell University Weill College of Medicine

Department of Surgery
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
1275 York Avenue
New York, NY  10021

Phone: 212-639-7601
Fax: 917-432-2387
Email: jarnagiw@mskcc.org