Ronald R Salem MD, MA, MB, ChB, FACS, FRCS(Ed), FRCS (C)

Lapman Professor of Surgery (Oncology) and Professor of Diagnostic Radiology; Section Chief, Surgical Oncology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchCancer Center, Yale: Gastrointestinal Cancer Program; Sarcoma Oncology ProgramDiagnostic Radiology | Surgery: Oncology/General Surgery

Research Interests

Combined modality therapy for esophageal cancer; Management of benign and malignant liver tumors more...


  • M.D., University of Rhodesia, 1978
  • M.B.Ch.B., University of Rhodesia, 1978

Selected Publications

  • Burtness B, Thomas L, Sipples R, McGurk M, Salikooti S, Cristoforou Mirto G, Salem RR, Sosa J, Kloss R, Rahman Z, Chung G, Lacy J, Murren JR: Phase II trial of weekly docetaxe/irinotecan combinatiuon in advanced pancreatic cancer. Cancer J. 13 (4): 257-262, 2007
  • Wang TS, Tolgay Ocal I, Salem RR, Elefteriades J, Sosa JA: Leiomyosarcoma of the adrenal vein: a novel approach to surgical resection. World Journal of Surgical Oncology. 5 (1) 109, 2007
  • Leder SB, Sasaki CT, Bayar S, Salem RR: Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) in the Evaluation of Aspiration Following Transhiatal Esophagectomy. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 205 (4): 581-585, 2007



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