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Ismail Jatoi, MD, PhD, FACS

Professor and Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA

Dr. Ismail Jatoi is Professor and Chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio, Texas.   He is the holder of the Dale H. Dorn Endowed Chair in Surgery.  Dr. Jatoi obtained his undergraduate bachelor’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis and his MD and PhD degrees from St. Louis University.  He is a diplomate of the American Board of Surgery and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.  He completed fellowship training in surgical oncology at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London, England.  Dr. Jatoi was formerly a Professor of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Maryland, and continues to hold an Adjunct Professor appointment at that institution.  Dr. Jatoi has had a longstanding interest in breast cancer local therapy and adjuvant systemic therapy, the management of women at increased risk for breast cancer, and breast cancer screening.  He also has an interest in the design and analysis of cancer clinical trials.   Dr. Jatoi has previously served on the Breast Cancer Executive Committee of the Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG).  He is the co-Principal Investigator of the NRG Oncology effort at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, and serves on the national NRG Oncology Breast Cancer Committee and Working Group.  Dr. Jatoi serves on the Executive, Planning, and Abstract Review Committees of the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS), and was Interim Co-Director of the SABCS in 2014.