Surgical Oncologist

J. Pablo Arnoletti, MD

Medical School:
  • University of the Republic Medical School – (Montevideo, Uruguay)
Residency:
  • Resident, General Surgery – MCP – Hahnemann University
Fellowship:
  • Research Fellow, Department of Surgery – Medical College of Pennsylvania
  • Research Fellow, Department of Surgery – MCP – Hahnemann University
  • Fellow, Surgical Oncology – Fox Chase Cancer Center
Biographical Sketch

J. Pablo Arnoletti, MD graduated from the University of Republic Medical School in Montevideo, Uruguay. He completed his general surgery residency at MCP-Hahnemann University and a Surgical Oncology Fellowship at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA. Before joining Florida Hospital, Dr. Arnoletti served as Associate Professor of Surgery and Director of the Surgical Oncology Laboratory at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He was also the Clinical Core Co-Director of the UAB Pancreatic Cancer, National Cancer Institute Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE). He has been consistently voted as one of Birmingham Magazine’s Best Doctors in America for the past seven years, writing over 48 peer reviewed articles. His primary areas of clinical interests are pancreatic and Hepato-biliary neoplasms, gastrointestinal surgical oncology and soft tissue sarcomas with an emphasis on minimally invasive surgery and multi-disciplinary treatment approaches.

Physician CV

Physician Activity

Pancreatic adenocardinoma: a pilot study of quantitative perfusion and diffusion-weighted breath-hold magnetic resonance imaging

Kim H, Arnoletti PJ, Christein J, Heslin MJ, Posey JA 3rd, Pednekar A, Mark Beasley T, Morgan DE Abdom Imaging. 2014 Aug;39(4):744-52. doi: 10.1007/s00261-014-0107-z. 
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Outcomes after implementing a tailored endoscopic step-up approach to wall-off necrosis in acute pancreatitis

Robert H. Hawes, MD - Shyam S. Varadarajulu, MD

Bang JY, Holt BA, Hawes RH, Hasan MK, Arnoletti JP, Christein JD, Wilcox CM, Varadarajulu S Br J Surg. 2014 Dec;101(13):1729-38. doi: 10.1002/bjs.9664. 
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Videos

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Speaking Engagements

Jul 16 2015

3rd Annual HPB and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgical Symposium

Florida Hospital Orlando
Creation Conference Center
601 East Rollins Street
Orlando, FL 32803
11:00am
Jul 16 2015

3rd Annual HPB and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgical Symposium

Florida Hospital Orlando
Creation Conference Center
601 East Rollins Street
Orlando, FL 32803
11:00am
J. Pablo Arnoletti, MD is available for

Observations and Partnerships

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Surgical Oncologist

J. Pablo Arnoletti, MD

Education

Medical School:
  • University of the Republic Medical School – (Montevideo, Uruguay)
Residency:
  • Resident, General Surgery – MCP – Hahnemann University
Fellowship:
  • Research Fellow, Department of Surgery – Medical College of Pennsylvania
  • Research Fellow, Department of Surgery – MCP – Hahnemann University
  • Fellow, Surgical Oncology – Fox Chase Cancer Center
Specialty:
  • General Surgery
  • Pancreatic and Hepato-Biliary Neoplasms
  • Gastrointestinal Surgical Oncology
  • Soft Tissue Sarcomas with an Emphasis on Minimally Invasive Surgery and Multi-Disciplinary Treatment Approaches
Specialty Certified:
  • Surgery – (American Board of Surgery)

Achievements

Awards and Honors:
  • American Association for Cancer Research, Upjohn Company Travel Award
  • Berlex Oncology Foundation Award, Genetics in Oncology
  • Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, Resident’s Competition Award
  • John W. Kirklin Research and Education Fellowship Award
  • James Ewing Oncology Fellowship Award for Basic Research – Society of Surgical Oncology
  • Birmingham Magazine Best Doctors in American
  • Best Paper Award and Harvey Baker Travel Award, Society of Surgical Oncology 60th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 2007 March. (Ching-Wei Tzen, MD, Mentee Recipient)
  • William A. Maddox Best Oncology Abstract Award – American College of Surgeons – Alabama Chapter Meeting, Destin, FL, 2011 June. (Lilian Azih, MD, Mentee Recipient)
  • Best Presentation – Resident Research Day – Department of Surgery – University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2012, May (Lilian Azih, MD, Mentee Recipient)
Professional Societies:
  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow (2005)
  • Society of Surgical Oncology – Member Fellowship and Research Grant Committee (’13), 2001
  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, (2002)
  • Southeastern Surgical Congress, (2002)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology, (2001)
  • Association for Academic Surgery, (2002)
  • American Association for Cancer Research, (2004)
  • America’s Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, (2008)
  • Society of University Surgeons, (2010)
  • National Comprehensive Cancer Network – Member Pancreatic Cancer and Colorectal Cancer Panels, (2004 – 2012)
Professional Appointments:
  • Chief Surgical Oncology – The Center for Specialized Surgery at Florida Hospital, (Present)
Academic Appointments:
  • Instructor of Anatomy – University of the Republic Medical School, Montevideo, Uruguay, (3/87 – 5/93)
  • Member Graduate Medical Education Committee – MCP – Hahnemann School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, (7/99 – 6/00)
  • Clinical Instructor – Department of Surgery – Temple University Medical School, Philadelphia, PA, (7/00 – 6/02)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Surgery – University of Alabama at Birmingham, (6/08 – 7/12)
  • Co-Chair Sarcoma Working Group – University of Alabama at Birmingham, (7/03 – 7/12)
  • Member Gastrointestinal Malignancy Working Group – University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center, (7/04 – 7/12)
  • Associate Director; Co-Principal Investigator – University of Alabama at Birmingham T32 Surgical Oncology Training Grant, (3/06 – 7/12)
  • Co-Director Clinical Core UAB – Pancreatic Cancer NCI-SPORE, (2010 – 2012)
  • Professor of Surgery – University of Central Florida College of Medicine, (2012 – Present)
  • Chair GI Cancer Program – Florida Hospital Cancer Institute, (2012 – Present)

Research

Research Projects:
  • 2011 – Pre-clinical studies of anti-ErbB3 antibody (MM-121) in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. (Frolov PI; Arnoletti Co-PI) Merrimack Pharmaceuticals
  • 2011 – UAB 1055 BAY 73-4506/14874 (Arnoletti, Institutional PI) A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase III study of regorafenib plus best supportive care for subjects with metastic and/or unrespectable gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) whose disease has progressed despite prior treatment with at least imatinib and sutinib Bayer
  • UAB 0855 (Posey, PI) Pfizer, Pilot trial of neoadjuvant sunitinib in patients with bulky GIST. Role: Co-Investigator
Publication(s):
  • Reilly C, Zenoni S, Hasan MK, Varadarajulu S, Tran TA, de la Fuente SG, Arnoletti JP. Primary Pancreatic Ewing’s sarcoma with portal vein tumor thrombosis J. Gastrointest Surg, 2013, in press
Abstract(s):
  • Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) evaluation in the surgical treatment of duodenal and periampullary adenomas. The Pancreas Club, San Diego, California, May 2012.

Biographical Sketch

J. Pablo Arnoletti, MD graduated from the University of Republic Medical School in Montevideo, Uruguay. He completed his general surgery residency at MCP-Hahnemann University and a Surgical Oncology Fellowship at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA. Before joining Florida Hospital, Dr. Arnoletti served as Associate Professor of Surgery and Director of the Surgical Oncology Laboratory at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He was also the Clinical Core Co-Director of the UAB Pancreatic Cancer, National Cancer Institute Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE). He has been consistently voted as one of Birmingham Magazine’s Best Doctors in America for the past seven years, writing over 48 peer reviewed articles. His primary areas of clinical interests are pancreatic and Hepato-biliary neoplasms, gastrointestinal surgical oncology and soft tissue sarcomas with an emphasis on minimally invasive surgery and multi-disciplinary treatment approaches.