Surgical Oncologist

Sebastian De La Fuente, MD

Medical School:
  • University of Salvador, School of Medicine, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Residency:
  • General Surgery – (Duke University Medical Center)
Fellowship:
  • Surgical Oncology – (Moffitt Cancer Center)
Biographical Sketch

Sebastian G. De La Fuente, MD graduated from the University of Salvador school of Medicine in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He completed his general surgery residency at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC and a surgery oncology fellowship at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute. Dr. De La Fuente has written over 45 peer-reviewed journal articles and 17 book chapters. He was recently awarded The Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Merit Award for his work on patients with esophageal cancer. His primary areas of clinical and research interests include minimally invasive approaches in Hepatobiliary diseases including pancreatic oncology and gastrointestinal diseases.

Physician CV

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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 27 2016

2° Simposio Internacional del Aparato Digestivo: Interacción Entre Cirujanos, ...

Costa Rica Marriott Hotel San Jose
San Jose, Costa Rica
12:00pm
Feb 09 2017

4th Annual North Meets South: A Gastrointestinal Medical and Surgical Symposium

4th Annual North Meets South
Florida Hospital Orlando
601 E. Rollins Street
Orlando, FL 32803
01:00pm
Jul 26 2017

3º Simposio Internacional del Aparto Digestivo: Interacción entre Cirujanos, G...

Marriott Hotel San Jose
San Jose, Costa Rica
06:30pm
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 27 2016

2° Simposio Internacional del Aparato Digestivo: Interacción Entre Cirujanos, ...

Costa Rica Marriott Hotel San Jose
San Jose, Costa Rica
12:00pm
Feb 09 2017

4th Annual North Meets South: A Gastrointestinal Medical and Surgical Symposium

4th Annual North Meets South
Florida Hospital Orlando
601 E. Rollins Street
Orlando, FL 32803
01:00pm
Jul 26 2017

3º Simposio Internacional del Aparto Digestivo: Interacción entre Cirujanos, G...

Marriott Hotel San Jose
San Jose, Costa Rica
06:30pm
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Surgical Oncologist

Sebastian De La Fuente, MD

Education

Medical School:
  • University of Salvador, School of Medicine, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Residency:
  • General Surgery – (Duke University Medical Center)
Fellowship:
  • Surgical Oncology – (Moffitt Cancer Center)
Specialty:
  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Minimally invasive approaches in Hepatobiliary Diseases including Pancreatic Oncology and Gastrointestinal Diseases.
Specialty Certified:
  • Surgery – (American Board of Surgery)

Achievements

Awards and Honors:
  • Society of Laparoendoscopy Surgeons Resident Scholarship award, “Concomitant diverting colostomy in the management of decubitus ulcers in patients with spinal cord injury”, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • “Poster of Distinction”, American Gastrointestinal Association, Digestive Disease Week, Atlanta GA. “The Influence of Celecoxib on Canine Lower Esophageal Sphincter Pressure”
  • Who is Who in Medicine and Health Care, Marquis Who’s Who, Providence, NJ
  • Who is Who in Emerging Leaders, Marquis Who’s Who, New Providence, NJ
  • The Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Merit Award
Professional Societies:
  • American College of Surgeons, Associate Fellow
  • American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Argentinean Society of Clinical Investigations
  • Association for Academic Surgery
  • Duke University Medical Center Postdoctoral Association
  • National Postdoctoral Association
  • Sabiston Surgical Society
  • Society of Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  • Society of Surgical Oncology
  • Southern Medical Association
  • The Pancreas Club
Professional Appointments:
  • Staff Surgeon, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery Service, Division of Surgical Oncology – Florida Hospital Orlando, (8/2012 – Present)
Academic Appointments:
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery – University of Central Florida, Orlando (8/2012 – Present)

Research

Publication (Peer-reviewed Scientific Journal):
  • Castelberry AW, White RR, de la Fuente SG, Clary BM, Blazer DG, McCann RL, Pappas TN, Tyler DS, Scarborough JE. The Impact of Vascular Resection on Early Postoperative Outcomes After Pancreaticoduodenectomy: An Analysis of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Database. Annals Surgical Oncology Ann Surg Oncol. 2012 Aug 30.
Abstract:
  • Tilahun Y, Arnoletti JP, de la Fuente SG. Disparities between young and elderly patients in the first course of treatment for stage II and III rectal cancer. Poster presentation. SSO 2013.

Biographical Sketch

Sebastian G. De La Fuente, MD graduated from the University of Salvador school of Medicine in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He completed his general surgery residency at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC and a surgery oncology fellowship at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute. Dr. De La Fuente has written over 45 peer-reviewed journal articles and 17 book chapters. He was recently awarded The Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Merit Award for his work on patients with esophageal cancer. His primary areas of clinical and research interests include minimally invasive approaches in Hepatobiliary diseases including pancreatic oncology and gastrointestinal diseases.