Steven M. Strasberg, MD (HPB Surgery)

Section of HPB Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO, USA

Dr. Steven Strasberg is a graduate of the University of Toronto Medical School and the Gallie Course in Surgery.  He was an attending surgeon in the University of Toronto rising to the position of Professor of Surgery.  He was the first director of the Surgical Scientist Program.  In 1992 he moved to Washington University in Saint Louis where he became Pruett Professor of Surgery and founding head of the Section of HPB Surgery.  He is a Past President of the AHPBA and a current and past member of council of the IHPBA.  He has published approximately 250 peer reviewed papers and 50 book chapters and has held grants from the MRC and NIH. Dr. Strasberg’s current subject areas of interest are avoidance and management of biliary injury, classification and quantification of surgical complications, and development of novel anatomic approaches in HPB surgery.  His favorite expression is “There’s no ‘maybe’ in Surgery”.