David Liska, MD, FACS, FASCRS (Colorectal Surgery)

Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA

David Liska, MD, FACS, FASCRS is a colorectal surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic. He completed his undergraduate degree and Masters in Classics at Johns Hopkins and is a graduate of the Yale School of Medicine. He trained in General Surgery at Weill Cornell—New York Presbyterian Hospital. He completed a research fellowship in colorectal cancer at Memorial Sloan Kettering and a clinical fellowship in colorectal surgery at the Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Liska’s clinical practice specializes in the minimally invasive treatment of sporadic and hereditary colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, and other benign colorectal conditions. Dr. Liska is also an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and Associate Staff at the Lerner Research Institute. His laboratory studies the biology of colorectal cancer development, progression, and response to therapy. His other research interests include optimizing surgical outcomes through the implementation of enhanced recovery pathways.

Terms of Appointment: Mar 2019 - Feb 2021