John R. T. Monson, MD
Executive Medical Director Digestive Health and Surgery Institute
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Dr. Monson is a board-certified colon and rectal surgeon with advanced fellowship training in surgical oncology, vascular surgery and colon and rectal surgery. His areas of expertise include the use of minimally invasive technologies in colorectal cancer treatment, including transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEMS), laparoscopy and robotic surgery. In addition to his role as a leading physician with the AdventHealth Medical Group's elite colorectal surgery team, he also serves as Executive Director for Colorectal Surgery at AdventHealth in Orlando. Dr. Monson is credited with leading the development of laparoscopic colorectal surgery in the United Kingdom, and he is a former Chair of the U.K.'s National Training Program. His research encompasses a broad range of cancer-related areas including the development of national standards and qualitative assessments of decision-making in cancer care.
Awards & Recognition
He was the secretary to the Irish Higher Surgical Training Group, representing trainees on the National Council. His final year project won the Dr. Pamela Gilligan Prize in Sept 2016. Since coming to Florida, he has involved himself with myriad projects including being on the steering committee for AdventHealth to achieve National Accreditation for Rectal Cancer. He has authored over 35 original published papers, 4 books and 5 book chapters.
Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy for Colorectal Peritoneal Metastases: A Systematic Review.
Diseases of the colon and rectum
Development and evaluation of a virtual knowledge assessment tool for transanal total mesorectal excision
Techniques in Coloproctology
Lateral lymph node dissection and urogenital function with and without neoadjuvant treatment
TRANSLATIONAL CANCER RESEARCH
Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy for Colorectal Peritoneal Metastases: A Systematic Review
DISEASES OF THE COLON & RECTUM
V-Y Gluteal Fasciocutaneous Advancement Flap After Robotic Abdominoperineal Resection
DISEASES OF THE COLON & RECTUM
Characteristics of Early-Onset vs Late-Onset Colorectal Cancer A Review
Impact of Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccination on postoperative mortality in patients with perioperative SARS-CoV-2 infection
Machine learning risk prediction of mortality for patients undergoing surgery with perioperative SARS-CoV-2: the COVIDSurg mortality score
BRITISH JOURNAL OF SURGERY
A Snapshot of the International Views of the Treatment of Rectal Cancer Patients, a Multi-regional Survey: International Tendencies in Rectal Cancer
WORLD JOURNAL OF SURGERY
Achieving Opioid-Free Major Colorectal Surgery: Is It Possible?
Education & Training
Trinity College School of Medicine Dublin Ireland
Royal College of Surgeons & St. James University Leeds UK
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland; Surgical Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Colon and Rectal Surgery
American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery