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Sebastian G. De La Fuente, MD,FACS

Sebastian G. De La Fuente, MD,FACS

General Surgeon, Surgical Oncology Specialist

Surgery

Sebastian de la Fuente

Overview

Sebastian de la Fuente, MD, FACS, is board certified in general surgery with special certification in advanced surgical oncology. He specializes in surgical interventions for gastrointestinal, liver and bile duct diseases as well as for benign pancreatic disorders, pancreatic cancer, sarcomas and melanomas. One of Central Florida’s most prominent surgical oncologists, Dr. de la Fuente directs the Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Fellowship program and serves as Director of Research for the Surgical Residency program at AdventHealth in Orlando. He is a graduate of the University of Salvador School of Medicine in Buenos Aires, Argentina and of Duke University’s general surgery residency program, where he culminated his tenure as Chief Resident and undertook a research fellowship in gastrointestinal surgery. He capped his medical training with a fellowship in surgical oncology at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa.

Articles

Early experience with the Senhance (R)-laparoscopic/robotic platform in the US

JOURNAL OF ROBOTIC SURGERY

2019

Retroperitoneal Well-Differentiated Liposarcoma With Uterine-Type Leiomyomatous Differentiation: A First Case Report With Literature Analysis of Soft Tissue Sarcomas With Dual Lipomatous and Low-Grade Smooth Muscle Differentiation

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGICAL PATHOLOGY

2019

T1R2 receptor-mediated glucose sensing in the upper intestine potentiates glucose absorption through activation of local regulatory pathways

MOLECULAR METABOLISM

2018

Age as a prognostic indicator for adjuvant therapy in patients who underwent pancreatic resections for cancer

JOURNAL OF GERIATRIC ONCOLOGY

2018

Recent Developments in Surgery Minimally Invasive Approaches for Patients Requiring Pancreaticoduodenectomy

JAMA SURGERY

2013

Initial experience from a large referral center with robotic-assisted Ivor Lewis esophagogastrectomy for oncologic purposes

SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES

2013

Functional Status Determines Postoperative Outcomes in Elderly Patients Undergoing Hepatic Resections

JOURNAL OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY

2013

Primary Pancreatic Ewing's Sarcoma with Portal Vein Tumor Thrombosis

JOURNAL OF GASTROINTESTINAL SURGERY

2013

Education & Training

Education

Duke University School of Medicine
Duke University Medical Center

Residency

Duke University School of Medicine; Duke University Medical Center

Fellowship

Moffitt Cancer Center
H. Lee Moffit Cancer Center & Research Institute - Graduate Education

Specialty

Pancreatic & Liver Surgery

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery