George Van Buren II
University of Houston, Division of Surgical Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
George Van Buren, II, M.D. is an assistant professor of surgery in the Division of Surgical Oncology at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Van Buren is a board-certified surgeon specializing surgical oncology and pancreatic disorders.
Dr. Van Buren completed his medical school and general surgery residency at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. During that time period, he spent two years at MD Anderson Cancer Center studying gastrointestinal cancers. He completed his surgical oncology fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
During Dr. Van Buren’s research and clinical fellowships, he was able to expand upon his interest in gastrointestinal surgical oncology and pancreatic disorders. Specifically, his training had a heavy emphasis on pancreatic malignancies including specialized procedures such as robotic pancreatic surgery.
Dr. Van Buren is involved in both basic science and clinical research and is a member of the Elkins Pancreas Center and Dan L. Duncan NCI Cancer Center.