Jon S. Cardinal
Department of Surgery
West Virginia University, USA
Jon Cardinal, MD FACS is an Assistant Professor and Surgery Program Director at the West Virginia University School of Medicine. He completed his undergraduate degree at Duquesne University after which he matriculated at Georgetown University Medical School, graduating AOA. His general surgery internship and residency were completed at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) followed by a one year fellowship in hepato-pancreatico-biliary (HPB) surgery, also at UPMC. During his surgical training, Dr Cardinal actively participated in basic science research in which he investigated the molecular mechanisms responsible for sterile inflammation. Dr Cardinal joined the department of surgery at WVU in 2012 and has been the program director for the general surgery residency since 2014.
Clinical interests include surgery of the liver, pancreas and bile ducts for both benign and malignant conditions. Dr Cardinal’s current research interests are in outcomes research and surgical education.