Author and Surgical Oncologist
As an author for Mesothelioma.com, Dr. James Pingpank shares his expertise of mesothelioma with patients, loved ones and the larger community. Dr. Pingpank is an expert in treating peritoneal mesothelioma and other abdominal malignancies, with a particular clinical interest in improving the effects of surgery and a heated chemotherapy treatment, HIPEC, for mesothelioma. He has authored or co-authored over 70 peer-reviewed articles for medical journals, many of which focus on emerging treatments for mesothelioma. Dr. Pingpank currently serves as a surgical oncologist at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, as well as an associate professor of surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. Learn more about Dr. James Pingpank.