Santa Barbara, CA
Dr. W. Charles Conway, II
Ridley-Tree Cancer Center
Dr. Conway II has been building his experience since getting his medical degree in 2001. Dr. Conway stayed in Michigan after getting his degree, where he completed his internship and residency. In addition to his work in the United States, he also pursued international studies in Ghana, before relocating to Santa Monica, Califorma to complete another fellowhip in surgical oncology.
Board certified in general surgery, Dr. Conway’s clinical interests and areas of expertise encompass a broad range of conditions. In 2013, Dr. Conway was recognized for performing the first completely robotic pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple procedure) in the state of Louisiana. This robotic surgery is employed for complex operations and allows for the optimization of all the principles of cancer surgery in a minimally invasive manner.
Main Specialty: Surgical Oncology
Other Interests & Specialties: Mesothelioma, peritoneal mesothelioma, cytoreduction and HIPEC, stomach cancer, esophagus cancer, pancreatic cancer and pre-malignant cysts, liver resection and general surgery.
Certifications, Awards & Accolades: American Board of Surgery Certification in Surgery, American College of Surgeons Fellow, Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctor, member of American College of Surgeons, member of American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
Education & Experience:
- Medical Degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine
- Residency in General Surgery at Wayne State University School of Medicine
- Fellowship in Surgical Oncology at John Wayne Cancer Institute
Surgical treatment of pancreatic cancer. Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society. March-April 2011;163(2):107-13.
Multiagent neoadjuvant chemotherapy and tumor response are associated with improved survival in pancreatic cancer. HPB (Oxford). October 2018;S1365-182X(18)33943-1. doi: 10.1016/j.hpb.2018.08.013
Intracystic Biopsy and Diagnosis of Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm via SpyGlass Pancreatoscopy. Ochsner Journal. 2015;15(4):452-454.