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W. Charles Conway II, MD

Dr. Conway
Santa Barbara, CA

Dr. W. Charles Conway, II

Surgical Oncologist

Ridley-Tree Cancer Center

540 West Pueblo Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
805.898.3140

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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:

Publications:
Postgastrectomy syndromes. Surgical Clinics of North America. October 2011;91(5):1105-22. doi: 10.1016/j.suc.2011.07.001

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.

Author: Linda Molinari

Editor in Chief, Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

Linda Molinari

Reviewer: Annette Charlevois

Patient Support Coordinator

Annette Charlevois
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