• Conor Delaney

    MD, MCh, PhD, FRCSI, FACS, FASCRS, FRCSI, Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic

    Conor Delaney, MD, MCh, PhD, FRCSI, FACS, FASCRS (Hon)
    Chairman, Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute
    Victor W. Fazio MD Endowed Chair in Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic
    Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio

    Conor P. Delaney, MD, PhD, is Chairman of the Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute at the Cleveland Clinic, with responsibility for the Departments of Colorectal Surgery, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and Surgery throughout the Cleveland Clinic enterprise. The Institute includes more than 240 staff physicians, more than 80 APPs, 140 residents and fellows. His team does 48,000 surgical cases and 90,000 endoscopic procedures per year. The institute is ranked highly for patient care and academic leadership, and many of the academic staff, departments and sections are the national or international leaders in their field.
    Dr. Delaney holds a Master of Surgery and PhD degree from the University College Dublin in Ireland. His postgraduate education included a residency through the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, and fellowships at the University of Pittsburgh, and the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Delaney holds the Victor W. Fazio MD Endowed Chair in Colorectal Surgery.
    Dr. Delaney has received a number of prizes, scholarships and awards over the course of his career in training, education and research. He is a member and serves on administrative committees of many national and international professional societies, serves on the editorial board of eight national and international journals, is the past-president of the International Society for Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery, and the Midwest Surgical Association, and is the Treasurer of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. He has a number of patents, and several years ago founded a healthcare analytics company called Socrates Analytics based on his his interest in IT, healthcare finances, process and operations.
    Dr. Delaney has given over 400 lectures nationally and internationally and has published 12 books and 380 other manuscripts relating to surgical education, colorectal cancer surgery, laparoscopic colorectal surgery and peri-operative care for intestinal surgery. His clinical interests include laparoscopic colorectal surgery, carcinoma of the colon, rectum and anus; Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, sphincter-saving surgery, re-operative abdominal surgery and colonoscopy. His research interests include various aspects of colorectal surgery, cost-efficiency in surgery, and surgical education.  

    Speaker for following sessions
    • THE SURGEON: The impact of surgery on morbidity and mortality in colorectal cancer surgery
      08:30:00 - 09:10:00 Carstensen