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John R.T. Monson, MD, FRCS (Ire, Eng, Ed (Hon), Glas (Hon)), FASCRS, FACS

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John R.T. Monson, MD

Fellowship-Trained Colon & Rectal Surgeon

  • Executive Director for Colorectal Surgery
    at Florida Hospital
  • Fellowship-Trained
    Colon & Rectal Surgeon
  • Internationally Recognized Scholar
Medical Director
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Specialties

  • Anal Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Small Bowel Cancer
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery

Bio

Dr. Monson, fellowship trained in colon and rectal surgery, surgical oncology, and vascular surgery joins the Orlando colorectal medical team at the Center for Colon and Rectal Surgery. His areas of expertise include the use of minimally invasive technologies in colorectal cancer treatment, including Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEMS) laparoscopy and robotic surgery. Dr. Monson is credited with leading the development of laparoscopic colorectal surgery in the United Kingdom. He is a former Chair of the U.K.'s National Training Program. His research encompasses a broad range of cancer-related areas including the development of national standards and qualitative assessments of decision-making in cancer care.

An internationally recognized lecturer and award-winning author of more than 300 peer-reviewed papers and more than 100 book chapters, he is a former Vice President of the British Association of Surgical Oncology, served on the Executive Council of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland.  He is a Fellow of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and currently serves on their Executive Council and Chairman of the Research Committee and Vice-President of the OSTRiCh Consortium on Rectal Cancer Care. He is a Fellow of all four Royal Colleges of Surgeons – Ireland, England, Edinburgh and Glasgow. He is a current member of the Commission on Cancer and Steering Committee for the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC).

Profile

  • Fellowship, Surgical Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
  • Fellowship in Vascular Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  • Fellowship, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
  • Residency, General Surgery, St. James University Hospitals, Leeds, U.K.    
  • Residency, General Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
  • Internship, General Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
  • Medical Degree, Trinity College School of Medicine, Dublin, Ireland

Memberships

  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (Honorary Fellow)
  • British Association of Surgical Oncology
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  • Society of Surgical Oncology
  • Society of University Surgeons (Honorary Fellow)
  • Surgical Research Society

Awards and Honors

  • Surgical Research Society Travelling Fellowship
  • Trinity College Dublin, Postgraduate Travelling Scholarship in Surgery
  • Sheppard Memorial Prize in Surgery, Trinity College
  • Edward Halloran Bennett Medal in Surgery, Trinity College
  • 14th Annual Millin Lecture, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  • James IV Surgical Society International Travelling Fellow
  • James IV Association of Surgeons
  • Sir Peter Freyer Medal for Best Original Research Paper
  • Honorary Fellow, Society of University Surgeons, Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Location

Orlando, 2501 N. Orange Avenue, Suite 240 Orlando, Florida 32804

Orlando

2501 N. Orange Avenue, Suite 402
Orlando, Florida 32825

Phone: 407.303.2615
Fax: 407.303.0415
Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Fridays 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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