Thomas E. Clancy, MD, Named Distinguished Scholar in Surgical Oncology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Thomas E. Clancy, MD, has been named the inaugural Distinguished Scholar in Surgical Oncology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital thanks to a gift from Carmella R. Kletjian.

Thomas E. Clancy, MD
Associate Surgeon, Division of Surgical Oncology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Co-Director, Pancreatic and Biliary Tumor Center, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center
Director, Program in Robotic/Minimally Invasive Pancreatic and Liver Surgery
Medical Director, Multispecialty Surgical Oncology, DF/BWCC in clinical affiliation with South Shore Hospital
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Clancy is a senior surgeon and Distinguished Scholar in Surgical Oncology in the Department of Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where he is also the director of the Program in Robotic/Minimally Invasive Pancreatic and Liver Surgery. He is a senior staff member and surgical lead at the Gastrointestinal Cancer Center at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and co-director of the Pancreas and Biliary Tumor Center at the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center. Dr. Clancy received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed general surgical residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, followed by a surgical oncology fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Dr. Clancy specializes in surgery for complex gastrointestinal malignancies, with a focus on pancreatic tumors, primary and metastatic liver tumors, biliary malignancies and neuroendocrine tumors. He has a particular focus on minimally invasive and robotic surgical techniques for gastrointestinal tumors.

An author of over 75 scientific publications, reviews and book chapters, Dr. Clancy works in a collaborative model with numerous basic and translational scientific researchers on projects related to the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal malignancies and pancreatic disease, as well as clinical outcomes in pancreatic surgery.  

Welcoming New Faculty – Erin Taylor, MD

Please join us in welcoming Erin Taylor, MD, as a new faculty member in the Department of Surgery.

Erin Taylor, MD
Associate Surgeon, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Taylor received her Bachelor of Arts in mathematics from Bowdoin College and her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She completed her plastic and reconstructive surgery residency at the Harvard Plastic Surgery Residency Program and received additional fellowship training in microsurgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Her research experience includes the National Institutes of Health, Columbia University, Harvard Medical School and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Her most recent research focuses on postoperative pain control, patient-reported outcome measures after breast reconstruction, surgeon-based 3D printing in vascularized bone transfer and free functional muscle transfer. She is an active participant in scientific societies and was previously on the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons (NESPS) Board of Directors, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) Resident Council and the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Resident Advisory Board.

Dr. Taylor’s clinical and research interests are complex oncologic reconstruction, microsurgery and lymphatic surgery. She is dedicated to resident and medical student education at Harvard Medical School and national conferences.

Recent Faculty Awards

Congratulations to the following Department of Surgery faculty members who have recently received awards.

Brent T. Shoji, MD
2021 Distinguished Clinician Award, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Stanley W. Ashley, MD
Senior Faculty Mentor Award, BWPO Pillar Awards

Zara Cooper, MD, MSc
Diversity and Inclusion Service Award, BWPO Pillar Awards

Pardon R. Kenney, MD, MS
Clinical Teacher Award, BWPO Pillar Awards