Dr. Zeh is Chair of the Department of Surgeryat UT Southwestern Medical Center. A practicing surgeon for more than 20 years, Dr. Zeh is an internationally recognized leader in the field of pancreatic surgery. Prior to joining UT Southwestern in 2018, Dr. Zeh served as the Watson Family Professor of Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, chief of the Division of Gastrointestinal (GI) Surgical Oncology at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, co-director of the UPMC Pancreatic Cancer Center. Dr. Zeh has conducted numerous investigator initiated clinical trials examining novel treatments for patients with pancreatic cancer. He directs a translational research lab that examines damage-associated molecular pattern molecules in pancreatic cancer. During his tenure at UPMC Dr. Zeh and his colleagues accumulated and published extensively on one of the world’s largest experiences with robotic pancreatic surgery. This work included several novel observations around surgical training and proficiency on this platform.
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