Michael Choti, MD, MBA
Michael Choti, M.D., M.B.A. is the Hall and Mary Lucile Shannon Distinguished Chair in Surgery and Chair of the Department of Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX. Dr. Choti received his MD degree at Yale University, general surgery training at the University of Pennsylvania, and completed the surgical oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center before joining the division of Surgical Oncology at Johns Hopkins. He moved to UT Southwestern in 2013.
Dr. Choti has served on various leadership positions in national and international societies and has chaired study sections for the American Cancer Society. He served as Chair of the NCI-CTEP Hepatobiliary Task Force as well as on the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer, the GI committees of NSABP and ACOSOG, and the Colorectal Cancer and Neuroendocrine Tumors Guidelines Panels of NCCN. Dr. Choti is a member of the Surgical Oncology Board of the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Choti is the principal or co-investigator for a variety of clinical and preclinical studies examining new approaches for the treatment of gastrointestinal cancers. In addition to clinical research,
Dr. Choti also maintains an active laboratory effort in the use of robotics and computer assistance to surgically treat cancer. This work has been funded through a series of NIH grants and industry collaborations. He also has a strong interest in molecular genetics and biomarkers in gastrointestinal cancer. He has more than 300 peer-reviewed publications.