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News

2017

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JUL 10Colorectal surgeon Michael J. Stamos, MD, former Department of Surgery chair, is appointed dean of the UC Irvine School of Medicine.

2016

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MAR 01Dr. Joseph Carmichael is named interim chief of the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery.
JAN 25Colorectal surgeon Dr. Michael J. Stamos, chair of the Department of Surgery, is named interim dean of the School of Medicine, effective Feb. 1.

2014

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APR 21Surgeons Michael Stamos, MD, and Alessio Pigazzi, MD, discuss colorectal cancer treatment for the public television series "Healthy Body, Healthy Mind.

2012

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JUL 06Dr. Michael J. Stamos has been chosen president-elect of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, and will serve as president in 2013.
MAR 05Colorectal cancer is both preventable and curable if caught early, says UC Irvine colorectal surgeon Dr. Michael Stamos.
MAR 12Not sure when to get a colonoscopy? National Colorectal Cancer Month is a good time to ask your doctor this and other questions, says UC Irvine's Dr. Michael Stamos.

2011

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SEP 22Colorectal surgeon Dr. Michael J. Stamos, chair of UC Irvine's Department of Surgery, has been elected president of the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery.
JUN 20Patients who undergo laparascopic colorectal surgery have fewer clotting complications, UC Irvine surgeon Dr. Michael J. Stamos and colleagues report in the Archives of Surgery.
MAY 03Diverticulitis emergencies jumped 9.5 percent over a five-year period, with 12 percent of those patients needing urgent surgery, a UC Irvine Department of Surgery study found.
MAR 17Regular colonoscopies can prevent 60 percent of colorectal cancer deaths, UC Irvine surgeon Dr. Michael Stamos tells CBS Healthwatch.

2009

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DEC 15UC Irvine colorectal surgeons are among the few in the nation who perform minimally invasive rectal cancer surgeries.
OCT 01Laparoscopic colorectal surgery proves successful in patients who have undergone open abdominal surgery.