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Paul G. Curcillo II, MD, named president of American College of Surgeons - Metropolitan Philadelphia Chapter

April 4, 2007

Paul G. Curcillo II, MD, FACS, associate professor and vice chairman of the department of surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine, has been elected president of the Metropolitan Philadelphia Chapter of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Curcillo, of Flourtown, Pa., is nationally recognized in minimally invasive surgery. He specializes in gastrointestinal malignancies and breast disease.

Dr. Curcillo received his undergraduate degree from Temple University and his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.  He completed his internship and residency in surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.  In addition to his involvement with the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Curcillo is a member of the Philadelphia College of Physicians, the American Society of Breast Surgeons, and the Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons.

About the American College of Surgeons
Founded in 1913, the American College of Surgeons is an educational and scientific organization that was established to raise the standards of surgical practice and to improve the care of the surgical patient. The College is dedicated to the ethical and competent practice of surgery. Its achievements have significantly influenced the course of scientific surgery in America and have established it as an important advocate for all surgical patients. There are now 65 chapters in the United States, two chapters in Canada, and 32 chapters located in countries throughout the world.