Murray F. Brennan, MD, FACS

Vice President for International Programs; Benno C. Schmidt Chair in Clinical Oncology
Murray F. Brennan, MD, FACS -- Vice President for International Programs; Benno C. Schmidt Chair in Clinical Oncology

Dr. Brennan is a surgeon with special expertise in the treatment of soft tissue sarcomas, endocrine tumors (those that involve the adrenal gland, thyroid gland, parathyroid, and the pancreatic islet cells), and pancreatic and stomach cancers. He was Chairman of the Department of Surgery from 1985 until June 2006. 

Dr. Brennan works closely with a team of radiologists, pathologists, medical oncologists, and radiation oncologists to provide treatments that are individually tailored to each patient. Throughout his career, his clinical and research interests have focused on surgical oncology, endocrinology, metabolism, and nutrition. He has designed and conducted numerous clinical trials, which have produced major findings in the management of patients with soft tissue sarcomas and pancreatic cancer.

Location
Phone
Consultations: 212-639-8691
Clinical Expertise

General Surgical Oncology; Pancreatic Cancer; Gastric Cancer; Soft Tissue Sarcoma; Thyroid, Parathyroid and Neuroendocrine Tumors; Adrenocortical Carcinoma; Carcinoid Tumors; Pheochromocytoma.

Languages Spoken
English
Education

MD, University of Otago (New Zealand)

Residencies

University of Otago; Peter Bent Brigham Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Fellowships

Peter Bent Brigham Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Board Certifications

Surgery

Publications by Murray F. Brennan

Books
Management of Soft Tissue Sarcoma. Brennan MF, Antonescu CR, Maki RG, eds. New York: Springer; 2012.

Diagnosis and Management of Soft Tissue Sarcoma. Brennan MF, Lewis JJ, eds. London: Martin Dunitz; 1997.

Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism in Cancer Cachexia. Pisters WPT, Brennan MF eds. Austin, TX: RG Landes; 1996.

Tumor Board Case Management. Winchester D, Brennan MF, Dodd G, Henson DE, Kennedy BJ, Steele GD Jr,  Wilson F, eds. Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven; 1997.

Surgical Management of Soft Tissue Sarcoma. Shiu MH, Brennan MF, eds. Philadelphia: Lea and Febiger; 1989.

Selected Book Chapters
“Adrenocortical tumors and incidentalomas.” Karanicolas P, Brennan MF. In: Surgery: Evidence-Based Practice. Cohn SM, Brower ST, eds. Shelton, CT: People’s Medical Publishing House; 2012: 537-543.

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