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Professor Andreas M. Kaiser

Professor Andreas M. Kaiser

Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA

Andreas M. Kaiser, M.D., is professor and chief of the Division of Colorectal Surgery in the Department of Surgery at City of Hope, a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center. He graduated in 1988 from the University of Zurich in Switzerland followed by an internship in surgical pathology and a residency in general surgery at the University of Zurich Hospital from 1990 to 1998. In addition, Dr. Kaiser completed a research fellowship at Harvard Medical School, a fellowship in Visceral Surgery at the University Hospital in Zurich, and a fellowship in colorectal surgery at Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California.

Before joining City of Hope, Dr. Kaiser was faculty in surgery at USC from 2000 to 2019, and he served as interim chairman of the Department of Colorectal Surgery from 2008-2009. He is board-certified by the Swiss Board of Surgery in General Surgery (1998) and in Visceral Surgery (2006), and by the European Surgery Qualification Board in Coloproctology (2002). He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (FASCRS) and most recently was inducted as a fellow of the most prestigious American Surgical Association. He is a member of several national and international professional associations and committees. He is a member of the NIH Advisory Board for the Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Network of the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Kaiser has extensive experience in every aspect of even the most complex colorectal diseases and has become a referral center for challenging cases. He provides comprehensive interdisciplinary management for all stages of colorectal and anal cancer, hereditary colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, acute/chronic diverticulitis, functional disorders of the colon and rectum, and benign disorders of the anus.

Dr. Kaiser has written numerous articles and book chapters and also serves as an associate editor of Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, the official journal of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. In addition to his role as Editor-in-Chief of Clinical and Experimental Gastroenterology, he is also a co-editor of the Journal of Robotic Surgery.

Updated 28 November 2023