Dr. Alessandra C. Gasior, DO, FACS is a board-certified colon and rectal surgeon in Columbus, OH. She earned her medical degree at KCUMB in Kansas City, Missouri followed by Residency training at Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. She subsequently completed a Surgical Scholar fellowship and Pediatric Trauma/Critical Care fellowship at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Pediatric Minimally Invasive Surgery fellowship and Pediatric Colorectal Fellowship at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Dr. Gasior completed an Adult Colorectal Surgery Fellowship at The Ohio State University. Dr. Gasior is board certified in general surgery, critical care surgery and colorectal surgery. She practices pediatric and adult colorectal surgery at OSU and NCH. Career interests are congenital colorectal transitional programs for pediatric and adult patients particularly in anorectal malformations, Hirschsprung disease and inflammatory bowel disease.
Dr. Walker is a dual board certified General and Colorectal Surgeon. He has a wide range of experience in robotic, laparoscopic, endoscopic, and open procedures related to the multiple diseases of the colon, rectum and anus. Dr. Walker completed his general surgery residency was at Madigan Army Medical with the US Army and fellowship at The Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans. He spent 5 years at William Beaumont Army Medical Center after fellowship serving as the General Surgery Assistant Program Director for 4 of those years. During his time at William Beaumont, he established multiple civilian partnerships with the local hospitals in El Paso to provide specialized colorectal care to the significantly underserved area of El Paso. He also deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan under wartime circumstances as well as multiple humanitarian missions during his time in the Army. He recently separated from the Army in July and stayed in El Paso currently practicing in a very busy community based pure colon and rectal surgery practice.
NEW THIS WEEK:
This week we will be trialing a new, interactive format with Dr. Walker’s talk. We will be using Poll Everywhere to facilitate this. During his talk, there will be several times during which we will ask the audience to respond via this link
You can also respond by texting “MBOBEL754” to 22333. PollEV.com/mbobel754.
If this format works well, we will continue to integrate it into our weekly content. Additionally, we are actively working on securing CME credit for our weekly talks. More to come in the New Year!