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Posts by Motaz Qadan, MD, PhD


Motaz Qadan, MD, PhD, is a surgical oncologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital. His practice includes pancreatic and liver surgery operations. Patient information videos about his most commonly performed operations are included below: 

Dr. Qadan's leadership positions include: 

  • Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program Director at the Mass General
  • Harvard Medical Student Advanced Surgical Clerkship Director
  • Pancreas Cyst Multidisciplinary Clinic Director
  • Partners Network Resident and Fellow Wellbeing Council Faculty Advisor

Dr. Qadan received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Edinburgh Medical School, which is among the top medical schools in Western Europe. He completed surgical residency at Stanford University, where he served as administrative chief resident. Following this, he completed a fellowship in complex general surgical oncology at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York and served as the educational coordinator during his fellowship.

Dr. Qadan is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MRCSEd). He is a surgical member of the multidisciplinary cancer team at the Mass General in Boston.

Geriatrics & Palliative Care

The Division of Palliative Care & Geriatric Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital offers a wide range of clinical expertise including inpatient services, outpatient programs and home based programs.