Paul G. Curcillo II, MD, FACS

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Fox Chase Cancer Center
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Dr. Paul Curcillo

Surgical Oncology

Director, Minimally Invasive Surgical Initiatives and Development

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Clinical Expertise:

Minimally Invasive Surgery, Breast Surgery, Colorectal Cancer, Gastric Cancer, Hepatobiliary Cancer, General Surgery of Benign Disease, Ventral Hernias


Diplomat, American College of Surgeons;
Board Certified, American Board of Surgery, 1997-2008;
Recertified, American Board of Surgery, 2008-2018;
Advanced Trauma Life Support, 1994;
Advanced Cardiac Life Support, 1991

Medical Education

MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 1989


Resident in Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1992-96

Honors and Awards

Philadelphia Magazine Top Docs, 2009, 2011-2014;
Temple University Gallery of Success, 2009;
Fellow, Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India 2009;
Best Doctors 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010  (Best Doctors in America Database);
Consumer Research Council of America – Top Surgeons 2007, 2008;
Castle Connelly Top Docs 2008;
Who’s Who – The Global Directory of Who’s Who, 2009 (Top Doctors);
Best Doctors - America’s Best Surgeons;
Paul G Curcillo II Biology Award – Established Temple University 2007;
Departmental Honors in Biology, Temple University,1984

Professional Societies

Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT), 2008-present;
Society of Gasteroenterologic and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), 2007-present;
Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, 2003-present;
Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons, 2002-present;
American College of Surgeons, Metropolitan Philadelphia Chapter, Past President 2007-2008, President 2006-2007, President-Elect, 2005-2006, Vice President, 2004, Secretary, 2003, Treasurer, 2002; Chairman, Young Surgeons Committee, 1996-present, Councilor at Large, 1998;
Committee on Applicants of the American College of Surgeons, Pennsylvania District #5, 200-present;
The American Society of Breast Surgeons, 2000-present;
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 2000-present;
Temple University College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Association, President, 2007-present;
Temple University, Board of Visitors, 2006-present;
Breast and Prostrate Health Foundation, Board of Directors, 2005-present;
Breast Health Institute, Board of Directors, 2004-present

Research Interests

Single Port Access Surgery, Reduced Port Surgery, NOTES Breast Cancer


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