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N. Joseph Espat, MD, MS, FACS

Specialty

General Surgery

Surgical Oncology

Gender

Male

Languages

English

French

Spanish

Education

University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, Florida

Residency

University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, Florida

Fellowships

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center-NY

Research

Chemo-sensitizing of pancreatic cancer, Cancer induced weight loss/metabolism, Thermal means of tumor ablation, Biomaterials for tissue regeneration

Biography

N. Joseph Espat, MD, MS, FACS, is Chairman of the Department of Surgery, Chief of Surgical Oncology, and Director of the Cancer Center at Roger Williams. A Professor of Surgery and Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs at Boston University School of Medicine, Dr. Espat focuses his practice on Hepatobiliary and Surgical Oncology. Dr. Espat received his fellowship training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. He completed residency and medical School at University of Florida College of Medicine.

His clinical expertise is in the areas of liver surgery, pancreas surgery, abdominal wall reconstruction, HIPEC, radiofrequency and microwave ablation. Dr. Espat is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and has research interests in a number of areas including the effect of fatty acids on pancreas cancer growth and response to chemotherapy, chemo-sensitizing of pancreatic cancer, cancer-induced weight loss/metabolism, thermal means of tumor ablation, and biomaterials for tissue regeneration. He speaks English, Spanish, and French.

  • Appointments: 401-456-2077
  • Main Office: 401-456-4897

Practice(s)

Primary Address

  • Roger Williams Cancer Center
  • 50 Maude Street
  • Providence, RI 02908
  • 401-456-2077
  • Clinic Location
  • 1407 South County Trail, Suite 432, Bldg 4
  • East Greenwich, RI 02820
  • 401-456-2077
  • Clinic Location
  • 70 Kenyon Avenue, Suite 216
  • Wakefield, RI 02879
  • 401-456-2077

Website

http://www.weknowcancer.org/