Stanley Ashley is a graduate of Oberlin College and Cornell University Medical College. He completed a residency in general surgery at Washington University in St. Louis, and subsequently joined the faculty. He then spent seven years at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) before assuming his current position at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, where he is a Frank Sawyer Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Surgery. He is also the Program Director of the General Surgery Residency and the Chief of General Surgery for Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates—a multispecialty group practice based at Brigham. Dr. Ashley is a gastrointestinal surgeon whose primary interests are diseases of the pancreas and inflammatory bowel disease. His research, which has been funded by both the VA and the NIH, has examined the pathophysiology of the small bowel and pancreas. He has more than 200 publications, and serves on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, Digestive Diseases and Sciences, and Surgical Rounds. He is currently the Chairman of the American College of Surgeons' Forum on Fundamental Surgical Problems, and a Director of the American Board of Surgery.
Biography Updated on 10 September 2008