James W. Fleshman MD, FASCRS, FACSSparkman Endowed Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery; Professor of Surgery, Texas A&M College of Medicine, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
Dr. James Fleshman's professional focus is the treatment of patients with colorectal diseases. He has developed an international reputation in the laparoscopic treatment of colorectal cancer, the training of surgeons in the laparoscopic resection of colorectal problems, and the development of randomized controlled trials to evaluate the use of laparoscopic techniques in the treatment of colorectal cancer.
Dr. Fleshman is Chief of Surgery at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas. He has served as President of the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, President of the Research Foundation of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and President of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.