David McAneny, MD, Named New Vice Chair of Surgery

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September 10th, 2013

David McAneny, MD

David McAneny, MD

David McAneny, MD, associate professor of surgery at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and associate chair for clinical quality and safety at Boston Medical Center (BMC), has been named vice chair of the department of surgery at BUSM and BMC. In this role, he will serve as division chief of general surgery and section chief of surgical oncology.

McAneny has devoted his career to surgical oncology, endocrine and general surgery, specializing in gastrointestinal (GI) surgery. His surgical expertise is in tumors and other diseases of the endocrine organs, GI tract, pancreas, hepatobiliary system and spleen. He is experienced in laparoscopic surgery for gallbladder disease, splenectomy, adrenalectomy, bowel resection, gastroesophageal diseases and tumor staging.

“I’m honored to announce David McAneny as vice chair of surgery,” said Gerard Doherty, MD, chief and chair of surgery at BMC and BUSM.  “David brings tremendous experience and broad leadership skills to this role.”

McAneny is the recipient of the 2005 Grant V. Rodkey Award from the Massachusetts Medical Society for outstanding contributions to medical education and medical students. He is the 2008 Boston University faculty selection for Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA), as well as the Councilor of the AOA chapter at BUSM. He received the 2008-2009 Erwin F. Hirsch, MD Teaching Award from the graduating surgery chief residents, the 2010 Stanley L. Robbins Award for Excellence in Teaching and the 2013 Educator of the Year Award in Clinical Sciences.

He is a member of the Board of Governors of the American College of Surgeons and an active member of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, the Society of Surgical Oncology, the New England Surgical Society and the Boston Surgical Society. McAneny served as past-president of the Medical-Dental Staff at BMC and the Massachusetts Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, as well as former Massachusetts state chairman of the Commission on Cancer.

A graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine, McAneny completed his residency at Boston City Hospital, now BMC, and a fellowship in GI surgery at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center.