Join Us June 2nd, 2017 For Our 45th Annual Harwell Wilson Weekend!

Please Welcome Dr. Jeffrey Matthews to Memphis!

Jeffrey B. Matthews, MD, FACS
Dr. Jeffrey B. Matthews is a gastrointestinal surgeon and leading authority on the surgical treatment of diseases of the pancreas, bile ducts, and liver. He is highly skilled in the treatment of acute and chronic pancreatitis, and is one of a handful of surgeons in the nation who has expertise in islet autotransplantation, a treatment that prevents the development of diabetes after surgery for pancreatitis. He also has vast experience in bile duct reconstruction and complex reoperative gastrointestinal surgery.

Dr. Matthews has held several leadership positions during his distinguished career. Currently, he serves as senior director of the American Board of Surgery and president of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract.

Dr. Matthews’ laboratory research explores the fundamental mechanisms used by epithelial tissues to regulate secretion–which goes awry in several diseases, including cystic fibrosis and many types of diarrhea. This research has received long-term support from the National Institutes of Health.

An accomplished author, Dr. Matthews has published over 150 original articles, chapters and editorials. He serves on the editorial board of 11 prestigious surgical and scientific journals and is currently associate editor of the Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.

Dr. Matthews is dedicated to teaching and mentoring medical students and new physicians, and has received awards for excellence in teaching. A popular speaker, Dr. Matthews is frequently invited to lecture at universities and medical conferences across the United States and abroad.

from The University of Chicago Medicine Website

Coming soon…Agenda for the Harwell Wilson Scientific Session

June 2, 2017 10am – 3:30pm

Harwell Wilson Surgical Society Banquet

June 2, 2016

The University Club

Cocktails @ 6pm

Dinner @ 7pm

Awards and Fun to Follow!