Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center is adding a new liver and pancreatic surgeon to its roster of cancer specialists at the Gastrointestinal Cancer Center.
Emilio Alonso, MD, is board-certified in general surgery and specializes in hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery using minimally invasive options whenever possible.
He earned his medical degree and bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from the University of Florida in Gainesville. After a general surgery residency at the University of California, Riverside, Alonso completed a fellowship in hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery at Providence Portland Cancer Institute in Oregon.
In addition to patient care, Dr. Alonso is involved in research projects involving translational tumor immunology and neoadjuvant chemotherapy and immunotherapy. He is a national and international presenter at medical conferences and has been published in peer-reviewed medical journals such as Molecular Pharmacology, Molecular Medicine and World Journal of Clinical Cases.
Dr. Alonso is a member of the American College of Surgery, Society of Surgical Oncology, American Pancreatic Association, International Hepato-PancreatoBiliary Association, and Americas Hepto-PancreatoBiliary Association. He also sits on the International Relations Committee for the Americas HepatoPancreatico-Biliary Association.