Hector Nava, MD, FACS

Hector Nava, MD, FACS

Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Professor of Oncology (Endoscopy)
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo
Professor of Surgery
Areas of Expertise: 
Barrett’s esophagus
Colon cancer
Esophageal cancer
Pancreatic cancer
Stomach cancer
Special Interests: 
Effects of chemotherapy and radiation therapy on molecular esophageal tumor markers
Endoscopic ablation of obstructing esophageal and colon tumors with Nd-YAG laser therapy
Endoscopic ablation of obstructing esophageal and colon tumors with photodynamic therapy (PDT)
Endoscopic mucosal resection for esophagus and stomach cancer
Role of PDT in the treatment of patients with high-grade dysplasia in Barrett’s esophageal metaplasia
Treatment modalities for esophageal cancer
Board Certification: 
Surgery, American Board of Surgery
Fellowship: 
Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY
Residency: 
Buffalo General Hospital, Buffalo, NY
Education and Training: 
MD - Facultad de Medicine, Universidad de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Mexico