Phillip P. Shadduck, MD, FACS
Dr. Shadduck earned his undergraduate and medical degrees in his native state of California. Upon completion of medical school at UCLA, he moved to the East Coast where he completed his internship, residency, and research fellowship at Duke University Medical Center.
Dr. Shadduck has more than 20 years’ experience treating illnesses in the following areas:
• Abdominal/GI surgery – for diseases of the esophagus, stomach, gallbladder, small bowel, appendix, and large bowel
• Hernia surgery – for inguinal, femoral, ventral/incisional, diaphragmatic, and other hernias
• Breast surgery – for benign and malignant breast disease
• Endocrine surgery – for diseases of the adrenal, parathyroid, and thyroid glands
His current clinical and research interests are in abdominal/GI and hernia surgery, and medical device development.
Since 1993, Dr. Shadduck has served the Triangle and surrounding communities, treating patients at Duke Regional Hospital, Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center, Regional Surgical Associates, and North Carolina Specialty Hospital. He has served in leadership positions at each of these institutions.
Dr. Shadduck has published more than 50 scientific articles, abstracts, and book chapters, and he has served as editor of a book titled Ethics of Surgical Innovation. He currently serves on several editorial boards: Journal of the American College of Surgeons, Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Surgical Endoscopy, and Hernia
. He also serves in leadership positions with the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons and the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (President 2016-2017).
Beyond the local and national levels, Dr. Shadduck has volunteered his time and expertise internationally, engaging in medical missionary work for numerous years in Central America, and he has taught minimally invasive surgery on three continents.