Dr. Jonathan S Zager, MD

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    Dr. Jonathan Zager is the Chief Academic Officer and a surgical oncologist and Senior Member in the Departments of Cutaneous Oncology and Sarcoma at Moffitt Cancer Center. Dr. Zager is the Director of Regional Therapies at Moffitt's Donald A. Adam Comprehensive Melanoma Research Center. Dr. Zager is the Chair of the Department of Oncologic Sciences and a Professor of Surgery at the University of South Florida, Morsani School of Medicine. Dr. Zager's research and clinical interests include the regional therapy treatment of cutaneous melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers, soft tissue sarcomas. Dr. Zager is internationally known for the management and study of locoregionally recurrent melanoma, non-melanoma skin cancer and soft tissue sarcoma. In particular conducting clinical trials for these clinical scenarios using regional therapies such as, intralesional injections using oncolytic viruses and isolated limb infusions for in transit or recurrent extremity melanoma and unresectable extremity sarcomas as well as performing percutaneous hepatic perfusions for unresectable melanoma to the liver. Dr. Zager graduated magna cum laude from Sackler School of Medicine's New York State/American Program. He served a junior residency at North Shore University Hospital-New York University School of Medicine and was a research fellow at Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center before completing residency in surgery at Montefiore Medical Center-Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Where he was chief resident his last year. Dr. Zager completed fellowship training in surgical oncology at the University of Texas-M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Zager has received numerous awards, including Best Doctors in America, America's Top Oncologists, Top Doctors in Tampa Bay, Castle Connolly Top Doctors, Patients Choice Physician Awards and Clinical Educator and Mentor of the Year four times at Moffitt Cancer Center. He is a member of numerous editorial and advisory boards and professional organizations, including the Sentinel Node Oncology Foundation executive committee as well as the on the executive council of the Society of Surgical Oncology. Dr. Zager is the Director of Student Research in the Department of Cutaneous Oncology including the 8 week Summer Student Research Internship and the Program Director of the Surgical Oncology Research Fellowship Program.  Dr. Zager serves as Moffitt Cancer Center's Designated Institutional Official for their ACGME.

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    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise


    Education & Training

    N Shore University Hospital (Internship)

    Montefiore Med Center (Residency)

    Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Montefiore) Program (Residency)

    Medical Degree - Sackler School of Medicine

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    Surgical Consultation, Surgery, Neurosurgery Consultation, Pre-Surgery Consultation, Surgery Consultation, Pediatric Pre-Surgery Consultation, Pre-Surgery Consultation, Laparoscopic Surgery Consultation, Gallbladder Removal / Cholecystectomy, Appendicitis / Appendectomy, Eyelid Surgery / Blepharoplasty, Brain Tumor Evaluation, Brain Aneurysm Treatment, Stroke Treatment (Acute), Refractive Lens Exchange, Brain Surgery, Skull Base Surgery, Surgery Follow Up, Neurosurgery Follow Up, Pre-Surgery Follow Up, Surgical Follow Up, Pediatric Pre-Surgery Follow Up, Laparoscopic Surgery Follow Up, Neuro-Oncology Consultation, Surgery Second Opinion, Wrist Arthroscopy, Endoscopic Eyebrow Elevation, Forehead Correction, Hand & Microsurgery Specialist Consultation, Hand & Microsurgery Specialist Follow Up, Head & Neck Surgery, Pelvic Surgery, Ptosis Repair, Central Line Placement, Gender Confirmation Surgery, Cerebral Shunt, Surgical Infections, Tube Thoracotomy, Laparoscopic Colectomy, Amputation, Limb Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Mastectomy, Upper Extremity Tendon Repair, Toe-to-Thumb Transplant, Upper Extremity Nerve Repair, Upper Extremity Joint Replacement, Upper Extremity Amputation, Reflux Surgery, Spleen Surgery, Implantable Contact Lens (ICL) Surgery, YAG Laser Procedure, Colon Surgery, Distal Pancreatectomy, Splenectomy, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Orthopedic Follow Up (Hand), Orthopedic Consultation (Hand), Cranial Bypass, Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), Esophageal Surgery, Gastrectomy, Laparoscopy, Lymph Node Biopsy, Pancreatic Surgery, Paraesophageal Surgery, Parathyroid Surgery, Head and Neck Cancer Screening, Whipple Procedure, Hepatic Surgery, Complex Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laparoscopy Consultation, Minimally Invasive Surgery Consultation, Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation (MSA), Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Gastric Bypass Surgery, Pyloromyotomy, Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) and Small Bowel Resection

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    Moffitt Cancer Center, Magnolia Campus

    12902 USF Magnolia Drive

    Tampa, FL 33612

    (888) 663-3488

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    Moffitt Cancer Center, Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation Outpatient Center at McKinley Campus

    10920 N. McKinley Drive

    Tampa, FL 33612

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