Mercy Health System Welcomes New Oncology Medical Director Carmine Volpe, MD, FACS
DARBY (December 18, 2017): Carmine Volpe, MD, FACS, has been named Medical Director for Mercy Health System’s Oncology Service Line. Dr. Volpe received his medical degree and completed his residency in general surgery at Drexel University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He completed his fellowship in surgical oncology and endoscopy at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, NY. Dr. Volpe is Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners and Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery.
Dr. Volpe is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of several national academic societies and research and advocacy organizations, including the Society of Surgical Oncology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Association for Cancer Research, and Connective Tissue Oncology Society. Dr. Volpe has also been a member of several surgical societies, including the American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Association for Academic Surgery and the Central Surgical Association. He has also served as an Associate Board Examiner for the American Board of Surgery Certifying examination.
“The nexus where the fields of surgery and oncology meet requires an extremely specialized background and skill set,” says William J. Strimel, DO, President of Mercy Physician Network. “As Medical Director of our Oncology service line, Dr. Volpe will apply that background and skill set in ways that will benefit Mercy Health System as a whole, and especially our physicians and patients we serve together.”
Dr. Volpe’s office is located at 1501 Lansdowne Ave, Medical Office Building, Suite 307 in Darby, and he can be reached at 610.534.6170.