Aug 16, 2022
In this edition of SSAT Mentor of the Month, Dr. Young K. Hong,
a member of the SSAT Resident and Fellow Education Committee, and
Assistant Professor of Surgery and Assistant Director of Surgical
Research in the Division of Surgical Oncology of the Department of
Surgery at Cooper University Health Care in Camden, NJ, interviews
Dr. Jason Hawksworth.
Dr. Hawksworth is Chief of Robotic Surgery at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, and an experienced, board-certified transplant and minimally invasive hepatobiliary surgeon with additional expertise in liver, kidney, and intestinal transplant surgery. He is the only surgeon in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area and one of the few in the country who performs robotic surgery to treat benign and malignant liver, pancreas, and bile duct tumors. A graduate of the United States Military Academy, West Point, Dr. Hawksworth has served in three combat tours in Afghanistan on a Forward Surgical Team. He earned his medical degree from Wake Forest Bowman Gray School of Medicine and completed his internship and residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He completed his fellowship in hepatobiliary and multi-organ transplant surgery at MedStar Georgetown Hospital. Dr. Hawksworth is an active researcher focused on hepatobiliary surgery outcomes and intestinal transplantation