Gerard Doherty

  • A graduate of Holy Cross and Yale School of Medicine, Dr. Doherty completed residency at UCSF, and fellowship at the NCI. He joined Washington University School of Medicine in 1993, and became Professor of Surgery in 2001. In 2002 he became Head of General Surgery and Thompson Professor of Surgery at the University of Michigan. From 2012 to 2016, Dr. Doherty was Utley Professor and Chair of Surgery at Boston University, before becoming the Moseley Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, and Surgeon-in-Chief at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Doherty has focused on surgical diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, endocrine pancreas and adrenal glands as well as MEN syndromes. His bibliography includes over 300 peer-reviewed articles and reviews, and several edited books. He serves as President-elect of the International Association of Endocrine Surgeons, Past-President of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, and member of the ABS Surgical Oncology Board.


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