University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Bio for Peter A. Cataldo, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Peter A. Cataldo, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Peter A. Cataldo, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Professor
Division of General Surgery

Samuel B. & Michelle D. Labow Green & Gold Professorship of Colon & Rectal Surgery


Contact Information
E-mail: Peter.Cataldo@uvmhealth.org
Office Location:
UVM Medical Center, 111 Colchester Ave., Mailstop 320FL4, Burlington, VT 05401

Education

MD, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA (1985)
BA, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (1980)

Postdoctoral Training

Colon and Rectal Surgery Resident, Ferguson Hospital, Grand Rapids, MI (1990-1991)
General Surgery Resident, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA (1986-1990)
Surgery Intern, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA (1986-1990)

Academic Appointments

Professor, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington,VT (2008-Present)
Associate Professor, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington,VT (2000-2008)
Assistant Professor, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (1995-2000)

Other Professional Appointments

Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH (1991-1995)
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Services Bethesda, MD (1991-1995)
Associate Clinical Instructor, Department of Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA (1989-1990)
Assistant Clinical Instructor, Department of Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA (1985-1989)

Awards and Honors

The Samuel B. and Michelle D. Labow Green and Gold Professorship of Colon & Rectal Surgery

Alpha Omega Alpha Faculty Inductee (2012)

Publications

Parsons CS, Cataldo PA . Transanal endoscopic microsurgery.  Seminars in Colon & Rectal Surgery.  2013;24(3):142-146.  doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.scrs.2013.03.06.

de Montbrun SL, Roberts PL, Lowry AC, Ault GT, Burnstein MJ, Cataldo PA, et al.  A novel approach to assessing technical competence of colorectal surgery residents: the development and evaluation of the Colorectal Objective Structured Assessment of Technical Skill (COSATS).   Ann Surg.  2013 Dec;258(6):1001-6.  doi: 10.1097/ SLA.0b013e31829b32b8.  PMID: 23817507

Garcia-Aguilar J, Shi Q, Thomas CR Jr, Chan E, Cataldo P, et al.  A phase II trial of neoadjuvant chemoradiation and local excision for T2N0 rectal cancer: preliminary results of the ACOSOG Z6041 trial.  Ann Surg Oncol.  2012 Feb;19(2):384-91.  doi: 10.1245/ s10434-011-1933-7.  Epub 2011 Jul 14.  PMID: 21755378

Garcia-Aguilar J, Chen Z, Smith DD, Li W, Madoff RD, Cataldo P, Marcet J, Pastor C. Identification of a biomarker profile associated with resistance to neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy in rectal cancer.  Ann Surg.  2011 Sep;254(3):486-92; discussion 492-3.  doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e31822b8cfa.  PMID: 21865946.  PMCID: PMC3202983


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