University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Bio for Peter Cataldo, M.D.
Peter Cataldo, M.D.

Peter Cataldo, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Department of Surgery


Contact Information
E-mail: Peter.Cataldo@uvm.edu
Office Location:
FAHC - General Surgery, Fletcher 462

Education

M.D., Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA (1985)
Residency in General Surgery, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA (1986-1990)
Residency in Colon and Rectal Surgery, Ferguson Hospital , Grand Rapids, MI (1990-1991)

Academic Appointments

Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington,VT, 2008 - present
Associate Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont Burlington,VT, 2000 - 2008
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont Burlington, VT, 1995 - 2000
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

Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, 2010
Best Doctors in America, 2009-2010
National Community Impact Award (Awarded by American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons) 2007
Gold Humanism Society, 2006, 2010
Member of Arnold P. Gold Foundation for Humanism & Excellence in Teaching,2005

Publications

ParsonsCS, Cataldo PA. Transanal endoscopic microsurgery. Seminars in Colon & Rectal Surgery  2013;24(3):142-146.

de Montbrun SL, Roberts PL, Lowry AC, Ault GT, Burnstein MJ, Cataldo PA, Dozois EJ, Dunn GD, Fleshman J, Isenberg GA, Mahmoud NN, Reznick RK, Satterthwaite L, Schoetz D Jr, Trudel JL, Weiss EG, Wexner SD, Macrae H. 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;258(6):1001-6.

Garcia-Aguilar J, Shi Q, Thomas CR Jr, Chan E, Cataldo P, Marcet J, Medich D, Pigazzi A, Oommen S, Posner MC. 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.

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.

Hyman N, Moore J, Cataldo P, Osler T.  The high yield of one year colonoscopy after resection:  Is it in the handoff?  Surg Endosc 2010;24(3):648-52.

Cataldo PA.  Chapter 4.  Pelvic Anatomic Considerations for Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery.  In Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery: Principles & Techniques.  Springer Publishing. New York, 27-34, May 2009.

Hyman N, Osler, Cataldo P, Burns B, Shackford S.  Anastomotic leaks after bowel resection: What does peer review teach us about the relationship to postoperative mortality?  J Am Coll Surg 2009;208(1):48-52,

Hyman N, Cataldo P, Burns B, Shackford S.  Death after bowel resection: Patient disease, not surgeon error.  J Gastrointest Surg, 2009;13(1):137-141.

To view more of Dr. Cataldo's publications, go to Pubmed.