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John R.T. Monson ,
MD

Surgeon

* Member of the AdventHealth Medical Group

Locations

Orlando: 2415 N. Orange Ave., Suite 300, Orlando, FL, 32804

Lake Mary: 755 Rinehart Road, Lake Mary, FL, 32746

John R.T. Monson, MD is a colon and rectal surgeon, fellowship trained in colorectal surgery and surgical oncology. He graduated from Trinity College Dublin in Ireland and trained at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Mayo Clinic and The University of Leeds.  His areas of expertise include the use of minimally invasive technologies in colorectal cancer treatment, including Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEMS and TAMIS), laparoscopic surgery and robotic surgery. Dr. Monson is credited with leading the development of laparoscopic colorectal surgery in the United Kingdom and was the Founding Chair of the U.K.’s National Training Program. He has performed over 10,000 resections for colorectal cancer.  His research encompasses a broad range of cancer related areas, including the development of national standards in cancer care and qualitative assessments of decision-making in cancer care. He is a current member of the Commission on Cancer and Steering Committee for the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC).  He is the Director of the Rectal Cancer Program at FHCI.

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Education

Fellowship, Surgical Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Fellowship, Vascular Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

Fellowship, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

Residency, General Surgery, St. James University Hospitals, Leeds, U.K.

Residency, General Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

Internship, General Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

Medical Degree, Trinity College School of Medicine, Dublin, Ireland

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Awards

 He is a current member of the Commission on Cancer and Steering Committee for the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC).