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DATE: May 28, 2019


OFFICE ADDRESS: 99 Campus Avenue Suite 401, Lewiston, Maine 04240



FAX ADDRESS: 207-***-****

CELL PHONE: 207-***-****



1965 Premed University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN

Medical School and/or Graduate School (for graduate degrees note field or discipline)

1970 Doctor of Medicine Washington University School of Medicine

1984 Doctor of Philosophy State University of New York at Buffalo


Internship and Residencies:

1970-1975 General Surgery Residency Boston University Affiliated Hospitals


1975-1977 Oncology Fellowship University Hospital, Boston MA

1980-1982 Surgical Oncology and Cancer Research Fellowship at Roswell Park Memorial Institute, Buffalo NY

1984-1986 Thoracic Surgery Fellowship M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute, Houston TX


Current Maine License #012822

Active California,


FLEX 1973 (Massachusetts)

American Board of Surgery 1977

Recertifications 1989, 1996, 2009

ATLS 2019

ACLS 2017

california fluoroscopy certificate

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS (list chronologically)

Attending Surgeon (1976-1977): Veteran’s Administration Hospital, University Hospital and Boston City Hospital, Boston MA. Responsibilities included implementation of adjuvant chemotherapy and radiotherapy protocols, organization of Tumor Registry (concurrent with Oncology Fellowship)

Private Practice in General and Oncologic Surgery (1977-1980): Activities included organization of an Oncology Clinic and Tumor Board, Cleveland OH

Cancer Research Clinician (1982-1983): Roswell Park Memorial Institute, Buffalo NY

Private Practice in General and Thoracic Surgery (1986-1988): Emerson Hospital, Boston City Hospital, University Hospital, Nashoba Community Hospital, Massachusetts

Private Practice (1989-2007): Private Practice in General and Thoracic Surgery in Lewiston Maine with emphasis in Oncologic Surgery.

Attending Surgeon (2007-present): Practicing General, Thoracic and Oncologic Surgery at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, Lewiston ME

TEACHING RESPONSIBILITY (present and past) chronological

Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery 2013-Now, Tufts University

Assistant Professor of Surgery (1987-1988): Division of Surgical Oncology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA


American College of Surgeons

Society of Surgical Oncology

New England Cancer Society

Phi Beta Kappa


Dr. Roberto Vidri General Surgery 312-***-****

Dr. Jack Keith Anesthesia 207-***-****

Dr. Richard Kahn Pulmonologist/Internist 207-***-****

Dr. Farouk Talakshi Hospitalist 347-***-****



1.Target of Human Leukocyte Interferon Production. American College of Surgeons Surgical Forum 1981.

2.Studies in Leukocyte Interferon Induction. Society of Virology, Western New York, March 1983

3.Interferon Production and Interferon Inactivators AIDS patients. Society of Virology., Western New York March 1984

4.The Effect of Splenectomy upon Interferon Production. American College of Surgeons Surgical Forum, 1984

5.Stoll, III, H.; Ikossi, M.G.; Ghadha, K.C.: Effects of Splenectomy upon Interferon Induction and upon Induction and Progression of Induced Malignant Neoplasms TNO-ISIR meeting on the Interferon System, Finland 1986

6.Ambrus, J.L.; Mahalfra, M.; Ikossi, M.G: The Interferon System in AIDS. Appearance of Interferon Inhibitory Activity in the Plasma of Patients with AIDS. International Conference of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), France, June 1986


1.Holowach, J.T.; Ikossi, M.G., et al: Effects of Pyrithiamine on Selected Krebs Cycle Intermediates in Brain and Liver. J. Neurochemistry 15:621-627, 1968.

2.Holowach, J.T.; Edwardson, J.; Haubert, R.E.; Jones E.M.; Ikossi, M.G.; Pierie. R.W.: Decrease in Brain Glucose in Spite of Elevated Plasma Glucose Levels, Ped. Res. 7:691, 1973

3.Edwardson, J.H.; Haubert R.E.; Ikossi-O’Connor, M.G.: Selected Blood and Brain Metabolites as an Index of Cerebral Energy Metabolism- Newborn and Developing Mice. IN: Cerebral Metabolic and Neural Function Chapter 30, Williams and Wilkins, pp 271-282, 1980

4.Ikossi-O’Connor, M.G.; Goldrosen, M.; Chadha, K.C.: Identification of Target Cell(s) Responsible for production and Human Leukocyte Interferon. Surgical Forum 32:72-74, 1981

5.Ikossi-O’Connor, M.G.; Ambrus J.L., et al: The Role of pentoxifylline in Prevention of Tumor Cell Implantation. J. Surgical Oncology 23:153-154, 1983

6.Ikossi-O’Connor, M.G.; Ambrus J.L. et al: The Role of Fibrin Adhesive in Vascular Surgery. J Surgical Oncology 23:151-152, 1983

7.Ikossi-O’Connor, M.G.; Chadha, K. C.: The Effect of Malignant Epithelial Tumors, Surgical Therapy and Bacterial Sepsis Upon Various Parameters of Interferon System. J. Surgical Oncology May 26 pp 27-34, 1984

8.Ikossi-O’Connor, M.G.; Ambrus, J.L.; West, T.; Lillie, M.A; Milgrom, H.; Chadha, K.C: Interferon and Interferon Inactivators in Patients with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and Kaposi’s Sarcoma. A Preliminary Report. Res. Commun. Chem. Pathol. Pharmacol. 45 (2) pp 271-177, 1984

9.Ikossi-O’Connor, M.G.; Douglass Jr, H.O.: Gastric Cancer in Young Patients. J. Surgical Oncology. 26 (4) pp 219-224, 1984.

10.Ikossi-O’Connor, M.G.; Chadha, K.C.: Effect of Splenectomy on Interferon Production. 40th Annual Session of the Forum of Fundamental Surgical Problems held at the 70th Clinical Congress of American College of Surgeons, San Francisco, CA –Oct. 1984. Surgical Forum 35 (0) pp 158-160, 1984

11.Ambrus, J.L.; Ikossi-O’Connor, M.G.; Chadha, K.C.; Lillie, M.A.; Milgrom, H.; West, T.; Karakoustis, C.; Zucker-Franklin, D.; Ambrus, C.M.: Changes in Interferon System in Cancer Patients and in Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. 69th Annual Meeting of the Federation of American Societies of for Experimental Biology, Anaheim, CA- April 21-26, 1985, Fed. Proc. 44 (5) pp 1718, 1985

12.Ikossi-O’Connor, M.G.; Chadha, K.C.; Potential for Modulation of Interferon System in Patients with Malignant Disease. 3rd TNO (Toegepast Natuurwetenschappeklijk Onderzoek) Applied Studies in the Natural Sciences/ ISIR Congress on the Biology of the Interferon System, Heidelberg, West Germany, October 21-25, 1984, Antiviral Res. 4 (Special Issue) pp88, 1984.

13.Chadha, K.C.; Ambrus, J.L., Ikossi, M.G.; Interferon and Interferon Inactivators in AIDS, ARC and in Cancer Patients. J. Interferon Research 6:125, 1986 (Sept. Suppl)

14.Stoll Jr, H.; Ikossi, M.G.; Chadha, K.C.: Effect of Splenectomy Upon Interferon Induction and Upon Induction and Progression of Induced Malignant Neoplasms. J. Interferon Research 6:14, 1986 (Sept. Suppl)

15.Ikossi, M.G.; Ozer, H.; Van Oss, C.J.; Chadha, K.C.: Characterization of Non-T Effector Cell Subpopulations Involved in Production of Human Alpha Interferon. Immunol. Invest. 15 (6) pp. 559-574, 1986

16. Ikossi, M.G.; Ambrus, J.L.; Chadha, K.C.: Regulation of In Vitro Human Leukocyte Interferon Production: Effect of Prostaglandin Synthetase of Phosphodiesterase Inhibition. Res. Commun. Chem. Pharmacol. 54 (3) pp 379-393, 1986

17.Ikossi-O’Connor, M.G.;, Chadha, K.C.; Lillie, M.A.; Bernstein, Z.; Zucker-Franklin, D.; Ambrus, J.L.: Interferon Inactivators) in Patients with AIDS and AIDS-Unrelated Kaposi’s Sarcoma. Amer. J. Med 81 (5) pp 783-785, 1986

18.Chadha, K.C.; Ambrus, J.L.; Ikossi, M.G.: Interferon and Interferon Inactivators in AIDS, ARC and in Cancer Patients. In the Biology of the Interferon System, Ed. Cantell and Schellekens pp 423-427. Publ. Martinns, Nighoff, 1987

19.Chadha, K.C., Ikossi, M.G.: Acid Labile Human Interferon Alpha in the Interferon System. Pp 31-40, Ed. Baron, Dinzam, Stanford, Fleishman. University of Texas Press, 1987

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