Dr. Charles Vollmer Jr., MD

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Dr. Charles Vollmer Jr., MD

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BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS MEDICAL CENTER 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215 Get Directions
(617) 667-9600

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I provide state-of-the-art, multidisciplinary care for patients with conditions that require surgery of the pancreas, biliary tract, and upper-gastrointestinal system....   Read More

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      Specialties

      • General Surgery

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      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abdominal Pain
      • Aneurysm
      • Appendicitis
      • Benign Tumor
      • Bile Duct Cancer
      • Bile Duct Disorders
      • Biliary Atresia
      • Breast Cancer
      • Cancer
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Constipation
      • Crohn's Disease
      • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
      • Fracture
      • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
      • Gallbladder Cancer
      • Gallbladder Diseases
      • Gallstones
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Hernia
      • Hyperparathyroidism
      • Incisional Hernia
      • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
      • Inguinal Hernia
      • Intestinal Diseases
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Lipomas
      • Liver Cancer
      • Liver Diseases and Disorders
      • Lung Cancer
      • Nerve Diseases
      • Neuroendocrine Tumors
      • Obstructive Jaundice
      • Pancreatic Cancer
      • Pancreatic Cystic Lesions
      • Pancreatitis
      • Partial Lung Collapse
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
      • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Pleural Effusion
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pyloric Stenosis
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach Cancer
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Thrombosis
      • Ulcer
      • Umbilical Hernia
      • Varicocele
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Adrenalectomy
      • Appendectomy
      • Appendectomy, Open
      • Bile Duct Procedure
      • Colectomy
      • Colon and Rectal Surgery
      • Ear Tube Placement
      • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
      • Esophageal Surgery
      • Facial Peel
      • Gallbladder Removal
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
      • Gastroenterology Procedures
      • Gastrotomy
      • Heart Surgery
      • Hepatectomy
      • Hernia Repair
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
      • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Laparotomy
      • Limb Lengthening
      • Lung Surgery
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
      • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
      • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
      • Pancreatic Surgery
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
      • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
      • Splenectomy
      • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
      • Stomach Surgery
      • Thoracentesis
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University

        Graduated in 1994

      • Internship Hospital
        Barnes Jewish Hospital

        Completed in 1995

      • Residency Hospital
        Washington U/barnes Hospital

        Completed in 2001

      • Fellowship Hospital
        UCLA Medical Center

        Completed in 1998

        University Of Toronto - Toronto General Hospital

        Completed in 2003

      • Undergraduate School
        University Of North Carolina

        Graduated in 1989

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        • President - John h. Gibbon Surgical Society - Jefferson Medical College, 1993
        • James Ewing Student Research Fellowship - Society of Surgical oncology, 1992
        • Nominee - Prize for Excellence in Teaching - Harvard Medical School, 2005
        • AOA - Alpha Omega Alpha, 2001
        • 2003 AHPBA / Ethicon Research Fellowship Award, 2003
        • Distinguished Service Teaching Award - Washington University School of Medicine, 2002
        • Distinguished Service teaching Award - Washington University School of Medicine, 2001
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      • Media & Publications
        • Utility of Staging Laparoscopy in Different Subsets of Peripancreatic and Biliary Malignancies
        • Management of a Solid-Pseudopapillary Tumor of the Pancreas with Liver Metastases
        • Improved Survival with Aggressive Surgical Resection for Gallbladder Cancer: A Twelve-Year Experience
        • Training, Practice and Referral Patterns in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery: Survey of General Surgeons
        • Transduodenal Resection of Peri-Ampullary Lesions
        • a-Fetoprotein-specific Genetic Immunotherapy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Specializes in General Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Vollmer Jr.'s Care Philosophy

      I provide state-of-the-art, multidisciplinary care for patients with conditions that require surgery of the pancreas, biliary tract, and upper-gastrointestinal system. My team provides this service in a friendly, compassionate and timely fashion.