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Jeffrey J. Pelton, MD,FACS

Dr. Pelton is certified by the American Board of Surgery, is a member of the Society for Surgical Oncology, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Pelton completed an approved Surgical Oncology fellowship at the Fox Chase Cancer Center, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia.

In addition, Dr. Pelton holds an MBA in Health Services Management and an MS in Biotechnology with a concentration in Bioinformatics from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Previously, Dr. Pelton provided surgical oncology services for the Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic Group in Washington, DC, following a career in the US Air Force. He has also been involved in clinical research and has contributed numerous publications to the peer-reviewed surgical literature.

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Affiliations
Education
  • Medical School
  • Doctor of Medicine Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
  • Residency
  • General Surgery Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center
  • Fellowship
  • Surgical Oncology Fox Chase Cancer Center, Temple University School of Medicine
Publications
  • I.A. Management of the Obstructed Airway due to Tumor: A Technique of Bronchoscopic Intubation Issue #48:301-302, 1988
    • Author: Pelton, J.J.
    • Publisher: Ann Thorac Surg
  • The Limits of Hemodilution after Resuscitation From Hemorrhagic Shock Issue #40:54-57, 1989
    • Author: Pelton, J.J., Cheu, H.W., McAuley, C.E.
    • Publisher: Surg Forum
  • Neuroblastoma of the Thoracic Inlet Issue #25:547-549, 1990
    • Author: Pelton, J.J., Ratner, I.A.
    • Publisher: J Ped Surg
  • Leiomyosarcoma of the Renal Vein Issue #45:131-133, 1990
    • Author: Pelton, J.J., Eisenberg, B.L.
    • Publisher: J Surg Onc
  • Lymphokine Activated Killer (LAK) Cell Suppressor Factor in Malignant Effusions Issue #126:476-480, 1991
    • Author: Pelton, J.J., Taylor, D.D., Taylor, C.G., Weese, J.L.
    • Publisher: Arch Surg
  • ECG Essentials 1991
    • Author: Murphy, K.R., Pelton, J.J.
    • Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Co., Inc., Chicago IL
  • Intrathoracic Organ Injury Associated with Photodynamic Therapy Issue #103:1218-1223, 1992
    • Author: Pelton, J.J., Kowalyshyn, M.J., Keller, S.M.
    • Publisher: J Thorac Cardiovas Surg
  • The Influence of Surgical Margins on Advanced Cancer Treated with Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT) and Surgical Resection Issue #53:30-35, 1993
    • Author: Pelton, J.J., Lanciano, R.M., Hoffman, J.P., Hanks, G.M., Eisenberg, B.L.
    • Publisher: J Surg Onc
  • Adjunctive Epidural Anesthesia after Thoracic Surgical Procedures Issue #86:1106-1109, 1993
    • Author: Pelton, J.J., Keller, S.
    • Publisher: S Med J
  • Self-Mutilation and Malingering in the Cuban Migrant Population Detained at Guantanamo Bay Issue #336 (17):1251-1253, 1997
    • Author: Andrews, T.C., Cull, D.L., Pelton, J.J., Massey S.O., Bostwick, M.
    • Publisher: N Engl J Med
  • Routine Diagnostic Laparoscopy is Unnecessary in the Staging of Tumors of the Pancreatic Head Issue #91(2):182-186, 1998
    • Author: Pelton J.J.
    • Publisher: S Med J
  • Comparison of Liver Function Tests Following Hepatic Lobectomy and Hepatic Wedge Resection Issue #64(5):408-414, 1998
    • Author: Pelton, J.J., Hoffman, J.P., Eisenberg, B.L.
    • Publisher: Am Surgeon
  • Chapter 9. Clinical Evaluation of Palpable Breast Abnormalities Issue #Textbook on CD-ROM, 1998
    • Author: Pelton, J.J.
    • Publisher: Conceptual MindWorks, Inc. San Antonio, Texas
  • Chapter 14. Local/Regional Therapy of Stage I and II Invasive Breast Cancer Issue #Textbook on CD-ROM, 1998
    • Author: Pelton, J.J.
    • Publisher: Conceptual MindWorks, Inc. San Antonio, Texas
  • Chapter 15. Surgical Treatment of Breast Cancer Issue #Textbook on CD-ROM, 1998
    • Author: Pelton, J.J.
    • Publisher: Conceptual MindWorks, Inc. San Antonio, Texas
  • Circumferential Forearm Fasciocutaneous Free Flap Reconstruction of Forequarter Amputation/Chest Wall Resection Using Simultaneous Extra-Anatomic Revascularization (SEAR) Issue #5:557-560, 1998
    • Author: Pelton, J.J., Milbourn, C.T., Parsons, T.W.
    • Publisher: Ann Surg Onc
  • Current Diagnosis and Management of Aldosterone-Producing Adenomas During Pregnancy Issue #8:403-408, 1998
    • Author: Robar C.A., Poremba J.A., Pelton J.J., Hudson L., Higby K.
    • Publisher: The Endocrinologist
  • Success of Cervical Exploration for Patients with Asymptomatic Primary Hyperparathyroidism Issue #177:69-74, 1999
    • Author: Coston, S.D., Pelton, J.J.
    • Publisher: Am J Surg
  • Isolated Gastric Polyposis of the Peutz-Jeghers Type: Another Hyperplastic Gastropathy Issue #98:S46, 2003
    • Author: Molloy J.W., Pelton J.J., Narayani R.I.
    • Publisher: Am J Gastro
  • Surgical Support of Operation Sea Signal: Adaptability of the 59th ATH in Cuba Issue #168-172, 2003
    • Author: Pelton J.J., Buehrer, J.L., Cull D.L.
    • Publisher: Military Medicine
  • What is Causing This Man’s Obstructive Jaundice? Issue #60:77-81, 2004
    • Author: Pelton J.J., Narayani R.I., Merwin M.
    • Publisher: Contemporary Surgery
  • Peutz-Jeghers Gastric Polyposis Issue #63(1):154, 2006
    • Author: Molloy J.W., Pelton J.J., Narayani R.I.
    • Publisher: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Middle Colic Artery Originating from the Gastroduodenal Artery Discovered During a Whipple Operation Issue #Volume 2019, Article ID 1986084
    • Author: Kwong, Mei Li, Pelton, J.J.
    • Publisher: Journal of Surgical Case Reports