Ron G. Landmann, M.D.
Board of Directors
Ron G. Landmann, M. D. has served as a director since August 2017. Dr. Landmann is active as a clinician, researcher and leader in the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. He currently serves as chairman on the national Rectal Cancer Steering Committee since June 2017 working to improve care for patients nationally. He was one of the standards writers for the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer Surgery and Centers of Excellence via the US Commission on Cancer. He has served on the editorial board of a leading journal in his field since 2012 and also sits as a reviewer on other peer-reviewed journals. He has been a principal investigator on several national cooperative and industry sponsored clinical trials as well as a founding co-course director for the leading national rectal cancer symposium since 2016. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles, presented at several national and international surgical society meetings/conference, authored dozens of book chapters, and edited numerous peer-reviewed educational training videos.
He completed his surgical residency at St. Luke’s/Roosevelt Hospital/Columbia University, and subsequently two fellowships in Colon & Rectal Surgical Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (New York, NY) and Colon & Rectal Surgery at Cleveland Clinic (Weston, Florida). He has been a consultant in the Department of Surgery and an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine since 2008. Dr. Landmann has been in the academic practice of medicine since 2008. His practice is focused on robotic surgery and newer minimally invasive and computer-assisted approaches for colorectal and general surgical diseases. His clinical fields of expertise are ulcerative colitis, rectal cancer, and Crohn’s disease. He is an active researcher and investigator of newer computer-assisted and augmented/virtual reality imaging and guidance in surgery. In addition, he has helped design newer surgical devices to improve quality and standard of care for patients.
Dr. Landmann’s education and residency training consists of: a residency in Colon & Rectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation and Cleveland Clinic Florida (2008), Academic Chief Resident – General Surgery, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center (2007), University Hospital of Columbia University, Resident – General Surgery, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, University Hospital of Columbia University (2007), Fellow – Colorectal Surgical Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Cornell University (2005). Dr. Landmann received a Medical Doctor degree in Medicine from Boston University School of Medicine and a Bachelor of Arts in Medical Sciences with a Minor in Computer Science from the College of Arts & Sciences, Boston University.
Our board of directors believes that Dr. Landmann’s expertise and experience as an educator, his perspective, depth and background in information systems and leadership in education and management provide him with the qualifications and skills to serve on our board of directors.