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Kevin Roggin, MD

Professor of Surgery

Program Director, General Surgery Residency Program

Associate Program Director, Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellowship

A board-certified general surgeon and surgical oncologist, Kevin Roggin, MD, specializes in the surgical treatment of complex upper gastrointestinal tract and hepato-pancreato-biliary (HPB) cancers (stomach, pancreas, liver, gallbladder, gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), sarcomas, extrahepatic bile duct cholangiocarcinoma). Dr. Roggin performs advanced robotic HPB procedures, including robotic pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple procedure), robotic distal pancreactectomy/splenectomy, robotic liver surgery and robotic gastric surgery.

Dr. Roggin serves as program director of the General Surgery Residency and associate program director of the Surgical Oncology Fellowship. He has held leadership positions in the Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) as the chair of the Training Committee and is in his second three-year term on the SSO Executive Council.

Dr. Roggin co-leads the Chicago Pancreatic Cancer Initiative, which is an institutional effort to apply comprehensive geriatric assessments, sarcopenia measurements, and genomic research to improve the clinical care of patients with pancreatic cancer. He leads several multi-institutional collaborations with the ONNCC and the University of Michigan Morphomics group.

Practice Locations

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certification

General Surgery

Medical School

Georgetown University


Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island


Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
University of Alabama Hospitals, Birmingham


Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York


Alpha Omega Alpha
American College of Surgeons
American College of Surgeons Oncology Group
American Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Association for Academic Surgery
Central Surgical Association
Chicago Surgical Society
Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
Society of Surgical Oncology
Society of University Surgeons
University of Chicago Surgical Society

Language Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 834-3524

Office Fax

(773) 702-6120

Office Postal Address

Kevin Roggin, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 4052
Chicago, IL 60637

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Read More About Dr. Roggin

Dr. Roggin is one of the few surgeons in the United States to offer robot-assisted Whipple surgery, an advanced approach to pancreatic cancer surgery.

Dr. Roggin collaborates with other clinicians and investigators in the University of Chicago Cancer Research Center.

Dr. Roggin performed a Whipple procedure on Gus Snare, 90, the oldest person ever to undergo the procedure at the medical center.

Dr. Roggin discusses how technology in the Center for Care and Discovery is transforming the teaching environment. Read the story.

Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Roggin's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.