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Kevin Roggin, MD

Professor of Surgery

Program Director, General Surgery Residency Program

A board-certified general surgeon and surgical oncologist, Kevin Roggin, MD, specializes in the surgical treatment of complex upper gastrointestinal tract cancers (stomach, pancreas, liver, gallbladder, colorectal, gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), retroperitoneal sarcomas, and bile duct/cholangiocarcinoma).

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 as the chair of the Training Committee and as a member of the 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. This projects aims to:

  1. Develop biomarkers and clinical variable to predict response to therapy and toxicity risk;
  2. Rapid assessment of patient and pancreatic cancer genomes to search to 'druggable' target genes.

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 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.