Congratulations to R. Bryan Bell, M.D., D.D.S., FACS, on being awarded fellowship ad hominem to the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in Scotland. The fellowship is the most prestigious designation a surgeon can receive from the college, which is the oldest surgical organization in the world.
Dr. Bell is physician executive and director of the Division of Surgical Oncology, Radiation Oncology and Clinical Programs at Providence Cancer Institute; director of Surgical Oncology Research at the Earle A. Chiles Research Institute; and co-director of the Providence Head and Neck Cancer Program.
“We are very proud of Bryan and pleased to see him receive recognition for his outstanding surgical career. We look forward to his future contributions to enhance the care of patients with cancer,” said Walter Urba, M.D., Ph.D., director of cancer research, Earle A. Chiles Research Institute; senior vice president of research, Providence St. Joseph Health.
“International collaboration has always been one of the most effective ways to advance patient care and scientific research,” says Dr. Bell. “I hope this recognition helps stimulate intellectual exchange and expands opportunities for Providence to advance cancer care on behalf of the patients whom it is our privilege to serve.”
Dr. Bell’s clinical activity, teaching and research have been devoted primarily to the comprehensive surgical management of patients with head and neck cancer. He has pioneered the use of virtual surgical planning in head and neck surgery.
His research for the last 10 years has focused primarily on immunotherapy to enhance the effectiveness of surgery for patients with oral, head and neck cancers. His work at Providence Cancer Institute has received generous support from donors, whose gifts have helped fund additional research and scientists.
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“International collaboration has always been one of the most effective ways to advance patient care and scientific research.”