Sam Atallah, MD, FACS, FASCRS (Advancing Technologies in Pelvic Surgery)

Chairman, Department of Colon & Rectal Surgery, Florida Hospital, Orlando; Director, Research and Innovation Center for Colon & Rectal Surgery; Associate Professor of Surgery, Central Florida College of Medicine; Clinical Faculty, Florida Hospital General Surgery Residency Program; Clinical Faculty, Florida State University – School of Medicine, FL, USA 

Dr. Atallah is an Associate Professor of Surgery at the Univ. of Central Florida, College of Medicine; Chair of Colon & Rectal Surgery at Florida Hospital Orlando, FL; and the Director for Research and Innovation at the Center for Colon and Rectal Surgery. In 2009, he co-created TAMIS, and subsequently pioneered robotic transanal surgery, augmented reality and stereotactic navigation for rectal cancer surgery. His notable areas of expertise include taTME and advanced transanal surgery. Dr. Atallah has published extensively in these fields and continues to develop innovative approaches to surgery.