Dr. Charles Youngho Ro MD Surgeon

Dr. Charles Ro is a surgeon in Joplin, Missouri and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Mercy Hospital Joplin and Mercy McCune-Brooks Hospital. He received his medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University and has been in practice for 13 years. He is one of 5 doctors at Mercy Hospital Joplin and one of 12 at Mercy McCune-Brooks Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Education & Medical Training

St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
Residency, General Surgery, 2001–2007

Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
Class of 2001

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

MO State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Intraoperative endoscopy and leaks after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
Alaedeen, D., Madan, A.K., Ro, C.Y., Khan, K.A., Martinez, J.M., Tichansky, D.S.

The candidate gene approach to susceptibility for abdominal aortic aneurysm: TIMP1, HLA-DR-15, ferritin light chain, and collagen XI-Alpha-1.
Tilson, M.D., Ro, C.Y.

Mid-term results and patient perceptions of robotically-assisted coronary artery bypass grafting.
Derose, J. J., Balaram, S. K., Ro, C., Swistel, D. G., Singh, V., Wilentz, J. R., Todd, G. J., Ashton, R. C.

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