Dr. Stephen J Shochat MD Surgeon

Dr. Stephen Shochat is a surgeon in Memphis, Tennessee and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and University of Tennessee Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 51 years. He is one of 2 doctors at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and one of 116 at University of Tennessee Medical Center who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Pediatric, Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)

Education & Medical Training

Children's Hospital, Boston
Residency, Thoracic Surgery, 1969–1970

Children's Hospital, Boston
Residency, General Surgery, 1968–1968

Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1964–1968

George Washington University
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1973–1973

Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Internship, Transitional Year, 1963–1964

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Class of 1963

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 45 years in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 39 years in Pediatric Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 26 years in Surgical Critical Care

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified 39 years in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

TN State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Whos Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Marquis Whos Who

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

The Role of PET/CT in Assessing Pulmonary Nodules in Children With Solid Malignancies.
McCarville, M. B.,Billups, C.,Wu, J.,Kaufman, R.,Kaste, S.,Coleman, J.,Sharp, S.,Nadel, H.,Charron, M.,Lederman, H.,Don, S.,Shochat, S.,Daw, N. C.,Shulkin, B.

Safety of central venous catheter placement at diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children.
Gonzalez, G., Davidoff, A. M., Howard, S. C., Pui, C. H., Rao, B. N., Shenep, J. L., Wozniak, A., Shochat, S. J.

The role of neoadjuvant chemotherapy in children with malignant solid tumors.
Davidoff, A.M., Fernandez-Pineda, I., Santana, V.M., Shochat, S.J.

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