Ching-Wei David Tzeng, MD

Bio / Education: 

Medical School
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Birmingham, AL

Residency
General Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Fellowship
Surgical Oncology Research Fellowship, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Surgical Oncology Fellowship, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Surgery Fellowship, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

PubMed Publications: 

  • Tzeng, C.W.;Cooper, A.B.;Vauthey, J.N.;Curley, S.A.;Aloia, T.A. "Predictors of morbidity and mortality after hepatectomy in elderly patients: analysis of 7621 NSQIP patients." HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association 16, 5 (2014): 459-68. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Tzeng, C.W.;Balachandran, A.;Ahmad, M.;Lee, J.E.;Krishnan, S.;Wang, H.;Crane, C.H.;Wolff, R.A.;Varadhachary, G.R.;Pisters, P.W.;Aloia, T.A.;Vauthey, J.N.;Fleming, J.B.;Katz, M.H. "Serum carbohydrate antigen 19-9 represents a marker of response to neoadjuvant therapy in patients with borderline resectable pancreatic cancer." HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association 16, 5 (2014): 430-8. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Hyngstrom, J.R.;Tzeng, C.W.;Beddar, S.;Das, P.;Krishnan, S.;Delclos, M.E.;Crane, C.H.;Chang, G.J.;You, Y.N.;Feig, B.W.;Skibber, J.M.;Rodriguez-Bigas, M.A. "Intraoperative radiation therapy for locally advanced primary and recurrent colorectal cancer: ten-year institutional experience." Journal of surgical oncology 109, 7 (2014): 652-8. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Roses, R.E.;Tzeng, C.W.;Ross, M.I.;Fournier, K.F.;Abbott, D.E.;You, Y.N. "The palliative index: predicting outcomes of emergent surgery in patients with cancer." Journal of palliative medicine 17, 1 (2014): 37-42. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Tzeng, C.W.;Tran Cao, H.S.;Lee, J.E.;Pisters, P.W.;Varadhachary, G.R.;Wolff, R.A.;Abbruzzese, J.L.;Crane, C.H.;Evans, D.B.;Wang, H.;Abbott, D.E.;Vauthey, J.N.;Aloia, T.A.;Fleming, J.B.;Katz, M.H. "Treatment sequencing for resectable pancreatic cancer: influence of early metastases and surgical complications on multimodality therapy completion and survival." Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract 18, 1 (2014): 16-24; discussion 24-5. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Tzeng, C.W.;Katz, M.H.;Fleming, J.B.;Lee, J.E.;Pisters, P.W.;Holmes, H.M.;Varadhachary, G.R.;Wolff, R.A.;Abbruzzese, J.L.;Vauthey, J.N.;Aloia, T.A. "Morbidity and mortality after pancreaticoduodenectomy in patients with borderline resectable type C clinical classification." Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract 18, 1 (2014): 146-55; discussion 155-6. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Shindoh, J.;Tzeng, C.W.;Aloia, T.A.;Curley, S.A.;Huang, S.Y.;Mahvash, A.;Gupta, S.;Wallace, M.J.;Vauthey, J.N. "Safety and efficacy of portal vein embolization before planned major or extended hepatectomy: an institutional experience of 358 patients." Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract 18, 1 (2014): 45-51. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Cheng, H.T.;Wang, Y.C.;Lo, H.C.;Su, L.T.;Soh, K.S.;Tzeng, C.W.;Wu, S.C.;Sung, F.C.;Hsieh, C.H. "Laparoscopic appendectomy versus open appendectomy in pregnancy: a population-based analysis of maternal outcome." Surgical endoscopy (2014): [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Cho, S.W.;Tzeng, C.W.;Johnston, W.C.;Cassera, M.A.;Newell, P.H.;Hammill, C.W.;Wolf, R.F.;Aloia, T.A.;Hansen, P.D. "Neoadjuvant radiation therapy and its impact on complications after pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreatic cancer: analysis of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP)." HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association 16, 4 (2014): 350-6. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Tzeng, C.W.;Katz, M.H.;Lee, J.E.;Fleming, J.B.;Pisters, P.W.;Vauthey, J.N.;Aloia, T.A. "Predicting the risks of venous thromboembolism versus post-pancreatectomy haemorrhage: analysis of 13,771 NSQIP patients." HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association 16, 4 (2014): 373-83. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Tzeng, C.W.;Yen, F.L.;Lin, L.T.;Lee, C.W.;Yen, M.H.;Tzeng, W.S.;Lin, C.C. "Antihepatoma activity of Artocarpus communis is higher in fractions with high artocarpin content." TheScientificWorldJournal 2014, (2014): 978525. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Cooper, A.B.;Tzeng, C.W.;Katz, M.H. "Treatment of borderline resectable pancreatic cancer." Current treatment options in oncology 14, 3 (2013): 293-310. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Tzeng, C.W.;Curley, S.A.;Vauthey, J.N.;Aloia, T.A. "Distinct predictors of pre- versus post-discharge venous thromboembolism after hepatectomy: analysis of 7621 NSQIP patients." HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association 15, 10 (2013): 773-80. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Tzeng, C.W.;Abbott, D.E.;Cantor, S.B.;Fleming, J.B.;Lee, J.E.;Pisters, P.W.;Varadhachary, G.R.;Abbruzzese, J.L.;Wolff, R.A.;Ahmad, S.A.;Katz, M.H. "Frequency and intensity of postoperative surveillance after curative treatment of pancreatic cancer: a cost-effectiveness analysis." Annals of surgical oncology 20, 7 (2013): 2197-203. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Tzeng, C.W.;Aloia, T.A. "Colorectal liver metastases." Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract 17, 1 (2013): 195-201; quiz p.201-2. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Tzeng, C.W.;Aloia, T.A.;Vauthey, J.N.;Chang, G.J.;Ellis, L.M.;Feig, B.W.;Curley, S.A.;Skibber, J.M.;Abdalla, E.K.;You, Y.N.;Rodriguez-Bigas, M.A. "Morbidity of staged proctectomy after hepatectomy for colorectal cancer: a matched case-control analysis." Annals of surgical oncology 20, 2 (2013): 482-90. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Zimmitti, G.;Vauthey, J.N.;Shindoh, J.;Tzeng, C.W.;Roses, R.E.;Ribero, D.;Capussotti, L.;Giuliante, F.;Nuzzo, G.;Aloia, T.A. "Systematic use of an intraoperative air leak test at the time of major liver resection reduces the rate of postoperative biliary complications." Journal of the American College of Surgeons 217, 6 (2013): 1028-37. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Shindoh, J.;Tzeng, C.W.;Aloia, T.A.;Curley, S.A.;Zimmitti, G.;Wei, S.H.;Huang, S.Y.;Gupta, S.;Wallace, M.J.;Vauthey, J.N. "Portal vein embolization improves rate of resection of extensive colorectal liver metastases without worsening survival." The British journal of surgery 100, 13 (2013): 1777-83. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Lee, S.;Reha, J.L.;Tzeng, C.W.;Massarweh, N.N.;Chang, G.J.;Hetz, S.P.;Fleming, J.B.;Lee, J.E.;Katz, M.H. "Race does not impact pancreatic cancer treatment and survival in an equal access federal health care system." Annals of surgical oncology 20, 13 (2013): 4073-9. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Abbott, D.E.;Tzeng, C.W.;Merkow, R.P.;Cantor, S.B.;Chang, G.J.;Katz, M.H.;Bentrem, D.J.;Bilimoria, K.Y.;Crane, C.H.;Varadhachary, G.R.;Abbruzzese, J.L.;Wolff, R.A.;Lee, J.E.;Evans, D.B.;Fleming, J.B. "The cost-effectiveness of neoadjuvant chemoradiation is superior to a surgery-first approach in the treatment of pancreatic head adenocarcinoma." Annals of surgical oncology 20 Suppl 3, (2013): S500-8. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Tzeng, C.W.;Vauthey, J.N. "Postoperative complications and oncologic outcomes after resection of colorectal liver metastases: the importance of staying on track." Annals of surgical oncology 20, 8 (2013): 2457-9. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Shindoh, J.;Tzeng, C.W.;Aloia, T.A.;Curley, S.A.;Zimmitti, G.;Wei, S.H.;Huang, S.Y.;Mahvash, A.;Gupta, S.;Wallace, M.J.;Vauthey, J.N. "Optimal future liver remnant in patients treated with extensive preoperative chemotherapy for colorectal liver metastases." Annals of surgical oncology 20, 8 (2013): 2493-500. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Tzeng, C.W.;Fleming, J.B.;Lee, J.E.;Wang, X.;Pisters, P.W.;Vauthey, J.N.;Varadhachary, G.;Wolff, R.A.;Katz, M.H. "Yield of clinical and radiographic surveillance in patients with resected pancreatic adenocarcinoma following multimodal therapy." HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association 14, 6 (2012): 365-72. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Tzeng, C.W.;Fleming, J.B.;Lee, J.E.;Xiao, L.;Pisters, P.W.;Vauthey, J.N.;Abdalla, E.K.;Wolff, R.A.;Varadhachary, G.R.;Fogelman, D.R.;Crane, C.H.;Balachandran, A.;Katz, M.H. "Defined clinical classifications are associated with outcome of patients with anatomically resectable pancreatic adenocarcinoma treated with neoadjuvant therapy." Annals of surgical oncology 19, 6 (2012): 2045-53. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Tzeng, C.W.;Katz, M.H.;Fleming, J.B.;Pisters, P.W.;Lee, J.E.;Abdalla, E.K.;Curley, S.A.;Vauthey, J.N.;Aloia, T.A. "Risk of venous thromboembolism outweighs post-hepatectomy bleeding complications: analysis of 5651 National Surgical Quality Improvement Program patients." HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association 14, 8 (2012): 506-13. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Tzeng, C.W.;Yen, F.L.;Wu, T.H.;Ko, H.H.;Lee, C.W.;Tzeng, W.S.;Lin, C.C. "Enhancement of dissolution and antioxidant activity of kaempferol using a nanoparticle engineering process." Journal of agricultural and food chemistry 59, 9 (2011): 5073-80. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Liles, J.S.;Arnoletti, J.P.;Tzeng, C.W.;Howard, J.H.;Kossenkov, A.V.;Kulesza, P.;Heslin, M.J.;Frolov, A. "ErbB3 expression promotes tumorigenesis in pancreatic adenocarcinoma." Cancer biology & therapy 10, 6 (2010): 555-63. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Frolov, A.;Liles, J.S.;Kossenkov, A.V.;Tzeng, C.W.;Jhala, N.;Kulesza, P.;Varadarajulu, S.;Eloubeidi, M.;Heslin, M.J.;Arnoletti, J.P. "Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) intron 1 polymorphism and clinical outcome in pancreatic adenocarcinoma." American journal of surgery 200, 3 (2010): 398-405. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Liles, J.S.;Tzeng, C.W.;Short, J.J.;Kulesza, P.;Heslin, M.J. "Retroperitoneal and intra-abdominal sarcoma." Current problems in surgery 46, 6 (2009): 445-503. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Howard, J.H.;Frolov, A.;Tzeng, C.W.;Stewart, A.;Midzak, A.;Majmundar, A.;Godwin, A.;Heslin, M.;Bellacosa, A.;Arnoletti, J.P. "Epigenetic downregulation of the DNA repair gene MED1/MBD4 in colorectal and ovarian cancer." Cancer biology & therapy 8, 1 (2009): 94-100. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Howard, J.H.;Tzeng, C.W.;Smith, J.K.;Eckhoff, D.E.;Bynon, J.S.;Wang, T.;Arnoletti, J.P.;Heslin, M.J. "Radiofrequency ablation for unresectable tumors of the liver." The American surgeon 74, 7 (2008): 594-600; discussion 600-1. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Tzeng, C.W.;Frolov, A.;Frolova, N.;Jhala, N.C.;Howard, J.H.;Vickers, S.M.;Buchsbaum, D.J.;Heslin, M.J.;Arnoletti, J.P. "EGFR genomic gain and aberrant pathway signaling in pancreatic cancer patients." The Journal of surgical research 143, 1 (2007): 20-6. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Tzeng, C.W.;Frolov, A.;Frolova, N.;Jhala, N.C.;Howard, J.H.;Vickers, S.M.;Buchsbaum, D.J.;Heslin, M.J.;Arnoletti, J.P. "Pancreatic cancer epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) intron 1 polymorphism influences postoperative patient survival and in vitro erlotinib response." Annals of surgical oncology 14, 7 (2007): 2150-8. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Tzeng, C.W.;Smith, J.K.;Heslin, M.J. "Soft tissue sarcoma: preoperative and postoperative imaging for staging." Surgical oncology clinics of North America 16, 2 (2007): 389-402. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Frolov, A.;Schuller, K.;Tzeng, C.W.;Cannon, E.E.;Ku, B.C.;Howard, J.H.;Vickers, S.M.;Heslin, M.J.;Buchsbaum, D.J.;Arnoletti, J.P. "ErbB3 expression and dimerization with EGFR influence pancreatic cancer cell sensitivity to erlotinib." Cancer biology & therapy 6, 4 (2007): 548-54. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Tzeng, C.W.;Frolov, A.;Frolova, N.;Jhala, N.C.;Howard, J.H.;Buchsbaum, D.J.;Vickers, S.M.;Heslin, M.J.;Arnoletti, J.P. "Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) is highly conserved in pancreatic cancer." Surgery 141, 4 (2007): 464-9. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Tzeng, C.W.;Fiveash, J.B.;Popple, R.A.;Arnoletti, J.P.;Russo, S.M.;Urist, M.M.;Bland, K.I.;Heslin, M.J. "Preoperative radiation therapy with selective dose escalation to the margin at risk for retroperitoneal sarcoma." Cancer 107, 2 (2006): 371-9. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Tzeng, C.W.;Fiveash, J.B.;Heslin, M.J. "Radiation therapy for retroperitoneal sarcoma." Expert review of anticancer therapy 6, 8 (2006): 1251-60. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
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