Faculty Profile

Meredith Mason, MD

Meredith C. Mason, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine

Email

meredith.christina.mason@emory.edu

Certification

American Board of Surgery

Year Joined Emory as a Faculty Member

2021

Biography

Dr. Meredith Mason received her MD degree from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in 2012. During her general surgery residency at Baylor College of Medicine she did a two-year fellowship in clinical and health services research at the Houston Health Services Research and Development Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety (IQUEST) at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center. She joined the Emory Department of Surgery after completing her clinical fellowship in complex general surgical oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Dr. Mason's articles have been published in a number of leading journals, including Annals of Surgery, Journal of the American College of Surgeons, Annals of Surgical Oncology, and Journal of Surgical Research. Her primary clinical location is Grady Memorial Hospital.

Affiliations

  • Grady Memorial Hospital

  • Atlanta VA Healthcare System

Education

  • MD, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM, Class of 2012

  • General Surgery Residency, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2013-2019

  • Fellowship in Clinical and Health Services Research, Houston Health Services Research and Development Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety (IQUEST), Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2014-2016

  • Fellowship in Complex General Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2019-2021

Honors and Awards

  • First Place Abstract Award, Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation Annual Conference, 2021

  • Administrative Fellow, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 2020-2021

  • Administrative Chief Resident, Baylor College of Medicine, 2018-2019

  • Raleigh Ross Scholarship Award, Texas Surgical Society, 2018

  • Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) one-year training grant and clinical fellowship position, Comprehensive Cancer Training Program, Baylor College of Medicine, 2015

  • Top Clinical Abstract, South Texas American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2015, 2016

  • Best Clinical Paper, Second Place Award, Association of VA Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2015

Current Organizational Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons

  • Association for Academic Surgery

  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract

  • Society of Surgical Oncology

Clinical Interests

  • Colorectal cancer

  • Gastric cancer

  • Liver and pancreas cancer

  • Melanoma

  • Neuroendocrine tumors

  • Sarcoma

Research Interests

  • Improvement and optimization of oncologic outcomes and quality of care/access to treatment in underserved, safety-net hospital populations