Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile


Charles Yeo, MD, FACS

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor
Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chair of Surgery
Senior Vice President and Chair, Enterprise Surgery, Jefferson Health
Co-Director, Pancreas, Biliary and Related Cancer Center

Surgery - Alimentary Tract
Surgery - Hepato-Pancreatic-Biliary
Surgery - Oncology

Make An Appointment

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Office Locations

1100 Walnut Street
5th Floor
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-9402
Fax: (215) 923-6609

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Awards and Honors

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2017,2016,2015,2014,2013,2012,2011,2010,2009

Castle Connolly's America's Top Doctors 2014,2013,2012,2011,2010,2009,2008,2007

Castle Connolly's America's Top Doctors for Cancer 2014,2013,2012,2011,2010


Dr. Yeo completed an advanced GI surgery and vascular surgery fellowship at Johns Hopkins University Hospital. Dr. Yeo received his undergraduate degree at Princeton University.


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Medical School


  • Johns Hopkins University Hospital


  • Johns Hopkins University Hospital


  • Johns Hopkins University Hospital
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center - Brooklyn

Recent Publications

Predicting the Risk of Postoperative Respiratory Failure in Elective Abdominal and Vascular Operations Using the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) Participant Use Data File

Common Hepatic Artery Abutment or Encasement Is an Adverse Prognostic Factor in Patients with Borderline and Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer

Microscopic lymphovascular invasion is an independent predictor of survival in resected pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma

Total parenteral nutrition in patients following pancreaticoduodenectomy: lessons from 1184 patients

Vascular Resections During the Whipple Procedure

Posttranscriptional upregulation of IDH1 by HuR establishes a powerful survival phenotype in pancreatic cancer cells

CRISPR knockout of the HuR gene causes a xenograft lethal phenotype

Alterations of type II classical cadherin, cadherin-10 (CDH10), is associated with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinomas

Pancreatic anastomosis after pancreatoduodenectomy: A position statement by the International Study Group of Pancreatic Surgery (ISGPS)

Robert reynolds macintosh, M.D. (1897-1989): Forefather of anesthesiology, advocate for patient safety

Pneumonia is associated with a high risk of mortality after pancreaticoduodenectomy

Increasing resident utilization and recognition of the critical view of safety during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a pilot study from an academic medical center

The 2016 update of the International Study Group (ISGPS) definition and grading of postoperative pancreatic fistula: 11 Years After

A taxonomy of perioperative surgical learning: Trending resident skill acquisition

Definition and classification of chyle leak after pancreatic operation: A consensus statement by the International Study Group on Pancreatic Surgery

Do female surgeons learn or teach differently?

Invited commentary: Pasireotide and the prevention of pancreatic fistula after pancreatectomy "The continued search for Harry Potter's liquid luck"

William Arbuthnot Lane (1856-1943): Surgical Innovator and His Theory of Autointoxication

Reducing colorectal surgical site infections: a novel, resident-driven, quality initiative

A brief overview of the life and work of Lyon Henry Appleby, M.D. (1895-1970)