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Patrick C. McGrath, MD, FACS

Chief, Division of General Surgery
Section Head, Surgical Oncology
Medical Director, Multidisciplinary Oncology Clinic, Markey Cancer Center

Practice areas

  • Breast Cancer Team
  • Gastrointestinal and Colorectal Cancer Team
  • Pancreas Cancer Team
  • Surgical Oncology

Faculty rank

Professor of Surgery

Clinic information

Clinical interests

  • Surgical Management of Breast Diseases
  • Surgical Oncology

Education

Degree

University of Illinois, College of Medicine, Chicago

Residency

Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Richmond

Fellowship

Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Richmond

Certifications or Special training

American Board of Surgery
Fellow of American College of Surgeons

Additional information

Profile

My name is Patrick McGrath; I received my medical degree from the University of Illinois, College of Medicine, Chicago. I completed a general surgery residency and a surgical oncology fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Richmond.

I am board certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of American College of Surgeons.

Research/Publications

  1. Saeed H, Hnoosh D, Huang B, Durbin EB, McGrath PC, Desimone P, Maynard E, Anthony LB, Dineen SP, Hosein PJ, Tzeng CD. Defining the optimal timing of adjuvant therapy for resected pancreatic adenocarcinoma: A statewide cancer registry analysis. J Surg Oncol. 2016 May 30.
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  2. Long KL, Skinner SC, Ward AN, Strong WR, McGrath PC, Maynard EC. Traumatic Pancreaticoduodenectomy and Superior Mesenteric Vein Injury After Blunt Trauma in a Pediatric Patient. Am Surg. 2015 Sep;81(9):e328-9.
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  3. Harris JW, Martin JT, Maynard EC, McGrath PC, Tzeng CW. Increased morbidity and mortality of a concomitant colectomy during a pancreaticoduodenectomy: an NSQIP propensity-score matched analysis. HPB (Oxford). 2015 Sep;17(9):846-54.
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  4. Martin JT, Mahan A, Zwischenberger JB, McGrath PC, Tzeng CW. Should gastric cardia cancers be treated with esophagectomy or total gastrectomy? A comprehensive analysis of 4,996 NSQIP/SEER patients. J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Apr;220(4):510-20.
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  5. Purdom M, Cibull ML, Stratton TD, Samayoa LM, Romond EH, McGrath PC, Karabakhtsian RG. Should Histologic Grade Be Incorporated into the TNM Classification System for Small (T1, T2) Node-Negative Breast Adenocarcinomas? Patholog Res Int. 2010; 2011:825627. PMID: 21151541.
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  6. Berman NC, Wheaton MG, McGrath P, Abramowitz JS. Predicting anxiety: the role of experiential avoidance and anxiety sensitivity. J Anxiety Disord. 2010 Jan; 24(1):109-13. PMID: 19819106.
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  7. Samoilova E, Davis JT, Hinson J, Brill YM, Cibull ML, McGrath P, Romond E, Moore A, Samayoa LM. Size of sentinel node tumor deposits and extent of axillary lymph node involvement: which breast cancer patients may benefit from less aggressive axillary dissections? Ann Surg Oncol. 2007 Aug; 14(8):2221-7. PMID: 17549569.
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  8. Davis JT, Brill YM, Simmons S, Sachleben BC, Cibull ML, McGrath P, Wright H, Romond E, Hester M, Moore A, Samayoa LM. Ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration of clinically negative lymph nodes versus sentinel node mapping in patients at high risk for axillary metastasis. Ann Surg Oncol. 2006 Dec; 13(12):1545-52. PMID: 17009156.
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  9. Thornton BP, Stewart DH, McGrath PC, Pu LL. Breast reduction as an alternative treatment option for early breast cancer in women with macromastia. Ann Plast Surg. 2006 Jan; 56(1):26-30. PMID: 16374091.
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  10. Rutledge H, Davis J, Chiu R, Cibull M, Brill Y, McGrath P, Samayoa L. Sentinel node micrometastasis in breast carcinoma may not be an indication for complete axillary dissection. Mod Pathol. 2005 Jun; 18(6):762-8. PMID: 15761490.
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  11. Donovan KA, Jacobsen PB, Andrykowski MA, Winters EM, Balducci L, Malik U, Kenady D, McGrath P. Course of fatigue in women receiving chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy for early stage breast cancer. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2004 Oct; 28(4):373-80. PMID: 15471655.
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  12. Andrykowski MA, Carpenter JS, Studts JL, Cordova MJ, Cunningham LL, Beacham A, Sloan D, Kenady D, McGrath P. Psychological impact of benign breast biopsy: a longitudinal, comparative study. Health Psychol. 2002 Sep; 21(5):485-94. PMID: 12211516.
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  13. Mohiuddin M, Kudrimoti M, Regine WF, McGrath PC, Hanna N, John W. Concurrent infusional gemcitabine and radiation in the treatment of advanced unresectable GI malignancy: a phase I study. Cancer J. 2002 May-Jun; 8(3):255-62. PMID: 12074325.
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  14. Fralix KD, Ahmed MM, Mattingly C, Swiderski C, McGrath PC, Venkatasubbarao K, Kamada N, Mohiuddin M, Strodel WE, Freeman JW. Characterization of a newly established human pancreatic carcinoma cell line, UK Pan-1. Cancer. 2000 May 1; 88(9):2010-21. PMID: 10813711.
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  15. Mohiuddin M, Regine WF, John WJ, Hagihara PF, McGrath PC, Kenady DE, Marks G. Preoperative chemoradiation in fixed distal rectal cancer: dose time factors for pathological complete response. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2000 Mar 1; 46(4):883-8. PMID: 10705009.
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  16. Plymale M, Donnelly MB, Blue AV, Felts J, McGrath PC, Kenady DE, Schwartz RW, Sloan DA. A multidimensional approach to breast cancer education. J Cancer Educ. 2000; 15(1):5-9. PMID: 10730795.
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  17. Andrykowski MA, Cordova MJ, McGrath PC, Sloan DA, Kenady DE. Stability and change in posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms following breast cancer treatment: a 1-year follow-up. Psychooncology. 2000 Jan-Feb; 9(1):69-78. PMID: 10668061.
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  18. Andrykowski MA, Curran SL, Carpenter JS, Studts JL, Cunningham L, McGrath PC, Sloan DA, Kenady DE. Rheumatoid symptoms following breast cancer treatment: a controlled comparison. J Pain Symptom Manage. 1999 Aug; 18(2):85-94. PMID: 10484855.
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  19. Hanna NN, McGrath PC, Sloan DA, Kenady DE. Advances in the pathogenesis and treatment of thyroid cancer. Curr Opin Oncol. 1999 Jan; 11(1):42-7. PMID: 9914877.
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  20. Carpenter JS, Andrykowski MA, Sloan P, Cunningham L, Cordova MJ, Studts JL, McGrath PC, Sloan D, Kenady DE. Postmastectomy/postlumpectomy pain in breast cancer survivors. J Clin Epidemiol. 1998 Dec; 51(12):1285-92. PMID: 10086821.
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  21. Cunningham LL, Andrykowski MA, Wilson JF, McGrath PC, Sloan DA, Kenady DE. Physical symptoms, distress, and breast cancer risk perceptions in women with benign breast problems. Health Psychol. 1998 Jul; 17(4):371-5. PMID: 9697947.
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  22. Klyachkin ML, Schwartz RW, Cibull M, Munn RK, Regine WF, Kenady DE, McGrath PC, Sloan DA. Thyroid lymphoma: is there a role for surgery? Am Surg. 1998 Mar; 64(3):234-8. PMID: 9520813.
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  23. McGrath PC, Sloan DA, Schwartz RW, Kenady DE. Advances in the diagnosis and therapy of adrenal tumors. Curr Opin Oncol. 1998 Jan; 10(1):52-7. PMID: 9466485.
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  24. Freeman JW, Strodel WE, McGrath PC. Efficacy of p120 antisense-mediated therapy for pancreatic cancer. J Gastrointest Surg. 1997 Sep-Oct; 1(5):454-60. PMID: 9834378.
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  25. Sloan DA, Donnelly MB, Plymale M, McGrath PC, Kenady DE, Schwartz RW. The structured clinical instruction module as a tool for improving students' understanding of breast cancer. Am Surg. 1997 Mar; 63(3):255-60. PMID: 9036895.
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  26. Sloan DA, Donnelly MB, Schwartz RW, Plymale MA, Strodel WE, Kenady DE, McGrath PC, Edwards MJ, Singletary SE, Evans DB, Souba WW, Bland KI. The multidisciplinary structured clinical instruction module as a vehicle for cancer education. Am J Surg. 1997 Mar; 173(3):220-5. PMID: 9124631.
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  27. Sloan DA, Donnelly MB, Schwartz RW, McGrath PC, Kenady DE, Wood DP, Strodel WE. Measuring the ability of residents to manage oncologic problems. J Surg Oncol. 1997 Feb; 64(2):135-42. PMID: 9047251.
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  28. Kenady DE, McGrath PC, Sloan DA, Schwartz RW. Diagnosis and management of pheochromocytoma. Curr Opin Oncol. 1997 Jan; 9(1):61-7. PMID: 9090495.
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  29. O'Daniel-Pierce ME, Weeks JA, McGrath PC. Giant adrenal myelolipoma. South Med J. 1996 Nov; 89(11):1116-8. PMID: 8903303.
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  30. Andrykowski MA, Curran SL, Studts JL, Cunningham L, Carpenter JS, McGrath PC, Sloan DA, Kenady DE. Psychosocial adjustment and quality of life in women with breast cancer and benign breast problems: a controlled comparison. J Clin Epidemiol. 1996 Aug; 49(8):827-34. PMID: 8699200.
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  31. Hill BB, Sloan DA, Lee EY, McGrath PC, Kenady DE. Marjolin's ulcer of the foot caused by nonburn trauma. South Med J. 1996 Jul; 89(7):707-10. PMID: 8685758.
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  32. McGrath PC, Sloan DA, Kenady DE. Surgical management of pancreatic carcinoma. Semin Oncol. 1996 Apr; 23(2):200-12. PMID: 8623056.
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  33. Sloan DA, Schwartz RW, McGrath PC, Kenady DE. Diagnosis and management of adrenal tumors. Curr Opin Oncol. 1996 Jan; 8(1):30-6. PMID: 8868097.
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  34. Cordova MJ, Andrykowski MA, Kenady DE, McGrath PC, Sloan DA, Redd WH. Frequency and correlates of posttraumatic-stress-disorder-like symptoms after treatment for breast cancer. J Consult Clin Psychol. 1995 Dec; 63(6):981-6. PMID: 8543720.
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  35. Sloan DA, McGrath PC, Kenady DE. Current considerations in multimodality therapy of head and neck cancer. Clin Plast Surg. 1995 Jan; 22(1):9-19. PMID: 7743713.
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  36. Vásconez HC, Sengezer M, McGrath PC. Flap coverage of a large defect after excision of a massive dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1995 Jan; 95(1):136-41. PMID: 7809227.
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  37. Holley D, Freeman J, Hamby L, Mattingly C, McGrath PC. In vitro cytolytic activity of lymphocytes from tumor-draining lymph nodes is associated with increased numbers of CD8+ cells and increased cytokine production. J Surg Res. 1995 Jan; 58(1):33-7. PMID: 7830403.
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  38. Sloan DA, Schwartz RW, McGrath PC, Kenady DE. Diagnosis and management of thyroid and parathyroid hyperplasia and neoplasia. Curr Opin Oncol. 1995 Jan; 7(1):47-55. PMID: 7696363.
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  39. McGrath PC, Sloan DA, Kenady DE. Adjuvant therapy of soft-tissue sarcomas. Clin Plast Surg. 1995 Jan; 22(1):21-9. PMID: 7743706.
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  40. Holley DT, Toursarkissian B, Vásconez HC, Wells MD, Kenady DE, Sloan DA, McGrath PC. The ramifications of immediate reconstruction in the management of breast cancer. Am Surg. 1995 Jan; 61(1):60-5. PMID: 7832384.
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  41. McGrath PC, Holley DT, Hamby LS, Powell DE, Mattingly C, Freeman JW. Proliferation-associated nucleolar antigen P120: a prognostic marker in node-negative breast cancer. Surgery. 1994 Oct; 116(4):616-20; discussion 20-1. PMID: 7940158.
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  42. McGrath PC. Retroperitoneal sarcomas. Semin Surg Oncol. 1994 Sep-Oct; 10(5):364-8. PMID: 7997730.
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  43. Hamby LS, Freeman JW, McGrath PC. Improved survival with adjuvant immunotherapy after surgical resection in a murine model. Ann Surg Oncol. 1994 Jul; 1(4):307-13. PMID: 7850529.
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  44. Toursarkissian B, Holley DT, Kearney PA, McGrath PC, Zweng TN. Mirizzi's syndrome. South Med J. 1994 Apr; 87(4):471-5. PMID: 8153773.
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  45. McGrath PC, Holley DT, Hamby LS, Mattingly CA, Freeman JW. Prospective study correlating P120 antigen expression with established prognostic factors in breast cancer. Surg Oncol. 1994 Apr; 3(2):69-77. PMID: 7952394.
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  46. Holley DT, McGrath PC, Sloan DA. Necrotizing fasciitis as a complication of percutaneous catheter drainage of an intra-abdominal abscess. Am Surg. 1994 Mar; 60(3):197-9. PMID: 8116981.
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  47. McGrath PC, Sloan DA, Schwartz RW, Kenady DE. Diagnosis and management of thyroid malignancies. Curr Opin Oncol. 1994 Jan; 6(1):60-71. PMID: 8204693.
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  48. Hamby LS, Freeman JW, McGrath PC. Phorbol dibutyrate and ionomycin improve murine effector cell cytotoxicity. J Surg Res. 1993 Feb; 54(2):115-21. PMID: 8479168.
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  49. Hamby LS, McGrath PC, Stelling CB, Baker KF, Sloan DA, Kenady DE. Management of mammographic indeterminate lesions. First place winner of the Conrad Jobst Award in the Gold Medal paper competition. Am Surg. 1993 Jan; 59(1):4-8. PMID: 8386912.
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  50. McGrath PC, Hamby LS, Freeman JW. Phorbol dibutyrate plus ionomycin improves the generation of cytotoxic T cells from draining lymph nodes of patients with advanced head and neck cancer. Am J Surg. 1992 Dec; 164(6):610-4. PMID: 1463110.
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  51. Hamby L, McGrath PC, Luce EA, Meeker W, Kenady DE. Optimizing primary treatment for advanced laryngeal and pyriform sinus carcinoma. Am J Surg. 1992 Dec; 164(6):629-33. PMID: 1463113.
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  52. Hamby LS, McGrath PC, Schwartz RW, Sloan DA, Simpson WG, Kenady DE. Management of local recurrence in well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma. J Surg Res. 1992 Feb; 52(2):113-7. PMID: 1740931.
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  53. Hamby LS, McGrath PC, Cibull ML, Schwartz RW. Gastric carcinoma metastatic to the breast. J Surg Oncol. 1991 Oct; 48(2):117-21. PMID: 1656147.
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  54. Sadove RC, Luce EA, McGrath PC. Reconstruction of the lower lip and chin with the composite radial forearm-palmaris longus free flap. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1991 Aug; 88(2):209-14. PMID: 1852812.
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  55. Schwartz RW, Reames M, McGrath PC, Letton RW, Appleby G, Kenady DE. Primary solid neoplasms of the greater omentum. Surgery. 1991 Apr; 109(4):543-9. PMID: 2008659.
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  56. Kenady DE, McGrath PC, Schwartz RW. Treatment of thyroid malignancies. Curr Opin Oncol. 1991 Feb; 3(1):128-38. PMID: 1675124.
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  57. Schwartz RW, Kenady DE, Bensema M, McGrath PC, Flueck J. Medullary thyroid cancer and Graves' disease. Surgery. 1989 Jun; 105(6):804-7. PMID: 2727903.
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  58. McGrath PC, McNeill PM, Neifeld JP, Bear HD, Parker GA, Turner MA, Horsley JS, Lawrence W. Management of biliary obstruction in patients with unresectable carcinoma of the pancreas. Ann Surg. 1989 Mar; 209(3):284-8. PMID: 2466448.
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  59. McGrath PC, Neifeld JP, Lawrence W, Kay S, Horsley JS, Parker GA. Gastrointestinal sarcomas. Analysis of prognostic factors. Ann Surg. 1987 Dec; 206(6):706-10. PMID: 3689007.
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  60. McGrath PC, Neifeld JP. Inhibition of human neuroblastoma by dopamine antagonists. Surgery. 1985 Aug; 98(2):135-42. PMID: 4023914.
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  61. McGrath PC, Neifeld JP, Lawrence W, DeMay RM, Kay S, Horsley JS, Parker GA. Improved survival following complete excision of retroperitoneal sarcomas. Ann Surg. 1984 Aug; 200(2):200-4. PMID: 6465975.
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  62. McGrath PC, Neifeld JP. Inhibition of murine neuroblastoma growth by dopamine antagonists. J Surg Res. 1984 May; 36(5):413-9. PMID: 6727321.
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