The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville



The Department of Surgery

Mark A. Casillas, Jr., MD

Assistant Professor
Division of General Surgery

Clinical Focus

Colon and Rectal Surgery; Neoplasms of the Colon, Rectum, and Anus; Inflammatory Bowel Disease; Benign Diseases of the Anorectum; Minimally Invasive Surgery; Robotic Colon and Rectal Surgery; Single Incision Laparoscopy; Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery

Research Focus

Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery
Advances in Robotic Colorectal Surgical Outcomes

Education

Graduate School
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Medical School
University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL

Internship
General Surgery, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI

Residency
General Surgery, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI

Fellowship
Colon and Rectal Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

Certifications

American Board of Surgery
American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery (board eligible)

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
American College of Surgeons
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

Current Publications

Giesler DM, Casillas MA, Wilson DD, Nodit L.
The painful diversity of proctitis in the modern era. The American Surgeon. 2015 Nov;81(12):e408-e409(2).

Current Presentations

Abraham MP, Russ A, Casillas M. Effectiveness of the ligation of intersphincteric fistula tract (LIFT) with biologic mesh interposition in the treatment of fistula-in-ano. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Abraham MP, Russ AJ, Casillas MS. Transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS) for local excision of rectal neoplasms. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Giesler DM, Casillas MA. Transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS): Challenging the limits of traditional local excision. Presented at The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons; 2014 Apr 2-5; Salt Lake City, UT.

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