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Previous Chicago Surgical Society meetings

Below are CSS meetings from 2019_2020 held at the Union League Club of Chicago and the Fulton Market Kitchen

Margo Shoup, MD, MBA, FACS
Presidential Lecture 
October 1, 2020

Bevan lecture & New Member Initiation 2019

On October 3, 2019 at the Union League Club, Dr Margo Shoup, President, and Dr Ajay Maker, Vice President, welcomed new members to the Chicago Surgical Society. Past President, Dr. John Alverdy introduced Dr. Gregory Beilman as our Bevan lecturer.

Resident Abstract Awards


The winners of our annual Resident Abstract Awards were Dr. Lyonell Kone, Dr. Mikhail Attaar, & Dr. Lindsey M. Zhang. Sponsors of the awards were Cook County Alumni, and Drs. Printen & Yao. The meeting was held at Fulton Market Kitchen.

Great Debates

“Small Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (PNET): Resect vs Observe”

Ajay Maker, MD vs Gerard Abood, MD

“Surgical treatment of cholecystitis: 

evidence vs reality”

Jonathan Myers, MD vs Ezra Teitelbaum, MD


Great Debates

Meeting was held at Fulton Market Kitchen with spirited debate.

Great Debates

Past President, Dr. Gerard Aranha, questions the debaters.

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