A. James Moser, MD, FACS
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A. James Moser, MD, FACS

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center – Boston, Pancreatic Cancer Multidisciplinary Program


Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center – Boston, Pancreatic Cancer Multidisciplinary Program

185 Pilgrim Road
Boston, Massachusetts

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Business Summary:

Dr. Moser is a leader in complex, advanced surgical oncology including vascular resection, and minimally-invasive surgery of the pancreas and liver. He is Co-Director of the cross-departmental Pancreas and Liver Institute, combining BIDMC’s key strengths in advanced endoscopy with advanced minimally-invasive and robotic surgery, integrated patient-centered multidisciplinary care for pancreas and liver diseases, and leadership of innovative clinical trials within the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center. He co-directs BIDMC’s Pancreatic Cancer Research Program and has been principal investigator of grants funded by the National Institutes of Health and investigator-initiated clinical trials for pancreatic cancer. He is currently principal investigator for Project Survival™, a multisite collaborative research effort to develop early prognostic and therapeutic biomarkers for pancreatic cancer.

Awards and/or Certifications:

Honorary Chair, PurpleStride Boston
Physician Leadership Program at BIDMC
Pancreatic Cancer Research Team Research of the Year
Golden Scalpel Award

What do clients have to say about you?

"My wife and I cannot begin to appreciate the challenges you face routinely in your medical practice and in your life. What we can appreciate is the gratitude we feel and wish to extend that God put the right person/physician into our lives at the right time." Oct 2018

"This is the closest card I could find to convey how I feel about what you’ve done for me and my family of SO many grateful people: miracle surgery performed May XX, 2018"

Treatments and Procedures Offered:

Complex surgery- including minimally-invasive and robotic techniques for tumors and diseases of the pancreas, bile ducts, liver, duodenum, and stomach, as well as removal and reconstruction of major blood vessels affected by cancer

What’s your background, education and training?

Princeton University, AB
Washington University in St. Louis, MD
University of California Los Angeles, Research Fellowship
University of California Los Angeles General Surgery
MCP Hahneman Surgical Metabolism

What inspired your passion for your profession?

Giving cancer patients "a second birthday" through successful treatment

What makes your business stand apart?

Caring for patients with complex diseases of the pancreas and liver requires a dedicated team of medical professionals who are expert in their fields and share a single purpose in their professional careers.

We at the BIDMC Pancreas and Liver Institute have committed ourselves to providing cutting edge, personalized treatment using minimally-invasive diagnostic and surgical techniques to help people achieve a quicker recovery with less pain. We represent Boston’s finest in: surgery, gastroenterology, medical and radiation oncology, hepatology, radiology, palliative care, pathology, nutrition, social work, and nursing.

Keywords: Multidisciplinary cancer care; surgery for pancreatic cancer; pancreatitis; bile duct tumors and obstruction, gallbladder mass/cancer; tumors of the stomach and duodenum;

Special expertise

Surgery of the Pancreas, Bile Duct and Liver; Minimally-Invasive Surgery; Robotic Surgery


Top Doctor: 2017, 2018, 2019


Primary Hospital: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center-Boston