Dr. Pascal Fuchshuber was born in Paris and lived in France and Germany before immigrating to the United States in 1987. He received his medical degree from Heidelberg University and a Ph.D. in tumor biology at the University of Cologne before finishing his surgical training at the University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston. After post-graduate research in Tumor Immunology at MD Anderson Cancer Center and training in Surgical Oncology at Roswell Park Institute in New York, he joined the Kaiser Permanente Medical Group in California, where he established a tertiary referral center in hepatobiliary surgery and oncologic surgery. He was appointed Associate Professor at the University of California – San Francisco – East Bay.
In addition to his surgical practice, Dr. Fuchshuber has worked extensively on the safety of surgical care for patients. Dr Fuchshuber is a leader of the Interregional Kaiser ACS NSQIP collaborative and the Permanente Medical Groups lead NSQIP Surgeon Champion for 21 Northern California Kaiser Medical Centers.
Dr. Fuchshuber has published over 50 articles and over 20 book chapters. He is the editor and co-author of several medical works on minimally invasive surgery of the pancreas, metastatic colorectal surgery and risk management in surgery. He is an active member of several committees of the ACS, SAGES, AHPBA and IASGO.