Dr. Leonard Henry

Indiana University Health, Goshen Hospital, Goshen, IN, Goshen, IN

Cytoreduction and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemothrapy (HIPEC)

Dr. Leonard Henry is a board-certified surgeon and fellowship-trained surgical oncologist. Dr. Henry brought the cytoreductive surgery (CRS) with heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) procedure to IU Health Goshen, Center for Cancer Care more than two years ago, providing this cancer service for the first time in the Michiana region. Previously, he was a commander in the US Navy Medical Corps serving as a staff surgical oncologist at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland and the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C While at Bethesda, he and colleagues developed a program to train other military surgical oncologists in CRS with HIPEC.

Dr. Henry received his Bachelor of Science with high honors from University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Ind., He then received his Doctor of Medicine from University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich., graduating cum laude, with academic distinction and as a member of Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. Following graduation, he completed his internship and residency in general surgery at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., and subsequently achieved board certification scoring in the 99th percentile nationally. He then completed a fellowship in surgical oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia.

A well-respected practitioner, Dr. Henry is also deeply dedicated to research and undergraduate and graduate medical education. Throughout his career, he has authored dozens of peer-reviewed medical articles, abstracts, textbook chapters, and review articles and held several leadership positions with regard to undergraduate and graduate medical education. He has received numerous military awards and is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Currently, he is the director of surgical oncology at the Indiana University Health Goshen Center for Cancer Care and a Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery at the Indiana University School of Medicine in South Bend. Dr Henry is a member of numerous medical societies, including the Society of Surgical Oncology and the American Society of Peritoneal Surface Malignancies. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and currently serves as a councilor-at-large for the Indiana Chapter of the American College of Surgeons.

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Cytoreduction and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemothrapy (HIPEC)

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