Colorectal Surgery

Jorge Marcet A-8429-2013

Jorge Marcet, MD

Division Director, College of Medicine Surgery

Program Director, Colorectal Surgery Fellowship, Surgery, Surgery, Morsani College of Medicine

Division Director Colon and Rectal Surgery, Surgery, Morsani College of Medicine

Professor, College of Medicine Surgery

Professor, Surgery, Surgery, Morsani College of Medicine

Contact Info 5 Tampa General Cir
Suite 740
Tampa 33606

Academic Email:

Academic Phone:(813) 844-4545


  • MD, Medicine, Cornell University, 1985

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Cancer Biology

Research Interests

  • Clinical trials that seek to improve outcomes in patients with colon and rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, surgical Infection.


  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (Fellow, 1994 - Present)
  • American College of Surgeons (Fellow, 1993 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Bennett-Guerrero E, Minkowitz HS, Segura-Vasi AM, Marcet JE, White JA, Corey GR, Allenby KS. A randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled safety, tolerability, and pharmacokinetic dose escalation study of a gentamicin vancomycin gel in patients undergoing colorectal surgery. Perioperative Medicine (London, England). 5: 17, 2016.
  • Mellgren A Zutshi M Lucente VR Culligan P Fenner DE; TRANSFORM Study Group. A posterior anal sling for fecal incontinence: results of a 152-patient prospective multicenter study Am J Obstet Gynecol. (15) : 01276-4, 2015.
  • Garcia-Aguilar J, Renfro LA, Chow OS, Shi Q, Carrero XW, Lynn PB, Thomas CR, Chan E, Cataldo PA, Marcet JE, Medich DS, Johnson CS, Oommen SC, Wolff BG, Pigazzi A, McNevin SM, Pons RK, Bleday R. Organ preservation for clinical T2N0 distal rectal cancer using neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy and local excision (ACOSOG Z6041): results of an open-label, single-arm, multi-institutional, phase 2 trial. The Lancet. Oncology. 16(15) : 1537-46, 2015.
  • Garcia-Aguilar J, Chow OS, Smith DD, Marcet JE, Cataldo PA, Varma MG, Kumar AS, Oommen S, Coutsoftides T, Hunt SR, Stamos MJ, Ternent CA, Herzig DO, Fichera A, Polite BN, Dietz DW, Patil S, Avila K. Effect of adding mFOLFOX6 after neoadjuvant chemoradiation in locally advanced rectal cancer: a multicentre, phase 2 trial. The Lancet. Oncology. 16(8) : 957-66, 2015.
  • Hartney M Liu Y Velanovich V Fabri P Marcet J Grieco M Huang S Zayas-Castro J. Bounceback branchpoints: using conditional inference trees to analyze readmissions. Surgery. 156(4) : 842-7, 2014.
  • Cohen SM, Vogel JD, Marcet JE, Candiotti KA. Liposome bupivacaine for improvement in economic outcomes and opioid burden in GI surgery: IMPROVE Study pooled analysis. Journal of pain research. 7: 359-66, 2014.
  • Charlton ME, Mattingly-Wells LR, Marcet JE, McMahon Waldschmidt BC, Cromwell JW. Association between surgeon characteristics and their preferences for guideline-concordant staging and treatment for rectal cancer. American Journal of Surgery. 208(5) : 817-23, 2014.
  • Greene KA, Sanchez JE, Campbell ML, Marcet JE. Robot-assisted rectopexy and colpopexy for rectal prolapse. International Urogynecology Journal. 25(4) : 553-5, 2014.
  • Abboud EC, Settle JC, Legare TB, Marcet JE, Barillo DJ, Sanchez JE. Silver-based dressings for the reduction of surgical site infection: review of current experience and recommendation for future studies. Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries. 40 Suppl 1: S30-9, 2014.
  • Abboud EC, Legare TB, Settle JC, Boubekri AM, Barillo DJ, Marcet JE, Sanchez JE. Do silver-based wound dressings reduce pain? A prospective study and review of the literature. Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries. 40 Suppl 1: S40-7, 2014.
  • Sanchez JE, Marcet JE. Colorectal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) and transvaginal/transrectal specimen extraction. Techniques in coloproctology. 17 Suppl 1: S69-73, 2013.
  • Emtage JB, Parker J, Marcet JE, Finan J, Lockhart JL, Hernandez DJ. A large cellular angiofibroma of the male pelvis presenting with obstructive voiding: A case report and review of the literature. Canadian Urological Association journal = Journal de l'Association des urologues du Canada. 7(5) : E373-5, 2013.
  • Sandborn WJ Feagan BG Rutgeerts P Hanauer S Colombel JF Sands BE Lukas M Fedorak RN Lee S Bressler B Fox I Rosario M Sankoh S Xu J Stephens K Milch C Parikh A, GEMINI 2 Study Group. Vedolizumab as induction and maintenance therapy for Crohn's disease. N Engl J Med. 369(8) : 711-21, 2013.
  • Marcet JE, Nfonsam VN, Larach S. An extended paIn relief trial utilizing the infiltration of a long-acting Multivesicular liPosome foRmulation Of bupiVacaine, EXPAREL (IMPROVE): a Phase IV health economic trial in adult patients undergoing ileostomy reversal. Journal of Pain Research. 6: 549-55, 2013.
  • Campbell ML, Vadas KJ, Rasheid SH, Marcet JE, Sanchez JE. A reproducible ex vivo model for transanal minimally invasive surgery. JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons / Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. 18(1) : 62-5, 2013.
  • Campbell ML, Abboud EC, Dolberg ME, Sanchez JE, Marcet JE, Rasheid SH. Treatment of refractory perianal fistulas with ligation of the intersphincteric fistula tract: preliminary results. The American Surgeon. 79(7) : 723-7, 2013.
  • Candiotti KA Sands LR Lee E Bergese SD Harzman AE Marcet J Kumar A Haas E. Liposome Bupivacaine for Postsurgical Analgesia in Adult Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Colectomy: Results from Prospective Phase IV Sequential Cohort Studies Assessing Health Economic Outcomes. Curr Ther Res Clin Exp. 76: 1-6, 2013.
  • Nfonsam V Mateka J Prather A Marcet J. Short-term outcomes of the surgical management of acquired rectourethral fistulas: does technique matter? Research and Reports in Urology. 5: 47-51, 2013.
  • Garcia-Aguilar J, Shi Q, Thomas CR, Chan E, Cataldo P, Marcet J, Medich D, Pigazzi A, Oommen S, Posner MC. A phase II trial of neoadjuvant chemoradiation and local excision for T2N0 rectal cancer: preliminary results of the ACOSOG Z6041 trial. Annals of surgical oncology. 19(2) : 384-91, 2012.
  • Spinelli N, Nfonsam V, Marcet J, Velanovich V, Frattini JC. Postoperative pneumoperitoneum after colorectal surgery: Expectant vs surgical management. World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 4(6) : 152-6, 2012.
  • Davis DM, Marcet JE, Frattini JC, Prather AD, Mateka JJ, Nfonsam VN. Is it time to lower the recommended screening age for colorectal cancer? Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 213(3) : 352-61, 2011.
  • Krieger BR, Davis DM, Sanchez JE, Mateka JJ, Nfonsam VN, Frattini JC, Marcet JE. The use of silver nylon in preventing surgical site infections following colon and rectal surgery. Diseases of the colon and rectum. 54(8) : 1014-9, 2011.
  • Graf W, Mellgren A, Matzel KE, Hull T, Johansson C, Bernstein M. Efficacy of dextranomer in stabilised hyaluronic acid for treatment of faecal incontinence: a randomised, sham-controlled trial. Lancet (London, England). 377(9770) : 997-1003, 2011.
  • Garcia-Aguilar J, Chen Z, Smith DD, Li W, Madoff RD, Cataldo P, Marcet J, Pastor C. Identification of a biomarker profile associated with resistance to neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy in rectal cancer. Annals of Surgery. 254(3) : 486-92; discussion 492-3, 2011.
  • Bennett-Guerrero E, Pappas TN, Koltun WA, Fleshman JW, Lin M, Garg J, Mark DB, Marcet JE, Remzi FH, George VV, Newland K, Corey GR. Gentamicin-collagen sponge for infection prophylaxis in colorectal surgery. The New England Journal of Medicine. 363(11) : 1038-49, 2010.