Dr. Mike Mastrangelo in the News

Health Leaders Magazine for web.jpgDr. Mastrangelo Demonstrates 3-D Software for CT Scans in Health Leaders Magazine

Dr. Mastrangelo offered a review of new technologies at the Radiological Society of North America that's likely to revolutionize medical education and the delivery of care. He demonstrated new software that manipulates CT scans to show 3-D views of organs, vessels and neural pathways. 

Bend Living Magazine for web.jpgDr. Mastrangelo Discusses Minimally Invasive Procedures in Bend Living Magazine

As the region's expert in advanced laparoscopy and surgical endoscopy, Dr. Mastrangelo discusses trends in miniaturization of surgical tools and the advancement of robotic surgery, which results in shorter hospital stays and faster recovery times. 

Dr. Mastrangelo has co-authored numerous articles in academic journals and led educational seminars on the following topics:

  • Medical and Surgical Education
  • Laparoscopic Simulation
  • Laparoscopic Andrenalectomy
  • 3-D Immersive Visualizaton of Medical Imaging
  • Laparoscopic Fundoplication (Anti-Reflux Surgery)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery for Achalasia and Swallowing Difficulty
  • Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy 
  • Preoperative Planning Systems
  • Laparscopic Cholecystectomy/Gallbladder Surgery
  • Complex Ventral Abdominal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy (Kidney Surgery)
  • Basic Science Research
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Development of New Surgical Instruments
  • Surgical Management of Crohn's Disease
  • Laparoscopic Small Bowel Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Procedure (ERCP)
  • Choledocholithiasis (Common bile duct stones)
  • Augmented and Virtual Reality in Immersive Medical/Surgical Education
  • Emerging Technologies 
  • Tele-Collaboration
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Surgery (Stomach)
  • Minimally Invasive Nephrectomy
  • Assessing Expert Surgeon Judgment and Performance
  • Foregut GIST Tumors (Gastrointestinal Tumors)
  • Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Pancreatic Surgery
  • Endoscopy and Colonoscopy
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy
  • Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Biomaterials in Incisional Hernia Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Therapy for Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Nursing Issues in Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Medical and Surgical Management of Biliary Disease
  • Surgical Aspects of Hepatobiliary Disease
  • Renal Artery Bypass Surgery
  • Medical and Surgical Management of Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery in Older Patients
  • Live TeleSurgery

Dr. Mastrangelo Has Participated in Research Presented at National and International Conferences Including:

  • Stanford University Medical Media and Information Technologies (SUMMIT) 
  • Society for Advanced Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Annual Meetings (SAGES)
  • Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting
  • European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, Stavenger, Norway (EAGE)
  • Medicine Meets Virtual Reality Annual Conference (MMVR)
  • The Association for Academic Surgery Annual Meeting (AASA)
  • Annual Conference of the Society for Medical Innovation and Technology
  • Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Technologies (SIGGRAPH)
  • American Urological Association Annual Meeting
  • Society for Surgery for The Alimentary Tract Annual Meeting
  • Association of Surgical Education Annual Meeting

Dr. Mastrangelo Has Participated in Tele-Surgeries Broadcast Live to National and International Conferences From Chicago to Tunis, Tunisia. 

  • Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication to the Radiologic Society of North America and to The American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL
  • Laparoscopic Live Donor Nephrectomy to the Third Annual Mediterranean Surgical Conference in Tunis, Tunisia.

Dr. Mastrangelo Has Been Interviewed on TV Broadcast Programs as an Expert on the Numerous Surgical Topics:

  • '3-D Immersive Education at the University of Kentucky School of Medicine', WTVQ (ABC), Lexington, KY
  • 'Less Invasive Kidney Donation', WLEX (NBC), Lexington, KY
  • 'Live TeleSurgery', WKYT (CBS), Lexington, KY
  • 'Health First', WKYT (CBS), Lexington, KY
  • 'Adolescent Hernia Repair', KTVZ (NBC), Bend, OR


Dr. Mastrangelo is among 100 surgeons nationally, and the only surgeon in the region who is fellowship trained in ERCP and advanced laparoscopic surgery and surgical endoscopy.

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