Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
Residency: General Surgery - Tulane University School of Medicine
Fellowship: Complex General Surgical Oncology - H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
Dr. Pointer earned his medical degree and completed General Surgery Residency from Tulane University School of Medicine, which included a Research Fellowship within the Department of Structural and Cellular Biology. Dr. Pointer received fellowship training in Complex General Surgical Oncology at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, which included additional focus on robotic approaches in complex surgical oncology.
As a surgical oncologist specializing in the diagnosis and management of complex malignancies, he utilizes a variety of skills and strategies, including minimally invasive techniques and multidisciplinary care, to provide quality personalized treatment for both common and rare malignancies.
His clinical interests include gastrointestinal, hepatopancreaticobiliary, skin and soft tissue malignancies with a specific focus on minimally invasive techniques. His research interests include surgical education and outcomes in minimally invasive oncologic surgery. Other interests include mentorship and leadership in medicine which Dr. Pointer has cultivated over the course of his training and early career. Dr. Pointer is a member of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), the Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO), and the Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (AHPBA).
- Complex General Surgery Oncology
- General Surgery