Dr. Cedrek McFadden is a surgeon, speaker, writer, and mentor. He is a board-certified colorectal and general surgeon and teaches as a clinical assistant professor of surgery. He treats a wide range of disorders of the large intestine including colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease), diverticular disease, and hemorrhoids. He performs colonoscopies, minimally invasive surgery, and robotic surgery. He has nationally lectured to hospitals, civic organizations, churches, and community groups.
Dr. McFadden graduated with honors from the Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans and earned his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. His medical training includes a residency in General Surgery from the Greenville Health System and University of South Carolina Greenville, and a fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery from the Georgia Colon and Rectal Clinic in Atlanta, Georgia. He is a member of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery and American College of Surgery. He is also a member of the National Medical Association, the Society of Black Academic Surgeons, Association of Healthcare Journalists, and the National Association of Black Journalists.
Dr. Cedrek McFadden regularly appears as an on-air health expert on both television and radio. He is a currently a medical contributor to CBS WPSA 7 News in the Upstate of South Carolina.
He has appeared on CBS, Fox, NBC, MSNBC and his advice has been featured in Dr. Oz: The Good Life, FoxNews.com, Essence Magazine, Reader’s Digest, Prevention, Shape Magazine and BlackDoctor.org. His blogs have also been published on kevinmd.com. He is also a mentor to college students, medical students, and surgical residents.
He is a Liberty Fellow and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.
Dr. Cedrek McFadden lives outside of Greenville, South Carolina with his family. He is a runner and singer.