Dr. Cedrek McFadden is a distinguished and award-winning medical professional renowned for his expertise as a board-certified surgeon. Additionally, he is a sought-after speaker, accomplished writer, and dedicated mentor. Dr. McFadden holds the position of clinical associate professor of surgery and specializes in the comprehensive treatment of disorders affecting the large intestine. His clinical focus encompasses colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel diseases such as ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, and diverticular disease. He is highly skilled in a range of procedures, including colonoscopies, minimally invasive surgery, and robotic surgery.
Dr. McFadden’s educational journey began with honors during his undergraduate studies at Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans. He subsequently obtained his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. His extensive medical training includes a residency in General Surgery at the Greenville Health System and the University of South Carolina Greenville. Furthermore, he completed a colon and rectal Surgery fellowship at the Georgia Colon and Rectal Surgery Clinic in Atlanta, Georgia. Notably, he is a member of esteemed professional organizations such as the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery, the American College of Surgery, the National Medical Association, the Society of Black Academic Surgeons, the Association of Healthcare Journalists, and the National Association of Black Journalists.
Beyond his medical practice, Dr. Cedrek McFadden is a well-recognized health expert who regularly appears on television and radio. He is a medical contributor to CBS WPSA 7 News in the Upstate of South Carolina and is a frequent guest on NBC’s Today Show. His insights and advice have been featured on major networks, including Fox, NBC, and MSNBC, while also being published in reputable publications such as Dr. Oz: The Good Life, FoxNews.com, Essence Magazine, Reader’s Digest, Prevention, Shape Magazine, and BlackDoctor.org. Notably, he received the nationally-based 2023 Share Caring Award for his independently-produced health video, “Dr. Cedrek McFadden Presents: We Are Never Alone.”
Furthermore, Dr. McFadden is deeply committed to mentoring and guiding college students, medical students, and surgical residents. His dedication to education and personal development has left an indelible mark on many aspiring individuals.
As a testament to his leadership and impact, Dr. Cedrek McFadden is honored to be a Liberty Fellow and a proud member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. In his leisure time, he enjoys running and expressing his musical talents as a singer. Outside his professional commitments, he resides with his wife, Tracey, and two children near Greenville, South Carolina.