Dr. Kavic is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, earning a B.A. in chemistry. He attended medical school at the Yale University School of Medicine. He also received his general surgery residency training at Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he served as administrative chief resident. He completed a two-year fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery at the University of Maryland under Adrian Park, MD.
Dr. Kavic has pursued multiple research projects on colon cell adhesion, clinical outcomes and quality of life studies.
Dr. Kavic's clinical interests include minimally invasive abdominal surgery, surgery of the gastrointestinal tract, endoscopy and the surgical treatment of inflammatory bowel disease.
Kavic SM and Basson MD. Complications of Endoscopy. Am J Surg. 2001; 181: 319-332.
Kavic SM. Adhesions and adhesiolysis: the role of laparoscopy. J Soc Laparendosc Surg. 2002; 6: 99-109.
Seymour NE and Kavic SM. Laparoscopic management of complex Crohn's disease. J Soc Laparoendosc Surg. 2003; 7: 117-121.
Park AE, Roth JS and Kavic SM. Abdominal wall hernia. Current Problems in Surgery. 2006; 43: 326-375.