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Dr. Kebebew is Professor of Surgery, Chief of the Division of General Surgery & The Harry A. Oberhelman Jr. & Mark L. Welton Professor at Stanford University, School of Medicine. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles in Chemical Engineering. He completed his medical training, surgical residency & NCI T32 fellowship in Cancer Biology at the University of California, San Francisco. He joined the surgical faculty at UCSF in 2002. In 2009, he was recruited to the National Cancer Institute where he established an integrated clinical & research program in Endocrine Oncology before being recruited to Stanford School of Medicine in 2018.
He is an internationally recognized expert in Endocrine Oncology & Surgery. He has performed more than three thousand operations on the adrenal, parathyroid & thyroid glands & for neuroendocrine tumors of the gastrointestinal tract & pancreas. Dr. Kebebew has published over 400 articles, chapters & textbooks & serves on the editorial board & as a reviewer for 54 biomedical journals.
His translational & clinical investigations have three main scientific goals: to develop effective therapies for fatal, rare & neglected endocrine cancers, to develop new methods, strategies & technologies for improving the diagnosis & treatment of endocrine neoplasms & the prognostication of endocrine cancers & to develop methods for precision treatment of endocrine tumors based on tumor genetics & advanced imaging methods.