BUFFALO, NY - Neal Wilkinson, MD, has joined the clinical faculty of Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) as a physician and Associate Professor of Surgery in the Surgical Oncology department. Dr. Wilkinson, who had previously served a fellowship at RPCI, was with the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa before his current appointment at RPCI. His specialty is surgical oncology with a focus on gastrointestinal malignancies.
Dr. Wilkinson has been honored with awards throughout his career, including being a two-time winner of the Outstanding Teaching Award Surgical Residents from the University of Iowa. He is published in multiple formats and has been a presenter at prestigious conferences such as the Society of Surgical Oncology’s Annual Cancer Symposium and the Gastrointestinal Cancer Symposium.
He serves as an ad-hoc reviewer for several journals and publications and on cancer advisory committees at both the state and national levels. Dr. Wilkinson graduated from Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana. He completed a residency in general surgery at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, and is certified by the American Board of Surgery.
The mission of Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) is to understand, prevent and cure cancer. RPCI, founded in 1898, was one of the first cancer centers in the country to be named a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and remains the only facility with this designation in Upstate New York. The Institute is a member of the prestigious National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s leading cancer centers; maintains affiliate sites; and is a partner in national and international collaborative programs. For more information, visit RPCI’s website at http://www.roswellpark.org, call 1-877-ASK-RPCI (1-877-275-7724) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.