David Crooks

Surgical Oncology
Buffalo Spree Top Doctor 2024

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About David Crooks


Roswell Park Care Network
  • Surgical Oncologist
  • Breast Care of Western New York
  • Roswell Park Hematology Oncology Southtowns
  • Jamestown Medical Oncology & Hematology

Roswell Park Community PACT Program

  • Medical Director


Education and Training:

  • MD - The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
  • Hons. B. Sci. - University of Toronto, Toronto, ON


  • General Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • General Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
  • Chief Resident, General Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA


  • Surgical Oncology, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Surgery

Professional Memberships:

  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • American Society of Breast Surgery
  • National Comprehensive Cancer Network
  • Society of Surgical Oncology, Past Member
  • European Society of Surgical Oncology, Past Member
  • American Society of Breast Disease, Past Member
  • Metaplastic Breast Cancer Global Alliance
  • Robotic Surgery Collaboration
  • International Society of Minimally Invasive Oncological Surgeons
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, Past Member

Honors & Awards:

  • Dean's Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, Stanford University

Featured on Cancer Talk


  • Weigel RJ, Crooks DL, Iglehart JD, deConinck EC. Quantitative analysis of the transcriptional start sites of estrogen receptor in breast carcinoma. Cell Growth Differ. 1995 Jun;6(6):707-11. PMID: 7669725.
  • Crooks DL, Campbell MJ, Niederhuber JE. Pulmonary Surfactant 'Protein -A' Gene Promoter, Directs Specific Gene Expression in Lung Cancer Cell Lines. American College of Surgeons Surgical Forum. 1995
  • Partin AW, Yoo JK, Crooks DL, Epstein JL, Beckwith HB, Gerhart JP: Prediction of disease-free survival after therapy in Wilms' tumor using nuclear morphometric techniques. J Pediatr Surg. 1994 Mar;29(3):456-60. doi: 10.1016/0022-3468(94)90592-4. PMID: 8201520.
  • Crooks DL, Niederhuber JE: Neoplastic Disease: Pathophysiology and Rationale for Treatment; in Modern Surgical Care (Miller, TA and Rowlands FJ, eds.) second edition, pgs 220-249, CV Mosby Co., St. Louis