Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Dr. Wanebo is Emeritus Professor of Surgery in the surgical oncology section at Roger Williams Medical Center, an affiliate of Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Harold Wanebo has spent years training, teaching, and working as a surgical oncologist. He eventually moved into consulting and has delivered over 500 presentations and authored 290 peer reviewed journal articles. His research interests include surgical oncology, hepatobiliary surgery, colorectal surgery and gastrointestinal cancer management and pelvic malignancy surgery. He has been affiliated with numerous professional organizations throughout his academic career including the American College of Surgeons, the American Association for Cancer Research, the New England Surgical Society and many others.
Harold J. Wanebo, MD, FACS, attended the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. Following his graduation in 1961, he went on to intern at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and serve his surgical residency training at the University of California, San Francisco, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where he trained in tumor immunology. Dr. Wanebo is a board certified in general surgery with the American Board of Surgery. He is an active member of the American Head and Neck Society, the Society of Surgical Oncology, and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Wanebo is an extensively published author and has spent 2 years in the army with 1 year in Vietnam. As a result of his outstanding performance in the field of surgical oncology, The International Association of HealthCare Professionals (IAHCP) has selected Harold J. Wanebo, MD, FACS, to be featured in the premier publication of The Leading Physicians of the World.