William E. Gillanders, MD

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Specializes In
  • Surgical Oncology
Languages Spoken
  • English


Sees Patients For

Endocrine surgery, including thyroid and parathyroid surgery; minimally invasive parathyroid surgery; breast surgery, including breast cancer surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital



Board Certifications

  • General Surgery

Academic Title(s)

Mary Culver Distinguished Professor of Surgery
Vice Chair for Research, Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Section of Surgical Oncology

Research Interests

Cancer vaccine development, breast cancer biology

Publications & Research

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Master of Science

2005 Clinical Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina

Chief Resident

1999 Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri


1998 Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis Missouri


1996 Surgical Oncology Research, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis Missouri

Medical School

1991 Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina

Bachelor of Arts

1987 Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts