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Paul H. Sugarbaker, MD

Surgical Oncologist

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Conditions Treated Laryngeal Cancer Lung Cancer Ovarian Cancer Peritoneal Mesothelioma Pleural Mesothelioma

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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Specializing in surgical oncology, Dr. Sugarbaker was a medical student at Cornell University Medical College. He graduated from the Peter Bent Brigham and Women’s Hospital Surgery as a resident. Dr. Paul Sugarbaker is currently holding the title of Director of Surgical Oncology Washington Cancer Institute, a title he has been holding since 1989. Dr. Sugarbaker has been developing new techniques for peritoneal mesothelioma since the ‘80s and many of these techniques are still being used today. He published more than 780 works, including books and peer reviewed articles in well established medical journals. Dr. Sugarbaker is well known for his heated chemotherapy and cytoreductive surgery method of treating peritoneal mesothelioma.

  • Education & Training


    Wheaton College - 1963



    Cornell University Medical College - 1967

    Medical School


    Bent Brigham Hospital



    Massachusetts General Hospital


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    Washington Cancer Institute

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (202) 877-7000

    110 Irving St NW C2149

    Washington, District of Columbia 20010

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Paul H. Sugarbaker has contributed to 1 publications.

    Update on Chemotherapeutic Agents Utilized for Perioperative Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy

    Paul H. Sugarbakera, Jorge Torres Morab, Pablo Carmignania, O. Anthony Stuarta and Dal Yooa

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    American College of Surgeons

    Foundation for Applied Research in Gastrointestinal Oncology

    Society of University Surgeons