Thomas K. Weber, MD, FACS

Thomas K. Weber MD, FACS | President

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Dr. Weber is Professor of Surgery at the State University of New York at Downstate and Chief of Surgery at the Department of Veterans Affairs New York Harbor Healthcare System, Brooklyn Campus.

Dr. Weber is a recent member of the Board of Governors of the American College of Surgeons. He is an American Cancer Society Research Scholar and and NIH funded scientific investigator. He was the recipient of a 2014 Prevent Cancer Foundation Laurel Award for outstanding achievement in cancer prevention. He is Chari Emeritus of the National Colrectal Cancer Round Table, a recent past President of the Collaborative Group of the Americas on Inherited Colorectal Cancer (CGA-ICC) and a member of InSiGHT (International Society for the Study of Hereditary Gastrointestinal Tumors). Dr. Weber is a recent Co-Chair of and now Special Advisor to the NYC Health Department sponsored City Wide Colorectal Cacner Control Coatlition (“C5”).

Dr. Weber has published extensively on hereditary colorectal cancer and is a frequent invited speaker on that subject at national and international meetings. Her was recently appointed to the Scientific Advisory Board of the Human Variome Project, a global effort to study the contribution of genetic variation to human disease, including cancer.