Timothy Eberlein, MD


Primary Academic Title

Director, Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center, Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Distinguished Professor; and Bixby Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

Breast cancer, breast surgery

Research Interest

Identification of tumor antigens; study of antigen presentation pathways and co-stimulatory factors; design of a novel vaccine using already obtained unique solid tumor antigens; strategies in the treatment of breast, ovarian and pancreatic cancers; clinical trials involving various biologies in the treatment of solid tumors; murine congenic model to study the mechanism of immune therapies toward developing better treatment strategies.


  • 1977: MD, University of Pittsburgh


  • 1977 - 1979: Intern and resident, surgery, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston
  • 1979 - 1982: Research fellow, Surgery Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Md.
  • 1982 - 1984: Resident and chief resident, surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston
  • 1985 - 1985: Chief resident, surgery, Brockton/West Roxbury Veteran's Administration Hospital, Boston

Board Certification

  • 1987, 1995, 2006: American Board of Surgery, General Surgery

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Contact Information

  • Washington University Medical Campus

    4921 Parkview Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

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