William Gillanders, MD


Primary Academic Title

Professor of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Section of Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

Breast cancer and surgical endocrinology, including minimally invasive endocrine surgery

Research Interest

Molecular detection of breast cancer in sentinel lymph nodes, peripheral blood and bone marrow. Antigen specific T cell responses to cancer vaccines.


  • 1991: MD, Duke University, Durham, N.C.


  • 1991 - 1999: Intern, resident and chief resident, surgery, Washington University, St. Louis
  • 1993 - 1996: Fellow, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Department of Genetics, Washington Unxiversity

Board Certification

  • 2000: American Board of Surgery, Surgery

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  • Washington University Medical Campus

    4921 Parkview Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

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