Beth Helmink, MD, PhD

Beth Helmink, MD, PhD

Surgeon, Surgical Oncologist

Primary Academic Title

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Section of Surgical Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

Peritoneal malignancies including appendiceal tumors (benign and malignant), metastatic colorectal cancer, peritoneal mesothelioma and others, cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC; melanoma and other skin cancers; sarcoma and other soft tissue tumors

Research Interest

Using basic and translational research methods to better understand the immune response to cancer; characterizing components of the immune system within the abdominal and peritoneal cavity and understanding how those cells work to promote or prevent the peritoneal dissemination of cancer


  • 2012: MD, Washington University, St. Louis
  • 2012: PhD, immunology, Washington University


  • 2012 - 2017: Resident, Vanderbilt University, Nashville
  • 2017 - 2020: Fellow, surgical oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston
  • 2018 - 2019: Research fellow, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Board Certification

  • 2017: American Board of Surgery
  • 2020: Complex General Surgical Oncology

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Contact Information

  • Washington University Medical Campus

    4921 Parkview Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

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