John Olson, MD, PhD

John Olson, MD, PhD

Surgical Oncologist

Primary Academic Title

William K. Bixby Professor of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

As a member of our breast and thyroid cancer specialist teams, Dr. Olson cares for patients diagnosed with these cancers through treatment and recovery.


  • 1990: PhD, pharmacology and experimental therapeutics, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • 1992: MD, University of Florida


  • 1994 - 1996: Postdoctoral research fellow, Washington University, St. Louis
  • 1997 - 1997: Intern and resident, surgery, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis
  • 1997 - 1998: Chief resident, surgery, Barnes Hospital
  • 1998 - 2000: Fellow, surgical oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York

Board Certification

  • : American Board of Surgery

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Contact Information

  • Washington University Medical Campus

    4921 Parkview Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

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