Surgical Oncology

Gitonga Munene, MD

Surgical Oncology


1211 Union #300
Memphis, TN 38104

Medical Degree


Medical School

Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois


Residency: (General Surgery) Department of General Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C.

Fellowships: (Surgical Oncology) Tom Baker Cancer Center, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; (Research Fellowship),  Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Job Title

Assistant professor of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis

Board Certification

American Board of Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society of Surgical Oncology

Special Interests

  • GI Cancers and peritoneal based malignancies
  • Hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancers
  • Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC)
  • Melanoma and soft tissue sarcomas
  • Breast cancer
  • Thyroid and parathyroid disease

Additional Information

  • Marie J. Simonian award for outstanding clinic presentation and Edwin Preston award for outstanding resident teacher., Georgetown University Hospital
  • Author and co-author of many medical publications, lectures, and presentations
  • Ad hoc Reviewer for the Journal of Surgical Oncology.