Surgical Oncology

Gitonga Munene MD

Surgical Oncology


1211 Union #300
Memphis, TN 38104


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

Medical Degree

Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois

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.