Dr. Wilbur Bowne 

Professor of SurgeryProfessor of Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyChief, Section of Surgical OncologyDirector, Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Program
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Dr. Wilbur B. Bowne is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Fellowship Experience

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (Surgical Oncology) and City University of New York (Minimally Invasive & Laparoscopic Surgery)

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Dr. Wilbur B. Bowne completed surgical training at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and surgical oncology fellowships at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Thereafter, he obtained additional fellowship training in minimally invasive/laparoscopic surgery for the care of cancer patients. Dr. Bowne is a Professor of Surgery, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology.

Prior to his recruitment to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Dr. Bowne served as Division Chief of Surgical Oncology at Drexel University College of Medicine where he was also Chief of Gastrointestinal Surgery. Over the past decade, Dr. Bowne built a highly respected, major regional referral center for the treatment of advanced abdominal malignancies. Dr. Bowne’s expertise includes surgery for the pancreas, stomach, liver, bile duct, gastrointestinal tract, sarcoma, and peritoneal surface malignancies. His extensive publications include over 250 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, and book chapters on gastrointestinal oncology. In addition, Dr. Bowne has published many articles, conducted educational symposiums and served on national committees to establish treatment guidelines about the important role of surgery for patients with peritoneal surface malignancies. Dr. Bowne along with a dedicated team of cancer specialists, anesthesiologists, and nurses performs cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia.

Dr. Bowne takes great pride in being a member of Thomas Jefferson University multidisciplinary cancer team that treats the most complex patient situations whatever the circumstances or nature of the condition.