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Anton J. Bilchik M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.
Anton J. Bilchik M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.


Professor, Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Chief of Medicine, Surgical Oncology Minimally Invasive Surgery, John Wayne Cancer Institute
Member, JCCC Community

Contact Information:

(310) 449-5206

Scientific Interest(s):

Dr. Anton Bilchik is an internationally recognized surgical oncologist who has pioneered techniques to improve staging in colon cancer and minimally invasive approaches for liver and pancreas cancer. He serves as an investigator on international multi-center clinical trials and with over 180 publications is considered one of the country’s leading specialists in surgical oncology.

Selected Cancer-Related Publications:

O'Connor V, Kitagawa Y, Stojadinovic A, Bilchik AJ. Targeted lymph node assessment in gastrointestinal neoplasms. Curr Probl Surg. 2014 Jan;51(1):9-37. doi: 10.1067/j.cpsurg.2013.09.001.

Leung AM, Hari DM, Howard HJ, Shin-Sim M, Bilchik AJ. Locally advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (Stage IVA): a role for hepatectomy? Am Surg. 2013 Dec;79(12):E343-6.

Arena EA, Bilchik AJ. What is the optimal means of staging colon cancer? Adv Surg. 2013;47:199-211.

Hari DM, Leung AM, Lee JH, Sim MS, Vuong B, Chiu CG, Bilchik AJ. AJCC Cancer Staging Manual 7th edition criteria for colon cancer: do the complex modifications improve prognostic assessment? J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Aug;217(2):181-90. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2013.04.018. Epub 2013 Jun 12.

Avital I, Summers TA, Steele SR, Waldman S, Nissan A, Bilchik AJ, Protic M, Man YG, Brucher BL, Stojadinovic A. Colorectal cancer stem cells as biomarkers: where it all starts? J Surg Oncol. 2013 Jun;107(8):791-3. doi: 10.1002/jso.23330. Epub 2013 Mar 19.